Melody Panou

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Best UK Amateur Garden: An Artist’s Country Garden by Bev Horsley

The winner of the 2017 Gardenista Considered Design Awards Best UK Amateur Garden is Bev Horsley for An Artist’s Farmhouse Country Garden in …

Chinese Scientists Just Set the Record for the Farthest Quantum Teleportation

Chinese scientists have just shattered a record in teleportation. No, they haven't beamed anyone up to a spaceship. Rather, they sent a packet of …

Quantum Mechanics

What My Camera Saw as My Parents Died of Cancer

There is a whole range of feelings that happen with the delivery of bad news. In my case, like many others, knees lock, the heart speeds up and the …

Time I

Watch the Intricate Techniques Artists Use to Digitally Colorize Historical B&W Photographs (VIDEO)

The accurate colorization of old black-and-white photos involves a combination of artistry, painstaking research, physics and digital technology. And …

Noe Valley Victorian smack dab on 24th Street asks $1.7 million

Adorable!<p>Built somewhere around 1900, this stunning Victorian across the street from Firefly restaurant has seen it all. Earthquakes. Summer of Love. Tech occupation. Now, after a recent renovation, it lands on the market for the first time in 30 years for a hefty asking price.<p>Featuring three beds, …

'I salvaged my family's leather business- and turned it into a fashion brand'

IN 1908 William Pearce opened a tannery in Northampton and began making embossed leathers by printing exotic skins, such as snake, crocodile, ostrich and lizard, on to cowhide.<p>The business, which originally started in a cramped building and soon moved to a beautiful Art Deco building, stayed in the …

The world's best hidden beaches: Trang archipelago, Thailand

While popular Thai destinations such as Koh Samui and Phuket stagger under the weight of development, these southern islands retain a sleepy, tropical charm<p>Best hidden beaches in Cape Town<p>Haad Farang (Haad Sai Yao), Koh Muk<p>Framed by jungle-draped limestone karsts, this small but striking bay has …

Asia Travel

Final Shot: Our Favorite Reader Photo of the Month

<b>Splendid Sunrise</b> <i><br>Shutterbug</i> reader Chris Zewatski captured this magnificent sunrise on an early fall morning at Tanesashi Seaside in Hachinohe, Japan. …

How The Anthropic Principle Became The Most Abused Idea In Science

The Universe has the fundamental laws that we observe it to have. Also, we exist, and are made of the things we’re made of, obeying those same fundamental laws. And therefore, we can construct two very simple statements that would be very difficult to argue against:<p>We must be prepared to take …

Physics

White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

Location<br>Located west of Alamogordo, N.M., White Sands National Monument is the world's largest gypsum dune field, a surreal high-desert landscape …

16 Home Decor Ideas for a New Take on Tile with a Cozy Rustic Feel

We like hardwood floor as much as the next guy because it’s timeless classic that will always look warm and classy. However, there’s no reason why …

1960’s Bungalow Altered into a Hypnotic Coastal Home with an Amazing View

Sometimes it’s all about the view, and a home has to live up to the scenery that surrounds it! Set on the idyllic coast of <b>South Hams</b>, England, this …

Interior Design

Nature Photographer Captures Stunning Images of African Wildlife at Night Under Moonlit Skies

Brendon Cremer is a wildlife and nature photographer known for his stunning images of exotic animals in Africa. Among his most spectacular …

Photography

Southern Africa, Part XII – Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, South Africa

Inlägget Southern Africa, Part XII – Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, South Africa dök först upp på The Biveros Effect.

South Africa

Southern Africa, Part IV - Otjiwarongo, Namibia

We did not know what to expect that morning at Arebbusch Guest Lodge after our first night in Namibia. It was time to head north. It was especially …

South Africa

Southern Africa, Part VI - Etosha National Park, Namibia

We were once more up early after the failed attempt to go to the Etosha National Park the previous morning. Again we were awake at 5 p.m. and excited …

5 Days in Bratislava: Our Guide to the Capital of Slovakia

Have you ever fallen in love with a city so unexpectedly? So suddenly? One that you discovered almost accidentally?<p><b>Bratislava was that city for …

Emily Henderson’s Best Small Kitchen Design Ideas Photos

Kitchens come in all shapes and sizes—while some of us have double sinks and islands, others barely have enough room for a teapot and a toaster. But thankfully, a cramped kitchen doesn’t always have to feel that way. With a little imagination and a few simple changes, you can turn even the tiniest …

Kitchens

8 lies you're telling yourself while trying to find your purpose in life

In a highly capitalistic society, it makes sense that our sense of self would be derived from how we earn money.<p>We've been taught that there's who we are, what we love to do, and how we earn money, and somehow those all need to be one thing.<p>I think this is why there's so much pressure to find a job …

Profit

Alluring aspects of a fabulous home

A comfy dwelling with a remarkable appearance, loaded with practicality in every element, is a big achievement for an architect. And this dwelling is …

São Paulo

Artist Continues to Add Pop Culture Characters to Thrift Store Paintings

Looking for a little levity? Dave Pollot's clever oil paintings have always brought a smile to our faces. Pollot scours thrift shops for used paintings and prints, which are then transformed into humorous art pieces under his deft hand. He's mastered the art of finding just the right place to …

Art

20 "One Room Challenge" Makeovers That Left Us in Awe

#11 is our home dreams come true.<p>The past six weeks have been nothing short of a whirlwind for the interior designers from season 11 of Calling It a Home's One Room Challenge. Check out some of our favorite snaps from this latest round, then visit their blogs to see the rest of the room.

Shop These Resources for a Texture-Rich Bohemian Blend

This East Dallas 1950s home seamlessly and successfully combines styles. While some decor styles can be difficult to mesh, Melanie and Dalton make …

Food & Dining

Gallery: Posters that will make you want to go vote

Every four years, the Get Out the Vote campaign invites graphic designers to make posters that rally US voters to go to the polls. Here, 14 posters …

Handmade "Book Bags" Designed to Always Carry Your Favorite Novel With You

Who said book bags have to be boring? Krukrustudio, a one-of-a-kind shop based in Moscow, creates unique purses and backpacks inspired by a love of literature. Designed to look like your favorite novels, the bags put a literary and literal spin on the traditional book bag.<p>Krukrustudio is composed …

Literature

Breaking Out Of The Box: Design Inspiration (November 2016)

With autumn starting to show its full glory, there is really no reason to stay inside and drink your hot cacao. No, it's time to go outside and soak …

Web Design

Weekly Roundup: Adobe Project Felix, Death of Slack? and more.

We all had a long week of work, school and maybe vacation (some of us) and after spending some time relaxing with family, friends; we'll mostly spend …

San Francisco

This Is How a Furniture Designer and a Chef Decorates His Dining Room

When newly married couple Chris and Amber Earl moved into the groom's grandfather's old house in North Hollywood, the 1940s home needed <i>a lot</i> of work. …

Astronomers Spot Massive ‘Eye’ Created By Collision Of Two Distant Galaxies

Collision of two galaxies — each made up of billions of stars — is a cataclysmically violent event. One such event has now been observed by …

Turing Invents Artificial Intelligence (AI) And Microsoft Announces Windows

<b>November 8, 1991</b><p>The first Turing Test (a.k.a Loebner Prize Competition) is held at the Boston Computer Museum. Joseph Weintraub, president of Thinking Software, Inc., wins the competition by fooling 5 of the 10 judges into thinking his software, “programmed to make whimsical conversations,” was …

Artificial Intelligence