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Want to Be Mentally Tough? Science Recommends 1 Surprising Daily Habit | Inc.com

When we resolve to be more resilient and mentally strong, we often adopt a militaristic "tough it out" approach. That is, we believe the more we put our noses to the grindstone and endure, the stronger and grittier we'll become. Picture: a Marine slogging through the mud, or a football player …

Productivity

Top 10 Gmail Tips for Power Users

Everyone has a Gmail account. We’re all used to archiving, labeling, and marking bad senders as spam, but you probably still spend a lot of time in …

Elon Musk: We're Probably Living in a Video Game

Given how much time Elon Musk spends trying to save the world, it’s almost surprising that he thinks we’re all just living in someone’s video game …

Animated Paper Mock-Ups

L’artiste Charles Young, basé à Edimbourg, en Ecosse, réalise de petites maquettes à l’aide de papier à aquarelle et de colle, qu’il anime ensuite. …

Architecture

Sleepless Nights in Paris' Red Light District

Belinda, 1967<br>Christer Strömholm—Agence VU—Aurora Photos<p>1 of 21<p>In 1959, Swedish-born photographer Christer Strömholm moved to the Parisian …

Casa Brutale by Opa Works

Casa Brutale is a spectacular villa concept imagined by OPA Works studio. Built inside a cliff above the aegean sea, this concrete roof features a …

A Certain Slant of Light - Photographs and text by Fran Gormley | LensCulture

<i>We first discovered this work after it was submitted to the Earth Awards 2015. Although it was not chosen as a finalist by the jury, the editors of LensCulture were impressed and decided to publish this feature article about it. Enjoy!</i><p>Changing your perspective can reveal previously overlooked …

Photography

Starfleet Jerks

A few weeks ago we posted a super cool poster created by Flavio Montiel. Today we share another great work from this talented art director, digital …

Striking Street Photos Explore the Dramatic Interplay of Light and Shadow

In the year since Rui Veiga first started pursuing photography as a hobby, the Lausanne, Switzerland-based creative has already developed a distinct visual voice centered around striking patterns, stark contrasts, and framing through light and shadow. Combining posed shots with a more candid style …

Photography

Streets – New York City

The "first man-made biological leaf" could enable humans to colonise space

<b>Dezeen and MINI Frontiers:</b> RCA graduate Julian Melchiorri says the synthetic biological leaf he developed, which absorbs water and carbon dioxide to …

Incredibly Complex Triple Exposures Created In-Camera

These beautifully composed triple exposure photographs were created completely in-camera by Seattle Times photographer Marcus Yam. Challenged to produce a visual story to go along with a Seattle Times essay, Yam determined that his standard photojournalistic approach would not fit with the content. …

Photography

Edmund V. Gillon's Vision of 1970s and '80s New York

Sometimes it seems like troves of old photos of New York City turn up online every other day. But we still ogle them because … well, what can we say? …

Man Behind Oregon's Famous Exploding Whale Dies

Oregon highway engineer George Thornton, who in 1970 led an operation to blow up a dead beached whale with half a ton of dynamite, died this week at age 84. Thornton's decision resulted in a foul shower of whale blubber; video of the event has resurfaced periodically, often leading viewers to …

Illustrations by Gabriele Brombin

Commissioned Illustrations.<p>Check out this selection of illustrations by Gabriele Brombin. The illustrator and visual artist creates illustrations for …

Visual Art

Simon Stålenhag’s Incredible Digital Paintings of a Dystopian Future-Sweden - The Fox Is Black

Artist and designer Simon Stålenhag is responsible for these fantastic digital artworks. Beautifully rendered to look like oil paintings, Stålenhag’s …

Portraits of Quirky Characters from an Alternate Universe

Travis Louie is the master of developing odd little characters who convey quirky personalities. His illustrated figures boast antlers and fangs and strangely shaped heads, and he pairs each unique portrait with a creative story in order to provide a bit of background about each imaginative …

Art

Wait, What’s That? The Science Behind Why Your Mind Keeps Wandering

If you’re experiencing an attention deficit, you’re far from alone.<p>Try this: Count your exhalations–1, 2, 3–all the way to 10. See if you can get to 10 without thinking about lunch or laundry or deadlines or dates.<p>Unless you’ve trained your attention, it’ll probably start to wander–which, new …

Type Nerds, eat your heart out over “The History of Typography” - The Fox Is Black

This is a little overdue but if you haven’t seen Ben Barrett-Forrest’s “The History of Typography” video, you must. I came across this video a few …

How Disney United Its Pixar Universe In One Video Game

A new Disney video game called Infinity brings all of the company’s characters together. To make sure they don’t clash, art director Jeff Bunker developed a style that was “something different but still the same.”<p>In his 16 years as a video game art director, Jeff Bunker had designed many original …

Can Computers Write Music That Has A Soul?

Computer algorithms are at the cutting edge of modern classical music composition and can even write ‘new’ works by Bach and Mozart. Will such music ever be considered authentically human?<p>One day, you bump into your favorite author walking down the street. His works have made an indelible imprint …

New Trends in Web Design

Trends and tendencies come and go, we all know that, it's part of our industry's business model. There's the ever present need to come up with …