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8 Chances Unhappy People Never Take

<i>“The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.”<br>―Chuck Palahniuk</i><p>For some reason the register at our local quickie mart …

4 Simple But Powerful Tips to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

<b>“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” ~Charles Swindoll</b><p>I found Tiny Buddha because I have never dealt with stress and …

Painted Gradients Create Shocking Illusions of Space

These everyday scenes don't seem that exciting until the actual behind-the-scenes process is revealed. In his work, London-based photographer Benedict Morgan creates all kinds of optical illusions. This series, entitled <i>Painted Stripes</i>, features two photographs that will have viewers automatically …

Witty Street Art Photography by Alexey Menschikov

Witty Photography and Street Art.<p>Alexey Menschikov is a Penza, Russia based artist and photographer. Alexey Menschikov captures funny scenes on the …

4 Ways Slow Design Will Make The Super-Fast World We Live In Better

Smart products learn, recognize patterns, and anticipate our decision-making in order to simplify our overstimulated lives.<p>All the buzz over “#unplug,” Baratunde Thurston’s excellent piece on “taking a digital vacation,” wasn’t surprising. The article tapped into an idea that’s catching on with …

Futuristic Audi Fleet Shuttle Quattro for Ender’s Game Movie

Innovative, futuristic, cutting-edge design of <b>Audi Fleet Shuttle Quattro</b> will be displayed at Ender’s Game Movie, a virtual car based on Orson Scott …

Portfolio Update: Sam Kalda - The Fox Is Black

Sam Kalda is a New York based illustrator who has a real knack for creating extremely expressive illustrations filled with lots of lovely texture. He …

Otherworldly Photos Taken Underneath Mendenhall Glacier

Just 12 miles outside of downtown Juneau, Alaska sits a massive glacier that's as stunning on the outside as it is beneath it. The 12 mile long Mendenhall Glacier is a special treat for adventurous-types or photographers like Kent Mearig who travel underneath the glacier to explore and photograph …

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Concrete House Looks Like a Fortress Floating on Water

Created to not only take full use of its surrounding area but also help re-introduce the native wetlands, the Stamp House aims to be an off-the-grid environmental statement that looks like a fortress floating on water. Designed by Charles Wright Architects and located in the FNQ beachfront …

This Paris Building Has A Fluttering Origami Facade

In another hard-won triumph for contemporary architecture in Paris, a new building casts stone into bright and airy modernism.<p>Paris’s urban center is a large set piece that’s preened and preserved to look every bit like the City of Lights you see in the movies. Contemporary architects who break …