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New wave: 24 photographers changing the way the world sees Russia

A new generation of photographers is emerging with a vision and an aesthetic that offers a fresh take on classic questions about Russian identity, says Anastasiia Fedorova for The Calvert Journal

7 Secrets Every Aspiring Street Photographer Should Know

Street photography ain’t easy. It’s a fast moving world out there and it takes a lot of practice to be able to capture it well. However, it’s not …

Architizer

7 Steps to Save $70K in 18 Months to Travel the World

When I was transitioning out of the corporate world in 2008 to travel the world, several people I spoke with similarly expressed how they would love to quit their jobs to travel. However, the number one excuse people had for not quitting their job to travel was the lack of money. If you are …

Personal Finance

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This Is Big: Scientists Just Found Earth's First Cousin

Meet Kepler-186f, the closest thing to our planet ever discovered—and maybe our best shot at locating life elsewhere in the universe.<p>Right now, 500 light years away from Earth, there's a planet that looks a lot like our own. It is bathed in dim orangeish light, which at high noon is only as bright …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking

Are you feeling uninspired and stuck? Perhaps it's the people around you. Here are five ways to get people to challenge and inspire you to success.<p>It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. …

Qiber – Handmade Font from The Northern Block

The Qiber Typeface.<p>Font designer Mariya V. Pigoulevskaya of The Northern Block team has designed the <b>Qiber</b> font. Qiber provides a natural handmade …

How your brain works – video

The size of a small cauliflower, the human brain is the most complex organ in your body. It squeezes out 70,000 thoughts a day. But where does it store information? And how does it generate flights of fancy? Explore the inner workings of your personal ideas factory Continue reading...

The greatest plane mysteries

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is not the first airborne drama that has raised more questions than answers.<p>It’s not the first big jet in the past five years to go missing with no distress signal. It’s not the first suspected plane crash that has taken days to turn up any signs of …

Famous photographers in front of the camera – in pictures

From Bill Brandt and Robert Frank to Cindy Sherman, Abe Frajndlich spent three decades taking portraits of the greats. The resulting book, Penelope's Hungry Eyes, has been published digitally by MAPP – so what happens when you put a photographer on the other side of the lens?

The 9/11 attack seen from space – an image of impotence

This still from a video shot by an astronaut from the International Space Station offers a new perspective on world history. It was taken by American astronaut Frank Culbertson on 11 September 2001. As he looks down on New York from space, a vast plume of smoke hangs over the harbour. The smoke …

Scared Of Failing? Ask Yourself These 6 Fear-Killing Questions

Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question, collected the provocative questions top designers, tech innovators, and entrepreneurs ask themselves to spark creativity.<p><i>[Editor’s note: The following is the first in a three-part series of posts adapted from Warren Berger’s new book,</i> A More …

Norway’s Powerful Memorial Shows a Cut Within Nature

On July 22, 2011, an island in Norway called Utya made headlines when right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik opened fire at those at a youth camp there, killing 69 people in an unspeakable act of violence. Coupled with Breivik's first attack, a car bomb explosion in Oslo that killed eight …

Origami Artist Creates Life-Sized Elephant From One Piece of Paper

He's done it! Professional origami artist Sipho Mabona has created a huge, life-sized elephant with just one sheet of paper. His most ambitious work to date, the elephant took Mabona and a team of over a dozen people four weeks to complete. Standing just over 3 meters high (or 10 feet tall), the …

Origami

Stunning High-Rise Tower Mimics a Tree with Branches

The second architectural folly of the 21st century is upon us. Sou Fujimoto, Nicolas Laisn Associs and Oxo Architects, have crafted an imaginative structure named <i>White Tree</i> in Montpellier, France that dazzles us with its unusual stair-step shape and how it fans into the open sky. For something to …

Architecture

The Internet Will Be Everywhere In 2025, For Better Or Worse

We won't think about 'going online' or 'looking on the Internet' for something. We'll just be online, and just look."<p>In 2025, the Internet will enhance our awareness of the world and ourselves while diminishing privacy and allowing abusers to "make life miserable for others," according to a new …