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Photobombs, animals and unexpected backdrops provide some of the funniest images released by the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers. Joe Milton, the society’s executive director, estimates that last year alone 20,000 entries were submitted for its quarterly competitions to …


These Portraits Celebrate The Joy Of Having Freckles

Photographer Brock Elbank has sought out “incredible-looking humans” for his photo project #Freckles.<p>British photographer Brock Elbank is halfway through his two-year photo project to create vivid portraits of people with freckles. Having photographed 90 subjects already, Elbank is aiming to …


At the start of its second decade, <i>The New Yorker</i> remained devoted to the sophisticated pleasures of what Harold Ross called “metropolitan life.” Depression at home, Fascism and Communism in Europe, and the spectre of war initially slipped into the magazine’s pages without dimming them. In 1936, …

70s Rock Stars In Their Parents' Homes

David Crosby<p>I've been so fortunate to spend a whole week with my parents this holiday. It's an interesting feeling, being a grownup back in your …

Being everyone: John Malkovich re-creates iconic photos of Marilyn, Che, Einstein and more

• Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to Photographic Masters runs from 7 November to 31 January 2015 at the Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago<br>• Exclusive John Malkovich interview with French publication <i>7-POST</i> and French newspaper <i>Liberation</i>, coming in October

The Last Amazon

Wonder Woman returns.<p>The Wonder Woman Family Museum occupies a one-room bunker beneath a two-story house on a hilly street in Bethel, Connecticut. It contains more than four thousand objects. Their arrangement is higgledy-piggledy. There are Wonder Woman lunchboxes, face masks, coffee mugs, a …

Chet Baker, 1955 (By Susanne Schapowalow)

Almost human: why is art so obsessed with lifesize dolls?

Coppélia is one of the sillier corners of the ballet repertoire. Franz, a handsome young villager, spies his perfect woman and instantly falls in love, and his fiancee Swanilda flips out. When the "other woman" turns out to be a life-sized doll, everyone has a good laugh about it and lives happily …

David Bowie, 1973. Photograph by Masayoshi Sukita.

The Perfect Cartoon: Part Two

Everyone has a favorite gag cartoon, one that he thinks best epitomizes this ridiculous yet sublime melding of art and amusement. A while ago I made a case for this captionless classic by Chon Day:<p>But, in the broad scope of gag cartooning, including <i>New Yorker</i> cartoons, the captionless genre is an …

Can’t Get Malört? Drink Bësk

Love Chartreuse? Try this.<p><b>Bësk</b><p><b>What It Is:</b> Letherbee’s Bësk is an intense liqueur made in the style of a classic Swedish spirit better known in the US …

1961 Buick "Flamingo" with rotating front seat.

Federico Naveira & Ines Muzzopappa 'Trago Amargo'

swamp cooler. salton sea beach, ca. 2014.

Fashion fetish: unseen Guy Bourdin photography – in pictures

Love-hearts and satin sheets, juicy lips and neon hips ... Guy Bourdin's erotic images were a staple of French Vogue for more than 40 years – and they changed fashion photography forever. As rare offerings from his vast archive go on show for the first time at Paris Photo in Los Angeles, here are …

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Marvel Comics

Our brains: predictably irrational

The 3 pounds of jelly in our skulls allow us to reflect on our own consciousness -- and to make counterintuitive, irrational decisions. These talks …

A German women hangs clothing out to dry on a line strung between a tree and the Berlin Wall, Germany, 1963

2 year-old John F. Kennedy and his brother Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. -Brookline, Massachusetts, ca. 1919

Amanuel Tsegaye

Architecture of Density

Photographer Michael Wolf, double winner of the World Press Photo provides us with this series “Architecture of Density” where unretouched pictures …

Photographer Shoots Departures and Arrivals of Various Commercial Flights and Combines the Images in One Photo

You can do many things with eight hours. Eight hours is a typical work day. Eight hours is also ample time to tour a new city. It also takes eight …

U.S. changing street lamps, 1910s

Vintage photographs that are made for sharing online – in pictures

Fascinating historical pictures posted on Twitter by Retronaut, IndiaHistoryPic and HistoryinPix – from the factory workers pressing Rubber Soul, to the construction of the Hoover dam and India's first female doctor

Gaudi's Sagrada Família in Barcelona, 1915

Viaja a la portada de algunos discos famosos gracias a Google Maps

En cada década hay una serie de discos que marcan un antes y un después en la historia de la música. Las portadas de esos álbumes se convierten en …