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Nature

Best Pre-Race Warmup

Here’s what’s going on. Just like stretching out a spring, stretching a muscle impairs its ability to store energy. When you run, a large part of the force of impact is absorbed and recycled to help propel you forward on your next step. Though not every study that the researchers reviewed found a …

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Light Matters: Sacred Spaces

The use of light can lead to very diverse feelings: a ray of sunlight calls attention; glare overpowers; the nocturnal sky fascinates, while a dense …

Architecture

How to Fall in Love With the World

<b>It’s a sultry summer night in Paris.</b> You’ve had a dinner of <i>biftek-frites</i> and Burgundy with friends in the Quartier Latin and while they’ve opted for the Métro, you impetuously decide to wander on foot instead to the apartment you’ve rented for the month. You amble through Île Saint-Louis, listening …

Ominous Skull Armchair for Deviant Modern Interiors

<b>Skull Armchair</b> is an ominously powerful looking piece of furniture by French designer Harold Sangouard, aka <b>Harow</b>, that seems fit for anyone …

Does ‘Eastern Boys’ Continue French Cinema’s Hot Queer Streak?

Does 'Eastern Boys' Continue French Cinema's Hot Queer Streak?<p>In the past year three stellar queer films have come out of France. Each was …

Home Invasion

Cotton Candy

Notes from deep inside airport-land

I rush to my gate, only to realize I have an extra 45 minutes to waste. I sit down, fidgeting nervously. Children are screaming. I hear languages I …

Customer Service

Lemony Snicket and Lisa Brown’s Charming Illustrated Allegory about Curiosity, the Imagination, and the Subjectivity of Observation

Few children’s book writers today could compare in humor, sensitivity, and sheer creative irreverence to <b>Lemony Snicket</b>, the young-readers pen name of grown-up author Daniel Handler, under which he has penned such magnificent creative collaborations as <i>13 Words</i>, illustrated by the great Maira Kalman,</i> …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist

The World Photography Organization has just recently announced the shortlist for the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist. The annual contemporary photography competition includes entries from professionals and amateurs covering a variety of subjects. Competitors enter into one of three …

How to Create Ghostly Composite Photos With Adobe Photoshop

Once you have the images you are going to use selected, go ahead and open them up in Photoshop and make any minor tweaks and adjustments that need to …

Tutorials

Mysteriously Playful Composite Images by Dariusz Klimczak

Polish photographer Dariusz Klimczak constructs surreal landscapes through clever manipulation. Each image in the skilled photo editor's growing collection is a composite of multiple elements that work in unison to present a cohesive, albeit unusual, scene. More often than not, Klimczak's subjects …

Photography

Laurel by Amit Apel Design

Breaking: Pierre Lemaitre’s Alex Adaptation Underway

This past fall, the first book in Pierre Lemaitre’s Commandant Camille Verhoeven trilogy – called <i>Alex</i> – landed Stateside. The book was met by rave …

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Home Tours

Artist Creates "Paintings" with One Sheet of Intricately Folded Fabric

British artist Benjamin Shine creates textured “paintings” by carefully folding and ironing one giant sheet of tulle fabric. His subjects range from portraits of iconic stars like Elizabeth Taylor to realistic renditions of elderly hands and beautifully abstract faces emerging from the flowing …

Art

5 Must See Shorts at Sundance 2014

Extremely short shorts are all the rage at Park City this year. Perhaps this is a byproduct of Sundance’s embrace of online–originated material, or …

Sundance

Laurel Way by Whipple Russell Architects

Laurel Way is a private residence designed by Whipple Russell Architects and it is located in Beverly Hills, California, USA.<p>The spacious residence …

Virtual Companion for Grandparents

Dusk was designed to offer seniors and their families peace of mind when it comes to mind and body. The 2-part system includes a health monitoring …

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The Willow House by Guz Architects

The Willow House is a private residence designed by Guz Architects.<p>Located in Singapore, it was designed with a young family in mind.<p>The Willow House …

Connaught Residence by naturehumaine

Connaught Residence was designed by naturehumaine and it is located in Montreal, Canada.<p>The minimalist design makes use of simplicity to create a …

On a block previously used for military tailoring, the architects of this slim apartment building used military insignia with traditional military colors for the full height bespoke perforated shutters: 10 Hanover Street / Squire and Partners More photos at http://archdai.ly/1iWKDn6

GASP! Stage 2 / Room11

The Glenorchy Arts and Sculpture Park, GASP!, is Room 11’s first foray into public architecture. Along the River Derwent in Glenorchy, Tasmania, Room …

M.Nii Typhoon Haiyan Relief T-shirt

On 8 November 2013 Typhoon Haiyan devastated much of the Philippines and Southeast Asia. It was the deadliest typhoon on record in the Philippines and there is still much work to be done in the island nation. To support disaster relief efforts and encourage awareness, surf-centric apparel brand …

Typhoons

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Gallery of Diller Scofidio + Renfro Unveils New Columbia University Medical Building - 5<p>This is a design with a huge incorporation of glass …