Joye Toland

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Even This Will Pass

This body of work depicts the journeys and experiences of refugees from Eritrea into the United Kingdom. Those who emigrated did so illegally for various reasons. Inspired by the story of a childhood friend, I investigated this process further. Immediately I was presented with a challenge: many …

Stardust

Can the cosmos know themselves? A billion years ago, they consumed some light and dreamed of a pale blue dot. They are born and they die—how strange! Blue turns to red—how do they do it? What do they become?<p>Lightyears have passed, and yet they still have no fixed form. Exploration is in their …

Study Finds People Like Taking Selfies but Not Looking at Them

A small study out of Europe is confirming what many of us probably knew intuitively already: while plenty of people love taking their own selfies, …

Mobile Photography

Nighttime Photos of Hong Kong and China’s Neon-Soaked Back Alleys

When Parisian fashion photographer and graphic designer Marilyn Mugot joined Instagram, she suddenly had a newfound creative outlet for her artistry. Inspired by the cinematography of films by Ridley Scott and Stanley Kubrick, she soon found herself traveling the globe and shooting new perspectives …

Strawberries in Winter

Humans have cultivated the earth for thousands of years. At present, about 11 percent of our planet’s land surface is used for agriculture or farmland. Of the land that is cultivated, the expectations on modern-day agriculture are high. Supermarkets and consumers demand increasingly lower prices …

Pictures of the Week 2.2.17

Photos

Straight-Up Beginner Landscape Photography Tips (+ What to Avoid)

Valuable Beginner Landscape Photography Tips and How to Avoid the Potholes<p>You've just got that lens, you know the <b>ultra-wide</b> one that stretches wider …

Discovery! First Water Ice Clouds Found Beyond Our Solar System

For the first time, astronomers have detected water ice clouds, like the ones that shroud Earth, around a dim celestial body outside of our solar …

Amazon patent hints at floating warehouses in the sky

Amazon may one day use blimps stocked with drones to get packages to customers even faster.<p>The ecommerce giant was approved for a patent in April for airborne warehouses that use drones to make speedy deliveries. The patent was recently discovered by an analyst at CB Insights.<p>Amazon's patent …

All the Biggest Space News to Look Forward to in 2017

Running a space program ain't easy. Spacefaring missions can take as long to plan and fund as they do to execute, so you'd better bet there's some …

Do Our Memories Make Us Who We Are? One Artist’s Memory Loss Suggests Maybe Not

“When the neuroscientists discovered that Lonni Sue existed, they realized that she had all of these skills that don’t necessarily fit into our idea …

The Brain