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5 Theories About the Greatest Unsolved Art Heist Ever

On March 18, 1990, two police officers—or so they seemed—walked into a Boston museum and left with $500 million worth of paintings. They have never …

10 Composition Tips with Award-Winning Photographer Steve McCurry

The COOPH (the Cooperative of Photography) explains 10 photo composition tips with the help of Steve McCurry’s incredible photographs. McCurry is an …

A wild camper’s guide to the world

Waking up surrounded by natural beauty and experiencing the solitude of the countryside is what lures many a traveller to wild camping.<p>As romantic as it sounds, there are still rules to consider – rules that not only make the experience safe and rewarding, but also preserve such special places for …

Camping

Beautiful 3D Illustrations Breathe New Life into Discarded Books

Using a lot of glue sticks, an X-Acto knife, watercolor paints, and a whole lot of love, illustrator Isobelle Ouzman gives discarded books a new life. From the outside, they might look like your average texts. Just past the hardcover, however, is an incredible mix of drawing, painting, and paper …

Books

Jaw-Dropping Drone Video of a Daredevil Cyclist Riding on an Almost Completely Vertical Mountainside

Filmmaker Marshall Mullen captured some jaw-dropping video of Polish daredevil cyclist Michal Kollbek riding on the side of a mountain in Sedona, …

Daredevils

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Astronomy

Scientists Can Now Read Your Memories

Researchers have mapped rats’ memories, and humans could be next.<p>Scientists may have cracked the code of memories by successfully tracing how they …

Gigantic Light Beams in the Netherlands Mimic the Aurora Borealis

The artist who brought us the swirling, Van Gogh-themed lighted path is back with another dazzling creation that illuminates the night. Daan Roosegaarde recently created a light installation that mimics the aurora borealis. The galactic beams of <i>Waterlicht</i> crisscross dramatically in the skies above …

Sea Level

This Renovated Cave in France Cost $1.34

This cave dwelling in France was once in complete ruin—but now it's downright luxurious.<p>We've seen a lot of "before" photos in our time, but this one might take the prize for most disgusting:<p><i>All photos: Courtesy of Vocativ</i><p>Four years ago, Alexis Lamoureux and his girlfriend Lotte van Riel were …

France

Etching Drawings of Castles Onto Grains of Sand

Artist and photographer Vic Muniz teamed up with fellow artist and designer Marcello Coelho to turn the common childhood activity of making “<i>Sandcastles</i>“ inside out by etching drawings of castles onto individual grains of sand. This fascinating video from The Creator’s Project documents the process …

Floor Installations by Suzan Drumming

View Gallery<p>Amsterdam-based artist Suzan Drumming makes paintings, photographs, films, installations, and other works in public spaces. Like much of …

Gong Xian | Landscapes with Poems | China | Qing dynasty (1644–1911) | The Met

<b>Inscription:</b> Artist’s inscriptions and signature[1]<p>Leaf A (2 columns in semi-cursive script):<p>On the mountainside thorny brambles mix with fragrant orc …