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AD Round Up: Architecture of the Soviets

During the Soviet Union’s relatively brief and tumultuous history, the quest for national identity was one that consumed Russian culture. The …

Russia

Lester Bangs Subject of New Stage Play "How to Be a Rock Critic"

Pioneering rock critic Lester Bangs will be the subject of a new, one-man play titled "How to Be a Rock Critic", as <i>The New York Times</i> reports. It will gets its world premiere at Center Theater Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, Calif., June 17-28, 2015. "How to Be a Rock Critic" was …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Incredibly Creative Stop-Motion Film Made with Only Rubber Bands & Thumbtacks

It’s been a while since we’ve shared a stop-motion film, but ‘A Girl Named Elastika’ by French filmmaker Guillaume Blanchet was a no-brainer. At once …

These Intergalactic Travel Posters Look Like They Were Designed By Don Draper

If you could fly to Pluto on a 1950s-era Pan Am flight, this is what the advertisements would look like.<p>How do you get average non-nerds interested in learning factoids about the solar system? If you’re celebrity astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson, you host a multimillion-dollar relaunch of <i>Cosmos</i>. …

10 Powerful Body Language Tips for your next Presentation

Pictures of the Week 4.10.14

Jim Jarmusch’s Petrified Hipness

Following Wes Anderson’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Jim Jarmusch’s new film, “Only Lovers Left Alive,” is the second-most-intensely curated movie of the season, starting with its first images, in which a galaxy of stars morphs into the spinning, gleaming groove of a vintage rock 45 on a turntable. …

Alexander Jacques transforms architectural facades into abstract patterns

The facades of well-known buildings in Paris, New York and Brisbane have been reduced to patterned surfaces and silhouettes in this series of images …

Has the time come for floating cities?

Until the late 1980s, nestled behind the Yan Ma Tei breakwater in Hong Kong's Causeway Bay, you could find tens of thousands of boat-dwellers who formed a bustling, floating district. The residents were members of the Tanka community, and their ancestors were fishermen who retreated from warfare on …

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Designing Legends | Vasily Klyukin | Via<p><i>In an era of skyscraper frenzy, where the world’s metropoles compete for the record of the tallest tower</i> …

Balconyscraper

Like a skinscraper, a balconyscraper is most recognizable by the design of the exterior of the skyscraper. But in this case, the balcony has become …

Skyscrapers

Meet the Women Leading a New Movement In R&B - PAPER

If there's one trend in music we've been consistently impressed with, it's indie's R&B moment. (Or maybe that's R&B's indie moment.) Guys like The Weeknd, Frank Ocean and How to Dress Well and DJs and producers like Sango, Kaytranada and Ta-Ku are bringing '90s sounds back to the future with …

Infrared Film Turns The Arctic Hot Pink

Many photographers share a fascination with discontinued film stock–shooting on film that’s in danger of extinction seems to lend their work a rare, enchanted flavor. New York–based photographer Daniel Zvereff recently got a hold of some of the last remaining supply of expired Kodak Aerochrome film …

Natural Beauty

El Roto: «Hoy el lector se ha hecho más vago»

Andrés Rábago, El Roto, no es amigo de las entrevistas, ni de cualquier otro evento que le saque de su rutina que no es otra que dibujar. Sin …

Alfabeto tipográfico animado, por Ariel Costa

Ariel Costa, aka BlinkmyBrain, es director de arte, diseñador y animador residente en Los Ángeles. Entre sus últimos proyectos está este alfabeto …

Pi Day: pi transformed into incredible art – in pictures

The number 3.14159 … as you have never seen it before. Striking computer-generated images of the most famous number in maths

5 Sky Events This Week: Moon Joins God of War While Leo’s Heart Winks Out

<b>Sky-watchers can rejoice at the change of seasons this week, seeing the moon join forces with Mars and Saturn, just as one of the sky’s most brilliant stars is eclipsed.</b><p><b>Moon joins Spica</b><b>.</b> Late at night on Monday, March 17, look for the waning gibbous moon to rise in the eastern sky with two bright …

5 Can't-Miss Apps: Stop Motion Animation and More

5 Can't-Miss Apps 3/15<p>NFB StopMo Studio<p>Al Jazeera America Mobile<p>Steller<p>NASA Visualization Explorer<p>Strava Running and Cycling<p>Between Apple's iOS 7.1 …

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Real Estate

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Japan in the 1950s

After Japan surrendered in 1945, ending World War II, Allied forces led by the United States occupied the nation, bringing drastic changes. Japan was disarmed, its empire dissolved, its form of government changed to a democracy, and its economy and education system reorganized and rebuilt. Years of …

The World’s Most Talented Barista Is Drawing This Year’s Best Picture Nominees In Coffee

Mike Breach, barista extraordinaire, is stepping up his game as the Academy Awards approach. He’s in the process of “painting” this year’s Best Picture nominees — in lattes. So far he’s finished <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, <i>Gravity</i>, <i>Her</i>, and <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> (see below).<p>Lest you think this is all just …

These Gorgeous Screenprints Showcase a City's Most Famous Structures

As part of a project called "Shapes of Cities," London-based designer Yoni Alter takes a handful of iconic buildings from various metropolitan areas …

Pot profit: Colorado collects $3.5 million from first marijuana sales

Sales of recreational cannabis in the US state of Colorado have reaped more than $2.1 million (around 1.5 million euros) from tax revenues just one month after the drug’s legalisation, state figures revealed on Monday.<p>The result was in line with expectations, said the Colorado Department of Revenue …