Ryan Smith

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Adventure-Seekers Hang Out in Hammocks Strung Up at Dizzying Heights

Anyone with a fear of heights may want to avoid the International Highline Meeting, an annual event that took place this year at Monte Piana in the Italian Dolomites, and calls to those with an adventurous spirit. Individuals known as slackliners travel from all across the world to meet up and …

Geometric Arrangements of Colorful Glass Reflect Gorgeous Patterns of Light

Given her last name, you wouldn't immediately expect that Cambridgeshire-based artist Chris Wood's material of choice is delicate pieces of glass. Using small squares, Wood designs captivating arrangements and relies on light and reflection to influence her colorfully dazzling final products.<p>Wood …

Digital Art

Elegantly Designed Grill Looks Like a Sculpture as it Barbecues

At first glance, these two eye-catching concentric circles might look like a sculpture. But, they actually serve a more practical purpose – together, they're a grill! Named simply <i>Kara</i> and produced by French company Cesarr, this modern outdoor appliance isn't your typical boxy barbecue; it's a work …

Cooking

Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

Extreme Photo of the Week: Summer skiing in the Beartooth Mountains, Montana. http://on.natgeo.com/YM0tcN Photograph by Max Lowe

Elegant 3 in 1 Modular Sofa Helping You Deal With Small Spaces

Designing for a small space is becoming more and more accessible, as practical solutions emerge without compromising in aesthetics. <b>Sofista</b> is a …

Meet The Real-Life Flintstones House

And yes, you could live in the classic cartoon home.<p><i>Courtesy of cartoonscrapbook.com</i><p>With their foot-powered cars and prehistoric friends, <i>The Flintstones</i> made Stone Age-living look desirable (who wouldn't want a pet dinosaur that plays fetch?). Now, you can meet the Flintstones, well at least the …

Stone Age

The Burning Man Time-Lapse to End All Burning Man Time-Lapses

Seven minutes. It’s not often we run across a time-lapse that lasts seven minutes, and even less often we actually watch the whole thing, …

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

Putting a Creative, Timeless Spin on Wedding Photography with GIFs and Cinemagraphs

Many wedding and engagement photographers want (and advertise) their photographs to be ‘timeless,’ but Detroit-based Jeffrey Lewis Bennett of JLB …

Color hologram uses plasmonic nanoparticles to store large amounts of information

A key difference in the new holograms is the smaller size of the diffraction fringes, which control the light wavelength interference. In traditional …

Ornate Painted Dragons Based on a Single Giant Brush Stroke | Colossal

<p>One of the most common feelings I get when watching an artist working is “oh, that looks easy.” After all, the materials and method are all right in …

Harley-Davidson unveils its first electric hog

Harley-Davidson unveiled its first electric motorcycle Thursday, and promised it will still sound really cool.<p>"The sound is a distinct part of the thrill," chief marketing officer Mark-Hans Richer said in a news release. "Think fighter jet on an aircraft carrier."<p>The electric Harley, dubbed Project …

Just a little Cowgirl

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

Swimwear

5 Awesome "Graffitrees": Graffiti with Actual Trees

Afro Taino by Gabriel Abreu in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic<p>Great graffiti happens when the artists don't get stumped. Instead, they go out on a …

Wildscreen photography festival 2014 – in pictures

The world's leading wildlife photographers will hold workshops, talks and training events at the Royal Geographical Society in London from 24-26 October 2014. Photojournalist and conservationist Tim Laman, BBC Springwatch presenter Chris Packham and writer and zoologist Mark Carwardine are among …

Dream House in South Africa by Metropole Architects

A dream house located in the Zimbali forest estate.<p>SGNW House is the name of this dream house situated in the Zimbali forest, one of South Africa’s …

South Africa

Stefan Sagmeister On How To Beat Your Phone Addiction

Our latest “Design for Living” column asks the graphic design star for insight on staying more present.<p>A recent psychology study found that snapping pictures of an event makes you less able to vividly remember it. That’s sobering news to everyone who lives and breathes on Instagram, or new parents …

Incredible Award-Winning Aquatic Designs Inspired By Nature

<b>Serkan etinkol, Turkey: 2013 IAPLC Top 27</b><p>Every year, the International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest (IAPLC) receives design concepts from aquarium hobbyists throughout the world. Designers propose a wide range of concepts set within various tank sizes that are intended to function as …

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