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This Bluetooth Adapter Streams Music Through Your Record Player

If pressured, Jesse England might have a tough time justifying the existence of his unique creation—known as the Universal Record. What looks like an …

Men With Older Sisters Are Less Competitive

<b>Why Is This Important?</b><p>Because big sisters are the worst. Well, they’re the greatest. But they’re also the worst.<p><b>Long Story Short</b><p>New research suggests men with older sisters are less competitive.<p><b>Long Story</b><p>Men and boys with older sisters tend to be less competitive, a new study has shown.<p>A team of …

The Analog Memory Desk Uses 1100 Yards Of Paper To Keep Your Notes

We live in a world that is more and more impermanent. Any thought can be quickly recorded and just as quickly deleted, spoken into a phone and saved …

This Dildo Can Be Filled With The Ashes Of Your Loved One

For most of us, it seems that discussing sexuality and death in the same breath is taboo, but this is something that Dutch designer Mark Sturkenboom …

Ceramic Cephalopod and Jellyfish Air Plant Holders

Californian artists Cindy and James Searles make suspended ceramic plant holders with the shape of jellyfish and cephalopod. A playful design …

Crystalized Geode Installations Bring Beauty to Decaying Street Corners

Over the past few years, L.A.-based graphic designer and multidisciplinary artist Paige Smith (a.k.a. A Common Name) has installed countless crystalized rock formations in cracked, decaying nooks and crannies on the streets of cities as distant as Madrid, Istanbul, and Philadelphia. These “urban …

Beauty

Daniel Merriam’s Watercolors of Extravagant, Whimsical Worlds

Surrealist art is often highly cryptic and the odd juxtapositions and ambiguous narratives can sometimes feel unnerving. This is understandable given …

How to Fix Holes or Cracks in Plaster

Follow these step-by-step instructions to solve these plaster issues.<p>Fill Holes in Plaster<p>If your existing plaster has some areas that are loose or need fixing, you can fill the problem areas without touching the "good" surface.<p><b>You'll Need:</b>ChiselSmall PaintbrushDamp ClothWater-based Adhesive, Such …

Hubble at 25: the best images from the space telescope - in pictures

As the Hubble space telescope gets ready to celebrate 25 years since its launch, we look back at some of the iconic images it has produced

Hubble Space Telescope

Celestial Animals Woven from Thread Illuminate Entire Rooms

Celestial animals come to life in this luminescent, sculptural installation by French artist Julien Salaud. Part of his <i>Stellar Cave</i> series, each expansive work of art is made of cotton thread that is coated in ultraviolet paint, woven into the shapes of stunning creatures, and held down with …

Stylishly Segmented Seating

Designed to mimic the protective nature of a mother’s womb, the Segment chair offers users a shell-like sanctuary of relaxation for the body and …

Design

DIY Assembled Cardboard Smartphone Mobile Phone Projector - Brown

To enable volume discounts on this site, use coupon code: BULKRATE during checkout. You will see a discount applied at the bottom of the shopping …

Red and Gold Ring-necked Pheasant, performing for a female raising his feathers around his eyes, beautiful bird

Famous Dutch Owl Loves to Land on the Head of Local Residents

A peculiar Dutch owl has helped the small town of Noordeinde to achieve a considerable amount of fame. When the 6lb. European Eagle Owl started landing on people's heads, residents were extremely confused. Many even thought that the owl had escaped from a nearby aviary.<p>After photographer Menno …

Birds

Newly Discovered Species Looks Exactly Like Kermit the Frog

Down in Costa Rica, scientists have discovered an adorable, familiar-looking new species. This newfound amphibian is a frog known as Diane's Bare-hearted Glassfrog, since its underbelly is translucent and takes on the appearance of glass. Most surprisingly, this extraordinary creature looks just …

The most accurate clock ever built only loses one second every 15 billion years

Scientists have a set a new record in accurate timekeeping, creating an atomic clock that won't lose or gain a second in 15 billion years — a time span greater than the estimated age of the Universe. The clock measures the oscillation of strontium atoms to create its "tick," and could one day …

Before & After - A Small Bathroom Renovation By Paul K Stewart

Paul K Stewart designed the renovation of this small bathroom in a Toronto home.<p>Before<p>After<p>Before<p>After<p>Design: Paul K Stewart<br>The after photography by …

Renovations

Pictures of the Week 4.10.15

Shoes

Quirky sleeps: Sweden's top 10 unusual hotels

Sweden’s varied landscape, from the frozen reaches of the north to its vast forests and lakes, combines with cutting-edge design to inspire some unique lodgings. Here's our pick of the country's quirkiest sleeps, taking you underground, underwater, face-to-face with wildlife and beyond.<p><b>Icehotel</b><p>Near …

Top 10

DIY Project: Refinished Dresser Using Lace

Redesigning an old piece of furniture is a very fun activity that lets you use your imagination and get creative. There are many cool furniture …

32 Easy DIY Home Projects You Can Do In A Weekend

Weekend projects are the most fun. Starting a DIY Home project that is supposed to take you just one weekend to finish can definitely encourage you …

12 DIY Towel Hooks And Hangers For Every Interior

reclaimed wood and faucet hanger (via apieceofrainbow)<p>Got a small bathroom and puzzling over where to hang towels? Want to hang towels next to the …

Bamboo

Great Ideas -- 18 Spring Organizing DIY's!

What is it that makes us want to get organized in the Spring? Maybe it’s pollen; maybe it’s just time for a fresh start. Whatever it is, you’ll be …

Crafting

Mother's Day Gift Guide: 12 cool homemade gifts from the kids

As moms, we’ll always be the first to tell you that it’s the thought that counts with Mother’s Day gifts, especially when it comes to those treasures …

Black Peanut Butter

While I don't really know what's up with the price of Frolic's black peanut butter being quoted in Indonesian rupiah*, I do know what's up with its …

New Spectacular Moleskine Doodles That Explode with Energy by Kerby Rosanes

A lot has changed in a year and a half, or when we last featured the work of Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes. Take a look at his website, called Sketchy Stories, and you'll see a chart filled with logos of the companies he's worked with which include Nike, Ford and Mazda. On Facebook …