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Mother seeks groom for her son in India's first gay personals advert

Message looking for husband for activist Harish Iyer subverts tradition after India re-criminalised homosexuality in 2013<p>In all but one word, the advertisement was like thousands of others published in the still hugely popular matrimonial section of newspapers across India every week.<p>“Seeking …

India

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Coffee

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Why Rangefinders? By Anthony Chang

<b>Why Rangefinders? By Anthony Chang</b><br>Today we have a guest piece by Anthony Chang discussing his reasons for choosing a rangefinder. Read on…<p>Why do I …

KPCB Internet trends 2014

The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report includes:<p>1. Key Internet trends showing slowing Internet user growth but strong smartphone, tablet and mobile data traffic growth as well as rapid growth in mobile advertising.<p>2. Emerging positive efficiency trends in education and …

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Week's Best Space Pictures: Celestial Booger, Mars Road Map, and Frozen Lakes

A runaway star leaves a slime trail, Curiosity follows a road map, and the Great Lakes enter a deep freeze in this week's best space pictures.<p>Young, hot stars light up the Orion nebula in the above false-color image, released February 20, based on infrared data from NASA's Spitzer Space …

So You're Dating a Designer? Ten Things You Need to Know.

Melbourne-based creative studio Yoke recently came out with a hilarious series for anyone who's dating a designer. Yes, this list isn't for designers themselves, rather it's for the ones who have fallen head over heels in love with an actual designer. Not only has Yoke created some images that go …

Relationships

ABDZ Weave Pattern in Illustrator

I have been taking a lot of pictures since I decided to do a photo a day project this year. I got a good camera and started taking pictures of pretty …

Graphics

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

A Bright and Fresh Palm Beach Maisonette with an Enchanting Garden

The small house has the charm of a villa.<p>Albeit on a smaller scale (it's only 640 square feet), this 1920s Palm Beach cottage has all the charm of a villa. Designer Mimi McMakin transformed the small space by using a soothing, tropical green and white palette indoors and creating an inviting and …

Sun erupts with two big solar flares

The sun erupted with two of the strongest solar flares it can unleash Friday, just days after blasting an intense solar storm at Earth.<p>The sun fired off a flare that registered at X1.7 on the space weather scale at 4:01 a.m. ET (0801 GMT) Friday, then followed with an X.2-class event at 11:03 a.m. …

Astronomy

See The World Through The Eyes Of A Cat

An awesome, disorienting look at kitty vision.<p>What does the world look like through a cat's eyes? The basic structure of feline eyes is pretty similar to what humans have, but cats' vision has adapted to very different purposes, so the world they see looks familiar, but isn't quite the same as …

Shwood and Pendleton collaborate on a pair of intricately patterned wood sunglasses - The Fox Is Black

Shwood, the Portland based makers of quality wooden sunglasses, has teamed up with their neighbors Pendleton for a line of sunglasses laser etched …

Typography Mania #206

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design works on the web, from type videos to …

Typography

Colorful Logo Designs by Maria Grønlund

Colorful Logo Compilation.<p>This is a beautiful compilation of different colorful logos created by Maria Grønlund, a graphic designer based in Lystrup, …

Logos and Logotypes by Bluerock Design

Creative Logo Designs.<p>Once again, it’s time for some logo design inspiration. This is an assortment of well designed logos and logotypes created by …

What Humans Can Learn From A Simple Kiss

At a basic level, kissing is a biohazard. What is love then, if not the willingness to expose yourself to a host of nasty diseases lurking in your partner's mouth?<p>But could kissing also be a tool with a purpose?<p>Psychology graduate student Rafael Wlodarski, from the University of Oxford, wanted to …

Inflatable Architecture Airs In The Streets of Copenhagen

Designed to disappear, 13 extraordinary, air-filled, shape-shifting structures transform the Danish capital.<p>Marco Canevacci is not your typical architect. A member of Berlin-based architectural collective Plastique Fantastique, Canevacci isn’t interested in building buildings. Instead, he and a …

Architecture

Articles about future architecture pieterjan grandry on Dwell.com - Dwell

Charles Birnbaum, founder and president of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, makes the case that historical preservationists are...<p>San Francisco–based industrial designers Mike Simonian and Maaike Evers sit down with Dwell's Editor-in-Chief, Sam Grawe, to talk...<p>The legacy of mid-century designer …

Architecture