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The World Shows Solidarity with Paris by Shining Supportive Lights through the Darkness

Following Friday's terror attacks in Paris, the world rose up in solidarity with the beloved <i>City of Light</i> by shining blue, white, and red lights on their own landmarks. All across the globe, lights were lit to break up the darkness of the tragedy that occurred, showing an encouraging amount of …

Water Is Flowing on Mars

In a major scientific finding, researchers confirm briny water flows seasonally on the Red Planet.<p>Right now, 140 million miles away, somewhere on the frigid surface of Mars, there is water forming. Scientists announced they have strong evidence that briny water flows on the planet, a critical step …

Inside Facebook's Artificial Intelligence Lab

Researchers are using our social posts to build thinking machines<p>Human-Like<p>Facebook is using our data to build the 'world's best' Artificial Intelligence lab<p>Inside Facebook's Artificial Intelligence Lab<p>Human-Like<p>By Dave Gershgorn<p>It’s time to stop thinking about Facebook as just a social media …

Artificial Intelligence

Life at Sea with Legendary Greek Fishermen

<i>“I learned from my grandfather and my father. This knowledge will be lost, as there is no one to follow the tradition. When we’re gone, it’s over. I</i> …

Playful Paintings on the Streets of Tokyo Pay Tribute to Japanese Culture

Spanish street artist Pejac recently finished a tour of Asia, where he decorated the streets of cities in Hong Kong, South Korea, and Japan with whimsical paintings and installations. Tokyo, one of his destinations, became the canvas on which he unleashed his praises and critiques of Japanese …

Japan

Breathtaking Photos of the Night Sky Capture the Beauty of the Cosmos

Finnish photographer Mikko Lagerstedt captures breathtakingly beautiful photos of the night sky shining over magnificent landscapes. Dazzling stars, glimpses of the Milky Way, and otherworldly auroras can be seen with startling clarity in his gorgeous images. Each shot is an extraordinary …

Photography

What Turning 30 Years Old Means to People Around the World

For many people, turning 30 years old is a significant milestone. To some, it marks the end of youth, while others see it as the beginning of mature adulthood. Paris-based photographer Stephane Domingues, who turned 30 himself in December 2013, regards the 30s as a time to be assertive and …

South Africa

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Art

Gorgeous Ice Crystals Form on Frozen Bubbles

On a cold winter's day, you'll find Hope Carter on her front porch or back deck shooting a stunning sight. She'll wait until the conditions are just right, which means 10-15 degrees Fahrenheit and no wind, and then she'll blow a bubble. She'll quickly assess where the natural light is coming from, …

Setup

Hilarious Face Swaps of Film and TV Characters

<i>Faceswap</i> is the art of digitally swapping the faces of subjects in an image. Some common subjects are celebrities and beloved characters from popular films and TV shows. Looking at this collection of Faceswap images, it might take a second to register what's so strange about your favorite …

Toy Story

More Hilarious Photos of Sexy Men and Cats in Similar Poses

Ever since photos of adorable cats and pictures of sexy men in almost identical poses have been paired up for the single-topic blog <i>Des Hommes et Des Chatons (Men and Cats)</i>, audiences have been mesmerized by their combined photogenic appeal. Each image offers its own blend of sensual heartthrobs …

Cute

Museum's Exhibit of Hilariously Awkward Family Photos

With the upcoming exhibit of Awkward Family Photos at the California Heritage Museum in Santa Monica, it's clear that taking awkward family photos is not just a cringeworthy memory, but a form of art. The exhibit, open from March 28 to July 27, will display the best of the worst family photos that …

Santa Monica

Hilarious Post-it Notes Left on the Train for Motivation and Cheer

Writer and illustrator October Jones, the creative genius behind <i>Text From Dog</i> and these funny train commute doodles, is at it again with these hilarious motivational post-it notes that he leaves on the train and in other random places.<p>The upbeat doodles, which star Jones' adorable character Peppy …

cheer

Fantastical Creatures Adorned with Ornate Sculptural Details

Together, Ukrainian artists Anya Stasenko and Slava Leontyev craft fantastical porcelain creatures with vividly-decorated surface designs. The charming figures are small in stature – ranging from one and a half inches to about 15 inches – and are adorned with ornate sculptural details as well as …

Art

The world's oldest airlines – how many have you flown with?

Near&Dear Wearable Technology Connects Caregivers with Their Patients

<b>Near&Dear</b> is a wearable technology in a form of a ring that connects caregivers with their patients. This technology offers emotional relief and …

Hand-Lettering Works of Mark van Leeuwen

Mark van Leeuwen is a freelance designer currently based in Italy, specializing in Logo Design and Typography. Mark considers himself as to be a …

Photographer Captures Inner Clockwork of Old Calculators

In his series <i>Low Tech</i>, photographer Kevin Twomey gives us a glimpse of the convoluted inner workings of decades-old calculators. The San Francisco-based Twomey brings the countless levers, springs, and motors of these machines to life by employing theatrical lighting techniques. In addition to this …

Photography

7 Secrets of Self-Made Multimillionaires

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In a special webcast on April 28, 2015, 5 p.m. EST, Grant Cardone will show you how to make millions of dollars for your business using the phone. Register now for this webcast and you could earn gifts for participating.</i><p>First, understand …

Impressive 3D Street Art Created with Recycled Materials

Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo, aka Bordalo II, uses mixed media to create his own interpretations of the urban landscape and environment. He often composes his works using various found items that he merges together into beautiful forms. In that sense, his street art is unique because it …

Streetwear

Iceland through an Instagrammer's eyes

Our readers have voted Iceland their favourite European country – drawn by its epic vistas, otherworldly remoteness. It’s a landscape that Icelandic graphic designer Siggeir Magnús Hafsteinsson – aka sigvicious – never tires of sharing with his 24,000 Instagram followers<p>• Follow us on Instagram at …

An in-depth audio interview with Dezeen founder Marcus Fairs

• Google Creative Lab's animated series tells the story of iPhone users who tried the Pixel 2 10 May 2018<br>• Photographer Michael Northrup’s striking new …

World News

Photographer Martin Schoeller releases a stunning new book of portraits of Steve Carell, George Clooney, Heath Ledger, and more: http://wmag.co/1uxwgtk

Norway’s new passport – already a design classic?

A competition to redesign the Norwegian passport has been won an Oslo design company that has created a modern, bold document already winning praise for capturing the national identity<p>If the passport is a symbol of national identity, then the new design for Norway’s travel documents has undoubtedly …

Kayaker Lars Lämmler tackles the rapids on Norway's raging Rauma River http://on.natgeo.com/1tuDP53 Photograph by Ciarán Heurteau

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

Week's Best Space Pictures: Antares Falls, Mars Mystifies, and the Sun Rises

A sunrise consoles space station crew after the loss of an unmanned Antares supply rocket, with Mars and the stars offering more consolation.

Artist Uses Fire and Soot to Paint Elegant Illustrations

Qubec-based artist Steve Spazuk uses fire to create elegant illustrations out of soot. As he demonstrates in the video below, the fire painter manipulates the flame from a candle or a torch to mark a sheet of paper with trails of soot, which he then etches into using delicate tools like feathers, …

Painting

Check Out The Most Remote Design Destination On Earth

The Fogo Island Inn is the perfect destination for the design-minded traveler looking to get away. Like, really far away. Opened last spring on a remote northern island off the coast of Newfoundland–adjacent to a community that’s seriously called Joe Batt’s Arm–the inn is nestled onto the shores of …