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In the Details: Building a 3D Sketchpad That Lets You Draw Objects in Midair

With the rise of augmented reality (AR) technology, virtual reality headsets like the much buzzed-about Oculus Rift aren't just for playing games in …

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My name is Emily McDowell, and I live in Los Angeles, California. I write and draw greeting cards, art prints, dish towels, tote bags, temporary tattoos and whatever else I can come up with.<p>My line is inspired by universal, relatable human truths and observations. Why we do what we do, how weird …

6 Moves That Lengthen and Strengthen

Exercise 1 Grand Pliés<p>Because this move is wider than the average squat, your inner thighs get in on the action. Stand with your feet wider than hip width, toes turned out <b>(A)</b>. Squat down as low as you can while keeping your chest high and letting your arms hang down in front of you <b>(B)</b>. As …

Hyperrealistic Self-Portraits by Eloy Morales

Spanish painter Eloy Morales creates large hyperrealistic oil paintings of himself with smears of paint and shaving cream across his face. This messy addition causes light to catch and reflect in unusual ways. Eloy patiently works through tiny sections at a time, filling in paint and blending as he …

Art

Gorgeous Palette Knife Paintings of Flowers by Carmelo Blandino

Most of the time, fine artist Carmelo Blandino uses oil on canvas to create beautifully detailed paintings of flowers. His <i>Single Flower Series</i> explored the delicate beauty of individual flowers while his more recent flower series takes on a more messy approach. How and why did he completely switch …

Art

20 Songs From Around The World That You Might Have Missed In 2013

English-speaking countries don't have a monopoly on great music. Sample some amazing tunes from Chile, Hong Kong, South Korea, Brazil, Angola, and more.<p>Chile has a thriving electro-pop scene, and this glorious, wonderfully airy disco track is the cream of this year's crop. The psychedelic …

Music

A 15-Minute Workout That Truly Kicks Butt

We know how it goes. Every year, no matter how committed you are around say, October, at some point during the holiday season the powers of delicious …

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

Architect Bypasses Mortgage Payments, Builds a Tiny Home

Idaho-based architect Macy Miller longed for a place of her own, but didn't want the burdensome cost of mortgage payments and decided to construct her own compact home. After having a dream back in 2011, Miller mustered up the initiative to design her small yet efficient home known as <i>Tiny House</i>. …

Mortgages

Lulu & Georgia Inspired Rugs

The other day I was over at Lulu & Georgia, drooling...as usual. Is this my life? To be spent admiring items beyond my means? Drat my ridiculously …

British Architect Designs First 3D Printed Element for Use in the Construction Industry

The ETFE plastic roof canopy of the 6 Bevis Marks building in London features a decorative sheath that is the world’s first 3D-printed component …

3D Printing

5 Butt-Busting Exercises To Whip You Into Shape

Our waistlines are already lamenting the nonstop treat-eating sessions and boozy soirées that litter our calendar for the next few weeks. We’ve …

National Geographic Travel

5 Places Not to be Missed in a Lifetime

As a travel writer since 1997, I have visited 100 countries, and I make 20 to 30 trips a year. I am always being asked where in the world I'd most like to go. In this post, I'm going to reveal the five destinations I'd love to visit, or re-visit, before I die. This includes, of course, the biggie …

The 580 Sq Ft Hollywood Cabin of Vincent Kartheiser

It seems contradictory to see a famous actor choosing to live in a tiny, 580 sq. ft cabin. Yet that is <i>exactly</i> what Vincent Kartheiser (of <i>Mad Men</i> …

An Open Apartment in Brazil Full of Raw Materials

The Panamby Apartment, designed by DT estúdio arquitetura, was designed with the homeowner, a single lawyer, in mind. With one person living there, …

Born to Be Wild

Environment, Giving Back, News & Events | By Lizzie Stafford | 25/11/2013<p>Apart from being ridiculously cute (seriously, just look at those faces!), …

Rainforests

Paris Secrets Only a Local Would Know

Global Yodel sent photographer Juan Jerez Del Valle out with a <i>DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Paris</i> to get his perspective on what it means to use a travel guide in his hometown.<p>He sent back an amazing series of photos (see slideshow below) and this locals guide interview.<p><b>Global Yodel: Place you …

Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson Launch 'Moon,' a Website that Lets Anyone Put a Mark on the Moon Through Words and Art

From far away, 'Moon,' a project by Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson, looks just like you'd expect it to—round and pale with a few craters here and …

Retractable Bed Saves Space in a 580-Square-Foot Home

Designer Funn Roberts recently had the task of redesigning a 580-square-foot cabin belonging to actor Vincent Kartheiser (Pete Campbell of AMC's <i>Mad Men</i>). The small, sound space in Hollywood was renovated, bit by bit, since the two men first began working together in 2010. The construction of the …

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Live Painted Models Blend Seamlessly into Graffiti Background

While many artists seek to replicate reality through three-dimensional paintings, Los Angeles-based artist Alexa Meade goes the opposite route and paints on three-dimensional subjects to make them seem two-dimensional. The clever artist uses her keen eye for color and experience in painting to …

Art

Waiting For The Sun

by Dora Haller<p>Paris-based brand Waiting For the Sun (aka W/SÜN) may sound familiar; CH recently included their frames in a round-up of sustainable sunglasses. We delved deeper this time by meeting with Antoine Mocquard and Julien Tual, the two Frenchmen behind the wooden sunglasses line, and …

Fabrication

Coconut Crusted Chicken with Cashew Curry Sauce

Studies show that turmeric can be as effective as 14 pharmaceutical drugs

Turmeric and saffron are the two prominent spices used in South Asian and Middle Eastern dishes including Persians and Indians. Persian saffron and …

Cancer Cells

21 Beauty Secrets Southern Belles Swear By

One of our fondest memories of southern belle beauty comes from the film "Gone with the Wind." Scarlett O'Hara (portrayed by Vivien Leigh) struggled with conforming to society's ideal of behaving like a lady, but the brunette actress looked beautiful as ever in her rebellious state.<p>Beauty standards …

10 Modern Coloring Books That Aren’t Just for Kids

Who says you have to be a kid to love a good coloring book? Not us, that’s for sure! When we read about <i>Outside the Lines</i>, the latest cool coloring book on the art scene, we knew it was time to round up a whole bunch of modern coloring books for folks who can’t resist a good set of markers filling …

Bloom: Floating Phytoplankton Farm Absorbs Carbon Dioxide and Monitors Rising Sea Levels

Bloom is a futuristic semi-submersible farm dedicated to growing phytoplankton-microscopic marine organisms that play a key role in removing carbon …

Global Warming

crème fraîche, cornmeal, & pumpkin coffee cake + pepita streusel

Today was my first real day of fall. I brought two spectral pumpkins home to the porch, a petite ivory one & a stately albeit pockmarked blue-gray …

The 8 Indie Films You Must See This October (Which Is Shaping Up To Be One of the Best Months For Film In a Very Long Time)

Today marks the start of what could truly one of the best months for moviegoing… ever? Week after week, some of the best films off this year’s film …