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Photographer Ryan Muirhead Talks Depression, Creativity, and What It Means to Be Human

There’s no way of knowing when you’ll wake up in life, or if you ever will. Only after getting down the track a ways do you realize you were in fact …

A Charming Cover of Radiohead’s “Kid A” - The Fox Is Black

I was digging through covers of Radiohead songs on Soundcloud when I came across this gem by Craig McMahon, his version of “Kid A”. It’s all …

California drought: How water crisis is worse for almonds

<b>Atwater,</b> -- Merced County - A huge shift away from annual crops to nut trees has transformed the California farm belt over the past two decades and left farmers perilously vulnerable to the severe drought that is currently gripping the state.<p>California farmers have spent past years busily ripping …

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Siamese fighting fish

These stunning portraits show Siamese fighting fish seemingly floating in mid air, displaying their long, flowing fins and brilliant colours. Thai photographer Visarute Angkatavanich uses specialist lighting and crystal-clear water to capture exuberantly finned and coloured varieties of <i>Betta</i> …

Best of the Week: CarPlay, Hoverboard, Architecture and more

It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other …

Hoverboards

A tour of Cape Town, World Design Capital 2014

Forget fancy galleries – in Cape Town, 2014 World Design Capital, the most exciting work is in the townships and once-grungy inner-city areas<p>Standing on a dusty road in Gugulethu township on the outskirts of Cape Town, our tour guide, James Fernie, leaves none of our group of tourists in any doubt …

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Wrist pain is a common complaint in yoga class - here’s how to avoid it.<p>This is the most useful tip ever<p>Wow this is so helpful because my wrists …

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101 Greatest Running Tips

Fitspiration for your feet, courtesy of our friends at Runner’s World

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How design can help to solve the UK's energy crisis

It is very easy to sit back and criticise the big energy suppliers, easy to accuse them of ripping the British public off. But surely the answer isn't 'big brother' style regulation or years of tit for tat media haranguing, with the energy companies simply claiming that they are "doing everything …

Design Indaba Conference 2014: New Talent from Around the World

True to its mission to support young and emerging designers, last Wednesday saw the 2014 Design Indaba Conference offer its stage to seven recent …

Metropolis II: A Kinetic Sculpture That Circulates 100,000 Miniature Cars Every Hour | Colossal

<p>This is a lovely video about Metropolis II, an impressive kinetic installation that circulates 100,000 toy cars every hour through a vast network of …

Walls To Climb

I have always been a fan of fitness and find the Nova Climbing Wall an interesting way to integrate workout installation into the interior design of …

Desktop Wallpaper: March 2014

This month’s inspiring desktop design comes from New York-based Australian designer and illustrator Jo Cao, who designed a mind-blowing vintage motel …

Amazing Figurative Sculptures Welded from Steel Scraps

Barcelona-based sculptor Jordi Dez Fernndez uses scraps of steel to create amazingly expressive sculptures of the human form. Along with his recent tribute to Ildefons Cerd (above), the urban planner responsible for designing the 19th-century extension of Barcelona called the <i>Eixample</i>, Fernndez has …

The Wild Adventures of Joe Iurato’s Tiny Wooden Figures | Colossal

<p>Inspired by various stages of his life, from skateboarding to breakdancing and rock climbing to the experiences of fatherhood, New Jersey-based …

Stunning Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair’s Oscar Party

<b>Lupita Nyong'o</b><p>Did you catch last night's Oscars? If not, here's a quick recap. Jareto Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two eloquent and moving acceptance speeches, Ellen (or rather Bradley Cooper) took a celebrity-filled selfie that broke Twitter, and Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win..again. Of course, the …

Incredible Up-Close Textured Details of Frozen Flowers

Photographer Mo Devlin takes an interesting approach to flower photography by first freezing his buds in order to produce these stunning, abstract compositions. Using a macro lens, Devlin captures intriguing light, texture, and unexpected details within the dramatic colors and shapes set in ice.<p>The …

Beautiful Bird Drawings by Brazilian Street Artist L7m

Brazilian street artist Luis Seven Martins, aka L7m, continues to produce amazing illustrations that blur the lines between abstraction and nature. Rather than taking to the streets, this time L7m turned his spray paint and acrylics to a number of canvases. His expressive collection features …

Treasures in Jeanne Lanvin's office, she sketched costumes for all her famous theater friends! #happy125th #pfw @lanvinofficial

Link About It: This Week's Picks

Whether it's figure skating or downhill skiing, at times it's difficult to tell just what's going on on a physical level. To help demonstrate the intricate body movements of each athlete, The New York Times pulled together a stellar array of stitched together images shot at extremely high frame …

Inside the Studio of a Traditional Sign Painter

Take a look inside the studio of traditional sign painter Antonio "Tj" Guzzardi and get lost on this amazing space full of vintage signs and …

Solid Conference: Hardware and the Networked Home

Networking technology and internet-powered apps mean interior design and architecture are about to become more personal. But with this technological shift, it’s the homes and devices that will be doing the personalization.<p>Positioning itself at the nexus of hardware and software, the first Solid …

Nat Geo Photo Editor On Listening to Your Inner Voice and Putting the Photo First

If you’ve ever dreamed of being published in <i>National Geographic</i> — and let’s be honest, a good number of us have fantasized about that career path — …

Beautiful Microscopic Time-lapse Video of Snowflakes Forming | Colossal

<p>We’ve seen all matter of snow and ice photography here on Colossal, as well as time-lapses of melting snow and snow drawings, but this is the first …