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Stunning Puddle Reflections Add Magic to Everyday Scenes

Among the city streets and large stone buildings, photographer Daniel Antunes captures glimpses of a world turned topsy-turvy. The Lisbon-based creative has a knack for finding puddles of water that cast brilliant reflections of the surrounding cityscape. Historical monuments, a scooter driver, and …

Roads

Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World

Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen–a chain of salad …

Food

A Look at How Michael Paul Smith Creates Historical Photos with Incredibly Detailed Models

Here’s a fascinating video about how photographer Michael Paul Smith creates and photographs Elgin Park, a 20th century town created through …

Fascinating Video Shows Women’s Ideal Body Types Over 3000 Years

Female standards of beauty change over time, and what was considered attractive only 10 or 20 years ago might not be anymore. But how have these ideals shifted over a much longer period of 3,000 years? Buzzfeed Video created a short, fascinating feature that examines the different body types seen …

Women's News

Surprising Infographic Visualizes the Cost of Living Around the World

We often think about the cost of living from city to city and less often from country to country. Movehub, a resource for those moving abroad, visualized data that shows us how this cost changes around the world. They used information from the website Numbeo, which is a crowdsourced global …

Infographics

Breathtaking Frozen Bubbles Look Like Elegant Glass Ornaments

Each winter, when the temperature dips into the negatives, Washington-based photographer Angela Kelly takes advantage of the frigid weather and blows bubbles that freeze and form beautiful patches of ice crystals. The breathtaking results, which she photographs for her series <i>Life in a Bubble</i>, look …

Lost Territories: In the Shadow of the USSR - Photographs by the members of Sputnik Photos | LensCulture

25 years after the fall of the USSR, the former empire’s influence continues to be felt around the world. During its existence, it kept a firm grip on a large part of Europe and Asia. Today, the Empire is gone, but what has it left behind? A relief? Freedom? A longing for imperial power, for …

Wooden Ride-On Rocker Toy Modeled After a Star Wars Starfighter

An Auckland-based man named Steve, of Steves Wooden Toys, paid homage to the <i>Star Wars</i> films by building a large ride-on rocker toy modeled after the X-wing starfighter. The exquisitely-crafted project is made from solid wood and features pine, New Zealand-native macrocarpa, and rimu in its …

Furniture

Why Mercedes’s Self-Driving Car Is So Much More Tempting Than Google’s

Mercedes-Benz just dreamed up the first tempting self-driving car. And in the process, they show us all what Google was missing.<p>A man pulls his cellphone out of his pocket and hits a button. A glowing vehicle pulls up that looks like it was carved from a single block of silver. The door opens …

Vibrant Landscape Photos Showcase the Striking Colors of China’s Rainbow Mountains

In the northwestern Gansu province of China lies the Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park, a gorgeous expanse of land known for its rainbow-colored rock formations. Bands of fiery red, creamy orange, rich green, and bright yellow streak across the mountains, forming the most beautiful geological …

National Parks

Dynamic Portraits of Acrobatic Dancer and Bursts of Powder Frozen in Time

Brussels-based photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte freezes extraordinary instants in time in these expressive shots of an acrobatic dancer leaping and twirling amid dynamic clouds of powder. The Belgian photographer captured these spontaneous shots for the creative agency Norvell Jefferson in order to …

Particles

15 Excellent Examples of Animal Camouflage

Now you see them, now you don't. After showing you photographer Graham McGeorge's incredible photos of owls camouflaged within trees, we decided to scour the web to look for more animals that are masters of disguise. Which animals famously blend into their environment? Who are the chameleons, …

Wolfe

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Gorgeous Angular Home in Zurich That Is Built like a Modern Sculpture

Tasked with the challenge of building a home on a steep, cramped lot in Zurich, Switzerland, L3P Architekten designed an innovative residence that rises in a sculpture-like mass of steel, concrete, and glass from the ground. Known as the <i>Rebberg Dielsdorf House</i>, the dwelling is the result of …

Sculpture

House Duk by Nico van der Meulen Architects

House Duk in Johannesburg, South Africa.<p>This is another stunning architecture project by Nico van der Meulen Architects. House Duk is a spacious home …

Hilarious Family Portraits Capture the Chaos of Being a Parent

As any parent knows, raising a family isn't always a walk in the park. Lifestyle photographer Danielle Guenther captures this sentiment in <i>Best Case Scenario</i>, a hilarious series that presents some of the messy, chaotic moments of parenting in a comical light.<p>Guenther, who regularly visits different …

Awesome See-Through Prosthetics Made with 3D Printed Titanium

Industrial designer William Root has devised an innovative new take on prosthetic engineering with this futuristic structure of geometrically intersecting metal strands. Designed to merge structural strength, lightweight construction, and minimalist elegance, the hollow <i>Exo Prosthetic Leg</i> is molded …

Extreme Body Painting Turns Humans into Animals

While at first glance you think you're seeing ordinary paintings of animals on canvas, look a little closer and you'll notice that the canvases are actually naked human beings. Shannon Holt is a body painter based in Florida who has the incredible ability to transform the human body into a canvas …

Bodypainting

These Blimps Are Meant To Protect Washington DC From Missiles Somehow

Lumpy sentinels of freedom<p>To protect the nation’s capital from a 21st century threat, the Pentagon is turning to a technology first seen in World War I: blimps. Made by Raytheon, the “Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System,” or JLENS for short, is a tethered …

Military

The Most Amazing Science And Technology Images Of The Year

We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure<p>Each week at <i>Popular Science</i>, the staff scours the web for the most amazing images from the realms of science and technology. We liked this year's weekly gallery images so much that we compiled our favorite visualizations, …

National Parks

Dubai Buildings Are So High, You Can Look Down at the Clouds

Daniel Cheong's surreal cityscape photos capture some of the world's tallest skyscrapers engulfed in fog. The photographer stakes out incredible vantage points in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to shoot the tops of ghostly gray buildings as they puncture the thick carpet of fog.<p>Because …

Skyscrapers

Boulder-Shaped Cabin Perfectly Camouflages in Swiss Alps

Nestled within a rock fall field on the Swiss Alps sits <i>Antoine</i>, a cabin that resembles a large boulder. It was designed by the studio Bureau A, and the cozy interior space features some of the basics: a bed, fold-out table, stool, fireplace, and windows. But, just looking at the outside, you'd …

Swiss Alps

Dazzling Installations at the 2014 Festival of Lights in Lyon

From December 5-8 earlier this month, the city of Lyon in France was illuminated by dazzling light displays for the 2014 Fte des Lumires (Festival of Lights). Continuing the annual tradition that dates back over a century, 4 million visitors flocked to Lyon to marvel at the luminous outdoor art …

France

Chair with Sexy Curves Constructed Entirely from Two Pieces of Plywood

This gracefully curving wooden chair is one of the latest pieces exquisitely crafted by designer Alejandro Estrada. The <i>Pipo Chair</i>, produced for sale by Guatemalan manufacturer Piegatto, was imagined to utilize wood as the sole material for the entire design.<p>Flaring out at the arms, the layers widen …

Woodworking

9 Ways To Make Your Home Look Expensive

New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without draining your wal<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, …

「空中甜甜圈」高空風力發電,獲日本軟體銀行投資近 2.2 億

想到風力發電,腦海中浮現的影像往往是一根高高的塔柱支撐著扇葉的景象,不過誕生自麻省理工學院(MIT)的 Altaeros Energies 卻離經叛道,發展飄浮在高空中的高空風力發電,風力發電機與扇葉都放在一個甜甜圈般的氦氣球之中,飄浮在高空,這個前衛的設計,卻得到日本軟體銀行(SoftBank ) …

Hobbit holiday homes you can stay in around the world

As The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies hits UK cinemas, we take a look at the best Shire-like abodes you can rent for your next holiday

Cicret Bracelet Turns Your Arm into a Touchscreen Device

A Paris-based design company is taking wearable tech one step further with the <i>Cicret Bracelet</i>, a concept for a wristband that projects the screen of a smartphone directly onto the user's arm. Marketed as “Like a tablet…but on your skin,” the bracelet emits the interface of a remotely connected …

Wearable Tech