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In the Heart of Intimacy: 30 Photographers - Photographs courtesy of Paris Mois de la Photo | LensCulture

<i>Intimacy is one of three central themes of the 2014 Paris Month of Photography. Thirty photographers who focus on intimacy are exhibited at venues throughout the city. Here is a preview, with an introduction by curator</i> <i>Jean-Louis Pinte.</i><p>We live in an age where images are everywhere, and where they …

Track Down

10 Quotes That Capture How We Feel About Coffee

Coffee is EVERYTHING.<p>If you read that sentence and thought, <i>"Hell yes,"</i> then you have stumbled upon the right URL. Grab yourself a cup of coffee, and stay with us for a minute. We have something fun to share with you.<p>All of you out there who drink coffee <i>get</i> that this black, bitter brew is anything …

Wild, Abstract Landscapes Capture the Majesty of the Hudson River

For <i>Elements of Place</i>, photographer Carolyn Marks Blackwood documents the dramatic metamorphosis of the Hudson River though the changing of the …

Abstract Makeup Photographed by James Worrell

© James Worrell / Offset<p>© James Worrell / Offset<p>With an eye for color and texture, New York-based photographer James Worrell imbues advertising and …

Makeup Artist Transforms Women in Stunning Before and After Photos

Russian hair and makeup artist Vadim Andreev shows what a little (ok, maybe a lot) of hair and makeup can do. While we've featured our fair share of artists on My Modern Met, this is one of the few times where we've shined the spotlight on a makeup artist. Using only cosmetics, and not any post …

Art

11 Book Sequels You Probably Didn't Know Existed

We get frustrated with Hollywood's propensity for weird sequels that seem to have little or nothing to do with the original, but it just so happens …

Graphics and Illustrations by Dev Gupta

Graphic Design and Illustration.<p>Selected graphic works and illustrations for several projects by Dev Gupta, a Dallas-based graphic designer and …

Graphic Design

Stormtrooper helmets go over to the art side – in pictures

Artists from David Bailey to Yinka Shonibare have appropriated the iconic Star Wars headgear for a new exhibition coming soon to London's Saatchi Gallery as part of STRARTA art fair. Art Wars, featuring a tantalising array of variously soup-canned, crocheted and jewel-encrusted helmets, will run …

How Having Three Parents Leads To Disease-Free Kids

A newly approved procedure lets scientists gather DNA from three people, then use it for in vitro fertilization.<p>This summer, government health officials in the United Kingdom made headlines by announcing that they will let scientists create babies with DNA from three different people. The procedure …

Daily Inspiration #1565

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Math Square #187

Good luck with today's <b>mentalfloss.com</b> Brain Game, <i>Monday Math Square #187:</i><p><b>Place the digits 1 through 9 in the white blanks so that the mathematical</b> …

Mathematics

How to use body language to get served first at a bar

Scientists have identified the body language that ensures bartenders will serve you first in a busy bar.<p>In a busy bar it can often be a struggle to get served a drink as customers compete for the attention of the bartender.<p>Now scientists have identified the key elements of body language that can …

Customers

7 Sentences That Sound Crazy But Are Still Grammatical

Let's not look at grammar as a cold, harsh mistress. She can also be a fun, kooky aunt. Here are some tricks you can do to make crazy sounding …

Language

GTA5: How Grand Theft Auto has changed the gaming world

<i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>, which launched on Tuesday, generated about $800 million US in worldwide sales in the first day alone.<p>But <i>GTA</i> is more than just a …

Grand Theft Auto

33 Unusual Majors Your College Probably Didn't Offer

As about 150 million college students make their way to campus this week—including arecord number of 21.8 million in the U.S. alone—they’ll be faced …

Wednesday is New Comics Day

<i>Every Wednesday, I highlight the five most exciting comic releases of the week. The list may include comic books, graphic novels, digital comics and</i> …

9 Trippy Photos Of Soap Film

Duuuuuuuude<p>All these psychedelic colors don't look too impressive in the bottle. That's because they come from a film of soap, which Pennsylvanian Linden Gledhill made with a machine and then photographed.<p>The colors come entirely from the interference of light that enters the soap film and then …

Ghana: Huge, Mysterious Mammal Appears on Asanta Beach in Jomoro District

A mysterious creature has appeared on the shores of a beach in Ghana’s Jomoro District.<p>The creature, deemed a mammal weighing between six and eight …

Fish

Look at This Giant Bug!

The largest adult insect ever found actually seems sort of cuddly<p>This amazing/disturbing picture is of a giant weta, the world's biggest insect at a whopping 71 grams in weight. Wetas are cricket- or grasshopper-like insects native to the smaller islands of New Zealand, having been eradicated from …

U.S. 'Space Fence' Radar System Goes Silent, After 50 Years

The Space Fence is down. That's the message we get from the SatWatch site, following up on our report last month that the U.S. Air Force was poised to shut down the radar system that tracks thousands of objects orbiting Earth. It had been in operation since 1961.<p>The Space Fence — also known by its …

16 Totally Normal Phobias You Didn't Know Had Names

Who says phobias have to be weird? Everyone's scared.<p>1. Anuptaphobia<p>The fear of being or staying single. You know, like, forever.<p>2. …