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Euro shines on broad dollar weakness

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro clung to most of its recent gains on Monday while the dollar struggled against a broad swathe of currencies and its<p>FILE PHOTO: Japan Yen and U.S. Dollar notes are seen in this June 22, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo<p>trade-weighted …

Natural 'Firefall' phenomenon captured in wild photographs

Each year in February, if the conditions are just right, Yosemite National Park's Horsetail Fall will glow bright orange for a phenomenon fans call …

20 Sweet Tips for Your Teenage Girl’s Bedroom

One fun aspect of raising children is getting to exercise your own inner child while you decorate their bedrooms. So when they’ve outgrown the …

Teens

Japanese Video Rental Store Owner Has Truly Insane Gaming Setup

Plays Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest on 12 different accounts<p>And you thought your room has too many electronics, or your media collection was bursting …

Delicate Paper Calligraphy Showcases a Cheerful Alphabet

Find your paper-cut initials in Sabeena Karnik’s delicate typeface and calligraphy pieces.<p>For the last 10 years, Sabeena Karnik has worked in the paper medium, pushing its boundaries and experimenting with its different capacities and styles. It wasn’t until a few years ago that the artist stumbled …

Super talented dad transforms his sons' drawings into beautiful artwork

For one family, artwork done by the kids doesn't just go up on the fridge. It gets turned into full on illustrations done by a professional …

Artist transforms discarded books into spectacular crystallized artifacts

San Francisco-based artist Alexis Arnold turns discarded books into sculpture in an attempt to immortalize some of our favorite literary classics. …

Books

Amazing One Stroke Technique

Japanese culture features a lot of dragons and this amazing painting is a perfect tribute to them all. A small studio in Nikko, Japan has seen four …

30 Photoshop Tools That Every Photographer Should Know

Becoming a successful photographer takes more than capturing a great shot. You also need to be able to edit your photography to fit the requested …

Tutorials

Japanese Artist Spends 3+ Years Drawing Massive, Incredibly Detailed Tsunami

Three years, three months, and 12 days later, Manabu Ikeda's 'Rebirth,' is nothing short of epic.<p>Standing 10 feet tall and 13 feet wide, a great wave crashes into an ornate cherry blossom tree rendered in exquisite pen-and-ink lines in Japanese artist Manabu Ikeda's latest epic drawing, <i>Rebirth</i>. …

A Lower East Side Gallery is Completely Falling Apart — Or Is It?

Disrupting the white box with art that rips through walls.<p>The latest installations by Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels are like frozen tableaux of not-quite-natural events. A rounded, wooden structure erupts through the floor; seed-like clusters pop out of enlarged pores in the wall; and plaster is …

Art

Become a photography pro by mastering your camera’s manual mode

Smartphone cameras are shipping with better and better cameras each year, and there are a plethora of apps available to help you capture the best looking snaps too: from filters right through to camera apps with built-in manual controls. Even if your phone doesn’t ship with a built-in manual mode, …

Mobile Photography

How to Sew: Six Basic Hand Stitches

Hand stitching is sometimes seen as a lost art, and while that may be true, it’s not entirely accurate. Hand stitches are as useful and pertinent …

Learn 10 Photoshop Tricks & Hidden Features in 20 Minutes with This Helpful Tutorial (VIDEO)

Photoshop is such a comprehensive tool that it offers a wide array of capabilities that are unfamiliar to many photographers. Thanks to this …

Impossible Geometry – Surreal Graphic Design Elements

Impossible Geometry, an amazing set of surreal graphic design elements for Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.Published by the skilled team of Pixel …

Graphic Design

The funniest and most unusual animal photos of 2016

A selection of images captured by photographers over the past 12 months, including a Donald Trump lookalike pheasant, kissing parakeets, and a lost sloth

Donald Trump

Skinners barefoot running socks are so durable you can walk on broken glass

Previous Next<p>1 of 13<p>Back in June of 2016, we featured Skinners as an awesome piece of new tech that wasn’t available for purchase yet. Having …

Barefoot Running

You'd Never Notice This Miniature Mouse Cafe on the Sidewalk

Make sure you don’t squeak past this mouse-sized street exhibit on a Swedish street corner.<p>The small delights of a miniature French town square combine European charm with hyperrealistic details that even a mouse would have a hard time poking holes through in a wall in Malmö, Sweden. As created by …

The man who looks after 735 dogs

<b>Rakesh Shukla is a software engineer who's found his life's calling in looking after dogs that no-one wants, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Bangalore.</b><p>The car pulled up outside a dusty farmhouse near the capital of the southern Indian state of Karnataka and suddenly dogs were everywhere, yelping …

Emotions

These Aerial Photos Make Salt Ponds Look Like Abstract Art

Canadian photographer David Burdeny captures the chemical compositions of salt ponds all over the world.<p>Untouched by man, natural landscapes bloom with color in the <i>Salt Series</i> by photographer David Burdeny. Aerial images of vibrant salterns blur the line between documentary photographs and …

26 Japanese Brands Every Highsnobiety Reader Should Know, and Where to Buy Them

<i>To celebrate the launch of Highsnobiety Japan, we’re exhibiting the numerous ways in which Japanese culture intersects with our publication’s points</i> …

[Exclusive] Draw in 3D with the ‘Mental Canvas’ Illustration App

The new app combines traditional illustration with 3D computer-aided design software.<p>There are apps like uMake that rather easily turn 2D sketching into useful 3D models for prototyping, but the new app Mental Canvas takes a different approach. It fuses the illustrator’s need for aesthetics and …

A Beautiful Visualization Of How Your DSLR Camera Really Works

Leave it to a graphic designer to clearly visualize the complicated inner-workings of your digital camera in a way that actually makes sense.<p>Here’s the thing about expensive, hulking DSLR cameras: They take beautiful photographs, but only if you know how to use them. And understanding the various …

21 Clever Tips For Anyone Wrapping Presents This Year

Organize, wrap, decorate, done.

These Incredible Soothing Illustrations Were Made With a Freaking Pencil

Filled with effortless grace, the fine-lined works of Marsi van de Heuvel deftly modernize Impressionism.<p>Fine-tipped flowers blend with fineliner pens in the soft, soothing tableaus of one visual artist's floral-focused, two-dimensional works. The Cape Town-based artist weaves the delicate nature …

Cheeky Sign Artworks Say What Everyone's Really Thinking

Michael Pederson's illegal signs can be funny, but also soothing.<p>If someone could catch their random walking-down-the-street thoughts and leave them on the sidewalk for others to pick up, they'd probably look like the witty street signs of Australian artist Michael Pederson. Posted illegally, …

Fashion Designer’s Colorful Taiwanese Apartment

This apartment in Taiwan is 100 square meters of rich color on display. The owner, a young fashion designer trained in France, wanted an apartment …

Interior Design

How To Create Dramatic Vector Illustrations

Things To Consider Before Getting Started<p><b>Resolution</b>. Although vector artwork is scalable without compromising quality, you have to decide on the …

20 color ideas for your dream kitchen

There is a tendency to believe that for functional spaces like bathrooms, utility rooms & kitchens, the associated ware & fittings are sufficient and …

12 pictures that uncover Japan's 900-year-old sacred ritual of horseback archery

Japan is home to some of the oldest traditions and rituals in the world.<p>On November 3, the country celebrated its national Culture Day, with locals participating in parades, ceremonies, and a sacred sport called Yabusame.<p>Yabusame is a ritual based on martial arts that formed during Japan's feudal …

Japan