Alexandra Robinson

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Surreal Portraits of Elegant Women Inspired by Ballet

Fine art photographer Kylli Sparre, better known as Sparrek, uses photography as an outlet for creative expression. Her eye-catching shots depict stunningly surreal scenes that incorporate her background in ballet. Having trained for years as a ballet dancer, Sparrek found that it wasn't the right …

Photography

125th Anniversary Issue of National Geographic Magazine

Photography enthusiasts, if there's one magazine you'll want to collect right now it's National Geographic's special photography issue. Devoted to “the power of photography,” the October issue looks at how photography has the power to impacts our lives. It not only gives us insight into each other, …

My Modern Shop Spotlight – Samuel Bradley’s Beautifully Offbeat Photography

UK-based photographer Samuel Bradley's work spans genres as well as a variety of subject matters. Though, it's his offbeat and quirky collection of portraits of young men and women with taxidermy that is especially eye-catching. The young photographer manages to capture an intriguing array of …

Photography

Scientists discover potential cause of motor neurone disease

Australian scientists have helped discover what could be one of the only known causes of motor neurone disease.<p>The researchers were involved in …

Pakistan earthquake: Experts explain emergence of mud volcano

When a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Pakistan’s Baluchistan province on Tuesday, locals watched in amazement as a small island rose out of the sea …

NASA Curiosity rover finds 'surprising' amount of water in Mars soil analysis

A soil analysis on Mars by the Curiosity rover has turned up a surprising amount of water, as well as a chemical that will make a search for life …

5 Fascinating Questions on Quora

Here's a round up of some interesting (and maybe odd) questions and answers on Quora.<p>Since its 2010 launch, Q&A site Quora has used its $61 million in VC funding to probe doozies like "What should everyone know about prison?" (It's "overcrowded...yet it feels like the loneliest place," writes an …

8 Most Beautiful Water Landscapes in the World

<b>This post is brought to you by Poland Spring Brand 100% Natural Spring Water.</b><p>When you first hear the word landscape, what comes to mind? Do you think of mountains, hills or the general countryside? In fact, landscape is more broadly defined as “all the visible features of an area of land” which …

National Parks

Master of Pen and Ink: The Monumental Drawings of Ikeda Manabu | Colossal

<p>The task of Japanese artist Ikeda Manabu is seemingly impossible: a blank paper canvas larger than a person spread before him, a small acrylic pen …

Europe's Most Spectacular National Parks

For most people, the word Europe evokes thoughts of world-famous museums, delectable cuisine, and historic cities studded with iconic monuments and vibrant cafés. However, Europe is also home to some truly stunning stretches of wilderness, from remote white-sand coves to some of the world's most …

National Parks

World's Best Ecolodges

Spectacular Day and Night Composite Shots of Major Cities

<i>Day to Night</i> is a spectacular ongoing series by fine art photographer Stephen Wilkes featuring urban landscapes that transcend the confines of time by presenting day and night shots of iconic cityscapes in one image. Using up to 1,500 images from a 15-hour shoot day (from sunrise to sunset), Wilkes …

Washington D.C.

Portraits of Dogs With Human-Like Expressions

Is it just us or do most of these dogs look incredibly serious? Hamburg, Germany-based photographer Ralph Hargarten is behind this intriguing new series called <i>A Dog's Life</i> where he's shot portraits of dogs with facial expressions we often attribute to humans. Set against a simple black background, …

42 of the coolest Burning Man art installations ever

Art has become the defining feature of Burning Man, as the festival continues to be a testing ground for a growing circle of artists seeking engaged …

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed. With the variety of natural wonders and stunning cities throughout the world, finding the best views can be somewhat of a daunting task. …

Hong Kong

Paintings by Kevin Sloan

Paintings by Kevin Sloan<p>Allegorical paintings infused with meaning that speaks of the beauty of nature but also maintains a balance with contemporary …