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Shark Deterrent Wetsuits and Surfboards - The Fox Is Black

Surfing in the ocean is both amazing and nerve-racking. In my early twenties I used to surf at a town called Bolinas, a great little spot located in …

A month of Sundays in Paris

In August, the French capital forgoes its usual bustle for a month-long weekend of lazy doings and simple diversions.

Interior Decorating and Home Design Ideas

We continue sharing ideas to make your bedroom eye-catchy and modern with nightstands, we’ve already shown you some floating ones to save floor …

Interior Design

Furniture & Accessories from Salvaged Fire Hoses

Something most of us probably don’t think about is where old fire hoses go when they’ve been decommissioned. The answer is: landfills all across …

This Iron Fish Offers Relief From Anemia

How turning a chunk of unappetizing metal into the Lucky Iron Fish addressed an anemia epidemic in Cambodia.<p><i>[This project is an entrant in our Innovation By Design Awards. Stay tuned for the announcement of winners on October 10.]</i><p>Anemia, a condition of low red blood cells, is primarily caused by …

A Pop-Up Hotel: Tender2 by Royal Botania

Pop-up shops and restaurants have become all the rage in recent years and now there’s a hotel with a similar concept: the Tender2 by Royal Botania. …

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Pharrell Williams on Surprise Hits, Daft Punk, and Watching Michael Jackson Laugh

In last week’s issue of the magazine, we ran a profile of producer Pharrell Williams — who, along with his Neptunes partner Chad Hugo, built the …

Pharrell Williams Expands His Palette

An hour with music producer Pharrell Williams at Jungle City Studios, up above the High Line and a wide array of new construction, feels like a minor …

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COLLECTION NO. 9SXSW 2016Follow frog as we cover the South by Southwest Interactive Festival live from Austin, Texas.4 Stories 2 Contributors …

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How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

When You Waste Food, You're Wasting Tons Of Water, Too

Tossing out food is clearly a waste of money — and maybe even immoral, according to Pope Francis, who on Wednesday likened food waste to "stealing from the table of those who are poor and hungry." And as we've reported, you also may be creating extra greenhouse gas emissions by sending food to a …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

Intricate Geometric Sand Patterns Formed by Sound

Sand forms intricate geometric patterns on a resonating metal plate in this demonstration of the Chladni plate experiment by Brusspup. To run the …

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Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

5 Easy Ways to Eat More Whole Grains This Summer

You've likely read a lot about whole grains in the news lately. It seems everywhere I turn, a magazine or major news source is touting their …

Love lemony, herby tabbouleh salad? Here's how to make delicious, authentic tabbouleh using bulgur, cracked wheat, or quinoa! GET THE RECIPE: How To Make Tabbouleh Salad with Bulgur, Quinoa, or Cracked Wheat - http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-tabbouleh-cooking-lessons-from-the-kitchn-190556

20 More Small Cool Kitchens to Send You Off Into the Weekend

Yesterday we showed you the first round of awesome small kitchens from Apartment Therapy's Small Cool Contest, which just recently finished up. (See …

How Happiness Changes With Age

Becoming okay with being boring<p>I'm just shy of 40 years-old. I spend most Saturday nights at home in yoga pants, rereading favorite novels or watching old movies, or playing Monopoly Junior with my seven-year-old. (If you think Monopoly is boring, then you haven't tried Monopoly Junior.)<p>This way of …

The Future of Getting Paid to Be Healthy

Pairing financial incentives and workplace wellness programs, employers can save money, and employees can make it.<p>(Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters)<p>When a 2014 portion of the Affordable Care Act comes into effect, employers will be able to use financial rewards and penalties to encourage healthier …

Study: Daily Sunscreen for 24% Fewer Wrinkles

People's skin aged less with the use of sunscreen every day, rain or shine.<p>Chris Halderman/Flickr<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> In 2011, researchers at the University of Queensland found that sunscreen appears to prevent melanoma -- but the effects were only found for people who wore it all the time, with as little …

The Story of the Black Band-Aid

A reinvention of "flesh-colored"<p>Since its unpretentious invention in 1920 by Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, New Jersey, the Band-Aid was long manufactured in a single color: a soft pink. In a 1955 TV commercial, the company showed one on the hand of a Caucasian woman: "Neat, flesh-colored, …

Another Reason to Get Into the Lotus Position: Yoga Sharpens Your Brain

You know that yoga is good for your body—it increases flexibility, tones your muscles, massages your internal organs, and even helps your body detox—but now new research is showing it may be seriously good for your brain too! In fact, it might sharpen your brain even more than other …

Street Chic: New York

Photo: Anton Lombardi<p>Leather and spiked flats give plaid pants an edgy touch.<p><b>Name:</b> Allyson<p><b>Jacket:</b> Rick Owens (shop similar: Vince)<p><b>Pants:</b> J.Crew (shop similar: 10 Crosby Derek Lam)<p><b>Shoes:</b> Christian Louboutin<p><b>Sunglasses:</b> Grey Ant<p><b>Want to see more street style? Check out our Tumblr and Pinterest!</b>

How Pink And Blue Became Gender-Specific

It actually wasn’t until the 1940s that the colors became set in stone.<p>Pink is for girls. Blue is for boys. Of course our society allows exceptions now and again, but imagine showing up to a boy’s baby shower with a pink bib and matching pink shoes. There would be whispers that either you’re nuts …

The Visual Patterns of Audio Frequencies Seen through Vibrating Sand | Colossal

<p>Youtube user Brusspup (previously here and here) who often explores the intersection between art and science just released this new video featuring …

Shabby Chic Bathroom Design With A Hearth And A Sideboard

This bathroom is an amazing example of how you can decorate a bathroom in shabby chic style and make it look brilliant. Simple wooden planks on the …

Tugboat Printshop Carves and Prints “The Moon” | Colossal

<p>Back in December Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth over at Tugboat Printshop shared a tantalizing peek at their largest hand-carved relief print ever, …

How To Cook Tender, Chewy Wheat Berries on the Stovetop

<b>Toast the wheat berries (optional)</b>. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Spread the wheat berries on a baking sheet and toast in the oven for about 10 minutes, …