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‘Still Life’, A Short Film About Creativity And Everyday Moments

<b>‘Still Life’</b> is a short film by filmmakers Charles Frank and Jake Oleson that seeks to “find connection between creativity and everyday</b> …

11 Accessories for Long Exposure Photography

Every so often I get an email from a blog reader asking “if there is one accessory that you would recommend for long exposure photography, what would …

Flickr Shows it Could Still Be the Best Photo-Sharing Platform

While I was studying photography in college, Flickr was the best place to store, organize and share photos. Almost everyone with a DSLR used it, poring over photosets and meticulously crafted albums.<p>As smartphones grew in popularity, casual and professional photographers alike adopted …

22 Priceless Travel Moments Every Twenty-Something Should Experience At Least Once

Three words should describe your travels as a twenty-something: beautiful, rough, messes. Dancing until the sun comes up, paying the least amount of money for the least fanciest experiences out there -- that's what this is about. Wandering as a "millennial" means taking in as much as your senses …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime

And if you're stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too.<p>We've updated our bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and 2014's travel hotspots.<p>From eating pizza in Naples to skiing in Japan, these are the 100 trips everyone should take in their …

Wikimedia

Twisting Everyday Fibers Could Make "Smart Clothes" a Reality

Common fibers are being twisted into threads that can lift nearly a ton—and maybe serve as the "muscles" for futuristic prosthetics.<p>All it takes is a little twist, and fishing line and nylon carpet fibers may soon star as the latest in high-technology clothing and industry, report scientists. The …

Sochi 2014: 10 high contrast shots at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

The Winter Olympics are immensely colourful, but sometimes you don’t need much colour to make a beautiful picture. Here are 10 examples of images which excel on account of the simple contrast between light and dark

Desert Breath: A Monumental Land Art Installation in the Sahara Desert | Colossal

<p>Located near the Red Sea in El Gouna, Egypt, Desert Breath is an impossibly immense land art installation dug into the sands of the Sahara desert by …

A Retired Traveler’s Breathtaking Photos of International Landscapes

Bangkok-based Thai photographer Weerapong Chaipuck discovered his passion for photography after an early retirement from the medical profession. Now, Chaipuck travels the world, snapping shots of all the beautiful landscapes he comes across. His breathtaking images offer eye-catching perspectives …

Photography

Peek Inside The World’s Forbidden Subway Tunnels

It’s hard not to be obsessed by the parts of a city most law-abiding citizens never see: views from the top of its tallest towers and inside its underground tunnels.<p>In New York–based artist Logan Hicks’s latest photography series, we get a glimpse at the latter, an underground world typically only …

Spike Aerospace's New Supersonic Jet Is ENTIRELY Window Seats

A Boston-based engineering firm recently released plans for their new supersonic jet that will transport passengers from Los Angeles to Tokyo in five hours... and with no windows, but instead full-length digital screens that instantly turn every seat into a window seat.<p>The screens will show images …

Genius UI: A Prismatic Nightlight That Seesaws On And Off

Nightlights don’t have to be glowing clown faces sticking out of a wall socket. They, too, can be well designed. Such is the case of the Prism Nightlight, a gorgeous seesaw of wood and glass that uses as its affordance a simple tilting motion to turn the light on and off.<p>A student at the Savannah …

Communities Build Small Cities Using 500,000 Sugar Cubes

This sweet installation, <i>Sugar Metropolis</i>, is a traveling project developed by professional sculptors Brendan Jamison and Mark Revels that promotes community collaboration through sugar cube constructions. Within designated space, the artists set up mountains of sugar cubes and invite visitors to …

Special Education

Rooftoppers Climb Up the World’s Second Tallest Building, Snap Breathtaking Photos

<i>Editor’s Note: This goes without saying, but we neither condone nor encourage you trying this at home. Be Safe!</i><p>I’m a firm believer in a healthy …

Matador Creators Community

Christmas Ad Combines Stop Motion and Hand Drawn Animation to Melt Your Heart

Each year, UK retailer John Lewis releases a touching, moving and otherwise awesome Christmas advertisement that manages to moisten our eyes and get …

Latest Google Street View Project Floats Viewers Through Virtual Venice

The Google Street View team went amphibious for its latest mission: a 360-degree capture of the canals, streets and piazzas of Venice — the city many …

Motion Design - Think with Google 2013

Daniel Rodrigues is a Brazilian student of Design and motion designer, he has put together a set of videos for the event Think with Google 2013. He …

iWatch could control your home as well as your phone

The Apple iWatch could be a remote control for your home as well as your iPhone. Where the Samsung Galaxy Gear and other smart watches are second …

Remote Controls