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Articles about alex randalls trippy lighting on Dwell.com - Dwell

London based artist Alex Chinneck plays with opposing objects in the Concrete Rug for the Sculpture House.<p>Writer, speaker, and planetary futurist, Alex Steffen is one of the most vital voices in sustainability today.<p>I met the artist Alex Garcia nearly a year ago (we were introduced by the architect …

Northern Lights

A Huge Collection of Embroidered Temari Spheres by an 88-Year-Old Grandmother | Colossal

<p>Temari balls are a form of folk art that originated in China and were introduced to Japan in the 7th century. The carefully hand-embroidered balls …

Capture the Color of Anything with the SwatchMate Cube

You know how when you’re out and about and you run across a color you want to remember for something? Say you want to use it in a design or to paint …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Scientists Make Red Food Dye From Potatoes, Not Bugs

Purple sweet potatoes could be an alternative to bug-based cochineal or carmine.<p><b>Would you rather eat bugs or plants?</b><p><b>If you picked the latter, you're in luck: Researchers are developing better vegetable-based alternatives to cochineal, a commonly used red food coloring made from crushed insects. One</b> …

Articles about starry night outdoor wall light installation on Dwell.com - Dwell

A celestial light installation illuminates the garage door of a recently renovated Toronto house.<p>The owners of a 10th floor apartment in San Francisco’s Russian Hill neighborhood have what few others can boast: unobstructed...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most …

Architecture

Your Best Names for the Odd Picket Fence Maker

Wildlife & Wild Places<p><b>When I asked my readers to suggest names for the strange new species in the Amazon that had built a picket fence-like structure, you responded in droves.</b><p>Although you had plenty of creative and clever suggestions, you also disagreed on the type of organism making the structure. …

Hidden Hawaii: Exploring Mana Creek

On October 20th 2012, at approximately 9:35 a.m., history in the realm of human exploration was made. There was no victory parade nor a welcoming party, no medals or badges awarded. You didn’t read about it in a magazine or see it on the interwebs, for this is a tale that has gone almost entirely …

Beheaded Maya Massacre Victims Found

Scholars report the discovery of dismembered war captives from seventh century.<p><b>Two dozen Maya war captives were beheaded, dismembered, and buried unceremoniously some 1,400 years ago at the site of Uxul, an international team reported on Tuesday.</b><p>The victims were likely rulers of nearby towns at war …

National Geographic Travel

Stargazing in Sedona

After a 13-hour drive from Sequoia to Sedona — during which I nearly ran out of gas on a beautiful but desolate stretch of highway 40 (if it hadn’t been for Max‘s hybrid endurance, I absolutely would have!) — I squeaked into Red Rock Country well past dark and barely in time for my star-gazing …

Why Shoot in Raw Format?

<b>Reader Question:</b><p>Do most National Geographic photographers shoot in raw format? Why?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Yes, National Geographic photographers shoot exclusively in raw image format.<p>Shooting in raw format allows for more flexibility in making the pictures look their best in post-processing, particularly when …

Nice Bite: Snacking on Socca

“You have to eat <i>socca</i> to understand it,” says Caterina Prochilo, cradling a piping hot slice fresh from Theresa’s copper pan. Socca is a cross between a crepe and a pancake, a thin disc made with chickpea flour, and it’s a specialty of Nice, the unofficial capital of France’s Cote d’Azur.<p>Prochilo, …

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

Wave Breaking, Oahu

Space Pictures This Week: Mars Mini-Eclipse, Cosmic Crash

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #47

Changing Planet<p>This week the bird photography has reached a new height! The selection of wild birds is representative of the birds of the world and all photographs are of the highest quality. We must all celebrate the amazing photographers who through their dedication have been able to bring these …

How (And Why) to Build a Dune

South Seaside Park, New Jersey<p>In one Jersey Shore community, the sand stood up to Sandy.<p><b>A dune in the right place at the right time is a very powerful thing. More than just hills of sand, dunes can be a beach town's first line of defense against storms and erosion. That's why some coastal</b> …

Why Did Humans Invent Music?

Darwin and others have said it was a way to woo. Others believe music is social glue—a theory bolstered by a new study.<p><b>Why did humans invent music?</b><p>Until the hot tub time machine becomes a reality, the answer to that question will remain as mysterious as the true identity of the '60s garage band ? …

The Week in Review: The Final Frontier

Inside Flipboard / August 23, 2013<p>Being an astronaut is tough enough. But what about being a one-way astronaut? More than 165,000 adventurers have …

How Do Whales Avoid Sunburn? Hint: Some Tan

Blue, fin, and sperm whales have different strategies to avoid sun damage.<p><b>It's a good idea to apply sunscreen before heading to the beach if you don't want to burn and blister. But for marine animals like whales, that's not an option.</b><p>Species like sperm whales can spend up to six hours at the …

New Electric Fish Found, Are Wired Differently

<b>Scientists who found two new species of electric fish in the Amazon River were stunned to discover that the two animals are, well, wired much differently.</b><p>Unlike their relative the electric eel, which can generate a charge of 600 volts, these weakly electric fish, called bluntnose knifefish, produce …

Filmmakers Document the “Weirdness” of Marine Garbage on the Gyre Expedition

On June 6 through 13, a team of scientists, artists, and filmmakers explored remote beaches of Alaska, to assess the impact of debris washing out of the great gyres, or currents, in the Pacific Ocean. Called the Gyre Expedition, the project was launched by the Alaska SeaLife Center and the …

A Backyard Room: Kenjo Outdoor Cottage

Swedish company Kenjo is back with a new prefab called Friluftsstugan, or Outdoor Cottage. The new cottage was designed by Johan Svartnäs and comes …

Rover Curiosity sees Martian moon Phobos eclipse the sun

When Phobos passed in front of the sun, it created an annular or “ring” eclipse. That is, the sun’s surface appeared in a ring around the little moon …

See the shadows of three moons dot Jupiter's clouds in a triple eclipse

The biggest of the four major moons of Jupiter — Ganymede, shown above — is three-quarters the size of Mars and larger than any other moon in our solar system. But even it is dwarfed by the planet itself, bigger than a thousand Earths. When a solar eclipse happens on Jupiter, the planet virtually …

A Campaign To Save The World's Ugliest Endangered Animals

The pig-nosed frog deserves your love (and cash for conservation), too.<p>It's well-known that the more adorable and charismatic of the endangered animals get most of the funding. That doesn't mean the cute animals, like the iconic panda, aren't worth saving, but it leaves a lot of the less photogenic …