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Nature-Inspired Tattoos Combine Vintage-Style Etchings of Fauna and Flora

Pony Reinhardt‘s naturalistic monochromatic tattoo pieces reflect deep artistic flair and amazing talent. Her intrinsic tattoos are rich in detail and visual texture, and often feature elements of the natural world with a modern twist. She tattoos using vegan ink with plant-based glycerin, and is …

Body Art

A Contemporary Redesign For A 1960s House In New York

CDR Studio Architects have designed the renovation of a house on Long Island in New York.<p>The designer’s description<p>The Long Island Residence is …

Long Island

Half of teachers could leave the profession in two years

A new survey has revealed that over half of teachers are considering leaving the profession within two years due to workload and low morale<p>More than half of all teachers are considering leaving the profession in the next two years due to workload and low morale, according to a new report.<p>Figures …

Education

Welcome to the Church of Apple

“People have used technology for a long time to speak to the gods,” says Erica Robles-Anderson, an assistant professor at New York University, …

Apple Store

DS 5: car review

Taking its name from the legendary DS of the 1950s, this saloon is trying too hard to stand out from the crowd<p><b>Price: £25,980</b><b><br>Engine: 1.6-litre 4cyl diesel</b><b><br>Power: 118bhp</b><b><br>Transmission: six-speed manual, front-wheel drive</b><b><br>0-62mph: 12.7 seconds</b><b><br>Top speed: 119mph</b><b><br>CO2: 104g/km</b><b><br>MPG: 70.6</b><p>The birds that perch in …

Fuel Efficiency

Campers Flee in Panic as a Huge Sinkhole Swallows Tents and RV on Australian Beach

An enormous sinkhole opened up on a prime tourist beach in Australia over the weekend, swallowing an RV, a car, a trailer and some tents as …

Australia

Bedtime stories - 'it's better if dad reads them'

When men read stories to their children, they encourage them to use their imagination more, a study reveals<p>Children benefit more from their father reading them bedtime stories than their mother, new research has revealed.<p>Questions posed by men when reading to children were found to have sparked …

Calming Hotel in Bali

The Bambu Indah is an atypical hotel located in the suburbs of Ubud in the south of Bali in Indonesia. This beautiful place is in the middle of a …

Travel

Articles about miller house columbus indiana eero saarinen on Dwell.com - Dwell

A look at Eero Saarinen's Womb chair, an icon of midcentury modern design.<p>I just learned about this new series of products inspired by one of the country’s most iconic examples of mid-century Modernist...<p>The cutting edge of laboratory design when first built, Bell Labs is being revamped to fulfill …

Design

20 best places to go apple picking in the northeastern U.S.

Feel that chill in the air? Apple picking season has arrived.<p>With every season comes the quintessential seasonal getaway, and with our fall sweaters, …

New Hampshire

Hanoi at Night is Hauntingly Beautiful

When night descends on the streets of Hanoi, says French photographer Sebastien Laval, the city metamorphoses into another realm entirely. In the …

Photography

Five of the best scenic bike rides in Wales

The back roads of Wales’ national parks make for stunning cycling routes. Jack Thurston picks five from his new book Lost Lanes Wales: 36 Glorious Bike, each with a downloadable route and GPX file<p>Harbour to highlands, Snowdonia<p><b>Start</b> Porthmadog<b><br>Finish</b> Harlech (train return)<b><br>Distance</b> 24 miles<b><br>Level</b> …

Hiking

YouTube Is Prepping Its Subscription Launch: Two Services, One Price

$10 for ad-free music -- and ad-free everything else on YouTube -- per month.<p>YouTube, which spent the first 10 years of its life as a free service, is getting ready to start selling tickets.<p>Google’s video site appears to be finalizing launch plans for its long-in-the-making subscription service, …

YouTube

The USA’s top historical sights

A lot of people think of the United States as a young country with little in the way of history. Sure, the country’s only been a country since 1776, but before that there was the colonial period and before <i>that</i> there were centuries of Native American cultures. And, of course, there's its more modern …

History

How This Self-Proclaimed Crash Dieter Finally Lost 102 Pounds

She tried crash dieting, but her weight would just rebound every single time. "I became the queen of fads and quick fixes. If I read that drinking grapefruit juice for a week would help you lose a few pounds, then I did it."<p>By January 2011, Hannah's scale hit 248 pounds, and she suffered from joint …

All you need to know: September equinox

2017’s September equinox arrives today. Happy autumn (or spring)!<p>The September equinox arrives on September 22, 2017 at 20:02 UTC. Although the …

Three California universities celebrate 50 years

The simultaneous 50th anniversaries of three major public universities in California are setting off a flurry of celebrations, reflections on how the three diverse campuses have grown in half a century — but also some worries that today's and future students may not be as well served.<p>The …

Fact and fiction of Martian dust storms

Andy Weir’s book The Martian – soon to be released as a movie – begins with a huge dust storm that strands a fictional astronaut on Mars. Could it …

Storms

FYI: Do I Really Need My Pinky Toe?

And without it, could I do everything a five-toed human does?<p>Walking, running and skipping with just four toes may be easier than you think.<p>"If you're born without a pinky toe or have an accident and it's removed, you can completely do everything you wanted to do," Dr. Anne Holly Johnson, …

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Vacheron Constantin breaks record for world's most complicated watch (pictures)

It's complicated

Watches

Coding to be taught in Australian schools from primary age

Coding has replaced history and geography in Australia's new digital technologies curriculum which was endorsed by education ministers on Friday.<p>As</i> …

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today.<p>Buddhists, though, suggest that this is just an illusion—a philosophy that’s increasingly supported by scientific research.<p>“Buddhists argue …

Consciousness

Cambridge 'to bring back entry tests'

Cambridge University is considering re-introducing a universal entry test to be able to spot the brightest students amid a rise in those obtaining top A-level grades<p>Cambridge University is considering re-introducing a universal entry test to be able to spot the brightest students amid a rise in …

The fantasy world of 'Skyrim' has never looked better

A big reason for the game's continued success is the "mod" community, where programmers and enthusiasts develop creative modifications to the giant fantasy world of "Skyrim" for others to download and enjoy on their PCs.<p>Some "Skyrim" modifications can be ingenious and funny, like replacing all the …

The Elder Scrolls