Ian Fleming

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6 Absurd (And Kinda Brilliant) Design Details From Apple Park

Apple’s attention to architectural detail may be excessive, but boy is the spectacle impressive.<p>Anyone following the $5 billion product development known as Apple Park–the company’s new 175-acre development on which a 2.8-million square foot Norman Foster spaceship has officially landed–will want …

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Alt-week 10.12.13: water found in deep space, lonely planets and Juno's fly-by

<i>Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days.</i><p>If this week's gaggle of science news gives you a neck ache, we apologize. That's because we're fully up amongst the stars, with three different tales of astronomic endeavor. Water-bearing space rubble, …

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How children's books thrived under Stalin

When Stalin's great purges made writing dangerous, a group of avant garde artists turned their attention to children's books. Philip Pullman on a new collection that reveals a vigorous freedom in a time of repression<p>At the trial of the three Pussy Riot performers in August 2012, one of the accused, …

Three-quarters of handprints in ancient cave art were left by women, study finds

<b>Women made most of the oldest-known cave art paintings, suggests a new analysis of ancient handprints. Most scholars had assumed these ancient artists were predominantly men, so the finding overturns decades of archaeological dogma.</b><p>Archaeologist Dean Snow of Pennsylvania State University analyzed hand stencils found in eight cave sites in France and Spain. By comparing the relative lengths of certain fingers, Snow determined that three-quarters of the handprints were female.<p>Archaeologists have …

Two wooden anatomical figures, 17th century

Two wooden anatomical figures, 17th century<p>Anatomical figures of a male and a female with removable chest and abdomen covers. Some religious restrictions on dissection were lifted in the 15th century, which led to the wider study of anatomy, using models like these as extra teaching aids. Both figures show the heart and lungs, one shows a pregnant female with a baby in the uterus, and the other shows the kidney and intestines in a male.<p>The Science Museum

Statue of St Nicholas, France, 17th century

Statue of St Nicholas, France, 17th century.<p>St Nicholas (280-343 AD) was born in Lycia, Asia Minor. The famous story of St Nicholas is about a poor man who had no money to give to his three daughters on their wedding day. St Nicholas secretly left gold in the stockings which the girls had left to dry by the fire overnight. In the morning they found the gold and were able to marry. The tradition of exchanging gifts on Christmas day derives from this legend of St Nicholas’ benevolence. Now …

A’ Design Award and Competition – Deadline Approaching Fast!

“You’ve got to have a problem that you want to solve; a wrong that you want to right.” This quote from the movie JOBS is all indeed the lifeline of a …

How Chris McCandless Died

Twenty-one years ago this month, on September 6, 1992, the decomposed body of Christopher McCandless was discovered by moose hunters just outside the northern boundary of Denali National Park. He had died inside a rusting bus that served as a makeshift shelter for trappers, dog mushers, and other …

I Did It My Way

I Did It My Way

Let me tell you a storey about how we built a book…

Every book has a structure – but what if you were to represent it as a physical object?<p>When we read a novel, a short story or a work of non-fiction, there is often a moment when we have the feeling that we have entered a structure built, knowingly or unknowingly, by the writer. I am not talking …

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Van Gogh expert sheds new light on lost sunflower paintings

Author tracks down 1920s print of painting destroyed during war, and ownership of second work not seen in public since 1948<p>One day in Arles in August 1888, Van Gogh was planning to paint from life. But the models he had hired failed to show up, and a harsh, hot mistral was blowing, making …

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Eric Zener is an American photorealist artist best known for figure paintings of lone subjects, often in or about swimming pools. www.ericzener.com fmc.

Betype turned 2 Years old!

I want to give a massive thanks to all the people who have followed this blog since the very beginning. Is such an honor to keep you as a follower, is a great challenge to build a audience (86k followers to the date), and sometimes is hard to gain new followers everyday, but at the end the hardest part is to keep the followers and avoid that they hit the unfollow button and you can get that just trying to be good curating content. This blog without you would be just a name, or an url, or even …

EastSide Arts Festival

The east of the City is getting ready for the hottest summer yet as the annual EastSide Arts Festival, delivered by East Belfast Partnership, serves …

Artist: Pablo Picasso http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Le-reve-1932.jpg Posted by Lara