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DIY Outdoor Bench - DIY Lite

Start this brag-worthy backyard bench one afternoon, and you'll be sitting on it roasting marshmallows before sunset. Trust us: This DIY is so …

Woodworking

Articles about who knew relaxed tropical retreat could be made shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>These shipping containers have left …

Costa Rica

Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival 11.21.14

Welcome to another edition of the Orvis News Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival, in which we scour the Web for the best fly-fishing videos available. …

Fishing

Loma House / Iván Andrés Quizhpe

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The building involved is a rural traditional house of the twentieth century. It was inventoried by the …

Architecture

Watch: MIT's Robot Cheetah Takes a Jog in the Park

MIT engineers build a big cat bot.<p>That's a biomimicking big cat bounding across the lawn at MIT. Developed by mechanical engineer Sangbae Kim and his team, the robo-cheetah can currently run 10 miles per hour and jump over objects in its way. The scientists building it say this version of the robot …

Getting Started with Long Exposure Photography and ND Filters

Ever since moving to the Pacific Northwest, I definitely have had my fair share of photographing waterfalls. In fact, I became infatuated with …

Stunning Photo-Realistic Graphite Drawings by Monica Lee | Colossal

<p>Malaysian artist Monica Lee is obsessed with details. But then again, I guess you have to be in order to create some of the most stunning …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Photography

Rare Fish Species Found On North Carolina Beach

An odd, deepwater fish washed ashore near Nags Head, N.C., this past Monday and photos of its long profile and mean bite went viral.<p>Officials with …

Top Organic Vegetable Gardening Challenges and How to Overcome Them - Organic Gardening

The perfect garden — free of all pests, weeds and weather surprises — does not exist. Nor does the perfect place to garden, because every climate is …

Off-grid

Self-healing engineered muscle grown in the laboratory

Biomedical engineers have grown living skeletal muscle that looks a lot like the real thing. It contracts powerfully and rapidly, integrates into …

Woman Has Her Skull Replaced With A 3-D-Printed Plastic One

The most significant skull prosthetic to date<p>A woman with a rare bone disorder has had much of the top of her skull replaced with a 3-D printed plastic piece, <i>Wired U.K.</i> reports. Three months later, she's symptom-free and back to work.<p>The woman's condition made her skull increase in thickness, …

3D Printing

Anatomical Collages by Travis Bedel | Colossal

<p>Mixed media artist Travis Bedel creates stunning collages that merge anatomical imagery with illustrations from science guides and textbooks. You …

Hyperrealistic Eyes Drawn with Colored Pencils | Colossal

<p>Texas-based graffiti artist Redosking draws fantastically detailed eyes using colored pencils. It seems like eyes are a common muse for illustrators …

Unusual Sculptures of People and Skeletons Chiseled from Wood by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki | Colossal

<p>Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki chisels these life-sized figurative sculptures out of giant pieces of camphor wood, a kind of evergreen. The …

Why do we cry? The three types of tears - Alex Gendler

Water Planet

Coffee Table From Crates

This artistic and unconventional idea for your home will blow the brains out of your guests, especially when you mention you made it.<p>The making is …

Celebrity Faces Merged with 19th-Century Military Portraits

Replaceface is an ongoing series of portraits where modern celebrities are transported back in time into the role of 19th-century Russian generals. As we have seen before, artist Steve Payne is behind the clever compositions that redefine the idea of a classic painting.<p>Using digital copies of …

Art

Discovering the Higgs through Physics, Dance and Photography

Changing Planet<p>The Arts Council of Greater New Haven has chosen our project ¨<b>Discovering the Higgs through Physics, Dance and Photography¨</b>, as one of the seven chosen to receive funding as part of Reintegrate<i>*</i>: Enhancing Collaborations in the Arts & Sciences.<p>The Project´s team is formed by Sarah …

Kansas Buck Survives 2 Months With Severed Head Locked in its Antlers

A wildlife management class on a coyote trapping trip in Kansas caught and rescued a buck that had been carrying the head of another buck locked in …

Meal Worms: Best Live Bait for Spring Trout

<i>Photo by Gorman Studio</i><p>I always carry garden worms and mealworms during the early days of trout season, and I reach for the latter more often. These …

Olympian Sean Greenwood Does a Barrel Roll at 74 MPH

Sean Greenwood of Ireland may have just earned the honor of best recovery at the Olympics.<p>The 26-year-old athlete was competing in the men's skeleton …

How to test your garden's soil

Soil is a key ingredient in successful gardening, so get to know it better<p>When it comes to what you can grow in your garden (and more importantly, what you can't), few things are as important as soil. Especially because, to a very large extent, you are stuck with the soil Mother Nature has given …

Stones & Bones: Illustrations on Rocks and Skulls by DZO | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying this illustration project by French graphic designer and illustrator DZO who covered nearly every inch of these river stones and …

Incredible Photos of High Speed Bullets Microseconds After Being Shot

Finnish photographer Herra Kuulapaa has spent the last seven years capturing dangerously beautiful images of bullets being discharged from firearms. His <i>High Speed Ballistics</i> photography shows ammunition ripping through the air in mere microseconds from when the trigger is pulled. Each photo …

Photography

Myths and Marvel: Hero-glyphics rewrites superhero history

Artist Josh Lane has mutated comic-book superheroes – from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Kick-Ass – into ancient Egyptian works of art, by posing them with feet side-on and torsos turned to face the onlooker