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Odd-Wheel Wonders: 11 Novel Vehicles with 1 or 3 Wheels
When you get around, it's usually on two or four wheels. But the inventors of these crazy vehicles decided to go a different route by using one or three wheels.
Abandoned Asylums in Focus: Photos by Jeremy Harris
Toothbrushes, disturbing 'seclusion rooms' and surprisingly well-preserved bowling alleys are highlighted in Jeremy Harris' photos of abandoned mental hospitals.
Kids' Rooms Rule: 32 Creative & Fun Bedrooms for Children
These 14 colorful bedrooms for kids offer everything that growing children need while maximizing use of space, and looking so cool that adults will be jealous.
Different Strokes: Strange Paintbrushes Promote Creativity
When something evolves to have such a long history as the art of painting, it falls on out-of-the-box thinkers to question the most basic elements of creation: tools.
Company Capers: Ten Terrible Corporate Superheroes
The best corporate superheroes punch up sales while resonating with the youth demographic. These ten terrible corporate superheroes, not so much.
The Stunning Instrument That Sounds Like an Orchestra
Stringed instruments have been in use since antiquity. There has never been one as breathtaking as the Wheelharp, which sounds like an entire orchestra.
Constellation Portraits: Thread Wrapped Around Nails
Artist Kumi Yamashita winds a single black sewing thread around a grid of galvanized nails on a wooden board to create intricately detailed portraits.
All-in-One Bicycle Helmet: Sleek Integrated Lights & Signals
Incredible design is not just about looking good (which this does) or working well (which this does), but weaving these solutions neatly together.
Algae-Fueled Building: World's First Bio-Adaptive Facade
Bio-reactors and micro-algae sound like the stuff of science fiction, but this is the real deal: biomass built into panel glass on an actual working structure.
No Canvas Too Small for Intricate Masterpieces by Hasan Kale
Artist Hasan Kale paints incredibly intricate scenes from his native Istanbul onto delicate butterfly wings, narrow cactus spines and tiny grape seeds.