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Live off the grid in this solar-powered pod

The ecocapsule may look like a giant ostrich egg, but it comes with enough high-tech features to support you living entirely off the grid for up to a year.<p>The ecocapsule is both solar-powered and wind-powered. It fits up to two people and comes with enough amenities to live comfortably from just …

Off-grid

The Ten Greatest Concept Cars That Were Never Produced

Concept cars are one of the first steps for an automotive designer to turn their dream from a sketch to something consumers can live with every day. …

Sports Cars

Vollebak sportswear collection includes a ceramic-skinned jacket that protects wearers from falls

Sportswear brand Vollebak has launched a pink hoodie that relaxes the wearer before sport and a jacket with ceramic panels that helps prevent …

Sportswear

Adult Coloring Book Combined with Journaling Offers Multiple Forms of Relief in One Notebook

Over the past year, we've admired many coloring books for adults. Their relaxing qualities make them an ideal way to unwind from the stresses of daily life. The makers of the ColoringNotebook have taken this idea a step further by joining the joy of coloring with notebook paper. This dynamic …

Archives

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.<p>Zhangye Danxia Landform: Gansu, China<p>These striped, technicolor mountains are Mother Nature's answer to …

New Zealand

Floris Schoonderbeek's Groundfridge chills food without electricity

<b>Dutch Design Week 2015:</b> this spherical refrigerator by Dutch designer Floris Schoonderbeek is buried underground, keeping food cool without using …

These Are America's Coolest Ghost Towns

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United States

Super-Functional Jacket Designed for Air Travel Breaks Crowdfunding Records

A UX/UI designer tries her hand at physical design, with great success<p>World War I fighter pilots wore silk scarves for a very functional reason: In …

Flying

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

The U.K.’s Tallest Sculpture Will Let You Ride A Slide All The Way Down

Because let’s face it: every tower and skyscraper should have a slide.<p>The anticipation of what you’ll see at the top of a tower can be exciting. Going down, though? Comparatively, that’s a drag. Why go down the stairs or the elevator like a sucker when you can slide on down?<p>That seems to have been …

Architecture

Serif's Image Editing App 'Affinity Photo' Launches for Mac

Professional image editing app Affinity Photo, created by the same team that's behind the award-winning Affinity Designer app, is today launching in the Mac App Store. Affinity Photo is designed to allow photographers to enhance, edit, and retouch images and is the culmination of five years of work.<p>…

Lonely Planet's best places in Europe 2015

Europe is a magical miscellany of peoples and places, and the range of destinations can be overwhelming if you’re planning a trip. To narrow down the choices, we asked our team of Europe-based editors and authors to pick a list of 10 destinations looming large in their travel plans right now.<p>This …

European Travel

Stylish Speaker and Lamp Imitates Sunrise to Wake You with Singing Canaries

Music can add a lot of ambiance to a space, but we can't forget the important role that lighting plays, too. The stylish Yantouch Diamond Bluetooth Speaker has this in mind with the ability to play tunes as well as change the color of its glow.<p>The gadget hardly looks like a speaker at all. Instead, …

Lithium Ion

Devialet's $2,000 Phantom speaker lands with a boom in the US

There always seems to be a gap between what's described as "good sound" and "great sound" for home audio systems, one that's usually bridged in dollar signs. Serious audiophiles with a discerning ear, lots of cash and enough square footage can always find a unique and powerful setup that will …

LEGO-Themed Wedding Cake Brings Couple's Childhood Fantasies to Life

While most people opt for a traditional wedding cake, one UK couple celebrated their nuptials an edible LEGO creation that their guests would never forget. This creative confectionary, prepared by Cupcakes by SJ–a London-based family who loves to bake for friends and relatives–features colorful, …

Weddings

Off-Grid Made Easy: Self-Powered Capsule For Truly Remote Living

There was a time when living off the grid means sourcing and installing hard-to-find specialty equipment. With an increased interest in small homes …

Avant-garde

Learn the Six Key Principles of Persuasion with This Video

When you’ve mastered the art of persuasion, it’s easy to get people to do what you want. This video goes over six of the science-backed shortcuts you …

The psychology behind color

If you squash every scene from the <i>The Matrix</i> into one image you’ll get something that looks like an old fuzzy TV screen. Look a little closer though and you’ll see the entire movie unfold, all without watching a single scene.<p>As you scan from left to right and top to bottom the colors flip flop …

Graphic Design

Paul Zerdin - Comedian and Ventriloquist

Very Funny ventriloquism performance at JUST FOR LAUGHS FESTIVAL

Dad Turns Star Wars' Millennium Falcon Cockpit Into Awesome Bed for His Son

Designer Edward McGowan of PlainJoe Studios recently shared a photo of a Star Wars-themed bedroom that's built for kids but will undoubtedly have adults wanting to live in it, too. His brother Peter McGowan, an architect and interior designer, built it for his son. The room's centerpiece is the …

Millennium Falcon

12 tiny settlements for getting away from the big city

More than 3.9 billion people live in cities around the world, and the United Nations expects that number could grow by another 2.5 billion by …

Commercial Welkom (2015) - Even Apeldoorn Bellen - Centraal Beheer

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How to Create Easter Eggs Covered in Galaxies | Colossal

<p>Over at Dream a Little Bigger, Allison Murray created a fun tutorial that teaches you how to make easter eggs covered in tiny galaxies and other …

Eggs

Review: The BrydgeAir Keyboard Turns Your iPad Air 2 Into a Mini MacBook

After we published our review of the ClamCase Pro keyboard for the iPad Air 2, some of our readers suggested that we take a look at other iPad keyboards available on the market. We decided to take <i>MacRumors</i> readers up on that suggestion, and over the next few weeks, we'll be looking at several …

World's Best Basketball Freestyle Dunks - Lords of Gravity in 4k

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Photoshop wizard bends reality with hundreds of photographs

These pictures are not animations or complex drawings.<p>Self-taught photographer and retoucher Erik Johansson explains on his website that "he doesn't …