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Beautiful Details of Tiny Insect Wings Revealed in Macro Photos

As butterflies and moths flutter past, it's difficult to see all of the beautiful details of each tiny insect. Biochemist and photographer Linden Gledhill has worked hard to bring those microscopic details to plain view through his incredible macro photography.<p>Using magnification from 7 to 17 times …

Liquid Drops Float Through Acoustic Levitation

At the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, scientists have been experimenting with sound waves and pharmaceutical solutions, levitating soluble drops between two speakers facing each other. While their research has produced some visually fascinating results, it has also led to …

Small Wooden Figures Playfully Fit Into Their Surroundings

New Jersey-based street artist Joe Iurato proves that bigger isn't always better with his fantastic series of small wooden figures that are cut out and painted to resemble little people. The miniature sculptures are carefully placed in public places such as busy intersections, street lamps, and the …

Portraits of Tokyo's Most Rebellious Fashion Icons

New York-based photographer Thomas C. Card turns the camera on some of the most fashionable and fierce females in Tokyo. In the spring of 2012, Card traveled to Tokyo to document the city's vibrant street fashion scene. Started in the early 1990s, Japanese fashion tribes sprung up as young people, …

Century-Old Photographs of Adorable Cats and Dogs

Harry Whittier Frees, an American photographer who lived from 1879 to 1953, may have created the original LOLcat images! His funny photographs show adorable animals dressed up in clothes and posed in human situations. Often accompanied by humorous captions, the photographs depict the furry little …

Touching and Funny Photo Project: Kids Were Here

For all you moms out there (especially the ones that get stressed out over a messy house), this post is for you. With absolutely no little humans in sight, these photos just show evidence that kids were once there. A group consisting of 30 photographers have documented the little details that show …

My Garden, A Beautiful Alphabet of Frozen Flowers

In her typography project “My Garden,” designer Petra Blahova encased flowers in ice to create a beautiful alphabet of frozen flowers.<p>photos by Petra …

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200,000-Piece LEGO Rivendell (Built By The Same Lady Who Brought Us That Massive LEGO Hogwarts)

This is the 5-foot x 10-foot, 200,000 piece Middle Earth LEGO Rivendell built by Alice Finch (of 400,000-piece LEGO Hogwarts fame) and David Frank. I …

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Architect Bypasses Mortgage Payments, Builds a Tiny Home

Idaho-based architect Macy Miller longed for a place of her own, but didn't want the burdensome cost of mortgage payments and decided to construct her own compact home. After having a dream back in 2011, Miller mustered up the initiative to design her small yet efficient home known as <i>Tiny House</i>. …

DIY Indie Weddings; Cheap Engagement Rings; Consignment Gowns; More!

<b>SAN FRANCISCO—</b>It's Weddings Week here at Racked, so we're devoting half of our coverage to all things bridal. First up: five engagement rings for less than $1,000. It can be done.<p><b>UNION SQUARE—</b>Julie Jones of Encore Bridal sources only the very best consignment wedding gowns: Vera Wang, Elie Saab, …

"DIY Cyborg" Biohacks His Arm With the Circadia 1.0 Implant

Move over Darwin – evolution doesn’t stand a chance against this DIY Cyborg. American biohacker Tim Cannon has implanted the Circadia 1.0–a computer …

Make Your Own DIY Drive-In

Seeing a movie outdoors used to be pretty simple. Drive a bit, pay at the entrance gate, find a parking space, and wait for the towering images to flicker into view. Some nights you'd even get a double feature. But finding a drive-in isn't easy these days. Just 370 remain in the U.S., down from a …

10 wedding DIY projects

Your wedding day is undeniably one of the most special and important days of your life. It’s a chance to start a life of love with another person and …

10 Father's Day Gift Ideas for the DIY Dad

From a lightweight drill to a personalized BBQ branding iron, these great gifts are sure to please any DIY dad this Father's Day.<p>Tool Chest Pocket …

Birth Plans: How To Make One And Why They’re So Important

Prepare for birth while you’re still pregnant by writing a birth plan. This little bit of paperwork will get your head around the process and help …

Pregnancy Sleep: Simple Steps To Getting A Good Night

A rumbling tummy, frequent toilet trips and trying to get comfy with a bump can all steal your sleep and leave you fatigued when you’re expecting. …

The Baby Teething Fix: 10 Great Tricks

There’s nothing cuter than your baby’s gummy grin with one solitary pearly white peeking out. The journey to that point is, ummm, less cute. Make it …

Beautifully Intimate X-Ray Portraits of Different Couples

Artists Saiko Kanda and Mayuka Hayashi have taken photos of couples to an entirely new level with these incredibly intimate <i>X-Ray Portraits</i>. The two student artists used CT scans and X-ray machines to document pairs of people within very close proximity. The skeletons seem cold and lonely, yet the …