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These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

Lucid Stead: A Transparent Cabin Built of Wood and Mirrors by Phillip K Smith III | Colossal

<p>Part architectural intervention and part optical illusion, Lucid Stead is a recently unveiled installation by artist Phillip K Smith III in Joshua …

Profiles of Milan Residents Perfectly Merged with Architecture

<i>Profili di Milano (Profiles of Milan)</i> is a unique black and white series that merges the Italian city with the people who live there. Created by designer and photographer Francesco Paleari, each composition is an abstract mix of a single portrait with Milan's historic architecture. The artist uses …

Design

Water Tower

The artist Tom Fruin has built this water tower made of colored plexiglas in Brooklyn. The strange structure is a tribute to New York and the “water …

A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

What’s the birthstone for December?

December has two birthstones, turquoise and zircon.<p><b>Turquoise</b><p>Turquoise is considered by some to be a symbol of good fortune and success, believed to …

Joshua Tree’s Hypnotically Reflective Desert Shack

<i>Lucid Stead</i> is an architectural installation by artist Phillip K. Smith III that takes an existing structure in the deserts of Joshua Tree, California and revitalizes it with mirrors, LED lights, and custom built technology to accentuate the beauty of the bare landscape. Aptly referred to as an …

Joshua Tree

San Jose's Garden to Table effort is bearing fruit

Garden to Table has spawned seven shared gardens, a gleaning program and nutrition classes in a former gang area of San Jose.<p>August 03, 2013|By Lee Romney<p>A volunteer harvests fruit that might otherwise go to waste for the Garden… (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles…)<p>SAN JOSE — Dario Lerma peered over a …

Bar Bathroom Urinal Can Tell If You're Drunk, Notify Valet

This is the video of the Pee Analyzer, an unoriginally named bathroom urinal that tests your piss for alcohol content then informs you if you're over …

Simple Springtime Dishes

Amazing Thing Alert: Here Is a Dress Made Out of a Book

Crafty, creative people always blow my mind—and crafty people who have the imagination, skill, and wherewithal to make elaborate fashion pieces out of nontraditional materials? I can never get enough of seeing their creations!<p>Check out Reddit user Jorimoo, who made a dress entirely from the pages …

10 Gorgeous Stained Glass Ideas for Your Home

We know, we know. The first thing you think of when you see “stained glass” is probably a church, and you’re probably wondering what this might have to do with your home. Well, the art of playing with light is definitely one that historic structures the world over have mastered, but you can also …

Marine Runs With Small Boy at 5K Race After the Boy Asks “Sir, Will You Please Run With Me?”

If you're a fan of the movie series Despicable Me, you know that Gru's minions can be sneaky creatures. One Reddit user recently found one in real …

Box Office

The planet’s most spellbinding sights

Most everyday experiences are lessons in the inevitable pull of the future: books are replaced with e-books, laptops are replaced with tablet computers, billions of dollars are replaced with trillions of dollars, fresh is replaced with cling-wrapped. When travelling, however, you may find fragile …

$77M sunken treasure found at bottom of Atlantic

American treasure hunters hit it big when they retrieved 60 tons of silver from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean earlier this month.<p>Tampa, Fla.-based Odyssey Marine Exploration led the quest to find the underwater treasure, which sank in 1941 when the SS Gairsoppa — a British steamship that was …

The 10 Coolest Things You Can 3-D Print Right Now

Cameras, guitars, RC aircraft and more!<p>One survey of the 3-D printing landscape will quickly show you that it's brimming with novelty items and useless junk. But don't let that overwhelm you! We sorted through the clutter to create this list of 10 projects that are both awesome and practical.<p>Don't …

Scientists discover what’s killing the bees and it’s worse than you thought

As we’ve written before, the mysterious mass die-off of honey bees that pollinate $30 billion worth of crops in the US has so decimated America’s <i>apis mellifera</i> population that one bad winter could leave fields fallow. Now, a new study has pinpointed some of the probable causes of bee deaths and the …

Insects

An ancient underwater forest in the Gulf of Mexico

“You feel like you are in some sort of fairy world, with these huge stumps covered in anemones and crabs, and swarms of fish swimming all around …

Seafloor

Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills

The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or …

25 Surprising Facts You Might Not Know About

Read more <i>→</i><p>Chase the blues away this Christmas<p><i>0</i><p>The different shades of blue are really fascinating, aren't they? Care to see some of them? Here they …

Work paid off for Watts winners in national engineering contest

Julio Romero is an immigrant boy from El Salvador who spoke no English until he was 7 years old and attends a low-income, low-performing middle school in Watts.<p>But don't tell him he can't excel — not after he and three classmates just beat out teens from eight other states to win a national …

Attention, Men: HPV Vaccine Effective Against Oral Infections Too

HPV vaccines have always been advertised as protecting women, but a new study shows they also work against an infection that causes a throat cancer that's much more common in men.<p>The same vaccine that protects women from cervical cancer also prevents an oral infection that sometimes leads to throat …

11 Minutes of Pure Beatboxing Genius

Using only his voice and a microphone, Australian beatboxer Tom Thum gave a dynamic performance at TEDxSydney in May. His 11-minute act was uploaded …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

Beneath the Clouds – Incredible Underwater Photography by Sarah Lee

Sarah Lee is from Kona on the Big Island of Hawai’i, and her photography can make you want to live there too. She captures the full beauty of island …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Domestic Bliss: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt at Home

The Steven Klein shoot that started it all: Mr. and Mrs. Smith costars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie play house in Palm Springs. (July 2005)

Angelina Jolie