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New York Public Library Puts 20,000 Hi-Res Maps Online & Makes Them Free to Download and Use

When I was a kid, my father brought home from I know not where an enormous collection of <i>National Geographic</i> magazines spanning the years 1917 to …

Overlooked, underrated, and awesome: The Shelter Island 10K

Sick of constantly crossing the finish line in Central Park? This 10K has real New York-summer cred, and while it’s celebrating its 35th Anniversary …

A 19th Century Lithographer Transforms the Alphabet into a Series of Sweeping Landscapes | Colossal

<p>Buried in the archives of the British Museum is this wonderful series of lithographs from illustrator Charles Joseph Hullmandel that transforms the …

Weekly Innovation: A Radiation Detector In Your Smartphone

<i>In our</i>Weekly Innovation series<i>, we pick an interesting idea, design or product that you may not have heard of yet.</i><i>Do you have an innovation to share?</i><i>Use our form.</i><p>A smartphone camera can make you a walking gamma ray detector. Without needing any extra hardware, you could get a warning on your phone …

Michelle Bridges’ killer 15-minute workout you can do anywhere

1/7<p>“The number one excuse that people throw at me for why they can’t work out is time,” says Australia’s most famous trainer, Michelle Bridges, “and …

New Forest House by PAD Studio

PAD Studio have designed a house located in the New Forest National Park, United Kingdom.<p>Description<p>The replacement dwelling is set within an 18.5 …

Shedded Bliss

A prefabricated shed sited on a Finnish island provides a perfect summer getaway.<p>Linda Bergroth had gardening and storage in mind when she developed this scaled-down prefab prototype. The Finnish designer collaborated with Helsinki-based Avanto Architects for two years to perfect the compact …