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Malaga — Paracosmic Houses

<i>Paracosmos: a uniquely created, imaginary world of fantasy, built by the powers of our own imagination.</i><br>The series of photos, <i>Malaga — Paracosmic Houses</i>, portrays the fishing villages Pedregalejo and el Palo in Malaga, which reflect an important aspect of the cultural heritage of the city. Over the …

Architecture

Pattern Recognition: Google Earth, Herbs, Haircuts and Mars - Photographs and text by Evgeny Molodtsov | LensCulture

This project considers landscapes that have been significantly transformed by human activities. The new technologies used to produce these images allow us to imagine how the landscape of the future might look.<p>In the first part, I compared images from Google Earth with my “herbarium” photos. …

Google Earth

8 Nat Geo Photographers Share Images of Gratitude

We asked our photographers to choose a moment they are thankful for having witnessed.<p>This Thanksgiving, we asked eight National Geographic photographers to share images they are grateful for. We wanted to see photographs that they were thankful for having taken, thankful for the access granted to …

“Best wide-angle lens? Two steps backward. Look for the ‘ah-ha’.”—Ernst Haas #WednesdayWisdom📷 Erich Lessing, 1956 http://buff.ly/2e7SaWr

“Best wide-angle lens? Two steps backward. Look for the ‘ah-ha’.”<br>—Ernst Haas #WednesdayWisdom<br>📷 Erich Lessing, 1956 http://buff.ly/2e7SaWr

Vivian Maier: Street Photographer, Revelation - Interview with exhibition curator Anne Morin | LensCulture

Since the discovery and exposure of Vivian Maier’s work in 2009, this reclusive, mysterious figure—street photographer, nanny, visual genius—has been the subject of widespread acclaim and attention. From monographs to worldwide gallery exhibitions and the widespread release of a feature film (the …

Street Photography

Antoine d’Agata | Gomma - The Photographers' Hub since 2004.

N.0008 <br>Antoine d’Agata interviewed by Arja Hyytiainen <i><br>Gomma Magazine Issue 2</i><p>1 / 4<p>Show thumbnails<p><i>Antoine d’Agata was born in Marseille in 1961. In 1990</i> …

Facebook's Photo Community Manager Is a War Photographer

We talked to him about the future of journalism and Instagram in space.<p>Four months ago, Teru Kuwayama was appointed photo community manager at Facebook—not a job you'd normally associate with a war photographer.<p>Kuwayama has not only risked his life to document what goes on in war zones; he's a …

Social Media

We the goondas

<i>You can now be arrested in Karnataka even before you commit an offence under the IT Act. You could be in jail under the Goonda Act even if not guilty</i> …

Ten percent of the brain myth

The <b>10 percent of the brain myth</b> is a widely perpetuated urban legend that most or all humans only use 10 percent (or some other small percentage) of …

Antoine Bruy

<b>Scrublands</b><p>From 2010 to 2013, I hitchhiked throughout Europe with the aim to meet men and women who made the radical choice to live away from cities, …

The 30 Harshest Philosopher-on-Philosopher Insults in History

We’ve amused ourselves for a while now at Flavorwire with our ongoing survey of internecine mud-slinging in various areas of the arts: musicians, …

Five Point Seven Million: Confessions of a very popular author

My point is simple: everyone should be angry at the West for not recognising my talent.<p>(<i>Author’s Note: In a recent Huffington Post piece, bestselling</i> …

Waking Up Podcast #2 — Why Don’t I Criticize Israel?

AUDIO TRANSCRIPT <b>[Note:</b> This is a verbatim transcript of a spoken podcast. However, I have added notes like this one to clarify controversial</b> …

Israel

20 Excellent Autobiographical Novels

Even when authors are taking us to the most fantastical places populated with the most fantastical characters, there’s still the chance that they’re …

Twitterati Tear Into Chetan Bhagat For Gaza Tweets

Chetan Bhagat has done it again. His ill-considered tweets on the situation in Gaza have stirred up a controversy. The best selling novelist has …

A Moment In The Conscience Of Man

<i>Every once in a while we like to flip a few pages and go back to a place in history which gives us a unique vantage point to reevaluate our shared</i> …

New advert shows that sex sells in India, but we have no idea how to sell it

Our instinctive response seems to be to break sex down into something that's so unappealing that you shouldn't bother with it in the first …

Dimitris Papaioannou

DIMITRIS PAPAIOANNOU director, choreographer, visual artist, performer www.dimitrispapaioannou.com Born in Athens in 1964 and rooted deeply in the …

Bertrand Russell

"The tragedy of the people of Palestine is that their country was "given" by a foreign power to another people for the creation of a new state. The …

Artist creates incredible self-portraits that look like photographs... despite having NEVER painted himself before

By<p>Eloy Morales first began experimenting with paint at the age of four, and his works have since been exhibited across the world.<p>But this is the …

100. CARL SAGAN: Pale blue dot

The Pale Blue Dot is a photograph of Earth (click here to see it) taken by the Voyager 1 spacecraft at a distance of 3.7 billion miles away. The …

I hope someday more people will see this

Available on iOS & Android only.<p>Tag<p>This is sensitive<p>Attribute original poster<p>We remove posts that include copyright or trademark infringement. If …

Vocabulary Comics

46 People Told Us Why They Want, Need, And Deserve A More Feminist India

"Because for a billion voices to be heard, half of them can't be gagged."

Posted: July 7, 2014 by moifightclub in Guest Post, News Tags: anurag kashyap, Feminism, Queen, Rape

Dear All,<p>When I am not making movies – which is thankfully rarely – my favourite pastime is to get fundamentally quoted without the context. Blame …

Anurag Kashyap Ko Gussa Kyon Nahin Aata

a) Anurag makes one number short film in which he thinks the answer to sexual harassment is going all <i>Kill Bill</i> (because Tarantino is his …

Why Priyanka Chopra's roasting on Reddit could save film journalism

The actress decided to allow the website's users to ask her anything they wanted, and unlike the usual PR-driven exercise, they posed a series of …

Youth Of India Is Asked Simple G.K Questions On Narendra Modi. Their Answers Will Make You Cringe

Viral Fever’s Recycle Bin took to the streets to know how much the youth in Mumbai and Delhi know about our newly elected Prime Minister, Mr. …

Ryan McGinley's Advice to Young Photographers

I didn't go to Parsons' graduation ceremony last month, but people tell me I missed a remarkable commencement speech delivered by photographer Ryan McGinley.<p><i>All photos examples of Ryan McGinley's early work, courtesy of the artist and Team Gallery</i><p>I didn't go to Parsons's graduation ceremony last …

Photographers