Eli Trimmer

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The Most Useful Travel Tool Ever

When it comes to travel, the list of things you "absolutely must have" gets longer and longer with each passing year. My wife and I are in the middle of a year+ trip, and had we done this in the 80s, we would have packed some clothes, a world atlas, a 35mm camera, a Swiss Army knife, and a few …

Environmentally Friendly

Life in Space as Azuma Makoto Captures Flowers in the Cosmos - The Fox Is Black

Japanese artist Azuma Makoto is taking his work to new heights, literally. His art project, titled <i>Exobiotanica</i>, pits plants high above their home, …

Vanishing point: five ways to become invisible

From HG Wells to JK Rowling, invisibility has long been the stuff of fiction. Not any more. Here Philip Ball explains five methods that scientists are researching to make things 'disappear'<p>Here's how you could become invisible in the middle ages: grind up an owl's eye with a ball of beetle dung and …

The best travel photography at Cortona on the Move 2014 – in pictures

Cortona on the Move is an annual event dedicated to travel photography. The small town in Tuscany is transformed with visitors attending exhibitions, workshops and portfolio reviews from professional photographers. Here is a selection of the best pictures on show – from Mongolia to Minnesota. The …

The Science Of Cool

What makes one consumer design cool and not another?<p>Take a look at the two water bottles below. The one on the left is pretty much your standard water bottle design: tall, clear, probably crinkly. The one on the right feels a bit less conventional, with its sleek aluminum shell shaped like an …

Cool Stuff

World Cup 2014: 25 of the best photos from Brazil

Our sports picture editor rounds up the highlights from the tournament in Brazil and explains why these photographs stood out from the 250,000 shots we've received over the past month • Check out 25 of the best World Cup photos of all time

Villa Blåbär, a House Located in Nacka, Sweden by pS Arkitektur

Villa Blåbär – Modern architecture in harmony with Sweden’s nature.<p>The team of pS Arkitektur has completed Villa Blåbär, a house located in Nacka, …

Architecture

Your New Coffee Cup Fits In Your Pocket

The average coffee-addicted office worker throws out an astounding 500 disposable cups a year. This travel mug could help, because it actually lives up to its name.<p>If you work in an office and you drink coffee, you probably throw out around 500 disposable cups in a year. Across the U.S., over 23 …

Possibly the Best Star Wars Costume, Ever

Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an …

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Why We Smile And How To Spot A Fake One

Flickr/Nana B Agyei<p><b>BI Answers: Why do we smile?</b><p>Studies have shown that smiling can help us cope, make us feel good, and even increase our longevity.<p>Some say we even smile in the womb and can understand the social significance of those toothy grins very early on. "At just 10 months, for instance, an …

Psychology

Infographic: Famous Writers Who Hated Each Other’s Guts

Author bitchfights are a fun pastime on Twitter, but they aren’t anything new. Here are some famous authors who hated each other.<p>Writers have been slagging each other off for centuries, and this fun interactive infographic courtesy of the <i>Huffington Post</i> is a good primer on just how ugly it can …

Literature

How to Create and Use Photoshop Actions to Speed up Your Workflow

What are Photoshop Actions? Photoshop Actions are very useful time savers. Should you find yourself applying the same Photoshop commands or a series …

Futuristic London

Stunning Portraits of Animals in Their Natural Habitat

Stefano Unterthiner’s work is about as intimate as you can get to wildlife and other exotic animals. Based on the proximity from which these were …

Breathtaking Landscapes Convey the Dazzling Beauty of Iceland

When nature photographer Erez Marom recently reached out to us to share his Iceland photographs, we were in complete awe of the breathtaking places–including Godafoss, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the whole world–that the artist captures through his adventurous explorations. Each …

Photography

How to grow broccoli

If you don't like broccoli… well, firstly, why are you reading this? Secondly, you may have problems with your so-called "brussels sprout gene"; thirdly, you may simply be a big baby who needs to snap out of it; and fourthly, you should take it up with the Flemish sculptor Peter Scheemakers. Except …

Wettest Place on Earth

Outrageous Entries From The Beard & Moustache Championships

These days, beards are the international symbol of the hipster.<p>Growing in their kilometres, these wiry rugs of goodness hang off men (and some …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

World Cup Brazil 2014 Infographic by Ilias Sounas

A huge and well illustrated World Cup Brazil 2014 infographic.<p>Ilias Sounas is an Athens, Greece based graphic designer, illustrator, and animator …

Brazil

Moody Photos of Scotland's Landscape Shot with an iPhone

Julian Calverley has been producing imagery in one medium or another ever since he was old enough to manipulate a creative tool. Calverley was born …

Pictures of the Week 6.12.14

Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

Art

A Question Of Biggitude: What's The Largest Creature On Earth?

What's the biggest living thing on Earth? I can think of two. I'm not sure which is biggest, but neither of them is a blue whale. These are weirder. Much, much weirder.<p>One is a tree. The other eats trees.<p>This is the tree.<p>Now, I know this looks like more than one tree. If you were counting, it looks …

Photographs That Capture The Secret Adventures Of ‘Star Wars’ Figurines

<b>Photographer</b> Carlos Sisi takes pictures of his <i>Star Wars</i> figurines in a wide variety of settings.<p><b>The atmosphere</b> in these photographs really fires up …