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Tiny house, giant journey

Couple quits their jobs to pursue a career dream

World's Cities Transformed into Vibrant, Flowing Maps of Eroded Terrain

New York City<p>Bustling cities are transformed into vibrantly colored maps depicting eroding terrains in the gorgeous series <i>Flowing City Map</i> by Geneva-based illustrator Chaotic Atmospheres. “I wanted to represent the influence of cities on their environment as a kind of invisible fluid that overflows …

Rio De Janeiro

Man Quits Job to Convert Old Van into Mobile Home to Travel the World

Travelers

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Grammys 2014's 25 Best and Worst Moments

Daft Punk, Macklemore and Lorde took home the most trophies at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles last night, but a slew of other stars …

Music

Grains Of Sand Magnified x300 Reveal Dazzling Images

A grain of sand is so small and finite that our eyes are unable to render any significant detail.<p>It often just looks like a shiny or dark grain of …

Innovative 3D Food Printers Create Edible Geometric Forms

At the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, 3D Systems showcased the world's first 3D food printers. Called Chefjet and Chefjet Pro, the innovative machines are capable of producing an amazing array of delicious goodies in 3D geometric form.<p>The countertop-sized printers come with flavored …

3D Printing

Unique Basketball Hoops Across New York City

<i>This Game We Play</i> is an ongoing series started by French photographer Franck Bohbot when he first moved to New York. Just about every neighborhood throughout the city has at least one community basketball hoop where neighbors and friends can meet to compete in a friendly game or just shoot around …

New York City

Charming Shelves Give Illusion of Floating Paper

If you love a good illusion, you'll get a kick out of these cleverly designed shelves! They look like a gust of wind has suddenly caused a stack of blank, white paper to blow through your house! Japanese design studio YOY is behind <i>Blow</i>, white shelves formed by bending A4 size thin steel plates into …

Lyon

Underwater Project Helps Cancer Survivors Rediscover Their Beauty

<b>Nicki Curns Kominek, Hodgkin's Disease Survivor</b><p>San Francisco-based photographer Erena Shimoda combined her love of scuba diving and photography with the therapeutic properties of water for cancer patients in a beautiful portrait project known as <i>Underwater Healer – About Face</i>. By launching an …

Cancer

Rooms Transformed into Suspended Cat Playgrounds

German design company Goldtatze (Gold Paw) specializes in transforming ordinary rooms into overhead playgrounds for cats. By adding wooden bridges, hammocks, scratching posts, and even little dens for cats to hide out in, each site-specific installation offers playful felines plenty of room for …

Pets

Wintertime in Yosemite Looks Like the Inside of a Snow Globe

Last month, 21-year-old landscape photographer Jeff Lewis braved the bitter cold to capture these gorgeous shots of wintertime in Yosemite. As he's still a college student studying meteorology at UCLA, he also had to put on hold a 20-page paper and studying for three final exams in order to see …

Landscape Photography

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

The 24 Tiniest Homes On Earth

These small spaces will put your 500-square-foot studio to shame. Small spaces are trending in real estate these days, and these folks are grabbing the bull by the horns.<p>Here are 24 of the smallest homes we could find, from all over the world. They're on roofs, on wheels, and in backyards.<p>They may …

Living Rooms

A Little Coffee May Be Good -- Dare We Say Healthy? -- For Body And Brain

Coffee is such a heady concoction – antioxidants, caffeine, and the molecules that give it its wondrous flavor – that it’s almost tragic to think that it might be bad for us. But over the last decade or so, the research has accumulated to suggest that in many ways, coffee – in moderation, at least …

Healthyish Recipes, Food Trends & News | Healthyish

home cooking<p>Plus there's a <i>very</i> impressive harissa-yogurt swoosh.<p>healthyish<p>The ‘Life in Pieces’ star also writes, directs, produces, and eats a <i>lot</i> of greens.<p>restaurants<p>There's pét-nat on the drinks menu and a grain mill in the basement.<p>home cooking<p>The silky, spiced broth comes together while the …

Cooking

Polar vortex: temperatures drop below freezing in all 50 US states

• Rare nationwide chill will persist for at least another day<p>• Cutting winds and blizzards posing the most danger<p>Temperatures in all 50 US states dipped below freezing on Tuesday in a rare nationwide chill that will keep a grip on much of the country for at least another day, with cutting winds and …

Why Is It So Cold? The Polar Vortex, Explained

"Polar vortex" has taken an uncontested lead in the competition for buzzword of 2014. It's brought Arctic chill to the continental United States, …

Hell Has Frozen Over, Headline Writers Rejoice

When it gets super-cold in Hell, Mich., guess what headline writers and radio hosts have to say about it:<p>Hell Has Frozen Over<p>A Google News search of that phrase at 8:45 a.m. ET Wednesday turned up 3,980 results.<p>The hardy souls in the tiny town near Ann Arbor don't seem to mind the attention.<p>listen …

Proposed Bike System in London Will Offer Elevated Routes

<i>SkyCycle</i> is a futuristic concept that will radically change how people bike in London. Created through a collaboration between Exterior Architecture, Foster + Partners, and Space Syntax, the elevated bike network was developed as a way to provide safe bicycle routes throughout the city.<p>According to …

Architecture

Here Are the Top 5 Favorite Looks of 2013 -- as Chosen by You!

We asked you to choose your favorite looks of 2013, and the results are in! You picked your Best of 2013 Fashion A-List by choosing five of your …

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Articles about 7 cozy scandinavian abodes on Dwell.com - Dwell

What first comes to mind when you think of the Scandinavian lifestyle? If it includes simplicity, comfort, and a connection to...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Embrace your primordial instincts with a lesson …

Fabrication

How NOT to Throw a Dinner Party—What We've Learned from Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey dinner parties are prime time for scandal, sabotage, and disaster. Here's what we've learned from their accidents both upstairs and downstairs<p><i>Downton Abbey</i> addicts know that the PBS period drama, whose fourth season kicks off this Sunday at 9 p.m., is delicious in more ways than one: …

TV

Tasting Room at Sokol Blosser Winery / Allied Works Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Dundee Hills are characterized by rolling grasslands, Oaks
and Douglas fir. The winery sits on a …

Architecture

Exploring Climate Change through Art: Giant Pastel Oceanscapes and Icebergs Drawn by Zaria Forman | Colossal

<p>Tackling climate change or the documentation of extreme environments can be challenging endeavors for any artist, but for Brooklyn-based Zaria …

Meditative Moments Found Within Dramatic Landscapes

<i>White Silence</i> is a captivating series of black and white images by award-winning fine art photographer Vassilis Tangoulis. Each dramatic image conveys a peaceful moment of silence within a rural landscape. The Greece-based photographer uses neutral density filters to capture the dramatic depth …

Photography

Traveling Around the World with Rich, Saturated Color

When he is not studying medical neuroscience, DeviantArt user Inviv0 travels throughout the world to capture gorgeously vivid photographs. He creates rich, saturated scenes where streets, buildings, rivers, boats, and sunsets are transformed into unusually colorful, surreal compositions.<p>With a bit …

Study Skills