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9 Unfortunate Truths About Juicy, Scrumptious Bacon

America has an undeniable love affair with bacon. On average, Americans each eat about 18 pounds of bacon a year. And considering the number of people who don't eat pork or any meat at all, some of them are scarfing down a disproportionate number of the approximately 5,760,000,000 pounds of pig …

Billions of Earth-Like Planets!

Nikola Tesla vs Thomas Edison. Epic Rap Battles of History Season 2.

It's time to listen to the voices in your head

Hearing voices in your head when there's no one around … that's a sign of madness, right?<p>In the popular imagination voice-hearing is often viewed with fear and suspicion, frequently reified as a chaotic, corrupted symptom of illness. But that is changing, with a growing acceptance of voice-hearing …

Google's Quantum AI Lab adds quantum physics to Minecraft

There is seemingly no end to the number of things you can do in <i>Minecraft</i> — and the latest thing is experimenting with quantum physics. A new mod called <i>qCraft,</i> built by none other than Google's Quantum AI Lab Team, adds blocks that exhibit quantum entanglement, superposition, and observer-dependency …

STARPATH: An Electricity-Free Alternative to Streetlights

UK-based company Pro-Teq has developed a spray-on solution to create a trail of illuminating stars aptly known as <i>STARPATH</i>. The innovative product boasts an anti-slip and water-resistant surface, not to mention an energy-free alternative to streetlights, that is ideal for pedestrians at night. It is …

Dwell on Design 2013 Exclusive House Tour: Oak Pass

The first stop on the Canyons & Valley Tour 2013, part of the Dwell Home Tours, is a guest house located in Beverly Hills, California. Designed by …

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Origami-Inspired Furniture Snaps Together With Magnets

Aside from putting together those IKEA bookcases, when was the last time you were involved in the making of your home’s furnishings? The Playtime …

C215 New Mural In Bristol, UK

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• May 25, 2013<br>• 0<p>Globe-trotting stencil artist C215 is currently in Bristol, UK where he recently completed this sweet new …

Secret Spaces: An Illegal NYC Watertower Nightclub

In New York City there are plenty of places to get drunk, starting with my kitchen. But most crave a more glamorous experience, and in a city of …

richard mosse: the enclave at venice art biennale 2013 risking everything for art: a new series by the infrared photographer demands to be seen, as he travels through the dangerous war-torn eastern democratic republic of congo to produce these beautiful but painful images. see more: http://www.designboom.com/art/richard-mosse-the-enclave-at-venice-art-biennale-2013/

For Some People, Tornadoes Are a Part of Life

As a child of Tornado Alley myself, I endorse the sentiment in this <i>American Prospect</i> piece by Monica Potts.<p>Tornado Watches, the meteorology term for …

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Link About It: This Week's Picks

1. Todd McLellan's 50 Disassembled Objects<p>Skilled lensman Todd McLellan likes to take things apart. What began as a meticulous photo project dubbed "Disassembly Series" has now expanded into a new book for Thames & Hudson, called "Things Come Apart." McLellan combines his penchant for exploring the …

Three-Story Interior Green Wall Breathes Life into Home

What looks like an imposing, monolithic black volume from the outside is filled with air, light and greenery on the inside. Casa CorManca is a …

The Metamorphosis Project

Venice, California-based artist Alex Andre delighted the masses with his simple but stunning <i>Metamorphosis Project</i> interactive installation at Maker Faire Bay Area last weekend. The kinetic sculpture has a steel base and hand crank, holding a large disc with alternating panels of clear glass and …

For Sebastien Thibault "illustration starts with brain then comes the pencil." Take a look at his work here: http://bit.ly/10UDytk

The dude who invented the GIF finally settled the debate over how to pronounce the file type yesterday. It's "Jif"! In celebration we look at some very cool, trippy GIFs from Patakk: http://bit.ly/10pDSgo

With a stunning backdrop, 79 floors above Hong Kong, we attended the special pop-up gallery show of Retna and Keith Haring tonight in Hong Kong during the Art Basel festivities. See our photos from the show and find out more here: http://bit.ly/10P5haL

Marcin Schleifer's monochrome illustrations consist of odd juxtapositions, strange combinations set in stark and simple compositions. Take a look at more here: http://bit.ly/11dWRcL

GIFs of the Intricate Process Behind a Multilayered Painting

New York-based artist Julie Mehretu constructs densely layered abstract paintings that feature a wide range of ideas. Her large-scale creations offer a lot of patterns and visual movement for the viewer to soak in and process internally. Mehretu's piece titled <i>Middle Grey</i> exemplifies the artist's …

Give Life Back to Music, Animated GIFs of Daft Punk’s Helmets

Illustrator Gerrel Saunders, also known as Gaks, has created “Give Life Back to Music,” a series of animated GIFs of Daft Punk’s helmets named after …

Yay or Nay: Will Google Glass Catch On?

Jeff Bezos wants to put an airbag in your smartphone

Many of us have experienced the problem: We get careless with our mobile phones, they slip out of our hands, and all of a sudden we’re back at the …

The Best New Architecture

Design’s Big Night<p>From ‘snow architecture’ in Austria to a Chinese theater that resembles a butterfly, see recipients of the 2013 Architizer A+ …

Yarn Bombing Helsinki (j) Granny Square Afghans on the steps outside Helsinki Cathedral, Finland. via Vintage Culture Melbourne