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Gorgeously Intricate Hand-Cut Paper Sculptures

Toronto-based artist Christine Kim cuts and layers paper together into beautifully intricate geometric sculptures. Through cutting, Kim feels as though she “liberates the work from the confines of the original surface.” Her artwork is delicate and complex, and she is constantly finding new ways to …

Modern Art

Surreal Tree Branches Sprout Out from Indoor Support Beams

<i>Baitogogo</i> is a half-sculptural, half-architectural installation by Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira that presents a surreal growth of tree branches out of white columns. The So Paulo-based artist's piece offers a unique perspective of indoor design while reminding viewers of the materials used …

Architecture

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 …

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, …

Amazing

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Streetwear

Painted Floor Runner

You can sometimes get lost in an open floor plan or a loft space, but this hand-painted floor runner featured on Design Sponge is an excellent way to delineate separate spaces, or lead guests into a specific area.

Lofts

@IsabellePiana Sublime! 👍Dans les Alpes y'a deux jours! Maintenant c'est le déluge! 😂😁Bonnes vacances! 😜 http://t.co/C3gzctNPRW

Les 2 Alpes se préparent à ouvrir... Un glacier en bonne forme pour l'ouverture en avant-première du 26 octobre! http://t.co/6cKgiVIHeT

Bang It! 2Alpes tape #3 by Alone Collective

Bang it! #3 is online now!<p>Bang it! Is a series of three clips filmed at Les Deux Alpes and featuring Alone Collective members Roberto Menacho, Jack …

Loneliness

Shreding Les Deux Alpes

Some laps, some days in Les Deux Alpes glacier with: - Sandro Lescano - Miki Magister - Andreas Mancini Shred and fun, for sure. Filmer: …

Travel

Les Deux Alpes ski resort guide

Les Deux – Alpes is one of the oldest and liveliest of all the French skiing resorts and has a buzzing village with vibrant nightlife, with great …

Kevin Weir’s Fantastically Bizarre Historical GIFs

As cinemagraph GIFs take over the internet, graphic designer extraordinaire Kevin Weir spends his time crafting historyGIFs. Restoring photos from …

Library of Congress

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Aerial Photos of Poland's Lakes Across Four Seasons

With a degree in architecture and a passion for aerial photography, Kacper Kowalski takes to the skies to capture previously unseen landscapes in extraordinary ways. His photos of Poland from high above have earned him numerous awards including Nikon's Nikkor 75th Anniversary Award (NPCI …

Photography

30 – August – 2013 – Fubiz Media

Summer in the City: Sea Monster Washes Up Under Brooklyn Bridge

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Sea monsters are just as crucial to summer as are white pumps, back of the knee sweat, lobster …

Simon Stålenhag Art Gallery

How to make the perfect sangria

Is sangria a holiday thirstquencher or drink of el diablo? What do you put in yours, and if you're not a fan, do any other summer punches hit the spot?<p>When my editor suggested sangria for the column, I had a flashback to a Spanish holiday spent with a schoolfriend when I was about 14. After her …

Seasonal Food

Signal Snowboards carves a glass board

Our first instinct when presented with the idea of a glass board was that the thing is going to shatter like fine China in the middle of a demolition …

Cool Stuff

On a Roll: World’s First 3D Printed Skateboard

My first skateboard was a yellow fiberglass deck from skating pioneer Tunnel. Then I moved on to wood, but in between I rode the occasional plastic board. They weren’t made for ramps or street skating given their extra flex, but they were great cruising boards for rolling down the sidewalk or …

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Motivational Poster by Zachary Gibson via betype

Motivational Poster by Zachary Gibson via betype

Questions

Typing a random word into the Google search field and looking at all the autocomplete suggestions is always an adventure. Randall Munroe obviously …

Have You Seen The Abandoned Island In The Centre Of NYC?

Rewind to 1885 and it's during that year that North Brother Island was used as a busy hospital complex. It was primarily designed to quarantine …

Blueberries 3D-Printed Jewelry

by Adam Štěch<p>The contemporary Czech jewelry scene is exceptional. Over the past few years, an array of intriguing designers and craftsmen have become newly curious about jewelry as an abstract structure and have formed a new movement around this facet of design. Jewelry is now one of the most …

3D Printing

15 Easy Ways to Turn T-Shirts into Jewelry

You know we’ve got a weakness for repurposing just about anything. Today’s foray into style hackery comes in the form of t-shirts! With help from a bit of copper tubing, a few brass rings, and our trusty needle nose pliers, see how we turned 3 t-shirts into 15 pieces of jewelry, perfect for …

Jewelry

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