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The Konost full frame digital rangefinder camera project is still alive

Expect some updates soon on the full frame digital rangefinder camera project from Konost (more information available here):<p>Many have asked on social …

Discover the Mysteries of Machu Picchu

Thousands of years of history await in Peru's Lost City of the Incas.<p>Here’s a cool fact to share with children visiting Machu Picchu in Peru—the place probably would never have been discovered without the help of a kid just like them.<p>You see, after two years of research to pinpoint the location of …

Italy Beyond the Bucket List

You’ve gondola-ed Venice, bicycled Tuscany, shopped Milan, art-walked Florence, and climbed the hills of Rome—that’s pretty much it for Italy, right?<p>Not by a long shot. Just look at the map. Italy’s a boot, not a shoe, and there are lots of treasures to be discovered down around the ankle and heel, …

Italy

These Tiny Homes Are Changing the Lives of Tennessee's Homeless

Just wait until you hear what the man behind this micro community did to raise the funds.<p>In the era of smartphones and a 24/7 news cycle, it takes extreme measures to get people's attention — which Reverend Jeff Obafemi Carr knows first hand. When he set out to raise money to build a micro …

The Start to Finish Guide to Sharpening a Knife with a Whetstone

There’s no need to buy new extravagant knife sets every time your blades start to dull. Instead, you can take care of the knives you have and prolong …

Knives

Articles about light filled cabin netherlands completely made hand on Dwell.com - Dwell

Zecc Architects and Roel van Norel show just what can happen when great minds work together.<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Recently I've been on a kick of watching behind-the-scenes videos.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram …

NS Residence / Blatman-Cohen Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The NS house location, relatively close to the sea, had a strong influence on its design. It was decided …

Architecture

Compact Two Bed Room Apartment in Japan

Located in the Kanagawa Prefecture in Japan, this modern apartment was designed in 2014 by Sinato Architects. The obvious feature of the place is its …

Transformable Furniture by RockPaperRobot

Remember this video from our Instagram page? Well, we had to revisit RockPaperRobot and their brilliant Ollie Collection of transformable furniture …

Furniture

Articles about glowing library addition every writers dream escape on Dwell.com - Dwell

Animator Bill Porter takes us on a simple journey through the life of a boy and a girl and the chair they encounter at every turn.<p>A pair of environmentally attuned architects combined adjoining properties in a Los Angeles canyon to house their modernist...<p>Switching coasts from Brooklyn to Portland …

Netflix movies: the 100 best films on Netflix UK

65 Pastry Recipes You Should Absolutely Make for Breakfast

From blueberry muffins to maple syrup doughnuts, these pastry recipes are most definitely worth it (and make a great breakfast!).<p><b>We get it: You had a rough week.</b> You've been working hard. You need some damn sugar, butter, or both. We've got the solution: Make some pastries. Eat said pastries for …

This Tiny House Is 186 Square Feet And Completely Perfect

If you're going to live in a tiny home, then you'd better make it good. And cheap. And eco-friendly. And AWESOME.<p>This is certainly the case with Isabella Mori's 186-square-foot marvel, a tiny home in Vancouver worth studying for its impressive design and functionality. The house, which Mori helped …

Minimalist Japanese and Taiwanese Homewares at Native & Co

The founders of new London interior design store Native & Co, British-Japanese Chris Yoshiro-Green and Taiwan-born Sharon Jo-Yun Hung, met while studying at the Chelsea College of Art and Central Saint Martins (CSM) in London. As part of the research for a CSM project about Taiwanese aboriginal …

Design

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

<b>Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore in "The Big Lebowski" (Gramercy Pictures)</b><p>It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p>Douwe Draaisma<p>May 3, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations”<p><i>There’s no time to</i> …

Consciousness

This Teenager's Bedroom Has A Built-In Bed And Storage For Almost Everything

Russian design firm INT2architecture, have created a contemporary bedroom for a 14 year old girl, that features a built-in bed with plenty of …

Interior Design

South Korea's breathtaking deep sea diver women – in pictures

For centuries, <i>haenyeo</i> women from the island province of Jeju have made their living diving for seafood on the ocean floor ... without ever using an air tank. They dive as deep as 10 metres for two minutes at a time, with lead weights strapped to their waists so they sink faster, and they leave a …

10 of the best ancient ruins … that you’ve probably never heard of

Photograph: Alamy<p>The ruined church of Saint Gregory in Ani.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/2/1427992789854/37495f19-766c-477d-bb7d-17e66cffb858-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>The ruined church of Saint Gregory in …

Found this on Pinterest (via http://bit.ly/1BECUxY) and thought it was kind of interesting! Seeing as we know people from all over the world, can you tell us if this is about right for where you live?!

House with Built-In Window Nook and Interior Fire Pit

The Werkhaus by Thomas Kroger Architects has two key features for us: the built-in window nook and interior fire pit. Highly unusual treatments of …

Sayon Wood Frame Glasses

Sayon, a fine collection of wood frame glasses from New Delhi, India.<p>Sayon Chatterjee is a New Delhi, India based multidisciplinary designer who …

Nat Geo Staff Picks: Favorite Travel Books

Travel literature. What is it? Memoirs detailing a life-changing trip to the Amazon, fiction that makes its setting a major character, nonfiction that asks its readers to consider a familiar destination in a new light—all of these fall under the travel literature umbrella. And personal preferences …

Books

Steffen Kehrle's Toothy Adjustable Shelves

Steffen Kehrle is the Munich-based designer whose beautiful TRAY we showed you earlier. He's got some other tricks up his sleeve when it comes to …

Penguin Little Black Classics review – affordable snippets of great literature

It was quite overwhelming, to open the box containing all 80 of these booklets – one for each year in the life of Penguin Books. Each is around 60 pages long; each is an extract from the Penguin Classics range. Where to start? In the end I just tipped them out and stuck out my hand at random. To my …

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

Bleak Books to Read in January

January is bleak. Cold. Dark. Depressing. Gone are the merry, or mandatory, festivities around fireplaces; the warm glow of either love or alcohol has crystallized into the hard-eyed stare of a sober new year. Embrace it. Here is the time to look inward. Reflect. Drink cocoa and organize the apps …

66 things every BJJ white belt needs to know

1. Good Jiu-Jitsu technique exists when you’re a hammer (offence) and when you’re a nail (defence). It doesn’t matter whether you are “losing” or …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

A Kitchen for a Cookbook Author and a Sculptor, Williamsburg Edition

From Elizabeth Roberts Design/Ensemble Architecture: a live/work Williamsburg loft that means business–with a made-for-TV kitchen, a cookbook-writing …

9 Things No One Ever Tells You About Conditioner

This is going to save your hair, big time.<p><i>This article was written by Samantha Freeman and repurposed with permission from Beauty High.</i><p>Conditioners have always been one of those tricky hair products to master—like does using it daily actually help or hurt your hair? And though it really depends on …