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Beard Baubles: Decorate Your Beard This Christmas

This Christmas, why not decorate your beard? Each year, ad agencies send spectacularly crazy cards to their clients to show off their creativity. This year, Grey London decided to work with designers Mike Kennedy and Pauline Ashford to come up with a festive gift idea to feature in their cards. …

Decorations

Pop in a Hopeless Place: Calvin Harris and EDM’s Hair Metal Phase

When you listen to a Calvin Harris album by yourself on a computer, it doesn’t take long to realize you are experiencing the Scottish DJ’s music …

Music

Hours spent on ukulele + number of socks owned: the hipster equations we can work with

A French mathematician has used algebra to explain why hipsters end up dressing alike. But what other calculations could we use to explore other elements of this tribe?<p>Maths can do many wonderful things, such as state Frey–Hellegouarch’s eliptic curve as <i>y2 = x (x − ap)(x + bp)</i>, or work out if …

Adventure-Seekers Hang Out in Hammocks Strung Up at Dizzying Heights

Anyone with a fear of heights may want to avoid the International Highline Meeting, an annual event that took place this year at Monte Piana in the Italian Dolomites, and calls to those with an adventurous spirit. Individuals known as slackliners travel from all across the world to meet up and …

Clint Mansell - The Last Man

Using the PlayStation 4's virtual reality headset, Project Morpheus (update: now with video!)

The cat's out of the bag and... uh, on our head? Okay, we can do better than that, but what we're trying to say is that we just used Sony's new PlayStation 4 virtual reality headset: Project Morpheus. You already know the specs and all that good stuff; we're here to tell you what it's like using …

Garmin Vivofit review: a truly fitness-focused activity tracker

Keep moving. That's the message you'll get from anyone offering up fitness advice these days. It's snappy, simple and probably quite valid. The problem is that it can be hard to quantify how much activity is merely part of our basic existential requirements before we get to the part that counts as …

Stylish Eco-Friendly Villas Renew More Than They Consume

In the city of Kunming located in Southwest China, Vincent Callebaut Architectures has designed 45 stunning villas they call Flavours Orchard. Determined to pioneer an eco-friendly lifestyle, the stylish structures are meant to encourage a close and intimate relationship with the natural …

Design

Animal Architects: Bowerbirds Design & Build Showy, Colorful Homes to Attract Mates

Turkeys strut, peacocks preen, and bowerbirds design. Of all the strange things that male birds do to attract a mate, the bowerbird's ritual is the …

Scientists Make Largest Quark, Solving A 20-Year Mystery

Researchers have found the "final" predicted way of making top quarks, the largest subatomic particle.<p>Top quarks are the heaviest of subatomic particles, and are prime components of all matter--everything from mayonnaise to your big toe. But while they are in virtually everything, they are …

Physics

North and South Koreans in poignant reunions after decades of separation

South Koreans meet relatives at the North's Kumgang Mountain resort, with a second wave of reunions to start on Sunday<p>Dozens of elderly North and South Koreans separated for six decades have been reunited during a rare period of detente between the rival Koreas. The reunions are all the more …