Willecia Vermaak

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Graffiti Artists Take Over a Whole Warehouse, Documented with Hyperlapse Photography

You’re probably familiar with timelapse photography, in which still photos (taken with a stationary camera) are compiled to create the effect of …

Pictures of the week: 40 Weeks And A mirror, by Sophie Starzenski

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week, their choice is Sophie Starzenski's 40 weeks and a mirror.

Denim Fabric Baskets

Shares 7<p>Recycle a favorite pair of old jeans into handy little baskets. A great sewing project for older teenagers to work on.<p>Shares 7<p>Get the …

Crafting

'Fight for what you believe in': How best-selling authors battled rejection - TODAY.com

Today<p>James Patterson, Samantha Shannon and Khaled Hosseini talk about how they dealt with rejection and got their careers going.<p><i>Samantha Shannon’s “The Bone Season” is the first pick for the new TODAY Book Club. Read</i> <i>an</i> <i>exclusive excerpt and</i> <i>RSVP to join a Google Hangout with Shannon and Natalie</i> …

Writing

Watch: The 10 Best Slow-Motion Scenes Ever

<b>When used properly,</b> few special effects are as exhilarating and awe-inspiring as slow-motion. While the problem is often that it's used to excess, slow-motion provides not just a heightened view of the action at hand, but also increases suspense, enhances the impact of a given emotion, and adds …

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San Francisco’s Secret Mosaic Staircase

New Origami Street Art in Angers, France by Mademoiselle Maurice | Colossal

<p>French artist Mademoiselle Maurice (previously here and here) has two fun new pieces up this month as part of the 2013 ARTAQ Festival in Angers, …

SoBe 2013 Cocktail Recipes

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

HomeDine, The Airbnb For Home-Cooked Meals, Has Launched An iPhone App

HomeDine is all about getting more people cooking — and eating — home-cooked meals, with a peer-to-peer marketplace that connects people who like throwing dinner parties with those who like to attend them. To make those events even easier to find and create, HomeDine has rolled out a new iPhone app …

Chenin Blanc, a Worldly and Delicious Underdog Wine

Lettie Teague on a white grape that, like Riesling, can be produced in a wide range of styles and pairs well with food.<p>SOME GRAPES LANGUISH in total obscurity while others suffer an even worse fate: ignominy. I'm referring to Chenin Blanc, which may be the world's most noble yet most discredited …

Grapes

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Amazing and Realistic Examples of 3D Street Painting

<b>Street painting</b>, also known as pavement art, street art and sidewalk art, is thought to have originated in Britain, and in 1890 it was estimated that …

The 2013 Emmy Nominations: Congratulations, American Horror Story and Game of Thrones

This morning, at a traditionally ungodly hour on the West Coast, <i>Breaking Bad</i> star Aaron Paul woke up to announce the 2013 Emmy nominations with a special guest: the awards show's host this year, Neil Patrick Harris. “Special thanks to Kate Mara for getting me out of the house before my kids wake up …

26 Acclaimed Writers Who Also Wrote Children's Books

Literary genius for all ages.

5 Awesome Ways Famous Plot Twists Were Kept Secret

Nowadays, if you want to know as little as possible about a movie or show before seeing it, you have to actively go out of your way to avoid …

Advice to Little Girls: Young Mark Twain’s Little-Known, Lovely 1865 Children’s Book

In the summer of 2011, I chanced upon a lovely Italian edition of a little-known, playful short story young Mark Twain had written in 1865 at age of 30, with Victorian-scrapbook-inspired artwork by celebrated Russian-born children’s book illustrator Vladimir Radunsky, mischievously encouraging …

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This is Norm, the Most Adorable Pug on Instagram

Jeremy Veach is a 23-year-old photographer from Port Orchard, Washington. Inspired by Maddie (one of the early Internet pet sensations) and Momo …

Posing Guide for Photographing Women: 7 More Poses to Get You 21 Different Photos [Part III]

A post by Kaspars Grinvalds from Posing App. This is the third article in the series. You may want to look at the previous ones here: 7 standing …

Do You Understand Depth of Field?

Understanding depth of field is essential for any photographer who wants to move past the beginner stage. Using depth of field well gives you great …

Mountains for Mortals: 7 of America's Best Summits for Beginners

Anyone who's spent even a little time in the mountains has pictured it: You're a couple hours into your hike; panoramas of sweeping valleys and jagged cliff lines consume your gaze. You wipe a bead of sweat off your brow as you climb higher and higher, each step bringing you closer to the …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

This underwater hotel is the future of lodging [pics]

Water Discus Underwater Hotel<p>Though still in its conceptual phase, Dubai's Water Discus Underwater Hotel sure is making some waves (!). It's slated …

Swimming Pools

Gisele Bündchen's Best Fashion Moments

See all the supermodel's best looks.<p>Whether she's pulling out all the stops in sophisticated and sexy dresses on the red carpet or rocking her signature boot-and-jeans look on the street, Gisele Bündchen's style is as prolific as the model's decades-long career. See all of Gisele's best looks.