Heather Benoit

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Modern Wooden Wardrobe DIY

I have always loved the idea of designing simple pieces of furniture that are both useful and beautiful. So when I came across this DIY, I was …

Woodworking

Adorable Pet Fox Named Juniper Will Steal Your Heart

Meet Juniper, a pet fox whose adorable photos are sure to steal your heart. Her human calls her “the happiest fox,” and her joyful nature is made overly apparent through her popular Instagram account (@juniperfoxx).<p>Grinning ear to ear, getting cuddly with a canine friend, standing at the counter, …

Cute

Minimal photo series transforms your everyday items into Lego

Lego: the building blocks of life.<p>Photographer and graphic designer Michal Kulesza, based out of Bialystok, Poland, doesn't just see Lego as his …

Unbelievable Hand Painted Artworks by Glenn Wolk

I'm crying here. It's like I've just looked at an eclipse... it's a beautiful thing, but it might get you blind by its power and beauty. I'm talking …

Artworks

Construct a Giant LED Video Screen

It’s a giant DIY TV! When you’re done building it, making the lights do what you want is as easy as editing a video — no coding required. Hang your LED screen on a wall, or take it to your next outdoor festival and blow people’s minds.<p>I’ve written open source code to upload any video from anywhere …

Portable Workbench & mini Lab

Before Christmas I tidied up my workspace and found two old wooden IKEA Boxes, each with six drawers and immediately this Project came up again in my …

Woodworking
Screen Printing

Get Lost in the Details of These Miniature Test-Tube Cities

What is it about incredibly tiny spaces that makes them seem so expansive? When I look at the meticulously crafted buildings and narrow landscapes of Rosa de Jong, I feel like I’m smaller than they are, that I could get lost in each detail. But each of these miniature buildings is no bigger than …

Top 10 Kickass Arduino Projects

The Arduino is a cheap electronics board that allows you to make your own electronics without a ton of coding experience. We love the Arduino, but …

Three Huskies Are Inseparable Best Friends with a Dying Kitten They Nurtured Back to Health

When she was a mere three weeks old, Rosie the stray kitten was found in terrible condition and barely made it through the night. Her rescuer then decided to try something a bit different by allowing the infant cat to cuddle with Lilo the Husky. Instantly, Rosie began to suckle on Lilo, causing the …

Health

Glass and Concrete Create Suspended Sculptures

As a surfer, Ben Young's work is center around the sea.<p>Glass and concrete don’t sound like much, but Sydney-based artist Ben Young creates sculptures that are like frozen, suspended scenes. Despite being such a solid material, Young manages to assign glass a liquid-like quality through laborious …

Art

Heartbreaking pictures show mother kangaroo reaching for joey one last time before dying in male companion's arms

A mother kangaroo has been captured reaching out to cuddle her joey one last time before she died.<p>The photographer, Evan Switzer, captured the moment on a bushland property in River Heads, Queensland, Australia.<p>He noticed what was going on while he was on a walk on the property on Monday …

Kangaroo

Split-Faced Animal Tattoos Creatively Inked on Separate Limbs

Getting a tattoo is a lifelong commitment, and finding a skilled artist to do the job is probably one of the wisest decisions to make. With a tattoo portfolio brimming with creativity and talent, Berlin-based Valentin Hirsch makes the visual appeal and reliability of his skills apparent. He creates …

Inked

Artist Carves Pencil Lead into the Tiniest Train on Rails

Using a magnifying glass and X-Acto knife, artist Cindy Chinn has carved a tiny train out of a pencil and its lead. The miniature piece is less than an inch tall and over five-and-a-half inches long, showcasing part of the locomotive barreling through a dark tunnel. Here, the wood casing plays an …

Art
Terrorism

Tilt-Shift Photography: Tips to Get You Started

Tilt-shift photography is the art of making—or rather faking—miniature. It gives an effect that looks like the objects in the image have been shrunk …

Tilt-shift

America's middle class is smaller than ever

For the first time in more than 40 years, the middle class is no longer a majority in the US, according to data released by the Pew Research Center.<p>This year, "120.8 million adults were in middle-income households, compared with 121.3 million [adults] in lower and upper-income households …

Demographics

Teacher Uses LEGO Blocks to Effectively Improve Children's Math Skills

LEGO blocks are commonly used to build colorful structures, but they can also effectively help kids with their math skills. According to school teacher Alycia Zimmerman, these plastic blocks allow students to develop their spatial and proportional awareness in a creative manner. Since LEGOs are …

High School

Never remember another password

The pen’s mightier than the sword, but guess what’s mightier than the pen… A pen with technologically awesome capabilities! The Veri-Pen hides some …

Online

A Complete 30 Minutes Night Timelapse Tutorial That Covers Everything You Need To Know

Taking a time-lapse is a complex task. Unlike a photo, which you can chimp and (usually) retake, retaking a time-lapse is not as trivial. This is why …

This Pop-Up Book Features a Working Camera

After months of development, artist Kelli Anderson has created a new pop-up book titled “This Book is a Camera.” As you can probably guess from the …

Rare Sighting of a "Blue Dragon" Spotted on the Shores of Australia

Depending on your tastes, this bizarre little blue creature may inspire either aww-worthy shrieks of excitement or a bit of discomforted shock, possibly a combination of both. Meet the blue dragon, one of the weirdest and most wonderful little-known animals in the world. The proper name of this …

Nature

Super Chunky Hand-Knitted Blankets are Cozy for Humans and Now Pets

As the cooler temperatures roll in, it's all the more reason to wrap yourself up in a cozy blanket. The online shop Ohhio has the perfect companion to this chilly time of year with their super chunky, hand-knitted blankets made from 100% merino wool. Using thick and luxurious yarn, Ohhio-founder …

Pets

Urban Farming Revolution: Impact Farm Allows You to Grow Fresh Produce in the Middle of the City

Urban farming is most certainly the way of the future. However, some of the largest barriers to this style of food production is a lack of space in densely populated cities, and also climate fluctuation. Copenhagen-based urban design lab Human Habitat seeks to address these issues with their …

Aquaponics

Furniture that Hides

Disappearing tables and chairs, including a mirror table created by sorcery<p>I don't own many pieces of furniture due to the space they take up. And …

Idyllic Photos of a Shepherd’s Everyday Life

When I first contacted Marco Sgarbi, he let me know that he is not a photographer, but a shepherd. An Italian trained as an architect, Sgarbi left …

Sink Your Teeth Into Concrete!

The sink gives a peek into your personal style more than any other object in the bathroom! So make it count with the SCOOP sink – a minimal option …

Design