Alayna

188 Flips | 6 Magazines | 11 Likes | 28 Followers | @Alayna2015 | Keep up with Alayna on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Alayna”

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cups [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Dessert

Mother of Toddler in Cincinnati Gorilla Incident Defends Herself

The mother of a three-year-old boy who fell into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo on Saturday, causing zoo officials to shoot the animal, …

The artist who turned her coke binges into sculptures

Waking up after a booze or drug binge, the most you're likely to have to show for it is some new friends on Facebook (who you probably never want to see again) and a sore head – not the makings of an art show. However, Brazilian artist Jac Leirner has pieced together (well, carved) just that.<p>While …

Art

Versatile Hardtop pop-up tent camper mounts to the roof of your car

The archetypal "great journey" has its modern counterpart in the road trip, where adventure-seekers hit the road in the search of something else. Of …

"I Don't Do Drugs Recreationally Anymore. I Just Smoke Weed and Work."

On 4/20, artist Killer Acid takes a break from blotters and tells us about his creative relationship with pot.<p>Killer Acid is an Brooklyn-based illustrator originally from Delaware. He has a history of drawing trippy stuff for VICE and other like-minded outlets, and he's generally known for talking …

Cannabis

Havana’s crumbling yet beautiful interiors photographed by Michael Eastman

Michael Eastman has established himself as one of the world’s leading contemporary photographic artists. The self-taught photographer has spent four …

How to photograph yourself naked

Looking at Polly Penrose’s photographs, you’d never think there was a shred of self-doubt. Logging onto real estate websites to scout out the most interesting, abandoned locations, and using her nude body as a self-described prop, her work is strong yet serene as she drapes over and between lounge …

Michael Jackson

Things You Should Know About Photography Competitions From A Judge's Perspective

Photography contests aren't for everyone, that's a given. And rightfully so–not everyone wants to parade their work around in front of a bunch a …

Street Photography

Surreal, Gravity-Defying Photography Brought to You By ‘Mikes Butt’

Mike Dempsey (aka Mikes Butt) is a Los Angeles-based photographer who stuns us with his gravity-defying images that take inspiration from his first …

Hand-Cut Collages Take Aim at Consumerism and Pop Culture

Joe Webb’s seamless collages leaves no one unscathed—fashion, art, even Ariana Grande.<p>Joe Webb's collages are ruled by contrasts, contrasts between the developed and developing worlds, the past and present, decadence and want. His seamless hand-cut works mock consumerism and the Western cults of …

Art

Shocking Images Document the Disturbing Living Conditions of Indonesia’s Mentally Ill

“Walking in the door has been easy,” says NY-based photographer Andrea Star Reese, whose ongoing documentary inside Indonesia’s mental facilities has …

Peep Through These Stunningly Bittersweet Photos of Staten Island In the Early 80s

Photographer Christine Osinski's new book <i>Summer Days Staten Island</i>, features a visual tale of the summer she spent documenting young people in early 1980s Staten Island.<p>In an interview with <i>Vogue</i>, Osinski--who grew up in a working class neighborhood of Chicago--explained her initial pull towards …

Staten Island

This photographer creates heartwarming images where pediatric cancer patients can live out their lifelong dreams

There are many organizations that help pediatric cancer patients in various ways, but there is nothing quite like Anything Can Be— a photography studio, started by Jonathan Diaz, that creates images depicting the patient in a scenario where their wildest dreams have come true.<p>"I wanted to tell …

François Pesant's Photos Aim to Expose the Epidemic of Sexual Assault in the US Military

VICE spoke with the Canadian photojournalist about his book, <i>An Enemy Within</i>, which documents victims of sexual assault in the US military.<p><i>This article was originally published on VICE Mexico</i><p>In 2012, while working on an article about American female veterans, Canadian photojournalist …

Human Rights

Enough Awesome New Photography Articles and Tutorials to Make Your Head Spin

The photography space has been very busy lately, with tons of great tutorials, special features and great photography shared by a wide variety of …

Landscape Photography

​16 artists to look out for in 2016

These are the young and talented artists we’re tipping for big things this year.<p><b>Amalia Ulman</b>Maybe the most deceptively talented artist of her generation; Amalia Ulman's most well known piece, <i>Excellences and Perfections</i> initially flew under the radar, as the artist engaged in a five month long …

10 Ways Traveling Solo Will Change Your Life

Go ahead, ugly cry. It's good for you.<p>I could tell you I decided to go away alone because I wanted an adventure, or because I was about to burn out and needed a break; but, the real reason I headed off on my first big solo journey was a bruised ego and a bit of a broken heart. I needed to be far, …

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

And if you have some time off around the start of the new year, this might be a good time to binge some modern-day classics.<p>With that in mind, I've come up with 20 essential titles from the past 15 years that you should reexamine or, if you've never seen them, delve into.

Universal Pictures

Photographer Spent 2,500 Hours Capturing Stunning Photos of Complex Snowflakes

Through his camera lens, Canadian photographer Don Komarechka explores a world which cannot been seen by the naked eye. Specifically interested in nature and macro photography, images by the young artist reveal a closer look at how the universe works. His recently unveiled piece, <i>The Snowflake</i>, …

31 Simple Tips to Living a Happy Life for Every Day of the Month

Amidst the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it's easy to forget about what truly matters. As we aim to complete our to-do lists and accomplish our professional goals each day, it's even easier to get swept up in the idea that our careers are most important. To give us some perspective on what's …

Career Development

Photographer Unearths a Wealth of True Crime Photos from the LAPD Archives

From Weegee to <i>L.A. Confidential</i>, both real and fiction crime stories have been well established as an object of intrigue. From April 25-27, Fototeka …

Digital images can't be trusted, says war photographer Don McCullin

One of Britain’s most celebrated and respected photographers has lamented the digital domination of his field, calling it “a totally lying experience” that cannot be trusted.<p>Don McCullin, one of the world’s finest photographers of war and disaster, said the digital revolution meant viewers could no …

El Salvador

Close-Up Portraits Reveal What the Human Body Looks Like 100+ Years of Age

When a 101-year-old woman offered to sit for photographer Anatasia Pottinger, she had one request: she would do anything so long as she could not be …

Fascinating Portraits Give us a Window into Native American Life on a Reservation in Montana

For <i>The Buffalo that could not dream</i>, German photographer Felix von der Osten chronicles life on Montana’s the Fort Belknap Reservation, where since …

Cuba’s Secret Bedrooms

Carlos Otero Blanco has seen parts of his native Cuba that are off-limits to most people. He does not need a security clearance, just a smile and small talk. Given the pushback he sometimes gets, it might just be easier to photograph the Council of State.<p>He photographs bedrooms.<p>Mr. Otero Blanco has …

Canadian Farmer Finds Her Flock of 550 Sheep Hidden in Plain Sight

At first glance, the above photograph looks like nothing more than a desolate Canadian countryside. But, if you look closer—and as the subsequent images prove—there’s much more than meets the eye. Believe it or not, what appears as distant patches of grass are actually 550 sheep hiding in plain …

I electroshocked my brain and I feel great!

For years I've relied on caffeine and cannabis to modulate my moods. It's an effective, albeit slightly illegal, system and not without its side effects. Too much coffee and I become a jittery, hyperactive mess. Too much cannabis and I spend the next few hours taking a weed nap. But that's where …

Losing Identity

Project info<p>Have we lost our identity on the streets while making one ??<p>In today's digital world , access to camera has become relatively easy , so everyone with a camera is a photographer but on the other, as our uniqueness becomes more and more eroded, this easy access has put us at risk of …

Identity