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Photographer 'stitches' images to create new worlds - CNN Style

Written by By Angelica Pursley, for CNN<p>Jean-Francois Rauzier's ability to capture whole cities in one photograph, is undeniably entrancing.<p>The French photographer developed the concept of the "hyperphoto" in 2002, a technique which involves digitally "stitching" hundreds of images …

Manhattan

A computer has made a Rembrandt painting and it's perfect

Rembrandt may have died in 1669 but his artistic legacy lives on thanks in part to a new piece of work created with computer data, instead of the artist’s hands.<p>Revealed in the Netherlands, ‘The Next Rembrandt‘ is the result of an 18-month project undertaken by a group of art historians, along with …

Art

20 Space-Saving Fold-Down Desks

<b>Fold-down desks</b> are perfect for compact spaces. Not only do they maximize square footage by neatly folding away when the room is needed for other …

This Mental Trick of Olympic Athletes Can Radically Increase Your Productivity

Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you.<p>This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely to see is the mental work that goes into those jaw-dropping accomplishments.<p>Everyone knows that …

Rio De Janeiro

Old Vespas turned into chairs will help you zoom through your workday

Eur-oh-so cool if you own a Vespa.<p>You're even cooler if you own a vintage Vespa that's been transformed into a piece of furniture.<p>Spanish company Bel …

Furniture

UK asks for boat name, Internet overwhelmingly responds: Boaty McBoatface

There's few rules on the Internet, but I think we can all agree on this one: Never put things to a public online vote.<p>The Natural Environment …

Scientists have found a link between being a refugee and developing schizophrenia

If fleeing war-torn countries, making hazardous journeys, and dealing with the arduous immigration process weren’t harrowing enough, researchers have now discovered that refugees face an added burden: an increased risk of developing schizophrenia.<p>Researchers, led by Anna-Clara Hollander, from …

Mental Health

40 Instagram accounts you should be following

Brian Gossett shares 40 of his favorite Instagram accounts — and explains why Instagram matters more than ever for artists and designers.

Stunning Home Interiors by the Designer Behind Instagram’s First Office

Lauren Geremia is widely known as the go-to designer for startup offices in the Bay Area. In recent years, she has put her mark on some of the biggest tech startup offices in the U.S.: Dropbox, Instagram, Hightail, and Lumosity, among others. Though this wasn’t always her plan. Geremia graduated …

Why Maarten Baas Turned His Back On The Design World

“The greenest thing you can do is not to design at all.”<p>What do you do when you’ve made your creative statement? When there’s no “next thing” to move onto? Maarten Baas, the Dutch designer and Renaissance man who earned his star bridging the divide between art and design, faced such a dilemma …

Green Design

5 Essential Pieces of Career Advice No One Ever Told You

Most common career advice is worthless. It's the stuff no one tells you that can make all the difference.<p>Let me guess, in high school, college and early adulthood you probably received a lot of career advice. Most of it was well-intentioned, but how much of it ended up actually being useful?<p>If …

Employment

Simple figures: the surreal beauty of Hans Breder's transfigured forms

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The Next Great Display Technology? Water

An MIT prototype turns the water flowing from the faucet into a digital display.<p>For the past half century, displays have been made out of layers of glass, transistors, and circuitry. But as screen-based interaction consumes more and more of our daily lives, some designers are looking for ways to …

Engineering

7 Best Free Websites To Learn Photography Skills Easily

Exploring photography can be an expensive hobby if you are not familiar with the online learning process. Many websites dealing with photography …

5 apps for exploring a new city like a local

There are some things everybody knows about New Yorkers. They pay exorbitant rents, they worship pizza and they never hang out in Times Square.<p>But …

Gravitational waves will unlock these 'revolutionary' secrets of the universe

Ripples in the fabric of space, called gravitational waves, are careening across the universe, right through everything and everyone.<p>Scientists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) experiment have detected some of the waves— a feat Einstein thought impossible 100 …

Musical Posters Combine Graphic Design with Synths and Theremins

And one of Trapped in Suburbia's posters even explodes.<p><i>Sound Poster 4.0. Images courtesy of Trapped in Suburbia</i><p>In 2013 we covered Trapped in Suburbia's very first <i>Sound Poster</i>— an engaging visual work that responded to human touch and created synth-like abstract sounds. But since <i>Sound Poster 1.0,</i> …

4 ways the Broncos can avoid another Super Bowl blowout

Denver's suffered through some historic, lopsided Super Bowl losses. Here's how they can avoid that against the Panthers on Sunday.<p>SAN FRANCISCO -- Before the Denver Broncos can win Super Bowl 50, they must bounce any idea of a blowout. We are talking Broncos obliteration. Something like Carolina …

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Jefferson Airplane: 12 Essential Songs

“It’s No Secret” (1966)<p>The Jefferson Airplane's 1966 debut LP, <i>Jefferson Airplane Takes Off</i>, was recorded before Grace Slick joined the group and they …

Winnie-the-Pooh

18 Great Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Superjams

“Roll Over Beethoven” (1986)<p><i>Chuck Berry, Keith Richards, Jerry Lee Lewis, Neil Young and Billy Joel</i><p>"This is the gentleman who started it all," said …

Music

Prints of darkness: macabre vintage posters – in pictures

Before TV and radio, the main way of reaching the public was with large, eye-catching posters. Theatre, silent film and opera would be advertised with colourful images fixed to walls or fences. Most have been lost or destroyed, but Los Angeles art gallery Century Guild has a collection of peculiar …

Posters

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

And if you have some time off around the start of the new year, this might be a good time to binge some modern-day classics.<p>With that in mind, I've come up with 20 essential titles from the past 15 years that you should reexamine or, if you've never seen them, delve into.

Male Ballet Dancers Beautifully Interpret Birds Falling from the Sky

When you take a group of dancers away from rehearsal and ask them to represent birds falling through the sky, their bodies can take on the most beautiful poses. This is exactly what happened when photographer Matthew Brookes worked with twenty male ballerinas from the Paris Opera Ballet. “A …

France's Versailles, short on cash, seeks paying guests

The Palace of Versailles, one of France’s most noted landmarks, has fallen upon hard times. So, the French government has announced it is building a …

The Leica Q is the Most Advanced Camera the Company Has Ever Made - Resource

Jaron SchneiderJune 10, 2015<p>Today Leica announced their latest camera, the Leica Q, a 24 megapixel, 13 stops of dynamic range, compact camera that …