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Camera made from one tiny Lego brick actually works

The inspiration began with a pine nut. Ryan Howerter, a graphic design student at Colorado State University, took a photography class and his teacher shared the story of the Pinholo, a minuscule functioning pine-nut pinhole camera. Howerter knew what he had to do. "Being a fan of Lego bricks, I had …

Lego

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Fujifilm's new retro cameras pack smarter viewfinders and more controls

Those hints of significant upgrades to Fujifilm's retro-styled X100 and X-T1 cameras? Yeah, they're real. The company has just unveiled the X100T and X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition, both refinements of familiar formulas. The X100T gets the biggest update of the bunch. It still has a 16.3-megapixel …

How Albanian Lives Are Wrecked by Cycles of Vengeance

<i>Gjakmarrja</i>, the tradition of blood feuds, has been a part of Albanian culture since the 15th century, when a set of laws called the Kanun of Lekë Dukagjini held that a murder victim’s family could avenge his death by killing a male member of the...<p><i>Gjon Mhilli doesn’t leave his house out of</i> …

Crime

Top 10 pop-up restaurants and food experiences in Amsterdam

Restaurants,Food and drink,Amsterdam holidays,Netherlands holidays,Europe holidays,Top 10s,City breaks,Short breaks,Travel,Restaurants,Food & drink,Life and style<p>Fresh tastes, clever design and a relaxed vibe are the order of the day for Amsterdam’s innovative and pop-up restaurants<p>Steps from …

The other Lake District: a guide to the quiet and beautiful western Lakes

Several years ago, when I was staying near Windermere, quietly resenting all the other tourists I had to share Hill Top, Dove Cottage, Brantwood and Blackwell with, I read that Britain’s favourite view was not of anywhere in the busy south and central Lakes but of Wast Water, in the western Lake …

Meet the New Smeg 50’s Retro Style Small Home Appliances

Italian manufacturer <b>Smeg</b> needs no introduction – a cheerful brand keeping vintage dreams alive through modern technology. Their latest small home …

The Grandest Home To Ever Be Squeezed Into 550 Square Feet

Tiny, but grand in spirit.<p>Designer Peter Dunham's apartment may be tiny but it's grand in spirit, packed with exuberant patterns and colorful personality.

Interior Design

We're excited to present the first installment of our new longform travel writing column "Words and Wanderlust"! In this piece acclaimed writer Pico Iyer describes his first walk through Kyoto, Japan and how he fell in love with the city forever. http://bbc.in/1n9Tva3

Bar Stars: Cocktail-Themed Bridal Party Gifts

Ideas<p>Rachel W. Miller ·<p>Choosing bridal party gifts can be surprisingly difficult…but boozy gifts are one fun way to show your appreciation! While cocktail-themed wedding party gifts have long been suggested for groomsmen, we love that these gifts have become popular for the ladies too. (Because …