Kelsey Halagian

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The History of Green Dye Is a History of Death

Happy St. Pat’s!<p>You may be planning to wear green this St. Patrick’s Day. Green, the color of kissing the Irish! The color of money! The color of… horrible, horrible death.<p>At least when it came to green dyes through the Victorian age.<p>In 1814, a company in Schweinfurt, Germany, called the Wilhelm …

Great Britain

Silence

10 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned About Street Photography

Introduction<p>First things first. My name is Marius Vieth and I’m a 26 year old fine art photographer from Amsterdam who loves nothing more than street …

Striking Handmade Cypress Tables Crafted with Glow-in-the-Dark Resin

Mike Warren's handmade tables light up the night with decayed cypress boards, brilliant glow-in-the-dark resin and a simple, clever design. Warren, an editor of DIY forum Instructables, recently released step-by-step instructions and a video about his process, which includes hollowing out damaged …

Spiegelstadt: Bruges

These Veiled Figures of Bronze and Marble by Kevin Francis Gray Seem to Drip with Fabric | Colossal

<p>Irish sculptor Kevin Francis Gray works primarily with bronze and marble to create idealized figures draped with fabric in the style of Neoclassical …

Illustrator Creates Doodles That Interact With Their Surroundings

French art director and illustrator David Troquier, who goes by Troqman, has an impressive sense of humor. He creates scrapbook doodles and places …

The excellent pencil sculptures of Dalton Ghetti

We've featured Dalton Ghetti's magnificent pencil sculptures in years past, but they're so gorgeous, and new to many.<p>There's an online store, …

We Swear These Buddha-Shaped Pears Aren’t Photoshopped

A farmer in China has successfully grown pears in the shape of Buddha, and they are in high demand by customers.<p>Xianzhang Hao from China’s Hebei …

Wildlife Photography by Marina Cano

Internationally acclaimed wildlife photographer Marina Cano's work has a unique quality; the animals' camaraderie and vitality really shines. Their …

Things all S.F. kids should do before they grow up

School’s out. The fog’s rolling in. Summer’s officially here and it’s time to pull out SFGate’s beloved list of things every S.F. kid should do before they grow up. We’ve updated our list, taking out the mention SFMOMA’s family days (until the museum reopens!) and adding the Creativity Art Museum. …

Diamond-Shaped Suspended Pole House Delivers Dramatic Experiences

Once in a while, a project so spectacular comes along that it inspires millions. After seeing the awe-inspiring rooftop infinity pool floating over …

14 Architectural Trends That Will Define The Next Decade

<i>When you think about the future, how do you envision the built environment? According to this article, originally appearing on The Huffington Post as</i> …

Photo: @coryrichards | The world is a dynamic place, infinitely resilient and yet very fragile. Our impacts are undeniable and it's our responsibility to act. The planet is a surprising and beautiful place full of surprises. All of my life, I've been inspired by our wild places...and there is no doubt that our actions as a human family are having dire effects. My reason to #ActOnClimate is to save the wild places that have given me so much peace and inspiration. What's yours? @thephotosociety @thenorthface @protectourwinters @3stringsproductions @natgeocreative

Unique Rooftop Infinity Pool Floating Above Unspoiled Greek Island Scenery

Floating above a treasured entrance, a unique rooftop infinity pool embellishes beautiful Tinos Island in Greece’s Cyclades archipelago. The largest …

The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos Ever

By Internet standards, a <i>perfectly timed</i> photo occurs when two of the following three conditions are met:<p>1. Perfect Place<br>2. Perfect Time<br>3. Perfect …

Amazing Friendship Between a Bear, Lion, and Tiger Who All Live Peacefully Together

Lions and tigers and bears (oh my!) are not known for being the closest of friends, but the trio known as the BLT is the exception to that rule, being the only bear, lion, and tiger in the world who live in the same enclosure. Baloo the American Black Bear, Leo the African Lion, and Shere Khan the …

Nonprofits

Destruction/Creation, Digital Illustrations of Human Figures Emerging from Clouds of Paint

Human figures emerge from roiling clouds of paint in the digital illustration series “Destruction/Creation” by artist Chris Slabber. Slabber created …

Illustration

Artist: Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Girl Before A Mirror (1932) Posted by Nicoletta

15 Words in Other Languages with No Direct English Equivalent

‘<i>Found in Translation</i>‘ is an ongoing series that highlights words in other languages with no direct English equivalent. The illustrative posters are …

An island

18 Restaurants In Unforgettable Settings

From high in the sky to under the sea, these 18 restaurants with unique surroundings are a feast for the eyes. Whether you’re stepping into the past …

Brazilian artist Vik Muniz uses old photographs to construct intricate collages.

37 Pet Photos to Amaze and Inspire You

We’ve been focused on nature and landscape for a while on dPS so it’s time to shift gears and move over to the fauna, specifically – pets. If you …

These Awesome Animal Selfies Will Put You to Shame

Rarely is there a cultural movement that sweeps across the world with as much gusto as the selfie.<p>Made easy by the invention of digital cameras and …

50 Influential Photographs That Changed Human History

1 of 51<p>Family members pass Kosovar refugee Agim Shala, 2, through a barbed wire fence into the hands of grandparents at an Albania camp, March 1999.<p>2 …

15 Booze Terms Everyone Should Be Able to Use When Ordering

If there's one thing drinks connoisseurs love, it's jargon. Brewers, distillers, wine and beer sommeliers, bartenders: They're all into whipping out specialized vocabulary about their work. Whether you're a boozehound or a newb, these are the words you should know to sound savvy when you're mixing …

Get Inspired: 31 Absolutely Marvelous Photography Links

It's been another terrific week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all corners of the internet for the best …

Seven Spots in Southeast Asia You Absolutely Have to See to Believe

When you hear "Southeast Asia" as a travel destination, what comes to mind? If you're like most people, it's probably the beaches of Thailand. Well I'm here to tell you that there's a lot more to Southeast Asia than beaches <i>and</i> that the ones of Thailand aren't even the best beaches out there. Think …

Comoros Islands: tropical charm off the beaten path

Here’s a challenge for you: could you place the Comoros Islands on a map?<p>Named after the Arabic word for ‘moon’, <i>Qamar</i>, this poetically named but little-known archipelago is located between Madagascar and Mozambique.<p>It was an important trading post for Arab, Persian, African and European traders …

National Parks