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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 …

Artists Create Chandeliers Out of Bike Parts Under a Freeway Overpass

A freeway overpass is not the first place you would think to look for innovative art. But if you happen to be Joe O’Connell and Blessing Hancock, the …

3D Sculptures Made from Dangling Strands of Elastic

South Korean artist Hong Sungchul creates three-dimensional string sculptures in his series entitled <i>String Mirrors</i>. The artworks depict several close-up, intimate shots of the human body, focusing heavily on interlocking hands and arms to represent a shared human experience. The most fascinating …

Stunning Swimming Sculpture is Carved From a Single Piece of Wood

It may be hard to believe, but this stunning sculpture was carved from a single piece of wood. Artist Stefanie Rocknak, who you may remember as the creator of that ghostly Edgar Allan Poe sculpture, is behind this fascinating figurative work. Slightly larger than life-size, the sculpture, called <i>The</i> …

Surreal Figurative Sculptures of One Man

Using a unique synthetic resin, Korean artist Bhac Ji-Ho has produced an intriguing collection of figurative sculptures that play with shape, form, and color. The eye-catching works present multiple perspectives of one face in unconventional compositions. Each piece is a sort of self-portrait that …

Artist Recreates His Old Childhood Drawings 20 Years Later

Kiddie Arts is a series created by artist Telm Pieper. It features digital images inspired by his very own childhood drawings. Cool! Definitely looks …

Living Sculptures by Guda Koster

Guda Koster is a Dutch artist who create living sculptures with humans. The artist uses fabrics, colors and original patterns that allow her to …

Watch Artist Jason Jagel Transform a Blighted San Francisco Block into a Vibrant Pocket Park

Last year, we reported on an exciting partnership between the Lincoln Reimagine Project, Architecture for Humanity, and Architectural Digest to …

Make Your Own Eco-Conscious Graffiti with Mud Stencils

Contrary to popular believe, graffiti doesn’t have to be ugly or offensive—it can be thought-provoking, challenging, and perhaps most importantly, …

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Resurrecting the New Zealand Jesus Bird

The ‘<i>Jesus bird</i>’ is the unique name given to storm petrels, small seabirds of the family <i>Hydrobatidae</i>, for their characteristic ability to ‘walk’ on water. Storm petrels are remarkable creatures. With a body-weight about the same as a house sparrow, these seabirds can live for up to 30 years, and …

Youth Radio’s Lipstick Diaries: The Ugly Side of Beauty

Wildlife<p><b>By Joi Morgan</b><p>One thing I know for sure, my friends and I count on the perfect lip gloss to set off our looks—whether we’re heading to class or a night out. Right now I’m totally into bubblegum pink. But I was surprised to learn what’s in these tubes!<p>Teenage girls spend nearly $14 a month on …

Google Street View Reveals Grand Canyon

Changing Planet<p>Photo: Google<p>You’ve used Google’s Street View to navigate unfamiliar cities. Now, you can use it to explore a river.<p>Today, Google, in partnership with American Rivers, is launching the Colorado River Street View. The imagery features the iconic Grand Canyon — 286 miles of the river, …

New Pygmy Tyrannosaur Found, Roamed the Arctic

At 20 feet long, Nanuqsaurus hoglundi measured about half the size of T. rex.<p>A great discovery came in a small package for paleontologists who've unearthed a new species of tiny tyrannosaur in northern Alaska.<p>Dubbed <i>Nanuqsaurus hoglundi</i>, the polar pygmy measured about 20 feet (6 meters) long, about …

Hangout With an Astronaut: Ask Your Questions

Wildlife<p>Photo courtesy of NASA<p>Since the year of mankind’s inaugural trip to space in 1961, 341 people have crossed the celestial borders of outer space. These new-age navigators represent the pinnacle of human achievement. What is it about their daring voyages that elicit wonderment in those …

St. Patrick's Day 2014: Facts, Myths, and Traditions

The March holiday signals the start of spring for many.<p>St. Patrick's Day and its promise of spring is an especially welcome relief for millions of Americans who have suffered through one of the coldest winters in recent memory.<p>In fact, in early March, St. Patrick's Day Parade organizers in Chicago …

St. Patrick’s Day: “Green” Animals That Recycle

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here, a holiday famous for parades, parties, and everything turning so green that it’s like looking at the world through night-vision goggles. But when we think “green” we sometimes think “eco,” so in honor of Green Day here are five of nature’s “greenest” animals, not …

Mercury, the Smallest Planet, Is Getting Even Smaller, Scientists Say

A new look at the planet shows that it has shrunk almost nine miles in diameter.<p>Like a raisin spinning around the sun, Mercury is shrinking and wrinkling. The planet is now up to 8.6 miles (14 kilometers) smaller in diameter than it was nearly four billion years ago, according to a report released …

Rare “Albino” Redwood May Hold Clues to the Super-Trees’ Longevity

Are its white needles an evolutionary mistake—or a way to cope with stress?<p>For decades, a lone redwood has grown near the railroad tracks that run through the small city of Cotati, California. It was little noticed by most people—until officials announced that the tree had to be chopped down to …

Stick Insects Have Mimicked Plants Since Age of Dinosaurs

Almost as soon as the first birds flew, stick insects disguised themselves as plants.<p>Walking stick insects disguised themselves as leaves starting some 126 million years ago, report paleontologists, even before the advent of flowering plants.<p>The fossil discoveries from modern-day Mongolia mark some …

Masters of Disguise—Amazing Insect Camouflage

To avoid becoming prey, insects use mimicry to blend into their surroundings.<p><b>When it comes to biology, mimicry is everywhere. Lions use camouflage to blend in with the savanna. Frogs use mimicry to match their green environment. Most famously, chameleons will even change color to blend in with</b> …

Q&A: Giant-Bird Research Illuminates “Chicken From Hell” Dinosaur

A bird-and-dinosaur expert weighs in on the similarities.<p>Todd Green is an authority on both emus and dinosaurs—an unusual combination.<p>A zoologist who prepares skeletons and draws dinosaurs for the skeleton display company Osteosaur, Green has also spent hundreds of hours wrangling emus on a …

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in April

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in April:</b><p>Need some light in your life? More than 100,000 illuminated lanterns flood the streets of <b>Seoul</b> during the <b>Lotus Lantern Festival</b> (April 25-27), a yearly …

"Fire Tornado" in Viral Video Explained

Shifting winds caused a dramatic scene during a controlled burn in Colorado.<p>A dramatic video that went viral this week shows a "fire tornado" whirling above a Colorado prairie. The swirling flames occurred during a controlled burn that "posed no threat to firefighters," according to a government …

Eco Heroes of the Peruvian Amazon

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>I’m journeying in a skiff along the Pacaya River in the Peruvian Amazon when tan and orange tents suddenly pop up above the shoreline, calling attention to several people standing nearby. Campers, I think.<p>Farther along, a man beaches his canoe, climbs out and walks with …

Photographer Explores His Emotions Through Surreal Self-Portraits

<b>New York photographer</b> Ben Zank’s series of surreal images are an exploration of his deepest emotions, and a means of expressing himself without words.<p>…