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The 14 coolest gadgets for Generation Z from CES 2016

CES 2016 boasted more than its fair share of wearables, 3D printing, drones and home entertainment, but a category that seems to be infiltrating more …

15 Homemade Pancakes That Will Make You Skip Diner Brunch

It may seem <i>totally</i> necessary to hit up brunch every Sunday, right when that mad pancake craving hits you like clockwork. But before you know it, you’ve had too many mimosas, your bill is up to $40 and somehow it’s 3PM and you’re wondering where the heck the day has gone. The simple solution to this …

Stunning Bent Wire Sculptures Feature Delicate Figures Emerging from Flowers

The work of self-taught artist Gavin Worth reveals a tender beauty in its simple lines of bent wire. We have previously featured some of Worth's amazing sculptures, and he just continues to impress us with pieces that are both stunning and conceptually moving. His newest collection, titled <i>Flora</i>, …

Explore an Invisible Museum in Augmented Reality

This art doesn’t look like much—until you see it through a tablet.<p>Virtual reality draws a clear line in the sand—you're in the real world, you put on this headset, and now you're in a different world. But augmented reality technology allows you to straddle that line, keeping one foot in both worlds …

Literary travel: around the world in 10 must-read books

Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe<p>• <b>If</b> <b>you’ve read a book with a powerful sense of place or one that inspired you to travel, we’d love to hear about it in the comments below</b><p>In …

Books

Europe's Cheapest Cities This Year

(Photo: Vilnius, Lithuania/Shutterstock)<p>You've heard it a lot in the last few months: Europe is cheaper than it's been in a long time. The time to go is now. But Europe is a big place. So where should you go to make the most of the strong dollar?<p>Every year, PriceOfTravel.com updates its Europe …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

NASA's 5-year timelapse of the sun is stunning

Timelapses have the ability to make reality seem like it's simultaneously sped up and slowed down. You might, ahem, say the result is "out of this …

Studio Portraits of Owls That Capture Their Nobility and Personalities

For his projects <i>Affinity I</i> and <i>Affinity II</i>, Santa Fe, New Mexico-based photographer Brad Wilson captured beautiful studio portraits of all kinds of …

Birds

13 Reasons To Get To Nicaragua Before Everyone Discovers It

Ahh, Central America. While most travelers spend their time plotting escapes to Europe or Southeast Asia, this little nugget sits unassumingly right under their noses (literally -- it's pretty much directly south, and a shorter flight than you'd think).<p>And Nicaragua may just be the best nation in …

Stunning Time-Lapse Reveals Auroras and Earth From Space

Astronaut Alexander Gerst made the video from International Space Station.<p>As if Santa attached a GoPro camera to his sleigh, a new video reveals the Earth as few have seen it.<p>Published this week, the time-lapse shows stunning views of the Earth, sunrises, clouds, lightning, auroras, stars, and the …

Create Trippy Star Trail Effects in Time-Lapses Using a Motorized Zoom System

Here’s a neat video that shows what you get in a star trails time-lapse if you slowly move your lens’ zoom ring over the course of the long …

Videography

Graffiti and satellites combine for a massive animated GIF

Look, it isn't easy making GIFs on the computer without the right applications, so it's giving us a headache thinking of the work that goes into each of these graffiti-turned-GIFs by an artist named INSA. <i>Especially</i> the one you see above, because the piece was so large, its pictures were taken by a …

As soon as one "Uber for weed" startup gets cut down, another grows in its place

The 'Uber for weed' market is here to stay<p>It was only a matter of time before someone spun the "Uber for __" wheel and landed on WEED. More and more states are voting in favor of legalization. Congress recently instructed the feds to back off medical marijuana. Peter Thiel's venture capital fund …

24 More Clever And Playful Street Art Ideas By OakOak

OakOak, a French street artist whom we previously wrote about here and here, is back with more of his signature clever and witty street art pieces. …

Incredible Body Paintings By Gesine Marwedel Transform People Into Animals And Organs

Gesine Marwedel is a brilliant body painting artist based in Germany who creates both beautiful and terrifying pieces of art right on the models who …

Art

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 …

10 Tree Roots Winning Their Battle Against Concrete

Mankind’s relationship with nature is a difficult one – we must use it, live in harmony with it, protect it and protect ourselves from it. These …

24 Green Design Ideas Inspired By Nature

Living in an urban environment certainly has its many advantages, but most of us city folk still pine for the great outdoors. And if weekend or …

Green Design

The Faceless People In Chris McKenney’s Photos Will Give You Nightmares

Art doesn’t just have to be beautiful rainbows, sunshine and kittens – there is true art and beauty in horror as well. Chsristopher McKenney, a …

Tiny Figurines Dive Into Women’s Breasts In Naughty Necklaces By Takayuki Fukusawa

Japanese designer Fukusawa Takayuki has made it his life’s goal to create funny and playful designs that brighten people’s days, and his latest …

25 Animals Famous For Their Unusual Fur Markings

After creating an awesome post about funny cat markings, we wondered whether we couldn’t find some fun photos of other animals with interesting, …

Clever Urban Art On Railroad Tracks By Artur Bordalo

Trains and railroad tunnels have always been popular canvases for street artists, but this work by Portugese artist Artur Bordalo is probably the …

Trains

23 Creative Ways To Reuse Old Plastic Bottles

DIY recycling projects are always cool, especially when you can turn your trash into something new and useful. We’ve written posts about ways to …

This Vending Machine Takes Bottles And Gives Food To Stray Dogs In Exchange

A company in Turkey called Pugedon has created a somewhat bizarre but effective way to kill two birds with one stone – their vending machine in …

Dog Food