Joanneke Meijer

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Gorgeous Vintage Posters from the Golden Age of Skiing

As a devotee of winter sports, both as a lifelong practitioner and an Olympic spectator, and lover of vintage graphic design, especially mid-century travel posters, I was delighted to chance upon <b>The Art of Skiing: Vintage Posters from the Golden Age of Winter Sport</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a remarkable …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Amazing Animated Optical Illusions! #6

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Amazing Facts To Blow Your Mind Pt. 3

14 Literary Posters That Turn Famous Authors' Words Into Art

Who doesn't love a good literature-meets-graphic-design project?<p>We came across the work of Obvious State's Evan Robertson last year when he debuted his series of clever literary posters based on the words of authors like Ernest Hemingway and Kurt Vonnegut. Turning pithy quotes into whimsical works …

40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books

A fore-edge painting is a technique of painting on the edges of the pages of a book. The artwork can only be seen when the pages are fanned, as seen …

20 Most Important Restaurants in America

No, we're not talking the fanciest, trendiest, or even the ones with the most stars. These are the places that define how we eat out.<p><b>By Andrew Knowlton, Bon Appᅢᄅtit</b><p>No, we're not talking the fanciest, trendiest, or even the ones with the most stars. These are the places that define how we eat out. …

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America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

The Great Barrier Reef we stand to lose – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/jun/19/great-barrier-reef-in-pictures<p>720<p>As the UN pressures Australia to better protect the reef, …

How the Other Half Lives: Photographs of NYC’s Underbelly in the 1890s

Jacob A. Riis arrived in New York in 1870. As the economy slowed, the Danish American photographer found himself among the many other immigrants in …

Gaming's new frontier: Cancer, depression, suicide

How "empathy" games are striving to make powerful emotional connections<p>Brian Ramage has made traditional hardcore games for all his professional life, and still does. He recently encountered a very different kind of experience, one that altered his view of what games can achieve.<p>Attending the Game …

I am not Here

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

Best Trips 2013

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

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Playful Recreations of Classic Paintings on Toast

Food artist Ida Skivenes, better known as IdaFrosk, pays homage to the great painters of yesteryear with her playful food creations. The Oslo, Norway-based artist works particularly with toast as her canvas for her aptly titled series <i>The Art Toast Project</i>. The food paintings that IdaFrosk creates …

Views Of The Hong Kong Sky, Framed By A Canopy Of Skyscrapers

Romain Jacquet-Lagreze’s photographs are a reminder of the dazzling views to be found simply by looking up.<p>For as long as he can remember, when Romain Jacquet-Lagreze has found himself walking in the forest, he’s always had the inclination to look up, searching for patches of sky poking through the …

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What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?<p>Bees, …

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Clever Negative Space Animals

Negative space designs are very hard to create, but designer George Bokhua is a specialist in negative space. He designed this minimalist serie of …

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Harm Less: A Photo Series of Firearms Made Entirely out of Plants

Here’s a great photo series by artist Sonia Rentsch that quite literally takes the “fire” out of firearms. Dubbed “Harm Less,” the series consists …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Brave Photographer Captures Wild Polar Bear Swimming

The polar bear: A large, beautiful, and powerful creature, and one you will most likely ever see in a zoo. However, for photographer Joe Bunni, that …