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Company Town Is the Most Twisted Posthuman Novel You've Ever Read

Madeline Ashby took all the conventions of “artificial life form” novels and shredded them with her novel <i>vN</i> and its sequel, <i>ID</i>. Now she’s doing the …

Architizer

Artist pays $1 for an abandoned building, transforms it into something beautiful

Head over to Chicago’s South Side, and chances are you’ll find a vacant home, ready to be demolished. But some of these homes and buildings have the …

Missing Sphinx Head Found in Ancient Greek Tomb

Archaeologists have discovered the missing head of one of the two marble sphinxes guarding a huge Macedonian tomb under excavation in Amphipolis, …

Archaeology

The 20 best travel books of all time

Literature

12 Stunning Never-Released Images From Disney’s Animation Studio

Didier Ghez's They Drew As They Pleased: The Hidden Art of Disney's Golden Age gathers rare and previously unseen images from four of Disney's trailblazing artists in the studio's formative years.

Art

Your Daily Dose of Graphic Art

Global Employability University Ranking 2014 results

Compare these rankings with the <i>Times Higher Education</i> World University Rankings 2014-2015<p>The University of Cambridge has replaced the University of …

Higher Education

12 places to escape the smog: the world's best car-free islands

Meet The Photographer Who Immortalized Frank Lloyd Wright’s Architecture

A new PBS documentary shines a light on Pedro Guerrero, photographer to the Starchitects of the 1950s and ’60s.<p>Fresh out of school, Pedro Guerrero (1917–2012) landed the role of Frank Lloyd Wright’s photographer and played a pivotal role in presenting the architect’s work to the public. During the …

Creative Artist's Instagram Feed Forms One Endless Work of Colorful Art

Artist Micah Milner has transformed his Instagram feed into a never-ending, continuous scroll of designs that revolve around pop culture. Rather than prompting you to click through to each individual image, Milner makes the overview of his portfolio the art itself. As you scroll through Milner's …

Art

The hypnotic, kinetic wind sculptures of Anthony Howe

Kinetic sculptor Anthony Howe creates abstract, organic sculptures from various metals and polymers. He is based in Eastsound, Washington state.<p>For …

Sculpture

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

European Travel

The year 1907: Portrait of an Ojibway, or Chippewa Indian girl. Flashback 127 years into photographic history as we bring you images from the Natgeo archives—see more at natgeofound.tumblr.com @natgeocreative Photo by Roland W. Reed

Large medieval burial ground under Cambridge is similar to modern cemeteries

LONDON — Archaeologists have discovered more than 1,000 human remains in a burial site under the University of Cambridge.<p>It's thought the burial …

9 Amazing Female Graphic Novelists, Illustrators And Cartoonists You Should Read

It's been a big couple of years for women in the comic book world, with Marvel Comics unveiling female versions of their previously male-dominated troop of heroes. Last month, a girl-powered Avengers cast was announced, including such superheroes as She-Hulk, Dazzler, and Medusa. It's a bound in …

Israeli Cave Explorers Find Hidden Alexander the Great–Era Treasure

Cave explorers in northern Israel stumbled upon a secret stash of silver coins and jewelry that date back to the time of Alexander the Great.<p>“The …

20 Art Shows to See This Spring In NYC - PAPER

<i>The slush puddles may still be bottomless and our seasonal depression may still be raging, but March is here and with it, a bursting of spring art events. From massive international art fairs to tiny art haunted houses, emerging gallery exhibitions to major museum openings, and new work from Bjork</i> …

Manhattan

Simon Beck: Creating art with a compass and snowshoes

<b>Simon Beck has been walking in circles for years - and the results are astonishing.</b><p>The British snowshoe artist creates detailed geometrical designs by donning snowshoes and walking for miles, creating images that can be seen only from above.<p>It all started as just a hobby back in 2004.<p>"I just …

Skiing

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

Art

Why Apple Is Spending $1.9 Billion To Open Data Centers In Denmark And Ireland

Apple follows Microsoft and Google by opening data centers in Europe. Whether that’s NSA-motivated is unclear.<p>Apple said Monday that it is investing $1.9 billion to open data centers in Denmark and Ireland, according to the AFP. It is a move likely to comfort European politicians and security …

From Design to Street Art, 5 Looks Inside Great Creators' Notebooks

<i>A round-up of intimate drawings from Meriwether Lewis, Milton Glaser, Stefan Sagmeister, and other bright minds</i><p>The nature and origin of creativity is the subject of many a theory. But, rather than theorizing about it, wouldn't it be great if we could just lift the lid of a great creative mind and …

Color Us Happy: Designers Team Up with Crayola to Create Dresses Made of Crayons

For its spring 2015 campaign, Bloomingdale's recruited the talents of seven designers to create exclusive pieces saturated in a bright, spring-ready …

Clothing

Crystallized books

Artist Alexis Arnold bends books at their spines, crumples them, and rolls them around in a Borax solution that causes them to be encrusted with tiny …

Books