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23 Surreal Facts About Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí was one of the most famous painters of the 20th century. The Surrealist’s self-promotional antics and bizarre artwork made him an …

This Is What a Shot List for a Darren Aronofsky Film Would Look Like

How do you illustrate the emotional drama that goes on in the human mind? Just as Darren Aronofsky.As one of the most cerebral filmmakers of our …

The Best Cinematographers of the 21st Century, From Roger Deakins to Ellen Kuras

Looking at a cinematographer’s body of work reveals what aesthetic aspects are specific to the cinematographer and how they impact the storytelling …

Jazz musician Wynton Marsalis says rap and hip-hop are ‘more damaging than a statue of Robert E. Lee’

<i>“Cape Up” is Jonathan’s weekly podcast talking to key figures behind the news and our culture. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and anywhere else you listen to podcasts.</i><p>“My words are not that powerful. I started saying in 1985 I don’t think we should have a music talking about niggers and …

Flute

The 50 Best Jazz Bassists Of All Time

In jazz, as in most music, the bass is the bottom line. It’s both part of the rhythmic foundation of the music (along with the drums) and the sonic …

Roll Your Blunts and Take a Trip Through the Orion Nebula

A close-up view of one of the night sky’s most spectacular features.<p>The Orion Nebula is a radiant swath of gas, dust, and baby stars that forms the middle stud in the “belt” of the constellation Orion. At 1,350 light years distant, it is one of the closest star factories to Earth, but even so, it’s …

A Look at the Magical World of Iconic Photographer Rodney Smith

For over 45 years, fine art and fashion photographer <b>Rodney Smith</b> brought his unique vision to the world through his whimsical imagery. Playful and surreal, his photographs graced the pages of <i>TIME</i>, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, and <i>The New York Times</i>, among others. Even after his passing in 2016, his …

Top 10 Inspiring Must-Reads For Passionate Pinholists

Stimulate your senses with some of the most amazing stories and guides for World Pinhole Photography Day with our very own compilation of the perfect …

Infrared Photos of the Sublime Landscape of New Zealand

When the Australian photographer Kasia Sykus traveled to New Zealand for two weeks, she chose 35mm infrared color film in part because of its rarity …

This Timeline Shows The Entire History of The Universe, And Where It's Headed

This is how we'll die.<p>If you're the type of person who sometimes wakes up at 3am and lies in bed trying to wrap your tiny mind around the achingly …

Universe

How To Buy John Coltrane: The 10 Albums Every Jazz Newcomer Needs

In jazz circles, the smallest mention of <b>John Coltrane</b> usually invokes a mood of hushed reverence, and the discovery of <b>a previously unreleased album</b>,</i> …

Universal Music

When Jazz Ruled The World: The Rise And Reign Of America’s One True Art

Nowadays, in the second decade of the 21st Century, jazz may seem to many a marginalised music. Of course, it goes without saying that there are …

Universal Music

Introverts are Natural Disruptors—Here’s Why | Heleo

“Introverts are uniquely suited to disruption because they’re comfortable playing where other people aren’t.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>The creative power</i> …

Stephen Hawking Was an Atheist. Here’s What He Said About God, Heaven and His Own Death

For more than 50 years, death was a poignant part of Stephen Hawking’s remarkable life.<p>The physicist, who died Wednesday at age 76, wasn’t expected …

Discover Cinematographer Roger Deakins' Most Trusted and True Visual Techniques

One of the most celebrated cinematographers in filmmaking, Roger Deakins has, until last night, been always the bridesmaid and never the bride. But …

Five Hacks for Video With a Smartphone

The video quality a smartphone is able to produce these days is so good that you can use it for a lot more than just vacation memories. If you want …

Gallery: The surreal and psychedelic art of infrared photography

Our eyes can only see a quite narrow wavelength of light. Often referred to as the "visible light" spectrum, this usually spans the wavelengths …

Awesome Room Divider Ideas, Even If You Have a Small Space

Open space living in lofts, studios or homes with high ceilings and few walls are very popular. The open architectural look may be gorgeous, but not …

Is Charles Bukowski a Self-Help Guru? Hear Five of His Brutally Honest, Yet Oddly Inspiring, Poems and Decide for Yourself

I don't know if he’s been replaced as a major influence on young, restless (and almost exclusively male) aspiring writers, but once upon a time—if …

16 Practical Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Write A Book

If you want to write, you've got to read.

Audiophilia Forever: An Expensive New Year’s Shopping Guide

Here are some of the most beautiful recorded musical sounds that I have heard in the past few weeks: the matched horns and clarinet, very soft, in Duke Ellington’s “Mood Indigo,” recorded in 1950; Buddy Holly, in his just-hatched-this-morning voice, singing “Everyday,” recorded in 1957; the London …

Audiophile

How to photograph the stars: 9 steps to stunning night images

If you’re lucky to see stars where you live, or you’re camping outdoors this summer, photographing the night sky can yield spectacular results. With …

Landscape Photography

Ugur Araz Photography

Beauty and fashion photography through the lens of Ugur Araz.Based out of Istanbul, Turkey, Ugur Araz is a full-time freelance photographer …

These are the 25 worst Oscar snubs of all time

As subjective as art is, some masterworks are undeniable — unless, of course, you’re the Academy<p>The Academy Awards often gets it wrong. This goes beyond Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway incorrectly announcing "La La Land" as winner for best picture when "Moonlight" was the clear (and actual) winner. …

How to Make Ultra-Difficult Selections Using Alpha Channels in Photoshop

Learning to make selections both precisely and efficiently is a skill all its own, and no method is perfect for every situation. This technique is a …

Watch a Tesla Totally Own a Ferrari, Porsche, Lambo and Other Supercars in 'World's Greatest Drag Race'

The gearheads at <i>Motor Trend</i> magazine reckon the best way to suss out the quickest car in the world is to line up a dozen likely candidates twelve …

Sports Cars

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Yoga

The Inside Story of the Great Silicon Heist

Wasi Ismail Syed had endured a draining day of travel by the time he picked up his rental van at the Pensacola, Florida, airport. He’d left his …

You Probably Won't Survive the Same Workouts Brad Pitt Used to Get Shredded for 'Fight Club'

If you're envious of how much easier it appears to be for Hollywood movie stars to transform their bodies, keep in mind they have access to chefs, …

Minimalist Man-Homes & How To Get The Look

You’ve heard the criticisms of minimalist homes. They’re cold. They’re sterile. They’re uninviting. They look like something out of a magazine, not a …