Polly Smeaton

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Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Photography

‘Watermark’ is a Documentary Unlike Any You’ve Ever Seen Before - The Fox Is Black

Water. It covers 71% of the Earth’s surface. It’s vital for all known forms of life. It’s pure, it’s beautiful, and it’s awfully artistic, as seen in …

Stunning Photos of Butterflies and Moths in Extreme Close-Up

You think you know something very well, until you see it through the perspective of macro photography. Through extreme close-ups, a magical world is …

Natural Beauty

Snow in the Canyon

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …

National Parks

Gastronomista for Cool Hunting Gift Guide - Cool Hunting

A "place where you might find architectural chicken coops, tea parties, decanters, bespoke knives or donut art," the NYC-based blog Gastronomista is the work of Emily Arden Wells, an architect by day, and a writer and drinks aficionado by night. Wells' background in art and design lends itself to a …

Celebrity Gossip

Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

The top 250 finalists have just been selected in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The contest invites photographers to submit images of the world of action and adventure sports in one of 10 categories, including Energy, Illumination, Sequence, and Experimental …

Don't Believe Your Eyes

design

Vintage-Inspired Delft Tiles Collection In Blue And White

Dutch Delftware is beautiful blue and white pottery and it inspired Sara Baldwin from New Ravenna Mosaics for creation of the Delft Collection. She …

Bombay Sapphire East Gin Wheel by AvroKO

Looking for a cool new home bar? Bombay Sapphire and design firm, AvroKO have teamed up to craft the limited edition Bombay Sapphire East Gin …

Furniture

design

Talma Lounge Chair by Benjamin Hubert for Moroso

A recent collaboration between London-based designer Benjamin Hubert and Italian brand Moroso brought about a new compact lounge chair called Talma. …

Furniture

Two Houses Become One: Wall House by Farm

Singapore architectural firm FARM took two independent homes and reimagined them into one coherent whole.<p>Called The Wall House, the homes actually …

Design

design

Simple, Smart, and Wearable

First it was the desktop computer, then it was the laptop, and then it was mobile devices. What’s next in the progression? Many speculate the …

In Talks With François Quentin – Designer Of The 4N Watch

4N is a French watch brand that creates timepieces, which are resolutely masculine and unapologetically cutting-edge. While they have an exclusive …

Interactive Light Sculpture Moves Just Like a Living Creature

It can be argued that all art is alive in some way, but Dutch design studio Toer has created an interactive light sculpture that seems to actually …

design

Windowseat Lounge Provides Privacy in Public Places

A seat that loops over the head of the sitter provides a sense of enclosure and privacy in busy public environments like airports and hotel lobbies, …

design

Finding Hidden Faces In Google Earth’s Landscapes

A design studio in Berlin applied face-tracking technology to Earth’s surface, and found faces staring back.<p>In a neat video on data visualization that we posted the other day, the narrator identifies Google Maps as one of the most commonly seen visualizations in the world. The influence of such …

Google Earth

A Massive Rotating Supercell Filmed Near Booker, Texas by Mike Olbinski | Colossal

<p>On June 3rd of this year after four years of trying, Arizona photographer and storm chaser Mike Olbinski finally got the shot he’d been searching …

A Mirror That’s A Touching Tribute To Sandy Victims

Joe Doucet’s Fathom creates the effect of being half underwater.<p>When Hurricane Sandy unleashed its wrath on the Eastern Seaboard last October, designer Joe Doucet’s lower Manhattan studio and apartment were left relatively unscathed. “Apart from being without power for a week or so, we really were …

Hurricane Sandy

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Travel Lists Archives – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

By Stephanie Kempker| 2018-01-18T15:26:34+00:00 January 18th, 2018|<p>The latest country-ranking index doesn't measure GDP or even national happiness. …

Drop the Drips: Ingenious Mug Kills the Awful Coffee Ring

Avid coffee drinkers are well aware of the frustration of the coffee ring: that nasty brown circle left on the table after you pick up your mug. No …

Ascent – A Smart Concept Light by Daniel Rybakken - The Fox Is Black

Ascent is a fantastic new table light designed by the award winning Norwegian designer Daniel Rybakken. Created for Luceplan, the beauty of this …

design