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Mind-Bending Coffee Table Looks like It's Supported by Falling Dominos

If you're searching for a statement coffee table to enhance your living room, then look no further than Duffy London. Its designer, Christopher Duffy, produces bold pieces of furniture that delight us in their playful illusions. This particular creation is called the <i>Megalith Table</i>. It features a …

Furniture

Dishes Done Right

It’s not rocket science, but doing dishes right can get a bit annoying, especially when they are super greasy. I love this Folded Dish Sponge concept …

Change in Equilibrium

Inspired by the literary work of Paulo Coelho, the Animada chair is the sculptural genius of designer Eduardo Benamor Duarte that channels the …

Paulo Coelho

New in the Shop: Beautifully Abstract City Maps by Jazzberry Blue

Using bold colors and geometric forms, artist Jazzberry Blue creates abstract maps of some of the world's most famous cities. He's made these modern maps, that have that mid-century modern look to them, for almost every city you can think of including Chicago, Milan, and Berlin. The self-taught …

Maps

Photographer Captures an Eerily Empty New York City

It was suppose to be the snow storm that paralyzed New York City, but it in the end it turned out to be a bust. Still, a few days ago, everyone cleared out, making it the perfect place to shoot a rarely ever empty New York City. Who else was there on hand but photographer Vivienne Gucwa, a native …

New York City

Artificial intelligence is real now and it’s just getting started

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / pogonici<p>Artificial intelligence is already very real. Not conscious machines, omnipotent machines or …

How to Speak With Power

Via The Charisma Myth: How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science of Personal Magnetism:<p><b>Speak slowly.</b> Visualize the contrast between a nervous, …

Self-help

20 Abandoned Places in NYC: Asylums, Hospitals, Power Plants, Islands, Forts

<i>Want the Untapped Cities lists on the go? Check out our Foursquare page and follow us for tips and download the app.</i><p>Our most popular list on …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Black-on-Black Racism: The Hazards of Implicit Bias

How the politics of respectability twists society<p>In his year-end press conference, President Obama was asked about the state of black America. He responded by saying blacks are “better off than they were,” but juxtaposed that with the lingering issues evinced in the recent tragic police encounters …

Steal Like An Artist

You don’t need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That’s the message from Austin Kleon, a young writer and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age, <i>Steal Like an Artist</i> is a guide whose positive message, graphic look and illustrations, exercises, and examples will put readers directly in touch with their artistic side.<p>When Mr. Kleon was asked to address college students in upstate New York, he shaped his speech around …

The 18 Best Infographics Of 2014

2014 saw stellar examples of the power of data visualization to shed light on nearly any subject, from politics to dogs.<p>You could sift through piles of dense data sets in an attempt to understand the trends and discoveries that emerged in history, psychology, current events, and even fictional …

Data Visualization

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

An untouched paradise in Turkey’s Butterfly Valley

Turkey's 86,000sqm Butterfly Valley is home to roughly 100 species of butterflies, creating a protected oasis where time seems to stand still.<p>Our boat pulled in about two hours before sunset, when the disappearing light was turning the Mediterranean Sea from sapphire to aquamarine and the …

Nature

Somewhere in Central Asia

Central Asia is a land unto itself. From the jaw-droppingly beautiful and harsh heights of the Pamir and Tian Shan Mountains to the vibrant hues of …

Somewhere in Rajastan

I was in India working on the documentary <i>Bulbul: Song of the Nightingale</i>, a film that seeks to raise awareness of the Banchara community and their …

A 3D Ship Projected onto Curtains of Water at the Amsterdam Light Festival by visualSKIN | Colossal

<p>Romania-based architecture collective visualSKIN arrived at the Amsterdam Light Festival with a splash this year, installing a three-dimensional …

How the World Changed in 2014

From industrial robots to wheat production to female billionaires, the statistics that lurked behind the scenes this year<p>This year shattered records from the number of billionaires to the number of refugees. It also happened to be the warmest year recorded and featured the highest-ever levels of …

New York Light On: Franck Bohbot’s Photography Showcases Illuminated NYC Storefronts

Brooklyn-based French photographer Franck Bohbot has a new series <i>New York Light On</i> that features the storefronts of New York City that illuminate the …

Prince Charles reveals 10 principles for "more mature view" of urban design

<b>News:</b> the Prince of Wales has called for urbanists to "reconnect with traditional approaches" in an essay that lays out his vision for the future of …

Light and Art – A Winning Combination

Skeletal sculpture meets functional light in the Molecula lamp by Benjamin Migliore. With its rounded intersections and crisp lines, the geometric …

Every dollar spent on childhood nutrition can save up to $166

Childhood nutrition is the most critical and economically sound intervention, finds a new study<p>For more than a year we have been analysing the issue of childhood nutrition (along with a large number of other topics that go into the post-2015 discussion). Nutrition is obviously one of the most …

Chair with Sexy Curves Constructed Entirely from Two Pieces of Plywood

This gracefully curving wooden chair is one of the latest pieces exquisitely crafted by designer Alejandro Estrada. The <i>Pipo Chair</i>, produced for sale by Guatemalan manufacturer Piegatto, was imagined to utilize wood as the sole material for the entire design.<p>Flaring out at the arms, the layers widen …

Furniture

This spectacular home is at peace with the California desert

The Desert House is simply a stunning example of architecture as art. Located in picturesque Joshua Tree — right in Southern California's High Desert — the home is at a comfortable equilibrium with its barren desert environment. The structure is dominated by soaring concrete ribs, but the overall …

See-through solar cells could turn your windows into power stations

And now for the latest in whizzbang solar technology: <i>It’s invisible</i>. Researchers at Michigan State University just developed a new kind of solar cell …

Clean Energy

Why Innovation Is More Than A Buzzword -- It's A Necessity

Innovation is more than a good idea. Despite a lot of hype to the contrary, being innovative doesn’t just mean brainstorming or coming up with weird and wacky new ideas. Those ideas are crucial of course, but without a process for implementing, testing and refining them, they are useless.<p>Innovation …

Chocolate Chip And Toffee Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate Chip And Toffee Shortbread Cookies from The Kitchn• 1 cup unsalted butter, softened<br>• 1/2 cup powdered sugar, sifted<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla<br>• 2 cups …

Shortbread

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