Dhruv Patel

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‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’s’ Secret Vision: Meet the Mysterious New Avenger

What the comics tell us about the Vision’s crucial role in Marvel’s upcoming superhero blockbuster Avengers: Age of Ultron.<p>The trailers have been …

Top 10 Night Safaris: When the (Wildlife) Freaks Come Out

Northern Cape, South Africa<p>Aardvarks and Black-Footed Cats<p>Seeing an aardvark on safari used to be regarded as roughly equivalent to seeing a unicorn. …

Wildlife photographer wins climate change prize with ‘haunting’ image of drought-hit zebra

<b>A ‘haunting’ image showing the mummified remains of a zebra that died during a deadly drought in Africa has won a government-run competition on</b> …

Timelapse Tips, Tricks, and Tools

These easy to follow timelapse tips will get you on your way to shooting breathtaking, eye-grabbing footage.<p>With the explosion of DSLR cameras over …

Hypnotic Northern Lights Time-Lapse Captured Over 2 Magical Nights in Alaska

The Northern Lights -- or Aurora Borealis, or Polar Spirits, or whatever you'd like to call it -- is far up my bucket list. Like really far up. So far up I often have dreams of standing in the middle of a frozen landscape, completely alone, looking up at this celestial display, awestruck.<p>My dreams …

This Time Lapse Of A Volcano Is Crazy Beautiful To Watch

When the continuous eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano began flowing into nearby Pahoa, it produced images that were both sad and shocking (the town after all was at risk of losing homes and businesses to the lava) <i>and</i> absolutely beautiful. Lance Page, a native of the Big Island as well as a …

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Street Art That Only Appears When It Rains

Now this is a fun idea we can get behind! Instead of sulking because it's raining outside, why not discover some hidden street art? Seattle, a city that's known for its rain, is now the place where you can find this rain-activated art, or what creator Peregrine Church calls “rainworks.” Using …

Architizer

Line Illustrations by James Oconnell

Illustrative work from the series “Colours and Lines” by James Oconnell.<p>James Oconnell is an illustrator, digital artist, and art director based in …

A Satellite Captures Shimmering Auroras Over America

The northern lights look cool enough from below, but what about above?<p>Seen from the ground, the aurora borealis is a mighty sight—like being slapped in the eyes with a writhing rainbow. But glimpsed from space the vision is also top-rate, in this case painting America with ghostly streams of …

6 awesome comic books you must read before the movies hit theaters

Having to do your background reading just to go and watch a movie sounds a whole lot like schoolwork, but thankfully when it comes to the world of comic books things ain’t so bad!<p>With theaters set to play host to a gorgeous buffet of superhero flicks over the next year, Cult of Mac took it upon …

Sidewalk Flowers: An Illustrated Ode to Presence and the Everyday Art of Noticing in a Culture of Productivity and Distraction

A gentle wordless celebration of the true material of aliveness.<p><i>“How we spend our days, of course, is how we spend our lives,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in her magnificent defense of living with presence. But in our age of productivity, we spend our days running away from boredom, never mind its creative …

Unbelievably beautiful GIF art by DarkAngelØne

DarkAngelØne. Adapted from the work of Gustavo Scheverin<p>DarkAngelØne creates gorgeous animations from the work of other artists.<p>DarkAngelØne. …

Pictures of the Week 3.19.15

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

10 Farm Sinks We Wish We Owned

Farm sinks not only add a pastoral touch to any kitchen, they’re also extremely functional. Roomy enough to accommodate the aftermath of a large dinner party, these vintage sinks are also favored by those who love a good DIY floral project. Ahead of spring's bloom, we scoured Instagram for the best …

Americana