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These Giant Pinecone Sculptures Are Exactly What Our Backyards Need

We'll take three!<p>Have you ever picked up a pinecone and taken a moment to notice how beautiful they are? Floyd Elzinga, a sculptor living in Ontario, Canada, certainly has. The seed dispersal enthusiast was so intrigued by nature's design that he decided to begin crafting massive pinecones of his …

Art from the Holocaust: The stories behind the images

A new exhibition in Berlin explores the grim realities of life for Jews in Nazi camps and ghettoes. Thomas Rogers meets one of its curators.<p>A historic new exhibit, Art from the Holocaust, opened in the rear wing of the German Historical Museum in Berlin last week. For the first time ever, art from …

World History

Ravens have paranoid, abstract thoughts about other minds

Cementing their status as the most terrifying of all the birds, a new study has found that ravens are able to imagine being spied upon -- a level of …

Birds

Drowned world: welcome to Europe’s first undersea sculpture museum

Jason deCaires Taylor is sinking fast. Below, 15 metres under the surface of the sea, a crowd of figures, unmistakably human, are motionless. It is eerily still but for the schools of fish weaving through this newly arrived sunken society. Taylor has just submerged these sculptures in what will …

19th Century

Recipe: Iced Green Tea with Mint & Ginger

In a medium-sized pot, combine the water and ginger slices. Bring to a boil. Once the water boils, remove from heat and add the tea bags and mint …

Downright Delicious: Make This Chocolate Chess Pie for Thanksgiving Dessert

How to Make It<p><b>For Crust:</b><p><b>1.</b> Chill the bowl, lid, and steel blade of a food processor along with all the ingredients for the crust (except the water) …

Baking

12 Cider Cocktails to Will Warm Up Those Cold Nights

Who needs a Pumpkin Spice Latte when you can mix up these?<p>Who needs a Pumpkin Spice Latte when you can mix up these?

Why Are Dogs So Insanely Happy to See Us When We Get Home?

Unlike a certain companion animal that will go unnamed, dogs lose their minds when reunited with their owners. But it’s not immediately obvious why …

Brain Imaging

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

Evolution: Why Are Most of Us Right-Handed?

5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on BBC Future<p>We humans don’t typically agree on all that much, but there is at least one thing that an impressive amount of us accept: which hand is easiest to control. If you use one hand for writing, you probably use the same one for eating as well, and …

Anthropology

Brain Activity Is as Unique as Fingerprints, And Correlates to Intelligence, Study Finds

Coming soon: job interviews by brain scan?<p>A person’s behaviour and way of doing things can often give them away to those who know them best, and now …

The Brain

Welcome to the Future: 23 Photos of Vertical Living Around the World

For our latest group show, to be exhibited in person at PIX 2015 in Seattle this October 6-7 as well as online at DPReview, we asked to see your …

23 Portraits of Women Who Live in North Korea

For over two years now, Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc has been traveling around the world with a camera in hand and shooting portraits of women …

North Korea

6 Tips to Make Great Photographs with the iPhone 6

When you leave home and hit the road, be it for work, play, or pretty much anything you set out to do, you should always carry a camera. There is a …

A Photographer’s Portraits of His Wife Over 40+ Years

42 years ago, photographer Frank Gross said “I do” to his wife Helene. Since that day, through the ups and downs of his photographic career, Gross …

Photography

8 Tips for Photographing Sea Stacks

Getting low to the ground, I was able to see reflections on the beach in Bandon, Oregon during a dramatic sunset.<p>Living on the Oregon Coast for …

Landscape Photography

8 Cheesy Snack Recipes That Take 30 Minutes or Less

Richard Blais’s supersimple cheese crisps (featured in this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips) take just 30 seconds to make. Sadly, not all …

An Epic Indian Feast You Can Feel Good About

On Monday, October 12, Babu Ji chef Jessi Singh and his wife will team up with fellow New York City chefs Ann Redding and Matt Danzer (Uncle Boons), …

5 Pumpkin Pie Alternatives to Make During the Great Pumpkin Shortage of 2015

Bad news: We might be in for a pumpkin pie shortage this holiday season, according to the Associated Press.<p>Bad news: We might be in for a pumpkin pie …

The Quick Fix: Spinach and Parmesan Squares

Thaw 3 packs of frozen spinach (300 g). Cook as per package instructions and cool, drain out as much liquid as possible and set aside.<p>Preheat oven to 325 F.<p>In a large bowl combine 10 eggs and lightly whisk. Then add 1 1/4 cup canola oil, 2 finely chopped small onions, 4 cloves minced garlic, 2 cups …

The Lettuce Wrap Recipes Everyone’s Pinning Like Crazy

When the temps are high, frankly the only kind of recipe idea we’re interested in is one that’s light and refreshing (and can we also add: fast, easy …

50 Summer Salads You'll Actually Enjoy Eating

No more sad, wilted greens.<p>No more sad, wilted greens.

Food

The Shady Politics of Big Soda

People are drinking less liquid sugar than in previous decades, and the soda industry is doing everything it can to get back in the game.<p>Did your …

Stone-Filled Elephant Sculptures Finally Rise in Durban

Six years after being commissioned, artist Andries Botha has finally unveiled his huge elephant sculptures made out of wire frames filled with stones. Emerging out of a freeway island in Durban, South Africa, the artwork is made of galvanized steel armature with stainless steel mesh and filled with …

Getting the Most Out of Materials: Using Angled Cuts to Let Horizontal Pieces Grow Vertically

Some degree of difficulty<p>Most bandsaws, jigsaws and scrollsaws have tilting beds that allow you to cut your material at an angle. Woodworkers exploit …

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Sharpener Jar

Craighton Berman Studio invites us to rethink the pencil sharpener, and make an object both useful and interesting design. Sharpener Jar quantifies …

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