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The Expanded Horizons Of Jake Bugg

<i>This is an excerpt from the May 2013 issue of Clash magazine. Find out more about the issue.</i><p>Last year, eighteen-year-old Jake Bugg sat sheepishly in …

Video of the Moment #1170: Hurts - There Goes The Fear, a UK/US/IE Music Web site

I always get nervous when faced with one of those ‘explicit content’ stickers at the start of a YouTube video. In <b>Hurts</b>‘ new video released today for …

Self-assembling furniture 'grows like popcorn'

Assembling your own furniture, after you have brought it home from the showroom, is a nightmare for many people.<p>So, what if flat-pack furniture was smart enough to assemble itself?<p>Belgian designer and engineer Carl de Smet is experimenting with a kind of smart foam technology, which he believes …

Ultrasonic sounds of the rainforest

New research aimed at developing ultrasonic microphones with insect-like sensitivity will continue in the rainforests of Colombia and …

South America

Scientists Can Pluck Images Out Of Your Dreams

A new method can visualize with 60 percent accuracy what you're seeing while you sleep.<p>With just an fMRI, an algorithm, and the internet, researchers from Kyoto, Japan predicted with 60 percent accuracy what a person was dreaming about, <i>Smithsonian</i> magazine reports. The idea, like the process, isn't …

Watch Raspberries Shatter In Slow Motion

A dramatic way to garnish<p><i>PopSci is pleased to present videos created by ChefSteps, the free-to-learn culinary school started by alumni of the creative team behind</i> Modernist Cuisine._ These original videos explore the art and science of cooking, as well as provide a glimpse into unseen or unnoticed …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013

PhysicsWhy Do You Feel Lighter at the Top of a Ferris Wheel?<p>Author: Rhett AllainRhett Allain<p>EcologyHow Plastic Straws Slip Through the Cracks of …

This Video Of A Blossom Bat Will Convince You That Bats Are The Cutest

Is your idea of a bat something scary like a vampire bat or weird like a leaf-nosed bat? Meet the blossom bat. Even its name is adorable!<p>So the first thing to know about bats is that there are two different suborders, which vary in geographic location and behavior but most importantly, for our …

Brain scans decode dream content

A team of Japanese neuroscientists has used brain scanning technology to read the content of people's dreams.<p>Yukiyasu Kamitani of the ATR …

Week in Photos: April 6, 2013

Lens<p>Week in Photos: April 6, 2013<p>From One World Trade Center’s view to a man’s last smoke in Kuwait, see the week’s most striking images.<p>04.06.13 …

A man feeding swans in the snow

Photographer Marcin Ryczek captured a man feeding swans and ducks on a snowy riverbank in Poland.<p>Check out more of Marcin Rycek’s work by visiting …

Italian Archaeologists Find Pluto's Gate to Hell

Italian archaeologists, led by Francesco D'Andria from the University of Salento, believe they have found Pluto's Gate in southwestern Turkey.</i> …

An Ornate Rug Made of Discarded Computer Parts and Other Electrical Objects | Colossal

<p>Although we just covered the work of Federico Uribe a few days ago in this space, the artist also shared with me this additional work which I …

A Quilled Paper Portrait from Yulia Brodskaya | Colossal

<p>Russian paper artist Yulia Brodskaya (previously) just finished her latest artwork, an intricate portrait of an older woman smoking a pipe using a …

treehouses by takashi kobayashi / the treehouse people built from reclaimed wood with stained glass windows, this cozy treehouse home in japan looks borrowed from a storybook, inside and out. more photos: http://www.designboom.com/architecture/treehouses-by-takashi-kobayashi-japan/

Minimalist Topple Rocking Shelf

There is light and serious literature, and it’s not easy to find the balance, the same thing is about design. Topple by Julian Appelius for Pulpo is …

Minimalism

Amazing Kinetic Sculptures by Bob Potts | Colossal

<p>Kinetic sculptor Bob Potts creates beautiful kinetic sculptures that mimic the motions of flight and the oars of boats. Despite their intricacy the …

rap quotes as street signs in new york city in the site-specific street art project, over thirty street signs are installed with lyrical references to hip-hop songs and their appropriate new york city location. read more:http://www.designboom.com/art/rap-quotes-as-street-signs-in-new-york-city/

Ordering the Chaos: The Incredible Evolving Home Interior

A house is never a home until you put your own personality into the rooms – and Dennis Maher’s home is so full of personality that the walls can …

Book & Posters: A Map of the World

For everyone who enjoys viewing the world differently there's A Map of the World.<p>(Click the images below for full sized images)<p><i>London Map by Joao</i> …

Artist Jason Hackenwerth Unveils Massive New Balloon Sculpture at Edinburgh International Science Festival | Colossal

<p>New York artist Jason Hackenwerth, known for his organic and biological forms made from latex balloons, just unveiled his latest work at the …

3D Helical Shelf System With Rotating Shelves

Flexible furniture will always be fashionable and popular because it gives you an opportunity to change it according to your needs. Helical Shelf …

Helium balloon suspended bridge by Olivier Grossetête

Helium balloon suspended bridge by Olivier Grossetête

Peculiar Scale Lamp Measures Weight in Brightness of Light

Light=weight is a unique lamp that allows you to change the brightness in the room simply by adding or removing weight. Designed by Junji Kawabe, the …

Wooden Construction Set And Lamp In One

This lamp is great for those who didn’t play enough with construction sets – this Babele table lamp by Manifattura Italiana Design has a classical …

Nokia Love

The Nokia Note is a concept phone that integrates a music player within its body. Just like a mamma roo and her joey, the Windows Phone 8 phablet …