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Origami-Like Handbags Fold Flat When They Are Not in Use

Plenty of women have struggled with the problem of having a closet full of purses and not enough space for all of them. Designer Yingxi Zhou has come …

Accessories

Thriving Bottle Garden Hasn’t Been Watered in Over 40 Years

David Latimer is one of the world’s few proud owners of an entirely self-sustaining bottled garden. Looking at pictures of the lush green bottle, …

The World of Japanese Vending Machines

For decades now, Japanese vending machines have served up an array of interesting, mundane, and useful things. Things like manga. Or bread in a can. …

Pictures of the Week 2.21.14

World's Tallest Vertical Garden Is Growing In Sri Lanka

The high-rise apartment building is a fusion between a skyscraper and a forest.<p>Sri Lanka will literally have roses in the air next year, as architecture firm Milroy Perera and Maga Engineering are collaborating to build a 46-floor, high-rise building that will be outfitted with the world's tallest …

Shirley Temple’s Life in Pictures

Imagno / Getty Images<p>Shirley Temple was the biggest movie star of the Great Depression, known for having 56 perfect golden ringlets. This 1933 photo …

Packing Tape Image Transfers

I love image transfers. It’s something I’m always using in my journals but there are so many other fun uses for them. All you need to make a transfer …

How To Make a Beautiful iPhone Case Using Real Pressed Flowers

Heaven knows as the Tech Editor I see more iPhone cases than anyone should be exposed to throughout the year. Cases have become so common, it's all …

This Cellist Plays Every Part Of 'Knights Of Cydonia' To Create One Great Rendition (VIDEO)

Talent alone can only take you so far in this world. Fortunately for Naoko A. Maruko, she also has an amazing amount of creativity, too.<p>The San Francisco native re-makes popular songs by playing several threads of the tune on her cello, and then matches them up to create an even and formidable …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

11 Mindblowing Facts That Will Completely Change Your Perspective On The World

<i>Life will never be the same.</i><p><b>1. The continents look entirely different than you think they do.</b><p>The map you're used to is more Western-focused and stretches out the size of continents near the poles. Africa and South America are actually way bigger. Here's a more accurate representation of the world, …

19 Foods That Are Better With A Fried Egg On Top

The short answer: everything.

7 Photos of Cara Delevingne's Eyebrows Because Why Not

It's Friday (hallelujah!), and we know it's been a long week. If you're anything like us, you're in serious need for a well-deserved, 90-second break. So, without further ado, we present you seven snapshots of our favorite beautiful creature and her most well-recognized — and lusted over — …

Assistant Editor @jcsciarrino is growing mushrooms at the office. Here's how things are looking on Day 10.

You Will Forever Be Hypnotized By This 'Box'

Design and engineering studio Bot and Dolly's latest work is called <i>Box</i>, a project that celebrates artistic and technological advances.<p>In the hypnotic short film, a performer interacts with large scale robotics to give a stunning picture of how digital and real space can blend through …

Best Looks: Lady Gaga

Wow.<p>Lady Gaga is an expert at leaving everyone guessing with her fearless sartorial choices. See all her most remarkable looks.

Hyperrealistic Hummingbird Sculptures from Paper

3D illustrator Jose Suris IV creates elaborately constructed hyperrealistic sculptures from painstakingly cut pieces of paper, including this series of hummingbirds featuring: the Wire-Crested Thorntail, the Fiery Topaz Hummingbird, and the Allen’s Hummingbird.

Sculpture

How-To: Tulip Ribbon Embroidery

Add pretty, delicate floral embellishments to your next sewing project with this tulip ribbon embroidery tutorial from Kari at The Craftinomicon.<p>Ready to get stitching? Head over to The Craftinomicon to see how it’s done!

How-To: DIY Wordy Hairpins

Let your hair send a crafty message to the world with this fun DIY Wordy Hairpins tutorial from Alicia on WhimseyBox!<p>Ready to make your own? Head on over to WhimseyBox to see the full how-to!

How-To: Honeycomb Stamps

Make your own geometric hexagon prints with this honeycomb stamp tutorial from Becca at Ladyface Blog!<p>Ready to give it a try? Head over to Ladyface Blog to see the full how-to.

Tutorials

Confetti Dipped Balloons

Decorations

How-To: Shakeable Confetti Wrapping Paper

Make your own colorful shakeable confetti wrapping paper with this clever tutorial from MiniEco!<p>So fun!<p>Head on over to MiniEco to see the full how-to.

Crafting

Chocolate-Cinnamon Coffee Cake

12 Servings<p>If you like, serve this chocolate-cinnamon recipe with whipped cream or an extra dollop of yogurt—or, of course, a cup of coffee.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>½ cup blanched hazelnuts, chopped<p>2 ounces bittersweet …

'Absolutely ecstatic': British woman is first to row solo from Japan to Alaska

A British woman has become the first person to row solo from Japan to Alaska – a 3,750 mile route that experts called one of the most dangerous crossings of its kind.<p>Sarah Outen battled huge waves, high winds, and freezing temperatures with no support vessel. She capsized five times during the trip …

Maldives court postpones presidential polls sparking street protests

Supreme court annuls elections' first round as rival claims tens of thousands of votes for Mohamed Nasheed are unlawful<p>Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in the Maldives to protest against a supreme court decision to indefinitely postpone the second round of voting in the presidential …