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The WW2 flying wing decades ahead of its time

In the last months of World War Two, Nazi Germany tested an experimental fighter more spaceship than aircraft. Only now are we realising how inspired it was. BBC Future looks at the Horten Ho 229, one of aviation’s most futuristic designs.<p>In December, US aircraft maker Northrop Grumman unveiled a …

Aviation

Stephen Hawking Wonders Whether Capitalism or Artificial Intelligence Will Doom the Human Race

<i>Creative Commons image via NASA</i><p>It shouldn't be especially controversial to point out that we live in a pivotal time in human history—that the actions …

"Reverse Graffiti" Technique is a Dam Good Idea

Sometimes you can make dirt beautiful by only washing part of it off<p>The UK's Green Street Media agency practices spraypaint-free, "eco-friendly" …

Takato Yamamoto's "Heisei Estheticism"

Takato Yamamoto's artwork is the brilliant, heavy-lidded daughter of illustration, sex and violence. Yamamoto's lush linework and exacting …

Illustration

Mindfulness is a capitalist grift: How faux enlightenment maintains our status quo

<b>Steve Jobs, Satya Nadalla (AP/Paul Sakuma/Brendan McDermid/rnl, Kaveryn Kiryl via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>The meditative practice favored by America’s titans of industry bears no relation to its anti-materialist origins<p>Kali Holloway<p>July 15, 2015 9:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>I …

Mindfulness

How to Make Your Own Beard Oil

If you have a beard, you need beard oil. Even if you don’t sport thick facial hair, it doubles as excellent moisturizers and natural colognes, with a …

An Updated Set of Glitchy Playing Cards Featuring Bright Colors and Glitched Images

New product features of GLITCH 2.0:<p>New tuck art. More vibrant, more colorfull, more glitches!<p>New card colors. GLITCH 2.0 is printed with NEON / …

‘The Filth & the Fury’: Sex Pistols comic from 1984

Milestones on the road from terrifying societal scourge to mass-market-friendly cultural icons…. In 1984 Smash Hits put out a “yearbook” that …

Artist Turns Discarded Electronics Into Amazing Winged Insects

In our unending quest for faster and more powerful devices we often forget how much waste our old and outdated gadgets create. To highlight the issue …

Hasselblad Elite HV Camera

Swedish camera maker Hasselblad has just announced its new luxury consumer model, the “Elite” HV.<p>Swedish camera maker Hasselblad has just announced its new luxury consumer model, the “Elite” HV. At approximately $11,500 USD, the camera was designed with camera enthusiasts with strict demands on …

We’re meditating all wrong, says 'Buddha from Brooklyn'

Lama Surya Das, the “Buddha from Brooklyn,” is one of the handful of Westerners who have been teaching meditation for decades. Photo by Paige …

Meditation

9-Year-Old Activist Spends Her Free Time Building Small Shelters for the Homeless

A 9-year-old girl named Hailey Ford is working to build environmentally friendly small homes for an amazing cause. After meeting a homeless man named Edward in her hometown of Bremerton, Washington, Hailey and her mother decided to buy him a sandwich. For the young girl, this was not enough. She …

Homelessness

Exploring Abandoned Spaces in NYC

Brooklyn resident Will Ellis is a keen explorer, who possesses a proclivity for adventure and<p>Brooklyn resident Will Ellis is a keen explorer, who …

Converse 2015 Summer Chuck Taylor All Star "Mono Weave" Collection

After the success of its Color Weave collection, Converse is introducing a second delivery of woven<p>After the success of its Color Weave collection, …

Graffiti Penalties Around the World, Bombers Take Note

Lifestyle and culture site Hopes&Fears has compiled a list of the different types of laws<p>Lifestyle and culture site Hopes&Fears has compiled a list of the different types of laws pertaining to unsanctioned public art — or graffiti – in international cities. Different bylaws and attitudes adopted by …

Nike Dunk CMFT "Black Denim"

Nike’s flagship high top silhouette has seen a variety of iterations since the beginning of the<p>Nike’s flagship high top silhouette has seen a variety of iterations since the beginning of the year, with the Dunk CMFT perhaps being one of the more accessible versions. Here we find the …

Giacometti sculpture, Picasso painting poised to break auction records

Sculptures by Alberto Giacometti have commanded stratospheric sums at auction in recent years. Next month, another work by the late Swiss artist is expected to repeat the phenomenon.<p>"L'homme au doigt (Pointing Man)," one of Giacometti's most recognizable works, will be offered at Christie's in New …

Man Intent on Fixing Toilet Uncovers Centuries-Old Subterranean World Beneath his Basement

An Italian man’s dream to open a modest restaurant became an archaeological obsession when he broke ground in order to repair a faulty toilet. The …

Meet Zach King, the Illusionist Behind the Greatest Vine Mash-Up You’ve Ever Seen

The 23-year-old filmmaker’s amazing videos have taken over Vine and Facebook, and even landed him on The Ellen Show.<p>Recently, a three-minute video …

Artist Marcelo Schultz Designs Beautiful Skulls Using Textures and Colors From Iconic Nike Shoes

Talented Brazilian artist Marcelo Schultz has designed a collection of beautiful skulls using textures and colors from iconic Nike shoes in Adobe …

T.H.T.K. (2010 - Present)

bane freestyle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkMPZ7WeDck<p>Dec 7, 2012 - Uploaded by Auralnauts<p><i>Bane</i> went through a lot of changes before the final version of TDKR. …

1953: Are these the first miniskirts and hot pants?

Student fashion at the<br>Glasgow School of Art<p>Miniskirts and hot pants, 15 years before their time<p>Glasgow School of Art is situated in Scotland in a …

Double Fantasy: Rarely Seen Photos of Yoko Ono and John Lennon

Nearly 35 years ago, John Lennon and <b>Yoko Ono</b> posed for their <i>Double Fantasy</i> album cover. The resulting image, by photographer <b>Kishin Shinoyama</b>, was taken during one of the couple’s last photo shoots before John’s death in December 1980. “His music, her opinions, their whole creative relationship had …

New LEGO Recreations of Banksy’s Famous Street Art

“My favorite thing about Banksy's street art, and all of his other work, is how witty and thoughtful it is. He mixes clever humor with serious issues in a perfect balance.” It's been almost a year since photographer Jeff Friesen first came out with his original series <i>Bricksy</i> where he recreates …

Lego

:CHOCOOLATE x AAPE by A Bathing Ape x Bamford Watch Department Rolex Explorer

After teaming up to drop the “Shadow Shark” RC Car Sticker Kit back in November of last year,<p>After teaming up to drop the “Shadow Shark” RC Car …