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This Artist Pushes the Boundaries of Safety with his Explosive Photography

Photographer Ken Hermann detonates the viewer’s senses in his latest iteration of an ‘Explosion’ photography series.<p>A series of photographs of explosions, shot in mid-air, provoke a simmering and hazardous excitement in the viewer. With a well-timed click of the camera, the explosive acts can come …

Photography

Sparkling starscapes caught on camera

<b>Hundreds of stars appear to spin in the sky above Mount Bromo - an active volcano in East Java, Indonesia.</b><p>This time-lapse composite photo was taken by Malaysian photographer Grey Chow - who has captured stunning night-time images across South East Asia.<p>This image, of an abandoned boat underneath …

Magical Photos of Winter in Finland Under the Northern Lights

Born and based in beautiful Lapland, Finland, nature photographer Tiina Törmänen is never short on inspiration. A real-life winter wonderland, the Finnish Lapland is renowned for its sparkling, snowy landscapes lit by starry skies and the spectacular Northern Lights. Törmänen captures this seasonal …

40 Minutes of Lucid Dreaming

<i>Jordan Shakeshaft, Life by Daily Burn</i><p>There was a time a few years back when I couldn’t sleep more than four hours a night. I would stay up thinking …

Does time run backward inside black holes?

Using the 'holographic principle,' a new study suggests that the ever decreasing entropy of black holes could means that thermodynamic time may go …

2 degrees, flies planes, author, works at NASA. His age? 17

BOSTON (AP) — Moshe Kai Cavalin has two college degrees, but he's too young to vote. He flies airplanes, but he's too young to drive a car alone.<p>Life is filled with contrasts for Cavalin, a 17-year-old from San Gabriel, California, who has dashed by major milestones as his age seems to lag behind. …

University of California

Germany’s About to Switch on a Revolutionary Nuclear Fusion Machine

This thing is a monster.<p>For more than 60 years, scientists have dreamed of a clean, inexhaustible energy source in the form of nuclear fusion. And …

What Happened Before the Big Bang?

Source: BBC 2015 The Big Bang theory is the prevailing cosmological model for the universe from the earliest known periods through its subsequent …

2,500 Year Old Meditation of Limitless Awareness

The following meditation is my interpretation of the Buddha's wonderful teaching known as The "Cula-Suññata" (The Shorter Discourse on Emptiness). It describes how, though a series of patient observations, we can gradually shift our attention from the busy world around us to the formless realms of …

Jack Kerouac, misogynist creep: Inside his ugly infatuation with Marilyn Monroe

<b>(AP)</b><p>Five years after publishing “On the Road,” the Beat icon penned a letter so vile it demands we reexamine his legacy<p>David J. Krajicek<p>October 11, 2015 3:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Weeklings.<p>THE EDIFICE OF Columbia University’s Butler Library still had the glimmer of freshly …

Literature

The 10 coolest things happening with augmented reality right now

CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed that Facebook was exploring augmented reality at Vanity Fair's New Establishment City Summit this week in San Francisco, TechCrunch reported.<p>"Yeah," he immediately replied when asked if augmented reality was a possibility, following up that "it's a bit farther …

Vetements: the anti-fashion brand waking up the industry

Starting at 10pm, an hour late, in a Chinese restaurant with – insult to injury - <i>no</i> food, Vetements was risking a frosty reception from its exhausted guests.<p>But the vibrations around this label are so buzzy that they overrode the fatigue and hunger. And that seems to be Vetements’ general mission - …

Jonathan Franzen: ‘Modern life has become extremely distracting’

The author on the ‘meaningless noise’ that pours through the internet, the writing of his fourth novel, Freedom, and the death of his friend David Foster Wallace<p>The inception of <i>Freedom</i> was curiously bound up with the death of my friend David Foster Wallace. In June 2008, after struggling for six …

Are Space and Time Discrete or Continuous? - The Nature of Reality — The Nature of Reality | PBS

Split a mile in half, you get half a mile. Split the half mile, you get a quarter, and on and on, until you’ve carved out a length far smaller than …

Look out below! 3D pavement art around the world – in pictures

London commuters were startled by the Death Star trench beneath their feet this morning – just the latest example of a mind-bending trend for roadside illusion

Commuting

NASA finds its “strongest evidence yet” that water flows on Mars

As much as a fifth of Mars may have been once covered with water—and there may still be some liquid water on the planet, NASA announced today. That is good news if we humans ever hope to find life there, or to colonize the red planet.<p>In 2011, Lujendra Ojha at the Georgia Institute of Technology and …

Imperial College London

Amazing DIY computer control panel

If only all computer interfaces were as gloriously sci-fi as this excellent "DIY Overhead Control Panel" hand-built by a maker called Smashcuts. It …

Amazing

Existence of cosmic neutrinos confirmed by Antarctic scientists

Neutrinos, created by violent phenomena such as black holes and exploding stars, could hold the key to the universe’s most distant and mysterious events<p>Antarctic scientists have confirmed the existence of cosmic neutrinos – ghostly particles that have traveled from the Milky Way and beyond. These …

Particles

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Psychology

Hard to Be a God review – art cinema at its most heroically extreme

As sci-fi medieval fantasy, the late Aleksei German’s extraterrestrial epic makes Game of Thrones look like musical chairs<p>This uncategorisable epic is set on another planet, but it feels extraterrestrial in every sense – the sort of visionary undertaking that, according to cinema’s usual commercial …

Game of Thrones

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

In the Heart of Intimacy: 30 Photographers - Photographs courtesy of Paris Mois de la Photo | LensCulture

<i>Intimacy is one of three central themes of the 2014 Paris Month of Photography. Thirty photographers who focus on intimacy are exhibited at venues throughout the city. Here is a preview, with an introduction by curator</i> <i>Jean-Louis Pinte.</i><p>We live in an age where images are everywhere, and where they …

Backstage Beauty: Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2015

BEAUTY BACKSTAGE<p><b>Sending architectural dresses, coats and jackets in black leather, satin and chiffon pouring down the runway, it was her very own</b> …

Hair

Assheton Gorton obituary

Film production designers rarely get a mention in reviews, but Assheton Gorton, who has died aged 84, stood out because of his striking designs for 18 films, from The Knack … and How to Get It (1965) to 102 Dalmatians (2000).<p>For Richard Lester's The Knack, a modish mod comedy that won the Palme …

Juliette Lewis: “The things that sustain you in your 20s are not going to sustain you in your 40s”

<b>Juliette Lewis (AP/Amy Sussman)</b><p>The “Kelly & Cal” actress talks her return to the big screen, existential crises and life as a rock ‘n’ roller<p>Drew Fortune<p>September 26, 2014 5:00pm (UTC)<p>In the '90s, Juliette Lewis was the wild girl at the party. From her untamed performance in Oliver Stone’s …

     No one before Bernini had managed to make marble so carnal

No one before Bernini had managed to make marble so carnal. In his nimble hands it would flatter and stream, quiver and sweat. His figures weep and shout, their torses twist and run, and arch themselves in spasms of intense sensation. He could, like an alchemist, change one material into another - marble into trees, leaves, hair, and, of course, flesh. <i><br>- Simon Schama’s Power of Art. Bernini</i>

Folded Paintings by Artist Marcelo Daldoce – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Myung Keun Koh layers translucent photographs to... • Hi

Myung Keun Koh layers translucent photographs to create shape-shifting sculptures. Check out more of his work on Hi-Fructose.