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Yellowstone's first grizzly bear hunting season in decades was blocked by a federal judge

<b>(CNN) —</b> Grizzly bears in Wyoming and Idaho have been granted at least 14 more days of protection after a federal judge blocked the first grizzy trophy hunt in decades.<p>US District Judge Dana Christensen granted a temporary restraining order Thursday to halt the open licensed hunt of Yellowstone …

Grizzly Bears

Parkland students blend QR and fashion to register voters

In China, QR codes are everywhere, used to pay for seemingly every single thing all day long, adding up to an estimated $1.65 trillion in …

Joe Biden Launches LGBTQ Family Acceptance Campaign Called 'As You Are'

The Biden Foundation has launched a new campaign called ‘As You Are’ in an effort to promote the importance of family acceptance for LGBTQ youth.<p>The …

42 Brilliant DIY You Must-Try For Your Home – Page 15

15. Picturesque Outdoor Planter “Lamp Posts”<p>DIY Project Details: ishouldbemoppingthefloor.com<p>Use barrel planters in a novel way by placing “lamp …

Nearly 1,000 Paintings & Drawings by Vincent van Gogh Now Digitized and Put Online: View/Download the Collection

Every artist explores dimensions of space and place, orienting themselves and their works in the world, and orienting their audiences. Then there are …

Are You Making Any of These Logo Design Mistakes?

You know a good logo when you see one, but it’s also easy to spot a poorly designed logo or one that’s been distorted or improperly used. Avoid …

Forms And Materials Found Around A City Inspired The Design Of 'Urban Shapes'

Jef De Brabander and Kathleen Opdenacker of Belgium design firm nortstudio, have created ‘Urban Shapes’, a modern bench that draws inspiration from …

Soul Rebels Announce Epic Blue Note Pop-Up Show Featuring GZA, Keyon Harrold & Talib Kweli

<i>Source: Blue Note</i>The Soul Rebels are one of our favorite brass bands, which is why you should grab a friend (or three) and see this intimate show at …

This diving system lets you stay submerged for 2 hours, no tank needed

Do you want a diving system that bridges the gap between scuba diving and snorkeling, minus the limitations of both? If so, a new Kickstarter …

Solar Panels

Julia Street with Poydras the Parrot

<i>Dear Julia,</i><p><i>On a recent visit to Audubon Park, I happened upon a curved cement bench near the sea lion pool. It dates from the 1930s and is dedicated</i> …

Wearable Architecture: 11 Architecture-Inspired Jewelry Lines

Let’s face it. You can spot a design enthusiast from miles away thanks to his or her remarkably unique style. Whether it’s their one-of-a-kind …

This Room Is Thought To Have Been Michelangelo's Secret Hideaway And Drawing Board

It was an art historian's chance discovery of a lifetime. Over 40 years ago, a museum director in Florence, Italy, found a hidden room whose walls were covered in drawings believed to be the work of Michelangelo and his disciples.<p>Although the drawings are not signed by the master, art experts say …

How to Soften Old Masking Tape

Soften an old masking tape roll to get it working for you again<p>I’m surely not the only one who has grabbed an old roll of masking tape and spent the …

Robots can build entire cities almost for free. These architects are making it happen.

Manuel Jimenez Garcia and Gilles Retsin are literally setting the foundations for an architecture of the future. They are co-founders of the Design …

University College London

Life in Motion: Egon Schiele and Francesca Woodman review – vulnerable beauty

Two images spark a flame, unexpectedly, at the start of this show. One is a self-portrait by the American photographer Francesca Woodman, in which she crouches in a shadowy room with what appears to be a gaping wound in her side. Look again, and you see that the zip of her dress is undone, exposing …

LITERATURE - Gustave Flaubert

12 DIY Planter Boxes You Can Make in a Day

If you’re short on space or don’t want to dig up your yard to put in plants, planter boxes are a good option. From simple to elaborate, there are …

Clever Organizing Ideas to Steal From This Incredible Laundry Room Makeover

When interior designer Christie Leu was tasked with making this 80-square-foot laundry room functional for a family of seven, she knew she had her …

Home

BIG designs prototype tiny cabin in Upstate New York

Architecture firm BIG has created a small black cabin with an angular roofline in the Hudson Valley, as the first model for prefab-housing startup …

Architecture

The Cocoon Smart Home will harvest rainwater, solar energy and organic veggies in the Caribbean

This self-sufficient home topped with a soaring cocoon-like structure envisions new heights of off-grid living. The Cocoon Smart Home, designed by …

Heating System

Before & After: A Century-Old California Craftsman Home Gets a Stunning Modern Makeover

1 of 12<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>3 of 12<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>Honor the Old—But Welcome the New<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 12<p>Advertisement<p>6 of 12<p>Bring the Beach …

Interior Design

BIG built its first tiny cabin in New York in crystal-like shape

Bjarke Ingels Group, in collaboration with Søren Rose Studio, has completed its first tiny house in upstate New York, featuring angular walls, …

Architecture

Boxwood Topiaries: 6 Tips for Trimming Shrubs from Niwaki’s Jake Hobson

In the topiary world, Jake Hobson is a bit of a rock star. The Dorset, England–based topiarist originally studied at the Slade—London’s premier art …

Landscaping

Building a Portable, Collapsible Workbench

Some of our most popular posts here on Make: have been about workbench construction. People always seem to be in the mood for a new workbench. Or, at least, dreaming about having a new bench in their shop.<p>We’ve covered permanent benches, folding benches, and quick and sturdy benches. Here, Elisha …

Fairview High student discovers new compound that may improve rechargeable battery technology

Fairview High senior Kyle Fridberg was riding his bike near Gold Hill when he spotted a vein of a black mineral that he wanted to analyze.

A High Schooler Has Upended a Fundamental Chemistry Theory

Time to rethink everything you learned about carbon.<p>You may not remember much from high school chemistry, but you probably recall learning the …

Jane Fonda: Life's third act

10 Easy Pieces: Grass Block Pavers

If you’d like to avoid paving paradise to put up a parking lot, as Joni Mitchell put it, grass block pavers can be a greener choice to surface a …

Landscaping

Pathos and humanity in pictures of abject misery

Linda Nochlin sensitively analyses images of the extreme poverty that crippled the 19th century<p>In 1971 the late Linda Nochlin burst onto the public scene with her groundbreaking essay, ‘Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?’ Unlike other apologists, she made no claim that there were, in fact, …

This Man Quit His Aeronautical Job To Travel The World And Here Is How His Notebooks Look Like

Even today, a lot of people carry around notebooks filled with daily reminders, significant dates, thoughts, and other important information. But …