Juan Carlos Gómez Melchor

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Fun-Loving Photographer Takes Tiny Figurines On Big Adventures

Brazilian photographer Renan Viana proves that even small outings can turn into big adventures. With nothing more than his camera, a handful of tiny toy figurines, and a wild imagination, Viana magically transforms his local surroundings into larger-than-life scenery.<p>As part his ongoing project …

Photography

Fine Art Photographer Captures the Melancholic Beauty of a Rainy Day

Rome-based Italian photographer Alessio Trerotoli captures the melancholic beauty of rainy days in his fine art photography series, <i>Raindrop Blues</i>. Believing raindrops can be compared to a blues song, as they “fall with a repetitive but fascinating rhythm,” Trerotoli aims to transport his viewers …

Photography

Sweet Couple Illustrations Capture the Essence of True Love in Everyday Moments

If movies are to go by, you might think that true love is expressed through grand gestures or singing from the rooftops. However, real love is often hidden behind closed doors, away from an audience, and expressed during day-to-day, even mundane, yet intimate moments. Auckland-based illustrator and …

Digital Art

Person of the Year 2017:TheSilenceBreakers

Movie stars are supposedly nothing like you and me. They're svelte, glamorous, self-­possessed. They wear dresses we can't afford and live in houses …

Roy Moore

New Large-Scale Finger Paintings of Vibrant Animals in Action by Iris Scott

We often think of finger painting as something that's just for children, but Iris Scott has continually shown us that it’s a viable way to produce stunning works of art. For years, the Brooklyn-based creative has broken the barrier between herself and the canvas by creating elaborate, colorful …

The Weinstein Moment and the Trump Presidency

The producer and other powerful men are facing repercussions for their alleged abusive behavior. Will the President?<p>In 1975, Susan Brownmiller published a startling and controversial volume in the literature of feminism. It was called “Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape.” Deploying a wide range …

Sexual Harassment

Illustrator Turns Everyday Moments with His Wife into Funny Relatable Comics

Being in a long-term relationship with someone isn’t all about grand romantic gestures. If you live together, it’s also about experiencing the minutiae of everyday life—both its ups and downs. Illustrator Yehuda Devir captures these moments with a biting wit in his relationship comics called <i>One of</i> …

Interview: Powerfully Raw Portraits of Homeless People by Lee Jeffries

From sorrow and despair to warmth and dignity, Manchester, England-based photographer Lee Jeffries documents the expressive faces of homeless people in powerfully humanizing portraits. Using only his camera, natural light, and a small handheld reflector, he illuminates incredible details that …

Homelessness

Enchanting Photos of Autumnal Forests by a Wandering Photographer

There is nothing quite like a long walk through the woods to clear the mind, particularly in the crisp autumn air when the leaves have transformed into vibrant variations of red and orange. Thankfully, photographer Janek Sedlr captures the profound beauty of the forest in its most stunning state. …

Photography

Artist's Photorealistic Paintings Create Delectable Illusions on Dinner Plates

Artist Jacqueline Poirier is ready and willing to cook up and serve some appetizing artwork. Using plain, white dinner plates as her canvas, she paints hyperrealistic food portraits that display an impressive use of detail, light, and shadow. While Poirier does paint other subjects, she has to …

Digital Art

"Moss People" Ceramic Sculptures Bring Nordic Fairy Tales to Life

Sculptor Kim Simonsson molds earthy ceramic pieces that look as though they've stepped out of Nordic fairy tales and into our own world. For his <i>Moss People</i> series, the artist applied this fantastical aesthetic to the intriguing children and forest creatures who served as his muses. What results is …

Art

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

Fighting Fire With Fire: Metallica Look Back on 'Ride the Lightning'

Three decades after its release, Kirk Hammett and Lars Ulrich remember the freezing, beer-fueled nights that produced their defining LP<p>"We were …

Dramatic Landscape Photo of Mt. Fuji in Japan Makes It to National Geographic's 'Your Shot'

Called <i>Sleeping Giant</i>, Japanese photographer Hidenobu Suzuki submitted his beautiful image of Mount Fuji to National Geographic’s <i>Your Shot</i> assignment …

What do Shakespeare and The Last of Us movie have in common?

With a film version of <i>The Last of Us</i> on the horizon, the voices behind game protagonists Joel and Ellie have weighed in what they both hope to see in the characters' transition from console to silver screen.<p>Speaking with IGN, voice actors Ashley Johnson and Troy Baker describe how different …

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Photographer Climbs High Up in the Mountains to Capture Dynamic Landscapes

Perched high up in the hills and mountaintops, Max Rive sees the world differently than most. The adventurous photographer hikes to locations that are not highly populated and observes the world from a bird's eye view. Through his lens, Rive takes viewers on adventures across stunning landscapes …

Landscape Photography

Breathtaking Landscapes Convey the Dazzling Beauty of Iceland

When nature photographer Erez Marom recently reached out to us to share his Iceland photographs, we were in complete awe of the breathtaking places–including Godafoss, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the whole world–that the artist captures through his adventurous explorations. Each …

Photography

Recent Entries for the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

As the deadline nears for the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, more and more outstanding entries are being submitted every day. Photographers from around the globe are sharing their most remarkable travel moments and adventurous spirit as seen through the eye of their camera …

Travel Photography

'Game of Thrones' Season Finale Recap: Suffer the Children

Decoding the sprawling season finale — epic, intimate, caring and cruel all at once<p>The bastard son of a slain traitor. The twin son and daughter of a …

'Game of Thrones' Recap: A Song of Ice and Fire

Flawless action-filmmaking fuels powerful storytelling as the battle for the Wall rages<p>In the middle of its biggest battle since Season Two's carnage …

The True Origins of 'X-Men'

How a second-tier comic inspired a legion of misfits and changed Hollywood<p>It was mid-1963, and Stan Lee was on a roll. In a mad burst of invention, …

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These World Cup Posters Are A Must-See For Any Soccer Super Fan

Brazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira pulled out all the stops when creating these incredible World Cup team posters for an ESPN campaign celebrating the tournament, which begins on June 12.<p>Each of these posters illustrates one of the 32 teams that will be heading to this year's …

Metallica Give Fan Favorite 'Frayed Ends' a Live Debut, 26 Years Later

Band plays 1988 tune "Frayed Ends of Sanity" as part of "Metallica by Request" tour in Helsinki<p>More than a quarter century after Metallica released …

The Other Tunnel

US Travel Posters by Steven Thomas for Print Collection

Print Collection is a company that produces museum-style quality prints for your home. With summer just around the bend, they’ve released a special …

Dawn