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Best Space Pictures: Saturn's Lights, a Rocket's Arc, and Canary Nights

The graceful arc of a rocket trail etches the sky, auroras dance around Saturn's north pole, and the Milky Way graces the night sky.<p>A Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft lifts off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on May 29.<p>The ship carried a new crew bound for the International Space Station, …

What Famous Buildings Would Look Like Animated

Architect Axel de Stampa creates buildings as you’ve never seen them before. In a GIF series called <i>Animated Architecture</i>, de Stampa takes contemporary buildings–like MAD Architect’s twisting skyscrapers in Mississauga, Canada; David Chipperfield’s America’s Cup Building in Valencia, Spain; and …

Architecture

Dust-light-buster For Oliver Twist

Love the idea of this Lighting-up illuminated broom; it lends an edgy streak to the Harry Potter brooms that we have grown used to. With a clever …

8 Bit Inspired Art by Adam Lister

8 Bit inspired watercolor paintings.<p>Check out this cool 8 Bit inspired art by Adam Lister. The Beacon, NY based artist creates geometric 8-Bit …

Art

Architizer

Judd Side Tables by Nathan Yong for Punt

Designer Nathan Yong lent his skills to Punt by way of an end table named Judd. Judd is an angular table that could work next to a bed or at the end …

Furniture

Animal Logos vol. 2 by Tom Anders Watkins

Volume 2 of Tom Anders Watkins’ animal logo series.<p>About a month ago, I published a series of well designed animal logos by Tom Anders Watkins. As it …

Graphic Design

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

15 Best Convertibles of All Time

Open-air motoring has been along since the first horseless carriages. While there have been many memorable convertibles reaching past the last 100 years, some have more historical significance than others. Here is a look at 10 classic convertibles and five current models that are sure to find a …

Sports Cars

First Drive: 2015 Ferrari California T

A lot more torque and a facelift don't cure all the California's problems.<p>The Ferrari California, everybody's least favorite modern Ferrari, turned out to be Maranello's best-selling single model ever, shifting 10,000 units in five years. So they turbocharged it, just to really test our …

Top Gear

These mugs deliver caffeinated fuel to our mouths

Every car nut needs a good mug.<p><i>It's Tuesday morning. I'll go ahead and guess that you're drinking coffee and procrastinating at your desk. That's alright, so are we! And here are the mugs we're using while we do.</i><p>Early mornings in the shop are one of my favorite times of day. I haven't broken …

Coffee

Ford May 2014 Sales Grow 3 Percent

Ford turned things around after a minor slump <b>last month</b>, recording a mild 3 percent sales growth compared the previous May. Ford’s 254,084 units sold in May were solid, but Ford is still 0.9 percent behind its sales at this time in 2013, with 1,047,968 vehicles sold. In an uncommon turn of events, …

Profit

Mazda Talks Racing Diesel Performance, Development at Belle Isle

After announcing its 2.2-liter four-cylinder diesel would be made available for the Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2) series in 2012, Mazda has wasted little time following through. Of course, LMP2 rides have since been folded in with LMP1 fare into a class simply known as “prototype.” But no matter, …

Sports Cars

Nimbus Concept e-Car runs on flower power

Exactly 50 years ago, Ken Kesey, that irascible chronicler of the US counterculture, drew a line in the sand: you were either “on the bus” or “off the bus”. Suffice it to say, Eduardo Galvani would fall in the former group.<p>The Brazilian artist and designer has devised the Nimbus: a range-extended …

Autonomous Cars

TOTD: What’s Your Pick for Best Convertible of all Time?

With summer fast approaching, many of you are undoubtedly planning (or dreaming of) lots of top-down motoring. That said, we decided to list what we consider the top 15 convertibles of all time, picking 10 classics and five current models to mix it up a bit.<p>The Jaguar E-Type roadster was an easy …

Alfa Romeo