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10 Easy Cookie Recipes

Dessert

A Maldives Beach Awash in Bioluminescent Phytoplankton Looks Like an Ocean of Stars | Colossal

<p>While vacationing on the Maldives Islands, Taiwanese photographer Will Ho stumbled onto an incredible stretch of beach covered in millions of …

Soaring Above the World from a Bird's Perspective

<i>Proud Wanderer</i> is a creative series by nature and animal photographer Howard Lau, aka HOWLD, that captures the exquisite motion of birds in mid-flight. In the series, Lau creates sensations that viewers are soaring high up in the sky alongside each bird. He provides us with a rare opportunity to …

Nature

Austria's Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

European Travel

How to Repurpose Newspaper

Although you can simply recycle read newspaper you can also remodel it into nifty crafts and handy accessories. You won’t need a lot of supplies, …

How to Do a Waterfall French Braid

Community Tested<p>If you know how to French braid, take it to a new level with the waterfall French braid! You can take it even further by combining it …

Hairstyling

How to Make a Bow Pencil Case

It’s important to have the right accessories for school, and that includes your pencil case! If you don’t want to show up to school with the same …

How to Fake a Bruise

Community Tested<p>Trying to look tough, huh? You can learn to make a real-looking fake bruise using a variety of methods, using easy-to-find supplies. …

Makeup

Extraordinary rainbows of the natural world

Crater Lake

The world's best places to see autumn colours

The dog days of summer are over. But despite the chill in the air, there’s no need to be downhearted. Autumn is the most spectacular season, a last hurrah before the bitter winds of winter take hold.<p>Pull on your walking boots and head to one of these stunning destinations to witness glorious autumn …

Victoria (Australia)

10 Weird Things We've Sent to Space

Space is a strange place made stranger by our need to rocket the weird and unusual beyond our atmosphere

Space Exploration

A Ring of Saturn Gets Whacked By Cosmic Debris

Our solar system is a big place. Big enough that it’s overwhelmingly empty of stuff. You can travel for billions of kilometers and your chances of …

Zagat

Electronic tattoo tracks the heat running through your veins

Wearable sensors can tell more and more about what happens inside us<p>Thermometers don't seem like they need reinventing. Just stick one beneath your tongue, wait a minute, and everything you need to know is right in front of you. But there's a lot more that temperature can tell us if we're paying …

Small Scale Paintings by Jacob van Loon

Abstraction and Geometric Shapes.<p>This is a selection of small-scale paintings by artist Jacob van Loon. His artworks combine abstraction with linear …

Modern Art

STEN Tables by Nils Finne

Nils Finne is walking down the beach and all of a sudden he sees a large stone boulder that’s half-surrounded by water. This vision evolved into the …

Make way for a new social media icon: the interrobang

It's the ultimate symbol to express excitement and outrage in our shockaholic era<p>At the risk of making my life sound more exciting than it really is, around once a week I find myself staring at my laptop keyboard wondering which of the symbols staring back at me – not to mention those only conjured …

Molecular Table by Casamidy

<b>Molecular Table by Casamidy</b><p>Inspired by a German science molecule model seen in this <i>image</i>.

Maze iPhone 5 Case

None of the games on your iPhone are keeping you entertained enough? How about a game on your iPhone case? The maze game on the back of this case …

iPhone 5

S'more to Love

It's not summer without a few s'mores, and there's no better — or easier — way to cook up a bunch than with the S'more to Love S'more Maker ($15). …

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Disruptus

A creative resource for adults and kids alike, Disruptus is "designed to open every mind," and from what we can tell, it works as advertised. Using product flashcards as a starting point, and a die for direction, the game instructs players to either improve, transform, disrupt or create upon the …

Kids

Triple Hammock from Trinity Hammocks

If there ever was a symbol for relaxation and summer, I’m pretty sure it would be the hammock. Throw in Trinity Hammocks and you have yourself a …

Vintage Camera Lens Bracelets by SDPNT | Colossal

<p>Stefaan duPont over at SDPNT is making some wonderful one-of-a-kind cuffs from old camera lenses. Every bracelet is completely unique and can’t be …

Timbre Speaker by Casey Lin

China-born, New Zealand-based industrial design student Casey Lin reimagines the speaker by striping away all the superfluous details and letting the …

Metal Cuff Bracelets With Metro Maps Of Major Cities Embossed On Them

<b>US-based</b> product design company Designhype has designed Metro Cuffs, which are metal cuff bracelets with subway and street maps embossed into the …

Urban Design

12 Funny Inventions You'll Probably Want To Own

Here's 24 Funny Inventions You'll Probably Want To Buy<p>Remember these 10 ridiculous Japanese inventions? You probably wouldn't buy any of them, expect …

Now There’s A Hospital-Based Treatment Facility for Internet Addicts

Digital addiction is no joke, and one hospital in Bradford, Pennsylvania, is treating it very seriously with therapy, workshops, and in some cases medication.<p>How many hours do you spend on the Internet a day? Do you stay online longer than you originally meant to? Do you feel anxious or irritable …

How to Create a Game of Chance in PowerPoint

1<p><b>Open Microsoft PowerPoint.</b> Create the title slide (your choice of title name). It might be something like: "Mike's Lottery of the Day" or "Felicia's …

Tutorials