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A Dozen Creative Ideas For Decorating Blank Walls

When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There's nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it's nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different. Enter baskets, brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and …

Alec Soth: My top 10 photo Books of 2013

The Magnum photographer Alec Soth picks his top 10 photo books of 2013<p><b>1. Emmet Gowin & Sergio Larrain (Aperture)</b><p>A double-whammy of perfectly produced career retrospectives of two great and underappreciated artists. Beautifully understated design, great printing and solid scholarship make both books …

Mandela: The Miracle Maker

Nelson Mandela, who died December 5, refused to be thought of as a saint. “I never was one,” he insisted—“even on the basis of an earthly definition …

12 Award-Winning Photos Beautifully Capture Daily Life

You might think that professional photographers, whose craft is being co-opted by Instagrammers and selfie-takers, would be the last to crowdsource “Likes” as a metric to judge a photography contest. Think again: the Morpholio Project, an online creative community of architects and academics, used …

12 Shoes for 12 Lovers by Sebastian Errazuriz: Part 1

Artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz has never been one to be afraid of pushing the boundaries and his latest project entitled 12 Shoes for 12 …

The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

Live the Rainbow<p>The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)<p>No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The …

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Photo Essay: Cape Town Quietly Mourns Mandela

<i>Sam Reinders is a photojournalist born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. She was 13 when Nelson Mandela was freed from prison. In the days after his death, Reinders walked the streets of her hometown and sent us this personal photo essay.</i><p>By now you've heard the news. Spread by undersea cable, …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

The 2013 Style 100: The Best Looks and Trends of the Year

Restraint? So 2012, Hal Rubenstein writes in <i>InStyle</i>'s December issue. No where was this more evident than on the runway, where designers showed off …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Orange Octopus, More Creatures Found Deep in Antarctic Sea

Wildlife<p><b>A sea snail feeding off a dead octopus’ beak is among the 30 new species found during an expedition to Antarctica‘s Amundsen Sea (map), according to the first study to shed light on the sea’s</b> <b>bottom dwellers.</b><p>The newfound sea snail, or limpet, is from a group that specializes in feeding on …

Jim Morrison Lives: The Legacy of the Lizard King

<b>Jim Morrison, 1981: Renew My Subscription to the Resurrection</b><i><br>by Rosemary Breslin</i><p>Kelly’s mother picked up the phone for the fifth time that night. It …

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in December

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in December:</b><p>Ring in 2014 with thousands of your closest friends for <i>three days</i> at <b>Edinburgh</b>‘s <b>Hogmanay</b> (December 30-January 1). Scotland’s biggest New Year’s party …

Photography's golden age

<b>John Chillingworth is a photographer that few have heard of, even among those who have some knowledge of the genre. Yet, his work featured in the UK's best known illustrated magazine, Picture Post, which first hit the presses 75 years ago and ran for almost 20 years until 1957.</b><p>A new book looks to …

DEADLY SECRET THAT KILLED WALT DISNEY COVERED UP!

New film depicting WALT DISNEY “Saving Mr. Banks” which stars TOM HANKS hides the deadly secret that killed the chain-smoking imagineer.<p>As countless …

Best Free Apps of the Day on 12/10. VIA Tube, Pocket toons, Camera Bag 2, & More!

Watch and listen to YouTube videos continuously and without a network connection with the VIA Tube app. Enjoy dozens of effects and filters without …

See Meryl Streep’s Sassy New Bangs

As it turns out, Our Lady Meryl Streep has a perfectly valid excuse for being absent from the<i>August: Osage County</i>promotional circuit. The Oscar winner has been gracing the Cape Town set of <i>The Giver</i>, the adaptation of Lois Lowry’s children’s novel.<p>Streep is currently assuming the role of Chief …

WestJet Christmas Surprise Will Make You Believe in Santa

Airports are perhaps the least jolly of locales during the holiday season, generally filled with disgruntled people facing delays, lost luggage and …

Led Zeppelin launching on Spotify today, says NYT

Spotify has reportedly signed an exclusive deal that will bring Led Zeppelin's back catalogue to the streaming service. <i>The New York TImes</i> reports the deal will be announced at an event today, where it's believed Spotify will also unveil its plans for an extended free music service for mobile …

$80m payout for family of woman suffocated by truckload of sand

A judge in New Mexico has awarded nearly US$80m to the family of a woman who died in 2002 when a truck hit her car and buried it in a load of sand, slowly suffocating her as teachers and students at a nearby school frantically tried to dig her out.<p>Laura Miera had just dropped off her 14-year-old …

Stolen radioactive material found in Mexico cornfield

A shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60 has been safely recovered after sitting in the cornfield where it was found a week ago dumped by thieves in central Mexico, according to the country's nuclear safety director.<p>Juan Eibenschutz, the director general of the National Commission of Nuclear …

The End Of Subsidized Phones Could Be Near

For almost a decade and a half, mobile customers – and Americans in particular – have enjoyed a certain economic perk: phone subsidies from the major carriers. This meant you could, on sign-up, get a very expensive phone for at most a few hundred dollars and, as an incentive to hang around, upgrade …

Flipboard Magazines to Make Holiday Shopping More Fun

MagMaker / December 6, 2013<p>It’s been a few weeks since we launched the ability to add products to your Flipboard magazines, and it’s just a few weeks …