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Black Wood House by Marchi Architects

Marchi Architects have designed an extension to a house in Normandy, France.<p>Description from the architects:<p>The client wanted to move the living …

Sustainable Michigan Retreat Inspired by the Elements

Overlooking West Grand Traverse Bay in Northern Michigan, the M-22 House sits along the top of a ridge and combines a touch of rustic with clean …









La Cornette by YH2_Yiacouvakis Hamelin architectes:

Xetis by Kaldewei:

House on the Bluffs by Taylor Smyth Architects:

6 Chemical Reaction GIFs That Will Make You a Smarter Person

Remember how much fun your high school chemistry class was? Neither do we. But that may be because there weren't enough explosions. Well, nowadays, …


21 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2013

If only Isaac Asimov could see us now. There's an old saying that science fiction is really just predicting — or helping prevent — the future.

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Antique Victorian microscope slides


Antibiotics Can't Keep Up With 'Nightmare' Superbugs

We're used to relying on antibiotics to cure bacterial infections. But there are now strains of bacteria that are resistant to even the strongest antibiotics, and are causing deadly infections. According to the CDC, "more than 2 million people in the United States every year get infected with a …

RNA's Secret Life Outside the Cell

For decades, researchers have been finding DNA and its sister, RNA, circulating in the body, outside the safe interior of cells where these molecules …

Albert Einstein Reads ‘The Common Language of Science’ (1941)

Here's an extraordinary recording of Albert Einstein from the fall of 1941, reading a full-length essay in English:<p>The essay is called "The Common …

Allow Wu-Tang Clan's GZA To Rap To You About The Big Bang

It's as amazing as you suspect.<p>Rapper GZA, of Wu-Tang Clan fame, is releasing a space-themed album called <i>Dark Matter</i>. He's even been chatting with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson about the project. Here, as part of a talk at the University of Toronto, he previewed an a cappella version of one …

After Life: a photographic perspective on endangered species

After Life, an exhibition by photographer Sean Dooley, is on show at the Horniman Museum & Gardens until 2 March 2014<p>The weather was glorious. But it was with a sense of eagerness that I left the sparkling London streets, removed my sunglasses and stepped into the cool, marble-lined entrance hall …

Extraordinary Photo Manipulations of Show Animals in Imaginative Scenarios

Digital manipulation, when in the wrong hands, can result in some rather crass and ridiculous images. However, if the likes of Photoshop are in the …

The San Francisco earthquake - a picture from the past

Arnold Genthe's photographic equipment was destroyed by the earthquake which struck on the morning of 18 April 1906. Undeterred, he went to his dealer, borrowed a 3A Kodak Special and documented the dazed survivors watching the aftermath of the disaster

Elliott Erwitt's wonderful world of Scotland - in pictures

One of the most influential photographers in the world has turned his lens on Scotland – its highlands, islands and lowlands. From shepherds to shooters to pipers queuing for chips, his images are a snapshot of a land caught between past and present

5 Best Islands for a Summer Holiday Retreat

<i>To help you choose an island for your forthcoming summer holiday, here are five of the very best islands from around the world. A trip abroad to</i> …

Safety Tips For First Time Backpackers is Important to Stay Safe

Whether you’re spending your summer holidays inter-railing around Europe, your gap year volunteering in South East Asia or you’ve taken a year off …

Video: Visiting The Gates Of Hell In Turkmenistan

A few years ago a team of friends entered the amazing Mongol Rally and went on an overland adventure from London to Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia. Along …