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Self-Defence Tutorial from 1933 | British Pathé

Photographer Traces Her Ancestors by Replicating Their Vintage Portraits

Artist and photographer Christine McConnell traces her lineage in a unique project that recreates photos of the past. Using portraits of the women from her mother’s side of the family, McConnell reproduces them with herself as the subject. This creative twist means that she meticulously matched the …

ON SALE You Get To Pick The Stain, Mesh and Hook Color, Scroll Trim Series Wall Mounted Jewelry Organizer with Bracelet Bar, Necklace Holder

*****This is a MADE TO ORDER listing. You will receive a jewelry organizer the same as the one pictured above (except you get to pick the stain, hook and mesh colors) but this one already has a home.*****<p>For this listing you will receive a beautiful and very functional large jewelry organizer just …

Artist Melts Glass Rods Together to Create a Loaf of Awesomeness

Californian artist Loren Stump is a master of the ancient Italian glass art of <i>murrine.</i> The age-old technique involves fusing canes of glass together …

Digital Art

15 Amazing Places You Can Tour Virtually

If you can’t check out these places in person, you can at least visit them virtually—no flights or road trips required.<p>1. The National Museum of …

The secret of Google Maps' accuracy revealed

The maps we use to navigate have come a long way in a short time. Since the '90s we've gone from glove boxes stuffed with paper maps to floorboards …

Coding is made child’s play by new electronic building blocks

The SAM electronic building system promises to turn anyone into an instant engineer<p>If Lego had a 21st-century facelift, it would look a lot like SAM, a new kit where the building blocks are electronic modules (or SAMs: sensor actor modules), which wirelessly communicate with each other over …

Photography Archives

July 19, 2018<p>Amazing Winners of ‘Drone Awards 2018’ Reveal the Best Aerial Photos of the Year<p>Celebrating the art of drone photography, the inaugural Drone Awards attracted the attention of photographers from 101 different countries. And with over 4,400 submissions, the expert jury had their hands …

Photography

Artist Laser Cuts Portrait Photographs to Form Surreal Sculptures

Artist Justine Khamara physically dissects portrait photographs taken herself and reconstitutes them into sometimes-unrecognizable surreal sculptures. Once printed, the Melbourne-based artist slices, arranges, and tangles them into abstract structures. Completely digitally unaltered, the photos are …

Artist Creates Amazingly Realistic Food Hats

Israeli artist Maor Zabar’s creations look deceptively delicious, but they are meant to be worn not devoured. He uses felt, plastic and wire to …

The Sound Design of Interstellar

When I saw <i>Interstellar</i> last weekend at an IMAX theater, I thought the sound system was mis-calibrated. The subwoofers were so strong that my seat …

Tom Cruise

10 Facts About the Internet's Undersea Cables

In describing the system of wires that comprises the Internet, Neal Stephenson once compared the earth to a computer motherboard. From telephone …

15 Otherworldly Places You Have to See to Believe

<b>Three Sisters Volcano, Oregon</b><p>Have you ever looked at a photo and just couldn't believe what you were seeing? Today let's check out 15 of those places. Destinations that seem like they are not of this Earth. Lakes that seem like they belong on another planet. Mountains that appear like they were …

First Real Hoverboard Design Floats One Inch Above the Ground

Any child of the '80s was easily in awe of Marty McFly when he jumped on his hoverboard in <i>Back to the Future</i>. At the time, the magical invention seemed beyond our wildest dreams. But now, California-based company Hendo Hover has taken the first steps towards making that contraption a reality.<p>The …

This Makeup Artist’s Incredible Transformations Will Blow Your Mind

Lucia Pittalis, an Italian makeup artist and portrait painter, is a master of disguise – she can give herself a whole new identity with just a few …

David Letterman

Soundbox Desk

Posted in Living<p>The Soundbox Desk may be a bit unconventional, but it’s also pretty awesome at the same time. Designed by the Seoul, Korea based …

Adventurous Mountaineers Scale the Alps for Incredible Photos

Although these stunning images might look like the work of Photoshop magic, photographer Robert Bsch (or Robert Boesch) captured these campaign photos for the Swiss mountaineering brand Mammut by carefully coordinating an entire team of mountaineers on the snowy Alps. Racing against time and …

Mountaineering

London Art Exhibit Made Out of Lego

82 Astounding Facts About Cats

As if we needed more reasons to love them.<p>1. Cats are the most popular pet in the United States: There are 88 million pet cats and 74 million dogs.<p>2. There are cats who have survived falls from over 32 stories (320 meters) onto concrete.<p>3. A group of cats is called a clowder.<p>4. Cats have over 20 …

Undercats: cats and owners in purr-fect unison – in pictures

Swiss photographer Sebastian Magnani, 28, has spliced the furry features of pet pussies with the head and shoulders of their owners. In a series called 'Undercats', Magnani shot the owners and their respective pets in the same portrait style. For this project he travelled for a week around …

Tank Man at 25: Behind the Iconic Tiananmen Square Photo

When Jeff Widener looks at the most important photograph of his career, it makes him think about failure. Like most news photographers, Widener is …

The 10 best recordings of poets

From Alfred Lord Tennyson to Alice Oswald, Andrew Motion chooses his<br>favourite recordings of poems read aloud by those who wrote them<p>Hear and download all of the recordings at poetryarchive.org, and nominate<br>your favourite in the comments below

Small Fabric Raceway Lounger / Cat Hammock - Free US Shipping*

This is our 1st generation Small Raceway. If you would like to see the 2nd generation Cat Mod Lift (with steps included), which includes our new removable fabric and cat mod attachment options, here is a link:<br>www.etsy.com/listing/504863015/the-cat-mod-lift<p>-Perfect starter piece<br>-Great for …

Clever Stay-at-Home Dad Creates Playful Pancakes

This stay-at-home dad has figured out a way to make breakfast really fun, and sometimes educational at the same time. Illustrator and math teacher Nathan Shields works together with his two kids to create all kinds of fun designs with just some pancake batter and a hot pan. He has made everything …

Wedding Guest Book Alternative, Wedding Guest Book, Wedding Centerpiece, World Map, Guest Book

Wedding Guest Book Alternative, Guestbook Alternative, Signed Wedding Map, Wedding Decor, Custom Map, World, Map, Wedding Centerpiece, Travel Gifts, Weddings, Wedding<p>============================================================<br>This design is a lovely sophisticated blend of soft patterns and a …

Designer Cat Beds Up For Auction

Five designers created chic cat beds for a <i>Traditional Home</i> spread, and now the one-of-a-kind furniture is on the auction block. Through May 15, you …

Liquiskin® Tattoo Shine Remover and Extender - Temporary Tattoo Shine Remover - Temporary Tattoo Extender - Liquiskin Temporary Tattoo

Liquiskin® is a specially formulated shine remover that adds a second skin film layer to help your tattoo last longer and look even better! Apply a light layer over your tattoo; it will mattify your design and protect it so it will last up to 7 days.<p>If you're looking for realism (Liquiskin® is used …

LEGO Star Wars Sandcrawler

Star Wars and LEGO continue their longstanding partnership to pump out yet another impressive set. This time around, the world’s most popular toy …

The Blues Brothers Bluesmobile LEGO Kit

Posted in Living<p>Akroyd. Belushi. They had different last names, but there may have been no cooler pair of ‘siblings’ than when those two were …

Unofficial Game Of Thrones LEGO Minifig Set

Posted in Living<p>The Game of Thrones season 4 premiere was quite possibly the best to date, and the only thing that could possibly make things better? …