Rebecca Claire Bombach

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Camera Captures What It’s Like to Get Eaten by a Grizzly Bear

When Brad Josephs took his GoPro camera out in beautiful Alaska, he was probably trying to get majestic footage of Grizzly bears for the BBC’s Great …

The world’s tallest building will be in the middle of an empty field in China

A Chinese firm best known for building air conditioning units is constructing a vertical city. Broad Sustainable Construction (BSB) said this week that next month it will finally break ground on the tower that will not only be the world’s tallest but could, according to BSB, become a model for how …

Skyscrapers

Motorcycle Gloves

I’ve often heard it said that when a person comes off a motorcycle, the first part of their body to hit the ground is a knee, followed by the hands. Putting our hands out is a natural defence mechanism we’ve all been using since childhood—but when we fell over as kids, we weren’t flying over hard, …

A time to cast away stones • Levi Lusko

We recently came across a pile of stones that Lenya had gathered. All of our girls love rocks. They have real toys too — Barbies, Littlest Pet Shop …

Another Minimalist Mudguard: The Plume Rolls Out on Kickstarter

Move over, Rain Tail—there's a new ultraminimal rear fender in town. The Plume is a recoiling mudguard that is deployed by unrolling the coiled strip …

Minimalism

Nirvash Electric Motorbike Was Inspired by Street Fighters and American Muscle Cars of The 60s

<b>Nirvash concept electric motorbike</b> has been designed with intention to develop a new eco-friendly electric vehicle with replaceable power supply. …

Tour Yosemite and the Sierra in an Epic Time-Lapse Video

Filmmaker Tony Rowell captures iconic natural landscapes, night skies, and "moonbows."

BILL GATES IS THE RICHEST MAN IN THE WORLD AGAIN

Bill Gates is once again the world's richest man, according to Bloomberg News.<p>It says Gates has taken the lead from Mexican magnate Carlos Slim thanks to Microsoft's rising stock price. It's at a 5-year high trading at ~$34 a share.<p>Bloomberg's Billionaire Index hasn't yet updated to reflect Gates' …

13 Worst Types Of Cats To Take To A Concert

You only need to go to one concert with these cats to know you'll never take them again. Unfortunately, every concert you go to will have these guys. Just try to avoid them.

The Central Problem With Steven Moffat's Doctor Who

This Saturday, we witness the end of Steven Moffat's third season as <i>Doctor Who</i> showrunner. And what an ambitious run thus far: a single story, …

Celebrity Photoshop of the Day: Classic Paintings Recreated with Modern Celebrities

<b>Celebrity Photoshop of the Day: Classic Paintings Recreated with Modern Celebrities</b><p>Look at these winning submissions fromWorth 1000’s “Modern Renaissance” contest!<p>Contestant BrunoSousa took both first and second place for recreating Rogier van der Weyden’s “Portrait of a Lady” with the face of actress Angelina Jolie (shown above, top) and Jacques-Louis David’s “Portrait of Doctor Alphonse Leroy” with actor Hugh Laurie’s face (shown above, middle). Contestant Fichtenbrenner came in at third with …

The Wait Is Over: You Can Finally Brew Coffee in a Mason Jar with the Portland Press

You couldn't make it up: a <b>Portland</b>, Oregon-based design duo just launched a <b>crowdfunding</b> campaign to launch a <b>mason jar</b>-based product, designed …

Coffee

The Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company

Nick Woodman is 37 years old. His constantly tousled sepia hair and permanent, mischievous half-grin make him look 27. And he acts 17, as I learn 30,000 feet above the Rocky Mountains, after Woodman packed me, his wife, Jill, and a dozen of his favorite colleagues and buds into a chartered …

From Henry VIII to Nelson: how historical figures could look today – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/gallery/2013/may/02/television-secret-life-historical-figures-today<p>720<p>Yesterday's Secret Life of … series …

The Best Grilled Cheeses from Grilled Cheese Month

A collection of sandwiches from all over, all of them delicious, all worth your time. Plus: essays, chef wisdom, and how to make and eat the ultimate grilled cheese.<p>A collection of sandwiches from all over, all of them delicious, all worth your time. Plus: essays, chef wisdom, and how to make and …

Articles about 7 rooms view on Dwell.com - Dwell

Many of us are guilty of thinking of laundry rooms as unremarkable or unattractive parts of our home that don't require much...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision …

The Underwater Project

Deep<p>Photographer Mark Tipple dove beneath breaking waves in order to capture the contorted poses and expressions of ocean swimmers. Learn more about his series, <i>The Underwater Project</i> (on Facebook), by reading an interview with Tipple at "Galleries We Like: The Underwater Project."<p>Dust<p>"After being …

Earth As Art: 'How Did Nature Do That?'

Satellites are powerful tools. They beam our TV signals, phone calls and data around the planet. They help us spy, they track storms, they power the GPS signals in our cars and on our phones. But they also send back striking, totally disarming images of planet Earth.<p>This set of images is all about …

Photos of the Food and Drink Requested by Famous Musicians Backstage

When musicians sign contracts to perform in major concerts, their documents often contain <i>riders</i> (more commonly known as addendums). These are a …

11 Recipes for a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Would you ever pass up tacos and margaritas? Neither would we. To help you effortlessly plan your best party yet, we've rounded up ten of our favorite Mexico-inspired drinks and snacks, which should leave you fiesta-ready.<p>Lemon Lime Margaritas by thirschfeld<p>Roberto Santibañez' Classic Guacamole by …

Hats of the Kentucky Derby: From Elegant to Wacky

This year’s selection of behatted attendees at Churchill Downs did not disappoint.<p>05.05.13 3:31 PM ET<p>Matt Slocum/AP; John Sommers II/Reuters, via …

Creatively Defaced Streetscapes

As we saw in "Creatively Defaced Textbooks," it's easy enough to create drawings in a book that you take home with you, or hide behind the back of …

Textbooks

Articles about things come apart todd mclellan on Dwell.com - Dwell

We all have a work hero, right? That someone whose vision and practice inspires us in some way to push harder and stay...<p>In the summer of 2001, Element Skateboards founder Johnny Schillereff stumbled on a new addition to a YMCA skate camp in Northern...<p>Today, we kicked off this year’s annual Dwell …

The Money Shot

The sale of Instagram to Facebook for a cool billion in the spring of 2012 was the ultimate Silicon Valley fairy tale: 18 months from launch to offer. But, for co-founder and C.E.O. Kevin Systrom, it was more of a roller-coaster ride, with several missed opportunities, at least two “aha” moments, …

A Photographer Rediscovers The Crumbling Remains Of Tatooine

A photographer finds abandoned sets used in the Star Wars films crumbling in the desert.<p>In <i>Star Wars</i> (or <i>Episode IV</i> if you want to be like <i>that</i>), Luke Skywalker spends the first 15 minutes whining about his misfortune for having been born on Tatooine. He can’t go to Beggar’s Canyon to shoot womp rats …

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Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

National Parks

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>Project Connections give your design work the spotlight it deserves.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Low-rise, high-density housing attempts to combine the best elements of both urban and …

Design