Johnathan Villagrana

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Everyday Foods Transformed Into Appealing Sculptures

Romanian artist Dan Cretu sees the potential for art in all of the foods around him. In his work, he transforms the most basic of nourishment–fruits and vegetables, sunflower seeds, and even slices of salami–into elaborate food art. Since he began his work in this type of sculpture, even just the …

Sculpture

Pink Floyd: Pandora Is Trying to Trick Artists

Pink Floyd’s three surviving members have reunited to pen an op-ed for <i>USA Today</i> accusing Pandora of trying to rip off artists over royalties from …

Meet The Former Yammer Exec Who’s Changing How We Text At Work

Phone calls are highly disruptive, email is too asynchronous, but texting is just right for work–especially with an app to make it simple. Jim Patterson is here 2 help u with that.<p>Jim Patterson detests phone calls.<p>“They’re highly disruptive and presumptuous.” he argues, “[The caller believes] what …

Text Messaging

Senators ask NSA to fix 'inaccuracy' in PRISM fact sheet

About two weeks ago, after news broke of a long-running government surveillance program called PRISM, the National Security Agency issued a fact sheet on the program. The fact sheet failed to mention what type or how much information is collected through PRISM, but it said that the program is …

Awe-Inspiring Photos of Earth’s Oldest Living Trees

In a protected area high in the White Mountains in eastern California, 15 miles east of Bishop, you'll find the oldest living trees in the world. The gnarled beauties, called the Great Basin Bristlecone Pine, are believed to be 1,000 to around 4,800 years old. Can you imagine the amount of history …

Protected Area

10 Best Zombie Movie Scenes

Watching Brad Pitt take on the zombie apocalypse in <i>World War Z</i> reminds me of scenes that are good enough to cause nightmares – and keep them coming …

The best countries for food

Food and travel go together like planes and airports. No matter where you go you'll have little trouble finding at least one culinary experience that will help you understand the local culture. In some countries the food is <i>the</i> highlight, drawing many a foodie to its borders, like a moth to a flame. …

Around The Earth, That Moon Was Pretty Super

As if "supermoon" isn't cool enough, the technical term for the moon when it's closest to the Earth is: perigee-syzygy<i>.</i><p>It happens about once a year, and this year it fell on June 23, though the day prior wasn't bad, either. According to NASA, this year's supermoon was "14% larger and 30% brighter …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Natural light was harnessed for these spectacular A+Award-winning projects.<p>Renowned architects have now …

Architecture

10 Inspiring Entries in National Geographic’s Traveler Photo Contest

You now have less than a week to enter the ultimate photo contest! To date, we've shown you both some nature standouts as well as some stellar animal entries in the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. If you think you've got what it takes, you have until June 30th to enter and win a …

Nature

Infographic: The Literal Meaning Of Every State Name In The U.S.

Washington translates to “Marsh Farm Land, Missouri to “Land of the People with Dugout Canoes.” What does your state or city name mean? You may not want to know.<p>The New Navel of the Moon. It’s so poetic, isn’t it? (And sure, maybe a bit anatomically confusing.) That’s the real meaning behind the …

Cargo Showdown: Which Crossover SUV Is Best for Hauling Your Stuff?

These machines are built for hauling, but which one is the best? We packed as much stuff into them as we could to find out.<p>As the sea of crossover vehicles becomes ever more crowded, it can be difficult to navigate those waters and figure out which size machine will best fit your needs. So we spend …

Honda CR-V

The Evolution of Superman

The Beginning<p>If Cavill's Superman is an immigrant having trouble assimilating into his adopted homeland, he's actually come a fitting full circle …

An Alternative Rule-of-Thirds

Most of you will be familiar with the rule-of-thirds: the idea that you can improve composition by placing the main subject a third of the way in …