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Mind-Blowing Supercell Thunderstorm Filmed Near Booker, Texas

It took Mike Olbinski 4 years of failed attempts before he actually got his dream: on June 3rd he and Andy Hoeland managed to capture an unworldly …

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 …

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How the Other Half Lives: Photographs of NYC’s Underbelly in the 1890s

Jacob A. Riis arrived in New York in 1870. As the economy slowed, the Danish American photographer found himself among the many other immigrants in …

How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

6 Designer Tricks to a More Comfortable Home

Designers share their tricks.<p>From being able to kick back with an ottoman to keeping a throw in every room, we asked five decorators to share how they make a house feel more cozy.

Karim Nafani, Pilot, Photographs Views From The Cockpit (PHOTOS)

Here's a brief list of things we love: an empty beach, the city at dusk in the summer time, a sidewalk without lots of tourists, taking the train up the Hudson and, oh yea, super cool photos shot from an airplane's cockpit of the earth below.<p>Pilot and not-so-amateur photographer Karim Nafani (see …

On this day in 1885, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York

<b>On this day in 1885, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York.</b><p>Pictured, the Statue of Liberty photographed from a helicopter by LIFE photographer Margaret Bourke-White in 1952.<p>See more photos of America from above <b>here</b>.

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Open up the definitive guide to delightfully detailed doors.<p>Many modern-day projects by cutting-edge firms include details of incredible rigor.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>This daring two-bedroom guest house explores, responds to and amplifies the beauty of …

Architecture

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

Best selling albums of the LP era

The long play record turns 65 this week. Take a look back at the best selling albums of the LP era.

PRISM paranoia is officially Google’s worst nightmare

Reports of widespread government surveillance aren’t a problem for just you– they’re a nightmare for Google as well.<p>Since the initial PRISM reports dropped earlier this month, Google and other tech companies have struggled to distance themselves from the claims that they give government agencies …

Researchers Crack iOS-Generated Hotspot Passwords in 50 Seconds

When tethering an iPhone or an iPad, iOS users have the option of using an automatically generated password for their personal hotspots, which Apple implemented to provide all users with a secure password option.<p>According to researchers at Germany's University of Erlangen (via <i>ZDNeT</i>), the way that …

Peering pressure: The secret battle to control the future of the internet

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Credit: Peer1<p>There is a fierce battle going on to control the future of the internet, and consumers are the innocent …

Terrazzo Hanging Pot & Bird Feeder by Panorámica

Seven young Mexican designers got together to form a design cooperative called Panorámica and the group debuted their collection of objects called …

Rouleaux: Anastassia Elias’ Book of Toilet Paper Roll Sculptures | Colossal

<p>If you’ve visited any art or design blog over the last few years you’ve almost certainly run into the artwork of Anastassia Elias who made waves in …

An Alphabet That Illustrates Digital Vocab For Creative Types

A is for API, B is for Beta, C is for Craft. J is for jQuery.<p>Designers are like kindergarten teachers for grown-ups. Their particular skill set–making complex concepts easy to understand and lovely to look at–puts them in the unique position of being able to educate us in a way that doesn’t feel …

Louis Vuitton installs gilded #dinosaur skeletons into their 5th avenue maison storefront the french fashion house has installed a series of gilded dinosaur skeletons inside its 5th ave maison store front as an extravagant addition to its window display. http://www.designboom.com/art/louis-vuittons-gilded-dinosaur-skeleton-window-installation/