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Botany Portraits

Project info<p>With this project, I wish to investigate the different individual semblance of plant species. Like a human portrait, I believe that plants have their own visual personality which can be portrayed through my unique process of photography. By taking the chosen plant apart, photographing …

Windows spiral towards the roof of Osaka house by Alphaville Architects

Long horizontal windows step around the matt black facade of this family home in Osaka by Alphaville Architects to frame different views of the …

Architecture

A Chapel is Converted into a Modern Home

Yes! It’s another church conversion! Evolution Design are the ones responsible for this conversion of a chapel in Forest-in-Teesdale, England, United …

Creepy Plants for Your Halloween Garden

If you like vamping up your house for Halloween — adding some ghoulish touches and a few frightening follies — here’s a way to enjoy the spirit of …

Domino’s Pizza Comes to Italy (And Is Doomed to Fail)

Yes, the famed American fast-food pizza chain thinks it can sell pizza to Italians. Good luck.<p>ROME — Not since McDonald’s erected its first golden …

Kubo Tsushima Architects creates curved cedar interior inside Japanese bathhouse

A wooden floor that curves up to become a wall allows light and air to flow through this bathhouse by Japanese studio Kubo Tsushima Architects.<p>Set …

Japan

Mom Creates Dreamlike Art Using Just Her iPhone And Kids

These images will transport you to a world somewhere between magic and reality.<p>Don't ever say an iPhone can't be used for good things.<p>Ali Jardine, a mother of two, photographs her children with an iPhone and uses editing apps to create breathtaking pieces of art. The pictures are a powerful …

The Madness Of Chinese Communism, Seen Through China's Propaganda Posters

SHANGHAI, CHINA—Shanghai is China’s financial capital. The former Western concession today shows little sign of the many bitter political battles fought over the last century. Tourists throng the Bund along the Huangpu River while global corporations fill the skyscrapers in Pudong, across the water.<p>…

Is Your Refrigerator Running? No, Really, You Won a Nobel Prize

Persuading laureates they’re winners can be a tough call; ‘it’s not a prank’<p>The phone rings in the middle of the night. The number is unrecognizable. The voice on the other end of the line is unfamiliar—and it comes with a Swedish accent.<p>This is how the world’s most esteemed minds learn they have …

Nobel Prize

This tiny 16-lens camera produces 52 megapixel photos

It's only the size of a smartphone, but Light's L16 "multi-aperture computational camera" houses an array of 16 individual camera units, each with …

How Google Thinks About Hiring, Management And Culture

Randy Komisar Contributor<p>Randy Komisar, a general partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, is dedicated to partnering with entrepreneurs to create businesses with leading-edge technology. He is also the author of The Monk and the Riddle and serves as host of the Ventured …

Disney animators test Apple's iPad Pro, reveal screen has roughed surface for drawing

A week after Apple offered Pixar staff an early look at the new iPad Pro with Apple Pencil, the company let animators at Walt Disney's Feature …

Cracked Chinese glass bridge alarms tourists

Thrill-seeking tourists in China got more than they bargained for when cracks appeared in a glass-bottomed walkway suspended 1,080 meters (3,540 …

11 Ways to Decorate With October’s Birthstone: Opal

Fall is officially here, people. You know what that means? It’s time to put away those pastels and florals and replace ’em with a more bold and shimmery trend. In honor of October’s birthstone, Opal, we’re bringing you our favorite iridescent and holographic decor ideas. From futuristic furniture …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

8 Simple Ways To Get Unstuck By Venturing Outside Of Your Comfort Zone

I was broke and tired everyday. I was “stuck” at my job and I couldn’t get up in the morning. I’d set my alarm two hours before I had to get up and …

Dear Graduate, Here's What Nobody Told You

Dear Graduate,<p>This is a big milestone moment. I hope you’re proud of all you accomplished. You did good, kid.<p>Graduation brings up a bag of mixed …

7 Simple Techniques to Cut Your Workday in Half | Inc.com

We all want to know that we're doing our best to be successful, but too often we feel ourselves becoming less productive even while we're working longer hours.<p>Good news!<p>A new study finds that being productive really is more about working smarter, not harder. The study looked at musicians' practice …

Time Management

Omar Robles: Photographing Dancers in the Streets of NYC

<i>All images by Omar Robles. Used with permission.</i><p>If you’re not already following photographer Omar Robles on Instagram, then you’ll want to boot up …

35 beautiful cities you must see in your lifetime

China is dumping U.S. debt

It's no secret that China is the largest holder of U.S. debt.<p>So should Americans be concerned that China has started dumping some of its Treasury holdings?<p>After all, it raises serious questions about whether China will keep lending Washington money to help finance the federal deficit in the …

Stock Markets

Articles about two story addition turned bachelor pad comfortable home two on Dwell.com - Dwell

A pair of newly-weds in Chicago added a spacious extension for cohabiting.<p>A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.<p>You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast.<p>Londoner Dave Clayden has gradually adjusted to life in the …

Grow your furniture in a field | Reuters

A designer from Derbyshire in northern England has hit upon an innovative way to create fully-formed, one of a kind, items of furniture — by growing them straight out of the ground.<p>The process starts by training and pruning tree branches as they grow into shape around a specially made mould, with …

Size: Why It's A Controversial And Complicated Issue In The Fashion Industry

I mix with high flying women all the time: entrepreneurs, board members at FTSE companies, high profile public figures, you know the kind of thing. Now, let me share a secret with you. When it comes to dressing each morning, most of them haven’t got any more confidence than the rest of us. They …

Recommended Reading: The story behind Google's new logo

<i>Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.</i><p><b>Evolving the Google Identity</b><br>by Alex Cook, Jonathan Jarvis and Jonathan …

Comedy Central

Hayao Miyazaki is opening a nature sanctuary for children on a remote Japanese island

Legendary Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki has revealed his plans to build a nature sanctuary for children on a remote Japanese island.<p>The …

Anime

The 10 Most Unfilmable Books (That Absolutely Must Be Made Into Films)

One of the best parts of science fiction and fantasy books is that they let our minds go to places where reality can’t follow. Recently creators have …

Books

Japan introduces Cat Street View because the world needs to know

In a country as feline obsessed as Japan, it was only a matter of time before the people demanded to see the world from a cat's perspective. And now, prayers have been answered and hard work has paid off, as the Hiroshima Prefecture has released "Hiroshima cat's street view," which is, as its name …

26 of Ivanka Trump's Most Memorable Beauty Moments

Ivanka Trump has had some serious beauty and hair moments over the years. The businesswoman, writer, and former model has tried everything from …

Google's new animated logo is the future of mobile branding.

Google unveiled a new logo on Tuesday morning, and it’s already been the subject of a slew of aesthetic critiques, including a positive review by …