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Gallery of A Hill on a House / Yuko Nagayama & Associates - 14

Image 14 of 17 from gallery of A Hill on a House / Yuko Nagayama & Associates. First Floor Plan

A Hill on a House / Yuko Nagayama & Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This is an urban house surrounded by tall buildings on all sides except for the northeast facing a …

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E FOR ELLA, AND D FOR DUKE. The title of a song from Ella’s amazing DUKE ELLINGTON SONGBOOK. A GREAT choice for JAM. Have you heard it? http://www.amazon.com/Ella-Fitzgerald-Sings-Ellington-Songbook/dp/B001LOYS8Y/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1395174952&sr=1-1&keywords=ella+fitzgerald+ellington+songbook

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stacked stone and open spaces. Post by: Navid Fatehpour

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Traditional Turf Farmhouses in Skogar, Iceland Post by: Navid Fatehpour

The Miraculous in the Mundane: Richard Feynman Explains How Rubber Bands Work

When you see an ordinary rubber band stretched around and holding together a stack of stuff over a long period of time, you’re actually witnessing a miraculous force of physics at work — a perpetual pounding of the atoms as they struggle to hold these chains together against the outward push of the …

Einstein on Fairy Tales and Education

Albert Einstein, celebrated as “the quintessential modern genius,” is credited with many things — from era-defining scientific discoveries to great wisdom on everything from creativity to kindness to war to the secret to learning anything. Among them is also a sentiment of admirable insight yet …

George Lucas on the Meaning of Life

When a frustrated young woman asked the most brilliant man in the world why we’re alive, Einstein responded in five poignant lines. This question — at the heart of which is a concern with the meaning of life — has since been answered by many other great minds: For David Foster Wallace, it was about …

We Are Made of Dead Stuff: Amazing Animation Made of Leaves

The notion that we are all stardust, a poetic observation we owe to Carl Sagan, is among the most inspired insights of modern science — an essential reminder that the atoms in our bodies are made of really old stuff, stuff as old as the universe. But while dead stars in our distant past may be …

The Unaddressed Business of Filling Our Souls: Mood Science and the Evolutionary Origins of Depression

<i>“Depression is a disorder of the ‘I,’ failing in your own eyes relative to your goals,”</i> legendary psychologist Martin Seligman observed in his essential treatise on learned optimism. But such a definition of depression, while true, appears somehow insufficient, overlooking the multitude of …

The Betrayed Confidence: Edward Gorey’s Weird and Whimsical Vintage Illustrated Postcards

Edward Gorey (February 22, 1925–April 15, 2000) is undoubtedly one of the most extraordinary — in every sense of the word — illustrators of the past century. From his quirky children’s books to his naughty treats for grown-ups to his covers for literary classics, he injected his singular blend of …

Neurocomic: A Graphic Novel About How the Brain Works

Scientists are only just beginning to understand how the brain works — from what transpires in it while we sleep to how to optimize its memory to what love does to it to how music affects it — and the rest of us fall somewhere on the spectrum between fascinated and confused when it comes to the …

Portraits Emerge from an Incredible Collage of Objects

New York-based artist Michael Mapes continues to expand his portfolio of meticulously assembled artworks made of thousands of collected specimens. Each piece in the artist's newest and laboriously executed collection consists of countless materials that have each been pinned to a board to form a …

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Stainless: Hypnotizing Slow-Motion Footage from Trains Pulling into Stations | Colossal

<p>These videos by Adam Magyar are one of those things that are difficult to explain verbally, but as soon as you see it, you realize how completely …

A Snorkel That Lets You Breathe Through Your Nose

Snorkeling: it's like one step away from drowning. But now there's the Easybreath Snorkeling Mask, a snorkel that lets you breathe through your nose …

Uncanny Photographs Of Strangers Who Look Like Twins

I'm not a lookalike! is a project by photographer Francois Brunelle. The series features photos of strangers who look like twins.

Hazan Motorworks Harley Ironhead

Max Hazan is one of a handful of builders who operate at the intersection of motorcycles and art. It’s a rarefied field: the best-known protagonist is probably Ian Barry of Falcon Motorcycles. But Barry now has some serious competition.<p>Brooklyn-based Hazan is a former boat-builder, and this Harley …

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Glendowie House by Bossley Architects For more images: http://www.contemporist.com/2013/09/11/glendowie-house-by-bossley-architects/

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Vicarious Travel: How to Make the Most Out of Other People's Travels - Vagabondish

When I first stopped being a full-time traveler, it drove me insanely jealous to see and read about friends who were traveling.<p>Fortunately, I’ve now …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

The world's top tile and stone manufacturers showcased increasingly ambitious products this year.<p>Illuminated beneath each brand's most daring designs, it was hard to ignore the finish that just won 't seem to go away: matte black.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May …

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