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Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

About - Zilla online magazine

<b>Who we are</b><br>Zilla is an online magazine dedicated to design, trends and inspiration. Its mission is to fuel your creativity and inspire you on a daily …

Trends

Freedom, GlaxoSmithKline World Headquarters, Philadelphia. Sculpture by Zenos Frudakis, 2001 (o)

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Suspended Bathtub: Hammock + Tub = Supreme Relaxation

If you think of the most comfortable places to relax, a hammock and a warm bath are probably near the top of the list. UK design studio Splinter …

The Australian Garden / Taylor Cullity Lethlean + Paul Thompson

<b>Introduction</b><br>In a former sand quarry, a new botanic garden has been completed, one that allows visitors to follow a metaphorical journey of water …

Botanical Gardens

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Stunning 3D Wall Surfaces Inspired by Contemporary Art Trends

3D SURFACE is an innovation which arose from a meeting between three experienced craftsmen: Romano Zenoni and Alessandro and Stefano Fazzuoli. The …

Dezeen archive: strata and striations in architecture

<b>Dezeen archive:</b> this week Zaha Hadid unveiled a pair of shoes featuring striations - parallel ridges like those carved into rock by a glacier. …

Debunked: The Myth That Coffee Stunts Kids' Growth

The myth that coffee is unhealthy was accepted wisdom in the 19th century, and debates over coffee’s health impact rage today. But the person most …

Los Angeles

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Emotionally Charged Photos Reflect Photographer’s Growth

After one year and eight months, Indonesia-based photographer Mikael Aldo finally completed his <i>366 Day Project</i>. The young photographer's portfolio now boasts a number of images that are both visually intriguing and emotionally thought-provoking. Whether the photographer's subject is floating in …

Photography

Articles about 7 solar powered homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...<p>Compact in size—yet big on comfort—this well-crafted micro-home is a …

Clean Energy

Nature Imitates Andy Goldsworthy: Rare Ice Disk Forms in North Dakota River | Colossal

<p>When I first saw this giant rotating ice disk spotted in North Dakota this week, I assumed it had to be some kind of human-created object, perhaps a …

Designing for sustainability: what are the challenges behind green materials?

Learning to surf in California's frigid breakers, Todd Copeland, a design guru at the Patagonia clothing company, concluded that wet suits weren't cutting it. Sure, a traditional Neoprene suit could keep him warm, but the suit's material could be synthesised only from non-renewable, …

Sustainability

Go From A Tropical Rainforest To An Arctic Wonderland In One Awesome Building

At the National Ecology Center in Seocheon, South Korea, visitors will soon be able to walk through more than 35,000 square feet of greenhouses mimicking the world’s most diverse ecosystems.<p>Called the Ecorium, and designed by Grimshaw Architects with S.A.M.O.O., this visitor’s center will consist …

See These Heartbreaking Photos Of The World’s Disappearing Cultures, Before They Fade Away

In the new book Before They Pass Away, photographer Jimmy Nelson has captured a series of gorgeous pictures of 31 remote cultures that are on the verge of disappearing.<p>Over the last three years, British photographer Jimmy Nelson traveled around the world–from Namibia to Papua New Guinea to …

Google Campus Dublin / Camenzind Evolution + Henry J. Lyons Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Google Ireland opens the doors to its thriving new campus: Four buildings located in the heart of …

Architecture

65 Awesome Garden Hot Tub Designs

a fire bowl and a hot tub would make your patio a lovely oasis<p>If you often need to relax after a hard long day, you’ll be happy to jump into a pool …

How Light Can Be Used in Photography

Photography cannot exist without light. From the beginning of photography, the only element that had to be present for photography to exist was …

How to Harness the Power of Lightroom Print Collections

In a post last year I explained a process for exporting images from Lightroom …

Tutorials

Tips for Using Patterns in Photography

Patterns are basically just repeated shapes, objects or colors either ordered in precise formations or just random designs scattered across a scene. …

Extreme Sports

The Habit That Causes Twice As Many Wrinkles

And you probably did it last night<p>People have been using the phrase “beauty sleep” for so long that it’s lost its meaning. But a new study may add validity to the cliché.<p>Estée Lauder teamed up with UH Case Medical Center to evaluate how sleep—or a lack thereof—affected the skin of 60 women. Turns …

15 Homemade Beauty Recipes

We’ve been on a DIY beauty kick recently with homemade face masks, lip balms, and face scrubs. But there are so many more things you can DIY in your kitchen to use in your beauty routine. Here are a few of our favorite makeup essentials, hair products, and a few luxuries, too. We think an at-home …

Could Photosynthesis Be Our Best Defense Against Climate Change?

US energy use dropped in 2012 as renewables, natural gas rose

Coal and nuclear drop as energy economy continues realignment.<p>Each year, Lawrence Livermore National Lab provides an outline of the US' energy …

Conservation news - Environmental science and conservation news

by Mongabay.com 23 July 2018<p>The government of Colombia has committed to ending deforestation in its cocoa supply chain by 2020. The National Cocoa …

California Is Proof That Energy Efficiency Works

California’s 40 years of remarkable success in using energy efficiency to avoid dirty power generation and save utility customers billions, as …

Energy Efficiency

Whew, Monopoly Isn't Getting Rid of Jail After All

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>Update 5:29 p.m. [July 25]:</i> I wanted to get to the bottom of this controversy (see below), so I …