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Incredibly Detailed Cityscapes Recreated from Artist's Memory

Netherlands-based artist Stefan Bleekrode has the incredible ability to work straight from memory and create newly-imagined but highly realistic cities. His series titled <i>Cityscapes</i> features places in the United States and Europe drawn in stunningly minute detail. Bleekrode's inked artworks include …

New York City

Stunning Life-Like Animal Sculptures Made with Layers of Galvanized Wire

Artist Kendra Haste uses the ubiquitous galvanized wire and transforms it into life-like sculptures of wild animals. By layering, fraying, and sometimes painting it, she's able to mimic the anatomical appearance of creatures both large and small.<p>Haste masterfully crafts the wire so that even subtle …

Sculpture

Why I like leading ladies who don't act ladylike

For half a century now, men have dominated the quarter-life crisis movie. The Graduate was made in 1967, Baby Boy in 2001, Failure to Launch in 2006, Jeff, Who Lives at Home in 2011. These films show people grappling with conflicts and emotions common to everyone. But only men have been permitted …

10 Cozy Fall Breakfast Recipes

Cooler temperatures and falling leaves mean it's time to turn on your oven and bake something delicious. Try these cozy breakfast recipes made from all your favorite fall ingredients -- apples, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, oats, pecans and more.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked Oatmeal with Apples, Walnuts & Raisins</b><p>…

Breakfast

11 Better-For-You Baking Swaps

There’s something that feels so right about indulging in a rich brownie or a frosted, fluffy cupcake. But it’s no secret that baking staples aren’t making anyone’s superfood list.<p>Luckily, we’ve found a way to help you feel better about treating yourself: make some simple substitutes in your …

5 Easy and Delicious Curries You Can Make at Home

<b>1. Beef Miso Curry</b><p>This beef miso curry is light compared to the classic Japanese curry but packs a punch with flavors ranging from sweet, sour and savory. This is one curry with plenty of umami! <b>Total Cooking Time:</b> 1 hour - <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Jungle Curry</b><p>The strong aromatics coming from the kaffir lime …

Cooking

9 ridiculous sandwiches you need in your life

Who needs turkey or ham when you can stuff mac 'n' cheese between two slices of bread? For that matter, who needs bread when you can use a doughnut to make your sandwich? Behold: nine outrageous, insanely tasty sandwiches to try for National Sandwich Day, November 3.<p><b>1.</b> Baked bean French toast …

How a Few Professionals Use Up Leftover Candy

<i>In our Phone a Friend column, we'll be asking some of our friends around the food world about how they cook and eat. And we want you to join the conversation, too.</i><p><i>Today: We know you have a bag of candy hanging around. Try getting creative with it, won't you?</i><p>We all love the sugar high that is …

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

Macaroni and Cheese Waffles Recipe

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or a bit of playful light bondage, but it's certainly …

Artist Replaces Topless Newspaper Ads With Kickass Feminist Imagery

It's no surprise that most advertisements these days don't portray women in a realistic or respectful light, with mass-produced images ranging from offensive to downright absurd. Instead of rolling her eyes like the rest of us, 28-year-old artist Sarah Maple decided to do something about it.<p>Maple …

Articles about 5 cool kitchen islands on Dwell.com - Dwell

Palm Springs Modernism Week, the Walker Art Center's new painting group exhibition (its first in a decade), a Van Alen Institute...<p>Shift Interiors believes that interior design is more than just looking good, it's feeling good too.<p>Henrybuilt and Viola Park rank high on our list of great, modern …

Palm Springs

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Remodeling 101: 8 Sources for Used Appliances<p>by Margot Guralnick<p>August 16, 2018<p>On Our Radar: 4 Up-and-Coming Ceramicists to …

New England

The Big City That Celebrates Creative Ideas

Astronomy<p>August 9, 2018<p>Perseid Meteor Shower Promises to Give a Spectacular Show This Weekend<p>Astronomy lovers are in for a treat this weekend, when the annual Perseid meteor shower creates a spectacular display in the night sky. From August 10 to August 13, the meteor shower will be at its peak and …

Aerial Photography

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Telmo Miel

Fintan Magee paints "The Messenger" for Most Festival in Moscow, Russia

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• September 14, 2014<p>Last seen in Aalborg, Denmark, Fintan Magee has now landed in good old Russia where he painted a new …

Looking forward to the winter

Italian Cabinet Looks Like a Paused VHS Tape

This isn't a corrupted image, Italian architect Ferruccio Laviani built it to look like a wavy digital glitch. The piece, titled <i>Good Vibrations</i> …

On the Edge

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DALeast unveils a new mural in Dunedin, New Zealand

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• September 21, 2014<p>DALeast is currently in New-Zealand where he spent the last three days working on this new piece …

21 Ways to Make Your Living Room Seem Ginormous

Holiday season is basically “everyone inside” season. Either you’re curling up with a good book, buried under the blankets with a warm drink or inviting your closest friends and family over to celebrate. So it’s expected that your space is about to feel tighter than normal. And that’s why we have a …

Boko Haram's treatment of captured Nigerian girls detailed in new report

Nigerian girls have endured physical torture, rape and forced marriages in the secret forest camps of Islamist terror organization Boko Haram, according to a new Human Rights Watch report released Monday.<p>The report draws on interviews with 46 victims and witnesses of the group's destructive …

‘Big Bang Theory’ Star Mayim Bialik Just Called Out Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande has been getting all kinds of hate recently for her reported “diva antics” when it comes to awards shows and photo shoots, but that’s not why <i>The Big Bang Theory</i> actress Mayim Bialik is calling out the tiny starlet. Bialik, who is one of the more admittedly conservative A-listers in …

Fruitvale Station's Michael B Jordan: 'African-Americans aren't allowed to be real people'

"If I wasn't black, that wouldn't have happened to me; I've thought that so many times I've lost count," says Michael B Jordan, star of Fruitvale Station. "A woman holds on to her purse as she walks by, or people cross the street when they see me, to being pulled over by the cops for no reason. …

“The Fault in Our Stars” has been unfairly bashed by critics who don’t understand it

<b>Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort in "The Fault of Our Stars" (Twentieth Century Fox)</b><p>Those condemning “Fault in Our Stars” as immature are blinded by their own prejudices<p>Laura Miller<p>June 6, 2014 11:00pm (UTC)<p>What makes a novel, or any other piece of writing, "literature"? There are at least two …