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20 of the Most Beautiful Drone Photos of 2016

Image sharing site Dronestagram is no Instagram, with its 600 Million users, but the drone-specific social network does contain some of the best …

12 Stunning Photos That Prove There’s No Such Thing As 'Men’s Work'

"Gender should not determine professional opportunities."<p>Commercial photographer Chris Crisman was very interested when he heard a friend of a friend had left her job as a web designer in New York City to become a butcher in Philadelphia. Crisman thought this woman would be an ideal subject for a …

20 Award-Winning Travel Photos from 2016

Entries from over 20 countries testify that 2016 was a remarkable year, no matter what.<p>Photographers of all experience levels from over 20 different countries entered the 2016 Travel Photographer of the Year contest and finally the winners have been announced: Portuguese photographer Joel Santos …

Choosing Nature Photography Lens Set

When putting together a nature photography lens kit, there are three basic ways to do it. You can get one "superzoom," several shorter-range zooms or …

Cameras

Extreme Snow Street Photography

As winter looms, the weather is changing. There’s a sharp nip in the air that makes the hairs stand up on the back of your neck. You can see plumes …

5 Tips for taking great photos this holiday season (even with a smartphone!)

A professional photographer offers advice on capturing perfect snaps you'll treasure<p>With Christmas just a few days away, now is the perfect time to …

Timeless Portraits Highlight our Connection to the Natural World

Florida-based photographer Erika Masterson’s <i>Parts of the Earth</i> series started with a portrait she took of her niece with a pheasant (Refuge), leading …

Photographer captures dogs like never before

A photographer is raising money for animals with a series of unusual pooch portraits sure to give any dog lover a good belly laugh.<p>Jason Kenzie, of …

The best photography books of 2016

From amateur Chinese aeronauts to geriatric Finnish athletes, the best of this year’s photobooks blended intimacy with universal themes<p>Halpern spent six years working on ZZYZX, often travelling to locations in California he picked at random from Google Maps. Named after a village on the edge of the …

San Bernardino County

Homemade Meat Patties Recipe - Մսով Կարկանդակ - Heghineh Cooking Show

Is cockroach milk the new superfood we should all be drinking?

The search for the next big thing in healthy eating has had us stockpiling unusual kitchen staples like cactus and black pudding over the past year, …

Smyth restaurant tickets on sale; opening Aug. 26

Smyth (177 N. Ada St.), the long-anticipated fine-dining restaurant by John Shields and Karen Urie Shields, will open Aug. 26, and online ticket sales just went live.<p>The restaurant will feature an eight-course dinner, priced at $135; optional beverage pairing is an additional $85.<p>Smyth uses the …

Restaurants

Soylent's Newest Product Could Replace Your Morning Coffee

The Silicon Valley meal-in-a-bottle company released a new a version containing caffeine and announced it will expand into solid foods.<p>In the future, the world will be dangerously overpopulated and basic necessities like food and water will be scarce. Governments will crumble and unregulated giant …

Coffee

Amsterdam is leading the way with the newest food craze - the avocado bun

We’ve had sushi donuts from Australia, chocolate kebabs from England and Doughritos from California, and now The Netherlands has given us a new unusual food creation – the avocado bun. Food stylist Colette Dike of Amsterdam is behind the healthy version of the bun burger, having created a classic …

Food

Old School Video Games Inspire Layered Glass Artworks

Artists STATIC mix up iconic 8-bit design elements with their own vectorized aesthetic.<p><i>Piranha Posy by Static, Spray Paint on 3 Layers of Glass and Aluminium in Custom Painted Frame. 63cm x 83cm. Lawrence Alkin Gallery</i><p>Retro computer graphics are the basis for the handmade layered glass images of …

New Ormewood Park Modern is Hankering for $599K

842 Ormewood Terrace SE<p>The property in late 2014. Remaining images via Google Maps.<p>Fresh on the market, this four-bedroom modern in the leafy heart of Ormewood Park is touting expert craftsmanship, exotic granite and proximity to the <b>Beltline's</b> eventual Southside Trail segment. The <b>$599,900</b> asking …

14 Interior Design Trends To Watch For In 2016

We talked about what home decor trends we were ready to part with in 2015, so we thought we would chat a little about some trends we predict to be wildly popular in 2016. Here we go!<p><b>1. CUSTOM TILES</b><p>We shared our love for patterned tile with you before, and shared some beautiful inspiration. They …

Utah State University starts Outdoor Product Design Degree Program

New program launched because gear manufacturers can't find enough designers with the right skill sets<p>If you're studying, say, fashion design, it …

Lakeway Residences / Clark Richardson Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Lakeway Residence is a contemporary luxury home located in Lakeway, Texas, nestled in the rolling …

Architecture

A pair of designers is making watches out of vintage car parts

Based in Munich, Germany, Junik Lifestyle is an independent watch strap manufacturer that sources vintage leather from sports cars and private jets to make unique watch straps. Its latest model 'Reggio', is a black-and-red racing strap that incorporates leather from the Ferrari 458 Italia Spider …

B.AP shop review - Córdoba, Argentina

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Andalusia

Modern Homes Designed for Millennials

Pardee Homes is up to something right outside of Las Vegas. They’re building a new neighborhood in the Henderson, Nevada, but this neighborhood has a …

Outdoor Spaces

Tom Dixon’s Creativity Secret? Perpetual Dissatisfaction

The prolific British designer talks about American nostalgia, why showrooms are dead, and why unhappiness is a key trait for designers.<p>Tom Dixon is one of the most prolific and exciting designers working today. Consider some of his recent work: The self-taught British designer has created scent …

What the U.S. Should Be Doing to Protect Intellectual Property

The U.S. invests vast amounts in innovation – $135 billion from federal government sources alone in 2015 – yet it lacks a coherent intellectual property strategy to ensure that the investment pays off. Is the U.S. naïve? Negligent? It’s puzzling.<p>Numerous countries, from Singapore to Japan, have …

Innovation

Creation from Catastrophe review – architectural vision from the ashes

<b>Royal Institute of British Architects, London</b><br>An ambitious snapshot of three centuries of floods, fires, earthquakes and tsunamis – and how architects have helped (or cashed in) after calamities<p>Two contorted heaps of metal stand on the horizon of a devastated Hiroshima, like a pair of fairground …

20th Century

KFC’s Redesigned Store Looks Like A Half-Finished Banksy

It’s like the fast-food joint visited Brooklyn but stayed at a Holiday Inn Express.<p>Allow me to get a compliment out of the way.<p>KFC is about to update 70% of the brand’s 4,500 retail stores by the end of 2017. And one part of its new store design is really great: KFC’s iconic red and white motif …

10 Home Decor Trends From Maison & Objet You’ll See in 2016

Twice a year, the design world travels to Paris to share its latest homeware creations at Maison & Objet—an impressive and comprehensive showing of everything from decorative accents to high-end furniture. The offerings are wide and varied, and there’s something to suit every decor personality, no …

Home Decorating

Nine designers’ tips for upping your decorating game

As you study vignettes on your bookmarked design blogs, flip through pages of shelter magazines and binge-watch HGTV shows, it’s hard not to imagine certain design details transforming your own home.<p>Winter, when you spend more time indoors scrutinizing your four walls and your furniture assortment, …

The most annoying meal of the day: How five families solve the dinner dilemma

Family dinner is, apparently, pure magic for child-rearing. Do it right and your kids will be less likely to suffer from depression or substance abuse, while enjoying higher self-esteem and better grades. So say the Canadian Pediatric Society, the American College of Pediatricians and the U.S. …

Dunkirk refugee school inundated with offers of help

Teachers register willingness to join makeshift school at Grande-Synthe camp following report in the Guardian<p>The school for refugees being run in the camps around Calais by former “superhead” Rory Fox is to expand after being inundated with offers of help from teachers keen to join him following a …

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