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101 things to do in London

The best things to do in London<p>1<p>RBG Kew<p>Attractions, Parks and gardens<p>Wander around Temperate House in Kew Gardens<p>Kew<p>The return of the newly restored …

England

I See Music Because I Have Synesthesia, So I Decided To Paint What I Hear

As a synesthete, the music I hear is translated into a flow of texture and colors. Synethesia, although not disorientating, can sometimes leave me at …

Stackable Brain Specimen Coasters That Form A 3D Brain On Your Table

This cool 10-piece set of glass brain coasters will let you show your guests just how brainy they are. When stacked in the correct order (which is …

The Brain

Geometric Tattoos By Dr. Woo Who’s Been Experimenting With Ink Since He Was 13

Tattoo artist Brian Woo’s dad wanted him to be a doctor, but instead of textbooks, Woo began to experiment with tattoos at 13. Soon he was …

25+ Extremely Beautiful Minerals And Stones

”Mineral” is not the first thing to come to mind when you hear the word “beauty,” and that‘s a pity because they look so, so pretty. This selection …

This Rose Is Actually A Delicious Apple Dessert

I’m not a professional photographer, but I love taking pictures, mostly of the food that I whip up in the kitchen for my family. Our dinner becomes …

My 21 Aerial Drone Photos Would Be Totally Illegal Today

Between the introduction of drone technology, and today’s laws limiting or banning their use, there was a glorious period when you could fly a camera …

20+ Creative Easter Egg Decoration Ideas

There's no one right way to decorate an Easter egg – cultures around the world have come up with their own ways to enjoy this ancient tradition, and …

Eggs

Turn Old Bottles Into Lamps With Rechargeable LED Corks

Some of our favorite creative products and inventions are ones that give used objects/trash a second life. The rechargeable bottlelight developed by …

Inventions

Artist Creates Water-Activated Street Art To Make People Smile On A Rainy Day

Like a new modern version of invisible ink, superhydrophobic coatings can also be used to create hidden street art that stays invisible until it gets …

The World’s Most Beautiful Box Of Chocolates

Japanese design house Nendo can make <i>anything</i> better. The designers have revamped rubber bands. They tackled the 4,000-year-old design problem of chopsticks. They even figured out how to make wood transparent for crying out loud.<p>Still, I’m always happiest when Nendo turns its design genius to …

10 Truths About Being a Photographer

Is it the best job ever? Well yeah, sometimes, most of the time really, but it also comes along with some bullsh** that not everybody realizes. I …

Ad of the Day: Airbnb Created a Beautifully Intricate Tour of the World in Miniature

In an age of boundless CGI, the best creatives are increasingly asking themselves one question: How can we bring this to life in the real …

12 Before-And-After Photos Of Autumn’s Beautiful Transformations

Without stopping to take a look around, we can sometimes miss the transition of our surroundings from summer to autumn. But just in case you’ve been …

Mobile vs. Desktop: See Which Medium Wins in 5 Key Comparisons

Mobile's come a long way in recent years as an advertising and marketing category. But what competitive edges does mobile offer as we head into the …

20 Vivid Hummingbird Close-ups Reveal Their Incredible Beauty

When it comes to birds, the terms “strong” or “beautiful” might inspire images of fierce eagles or decadent tropical parrots. But both of these birds …

Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

5,000 Melting Ice Sculptures Remember The Victims Of WWI

Last week, we described a heart-wrenching memorial installation commemorating some of the lost soldiers of WWI, but now, one artist has created an …

Sculpture

Tiny Humans Lost In The Majesty Of Nature

No matter how caught up we get in our stressful day-to-day lives, nature always gives us the perfect place to escape to. The great outdoors have a …

National Parks

24 Unusual Love Cards For Couples With A Twisted Sense Of Humour

Bit by bit, greeting cards are (regrettably) becoming a thing of the past. The more creative stationery artists and designers out there, however, are …

Stationery

25 Awesome Furniture Design Ideas For Cat Lovers

Seeing as today (August 8th) is International Cat Day, we figured that many cat owners might want to get their cat companions a gift to show them …

10 Easy Ways You Can Be More Productive at Work

And they're all at your desk.<p>Here's a quick way to become more efficient at your job: Reorganize your personal space. We spoke with Janet Simpson IIDA, principal at architectural firm TVSDesign with a specialty in workplace design, and got her top tips on how to best adjust your space for maximum …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

This 144-Year-Old Wisteria In Japan Looks Like A Pink Sky

These stunning photographs, which look like a glorious late evening sky with dashes of pink and purple, are actually pictures of Japan’s largest …

Japan

30 Magical Photos Of Children Playing Around The World

No matter their cultural background, no matter their economic situation, kids will always find imaginative ways to have fun. Their wild imaginations …

You're Worth More Than You Think: 9 Reasons Why You Should Speak Up At Work

I have noticed many young professionals have trouble voicing their opinions in a group, especially when their colleagues are older than they are. Of …

This Old Town In Morocco Is Covered In Blue Paint

Chefchaouen, a small town in northern Morocco, has a rich history, beautiful natural surroundings and wonderful architecture, but what it’s most …

Mosquitoes

Stunning Wild Fox Photography By Roeselien Raimond

Talented Dutch nature photographer Roeselien Raimond has taken countless stunning photos of beautiful creatures and wildlife, but her photos of wild …

Snowfall

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …