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Polina Washington Photography

Picturesque, dreamy photographs captured by Polina Washington.Polina Washington is a 26 years old photographer who lives in Saint Petersburg, Russia. …

Photography

casagrande laboratory's micro-apartment measures one parking space

<b>head architect marco casagrande of casagrande laboratory has installed a micro-apartment building in a bustling helsinki square.</b> measuring a mere 2.5 …

Architecture

Scientists are trying to figure out what it feels like to die

My mother and I sat across from the hospice nurse in my parents' Colorado home. It was 2005, and my mother had reached the end of treatments for metastatic breast cancer. A month or two earlier, she'd been able to take the dog for daily walks in the mountains and travel to Australia with my father. …

The United States is scarier than the Islamic State

Even our closest allies fear that we are a menace militarily and environmentally. The threat is lethal and real<p>Two years ago, Gen. Martin Dempsey said before a Senate committee, “I will personally attest to the fact that [the world is] more dangerous than it has ever been.” While there’s good …

20 Black And White Bathroom Ideas That Will Never Go Out Of Style

This classic color scheme is the epitome of elegant style.<p>From sleek city bathrooms to rustic farmhouses, these two colors never fail to lift the aesthetic of a space.

Interior Design

A Graphic Designer Redesigns a Movie Poster, Every Day

The 'A Movie Poster A Day' challenge delivers a graphically-pleasing box office of visuals.<p>Synthesizing a passion for film and an ability to follow a stringent schedule, Peter Majarich has embarked on a personal mission to redesign some of the most well-known movie posters. The Sydey-based designer …

7 qualities in men that women find attractive

Luckily for you, many scientists have wondered what women want. And they've done studies to figure it out. Here are seven traits that researchers have concluded women find irresistible.<p><i>Produced by</i> <i>Darren Weaver and Rebecca Harrington</i><p><b>Follow TI:</b>On Facebook<p><i>Sources:</i><i>Evolutionary Psychology, Journal of</i> …

This Dutch Town Will Grow Its Own Food, Live Off-Grid, And Handle Its Own Waste

Meet the "Tesla of eco-villages".<p>It's no secret that today's aggressive agricultural techniques can take a heavy toll on the environment, both on the …

The Dutch Angle: Tilting the Camera for Dramatic Effect

The Dutch Angle (or Dutch Tilt) is a technique that involves tilting your camera to one side, resulting in a frame that isn’t level. Jacob T. Swinney …

This Fashion Line Lets You Literally Wear Pencil Sketches

Edda Gimnes' fashions aren't just based on sketches—they are sketches.<p>We’ve all seen fashion designers’ sketches and the garments that they inspired, but Edda Gimnes puts a twist on the traditional design-sketch pairing. The young Norwegian designer doesn’t draw sketches that are supposed to look …

Incredible and Inspiring Photographs of New York

Vincent Meron is a French amateur photographer, who captures with talent and poetry the most beautiful places according to his journeys : Dubai, …

Photography

British Library Releases Millions of Images for Public Use on Flickr

The British Library has continued to release images from its digitized collection, now bordering over one million images on public image-sharing …

British Library

35 tons of dead fish appear in lake in China

<b>(CNN) —</b> At least 35 tons of dead fish appeared in a lake in southern China, leaving residents stunned.<p>The piles of fish washed up in a lake in Hainan province on Wednesday, Chinese state media reported.<p>Residents expressed concerns on pollution, but local authorities said the fish died as a result …

China

WATCH: It's Illegal to Know or Distribute This Number

Just having this number in your possession could get you arrested.<p>Despite the law being one of the most ancient and fundamental aspects of being a …

Our 24 favorite military movies everyone should see

Few things have the power to transport people as the cinema.<p>Who can forget Robert Williams' "Good morning, Vietnam" to Marine Corps DI Hartman's memorable quotes.<p>The following list is of our favorite military movies.

Kate's House / Bower Architecture

“A house for living in!” exclaimed the client in the early stages. “Textured and warm with a touch of whimsy – but no stunts that will date..”<p>With …

The 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest announces winners

The ocean's waters are a vast mystery, but developments in photography technology allow us to get a brief glimpse into the beauty water can hold.<p>Italian photographer Davide Lopresti was named Underwater Photographer of the Year 2016 after his submission "Gold" — which shows a beautiful yellow …

A Photographer Collected Four Years Worth Of Trash To Show Just How Wasteful Humans Can Be

"We're often told about the quantity of waste we produce, but I think the impact of pictures can be much powerful than words," Antoine Repessé explains.<p>In 2011, self-taught photographer Antoine Repessé stopped throwing things away. Along with 200 friends and colleagues, he accumulated around 70 …

Stunning Early Entries of the 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer Contest

The 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest has officially launched, in search of the most “awe-inspiring diversity of the world’s people, places and cultures.” George Stone (the editor-in-chief of National Geographic Travel) says, “Our Travel Photographer of the Year …

Greek Photographers Win Pulitzer Prize With These Haunting Images Of Refugee Crisis

"Their voice was heard through our photographs and our stories," said Pulitzer winner Yannis Behrakis.<p>Two teams of photographers working for The New York Times and Reuters received the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography on Monday for documenting the journeys of migrants and refugees.<p>The …

Pulitzer Prize

20 Creative Business Cards for Architects

Establishing professional contacts in architecture – and well, in any field, really – has changed dramatically in the last decade, passing from the …

You Must See This Tiny Apartment's Micro Interior Design

Mood lighting, cinema, and gym facilities included.<p>Like many large cities, Hong Kong is a pricey place to live. Because of that, it's no surprise residents looking for property in the expensive urban center of the seven million-person city try to squeeze as much as they can into sometimes …

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

Quora