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Kepler 22b – okay, it's not the catchiest name, but NASA scientists are calling its discovery in 2011 "a major milestone on the road to finding Earth's twin".
A new Melbourne espresso bar is making coffee the old world Italian way (the 'traditional way' or 'no way').
These pencil sets by Paper Pastries make some rather compelling points.
Former Talking Heads singer and generally interesting chap David Byrne's latest project is an interactive art piece / one epic pedal board.
Imogene + Willie cut, stitch and sell their jeans in a former gas station in Nashville's 12 South district.
Dayman Steptoe's remarkable video of the remote Australian countryside took him one year to collate, but it'll take you just minutes to watch.
The Australian summer: a time of endless sun, impromptu barbeques, long days spent pretending to care about cricket and balmy evenings spent watching movies in the park.
A small library and reading room on the outskirts of Beijing provides a serene contrast to the busy city.
The US Army has just come up with a way to increase the life expectancy of a sandwich 2000-fold.
At this time of year it's important to pause, take stock, and cry like a little baby when you watch this clip narrated by Sir David Attenborough.
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