Thousands Of People Are Living Inside A Luxurious Hole In The Australian Desert


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If living underground sounds like something you would enjoy, then Coober Pedy is the place for you. The underground town in the Australian desert has become home to 3,500 people who come from 45 different nationalities. People who live there seem to love it as the temperatures are maintained at 23-25 degrees C throughout the year. Continue reading »

Things Come Apart: A Teardown Manual For Modern Living

Canadian photographer Todd McLellan makes visible the inner workings of everyday products by dismantling, carefully arranging the components and photographing them. His book, Things Come Apart, presents a unique view of items such as chainsaws and iPods, transforming ordinary objects into works of art. Continue reading »

Meet TERRA, The Real Living Grass Furniture

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If you combined Chia pets with Ikea furniture, you’d get Terra. Intended to be grown, not built, it’s billed as an easy addition to any nature lover’s garden or backyard. As the studio puts it – all they provide is the idea and some cardboard. Users simply assemble the laser-cut pieces, shovel dirt into the different sections, sprinkle seeds over the dirt, and let it grow. Give it a month or so and you’ll have a pretty nice place to kick back with a book. Continue reading »

Living Planet Index Report In Pictures

Global wildlife populations will decline by 67% by 2020 unless urgent action is taken to reduce human impact on species and ecosystems, warns the biennial Living Planet Index report from WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) and ZSL (Zoological Society of London). From elephants to eels, here are some of the wildlife populations most affected by human activity.

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Only 1,864 giant pandas remain in the wild. Threats include human-wildlife conflict and climate change. The species is listed as vulnerable. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer) Continue reading »

The Art Of Living In French Polynesia

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Gray Malin has situated archetypal Mid-Century Modern designs by Charles and Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen, and Knoll atop a floating 15 foot square mirrored platform handcrafted with the help of local engineers. Emphasizing the form of the furniture, ‘Art of Living‘ was photographed from a vantage point where the colossal Mount Otemanu presents a symmetrical and stunning backdrop. by situating stylized interior design elements in an unexpected outdoor setting, the series places natural and manmade beauty side-by-side, asking viewers to interpret the art of design in a new way. Continue reading »

Human Living Statues Contest In Buenos Aires

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Hugo Falcon portraying “El Angel Magico” (The Magic Angel) takes part in a human living statues contest in Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 24, 2016. (Photo by Enrique Marcarian/Reuters) Continue reading »

Assisted Living Facility Creates Mock Town To Help Residents With Alzheimer’s

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Check this out: after a user on Reddit posted a photo of an assisted living facility “designed to look like a golf course community,” the internet ate it up. Continue reading »

Prefab Modular Living Units From Slovenia By Coodo

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Nowadays we are noticing growing changes in people’s lifestyles that call for new forms of dwelling. The space is becoming more and more valuable and residential architecture is rapidly changing, from building classic family houses to making smaller prefabricated residence buildings that are thoughtfully designed, made of excellent contemporary materials and have much greater connection to nature surrounding it. In such spaces the quality of life improves immensely. Continue reading »

Patrick Dougherty’s Mind Blowing Nest Houses Made Of Living Trees

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No, this isn’t the work of some gigantic bird. The living art you see before you was actually done by man – more specifically, artist and branchbender extraordinaire Patrick Dougherty. Crafting human-sized nest houses made by actually weaving growing trees into the shapes of houses, cocoons, pagodas, huts, giant water pitchers and even people, Dougherty has traveled the world with his truly extraordinary sculptures. Continue reading »

Let This Fruit Slice Furniture Juice Up Your Outdoor Living Area

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Take a good long look at your porch and patio and tell me what you see. More than likely it looks like everyone else’s porch or patio? You got some wicker furniture out there or maybe an oak picnic table painted red? I don’t have to tell you that it is boring and drab and it needs to be changed. If you are like me, you want to do something no one else in the neighborhood is doing. So we are going to go on a fruit decorating binge! Continue reading »

Funny Comics That Capture The Experience Of Living With Your Partner

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British illustrator Sarah Graley, from Birmingham has turned her relationship into funny comics and they’re perfect for anyone who is currently in a relationship. Continue reading »

Living With Humanoid Robot

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Tomomi Ota pushes a cart loaded with her humanoid robot Pepper in the early morning on her way to work in Tokyo, Japan, 27 June 2016. Reaching 120cm in height and 28 kilograms in weight, Pepper does not enter in the category of portable robot. But those characteristics dont stop Tomomi Ota to take Pepper in a cart to stroll in her neighborhood, go shopping or even take the subway. Continue reading »

World Bodypainting Festival Models Turn Themselves Into Living Art Work In Austria

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Designs which are bright, bold and sometimes utterly bizarre are on display at the World Bodypainting Festival. More than 300 artists from 45 nations are involved in the three-day competition based at Woerthersee Lake, in south Austria, which started on Friday. Around 1,500 participants are competing in brush and sponge, airbrush and special effects categories. The festival also includes exhibitions and parties where guests dance in spectacular costumes and painted bodies. Over the years the festival has given a major platform to the art form that 20 years ago was unknown. Continue reading »

12 More Differences Between Living In San Francisco Versus New York City

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After a year hiatus (and a lot more living), comedian and comic artist Sarah Cooper is back with yet more illustrations highlighting the subtle differences between living in NYC and SF. The New York transplant who spent 5 years in the city before moving to SF certainly notices the quirks of each, pointed out hilariously in this new set of comics below. Continue reading »

The America We Lost: 77 Amazing Color Photographs Of People Living In 1950s You’ve Probably Never Seen

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The United States in the 1950s experienced marked economic growth – with an increase in manufacturing and home construction amongst a post-World War II economic boom. Here’s a great collection of color photographs that will take you down memory lane and have you think about those happy golden days in the 1950s. Continue reading »