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Handcrafted Jewelry Contains Delicate Pieces of Nature Encased in Resin

Artist Sarah Smith designs jewelry that allows anyone to carry a bit of nature with them at all times. For up to three weeks, Smith spends her time planning, pouring resin, curing, and shaping a single creation for someone who can't get enough of Earth's pure beauty. Within her wearable works of …

Wearable Tech

Artist Spends an Entire Day Creating One-of-a-Kind Watercolor Tattoos for Each Client

Czech Republic-based artist Ondrej Konupcik, aka Ondrash, has a tattoo style that's different from the usual thick, black outlines–his colorful pieces mimic the carefree fluidity of watercolor paintings. The stunning works depict animals, nature scenes, and non-representational designs that look as …

Painting

Tattoos Elegantly Combine Delicate Natural Subjects with Bold Geometry

Spanish tattoo artist Marla Moon adorns her clients with works that beautifully combine nature and geometry. Although minimalist in their appearance, her permanent body art makes a bold statement using elegant lines and carefully-stippled dots. Together, these two elements depict animals, trees, …

Art

BomBoard Portable Action Watercraft Responds to Your Body Movements

Take a 45 hp fuel injected motor, coupled with a high performance jet pump, install it in an ultra-lightweight hull that offers three riding …

GonzoCross Ural Racing Is The Best Racing

One of my favorite things about the Lanesplitter community is that most of you are enthusiasts (even if just sarcastic commenting enthusiasts). …

Indianapolis

Vintage-style Kerosene Lighter

Here's a little lighter that's a little off the beaten scorched path. Its look is a little vintage and a little steampunk. Its functionality is a …

Architizer

Micro BB Crossbow

Why doesn't my <i>Cubicle Warfare</i> book include a chapter on How to Build a Micro BB Crossbow? Not that I wouldn't get fired for using it at the office. …

Tesla Coil Lighter

Tesla Coil Lighters are just one of your options if you're looking for a flameless, wind-proof lighter, but I think they're the cleverest looking. …

The Dude Who Built His Own Steampunk Gatling Gun Just Built A Railgun

Firearms tinkerer and car nut Alex fascinated the internet with his do-it-yourself steampunk gatling gun and now he has upped the ante significantly …

Magnetism

Meet Motobot: Yamaha's Motorcycle-Riding Robot That Aims To Be Faster Than A Human

It’s happening.<p>At the Tokyo Motor Show today, Yamaha dropped a bombshell on both the bike world and humanity in general with Motobot: the …

Darth Vader Handheld Showerhead

Want to see Darth Vader spew jets of water out of his eyes? You know what you've got to do: use The Force. Something around 70 psi should do the …

Linear Tattoos Use One Continuous Line to Leave a Beautifully Bold Impact

Tattoo artist Mo Ganji specializes in black-and-white body art that makes a strong impact with relatively simple drawings. Opting for bold lines and stippled dots, the Berlin-based creative adorns his clients with portraits of people and animals, sometimes combining the two into an elegant image …

Body Art

Revolutionary Laser Razor Burns Hair Off Instead of Cutting It

The Skarp Razor wants to change how you've been shaving for the last 5,000 years with lasers. Although that prospect might sound frightening, creators Morgan Gustavsson and Paul Binun have produced a futuristic device that’s actually better for your skin than traditional shaving methods—it reduces …

Burns

A furniture startup promises four-minute assembly minus the harrowing trip to IKEA

Greycork’s promise sounds almost too good to be true: Well-made furniture that is stylish, comfortable, easy-to-assemble, and cheaper than IKEA.<p>“I thought that the way we’ve been getting furniture is insane,” explains Greycork’s CEO John Humphrey in the startup’s fundraising video. “Driving 40 …

Furniture

Horizon: How video games can change your brain

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1193000/1193820_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524662644_58a7ca5745601e29247d70d56ca087eb<p><b>The video game industry is a global phenomenon. There are more than 1.2 billion gamers across the planet, with sales projected soon to pass</b> …

Creative Employees Transform Their Office with 'Star Wars' Murals Made of 3,597 Post-Its

Viking is a company that isn't afraid to let their employees get creative–especially when a new <i>Star Wars</i> film is soon to be released. Using a total of 3,597 post-it notes, four employees created spectacular murals of four iconic characters: Yoda, R2D2, Darth Vader, and a Stormtrooper. It took them …

Murals

Five things to know about Stephen Colbert

<b>Stephen Colbert, the new host of The Late Show on CBS, is one of the best-known and least-known figures in late-night US television.</b><p>For nine years Colbert, masquerading as a self-obsessed conservative talking head, held court on his Comedy Central show, The Colbert Report. At times his act was so …

Fisherman Spent 3 Years Building Massive 24-Foot Long Lego USS Missouri

Jim McDonough is truly a master at his craft. He likes Lego, boats and naval history. And when these passions combine, magic is made. McDonough’s …

Articles about 6-creative-paneled-wall-coverings-you-should-try-now on Dwell.com - Dwell

The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Charrette: An intense period of design activity in which a group collaborates to work out a solution to a specific design problem.<p>Listed below are some useful words for the experienced diner.<p>Cheap microprocessors, easy communications, and ubiquitous …

Top 10

Articles about 9 tile ideas upgrade your home on Dwell.com - Dwell

These easy, effective ways to improve your rented home can be tackled in less than a day—and are budget-friendly to boot.<p>When most people consider modernizing their home, they imagine this project is going to set them back a small fortune.<p>The days of relegating yourself to static wall art are …

Wall Art

The McLaren F1 and why I longed for most of my life to see one

It’s fascinating the way our memories work. We have the capacity to cling onto memories that have long been retired into the depths of our minds, …

Bride and Groom Combine Two Visions into One Incredible Wedding Cake

When it comes to the wedding cake, soon-to-be married couples often have to make sacrifices in order to finally choose how their dessert will look and taste. Newlyweds Kia Parsons and Billy Bunning clearly have the whole give-and-take thing figured out, as they each had different visions when it …

Weddings

Architizer

A Clever Accessory Ensures You'll Always Know When You're Drilling Straight

The vast majority of time you’re using a drill, you want your hole to end up as straight as possible. And the BullseyeBore promises to make it a lot …

Articles about rustic shipping container home built budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.<p>Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from homeless solutions in South Africa, to...<p>As more and more people choose alternative ways to live, homes fashioned from old shipping …

Shipping Containers

Traveling Photographer Captures the Exciting Freedom of Sailing

Marine photographer Kurt Arrigo has captured the magic that occurs when one sets sail on breathtakingly blue waters. Since the artist grew up on the European island of Malta, he's always been surrounded by the sea. “It was all very accessible for me to do what I loved to do,” he told Instagram …

Photography

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Woodworking

Google Is Now Alphabet, And That Spells Big Things For Healthcare

If you’re searching for reasons why Google has renamed itself Alphabet, here’s one: It positions the tech company to expand into health care, which could be very healthy for its long-term fortunes.<p>Google’s health care ambitions are no secret. In the past year alone, the company has teased a pill …

Health Care

Norwegian Park Allows Visitors to Play with Wolves Under the Northern Lights

Norway's Polar Park allows visitors to get up close and personal with majestic wolves, who you'd ordinarily expect to be enclosed behind a fence. For their <i>Howl Night</i>, guests can spend the night amongst these mysterious animals as they howl beneath the moon (and even the Northern Lights). People can …

Northern Lights