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A designer figured out a way to cook steak in laundromat washing machines

He discovered the importance of the 24-7 laundromat, which acts as a safe haven for many New Yorkers living on the street. At the laundromat, people are able to not only clean their clothes, but also fill their water bottles, charge electronics, wash up, and rest for a few hours without being …

“Pirate Printers” Transfer New Urban Designs on Clothing Using Manhole Covers

Guerilla printing collective Raubdruckerin (“Pirate Printers”) has taken their urban printing technique on the road, embarking on a two-month tour around Europe. Based in Berlin, the group keeps an eye out for geometric patterns on city streets—printing t-shirts and tote bags with eco-friendly ink …

See the hidden art gallery that was created for Spotify's new headquarters in the World Trade Center

Larry Silverstein, founder of Silverstein Properties, the developer of 4WTC and many of buildings in the area, is a fan and proprietor of the arts and has worked to bring art to all of the newly developed buildings in the area.<p>But Robert Marcucci, Silverstein Properties' art consultant, and Dara …

Streetwear

London's hidden-gem art galleries

While the city's large institutions can be crowded, quiet and tranquil gallery experiences can be had – if you know where to look<p>My parents and I were excited about seeing the Monet exhibition. On the tube ride over, I imagined myself walking through the grandiose halls of London's Royal Academy of …

England

Mapped: Europe’s most iconic artworks

AT MATADOR Network, we always encourage other travelers to visit museums (even the weirdest ones) and check out street art when they are abroad …

Street Artist Uses Awesome Spray Paint Skills To Unveil HuffPost's New Logo

Mesmerizing time-lapse video shows Jody Thomas transforming a blank wall into a stunning work of art.<p>A British street artist just gave HuffPost a helping hand in unveiling its new logo.<p>Jody Thomas celebrated the HuffPost rebrand launch on Tuesday by incorporating the new emblem into one of his …

Streetwear

‘The Simpsons’ Goes Full ‘Big Bang Theory’ To Celebrate 30 Years Of Animated Existence

Prepare for a crash course in modern <i>Simpsons</i> history courtesy of the show’s latest couch gag. You might be surprised what makes the cut. *nudges you to look below*<p>As the show celebrates 30 years of animated existence, a <i>Big Bang Theory</i> parody has been whipped up to start Sunday’s episode. Using the …

Top 10 Shocking Assassinations That Changed Medieval History

Europe in the Middle Ages was a bloody place, where poisoning wells and massacring your enemy’s peasants was considered an acceptable mode of …

“The Flash” got engaged, and the ring is perfectly flashy

Yesterday, Grant Gustin announced that he is now engaged to his longtime girlfriend, LA Thoma! <i>The Flash</i> star and former <i>Glee</i> actor posted a picture on …

Dad Illustrates The Weird And Hilarious Things Kids Say In New Book

"Have a good day at work. Don't lick your boss."<p>Three years ago, Martin Bruckner started illustrating the hilarious and absurd things his toddler daughter said. He compiled some of these quote images into a book, which he gave his wife, Michelle, on Mother’s Day. At the urging of friends, he also …

Parenting

13 Shocking TV Character Deaths You Didn't See Coming

Heartbreaking character deaths have to be expected in TV shows, but usually we at least have some kind of inkling that someone's about to snuff …

Steven Universe, the Gravity Falls Kids, Kim Possible and More Join Forces in This Epic Crossover Video

We’re living in a golden age of clever animated shows focused on the adventures young kids doing what kids do best: defeating magical monsters and …

Chinese Man Spends 36 Years Chiseling at Three Mountains to Bring Water to His Village

Driven by a desire to improve the living conditions in his home, Huang Dafa, chief of Caowangba, a small village hidden deep in the mountains of …

Graffiti Meets Oil Painting in Stunningly Realistic Murals

Artist Ant Carver floods the streets with a new technique.<p>Combining graffiti techniques with detailed oil painting, London-based street artist Ant Carver creates expressive, gestural murals using a rainbow palette of spray paints. An exploration into alternative approaches to street art, Carver's …

Digital Art

The world's most amazing street art: check out these seven striking images

Street art is a colourful and compelling addition to the urban landscape around the world - from New York and London to Banksy’s Bristol.<p>A new book …

10 Prom Dresses and Looks You'll Actually Want to Wear Again

Monochromatic dressing has always been popular among celebs, the street style set and fashion bloggers alike. So, why not take a hint from the pros, and try out a cool girl trend for this year’s prom? Dance the night away in different textures and materials of the same palette, like pairing a silky …

This Is The Most Complex Architectural Structure In History

It would “probably take thousands of years” to draw, and its architects needed a supercomputer to visualize just a fraction of it.<p>Technology has always shaped architecture. The Romans built an empire on the back of the arch, while paving their roads in concrete. But the computer, which has already …

Watch a Dialect Coach Run Through 12 Different Accents in Less Than 4 Minutes

When actors train themselves to speak with a different accent, they don’t do it entirely by intuition. Often times, a dialect coach like Sammi Grant …