Photographer Hidenobu Suzuki has captured the idyllic landscapes of Japan in a remarkably tranquil light. Between the quiet foggy rivers, peaceful rice fields, and twilight at Mt. Fuji, there's something for everyone who's looking for a visually relaxing utopia. "My photographs are like Japanese paintings,"…

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In an age when people are often absorbed in their own bubbles of different gadgets and social media, it's incredible to hear stories of how individuals can form unlikely connections through technology. One man discovered this when he lost his iCloud-synced iPod while abroad, only to find that his phone was receiving images captured by the device's new owner. "I…

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Bangkok artist MerryMe has designed a set of rings that will fit perfectly on the fingers of any animal lover. Each ring set comes with three separate pieces that fit together to form an adorable creature. One features a squirrel who's chasing a tiny acorn, while others display a variety of animals—a…

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From August 27 to September 27, the 19th Century Market Building in London’s Covent Garden is home to 100,000 giant white balloons, an installation aptly titled Heartbeat. This awe-inspiring display is the work of French artist Charles Pétillon—his first public art installation—and it stretches 54 meters (177…

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From 1985 to 2000, photographer Doug Menuez had unparalleled access to the private daily lives of Steve Jobs and other brilliant innovators during the rise and fall of Silicon Valley's golden age. Newly returned to San Francisco after covering the horrific famine and conflict in Ethiopia, Menuez turned to the Valley for a more positive…

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Recently, art director Hedvig Astrom Kushner embarked on a deliciously colorful project. "I make a lot of smoothies and discovered it works like mixing paint," she told us in an email. Playing with this idea of smoothies as paint, Kushner found that adding a strawberry would yield a bright pink hue, while blending in some…

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Industrial designer Sha Yao created the inspiring Eatwell tableware line to help those who are coping with Alzheimer's disease. "When my grandmother was first diagnosed with the disease, I began volunteering at senior care centers to learn more about the condition," the…

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