Jeff Phillips

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DIY Modern Asymmetrical Brass Branch Light

Some of you may not have this problem, or even be aware that a problem like this could exist in this day and age, but for those of us who live with …

Podcast: Gay swimmers say being best friends helped them come out

Axel Reed and Josh Velasquez share a bond only swimmers have.Josh Velasquez and Axel Reed are two swimmers in college who each had a secret — they …

Homosexuality

Improve Your Painting with Still Lifes

Get back to basics with a still life painting!Still life paintings allow you to take your time to focus on light and shadow, values, color, and …

Art

She and her husband grew a side project into an international empire

It all began when husband and wife, Alon Cohen and Adi Tatarko, bought their 1950s ranch home. The couple struggled to communicate the vision for …

Startups

Here’s How to Improve Your Cityscapes by Using Photoshop to Replace a Boring Sky (VIDEO)

Yesterday we showed you how to improve landscape photos suffering from blown out clouds, but what if your image has a boring sky with no clouds at …

A Possible Break in One of Evolution's Biggest Mysteries

Whales have a history that is among the strangest and least-understood of any animal—and barnacles might be the key to unlocking their secrets.<p>Once upon a time, before India knew Asia, when alligators sunned themselves on shores north of the Arctic Circle, a small, timid, dog-like creature …

Whales

Vera Molnar

40 Impressive Details Using Concrete

Due to its ability to mold and create different shapes, concrete is one of architecture's most popular materials. While one of its most common uses …

Architecture

This CV landed me interviews at Google and more than 20 top startups

During my senior year of college, I decided that I wasn't going to become another boomerang kid that moved back home, jobless and with no plan for …

How to Achieve Financial Freedom Within 36 Months

If a greenhorn can do it in six years you, can do it in three.<p><i>This article is part of a series entitled: 9 Wise Men Who Taught Me How to Put Life Ahead of My Startup. We've already covered mindset shifts toward financial freedom and Clayton Christensen's questions on How Will You Measure Your …

3D Modeling Reveals the Beauty of Pompeii Before Its Destruction

By combining archaeology with 3D computer modeling, European researchers have digitally reconstructed a house in Pompeii, showing how lavish and …

Artist Turns Trash Into Animals To Remind Us About Pollution

To spread his message about endless waste production, Portuguese street artist Bordalo II (Artur Bordalo) creates stunning animal sculptures. …

Sculpture

Instead Of Temporary Camps, We Should Let Refugees Build Their Own Flourishing Cities

By Mark Lutter5 minute Read<p>In Kenya, more than 300,000 people live in a UN-created city of shanties and tents, without power, sewage, or the legal …

Cities

14-Year-Old Painting Prodigy 'Mini Monet' Is Worth Over $2 Million

At age 14, Kieron Williamson enjoys a status some of history’s greatest painters were unable to achieve in their lifetimes. The British teen is …

Arkansas university students designed this prefab cantilevering home for $136 per square foot

This prefab house in Little Rock, Arkansas, is a modular residence constructed by the students at the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design. …

5 New Things We Learned About Dolly Parton

In a recent 11-minute interview with <i>Pride Source</i>, the angelic Dolly Parton was asked about everything from her personal life to her relationship with …

The Instahunks: Inside the Swelling Selfie-Industrial Complex

<i>Courtesy of Instagram.</i><p>Kyle Krieger’s Herculean pectorals come at you from a block away. His silken black hair would make a mink blush. He has a bit …

Scientists May Have Finally Explained Déjà Vu

Researchers have a new explanation for one of the brain’s most uncanny peculiarities – the phenomenon of déjà vu. Presenting his team’s latest work …

How architecture shaped Fire Island Pines - CNN Style

Written by Thomas Page, CNN<p>"Orgy is a grand old tradition of Fire Island," wrote New York Magazine in 1972.<p>The Hamptons' party-going cousin, south of Long Island, New York, didn't earn its reputation for nothing. In the mid-twentieth century is was a place to see and be seen; a place where good …

EP91 DIY Sofa For Under $100

This DIY sofa can be made for less than $100 and requires no sewing. The only power tools used were a cordless drill, a circular saw, and an orbital …

Artist Samantha Keely Smith Explores Powerful Collisions of Dark and Light in Her Abstract Elemental Paintings | Colossal

<p>When encountering paintings by artist Samantha Keely Smith (previously) it’s nearly impossible to escape the mystery and gravity depicted by a …

20 Poptails You NEED to Usher in Summer

Well, hello there, warm weather. It’s so nice to *finally* see you! Keeping cool during the summer months is of the utmost importance, and the best way to do that is with a chilly and boozy popsicle recipe. If you aren’t familiar with spiked popsicles — also known as poptails — now’s your time to …

Andrew Salgado’s Intense Eye Paintings Extract Order from Chaotic Colors and Forms

Andrew Salgado continues to develop his artistic talents, effortlessly producing multi-faceted, vibrant paintings on a regular basis. He has a unique eye for blending unexpected splashes of colour with reduced forms to create a relationship between his audience and painted models. With bold brush …

Art

From Comedian To Curator, Steve Martin Champions Canadian Painter Lawren Harris At The MFA

Support the news<p>Steve Martin is probably best known for his comedy, but he’s worn many different artistic hats during his career, including actor, …

These Beautiful Paintings Turn Depressing Climate Change Graphs Into Art

Pelto describes herself as both an artist and a scientist, and her paintings draw on both of these disciplines. In this picture of wildfires gulping …

Climate Change

Why Copenhagen Is Building Parks That Can Turn Into Ponds

Instead of massive sewer expansion to prepare for climate change, the city chose something cheaper—and more fun.<p>COPENHAGEN, Denmark—At first glance, the square known as Tåsinge Plads doesn’t look much different from other parks in Copenhagen. A young couple lounges on a small hill surrounded by …

Urban Design

How to draw… a smug polar bear

Children and teenagers,Books,Culture,Children's books: 7 and under,Picture books,Illustration,Art and design,Design,Art<p>Brrr it’s chilly out there. So gather some pencils, pens or whatever and get drawing a delightful, if somewhat smug, polar bear in this lovely drawing lesson from Ross Collins