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10 Strange Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Earth

The planet we all call home is even more bizarre than you might imagine.<p><b>ONE STRANGE ROCK</b> <i>, a global event series, premiers March 26 at 10/9C on National Geographic.</i><p>There’s no doubt that planet Earth is awe-inspiring. That’s even more true for the handful of humans who’ve seen it from space with …

Nature

Inverted Pyramid House

Balancing on a rural hillside in the Spanish region of Matarraña, the Inverted Pyramid House seems to defy the laws of gravity. Like the exterior, …

What Apple, Google, And Tesla Get Wrong

In conversation with Co.Design, the eminent design researcher Don Norman offers cutting criticism of Silicon Valley’s brightest.<p>Don Norman is a technological optimist. The author of <i>The Design of Everyday Things</i> and head of UC San Diego’s Design Lab believes that artificial intelligence might only …

Artificial Intelligence

World Map Reveals What Each Country Does Better Than Any Other

Designer David McCandless of Information is Beautiful has created a fascinating world map called <i>International Number Ones</i>. “Because every country is the best at something,” McCandless also offers the caveat that this accolade is “according to data,” which makes perfect sense once you study the …

LGBTQI

5 cybersecurity certifications that could boost your career

With every breaking news story about a major hack affecting the data stored by organizations ranging from government agencies to online dating sites, …

Employment

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

This Tent Pairs Eco-Friendly Design with Luxury Camping

Take hotel-style amenities to the great outdoors without leaving a trace<p>Imagine enjoying the luxuries of a boutique hotel while staying in a secluded hideaway far from civilization. The invention of a new type of architectural structure, a high-design tent by the Autonomous Tent Co., makes it …

Natural Beauty

Bedroom Design Idea - Place Your Bed On A Raised Platform

Placing your bed on a platform is an effective way to define your sleep space. It replaces the need for a box-spring mattress and adds a style …

Interior Design

House of Nagahama / Takashi Okuno & Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> My concept is to make Japan a more beautiful to live in.
We built a beautiful Japanese house with the …

Architecture

Biotrap is the world's first 100% biodegradable mosquito trap

If you’re concerned about the Zika virus or simply keen to prevent pesky mosquito bites, you may not have to use DEET-filled sprays or citronella …

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Comment on Negative Space Animal Logos by Bodea Daniel by Carolyn Keck

I am curious how I would purchase a Daniel Bodea animal logo as show above.

10 Image Bookmarking Sites for Visual Inspiration

Image Spark allows its users to upload and collect images. Their Community section features popular images and moodboards bookmarked and created by …

3 Aquaponic Farms in Brooklyn Killing It

Aquaponics is an emerging urban farming trend that's ideal for big cities since it's relatively low-maintenance and can be set up just about …

Circadian Clock

We live with our smartphones and now smartwatches always within reach, that gives easy access to a lot of information, from news to weather and time. …

circadianclock

Designer Creates 13 Perfect Circles to Draw Almost Any Animal

Everyone’s favorite blue bird—the Twitter logo—has a well-kept secret hidden in its design: the iconic character was created using 13 perfect circles that overlap and comprise its graceful curved wings and upward gaze. Inspired by this little-known fact, Toronto-based art director Dorota Pankowska …

Build A Bamboo Bike In Under 5 Hours

Dream of owning a rickshaw? Build-it-yourself with Bamboobee<p>Do you remember Bamboobee? The regrettably-named company first released a jig and bamboo …

Bicycles

The Mathematics of Design

It is common for people to group themselves into two categories; those who are good at art or design, and those who are good at math or science. The …

PoS Attacks Net Crooks 20 Million Stolen Bank Cards

A report released Thursday shines a bright light on point-of-sales system attack targeting hospitality and retail businesses that could have earned …

American company lost $100 million to email fraud, U.S. says | Reuters

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An unidentified American company was defrauded last year out of nearly $100 million by individuals who created a fake email address in order to pose as one of its legitimate vendors, U.S. authorities said on Thursday.<p>A man types on a computer keyboard in Warsaw in …

The 12 Best Places to Find Scandinavian Design

Sources to shop to satisfy your Scandi crush<p>It's no secret around here: We love the clean lines and natural material palette of Scandinavian design. To coincide with our feature on the meteoric rise of Scandinavian design in the U.S. and internationally, we're bringing you the 12 best sources of …

Furniture

23 Jokes That Are Both Stupid And Smart

There's clever, and then there's ~CLEVER~.

"Inception" Coffee Table Defies Gravity and Suspends Cityscape in Mid-air

Inspired by the hit 2010 film <i>Inception</i>, this coffee table seems to bend reality, and defy the laws of gravity. The piece references a scene in the movie where the characters realize that within a dream the laws of the universe are null, and the surreal table perfectly plays upon this idea. Created …

Why the Language We Use About Terrorist Attacks Really Matters

My heart goes out to the people of France, especially the residents of Paris. When faced with such unspeakable violence and barbarism humans cannot help but experience a visceral loss of our sense of security. The fear resulting from such a loss can send us straight into our limbic system, and it's …

How To Make A Smartphone-Powered Hologram [Video]

For less than $1<p>Holograms aren’t just for droids and dead rappers. You can make your own with a piece of transparency paper and a four-sided hologram video. Properly folded, the transparency will combine the images on a phone or tablet screen to create “a reflection that gives you the illusion of …

This Fuseproject-Designed Laptop Charger Is Barely Bigger Than A Roll Of Quarters

Power to the people.<p>There’s a silent battle happening in cafes, offices, and even your own home. It’s about who lays claim to the valuable power outlets. As we carry more electronics with us and the ball and chain of a regular office desk are unshackled, it’s only natural that demand outweighs …

The $70 Remix Mini is a great Android PC, but don’t get carried away

The Remix Mini was an inarguable Kickstarter success. The Jide team went looking for just $50,000 and ended up with more than $1.5 million.<p>The promise Jide made was a cheap Android device that would serve as “a full PC.”<p>Beneath the pebble-shaped matte plastic exterior is a 1.2GHz quad-core …

Why trees shed their leaves

Something to think about while raking.<p>In temperate forests across the Northern Hemisphere, trees shed their leaves during autumn as cold weather …

Weather

Only 5 Percent Of People Wash Their Hands Correctly

And 23 percent don't even use soap. That's messed up, people.<p>"Many people do not wash their hands when the behavior in which they engage would warrant it," begins a recent study from Michigan State University, and I'm sorry to say it only gets grosser from there. Researchers sneakily observed 3,749 …

Why Do Seals Have Wavy Whiskers?

Scientists built oversize plastic whiskers to find out<p>Almost all mammals grow whiskers. But all whiskers are not created equal. As great as George Clooney’s salt-and-pepper beard looks, the facial hairs of the harbor seal are even sexier. They enable the cunning predator to track its underwater …