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Arresting Photos of Indonesia's Erupting Mount Sinabung

Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings

<b>Listen · 8:54</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>It was a rainy night in October when my nephew Lewis passed the Frankenstein statue standing in front of a toy store. The 2 1/2-year-old boy didn't see the monster at first, and when he turned around, he was only inches from Frankenstein's green …

Hosier Lane Mural by Shane Sterry

Meet Jack English, a 93-year-old legend who lives...

Cabin built from salvaged materials in the Trinity Alps, California. 

Cabin built from salvaged materials in the <b>Trinity Alps, California.</b><p>Photographed & contributed by Anna Fleming.

Massive treefort in the Catskills of New York. ...

Jōmon period

This article is about the Japanese archaeological culture. For the Korean archaeological culture, see Jeulmun pottery period.<p>The <b>Jōmon period</b> (縄文時代</i> …

Restaurant with climbing wall in El Chalten, Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina. 

Restaurant with climbing wall in <b>El Chalten, Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina.</b><p>Photograph by Michael Burk.

'Found,' Unpublished Photographs From National Geographic

View Gallery<p>National Geographic published their first issue 125 years ago in 1888. This is an incredible timespan for any publication, but you have …

Photography

The special collection of prints we curated on art.com features the work of someone we have enjoyed for years, Mario Wagner! He has been featured in the magazine numerous times and shown around the world! Take a look at our collection and purchase prints here: http://j.mp/19JBYKS

Makeup Artist Transforms Her Lips Into a Giant Eyeball

Makeup artist Samantha Ravndahl of Batalash Beauty in Vancouver, Canada used her creative skill set to transform her lips into a giant eyeball.<p>image …

Interactive Map Compares New York City of 1836 to Today

Smithsonian Magazine has posted an interactive map of New York City that compares an 1836 wall map of the city (only partially settled at the time) …

Mew-Genics, A Video Game About Genetically Modified Cats by the Creators of ‘Super Meat Boy’

<i>Mew-Genics</i> is a video game about genetically modified cats made by Edmund McMillen and Tommy Refenes, the creators of popular indie game <i>Super Meat …

Project Mayhem: Inside the Wild World and History of SF's Cacophony Society

Imagine a world where mayhem rules. Where tuxedoed men traverse our sewers and insane clown posses parade down Columbus Avenue. Where, under the …

New London Skyscraper Melts Nearby Parked Cars with Reflected Sunlight

The top-heavy shape of 20 Fenchurch Street, a skyscraper currently under construction in London, has earned the building the nickname, “The Walkie …

Skyscrapers

The Science of Leeches

To demonstrate the feeding habits of leeches, Dr. Tim Cockerill of the Royal Institution allows one to feed on his arm for nearly three hours, a …

Time-lapse Photography

X-Ray Photos of NASA Spacesuits

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is exhibiting fascinating X-ray photos of early NASA spacesuits as part of the ongoing exhibition on …

Scientist to eat lab-grown beefburger

Dr Mark Post will cook and eat €250,000 burger painstakingly constructed from protein grown from stem cells<p>On Monday, just after lunchtime, Dr Mark Post will make culinary (and scientific) history by cooking a beefburger and eating it. Which sounds mundane except that this burger cost €250,000 to …

Genome of methane-gobbling bug sequenced - Futurity

U. QUEENSLAND (AUS) — Researchers have sequenced the genome of a recently discovered micro-organism that …

Queensland

The 25 Best Nerd Road Trips

Twenty-five curious, mysterious, or otherwise beguiling destinations to satisfy your inner science-history geek<p>In the past 16 months, writers Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley have toured 150 of the built, natural, and virtual landscapes of the United States, collecting images and interviews. They …

Good News For Flexible Electronics: Scientists Invent A Stretchy Gold Conductor

A new nanoparticle material conducts electricity even when stretched to twice its original length.<p>A team of scientists at the University of Michigan has discovered that when stretched to their limits, gold nanoparticles embedded into elastic material self-assemble into conductive pathways. The …

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How-To: Green Isaac’s Special

If you’re looking for a refreshing tropical cocktail that’s not too sweet, then you might consider trying this Hemingway-approved Green Isaac’s Special. Named after the Isaac Islands in the Bahamas, Hemingway describes the drink in the novel <i>Islands in the Stream</i>.<p>Where Thomas Hudson lay on the …

Bitters

DIY Dinosaur Serving Dish

Tired of serving dishes that don’t have dinosaur heads sticking out of them? Well, you’re in luck because Three Little Monkeys Studio came up with this great DIY Dinosaur Serving Dish tutorial to terrify (or at least slightly creep-out) your guests!<p>[via Neatorama]<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Dinosaur Corn Cob …

Monkeys

Space-time loops may help explain black holes

Black holes can't fully be described by general relativity, but physicists hope to understand the inner workings of these odd objects by applying a theory called loop quantum gravity.<p>Physics cannot describe what happens inside a black hole. There, current theories break down, and general relativity …

Quantum Mechanics

16 Two-Ingredient Cocktails Anyone Can Make

Drinks so simple, even a BABY could make them! Not recommended for babies under 21.

Spices

Best Furniture, Product and Room Designs of June 2013

Here are some best product and furniture designs which were covered on DigsDigs during June 2013. If you’ve missed them than don’t hesitate to check …

45 Outdoor Bathroom Designs That You Gonna Love

What is an outdoor bathroom needed for? First of all, it’s a shower where you go before swimming in the pool. Second, having a bath in the open air a …

Modern Contemporary Design

Design

Community-Supported Art & Design to Launch in Brooklyn this Fall

The fact that New York City is probably about as urban a setting as one can imagine is probably precisely why the urban garderning movement has …