Electric Forest: Where music brings nature, people together
July 3, 2013, 4 p.m. by Anna Norris
The days' dappled sunlight complemented the nights' glowing trees at this music festival near Lake Michigan.
Bioluminescent art: Beautiful bacteria glow in the dark
June 13, 2013, 11:47 a.m. by Anna Norris
Bioluminescent art blends science and creativity to create images that can only be seen in the dark.
Online boutique offers handmade tableware -- and a soulful respite
February 12, 2013, 11:28 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
A showcase for American artisans, the virtual shop Catherine's Table is a warm and cozy ode to beautiful things.
Salvage-happy builder jailed after failing to pay for demolition of own work
January 15, 2013, 1 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A Mojave Desert folk hero/renegade builder is sentenced to 539 days in jail after failing to pay for the demolition of his sprawling private residence/art installation, Phonehenge West.
Motley mess of scarecrows invade historic Westchester estate
October 31, 2012, 11:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Sure, they do a better job at posing for photos than discouraging birds, but this army of eclectic scarecrows installed at one of the Hudson's grandest historic estates is a fine example of DIY Halloween-craft.
Solar flares blur the lines between science and art [Photos]
October 23, 2012, 11:20 a.m. by Catie Leary
Scientists and artists have more in common than one might think. Many techniques used by artists are just as indispensable for scientists, who use interesting images to engage the public in learning about science.
Ugandan artist makes playground from recycled plastic bottles
August 9, 2012, 3:58 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Artist and teacher Ruganzu Bruno Tusingwire wins the first 10K prize at TEDxQuatar with his innovative recycling idea that helps kids in need.
Australian fires reveal ancient water system built long before the pyramids
Thirsty koala seeks help from bikers in South Australia
15 birds with unbelievable beaks
Knitted anatomy kits offer cruelty-free dissections
4 ways exercise is good for your brain
Researchers develop a new way to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere