Vivian Fung

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Playful Animal Sculptures Made of Salvaged Materials

<i>The Small Forest</i> is an exhibition featuring a series of animal sculptures by Japanese artist Natsumi Tomita created with found objects and salvaged scraps. Using anything from a broken umbrella and bike parts to discarded cans and kitchen utensils, the gifted sculptor manages to reproduce the …

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Children's Hospital's Fantastic Pirate-Themed CT Scanner

The Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian recently installed a new CT scanner in their radiology testing room, but what separates the machine from others of its kind is that it is designed in the likeness of a pirate ship. Being that the facility is designated for medical …

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How does a 3D printer work? The science and engineering behind this emerging technology

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>There is a lot of excitement building around what 3D printers can and might do. But how does a 3D …

Casamista Portable Humidifier

<i>Casamista</i> is a small portable humidifier that fits on top of any water bottle or glass. It’s powered by a USB cable connected to your computer or AAA …

Fantastically Simple Animal Illustrations by Lisa Jones Studio - The Fox Is Black

Recently I’ve been spotting a few cards around town by the excellent Lisa Jones Studio. Based in an old post mill on the edge of The South Downs in …

Never Load Paper Again With This Smarter Printer

Just place this printer right on top of a big stack of paper, and it’ll handle the rest.<p>Twenty years ago, inkjet printers seemed like magic–they printed so many colors, so fast! Now they’re that necessary evil for producing concert tickets or handling that one thing in your life that you still have …

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

Arianna Huffington's Smith College Commencement Speech On 'Redefining Success: The Third Metric'

Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, delivered the commencement address at Smith College Sunday, where she dared the graduates of the all-female college to change how they define success.<p>Success has largely been determined by money and power, Huffington argued, …

Little Mermaid Statue In Denmark Celebrates 100 Years

Today marks the 100 year birthday of the world's favorite Little Mermaid. But we are not referring to the red-headed Disney character with a knack for mischief, well not entirely, at least.<p>We're talking about Denmark's leading lady, who has become the symbol of the country and a popular tourist …

Photo of the Moment: A Sultan's Stare, Benin - Vagabondish

Photo of the Moment: A Sultan’s Stare, Benin

The Best Festival in the U.K.

I have to admit, shamefacedly, that in the past I have not fully embraced the festival scene in the U.K.<p>Stories of friends who have dived head-first down porta loos on quests to retrieve their iPhones, or have woken up to find their tent washed away by the inevitable, biblical rainfall fill me with …

How Walt Disney World's Billion Dollar MyMagic Bands Work

MyMagic is a billion-dollar technology project that’s currently in testing at Walt Disney World. Its central elements include “MagicBands,” which are …

Washington, D.C. Riders Mastered Bikeshare, Now It's Trying E-Bikes

In a nod to the (usually) insufferable heat of summer in Washington, a local e-bike firm has begun offering electric-bike tours of the National Mall …

The Uneven Geography Of Consumers Who Will Buy A Green Product

Indians are almost three times more likely than Estonians to pay premiums to buy from socially responsible businesses. Skepticism runs high in many regions.<p>More and more consumers want to buy from socially responsible companies. A big new survey from Nielsen finds that 50% of shoppers are now …

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Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

Let me tell you a storey about how we built a book…

Every book has a structure – but what if you were to represent it as a physical object?<p>When we read a novel, a short story or a work of non-fiction, there is often a moment when we have the feeling that we have entered a structure built, knowingly or unknowingly, by the writer. I am not talking …

How to Make a Rope Swing and Fly Like Tarzan: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

Summer is swiftly coming to an end. One of the ways to enjoy the last of the warm weather weekends is to take an afternoon by the lake or river and …

OPEN HOUSE - Matthew Mazzotta 2013

Countless Pens Used to Draw Detailed Animals Portraits

New Jersey-based illustrator Tim Jeffs has spent the past year trying to draw intricately detailed animal portraits with nothing more than pens and ink. Originally completing the spectacular sketchbook drawings as a pastime, Jeffs' son Harrison decided to share his dad's meticulous craft on reddit. …

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