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This Restaurant Wants You to Lie on the Floor and Listen to Music for 5 Hours

Lying around in blankets is just part of Indoors at Nowadays' boundary-pushing mixture of live music, record-spinning and delicious food.<p>"People are …

5 Mistakes That Are Fatal To The Storyteller

After hundreds of workshops in dozens of countries and over a decade of filmmaking experience these are the top 5 mistakes Stillmotion have seen made …

You Can Fix Wet Book Pages With This Simple Life Hack From Japan

Getting caught in the rain when you’re walking home from school is pretty annoying, but at least you can dry yourself afterwards. But what about your …

You Can Make This Cozy Giant Blanket In Just 4 Hours

Winter is coming. Luckily, with extreme knitting you can create a giant-sized blanket to keep you warm and cozy throughout those long and cold …

20 Breathtaking Photos Of Winter Landscapes

Winter can be as beautiful as it is frigid – the snow and ice that covers much of the hemisphere in the winter is a transformative force like no …

Earth

Designer Dad Illustrates The Weirdest Things He Has Actually Said To His Kids

Nathan Ripperger, a U.S. designer and video producer, has come up with a hilarious way to catalog the bizarre and hilarious conversations one can …

Weird

Why You Can’t Sell Me a Car

A millennial’s message to automakers<p>[<i>UPDATE</i>: The author has responded to a number of reader questions in a new post, titled "Why You Still Can't Sell Me A Car."]<p>When I was a kid, my father's Kettering, Ohio, auto shop was often my daycare center. Grease-stained mechanics wielding hefty tools the …

The Worst Jobs in Science and Three Awesome Ones

We must become a multi-planet species

The technology to reach nearby planets is possible, and one astronaut thinks we must colonise other worlds for our long-term survival.<p>One person who would like to see humans living outside the Earth in our lifetime is former astronaut Jeff Hoffman. The technology to reach nearby planets is …

Carbon Dioxide

Famous Paintings Updated With 21st-Century Gadgets

Swiping, scrolling, instagrammin’, catching a regular selfie… It all seems so familiar these days. But what if we had this technology decades ago? …

How Do Animals Sound In Different Languages?

After Norwegian comedy singer duo Ylvis ignited the world’s interest in sounds that animals make with “What Does The Fox Say?,” other artists have …

Linguistics

Everyday Objects Turned Into Imaginative Illustrations by Javier Pérez

Ecuadorian artist Javier Perez combined everyday objects with his simple illustrations to create a series of imaginative and unexpected composite …

Drawing

Artist Uses Perspective, Miniature Car Models And A $250 Camera To Create Realistic Historical Photos

Michael Paul Smith is the perfect example of an artist with a passion for what he does. For the last 25 years, he has spent some of his spare and …

Saudi Arabia: Can start-ups replace oil riches?

Saudi Arabia is awash with money from its vast oil reserves. But one day the petroleum dollars will stop. Can start-ups help transform and sustain its economy?<p>The insular desert Kingdom of Saudi Arabia lacks many things. An adequate supply of fresh water. Alcohol. Cinemas. Women drivers. Bikinis. …

Why the wallet-free world is closer than you think

In the near future, we could be paying for everything – from a movie ticket to our morning coffee – with phones and apps, if plans by PayPal are successful.<p>Imagine a world where you could leave home without a wallet – and still spend money. You would be able to go shopping, catch a movie or grab …

Leave Home

Faster-Than-Light Drive

Instead of using rockets or thrusters, a craft equipped with warp drive would move by distorting space.<p>The warp drive proposed by Miguel Alcubierre would achieve faster-than-light speeds by distorting space-time. The device would generate a field of negative energy that would squeeze or stretch …

12 Stunning Pictures Celebrating The Beautiful Colors Of Fall

For a large part of the Northern Hemisphere, fall is officially here. The falling leaves are turning brilliant shades of red, orange, brown, gold and …

Selling

How To Make Your Own (Floating!) Concrete Boat

Rock the boat using the physics of buoyancy<p>The Greek polymath Archimedes is said to have solved the mystery of buoyancy in a bathtub. Even if the story is apocryphal, his principle isn't: If an object weighs less than the water it displaces, it won't sink.<p>Even concrete can float. Materials …

Seven rules to stop your phone taking over your life

Transform your relationship with your phone with these rules, and prepare to enjoy life’s greater pleasures.<p>How often do you check your phone when you’re out and about? I’ve been reflecting on this question while writing in a rented cottage in Scotland, without internet access or phone signal. I …