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Peter Hurley Shares His ‘Most Incredible Tip for Looking Photogenic’: Squinching

Back in February of 2012, portraitist Peter Hurley shared an awesome tutorial that showed how to accentuate your subject’s jawline in portraits and …

Humorous Photos of Dogs Caught Mid-Lick

Photographer Ty Foster carves a niche in photography by shooting images of our canine friends, and very occasionally some fellow humans. His latest …

Amazing Totoro Fan Art

Totoro might be just a Japanese movie for some, but for most he's just a classic of oriental animation made by the genius Hayao Miyazaki. I really …

Anime

The Cutest iPhone App Ever Made?

If you don’t fall in love with the hand-drawn tamagotchi Hatch, you may be missing a soul.<p>The average app is a money making proposition first, and artistic statement or utility second. That’s why the App Store is loaded with clunky <i>Angry Birds</i> clones and pandering zombie shooters. But Hatch, a …

South Park

Furze Chan Examines the Things Creatives Use and Love in Object Dialogue - The Fox Is Black

Furze Chan, an online shop owner and artist from Hong Kong, has an ongoing project I really enjoy called Object Dialogue. She talks to people with …

The 13 Chairs That Were Never Painted in The Last Supper

We’ve all seen Leonardo Da Vinci’s The Last Supper so many times that you probably no longer notice the details anymore. The masterpiece has been …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Hilariously Awkward Engagement Photos

Bad Engagement Photos is a single-topic blog that features hilariously awkward engagement photos. Couples tend to get really clever when announcing news of engagement, marriage, and pregnancy, though a few fall flat with their message and wind up being unintentionally funny. The ever-growing …

Photography

Information is Beautiful Award Winners 2013

In an information-obsessed society, a new crop of artists is representing visual data in engaging, imaginative ways. In June, we were pleased to announce this year's Information is Beautiful Awards. It's a competition, open to the public, that was founded last year by data visualizer David …

Data Visualization

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

Stunning Macro Details of Uniquely Beautiful Snowflakes

Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov isolates single snowflakes in order to capture the unique beauty of the delicate, icy crystals that fall to the ground during a snowstorm. The Moscow-based photographer gets quite up-close and personal to capture the geometric shapes and lines of snowflakes that …

Photography

Introducing Pencil by FiftyThree: A Stylus That's Been Designed Down to the Last Detail

In the early chapters of <i>The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance</i>, Henry Petroski speculates about the uncertain origin of a certain species …

UX Design

From Paper, A Stylus That’s Like A Pencil

By the team behind Paper, this isn’t any old stylus. If the Pencil takes off, the iPad may never be the same.<p>The iPad never came with a stylus. Steve Jobs’s famous quip was, “God gave us 10 styluses–let’s not invent another.” In some ways the quote epitomizes Apple’s legacy of design simplicity, …

Apps

Paper meet Pencil: FiftyThree launches smart stylus for its iPad app

'Passive styli are just an attempt to make a better finger. What's the point of that?' asks US startup<p>What did some of the industrial design team behind Microsoft's Xbox console, Kinect controller, Zune media player and the never-launched Courier tablet do next?<p>They founded a startup called …

Auto Aerobics by Chris LaBrooy | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying this series of stretched and interlinked classic cars by UK-based illustrator Chris Labrooy. Labrooy graduated from the RCA with …

Adorable Photos of a Toddler Napping with His Puppy

34-year-old mother of three Jessica Shyba, aka mommasgonecity, has potentially captured the most adorable naptime series ever! After adopting a boxer/shepherd/lab mix from the Santa Cruz SPCA that fondly goes by the name Theo, Shyba began to notice the little pup's attachment to each family member, …

Sleep

So Sottsass at Darkroom London

If ever there was a designer that I particularly loved so much that I’m inspired by him when I make art, it’s Ettore Sottsass. The bright, bold …

Furniture

Hyperrealistic Still Life Paintings Filled with Layers of Detail

At first glance, these beautiful still life images seem like photographs. In reality, they are actually hyperrealistic paintings by artist Jason de Graaf. The artist focuses on every extreme detail to create realistic depth in layers of crisp reflections. With a steady hand and a strong vision, he …

Art

An Installation Made from 8,080 Colored Pencils

In celebration of the centennial anniversary of the University of Minnesota School of Architecture, Variable Projects designed an installation, …

Fabrication

All That Glitters: The 2013 Jewelry Gift Guide

Jewelry

Catching Fire Director Francis Lawrence Used Breaking Bad as Inspiration for the Hunger Games Sequel

<i>Catching Fire</i>filmmaker Francis Lawrence has now given us another reason to love AMC’s addictive former series, <i>Breaking Bad</i>. In an interview with the Huffington Post’s Mike Ryan, Lawrence reveals that he spent his downtime during production of the<i>Hunger Games</i> sequel binge-watching the Bryan Cranston …

First Look: Zac Efron Cuddles Kitten to Promote That Awkward Moment

That awkward moment when … we can’t stop staring at a photo of Zac Efron holding a cat.<p>PEOPLE has an exclusive first look at the poster promoting his …

Popular Science on Twitter: "Watch a version of Blade Runner made from 12,000 water-color paintings http://t.co/blXBIzIBlI http://t.co/p7tjAFRRwg"

Tearaway video goes behind-the-scenes with Media Molecule

A new video promoting PS Vita platformer <i>Tearaway</i> goes to the source and speaks with members of development studio Media Molecule.<p>The video briefly compares <i>Tearaway</i>'s development to that of <i>LittleBigPlanet</i>, noting that while the two development teams share many core members, <i>Tearaway</i>'s team has many …

Comet ISON - Sixty Symbols

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

19 Easy And Adorable Animal Snacks To Make With Kids

Babysitters and parental units, meet your new secret snack weapon.<p>Thanks to <i>Canadian Family</i> columnist Jill Dubien for lots of these cute ideas.

Fun Holiday Gifts for Kids

Kids

Petals and Paws Graphic Tee

Life’s Too Short for Boring Emails<p>Enjoy 15% off your first order when you join our mailing list.<p>Plus, we’ll hook you up with the best deals,<br>first …

ALPHA/DICTIONARY CHALLENGE - Letter B as bee