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5 Astronauts Told Us Their Most Terrifying Moments In Space

Quick thinking doesn't come close to capturing it...<p>During Chris Hadfield’s first flight, he and his fellow astronauts had to navigate a quarter-million-pound shuttle toward a target the size of a coffee cup saucer on the Russian Mir Space Station.<p>Hadfield’s job was to relay the speed and range …

Space Science

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

European Travel

How to take better holiday photos through science

I am not being altogether serious but my goal here is to dismantle C.P. Snow’s separation of the sciences and the humanities into ‘two cultures’ to help you take better photographs.<p>The division is for the most part imaginary – a self-fulfilling prophecy. People of intelligence usually have broad …

Photography

The 11 Most Zen Places On The Planet

More than just vacation destinations, some places have long been revered for their natural beauty and spiritual power. Whether sparkling lake, clear-blue ocean or majestic mountain, these spots will help you find your inner om.<p><b>Mount Kailash, Tibet. View Panoramic.</b><p>This mountain in western Tibet is a …

27 Stunning Lakeside Campsites

Photo by Matthew Hosford, Explorer for The Outbound<p>There's something special about waking up at sunrise to a glassy mountain lake outside your tent. If you're ready to make this a reality, check out this list of lakeside campsites and start planning your next adventure.<p>1. Mono Lake<p>California | Car …

The Most Extreme Things Actors Have Done to Prepare for Roles

There seems to be a strong correlation between degree of transformation and number of Oscars.<p>Probably because there seems to be a strong inverse relationship between degree of transformation and number of Oscars, Extreme Role Preparation has become something of a sport amongst actors. Who can …

Universal Pictures

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Manny Pacquiao fights back at Mayweather's reckless jabs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Pacquiao intends to put on a show when he faces Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2 1/2 weeks.<p>He really hopes Mayweather is also …

Boxing

No Apple Watches in store until June, Ahrendts tells staff as April 24th date removed from website

Angela Ahrendts has told Apple Store staff that the Apple Watch is unlikely to be available for in-store purchases before June – but they should expect the usual ‘blockbuster launches’ in retail stores for future products.<p>In a memo to retail store staff, Apple’s retail head thanked staff for making …

Apple Watch

Grand Canyon Named America’s Most Endangered River

When Teddy Roosevelt declared the Grand Canyon a national monument more than a century ago, he famously said: “Leave it as it is. You cannot improve on it. The ages have been at work on it, and man can only mar it.”<p>Last week, American Rivers named the Grand Canyon America’s Most Endangered …

National Parks

Dwarf planet Ceres has TEN bright spots, astroboffins say

Dwarf planet Ceres has ten bright spots, not just the two that the Dawn spacecraft saw as it approached the worldlet in February.<p>The two bright …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

Spark Sleeping Bag

The Spark SPI minimal sleeping bag by Sea to Summit is ideal for adventurers that need to pack light. The Spark has changed adventure traveling …

Hammock Camping in Cold Weather: A Hammock Lover's Guide To Staying Warm

<i>One of the common concerns with hammock camping is how to stay warm without the insulation provided by a tent enclosure. Thanks to this great guest</i> …

Top Tip: How To Make A Pull Tab Guy-Line Tensioner | Year Zero Survival – Premium Survival Gear and Blog

How to make a simple, free, and highly effective guy line tensioner from an aluminum can pull tab. This handy little device makes setting up & …

Aluminum Cans

10 Camping Tips From Bear Grylls to Help You Survive the Wild

It's time to start getting back to nature. If you're an outdoorsy type, you're probably starting to plan your first big camping trip of the season. …

Kinetic Creatures

Kinetic Creatures are a set of three walking cardboard animal sculptures. The Creatures, Elly the Elephant, Rory the Rhino, and Geno the Giraffe, are …

Articles about 7 modern homes forest on Dwell.com - Dwell

We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven …

Frank Lloyd Wright

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Home Tours

Geometric Laser-Cut Wood Relief Sculptures by Gabriel Schama | Colossal

<p>Working with precisely cut 1/8″ pieces of laser-cut mahogany plywood, Oakland-based artist Gabriel Schama creates densely layered wood relief …

April Fool's!: San Francisco Museum's New Mind-Bending Staircase

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) just unveiled plans for their new grand staircase but…wait a minute. Where are visitors suppose to walk down to on the left side? And, how exactly is this thing held up? In this funny April Fool's Day joke, the museum put up this image of a MC …

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Creative Man Turns His Birthmarks into a Map of an Imaginary World

Reddit user Mneneon was born with a set of birthmarks on his hands and arms that appear to form a map of an imaginary world. Recently, the mathematician/engineer used a pen to outline the patches of white and red skin, making them stand out even more as large land masses, tiny islands, and vast …

Creativity

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Articles about 8-reasons-love-hand-blown-glass on Dwell.com - Dwell

By eliminating walls and incorporating a series of interior gardens, architect José Roberto Paredes creates an eclectic and...<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>A long overdue solo show for designer, …

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Articles about 5 incredibly clever renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2015 issue.<p>Ah, sweet sweet summertime. What better way to sit back and relax, than enjoying an epic patio, roof, or backyard.<p>I was zipping about …

Fabrication

Double Exposure Kit for Adobe Photoshop

The Double Exposure Kit from SparkleStock with Adobe Photoshop actions, textures, and gradients.<p>This kit helps you to create stylish double exposures …