World’s First Underwater Villa

The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island presented the world’s first underwater villa. They’re calling it Muraka, or “coral” in Dhivehi (the local language of the Maldives), and it’s projected to sit five meters beneath the waves of the ocean.

The first of its kind, in a class all its own. Introducing THE MURAKA at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. A triumph of modern design and technology, the two-level residence features integrated living above and below the ocean.

Sitting five meters beneath the waves is the purposely designed undersea bedroom, living space and bathroom.
Reside above the sea and soak in the integrated living, dining, entertaining and sleeping space.

 Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Website / Instagram / Facebook

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The Phenomenon “Crown Shyness”: Trees Do Not Touch Each Other

01The Phenomenon “Crown Shyness” Trees Do Not Touch Each Other

Crown shyness (also canopy disengagement or intercrown spacing) is a phenomenon observed in some tree species, in which the crowns of fully stocked trees do not touch each other, forming a canopy with channel-like gaps.

The phenomenon is most prevalent among trees of the same species, but also occurs between trees of different species. There exist many hypotheses as to why crown shyness is an adaptive behavior, and research suggests that it might inhibit spread of leaf-eating insect larvae. The exact physiological basis of crown shyness is not certain.

via KottkeRobert Macfarlane // Wikipedia

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Literally Magical Gifs by Kamille A.

01Literally Magical Gifs by Kamille A

Literally magical animations by Philippine freelance artist, illustrator, and animator Kamille A. a.k.a. Kami a.k.a karekareo.

Behance / Patreon / InstagramWebsite

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Mythology, Fantasy & Sci-fi by Chun Lo

10Mythology, Fantasy & Occult by Chun Lo

Chun Lo is an illustrator and concept artist living in Florida. He has been working in fields such as publishing, advertising, and gaming specializing in fantasy and sci-fi oriented illustrations along with creature design. His work explores themes of mythology, fantasy, and the occult.

Website Artstation / Facebook

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Magical Photos of Abu Dhabi Wrapped in Fog

01Magical Photos of Abu Dhabi Wrapped in Fog

Khalid Al Hammadi is a Chemical Engineer – Cityscape & Architecture Photographer based in Abu Dhabi. His stunning photography seeks not only to capture Abu Dhabi’s architecture, but also its soul.

 

The fog always appears in a different form and color, from the city lights at nights to the golden clouds during the sunrise,” Al Hammadi shares with My Modern Met. “What motivates me to shoot this kind of photography is the feeling and emotions that those scenes provide, the moment where I can see nature embracing the city is just mesmerizing and inspirational.

There are beautiful scenes everywhere in this world, you just need eyes to recognize it. As they say, hard work always pays off. What motivates me to wake up or stay awake and wait several hours for the perfect moment? I believe the answer is passion…so I hope people get this idea from my works. As much as you love what you do, it will give you what you are looking for, sooner or later.

500px / Instagram / Facebook

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New Unbelievably Beautiful Drawings by Morgan Davidson

01New Unbelievably Beautiful Drawings by Morgan Davidson

New unbelievably beautiful drawings by Denver based illustrator Morgan Davidson (previously).

My work is mostly drawn in colored pencil, a medium I started working with when I was a child. I’ve always been drawn to it’s precise nature and how easily you can create a wide range of textures. I also love mixing other mediums with my colored pencils, using bases such as watercolor, marker, oil rub or pan pastel and layering media on top like gouache, gel pen or acrylic. The possibilities are endless!

Aside from my traditional work, I also like to work digitally in Photoshop with editing and painting and Illustrator and InDesign with designs, layouts and typography. I was very fortunate to get thorough training in many different traditional and digital mediums in college.”  – Morgan Davidson

Behance / Tumblr / Website

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Ulo: the Cutest Surveillance Camera

01Ulo the Cutest Surveillance Camera

Ulo is a cute surveillance camera created by Vivien Muller, a pet owl interacting with you through eye expressions.

Today more and more objects are connected, but none of them truly connects with you.
Ulo creates a unique bond, like no other device.
It redefines the way you interact with objects: an organic communication.
The language of our eyes is one of the most powerful and effective tools of non-verbal communication.
Eye expressions are an efficient, natural and universal way to connect instantly with Ulo.

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Gorgeous Ink Illustrations by Marina Mika

01Gorgeous Ink Illustrations by Marina Mika

Croatian artist Marina (Mika) Bitunjac has developed a personal style inspired by fashion and fairy tales. Her specialization is the traditional illustration with a correlation with the “Beardsley’s” art-nouveau lineart.

Behance / Instagram / Facebook

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Song of the Day: New Face by PSY

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New Face is a song by South Korean singer PSY from his eighth studio album 4X2=8. The album was released digitally on May 10, 2017 by YG Entertainment.

Lyrics (English Translation by genius.com)

What am I looking at?
Honestly, you, yea you, haven’t seen you before
Why am I looking at you?
Cuz I’m curious, cuz my heart flutters, cuz it’s unfamiliar
My heart is pounding

Calmy and slowly, let’s get to know each other
Oppa is gonna slowly turn the steering wheel
Not knowing is the medicine
For multiple choice, the answer is the first one that comes into your eyes
Hot fyah
Your heart, my heart, they’re pounding

Person, a new person
My heart flutters so much, I’m getting dizzy
Encounter, a new encounter
My heart flutters so much, I’m going crazy

A strange woman’s unfamiliar scent
Yes I want some new face
A strange woman’s unfamiliar scent
Yes I want some new face

New face new face new new new face
New face new face new new new face

“Is this how you always were?”
No, look here
We need to lock eyes to fall for each other
Am I hitting on you right now?
Honestly yes, yea yes, oh yes
My heart is pounding

Let’s see if we have the chemistry, slowly
Even without words, let’s figure this out
Knowing is sickness, come on and open me up
You’re a beer bottle, I’m the pop
Your heart, my heart, they’re pounding

Person, a new person
My heart flutters so much, I’m getting dizzy
Encounter, a new encounter
My heart flutters so much, I’m going crazy

A strange woman’s unfamiliar scent
Yes I want some new face
A strange woman’s unfamiliar scent
Yes I want some new face

New face new face new new new face
New face new face new new new face
Hey we want some new face
(hey we want some new face)
Hey we want some new face
(hey we want some new face)
Hearts are pounding

A strange woman’s unfamiliar scent
Yes I want some new face
A strange woman’s unfamiliar scent
Yes I want some new face

Yea yea yea all right new face
Yea yea yea all right new face
Hearts are pounding, new face

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“K-pop idol Naeun, a member of the girl group Apink, stars in “New Face,” playing the woman PSY is trying to get with as he takes on a variety of roles and personas in the video. This is the man who went viral by galloping like a horse, and in the video for the brassy “New Face,” PSY doesn’t disappoint. He returns with new easy-to-learn moves that look like an updated version of the “Gangnam Style” dance while playing peek-a-boo, dabbing and trying to keep pants on without a belt.

4×2=8 is PSY’s first new album since 2015’s Chiljip Psy-da and features 10 tracks, including the two singles.” Billboard.com

 

Psy

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Birth name Park Jae-sang
(박재상, 朴載相)
Born December 31, 1977 (age 40)
Gangnam District, Seoul, South Korea
Genres
  • K-pop
  • hip hop
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
  • rapper
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2001–present
Labels
  • Bidman
  • LNLT Entertainment
  • YG Entertainment
  • YGEX
  • Avex Trax
  • Republic
  • Schoolboy
Associated acts
  • 2NE1
  • BIGBANG
  • Lee Hi
  • Epik High
  • YG Family
  • Hyuna
Website www.psypark.com
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Mysticism, Japanese Folklore and Mechanical Gears by Zeen Chin

09Mysticism, Japanese Folklore and Mechanical Gears by Zeen Chin

Zeen Chin is a freelance illustrator and concept artist living in Kuala Lumpur. Each of his artworks is a suggestive embodiment of memories, mysticism, japanese folklore with a handful of those erotic women with mechanical gear.

ArtStation /  Instagram

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