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6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. For some reason, I never wanted to pick up a book set …

Science Fiction

5 maps that explain the new Middle East

Nation-states are the defining feature of the modern political era. They give people a collective identity and a pride of place… even when their borders are artificially drawn, as they were in the Middle East.<p>However, transnational issues like religion and ethnicity often get in the way of the …

Nina Stibbe, David Nicholls, Bridget Christie and others reveal the books that made them laugh the most<p>Jonathan Coe: Will satire save us in the age of Trump?<p>Frieda “Freddie” Wentworth is an extraordinary comic creation; imagine Miss Jean Brodie played by Alastair Sim<p>Agatha Runcible makes an …

Books

Josh Groban singing outrageous Trump Tweets is as hilarious as it sounds

Every time Donald Trump makes a controversial statement, comedians everywhere know where they’re getting their next joke. Their challenge, though, is …

Donald Trump

Going Tribal Drugs Excess and Televisual Spectacle

The difference between netnography and digital ethnography

15 luglio 2014 | Alessandro Caliandro aka Cali | 3 commenti<p>Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)<p>it_IT<p>article<p>highlighting …

The ceiling that birthed a naked man

What happened when a naked man literally appeared out of thin air inside a couple’s apartment while they were getting ready for work?<p><b>This episode is</b> …

Jeff VanderMeer’s Favorite Fiction from 2014

My year in reading was a chaotic and joyous one. There was nothing scientific or complete or logical about it, and I was glad I didn’t have to care …

ruben steeman compiles 7 years of drawings into 2500-page book

<b>ruben steeman compiles 7 years of drawings into 2500-page book</b><br>all images courtesy of ruben steeman<p><b>for many years ruben steeman has made one drawing a</b> …

Atypical – Poster Series by Pawel Nolbert

Atypical, a typographic poster series of different illustrative artworks by Pawel Nolbert.<p>Pawel Nolbert is a Warsaw, Poland based multidisciplinary …

Graphic Design

Skateboarder's Unique Self-Portraits Highlight So Paulo's Architecture

Skateboarding expert and photographer Fabiano Rodrigues takes some really interesting self-portraits as he flips and grinds his way through So Paulo on his board. Unlike other action photography self-portraits, though, Rodrigues shares the spotlight with his surrounding setting. The landscape and …

The Best Graffiti Art Inspiration

Graffiti is a type of public markings that may appear in the forms of simple written words to elaborate wall paintings. Spray paint and markers are …

Streetwear

The Most Amazing Farmhouse Renovation We've Ever Seen

One industrious couple did a top-to-bottom restoration of this 106-year-old home in just a year — prepare to be amazed.<p>In a year, Lisa and Mark Hellman did a top-to-bottom restoration of this 106-year-old home in upstate New York — and the results are breathtaking.

Dining Rooms

22+ Big Dogs Caring For Little Kids

Dogs can be excellent companions for children when in the hands of a capable owner who knows how to read them. Anyone who has grown up with a dog …

Pets

Architizer

Artist Creates Impossible Towers Of Balanced Rocks To Meditate

We’re having a hard time deciding whether Michael Grab is an artist or a magician, because he creates stunning structure from finely balanced rocks …

Want a hoverboard before Marty McFly (who looks just like Michael J Fox) arrives in October 2015 to fly one around his town square? Arx Pax, a small company from Los Gatos, California, is now offering the real thing - although don’t expect to do much travelling on it.<p>Ever since Michael J Fox took …

Details from Star Wars Movies Playfully Inserted Into Everyday Life

These average black and white photographs reveal some surprising details mixed in with the everyday scenes. Created by Toronto-based photographer Thomas Dagg, <i>Star Wars</i> is a collection of images in which the artist digitally added various characters and vehicles from the movie into the landscape. …

Looking Up In Hong Kong: The Overwhelming Symmetry Of This Metropolis’ Highrises

Peter Stewart, a travel photographer based in Australia, has found a great way to make Hong Kong’s masses of repetitive high-rise apartment buildings …

A 17-Year-Old David Bowie Defends “Long-Haired Men” in His First TV Interview (1964)

Have you heard of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Long-Haired Men? If not, you can't say you know all of David Bowie's groups. Fifty …

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The Meaning of Timothy McVeigh

Americans were fed the story of Timothy McVeigh’s trial and execution as a simple, unquestionable narrative: he was guilty, he was evil, and he acted largely alone. Gore Vidal’s 1998 Vanity Fair essay on the erosion of the U.S. Bill of Rights caused McVeigh to begin a three-year correspondence with …

Centenarians: Portraits of People Over One Hundred Years Old

It all started with a photograph she took of her grandmother, Cecil Peterson, then 101 years of age. From that point, California-based Sally Peterson …

These Inspiring Surreal Photos By Instagrammer Nois7 Will Brighten Your Day

We absolutely love every single surreal photographer/artist that we write about, but much of their work tends to be rather melancholy or down-right …

American Odyssey: a pioneering photography project

At first glance these photographs tell the story of America as it entered the age of colour record. Here is what washing strung between houses on a clean-living street in New York looked like on a Monday morning. Or Mulberry Street, in the same city, going about its daily life circa 1900. Women and …

Sprawling Nature-Inspired Mural Drawn Entirely with a Sharpie

After seven long months of work, California-based artist Sean Sullivan finished <i>Grand Pale Maw</i>, an expansive drawing that covered the wall of a hallway in the Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) gallery. Using just a black marker, the artist started drawing with the image of a fallen oak …

Silence Series – Photography by Claire Droppert

The Silence Project.<p>This is the first of three photographic series by Claire Droppert, a photographer and visual designer based in Rotterdam, …

Guardian Shorts

Website about guardian shorts new series of ebooks<p>On this website, you can expect to find a number of must-read books as well as some of the new age …

Books