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Tom Blachford's New "Midnight Modern" Photos

Debuting during Palm Springs Modernism Week 2015 (a 10-day cultural event celebrating mid-century modern design, architecture, fashion and culture), photography exhibition "Midnight Modern" captures the sublime essence of lunar illumination. Melbourne, Australia-based photographer Tom Blachford …

Palm Springs

BAFTA Posters Cleverly Show Film Plot Lines in Shadows

To honor the best British and international contributions to film in 2014, on February 8, the 68th British Academy Film Awards (or BAFTA), was held at the Royal Opera House in London. The British version of the Oscars, the BAFTAs had five films in their Best Film category: Birdman, Boyhood, The …

Posters

Google Hints At YouTube Kids Rollout With New Online Survey

According to an online focus group questionnaire, Google is mulling a paid YouTube Kids product.<p>Google's long-rumored YouTube for kids service may be just around the corner. Currently the company is running web surveys asking prospective users to indicate their preference on a series of possible …

8-Month Time-Lapse Shows How an Acorn Grows Into an Oak Seedling

Scientific photographer Neil Bromhall of Right Plants 4 Me created this time-lapse showing the birth of an oak tree. It reveals how an acorn turns …

Fascinating Video Shows Women’s Ideal Body Types Over 3000 Years

Female standards of beauty change over time, and what was considered attractive only 10 or 20 years ago might not be anymore. But how have these ideals shifted over a much longer period of 3,000 years? Buzzfeed Video created a short, fascinating feature that examines the different body types seen …

Women's News

Delightful Pots Turn Air Plants into Whimsical Jellyfish

Cathy Van Hoang's adorably creative planters turn sea urchin shells into pots and make air plants look like whimsical jellyfish. The artist paints the shells soft, pastel colors and then pots wispy air plants in them. When hung upside down, the shell forms the spiny body of a jellyfish, and the air …

Jellyfish

What to Do When You Have Too Many Ideas, Not Enough Time

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>What do you do when you have too many ideas and not enough time? Or …

‘Horrorstör’ Is A Ghost Story Designed Like An Ikea Catalog

The novel takes place in a haunted Swedish superstore.<p>The prospect of spending a Saturday at Ikea is so innately disquieting, it’s amazing it hasn’t become the setting for a horror story before now. <i>Horrorstör</i> is a new horror novel by Grady Helix that doesn’t just use the big box Swedish furniture …

Restaurant Waitlist Platform NoWait Raises $10 Million Series B

Mobile wait listing service for restaurants NoWait has raised $10 million in Series B funding, the company is announcing this morning. The new round was led by Drive Capital, the $250 million Ohio-based fund focused on Midwestern companies, and co-founded by former Sequoia partners, Mark Kvamme and …

Working with Layer Masks

When you are first learning Photoshop, layer masks can seem overwhelming and confusing. It’s ok, photoshop itself can be overwhelming and confusing. …

Gardeners' Gems: Designer Crops That Will Wow The Neighbors

To the home gardener who says "been there, done that" to the heirloom green bean, the French breakfast radish or the Brandywine tomato, take heart.<p>Nurseries and seed companies are competing to bring you the most colorful and flavorful designer edibles they can come up with. They travel the world …

Mead of Poetry Cocktail

While indulging in the taste of Iceland, as part of Scandinavian pop-up restaurant Aska's last serving at Brooklyn's Kinfolk Studios, we were fortunate to try the Mead of Poetry cocktail—a multilayered, rich and flavorful marriage of vodka and mead. Designed by the team at a CH favorite, Reyka …

Cocktails

Artist Paints Common Foods to Disguise them as Other Foods | Colossal

<p>In this fun series of painted objects titled “<i>It’s not what it seems</i>” by artist Hikaru Cho, common foods are transformed with deftly applied acrylic …

What the tech business hasn't yet grasped about human nature

BARCELONA -- It's pretty clear from Facebook's ascent that businesses nowadays understand our need to connect with friends and family is a big deal.<p>But what about our need to be bored, to be surprised, and to get away from it all?<p>Those are among the parts of human nature that could be a big deal …

GAME OF THRONES Fan Art Series

Perspective Clocks

Tel Aviv-based Studio Ve is comprised of Shay Carmon and Ben Klinger, two young men who like exploring objects and their conception—whether it's a Two Leg Table or a Toast-ER that "revives" sad bread. More recently they've been experimenting with clocks, and their previous Manifold and Lithe …

Time-lapse Photography

Negative Space Animal Icons by George Bokhua

Clever and Simple Animal Graphics.<p>This clever designed set of animal icons by Georgian graphic designer and illustrator George Bokhua is a fine …

Graphic Design

More Beautiful Book Quotes Become Clever Illustrations

Let's say goodbye to 2013 and hello to a new year with these beautiful literary posters. Evan Robertson of Obvious State is behind this inspiring project where he takes meaningful quotes from famous authors and illustrates them in an incredibly clever way. His goal is to design 50 original prints, …

Literature

Here's Why Instagram's Demographics Are So Attractive To Brands

Instagram is telling advertisers that early photo ads have generated great results and that one client, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, reached 9.8 million people in the U.S. aged 18 to 35 in eight days.<p>Before buying Instagram ads, advertisers need to understand who is on the social network.<p>Over 90% of …

Silicon Valley investor wants to split California into six states

SAN FRANCISCO -- Technology investor Tim Draper is trying to drum up support to split California into six states, one of them being Silicon Valley.<p>His argument for redrawing the California map: The state is underrepresented in Washington. He's looking to get an initiative on the California …

Silicon Valley

The Crazy, Ingenious Plan to Bring Hippopotamus Ranching to America

In the early years of the last century, the U.S. Congress considered a bold and ingenious plan that would simultaneously solve two pressing problems …

Wall Worthy Superhero Cubist Art by Liam Brazier

Amazing Close-up Photographs of the Human Eye and How to Make Them Yourself

The human eye is a pretty amazing apparatus; physiological functions and complexities aside, eyes are integral to non-verbal communication and …

Body Language

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Winning Jobs Through Personal Projects

Jonathan Gayman is an editorial photographer and PhotoShelter member whose primary focus is food. Coming from a graphic design background (with lots …

Dust and Fight: Behind the Scenes of This Spectacular Photo Series

Last year we shared a behind the scenes video that showed some of what went into shooting this amazing ‘dust’ and ‘dance image’. Since then …

Photography