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15 Creative & Multi-Functional Desks

You spend a good portion of your day at your desk. Why not make it a creative space that reflects your personality? We’ve rounded up 15 of our favorite creative and beautiful desks to make your home office a space you actually want to spend time in. And if these aren’t your speed we have DIY …

Furniture

Winners of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

<b>First Place Winner: Dig Me River</b><p>It's finally time to announce the winners of the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest! Out of more than 15,500 entries, this year's first place winner is Wagner Araujo for this energetic black and white shot of the Brazilian Aquathlon (swimming and …

Nature

Spacesuit X-Rays And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Don't Believe Your Eyes

The Girl Just Wants to Have Fun

In or out of the city, Sarah Jessica Parker is always in fashion. Plus, see her exclusive September cover fashion shoot.<p>She brings a book to lunch—Susan Choi's <i>My Education</i>—and she wears a yellow T-shirt that says NEW YORK CITY, slim gray jeans, and ballet flats. Without makeup Sarah Jessica Parker …

Bill de Blasio

Hyperrealistic Photographer Makes Animals Appear Magical

To convey that contradictory effect, Johan creates intricate digital constructs using photographs of animals he has taken all over the world, and re-situating them in new environments constructed from other photos.<p>His newest works will be displayed at Yossi Milo Gallery in New York City from …

New York City

Amazing Sequential Photography, Courtesy of Red Bull Illume Contest

<i>Photographer: Scott Serfas Athlete: John Jackson Location: Aniak, AK, USA</i><p>The physical design of the GoPro camera changed videography, as its small, …

Photography

Notre Dame (Explored)

Collage by Hugo Barros

Design Miami/Basel 2013: Casting Light

It could be argued that it doesn't matter what, or who, is in any room if the lighting isn't right. The following pieces—seen among the other wares at Design Miami/Basel—emit, warp or interact with light in exotic ways. Each piece embeds functionality within artistic achievement and the future of …

Design

Linear and Lateral Consciousness

Rich Armstrong, <i>Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Throughout our world and, indeed, the entire universe all is governed by two polar opposite forces. These forces are …

Happiness is Not a Destination: How to Enjoy the Journey

<b>“Happiness is a direction, not a place.” ~Sydney J Harris</b><p>Being happy is for most of us one of the key aims in life. But where we often go wrong is in …

Happiness

Grazia

New Species of Hammerhead Shark Discovered Off South Carolina Coast

The <i>Charlotte Observer</i> reports that a new species of shark has been discovered off the Carolina coast. The new shark has been named the Carolina …

Is Kickstarter Hostile To Science?

By discouraging a promising science project, Kickstarter could be encouraging corporate monopolies, enabling sloppy legislation, and keeping cool glow-in-the-dark plants out of our houses.<p>On July 31, Kickstarter updated its guidelines to include this sentence: "Projects cannot offer genetically …

Starwatch: The Perseids meteor shower

The Perseids meteor shower is now in full flow as meteoroid particles from Comet Swift-Tuttle rain into the Earth's upper atmosphere at 59 km per second. Although they are following parallel paths, perspective causes them to diverge from a radiant point in Perseus which climbs from about 30° high …

UK workers ‘experience one of the biggest wage drops in the EU’

UK workers’ wages have suffered one of the sharpest falls in the European Union, figures have shown.<p>The 5.5 per cent reduction in average hourly …

New immunity-boosting drug helps body kill cancer

A new type of drug that “revs up” the immune system to destroy cancer is being tested on humans for the first time.<p>Scientists at the University of Southampton have developed the treatment in an attempt to tackle cancers, such as those of the pancreas, head and neck, that are particularly hard to …

Crowdfunded cups and straws quickly detect 'invisible' date rape drugs

The odorless and tasteless nature of "date rape drugs" can make them impossible for victims to detect before it's too late. But soon your drinking glass may able to warn you if dangerous chemicals have been slipped into your cocktail. Next month, DrinkSavvy will begin shipping plastic cups and …

5 Sneaky Ways The NSA Spies On Americans

The U.S. government needs only three degrees of separation to look at Kevin Bacon's phone records.<p>The U.S. National Security Agency remains at the center of controversy this summer, nine weeks after <i>The Guardian</i> and the <i>Washington Post</i> broke the news about its PRISM online data-mining program. While …

Johnny Depp? Retiring? How will we live without him?

The Lone Ranger is set to lose millions and now the actor is thinking of stepping out of the limelight altogether. Don't worry, though, he'll probably be around for a while yet<p><b>Name:</b> Johnny Depp.<p><b>Age:</b> 50.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Tanking.<p><b>First of all – Johnny Depp's 50? When did that happen? How did that happen?</b> …

Kick-Ass 2: Mark Millar's superhero powers

Not only has he managed to bring his comic-book creations to the big screen, the Scottish writer has also won over Hollywood in the process<p>The night before our interview, Mark Millar was drinking his way through his hotel suite's minibar. "There goes your budget, Universal Pictures!" he tweeted, …

Elysium Review

Opening<p>with a familiar swoop over the dirty, swarming city of Los Angeles, teeming with life under the harsh sun, its overpopulation evident in the …

Science Fiction

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★★★★☆<p>Some filmmakers take their time to get into their directorial stride, ironing out their craft over a series of offerings. For South African …

An audience with Jerry Bruckheimer, king of the blockbuster

The producer of Top Gun and the Pirates Of The Caribbean films doesn't do failure. But can he persuade UK audiences to get behind his Johnny Depp-starring US flop The Lone Ranger?<p>When Jerry Bruckheimer grants you an interview, he gives you 15 minutes max. I'm assured there will be no …

Mark Kermode's Top Five Films of the Year (so far)

All hail the almighty quiff!<p>Resident BBC film critic and quiff connoisseur Mark Kermode has revealed his top five films of 2013 thus far on his …

First full trailer for Homeland Season 3

Showtime have released the first full official trailer for season 3 of their hit television show, <b>Homeland</b>. It’s an entirely different beast from …

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Lost in the Multiplex is here to bring you independent reviews of both newly released and classic films. Instead of obsessing over the latest trends …

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