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Darth Vader

Last week we had some really exciting news in terms of movie trailers, first the new Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens and a couple of days …

Photographer Captures Enchanting Snapshots of Himself Feeding Wild Animals

Finland-based photographer Konsta Punkka has an extraordinary gift with animals, as can be seen from his close interactions with wildlife captured on camera. The 21-year-old self-described “squirrel whisperer” uses his iPhone and DSLR to capture enchanting snapshots of woodland creatures from an …

Wildlife

Bassiviere

Is it only Tuesday? Not Friday? Still most of the working week in front of me? Urgh! Time for a virtual escape to the French countryside. To …

Colorful Picture Books With Cute Illustrations Introduce Kids To Architecture

<b>Design-loving parents</b> can now teach their children about the beauty of modern architecture with the help of these picture books.<p><b>A professor</b> of design …

The 20 Best Beaches In The World For A Romantic Getaway

Skip the diamonds. We want these trips instead.<p>It doesn't have to be your honeymoon to plan the ultimate beach vacation, but finding a sandy shore that's both stunning and not packed to the brim with tourists can be tricky. (It's a little hard to get your groove on when you're surrounded by …

Trails

A Review of the Venus 60mm f/2.8, the World’s First 2:1 Macro Lens with Infinity Focus

Last month, a Chinese company called Venus Optics unveiled a 60mm f/2.8 lens, the first 2:1 magnification lens with infinity focus. Thomas Shahan, …

Top 10 hotels and B&Bs in Luang Prabang, Laos

Mekong Villa<p>The four rooms of the gorgeous Mekong Villa sit in the grounds of the Ock Pop Tok Living Craft Center. Just two rooms facing the Mekong have terraces but all four are beautifully furnished, one with a huge trunk-cum-desk and a red bathroom. You can hop from your bedroom to the alfresco …

Vietnam

Architexture

Project info<p>This series comprising photographs made across South and North America, Australia and Europe tends to demonstrate that well thought out architecture can be self-sufficient. Antique, post-modernist or organically fluid as required by contemporary trends; pristine, derelict or even under …

Architecture

Analyzing Makeovers of Top Photography Blogs for Your Web Design Inspiration

Web design has come a long way since the days of plain white pages with lists of blue links. Just think of the first website on the internet launched …

When you wish upon a star: nuclear fusion and the promise of a brighter tomorrow

The countryside of Saint-Paul-lez-Durance in Provence is a serene terrain of thickly wooded hills. On chilly January mornings, the air becomes thick with mist and the sky glows red as the sun pokes up above the horizon at dawn. By mid-morning, that haze is usually gone, leaving behind a bright blue …

Nuclear Energy

Holographic Portraits Painted on Delicate Layers of Fabric and Netting

Thai artist Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew paints multiple layers of canvas, thread, fabric, and netting to create stunning works of three-dimensional art. Delicate and utterly unique, the paintings resemble shimmering holograms that subtly shift and transform when viewed from different angles.<p>A pensive, …

Art

UI/UX Works by Tubik Studio

Today we are featuring an interactive cool bunch of people over the Tubik Studio based in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. They are specializing in UI/UX, …

Readers' travel photograph competition: November – sunlight

Photography is all about getting the light just right, but in these stunning images it takes centre stage. Scroll through the gallery to see the winner. All of this year's winning images will be mounted by Point101, and displayed at the finalists' exhibition at the Guardian's offices later this …

Male and female brains: the REAL differences

Unless you’ve been trapped in a lead-lined sensory-deprivation chamber this week, you’ve probably heard about the recent study that “confirms” the differences between the brains of men and women. Confirmed is in inverted commas because it’s very easy to “confirm” even the most surreal of notions …

How to Organize a Closet

It’s a running joke that every impeccably designed home has at least one closet door that remains closed at all costs! Do you have a closet that’s …

Dell 4K monitor at 24-inches with 3840 x 2160 resolution now available for $1,399 - Pocket-lint

The age of 4K is well and truly upon us with TVs available to buy, tablets on their way, and Sony spearheading content downloads. Now a 24-inch …

Gear & Gadgets

According to Scientists, This is The Most Relaxing Tune Ever Recorded

The cold and flu aren’t just unpleasant, they’re also potentially dangerous. This is particularly true for pregnant women, people taking …<p>A recent …

Arcology Now wants to make constructing a building’s skeleton as easy as setting up a tent

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Want a shed shaped like a castle crossed with an igloo? Architecture startup Arcology Now wants to make ordering it and …

Back to Housing Bubbles, by Nouriel Roubini

NEW YORK – It is widely agreed that a series of collapsing housing-market bubbles triggered the global financial crisis of 2008-2009, along with the …

House Prices

Extreme Races: 10 Mind-Blowing Marathons (Photos)

Running 26.2 miles is crazy to begin with. So why not do it in one of the most extreme—and spectacular—places around? Sign up for a race across the …

5 Things You Might Not Have Known About God And Beer

On <i>Weekend Edition Sunday</i>, NPR's John Burnett describes how some churches are trying to attract new members by creating a different sort of Christian community around craft beer.<p>This is actually nothing new. For centuries, beer has brought people together to worship God. And God has inspired people …

Magical Fog Photography Featuring San Francisco

Images of fog covered terrain and landscapes always conjure up thoughts of the magical and mystical. Such imagery is usually irresistible for a …

San Francisco

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

30 Cozy Bedrooms You'll Want to Lounge in All Day

Welcome to the ultimate snuggle zone.<p>Steal these ideas to create a comfortable getaway in your bedroom. You'll never want to leave.

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

Stage A Thunderstorm In Your Living Room With This Weird Lamp

Puff piece: The interactive Cloud Lamp, a bolt of genius, will storm the scene at home to thunderous effect. Someone stop me…<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>People see things in clouds. We …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 1 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

Top 10

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