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19 of the world's coolest playgrounds designed by top architects

In countries around the world, architects are becoming increasingly innovative to create environments where children can explore their imaginations.<p>Today, playgrounds can float entirely on the ocean, or take the shape of an enormous, colorful crocodile.<p>Keep scrolling to see some of the best …

Architecture

Moss Gardens – Tips For Growing Moss In Your Garden

By Heather Rhoades<p>Growing moss (<i>Bryophyta</i>) is a lovely way to add a little something extra to a garden. Moss gardens, or even just moss plants used …

Moss Propagation: Learn About Transplanting And Propagating Moss

By Anne Baley<p>If you’re frustrated at trying to grow grass in the shady moist parts of your yard, why not stop fighting nature and turn these areas …

Magnificent Faucet Swirls Water into Elegant Patterns

A London student recently designed this conservation-friendly faucet that swirls your water into captivating geometric patterns as soon as you turn on the tap. The faucet weaves small jets of water into intricate, cross-hatched designs that look like they belong on delicate crystal glassware. The …

Interior Design

A New-Fashioned Harley

Somewhere between classic and contemporary, heritage and novelty, this Harley Davidson concept is giving us retro-futuristic realness! Its single …

Studio Drift's kinetic glass installation is a tribute to humanity's quest for flight

Design firm Studio Drift has created an installation of thin glass bars that move like wings for an exhibition during the 2015 Venice Art Biennale (+ …

Art

Atelier Yokyok installs vaulted string tunnels in a Gothic cloister garden

Thin blue strings are stretched between arch-shaped frames to create tunnels across the cloister garden of a French cathedral (+ slideshow).<p>Paris …

Architecture

California home for a violinist features underground rooms and a rooftop pool

Architecture studio Walker Workshop claims to have "taken a hillside apart and put it back together" to create the subterranean base of this house in …

Architecture

Byung Hoon Choi to exhibit sculptural basalt benches at Design Miami/Basel

<b>Design Miami/Basel 2015:</b> South Korean artist Byung Hoon Choi has used Southeast Asian basalt to create a collection of sculptures that double up as …

Art

From Thomas Heatherwick, A Cancer Care Center Where Nature Helps Heal

Plenty research shows that green space and natural light can improve our mental and physical well-being. Just looking at plants can make us happier, help us relax, and increase productivity.<p>With these therapeutic qualities in mind, Heatherwick Studio has designed a new Maggie’s Centre in Leeds, …

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Weekend Report: My Thoughts After Taking Watchmaking 101

Earlier this year, the Horological Society Of New York introduced Watchmaking 101, a public class sponsored by The HODINKEE Fund. It was the …

Watches

Donkervoort D8 GTO Bare Naked Carbon Edition

The Donkervoort D8 has always been an attention-grabber. As the first car in the company's history outfitted with visible carbon fiber bodywork, the …

Carbon Fiber

Moustache Coffee Club

When it comes to coffee, freshness matters. A lot. Which is why the Moustache Coffee Club roasts and ships your coffee on the same day. In most …

Coffee

Infiniti Vision GT Concept

It looks like it belongs in a video game. No surprise there — it was created for one. The Infiniti Vision GT Concept has made the rare leap out of …

Collaboration

Another Revolutionary 3D Printer: The Unibody Tiko Costs Just $179!

By going with a unibody and a delta mechanism, the developers have been able to maintain accuracy while greatly reducing cost<p>When we think of FDM 3D …

3D Printing

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Sedum Succulent Plants for Sale

Sedum Stonecrop (SEE-dum)<p>There are over 800 sedum varieties that originate all over the world, from cold mountains to warm beaches. There are two …

The most interesting 3D printers introduced (so far) at CES 2015

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Ultimaker<p>It’s difficult to believe it was only a year ago that 3D printers became a common sight at CES. They are back …

New MakerBot 3D printing materials imitate stone, wood and metal

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: MakerBot<p>3D printing is slowly moving out of plastics and into, well, anything. MakerBot got in on the shift Tuesday at …

Photo Essay: Casing A Christophe Claret X-TREM-1 Chocolate | Quill & Pad

by Ian Skellern<p>The days getting shorter and the nights much cooler remind us that the holidays are fast approaching, so it’s the perfect time to have …

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Don't Buy A DSLR

Just getting into photography? Great! When you're looking for a camera, keep on walking past those DSLRs--as of now, their moment is over.<p>You want to get more into photography. You've got somewhere between a few and several hundred dollars to spend on a camera. You want to learn a little bit about …

Ducati Diavel Titanium

It's hard to go wrong with titanium and dark chrome. Toss in the Ducati brand and it's even more difficult to ignore. The Diavel Titanium is loaded …

Motorcycles

The Wolffepack: A Backpack Designed to Flip Around to the Front!

Messenger bags make you sore on one side. I can just about guarantee those of you that wear them have one shoulder that is constantly stiffer than …

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