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Artist Turns Her 2-Year-Old’s Sketches Into Paintings

Now that my little girl is two years old, her interest in all things art has skyrocketed, especially when she sees me painting. As she gets older I …

Mesmerizing Paper Art Made From Strips Of Colored Paper by Yulia Brodskaya

There are a million and one ways to make art of paper (as we proved in our paper art post), but there’s one artist who recently caught our eye …

Can We Hack Our Vision To See Infrared With The Naked Eye?

A team of biohackers is attempting to modify the human sensory spectrum.<p>“Can you imagine a color you’ve never seen?” Jeffrey Tibbetts asks, looking directly into the Skype camera. We would like to think that we can, of course, that our imaginations are limitless. But the answer, no matter how much …

New Deep-Sea Animal Species Look Like Mushrooms but Defy Classification

A new species discovered off Australia may reshape the animal family tree.<p>A handful of strange mushroom-shaped animals discovered in the deep sea off Australia in the 1980s have finally been named by scientists. The organisms are so unique that they may rearrange the earliest branches of the animal …

A Stunning New Map Reveals For The First Time Where Our Galaxy Fits Into The Universe

Even our galaxy is a mere speck in a larger structure, which was just revealed for the first time by a group of scientists who created a map of more than 8,000 galaxies in an effort to understand where they fit in the universe.<p>The team placed the Milky Way on the outskirts of a massive, previously …

Artist Uses Hundreds of Found Objects To Recreate Iconic Paintings And Portraits

In her “Plastic Classics” series, British artist Jane Perkins uses almost anything she can find – buttons, plastic toys, LEGO pieces, etc. – to …

Porcelain China By Livia Marin Looks Like Melting Ice-cream

In what looks like a fun play on Salvador Dali’s melting clocks, London-based Chilean artist Livia Marin has created interesting classic porcelain …

Art

33 Powerful And Creative Print Ads That’ll Make You Look Twice

Most ads out there are annoying, but given the amount of professionals working in the marketing and advertising industries, they’re bound to come up …

Advertising

9-Months-Pregnant Ballerina Is Still Dancing (Updated)

<i>“I’ve found the entire process of being pregnant to be such a miraculous, beautiful time. As a first-time mom I am so excited! My instinct has been</i> …

Photographer Continues to Follow His Girlfriend Around The World

Russian photographer Murad Osmann keeps on following his beautiful girlfriend Nataly Zakharova (previously written about here) around the world and …

Times Square

Fairy Tales Come True (8 pics)

Back in the days of our childhood, we always look up to the choices made by the characters in the fairy tales. As we expose ourselves to many of the …

Walt Disney Company

These Heatmaps Reveal Where Humans Feel Certain Emotions

<i>Note: warm colors indicate regions of increased sensation while blue and black areas represent decreased sensation.</i><p>A group of bio-medical engineers …

Brothers Grimm’s Fairy Tales Illustrated In Ghostly Photographs by Killian Shoenberger

“I am colourblind and I can‘t distinguish green and red“. This is how Kilian Schoenberger, one of the finest contemporary landscape photographers, …

Fairy Tales

Man Puts On A Pink Tutu And Travels The World To Bring A Smile To His Wife Fighting Breast Cancer

Cancer is a thing no one would ever dare laugh about. However, with all the difficulties surrounding the illness, laughter can be the best medicine. …

Simpsons Animator Liz Climo Creates Incredibly Cute Animal Comics on Tumblr

Elizabeth Climo, or simply Liz Climo, is a talented young animator currently working with the everlasting <i>The Simpsons</i> TV-show<i>.</i> When her day job ends, …

What Happens When You Take A Long-Exposure Picture Of A Christmas Tree While Zooming Out

As important as the holidays are for celebrating with friends and family, they’re also a good opportunity for people to show off their creativity. …

Why it's time for brain science to ditch the 'Venus and Mars' cliche

Reports trumpeting basic differences between male and female brains are biological determinism at its most trivial, says the science writer of the year<p>As hardy perennials go, there is little to beat that science hacks' favourite: the hard-wiring of male and female brains. For more than 30 years, I …

Ancient Fish With Strong Jawline Could Rewrite History Of Faces

As faces go, <i>Entelognathus primordialis</i>isn't much to look at, even for a fish.<p>But consider that the 419 million-year-old, armor-plated fish is the earliest known creature to have what humans might recognize as a face, according to research published Wednesday in <i>Nature</i>. That's mostly due to its bony, …

X doesn't mark the spot: real shape of chromosomes revealed

Time to revise the high school biology textbooks: contrary to their typical portrayal as being precisely X-shaped, chromosomes are in fact much more complex — and much messier looking. That's the finding of a new project that relied on DNA sequencing to produce accurate 3D images of chromosomes.<p>A …

Fish Fossil Has Oldest Known Face, May Influence Evolution

The 419-million-year-old fossil has the same jawbones as vertebrates.<p><b>Scientists have found the oldest face—and it's a fish. (Not a fishface, though.)</b><p>The 419-million-year-old fish fossil could help explain when and how vertebrates, including humans, acquired our faces—suggesting a far more primitive …

Astronomers discover densest galaxy ever

Imagine the distance between the sun and nearest star system, Alpha Centauri. That’s a distance of about 4 light-years. Now, imagine as many as …