Juan McGruder

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The @mashable graffiti wall at #SXSW in Austin. How many things do you recognize. Go left shark go. #sxsw #sxswi #ig_americas #ig_northamerica #austin #texas

Shooting a Portrait of a Man with a Cloud of Falling Lemons

Israeli photographer Ronen Goldman was recently commissioned by UK-based premium luggage manufacturer Redland London to shoot a series of advertising …

Down the Rabbit Hole.. . This awesome edit on my Amsterdam metro tunnel shot is done by my talented friend @s__i__m__e !!! The skater shot by @joeybailey! What a great collab 👊✨❗️Thanks !!

'Spring Forward' With These 12 Quick Brunch Recipes

These 12 quick brunch recipes are perfect to make when you've lost an hour of sleep (thanks Daylight Savings!).

Breakfast

Smartly Engineered WaterNest 100 Lets Residents Live as One With Nature

This masterfully designed floating home delightfully resembles a tidy, efficient nest that a water-loving animal would build. The pod-shaped WaterNest 100, produced by EcoFloLife, has been years in the making, and the firm's patient attention to detail is evident in the unit's beautiful aesthetics …

Architecture

Ferguson Mayor in the Hot Seat After Shocking Justice Department Report Video

ABC's George Stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with the mayor of Ferguson James Knowles.

George Stephanopoulos

Street Artist Paints Three-Dimensional Portals on the Side of Buildings

In his characteristic style, artist 1010's new murals are brightening city streets with wavy bands of color and gradients that make viewers feel like they're seeing through walls. The anonymous, Germany-based graffiti artist has rolled out new masterpieces in the last year– including a gallery show …

Modern Art

Swiss watchmakers are teaming up to fight Apple and Google

Swiss watch companies are finally waking up to the potential of smartwatches, with the launch of models from three different companies. Mondaine, Alpina and Frederique Constant have revealed their take on the smartwatch today, and they're all very similar, and very familiar. All three are powered …

Electrify Any Bike For Extra Pedal Power

Upgrade your old two-wheeler.<p>Who wants to be a sweaty mess after biking to work? “No one,” is the answer FlyKly is banking on. The start-up has created an electrified rear wheel that can retrofit onto almost any bike. Pedaling becomes effortless, and co-workers will thank you.<p>Motor<p>The 250-watt <b>motor</b> …

Banksy Goes Undercover in Gaza, Releases New Works and Eye-Opening Video

The world's most famous street artist, Banksy, returned to Palestine to create a series of powerful new works. In 2005, he made several paintings on Israel's West Bank barrier wall. This time, the artist goes undercover, making a satirical travel advertisement for Gaza. The 2-minute film shows …

Gaza

Rebranding by Martin Grohs

A sophisticated rebranding project by Martin Grohs.<p>Martin Grohs is a creative director and illustrator based in Leipzig, Germany. He specializes in …

Bill Belichick: Pete Carroll doesn't deserve criticism for play call

The decision to throw the ball on 2nd-and-goal from the one-yard line with 26 seconds to go in Super Bowl XLIX will haunt Seahawks coach Pete Carroll …

The Nature and Nurture of Genius: The Sweet Illustrated Story of How Henri Matisse’s Childhood Shaped His Creative Legacy

A heartening testament to the nourishing power of parental love in the cultivation of greatness.<p>At 8PM on the last day of 1869, a little boy named Henri entered the world in a gray textile-mill town in the north of France, in a rundown two-room cottage with a leaky roof. He didn’t have much …

Literature

Landscape Photographer of the Year 2014

Nature Photography

$200 turns your Galaxy Note 4 into a VR headset

Moments after Samsung announced that you could get a Gear VR as early as next month, Oculus released an all-important detail: its price. Oculus and Samsung are selling two versions of its Gear VR Innovator Edition -- the headset alone is $199, but if you want the Bluetooth gamepad as well, you'll …

Ninja Sphere promises to turn your house into a smart home for $329

Back in January, a smart home device called Ninja Sphere made over $650,000 on Kickstarter. Now, its creators (Ninjablocks) has started accepting its first pre-orders outside the crowdfunding website for $329 per unit. But, what can a Ninja Sphere do in the first place? Well, this …

The 20 photographs of the week

The aftermath of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the conflict in Gaza and Israel, the Commonwealth Games and a flying carpet – the best photography in news, culture, nature and sport from around the world this week

Evoke Is A New Induction-Based Vaporizer That Looks And Feels Like An Old-School Pipe

The Evoke is the latest electronic vaporizer to grace the industry with its presence, and I sincerely mean that. From the looks of things, the Evoke (from LotoLabs) is one of the first vaporizers I’ve seen that looks to the past for design inspiration, with a wooden, hefty look to it not unlike the …

Cannabis

Kudoso Is A Router That Rewards Your Kids With Facebook Time For Studying, Doing Chores

American children spend five to seven hours per day staring at screens, TV and otherwise, according to data published by the National Institutes of Health. This leads to increased risks of weight gain and obesity, anxiety, depression, and inability to sleep, studies have found. But parental …

With 45,000 Pre-Orders, The New Oculus Rift Will Start Arriving Around July 14th

Back in March, the second generation of Oculus’ work-in-progress virtual reality headset went up for pre-order for $350. No one knew exactly when the new headset would actually <i>ship</i>, outside of a target window of “sometime in July”.<p>Word on the Oculus fan forums was that the company would announce …

iCloak Stik Aims To Put Robust Online Privacy In The Hands Of The Many, Not The Few

Meet iCloak Stik: a plug and play device that’s being designed to make robust online privacy accessible to the many not the few — by enabling an average computer user to route their browsing via the Tor or I2P anonymizing networks so it can’t be tracked.<p>The device will also let users select a …

Navigation, it’s not just for cars: Mapbox and Scoot optimize the nav system for 2 wheels

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Scoot<p>Navigation may have found its initial home in the car dashboard, but there are many different modes of …

Maps

Double-Exposure Paintings from Pakayla Rae Biehn

We have seen double-exposure photography style paintings before, but Pakayla Rae Biehn breathes a new life into the imagery she uses. These subtly …

Painting

Most Expensive U.S. Home Sale Ever: Connecticut Estate Goes For $120 Million

Ladies and gentlemen, a new record has been set: Copper Beech Farm is now the most-expensive home sale in the United States–ever. The estate, at 499 Indian Field Road in Greenwich, Connecticut, closed Friday for $120 million.<p>That figure shatters the prior record held by Softbank billionaire …

Self-Sustaining Floating City is a Modern Day Noah's Ark

This floating city is an innovative concept designed to function as a modern day <i>Noah's Ark</i>. The self-sustaining city was developed by Serbia-based Aleksandar Joksimovic and Jelena Nikolic as a means to support life–from humans and animals to fish, plants, and trees–in the case of an extreme natural …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

Donny Hathaway - Live (Full Album) 1972

Soul Music

Ryan Seacrest funded Typo iPhone Keyboard coming in January for $99

Advertisement<p>19 Comments<p>Even after six years, some folks just can’t get used to the software keyboard of an iPhone(s aapl). How else do you explain …

Ryan Seacrest

Photomatix Pro 5 - How to Use the Contrast Optimizer

In the last video, I have shown you what the new features of Photomatix Pro 5 are. And probably the most important one is the Contrast Optimizer. The …

Tutorials