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Graphene Is The World's Most Amazing Material, And Now We Have A Simple Way To Make It

Graphene just might be the world's most incredible material. A honeycomb-like sheet of pure carbon only one atom thick, it's one million times thinner than a human hair and yet 200 times stronger than steel. It's also an excellent conductor of heat and electricity and is stretchable, flexible, …

An Interesting BTS Look at What It Takes to Be a Cave Photographer

It might not be one of the best-known or most popular genres of the trade, but cave photography is an actual thing… and it’s not easy.<p>In the behind …

Chivalry makes men nervous: the subtle art of male-on-male emasculation

Holding the door open for another man is a gesture he might not thank you for, according to researchers at an Indiana university. So which other acts of kindness should men take care to avoid?<p>You'd never guess to look at us, of course, but men are sensitive. When researchers at Purdue University, …

Gibson Concept 909 Music Instrument for Digital Performers

Just recently at 2014 Grammy Awards event, Daft Punk celebrated the ascendancy of electric sound and image as declaration of popular expression. It’s …

Daft Punk

New in the Shop: Janne Parviainen's Lively Streaks of Light

Helsinki-based artistic photographer Janne Parviainen gives life to light through his incredible light paintings, which are all created entirely in-camera. Without the use of any digital manipulation, Parviainen manages to transform streaks of multicolored lights into three-dimensional, figurative …

Art

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

Wallpaper of the Week - Typographic Logo

The wallpaper of this week is an image created for our last tutorial: Typographic Logo in Illustrator and Photoshop. In the tutorial we showed how to …

The Big Fat List of Documentaries About Photography

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Awesome Links for Photographers to Browse Over a Coffee

Another terrific week in the field of photography has passed us by with some really gifted artists sharing their latest works and writing some …

Landscape Photography
Angelina Jolie

How Toxic Are You?

With the current GMO outcry, it is important that we ensure that what we are eating is nutritious and not the opposite. Nurtima is a kitchen scale …

The Art of the Dollar: Meticulous Currency Collages by Mark Wagner | Colossal

<p>Brooklyn-based artist Mark Wagner (previously) has been referred to as “the greatest living collage artist” and even “the Michael Jordan of glue”. …

Stunning Drawings by Slava Triptih

Creative Illustrations.<p>These are some creative drawings by Slava Triptih, an illustrator from Perm, Russia. Slava Triptih started drawing very early. …

Drawing

Peel-And-Stick Wood Panels Provide An Instant Reclaimed Look

Now available from West Elm, Stikwood panels are ultrathin planks that use less energy and material than ordinary reclaimed wood.<p>“I love the smell of wood. The feel of wood. I love everything about wood,” Jerry McCall says. “But I’ve always been a bit upset about how wasteful it can be.” The master …

Modern Abstract City Maps | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying these abstract city maps by Jazzberry Blue (warning: audio). The cities you see above as well as Jerusalem and New Delhi are …

Car Crazy: House Built Around Views of Porsche

If you’re willing to spend over $84,000 on it, it’s probably safe to say that you really, really love your car. Enough, perhaps, to organize the …

Avant-garde

Music Yue Converts Everyday City Noise to Beautiful Music

Reduce the city noise into beautiful music using this little tool, <b>Music Yue</b>. Designed by Jiawei Huang, this concept that takes the shape of a tuning …

Music Industry
Architecture

Surreal Digital Illustrations by Tebe Interesno | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying these digital illustrations by artist Tebe Interesno, who explores a wide variety of themes from surrealism to science fiction. …

Polarizing "Lenses" – You're Doing it Wrong!

Firstly if photography has been your hobby (or worse yet, your profession) for a couple of years now and you’re still calling them Polarizing Lenses, …

Landscape Photography