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The 51 Coolest Trucks Of All Time

Theres just something we all like about a pickup, man.

Scientists Create Synthetic Yeast Chromosome (And Unlock the Future of Beer)

Man-made yeasts are coming, and could irreversibly change everything from the biofuel to the brewing industry.<p><b>From pest-resistant corn to creepy glowing fish</b>, genetically engineered organisms are creeping into our lives. But most of today's GMOs vary marginally from the original animal or …

Sarah Lucas, Peter Doig and Martin Parr – the week in art

Exhibition of the week<p><b>Peter Doig: Early Works</b><br>The admirable British painter revisits his early works in this disarming portrait of the artist as a young man.<br>• Michael Werner Gallery, London W1K, until 31 May.<p>Other exhibitions this week<p><b>Mirosław Bałka</b><br>Freud and dreams and a shot of the dark stuff – …

British Museum's revamped gallery casts light on Dark Ages

The Dark Ages have been dispelled from Room 41 of the British Museum – and in more ways than one.<p>The gallery devoted to the spectacular Sutton Hoo treasure and Europe AD 300–1100 reopens this week after undergoing a refurbishment that the museum hopes will have transformed the experience of viewing …

Exxon Valdez oil spill - a picture from the past

First published on Mon 24 Mar 2014 08.44 EDT

A brush with Howard: inside Hodgkin's studio - in pictures

He's one of Britain's greatest painters – and he rarely flings open his studio doors. David Levene swooshes in to glimpse the great man at work

Eleven photos that define 'American Cool'

What do we mean when we say someone is cool? A new exhibition at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery will explore this very theme, through photography, history and popular culture<p><i>'Cool is the opposite of innocence or virtue. Someone cool has a charismatic edge and a dark side.'</i><p><b>All photos</b> …

Stass Paraskos obituary

My friend Stass Paraskos, who has died aged 81, was the most significant Cypriot artist of his generation. In 1966, Stass gained notoriety in the UK when the police raided Lovers and Romances, an exhibition of his work at the Leeds Institute Gallery, following a complaint from a member of the …

Henri Matisse: drawing with scissors

At the start of the second world war, Henri Matisse found himself, for the first time in his life, confronted by an empty studio. He had lived and slept with his work ever since his beginnings as a poor art student, flitting from one rented attic to the next, carrying nothing but his canvases with …

Jane Bown's work – in pictures

The superb photography of Jane Bown was a highlight of the Observer for decades. Here are some of her greatest shots, as well as pictures from her early life

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Articles about 5 more sustainable homes on - Dwell

Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>A new home in Australia raises the question: Is it possible to produce much of your own food and energy while living near the...<p>A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, …


Things All Scouts Should Know: 16 Camping and Life Hacks from 1911 | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: In 1911, the first edition of</i> Boys’ Life <i>magazine was published. The first several issues included a short-lived section called “Things</i> …

Hoarder Sell-Off: 14 Early Ford V8s

This seller is offering at least 14 different early V8 Fords in various body styles and conditions, some original, others partially or fully …

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Off-Grid Container House

Container home with expanding deck and pool. Designed and built by Max Living Systems. For sale here.


Krampon House / Shogo Aratani Architect & Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This is a residential area where the magnificent nature still remains. The site is situated on a sloped …


Adam built this tiny cabin to propose to his girlfriend in and shot a beautiful video of the build and proposal. WARNING, this post might induce tears of joy. Thanks for sharing Adam! Photos/video here: