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Pickup Trucks Digitally Manipulated to Look Like Pretzels

In artist Chris Labrooy's series <i>Tales of Auto Elasticity</i>, he depicts vehicles doing the impossible. Vibrantly-colored pickup trucks are stretched and twisted in unbelievable scenes. They are from Labrooy's imagination, and he digitally manipulates the autos into the faux, shiny sculptures that we …

Elasticity

Inside The World’s Best Tall Buildings

The best skyscrapers today don’t defy nature, they embrace it.<p>When skyscrapers first appeared in the U.S. in the late 1800s, they were the antithesis of the natural world–consummate manmade achievements. These days, they’re still monumental feats of engineering, but nature is beginning to creep …

Lamp's Brightness is Controlled by Cranking a Wood Handle Just Like a Well

The Slovakian product design studio Mejd has recently unveiled one of their newest creations that’s a unique take on the conventional lamp. Called <i>Well</i>, it allows you to control the brightness of the light by simply moving the bulb up or down. Štefan Nosko and Katarína Beličková are the duo behind …

Furniture

Nine of the best rain-inspired designs

Two unusual umbrellas were popular this week as the rainy season made itself felt across large swathes of the Northern Hemisphere, so we've collected …

Illustrations and Paintings by Fredrik Rättzén

Creative Illustrations and Paintings.<p>Look at these amazing illustrations and paintings by Fredrik Rättzén, an artist and illustrator located in …

Vera Knoot makes leather from unwanted goose skin

<b>Dutch Design Week 2014:</b> School of Arts Utrecht graduate Vera Knoot has developed a new type of leather from the skin of geese culled in the …

Psychedelic Lights Illuminate the Floor of a 13th-Century Castle Courtyard

We love how French artist Miguel Chevalier can transform interior spaces like churches and castles into a kaleidoscope of colors. <i>Magic Carpets 2014</i> is a recent installation that comes alive at night across the octagonal inner courtyard at the Castel del Monte, a 13th-century architectural beauty …

Psychedelia

The 5 Biggest Salad Mistakes You’re Making

I eat some type of salad nearly every day. It’s a go-to staple I really look forward to, and I love mixing it up. Some days I toss greens with pico …

Healthy Eating