Gwen Heywood

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21 Healthyish Recipes For People Who Can't Live Without Cheese

It's all gouda.

Underwater Miniatures Made Hilariously Creative Scenes

Sometimes aquarists take themselves way too seriously, they work some good to inject a bit of humor, or at least something to distract us from the …

Artist Hilariously Reimagines Disney Princesses with Realistic Hair

There are several aspects of Disney films that don't quite match up to reality, from talking animals to unbelievably tiny waistlines to magic spells. Noticing that Disney princesses' hair often behaves in ways that are just as fantastical as the characters' lives, BuzzFeed illustrator Loryn Brantz …

Michigan House Passed Bill Allowing EMTs To Refuse Treatment To Gay People

Over the weekend, Republicans in the Michigan Statehouse passed a “license to discriminate” bill that would give just about anyone the right to …

How to Make DIY XO Sauce

For F&W Best New Chef 2014 Paul Qui, XO sauce is the ultimate shortcut to deliciousness.<p><i>We asked chefs to peek into their crystal balls and tell us</i> …

Street Harassment Is Universal and Age-Old

This week, I watched a video of a woman who was catcalled more than 100 times in the course of a ten-hour walk through Manhattan. You probably watched it, too. The comments she received from men were captured on the video, which was made in collaboration with the anti-harassment website Hollaback!, …

3D Concept Art by Tomi Väisänen

Tomi Väisänen is a 3D and CGi artist based in Helsinki, Finland. Currently working as a cinematic developer, Tomi constantly exploring his digital …

These Sickeningly Beautiful Photos Of Rotting Food Remind You How Much Food You Waste

Moldy rice, fuzzy berries, rotting cheese, and decaying chicken, photographed as the luxury goods they really are.<p>When we discover those mold-covered strawberries we forgot at the back of the fridge, most of us probably quickly toss it away. Austrian photographer Klaus Pichler, however, spent nine …

Agriculture

The Dollar Is Too Nationalistic. Here’s What It Should Look Like Instead

Designer Travis Purrington imagines what America’s currency would be like without the eagles, presidents, and weirdo freemason symbolism.<p>As part of his thesis as a student at the Basel School of Design in Switzerland, Travis Purrington wondered what the dollar would look like with a more modern …

Here’s A Carry-On Bag That James Bond Could Get Behind

If you’ve ever faced the prospect of attending a wedding in sweatpants, due to a missing bag; paid a fine for exceeding a carry-on weight limit; or boxed out fellow passengers for access to your gate’s lone electrical socket, the Bluesmart suitcase may be the answer to your prayers.<p>The connected …

Colorful Mural in Italy Celebrates 20th Century Poet Alfonso Gatto

Rome-based visual artist Alice Pasquini recently completed an extensive mural project which celebrates the life and work of Italian poet Alfonso Gatto. Pasquini was commissioned by the Fondazione Alfonso Gatto to create the work in the city of Salerno, where the poet was born.<p>Pasquini created …

Word of Mouth: Bellingham

One of the portals to that hypnotically beautiful chain of Pacific Northwestern islands known as the San Juans, Bellingham, Washington offers a dazzling array of outdoor pursuits for the hundreds of rugged young people who descend on this little town every year. While many attend college at Western …

The Ditto Might Just Be The Most Meta Wearable Yet

It’s a vibrator for your smartphone’s vibrator! But not so fast. Don’t dismiss the Ditto yet.<p>How meta are wearables now? <b>This</b> meta. Meet the Ditto, a new gadget from Simple Matters that is a tie-clip sized vibrator that sits outside of your smartphone, buzzing in situations where you couldn’t …

Playful Installation Invites Visitors to Crawl Through Sculptural Tunnels Made of Tape

For the group exhibition <i>Inside</i> at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, design collective Numen/For Use–consisting of Sven Jonke, Christoph Katzler, and Nikola Radeljkovic–used the everyday material of scotch tape to create an extraordinary, sculptural tunnel that stretches across the top of the entrance …

The Best Wildlife Photography Of 2014

Every year, London’s Natural History Museum and the BBC team up to wade through tens of thousands of the very best images of the natural world in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards. Last week, American photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols was awarded the top prize for a dramatic …

French designers hack a 3D printer to make a tattooing machine

Paris design studio Appropriate Audiences has combined a 3D printer with a tattooist's needle to form an automated tattoo "printer" that can create …

Hollywood Make-Up Artist Transforms Into Pop Culture Characters

When make-up artist Kandee Johnson isn't working on the prettiest faces in Hollywood, she's replicating them. Just check out her Facebook page and you'll be surprised to see all of the famous people she's transformed into which include Elsa from the hit Disney movie <i>Frozen</i> to iconic movie star …

Modern Prefab Townhomes in West Seattle

The collaboration between Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture and Method Homes continues with Pardo’s latest prefab design. The Genessee …

Colored Pencils That Reveal Your Inner Qualities

The School of Life has launched a unique set of pencils that aim to help reveal your inner qualities. The Psychology of Colour Pencil Set features 12 …

A Taiwanese Home Where the Kitchen Takes the Stage

Located in Kaohsiung city, Taiwan, The Family Playground is a new project completed by House Design studio. The firm renovated the interior of this …

Kustaa Saksi’s Bold, Colorful SS15 Collection for Marimekko - The Fox Is Black

I’ve been a long time fan of Finnish artist Kustaa Saksi and his organic-feeling, nature inspired work. It’s been fascinating to see the evolution …