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We’re not talking about what VR is doing to our eyes … and our brains

OK, so it’s pretty funny seeing someone fall over after trying a virtual reality headset for the first time. But with companies like Facebook, Valve, and Sony all pushing to bring their own VR solutions to a mainstream market — worth an estimated $30 billion by 2020 — maybe we should have more …

Nasa's Curiosity rover finds water below surface of Mars

Mars has liquid water just below its surface, according to new measurements by Nasa’s Curiosity rover.<p>Until now, scientists had thought that conditions on the red planet were too cold and arid for liquid water to exist, although there were known to be deposits of ice.<p>Prof Andrew Coates, head of …

Magnetism

New Horizons Sends First Color Image of Pluto and Charon

After 3 billion miles and nearly 10 years on the road, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will fly by dwarf planet Pluto in July. Until then, the spacecraft is zooming ever closer to the frosty world and its five known moons, covering nearly a million miles each day.<p>Set for July 14, the flyby promises …

Is It Time For the Anti-LEED?

<i>Steve Mouzon,</i> <i>a principal of Studio Sky and Mouzon Design,</i> <i>is an architect, urbanist, author, and photographer from Miami. He founded the New Urban</i> …

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Allianz Arena by Herzog & de Meuron <br>#architecture

La solitudine è un’architettura algida

<b>Was ist Metaphysik?</b> E' il titolo del progetto dell’artista italiano <b>Michele Durazzi</b>, una serie di scatti digitali in cui la figura umana si confronta …

Canada’s Raymond Moriyama Launches $100k Pritzker Rival

Architect <b>Raymond Moriyama</b>, founder of Toronto-based Moriyama and Teshima Architects, has collaborated with the Royal Architectural Institute of …

Enter "Doors" - Our Newest Pinterest Board

As Mies van der Rohe said, “God is in the details.” And what detail could be more important than the door - that pivotal point where architecture …

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#LIVING CORNER<br>Piet Boon chandelier

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Jen Stark Artwork (o

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Bamboo #Chair by Remy y Veenhuizen

Bicycle Lights of the Near Future

The Arc taillight makes ordinary strobing LEDs seem not only outdated but almost unsafe! This revolutionary design finally addresses the issues …

Amazing Kinetic Doors Unfold Like Origami

You’re about to realize just how boring every door you’ve ever seen really is.<p>Vienna-based artist Klemens Torggler designs doors, except they don’t feel like doors. They don’t swing open or shut. Instead, you tickle them and they unfold. Part sculpture, part origami, Torggler’s doors seem less like …

Origami

"Superdesk" Seats All 125 Employees at a Single Table

The Barbarian Group, a digital creative agency based in New York City, has done away with traditional cubicles and outfitted their space with this incredible <i>Superdesk</i>, a 1,100-foot-long structure that seats all 125 of their employees. Clive Wilkinson Architects is responsible for the desk's design …

Employment

A’ Design Award & Competition 2014: Call for Entries

A’ Design Award & Competition is a well-respected annual design competition honoring the best in design, with winners chosen by a distinct jury of …

Design

Best of the Week: Illustrations, Tech News, Productivity and more

It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other …

Taco Bell

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

Swiss Company Turns Cremated Human Remains Into Diamonds

Algordanza compresses ashes into what they call “memorial diamonds,” letting people live second lives as precious jewelry.<p>History is filled with rich rulers who were buried blinged-out in emeralds, diamonds, and other precious gems. But it’s only recently that humans themselves can literally become …

Diamonds

Why Smaller Plates Can Help You Lose Weight

Dishware design might guide our food portions in ways we don’t even realize.<p>It’s always nice to have someone to blame for a problem, so if you’re struggling to keep off weight these days, feel free to direct some spite at Joseph Delboeuf. (Don’t feel too bad–he’s long dead.) Delboeuf was a …

Weight Loss

Animal Loses Head But Remembers Everything

When I first saw this," says cell biologist Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, "it was with total amazement."<p>This is a worm. It's called a planarian. It's about an inch long, and you'll find it gliding along the bottoms of rivers and ponds all over the world. It's very flat, like a moving bit of pasta — …

2014 Movies: The 44 Most Anticipated Blockbusters, Comedies, Dramas, & More

Marvel<p>2013 was, by almost everyone's account, a pretty stellar year for movies, which it didn't necessary look like it was going to be from the outset, what with the high number of sequels, spin-offs, and "shared universe" titles on the calendar. (You can read our own recap of our 50 favorites …

Experience an aurora borealis in your browser with this stunning panorama

On March 17th a beautiful light show appeared in the skies above Östersund, Sweden — and now you can experience it for yourself. Photographer Göran Strand captured more than 2,400 images of the aurora borealis that night with a Nikon D3s to create a time lapse that covers around four hours of the …

Microsoft, Sony face off in video game industry’s once-in-a-decade moment

The video game industry's once-in-a-decade moment has arrived.<p>In the span of one week, from last Friday to this Friday, the two biggest players in the video game console industry release new versions of their signature hardware – a cycle that takes upward of eight to 10 years.<p>The launch of new …

Gaming Industry