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Birds Illustrated on Vintage Envelopes by Mark Powell | Colossal

<p>It’s been over a year since we last checked in with artist Mark Powell (previously here and here) who draws portraits and birds on old vintage …

This stunning image reveals the Cone Nebula (NGC 2264), which consists of a glowing cloud of ionized gas excited by the surrounding hot, massive young blue stars. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/b2wf Strong winds of particles blow from these stars, shaping the residual gas left from a spent star formation region, creating these structures with striking appearances.

10 of the Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Scotland

From wild marshlands shrouded in morning mist to rugged mountain peaks and glistening lochs, Scotland has no shortage of jaw-dropping views. To get you started, here are 10 of Scotland's most beautiful places to add to your itinerary.<p>1. Loch Ness<p>Photo courtesy of mendhak via Flickr.<p>Scotland's most …

Kickstarting: A Smart System For Learning Chinese With Minimal Pain And Posters

Chineasy uses pared-down graphics to ease the process of learning one of the world’s toughest languages.<p>There are some 20,000 characters in contemporary written Chinese. Knowing about 4,000 is considered educated, while the threshold for standard literacy is 2,000. “Basic” (or just-getting-by) …

Famous Quotes Illustrated

Malaysian illustrator Tang Yau Hoong started a personal project where he took some famous quotes and Illustrated them to his taste. Take a look at …

Bird’s Eye View Photography of New York City at Night by Navid Baraty

Intersection – NYC at Night.<p>Fantastic shots by Navid Baraty of his photographic series ‘Intersection’. The series features photographs of New York …

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Vibrant Stained Glass Mosaics of Classic American Landscapes

Warsaw, Poland-born, Boulder, Colorado-based artist Kasia Polkowska recently embarked on a new stained glass mosaic series featuring America's most gorgeous landscapes. Her works highlight everything from the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains to the stunning foliage found during fall in Vermont.<p>One …

Stained Glass

Glowing Light Installations Produce Ethereal Landscapes

These glowing, ethereal scenes by photographer Barry Underwood are certainly not your typical landscapes. In each composition, the Ohio-based artist explores the effects of artificial light placed within natural settings. Through this intervention, the images evoke a sense of an eerie presence that …

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Incredibly Stunning Remote Areas of the Canadian Rockies

In these visually thrilling landscapes, travel photographer Michael Anderson shows us the icy seclusion of the Canadian Rockies. This particular terrain, located in British Columbia, is a reminder of how beautiful this earth can be. The massive glaciers and Anderson's perspective make the human …

British Columbia

Biodegradable Utensils That Let You Eat (With) Your Vegetables

They may be compostable, but you’ll have a hard time throwing them out.<p>We’ve known for ages that our sense of taste is inextricably linked with olfactory cues. More recently, we learned that the size and weight, even the color, of the utensils we eat with influences our perceptions of food. Now …

Comment on Paleo Bread + Quick Pickled Fennel by Yannelly Sanchez

Hello,<br>Do these crumble easily? These would be great for backpacking trip if they hold together.<br>Thanks

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Summer Goddess Sun Tea with Chamomile Syrup

Making sun tea is kind of like cheating. In the best way. It sounds fancy and tastes delicious, but requires less effort than you’d think. Our Summer …

{Tutorial} Child's Upholstered Chair Frame

Cuts:<p>2 – 15″<br>• 6 – 12 1/2″<br>• 2 – 16″<br>• 2 – 17″<br>• 4 – 9 1/2″<br>• 4 – 16 1/2″<br>• 4 – 18″<br>• 4 – 15 1/2″<p>The frame of the chair is made up of four separate pieces: the seat, the …

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My mother and I used to marble paper on the weekends when I was younger. To this day, I still feel like I am a mad scientist when I marble, experimenting with new colors and testing new patterns.<p>Even if you don’t have experience with marbling, it’s a fun project to try with friends. It requires …

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<i>Shane Powers is a Brooklyn-based stylist, designer, and the author of the beautiful new book,</i> Bring the Outdoors In<i>. For this this week’s How-Tuesday post, he shares tips for making a sparkling gem of a planter.</i><p>This crystal-encrusted planter proves that common houseplants don’t have to be dowdy; it</i> …

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7 Top Farm Stays Around the World

Looking for a unique place to hit the hay—quite literally—on your next getaway? Consider a farm stay, a type of property whose farms, gardens, and …

Lightning Storms Photographed From High Above in Space

Hey aspiring storm chasers — want to dramatically improve your lightning shots? Try getting an elevated view. Like about 400 miles up. That’s the …

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New Big-Nosed Horned Dinosaur Found in Utah

Nasutoceratops titusi is a distant relative of Triceratops, study says.<p><b>Paleontologists have discovered a new dinosaur, a Triceratops relative with a supersize schnoz that once roamed present-day Utah.</b><p><i>Nasutoceratops titusi</i> belonged to a group of horned dinosaurs called ceratopsids, large four-legged …

Creatures Lived On Land 2.2 Billion Years Ago, New Evidence Suggests

South African fossils push the rise of oxygen and life on land to hundreds of millions of years earlier than previously thought.<p>Researchers at the University of Oregon have recently unearthed fossils in South Africa that present evidence of life on land 2.2 billion years ago—four times older than …

Search the skies for pulsars while your Android device charges

Researchers from UC Berkeley are searching for pulsars and more effective AIDS therapies, and you can help by offering the university access to your idle Android smartphone. Like Stanford University's famous Folding@Home project, the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC) has …

20 Ways to Spike Your Popsicles

Ever heard of a poptail? It’s a popsicle that also happens to be a cocktail, and it might just make your summer a whole lot brighter (and boozier). And as it turns out, the Internet has a lot to say on the matter of spiked popsicles. Here are 20 recipes that caught our eye – be sure to share any …

Dead as a dodo: the extinction connection

<b>AS ANCIENT PEOPLES</b> explored and colonised the Earth they encountered strange and wonderful creatures along the way. But wherever our ancestors trod, …

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Incredible Photos of Jellyfish Captured Against the Sky

Alexander Semenov has built quite a reputation for his photographs of undersea wildlife. Recently, he created another underwater series depicting …

On Guardian Cook: The 10 best herb recipes Basil panna cotta, green harissa, a fresh tabbouleh that makes itself overnight – proof that a handful of herbs can transform workaday ingredients into distinctive, delicate dishes http://gu.com/p/3h8nq Photo: Yuki Sugiura for the Guardian

What are Cronuts and How Do I Make Them at Home?

What could be better than a hybrid pastry of donut and croissant?<p>The cronut, a "baked good heard round the mediasphere," according to Vogue magazine, …

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

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How to Travel Like a Travel Writer

Everyone’s talking about “traveling like a local” these days. Travelers, bloggers, tour operators, souvenir clerks, industry types in pleated slacks—they all seem to say it’s the best way to get to know a place. Go local or go home, right?<p>Well, not me.<p>I’ve spent a dozen years doing research for …