Jeriah Lau

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Incredibly Detailed Dioramas Fantastically Look Like Real Life

Japanese hobbyist Satoshi Arakis creates painstakingly-detailed dioramas at an incredible 1/32 and 1/35 scale. And, what's even more impressive is that he does all of this work at night, after he's done with his day job. Arakis constructs and paints objects that fit in the palm of your hand, and he …

hobbyist

Handmade Resin Bangles Embedded with Flowers and Bark | Colossal

<p>Hand-made in Coos Bay, Oregon, these resin bangles are infused with plants, leaves, flowers, shells, and strips of bark. Much of what you see here …

Snow Script

It's another snow day in the East Coast and today I found something really cool. Faust New York is a graffiti artist who goes out on the snow and …

Stunning Video Game Is Like An Ancient Greek Urn Come To Life

Apotheon is the game John Keats might have made if he were a game designer.<p>In May 1819, John Keats left his job as an assistant surgeon at Guy’s Hospital in London to dedicate himself to the full-time task of writing poetry. He composed five poems, of which, “Ode To A Grecian Urn” is the most …

Intricately Carved 16-Century Prayer Nuts Open to Reveal Incredibly Detailed Scenes

A prayer nut was an extravagant, intricately carved boxwood carving from the Middle Ages that could be carried and used for private devotion. Owned mainly by the wealthy in northern Europe, a prayer nut was as much a status symbol as a sign of faith, as only those with money could afford them.<p>The …

British Museum

Traveler Captures the Spectacular Beauty of New Zealand on Three-Month Road Trip

16 months ago, photographer, web designer, and blogger Johan Lolos left his native Belgium to fulfill his dream of traveling the world. After spending a year in Australia, Lolos headed southeast to New Zealand, where he recently completed a three-month road trip around the island country. He and …

New Zealand

How to Train Your Voice to Be More Charismatic

Scientists Analyze Public Leaders’ Voices to Discover the Basis for Charisma<p>Scientists are tuning in on the power of the spoken word, seeking the secrets of charisma.<p>By analyzing the harmonics of pitch, frequency and timbre, researchers at University of California, Los Angeles are discovering how …

Charisma

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Creativity

Street Eraser: Giant Stickers Appear to Erase the Streets of London with Photoshop | Colossal

<p>For their Street Eraser project artists Tayfun Sarier and Guus ter Beek (who both work at Wieden+Kennedy) created giant adhesive stickers that look …

This composition is made up from 5000 pictures taken in a 48 hour period and looks amazing.

Control a dSLR camera with your Android phone or tablet

Augment your dSLR camera with an Android app that offers advantages like better focus, time-lapse photography, and even the option to share photos the moment they're shot. Sharon Vaknin shows you how.<p>That Android phone or tablet you've got? Consider it your dSLR's best new accessory. With the help …

Shutter Speed

Quants: the maths geniuses running Wall Street

Forget Gordon Gekko. Old-style City traders are being replaced by maths geniuses who use super-computers to beat the markets. But are 'quants’ a force for good or evil?<p>At seven minutes past one on the afternoon of Tuesday April 23 this year a tweet from the AP news agency in Washington was …

Stock Markets

iOS7 UI Effects in Photoshop and After Effects

With the announcement of iOS7, Apple revealed a completely new UI for their mobile OS. With the super flat design and thin fonts, Apple said that the …

Amazing High Speed Water Wig Photography Technique

The first things you’re probably wondering is, <i>“What exactly is a water wig?”</i> To best answer that question, ask photographer Tim Tadder about his …

Photography

When You Listen To Bach, What Color Do You See?

Human Journey<p><b>Put on a Bach concerto and close your eyes. Now picture a color. What color do you see?</b><p>If it’s a fast Bach concerto in a major key, it’s likely you’ll picture a color that’s more saturated and brighter — like a red or a yellow. And if it’s a slower Bach piece, you’ll likely see …

Composite Image of the Moon Taken from 47 Photos Reveals Solar Corona During a Total Solar Eclipse | Colossal

<p>Shot by Czech photographer Miloslav Druckmüller from the Brno University of Technology, these amazing composite images capture the moon during a …

Science Cures AIDS! Again. - The Fox Is Black

When I graduated from architecture school, I knew almost nothing about science or the body. As an example, I though our digestive system simply …

7 Amazing Images Of The Future, From 1947

From the Popular Science archive: Weather control, looped cities, moon microwaves, and more!<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>When <i>Popular Science</i> published these dazzling visions of the future in May 1947, science seemed to be propelling humanity faster and faster into a strange new world: engineers …