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Possible Anne Boleyn portrait found using facial recognition software

Photograph: Ed Miller/BBC/Company Productions Ltd<p>Claire Foy and Damian Lewis as Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII in the BBC’s adaptation of Wolf Hall<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/15/1424021948620/36c961ce-a84d-4d15-83e7-e72db00356a8-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Ed …

Ex-street kid weeps as she asks Pope why God lets children suffer in Philippines

<b>(CNN) —</b> A few years ago, Glyzelle Palomar was begging for food on the streets of northern Manila. This week, the 12-year-old girl was on a stage in front of tens of thousands of people, asking Pope Francis why God lets children suffer.<p>"There are many children neglected by their own parents," …

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It Turns Out Your Brain Might Be Wired To Enjoy Art, So You Have No Excuses

Have you had trouble deciphering a Jackson Pollock canvas, to the point of experiencing physical brain cramps? Have you fixated on a Georgia O'Keeffe image, your pupils dilating as you search for meaning? Well, you must be trying too hard, because a new study out in Brain and Cognition says your …

Michael Jackson hologram performs at the Billboard Music Awards – watch

A hologram of the deceased musician appeared at last night's ceremony in Las Vegas<p>A Michael Jackson hologram appeared at the Billboard Music Awards …

Photoshop Essentials: What is an Adjustment Layer and How to Use Them to Edit Your Images

Many of us who use products like Lightroom and Aperture will be familiar with the term non-destructive editing. In these programs, the editing …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

27 Jaw Dropping Works Of Street Art So Big They Will Never Fit In A Gallery

Sydney-based artist Fintan Magee is redefining street art.

A Spinning Mosaic of Patterns Drawn with Wet Clay on a Potter’s Wheel | Colossal

<p>As a person who’s spent more than a few hours at the seat of a potter’s wheel I can attest to the strangely soothing act of doodling around with wet …

19-Year-Old Mixes Photos and Paints Into Beautiful Narratives

19-year-old artist Aliza Razell creates beautiful narratives in her mixed-media photographs by combining self-portraits with splashes of color to produce strange and mystifying images that cannot fully be explained. The beautifully thoughtful moments seem perfectly planned out so that the …

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Artist Finds New Ways to Create Art Despite Irreversible Nerve Damage

Artist Phil Hansen uses a labor-intensive approach to create his large-scale murals. Instead of simply drawing a figure or going the pointillism route, Hansen produces many of his pieces entirely out of handwritten text from submitted stories of challenges and struggles to words of encouragement …

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The Woman Who Could Write, But Couldn't Read

A recent stroke left one 40-year-old woman with some unusual symptoms.<p>One morning, a kindergarten teacher was about to take attendance for her class when she realized she couldn't read the paper in her hands. She tried looking over her lesson plans, but like the attendance sheet, they seemed to be …

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

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How does nationality influence how people have sex?

I think I was 21 when I first noticed that sexual interactions all seemed to follow a pattern; it was definitely my early 20s because I wrote about …

100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica

For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Recently, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust came across the 22 exposed, but unprocessed, cellulose nitrate negatives during an attempt to restore an old …

Photographer's Girlfriend Continues to Lead Him Around the World

<b>Praktik Hotel – Madrid, Spain</b><p>Russian photographer Murad Osmann continues to be led around the world by his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in his ongoing <i>Follow Me</i> project. With her back facing the camera, Zakharova eagerly holds the hand of her photographer boyfriend, guiding him through various …

10 truly bizarre Victorian deaths

<b>Life in Victorian times was arguably considerably more dangerous than now, if the newspaper reports of the time are anything to go by, writes Jeremy Clay.</b><p>A recent BBC News Magazine piece set out the dangers within the Victorian or Edwardian home. But there were plenty of ways to come a cropper …

25 Things You Didn’t Know About San Francisco

You know your bays and bridges, but here are 25 unreal facts you might not have known about the Golden City.<p><b>1.</b> The Chinese fortune cookie was …

3 Interesting Articles from Ernest Hemingway’s Newspaper Career

Before Ernest Hemingway was a literary giant, he was a cub reporter. When Hem graduated high school at 18, he moved to Kansas City and started a …

15 of the Greatest Christmas Cards Ever

Most store-bought Christmas cards feature Santa and his reindeer, Christmas trees or religious iconography. Here are some people who went in another …

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

Fade to 1906, An Upcoming Book Featuring Merged Then and Now Photos of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

In 2012 we wrote about San Francisco photographer Shawn Clover who came up with the idea to juxtapose his own photos of San Francisco with photos …

6 Amazing Lego Artworks That Will Blow Your Mind

While for many, Legos will always be known as a childhood toy, some grown-ups have taken Legos to fascinating new heights making it more like an art form. Whether they're using thousands of Lego bricks to recreate familiar pop-culture scenes or creatively assembling them into sculptures worthy of a …

Mesmerizing Wall Collages Made of Paper and Plastic Cups

New York-based artist Lisa Hoke creates colorful wall collages out of an assortment of disposable items. Working extensively with paper and plastic cups, the artist installs each of her multilayered murals in eye-catching patterns. She playfully transforms each room into a magnificent spectacle …

Surreal Storytelling Illustrations by Andrew Ferez

Moscow-based Russian illustrator Andrew Ferez, aka 25kartinok, creates surreal scenes, each with their own fantastical narratives, that seamlessly merge various opposing elements. Digitally drawing his elaborate renderings, Ferez's work has a dark, fantasy-driven appeal. The digital artist manages …

Old Typewriter Letters Create 200 Foot Long Illustration

Inspired by the first half of the top row on a keyboard, artist Pablo Gamboa Santos developed a series of 300 drawings, entitled <i>Qwerty</i>. He used an old typewriter to create layers of overlapping letters which interact directly with his detailed illustrations and function as either water or land …

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Batman vs. Superman - watch Tom Hiddleston, Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman and more pick sides

<b>Batman vs. Superman</b> is far more than just a movie title. It stands for skepticism vs. hope, terrestrial vs. extra-terrestrial. It even recalls the …

2-D Furniture Sketches Transformed into Functional 3-D Sculptures

In his project “rough sketch products,” Japanese artist Daigo Fukawa transformed loose sketches of chairs and benches into functional …

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Long Exposure Fireworks Like You’ve Never Seen

David Johnson is an amateur photographer from Ottawa, Canada. Earlier this month, Johnson attended the Sound of Light Fireworks show at Gatineau’s …

Minimalist Posters Depict The Architecture Of 13 Classic Films

An Italian artist illustrates the iconic buildings of your favorite movies from The Big Lebowski‘s Malibu bachelor pad to The Incredibles‘ futuristic suburban home.<p>Sometimes, even more than wanting to be a film’s beautiful heroine or superhero protagonist, viewers are swept away by a desire to …

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