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Rare mark from biblical king's seal found in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli archaeologists have discovered a mark from the seal of biblical King Hezekiah, who helped build Jerusalem into an ancient metropolis.<p>The circular inscription, on a piece of clay less than a centimeter (0.4 inches) long, may very well have been made by the king himself, …

Archaeology

Breathtaking Wire Sculptures Capture the Fluidity of the Human Body

English artist Richard Stainthorp captures the beautiful energy and fluidity of the human body using wire. The life-sized sculptures feature both figures in motion and at rest, expressed in the form of large-gauged strands that are densely wrapped around and through one another. By doing this, he …

Art

These Are The BEST Beauty Products At Anthropologie

Anyone who's ever walked into an Anthropologie store knows that the brand kills it when it comes to colorful, cozy clothing and vintage-inspired home …

Beauty

Why Hitler stole paintings - and hid in one

Hitler hated non-traditional art so much that he confiscated thousands of works. Artists were shamed, modern pieces burned or sold for cash. A Berlin …

Art

Super Chunky Hand-Knitted Blankets are Cozy for Humans and Now Pets

As the cooler temperatures roll in, it's all the more reason to wrap yourself up in a cozy blanket. The online shop Ohhio has the perfect companion to this chilly time of year with their super chunky, hand-knitted blankets made from 100% merino wool. Using thick and luxurious yarn, Ohhio-founder …

Pets

Gustav Mahler’s Love Letters to His Wife

“I could sense the bliss that springs from love when one loves with total conviction and knows one’s love to be reciprocated.”<p><i>“Music,”</i> Oliver Sacks wrote, <i>“can pierce the heart directly; it needs no mediation.”</i> A great love letter, itself a high feat of composition, accomplishes the same — a …

At Manolo Blahnik's Surprise Sample Sale, Shoppers Are Scooping Up Heels by the Boxful

By 10:45am, no line had formed yet at the Warwick Hotel, the venue for the just-announced Manolo Blahnik sample sale, but hotel lobby attendants directed us without asking to the second floor as soon as we dashed into the building. While the sale wasn't officially slated to open to the public until …

Shoes

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Zelda Fitzgerald’s Little-Known Art

When Zelda Sayre married legendary Jazz Age novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald to become <b>Zelda Fitzgerald</b>, she was anointed “the first American flapper” and embarked on one of the most turbulent relationships in literary history. Though best-remembered as a writer and dancer, Zelda, unbeknownst to many, …

A Single Thread Wrapped Around Thousands of Nails

Kumi Yamashita, whose mind-blowing shadow artworks have been featured before, uses a single, unbroken thread wrapped around thousands of nails to …

Cursed Warship Revealed With Treasure Onboard

Researchers and divers have started studying the secrets that Mars, the pride of Sweden's 16th-century navy, has held for 450 years.<p>It was the largest and fiercest warship in the world, named the <i>Mars</i> for the Roman god of war: But it went up in a ball of flames in a brutal naval battle in 1564, …

The 10 Fastest Street-Legal Cars On The Market

Since Ferrari's iconic F40 broke the 200 mile-per-hour barrier in the 1980s, speeds have only continued to escalate, with today's elite hypercars pushing ever closer to the magical 300 mph mark.<p>With that in mind, we thought it was time to take a look at the fastest cars you can drive home from a …

Sports Cars

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Adventures of a LEGO Photographer Taken with an iPhone

Just about everybody loves LEGOS. The building blocks are great inspiration for a life-sized Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter replica; they inspire hilarious poster illustrations; and, recently, they have been fun to watch in animation at the movie theater.<p>Photographer Andrew Whyte has found a new way …

Lego

Can Artsy make fine art as accessible as luxury fashion?

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Are you familiar with the canvases of Oscar Murillo? Or the ceramics of Jun Kaneko? Unless you travel in the rarefied circles …

Make it beautiful: how the fashion industry is giving tech a hand

Blurring the lines between gadgets and jewelry<p>For the fashion-conscious, wearable gadgets are currently <i>not</i> wearable. But at CES 2014, fashion moguls and global tech authorities are finally chatting about how to fix that problem. Design as a function isn't a new idea, but the fashion industry thinks …

Prime time for a potty break during a movie? There's an app for that.

I'm at<p>"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"the other day, cradling a drink the size of Marlon Brando, 40 corpulent ounces of sugar water priced higher than Texas crude. If this thing capsizes, I may well drown.<p>This 40-ounce Coke is considered a "medium." Presumably, the next size up is Lake Powell.<p>Why …

12 Shoes for 12 Lovers by Sebastian Errazuriz: Part 1

Artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz has never been one to be afraid of pushing the boundaries and his latest project entitled 12 Shoes for 12 …

Sculpture

America's first next-gen aircraft carrier takes high tech to sea

The USS Gerald R. Ford has been under construction for years. Today, the first-of-its-class carrier will be christened, ushering in an era of high-tech aircraft carriers.<p>The world's most-advanced aircraft carrier should be meeting a bottle of champagne today. Head on.<p>The USS Gerald R. Ford will be …

Military

Archaeologists Pull 5 Of Blackbeard's Cannons From The Sea

A research team recovered the big guns from a 300-year-old pirate wreck off the coast of North Carolina.<p>In 1718, legendary Caribbean pirate Blackbeard sank his ship, _Queen Anne's Revenge, _after it got stuck on too-shallow land outside the coastal city of Beaufort, N.C. For almost three centuries, …

North Carolina

Yes, of course Nintendo is releasing its Zelda-themed 3DS XL in the US as well

Quit sending those mean letters to your European cousins, full of bitterness and jealousy that they're getting a shiny gold Nintendo 3DS XL with the Triforce emblazoned on its outer shell this holiday and you're not. Not only is it rude, but it turns out that Nintendo's releasing the same 3DS here …

Shake: Hilarious High-Speed Photographs of Dogs Shaking by Carli Davidson | Colossal

<p>Published just today, Shake is a new book of photos from Portland-based photographer Carli Davidson who used a high speed camera to capture …

Senate Gets A Dose Of Scolding With Its Morning Prayer

It's easy to tune out when the Senate goes through its morning rituals. The president pro tem calls the chamber to order; there's the Pledge of Allegiance. One morning could sound like any other.<p>Except for the past two weeks. Barry C. Black, the Senate chaplain, has been using his morning prayers …

AT&T will bring the kid-friendly Filip smartwatch to the US later this year

Kid-friendly smartwatch Filip finally has its carrier partner — AT&T.<p>While the Filip smartwatch can do a lot, probably its most interesting feature is that it can function as a standalone phone. That’s something not even Samsung can claim for its Galaxy Gear, which requires a smartphone in order to …

For World's Oddest-Looking Antelope, Signs of a Comeback

Thanks to conservation, the saiga antelope returns to Kazakhstan's steppes.<p><i>Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer.</i><p>With its tubular, bulbous nose, it may look like a character from a Dr. Seuss book or the bar scene in <i>Star Wars</i>.<p>But don't be fooled by its droll appearance: …

Daughter wanted a Mario Bros themed room... so that's what she got.

The Frog That Got Caught in the Crossfire of a Rocket Launch

This brings a whole new meaning to "amphibious vehicle."<p>On Friday evening, NASA's Minotaur V rocket blasted off from its launchpad at a spaceport in Virginia, carrying the LADEE spacecraft on the first leg of its trip from Earth to the moon. The scene that resulted was beautiful. It was inspiring. …