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Kinetic Sculpture Replicates a Bird Flapping Its Wings Using Popsicle Sticks

Design student Joyce Lin replicated a bird flapping its wings using simple machines and materials. The kinetic sculpture is entitled <i>Study in Bird Motion</i> and is made with popsicle sticks and mylar that resembles feathers. It's activated by a hand crank, which sets the entire thing in motion and …

Art

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Articles about suburban sprawl photographed above on Dwell.com - Dwell

Christoph Gielen's aerial photography reveals the patterns created by suburban development.<p>It’s become an all-too-familiar scenario all across America: A city’s downtown, once a thriving place to live and work, has...<p>When an urban expat couple decided to build the suburban house they wanted rather …

Architecture

On the Red Couch with Quartz Publisher Jay Lauf

Inside Flipboard / April 17, 2014<p>The future of journalism lies in code. That’s the mantra Jay Lauf uses inside the sleek Lower Manhattan offices of …

From Germany With Love

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2014<p>On May 3, 1953, German president Theodor Heuss went on Deutsche Welle, the country’s first international broadcasting …

On the Red Couch with CNN’s Chris Cuomo

When most of us would rather roll over and hit snooze, Chris Cuomo has to not only be awake, but he has to be camera-ready and totally ON. That’s …

One Year and Seven Million Flipboard Magazines Later, Find One Just for You

Inside Flipboard / March 27, 2014<p>One year ago, we unveiled Flipboard 2.0 — the version of Flipboard that enabled anyone to collect and share their …

The Week in Review: The Real March Madness Has Begun

Inside Flipboard / March 29, 2014<p>Hope you didn’t need to heed the Ides of March—it just meant that college basketball’s beloved tournament season was …

Vuelven los ¡HUEVOS DE PASCUA!

Se va acercando ya la Semana Santa y necesitamos adaptar la decoración de nuestra casa a esta gran festividad, <b>y qué mejor forma de hacerlo que</b> …

Isabel Allende on Gabriel García Márquez: 'His Work Is Immortal'

<i>Chilean writer Isabel Allende, whose novels incorporate the magical realist style perfected by fellow Latin American writer Gabriel García Márquez,</i> …

The Miraculous Life of Gabriel García Márquez

When Gabriel García Márquez was born, in 1927, in the sleepy little town of Aracataca, not far from Colombia’s Caribbean coast, there were certain …

Santa Barbara: An AKA Beverly Hills suite in an Airstream trailer? Yes

Finally, someone has designed a luxury hotel suite with wheels. Long-stay AKA Beverly Hills hotel has created a suite inside an Airstream trailer with leather interiors, full kitchen and bathroom, a bed with comfy linens, and even its trademark Bulgari bath amenities.<p>Price-tag for a five-day trip …

Santa Barbara

Tabasco And Beer-Flavored: Not Your Easter Bunny's Jelly Beans

This Easter, you can drown your sorrows in a glass of Jellybean milk — or with a pile of beer-flavored jelly beans.<p>The new twists are a sign that jelly beans are continuing their march to candyland domination. Americans buy 16 billion beans in the Easter season alone (mid-February until the actual …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking

Are you feeling uninspired and stuck? Perhaps it's the people around you. Here are five ways to get people to challenge and inspire you to success.<p>It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. …

Why the Ultimate Italian Sandwich Took 2 Years to Create

Why did it take 2 years to create the perfect Italian sandwich? We spoke with its inventors—Court Street Grocers' Eric Finkelstein and Matt Ross—to find out<p>Meat-sandwich lovers are in luck—restaurants from Roman Candle Baking Co. in Portland, Oregon, to Publican Quality Meats in Chicago are doing …

How Are Those Cities of the Future Coming Along?

Ofertan 186 puntos de amarre en el puerto de Águilas

Los amarres autorizados son para embarcaciones de recreo, dos de los cuales se dedicarán a la actividad de charter<p>Puerto de Águilas.::Paco Alonso<p>La …

Un 'parche de belleza' para sentirse guapa

Además de esta campaña en vídeo, Dove ha lanzado conjuntamente el estudio 'Stop Gap', que recoge cómo ven y viven la belleza las mujeres españolas. …

Un muro polifacético para organizar un apartamento de 60 metros cuadrados

Cuando hay poco sitio es difícil <b>jerarquizar bien el espacio</b>. Todo está muy junto y resulta complicado armonizar las diferentes piezas que conforman …

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De Kas, un invernadero convertido en restaurante

Dado nuestro amor por la naturaleza y las plantas, no es de extrañar que nos haya enamorado a primera vista este <b>precioso invernadero convertido en</b> …

Cómo acabar con una plaga de hormigas en el hogar

Cuando no existe un régimen exigente de limpieza en el hogar, podemos sufrir la invasión de todo tipo de insectos que van buscando el alimento y …

Behind the Scenes of Tesla's Cross Country Rally: Episode One

Bridgestone Launching DriveGuard Run-Flat Replacement Tires

Coming from the brand that sells Potenza-, Alenza-, Turanza-, and Ecopia-branded rubber, the name of Bridgestone’s DriveGuard tires is obviously less Latinate, but it’s also rather straightforward. DriveGuard encompasses a new family of replacement tires aimed at the bestselling family-sedan …

Toyota unveils two new small displacement engines

Toyota introduced a pair of brand-new engines in Japan today, that it says will eventually spawn 14 different variants by 2015. Where these two engines stand out in today's world, is that neither mill boasts direct injection, and both are naturally aspirated.<p>The larger of the two is a 1.3-liter, …

340-HP BMW Concept X5 eDrive Plug-in Hybrid Coming to New York

The BMW Concept X5 eDrive looked pretty much production-ready when it debuted in Frankfurt last year, and that will still be the case when the plug-in hybrid SUV is shown in New York next week. BMW previously didn’t give us many details on the model’s powertrain, even when we recently drove a …

More Affordable Version of 2016 Chevrolet Volt in the Works

With the plug-in hybrid segment is becoming more crowded and competitive, it appears as though Chevrolet is gearing up for battle. Reports suggest the automaker is planning a second and more affordable version of the next-gen 2016 Chevrolet Volt so that it could beat its rivals in both range and …