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31 Clever Ways To Decorate Your Outdoor Space

Small changes, big difference.

Meet the Mississippi Delta’s Oldest Remaining Bluesman

Born in 1932 along the Skuna River in Calhoun County, Mississippi, Leo “Bud” Welch has a voice that echoes history. Baritone in depth and naturally …

Blues Music

Introducing The "Caribe"

While on a recent trip to Woodstock, NY, I had the pleasure of eating lunch at Sunfrost Farms, a greenhouse/market/café hybrid managed by Dr. Know of …

Post via Forest Freak The Wonder Tree, Klamath, California. How cool that one tree is growing on the branches of another!

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …

5 Amazing Stories of Devoted Dogs

A new book shows how our canine companions enrich our lives.<p><b>Dog owners know how how much joy our beloved canine companions bring to our lives.</b><p>They enrich us in small and undramatic ways every day—by making us laugh, keeping us company, and offering us unconditional love. My new National Geographic …

Banksy hits New York City, but the city hits back

Acclaimed street artist Banksy has crossed the pond from his native UK, and is now leaving his marks all around New York City. Since October 1st, he's created upwards of 10 pieces as part of his monthlong "residency" (to borrow a term from the professional art world), titled "Better Out Than In." …

This Italian Chicken Salad Sandwich Is Your New Lazy Dinner

<b>Make the chicken salad:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 425°F. Place the chicken on a rimmed baking sheet. Rub some olive oil …

A Curried Veggie & Chickpea Slow Cooker Stew for Fall Nights

Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onion, season with 1 teaspoon of the salt, and sauté until translucent, …

Brew Better: 5 Father's Day Coffee Gifts for Under $75

<i>Today: Get your dad some new coffee gear. Get yourself some, too.</i><p>Chances are your dad has known coffee for years, much like a long-time neighbor -- only by name, by routine. So the only way to know it better is to have a real conversation with it: brew one way, brew another, brew again.<p>This …

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

Wild horses of the Netherlands, red-crowned cranes dancing in the snow, the plight of a tortured chimpanzee and a polar panorama feature in the collection of wildlife images in the book published by the Natural History Museum<p>• Masters of Nature Photography by Rosamund Kidmane Cox - Guardian Bookshop

Incredible Bronze Hand Sculptures by Bruce Nauman

<i>Fifteen Pairs of Hands</i> is a sculptural installation by artist Bruce Nauman featuring 15 white bronze sculptures of dismembered hands frozen in various positions. Each piece is presented atop its own steel base coated in white paint as a set of disembodied hands interacting with one another. …

New Surreal Photo Manipulations by Sarolta Bn

Budapest, Hungary-based photographer Sarolta Bn recently released a new set of images that all have that surreal quality she's become known for. Bn's photo manipulations never cease to amaze us both for their creativity and the way they stretch the imagination. The self-taught artist has now been a …

There is more hidden beauty in this world than anyone would ever possibly believe

There is more hidden beauty in this world than anyone would ever possibly believe. It’s surrounding us every single second of every single day and we are blessed to stumble blindly amongst it all. If you crack your eyes, even slightly, even barely, you will see so much. So very much.<p>Bluebird Feather in Tyler’s Hand (by TylerKnott)

Incredible Charcoal Drawings Textured with Scalpel Blades and Sandpaper

Scottish artist Douglas McDougall creates fantastically photorealistic drawings using charcoal as his primary medium but then he textures each work using scalpel blades, sharply cut erasers and coarse sandpaper. The detail to each piece is mind-blowing, especially when it comes to facial hair and …

Roy Orbison - Crying

Path In the Forest

mother's love

Hyperrealistic Photographer Makes Animals Appear Magical

To convey that contradictory effect, Johan creates intricate digital constructs using photographs of animals he has taken all over the world, and re-situating them in new environments constructed from other photos.<p>His newest works will be displayed at Yossi Milo Gallery in New York City from …

Balenciaga Fall/Winter 2013 Tweed and Leather Trainers

For Fall/Winter 2013, Balenciaga releases these beautiful monochromatic trainers that feature a lace-up front and a black flecked white rubber sole. …

August 3: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY:</b><p>You will enjoy the challenges that come your way over the next 12 months – in fact, the tougher they are the more you will take pleasure in them. If there's one thing you love it's being able to prove you've got what it takes – and you do.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April 20):</b><p>This …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Divers above and below - in pictures

Divers graceful above the water but equally photogenic underneath at the FINA World Championships at the Piscina Municipal de Montjuic in Barcelona

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Cloud Ceiling: An Interactive Cloud Made with 15,000 Light Bulbs at Progress Bar in Chicago | Colossal

<p>Calgary-based artists Caitlind r.c. Brown and Wayne Garrett (previously) swung by Chicago this month and installed this amazing interactive lighting …

Lord of the Gargoyles