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Viva Strawberry & Chocolate Ganache Roulade

<i>Strawberries are in season this spring so make the most of it with this European recipe for strawberry and chocolate ganache roulade. A brilliant</i> …

Apply Now For A One-Way Trip To Mars

Mars One has begun accepting video applications for a mission to colonize the red planet in 2023.<p>Want to live and die on Mars? Mars One has officially begun its worldwide search for astronauts who will fly to Mars in 2023—and never come back.<p>The first humans on Mars may be reality TV stars.<p>The …

Northern Lights: More than just a pretty light show

Humans have been fascinated by this unpredictable, eerie light show for centuries. But it’s amazing how little we know about the science behind it.<p>The thermometer on the car is reading -22C. Outside, we are standing in snow up to my knees. We’re in a region called Inari in Finnish Lapland, inside …

Very Stylish Fashion Illustrations from the 1920s

<b>Looking for even more inspiration</b> from the 1920s? Then check out these vintage fashion illustrations from the era. We've gotta say: These guys are looking pretty fantastic. Bootlegging and impending Great Depression aside, the Jazz Age had its benefits. Flappers, for one. Impressive men's style, …

Summer Movie Preview: Iron Man 3, The Great Gatsby, Man Of Steel, and More

Watch This!<p>It’s been a slow year at the cinemas so far, with only a handful of films crossing the $100 million threshold—but all that will change on …

Star Wars Vintage Action Figure Paintings

6 Cooking Techniques to Master...from the Masters

A French cooking legend, a Brooklyn egg cream guru and other pros come right to your kitchen to deliver essential advice.<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>Make a …

Meet IBM’s “Boy And His Atom,” Stars of the Smallest Movie Ever Made

The image above shows two animated characters in what has been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the smallest movie ever made. It’s …

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18 Brilliant Photo Manipulations by Erik Johansson

We first wrote about Erik Johansson, a Swedish photographer and retoucher, 4 years ago, when he was still a computer engineering student. Even back …

Spring Dreaming--EXPLORED!

Manon Wethly’s Instagram Photos of Airborne Beverages | Colossal

<p>Belgium-based photographer and designer Manon Wethly keeps a wonderful Instagram account where more traditional landscapes of the European …

Photos of the Food and Drink Requested by Famous Musicians Backstage

When musicians sign contracts to perform in major concerts, their documents often contain <i>riders</i> (more commonly known as addendums). These are a …

Hats of the Kentucky Derby: From Elegant to Wacky

This year’s selection of behatted attendees at Churchill Downs did not disappoint.<p>05.05.13 3:31 PM ET<p>Matt Slocum/AP; John Sommers II/Reuters, via …

Photos Created by Coating Negatives with Gasoline and Setting Them On Fire

Lisle, Illinois-based photographer Peter Hoffman‘s “Fox River Derivatives” project is a series of abstract photos that question mankind’s …

It’s “Elementary”: Your Guide To The Many Pop Culture Faces Of Sherlock Holmes

With Elementary, one of three current Sherlock properties in play, we look at the many incarnations and enduring appeal of the übersleuth.<p>Some say Sherlock Holmes likes cocaine, others think he’s manic-depressive, while a few armchair analysts figure Britain’s most enduring crime fighter must have …

Hairy Bat Tongue

Micrograph: Cally Harper<p>You're looking at a scanning electron microscope image of a Pallas's long-tongued bat. The hairs act as a "mop" to scoop up …

Articles about things come apart todd mclellan on Dwell.com - Dwell

We all have a work hero, right? That someone whose vision and practice inspires us in some way to push harder and stay...<p>In the summer of 2001, Element Skateboards founder Johnny Schillereff stumbled on a new addition to a YMCA skate camp in Northern...<p>Today, we kicked off this year’s annual Dwell …

Clever Negative Space Animals

Negative space designs are very hard to create, but designer George Bokhua is a specialist in negative space. He designed this minimalist serie of …

The Icing on the Cake

Why stop at the dress when you can have an haute couture coiffure and decadent makeup to match?<p>Photographer: Patrick Demarchelier<br>Stylist: Edward Enninful<p>So as not to compete with what she describes as “the mad and gorgeous” rainbow tresses, Garland avoided loading on too much color: “I went for …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

“I try to make poetry. Not minimalism. Not purism. Just poetry.”<p>NeoCon 2018 showcased some of the boldest brands in commercial design.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Discover the iconic new addition to New York's skyline.<p>These spaces are designed to heighten your …

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Shoes Obsession: Extraordinary heels

CULTURE READ<p><b>The Shoe Obsession exhibition at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York has produced an eponymous publication printed by Yale</b> …

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H. P. Lovecraft and the Northern Gothic Tongue

By Roger Luckhurst<p>There is a very specific language of Gothic and horror literature that has its roots buried deep in the history of English: <i>doom</i> has …

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 …