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Eco-Friendly Botanical Wall Art Brings the Self-Sustaining Beauty of Nature Indoors

Designer Erin Kinsey is something of a moss boss. Her handcrafted botanical artwork transforms one's living space by bringing the beauty of the outdoors, inside. Combining a dual passion for design and nature, she has established a company named Artisan Moss which offers one-of-a-kind plant wall …

Wall Art

Idaho man finds art in back hair

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — One man's back hair is another man's canvas.<p>At least that's how Mike Wolfe, 35, of Nampa, Idaho, has decided to approach manscaping.<p>Wolfe tells KTVB-TV (http://bit.ly/1RbVtWe) that after years of feeling ashamed of his body hair, he asked a friend in 2008 to trim an American …

How Friendship Fights Depression

A new study shows that a healthy mood can spread through friend groups.<p>“As everyone knows, depressed people are some of the most boring people in the world,” Mindy Kaling writes in her book <i>Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?</i> “I know this because when I was depressed, people fled. Except my best …

Depression

The seven ways to have a near-death experience

Seeing a light and a tunnel may be the popular perception of death, but as Rachel Nuwer discovers, reports are emerging of many other strange experiences.<p>In 2011, Mr A, a 57-year-old social worker from England, was admitted to Southampton General Hospital after collapsing at work. Medical personnel …

General Hospital

Hacking the Tripping Mind: A Fantastic Voyage Through Inner Space

Pay attention. What if you could focus and control your consciousness when under the influence of psychedelics? Cognitive roller-coasters may be upon …

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Dark Matter

The Smithsonian now lets you see 40,000 pieces of art online

The Smithsonian vowed that it would open up its digital collection by early 2015, and it's clearly not wasting time as it delivers on that promise. Both the institution's Freer and Sackler galleries have posted over 40,000 pieces of global art online, all of which can be used for non-commercial …

Why doctors are excited about mobile blood pressure monitoring

In the first decade of this century, deaths attributed to high blood pressure have increased nearly 40 percent – roughly one in three adults in the …

DAS KOLIN – Restaurant Brand Identity

DAS KOLIN – KITCHEN AND DRINKS – Viennese restaurant brand identity design by Julia Klinger.<p>Julia Klinger, an art director, graphic designer, and …

Graphic Design

Isabel Ahm's Secretary Desk is designed for working at home

In response to the growing number of people who work at home and a need for increasingly multi-functional spaces, this writing desk was designed to …

Living Rooms

10 Best Chrome Extensions You May Not Have Tried

Beste Chrome extensions<p>I’m a huge fan of adding functionality to my browser, and we’ve featured some great extensions to supercharge Chrome in the past. Here are a few more Chrome extensions that you might not have heard of, but are certainly worth a try.<p>Jot<p>If you’re constantly working in your …

Mark Zuckerberg Posted A Facebook Status Asking Users To Give Him Ideas For New Year's Resolutions

In a Facebook status, Zuckerberg — with a "feeling reflective" tag — posted:<p>He got a lot of suggestions from users, including planting a tree for every new Facebook user and naming the tree after the user (one commenter suggested that everyone just plant their own trees.)<p>Someone else suggested …

New in My Modern Shop: Elizabeth Gadd’s Enchanting Photography

It brings us great pleasure to announce that we've now added ten new prints to My Modern Shop by 21-year-old photographer Elizabeth Gadd. The brilliant young photographer shoots people interacting with nature. The last time we featured her work she was taking all of us on a journey through the …

Photography

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness