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Best of Appliances in 2013

We love our coffee! Period. Of all the innovative cook-tops, washing machines and cleaners, the java maker has won the competition hands down. Three …

Magical Tokyo Cityscapes Seen Through Colorful Bokeh

In this ongoing series, photographer Takashi Kitajima blurs the details of Tokyo's buildings and bridges into beautifully abstract landscapes. He creates each gorgeous composition by standing on observation decks of high-rise buildings or overpasses throughout the city.<p>By gaining a bird's eye view …

One Step Closer to Hover Boards: Three-Dimensional Mid-Air Acoustic Manipulation | Colossal

<p>While we’ve seen examples of objects suspended mid-air using quantum levitation and acoustic levitation, a team of three Japanese engineers from The …

The Wealthy Photographer’s Best Kept Secret

<i>Outsourcing your wedding photography workflow could be one of the most important business decisions you make.</i><p>Here’s a topic that might just be as …

Stunning Winter Macro Photo Idea & How To Do It!

Darts, apparently, is a sport. Except it’s not. To be a darts player, all you must have is a nickname that in no way reflects what you are, like …

Tips for Marketing a Photography Business on Facebook

Today, Facebook is being used as an effective marketing tool for a wide variety of businesses. It is especially effective for marketing a photography …

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The Best And Worst Foods For A Hangover

Photo: Courtesy of Gatorade, Lavazza, Absolut, Vita Coco.<p><i>This post was originally published on December 29, 2013.</i><p>It’s one of those mornings: Last …

10 Japanese Micro Homes That Redefine Living Small

If you listen to the architect Kengo Kuma, the craze for <i>kyosho jutaku</i>, that distinctly Japanese variant of the micro home, started in the thirteenth …

Architecture

Tiny Wood Cubes Turn College Into a Study in Micro Living

Thinking beyond the tiny cinderblock cell, the Swedish firm <b>Tengbom Architects</b> has just completed the prototype for a tiny wooden cell dorm room—of the <i>future,</i> Co. Exist predicts!—complete with a patio, a vaulted sleeping area, a kitchen, pops of chartreuse punctuating the light-colored wood …

High Fashion Goes Off the Grid With This 14'-by-14' Cabin

For a pared-down escape from the demanding world of haute couture, fashion stylist <b>Scott Newkirk</b> retreats to this hand-built, technology-free cabin in Yulan, N.Y. Boasting a mere 196 square feet—because that's what micro homes do these days, they boast—the place is downright diminutive, but it seems …

Nebula / Austin Maynard Architects

“Nebula is a revolution in inclusive design. As Australia’s first portable arts space created with the needs of artists with a disability at the …

Finding the Silver Lining: Why It’s Actually a Great Time to Be a Photographer

Over the years I’ve tried to get better about reflecting on my work and life at the end of each year. Sure lots of people will claim to do this, but …

10 Photography Assignments to Stimulate Your Creativity

This article provides you with 10 photography self-assignments that you can use to get your own creative juices flowing. They’re designed to help you …

Photography

Love Sick: An Incredibly Creative Medical-Themed Pre-Wedding Shoot

“Don’t be afraid to be different.” That is the moral of this video. Usually you save the moral for the end, but it is stated, restated and …