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*유리파티션 Design Detail – Glass Enclosed Bedrooms And Bathrooms

침실과 거실의 경계를 나누기도, 욕실과 경계를 나누기도 용이하다. 빈티지한 느낌이 좋다.When architect Manuel Ocaña was designing three apartments in the same building in Madrid, Spain, he …

Apartments

A weird twist in DNA might explain why it’s such a great blueprint for life

Billions of years ago, when the Earth was in its infancy and biology hadn't even gotten going, the precursors to the first living organisms were probably self-replicating strands of RNA. Scientists believe that this "RNA world" provided the foundation for life as we know it.<p>But the most essential …

Genetics

This New Geode Wedding Cake Trend Is Rocking The Internet

Step aside, traditional white wedding cakes, geode cakes are taking over now! Covered in stunning edible crystals, these rocky confections have …

Propaganda Postcards From The Early 20th Century Show The Dangers Of Women’s Rights

These unbelievable vintage postcards from the early 1900s were used as propaganda by men to stop women from having more rights. Although The …

People Are Going Crazy About This Lipstick With Real Flowers Inside

Lipstick with actual flowers inside? Yes, please! It’s time to say goodbye to the Kylie Jenner lip kits and hello to Kailijumei! The China-based …

Retro Fashion That’ll Satisfy Your ’90s Nostalgia

Bring on the grunge<p>We're suckers for nostalgia over here at <i>NYLON</i>. We would give anything to relive our Lip Smackers and Lisa Frank days, and be transported back to a time when <i>Saved by the Bell</i> was a fashion inspiration with all its wonderful silhouettes and patterns. From colorful and glitzy …

Grunge

Smithsonian Insider – Theorists Propose a New Method to Probe the Beginning of the Universe | Smithsonian Insider

How did the universe begin? And what came before the Big Bang? Cosmologists have asked these questions ever since discovering that our universe is …

In face of mass extinctions, Smithsonian's Global Genome Initiative quietly saves world's DNA

It is rare but not entirely uncommon to see a manatee swimming in the Atlantic waters of Maryland and Virginia. This one was dead, however, bobbing …

Zoology

Oregon Court Rules Non-Binary As A Legal Gender

It’s the first ruling of its kind in the U.S.<p>Friday was a big day for genderqueer, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people in the United States. An Oregon circuit court ruled that Portland resident Jamie Shupe could change their gender from female to non-binary. This is a historic ruling, as …

4 Pinterest-Worthy Ways To Make Herbs Last Longer

No #pinterestfails here<p>The secret to those luscious food Instagrams that have your screen soaked in drool? Herbs. Chili resting under a garden of cilantro and soft scrambled eggs freckled with chopped chives increases the likelihood of someone assuming you crammed a semester of culinary school into …

Portal Mirrors Are The Coolest Way To Decorate Your Room

What better way to spice up your room than with your own made portal mirrors? Inspired by the video game Portals, these mirrors will not only make …

Want to Finally Understand Physics? Read This Book

Physics is hard. It’s one of those subjects you studied for a bit in a required high school class, then left behind in college for something you …

80-Year-Old Grandma Asks Her Granddaughter For A Makeup, Becomes Internet Sensation

When 80-year-old Livia asked her granddaughter for a makeup, she didn’t expect to become an overnight internet sensation, but that’s exactly what …

When Graphic Designer Uses Design Skills To Make Cookies (15+ Pics)

Who do you want to be, a baker or a designer? To this question, Holly Fox would answer "both". To her, it's when you mix and match, that something …

Experiment: 12 Photographers Were Given 15 Minutes, Flowers, And A Model In The Same Villa

We are photographers from Europe and we in live a beautiful Tuscan villa to create together, learn from each other and exchange ideas. On the last …

9 images that shows the sheer immensity of our universe

In the words of American astronomer, cosmologist, and astrophysicist Carl Sagan, “Our home is called Earth. It is but a tiny dot in the black empty …

The Woman Who Woke Up in the Future

Naomi Jacobs went to bed a 32-year-old woman and woke up believing she was a teenager again. After temporarily losing 17 years of memories from a rare form of amnesia, Jacobs wrote a memoir about piecing her life back together.<p>Naomi Jacobs was a 32-year-old single mother living in Manchester, …

Mind

Mysterious 'supervoid' in space is largest object ever discovered, scientists claim

A supervoid has been discovered in the universe which is too big to fit into current models<p>Astronomers have discovered a <b>curious empty section of space</b> which is missing around 10,000 galaxies.<p>The ‘supervoid’, which is 1.8 billion light-years across, is the largest known structure ever discovered in …

Imperial College London

18+ Adorable Rat Pics Proving That They Can Be The Cutest Pets Ever

To celebrate World Rat Day, we've decided to show you that pet rats can be the cutest animals ever. Just look at that rat snuggling the tiny teddy …

Shoes That Grow: Guy Invents Sandals That’ll Grow 5 Sizes In 5 Years To Help Millions Of Poor Children

Sometimes, the simplest invention can change millions of lives. That’s the goal of The Shoe That Grows, a sandal invented by inventor Kenton Lee that …

20+ Of The Biggest Pet Cats Ever

Keeping a lion or a tiger as a house pet is expensive, dangerous and, in many cases, illegal and/or immoral. The next best thing is having a huge cat …

Artist with Synesthesia Paints Music as Gorgeous Splashes of Color

Missouri-based artist Melissa McCracken paints music. As a synesthete, the sounds that she hears every day—whether it's someone's name or a song on the radio—are translated into vibrant, beautiful colors that carry the cadence of melodies. McCracken's vivid paintings stem from her desire to capture …

Dina Kelberman’s I’m Google

<i>Editor’s note: The following text was written by Stephanie Barber, the inaugural ART21 + CUE Writing Fellow, in conjunction with Dina Kelberman: What</i> …

Being Protected

<b>D</b>uring the spring of 2010, I spent several hours each day, usually unclothed, either standing, sitting, lying, or perching on a bicycle seat in the …

The Archives of Kameelah Rasheed

<b>T</b>he artist Kameelah Rasheed was twelve years old in 1998, when her family—mother, father, and four brothers—had lost their home. The value of land in …

"The Big Bang was a Mirage from a Collapsing Higher-Dimensional Star" (Week's Most Popular)

The event horizon of a black hole — the point of no return for anything that falls in — is a spherical surface. In a higher-dimensional universe, a …

Valparaíso's Open Air Art Gallery

Like a Pablo Neruda love poem come to life, the melancholic notes of an old Chilean folk ballad float down from an open window overlooking one of Valparaíso's steep cobblestone streets.<p>Hearing this music, my companion -- exquisite in her sun-kissed summer dress and cream fedora -- dances past …

Let's get this straight: depression does not make people a danger to society

In our rush to try to understand the actions of Andreas Lubitz, we must be careful not to stigmatise people with depression, says Matt Haig<p>Depression is a common problem. Really, staggeringly common.<p>One in five people will suffer depression (and as stigma might be shrinking the figures, it could be …

Mental Health

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

Books

Michelle Obama, Race and the Ivy League

The education of a future first lady.<p>In 1988, a group of black students at Harvard Law School compiled a report designed to recognize the growing achievements of black students on campus and share their wisdom with newcomers. The longest essay in the 50-page newsletter was written by a 24-year-old …

College & University