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Art Meets Mathematics: Dizzying Geometric GIFs by David Whyte | Colossal

<p>In 2011, Dublin-based physics student David Whyte began a Tumblr called Bees & Bombs where he posted humorous images and quirky GIFs of his own …

Articles about 6 space saving solutions japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.<p>The Splitback Sofa series from Innovation USA expertly pairs design and functionality.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an …

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Hate beetroot? 10 delicious recipes to convert you

Sales of beetroot are reported to be soaring, partially due to its (many) health benefits. Xanthe Clay shares her top 10 favourite ways with the vegetable<p>Beetroot sales are soaring – up 20per cent in four years, according to figures by market research specialists Kantar. It’s great news for our …

126 Photos Make Up Single Image of Giant 3200-Year-Old Tree

For the December 2012 issue of National Geographic, photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols journeyed to the Sequoia National Park in California in order to capture this image of <i>the President</i>, a giant sequoia that is the third largest tree in the world, if measured by volume of the trunk above …

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Margot Henderson's asparagus and butter recipe

Nothing beats the simple pairing of asparagus and butter - or, if you prefer, a lemon dressing<p>Spring is here at last, and my birthday is not far away. I love that moment, the big change happening, and the prospect of green stalky vegetables, lots of shoots and wonderful British asparagus. I don’t …

Raymond Blanc's clafoutis recipe

One of the most popular desserts at Brasserie Blanc is clafoutis, made to my mother's recipe<p>Clafoutis is one of the great classics of family cuisine. Of course, my mum created the best recipe, which is one of the best-sellers at Brasserie Blanc. Every household, every family should know this …

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Squash agrodolce with lamb chops recipe

“Agrodolce” means sour and sweet, and is a great way to use the last of the squash<p>This is one of my favourite things to do with squash — it really brings the sweetness out.<p>Serves 4<p>Olive oil<p>2 garlic cloves, peeled<p>½ butternut squash, peeled, deseeded, and cut into 1cm-wide half moons<p>2 tbsp currants, …

How to make truly egg-cellent Easter eggs

Catalina Stogdon takes a masterclass in the making of beautiful, edible, far-too-good-for-children Easter gifts<p>It’s a chocoholic’s dream. Cupfuls of silky, molten chocolate glisten, next to bowl upon bowl of rich milk, dark and white chocolate buttons. The smell is intoxicating, the leopard-print …

Amazing Minuscule Castles Etched on Single Grains of Sand

We generally imagine sandcastles as modest estates formed by countless grains of sand. But for artist Vik Muniz and artist/researcher Marcelo Coelho, they thought the opposite. Taking a minuscule sand particle, they etched an entire castle on it. The process took them nearly four years to perfect, …

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The world's first underwater museum – in pictures

From algae-encrusted VW Beetles to classical busts covered in psychedelic coral, dive into the magical world of Jason deCaires Taylor’s seabed sculptures. He covers his exhibits – which include a dream collector and a dozing dog – in a cement that attracts growth, then plunges them to the ocean …

Look Closely...This Parrot is Actually a Human Being!

Although this may look like a simple image of a parrot perched on a tree stump, believe it or not, it's actually a photograph of a woman whose entire body has been perfectly painted to resemble the tropical bird. This is the work of fine art body painter Johannes Stoetter, who is an expert at …

Digital Art

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

Flooded landscape: the Somerset Levels, in pictures

Photographers Jon Rowley and David Hedges capture beleaguered Somerset villages reflected in the still flood waters

Big picture: Hindu Cows, by Toni Meneguzzo

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is Toni Meneguzzo's Hindu Cows project