Claudia Mateus

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Repurpose a Pringles Can into a DIY Light Reflector for Photos

A decent light reflector will usually cost you $20 and up, but if you have a can of Pringles lying around, you can pretty much make one for the cost …

DIY

Want to Start a Business? Consider These 5 Invaluable Lessons Before Diving In | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Justin Spring.</i><p>On Friday nights, most testosterone-driven high school guys head out to the football field to …

Six Tips on Writing from John Steinbeck

If this is indeed the year of reading more and writing better, we’ve been right on course with David Ogilvy’s 10 no-nonsense tips, Henry Miller’s 11 commandments, and various invaluable advice from other great writers.<p>Now comes Pulitzer Prize winner and Nobel laureate <b>John Steinbeck</b> (February 27, …

A view of Song Dong's "Wisdom of the Poor: A Communal Courtyard" at Margulies Collection #abmb2013

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Electric Light Bulb Christmas Tree and Gold Reindeer in Paris

Jeff Leatham, artistic director of the Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris, has really outdone himself this year with the hotel's holiday decorations. Leatham created a unique Christmas tree out of thousands of hanging electric light bulbs! Surrounded by 40 live Christmas trees, the beautiful …

Christmas Trees

Ephemeral Rays: Hundreds of Suspended Light Bulbs in a UK Dockyard | Colossal

<p>Installed earlier this summer at the Chatham Historic Dockyard, Ephemeral Rays is a new work by artist Charlotte Smith. The piece consists of …

2013 Year in Review: Designer Dailies

We spent the last twelve months being a voyeur into the world of designers and their everyday lives in our Designer Dailies column. Step back in time …

2013 Year in Review: Design Store(y)

Our second year of our column, Design Store(y), sent us around the world spending time inside design-focused shops, interviewing shop owners to hear …

Fyxation Leather Bicycle Frame Holsters for Wine, Beer and…Frisbees?

Fyxation’s leather goods collection is out, with four options for carrying the essentials (including the bike itself). Shown above is the wine bottle …

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Mt. Coot-tha

Photo submitted by Jason Covacci, “I took these on the top of Mount Coot-tha, Brisbane, QLD Australia.”<p>We always love to see your photos and would …

Bon Appétit on Twitter: "15 show-stopping roast recipes to make for Christmas dinner http://t.co/4UKZMrjLgo http://t.co/fHYkBcXeVP"

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Bon Appétit on Twitter: "Enjoy the indulgence now—then do our Food Lover's Cleanse to start 2014 off right http://t.co/JgMc2J0fVJ http://t.co/P5GAbvkRge"

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Bon Appétit on Twitter: "If you're not making punch today, you're doing it wrong http://t.co/Bu65mWO2j2 http://t.co/rgNKEeqhQv"

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Bon Appétit on Twitter: "These Chocolate-Pistachio Sablés are worthy of the last day of our 25 Days of Cookies http://t.co/8uApN68pae http://t.co/W5k2qGtucD"

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The best photography of 2013: Sean O'Hagan's choice

My two favourite shows this year were both part of the PhotoEspaña festival in Madrid. Woman: The Feminist Avant Garde from the 1970s, a powerful and often confrontational exhibition, made me wonder what happened to politically engaged art. The Emmet Gowin retrospective at the Mapfre Foundation …

The best photographs of 2013 – in pictures

Extreme weather, terrorism, political protests, an emotional film star and the exit and entrance of two popes. The Guardian's features picture editor selects the images that defined 2013 ... and the obligatory selfie shot

10 Sources of Inspiration For Your Photography

Every one of us needs to be inspired to shoot photos at some time in our photographic journeys. Sometimes inspiration comes naturally while on other …

Adorably Cute Hedgehog Earns Quite the Following on Instagram

Everyone please meet Darcy. Attention on the photo collection by Shota Tsukamoto of his hedgehog perhaps considered the world’s cutest has …

Hedgehogs