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How To Be an Artist: Following Your Intuition

We love to believe that we are reasonable. We love the thought that we are rational, and that we weigh evidence, and make decisions. But from our …

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We’ve started a new year and entered a new era of strained economics, so now more than ever is the time to be on top of...<p>From the traditional with a twist to completely conceptual, these timely wall clocks will tell the hour, impress the guests, and...<p>Any traveller blessed enough to have zipped …

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Apocalypse NAO: Are Robots Threatening Your Immortal Soul?

Last week, a Christian college in Matthews, North Carolina unveiled something unprecedented: a humanoid robot whose sole mission is to explore the ethical and theological ramifications of robotics.<p>Expectations, however, should be managed. The bot in question isn’t a clattering machine assembled in …


Incredibly Elaborate Illustrations by Victo Ngai

New York-based illustrator Victo Ngai creates captivating illustrations with elaborate narratives. Her unique style features swirls of lines and colors that are alive with energy and movement. In much of her work, Ngai uses a signature palette of oranges, reds, greens, and browns to create the …


Accessories Are Classic

A subtle mix of Arts & Crafts and modern sensibility.<p>Designer Nancy Bozhardt mixes clean lines with flea market finds and comes up with a style that's classic and current at the same time.

An Industrial Chic Bathroom in Los Angeles

A fresh look in an old Spanish Revival bath.<p>Designer Deirdre Doherty gives a fresh look to this bathroom in an old Spanish Revival house. By blending in a bit of industrial chic, the space feels totally new.


The Smartest, Funniest, Most Informative Museum Ads

18 ads via all types of museums from all the world. Take a look, you just might learn something.<p>The <b>brilliant billboards of Science World in Vancouver</b> (13 ads)

How To Make A Beach Clean Itself

Redirecting runoff underground could make for a much more pleasant day at the beach<p>In 2011, water pollution closed or drove visitors away from U.S. shores on more than 15,000 beach days across the country. In many places, the problem is getting worse. As coastal towns crowd with rooftops and …

Montessori Classrooms: Observations through a Design Lens, by Heidi Newell

All around the world, children are going back to school, and I cannot help but think that if Dr. Maria Montessori (Italy, 1870–1952) were alive …

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14 Fun Photos of Personality-Filled Frogs

Is that tiny frog holding a leaf like an umbrella, to shield himself from the rain? Yes, and it's just one of several amazing shots by photographers who feature the tailless amphibians in their photos. Photographer Penkdix Paime shot the tiny tree frog in his neighbor's backyard in Jember, East …

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Design Your Own Furniture With These Building Blocks For Grownups

The anti-Ikea “Everything” wood module lets users not just assemble but design their own furniture.<p>Designer David Graas doesn’t quite know how many configurations there are for his modular furniture system, “Everything but the Manual.” He never thought he had to work them all out. Fair enough: …

We’re on the cusp of deep learning for the masses. You can thank Google later

Google (s goog) silently did something revolutionary on Thursday. It open sourced a tool called word2vec, prepackaged deep-learning software designed …

25 Decor Ideas That Make Small Bathrooms Feel Bigger

Before you contemplate moving, you need to check out this list.<p>Whether it's a tiny powder room or a shower stall with barely enough room to scrub, a small bathroom can make mornings even worse than they already are. But you don't need to move, you just need some strategic styling. We've got 20+ …

A Natural Way to Remove Odors and Humidity

The 1930's apartment I live in could be best described as "drafty", with a noticeable amount of warm and cool air (including the dust it brings in) …

Watch Douglas Engelbart Give The Greatest Presentation In History

Douglas Engelbart, most famous for inventing the computer mouse, has died at 88. Here, we celebrate him giving the most incredible technical demonstration of all time.<p>The first time I watched the Mother of All Demos, I thought I was being pranked. And as I realized it was real, I got chills.<p>Douglas … Magnificent North Shore Beachfront Home

Functional Pinpress Shelving That Looks Like No Other

Storage furniture becomes more and more creative, it seems like a contest between the designers. But these shelves are so extremely unusual that I …


Connected Sofa is the Perfect Space to Work From Home

Working from home isn’t nearly the oddity it was just a few years ago. Today, people around the world work from home from full-time to one or two …

Dine Out for Sandy Relief; Morimoto Ice Cream to Go

<b>NATIONWIDE</b> — Today is <b>National Dine Out Day</b>, an evening created by NJ First Lady Mary Pat Christie to help raise funds for Hurricane Sandy Relief efforts. Restaurants across the country are participating, including chains like <b>Panera Bread</b> and <b>Benihana</b>, as are three of <b>Mario Batali's</b> NYC restaurants …

Nautilus II Table by Marc Fish Nautilus was born in an environment of artist freedom: an experimental piece that has embraced modern computer aided technology and combined it with innovative constructional techniques. The layering of over 4000 individual pieces of walnut and sycamore veneer has created the logarithmic spiral found within the Nautilus shell.

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Shifting Seating for Better Health: Turnstone's Buoy

As data continues to indicate that spending all day on your ass isn't good for your health, there are exciting opportunities for workstation and …