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'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' Movie Review

Talk about beating a dead orc. In dutifully completing his prequel trilogy to his three-part <i>Lord of the Rings</i> triumph, director Peter Jackson has …

The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies

We gave it a <b>B</b><p>Considering how slim the actual book was, Peter Jackson sure has taken his sweet-ass time getting to the end of <i>The Hobbit</i>. It’s starting …

The Magic of Natural Light: Twilight

One of my favourite times for taking photos is at twilight. Especially during the spring and summer, the seasons when the light is at its most …

Photography

Breathtaking Photo of Venus Crossing the Sun During Last Year’s Transit

Last June, something happened that won’t be happening again until the year 2117: Venus eclipsed the Sun. Of course, seeing as Venus is both small and …

Marvel superheroes in film - in pictures

With the upcoming releases of Thor 2, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Captain America 2 there's never been a better time to be a superhero in Hollywood. Here is a history of Marvel at the movies

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

Our favourite images of the week

The most breathtaking travel photos from the past seven days – capturing the magnificent Arabian Peninsula, Laos’ traditional weavers and the back streets of Venice.

OMG, I Want This House: Venezuela

In the Jungle<p>Need a vacation off the grid? Spend some time at this stunning Venezuelan compound accessible only by helicopter.<p>08.31.13 4:45 AM …

Unmarked

Nobody wants to admit it, but summer is on its way out. And while we'll all miss the casual clothing that goes along with sun-soaked days, the thought of welcoming boots back into rotation is pretty damn nice. It was good timing then that CH recently came across Unmarked, a relatively young brand …

Shoes

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 …

Catastrophic Disasters Recreated as Layered Sculptures

Israeli artist Eyal Gever explores catastrophic events through his art. In his pieces known simply as <i>Nuclear Bomb</i> and <i>Large Scale Smoke</i>, he fabricates the fiery mushroom cloud that forms from an atomic explosion and the suffocating carbon and debris that billows from a volcanic eruption, …

Sculpture

Pie-Shaped Clock Reveals The Hours as They Pass

Italian industrial designer Sabrina Fossi takes a look at your average wall clock and puts her own creative spin on it in the form of the …

3D Letterings from Typography11 by Peter Tarka

City 3D Letterings.<p>Some new 3D letterings by Peter Tarka. Each month, the Wroclaw, Poland-based graphic designer creates a design project that …

A King Cobra Folded from a Single Sheet of Tissue Paper | Colossal

<p>This accomplished king cobra designed by Ronald Koh was recently folded by origami artist Matthieu Georger from a single piece of specially treated …

Simple, Natural Gift Wrap Idea

We love a simple, unexpected gift wrap idea, and this burlap wrap fits the bill. If you want to make it a little less plain, try using a brightly colored string or tuck in a colorful letterpress card.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>burlap<br>• brown pin-striped paper<br>• leather strip<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how on …

Disney’s Crazy Invention Lets You Feel Phantom Objects Floating In Air

You know how Kinect lets you interact with virtual objects? A groundbreaking project called Aireal lets you feel them, too.<p>Microsoft’s Kinect is an amazing device. It can track virtually any motion you make, allowing your real body to interact with an amazing invented world. There’s just one catch: …

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...a rainy day in Lisbon (j) by Sergiy Zelman Shcheblykin

glass house in an artist's backyard, by metaphor with guitars and sketches scattered within a softly lit space, a new restaurant in bangkok channels the cozy feel of an artist's studio, while an open cooking table invites guests to explore menu options directly with the chef. http://www.designboom.com/design/restaurant-influenced-by-an-artists-backyard-by-metaphor/

giant sand castles pop up around NYC first dragons and dinosaurs, now this? it's been scorching hot but that's no mirage: super-detailed 18-foot tall sand castles really are popping up around new york. http://www.designboom.com/art/giant-sand-castles-pop-up-around-nyc/

#food #design Noriyuki Hamada, Yukawatan. Detail, Spherification of Apple.

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Renowned architects have now created more than 100 houses in the city.<p>José Selgas and Lucía Cano explore …

Architecture

Hand Tree : Wearable Air Purifier to Filter Your Own Clean Air

<b>Hand Tree</b> is one of gadget series of Tree concept, it’s a proposed solution to deal with our polluted air. This gadget is your personal air purifier …

Wearable Tech

Stunning Shots of Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Hidden Treasure

As you all know by now, we love finding extraordinary destinations off the beaten path like Lake Baikal in Siberia. Today, we bring you another one which can only be described as surreal or otherworldly. Fly Geyser (or Fly Ranch Geyser) is a a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately …