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In 'Fire And Forget,' Vets Turned Writers Tell Their War Stories

This Veterans Day, considers these lines from the preface to <i>Fire And Forget,</i> a collection of short stories by veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan:<p>On the one hand, we want to remind you ... of what happened ... and insist you recollect those men and women who fought, bled, and died in …

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The Life and Times of an Aging Superhero Captured in Oil Paintings by Andreas Englund | Colossal

<p>In his ongoing series of photorealistic oil paintings called the <i>Aging Superhero</i>, Swedish artist Andreas Englund takes us into the candidly humorous …

Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …

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Wars On Kinkade combines Star Wars vehicles and Thomas Kinkade landscape paintings

The work of late American painter Thomas Kinkade, self-described “Painter Of Light,” is among the most highly collected in the country, making him a …

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Watch These 13 Amazing Documentaries On Netflix Instant And Abandon All Hope Of Productivity

By Ted Pillow,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1aPdssL<p>1. Man on Wire<p>I avoided Man on Wire for a few years – something about an Oscar-winning …

James Blake featuring Chance The Rapper – Life Round Here (Remix) | Video

Last month, James Blake and Chance The Rapper joined forces for an ambient remix of Blake’s<p>Last month, James Blake and Chance The Rapper joined …

The Internet Archive puts Atari games and obsolete software directly in your browser

The Internet Archive has officially released a tool that will let decades-old software run in your browser, along with a catalog of noteworthy, fun, or notorious games and applications. The Archive team has spent two years creating and troubleshooting a JavaScript port of the MESS computer software …

Shake: Hilarious High-Speed Photographs of Dogs Shaking by Carli Davidson | Colossal

<p>Published just today, Shake is a new book of photos from Portland-based photographer Carli Davidson who used a high speed camera to capture …

This Collection Of War Photography Holds Some Of The Most Haunting Images You'll Ever See

"Photographs are our collective memory of war. Luckily, most of us don't ever experience it first-hand," Tucker told ShutterLove, a photography website.<p>The survey has now been collected in a museum exhibition called, "War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath," showing currently …

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The Hyperrealistic Sculptures of Ron Mueck

London-based sculptor Ron Mueck, formerly a model maker and puppeteer for children's television and films, has been creating fine art sculptures since 1996. Using resin, fiberglass, silicone, and many other materials, Mueck constructs hyperrealistic likenesses of human beings, while playing with …

The Funniest Someecards Of The Week

Between the government shutdown and the pressure of finding the perfect Halloween costume, this week has been a doozy.<p>But hey! It's Friday, the weekend is here and there are plenty of new, snarky Someecards to make light of whatever you went through this week.<p>Check out our favorite cards of the …

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Banksy Releases ‘Rebel Rocket Attack,’ A Mysterious Video Set in a War Zone

Street artist Banksy has released a mysterious video entitled “Rebel rocket attack,” which looks rather convincingly like video from a Middle Eastern …

Welcome to Tokyo, Synchronized Robotic Dance Video by World Order

Japanese performer Genki Sudo and his band World Order perform their signature synchronized robotic dancing in the new video “Welcome to TOKYO.” For …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

42 Idiom Origins Explained

This week, John Green looks at the origins of 42 expressions such as "beat a dead horse," "peeping Tom," and "silver lining."<p>Don't miss an …

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Gravity Fact Check: What the Season’s Big Movie Gets Wrong

NASA doesn’t care if you have a hot body or not. Tall, short, lumpy, lithe—as long as you’re fit and fall within a reasonable height and weight …

Listen to Daft Punk's Hand-Selected Favorites via Spotify Playlist

Ever wonder what Daft Punk listen to in their spare time? The ever elusive and secretive duo, composed of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de …

The Legend of Giants: A New Mural by Natalia Rak | Colossal

<p>This is a great new mural by Polish artist and graphic designer Natalia Rak that was painted as part of the Folk on the Street art festival in …

10 Modern Coloring Books That Aren’t Just for Kids

Who says you have to be a kid to love a good coloring book? Not us, that’s for sure! When we read about <i>Outside the Lines</i>, the latest cool coloring book on the art scene, we knew it was time to round up a whole bunch of modern coloring books for folks who can’t resist a good set of markers filling …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 0 on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>John Pawson's minimal home and an experimental residence by …

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Artist Collaborates with her 4-Year-Old Daughter to Create Amazing Illustrations | Colossal

<p>In one of the best collaborations this blog has seen in ages, professional illustrator Mica Angela Hendricks has been collaborating with her …