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Dazzling Splatter Ink Cheetah Street Painting by Hua Tunan

With a unique combination of Western graffiti styles and traditional Chinese art, 23-year old Chen Yingjie, aka Hua Tunan, is making a name for himself as one of the leading forces in the realm of street art. His work demonstrates his exploration of remarkable ways to combine two seemingly …

Art

Helmet Haute Couture: The Invisible Helmet Revolutionizing Bike Safety

Biking is the perfect form of transportation, until you factor in clunky helmets that ruin your ’do. But a new fashionable—and largely …

Lightgazing | Japan’s best illumination spots of 2013

Illumination. It’s an odd word to hear in a sentence, made only odder as a seeming tourist destination. But In Japan, especially around this time of …

Ma-ce-ta Modular Faceted Garden Pots by Pott

Say goodbye to those boring terra cotta pots you have scattered around your patio or balcony. Instead create a modular garden with these faceted pots …

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

Literature

Rounded Forest Design Plans Revealed for NYC’s the High Line

The High Line in New York City has rapidly developed over the years, becoming quite the spot for tourists and locals alike. Just recently, developers announced the final phase of construction for the 1-mile elevated park, which is built on a historic piece of New York railroad. The plans consist of …

New York City

"Swing at the End of the World" is Located Off a Giant Cliff

Swing sets are typically used by children on a playground, but this makeshift contraption known as the <i>Swing at the End of the World</i> is only for the bravest adventurers willing to take the risk of falling off the edge of a cliff while swinging high in the air. Located in Baos, Ecuador at La Casa del …

Ecuador

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A Modern Update Of The Ancient Egyptian Pyramid

A Mexican architect has revamped the form of ancient Egypt and modern Vegas, angling in on a livable pyramid home.<p>In the pantheon of architectural forms, few carry the sense of timelessness and grandeur of the pyramid, forever associated with the great ones of Egypt. But the most colossal …

DIY Bouquet: Needs No Water, Lasts a Month

Who among us has not have fallen in love with a cute-as-a-button baby succulent, only to have it grow into an awkward, leggy teenager with thick, …

The Best New Buildings Of The Year

The festival took place October 2nd - 4th at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, which was also once a WAF Award-winning design.<p>These 29 incredible designs were winners in their respective categories, which included Housing, Villa, and Office. Among the winners are repurposed public spaces, brand-new …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

Surreal Photos of Singapore’s Solar-Powered Supertrees

Is it just us or do these trees look like something out of a sci-fi movie or, the very least, digital paintings? Sure, there's a bit of post processing done to these images but, for the most part, these are actual photos of Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. Back in 2009, we posted on …

Arunachal Pradesh

WISH: A Monumental 11-Acre Portrait in Belfast by Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada | Colossal

<p>Unveiled several days ago in Belfast, Northern Ireland as part of the Belfast Festival, <i>WISH</i> is the latest public art project by Cuban-American …

New York City Meets London in Beautifully Composed Double Exposure Photographs

Late in 2012, photojournalist Daniella Zalcman moved from New York City to her new home in London. Zalcman adores both cities for, among other …

Gridiron Olympians

<i>A comprehensive list of every Olympic athlete who went on to make a professional football team.</i><p>1912 Games (Stockholm )<p>Jim Thorpe (1888-1953), died at 64yo<p>Two-time gold medalist (pentathlon, decathlon) at 1912 Games<p>Fullback, played eight pro seasons: 1920-26, 1928 for five teams<p>Founding member and …

More Hidden Street Art on Railings by Zebrating

Mannheim, Germany-based street art duo known as Zebrating have been leaving their mark across the globe, particularly on railings in public spaces. Their elusive graffiti work offers an entertaining surprise for viewers from specific angles. Their art relies heavily on perspective as each piece of …

Streetwear

The Fastest Supergrain Recipes for Busy Cooks

We never knew quinoa or farro—plus three more healthy grains—could taste so good (or cook in 30 minutes or less!).<p>An Italian Main Course That Isn't …

Food

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Awesome High-Speed Photos of Flowers Exploding

Martin Klimas is no stranger to capturing things as they’re in the process of being smashed to bits. You might remember his series of photos showing …

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Articles about not be missed quincy jones exhibition on Dwell.com - Dwell

Featuring sweeping ocean and city views—and a cool midcentury sense of style—this historic home is now on the market.<p>Mews House is a minimal home located in London, England, designed by Russell Jones.<p>One of famed architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s most iconic works, the Farnsworth House in Plano, …

Architecture

Kristen Stewart Style: A Chronological Guide to the Star’s Best Fashion Moments

Spectacular Geometric Forms Find Balance in Nature

In <i>Back to Nature</i>, artist Fesson Ludovic produces incredible sculptures that have the appearance of simplicity, but are actually quite complex. Each piece features basic lines, arcs, and geometric forms that are buried directly on land or placed in water. The artist relies on nature to intervene …

Sculpture

Beautiful Houses: WFH House

This week we will show you beautiful sustainable prefab house designed by Arcgency. I do love prefab houses, so the WFH house really got my …

Screen House in Singapore by K2LD Architects

Screen House.<p>The beautiful Screen House in Singapore was designed by K2LD Architects. The appearance of the residence is characterize by an …