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The Burn So Far

So after all the months, and then all the weeks, and then the days of prep and planning and building and worrying and leave-taking, guess what? …

How To Turn Garden Beets Into A Drum Machine

Become a "beet-boxing" DJ in a weekend.<p>People conduct electric charges, and so do vegetables. This simple fact spurred designer Scott Garner to build the Beet Box: a machine that plays drum-kit sounds at the tap of a beet. The beets conduct body capacitance, or the electrical energy stored inside …

How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

Protecting Your Online Privacy

With the NSA conducting surveillance on our data and Google scanning our email, how can we protect our personal information? Jon Xavier, digital producer at <i>Silicon Valley Business Journal</i>, discusses the services that you can use to make your information more secure and private.<p>Transcript<p>IRA FLATOW, …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Swans Take to the Streets for UK Flooding

Photographers will often tell you that the best time to take photos outside is before, during, or after a storm. The reasons are many: diffused …

Unique Watch Concept by Shea Draney

This watch concept was designed by Shea Draney as part of his exercise to model in Rhino and render using Keyshot. The result is pretty cool watch, …

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Simonides

A Mind-Bending Look at the Hubble Ultra Deep Field Photo of the Universe

Check out this mind-bending video that talks about the “Hubble Ultra Deep Field” image captured by NASA astronomers nearly a decade ago — a …

A Moody Lamp Evokes Sun Breaking Through Clouds

Watching the sun emerge through gloomy clouds lifts the spirits. Mathieu Lehanneur has created a way to bring that mood-brightening allure into the comfort of your home.<p>Cloudy, his line of blown-glass fixtures, take advantage of the translucent properties of their material as they ease from milky …

Camera Captures What It’s Like to Get Eaten by a Grizzly Bear

When Brad Josephs took his GoPro camera out in beautiful Alaska, he was probably trying to get majestic footage of Grizzly bears for the BBC’s Great …

Insect Eyes Inspire High-Tech Camera Optics

Robots these days often take their inspiration from nature. Now cameras mimicking bug eyes that can look in many directions simultaneously can be …

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Learn Composition from the Photography of Henri Cartier-Bresson

<b>Update</b>: The Foundation of Henri Cartier-Bresson has asked that this article be taken down. Apologies.

Steel But Like Sitting On Air

A whopping 80 curved steel rods spring out of the Dome stool’s base to create an intricate yet functional “cushion.” In a strikingly polar blend of …

The Portfolio of Bokeh eBook: A Monograph on Shallow Depths

One of our writers, Christopher O’Donnell, has released his second eBook entitled <i>The Portfolio of Bokeh: A Monograph on Shallow Depths in Landscape</i> …

The Golden Hour Portfolio eBook – A Study on the Light of Sunrises and Sunsets

In his latest eBook, award-winning landscape photographer Christopher O’Donnell opens up his portfolio and explains how he approached each of his …

What is Time and is Time an Illusion?

<i>“Time is a moving image of eternity.” —Plato</i><p>We tend to believe that destiny is not fixed and that all time past fades into oblivion, but can the …

Blog in harmony with nature

Antioxidants<p>Green tea - contains a lot of substances which positively influence the brain, blood vessels and maintaining proper body mass. Green tea …

Incredibly Realistic 3D Papercraft Birds

Are these not some of the most realistic-looking birds you've ever laid eyes on? Netherlands-based artist Johan Scherft has mastered the art of papercraft. At the young age of 14, he discovered the art form by accident when he started making paper bird models which were hand-colored using only …

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SONOS Announces New PLAYBAR Sound System, Controllable Via iOS

- Feb 12, 2013<p>SONOS makes some of the best hi-fi out there, and its just announced a new killer sound system for TVs, PLAYBAR. Packed with 9 …

The Transparent Speaker

Managing to both blend in and stand out at once, the Transparent Speaker from industrial design studio People People takes an unconventional approach to home sound systems—and we love it. Based in the undeniable design capital of Stockholm, Sweden, the creative crew of designers and strategists …

A Wearable Camera That Photographs Your Entire Life

Microsoft’s cult-favorite SenseCam technology is reborn in a new, consumer- friendly package.<p>One of the coolest things to come out of Redmond was Microsoft’s SenseCam. It was a wearable camera that took thousands of pictures of your daily life to construct visual histories far more vast than our …

The iFlashDrive is a Thumb Drive for Your iOS Devices

As a photographer, it would be nice if you could always have your portfolio in your pocket so that you can show prospective customers your work right …

Tricky for Fishies but Good for Us!

Any successful fisherman knows that light is key in making a catch. That’s why so many lures are pretty and glittery, but in deep water they’re …

Hello Dolli Camera!

Inspired by the magnificence of a magnifying glass, the Dolli Camera is a treasure trove of information and fun. It basically caters to the …

Typography having a romp with the Kama Sutra Alphabet

London-based French illustrator Malika Favre, who illustrated Penguin Books' new cover of the Kama Sutra in 2011, decided to develop the original set …