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Stylish Mountain Tattoos

There are tattoo styles for everyone's taste. You might like it simple, line drawings, or super elaborated colored ones, but it's amazing to see the …

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Architect Ricardo Bofill’s Abandoned Cement Factory Residence and Studio | Colossal

<p>In 1973 Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon a cement factory in Catalonia, Spain, an enormous compound of silos and buildings that …

Pixelated Wood Sculptures Carved by Hsu Tung Han | Colossal

<p>In a clash of digital and analogue, artist Hsu Tung Han carves figurative sculptures from wood that appear to be dissolving into fields of pixels. …

Art

Slick Alien-Horned 3D Sculptures Seem to Spin Forever

‘BLOOMS 2’ is here to entice, astonish, and make you excited about math.<p>With a tessellating texture and self-moving body that hops into action as if balanced on a turntable, an elegant 3D sculpture dazzles with its pristine mathematical design. Engineered by the technically-deft John Edmark, the …

Sculpture

The 11 Most Mesmerizing GIFs of 2016

Our favorite loops of the year are so hypnotic you might fall in.<p>Nothing calms the nerves like a perfectly looping GIF, except maybe a shot of good whiskey. You shouldn't drink 11 shots of whiskey in five minutes, but you can definitely get lost in these 11 GIFs. Hell, take 10 minutes. We read the …

GIF Animations

Simple ways to improve mood, according to psychologists

Jason Kempin / Staff / Getty Images<p>It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of …

10 Extraordinary Projects That Turn Tree Stumps Into Art

You could just take a tree stump, bring it in your home and call it a stool or a side table. It would look nice and charming but it wouldn’t really …

Furniture

500-year-old secrets of boxwood miniatures unlocked - CNN Style

Written by Allyssia Alleyne, CNN<p>After hundreds of years, experts have solved one of the art world's great mysteries.<p>Since the early 1500s, miniature boxwood carvings have confounded viewers with their depictions of heaven, hell and life on Earth, sculpted in minute detail.<p>Coveted by the wealthiest …

Archaeology

Artistic Cycling Competitions Redefine What it Means to Ride a Bike

Combining cycling and figure skating, these routines are absolutely amazing.<p>With winter approaching, you might be thinking about storing your bikeindoors. But even though you won't see as many bikes out on the road during the cold season, one of the most impressive biking competitions just took …

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Is Connected

From space time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Leonard Cohen dead: His 20 greatest songs

Over four decades, Leonard Cohen, one of music’s greatest songwriters and poets who died at age 82, it was announced Thursday, released an incredible …

Golden Ratio Logos

Several examples of logos created by Kazi Mohammed Erfan based on the aspects of the golden ratio.Kazi Mohammed Erfan is a graphic & UI designer who …

The indescribable beauty of monarch butterflies filling the sky (video)

<b>This stunning short film takes us to Mexico during monarch migration where millions of butterflies take to the trees and sky.</b><p>By this point most of us …

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 …

How to create epic environment designs

This workshop and Photoshop tutorial will take you through my process for painting a grand, fantasy structure set within an epic landscape, as well …

Spectacular bridge designs from around the world - CNN Style

Written by Allyssia Alleyne, CNN<p>In a world of bamboo skyscrapers and transforming apartments, it's easy to forget about the bridge, the humble structure that makes getting from point A to B all the more simple.<p>But today, world-class architects, artists, designers are collaborating with city …

Bridges

One photographer is documenting the surprisingly beautiful doors of the world

Travelling can often present us with surprising beauty in unexpected places. One photographer turned that surprise into a stunning collection of beautiful ‘Doors of the World’.<p>Portuguese photographer André Vicente Gonçalves is already known for his ongoing Windows of the World project, documenting …

documenting

alien bonsaïs: an extra-terrestrial tree species by chaotic atmospheres

<b>alien bonsaïs: an extra-terrestrial tree species by chaotic atmospheres</b><br>(above) family/genus: caradae sideris | home planet: dyyg el rhaaben<br>all images …

The Most Beautiful Book of 2016 is 'Patterns in Nature'

<i>Philip Ball's</i> Patterns in Nature <i>is a jaw-dropping exploration of why the world looks the way it does, with 250 color photographs of the most dramatic</i> …

Nature

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NASA just released 2.95 million satellite images to the public — here are 21 of the best

1/<p>Many ASTER images look like they were colored in by a little kid, including this one of the Andes Mountains. But that's because it has an infrared …

Atacama Desert

Capturing the wonders of hummingbird flight

Hummingbirds are extreme athletes, deftly hovering and darting between flowers. Now a combination of high-speed filming and computer simulations …

Glass and Concrete Create Suspended Sculptures

As a surfer, Ben Young's work is center around the sea.<p>Glass and concrete don’t sound like much, but Sydney-based artist Ben Young creates sculptures that are like frozen, suspended scenes. Despite being such a solid material, Young manages to assign glass a liquid-like quality through laborious …

Nascent Lets Anyone Design And Manufacture Gadgets

Nascent Objects is a Lego-like system of modules that can be combined and recombined into almost any home electronic you can imagine.<p>This week in Las Vegas, thousands of new gadgets will see the light of day as part of CES, the annual Consumer Electronics Show. But a year or two from now, many of …

Gear & Gadgets

Truth Behind the Photos: What the Hubble Space Telescope Really Sees

The nearly 20-year-old Hubble Space Telescope has taken many iconic images of the cosmos and is even the star of a new 3D IMAX movie that gives …

Spirit Rover: Trapped by the Sands of Mars

The promised warranty on the Spirit rover was 90 Martian days (or "sols"). It ended up lasting more than 2,200 sols and gave a window into Mars' …

Celebrating a Decade of BicycleDesign.net

A look back on the Top 25 posts from beloved Bicycle Design site<p>I can hardly believe that it's been a full decade since I started the Bicycle Design …

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Hypnotic 3D Canvas Sculptures Play with Vibrant Colors and Swirling Textures

Partners Stephen Stum and Jason Hallman, collectively known as Stallman, marry their individual talent and vision to create mesmerizing three dimensional sculptures out of canvas and paint. Their newest collection of work, titled <i>Canvas on the Edge</i>, aims to highlight the nature of the materials by …

Explosive Dance Portraits Reveal the Powerful Movements of Elegant Dancers

Studio dance photographer Alexander Yakovlev creates stunning portraits of professional dancers that are brought to life with the use of airborne flour. Yakovlev doesn't only utilize this powdery element to make his images pop, he has also created a portfolio that allows black and white to meet …

Artist Turns Objects Found in the Street into Wickedly Clever Creations

Using everyday objects that he collected from the streets of Berlin, German artist Martin Roller constructs intriguing and surprising mash-ups. Each new creation looks transformed and as if it is on display in an advertisement. In Roller's surreal world, a hairbrush has sharpened pencils in place …