Flora Von Oppenheim

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Surreal Paintings of Whimsical Hybrid Creatures by Jacek Yerka

Polish artist Jacek Yerka has the ability to transform ordinary concepts into incredibly imaginative, surreal scenes, as he demonstrates in his paintings of extraordinary creatures. With vivid colors and lush details, Yerka brings to life whimsical beasts that inhabit worlds filled with fantasy and …

Poetic Photos of Women Surrounded by the Beauty of Nature

Madrid-based photographer Elena del Palacio crafts images that conjure ethereal, dream-like scenarios in the wilderness. The vivid pictures feature young women who are often surrounded by the vast beauty of nature. They're shown contemplating the world around them as well as being at rest. Babbling …

Artist Spent a Year in the Woods Creating Mysterious Sculptures

Deep in the woods of southern France, artist Spencer Byles transformed the forest into a mysterious wonderland through a series of spectacular, organic sculptures. Byles spent a year immersed in the woodlands of La Colle sur Loup, Villeneuve-Loubet, and Mougins for this ambitious project. …

Art

29 Savory Pies to Make for Dinner Tonight

From an outrageously tender beef bourguignon pot pie to a root vegetable tarte tatin, these 29 savory dinner pies take the cake.<p><b>When it comes to one-dish dinners,</b> savory pies take the cake in our book. We guarantee there's a pie in here that should be on your dinner table tonight. So go ahead—stick …

See 25 Incredible Images of Earth From Space

Alberta, Canada, Oct. 10, 2014.<br>DigitalGlobe<p>1 of 25<p>There's something to be said for being on the ground when news plays out, but sometimes it's the …

Space

Two Lands - Greenland | Iceland - 4K

Spanish riot police arrest 12 in clashes with anti-austerity protesters

Spanish police and protesters have clashed during an anti-austerity demonstration that drew tens of thousands of people to central Madrid. Police said in a statement that six officers were injured and 12 people were arrested.<p>As a final speech was being given, protesters attempted to break through a …

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

Paradise<p>There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to …

River Phoenix’s Life in Photos

(no title)<p>River Phoenix and Wil Wheaton in <i>Stand by Me</i>.<p>River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell and Wil Wheaton in <i>Stand by Me</i>.<p>River Phoenix and …

Los Angeles

Pictures of the Week 11.1.2013

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The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Lasers and robots explore ancient Rome’s hidden aqueducts

With the help of precision 21-century technology, archaeologists are mapping a dozen tunnels that were carved by Roman engineers into the mountains east of Rome in order to supply the ancient city with water<p>Hacking through thickets of overgrown bushes, reeds and stinging nettles, Alfonso Diaz Boj …

And I Was A Boy From School (Hot Chip Cover) by TearsForFears - Listen to music

Jellyfish are taking over the seas, and it might be too late to stop them

Last week, Sweden’s Oskarshamn nuclear power plant, which supplies 10% of the country’s energy, had to shut down one of its three reactors after a jellyfish invasion clogged the piping of its cooling system. The invader, a creature called a moon jellyfish, is 95% water and has no brain. Not what …

University of British Columbia

Lou Reed: 20 Essential Tracks

After leaving the Velvet Underground in 1970, Lou Reed went to work for his dad’s accounting firm as a typist. If he had never played a note of music …

Andy Warhol

Lou Reed: The Rolling Stone Interview

The heckling starts in the middle of the very first song. Above the steely guitar strains of “Romeo Had Juliette,” the gritty ode to love under siege …

Rock & Roll

RAF photographer's Tornados, Spitfires and Typhoons

An award-winning RAF photographer based in Lincolnshire shares his pictures of military aircraft at home and abroad.

Shattering sunroofs: Audi latest to issue a recall

Sunroofs are intended to give you a clear view of the heavens above without the hassle – or cost – of buying a convertible. But few owners are likely to anticipate the problems that have so far snared at least three automakers, according to reports on file with the National Highway Traffic Safety …

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny charged again

<b>Russian investigators have brought new charges against the opposition leader Alexei Navalny.</b><p>Alexei Navalny and his brother Oleg are charged with money laundering.<p>Earlier this month Navalny's five-year jail term for embezzlement was reduced to a suspended sentence on appeal.<p>Alexei Navalny became the …

Stunning White Marble Sculpture: Ballerina and a Boy

Coming soon to Pace gallery in London is this stunning new work by artist Kevin Francis Gray. From November 21 to January 25, visit the gallery to see Gray's veiled sculptures that are shrouded in mystery. This new 2013 white marble piece, called <i>Ballerina and a Boy</i>, is a striking work that shows a …