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New 3D Optical Illusion Drawings by Ramon Bruin

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, is a master at creating optical illusion drawings that blur the line between art and reality. Bruin, who is mostly self-taught, brings his anamorphic drawings to life by photographing them at precise angles, making the subjects appear to pop right off the …


The world's smallest sculptures - in pictures

Jonty Hurwitz, co-founder of, has created nanosculptures of human forms that are invisible to the naked eye and can only be viewed on the screen of a powerful scanning electron microscope


Island Residence in Edgartown, Massachusetts by Peter Rose + Partners

Wooden island residence in the natural environment of Edgartown, Massachusetts.<p>The team of Peter Rose + Partners has completed this wooden island …


The UK mountain photo of the year awards – in pictures

The winner of Trail magazine’s UK mountain photo of the year … was taken on a £10 camera. We take a look at the spectacular winning shot, as well as the runners-up in the competition

Muhammad Ali – 25 of the best photographs of the legendary boxer

Our picture editor has selected his favourite photographs of Muhammad Ali from the archives. The selection includes pictures of some of the most memorable fights as well as distinctive portraits from his life outside the ring<p>What was it like to photograph Muhammad Ali? Boxing great dies, aged 74

Impressive Father and Son BattleTech Costume Imagined Years Before Son Was Born

Years before his son Geraint was born, his father, Ryan, was planning a Halloween costume for just the two of them. The new dad is a BattleTech game enthusiast and created an impressive Sunder mech outfit that he and Geraint can wear at the same.<p>Imgur member and wife PutABowOnIt explained that her …


15 Incredible Halloween Makeup Transformations

Looking to win the top prize at a Halloween party? It's not too late to come up with a creative costume! Last year we showed you 12 fantastic Halloween makeup transformations that included an awesome Pop Art Zombie and an eerie Cracked Statue. We created a new list this year that's jam-packed with …

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Makers Mondays: On The Road

For Detroit-based manufacturer Shinola's Makers Monday initiative—which encourages purchasing American-made products to help create and keep jobs in the United States—Cool Hunting is highlighting and looking back on our favorite brands that make quality products in our very own backyard. First up, …


New Hand-Cut Layered Glass Sculptures of Ocean Waves by Ben Young

Sydney-based artist Ben Young, whose gorgeous, handcrafted glass sculptures of ocean waves brought him to the forefront of Australia's budding glass art scene, recently unveiled a new collection of aquatic pieces to be displayed at the Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design (SOFA) Fair in …


17 Epiphanies That'll Change Your View Of The World Forever

Here's a collection of insightful and thought-provoking facts and concepts, designed to provide you with a deeper understanding of the world.<p>Some …

2014 Wildlife photographer of the Year

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2014 competition have been announced at London’s Natural History Museum. The overall winner is American photographer Michael Nichols with his image of five female lions at rest with their cubs in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. Here is a …

Extremely Strong Winds Cause a 80-Foot Waterfall to Blow Upwards

Earlier this week, hikers exploring England's Derbyshire Peak District were in for quite a surprise. Extreme winds caused a rare phenomenon and forced the Kinder Downfall rapids to blow water upwards rather than flow downwards!<p>The River Kinder, a small waterway that's only about three miles long, …

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Stone House Transformation in Scaiano / Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The original substance of this historic stone house, in the core of the village of Scaiano, consists in …


6 Soft Skills That Guarantee Your Success

I failed ‘Introduction to Java’ in my first year of college and gave up software engineering for good.<p>In spite of this, I co-founded a successful WordPress support service.<p>Three things have helped me succeed as a first-time entrepreneur. The first is luck and the second is my co-founder, Dan. The …

House in Brissago / Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A simply cut monolith in washed concrete, which is docked directly to the road, rises from the natural …

Someone Is Buying Up All The Count Chocula Cereal In Fort Collins, Colorado

It sounds like a mystery worthy of Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys: The Case of the Missing Count Chocula!<p>Fans of the sugary seasonal cereal in Fort Collins, Colorado were not amused when they could not find any boxes of Count Chocula at their local grocery store. In the past, General Mills’ Monster …

Residence Zheng by KC Design Studio

KC Design Studio have recently completed the interior design of an apartment in Taipei, Taiwan.<p>From the designers<p>This case is located on the 24th …

The Dune Villa by HILBERINKBOSCH Architects

HILBERINKBOSCH Architects have recently completed a contemporary house in Utrecht,<br>The Netherlands.<p>From the architects<p>A site in a pine forest with a …

grand teton national park - fall sunset - moulton barn

Fall day at lake McDonald


Sleepy Incline

The Naked House in Thailand – Architecture by Marc Gerritsen

The Naked House – Architecture Project.<p>Oh my goodness, I want to live in a house like that! Photographer and architect Marc Gerritsen designed this …