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This Building Was Designed With A Jumble Of Uniquely Shaped Outdoor Spaces For Each Apartment

Sanjay Puri Architects have designed a 15 storey residential building in Ranchi, India, that features uniquely shaped private outdoor spaces for each …

Architecture

The Sculptural Design Of This Chapel Emulates The Mountains That Surround It

British architecture firm Steyn Studio have recently completed the Bosjes Chapel, located within the Bosjes Farm vineyard in Western Cape, South …

Architecture

The Best New Schools Don’t Look Like Schools At All

It’s all about using open architecture to nurture young minds.<p>This year, the city of Baltimore opened Henderson-Hopkins, its first school in 30 years.<p>Designed by the architecture firm Rogers Partners, the campus is modeled after the neighborhood beyond its gates. Rust-toned classrooms clad in …

Architecture

Watch the Entire 50-Plus-Year Evolution of the Porsche 911

The joke about Porsche never changing the design of the 911 is, at best, played out. Yes, the car has maintained a similar silhouette over the last five decades of its existence. Yes, the engine is still at the wrong end of the chassis. But underneath that steadfastly teardrop-shaped body, a whole …

The baffling numbers that lead to catastrophe

A surprisingly simple bug afflicts computers controlling planes, spacecraft and more – they get confused by big numbers. As Chris Baraniuk discovers, the glitch has led to explosions, missing space probes and more.<p>Tuesday, 4 June 1996 will forever be remembered as a dark day for the European Space …

Five Easy Yoga Poses For Common Health Problems

<i>Photograph: Graeme Robertson, guardian.co.uk</i><p><i>Here are five simple postures to ease insomnia, headaches, indigestion, anxiety and lower back pain</i>:<p><b>For</b> …

DIY Hairpin Leg Coffee Table

I have been on the hunt for a new coffee table for some time now. My (now old) set was a bit dated, and I was looking for something that was modern, …

20 Easy and Fun Concrete DIY Cement Projects for Your Home

Awesome Easy Fun Concrete DIY Cement Projects for Your Home !<br>since Roman times Cement and concrete has been with us and the Brutalist current …

37 incredible drone photos from across the globe that would be totally illegal today

One of the most interesting ways to utilize drone technology is photography. Photographer Amos Chapple knows this better than most. As soon as consumer drones came on the market, Chapple knew he needed one. After purchasing one and learning how to fly it, he began traveling the globe, photographing …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

1,000,000 Pictures

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11 Heartwarming World Cup Moments That Prove Cricket Is The Gentleman's Game

These men are the real winners of the Cricket World Cup.

Bolt Poetry: A Blacksmith Evokes Surprisingly Human Forms from Single Steel Bolts | Colossal

<p>Oslo-based blacksmith and photographer Tobbe Malm manages to create unusually emotional sculptures using old bolts. The series began when Malm …

Art

‘Calvin and Hobbes’: America’s Most Profound Comic Strip

The hilarity of ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ was rooted in a 6-year-old boy’s inability to control himself—or the world<p>Calvin and Hobbes were fans of print journalism—or at least the comics.<p>Bill Watterson (Andrews McMeel Publishing)<p>1 of 6<p>•••••<p>By<p>Christopher Caldwell<p>In 1985, American newspaper readers met an …

Calvin and Hobbes

This Intersection Could Save Cyclists’ Lives

Protected bike lanes shouldn’t stop just before an intersection.<p>Hopping on a bike may be the happiest way to get to work, but it’s not an entirely safe way. More than 700 cyclists were killed in traffic in the U.S. in 2012, according to recently released data from the National Highway Traffic …

Bike Lanes

The Future's Most Walkable Cities: Prepare to Be Surprised

Walkable urban places are the cities of the future, a new study says. And where will those be? New York, Boston? Try Miami and Phoenix. No, we're not …

George Washington

New York Gets Citi Bike

New York launched its Citi Bike sharing system on Memorial Day for members (public use will follow). About 330 stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn will have thousands of bicycles for rent. Citi Bike has been in the works since 2011, and Citibank signed up as the primary corporate sponsor.

7 Big Ways Cities Have Transformed Themselves for Bikes

The number of bikes in our cities is increasing, and with that increase we're also seeing some major changes in the way cities are designed. …

Commuting

7 Cities That Are Starting To Go Car-Free

Urban planners are finally recognizing that streets should be designed for people, not careening hunks of deadly metal.<p>After over a hundred years of living with cars, some cities are slowly starting to realize that the automobile doesn’t make a lot of sense in the urban context. It isn’t just the …

Watching Mesmerizing Drip Paintings Will Never Get Old

Holton Rower's pour painting timelapse breaks the internet one drip at a time.<p><b>This article was originally published on February 17, 2015 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>It's unlikely that watching paint drip has ever been as transfixing as it is in the video below. Which is likely why the old clip of …

In the Western music tradition, pitches are named after the first seven letters of the alphabet

<b>In the Western music tradition, pitches are named after the first seven letters of the alphabet. After that, the cycle repeats itself.</b><p>From the TED-Ed Lesson How to read music - Tim Hansen

Better Ways to Scribe

When you're installing a surface that needs to sit flush against a wall, and that wall is not straight, you need some way to trace the wall's …

Woodworking