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Unbelievable Colored Pencil Drawings by Adolfo Fernandez Rodriguez

Every once in awhile, you come across a photo-realistic artist that blows your mind. The very first Online International Juried Exhibition of the Pencil Art Society just went live and it's there that we found the work of Adolfo Fernandez Rodriguez. The Madrid-based artist works with colored pencils …

Art

Incredible Hand-Carved Wood Sculptures of Surreal Figures

Sculptor Morgan Herrin takes his time to perfect each of his hand-carved wooden sculptures. Each piece in the dedicated craftsman's collection takes over a year to complete, resulting in intricately detailed works of art. Using otherwise cheap and disposable materials like construction grade 2×4's, …

Sculpture

English Building's Brick Facade Playfully Slumps Down

<i>From the Knees of My Nose to the Belly of My Toes</i> is a surreal display by British designer Alex Chinneck that makes it look like the brick facade is sliding right off the front of a building in Margate, England. The eye-catching installation, which took Chinneck approximately one year to bring to …

Architecture

What Gaudí's Sagrada Familia Will Look Like in 2026

The <i>Sagrada Famlia</i>, a world-famous Catholic church in Barcelona designed by the late renowned architect Antoni Gaud, is set to finally complete construction in the year 2026 after over a century of work. Having first embarked on the ambitious architectural project in 1882, Gaud took his time …

Barcelona

Fighting the Syrian Regime: There's an App For That

Resourceful Syrian rebels have apparently found or devised an app to aim a homemade mortar that lacked a sighting component, according to a photo …

Home

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40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Deserts from Space

Beautiful strange and rare cloud formations

Various cloud formations might be one of the most beautiful and romantic sights in nature, but these masses of liquid droplets is also a complex and …

Once Home To A Dreaded Drug Lord, Medellin Remakes Itself

Of all the violent cities of Latin America, one stands out as a great success story: Medellin, a metropolis nestled in the mountains of northwest Colombia.<p>Once the home of the cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar, it recorded more than 6,300 homicides in 1991, making it the world's murder capital. Then, …

Japanese forces' name and role to change

A thousand members of Japan's security force are preparing to take part in joint drills with US Marines.<p>The exercises are taking place at a time of growing tension in the region - with Japan suggesting it could officially reinstate its military for the first time since the end of the second world …

NSA leaks cause flood of problems

POLITICO Junkies: John Harris, Rachel Smolkin, Josh Gerstein and James Hohmann on fallout from NSA leaks and what's next for Edward Snowden, the battle Capitol Hill over immigration and what to expect from the Supreme Court.

Redesigned Modern Interior in the Suburbs of Sydney

This home in the Eastern suburbs of Sydney, Australia was under construction when the homeowners decided that the interior spaces would need to be …

Citybook Modular Bookcase by MR.LESS & MRS.MORE

Antonella Di Luca, a young designer from Bologna, Italy who previously worked with at Iosa Ghini Design Studio decided to begin a new design practice …

A Look Inside Japan's Suh-weet Underground Automated Bicycle Server

We first reported on Japan's underground bike storage systems a few years ago, but Culture Japan host Danny Choo has released a newer, high-res …

The Rolling Rule

Your index finger has many purposes; just add plus one to it! Thanks to the Finger&Ruler concept, you can measure the dimensions of an object by …

12 Luxurious Outdoor Showers

Anyone can rig a nozzle up on the side of the shed, controlled by the garden hose spigot. And then there are the simple rinse off spots for a beach …

Fallen Tree Bench by Benjamin Graindorge | Colossal

<p>Created by designer Benjamin Graindorge, FallenTree is a minimalist bench made from little more than a slab of glass and a carefully carved oak …

DIY Stone Bathmat: Create a Luxurious Shower Experience

It is a sensation we associate with luxury resorts and remote beaches – stepping out of the water and onto smooth pebbles. It is also remarkably easy …

How Folditure Makes Its Leaf Chair

<i>Folditure, founded by Alexander Gendell, set out to create a line of folding designs that were beautifully designed, while also sturdy and</i> …