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Millions ‘March For Our Lives’: Pictures

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Dramatic Anatomical Drawings Comprised of Complex Hatched Colors by WanJim Gim | Colossal

<p>Seoul-based artist WanJim Gim illustrates the form and gesture of the human body using complex hatched layers of color and dramatic lighting. He …

Pictures of the Week 11.9.17

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Buried in Beads 4,000 Years Ago, This Chiefly Family Lives Again

Museums in Canada unveil high-tech facial reconstructions that breathe new life into very old bones.<p>At a remote site overlooking the Salish Sea in British Columbia, archaeologists made the discovery of a lifetime in 2010. While digging an ancient shell midden, researchers from the University of …

Scientists Have Discovered The Oldest Art Store in History

The Porc-Epic cave served as a hub for powdered ochre pigment production for at least 4500 years.<p>A group of European Paleoscientists just published a report suggesting that the low-ceilinged Porc-Epic cave, a site in in eastern Ethiopia, operated as a production site for powdered ochre pigment for …

Ready for my close up: Captivating macro photographs show insects in detail - Telegraph

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Breathtakingly Beautiful Canyons

Nature photographer Peter Lik is highly renowned in the photography world. You'll be surprised to find out that he's entirely self-taught. Born in Australia, Lik honed his craft since he was 8-years-old when he received his first camera. He has since made several trips to America, creating an …

Europe's fourth ancestral 'tribe' uncovered

<b>Geneticists have detected a fourth ancestral "tribe" which contributed to the modern European gene pool.</b><p>Research shows Europeans are a mixture of three major ancestral populations - indigenous hunters, Middle Eastern farmers and a population that arrived from the east in the Bronze Age.<p>DNA from …

Winners of Nikon's 2015 Small World Contest Reveal the Microscopic Beauty of Our World

The winners and honourably-mentioned images were recently announced for Nikon's 2015 Small World Photomicrography Competition. Submissions were collected from professionals and amateurs alike; the contest is open to anyone with a passion for microscopy and photography. With a rich pool of …

Sweet Family-Style Portraits of Farm Animals

With his touching series <i>The Farm Family</i>, Brooklyn-based photographer Rob MacInnis shoots barn animals in the style of fashion magazine spreads. …

Those are pencils! Crazy art by Jennifer Maestre via @ignant

25 sea slugs you won’t believe really exist

A while ago we introduced you all to the very cute sea-bunny and sea-sheep, two adorable and beautiful sea slugs. […]The post 25 sea slugs you won’t …

Fine-tune Your Flipboard

Your interests and passions are as unique as you are—which is why today’s update gives you greater controls over the content you see in your Cover Stories. Often the first stop for readers, Cover Stories is your Flipboard “home feed,” offering a quick overview of everything you’re following from …

Shooting a Swan Lake Photo with Wet Plate Collodion Photography

Wet plate collodion photographer Alex Timmermans recently shot a new photo titled “Swan Lake” for his surreal <i>Story Telling</i> project. Here’s a look at …

Swan Lake

Photographer Creates Mesmerizing Macro Images of Water Droplets on Ordinary Objects

“Photography is fascinating and now I can say that it is not just my hobby. It is part of my life,” were the words of 36-year-old Bulgarian …

Photography

Eggshell Art Features Recreations of World-Renowned Paintings

Turkish artist Sreyya Noyan expertly transforms eggs by carefully cracking a window into them, removing the egg, and painting recreations of world-renowned works of art on the inside of the shells. Using precise detail brushes, drawing pens, and an incredible amount of care, Noyan is able to …

This Dutch Artist’s ‘Strandbeest’ Creatures Are Majestic

“Since 1990 I have been occupied creating new forms of life,” Dutch artist Theo Jansen says. “Not pollen or seeds but plastic yellow tubes are used …

Art

Top 10 Documentaries Every Art Lover Should Watch

Galleries<p>Must-see flicks for art aficionados.<p>,<p>Are you the kind of person who gets bored on vacation? Do you flick through Netflix not knowing what to …

Art

A Monumental Sculpture of Colorful Twine Netting Suspended Above Boston | Colossal

<p>One hundred miles of twine compose this public sculpture of suspended netting above Boston, a structure that spans the void of an elevated highway …

Art

This Tower Gobbles Up Air Pollution, Turns It Into Jewelry

Smog is downright nasty. In some cities, it’s an occasional nuisance. In others—ahem, Beijing—it’s a severe public health hazard. Many a designer has grappled with ways to abate air pollution—like the smog-eating concrete architect Richard Meier specified for a lab in Italy—and now Daan Roosegaarde …

Find the Girls on the Negatives: Searching for the Origins of Stunning Photos Found in a Thrift Store

Six years ago, one man purchased a box of old negatives and sparked an online hunt that would eventually shed light on former nanny Vivian Maier, one of the greatest street photographers of the century. Now, a similar search is unfolding, thanks to a series of mysterious negatives recently …

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Humans Aren’t Special: Carl Safina’s 'Beyond Words' Delves Deep Into Animal Minds

Spending hours watching whales, wolves, and elephants in their natural habitats presents wildlife biologists with mountains of data that would quickly overwhelm most animal lovers. But when the time comes to catalog it all, renowned marine ecologist Carl Safina reminds us that the work is far from …

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Archaeologists Unearth Trove of 2,000 Mysterious Gold Spirals in Denmark | Colossal

<p>A team of archaeologists working in Boeslunde, Denmark recently stumbled onto an intriguing mystery: nearly 2,000 tightly-wound golden spirals …

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