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Met Museum Makes 375,000 Images Freely Available Online

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has made around 375,000 images of public-domain artworks from its collections freely available …

Multispectral Imaging: New Technology Resurrects Centuries-Old Texts

Look closely at the faded letters of a centuries-old piece of parchment, and behind them you might see the remnants of an earlier work: perhaps a play or poem thought lost for generations. Scholars are applying a high-tech method to extract these hidden texts, left unnoticed or ignored for …

Imaging

Jay Mohler Updates the Traditional Craft of Homespun God’s Eyes to Create Elaborate Masterpieces up to 48 Inches Wide | Colossal

<p>Far more than just popsicle sticks and yarn, Jay Mohler‘s Ojos de Dios or “God’s Eye” mandalas update the craft often seen at sleepaway camps and …

Artist Buys Billboard Advertising Time to Display Art Instead of Ads on Massachusetts Highways | Colossal

<p>Created as a set of billboards along two Massachusetts highways, “Healing Tool” is a temporary public art installation by artist Brian Kane produced …

When Handwriting Dies, Neural Networks Will Be The Only Calligraphers Left

At the University of Toronto, computer science researchers have taught a neural network how to write by hand.<p>In the digital age, proficiency with a keyboard is considered more important to a student’s education than legible handwriting, leading some to despair that the art of writing by hand is …

Deep Learning

Is Mikme the GoPro of Microphones?

A microphone with only one button—one more than usual.<p>The secret to great video is audio. In an age where your cameraphone shoots video that isn’t just good enough, but actually pretty great, the tinny, flat sound that accompanies most videos remains the starkest difference between amateur and pro. …

Microphones

The essential toolkit for working remotely anywhere in the world

When transitioning to a fully remote position, you inevitably learn a few lessons the hard way.<p>The digital nomad movement is a burgeoning cultural …

Remote Working

Articles about inside 5 tiny homes all under 600 feet on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small and cozy, these gorgeously furnished mobile homes will convince you to downsize and hit the road in minutes.<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...<p>Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical …

Mad Men

Articles about budget friendly shipping container home costa rica on Dwell.com - Dwell

These eco-friendly shipping container homes allow three adult children to be independent while staying close to family.<p>A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with tricks for introducing color and daylight, remake their compact late-19th-century...<p>Using shipping containers to create affordable housing …

Costa Rica

Panfold Camping Pan With Adjustable Legs

Panfold is a concept cookware system dedicated for outdoor lovers. It’s a portable and highly functional pan to satisfy user’s cooking needs, …

The Ultimate Map Of Literature’s Great American Road Trips

It’s late July, and if you haven’t already planned your summer vacation, might we suggest taking a cross-country road-trip? The sort of classic American holiday immortalized in novels ranging from Jack Kerouac’s <i>On The Road</i> and Ken Kesey’s <i>The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test</i> to Mark Twain’s <i>Roughing It</i> …

Literature
Prefab Homes
Inspiration

The Quip Toothbrush: A Product of Design and Dentistry

Charles Eames once remarked, “Who ever said that pleasure wasn’t functional?” Sadly, little of this sentiment is connected with brushing our teeth. …