Micah Phillips

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How to Make DIY Concrete Nesting Tables with Legos

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Heart of a Car, Soul of a Motorcycle

Developed with guidance from the Audi Design Concept Studio and KISKA design, the Audi Nexus concept is a purpose-driven and efficient vehicle …

The Amazing History Of London’s Most Enduring Logo

For over a century, the London Underground Roundel has gotten into the DNA of some of the world’s top designers. A new book explores how.<p>It is hard to imagine a simpler symbol than the one that brands every London bus, subway, and station, the London Underground Roundel. Although little more than a …

Smartphones that learn!

As customizable as our smartphones might seem, we’re really limited to using the controls exactly how the manufacturer intends. This case-concept …

Spectacular Lightning Show Over the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon inspires many people to photograph its grandiose scale and scenic landscape, but Sedona-based photographer Rolf Maeder has managed to capture a sight less seen–the Grand Canyon being hit by a spectacular thunderstorm. Being drawn to nature, Maeder originally moved to Sedona 13 …

The Finalists of Red Bull’s Extreme Pictures

This is a series of photographs showing us the passion for speed, risk, extreme and open expression.<p>From thousands of photos jury chooses chose 50 …

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Amazingly Detailed Portraits Created with Thousands of Dots

Artist Pablo Jurado Ruiz uses impressive Pointillism techniques to fill his black and white illustrated portraits with great detail and personality. Based in Spain, the artist focuses much of his time on portraying people with realistic style. He uses just black ink on paper to produce thousands of …

Booleanos Cabinet – Furniture Design by Joel Escalona

Stunning Furniture Design.<p>The design of the Booleanos cabinets is based on concepts such as addition and subtraction or construction and …

MIT lab builds self-assembling robot cubes

Today, MIT researchers unveiled a new kind of robot called M-blocks, a group of self-assembling cubes with no external moving parts. The M stands for "modular," which means the cubes can form themselves into whatever shape scientists require, in contrast to more specialized robots like rovers or …

MP3 Player Lives In Your Ear, Controlled With Your Teeth

It stores up to 24 songs with four hours of battery life for completely hands-free jamming.<p>Say goodbye to getting wrapped up in miles of cord connecting your MP3 player to your headphones as you listen to music. These little earphones, named Split, make up a completely wire-free music player in …

Jell Balls That Clean

The Jell Balls is a home appliance that can be used for cleaning up the floor. It basically uses the jell surface tension principle to make the eight …

Infographic: What Does Your Handwriting Say About You?

Personality revealed through penmanship–look out for the loops and lines of a new coworker or love interest.<p>Graphology–the study of handwriting–has long been considered a pseudoscience, in the same family as phrenology (in which a lumpy forehead could mean you’re a psychopath) and astrology (in …

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Aerial Photos of Poland's Lakes Across Four Seasons

With a degree in architecture and a passion for aerial photography, Kacper Kowalski takes to the skies to capture previously unseen landscapes in extraordinary ways. His photos of Poland from high above have earned him numerous awards including Nikon's Nikkor 75th Anniversary Award (NPCI …

Easy Spray for Refs

Currently, the marker that referees use to show the position of “free-kick” and “defensive walls” in soccer games isn’t much different than a simple …

Surreal Illustrations Merge Dreams and Childhood Memories

St. Petersburg-based digital artist Alex Andreev recently unveiled the 9th installment of his ongoing series titled <i>A Separate Reality</i>. The collection features remarkably surreal illustrations of an alternate universe where skateboarders are guided by flying stingrays, masses of land float in the …

Not your mother’s moped.

Though it’s almost 130 years old, the Piaggio brand is renowned for transportation that’s just plain different. The Piaggio PAM expands on this with …

An Ingenious Bicycle-Powered Treehouse Elevator Lifts a Rider 30 Feet in Seconds | Colossal

<p>Over the last few weeks Ethan Schlussler has been working on a beautifully designed 30-foot-high treehouse and quickly became tired of “climbing a …

Playfully Surreal Scenes Blend Illusions with Reality

Photographer Oleksandr Hnatenko brings his imagination to life with this extensive collection of surreal scenes. His series, entitled <i>S. Real</i>, captures a strong contrast between shadows and lights to produce the visually dynamic moments. In each photograph, the Austria-based artist invites his …

Incredible Fingerprint Drawings by Nicolas Jolly

<i>Fingerprints</i> is a brilliantly executed series of black ink drawings by French artist Nicolas Jolly that features various scenes in an intricately applied fingerprint pattern. Each meticulous piece in the collection presents a laborious effort consisting of thousands upon thousands of tiny black …

Catastrophic Disasters Recreated as Layered Sculptures

Israeli artist Eyal Gever explores catastrophic events through his art. In his pieces known simply as <i>Nuclear Bomb</i> and <i>Large Scale Smoke</i>, he fabricates the fiery mushroom cloud that forms from an atomic explosion and the suffocating carbon and debris that billows from a volcanic eruption, …

Upside-Down Interior Design Creates Crazy Optical Illusion

Competition for customers in the realm of brick-and-mortar business grows ever fiercer as online retailers make shopping from home simpler. But …

Landscapes Formed From Human Bodies by Carl Warner | Colossal

<p>In this series of photographs by Carl Warner, human bodies have been contorted, lit, and manipulated to form expansive landscapes reminiscent of …

Upside-Down Shower: Ground-Up Design for Decks & Yards

For in-house and off-grid use alike, a traditional top-down shower still probably makes the most sense – in the first case, there is no reason not …

Articles about 5 modern glass houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Philip Johnson and David Whitney used to invite great minds from the architecture, design, and art worlds to the Johnson-designed...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple …

Smart Speaker for Dummies

Smartphones’ built-in speakers have gotten better, but there are still times when you want a little oomph in your audio! The db60 provides just that …

The Biggest Bang: A Dazzling View On the World’s Largest Fireworks Festival

As popular as Mexican bottles of Coke among certain purists are Mexican bottle rockets–crown king of fireworks and hailing from Tultepec, about an hour outside of Mexico City. Tultepec, otherwise not known for its look-at-me displays, is the hub of the Mexican pyrotechnics industry, producing more …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

The Time You Have (In Jelly Beans) | Colossal

<p>In a poignant new video, online performance artist Ze Frank physically illustrates how most people spend the majority of their life using jelly …