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Extraordinary Gorilla Photography

I've never looked properly to a gorilla. I've always known that these are some powerful, gorgeous primates, but I would never guess that they are …

Photography

10 Best Celebrity Photobombs in 2013

<b>Zach Braff</b>, <i>Photo by Sascha Reinking</i><p>What a fun year in photobombing it's been! In 2013, we saw some hilarious photos of our favorite celebs “ruining” photos by sneaking their selves into the picture. A baseball cap wearing Zach Braff was one of the most recent culprits as he stepped right into a New …

New York City

These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

Musician’s Scathing Letter Offers One Way to Respond to Requests for Free Work

A strongly worded letter has gotten a surprising amount of attention in photograpy circles recently.<p>It was written by UK musician Whitey (aka. NJ …

Classic Movie Expressed Only with Minimalist Lines

Whether it's architecture or references to pop culture, it's fascinating to see how an artist can translate the most complex ideas into a minimalist version of itself. In this visually striking series of posters, <i>Classic Movies</i>, artist Michal Krasnopolski used just a few lines and strong, solid …

Minimalism

New Split Family Portrait: Grandmother and Granddaughter

Ulric Collette, the Quebec-based photographer behind <i>Genetic Portraits</i>, a series where he splits family members' faces apart and then photoshops them together, recently created a new portrait that's close to his heart. Saying, “I'm really proud of this one,” it shows his mother who's 61-years-old on …

Photography

10 Affordable 3D Printers You Can Get Right Now

When 3D printers was first introduced, it was a marvel everyone wanted a piece of. The problem was, not everyone could afford the hefty price tag it …

3D Printing

Soothing Paintings of a Swimmer Gliding Through the Water

Ontario-based artist Heather Horton paints soothing scenes filled with calming color palettes and rich textures. This series of <i>Swimming Portraits</i> features faceless females gliding through the water and creating ripples and bubbles all around.<p>Reflections of light and distortions give the illusion …

Art

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Austria

6 new uses for your old iPad

Getting a new tablet? Before you sell the old one, consider putting to use in other ways.<p>If the arrival of Apple's latest iPad is tempting you to upgrade, you might be debating the fate of your old iPad.<p>Two options: keep or sell. The latter can net you some funds to help defray the cost of the new …

Amazon Fire TV

Revealing Photos of New York City from the 70s and 80s

New York City was the urban culture capital of the 70s and 80s, setting trends and leaving an impression on the world. While the Big Apple has maintained its creative influence, a lot has changed over the years. Taking a look back at photos by documentary photographers from three to four decades …

New York City

Magnificent Shots of Lightning Zapping the Grand Canyon

Photographer Rolf Maeder was able to capture some magnificent multiple lightning strikes zapping the Grand Canyon under atmospheric stormy skies, …

Top 10 Cities in Europe: Readers' Choice Awards 2013

Top 10

Cinnamon Swirl Soap & Shampoo - Humblebee & Me

When I first started making soap, this was one of the first bars I tried. I saw a similar bar at a farmer’s market in Manitoba and thought it was a …

Ford Fiesta Transformer

UK-based artist Hetain Patel‘s first car was a 1988 Ford Fiesta handed down from his father. In his first sculptural work, a collaboration with his father and brother, he reconstructs a similar vehicle into a Transformer-like figure.<p>His artist statement succinctly describes the why and how:<p>Born in …

Fitbit Force

If you're considering upgrading your Fitbit Flex, then you owe it to yourself to check out the updated Fitbit Force ($130), the company's newest …

Wearable Tech

New Large-Scale 3D Drawings by Ben Heine

Belgian artist Ben Heine has gained recognition for his <i>Pencil Vs Camera</i> series, in which the clever illustrator superimposes a drawing on a sheet of torn paper over a real-life background. As a continuation of the series, Heine has recently ventured into new territory that allows him to enter his …

Digital Art

English Building's Brick Facade Playfully Slumps Down

<i>From the Knees of My Nose to the Belly of My Toes</i> is a surreal display by British designer Alex Chinneck that makes it look like the brick facade is sliding right off the front of a building in Margate, England. The eye-catching installation, which took Chinneck approximately one year to bring to …

Architecture

Reduce Stress Through Mindfulness

The study suggests that mindfulness can act as an emotional buffer, protecting you from the normal highs and lows of your day. “People who are more mindful are able to stay somewhat separate from shifts in their body and their emotional state,” says Paula Williams, PhD, associate professor of …

Infographic: What Does Your Handwriting Say About You?

Personality revealed through penmanship–look out for the loops and lines of a new coworker or love interest.<p>Graphology–the study of handwriting–has long been considered a pseudoscience, in the same family as phrenology (in which a lumpy forehead could mean you’re a psychopath) and astrology (in …

Research

New Zealand Town Powers Down for Spectacular Astrophotography

While city dwellers look up at the night sky and are left staring at a nearly blank atmosphere, occasionally featuring the moving lights of a distant airplane flying by, the Earth and Sky Mt. John Observatory in New Zealand gives stargazers some truly spectacular views of celestial bodies. Located …

Astrophotography

Amazing and Realistic Examples of 3D Street Painting

<b>Street painting</b>, also known as pavement art, street art and sidewalk art, is thought to have originated in Britain, and in 1890 it was estimated that …

15 Volcanic Eruptions Seen from Space

A volcano is an opening, or rupture, in a planet’s surface or crust, which allows hot magma, volcanic ash and gases to escape from the magma chamber …

Iconic Black and White Photographs, Colorized

A sizable number of history's most unforgettable images were photographed in black and white. Now, through the digital process of colorization, we …

Photographers

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Productivity

Spectacular landscapes in HQ

Earth is a spectacularly beautiful, diverse place: filled to the brim with millions of species of plants and animals, mindblowing features that seem …

Passport photographs of celebrities - in pictures

The passport photograph is the most universal and democratic form of portraiture ever invented. Everyone has to obey the same rules: eyes forward, no grinning. But, as these passports of the stars reveal, even the brutality of the photo booth cannot dim true glamour

Extremely Detailed Close-Ups of Van Gogh’s Masterpieces

The Google Art Project is a collaboration with museums large and small, classic and modern, world-renowned and community-based from over 40 …