Delia A. Pitkin

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Old Junk Repurposed Into Playfully Detailed Bug Sculptures

French artist Edouard Martinet has an incredible talent for seeing bits and pieces of junk as more than just piles of trash. With great detail and precision, the artist assembles everything from bike chains and clock springs to old spoons and cake tins to form a variety of amazing bug …

Sculpture

Insane Makeup Turns Models Into 2-D Paintings Of Famous Artists

Facepainting isn’t just for kids anymore, and one talented Russian makeup artist is elevating it to an artform.<p>When we think of face painting, we usually think of clowns, county fairs and this turtle-loving zombie kid. We certainly tend not to respect it as an art: instead, it’s considered a …

Heartwarming Portraits of Newborn Babies by Alicia Gould

Doting parents are eager to commemorate the birth of their children and New Jersey-based photographer Alicia Gould is right there with them, capturing heartwarming photos of their newborn babies. The photographer's precious subjects, anywhere from three days to two weeks old, are adorably serene in …

Parenting

Incredible 388-Year-Old Bonsai Tree Survived Hiroshima Blast

If trees could talk, this bonsai (known in some circles as <i>Hiroshima Survivor</i>) would have a lot of stories to tell. The 388-year-old Japanese plant has seen its share of events, good and bad. Perhaps most remarkable, though, is the fact that it survived the atomic bomb that devastated Hiroshima in …

Washington D.C.

A Bible Of Color Theory Is Now An App

On the 50th anniversary of Josef Albers’s Interaction of Color, Yale University Press has released the work as an interactive teaching tool along the lines of what the Bauhaus master originally intended.<p>Josef Albers, one of the best-known painters and educators to emerge from the German Bauhaus, …

Banpo bridge, Seoul, South Korea

Banpo bridge, Seoul, South Korea

Photographer Captures Outdoor Scenes Inside His Tiny Indoor Studio

So you want to create stirring nature documentaries. You could go the <i>National Geographic</i> way and risk trench-foot, snakebite and more in pursuit of …

Photos of Human Chameleons Blending Into Scenes Thanks to Body Paint

Chinese photographer Liu Bolin has made a name for himself by creating photos showing his body blended into various environments with the help of …

Gummy Worms: What Are They Made Of, Anyway?

Gummy worms may be a staple in terms of childhood memories (anyone else stock up on them at the mall's candy store before heading into a movie?), but have you ever stopped and thought what exactly you're eating?<p>Unlike Skittles or Starburst, which clearly mark out the flavors, it was always a bit of …

22 Mouthwatering Desserts Improved By Bacon

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Summer Fest: Cucumber and Mint Lemonade

A trip to my mom's house in Westchester, N.Y., means stocking up on all of the great produce she grows in my childhood backyard. When I arrived this …

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