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From Friends to Frasier: 13 Famous TV Shows Rendered in Plan

Have you ever wanted to see the apartments and houses of your favorite TV shows brought to life? To go on a virtual walk-through of Carrie Bradshaw’s …

TV shows

Gypsy Interiors: A Colorful Look Inside the Homes of Wealthy Roma

The houses of wealthy Roma in Eastern Europe have a distinct architecture. They are memorable because they look extravagant and massive from the …

Killer Heels: the art of the stiletto – in pictures

From traditional Japanese stacked sandals to weird rubber creations by Zaha Hadid and Prada tongues in flames, high-heeled shoes tower provocatively above all other footwear in women’s – and men’s – imaginations. A new exhibition traces their first steps in the 16th century through to modern …

The Book of Miracles: Rare Medieval Illustrations of Magical Thinking

In 1552, a curious and lavishly illustrated manuscript titled <i>Augsburg Book of Miraculous Signs</i> appeared in the Swabian Imperial Free City of Augsburg, then a part of the Holy Roman Empire, located in present-day Germany. It exorcised, in remarkable detail and wildly imaginative artwork, Medieval …

Birthday Suits

For 40 years, Lucy Hilmer has photographed herself on her birthday wearing nothing but her white lolly pop underpants, shoes and socks. She made her first Birthday Suit self-portrait in Death Valley, CA in 1974. Without fail, she has faced her camera every year since then, on April 22nd, to create …

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The Zip Tie Lounge Chair

Transform 44 cable fasteners and a half-sheet of plywood into a streamlined lounge chair that’s perfect for the nomadic maker.<p>The iconic Steam-Bent Chair No. 14, invented by Michael Thonet in 1859, was the first flat-pack furniture kit. It was shipped across Europe on then-new railways, becoming …

Woodworking

The top 10 self-portraits in art

David Hockney – Self-Portrait With Charlie (1995)<p>Hockney is ruthless in his self-portraits; he never poses or tries to look good. What he does is to record the act of self-portraiture – the fact of a painter looking in a mirror and trying to record what he sees – and give it a deliberately awkward …

Fantastic Vintage Photos of Women at Work During WWII

Rosie the Riveter was more than a cultural World War II icon. To many women at the time, Rosie the Riveter was a person, an idea they aspired to …

Damme, Belgium

Endless Reflections Captured Inside of a Mirrored Box

At first glance, one might assume that the amazing creations seen here are the result of digital manipulations. However, in reality, each image is a photograph created inside of a square cube covered with mirrors on all six sides.<p>Ron Brinkmann developed this <i>MirrorBox</i> with mirrored tiles and some …

Candles

Desert Studies: Landscape Photography by David Ryle

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Beautiful movie palaces of California

French photographer Franck Bohbot's portfolio is filled with gorgeous, heartbreaking shots of ambitious movie palaces of yesteryear, as well as huge, …