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How It Works: Designing car interiors

Mention automobile design, and most people think of someone drawing a sketch of the exterior. But the interior must be styled and created as well, …

Luxury Lifestyle

Amazing Luck!

(Image credit: Flickr user Dennis Skley)<p>The following is an article from the book <i>Uncle John's Weird, Weird World: EPIC.</i><p><i>The calendar may say Friday</i> …

Optical Illusion Hallway Design Makes It Look Like Floor is Sinking

At first glance, you might think that this floor looks too warped to cross safely. It looks like it’s sinking in on one side, but it’s actually perfectly flat. This award-winning wonky walkway can be found at the Casa Ceramica showroom in Manchester, England. The checkerboard design—which comprises …

Alice In Wonderland

Romanian Artist Turns Tree Stumps into Beautiful Artworks

42-year-old Gabi Rizea only discovered his talent for wood carving three years ago, and has since put it to good use, saving dozens of old tree …

Artworks

These Leather Backpacks Will Replace Your Workday Briefcase

Keep your arms free with these office-friendly carryalls.<p>You've been wearing backpacks for decades. But the bag you carry as an adult should be more elevated than the one you dragged chemistry notebooks around in. Think: something that can stand in for a briefcase when you need it to. A leather …

Just when you thought fidget spinners were done, someone made a freaking DIY lightsaber out of them

The fidget spinner trend might have died down a while ago but Youtube user Riku, uploaded a video last Friday that has us all wanting to revive it.<p>In …

YikeBoard Last Mile Transport Electric Skateboard (video)

Anyone searching for that perfect last mile transportation, may be interested in a new electric skateboard which has been designed by Lincoln Sell …

26 Cartoon Characters In Their First Episode Vs. Now

This is weirdly fascinating.<p>The first episode, "Help Wanted", aired in 1999.<p>The first episode, "Arthur's Eyes", aired in 1996.<p>The first <i>Simpsons</i> episode, "Good Night", aired on <i>The Tracey Ullman Show</i> in 1987. That's 30 goddamn years ago!<p>The South Park kids first made an appearance in the short film</i> …

Victoria Skye's Unbelievable Optical Illusion

Now my head hurts<p>Atlanta-based magician Victoria Skye has a sideline creating optical illusions "using art, science and math." She created this one …

You Could Own One of These 6 Historic Lighthouses for Just $10,000

If you've long dreamed of what it'd be like to be a lighthouse keeper, but without all the lighthouse-keeping and more of just the hanging out, you …

Great explainer on how glass top pool tables work

Ever since transparent pool tables came on the market, I was curious about how they worked. Elite Innovations' designer Craig Nottage explains. The …

Student Develops An Ingenious Building Material That Shapeshifts In Response To Rain

Chao Chen, a product design student at RCA, created a water-reacting laminate that can open when it’s sunny and close when it rains.<p>When Chao Chen had to conduct a materials study during his second term at the Royal College of Art, he found inspiration while walking through London’s Hyde Park on a …

100 Life Hacks That Make Life Easier

We have collected 100 of these practical life hacks into this one big list. By tweaking little things, it can make your life much easier. Enjoy!

Explore America's Epic Railroad-Turned-Trail System

Historic bridges, tunnels and small towns are dotted along America's 31,000-mile trail system created from a web of rail lines.<p>The Rails-to-Trails …

This Bookcase Comes With Its Own Chair

The search for the perfect reading chair that is both a stylish and feng-shui friendly addition to your home library just got a whole lot easier. …

Feng Shui

Making a mountain out of a mint tin – in pictures

Heidi Annalise has spent the past four years putting mountains into mint boxes. Using small tins as both canvas and palette, the Colorado-based painter creates pocket panoramas of her environment. “Painting helps me soak up vivid memories by studying details that would have otherwise gone …

Study Skills

Use a Gaming Mouse and Browse the Web Like a King

I’ve been a Mac user for a decade, but I’ve always hated Apple’s default one-button mouse, and I’ve never gotten comfortable with trackpad gestures. …

Dutch households will use servers to heat their showers for free

A small trial for a clever idea<p>You know just from using a laptop that computers give off a lot of excess heat. For data centers containing tens of thousands of servers, this is a big problem, wasting energy and money. To try and mitigate this, companies have experimented with moving facilities to …

Here's Where Gorillaz Get All Their Unusual Samples

Daft Punk isn’t the only musical group who packs its hits full of obscure and eclectic samples. Gorillaz have been borrowing funky beats and catchy …

This guy quit his job to become a full-time banana artist

Historically, bananas have had just two main uses: 1) a source of nourishment, and 2) a handy way to spin rival plumbers off course in a go-kart race.<p>…

All Extremely Happy People Give Up These 17 Behaviors

You have the power to decide how you want to live.<p>Happiness is something that all people want. People spend billions of dollars each year trying to buy material items that are supposed to make them feel fulfilled, only to discover that, once purchased, the goods lose their appeal. Happiness, it …

Hypnotic Coffee Table Creates Sand Art With a Magnetic Marble

A living room featuring this kinetic art table has no need for coffee table books—or a television, for that matter. You can happily entertain …

The 1 trick you need to bring your old leather handbag back to life

Whether you're digging deep in the back of your closet or happen to stumble upon the deal of a lifetime at a thrift store, you likely have a leather bag that's seen better days.<p>Conventional wisdom says to shelter leather bags from any drip of water; many of us even huddle our bodies to shield them …

Handbags

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How you can use the 5-hour rule to achieve your goals and improve your life

You try hard ever day, but never see any long-term improvement. You feel trapped where you are, unable to move forward or progress. You see other …

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

Military Packing Secrets That Will Make You a Better Traveler

Packing, the worst part of any trip, is a pain because nearly all of us just make it up as we go along. Filling a suitcase is a rushed disaster that …

Backpacking

101 Quotes by Lao Tzu That Will Open Your Mind to New Dimensions

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

How to improve anything you write in 2 minutes

Following are the simplest tips I can give you to easily — and forever — improve the quality of your writing.<p>Delete the word "that"<p>The word "that" can be removed from your writing at least 90% of the time, and it will instantly make your sentence stronger.<p><b>Example:</b> "You believe that I'm lying, but …

Marketing

A startup founder worth $15 million explains why entrepreneurs should think like farmers, not suits

My path to becoming a tech startup founder with more than $15 million in funding hasn’t been conventional. My formative years were spent living and working on my family’s farm in Gladbrook, Iowa, a town with a population of around 1,000. I didn’t attend college on either coast, develop a knack for …

Entrepreneurship