Mischaella Foley

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My Book Makes Kids Laugh, And It Was Banned Anyway

In 2012 and 2013, my book series <i>The Adventures of Captain Underpants</i> earned the #1 spot on the ALA's Top Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books List. I'd been on the list a few times before, but never at the top, and it came as quite a surprise to me (especially since I beat out <i>Fifty Shades of …

His Camera Takes Us To The World 'We Must Preserve'

<i>They're silvery and stunning — and their beauty bears a message.</i><p>"Genesis" <i>is a new exhibit of more than 200 black-and-white images from the noted Brazilian photographer</i> Sebastiao Salgado. <i>He wants to show us what the world and its peoples look like now, how climate change has already had an impact —</i> …

Touching Live Painting Video Maps One Woman’s Aging Process From Infancy to Old Age

In a live painting video posted to YouTube, South Korean artist Stonehouse presents the stages of aging in the life of one woman, from infancy to old …

Old Age

15-Year-Old Creates Incredibly Imaginative Miniature Photography

Look closely at these miniature scenes and you may be surprised by what you discover. 15-year-old Zev Hoover has a wildly vivid imagination that he translates into unbelievably magical moments. The young Massachusetts-based artist began taking pictures when he was just 8-years-old and, over the …

Expressive Portraits by Rosie Hardy Venture into the Stunning Realm of Fantasy

For anyone who follows the work of young, talented photographers who belong to the Flickr community, Rosie Hardy is one name that comes up time and time again. Although only 23 years old, the Manchester, UK-based creative has been at the forefront of the movement of youthful, Flickr photographers …

Can A Photographer Truly Capture Love?

In The Ones We Love, more than 80 photographers attempt to show what they see when they look at their loved ones.<p>Photographers routinely let us see the world through their eyes. Can they also reveal to us the qualities that make them love the people who inspire them? Des Moines-based curator …

Relationships

In the Greenhouse: A Towering Figure Enclosed Within a Glass Greenhouse by Susanne Ussing | Colossal

<p>Artist Susanne Ussing (1940–1998) was a Danish visual artist and architect who worked in a variety of different mediums from photography and …

This Piano Is Played By Clouds

And it sounds a lot like Schoenberg.<p>We often stare at the clouds to see the images hiding inside. But maybe we should be listening instead. Cloud Piano is an installation coming soon to L’assaut de la Menuiserie in Saint-Etienne, France. A sensor on the building’s roof tracks the clouds as they …

Flute

Shining a Light (and Lots of Color) on Previously Invisible Wi-Fi Signals

Since the dawn of the radio, over a century ago, there has been buzz about the invisible rays that make our tech go 'round... and what they're doing …

Newcastle University

The eerie Americana of photographer Ed Freeman - in pictures

After a 25-year career in the music industry, during which he produced Don McLean's American Pie, Ed Freeman returned to his original love of photography. While driving around southern Californian deserts to photograph landscapes, he was struck by the beauty of the desolate buildings he passed on …

Yes, You Can Pickle That

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Pickling is so hot right now. And when done at home, it's</i> …

Photographer Cole Barash Presents "Talk Story"

The North Shore of Oahu—quite likely the most photographed surfing destination in the world—is the go-to reference point for big wave-riding for both surfers and non-surfers. It is home to world-class breaks, sees some of the cleanest swells and hosts top international contests. Behind the …

Fine Art Photography by Kylli Sparre

Fine art photography and experimental photo manipulations by Kylli Sparre.<p>Kylli Sparre is a fine art photographer based in Tallinn, Estonia. After …

Photography

Porcelain Busts Imprinted with Chinese Decorative Designs by Ah Xian | Colossal

<p>Chinese artist Ah Xian lives and works in Sydney where for nearly two decades he has explored aspects of the human form using ancient Chinese craft …

How to Make Banh Xeo, Crisp Vietnamese Filled Crepes

How to make the hot and crunchy filled crepes known as banh xeo in Vietnam.<p><i>Banh xeo</i> translates to “sizzling cake.” Once you’ve made a batch of these lacy, ultra-crisp crepes, you’ll know why. Remember: Work quickly, and watch for splattering oil when the batter hits the pan.<p>Once oil is shimmering …

grain editTimothy Hunt

Timothy Hunt is a UK-based animator and illustrator with a penchant for the bold and the absurd. Bursting with color and whimsy, his print and …

Aviva Neuman of Brooklyn's Simon/Neuman² Gallery

by Laila Gohar<p>When Swedish curator Aviva Neuman decided to open a contemporary art photo gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, she did not have to look far for inspiration; for Neuman, art has always been a family affair. The 25-year-old was raised by her mother, Amy Simon, a visual artist, and her …

Articles about modern preschool san francisco on Dwell.com - Dwell

With smart interiors by Arcanum Architecture, a shop in the Mission District attempts to put a new spin on the venerable cup of...<p>A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an underground water source to create a lush marshland in his own backyard.<p>I was in San Francisco's Inner Richmond …

Gingery Beet Smoothie

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Emily throws a beet in a blender, and something wonderful comes out.</i><p>I have always been vehemently …

Ongoing Friendship Between a Girl and Her Adorable Cats

Since we first wrote about the heartwarming friendship between a girl and her cat, Russian photographer Andy Prokh has continued to enchant us with charming photos of his daughter Katherine growing up with her adorable British Shorthair cat LiLu. Although both Katherine and LiLu are now one year …

Papercraft Dioramas Come to Life with Projected Animations by Davy and Kristin McGuire | Colossal

<p>In an fascinating mix of papercraft, set design, and animation, artist duo Davy and Kristin McGuire bring stories to life inside these exquisitely …

Hilarious Photographs Depict Five Stages of Inebriation

This funny series of old photographs features the slow transformation from sobriety to complete intoxication. Created by photographer Charles Percy Pickering, <i>Five Stages of Inebriation</i> is a hilarious way of showing how alcohol affects physical coordination. Across the five pictures, an upright, …

Photorealistic Pastel Drawings of the Maldives

Artist Zaria Forman, who we first got to know for her spectacular series on Greenland, continues to bring awareness to important environmental issues through her pastel drawings. Forman spent September 2013 in the beautiful Maldives, the lowest and flattest country in the world. She found …

No matter what the boss says about flextime, get to work early

Flex-time is not as flexible as you might think.<p>The belief that getting an early start to the day is virtuous is widely held. In fact, finds a forthcoming study, it’s so pervasive that managers rate workers who get an early start higher than those who get in and stay late, no matter how many hours …

The Workplace

Diggie Vitt's Surreal 365 Project Comes to a Spectacular End

In the seven months that have passed since we last checked in on talented, young photographer Diggie Vitt, a lot has changed: he embarked on a long road trip across the United States in order to fuel inspiration for his photography; he moved from Jacksonville, Florida to Los Angeles; and he finally …

Foolproof Sangria Recipe with Lillet Rouge

No matter which bar or restaurant you find yourself at around the world, chances are you could spy a bottle of Lillet on the bar shelves. Such has been the case since the brand's inception in 1872. Lillet is a traditional French aperitif from Bordeaux—composed of 85% wine and 15% citrus …

Restored Farmhouse in Girona, Spain by ZEST Architecture

Villa CP, a restored old Catalan farmhouse in Girona, Spain.<p>The Barcelona based team of ZEST Architecture was responsible for the restoration of an …

Moving On: A Stop-motion Music Video for ‘James’ Made with Yarn by Ainslie Henderson | Colossal

<p>Moving On is the latest stop-motion video from BAFTA-nominated animator, writer, and director Ainslie Henderson. The clip was created as a music …

King of the Castle: Drip-Dried Sculptures That Put Your Cookie-Cutter Sand Castles to Shame

Forget your fancy sandcastle building tools. Your molded buckets may ensure a perfectly formed turret, but where's the fun in that? The artist behind …

Sculpture