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Simple Jewelry Photography Using 2 Lights

hobby:design's luminous bulb glows without electricity: the south korean design studio has produced an un-breakable, self-illuminating light bulb. the adaptable fixture has a subtle sci-fi aura to its glow. http://www.designboom.com/design/hobbydesign-allows-luminous-bulb-to-glow-without-electricity-11-18-2013/

Fran Silvestre Arquitectos constructs reflective aluminum house in spain: the moderate proportions and planar nature of the dwelling allow it to unobtrusively occupy the site. its metallic finish further allows it to blend into the landscape. #architecture http://www.designboom.com/architecture/fran-silvestre-constructs-reflective-aluminum-house-in-spain-11-28-2013/

Leaf-Imprinted Clay Necklace

I love trees, which you frequent readers already know. Nature is so beautiful. I was thinking over the weekend about some nature-inspired jewelry, …


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Energy Harvesting Roads and Sidewalks - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

Are sidewalks and roads of the future going to be generating energy to power things around them? Some embedded Piezo Generators might be just the …

Bike Phone Charger - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

Sean Michael Ragan shows us how he built the Bike Phone Charger project that Alastair Bland wrote for Make magazine. It uses an interesting component …

DIY HDTV Antenna - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

Holly Mann shows us how to build a DIY HDTV Antenna. You probably have most of the things around the house already so it shouldn’t cost more than …

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Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

Collage by Hugo Barros

The Most Stylish Movie Characters of All Time

<b>When you think about the work</b> that goes into costume design on literally every movie ever made — studios have been employing small armies of people to find or make clothes to dress each character since basically the dawn of the motion picture — it's really no surprise that cinematic fashion has had …


Sinkholes around the world - in pictures

From Guatemala to China, sinkholes come in all shapes and sizes

Ricotta Cake with Fresh Berries

4.5<p>4.5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 6 to 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>45 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour<p>A light ricotta cake topped with macerated …

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FYI: What Is The Evolutionary Purpose Of Tickling?

You probably know that you can't tickle yourself. And although you might be able to tickle a total stranger, your brain also strongly discourages you from doing something so socially awkward. These facts offer insight into tickling's evolutionary purpose, says Robert R. Provine, a neuroscientist at …

13 CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Top Productivity Hacks

Struggling with distractions in the workplace? Here is how 13 tech entrepreneurs get the most out of their workday.


Giant’s Causeway | Northern Ireland (by Michael Breitung)

<b>Giant’s Causeway | Northern Ireland</b> (by Michael Breitung)

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

What It's Like to Take a Punch | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Billy Coffey.</i><p>Four years ago…<p>It started the way most good stories do, over lunch with a friend. This …

How to Get a Full Workout With Only Dumbbells | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Joe Hashey, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)</i>.<p>After a hard day’s work you head over to …

How to be a Great Dad: 18 Tips for Fatherhood | The Art of Manliness

<i>Photo by free parking</i><p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Leo Babauta of Zen Habits, a father of six children.</i><p>Being a father can be a wonderful …

What Strengthens and Weakens Our Integrity - Part I: Why Small Choices Count | The Art of Manliness

<i>Integrity</i>. It’s a quality every man worth his salt aspires to. It encompasses many of the best and most admirable traits in a man: honesty, …

Improve Concentration: 12 Exercises to Improve Your Concentration | The Art of Manliness

<i>Does your mind flit from one thing to another? Do you have trouble focusing on something for more than a few minutes? Do you consequently have a</i> …

How to Follow Up After Meeting Someone in Person | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post by John Corcoran.</i><p>Last year, AoM published a thorough guide on How to Network Effectively, written by Antonio. As he …

Interview with Worldwide Photographer Rosie Hardy

Where do you get your ideas from?<p>I get inspiration from all sorts of things! My ideas are built up from a catalogue of images I have in my head that …


Photo Series 'City of Neon Lights' Captures Hong Kong Atmosphere in Black and White

Martin Stavars’ series, <i>City Of Neon Lights</i> is quite capable of making any Hong Kong native abroad homesick. Although rendered in black and white, …