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Robin Williams on Masks

The Lost Art of Hotel Luggage Labels

<i>I</i>f a hotel told me they would slap one of these beautiful design labels onto my luggage upon checking in, I’d probably book a room just for that …

Lamps with a Knitted Shade by Ariel Zuckerman

Tel Aviv-based designer Ariel Zuckerman created a series of light fixtures that combine technology with tradition. Born from a collaboration with …

Furniture

Glenn Gould: Bach Goldberg Variations 1981 Studio Video (complete)

Glenn Gould: Bach Goldberg Variations 1981 Studio Video (complete)

RT @MeredithFrost: Stunning photo from Lake Michigan where winter gales coated St. Joseph Lighthouse in ice (Image/John McCormick) http://t.co/eiqDxmLrlE

We The Tiny House People (Documentary): Small Homes, Tiny Flats & Wee Shelters

Patrick Stewart Demonstrates How to Moo in Different Cow Accents

In a recent episode of the How To Do Everything podcast, Patrick Stewart answered a listener’s question by demonstrating the regional accents of …

Oxfordshire

Scallion Pancakes

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Mandy from Lady and Pups replicates a Taiwanese street snack at home: crispy scallion pancakes, with plenty of layers.</i><p>I can't tell you how many …

Two-Box Home: Simple Dwelling of Dual Shipping Containers

When executed well, container architecture speaks for itself – the constituent containers become the anchors for the design around which the rest of …

D. Residence / LP Architektur

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In place of a modest masonry house with a neighboring stable evolved a small, freely grouped “hamlet” …

October Leaves Fingerless Mitts pattern by Abbie Tilden

UPDATE FEB 2010:<p>I have totaled up the numbers for January and I’m so pleased to announce that together we raised <b>$285</b> dollars for Doctors Without …

How To: DIY Antiqued Mercury Mirror Glass

| 134 Comments<p>Today we're excited to to share this simple and affordable method for transforming any piece of glass into a beautiful decor update …

New Shipping room - and a DIY table for you!

We have been making lots of changes at <b>Cartolina</b> and to accommodate this year's new distribution system we have had to expand the studio. We are so …

wrapped pullover pattern by alfa knits

Le ‘<b>wrapped pullover</b>’ est désormais disponible <b>en français</b>.<br>Merçi a puce59 pour la traduction.<p>The <b>wrapped pullover</b> is worked from the bottom up and …

Walter Keller had nearly lost his battle with leukemia when he went to Penn's Carl June and his group of researchers for a radical new cancer treatment. What happened next may change medicine forever.

Has Carl June Found a Key to Fighting Cancer?<p>Walter Keller had nearly lost his battle with leukemia when he went to Penn's Carl June and his group of …

DIY Idea: Make a Reclaimed Wood Planter Wall

Move over, wallpaper. Take a hike, paint! There's a new accent wall treatment in town -- and it's green from head to toe.<p>Reclaimed, up-cycled …

My Secret Champs Elysées Garden

<b>A</b>t some point or another every Parisian has an errand to run on the Champs Élysées, as much as they despise its hellish high street hum and tawdry …

Country Bumpkin Lane in Paris

<i>O</i>kay, so that’s not its real name, but they should just call this place what it really is– a countryside paradise in the heart of Paris.<p>A zippy ten …

NASA Finds A Pink Planet That Challenges Current Theories

About 57 light years from Earth, astronomers have discovered a large new planet, colored a deep magenta. It’s the second planet whose color has been directly observed by astronomers, the first being HD 189733b. That alone would make this find noteworthy. But equally noteworthy is the fact that the …

Israel's Orthodox Women: The New Face of Feminism

On a warm June day in 2011, Nili Philipp was powering her bike down Herzog Boulevard, a major thoroughfare in Beit Shemesh, a sleepy bedroom …

Taken

Under civil forfeiture, Americans who haven’t been charged with wrongdoing can be stripped of their cash, cars, and even homes. Is that all we’re losing?<p>On a bright Thursday afternoon in 2007, Jennifer Boatright, a waitress at a Houston bar-and-grill, drove with her two young sons and her …

Haunting Photos of Objects Left Behind in Abandoned Buildings

There are abandoned buildings, and then there is the stuff that sticks around to inhabit them. Go to a flea market or an antique store and you can …

Here are a couple rings I made from coins.

Ikea's 2014 Catalog app lets you arrange virtual furniture in your living room via augmented reality (video)

In 2013, Ikea took the plunge into the wide world of augmented retail reality, when it released a companion app to go with its catalog -- to give Swedish furniture fans access to bonus digital content related to products shown on its pages. A new version of the app is now upon us, and with it comes …

Anatomy of a Publisher

The story of Farrar, Straus & Giroux.<p>What makes a publishing house great? The easy answer is the consistency with which it produces books of value over a lengthy period of time. That would include in our day, beyond the obvious candidates, houses as unalike as Oxford University Press and New …

What to eat? Harvard’s Walter Willett thinks he has the answers

SLENDER CELEBRITY CHEF RICK BAYLESS, the goateed enchilada evangelist who has transformed Mexican street food into fine dining, stands at the back of …

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

• XKeyscore gives 'widest-reaching' collection of online data • NSA analysts require no prior authorization for searches • Sweeps up emails, social media activity and browsing history • NSA's XKeyscore program – read one of the presentations<p>A top secret National Security Agency program allows …