"I am satisfied with the mystery of life's eternity." Although Albert Einstein is best known for his scientific achievements, his personal writings also reveal a good deal of wonder about the possibility
Memory erasing is just the beginning. As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible
While Halloween won’t be here in earnest until the end of the month, the countdown is definitely in full swing. Here to stoke anticipation is Montreal-based design duo Baboon with a series of creepy animated
After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list A story of a man in search of truth
The "photograffeur" — that's a combination of photographer and graffiti artist — prints humongous versions of the portraits he takes, often in black and white, and "flyposts" them where he chooses. The
As technology became a part of modern life in the 19th century, an increasing amount of scientific study led to breakthroughs in electronic sound engineering -- often as a byproduct of other research.
An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate. Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria,
Kalasha women wear their hair in long, exposed braids; an elderly Buriad woman blends traditional cultural dress with Western fashion in her choice of sunglasses: these black-and-white portraits share
If you squash every scene from the The Matrix into one image you’ll get something that looks like an old fuzzy TV screen. Look a little closer though and you’ll see the entire movie unfold, all without
Artist Lorraine Loots recently embarked on a new series of miniature watercolor paintings. Called Microcosm Mondays, she aims to paint a space-related piece each Monday, scattered over 25 weeks in 2015.
Project info Marlboro Boys Portrait Series, Indonesia Indonesian culture is steeped in the smoking, selling and growing of tobacco. Cheap cigarettes, ubiquitous tobacco advertising, a powerful tobacco
At first glance, these artworks appear to be intricate white line illustrations set against solid black backgrounds. However, in reality, each piece is actually a meticulously cut paper design created
Since 1990, graphic designers Steven Heller (New York Times art director for 33 years) and Gail Anderson (former art director of Rolling Stone) have compiled books about typography and illustration. In
We've been following NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) program for awhile now, and finally have some HD video of it to share. The footage chronicles the LDSD's recent balloon-and-parachute-enabled