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10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

Writing

Contemporary Canadian Wooden Architecture in Photos and Drawings

Today we celebrate Canada Day by paying a special tribute to timber construction and Canada's close ties with wood--as evidenced by its maple tree …

Architecture

44 Amazing Color Photos Show How Las Vegas Has Changed From the 1960s

Las Vegas is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County. …

Las Vegas

This Beautiful Golden Chamber Contains Water So Pure It Can Dissolve Metal

It can detect dying stars.<p>Hidden 1,000 metres (3,300 feet) under Mount Ikeno in Japan is a place that looks like a supervillain's …

Physics

A Collection of Herzog & de Meuron's Striking Staircases

Stairs aren't only a means of vertical circulation. Through their might and scale, this building element can easily become the protagonist of a …

Architecture

These Realistic Disney Illustrations Are Magical

Since 1937 with <i>Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs</i>, Disney has given us some of the most memorable characters of all time. Yes, we get that there were …

Walt Disney Company

D-Day: The Invasion of Normandy in color photographs

On June 6, 1944, the course of world history changed while most Americans slept soundly in their beds thousands of miles away.<p>Dubbed "Operation Neptune" then but forever-since known as simply "D-Day," Allied troops on this day launched the largest sea invasion ever undertaken before or since on the …

Unique Weathering Pattern Creates Fascinating Geometric Ripples on a Chain Link Fence | Colossal

<p>Over the past few years, Twitter user @Ben_On_The_Moon has photographed his chain link fence due to a mysterious weathering pattern that has caused …

Miniature

This trippy tea house in Shanghai is built from 999 handmade timber sticks

Chinese design studio MINAX Architects have combined contemporary architecture with traditional Chinese tea drinking rituals in the ONE Teahouse, a …

The Most Amazing Ceiling Decorations And Installations From Around The World

We spend a lot of time trying to find the best way to decorate the walls of our homes and offices and the results are sometimes really amazing but it …

Interior Design

Artist Makes Incredibly Detailed Drawings of Famous Buildings Around the World

They say patience is a virtue, but for some artists it’s a necessity. Emi Nakajima’s detailed ink drawings of famous architectural sites, which …

Art

This Ghost Town Was Swallowed Up by Nature and Now It's an Eerily Beautiful Hiking Destination

Man and nature are often portrayed at odds with each other: As skyscrapers go up, trees come down. But sometimes the world has different plans. After …

23 Rare Behind the Scenes Photos Reveal the Filmmaking in the 1920s

Films really blossomed in the 1920s, expanding upon the foundations of film from earlier years. Most US film production at the start of the decade …

BATMAN and His Rogues Gallery Look Darkly Beautiful in These Amazing Prints

We all have our favorite Batman character. Some of us like Robin or Nightwing, others like the various members of Batman’s Rogues Gallery. And let’s …

A Highly Percussive Fingerstyle Acoustic Cover of the Iconic Michael Jackson Song ‘Billie Jean’

Alexandr Misko, the remarkably talented Russian guitarist about whom we’ve previously written, performed a highly percussive, upbeat fingerstyle …

15 Mind-Blowing 3D Chalk Drawings, But You’ll Probably Get Your Fill By #3

<b>You won’t believe your eyes and, for a little while, it’s a lot of …

Couple's Comics About Married Life Are Dark And Super Relatable

Surreal and hilarious.<p>Life is never boring when you’re in love with someone whose imagination is just as wild as yours.<p>Just ask Mac Håndlykken and Andreas Håndlykken. The Oslo, Norway-based couple have been together since 2012 ― they married last year ― and are co-creators of a surrealist comic …

This Photographer Combines Toys and Practical Effects

Mitchel Wu is a professional toy photographer. He combines toys, photography skills, practical effects, and imagination to create “alternative …

Do Androids Dream Of Electronic Beats? How Blade Runner impacted electronic music

Do Androids Dream Of Electronic Beats? How Blade Runner impacted electronic music By: Al Horner Background Video HTML5 Video will be paused as soon …

Take a Trip Through New York City in the Year 1911

Back in 1911, the Swedish film production company Svenska Biografteatern visited New York City during a trip to America and shot footage of various …

Is This the Most Beautiful Ghost Town Ever? Drone Video Captures Chinese Village Reclaimed by Nature

As the shadows of the past loom around what’s left of the overgrown houses and pathways, videographer Joe Nafis has perfectly captured the rare charm …

31 Brutally Honest Illustrations By Gerhard Haderer Show What’s Wrong With Today’s Society

Art isn't created just to please our eyes; it also transfers ideas and provokes thought. Austrian cartoonist Gerhard Haderer has been producing …

Photographer Captures the Hypnotic Symmetry of Vienna’s Architecture

Architectural photographer Zsolt Hlinka has spent years capturing the symmetry of Budapest's buildings. Now, with his new series <i>Viennametry</i>, he's moved to the Austrian capital, giving new perspectives on the geometry of the city's architecture. Hlinka photographs the intriguing courtyards and …

This Beatles Poster Breaks Down the Instruments Played in Every Fab Four Song

If you're a Beatles fan who has memorized every second of every one of the legendary band's songs, from instruments to vocals, Pop Chart Lab has got …

Light Leaks: A Shimmering Room Filled with Fifty Disco Balls and Hundreds of Reflected Points of Light | Colossal

<p>Kyle McDonald and Jonas Jongejan filled a darkened room with fifty disco balls and created colored and timed lighting sequences to cast mesmerizing …

Art

You can download David Bowie and Kurt Cobain’s handwriting as a font

David Bowie, Kurt Cobain, Leonard Cohen, and other rock icons have had their handwriting turned into fonts, <i>NME</i> report.<p>The Songwriters Font project, which also includes Serge Gainsbourg and John Lennon, uses “original handwritten letters and notes” to turn the musicians’ penmanship into digital …

Stream 47 Hours of Classic Sci-Fi Novels & Stories: Asimov, Wells, Orwell, Verne, Lovecraft & More

The pronouncements of French theorist Jean Baudrillard could sound a bit silly in the early 1990s, when the internet was still in its infancy, a …

You Can See America's Most Stunning Sights By Purchasing a Single Amtrak Ticket

A little while ago college friends rented a house in Montana for the summer and invited my family and me to visit. In an e-mail containing …

22 wonderful color photographs capture street scenes of New Orleans, Louisiana in the late 1950s.

bring back some memories<p>8 April 2018<p>129 notes<p>New Orleans<br>• life<br>• street<br>• people<br>• photography<br>• history<br>• nostalgia<br>• vintage<br>• 1950s<p>22 wonderful color photographs capture …

11 Works of Asian Architecture in Full Bloom

This week, we present a selection of the best images of Asian architecture in bloom. These 11 projects from Japan and South Korea incorporate the …