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Light Photographed As A Wave And A Particle For The First Time

Seeing is believing<p>Scientists have long known that light can behave as both a particle and a wave—Einstein first predicted it in 1909. But no experiment has been able to show light in both states simultaneously. Now, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have …

Quantum Mechanics

8 Surprising Things We Might Find On Ceres

Who knows what might be lurking on this weird, tiny space rock<p>When NASA’s Dawn mission gets to Ceres on March 6, it’ll be our first up-close look at a dwarf planet. The spacecraft will spend the next year or so orbiting this big rock, snapping photos, scanning its interior, and trying to make sense …

Astronomy

This Tiny Sculpture Is Perched Atop A Human Hair

Fine art at the microscale<p>The world’s smallest human figure, by artist Jonty Hurwitz, is only as tall as a sheet of paper is thick--just 100 microns. To "sculpt" it, he had nanoscientist Stefan Hengsbach direct long-wavelength light through a microscope onto a photosensitive polymer. This produced …

Art

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

Creativity

Photorealistic Pastel Drawings of the Maldives

Artist Zaria Forman, who we first got to know for her spectacular series on Greenland, continues to bring awareness to important environmental issues through her pastel drawings. Forman spent September 2013 in the beautiful Maldives, the lowest and flattest country in the world. She found …

Drawing

Saatchi Art

Pichi & Avo decorate the streets of Spain with their brilliant and detailed spray paint creations.

Art & Painting

Art & Painting

Map Portraits by Ed Fairburn

L’artiste Ed Fairburn utilise des cartes de routes, de trains et de rivières imprimées pour ensuite créer ses portraits féminins à grande échelle. …

Art & Painting

Pyxis | Spanish | The Met

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Patterns of Collecting," December 6, 1975–March 23, 1976.<p>Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. "Earth, Sea, Sky. …

Don't Be Paralyzed by Fear!

At some point or another, we've all experienced fear -- that feeling when your heart is racing out of control, your palms are sweating, you're short of breath and your digestive track goes into spasms. Fear has very real effects on the body, and these effects are meant to protect us from danger. In …

Self-help

Art & Painting

Artist's Physical Gestures Produce Beautiful Charcoal Drawings

Using just her body and a piece of charcoal, New Orleans-based performance artist Heather Hansen bends and twists in fluid motions across the surface of paper to create beautifully rough symmetrical shapes and patterns. Her captivating performances involve dance-like movements that are just as much …

Drawing

Life-Sized Pirate Ship Built Completely Out of Cardboard

As they were planning their Treasure Island-themed Halloween party last year, friends Josh, Mikey, and Joel clearly didn't want to skimp on the decorations so they decided to build a life-sized pirate ship made completely out of cardboard! The creative trio developed this elaborate design and, …

Skeleton

Here's How To Stop Doing Those Things You Wish You Could Stop Doing

Sometimes you need to make some new habits to break those frustrating old ones.<p>When bad habits wedge their way into your daily routine, it can feel like you need a magic spell to quit. Unfortunately for you, you're a muggle, so the first step to the new you is just going to have to be accepting …

Loving Vincent - Bringing the paintings of Van Gogh to life

What is truly groundbreaking about "Loving Vincent" is that every frame of the film is an oil painting on canvas, using the very same technique in …

Getting Hired: To Work at Smart Design, Be Organized, Show Your Passion—and Check Out These Four Illustrations

<i>This post is part of our Getting Hired interviews, in which we solicited job-seeking advice from key hiring personnel at LUNAR, IDEO, Philips, BMW</i> …

Cliffhanger Residence in North Vancouver, Canada by Kevin Vallely Design

The Architecture of the Cliffhanger Residence.<p>The small Canadian design and architecture studio Kevin Vallely Design was entrusted with the design of …

Fresh Start: 5 Things You Should Do Every January

(Image credit: Chris Perez)<p>I'm not usually one for New Year's resolutions, but I am <i>always</i> interested in rejuvenating my space, work and life in the …

Credit Report

Artist Creates "Paintings" with One Sheet of Intricately Folded Fabric

British artist Benjamin Shine creates textured “paintings” by carefully folding and ironing one giant sheet of tulle fabric. His subjects range from portraits of iconic stars like Elizabeth Taylor to realistic renditions of elderly hands and beautifully abstract faces emerging from the flowing …

Art

Art & Painting

philamuseum:

American photographer Alfred Stieglitz, born on the first of the year 1864, conveyed New York City as “The City of Ambition” in this 1910 photograph. As a new year dawns in Philadelphia, what are your ambitions and aspirations for the new year? Do they give New Yorkers a run for their money? #cityofambition

Art & Painting

Concrete House With Industrial Features on the Beach by BAK Architects

BAK Architects designed this volumetric house with industrial features close the beach of a tranquil seaside village, in Buenos Aires Province, …

Hilarious Portraits of Up-Side-Down People "Walking" in Paris

What's right-side-up? What's up-side-down? It's difficult to tell in these playfully bizarre photographs by French photographer and art director Patrice Letarnec. The hilarious series, entitled <i>Head Over Heels</i>, documents a number of people as they walk around the streets of Paris on their hands.<p>To …

Pat Rice

Girlfriend Continues to Lead Photographer in Photos

Do you like being led around? Perhaps not, but you probably won’t mind if you have the attractive behind of a lovely girlfriend to look at. Trust a …

15 Bands to Watch in 2014

<b>Ah, a new year.</b> And here we have some "in with the new" for you, a preview of some great new — and not-so-new — musical acts you should have on your radar for 2014, culled from the playlists of our music writers. We know you're anxious to get on with writing those resolutions, so without further …

Hello 2014: 21 Ways to Live a Resilient Life

Here are 21 ways to lead a resilient life:<p><b>1. Set healthy boundaries that work for you and not everyone else.</b> Put this phrase at the top of your healthy, self-loving boundary setting list: "That doesn't work for me." If others don't understand your boundaries, so what? You are not creating them for …

Home Invasion

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