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Why the Incas offered up child sacrifices

<i>These children [to be sacrificed to the mountain and other gods] would be collected from all over the land and would be carried in litters together … They should be very well dressed, paired up female and male.</i><p><b>Juan de Betanzos, 1551</b><p><i>Human nature would not allow them to kill their own children … if</i> …

Spacesuit X-Rays And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Fabrication

Pools Photography by Robert Götzfried

Pools Photo Series.<p>Munich, Germany based photographer Robert Götzfried suggested us to check out his latest photo series called “Pools”. The series …

Jupiter Cake with Inner Layers and Detailed Atmosphere

After receiving a surge of attention and countless messages praising her for her Earth cake, self-taught cook Rhiannon (aka cakecrumbs) decided to try her hand at baking a structural layer cake of another planet–Jupiter. Unlike her first planetary dessert, featuring only one hemisphere, this one …

Video Tutorials

Articles about modern masterpieces 6 great homes france on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>Known for its art de vivre and joie de vivre, France is a country with a rich cultural past.<p>If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, weeks, or even days, then a …

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Incredible Paintings on Maps Unify Countries

Madrid-based Spanish artist Fernando Vicente uses maps for more than geographical purposes. For his <i>Atlas</i> series, the creative illustrator paints on old maps, transforming countries and whole continents into people, animals, and skulls. The collection of acrylic paint portraits applied and …

Art

The pop-up designs changing the city landscape

From a floating cinema to a car park-cum-art gallery, some of Britain's most innovative (and people-friendly) design is seen in temporary projects in public spaces. Here's what's been popping up in London and beyond this summer<p>It is now part of the summer, as much as Glastonbury and Henley. Queues …

Bad Weather = Good Light for Photographers

We’ve all sat, staring out of our window and cursing at the rain poring down or the flat, grey sky that just happened to cloud over on few hours …

Landscape Photography