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Inside A Paris Apartment Untouched For 70 Years

Frozen in time, this French apartment gives a rare look into a past era.<p>Imagine you stumbled upon a time capsule that gave you a never-before-seen look into another era—for French officials this came true when they discovered an abandoned apartment that had been left untouched for 70 years. The …

Photoshopped Portraits Paint a Creepy and Cuddly Picture of Infamous World Leaders

What happens when you use a generous dose of juxtaposition in combination with some digital retouching skills? You end up with a rather humorous …

This Is The First Public Art Installation To Use Google Glass

Head on over to the National Portrait Museum if you want to try out Google Glass (and see some art, I guess).<p>Artist David Datuna has an ongoing series called “Viewpoint of Billions,” in which a large collage is layered over with different optical lenses. But for his newest entry in that series, …

Celebrity Splits Of 2013: Couples Who Called It Quits

Sometimes it just isn't meant to be, and that seems to be the case for a number of Tinseltown's biggest couples.<p>Heartache abounds in 2013 -- many of our once-favorite couples were left with broken engagements, divorce announcements, or just plain nasty breakups. And while some of these un-pairings …

Water May Be Flowing On Mars Right Now

Curiosity has uncovered ancient, once-wet lakebeds, but there might be some active streams, too.<p>The intrepid Mars rover Curiosity has already confirmed that water once flowed on Mars, but that it's long since dried up. Still, that doesn't mean there's not flowing water now, too.<p>NASA data has long …

Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

Are you right-brained or left-brained?

Follow these instructions to find out which side of your brain is dominant and how it may explain your personality.<p>In no particular order, I am visual, outspoken, artistic, impulsive, intuitive, a daydreamer and disorganised. I am right-brained, according to this uncannily accurate guide to …

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5 Inspiring Websites That Will Make You Smarter

If you're one of those people who's on an endless quest for knowledge, you look for reliable sources where you can learn something new every day. Today, we bring you five websites about learning and curiosity. These websites aren't known for their beautiful photography or their amazing art. Rather, …

Photographer Víctor Enrich Imagines the Same Building in Munich Configured in 88 Ways | Colossal

<p>As part of his latest project NHDK, photographer Víctor Enrich challenged himself to digitally reconfigure the same building in Munich, Germany in …

Infrared Photographs of Nepal Look Like Something Out Of A Dr. Seuss Book | Colossal

<p>New York-based photographer Sean Lynch was in Nepal in September and captured these surreal, infrared photographs of Nepal. The photos were taken in …

Articles about 7 modern homes decorated ivy on Dwell.com - Dwell

We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven …

Watch This Ways

My watch is mine, and if you try peeking into it, you probably won’t be able to read the time. However if I wear the Followatch, you will be able to …

Playfully Unique Furniture Looks Like Everyday Scribbles

At first glance, you might think these scenes are just rough line drawings along a wall. However, upon closer inspection, it quickly becomes clear that each “illustration” is actually formed out of purposefully arranged wire. Entitled <i>Rough Sketch Products</i>, the series of unique pieces was developed …

Is This What Clothes Will Look Like In 2050?

Opening Ceremony designs a capsule collection, inspired by Spike Jonze’s futuristic new movie, Her.<p>The funny thing about films set in the future is how often the costumes reflect fashion trends of the past. <i>Blade Runner</i>’s Rachel has hair from the 1940s and shoulder pads from the 1980s; <i>The Jetsons</i> …

Articles about 12 modern multihued interiors on Dwell.com - Dwell

New England is one of the oldest, most patriotic regions in the United States.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind our annual issue dedicated to interior design.<p>It's often said that rooms are furnished by books.<p>Though some may believe that flowers are more fit for …

My Modern Met's Top 10 Most Popular Stories in 2013

Take at short trip with us, if you will, as we take a stroll down memory lane. Let's look back on 2013 with our most popular stories – the ones that made you laugh and cry so much that you just had to share them with your friends. With six to ten posts per day, it's not easy keeping up all the …

Extremely Intimate Portraits of Polar Bears Swimming

Seattle-based photographer Paul Souders recently won the “Animals in Their Environment” category in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition for his incredible image of a polar bear submerged in water. We were pleased to discover that the wildlife photographer had plenty more …

Time-Lapse Video of Jean Prouve's Flat-Pack Maison Demontable Being Constructed

We've written about Jean Prouvé before, the designer who figured out how to create flat-pack houses some fifty years before Ikea did. While his …

Media reaction to the Obama-Cameron-Thorning-Schmidt 'selfie' was immature and sexist

With one simple human gesture, world leaders made a powerful statement at Nelson Mandela's memorial service in Johannesburg yesterday.<p>No, I'm not referring to the historic image of us president Barack Obama shaking hands with his Cuban counterpart, Raul Castro, for the first time. Instead, I have …

Selfies of 2013 – the best, worst and most revealing

This was the year that the selfie reached saturation point. Celebrities took them. Politicians took them, often – as with Obama this week – during the memorial services for other politicians. You're probably only half concentrating on this now, because you're too busy pouting into an iPhone in a …

Jennifer Aniston Says She Went Through an Awkward Phase in Her 30s (We Investigate)

We’d rather not talk about our awkward phases, mostly because we might still be in them. (Hey you, don’t laugh – it’s not a mullet, it’s a way of …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Articles about 7 bedrooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

They’re hot! They’re mini! They’re full of coal! These seven portable barbecues will help you get the summer started.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes …

Adorable Photos of a Toddler Napping with His Puppy

34-year-old mother of three Jessica Shyba, aka mommasgonecity, has potentially captured the most adorable naptime series ever! After adopting a boxer/shepherd/lab mix from the Santa Cruz SPCA that fondly goes by the name Theo, Shyba began to notice the little pup's attachment to each family member, …

Why we can 'see' the house that looks like Hitler

From seeing shapes in clouds to hearing Bing Crosby in a blizzard of static, we're all prone to finding things that aren't there. And there's a name for it: apophenia<p>The Latvian psychologist Konstantins Raudive spent the summer of 1965 trying to contact the dead. Every day, with careful precision, …

NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures breathtaking images of Earth from Saturn

NASA's unmanned Cassini spacecraft has already returned some gorgeous views of the planet Saturn, which it is currently flying around. But the latest images should be enough to make it and any other interplanetary travelers (such as Voyager 1) homesick. On July 19th, the spacecraft, located about …

The Beautiful Windswept Trees of Slope Point

At the southernmost point of the South Island of New Zealand, you won't find any houses but you will find some extremely dramatic scenery. Slope Point is predominantly sheep farming country but it has spectacular views of the sea over the rocky coastline and surrounding cliffs. It's also where …

The Ark Nova, Japan's Traveling, Inflatable Concert Hall

A couple of years ago, we looked at inflatable structures used for events and disaster relief. And exactly two weeks before that post aired, on March …

Has Benjamin Hubert Designed The World’s Lightest Dining Table?

UK-based designer Benjamin Hubert has designed perhaps the world’s lightest wooden table as part of an internal studio research project into …