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Powerful Portraits of People Revealing Their "Invisible" Illnesses

Allie Cashel and Erica Lupinacci have started an impactful photo project that helps to give others a voice. As teens, both women were diagnosed with chronic illnesses that are, essentially, invisible. Cashel copes with chronic Lyme disease, while Lupinacci was diagnosed with Lupus during her senior …

Deaf mice cured with gene therapy

Boston, Massachusetts - In a laboratory at Boston Children's Hospital a cure for genetic deafness is taking shape. Lead researcher Jeff Holt says that if all goes as planned, children of the future who lose their ability to hear due to genetic mutation will never go deaf.<p>Holt and his fellow …

‘The Unknown Soldier’ Sheds Light on Severely Injured American Troops

<i>The Unknown Soldier</i>, suggests New York-based photographer David Jay, is not about war; instead, it’s a confrontation of the invisible consequences …

Afghanistan

How Converting My DSLR to Infrared Made Me Fall In Love with Trees

My name is Luka Gorjup, and I’m a 29-year-old photographer who was born and raised in Ljubljana, Slovenia — you know, that tiny beautiful country in …

Polaroid's latest instamatic doesn't use ink to print photos

Cubes, unwieldy squares, bulky cameras of yore. Regardless of form factor, when the Polaroid name is on a camera it means you're getting instant photos. With the company's latest shooter, the Snap, you're getting what looks like a pocketable device that uses proprietary tech to print photos using …

Architizer

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Modern Architecture

The Top 5 Time Management Mistakes You’re Making

From the amount of paper on your desk to the amount of time you check your email, this is what’s standing in the way of getting things done.<p>We keep to-do lists and try to stay on top of our schedules, yet no matter how hard we try, tasks continue to evade us. The to-do list gets longer and it feels …

Coney Island: A Beach At The End Of Time - Photographs and text by Michael Ernest Sweet | LensCulture

My series “Coney Island: A Beach At The End Of Time” explores the famed New York urban beach in gritty, grainy, high-contrast monochrome. The choice to work in this rough black and white style was deliberate—I wanted to covey the idea of the resort as a theme park at the end of its glory; the end …

Street Photography

Too Bad People Couldn’t Photograph Meteor Showers Back in 1833

If you’d like to try your hand at capturing a shooting star on camera, tonight would be a good night to do so. This year’s Perseid meteor shower is …

Can Breadfruit Overcome Its Past to Be a Superfood of the Future?

An unusual crop that was once a staple across the tropics seems to be making a comeback. Starchy and packed with nutrients, breadfruit isn’t a typical fruit. And while this cousin of the mulberry may not be at the top of anyone’s dream menu, it could be the key to food security in part of the world.<p>…

Caribbean

Scientists find first drug that appears to slow Alzheimer's disease

Solanezumab blocks memory loss in patients with mild version of the disease, making it the first medicine ever to slow pace of damage to patients’ brains<p>Scientists appear to have broken a decades-long deadlock in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease after announcing trial results for the first …

No fizzy drinks, no juice: here's what to drink to be healthy

A report claims that sugary drinks are responsible for 8,000 new cases of diabetes a year. What should you sip instead?<p>We all know that fizzy drinks are bad for our health, but the latest research proves just how terrible they are. News that sugary sodas cause 8,000 diabetes cases each year follows …

Coca-Cola

Articles about inside 5 tiny homes all under 600 feet on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small and cozy, these gorgeously furnished mobile homes will convince you to downsize and hit the road in minutes.<p>The industrial material of choice is making its rounds in the residential realm.<p>Relying on local materials, local craftsmen, and the land her family has farmed for over two centuries, a …

Architecture

15 Vibrant + Bright Dining Rooms for Serious Color Inspo

The dining room can <i>and</i> should be the heart of any home. Your healthy, delicious meals are meant to be shared with loved ones in a space that is conducive to love, laughter and, of course, eating. If you feel that your current space is looking a little lackluster, we’ve rounded up some serious color …

Interior Design

Architizer

21 Vegan Barbecue Staples That'll Make Any Cookout An Herbivore's Delight

Just because you don't eat meat products doesn't mean you have to suffer through a vacuous frozen veggie burger while everyone else at the summer barbecue chows down on hot, delicious grill food.<p>You, dear vegan, deserve the very best. And, as it happens, the very best cookout foods are often vegan. …

The world's most unusual gardens

Costa Rica

The doomsday vault: the seeds that could save a post-apocalyptic world

Set in an Arctic mountainside, the Svalbard seed bank contains the world’s most prized crops. But a row has erupted over whether this is the best hope of feeding the world after a catastrophe or just an overpriced deep freeze<p>One Tuesday last winter, in the town nearest to the North Pole, Robert …

Most European men descended from just three ancestors

Almost two out of three modern European men (64 per cent) were descended from just three Bronze Age males<p>Most European men descend from just three Bronze Age dominant forefathers who began a ‘population explosion’ several thousand years ago.<p>A research team from the University of Leicester looked at …

Anthropology

Beautifully Mysterious Photos of Gallipoli by Ekin Kucuk

Istanbul-based photographer Ekin Kucuk captures the Gallipoli peninsula in a series of moody black-and-white images. The Turkish locale was once the site of war, but here, Kucuk depicts a more tranquil existence where animals roam on desolate city streets. Her monochromatic pictures have a …

Photography

Life | Marie Claire

How to double your days off work this year<p>The 6 laws being introduced in the UK this year that you need to know<p>New Year, New You: 22 quotes that’ll …

Weddings

Artist Creates Huge Mythical Eyes That Could Belong to Dragons

Milan-based artist Stefano Prina used his dog Luchino's expressive eyes as inspiration when he designed his marvelous handmade creations. Utilizing the construction experience he gained as an architect, Prina created incredibly detailed sculptures of colorful reptile, fish, monster, and animal eyes …

Architecture Students Build A Suit That Simulates Sleeping In Zero Gravity

Sleeping in space seems great–you have an incredible view of the stars, for one thing, plus without gravity pulling you down, you probably won’t wake up up with a sore back. Architecture students at AA Visiting School Slovenia figured out a way to simulate the feeling of sleeping in space: by …

Artist's Detailed Sketches Display Memories as Tangible Objects and Intricate Landscapes

Have you ever wondered what your memories would look like if they came alive? Michigan-based artist Pat Perry has the innate ability to portray this occurrence by sketching tangible objects and landscapes within a person's mind. Using yellowed paper, Perry draws fluid imagery swirling around his …

Modern Art

Gorgeous Glass Vessels Beautifully Engraved with Trees by Kayo Yokoyama

“In Australia, I live among trees; trees are an essential factor for me to fell connected and at home.” Japanese artist Kayo Yokoyama creates beautifully detailed glass sculptures engraved with trees. Like a dentist, she uses hand-held motor drills with small diamond tipped burrs to carve her …

New South Wales

The psychology behind color

If you squash every scene from the <i>The Matrix</i> into one image you’ll get something that looks like an old fuzzy TV screen. Look a little closer though and you’ll see the entire movie unfold, all without watching a single scene.<p>As you scan from left to right and top to bottom the colors flip flop …

UI Design

Living and working in paradise: the rise of the 'digital nomad'

Fed up with spending the 9 to 5 in a stuffy office? Anna Hart packs her Mac and follows the trend for extreme remote working - in Bali<p>Typing these words, my forefinger sticks sweatily to the trackpad. When I glance up from the screen, I see steam rising from the neighbouring paddy field. As with …