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Electronic artists turn 600 phones into a symphony of light and sound

Forget Prince's "Purple Rules" demanding smartphone-free concerts, one group is actually encouraging fans to wave their handset in the air because it's part of the show. Electronic group Booka Shade recently performed a concert where the audience's phones played coordinated sound and lights via a …

America, Exquisite

Miles Davis, Madonna, Steve McQueen, Kurt Cobain—they’re a handful of the iconic artists, actors, actresses, musicians, and writers included in a new exhibition on “American Cool.” The show will be on view at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, in Washington, D.C., from today through …

Revisiting the Work of One of America's Best Postwar Photographers

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Stunning Macro Photos of Water Drops by Shawn Knol

When he's not watching the kids or tripping over his cat, stay-at-home dad and photographer Shawn Knol (Photoelasticity on Reddit) takes absolutely stunning, close-up photos of water drops. His macro images are vibrant, sharp, and striking, showing every last detail of the water's luminous surface …

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Human Tears Under a Microscope Look Like Aerial Views of Earth

Back in 2008, photographer Rose-Lynn Fisher was going through a rough stretch. She’d lost a couple of people who were close to her, and her own life …

Elephanta Caves

An extraordinary "City of Caves" carved from solid stone.<p>When the Portuguese arrived on the west coast of India in 1534, they discovered an …

OLED Dandelion Lights by Takao Inoue | Colossal

<p>These beautiful lights were designed by cinematographer Takao Inoue as part of a small exhibition on display at Milano Salone earlier this year. The …

More Enormous Sand Paintings Created with a Rake by Andres Amador

Since we last checked in with artist Andres Amador, he's been busy creating more beautiful sand paintings all over the world including San Francisco, Bermuda and Mexico. He continues to make blank areas of the beach his canvas, as he uses only a rake to create each mesmerizing work.<p>Recently James …

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Richard Galpin: Elephant (Ten Thousand Revolutions per Minute)

British artist Richard Galpin is best known for his scalpel-cut photographs of cities, but for his fifth solo exhibition—"Elephant (Ten Thousand Revolutions per Minute)"— on now at London’s Hales Gallery, the artist left his old methods behind, choosing instead to create a wall installation. A …

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Discovering the Rauschenberg Legacy | Artinfo

It was six years ago today that we lost one of the most important artists of our time, Robert Rauschenberg.<p>Rauschenberg (1925-2008) was the defining …

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Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

How wheat (not rice) made northern Chinese people outgoing - Futurity

Researchers say people in southern China are more interdependent because they grow rice, as opposed to the independent, wheat-growing people in the …

Astronomers Find a Sibling Star to the Sun

Dennis Roscoe, Ph.D.<p>Eric Coles<p>Joel Tonyan<p>Joel Tonyan<p>Kenny Alexander<p>David Lane<p>Dennis Roscoe, Ph.D.<p>Eric Coles<p>Kenny Alexander<p>Matt Jylha<p>Dennis Roscoe, …

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The Time Salvador Dali Worked for Walt Disney

Did you know that Disney briefly employed the world’s most famous surrealist?<p>Salvador Dali was approached by Disney himself in 1945 to propose a …

How to make your old LPs sound better for less than a penny

Cleaning your old records with plain water can significantly reduce surface noise.<p>The wiggles and undulations of an LP record groove are incredibly tiny, so it doesn't take much dust, dirt, or crud lurking down there to mess up the sound. That's why some vinyl-philes buy record cleaning machines to …

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Is This How We'll Cure Cancer?

For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure–but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back; she was put into remission once more and …

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Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

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Gorgeous Vintage Soviet Art and Propaganda Posters

The convergence of vintage design and propaganda is a thing of beauty and power, be it in science or in politics. Ben Perry’s massive collection of 20th-century Soviet and Russian propaganda, advertising, and art posters, created between 1917 and 1991, offers a beautiful perspective on mid-century …

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Eno•Hyde’s new record lacks the inventiveness of either of its architects

The collaboration of experimental super-producer Brian Eno and Underworld’s unconstrained vocalist Karl Hyde for the album <i>Someday World</i> is a dream …

Business Card Designs That Imagine the Real World Jobs of Famous Movie and TV Show Characters

Italian graphic designers Benedetto Papi and Edoardo Santamato of Invasione Creativa have created <i>Change the Perspective</i>, a conceptual series of …

The Food Lab: How to Make Creamy Vegetable Soups Without a Recipe

When I was a totally green cook with my first serious restaurant job, working under Chef Jason Bond at what's now a landmark Boston restaurant, No. 9 Park, there were many moments when I learned a new technique or perfected an old one and said to myself, "holy crap, I just made this?" But the very …

Roasted Cauliflower and White Cheddar Soup

Shares 59K<p>This soup, oh, this soup.<p>It’s roasted cauliflower and fragrant garlic, savory thyme and sharp white cheddar. Basically, it’s amazing.<p>And if …

Seafood Soups and Stews

SAVEUR<p>https://www.saveur.com/gallery/Seafood-Soup-and-Stew-Recipes<p>article<p>Nothing's better on a cold winter day than a steaming bowl of creamy New …

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Vegetarian Soups

These veggie-packed soups will impress even the most devout meat lover. From creamy chowders to noodle soups, these are our best vegetarian recipes.

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