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French Artist Blase Reimagines Classic Paintings With a Modern Flavor

French artist Blase, aka Blasepheme, is well-known around the flea markets of his hometown Paris. He takes old paintings and brings them back to life …

This is what typical homes from around the world really look like

We often see gorgeous homes and interiors in the movies or in glossy magazines and admire the design that went into these architectural masterpieces. …

Why Nature Prefers Hexagons - Issue 35: Boundaries

How do bees do it? The honeycombs in which they store their amber nectar are marvels of precision engineering, an array of prism-shaped cells with a …

A new book of urban photography explores the glass and steel spires, brutal blocks and latticed ironwork that make up the vertical city: from iconic disused gasholders and power stations to sleek and exclusive corporate developments usually only accessible by the urban elite

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Artist Transforms Driftwood into Stunning Sculptures of Animals in Motion

Sculptor James Doran-Webb uses pieces of driftwood to form stunning creatures that look as though they're in motion. In a scale that's larger than life, rabbits, horses, and birds appear to be in mid hop, gallop, and flap. Webb's work with the highly-textured wood is methodical, and he fuses many …

Leading physicist Dame Athene Donald says toys aimed at girls emphasise passivity, and that early influences affect academic choices<p>Toys aimed at young girls are steering them away from science and engineering before they even reach school age, according to a leading British researcher.<p>Dame Athene …

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Colorblind Coal Miner Captures Breathtaking Seascapes in Australia

Ray Collins gets up before dawn, pulls on a wetsuit and jumps into the ocean swell in search of the perfect wave. But instead of bringing a surfboard, Collins brings a camera. That's because, on his days off, he is a premier fine arts photographer who showcases the power of the ocean through his …

Dazzling Ocean Stones Meticulously Covered in Colorful Tiny Dots

Through her vibrant artwork, Canada-based creative Elspeth McLean aims to connect people to their inner child. One way she does this is through small ocean stones that were found on beaches in New Zealand. They are painted in beautiful, bright colors that feature a series of dots decoratively …

//_PATH - Photographs and text by Mark Dorf | LensCulture

When examining our daily contemporary lives in Western culture, one finds that there is barely a single situation that is not influenced by digital technology and communication through the World Wide Web. Indeed, the Internet and digital technology have been integrated into nearly every part of our …

An Entire House Gets a Makeover in Just Two Weeks

A house decorated with coastal style on a quick turnaround.<p>For a client's Emerald Bay, California, house, Laurie Alter, owner of Tuvalu Home, was given free rein because there was limited time frame of just two weeks for the renovation. "I called my client to say that in order to complete this on …

Your guide to the most glamorous gardens in the galaxy

Madison Cox, the globetrotting garden designer, introduces a new book on world gardens. But what makes him tick?<p>There are various rare beasts in the world of landscape design but few are as fabled as Madison Cox, creator of gardens for the fabulously wealthy – and fabulously discreet – the world …

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Inspired by unseen forces of energy and matter, Silja Selonen’s work explores the connection between art and the rules of science. Join us inside her studio: http://goo.gl/fg1a2F

How one couple beat the cable company

The breaking point came in July 2012. Our Comcast bill for Internet, television, and phone hit $184 a month. And that was without premium channels …

Genetically, Schizophrenia Is At Least Eight Separate Diseases

A range of disorders lead to different symptoms, new research says, raising hopes for individualized treatment.<p>Research published in the <i>American Journal of Psychiatry</i> shows that schizophrenia is not a single genetic disease, but in fact a class of diseases with variable symptoms.<p>Schizophrenia is …

Amusing "Cartoon Bombing" Cleverly Interacts With Surroundings

For French illustrator Troqman, the world is a stage to display artwork that he calls “cartoon bombing.” The artist travels with a spiral-bound sketch pad and draws amusingly-exaggerated pictures that cleverly interact with their environment. Troqman has placed his handiwork in grocery store …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Dan McCaw (American, b.1942) - Mother and Child Posted by Lara

Scott Mattlin 1955 | Impressionist American painter Posted by Lara

There’s Finally A Modern Typeface For Programmers

Input is a “matter-of-fact” font optimized for coders, not writers.<p>Whether you’re coding apps or banging out short stories, the typeface you choose to write in is important. But most typefaces out there are designed with writers, and not coders, in mind. A new typeface by digtal studio Font Bureau …

Photograph: Nick Ryan<p>I am a retired social worker (aged 74) and have recently acquired a garden..This is one of a series of photos that I have taken of a family of mice who live close to the patio..I like his cheeky expression plus his acrobatic ability ! Photograph: Nick …

Fall House by Fougeron Architecture steps down a cliff side

San Francisco office Fougeron Architecture has designed a house in California that steps down the side of a cliff and projects over the edge.<p>Fall …

3 Architects Appointed to Oversee £100 Million Cycling Infrastructure In London

Roger Hawkins (Hawkins\Brown), Sunand Prasad (Penoyre & Prasad) and Peter Murray (New London Architecture) have all been appointed by the Mayor of …

Long-Lost Color Photos from 1939 Reveal Life in England on the Brink of WWII

After the death of his grandmother in February of this year, Barney Britton found an unexpected treasure while cleaning out her attic: a wooden box filled with dozens of 35mm slides documenting his grandparents' honeymoon trip in 1939. Although Britton's mother remembered seeing the photos as a …

Amazingly Detailed Sculptures Constructed with Pencils

Conceptual artist Federico Uribe uses many unexpected, everyday materials to produce his insanely detailed sculptures. In this particular collection, the Miami-based Colombian artist shows us that pencils aren't just for writing or drawing anymore.<p>He uses colorful pieces of fragmented pencils, …

Unreal Photos From Shackleton's 1914 Antarctic Expedition

The expedition almost didn't happen, as Shackleton offered his ships, stores, and services to his country the night before World War I began, but the Royal Navy and First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill wanted the journey to proceed.<p>Australian photographer Frank Hurley brought 40 pounds of …

Photo of the day: St James’s Park springtime cherry blossom – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 1:30 pm, April 24, 2014 in Photos of London<p>London certainly wears pink well, and with Royal Parks gardeners adding two or three cherry …

Dramatic Photos of Ocean Waves As Seen Through the Eyes of a Buddhist Monk

©<i>Syoin Kajii, from the series NAMI</i><p>©<i>Syoin Kajii, from the series NAMI</i><p>Niigata-based photographer Syoin Kajii’s series <i>Nami</i> shows a fascinating amount of …

Nano-Robots That Compute With DNA Installed Into Living Cockroach

Gives a whole new meaning to the term "computer bug."<p>Scientists have inserted DNA-based nanobots into a living cockroach, which are able to perform logical operations. Researchers say the nanobots could eventually be able to carry out complex programs, to diagnose and treat disease.<p>These DNA …

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