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How-To: Leather and Wood Lunchbox

DIYs don’t get much more dude-friendly than this! Make a beautiful, functional leather and wood lunchbox with this detailed tutorial from Mr. Lentz.<p>Ready to get your weekend make on? Head over to Mr. Lentz to see the full how-to.<p>[Via CraftGawker]

Crafting

The Magic of M. C. Escher

"Perhaps all I pursue is astonishment and so I try to awaken only astonishment in my viewers. Sometimes 'beauty' is a nasty business." — M. C. Escher<p>Too often relegated to dorm room walls and Tumblr archives, the work of M. C. Escher deserves a level of attention rarely afforded to visual artists. …

Customizable Multifunctional Bookshelf: Fusillo

Fusillo isn’t your ordinary wall shelf. In fact, it’s more than just a shelf, it’s a coatrack, a bike rack, and bookends, too.<p>Handmade in Italy and …

Nomadic Furniture: All-in-One Trunk for Guest Habitation

Picture yourself on the road – traveling between cities to visit friends, or staying with a colleague to attend a conference. They have an inflatable …

Furniture

When Taxidermy and Cameras Mix

People make cameras out of some crazy things, including LEGOs and boxes. But according to the latest interview on American Photo via the Verge, Nico …

9 Simple Steps to Make a Double Exposure Photograph in Photoshop

If you have been looking to expand your photographic creativity or add a new wrinkle to your repertoire, something you may want to consider is double …

French artist Olivier Grossetête used three enormous helium balloons to float a rope bridge over a lake in Tatton Park, a historic estate in north-west England. Though visitors weren’t allowed to use the bridge, it would theoretically be strong enough to hold the weight of a person, according to Grossetête.”My artistic work tries to make alive the poetry and dreams within our everyday life,” added Grossetête. (o

Journey to the Center of the Earth: An Incredible Glimpse Inside an Active Volcano | Colossal

<p>Two Kyrgyzstan-based photographers, Andrew and Luda, run a joint Live Journal account where they post amazing photos of outdoor scenery, wildlife, …

Hasbro Designer Lenny Panzica Explains Transformers Toy Design Process

Of all the different types of industrial designers we cover, it's exhibit designers and toy designers that get the shortest shrift; there simply …

Kowloon Walled City: Remembering Hong Kong's Chaotic City of Darkness

It's been 20 years (to the month) since Kowloon Walled City was demolished, but amazingly, it remains one of the most dense structures ever built. As …

The Father of Stop Motion Animation and His Films Starring Dead Bugs

Stop motion animation was already being used in the late 1890’s as a way to make objects in films move by “magic,” but full stop-motion animated …

Tips for Dark Beauty Stylized Portrait Photography

When shooting a portrait, the conventional wisdom involves using bright, evenly-coloured light to bring out the model’s sweet inner glow. Sometimes, …

Photography

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Indistinguishable From Magic — Inspired by Anita Sarkeesian’s Video Game Tropes...

Inspired by Anita Sarkeesian’s Video Game Tropes vs Women, I wanted to pitch a Zelda game where <i>Zelda herself was the hero</i>, rescuing a Prince</b> …

Starbound pre-orders surpass 10k in less than 24 hours

<i>Starbound</i>, Team Chucklefish's sandbox space game, is currently available for pre-order and has raised more than $250,000 with 10,000 backers since its launch last night.<p>In <i>Starbound</i>, players set out to explore the universe after an unknown enemy destroys their homeworld. Planets are procedurally …

Defragmented: A Man's Inner Turmoil in Pictures

Defragmentados or Defragmented in English, is a photo series by 29-year-old Spanish photographer Yago Partal that features naked models, missing …

The Arts

Afghanistan survivor turns lens on horrific injuries in Syrian conflict

Giles Duley, the award-winning photojournalist who escaped with his life but lost three limbs after stepping on a landmine in Afghanistan in 2011, …

world's largest interactive arcade in são paulo a group of digital artists have transformed an entire city building into a giant screen where passersby can play pac-man, tetras, and space invaders. video & more info: http://www.designboom.com/technology/worlds-largest-interactive-arcade-in-sao-paolo/

Unsung hero of photography Thurston Hopkins turns 100

Late last year, the photojournalist Thurston Hopkins crossed my mind. I checked him out on Wikipedia and was surprised to find no entry. In fact …

Buttermilk Asparagus Salad

Sometimes I open the refrigerator, the star's align, angels sing, and I end up with something off-beat and special. No special trip to the store, and …

Deborah Madison's Summer Squash Tartines with Rosemary and Lemon

It may not be zucchini season quite yet, but I'd advise squirreling away <b>Deborah Madison's</b> Summer Squash Tartines recipe from her new book, <i>Vegetable Literacy</i>, for dinner parties in the coming months. Another winning bread-cheese-vegetable combination, these open-faced sandwiches are just the thing …

Hasselback Potatoes: We Love These Accordion-Sliced Spuds (PHOTOS)

We regret to inform you that we have not been eating nearly enough Hasselback potatoes. These accordion-fanned spuds were named for the Stockholm restaurant that first served them (thank you Restaurant Hasselbacken!), and have slyly fluttered into our hearts with their pockets of butter and …

Zagat

9 Simple Spring Salads

With spring comes sunny days, afternoon walks, and the return of the farmers' market. After a long winter, it's harder than ever to resist the call of a peppery radish, sweet carrot, or pungent green -- and your fridge will be bursting at the seams before you know it. Our solution? Vibrant spring …

Food

9 Ice Cream Recipes for Coffee and Tea Lovers

Gallery9 Ice Cream Recipes for Coffee and Tea Lovers<p>The way we see it, the only thing better than iced coffee or iced tea in hot weather is something even more frigid: iced coffee or iced tea ice cream. With that in mind, we've gathered nine coffee- and tea-centric frozen treat recipes: ice cream, …

36 Stylish And Original Barn Bedroom Design Ideas

Going to make a house in an old barn? Great! Such a space is inviting, charming and with a ready vintage touch. Here are some examples of bedroom …

24 Awesome Pictures of Dinosaur Skeletons

Dinosaur skeletons give a sense of awe, partly because of their prehistoric age and partly because they look terrifying. As if their gigantic size …

Dinosaurs