Emily Brewer

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Chronic stress and anxiety can damage the brain

A scientific review paper warns that people need to find ways to reduce chronic stress and anxiety in their lives or they may be at increased risk …

The exhibition showcasing your teenage daydreams

With wildly successful exhibitions both online and IRL – including <i>Girls At Night On The Internet</i>, featuring work from Arvida Byström, Molly Soda and Petra Collins – Grace Miceli opens her third show at Alt Space this weekend, <i>The Daydreamers</i>.<p>“The word was an initial response to JumpFromPaper’s new …

10 of L.A.'s Most Awesome Tattoo Artists

Since shows like <i>L.A. Ink</i> and <i>Ink Master</i> brought tattooing from the subculture to the suburbs, tattoos have never been more popular. It seems like …

Tattoos

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Secret London: 16 more odd sights you never knew were there

If you love green urban spaces, shout it from the rooftops

The Sky Garden might be tricky to get into, but that shouldn't stop us claiming it for our own<p>The spaces in between are what make urban living bearable. It’s not just the great formal parks that allow cities and their inhabitants to breathe, but the humble scraps of green space that lurk …

In the Details: Making the Eclipse Clock, a Functional Sculpture by Artist Iván Navarro

If your New Year's resolution is to spend a little less time working and a little more time relishing the day-to-day, you might want to consider …

The Chandelier That Produces a Shadow Forest of Wild Trees

A year and a half ago, we told you about <i>Forms in Nature,</i> a stunning light sculpture by Hilden & Diaz (Thyra Hilden and Pio Diaz) that casts shadows of trees throughout a room. The 3D printed piece takes eight hours of assembly by hand. Created in Copenhagen, the beautiful chandelier took the world …

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Photographer on a Mission to Document the Great Libraries of the World

Brooklyn, New York-based photographer Franck Bohbot wants to capture the great libraries of the world in photos. His “House of Books” project …

Photography

Dynamic Flower Arrangements Look Like Exploding Fireworks

In a nod to New Year’s festivities, artist Sarah Illenberger creatively re-imagines bouquets of flowers as brilliantly exploding fireworks. She carefully arranged the cascading blossoms in front of black backdrops to achieve the illusion of night-sky depth and quick-burst movement.<p>Making static …

Playful Drawings Pair Animals with Sign Language Alphabet

Chicago-based illustrator Alex Solis teaches us American Sign Language with the help of charming and colorful drawings. Combining photography and his cartoonish style, Solis adds small critters to pictures of hands that form different letters of the sign language alphabet. The animals playfully …

Drawing

Artists’ Adorable Doodles Interact with Real Life Objects

Dhaka, Bangladesh-based cartoonist and graphic designers Manik and Ratan have started a fun series where their cartoon characters interact with real life objects. The twin brothers' adorable monsters and men look like they're having the time of their lives, zooming past us in a LEGO car or figuring …

Striking Portraits of Women Submerged Beneath a Barrier of Water

Vienna-based photography studio Staudinger + Franke‘s series <i>Barrier</i> consists of stunning portraits of women separated from the viewer by a barrier of water. Simple in concept but executed to perfection, the images put a unique spin on the trend of underwater photography.<p>Ripples of water distort the …

People Looking at Art

A lot of London-based photographer Mark Blower’s work centers on art; like his intimate portraits of contemporary artists, including Marina Abramovic and Grayson Perry, and his “Documentation” photos of art installations. For his latest series, “People Looking at Art,” Mark has chosen to turn his …

DSLR Cameras

Photographer Creates Grids Showing How People on City Streets Look the Same

Fashion street photographers usually look for styles that are one of a kind. Hans Eijkelboom doesn’t. For over twenty years, the Dutch …

Enchantingly Ethereal Underwater Portraits by Gabriele Viertel

German-born, Netherlands-based photographer Gabriele Viertel captures striking portraits of ethereal women drifting gracefully underwater. The self-taught photographer, who has immersed herself in her craft since 2011, has been featured in numerous publications like <i>Vogue Italia</i> for her gorgeous …

Cityscape Daydreams Come to Life Through Captivating Composite Photos

Andrea Costantini's photo manipulations depict daydream thought bubbles by blending head shots with images of architecture and cityscapes. The Washington D.C.-based illustrator captures human subjects displaying thoughtful expressions as photos of picturesque streets and buildings hover over or …

Photography

101 Albums To Hear Before You Die

These days, there’s more good music available at your fingertips than you could ever hope to listen to. Confused as to where to begin? We don’t blame …

Wanderlust Viking: my aeroplane-free aim to visit every country on £12 a day

Torbjørn Pedersen from Copenhagen is on a low-budget worldwide quest to visit 203 countries without using any aircraft, reports <b>Helen Russell</b>

How Different Cultures Understand Time

In the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Mexico employ time in such diametrically opposing manners that it causes intense friction between the two peoples.<p>In Western Europe, the Swiss attitude to time bears little relation to that of neighboring Italy.<p>Thais do not evaluate the passing of …

Northern Europe

Thrill Seekers Suspend a Giant Hammock 400 Feet Above the Desert Floor

During the recently-passed Thanksgiving holiday, a group of BASE jumpers, highliners, and friendly volunteers constructed a large pentagon-shaped hammock and suspended it 400 feet above the Moab desert in Utah. They called it the <i>Mothership Space Net Penthouse</i>, and it majestically hung over the …

Taxi Driver Captures Black-and-White Portraits of His Most Eclectic Passengers

The life of a taxi driver can be a strange one… to put it mildly. South Wales native Mike Harvey found this out first hand when he decided to take up …

100 Years of Changing Beauty, Makeup, and Hairstyles in 1 Minute

Over the past century, ideas of beauty, hairstyles, and makeup trends have changed drastically. Seattle-based creative agency Cut demonstrate this in their short timelapse video <i>100 Years of Beauty in 1 Minute</i>, in which they condense the evolving aesthetics of the years from 1910 to 2010 in one …

‘The Grand Canyon? It's nothing special’ – meet the world's grumpiest travellers

Free Things to Do in New York City

TravelFree Things to Do<p>Finding free activities to fill your day in the City That Never Sleeps is easier than you might think. With countless cultural attractions and a large city parks system, there's plenty to do that won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Art/Music</b><p>Skip the $25 ticket price when the <b>Museum of</b> …

Heartwarming #DaughterDoesMyMakeup Portraits Question the Idea of Beauty

The most poignant revelations often come at the most unlikely of times. That’s what happen to photographer Elly Heise, who created the touching …

Finally, an end to the problem of tangled headphones

Two British designers have solved the problem of tangled headphone cables with an iPhone case which has reached its crowdfunding target in under two weeks<p>As first-world problems go, the daily ritual of untangling headphone cables is a blight on many a commuter's life.<p>Now, a pair of British …

The Van Gogh Museum's 10 best paintings

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran will play his first UK gig since his 2014 UK Tour, at Wembley Stadium connected by EE, on Friday 10 July 2015.<p>2014 was a momentous year …