Ryan Tova Batel

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Jonas Damon Gift Ideas 2013

Ready for another wish list? This one is from Jonas Damon, maker of the Alarm Dock and Radio Dock, both of which we’ve featured here on BLTD. Jonas …

New York City

Take the tour of a lighthearted home in Rhode Island --> http://apttherapy.com/1aV3MwG One of the first things you see when you enter the house is an illuminated handmade sign that reads “Make Taccos.” Leftover from Dan’s 30th birthday party, which featured a taco bar, and a play on their last name, the sign sets the tone for the humor and artistry you will find throughout this happy abode. Painted jellyfish swim up hallway walls, polka dots decorate Taavi’s tiny bedroom nook, and a mural covers the entire kitchen ceiling.

Video: Decking Our Desks for the Holidays

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Sofas That Sing: Chic Prints and Patterns on Your Biggest Piece of Furniture

It’s a bit intimidating, isn’t it, choosing a sofa. It’s probably the largest piece of furniture in your space, and there are just so many options. …

Home Decorating

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Abandoned mine could yield clues to stopping global warming

Graduate students from Stanford’s Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences measure a magnesite nodule at the abandoned Red Mountain in California.<p>An abandoned mine in California is providing scientists with important data that could lead to a possible new weapon to fight global …

Carbon Dioxide

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Murals

Incredibly Elaborate Illustrations by Victo Ngai

New York-based illustrator Victo Ngai creates captivating illustrations with elaborate narratives. Her unique style features swirls of lines and colors that are alive with energy and movement. In much of her work, Ngai uses a signature palette of oranges, reds, greens, and browns to create the …

Digital Art

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The 2013 Style 100: The Best Looks and Trends of the Year

Restraint? So 2012, Hal Rubenstein writes in <i>InStyle</i>'s December issue. No where was this more evident than on the runway, where designers showed off …

Minimalist Posters Depict The Architecture Of 13 Classic Films

An Italian artist illustrates the iconic buildings of your favorite movies from The Big Lebowski‘s Malibu bachelor pad to The Incredibles‘ futuristic suburban home.<p>Sometimes, even more than wanting to be a film’s beautiful heroine or superhero protagonist, viewers are swept away by a desire to …

Keeping secrets can cause you to 'come undone' - Futurity

The stress of keeping secrets or concealing what you really think can be exhausting. It can limit physical stamina, impair judgment, reduce …

Scientists Discover a Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics

Physicists reported this week the discovery of a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and …

Person of the Year Runner-Up: Edward Snowden

He pulled off the year’s most spectacular heist. Exiled from his country, the 30-year-old computer whiz has become the doomsayer of the information …