Dimitrios Pantazis

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Meet the People Who Dream of Building a Space Elevator

In his 1979 novel <i>Fountains of Paradise,</i> Arthur C. Clarke described an impossibly tall tower that would ferry humans from the Earth’s surface into …

Elevators

The Grim Beauty of Afarin Sajedi's Portraits | Monday Insta Illustrator

This Iranian artist sees people a little differently.<p>Whimsy and horror collide in Iranian artist Afarin Sajedi’s creative and unusual work. The paintings and drawings are mostly of women, taking on different faces, thrust into various roles, merging into animals, objects, and each other in a …

Art

Get Inspired By These Amazing Illustrators: July 2015

From time to time, we look for some great illustrators' work to share with all of you. Here are some of the best we found recently. Continue …

Use Sweetened Condensed Milk for Easy, Homemade, No-Machine Ice Cream

Making homemade ice cream is easy. We’ve even shown you how to make it without a machine. This method from America’s Test Kitchen is even simpler …

Ice Cream

Illustrations Share Hilariously Relatable Adventures of an Adorable Bunny

Artist Kitt Santos digitally illustrates the story of an adorable rabbit who goes on relatable, uplifting, and funny little adventures. Ever since he started the Little Bunny. Big World. project, Santos has chosen to base the main character's ever-changing journey on his own observations, flaws, …

Fragile Pencil Lead Sculptures Painstakingly Carved by Hand

Russian artist Salavat Fidai utilizes his remarkably steady hand when carving sculptures from the tiny, graphite tip of a pencil. From famous works of architecture to distinct human figures, Fidai is able to painstakingly recreate each model with an X-ACTO knife as his only tool. This artistic …

Japanese Artist Creates Incredibly Complex Balloon Animals

Japanese artist Masayoshi Matsumoto is able to create extraordinary works of art that can be enjoyed by both adults and children alike with nothing more than a colorful set of balloons. His creative constructions focus mainly on land animals, insects, and sea creatures, including vivid fish, …

...for the heart is an organ of fire. [sacred heart sculpture found at @voxpopulideco]

On your toes

What is Installation Art? | History and Top Art Installations Since 2013

Like most movements that make up modern and contemporary art, installation art exhibits an interest in innovating. Though similar to sculpture and related to a range of recent artistic genres, the immersive practice offers a unique way to experience art. In order to grasp the significance of such a …

Mathematician Suggests New Way Get To Mars On A Budget

Sometimes the cheapest distance between two points is not a straight line<p>In 1991, Japan's budding space agency sent its first spacecraft to the moon: Hiten, alongside a smaller orbiter named Hagamoro. Hagamoro was supposed to orbit the moon, but mission control lost contact with it after it …

Beautiful 3D Posters Weave Letters with Hand-Drawn Blooms

As many of us are in the midst of winter, it's nice to see these illustrations of beautiful blooms by Aleksander Gusakov. The Ukrainian graphic designer produced a series of decorative posters highlighting colorful floral bouquets and bold text. Gusakov wove the letters between leaves and petals, …

How to Better Retain Information from Books, Articles, and More

Although we can learn a lot of great information from books, articles, interviews, and conversations, we naturally forget a lot of it. Create a …

Productivity

Mastered origami? Try the next traditional Japanese paper art: kirie!【Photos】

Most people who have a fondness for Japan have encountered origami at one point or another. It’s certainly one of the most famous of the Japanese …

Top 10 Food Staples You Can Make Better and Cheaper at Home

Many simple foods are not only easy to make at home, they'll likely be cheaper, healthier, and much tastier than the store-bought varieties. From …

A Bizarre New Species Of Fish Has Been Discovered At A Record Depth

Typography Pieces 2014 on SCAD Portfolios

A collection of dimensional typography pieces done for Exhibitions in 2014<p>All pieces were designed with custom lettering which was hand drawn and …

Website Flowcharts and Site Maps – AI & EPS

The huge website flowcharts and site maps template.<p>With countless included vector graphics and elements, this huge template lets you create visual …

Explosive Moleskine Doodles by Kerby Rosanes | Colossal

<p>Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes began his career as an artist by doodling away in Moleskein notebooks and sharing the results online. …

Most Popular Clever Uses and MacGyver Tips of 2014

This was a great year for being clever and coming up with different tricks you can do with things around the house. The right tools should be used …

Soyuz: The Soviet space survivor

As Nasa’s Orion capsule prepares for its maiden flight, our space columnist pays tribute to its Russian rival, which has run like clockwork for nearly 50 years.<p>"It’s much too small and tight,” complains Dutch European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Andre Kuipers of the Russian Soyuz spacecraft. …

A Psychological Transformation That Only Astronauts Experience

We know very little about the effect of space travel on the human psyche – but what we have learned so far suggests that it's profound.Read more...

Behance

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Artist Akino Kondoh perfectly describes the imaginings of adolescence in these beautifully done illustrations and paintings. Akino lives and works in New York City. You can see more below!

The Changing Face Of Satan, From 1500 To Today

Over the centuries, artists have come to portray Satan as less bestial demon, more human. How did the devil’s image evolve?<p>Whether you call him Satan, Lucifer, or Mephistopholes, he’s a beast with even more faces than he has names. Over the past five centuries, artists have variously depicted the …

A Profile of Artist Mac Premo

Brooklyn-based Mac Premo aptly self-identifies as an artist and a "stuff-maker." Peering into his studio reveals that the latter is surely a description he lives up to on a daily basis. Premo recently invited Dutch filmmaker Bas Berkhout (now based in Brooklyn) into his studio and home to learn …

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Why Thousands Of People Are Willing To Die On Mars

More than 200,000 aspiring space explorers volunteered for a one-way trip to Mars. Are they insane?<p><i>Editor's note: Mars One recently narrowed its pool of candidates to 100 people--many of whom we featured in the November 2014 issue (part of which exists here). We've reposted this story for your</i> …