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Heavy Metals: New Underwater Ink and Metal Photographs by Alberto Seveso | Colossal

<p>Bristol-based illustrator and photographer Alberto Seveso (previously) just shared a new collection of underwater ink photographs titled Heavy …

Photography

Photographer Beth Moon Spent 14 Years Hunting for the World’s Most Ancient Trees

“Portraits of Time” is a series of photographs showing the oldest and most majestic trees on the face of the Earth. Photographer Beth Moon traveled …

Digital Age

iPhone Life's Top 20 Headphones of 2014 | iPhoneLife.com

To make it onto this list, headphones must shine in the following areas: They must be exceptionally comfortable, they must be well built and they must have superior sonic quality. No earphones that have to be inserted into the ear are included in this list and any Bluetooth headphones featured have …

Audiophile

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You find …

10 Creative Background Ideas for the Broke Macro Photographer

If you have an attic, a closet, or even a junk drawer, I guarantee you can create a unique background for your close-up photos! My favorite thing …

Macro Photography

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

The Original 21 Day Shred Ab Workout

Click here to get your copy of the expanded and improved version of <i>The 21-Day Shred</i>, plus The Shred Series workouts.

Workouts

A road trip toward holiday nirvana

Kate Armstrong takes on one of the world’s most iconic road trips, reliving memories of coconut oil aromas and honouring the soldiers for whom the route was built.<p>Between 1919 and 1932, 3,000 returned Australian WWI soldiers and sailors toiled with picks, shovels and carts to complete a daunting …

Australia

How I quit my job to travel: The social media addict

Social media strategist Shivya Nath dreamed of world travel. After she entered a contest and won a return ticket to Paris, she took it as a sign – and took off.<p>I never planned to quit my job to travel. When I decided to break away from my cubicle-bound life, I was 23 years old, the daughter of a …

Social Media

Biomimicry chair by Lilian van Daal replaces traditional upholstery with 3D-printed structure

Design graduate Lilian van Daal has developed a conceptual chair influenced by plant cells that could be 3D-printed from a single material (+ …

How To Build A Lamp, Sculpture, Or Even A House Out Of Mushrooms

In Ecovative Design’s business model, mushrooms inevitably take over the world.<p>First, the company rolled out its custom-molded, compostable packaging made out of agricultural crop waste bonded with mycelium, otherwise known as mushroom roots. Then, it moved into mushroom home building materials–the …

Mushrooms

Hive: Leather Patches Create 3D Upholstery Textiles

<i>In this month’s Deconstruction, we take a look at the Hive Ottoman and Table Collection from atelier oï for B&B Italia. Using small leather patches,</i> …

Design

Stained Glass Windows Made from Stacked Laser-Cut Paper by Eric Standley | Colossal

<p>Virginia-based artist Eric Standley (previously) brings a whole new meaning to the term “cutting edge” with his methodical stained glass windows …

Impossible Geometries

Following our series of abstract inspiration posts we are featuring some very cool geometric artworks inspired by the Penrose Triangle and impossible …

Graphic Design

The Wall Hook Redesigned For The 21st Century

People have been screwing hooks into their walls for hundreds of years to hang their hats, coats, and umbrellas on, and it works well enough. You’d never think to redesign a wall hook in a million years, which is why the Loop is just so damn brilliant. It proves that the simplest inventions are …

Inventions

Neometry Geometric Paintings by Carl Cashman

Carl Cashman is an Op-Art artist who recently debuted his solo exhibition, <i>Neometry</i>, at the Prescription Art gallery in the UK.<p>The exhibition …

Art

Abstract Patterns

Yesterday we featured a post about abstract photography of urban scenes. Today we will continue the series with a collection of abstract patterns …

Inspiration

Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety …

Everything Is Distributed

In September 2007, Jean Bookout, 76, was driving her Toyota Camry down an unfamiliar road in Oklahoma, with her friend Barbara Schwarz seated next to her on the passenger side. Suddenly, the Camry began to accelerate on its own. Bookout tried hitting the brakes, applying the emergency brake, but …

49 Amazing Outdoor Water Walls For Your Backyard

Pebbles are often chosen to fill the base of water walls.<p>A water wall is another water body that is perfect for your garden and has a relaxing sound …

Landscaping

67 Cool Backyard Pond Design Ideas

Zen-like Japanese garden house surrounded by peaceful greenery, big natural stones and a stick private fence.<p>It’s almost summer and in some regions …

Bird Photography: Capture Amazing Photos Using These Tips and Techniques

It's hard not to appreciate birds and bird photography. Those birds with colors that make an artist's palette envious and attitude that belies their …

Lightroom and Wildlife Photography: How to Create Magical Impact

The weekend approaches with plans of spending time immersed in Wildlife Photography followed by creating magic with your images in Lightroom. To …

Flower Glossary: Queen Anne’s Lace

Queen Anne’s lace will forever remind me of field hockey. Growing up, I would spend the end of each summer practicing with our school’s field hockey …

Semi-Detached House in Singapore Interacting with the Surrounding Site

<b>Far Sight House</b> is a complex residential project nested in Bukit Timah, Singapore. The inspiring semi-detached property designed by Wallflower …

Design Principles: Visual Perception And The Principles Of Gestalt

This is the start of a series of posts about design principles. It begins with these principles of gestalt, because <b>many of the design principles we</b> …

Shibui: A New Line of Timeless Homewares

I’m really loving the homewares from newly formed houseware brand Shibui, a collaboration between designers Constantino Hoursoglou and Athanasios …

Furniture

Beautiful Panoramas Turn Your World Into Wormholes

New York City-based photographer and filmmaker Randy Scott Slavin had a brush with viral fame in 2012 when he released “Alternate Perspectives,” a photo series that turned panoramas of landscapes and cityscapes into psychedelic bubble views of the world. Now Slavin is back with a new installment of …

Wormholes