Annie Chapman

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Portfolio Review: Tyler Teran's Photographic Collages Will Make You Fall for His Imagined Worlds

Philadelphia-based artist <b>Tyler Teran</b> wants to trick you. His photographic collages, often black-and-white images dominated by the strong lines of his …

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Project info<p>It is well-known that the human eye sees everything with more subtle nuances than even the best camera. Yet, on the other hand, quite often it does not notice, or would not notice, due to psychological reasons, the objects which the lens registers with its inherent impartiality.<p>So, when …

NASA Releases Spectacular New Realistic Color Image of Jupiter’s Moon Europa

Need a bit more awe and wonder in your life? Look no further than the newest image released by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. A high-res …

Two Lands: A Beautiful Time-Lapse Trip to the Snowy Wilderness of Iceland and Greenland

With the exception of the opening shot, Joe Capra of Scientifantastic‘s beautiful time-lapse <i>Two Lands</i> stays pretty far away from the humanity. A trip …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #21

Human Journey<p><b>“The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” Henry David Thoreau</b><p>A good friend once told me that wildlife photography makes him sad. He explained that when he sees images of the wild creatures and unspoiled places his heart aches too deeply at the thought of what he …

Project Combines Photos of Abandoned Mills with Lewis Hine’s Photos of the Kids Who Worked There

North Carolina-based photographer Tammy Cantrell has been shooting abandoned mills in the Gaston County area for years, but her <i>Not an Exit</i> …

What Happens When We All Live to 100?

If life-expectancy trends continue, that future may be near, transforming society in surprising and far-reaching ways.<p>For millennia, if not for eons—anthropology continuously pushes backward the time of human origin—life expectancy was short. The few people who grew old were assumed, because of …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from within our solar system to far into deep space. …

The ultimate photo shoot: on location in Iceland with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

By Austin Mann<p><i>As with any smartphone in 2014, there's no more important feature than the camera. It's what we use to take photos with our friends and families, how we remember what we ate and what our kids looked like way back when.</i><p><i>The camera has always been one of the iPhone's most impressive</i> …

October 2014

Hidden Monuments Under Stonehenge Revealed by High-Tech Mapping

Underground images show a large complex of monuments and buildings used in rituals dating back thousands of years.<p><b>An astonishing complex of ancient monuments, buildings, and barrows has lain hidden and unsuspected beneath the Stonehenge area for thousands of years. Scientists discovered the site</b> …

Ancient Swamp Creature Named For Mick Jagger—And For Good Reason

Sure, being knighted is an impressive achievement. But you haven't <i>really</i> made it big until scientists name a prehistoric swamp creature after you.<p>That's why a new paper published on Sept. 8 in the Journal of Paleontology is such good news for Mick Jagger. It describes an extinct animal that …

The Afghan Girls Who Live as Boys

In a society that demands sons at almost any cost, some families are cutting their daughters’ hair short and giving them male names.<p>Mehran, age 6, first arrived at her kindergarten in Kabul as Mahnoush, in pigtails and a pistachio dress. When school shut down for a break, Mahnoush left and never …

The Aussie Mindset: Working to Live Instead of Living to Work

It isn't about your place in life or how you make a living; it's simply about living well.<p>Months before my college graduation, one of my friends brought up the idea of embarking on a three-month backpacking trip across Australia. It sounded like fun, so I did what any sane entrepreneur-to-be would …

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Gene Simmons: 'Rock Is Finally Dead'

The Kiss rocker expands on his thoughts about the past, present, and future of recorded music<p><i>I spoke with my father about his legacy, the legacy of his contemporaries, and the state of the music industry today. Invariably, it seemed, we began to talk about file-sharing.</i><p><i>But this is not that old</i> …

Psychedelic Paper Art or High-Level Math?

Jen Stark's lush paper landscapes seem both psychedelic and scientific. Using trippy shapes and colors, she draws you into a place of quiet mystery. …

What Caused California’s Napa Valley Earthquake? Faults Explained

Different kinds of faults make different kinds of earthquakes.<p><b>The magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck California’s Napa Valley north of San Francisco on Sunday morning—collapsing older buildings, sparking fires and causing scores of injuries—fell along a series of cracks in the Earth tied to the</b> …

New York’s Sexiest Kosher Corsets

In between a female sex shop and trendy boutiques is a nondescript store selling all manner of bras, corsets, and other lingerie. The proprietors: an …

SeaWorld’s Most Rewarding and Traumatic Job

It's been a tough four years to work in public relations at a marine park. Intensive reporting about the conditions of marine mammals in captivity—in stories at <i>Outside</i>, in the book <i>Death at SeaWorld,</i> and in the documentary <i>Blackfish,</i> which I associate-produced—has generated widespread public debate …

David Letterman Honors Robin Williams: ‘He Was Like a Hurricane’

David Letterman honored Robin Williams in a lengthy tribute on <i>The Late Show</i> Monday night, recalling his nearly 40-year friendship with the actor, …

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An Atlas of Alternative Maps by Tim Berners-Lee, Ed Ruscha, Yoko Ono, Damien Hirst, John Maeda, Kevin Kelly, John Baldessari, and More

For all the spiritual benefits of getting lost, we humans are habitually driven to orient ourselves to the world and find our place in it. It is no surprise, then, that maps captivate our imagination so powerfully. We’ve found in cartography a tool of propaganda and a springboard for philosophy, a …

The 200 Best Tracks of the Decade So Far (2010-2014)

Every time we pause to look at the last however many years of music, things seem stranger and harder to pin down. Not the music itself, necessarily, but rather how it reaches us and finds its way into our lives. In 2010, Pitchfork had been regularly using Twitter for just over a year. Streaming …

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How to Photograph the Long, Winding Railroads

Railroad tracks reach to infinity effortlessly. There are modern, state of the art rail systems. Tracks that have been used through long standing, …

These Adorable Panda Triplets Snuggling In Bed Together Is The Miracle You Need Today

The newborn cuties are said to be the world's first surviving panda triplets.

Friends, fellow comedians react to Williams' death

ROBIN WILLIAMS THROUGH THE YEARS<p><b>(08-12) 11:00 PDT San Francisco</b> -- Friends and colleagues shared thoughts about Robin Williams, his work as a comedian and actor and his death.<p><b>Debi Durst, comedian</b><p>I first met him when I was doing improvisation with Spaghetti Jam- 1978-79 at the old Spaghetti Factory. …

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Why Names Are So Easy to Forget

Nice to see you again, Suuu...Sandra? Samantha? Jennifer. Sorry.<p>Once, at a party, I was introduced to a friend of a friend. We shook hands, I told her my name, she told me hers. Then she did something that I was ever so grateful for.<p>"Hang on," she said. "Can you say your name again? I wasn't really …

Robin Williams: 'The Night Listener'

In the new film <i>The Night Listener</i>, Robin Williams stars as a late-night radio host who befriends a 14-year-old listener. The film, which co-stars Toni Collette and Rory Culkin, is a psychological thriller based on the novel by Armistead Maupin.<p>Williams began his career as a stand-up comic, but …

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