Most Beautiful Items: April 11 - 18, 2014

Tiny homes, classic cars, and mesmerizing cityscapes—those, among other wonders, are the treasures we're working with in this round of the most beautiful items of the week. Check out what we discovered for you below: » 4/18/14 9:00pm Yesterday 9:00pm

Most Beautiful Items: March 14 - 21, 2014

Guys, you guys! It's finally spring! Or at least it is, technically speaking. You might still be sitting under a massive crap clump of snow, but there's plenty to ease your mind. A walking city that looks like it came out of the movie Up? Sure. Massive mist cannons in the bowels of NYC keeping the air clean? That works … » 3/21/14 8:00pm 3/21/14 8:00pm

Most Beautiful Items: February 21 - 28, 2014

Perhaps you came here looking for the story of the guy who lived off pizza for an entire year. Or maybe you were more interested in the harrowing tale of the teen who banged a Hot Pocket. If so, you're in the wrong place. You will, however, find some beautiful wonders from the worlds of art, design, and more within.… » 2/28/14 8:00pm 2/28/14 8:00pm

Most Beautiful Items: February 14 - 21, 2014

If I have to look at one more half-melted slushy snowdrift, I'm going to junkpunch the nearest passerby. Luckily, there are things like amazing honeycomb sculptures and insane light installations to bring everyone off the ledge that winter has put them on. Enjoy a little reprieve in the form of the most beautiful items … » 2/21/14 8:00pm 2/21/14 8:00pm

Most Beautiful Items: January 31 - Feb 7, 2014

Starting about two days ago and lasting until about two weeks from now, it's all Olympics all the time. That's all fine and well, but if you're looking for a reprieve, you've come to the right place. From fungus towers to slinky-like sculptures, here are the most beautiful things we showed you this week. » 2/07/14 8:00pm 2/07/14 8:00pm

Most Beautiful Items: January 24 - 31, 2014

The Statue of Liberty's arm, building laws that were meant to be broken, and oh hey is there a Super Bowl tie-in in here somewhere? Imagine that. But that's not all we have to feed your eyeballs this week. Check out the most beautiful items of the week or remain in suspense forever. » 1/31/14 8:00pm 1/31/14 8:00pm

Most Beautiful Items: January 17 - 24, 2014

All you see from your window might be ice, but from this screen you're eyes will catch nothing but beautiful things. From the worlds of art, architecture, and design, here are the most lovely things we found this week. Don't you dare go outside; it's way too dangerous. » 1/24/14 8:00pm 1/24/14 8:00pm

Oculus Rift Lets You See What It Would Be Like To Swap Genders (NSFW)

Oculus Rift is amazing in that it lets you experience other worlds beautifully and immersively. And, in this project by BeAnotherLabs, it's letting users experience a few minutes as the opposite gender. (Warning: some nudity ahead). » 1/21/14 4:39pm 1/21/14 4:39pm

Most Beautiful Items: December 13 - 20, 2013

It's nearly Christmas so everything is beautiful, from the lights decking every inch of your neighborhood to the fact that you're about to get a little vacation. But we also had plenty of things to show you this week, from our favorite Instagram accounts to a tunnel to the sky in a Manhattan train station, and so much… » 12/20/13 8:00pm 12/20/13 8:00pm

Most Beautiful Items: October 19 - 26, 2013

A new week brings new questions. Like, how would one recreate the iOS 7 homescreen in Microsoft Word? Or should spires count toward a building's total height? If you've found yourself pondering these things, you can find your answers within the most beautiful items of the week. » 10/25/13 8:00pm 10/25/13 8:00pm

Most Beautiful Items: October 12 - 18, 2013

How can a thousand photos turn into a single timelapse? And what's it like inside an artificial cave 200 feet below Manhattan? The answer to both of these questions and more lie in the most beautiful items of the week. » 10/18/13 8:00pm 10/18/13 8:00pm

This Swing Set Is the World's Coolest Musical Instrument

The simple pleasure of swinging is one that most of us probably haven’t enjoyed in years. At the historic Convento Das Dominicas n the Portuguese city of Guimarães—itself a Unesco World Heritage site—designers Cláudia Oliveira and Isabel Bourbon of creative studio Elas Duas gave visitors of all ages an opportunity to… » 10/10/13 10:40am 10/10/13 10:40am

This Mesmerizing Ai Weiwei Installation Is Made From 3,144 Bicycles

Last night in Toronto, Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei presented a new version of his incredible Forever Bicycles installation. As the centerpiece of this year's Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, the all-night contemporary art event that takes over city streets, 3,144 bicycles, the most Weiwei has used of this work to… » 10/08/13 4:41pm 10/08/13 4:41pm