Kyle McCoy

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A Tour of the Internet in 1993

In 1993, the Internet was both old and so, so young. The network hosted mature services like newsgroups (discussion forums), FTP servers (file …

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Gorgeous and Very Rare Leica MP Titanium Available for the First Time Outside of Japan

In April of 2007, to commemorate their first anniversary, the Leica Store Ginza in Tokyo, Japan released the beautiful camera above: a Leica MP …

Check Out This Rare Red Curtain Leica IIIc with Nazi Engravings On It

Bellamy Hunt of Japan Camera Hunter recently stumbled across a very rare Leica IIIc Red Curtain Rangefinder — rare because it comes complete with …

Artist Buries $16,000 Worth Of Gold On A Beach For People To Dig Up And Keep

Digging for buried treasure is no longer just for pirates: Berlin-based artist Michael Sailstorfer has buried 30 gold bars, worth $16,574, in the sands of Folkestone Beach in southeast England. Today, once the tide went out, it was finders keepers.<p>The public artwork, called Folkestone Digs, is part …

The Average Font combines hundreds of characters into a single typeface

New York artist and designer Moritz Resl has compiled a new "ghostly" typeface by overlaying each letter of the alphabet from over 900 existing font …

100 Proof Black Dirt Apple Jack

Anyone who's been to Normandy, France or has a solid interest in spirits knows the wonders of Calvados, the high-proof apple brandy that really packs a punch. However, apple brandy happens to be an American tradition, as well. It's known as Apple Jack and, while the ABV is still high, the finish is …

The best of Les Rencontres d'Arles 2013 photography festival

The world-famous Arles photography festival has kicked off on France's south coast. Featuring work from Hiroshi Sugimoto, Sergio Larrain, Guy Bourdin and Wolfgang Tillmans, to name a few, the event's 2013 edition is dedicated to black-and-white photography and attempts to answer the question of …

Constructing Rick Owens' Creative Bubble

Over the last two decades, Rick Owens and Michèle Lamy have managed to construct a fantastical creative world entirely of their own design and turn …

Chanel, Hugo Boss, Rick Owens: Fashion's Latest Muse Is Architecture

If you’ve ever been to Dubai, you’ll know what I’m talking about when I say it’s a glass-and-asphalt wonderland; a monument to ambitious industry. If you haven’t, well, let’s just say that the only sense of nature comes in the form of man-made island complexes that are sculpted to look like palm …

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Black & White Photography Techniques

Black and white photography is a rewarding and challenging field of artistic photography. Even people who don’t care about photography can find …

Black & White Photography

Thousands of Hammered Nails Form Detailed Portraits

Instead of using a pen and ink, artist David Foster hammers thousands of nails onto a canvas to create these incredibly detailed portraits. Originally an architect, Foster's love for technical drawing translates perfectly into these meticulously produced arrangements. Each piece is based off of a …

New Mirrored Infinity Rooms in New York

In what's being called the next <i>Rain Room</i> for New York, eccentric Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is showing off her newest installations at David Zwirner gallery. Called <i>Infinity Mirrored Room – The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away</i> and <i>Love Is Calling</i>, expect these to be the must-visit …

The Art of Nicola Samorì

Scary Paintings and Sculptures.<p>Italian artist Nicola Samorì was born in 1977 in Forlì. Nowadays, the artist lives and works in Bagnacavallo. Nicola …

Australia’s Infinite Stairway to Heaven

<i>Diminish and Ascend</i> is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, the staircase is one of the most eye-catching pieces at the outdoor exhibition this …

What Neuroscience Says About The Link Between Creativity And Madness

New research sheds more light on the strong ties between an original mind and a troubled one.<p>The idea that very creative people are also a little crazy has been around since humanity’s earliest days. In ancient Greece, Plato noted the eccentricities of poets and playwrights, and Aristotle saw that …

Isabel Marant Lands at H&M; Burberry Breaks $1 Billion

<b>Isabel Marant Collection Finally Lands at H&M:</b> Shoppers lined up as early as 2:00 a.m. Tuesday evening to try and secure a highly-coveted piece from …

The Pink Star and other expensive diamonds – in pictures

The Pink Star, a 59.60-carat, oval-cut pink diamond, became the most expensive ever sold at auction this week. Here's a look back at other notable sparklers

We Want Everything In The Marks & Spencer Spring Collection

Brit High-Street retailer Marks & Spencer reveals a high-design makeover for its spring '14 collection. The iconic shopping emporium has, in recent …

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Jean-Michel Basquiat @ Gagosian Hong Kong Recap

Jean-Michel Basquiat may have died at age 27, but the Brooklyn-born artist remains one of the most<p>Jean-Michel Basquiat may have died at age 27, but …

Building Damir Doma

It took a fortuitous encounter in front of a bike shop in Bavaria for Damir Doma to find that rarest of things: the right deep-pocketed partner, …

SILENT by Damir Doma Collection With oki-ni

SILENT by Damir Doma partner up with webstore oki-ni on a special limited edition collection. Military inspired, the whole collection works on a …

Love At First Sight? The Weird Truth About Sex Appeal

It's right up there with crop circles, Bigfoot, and the Loch Ness Monster. That's right, sex appeal is one of the biggest mysteries of the …

The tweed revolution: from the countryside to the catwalk

Tweed is no longer a conservative fabric – it is getting bolder, brighter and better. And Wool Week is the perfect time to rediscover it<p>The Oxford English Dictionary defines the word "tweedy" as: "of a robust traditional or rural character (by association with the country gentry who traditionally …

22 Things Under $100 That Every Man Should Have In His Closet

Getting dressed was easy as a kid: you had an infinite array of t-shirts, you could wear shorts whenever you wanted and somehow there was no time or place in which sneakers were not appropriate.<p>Now you're a grown-up, and things are more difficult, especially if you're a guy. How do you dress like a …

The Walt Disney Company - a picture from the past

First published on Wed 16 Oct 2013 13.27 EDT