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Forget the Big Bang, our universe may have formed from a Big Bounce

The universe is in a constant state of expansion and the general consensus is that this began as a ‘Big Bang’ – the universe bursting into existence …

12 Rules on Personal Finance

1. Don’t get a salary. A salary will never make you money.<p>2. Don’t invest any of your money. Investing is for wealth preservation, not wealth …

Muscle out: it’s the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro

Sixth-gen American muscle car lands, and it’s sporting a 2.0-litre turbo engine. And a V8, natch

A Single-Family Home Interior in Cool Shades of Gray

• 1 |<p>The main living area is mostly open, with only a floating fireplace to separate the family sofa from the dining room. White walls and dark …

Amazingly Intricate Laser-Cut Wood Relief Sculptures by Gabriel Schama

Oakland-based artist Gabriel Schama creates incredibly intricate, densely layered wood relief sculptures using thin, laser-cut pieces of mahogany plywood. He starts with a vector illustration that is sent to a laser cutter. Lasers carve designs into 1/8-inch sheets of plywood, which are then glued …

New Murals by ‘1010’ Expose Hidden Portals of Color in Walls and Buildings | Colossal

<p>Over the last year or so, German street artist 1010 (previously) created several of his fantastic spray paint portals in locations around Germany, …

Articles about mid city escapes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designers everywhere are eyeing the Interstate Highway system's bounteous and boundless real estate with ideas from tiny turbines...<p>The Eurobike trade show just ended, and among the offerings at the world's largest bike-geek festival was Cannondale's Hooligan.<p>So this is what city life boils down …

Architecture

Meet Henri, A Box For Designing The Screenless Interfaces Of Tomorrow

Created by Method, the Henri will help designers invent UIs out of light and sound.<p>Smart devices have created new problems for designers to solve, not least of which is interface: how does a gadget or appliance communicate to you when it doesn’t have a screen? That’s a problem that brand and design …

Interactive Art Gallery Allows Visitors to Become Part of an Illusion

This unique gallery lets visitors do more than just admire great works of art – they get to play with it, too. At Art in Island, an interactive gallery that occupies a former bus station in the Philippines, visitors can step inside paintings and take pictures with the optical illusions.<p>Each piece …

You Won't Believe These 17 Photos Are Real (But They Are)

At Oyster, we're known for our honest, undoctored hotel photography, and in our Photo Fakeout series we've shown just how different from reality some marketing images can be. But we've also encountered plenty of hotels that were truly as beautiful as advertised. These photos we took at various …

March 2015

Diversity

Contemporary Family Home Integrating a Vintage Car Train: Platform House in Japan

<b>Platform House</b> is a creative residential project completed by Japanese architect <b>Takanobu Kishimoto</b> in Takasago City. According to the project …

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Incredible Aerial Photographs Of New York City Taken At An Astounding Height

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet has spent the past 15 year taking daring helicopter rides to capture some of the most incredible aerial images from around the world.<p>But his latest photo mission — to photograph New York City at night from above — was "the scariest of his life," …

7 Peak Performance Must-Dos For Business And Life

“What did you do!” I yelled at my accounts manager. He was lying down tanning on the terracotta gravel roof of our building, oiled up with darkened Hawaiian Tropic, blasting ACDC out of a giant silver boombox. I was on the phone with the WWE about a televised national wrestling match. He’d arranged …

What It Felt Like to Be a ‘Suspicious’ Black Teenager

Ferguson reminds a Journal reporter of times in his youth when he was singled out by police<p>As one of the few black male reporters at The Journal, I’ve had experiences over the years that are unknown among my white colleagues, though anything but unique among other black men. We’ve all had our …

Man gets $1,171 bill for using in-flight Wi-Fi

Advertisement<p>20 Comments<p>When it comes to offering Wi-Fi in the sky, airlines enjoy a situational monopoly. Still, this takes the cake: a Singapore …

How This 25-Year-Old Made $66,000 In A Month By Teaching An Online Course

"When I got home, my dad was super nice and bought me an iPhone 4, and it was my first introduction to apps," the 25-year-old remembers. "I was like, 'These things are crazy! They can do anything!'"<p>Since that first introduction, Walter, who graduated from Brigham Young University with an …

The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

GoPro: The Streets of Japan in 4K

Playful Furniture Design Looks Like a Giant Comfortable Birdsnest

Israel-based Merav (Salush) Eitan and Gaston Zahr of OGE Creative Group were inspired by the structure of a bird's nest to develop this large, playful reclining space. Called <i>Giant Birdsnest for Creating New Ideas</i>, the circular wooden structure is filled with soft, egg-shaped pillows and is intended …

Windowless Plane Displays Panoramic Views of the Sky

UK-based tech innovation company Centre for Process Innovation (CPI)'s <i>Windowless Fuselage</i> concept replaces windows on commercial planes with high-definition, flexible panels that can display breathtaking views of the world around the aircraft as it soars across the sky.<p>Imaging from cameras mounted …

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Design

SA, A Uniquely Designed Umbrella That Uses Origami Principles To Eliminate the Need for Metal Support Spines

New York City-based designer Justin Nagelberg has come up with the SA, a uniquely designed umbrella that uses the principles of origami to eliminate …

Artist Creates Mind-Blowing Illusion of a Levitating Building in London

This surreal architectural sculpture, entitled <i>Take My Lightning But Don't Steal My Thunder</i>, is a mind-blowing piece in which a section of a building appears to be levitating in mid-air. Created by British artist and designer Alex Chinneck, the large-scale optical illusion sits directly in Covent …

6 Mouth-Watering Cheeseburger Recipes You Can't Swiss Out On

Swiss, blue cheese, Monterey Jack— it all tastes so much better when melted over a giant, juicy burger cooked on your very own home grill.<p>In honor of …

Cole Haan ZeroGrand Boot

Enjoy all the protection and style of a boot without all the bulk with the Cole Haan ZeroGrand Boot. Based on the company's Grand footwear system, …

20 unmissable extreme sports (and where to try them)

Ready to feel your pulse racing? From zorbing to volcano boarding, we’ve rounded up 20 adrenaline-packed but accessible activities to tick off your bucket list – and the most stunning destinations to try them in.<p><b>Volcano boarding</b><p><b>The gist:</b> pioneered by an Australian traveller in León, Nicaragua, …

ePure BH01u Bluetooth Speaker

The multiuse <b>ePure Mobile Bluetooth Station</b> folds a number of features into a futuristic design that adds a touch of 2001: A Space Odyssey to your office or bedroom. Compatible with cell phones, tablets, and PCs, this instant upgrade <b>doubles the range of your Bluetooth</b> connection from 10 to 20 …

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