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The Woodsman’s Treehouse is located in the Crafty Camping site, in Dorset, England. It is raised on stilts, it was constructed over five months using mostly local materials and was designed in a collaboration between Guy Mallinson and architect Keith Brownlie of Brownlie, Ernst and Marks

Inside the treehouse there’s a small lobby, with a toilet to one side and the main living area ahead. This latter space includes a bedroom with king size bed, a kitchenette, comfortable chairs, and a copper bath placed against a large window.

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A 3D-printed painting created based on big data and generated via computer algorithms. Data scientists, engineers and art historians were involved in the project, which resulted in scanning Rembrandt’s complete body of work to create a painting mimicking the look of an actual new work by the artist. Designed to create a conversation about the relationship between art and technology, the Dutch bank’s portrait consists of over 148 million pixels, based on 168,263 painting fragments. The Next Rembrandt won Grands Prix in both Creative Data and Cyber at Cannes Lions 2016.

Film Geometry

Geometry, the video argues, is why we instinctively perceive Sleeping Beauty‘s angular Maleficent as evil, while the rounded shapes that comprise The Jungle Book‘s Baloo make the character appear warm and friendly.

Next time when you watch your favorite movie, don’t just watch the actors reciting dialogue, and don’t just get caught up in the sets. Remember that everything a director shows on-screen has been carefully curated, and even simple things like squares and circles can help you understand the movie.

Cosmetics & Technology

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Cosmetics industry are focusing their presence in the digital arena and are also investing increasingly in digital solutions to engage the millennials and Generation Z. Millennials are twice as likely to be early adopters of technology than the previous generations. Almost 70%-75% of women belonging to this particular population segment believe that looking beautiful is important in comparison to approximately 50%-55% of the women in the baby boomer generation. For instance, US-based virtual makeover technology solution provider Taaz teamed up with Estée Lauder, Laura Mercier, Revlon, and Aveda in 2013 to create virtual try-on packages. This helped end-users sample the products and customize them as per their needs. The technology allows the consumer to upload a picture and then try out different makeup ranges from various brands. Another example is Estée Lauder ‘s Let’s Play Makeover widget that lets the consumers test and try its entire cosmetic line, including eye makeup, before purchasing the product online or in store.   The Mink 3D printer helps in printing color makeup. The user needs to pick a color, either from a picture found online, a clicked photo, or a color in image editing software like Paint or Photoshop. This allows users to print and wear makeup in any color rather than being restricted to a limited color palette

Singapore’s Self Driving Taxis

Nutonomy’s trial will be used to gather data about customer journeys - and how passengers feel about being driven by software

Founded in 2013 by ex-MIT engineers, Nutonomy announced a $3.6m funding round in January, followed swiftly by $16m in funding in May from venture capitalists including Ford chairman Bill Ford and the Singapore government.

Like Uber and Google, Nutonomy is convinced that the real benefits of autonomous technology is when humans will never have to touch a steering wheel or brake pedal.

Designer Handbags Pawned As The New Gold


The bags that hold their value best – and therefore are the easiest to pawn – are the classic designs by Hermes, Louis Vuitton and Chanel.

Two of the most valuable are the Birkin – named after actress Jane Birkin – or the Kelly, as carried by Grace Kelly in one of her classic films

A matte white Diamond Himalaya Niloticus crocodile diamond Birkin 30 with 18k white gold and diamond hardware, was sold by a private Asian collector for $300,168

This Hermes signature Birkin is made with white matte Himalayan crocodile leather, and features hardware made from 18k white gold and diamonds. It sold for $300,168, making it the most expensive handbag ever sold.

Singapore’s CE LA VI Restaurant




For $2 million bucks you can dine at the world’s most expensive restaurant.

Ce La Vi, on the rooftop of the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore, has teamed up with Russian diamond company World of Diamonds, to offer the exclusive experience that will last an estimated eight hours.

The package includes a 45-minute helicopter ride over Singapore, some time in a luxury cruise and a chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royce ride to Ce La Vi, where the diners will be presented with 10,000 roses and an 18-course meal.

The meal is eaten with diamond chopsticks and the diners’ names are engraved on them. Other decadent elements consist of Belon oysters, Almas Caviar  and only 44- and 55-year-old vintage wines.

And at the end of the meal, the couple will be presented with a 2.08 carat blue diamond ring with a rose-gold plated platinum band, that World of Diamonds has named after actress Jane Seymour.

The meal ends with the couple being presented with a 2.08 carat blue diamond ring with a rose-gold plated platinum band, that World of Diamonds has named after actress Jane Seymour.

Diamonds this blue have been known to be auctioned at over $2 million.

Unusual Places To Vacation


Manta Resort, Tanzania

Africa’s first underwater hotel room offers the chance to sleep in a cosy suite surrounded by vibrant sea life.The glass-walled room, set three metres below the ocean’s surface, is the perfect place to get some kip after a day of sunbathing and stargazing on the top deck.

This stunning destination provides lucky guests with an underwater room to stay in, set three metres below the ocean's surface

Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses, New Zealand

These stylish treehouses are perched in a lush wood on New Zealand’s coastline, offering views of the ocean from one direction and views of mountains from another.And the luxury treetop rooms serve as the perfect base for a kayaking or surfing expedition out at sea, assuming you can drag yourself away from your stunning forest surroundings.

These unforgettable treetop lodges are set right by New Zealand's stunning coastline, which you can see from your high vantage point up in the canopy

Fogo Island Inn, Canada

Set in a landscape right out of Game of Thrones, this is a boutique hotel with a difference.The luxury Newfoundland destination boasts a rooftop sauna and a top restaurant, where you can unwind after a day of exploring the remote, rocky island.

 This stylish lodge is set on a rocky island off the coast of Newfoundland, which guests can explore from their incredible vantage point

Skylodge Adventure Suites, Peru

This lodge is the perfect spot for thrill seekers, offering guests the chance to sleep in glass pods clasped high up a rocky cliff face. And to reach the stunning pods, you’ll need to climb or hike your way up the mountain, before zip wiring back down at the end of your stay.

Daredevils can spend the night in a glass pod perched on the side of a steep cliff, assuming they can climb up to it

 ION, Iceland

This Icelandic hideaway offers unparalleled views of the Northern Lights, which will be illuminating the sky overhead throughout your stay. And, with a heated outdoor pool and top-class restaurant on site, you’ll be able to enjoy the bucket-list spectacle in style and comfort.

You can enjoy the bucket-list spectacle of the Northern Lights from this cosy vantage point, which offers a heated outdoor pool for guests to unwind in

Hoshinoya Fuji, Japan

If the thought of a wet, miserable holiday has put you off camping forever, then this amazing destination promises to change your mind. Set in the foothills of Mount Fiji, this getaway offers the chance to enjoy stunning surroundings from the comfort of your heated room

This stunning getaway will make you fall in love with camping, offering a luxurious stay in stunning Fiji

Beautycon Los Angelos

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Beautycon Los Angeles had its biggest turnout to date, with over 15,000 attendees, almost double the roughly 8,000 attendees in 2015.

The must-haves of beauty vlogging (camera,cell phone,mascara, lipstick, glasses) as giant displays #BeautyconLA pic.twitter.com/bO2x5ykC9q

Beauty NYC October 1, 2016

Ce La Vi

Ce La Vi, on the rooftop of the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore, is teaming up with Russian diamond company World of Diamonds, offering an experience lasting eight hours. The two-person package includes a 45-minute helicopter ride over Singapore, a luxury cruise, and a chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royce ride to Ce La Vi. The diners will be presented with 10,000 roses and an 18-course meal. The dinner finalises with the couple being presented with a 2.08 carat blue diamond ring with a rose-gold plated platinum band, that World of Diamonds has named after actress Jane Seymour.

The Future Of Shopping

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Amazon Dash Button is a Wi-Fi connected device that reorders your favorite product with the press of a button. Each Dash Button is paired with a product of your choice, which is selected during the set-up process. When you’re running low, simply press Dash Button—ensuring you never run out of your essentials again.


Dash Button is set up and managed through the Amazon App on your Android or iOS smartphone, and works in any location with a Wi-Fi connection. Once set-up is complete, a notification (if enabled) is sent to your smartphone every time an order is placed.


With this setting, Dash Button responds only to your first press until your order is delivered—regardless of how many times Dash Button is pressed. And you will receive an order notification (if enabled) for every order placed, allowing you to cancel an order before it ships.

How It Works

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World Science Festival


For the science enthusiast 

there’s a robot in control of a mine shaft and it realizes there is a cart filled with four human miners hurdling down the tracks out of control. The robot can choose to shift the tracks and kill one unaware miner thus saving the four in the cart, or keep the tracks as they are and allow the four miners to run into a wall and die. Which would you choose? Would your answer change if the one miner was a child instead? If we can’t answer this, how do we program robots to make that decision?


They’re going real far with AI & Robotics take a look



Adult Coloring Books: A History

In the early 17th-century, cartographer William Hole illustrated strange, anthropomorphised maps of England and Wales, left uncoloured for nobles to fill in. Soon to be republished by Unicorn Press in Albion’s Glorious Ile, Hole’s maps are regarded as one of the earliest known examples of a colouring book.

The trend actually dates back more than 400 years, and one of the earliest books intended for amateur coloring and is about to be republished, centuries after it was first printed.

The maps in Albion’s Glorious Ile, out in June from Unicorn Press, were commissioned to illustrate the poet Michael Drayton’s 17th-century, 15,000-line poem, Poly-Olbion. Describing England and Wales –Coloring was a popular activity for the nobles and continued till the 19th century.

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Google’s Art Camera


Google’s Cultural Institute , the company’s initiative to preserve the world’s culture and history by bringing it online, has this morning unveiled a new project aimed at allowing web users the ability to view art up close – down to the very brushstrokes. Google had invented a new camera it’s dubbing the “Art Camera,” which is a custom-built, robotic camera capable of capturing gigapixel images quickly.

The camera is steered by a robotic system taking hundreds or even thousands of high-resolution close-ups. To focus precisely, it uses both a laser and sonar system. The latter uses high-frequency sound to measure the distance of the artwork to better position itself.

Google says it’s software is capable of stitching the images together to create a single image. The images are being shared online, so people can get as close to experiencing the art as possible, apart from viewing it in real life.

Many of the details found in paintings,are those that you only see when you view the art in person by walking up to the canvas. Therefore,  you can see things like the way Impressionists combine dabs and dashes of paint to form an image that becomes clearer as you step back, or uncover hidden items like a hidden signature.

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Unusal Places On Earth


Ōkunoshima (大久野島?) is a small island located in the Inland Sea of Japan in the city of Takehara, Hiroshima Prefecture. It is accessible by ferry from Tadanoumi and Ōmishima. There are campsites, walking trails and places of historical interest on the island. It is often called Usagi Jima (うさぎ島?, “Rabbit Island”) because of the numerous feral rabbits that roam the island; they are rather tame and will approach humans

Unusal Places To Visit


world’s first all-glass undersea restaurant, located 16 feet below sea level at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island hotel. Ithaa serves caviar and Maldivian lobster—just a couple of the menu items to be enjoyed while taking in the 180-degree panoramic views of the water above you.

Underwater restaurant in the Maldives

Al Mahara is an underwater restaurant located within Dubai’s luxurious Burj Al Arab hotel. Al Mahara, which translates to “the oyster shell,” offers a menu well suited for the restaurant’s ambiance, including poached tsarskaya oysters and sea salt–crusted sea bass.

Located within the Opry Mills Mall, the Aquarium Restaurant offers expansive underwater views of its 200,000-gallon aquarium. The menu includes mahi mahi, shrimp, and macadamia–crusted tilapia, paired with views of an aquarium that houses more than 100 species of fish from around the world.

The Aquarium has additional restaurant locations in Denver, Colorado and Houston and Kemah, Texas.


They’re Planning To Combine Male & Females Fashion Shows

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Tom Ford and Vetements, Gucci announced at The New York Times International Luxury Conference in Versailles on Tuesday that it will be combining its men’s and women’s shows beginning in 2017.  Similar announcements came from Burberry (which will combine its men’s and women’s shows starting in September)