Cassie Lewis

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The Making of Iconic American Photographs

View Slideshow<p>A photographer’s contact sheet gives context to a single picture — it fills in its scene and characters, and provides the viewer with a …

Kids battle the monsters of their nightmares - in pictures

Photographer Laure Fauvel has brought to life monsters that haunt children’s nightmares. Armed with sticks, wands and swords, the eight- and nine year-olds appear to be getting the upper hand against their foes. Fauvel, 22, said: ‘I wanted the children not be victims and to fight the monsters.’

Sarah Schoenfeld Makes Art by Dropping Drugs onto Film Negatives

What you're looking at is a sample of speed that was mixed with water and dropped onto an exposed film negative. Weirdly, it looks like speed feels.<p>That big photo in the middle is a sample of speed. It was mixed with water and then dropped from a pipette onto an exposed film negative. It was then …

The top 10 ancient Greek artworks

Fallen Warrior from Temple of Aphaia (c 480-470BC)<p>There is a tragic pathos to this mighty sculpture of a dying hero from a temple on the Greek island of Aegina. Tragedy is a Greek concept. The tragedies of Sophocles, Euripides and Aeschylus are still performed. This statue shows a strong man …

INFOGRAPHIC: Are Women Better Writers Than Men?

In spite of being shunned by most literary reviews, do women actually have better writing chops than men?<p>It's an odd question -- one we wish were irrelevant. But it's a sad truth that ever since novel-writing was a thing, women have been using pen names to mask their gender lest their prestige or …

Hearing voices: what’s your experience when reading?

<b>Update: for a blogpost with a selection of your experiences, head here.</b><p>Hearing voices, speaking to oneself and having imaginary friends are hardly ever perceived as traits of sanity. But have we ever stopped to think why? Is there a scientific foundation to these bad connotations? A study by …

The best books of 2014

The must-read novels, memoirs and history books of the year: if you're looking for a new book to read, this is a good place to start<p>Looking for something new to read? From the best children's and poetry books to failsafe gift and cookery books, you will find exactly what you are looking for.<p>There …

Giving Us Space: What You Can Learn From NASA About Content and Social Media

How NASA has created a steady stream of fascinating, accessible content to bring science and space closer to home.<p>With its impeccable production values, suspenseful music, and impassioned scientists, NASA’s YouTube video “Challenges of Getting to Mars: Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror” almost …

Social Media

Solar Power Beamed From Space Inches Toward Reality

High above the atmosphere, virtually limitless power is raining down on the Earth. Dreams of launching a satellite to collect this sunlight and beam it back to Earth as clean power remain science fiction–for now.<p>A recent experiment called <i>Suaineadh</i> (or “twisting” in Scots Gaelic) has brought “space …

Watch: An Astronaut’s One-Way Trip Into Space

It’s a haunting image, but then again, there are worse ways to spend retirement.<p>It’s the cruel joke of the universe. The longevity of man simply doesn’t scale to the unfathomable expanses of the cosmos. Our closest neighbor, the Canis Major Dwarf Galaxy, is 25,000 light years away. Even if you …

Space Science

Director Rian Johnson’s Full-Length Spoiler: A Downloadable “Looper” Commentary Track

Some movies benefit from repeat viewings. The time travel genre seems like an especially ripe candidate for double-dipping–since the ending of such movies often alters one’s perception of everything that came beforehand, it’s tempting to go back and see how the logic holds up. In the case of the …

Mars One Has Officially Raised “Millions” To Build The Red Planet’s First Human Settlement

Mars One, the private not-for-profit that’s planning to build the red planet’s first human settlement in 2023, has secured several million dollars in funding for its mission.<p>Though a few million dollars might pale in comparison to the estimated $6 billion Mars One anticipates this mission will …

Mars

Asteroid Mining To Become A Two-Horse Race

Deep Space Industries is due to reveal its plans to mine asteroids. The announcement will occur later today in Santa Monica’s Museum of Flying. Within just two years Deep Space Industries says it will send drones called FireFly to examine asteroids reachable in near-Earth space. Once is has proven …

Space Exploration

Why I Saw A Musical I Knew Virtually Nothing About

10 days ago, I was completely unaware that an Icelandic musical had established a beachhead in one of Off-Broadway’s larger theatres. To be honest, …

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Flashback: The 'Ninja Turtles' (Briefly) Become Arena Rock Stars In 1990

There's a new <i>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</i> movie coming out this weekend, but it's clear that no matter how hard they market this thing they'll never …

She & Him Preview New Album With Teaser Video

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Jessie J: Why ‘Bang Bang’ Is a Song Young Women Need to Hear

“My head is exploding from just sheer unbelievable-ness,” Jessie J says, sitting in a label conference room in Manhattan. “It’s been 10 years. I’ve …

Music

Michael Jackson’s ‘Off the Wall’ at 35: Classic Track-by-Track Album Review

There comes a time in every young man’s life when he must put on a snug tuxedo and gleaming white socks and go his own way. For Michael Jackson, that …

Music

Daft Punk Make Elusive ‘Human After All’ Remix Album Available Worldwide

Eight years after releasing a limited-edition remix album of <i>Human After All</i> exclusively in Japan, Daft Punk have finally made it available …

Daft Punk

These Posters Make Learning About Typography Fun

Curious about ligatures, justified columns, and other typography principles? We didn’t think so. To upend your lack of interest, Oklahoma City-based designer Tom Davie of StudioTwentySix2 illustrates the principles of typography in posters while also providing a history of the objects he features. …

Typography

DIY Portable Hanging Wall Pocket

In this house, things tend to pile up quickly. Specifically, on my desk – I’ll spare you the “before” picture. Now that Spring is in swing, the …

Modern Home's Transparent Ground Floor Radiates at Night

In the seaside town of Mlle, Sweden stands a modern home whose contrasting upper and lower storeys complement one another with their opposite-feeling designs. Architecture studio Elding Oscarson constructed the three-level, 300 square-meter building and clad over half of it in roughly-sawn Douglas …

George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean Cocteau Cinema, a revival theater that he owns in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he …

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