Paul Szyszko

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Photos from The Borscht Belt, the Abandoned Remains of America’s Jewish Vacationland

“On the deserted grounds of these former retreats I have found an enchanting solitude—a seclusion that is empty and uncontrolled. Yet the stillness …

3 Golden Age Comic Book Heroes Who Got Left There, Part 1

The Golden Age of comics refers to the late '30s to early '50s -- an era when icons like Captain America, Batman, and Superman emerged. It was a time …

Comics

Viewing These Amazing Early Color Photos by Albert Kahn Is Like Stepping Into a Time Machine

Albert Kahn was a wealthy, turn of the century French philanthropist with an ambitious project like no other: He decided to commission a photographic …

Composite Photography at Its Best

Ted ChinPhotographer Ted Chin has a reputation for creating stunning composite images like the one above. The seamlessness with which he combines his …

The Diamond Ratio: The Ultimate Rule of Photo Composition

You have no doubt heard of the Golden Ratio, which is somehow or other connected to the Golden Mean and the Fibonacci Spiral, which is oft-touted as …

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Photographer BF Takes Pictures of Nude Women (And Won't Rule Out Fucking Them)

by Dan SavageMy boyfriend is a fine art photographer and has always vocalized his appreciation of beautiful women and the female body. He works with …

The Story Behind That Striking Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Photograph

If you were on social media over the past 24 hours, there’s a fair chance you stumbled across the gorgeous black-and-white photograph, shown above, …

iPhone Photojournalism

<b>When journalists use mobile phone cameras, it’s usually for one of two reasons:</b> They’re either writers with no other options or photographers …

Otherworldly Images of Andromeda Galaxy Over a Tiny Swiss Village

Photographer Sandro Casutt lives in a remote Swiss village with unbelievable views of the Andromeda Galaxy. The village of Vals, population 990, is a prime location for viewing the closest major galaxy to the Milky Way. Thus, Casutt, together with his brother Markus, started Cosmic Art Photography …

Where Do No. 2 Pencils Come From?

Amazingly, you can thank Henry David Thoreau and his family for this SAT must-have. The more you know!<p>Anyone who has ever taken an SAT has had the sacredness of the No. 2 pencil drilled into them. But what makes a No. 2 pencil what it is? What separates it from a No. 1 or No. 4? And what makes a …

"Stranger Pugs" Hilariously Reimagines "Stranger Things" as an Alternate Pug-Filled Reality

You’ve probably finished watching <i>Stranger Things</i> weeks ago and, like us, you’re already itching for more. The wait between season one and two seems like a lifetime, but luckily, Doug the Pug is here to help fill the void. He’s created an homage to the already-iconic Netflix series with <i>Stranger …

10 Minimalist Bathrooms of Our Dreams

Overlooking Portage Bay in Seattle, this house was designed by Heliotrope Architects for a bachelor who longed for a simple bathroom with a …

8 Graphic Novels Tween Girls Can’t Get Enough Of

Graphic novels are like chocolate to my kids — tasty treats they can’t get enough of. My oldest daughter read <i>Rapunzel’s Revenge</i> more times than she …

Don’t Fight It, Feel It: Auto Fabrica Embraces The CX500

When faced with a Honda CX500 in the shop, the first thing most builders do is ‘fix’ the frame. It looks awkward and droopy, and the usual solution is to either trick the eye, or get out the welding gear.<p>But Auto Fabrica decided to go with the flow. Once they’d stripped the bike down to the frame …

Wooden Skate Decks Beautifully Designed by Laser Engraving

Customized skate decks are nothing new, but you've probably never seen them look like this before. Brooklyn-based design studio Magnetic Kitchen used their talents and laser cutter to permanently transfer artwork onto premium maple wood boards. The process creates a unique embossed effect by …

Designer Turns Salvaged Wood Fragments Into Resin Jewelry

Melbourne-based designer Britta Boeckmann has a talent for creating absolutely gorgeous, handmade jewelry. Transforming wood and resin into a diverse array of eye-catching pendants and rings, the artist sells her stunning accessories through her Etsy shop, BoldB. All pieces are decidedly …

Two Rivers House a Western Retreat

This wild retreat, designed by <b>Snake River Interiors</b>, is located in Wyoming, United Sates.<p>Named for the two rivers that join on this beautiful and …

A Girls' Night Out in New York's Meatpacking District

A woman fixes her makeup at the outdoor bar of the Dream Hotel in New York's Meatpacking district in May 2015. Photograp<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Dina …

Sick of traffic? This site shows how slow your journey would have been in 1945

I’m a map geek, so this Maps Time Travel thing is fascinating to me. It compares road travel today with what it was like in 1945.<p>You can enter any two UK cities or postcodes and compare travel times, distances and routes you’d take today with those from 71 years ago. Spoiler: fuel is generally a …

Dozens of Vintage Snapshots, All with the Same Creepy Shadow

The predator first appeared in the 1920s, lingering in the peripheries of family vacations, childhood playdates, and backyard gatherings until the …

In Tehran, Waiting For Signs Of Change In 'A New World'

Last year, an Iranian economist named Mohammad Mehdi Behkish was extremely optimistic about prospects for a nuclear deal that would end many economic sanctions on his country.<p>"Personally, I would say it can't be that there would not be a deal," he told me when I met him in Tehran.<p>The alternative, …

See a French Photographers Muses, Captured in Color

View Slideshow<p>The French photographer Jacques Henri Lartigue was 69 when he walked into the Museum of Modern Art, met the young curator John …

This beautiful animation of London's history was made entirely from paper

The video above must have taken a hell of a long time to put together.<p>The National Geographic's animation of London's colourful history spans a …

Mammoths

This Is How Awesome Doctor Who's Matt Smith Is

The Eleventh Doctor proves how cool he is with this special birthday message for a fan.<p>Former Doctor Who star Matt Smith is currently out and about …

Articles about tiny livework addition crowns historic london house on Dwell.com - Dwell

A modern topper for a brick mews house takes its cues from a fast-changing London district.<p>How Spanish Architects generated a new and contemporary space for living while respecting its historic envelope.<p>At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your …

New app shows how many cubes of sugar are in your favourite foods

LONDON — We've long been told that dangerous amounts of sugar lurk in some of our favourite food and drinks, and now a new app will let you know …

Diabetes

Archmongers revamps 1960s London terrace using glazed tiles and an elaborate staircase

London studio Archmongers has remodelled and extended a 1960s terrace house in the city, refreshing the facade with glazed tiles similar to those …

Architecture

The hunt is on for lost Nick Drake images

In an age where gigs are captured second by second on thousands of camera phones, it’s difficult to imagine a time when musicians could perform unrecorded.<p>This was the case with Nick Drake, the famously reclusive singer-songwriter who flourished musically in the early Seventies but who shied away …

Antidepressants