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Fall Into A Deep Trance Watching Calligraphy Pens In Motion

Trust us, it's not as boring as it sounds.<p>In theory, an Instagram account devoted to close-ups of pens doesn't sound all that appealing. And then you watch one of the short, surprisingly lavish videos from King Blotto III, where colored ink flows fluidly in perfectly formed strokes, looping and …

Calligraphy

Such Penmanship: The Man Responsible For All The Calligraphy In Lord Of The Rings And The Hobbit

This is some of the work by A+ handwriter Daniel Reeve, who is responsible for all the calligraphy seen in The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings films. …

A 23-year-old guy is becoming an Instagram star for his insane calligraphy skills

Seiji Cataldo is blowing up on Instagram for his mesmerizing calligraphy videos. The 23-year-old has been practicing this ancient art for only two years.<p><i>Story and editing by Chelsea Pineda</i><p><b>Follow INSIDER</b> <b>design</b> on Facebook <b><br>Follow INSIDER</b> on YouTube

15+ Perfect Handwriting Examples That’ll Give You An Eyegasm

Humans have a thing for perfection and order, and although most of us are getting worse at it every day, handwriting is no exception. True, it might …

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners: Gardener's Supply

Starting a vegetable garden? Dream big, but start small and expand as you gain experience. Raised beds make efficient use of space and keep …

Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

I can't explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you appear to buy them from. This is all about leveraging foreign currencies and points-of-sale to your advantage.<p>For reasons I never quite understood, every time I …

10 Ways to Achieve a Victorian Gothic-Inspired Home

When most people hear the words, Victorian Gothic, their minds immediately envision black walls and decrepit, creepy, haunted-looking homes.<p>In fact, …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

Cool Things To Do With A Backyard

<i>Laura Gaskill, Houzz Contributor</i><p>If you’re bored of the typical lawn-and-patio backyard, then maybe it’s time to add some fun to your outdoor living space. From surfboard showers to freestanding bathtubs, here’s how you can put some character back into your backyard.<p><b>Create a vine-covered party pad.</b> …

Canon Reportedly Charges Customers for Repair of Flawed Lenses With Known Issues

Last week we found out the Canon 1D X and 1D C were having autofocusing issues in subfreezing temperatures. Now Canon Rumors has uncovered another …

Productivity 101: A Primer to the Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a system for getting organized and staying productive. It may seem complicated on the outside, but the end goal is to …

Productivity

Why You Should Keep a Journal (and How to Start Yours)

Some of the most influential people in history kept detailed journals of their lives. Those journals served two purposes: a permanent record for …

Productivity

How to Use Selective Focus for More Creative Images

Ansel Adams and his work remain central to photography discussions; he’s been a source of inspiration and emulation for generations of photography …

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

Cooking

Miniature world food art - in pictures

Italian artists Antonio Magliocchetti and Stefano Adorinni create everyday scenes in minute detail using food and drink

dog id tag - Pet Tags - Pet ID Tag - Dog Collar Tag with Flower or Tree of Life Charm, Personalized Pet - Dog Harness tag - Cat collar tag

“Thank you” for stopping by THE MAD STAMPERS!<p>Another unique creation by "THE MAD STAMPERS" ~ home of the ORIGINAL handmade/hand-stamped metal pet tags.<p>Visit our shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/themadstampers<br>to see all of our handmade, hand-stamped designs!<p>SIZE: This tag is approximately 1" in …

Teenager Splices Portrait and Macro Photos into Miniature Fantasy World

Zev aka <i>Fiddleoak</i> is a wonderfully talented 14-year-old photographer that is well-known for his amazing photo manipulations. Hailing from Natick, …

Tips to Reduce Image Noise in Photography

Do you want to know the 5 tips to successfully reduce noise in images? These 5 tips will show you how you can easily and successfully reduce noise …

Best dSLR Cameras for Beginners in 2018

$864.00 at Becextech Australia<p>See it<p>CNET's Rating<p>8 Design<br>• 8 Features<br>• 8 Performance<br>• 7 Image qual.<p>The Canon EOS Rebel T7i/800D continues the line's …

Nine Jaw-Dropping Hotel-Room Views Around the World (Photos)

Stunning<p>The sightseeing doesn’t have to stop when you get back to your hotel room. Check out these fabulous hotels that are even better looking out …

36 Links That Are Like Catnip for Photographers

It's truly been a great week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking at all corners of the internet to find the …

Watch the evolution of logos for Apple, NBC, and other world-famous brands

NBC, UPS, Starbucks, Apple — four very different companies with different histories, but all have one thing in common: they've refreshed (and, in some cases, replaced) their ubiquitous logos over the years. Copywriter Nick DiLallo explores these metamorphoses in a series of brief videos, …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before