André Eksteen

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Paparazzi! How an unloved profession has shaped us

The French call them <i>images volées</i> or "stolen images". They are the paparazzo's stock-in-trade: a blurred photograph of a celebrity getting out of a car, hands obscuring their face, a famous person playing with their child in a park viewed through a grainy telephoto lens or a nubile young starlet …

Night Flight: Inside Led Zeppelin’s private jet, 1973

Led Zeppelin used to park themselves in big city hotels (New York, LA, Chicago, Dallas) and then fly in and out of the smaller cities and back that …

Watch: A Captivating Time-Lapse Of Snowflakes Forming In Midair

What does a snowfall look like? Not as it floats down from a gray sky to land upon an outstretched tongue, but as it grows from a single molecule? It looks like some kind of crystal flower, blossoming from a singularity in space-time.<p>Backed by a soft piano nocturne taken from Aphex Twin, Russian …

Europe's Vintage Cinemas Only Get Artsier With Instagram

Instagram makes it easy to hipster-ize just about anything. And Europe's oldest picture palaces are already retro-fabulous, so when you add a filter they become the pinnacle of cool.<p>Add these movie houses to your must-watch list.<p>Here's Filmcasino in Vienna, Austria. It got an overhaul in the 50s, …

Tattoo tourism: where ink and travel meet

Art and travel go hand-in-hand. Local galleries can capture the history and creative culture of a destination, but if you're looking for a gallery with a difference next time you hit the road, why not check out the local tattoo culture instead? Lonely Planet staffer and tattoo aficionado Jess gets …

Playful Snapshots of Miniature Scenes Around the Office

When German artist Bettina Gber takes a break from work in the office, she doesn't just go for a walk or grab a cup of coffee. Instead, she finds inspiration from the ordinary objects around her desk and transforms the workplace into a miniature world filled with danger, adventure, and …

Miniature

The “Cannonball” Series, Captivating Abstract Prints by Vacation Days - The Fox Is Black

Having just moved into a larger apartment, I’ve realized that as much art as I currently have it’s still not going to be enough, so I’m already on …

Nimue 490 Gentleman’s Day Cruiser by Timon Sager

<b>Nimue 490</b>, a gentlemen’s day cruiser designed by Timon Sager. What a difference a day makes – especially if that day is spent on the water, relaxing …

Industrial Design

How Many Lego Pieces Were Used in 'The Lego Movie'?

Warner Bros<p>"The Lego Movie" charmed audiences with its mix of kid-friendly and subversive humor, as well as its clever visual effects. For those wondering just how many actual Lego pieces were used to achieve those effects, the answer is unsurprising. (Hint: It's a whole lot.)<p>Business Insider …

Japan Photos

See photos of Japan (including Tokyo, Mount Fuji, geisha, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.