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How a B.C. cartoonist sketched an enduring memorial to Florida school shooting victims

Eight days have passed since Pia Guerra’s “Hero’s Welcome” became an enduring memorial to the victims of a deadly school shooting at Marjory Stoneman …

Camera Settings for Concert Photography Beginners

This guide is intended for concert photography beginners. If you have a DSLR camera and are interested in how to control your camera settings to take …

The creator of 'Oregon Trail' once had to spend a long weekend retyping the game by hand

At a talk at this week's Game Developer Conference, "Oregon Trail" co-creator Don Rawitsch took the stage to discuss the history of the game, the sheer impact it's had on entire generations of kids, and how it almost didn't happen at all.<p>Circa late 1971, Rawitsch was a student teacher in …

Oregon

This Photographer Builds Each of His Sets by Hand

Fine art photographer Nicky Hamilton just completed an impressive photo series titled “The Lonely Man.” Each photo in the project took him an average …

Danny Brown producer Paul White on the genius of Aphex Twin's Selected Ambient Works 85-92

<i>On the 25th anniversary of Selected Ambient Works 85-92, hip-hop producer and Danny Brown collaborator Paul White remembers how Aphex Twin’s heady</i> …

Teenage Photographer Captures Life In Hong Kong In The 1950s

Street photography is nothing like shooting in the studio, because you're capturing life in the moment and shooting from a bystander's perspective …

Joel Sternfeld’s Colorful and Ironic America

In the early 1970s, Joel Sternfeld traveled the country in a Volkswagen camper with his large format camera. For years, he stopped over in small …

How Trump has already taken us into full-on 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' territory

Well, that didn't take long.<p>When we started the Dystopia Project two weeks ago, with the aim of writing a story on every dystopian novel that might …

Capturing the World’s Largest Ambrotypes with Actor Gary Oldman

Capturing beautiful stories. That’s what wet plate photographer Ian Ruhter set out to do for his 3-year project at Slab City. But some of the most …

The SFPD Cop Who Became the Official Historical Photographer

Peter Thoshinsky joined the San Francisco Police Department back in 1982. After serving as a cop for 31 years, his career in the department took a …

A Photographer’s Courage at the Frontline in Syria

While documenting a war-torn Syria, photojournalist Nish Nalbandian has seen countless buildings perforated by bullet holes. He’s seen rockets …

Colorful and Candid Street Portrait Photography by Gareth Bragdon

<b>Gareth Bragdon</b> is a talented street photographer, who was born in New Hampshire, USA and currently lives in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Gareth loves …

Photography

Loud upstairs neighbors have hilarious response to nasty letter

The war between the loud neighbors upstairs and the easily disturbed neighbors downstairs continues.<p>If you've ever had the pleasure of living below …

A Peek into the Lives of an Eccentric Couple in the Netherlands

In a period of quiet following the completion of her redhead project <i>MC1R</i>, Netherlands-based photographer Hanne van der Woude met a man named Ben. …

Can You Pick Out All the References in This Action-Packed Scifi Poster Mashup?

Your eyeballs may not be prepared for what we’re about to show you.<p>Below is a piece of art by Josan Gonzalez and Laurie Greasley which combines …

The Death Of A Disco Host

In a society increasingly filled with self-delusion, there are still times when the roles individuals see themselves playing can unlock astonishing insights about who they are. A few weeks ago, when speaking with author and disco historian Tim Lawrence about the New York party scene of the 1970s …

Presidential Debate

Magnum Photographers on the Beauty and Pain of an Open Heart

In a 2013 story for <i>The New York Times,</i> Magnum photographer Peter Van Agtmael wrote of his forebear, Magnum Founder David “Chim” Seymour, as “a quiet …

Behind TIME's Teen Anxiety Cover With Lise Sarfati

Phoebe Gariepy, 17, appears in her bedroom at home in Arundel, ME on January 10, 2016.<br>Lise Sarfati for TIME<p>1 of 7<p>For the average adult, a teenager’s …

Mental Health

11 Obscure Kung Fu Movies You Need To See

Any geek is familiar with the big names in kung fu – Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Stephen Chow, et cetera. They’re sort of like the Stallone and …

Martial Arts
San Francisco

Want To Be More Productive And Creative? Collaborate Less

Collaboration has defined the world of work for decades. This former IDEO designer says these days, it’s showing its limits.<p>Something’s afoot in the future of work, but it’s hush-hush. People don’t like talking about it.<p>“I know it is ugly to say ‘unicorn,’ but yeah, you kinda do have to be the …

Academic Research

Walter Robinson: 'I'm just a stupid painter. We're like dumb horses'

He was almost a superstar, but after a crisis of confidence he focused on being a critic. Now he’s back, exploring consumer lust and the struggle of painting<p>Beers, babes and burgers – just some of the subjects Walter Robinson paints. He is interested in desire; from salivating couples to heartfelt …

Art

This T-Rex Battle Royale Makes Me Wish I'd Gone To Burning Man (Almost)

If you’re secretly harboring a Mad Max fetish, there’s yet another reason to spend a few days in the middle of the desert at Burning Man. Usually …

Rap & Hip-Hop
Rap & Hip-Hop

Craven Country Jamboree Featured a Horrific Kitten Burning, Eric Church, and Of Course, Bros

We met every type of bro.<p><i>All photos by Stephen Simons</i><p>Saskatchewan’s Craven Country Jamboree is a yearly music festival and reason to pray for armageddon. At least, that’s what some people believe because of the stories of drunken debauchery, assaults, racism, and general recklessness that usually …

Country Music

Scenes from Rick Ross and Maybach Music Group's MMG Weekend in Atlanta

Photographer Cam Kirk captured Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, Wale, Meek Mill, and the rest of MMG at the debauched event. There were also a lot of butts.<p><i>Photos by Cam Kirk</i><p>Last weekend, Maybach Music Group had its second annual MMG Weekend in Atlanta, in celebration of the upcoming compilation Self Made …

Rap & Hip-Hop

a treasure trove of unreal psychedelic images from a counterculture icon

While stationed in Vietnam in the US army's psychological operations unit, Roger Steffens' commanding officer ordered him to photograph everything he saw. When he returned, he continued to voraciously document his daily life in the Californian...<p>Roger Steffens has been called "The Forrest Gump of …

La Jolla

Pop Culture's Greatest Vehicles Get Ready for a Mad Max-Style Dystopia

The iconic vehicles of film and TV—your Ecto-1s, your Deloreans, your Batmobiles and what have you—are already pretty cool. Kit them out for the <i>Mad</i> …

Woah, You Guys are So Cool! But What is "Being Cool" in 2016?

I went to Field Day, the coolest festival of all the music festivals, to try to understand what it means to be cool in a post-hipster, post-ironic reality.<p><i>This article was originally published on Noisey UK</i><p>The hipster is dead. He choked to death on a hemp burger after refusing the Heimlich …

Clothing