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Magical Tokyo Cityscapes Seen Through Colorful Bokeh

In this ongoing series, photographer Takashi Kitajima blurs the details of Tokyo's buildings and bridges into beautifully abstract landscapes. He creates each gorgeous composition by standing on observation decks of high-rise buildings or overpasses throughout the city.<p>By gaining a bird's eye view …

Art

Steve McCurry's Most Beautiful and Powerful Photo Stories

A brand new book by acclaimed photographer Steve McCurry brings together the most beautiful and powerful photo stories he's shot in the last 30 years. For the first time ever, McCurry shares the stories behind his iconic images. Inside you'll find 14 of his most important assignments like rail …

Photography

How to Take Better Pictures for Beginner Photographers

Photography can be a fun and exciting activity for all who have a passionate interest in learning some of the fundamentals of the use of their …

How To Save An Underexposed Photo Using Lightroom

To save an underexposed photo there are a few different things we can try from working with what we have to converting to black and white and more.

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Hiking

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

Dessert

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

Art

7 Movies You Didn't Know James Franco Directed

James Franco is a frequent target of teasing thanks to his many interests. He's an actor, a published novelist, a poet, a Playboy columnist, a film professor, an art gallery curator, an Oscar host, a late-shift cashier at McDonald's, a Grand Marshal for the Daytona 500, a performance artist, and a …

Watch Christian Bale audition for Batman in Val Kilmer's Batsuit

With <b>The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition</b> set to hit shelves in the States this coming Tuesday (September 24th), Warner Bros. has …

DOCTOR WHO Interactive Storyline London Subway Infographic

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.

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