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Innovative Skylight Window Easily Transforms into Rooftop Balcony

It's now possible to transform a skylight into a small balcony by simply opening its frame. Danish window company Velux has designed <i>Cabrio</i>, a dormer that's made up of two sections, each with a different purpose. The top opens for ventilation while the bottom features an integrated banister that …

From Portable Printers To Cheap Standing Desks, The Best Office Products Of 2014

Revamp your office with everything from elegant desk organizers to power-nap aids.<p>Good design in an office can turn an impenetrable pile of clutter into a beautifully organized arrangement; a slothful, sedentary workday into a healthy one; and a tangle of ugly power cords into funky decoration. …

Furniture

Portraits of Time: Ancient Trees - Photographs and text by Beth Moon | LensCulture

“Portraits of Time” is a series of portraits of ancient trees from around the world that explores time and survival, celebrating the wonders of nature that have endured throughout the centuries. This fourteen-year project has taken me on an exhilarating journey to many parts of the United States, …

10 Apps That Will Make Your Android Phone A Whole Lot Better

Android launchers allow you to make your phone even more personal and catered to your specific tastes.<p>A launcher is essentially a home screen replacement for your Android phone.<p>You can turn them on or off whenever you like, which means you can change the look and feel of your phone's software at …

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23andMe gets a $1.4M NIH grant, still awaits FDA approval

Late last year the FDA barred 23andMe from dispensing health information products to consumers based on analysis of their DNA.<p>But things have brightened up considerably in the nation’s capital for the company. 23andMe cofounder and CEO Anne Wojcicki has done well for herself and her company there …

No Mars For Muslims? Mars One Asks Imams To Rescind Fatwa

Islamic leaders ruled that a Mars journey would be akin to suicide, but the private Mars colonization project disagrees, citing a 14th century Muslim explorer.<p>Martian colonization is a risky proposition. So risky, in fact, that a group of Islamic leaders in the United Arab Emirates issued a …

Mars

Samsung's new UHD TV is the first to go from flat to curved on command

Samsung's new TVs have pressed 4K and curved frames as features, but what if you want one that's only curved sometimes? That's where a bendable TV comes in, and Samsung says it will release the industry's first one on August 1st in Korea. We got a peek at an 85-inch version in January at CES (check …

Unique Paper Sculptures by Anastassia Elias

One may craft a sculpture using many different materials, but I find fantastic those that master the art of paper sculpting. Paper is such a fragile …

Optical Illusion 2D Lamp Looks Incredibly 3D

Studio Cheha in Tel Aviv, Israel is behind this innovative LED lamp that tricks your mind into thinking it's looking at a 3D object. BULBING is a 2D lamp created using 3D wire-frame images. By transferring those images onto 2D materials, through a laser machining process, your eyes become fooled. …

Sand Babel : A Skyscraper Constructed of Sand Using Solar Powered 3D Printing Technology

<b>Sand Babel</b> looks like a futuristic building in desert. It’s a conceptual and ambitious project constructed of sand which are plentiful material using …

In Abu Dhabi, A Desert Park With A Secret Garden

In Abu Dhabi, a grassy European-style park requires constant irrigation to counteract the sun’s intensity. With that in mind, the London-based architect Thomas Heatherwick plans to redesign the 30-acre Al Fayah Park to embrace the desert setting while providing a comfortable place for people to …

The Trash Closet Raises Awareness of Global Waste

According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2009 statistics of: 9.8 million tons of furniture ended up in landfills in the USA during …