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Cheap Drinking Water From The Sun, Aided By A Pop Of Pencil Shavings

Piscine Molitor "Pi" Patel did it to survive on the Pacific Ocean. Robert Redford used the trick in All Is Lost.<p>When you're trapped on a boat, you can easily make fresh water, right? Simply let the sun heat up and evaporate salt water. Then trap the steam, condense it on a plastic surface and …

CarLoft: Raise Your Child Right While Raising Your Ferrari to the Fifth Floor

You really have to feel sorry for rich kids living in cities. Because even if their parents own an incredibly rare Ferrari 250GT, it will be parked …

Whiting Architects adds utilitarian extension to Melbourne residence

Recycled bricks, corrugated cladding and oak flooring were used to build this barn-inspired extension to a house in Melbourne by Australian studio …

The Floor Is Jelly - The Fox Is Black

“Who hasn’t dreamt, at some point, of filling a pool full of jello and swimming in it?” the description for the game <i>The Floor Is Jelly</i> asks. While …

How to Make Shower Steamers | Craft Tutorials & Recipes

Shower Steamers are a great way to add a variety of fragrances to your shower for a little aromatherapy. Place the steamer on the floor of the shower …

How to build a foldable lightbox

If you are one of the peeps that share what you make online and want it to look a bit better a lightbox can really come in handy. Well, you can build …

Floating Biodome Absorbs Carbon Dioxide, Emits Oxygen

<i>Bloom</i> is a futuristic take on marine farming designed by French firm Sitbon Architectes that was selected as one of five finalists for the first Architizer A+ Awards in the “architecture and weather” category. The spherical structure is designed to be a semi-submersible laboratory garden, …

Miniature Clay Artworks on the Outside of Altoids Tins

Redditor Qoth recently uploaded an album of clay polymer artworks affixed to the outsides of Altoid tins. The post quickly went viral, with the …

Paintings by Kevin Sloan

Paintings by Kevin Sloan<p>Allegorical paintings infused with meaning that speaks of the beauty of nature but also maintains a balance with contemporary …

Articles about 5 creative modern porches and decks on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>A Vancouver design studio created in collaboration with Battersby Howat Architects.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>When it comes to outdoor adventure, …

Magical Half-Underwater Photography

You know you got an state-of-the-art piece when you get to capture the best of underwater and surface worlds. I find completely spectacular …

The Magical World of Jacek Yerka

Jacek Yerka is an amazing painter from Poland. His subject matter ranges from odd beasts to whimsical landscapes incorporating extraordinary …