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The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

<b>1. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (1678)</b><p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.<p><b>2. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1719)</b><p>By the end of the 19th century, no book in English literary history had …

Literature

Take it from someone he abused: Terry Richardson is a predator with a camera

Call me crazy, but allegations of sexual harassment are a little more important than a magazine's investigation of the famously perverted photographer's everyday life<p>The other day, I woke up to find several sexually explicit photos of myself in my inbox. Some of them showed me doing things I'd …

Jack White’s Meg White Problem

Why he still needs (and yearns for) his old partner<p>Before Jack White envisioned the world in red and white, he saw Lime.<p>Harry Lime, that is, the …

Jack White

The Murmurations of Starlings

When starlings flock together, wheeling and darting through the sky in tight, fluid formations, we call it a murmuration. These murmurations can range from small groups of a few hundred starlings in a small ball, to undulating seas of millions of birds, blocking out the sun. I thought today would …

19-Year-Old Mixes Photos and Paints Into Beautiful Narratives

19-year-old artist Aliza Razell creates beautiful narratives in her mixed-media photographs by combining self-portraits with splashes of color to produce strange and mystifying images that cannot fully be explained. The beautifully thoughtful moments seem perfectly planned out so that the …

Art

Brain Pickings Gets Made for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 11, 2014<p>Maria Popova is one of the Internet’s finest hunter-gatherers. Powered by a curious mind and a deep appreciation …

New Flexible Paper Sculptures by Li Hongbo | Colossal

<p>Currently on view at Klein Sun Gallery in New York, artist Li Hongbo (previously) has an exhibition of new and old work titled Tools of Study. …

Alluring Female Colored Pencil Portraits by Jennifer Healy

In these alluring drawings, American illustrator Jennifer Healy uses colored pencils to blur the lines between fantasy and realism. Her technically stunning approach blends delicate lines into gorgeously detailed feminine portraits that have a dreamlike quality to them. The young faces stare out …

Art

Ordinary Objects Cleverly Interact With Simple Line Drawings

The world is filled with possibilities according to clever Ecuador-based artist Javier Perez. From the graphic designer's perspective, any little object can be redefined to communicate a whimsical idea that will make just about anybody smile.<p>Perez first began his <i>Instagram Experiments</i> last fall with …

InterAct

Portraits Emerge from an Incredible Collage of Objects

New York-based artist Michael Mapes continues to expand his portfolio of meticulously assembled artworks made of thousands of collected specimens. Each piece in the artist's newest and laboriously executed collection consists of countless materials that have each been pinned to a board to form a …

Art

Forget a Ferrari. You Want This $250,000 Vintage Pickup

Let's say you find yourself with a cool quarter mil to drop on a car. You could do what everyone does and get a Ferrari 458, or a Lamborghini …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Music

Old Water Tower Converted into a Beautiful Modern Home

Architect Mauro Brigham of Bham Design Studio has repurposed an old water tower in Belgium, simply known as <i>Chateau d'eau</i>, into a livable home. The 30-meter-high tower, which was first constructed sometime between 1938 and 1941, has been transformed into a high-tech, modern residence that offers all …

Water

Kirsty Mitchell Reveals Her Latest Masterpiece in 'Wonderland'

As a member of the Photoshop team, I am lucky to experience incredible digital photography on a daily basis that involves thousands of …

Photog Creates Beautiful Fantasy Worlds in Her Tiny Studio Without Any Photoshop

Some of the most extraordinary photography we’ve run across was created by folks who use little to no Photoshop while capturing incredible photos …

Hypnotic Fusion of Portraits by Antonio Mora

Spanish photographer Antonio Mora fuses standard portraits with landscape, animal, and abstract photography, resulting in extraordinary combinations. His ongoing <i>Dream Portraits</i> transform two separate images by combining them into one frame and thereby reconfiguring their visual power.<p>Playing with …

Photography

Mazda Auto Adapt For The Year of 2025

In the future, majority of us have imagined driverless car, and Mazda wants to offer a future vision of 2025 car. <b>Mazda Auto Adapt</b> offers a futuristic …

Autonomous Cars

Susanna Bluhm’s Landscapes From the Song of Songs

Seattle-based contemporary painter Susanna Bluhm is the subject of this week’s CMYLK. We created Colourlovers palettes for three of her landscape …

Creative Eye Makeup Illustrations by Tal Peleg

Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg, aka Scarlet Moon, uses eyeshadow and eyeliner to do more than simply shade in her eyelids. Instead, the creative makeup genius turns eyelids into her own personal canvas for clever mini paintings. She takes the small patch of skin that surrounds the eye and …

Eye Makeup

Incredible Thread and Wire Sculptures by Yong Won Song

Korean artist Yong Won Song creates life-size thread and wire sculptures that look like scribbled drawings come to life. Somewhere between a dream and a nightmare, fantasy and reality, the artist's pieces explore the unconscious mind. Taking the perspective of a writer merging real-life experiences …

Art

New Amazingly Surreal Portraits by 19-Year-Old Alex Stoddard

One of our favorite young photographers, Alex Stoddard, continues to expand his collection of creative images, offering an endless source of inspiration for his peers. The 19-year-old photographer manages to produce engaging narratives with each image he shares through his Flickr account, inviting …

Photography

20-Year-Old Marcus MB's Expressive Photographic Journey

More than a year ago, 20-year-old photographer Marcus Mller Bitsch, aka Marcus MB, began a personal photographic journey. Every day for one year, he created a new portrait filled with surreal mystery and intrigue, including a fun bubblegum portrait where he is unexpectedly carried off into the sky …

Photography

New Cut and Contoured Map Portrait by Ed Fairburn

Artist Ed Fairburn continues to push his creative limits with these new map portraits. In the piece shown above, a Bristol street map has been carefully cut and drawn on, revealing the side of a woman's face. The map can turn into an envelope, which results in a combination of the map works …

Art

If Pop-Up Books Came To Life, They’d Look Like This

These stunning paper sculptures look like they were willed into existence by dreams.<p>Imagine a beautiful pop-up book of fairies and wood elves. Now, imagine those three-dimensional figures suddenly coming to life, standing up, and walking off the page. This is the effect created by artist Elsa Mora, …

More Photos of Stunning Street Art Inside a Dilapidated Building in Paris

After posting about <i>Tour Paris 13</i>, the nine-story social housing tower in Paris that's been transformed into one massive street art exhibition, we had this uneasy feeling that the pictures didn't quite do the project justice. Lucky for us, photographer HBA_Jijo took over 370 photos of it, capturing …

Social Housing

Ornate Polar Bear Hand-Cut from a Single Sheet of Paper

Japanese artist Nahoko Kojima's amazing skills with hand-cut paper sculptures continue to impress us! Her <i>Cloud Leopard</i> was quite a sensation and, more recently, she designed this large, life-sized swimming polar bear entitled <i>Byaku</i>. Originally suspended from the ceiling of London's Jerwood Space, …

Polar Bears

Vertical Emptiness: Crystallized Tree Branches Dripping with Strands of Hot Glue by Yasuaki Onishi | Colossal

<p>Known for his ethereal and seemingly weightless installations of plastic membranes suspended in midair by black hot glue, Japanese artist Yasuaki …

Then-and-Now Images of NYC Created by Blending in Vintage Crime Scene Photos

Then-and-now photos are always fascinating to see. Historical scenes come to life when blended into or placed side-by-side with modern-day …