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Reuters' best of 2013 shows photojournalism at its most powerful

Photography can be the difference between an average story and a great story. Reutershas put together a compilation of its best photos of the year, comprising 93 stories from around the world. The collection covers a huge range of subjects; from extreme poverty, disasters, and death to more …

3-D Printing A Masterwork For Your Living Room

You may never be able to get to Italy to see Michelangelo's <i>David</i> — but advances in 3-D printing technology are making it possible for you to create an almost perfect replica.<p>It's an idea that Cosmo Wenman is hoping will catch on. He's pushing the edges of how 3-D printing can be used to make …

Want to Be an Artist? Try a Little Narcissism

A new study has found that narcissistic people are more likely to consider themselves creative and do creative things than their non-narcissistic …

Flanders Soldiers - a picture from the past

American Colour 1962-1965 by Tony Ray-Jones – review

As the current retrospective of his work at Media Space in London shows, the late Tony Ray-Jones was a pioneer of black-and-white documentary photography and his key subject matter was the English at leisure. His best known book, <i>A Day Off: An English Journal</i> was published in 1974, two years after …

Top 50 Startups in New York City you need to know about

<i>Courtney Boyd Myers and Erica Berger are the founders of 3460 Miles, a bi-weekly newsletter that connects the New York and London tech, design, and social good communities. Sign up for their newsletter and find them on Twitter and Facebook.</i><p>New York City is chock full of startups shaking up …

The rise of the surprisingly beautiful Snapchat art movement

Snapchat is designed to be ephemeral — that's why it purposefully destroys your messages seconds after they're received. Recently, however, some users have been saving their snaps and circulating them on the web. Why? Because they're masterpieces.<p>There's James McKenna, whose sardonic depictions of …

58 Year Old Martha Hora Hanged For Witchcraft | Religion

<b>Story Views</b><p>The 58-year old woman, identified as Martha Hora, was allegedly beaten up by some tea garden workers who alleged that she practised …

Amazing Still Life Photos of Plants Used for Witchcraft

Working in collaboration with floral sculptor Elizabeth Parks Kibbey, photographer Amelia Bauer’s <i>Book of Shadows</i> combines the floral still life …

Mobify – Digital Experience Platform

Boost your revenue by launching a superior Progressive Web App in just 90 days<p>Mobify is the only proven Digital Experience Platform for building customer-first shopping experiences through Progressive Web Apps (PWA), Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), and native apps.<p>The #1 Provider ofProgressive Web …

Pakistani Activists Smell A Mole In Government’s Proposed YouTube Filtering Plan

After ignoring repeated requests to appear in a court case challenging the Pakistan government’s year-long YouTube blackout, the country’s elusive IT minister is expected to appear at a hearing later this month to outline plans to drop the blanket ban — and instead selectively restrict …

London museum turns 3D-printed Liberator guns into works of art

Home to some of the world's rarest pieces of art, London's Victoria & Albert (V&A) museum has just added a modern, yet controversial piece to its collection: the world's first 3D-printed weapon. The museum has managed to get its hands on the two prototype Liberator pistols which were successfully …

Detroit Is No Blank Canvas: Why Creativity Pays Here

“Detroit is a blank canvas.” <b></b>I cringe every time I hear this phrase, even though it’s used by people who mean well.<p>To say something that references “emptiness” regarding a city founded in 1701 is both unfair and inaccurate, as it implies that there’s nothing here—or worse—that there’s nothing <i>worth</i> …

FYI: Can Anything Move Faster Than Light?

Yes, the universe itself will eventually outpace the speed of light. Just how this will happen is a bit complicated, so let's begin at the very beginning: the big bang. Around 14 billion years ago, all matter in the universe was thrown in every direction. That first explosion is still pushing …

15 Fascinating Photos of Monkeys Deep in Thought

So far, we've taken a look at some incredibly expressive owls as well as some personality-filled frogs. In our search to compile the most fascinating wildlife photography, how could we not post about monkeys? The highly intelligent animals are the main subject for many photographers because they're …

Incredible Hyperrealistic Drawings of Everyday Objects

Milan-based Italian illustrator and graphic designer Marcello Barenghi creates hyperrealistic drawings of ordinary objects that boggle the mind. It's hard to believe that the artist uses a standard set of art supplies to reproduce the likeness of everyday items, including anything from a bag of …

Weekly Roundup

William Kentridge is coming to Brooklyn, Lynda Benglis is featured in <i>Artforum</i>, Ai Weiwei is chatting with visitors in Toronto, and more in this …

Artist's chip implant sends animated GIFs to his phone

While everyday Web users can load information onto a smartphone using a QR code, artist Anthony Antonellis simply holds his phone within 1 to 2 centimeters of his hand. Thanks to a tiny chip underneath his skin, Antonellis has created the world's first Net art implant.<p>"It's 1 to 2KB of storage, and …

Digital Art

Say Hello To Beam, The Robot That's Almost As Good As A Hologram

My body is sitting in my office in Arlington, Virginia. But at the same time, I am also standing in a conference room in Palo Alto, California.<p>I’m test-driving Beam, a remote-control robot avatar that gives me a physical presence in two places at once. Thanks to a 17-inch screen and a …

Style at Home

Backyards & Gardens<p>Backyards & Gardens<p>Outdoor design: Backyard country retreat<p>Landscape artist Stuart Webster transforms this grand backyard into an …

Back to School Apps: Save Money With These Android, iOS Apps

Books, computers, school supplies -- that's a lot for students to think about and keep track of as they head back to school. Whether students are …

6 Android tablet apps to help get you in the back-to-school spirit

School is different these days, with students sooner pulling out a 10-inch tablet to take notes than a sheet of loose-leaf paper and pen. Heck, even calculators are a rare sight to see in the modern classroom, with multifunction mobile apps serving as adequate replacements. With these sorts of …

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Mobify – Digital Experience Platform

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The Art of NASA: Andy Warhol, Annie Leibovitz, Norman Rockwell, and Other Icons Celebrate 50 Years of Space Exploration

Recently, while researching something only marginally related, I chanced upon a buried treasure of the finest variety — remnants of NASA’s Art Program, which began in 1962 and enlisted some of the era’s greatest visual artists across various disciplines and backgrounds in conveying to the public …

20 of the Best Apps Released in August 2013

As August draws to a close, we thought we’d take a retrospective look at some of the more notable apps to hit our radar over the past month.<p>From Android through iOS and onto the Web, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best.<p>New on Android<p><b>Tunester</b><p>Tunester is a minimalist, gesture-based …

Strike Social Analyzes The Performance Of Your YouTube Videos For Free

A new startup called Strike Social says its tools give YouTube publishers a way to track how their content is performing on the video site and on social networks, and at a pretty compelling price — free.<p>The first big piece of the Strike Social product is a number, called the Strike Score, that …

7 Museum Exhibitions to See This September

The fall art season rolls in next week with a bevy of openings, retrospectives, and innovative projects from New York to London to Miami. Here, an …

Art