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Van Gogh’s Moody Ploughman Pulls Christie’s to a $479 Million Imp-Mod Sale, Flying Past Expectations

Auctions<p>Though bidding felt sluggish at points, the marathon sale far exceeded presale estimates.<p>,<p>In what sometimes felt like an endless marathon of …

Fine Art

Listen to the Eerie Sounds of a Glass Armonica

Invented by Benjamin Franklin in the 1760s, the glass armonica (named after the Italian word for harmony, <i>armonia</i>) is one of the world's more unusual …

Mardi Gras

Could DIY be good for your well-being?

According to a new study, 75% of millennials believe DIY has a positive effect on their well-being, despite being a generation of convenience.

Chemicals

Kami no Tsubo: Paper Vase

Turn any plastic bottle into a gorgeous vase<p>Plastic bottles are ubiquitous in our day-to-day lives. So instead of throwing them out, why not extend …

Japanese Culture

DEE Gum Gum

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Roland does for drum pads what stompboxes did for guitar effects

Roland has a simple idea: take digital drum pad hardware, and simplify it. What you get is fun and ready little boxes you can stamp with your foot, …

Music Production

How to make a DIY softbox from an old bicycle wheel

There are plenty of fantastic DIY softbox solutions, but this one is definitely something I haven’t seen before. To make it, you’ll need an old …

LED Lighting

How to plug your guitar into your iPhone and rock out

Short of learning air guitar, hooking a guitar up to your iPhone is just about the easiest way to get started playing music. But it’s not just for practice, or goofing around at home. You can record and edit serious music with an iOS device, and even produce whole records.<p>But we’re already getting …

Chihuly’s Colorful Glass Sculptures Sprout Up in the New York Botanical Garden

For over 45 years, the glistening glass sculptures of artist Dale Chihuly have mesmerized modern art lovers. With their bright colors and ethereal translucence, the awe-inspiring, large-scale pieces are particularly radiant when installed outdoors. To present the pieces at their al fresco finest, …

This artist gives broken records new life through stunning vinyl portraits

While the rest of the world has been listening and collecting records, Greg Frederick has spent the last six years breaking them into …

Vinyl Records

Bill Gates didn’t let his kids use cell phones until they turned 14

While most young kids and teenagers spend hours upon hours glued to tablets and smartphones, Bill Gates’ children had a markedly different experience …

Being an introvert in the office may not be a bad thing after all

Getting noticed, speaking up, being visible. Sounds like a winning knockout punch to land the corner office, right?<p>According to a recent EY paper, …

Seven scientifically-backed signs of genuine intelligence

We all know that those of us who did the best at school aren’t necessarily the smartest, and cleverness comes in many different forms - you probably …

Japanese Aesthetic: 35 Wabi Sabi Home Décor Ideas

The Japanese aesthetic of Wabi Sabi is based on the idea of beauty of imperfection. This old complicated concept comes from Zen Buddhism thus sharing …

Design

iPhone stand from an old fork. By NisBorjo

The “No Lathe” Pen Challenge Makes You Think Creatively

Making pens on a lathe is extremely common. It is one of those activities that is taught in shop classes and many people turn into a lucrative hobby. Pretty much anyone who has a wood lathe has at least tried making a pen or two. However, like any other tool, many people just don’t have a …

Give the gift of magic with a unicorn wine holder

You never want to show up empty-handed to a holiday party, but figuring out what to bring can become a hassle, especially during this chaotic time of …