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Line Drawings Transform Everyday Objects Into Quirky Scenes

It's amazing what artists can do with everyday objects. When put in the right context, a feather appears to be a knife, a lone grape looks just like a red balloon, and cookies can sweep the floor. Artist Victor Nunes has taken this concept to a whole new level by pairing multiple objects together …

Exquisite Illustrations by Mads Berg

Now these are super exquisite! The work of Danish designer Mads Bergs is so beautiful that it looks like it was taken out from those old, classic …

Graphic Design

Manhattan Map by Michael Mullan

Manhattan Map – Wall Art.<p>American illustrator Michael Mullan has recently created a collection of work comprising of 80 individual pieces. Displayed …

Artist Transforms Books into Exciting Sculptural Stories

Ships, monsters, and mermaids pop out of books handcrafted by Delta, Pennsylvania-based artist Jodi Harvey-Brown (aka wetcanvas). Taking inspiration from the materials themselves, each three-dimensional scene the sculptor constructs reflects popular works of fiction. Whether it's a calm depiction …

Books

AirBnB's 60Ft Wall Represents Team's Shared Experiences

New York City-based artist Timothy Goodman was recently commissioned to help AirBnB develop a creative space in their new office. The company, a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world, wanted a concept that would fit and function …

The Northern Lights Have Never Been Better

The closer we move to Earth's magnetic poles, solar particles from the sun's flares (explosions) collide with gases in the Earth's atmosphere and create red, purple, and green curtain-like lights which dance across the sky called "Aurora Borealis", or more commonly, Northern Lights in the Northern …

The Most Beautiful Walk in the World

• <b>Author:</b> John Baxter<p>“Aman with a great appreciation of what makes Paris tick.” —Newsday<p>Fromthe author of Immoveable Feast and We’ll Always Have Paris comes aguided tour of the most beautiful walks through the City of Light, includingthe favorite walking routes of the many of the acclaimed artists …

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5 Best Travel Ads to Watch This Week

This is one of our strongest ad roundups with travel companies from hotels to theme parks to booking websites rolling out new ads for the new year. …

The 24 Best Travel Blogs of 2014

In today’s Paris, cutting-edge art, culture and cuisine

Old Masters, move aside: thanks to a contemporary art renaissance, the City of Light beams with 21st-century galleries, museums, even restaurants.<p>For years, the Paris art scene was associated with the masters of the past – Monet and Manet, Picasso and Degas – while the contemporary art scene was …

Meet the Photographer: Pete McBride

<b>Pete McBride</b> has been adding a flash of panache to <i>National Geographic Traveler</i> for roughly 15 years. “He brings the whole package to the magazine, ” says Director of Photography Dan Westergren. Though McBride started off making his name as a photographer, he has the literary chops to handle both …

These aerial photos make Iceland look like an abstract painting

“It looks like an alien planet,” is how I often describe the geography of Iceland to friends. The terrain is just so totally different than anything …

5 Cool Italy Travel Trends for 2014

While Italy is always a popular destination for travelers, 2014 is shaping up to be a very special year for travel to <i>la bel paese.</i> I've been reporting on Italy travel full-time for 11 years in my role as editor of <i>Dream of Italy</i>, and this year I've noticed a few new trends that are giving travelers …

10 Places Every American Should See

California's Pacific Highway 1 runs 135 miles between San Luis Obispo and Monterey.<p><i>Photo Courtesy Wangkun Jia / Dreamstime.com. Article by Sean O'Neill, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for domestic destinations every …

The Next Big Cuisine of 2014 Is ... Tex Mex?

How hipster enchiladas could change the way America thinks about food.<p>Not long ago, <i>OC Weekly</i> editor Gustavo Arellano publicly announced that Tex-Mex …

Don't blame Ferguson for United's problems, says Robson

LONDON (Reuters) - Former Manchester United captain Bryan Robson has labelled it a “pathetic excuse” to blame ex-boss Alex Ferguson’s presence at matches for the club’s current struggles.<p>Former Manchester United and England captain Bryan Robson speaks during an interview with Reuters in Bangkok …

Bendtner starts for Arsenal, 16-year-old Zelalem on bench

Soccer

Six Nations 2014: Will Greenwood selects his England team to kick off Championships against France in Paris

World Cup winner picks his starting line-up for England's daunting opening Six Nations game, with a surprise inclusion at outside centre<p><b>15. Full-back: Mike Brown</b> (Harlequins)<p>What a player this fella is becoming. The ethos of this team is tough hard men, keen to work, horrible to play …

Manchester United agree deal to sign Chelsea playmaker Mata

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign Spain playmaker Juan Mata from Premier League rivals Chelsea.<p>Chelsea's Juan Mata acknowledges the fans after winning their game against Swindon Town in their English League Cup soccer match at the County Ground in Swindon, …

Barca reveal Neymar deal cost almost $118 million

BARCELONA (Reuters) - The deal to sign Neymar cost Barcelona 86.2 million euros (71.47 million pounds), including payments to the forward and his family, the club said on Friday after the player’s father revoked a confidentiality agreement.<p>Brazilian soccer player Neymar (R) shakes hands with …