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Natural History Museum

The journey is the reward. - Steve Jobs

Midnight Sun Romance

For Dreams

Sensual Fire

Le P'tit Renard

Hay stacks in the morning sun

Bill Nye Fights Back

How a mild-mannered children’s celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.<p><i>Photographs by F. Scott Schafer</i><p>Let’s say that I am, through my actions, doomed, and that I will go to hell,” Bill Nye said. He was prepping for a Super Bowl party and making pizza dough from a recipe given …

The Quirks of Smallness

What is it about modestly-sized companies, corporate boards, and teams that enables them to thrive?<p>Herb Hyman, the owner of Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, a chain of coffee shops local to Los Angeles, was worried about the future of his business. It was the early 1990s, and Starbucks was beginning to …

Guy Boils a GoPro (And Nearly Destroys It) to Capture Footage of an Egg Being Poached

There are many ways to almost destroy your GoPro trying to capture viral footage — jumping off cliffs, jumping a mountain bike across a cliff… pretty …

Paper-Art Posters Gorgeously Illustrate Key Design Principles

Okay, so they’re no replacement for a RISD degree. But these posters, by Turkish graphic designer Efil Turk, offer a fun primer on foundational visual concepts.<p>For her senior thesis at the Dokuz Eylul University of Fine Arts, Efil illustrated 10 principles–balance, hierarchy, pattern, rhythm, …

Graphic Design

IXION Windowless Jet by Technicon Design

Even though there’s no window, this jet still features breath taking view through its entire cabin. <b>IXION Windowless Jet</b> is a concept design that …

Concept Design

@paulnicklen on assignment for @natgeo. Emperor Penguins rocket to the surface. They release millions of micro bubbles from their feathers in order to reduce the amount of friction between their bodies and the water, allowing them to accelerate to much greater speeds to avoid leopard seal predation. Leopard seals hide under the ice edge, waiting to ambush the penguins at this moment when they are most vulnerable. @sea_legacy @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #nature #wildlife #penguins #picoftheday #instagramhub #marineprotectedareas

The hulk of an old fishing boat on the shore of Loch Linnhe. Shot on assignment in Scotland aboard The Lord of the Glens with National Geographic. Photo by @jimrichardsonng http://instagram.com/p/sADC36oMZw/

Robo Brain Project Wants To Turn the Internet into a Robotic Hivemind

Robo Brain isn’t exactly feasting on the internet. That implies a level of choice, or agency. What’s happening to Robo Brain is closer to force-feeding, as researchers from four different universities regularly cram its cloud-based computational system with data collected from the internet. So far, …

Surreal Worlds Digitally Painted by Gediminas Pranckevicius | Colossal

<p>Conceptual artist and illustrator Gediminas Pranckevicius possesses an imagination to covet. While most of his digital painting is centered around …

Savioke’s first robot begins its career as a hotel bellhop

If you call down to the front desk at the Aloft hotel in Cupertino, Calif., to replace that toothbrush you forgot to bring, a human will not come to …

Watch a thousand robots execute the ultimate nerd choreography

There’s something unsettling about watching 1,000 robots execute a perfectly choreographed routine. The entire demonstration makes it a bit too easy to forget that humans, researchers at Harvard University, provided the algorithms that allowed them to accomplish various formations. And yet, these …