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15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

Love in the 1920s: Jacques Henri Lartigue's wife and muse - in pictures

A new show at London's Photographers' Gallery is dedicated to Madeleine Messager, nicknamed Bibi by her husband, photographer Jacques Henri Lartigue. The intimate record of a relationship, lived in glamorous locations amid a fashionable whirl of social gatherings, is touching and fun

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Tomorrowland: Everything We Learned About The "1952" Box – /Film

This weekend at D23 Expo, director <b>Brad Bird</b> and writer <b>Damon Lindelof</b> finally gave the world a glimpse into the mystery box of their new film</b> …

Walt Disney Company

The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

Long Exposure Photography and the Square Format

The rise in popularity of digital cameras over the past decade has coincided with the emergence of a new genre of photography – long exposure …

Photography

Glance – A Short Film by Conkerco

Glance – Short Film.<p>Glance is a beautiful short film where two strangers meet and wander mentally numerous possibilities of encounters and moments of …

Filmmaking

Incredible Paintings on Maps Unify Countries

Madrid-based Spanish artist Fernando Vicente uses maps for more than geographical purposes. For his <i>Atlas</i> series, the creative illustrator paints on old maps, transforming countries and whole continents into people, animals, and skulls. The collection of acrylic paint portraits applied and …

Digital Art

10 Amazing River Trips in North America

There's a place for vacations that include museum tours and visits to the childhood homes of famous people, but sometimes you need to feel your heart pound and catch a lump in your throat. For the latter type of experience, head to the mountains: The rivers are calling.<p>Whitewater rafting can spice …

Woolly mammoth DNA may lead to a resurrection of the ancient beast

Technical and ethical challenges abound after first hurdle of taking cells from millennia-old bodies is cleared<p>The pioneering scientist who created Dolly the sheep has outlined how cells plucked from frozen woolly mammoth carcasses might one day help resurrect the ancient beasts.<p>The notional …

Photo Series 'City of Neon Lights' Captures Hong Kong Atmosphere in Black and White

Martin Stavars’ series, <i>City Of Neon Lights</i> is quite capable of making any Hong Kong native abroad homesick. Although rendered in black and white, …

5 Tips for Capturing The Magic of Golden Hour Photography

One of the main things that all photographers strive for is to make their work stand out somehow. Obviously, there’s no shortage of photographers on …

Landscape Photography