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Carpenter Builds Woodland Love Nest For $4,000 in Just 6 Weeks!

Carpenter Dave Herrle made his dreams come true - in 6 weeks he built his own beautiful woodland home for just $4,000! Herrle used plenty of savaged …

BOOK REVIEW: Bianca Bosker's New Book, Original Copies, Dissects China's Bizarre Knockoff Architecture Trend

1/12<p>Original Copies<p>In <i>Original Copies,</i> Bosker, the senior tech editor at the Huffington Post, presents a thorough analysis of the remarkable building …

U.S. Offers $1 Million Prize for Better Anti-Ebola Contamination Suit

Photo by Shutterstock<p>The U.S. government wants to provide health workers with better tools in their fight against ebola, and it’s crowdsourcing the …

Reinventing the Mud Hut: Winners of the 2014 Mud House Design Competition

The challenge for this year’s Mud House Design competition in Ghana was to design a single-family unit on a plot no larger than 60 x 60 feet at a …

Justin Gershenson-Gates Creates Intricate Mechanical Insects With Dissected Watches

Halloween may be long gone but this amazing series of mechanical insects would make the perfect addition to a creepy costume. Crafted from old watch …

Lee Jae-Hyo Turns Ordinary Pieces of Wood Into Giant Sculptural Spheres

Korean artist Lee Jae-Hyo has this remarkable ability to turn objects as simple and natural as pieces of wood into giant sculptural spheres that …

Reclaimed Wood Clads This Japanese Izakaya's Origami-Like Interior in Montreal

If you've ever wanted to know what the inside of a piece of origami looks like, a visit to this stunning Japanese pub in the heart of Montreal will …

Luminous Windscape Pavilion Sways and Morphs With Each Passing Breeze in Lacoste, France

This beautiful Windshape pavilion by nARCHITECTS stretched across the limestone walls of Lacoste, France like a luminous billowing spider's web. The …

Oklahoma Artist on a Mission to Knit, Catalog 52 Forms of Fungi

Leigh Martin is putting the "fun" in "fungi." The Oklahoma fiber artist, a self-professed mycology enthusiast, decided to combine her twin loves of …

How the Deadly Funnel Web Spider Could Help Save the Bees

Recent years have seen bees dying off en masse, but our flying friends may have found their salvation in an unlikely insect ally – a dangerously …

Strange "Fairy Circles" Appear in the Middle of Africa's Namib Desert

Mysterious circles have been cropping up in the Namib Desert in Africa for as long as man has been around to see them. For decades, scientists …

Lee Eunyeol's Stunning LED Landscapes Light Up the Night

In photographer Lee Eunyeol's 'Starry Night' series the sky and the earth appear to have switched places, and planets and stars appear embedded …

Curved Wooden Kamppi Chapel of Silence Provides Quiet Sanctuary in Helsinki

Finns looking for respite from the hustle and bustle of Helsinki can find solace in the Kamppi Chapel of Silence, a curved wooden structure located …

These Amazing Honeycomb Sculptures Are Made by Bees!

We all know honeybees are essential to our food system and tireless workers, but who would have thought they could be artists too? Bejing-based …

Pangolin: World's Most Illegally-Traded Mammal Being Poached to the Point of Extinction

Scaly anteaters are so in demand for their meat and scales that the animals are being poached to the point of extinction. Pangolins look like walking …

7 Amazingly Intricate Dollhouse-Sized Scenes of NYC by Alan Wolfson

1/7<p>Alan Wolfson Miniature NYC<p>In a city where tiny living is the norm, Alan Wolfson’s adorable miniature models of New York City-scapes seem perfectly …

Villa Escudero's Waterfall Restaurant Lets You Dine at the Foot of the Falls

1/7<p>Villa Escudero's Waterfall Restaurant Serves Philippine Cuisine at the Foot of the Falls<p>Waterfalls are some of the most majestic and mysterious …

Did Somebody Say Giant Cave Trampoline?

If you are looking for a new thrill and you happen to be around Wales, check out Bounce Below. Set inside a 176-year-old slate mine, it’s an awesome …

Leonardo DiCaprio Donates $3 Million to Double Nepal's Tiger Population by 2022

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation just donated a whopping $3 million to help the World Wildlife Fund double the population of wild tigers in Nepal by …

Butchers & Bicycles Redefines Urban Mobility with Mk1 Tilt-Action Cargo Trike

If you love the functionality of a cargo bike but prefer the fluid steering of an upright bicycle, you’ll love Butchers & Bicycles’ Mk1, a belted …

Jaw-Dropping Photos of China’s Harbin Ice Festival

In early November, some 7,000 intrepid workers began a blizzard of building in the Heilongjiang province, a frigid corner of northeast China, to …

Why China's Global Supremacy Is Not Inevitable

The country's strongest asset—its huge size—is also it's biggest liability.<p>China is preparing to surpass the United States as the world’s largest economy, in purchasing power parity terms. Already its economy is 80 percent the size of ours, and if current growth rate differentials persist, it will …

Retracing Mao Zedong's Long March—by Motorcycle

Drunk officials, texting teens, and the decline of China’s creation myth<p>BEIJING — At the Luding Bridge, the site of the single most celebrated event on China’s Long March, I was the lone foreigner in a group of boisterous, chain-smoking government officials. They reeked of <i>baijiu</i>, a fiery grain …