Woman Turned 110-Year-Old Dead Tree Into A Magical Free Little Library For The Neighborhood
Jan09

Woman Turned 110-Year-Old Dead Tree Into A Magical Free Little Library For The Neighborhood

Even though we live in a connected world, with access to so much knowledge at the click of a button, there’s still something magical, and important, about books. The ability to immerse yourself in literary fiction and read slowly and deeply, as opposed to the temptation to skim and scroll, is rich in rewards and helps to foster important skills like critical thinking and empathy, two things that are becoming more obviously missing in...

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In 2022 Studio Ghibli Theme Park Will Open, And Here Are The Visualizations
Dec31

In 2022 Studio Ghibli Theme Park Will Open, And Here Are The Visualizations

Hayao Miyazaki’s fans will probably be thrilled to hear that the magical world of the famous Japanese animator is finally coming to life. Hayao Miyazaki is the mastermind behind one of the most famous animation houses in the world – Studio Ghibli. You’ve probably seen at least some of the studio’s masterpieces, such as the Oscar-winning ‘Spirited Away’ or ‘My Neighbour Totoro.’ The theme park is set to open to the public in 2022. It...

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20 Design Ideas That Can Take Your House To Another Level
Sep05

20 Design Ideas That Can Take Your House To Another Level

Steve Jobs once said, “Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like. It’s not what it looks like and feels like. The design is how it works.” A growing number of people want to turn their houses into unique places that will bring joy to their hearts and will be pleasing to the eye. The list below is a compilation of design ideas that combine both: a stunning appearance and a practical approach. We collected...

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25+ Things That Are Surprisingly Bigger Than You Probably Thought
Aug16

25+ Things That Are Surprisingly Bigger Than You Probably Thought

My favorite section of the ‘Guinness World Records’ book was always the biggest things. I marveled at the Blue Whale, the skyscrapers vying for the world’s tallest and trucks with wheels the size of a house. The most important part, the thing that really makes you say ‘wow’ is the scale. You can’t really appreciate the sheer size of something unless something familiar is placed alongside it for...

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25+ Epic Design Fails That Are So Bad We Can’t Believe They Actually Happened (New Pics)
Jul31

25+ Epic Design Fails That Are So Bad We Can’t Believe They Actually Happened (New Pics)

Designs at their best can make your brand memorable through catchy slogans and imagery. At their worst, however, they can make people remember your company for all the wrong reasons. The subreddit “Crappy Design” is a great example of how designs can go so very wrong, and leave a bad mark on your name. A&D has curated a new list of our favorite design fails from “Crappy Designs.” Sure these designers might have had good...

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Book-Loving Guy Turns His Massive Library Into Art And His 120k Instagram Followers Approve
Jul31

Book-Loving Guy Turns His Massive Library Into Art And His 120k Instagram Followers Approve

The best books can spark our imagination and in the case of James Trevino, even our creativity. The 24-year-old has made a name for himself by arranging his book collection to depict elaborate literary scenes. A self-proclaimed ‘bookstagrammer’, Trevino has managed to pull in 120k Instagram followers for his ornate creations (in addition to being pretty easy on the eyes himself). He said the idea to start creating the...

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What Prison Cells Look Like Around The World
Jul16

What Prison Cells Look Like Around The World

More and more people are behind bars. According to the Institute for Criminal Policy Research, over 10.35 million individuals are being held in penal institutions throughout the world, either as pre-trial detainees/remand prisoners or having been convicted and sentenced. In comparison to the year 2000, the total number of women serving time has increased about 50% while the male prison population has grown by about 18%. But prison...

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The Internet Can’t Stop Trolling Flat-Earthers With 25+ Hilarious Memes
Jun30

The Internet Can’t Stop Trolling Flat-Earthers With 25+ Hilarious Memes

Millennials, the generation that thinks they know it all. Yes, we have unlocked all the secrets of the universe, including the REAL shape of the earth. According to a study by YouGovUS, millennials between the ages of 18 and 24 are more likely than any other age group to say they believe the earth is flat (4%). Despite overwhelming scientific proof, flat-earthers are out there spreading their not so level ideas. Some have even gone so...

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30+ Times People Were Caught Living In 3018 While We Still Live In 2018
Jun24

30+ Times People Were Caught Living In 3018 While We Still Live In 2018

There has always been a fascination with the future. It’s been the premise of movies, T.V shows and songs. In some of our imaginations the future is a Jetsons-style utopia with flying cars or if you are the Jonas Brothers, not much has changed but we live underwater. Most of have experienced multiple new inventions in our lifetime, but even so we are always waiting for the next big innovation. A&D has found people who have taken...

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20+ Architecture Tattoos That’ll Make You Want To Get Inked
Jun23

20+ Architecture Tattoos That’ll Make You Want To Get Inked

You don’t have to be an architect to appreciate the beauty of architecturally inspired body art. Check out this list of stunning tattoos compiled By A&D to see what we mean. In it you’ll find a plethora of examples of how architecture can influence body art in ways you wouldn’t imagine. From intricate inkings of buildings and minimalist lines to beautiful geometric designs and panoramas of well-known cityscapes,...

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