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Minimalist modern treehouse built around 100-year-old oak

You’ve gotta look inside<p>Treehouses are an ever-fascinating architectural form, whether they’re built by tech companies or 19th-century restaurateurs. But rarely do we see an authentic house-built-in-a-tree as livable and covetable as this one designed by Paris-based firm Atelier Lavit.<p>The clients …

Outdoor Spaces

Pictures of the Week 1.18.18

London

10 Charming Reading Nooks

To start the new year off right, we encourage you to embrace the cooler temperatures head on... by spending the day indoors, with a good book in …

Follow the “500 Rule” to Take the Best Pictures of the Night Sky

Night sky photography is a lot of fun, but it’s also challenging. Provided you have the right equipment, it mostly comes down to tweaking your camera …

18 Easy, Healthy Meals Anyone Can Make In 2018

Step away from the detox diet.

PixTeller makes designers (almost) obsolete

PixTeller is a unique little service. Created by a Romanian web designer, Alexandru Roznovat, it is a sort of instant design studio with plenty of ready-made templates so you can create clever Instagram memes or fun book cover designs in a few seconds.<p>After creating an account you’re presented with …

Dell launches XPS 13 2-in-1 laptop with Intel Kaby Lake chip, starts at $1,000

In conjunction with the CES conference in Las Vegas this week, Dell today is officially introducing a new 2-in-1 version of its highly regarded XPS 13 laptop. This follows a leak of the device yesterday on Dell’s own website. Now that a convertible XPS model is coming out, the XPS line may more …

Infrared Photography Transforms Central Park into Surreal Wonderland

Swathed in creamy reds and blues, infrared photography has helped Paolo Pettigiani transform Central Park into a surreal dreamscape. The Italian photographer began experimenting with the technique two years ago near his hometown of Turin, but it’s his <i>#InfraredNYC</i> series that has catapulted his work …

Cotton Candy

Read These 3 Books to Harvest Your Creativity in 2017

Draw, design and become a Neo-Generalist for better outcomes in your business, and in your life.<p>Enter the new year resolved to continuously cultivate your creativity. Why? Because creativity is the fundamental means to discovery, reinvention and attunement. It is a "chaordic system" consisting of …

I Had 3 Days To Capture The Magnificent Landscapes Of Tuscany

I took a trip to Tuscany to capture some nice scenes there. It was in Autumn, and I have to say I'm impressed with this place.<p>Countless hills, …

Tuscany

Why “Ugly” and Scrap Produce Actually Makes the Best Juice

Once the fresh-faced darling of the beverage industry, cold-pressed juice has arguably lost a bit of novelty. Gone are the days of the elusive It green juice, available only at boutique juice bars (and sipped as part of an alkalizing cleanse); today’s juice drinker has seemingly limitless options, …

Crazy Stadium Roofs Are Now a Thing. Here Are the Craziest

• Author: Sam Lubell. Sam Lubell Design<br>• Date of Publication: 09.02.16. 09.02.16<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>After years of maddening rain …

What Starlight Teaches Us About Space (Pretty Much Everything)

In the southern sky, there is a constellation called Centaurus, its arms outstretched and its flanks straddling the famous Southern Cross. Look …

How The Internet Of Things Is Changing Work

Here’s how technologists think the world of IoT will change the workplace–and how it’s already changing how we do business today.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) is an exciting concept, a future where “billions of things are talking to each other,” as technology consulting company SAP describes it. …

Aerial Photographs Reveal The Gorgeous Geometry Of L.A. And NYC

Seeking order from above chaotic cities.<p>When he was a teenager, photographer Jeffrey Milstein swept out hangars at the Santa Monica airport in exchange for the chance to fly a Cessna 150 around Los Angeles. Today, he rents helicopters to capture aerial shots of the urban landscape. His meticulously …

The Rise of the Guest Chef

Can’t get to Paris, San Sebastián or Tokyo for dinner? With more and more chefs making cameo appearances in each other’s kitchens, you could just wait for one of the world’s top toques to pop up in a restaurant near you<p>By<p>Jay Cheshes<p><b>IN EARLY JULY,</b> Blaine Wetzel flew halfway around the world to cook …

Photos: Stunning images of California’s 21 wildfires show nature’s terrible beauty in action

When California governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency this weekend (Aug. 1), he said that severe drought and recent extreme weather have turned the state into a “tinderbox.” There are 21 wildfires raging throughout California today (Aug. 3), with many of them sparked by lightning …

Sunflower Fields in Bloom in Japan

13 Amazing Supercars That Never Reached Production

The most beautiful designs and the most promising technology that never made it to the road.<p>Yesterday we asked you to name your favorite supercar concepts that should've made it to production. As always, there were a ton of responses, but here are the most popular nominations as decided by you.

Winners of the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The winners of the 27th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest have just been announced. Winning first prize, Anuar Patjane Floriuk of Tehuacán, Mexico, will receive an eight-day photo expedition for two to Costa Rica and the Panama Canal for a photograph of divers swimming near a …

11 Foods That Were The Kale Of Their Time

When you hear "food trend," do you think kale and bacon, or fondue and Tang? Turns out, our love affair with fads is as old as America's culinary history itself. Here, the passing trends that were once the kale of their time.<p><b>1910: Hellman's Mayonnaise</b><p>Skirt hems were rising, and new processed foods …

The View from Here: moving photos taken from windows around the world

The 2015 International Best-Dressed List

Whether this year’s best-dressed honorees wowed in McQueen (FKA Twigs), a top hat (Prince Harry), custom Maison Margiela (Amal Clooney), or Louis Vuitton (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), it’s worth asking what inspires them.

How the Sausage Is Made: A Look Inside the World of Bespoke Hot Dogs

<i>When Tamar Adler decided to hand-make hot dogs for a summer wedding party, she had no idea what she was getting herself into.</i><p>Jesse had dark pink cheeks and on cold days wore a brown skullcap. He wasn’t a crush or an idol—I now realize I don’t even know how to spell his name. I never saw it written, …

Breathtaking Photos of America from the U.S. Department of Interior’s Carefully Curated Instagram

The U.S. Department of the Interior manages the most breathtaking lands in America and they have the photos to prove it. From the adorable bear cubs of Delaware's Water Gap National Recreation Area to Maine's Acadia National Park and New Mexico's glistening white sands, it seems that this …

National Parks

70 Years Since the Dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Japan

Aeronautics

A look inside the world's superhouses – in pictures

A new book and exhibition looks at some of the world’s most extraordinary houses, including a transformed cement factory outside Barcelona, a prefabricated house in the Netherlands, a restored 12th-century castle in England, and a futuristic seaside escape on the coast of Victoria.<p>• McCartney’s …

Architecture

27 Stunning Lakeside Campsites

Photo by Matthew Hosford, Explorer for The Outbound<p>There's something special about waking up at sunrise to a glassy mountain lake outside your tent. If you're ready to make this a reality, check out this list of lakeside campsites and start planning your next adventure.<p>1. Mono Lake<p>California | Car …

Hiking