Terza Ekholm

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An Explosion of Color at Holi 2014 (PHOTOS)

Festival<p>Happy Holi! Crowds gather in India to celebrate the 2014 Festival of Colors, welcoming the spring by dousing each other in a flurry of …

How your brain works – video

The size of a small cauliflower, the human brain is the most complex organ in your body. It squeezes out 70,000 thoughts a day. But where does it store information? And how does it generate flights of fancy? Explore the inner workings of your personal ideas factory

Five awesome BIG bee faces

Get face-to-face with these awesome bees. USGS macro photos of bees and insects.<p>The USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab has posted hundreds of …

Mother and Son Blow Bubbles in Freezing Cold and Discover Something Beautiful

Earlier this month, photographer Angela Kelly and her 7-year-old son decided to venture outdoors amidst freezing temperatures to blow some …

The Murmurations of Starlings

When starlings flock together, wheeling and darting through the sky in tight, fluid formations, we call it a murmuration. These murmurations can range from small groups of a few hundred starlings in a small ball, to undulating seas of millions of birds, blocking out the sun. I thought today would …

Lagoon Aurora

2014 Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil is known for its exotic fauna, but the creatures on display Sunday night for the opening round of Rio de Janeiro’s exuberant Carnival parade were a motley crew, even by local standards.<p>The Carnival competition sees the city’s top samba groups, or schools, parade in the Sambadrome, each …

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What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Supersonic Plane Will Have Livestream Of The Outdoors Instead Of Windows

Actual, transparent windows would be too difficult to install on a Mach 1.8 plane.<p>A supersonic passenger jet would be exposed to such extreme forces, it would just be easier for the plane not to have windows. That's why the makers of one proposed Mach 1.8 passenger jet—due out in 2018—have decided …

Meet Paddle, The Incredible Shapeshifting Smartphone Of The Future

The mobile device can assume the shape of an armband, a phone, a tablet, and more. Welcome to the future.<p>How many gadgets do you tote around at any given time? Your smartphone, of course. But also maybe a tablet or an e-reader or a fitness band or a second smartphone. (Or perhaps all of the above.) …

Chalet 3.0 in Poltava, Ukraine by YOD Design Lab

The Sophisticated Architecture of the Chalet 3.0 in Poltava, Ukraine.<p>The Chalet 3.0 belongs to a series of appartements which are part of a resort …

Want the Perfect Chair? Print It

Berlin-based BigRep wants to make your next piece of furniture on a 3D printer. When employees of the company attended the 3D Printshow in New York earlier this month, furniture wasn’t the focus, according to COO and co-founder Rene Gurka. After all, they had an industrial-sized industry changer to …

Responsive ‘Hexi’ Wall Ripples and Wobbles Based on Nearby Motion | Colossal

<p>Based in Canada, designer Thibault Sld explores the realm where “geometry, light, mechanisms and interaction collide,” by creating interactive …

Amazing Patterned Paintings That Look Three-Dimensional

The optical illusion paintings by self-taught artist Mad King are so convincingly three-dimensional that they appear to pop off of your screen. Using metallic paints and multiple sheens of poly-acrylic sealer, the artist's work is truly mind-bending. He starts by mapping out geometric shapes and …

19-Year-Old Mixes Photos and Paints Into Beautiful Narratives

19-year-old artist Aliza Razell creates beautiful narratives in her mixed-media photographs by combining self-portraits with splashes of color to produce strange and mystifying images that cannot fully be explained. The beautifully thoughtful moments seem perfectly planned out so that the …

Sleep Under the Stars at This Stunning South African Resort

As many of us bide our time with ice, snow, and unpleasant temperatures, it's fun to daydream about exotic vacation resorts. The Lion Sands Game Reserve, located at the Sabie Sand Reserve in South Africa is the perfect escape. Here, you observe amazing wildlife like lions, hippos, and giraffes as …

Kevin Cooley’s ‘Controlled Burns’ Shows The Beauty Of Fire - The Fox Is Black

Controlled Burns is a series of imposing images by the American photographer Kevin Cooley. Consisting of large, swirling clouds of smoke, these …

Tresarca Residence by assemblageSTUDIO

Tresarca Residence in the Desert of Nevada.<p>The creative people of assemblageSTUDIO have submitted this stunning architecture project. …

Smoke Art

Watch: A Captivating Time-Lapse Of Snowflakes Forming In Midair

What does a snowfall look like? Not as it floats down from a gray sky to land upon an outstretched tongue, but as it grows from a single molecule? It looks like some kind of crystal flower, blossoming from a singularity in space-time.<p>Backed by a soft piano nocturne taken from Aphex Twin, Russian …

Catching The Light In Asia: Breathtaking Photography By Weerapong Chaipuck

Asia is a beautiful and mysterious continent with breathtaking landscapes and deep-rooted traditions. This is exactly how photographer Weerapong …

Cut Copy’s New 3-D Printed Music Video Is Also An Open Source Download On Bittorrent

The animated tale of a pair of 3-D printed little people on an urban adventure that accompanies the electronic group’s “We Are Explorers” can be re-created via a Bittorrent download.<p>Australian electronic band Cut Copy paired with another creative group when it came time to create a video for the …

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How Autodesk Helped Create An Incredible New Technique For 3-D Printing Metal In Midair

Autodesk and designer Joris Laarman are introducing the next wave in manufacturing: large-scale, affordable, digitally fabricated metal structures.<p>We can 3-D print myriad plastic goods, fabric for apparel, burritos, candy, and perhaps in the not-so-distant future, human organs. Metal–the material …

Wearable Tech Walks The Runway In 3D Printed Heels

Wearable technology is a lot more than fitness trackers and smartwatches—and when it meets high fashion, watch out.<p>On Wednesday in New York, the Wearable Technology Fashion Show featuredtechnology integrated and sewn into apparel in brilliantly colorful and imaginative ways. Organized by Tech in …

Playful Interior Space Constructed from 3D Grid of Ropes

Anyone who has the chance to venture inside this <i>String Prototype</i> will have great fun navigating through the complex arrangement of blue lines. Created by Croatian-Austrian industrial design group Numen/For Use, the inflatable concept is like a large jungle gym for kids and adults alike.<p>The …

Modern Fireplace Mimics the Fluid Curves of a Flame

Design studio Nuvist has just unveiled their spectacularly modern <i>Mvtikka</i> fireplace, bringing a highly contemporary form to a long, unchanged furnishing. The studio, which is known for their extremely organic and sweeping products, continues its brand of design with the innovative domestic amenity. …

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Amazing Cityscape Views from the Rooftops of Dubai

Photographer Karim Nafatni gives new energy to the glowing lights of bustling Dubai in his stunning series of cityscapes, simply called <i>Rooftop Photography</i>. As we have seen before, the Dubai-based photographer and major airline pilot is certainly not afraid of heights! In his ongoing series, Nafatni …