On January 7th, two adorable baby meerkats were born at Sydney's Taronga Zoo and they recently began to wander outside their nest box. "They were initially a little wary of this big new world outside, but with a bit of encouragement from mum and dad they started to explore," zookeeper Courtney Mahony told…

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Even the most talented people experience writer’s block from time to time. The Djerassi Resident Artists Program, located in the Santa Cruz Mountains, is a place where creatives can go to rejuvenate their spirit and get some serious work done. To achieve this, it starts with the architecture—the spaces must…

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French designer Thomas de Lussac highlights the beauty of a simple tree stump with his stunning furniture project. Called the Racine Carré table (translated, this means Square Root), it incorporates powerful, raw roots into its sleek form. The flattened table top leans against the halved stump as the other end is…

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Having an imaginary friend is one of the best parts of childhood. Kids' fictitious companions help them cultivate their imagination and creativity. Yet, it's always disappointing when you grow up and soon realize that this type of friend isn't actually real. To help alleviate the transition between fantasy and reality, ad agency AMV BBDO…

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During a family holiday on January 1st, two friends decided to dress their sons up as young monks. They were visiting the Er Fo Temple in Hechuan, Chongqing and thought it would make for a brilliant photo opportunity. While the 1-year-old and 3-year-old respectfully ventured through the peaceful place of worship, the older boy's dad, Zhou Lu, had his camera ready to capture the boys with…

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Google engineer Max Braun wanted his ordinary bathroom mirror to look more like the futuristic fixtures you’d see in the movies—the kind that transmit information directly onto the mirror. Though these smart products are not yet on the market, the parts for them are fairly easy to obtain. With this in mind, Braun decided to build…

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Over Scotland and northern England on Tuesday night, residents witnessed an unusually colorful skyline. Following Storm Henry, the United Kingdom was engulfed by cold air that, when combined with high latitudes, allowed nacreous clouds to form. These masses are the result of a rare phenomenon that makes it look as though shimmering, rainbow clouds are painting the sky.

Such…

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