How to Freeze Soap Bubbles in Winter Weather

A craze transfixing photographers lately: capturing the freezing process of soap bubbles in winter weather yields orbs with glorious, unexpected patterning. No two bubbles are the same, and footage at Fstoppers reveals as much. They also provide extra insight and include a video from photographer Benjamin Jaworskyj—revealing that photographing these bubbles is the easy part, but landing them on the right type of surface poses …

Gift Guide: Nesting

If you're hibernating this winter, or just planning a lazy weekend, here are some of our favorite products that encourage coziness

If you’re hibernating in the dreary middle of winter (or staying indoors to escape the heat elsewhere in the world), a weekend or two indoors, focused on self-care, rest and relaxation, is essential every now and then. Whether you’re reading, binging on Netflix, watching classic movies, or soaking in the tub, the act of doing “nothing” is actually something—especially if you feel recharged and refreshed …

Helping the Homeless Community: the EMPWR Coat

Detroit-based non-profit Empowerment Plan is an organization with a goal to end cycles of homelessness in families—permanently—by offering parents living with their kids in shelters full-time employment. Not just creating jobs, the initiative offers training, and they even make a product that further aids the homeless community. The EMPWR Coat doubles as a sleeping bag—keeping those spending nights outdoors warm during the colder months. Since …