Cynthia Duerksen

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Inside Some of the Most Beautiful and Magical Interiors in India

From the gardens of the Mughal courts to traditional temple offerings and wedding rituals, flowers have always held an important role in Indian culture. The lotus blossom and marigold each contain great significance, and blossoms of all kinds are a frequent sight in daily life. So it’s no wonder …

Amazing Martial Artist Does a Quadruple-Target Spinning Kick

(Video Link)<p>This taekwondo practitioner jumps, spins 540 degrees, kicks 4 different targets, then lands.<p>I stomped on a spider last week. That skill …

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Remixing the Renaissance as GIFs

By now it’s become a familiar trope: Photoshop or GIF something historical, say, Old Masters or old photographs. But just because it’s been done …

Lady Jane Grey Proclaimed Queen

The Nine Days Queen was pronounced monarch on July 10th, 1553.<p>Thin and freckled with sandy hair, and so short that she wore elevator shoes, Lady Jane …

More Photos of Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch

Another glimpse at the second happiest place on Earth.<p>Although Michael Jackson’s body shut down from a suspicious drug overdose five years and a week ago, worldwide interest in the misunderstood – and by all accounts, creepy – pop superstar’s legacy is still alive and thriving, as exemplified by …

BAIN – Screen Printed Business Cards

Screen printed business cards for swimwear brand, BAIN.<p>This project is a collaborative work between the two creative heads Nicolas Kovac and Cindy …

Screen Printing

5 Blend Modes in Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Photographic compositing has been with us since the dawn of photography. The merging of two or more separate images into one is seen as a way of …

Eagle Ridge Residence by Gary Gladwish frames a rockery and pond

Rusty corrugated steel and wood salvaged from an old barn clad the exterior of this L-shaped house designed by American architect Gary Gladwish on …

Hotel Cartier by A.R Studio: http://www.archello.com/en/project/hotel-cartier

Architizer

Furniture with Rivers of Glass Running Through Them

Greg Klassen is a one-man furniture maker based out of Lynden, Washington. The craftsman is inspired by the Pacific Northwest and the trees that grow …

Change Management Requires Leadership Clarity and Alignment

Change management is in full-force across all industries, yet many leaders are unprepared to act upon and operationalize the requirements for change to avoid business disruption. For many organizations, preparedness begins at the top and this means that leadership – across all levels – must have …

Loyalty Rewards Company Belly Announces International Expansion into Canada

It was announced this morning that loyalty rewards company <b>Belly</b> has expanded internationally, launching 50 locations in the Vancouver market. This is …

Supreme Court Rules For Hobby Lobby In Contraception Case

In perhaps the most closely watched case of this year, a very divided (5-4) Supreme Court ruled [PDF in favor of Hobby Lobby and a Pennsylvania …

5 Often-Quoted Tips for Powerful Presentations

It is more important than ever for business leaders to bring their messages to audiences. Here are five timeless tips for better presentations.<p>There's a plethora of books and articles out there on how to give a great presentation.<p>In today's business environment, how to persuade and entertain an …

The Most Annoying Thing About 'Transformers' Is Michael Bay's Fixation On Objectifying Women

While it's fun to look at, the movie is an exercise in excess: too many plots, too many new Transformers to learn (unless you're a diehard fan), and too many characters (Kelsey Grammer is part of a giant CIA unit that joins forces with the Decepticons).<p>Considering how female roles in film have …

Movies

Happy 2014 Social Media Day!

Happy Social Media Day from all of us at <i>Mashable</i>.<p>This year marks the fifth-annual global celebration, and it's gearing up to be one of the largest …

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A bomb-disposal expert displays unexploded British grenades recovered outside Courcelette, the scene of a WWI battlefield in the Somme, on March 12, …

NJ Wight

Boris Johnson Speech Reignites Row Over Mount Pleasant Development

The controversial Mount Pleasant development in London has sparked another row this week, as campaigners accused Mayor Boris Johnson of "compromising …

Kaap Skil, maritime and beachcombers museum by Mecanoo architecten: http://www.archello.com/en/collection/museums-connecting-through-design

Drumnacraig – Extension / MacGabhann Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Drumnacraig Extension was completed in 2011 at a private house on the Fanad peninsula. The design turned …

Architecture

Grange / Vibe Design Group

The barcode-like street façade on the ‘Grange’ project is an abstraction of the generational view through a picket fence. The Canterbury area is …

Heydar Aliyev Center by Zaha Hadid Architects: http://www.archello.com/en/collection/museums-connecting-through-design

MBP House by EDIT! hides most of its body below street level

Prague studio EDIT! has sunken the majority of this Czech house below street level, so only a small gabled structure is visible to passersby (+ …

How to Make Glass Disappear

(YouTube link)<p>Ross Exton of the Live Science Team shows us a magic trick, with a science lesson on how it really works. You can put completely …