Mark Oliver Hawkins

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Queen of Denial

Putting Good Use to Bottle Caps

The Building Cap is an eco-friendly twist on the bottle cap that aims to be a universal replacement for the many bottle caps that end up in landfills …

Spectacular Aerial Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Approximately 1,200 miles off the southeast coast of Africa lies an island nation known as Mauritius that gives off the illusion of an underwater waterfall at the southwestern tip of the island. The visually deceiving impression, created in the water due to the runoff of sand and silt deposits, is …

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Technologically-Repurposed Vintage Objects

Like many of us I've got a soft spot for vintage objects that actually do something, and I don't mind being advertised to when the delivery vehicle …

20th Century

Articles about woods 8 forest homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

From shipping containers to multi-modular holiday retreats, these sleek prefabs prove style does not have to be compromised with...<p>Covered in mirrored glass that’s transparent when viewed from within, the façade of this Mexican forest retreat reflects the...<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal …

Architecture

Open Book: Christian Patterson + Paul Schiek

In our third and final installment of interviews surrounding art book publishing, which leads into the New York Art Book Fair this weekend, we talked to Christian Patterson—the artist behind one of the most successful photographic books in years "Redheaded Peckerwood"—and photographer Paul …

Writing

The Second Lives of Surfboards: Lawrence O'Toole's OTable Makes Busted Boards Look Better Than Ever

It seems strange that a region renowned for its surfing culture routinely sees old surfboards find their final resting place at the city dump. …

Aquatic Sports

Christina Stephens Made A Prosthetic Leg Out Of Legos

And it worked for a step or two. Some of us may only remember Legos as a childhood staple or one of the first presents we give kids when they're old …

Lego

What I see in the mirror: Vinnie Jones

'Over the years, I've had about 80 stitches in my head and face from football incidents and bar incidents, so I have lots of scars'<p>I've got bluey-green eyes. I wish my hair was a bit longer, but I have to keep it short because of the grey hairs creeping in. The barber shaves it: I've got a buzz cut.<p>…

Urban explorers – in pictures

The urban explorer turns the built environment into a playground, searching for epiphanies on the summit of a skyscraper. Here Bradley Garrett assembles a collection of urban landscapes and 'hero shots', the lone adventurer poised on the rim of a building or bridge

Nikon D600 vs D7100 - Which One Should You Buy?

Picture of the week: Women, by Richard Avedon

Models rarely stayed still for Richard Avedon. They leapt across the page, as Jean Shrimpton did in 1970 in an ethereal dress by Pierre Cardin (below). Or they defied gravity, as Veruschka does in one 1967 picture (above), floating <i>en pointe</i> as her Bill Blass dress billows around her.<p>In return, he …

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GTA V makes $1 billion in three days, may be fastest selling entertainment product in history

Calling <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> one of 2013's most anticipated video game releases would be a massive understatement, but if you wanted some sort of monetary proof of the claim, Take-Two interactive has it. According to a press release issued today, <i>GTA V</i> has cleared over $1 billion in sales in its first …

Shopper's plan to hire homeless people to queue for new iPhone ends in chaos

An overnight campout for the new iPhone turned chaotic Friday morning when two men were arrested for fighting outside an Apple Store and a man's plan to hire homeless people to wait in line for the coveted devices backfired, authorities said.<p>Dozens of people recruited at a downtown Los Angeles …

iPhone 5s: meet the geeks and geniuses behind the new Apple devices

Apple has launched its new iPhone 5s and the cheaper iPhone 5c. But who are the engineers and visionaries behind the new technology in these devices?<p>Apple is notoriously protective of its employees and the inner workings of its research and development teams are highly secretive.<p>However, examining …