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Why It's Almost Impossible to Do a Quintuple Jump | WIRED

6 Powerful Design Resources Offering Hundreds of Tutorials for All Skill Levels

One of the best things about the internet is the vast amounts of knowledge available at your fingertips. You can be a complete novice in a subject, but thanks to e-learning sites and YouTube, you can gain a real understanding of practically anything. For instance, we’ve written about free photo …

Graphic Design

Robotic exo-shorts safely twist old folks out of falls

Robotic exosuits have already found use in a variety of medical applications from helping Parkinson's patients walk more easily to letting kids with spinal muscular atrophy play again. Now a team of researchers from the EPFL have developed a pair of wearable "exo-shorts" (given they only cover the …

Floral Designer is Turning NYC Trash Cans into Giant Vases Overflowing with Flowers

New York City-based floral designer Lewis Miller has proven his plant-y prowess by transforming the city's grimy garbage cans into larger-than-life flower vases. Called <i>Flower Flashes</i>, the elegant arrangements beautify the busy streets with their bright colors and delightful designs.<p>As the owner of …

Guggenheim Museum Releases Over 200 Modern Art Books Online for Free

Modern art lovers rejoice! The Guggenheim Museum in New York has just made more than 200 books about modern art available online. Not only can you read them online, but you can download them in PDF or ePub formats—for free—at the Internet Archive.<p>For over half a decade the museum has been …

Art

Designer Transforms Arabic Words into Illustrations of Their Literal Meanings

Architect and graphic designer Mahmoud Tammam has translated his love of word manipulation into a delightful series celebrating language. Based in Alexandria, Egypt, the creative started the project as a “personal challenge.” He explains, “I manipulate Arabic words and transform them into their …

France’s Beautiful National Library Reopens After a Decade of Renovations

Ten years in the making, the former National Library of France has reopened after extensive renovations. Architects Bruno Gaudin and Virginie Brégal were <b></b>charged with bringing life to the historic complex on Paris’s rue de Richelieu.<p>Gaudin and Brégal faced the immense task of reworking the Richelieu …

National Libraries

10+ Of The World’s Best Drone Photos, Selected From 27,000 Entries

Drones are becoming an increasingly accessible way to witness the world from another perspective. As more and more people are soaring the skies with …

Tunisia

How to Keep White Sneakers Spotless | Men's Health

REPEL THE WATER, REPEL THE DIRT<p>Repel the slush’s water molecules, and you’ll avoid the muck that comes with them. We trust this protective spray from Crep Protect <i>($11, amazon.com)</i>, which you can use on leather, suede, or canvas sneakers.<p>Just don’t expect a quick spritz to cover your next 5,000 …

Photographer Captures Close-Up of Fiery-Throated Hummingbird's Dazzling Rainbow Neck

Photographer Jess Findlay has a knack for nature. Born and raised in British Columbia, an area rich with biodiversity, Findlay—an avid adventurer who enjoys hiking and bird-watching—turned to photography as a way to document and share his love of the natural world. Compositionally, he focuses …

Birds

Amazing Photomicrography Winners from the Nikon Small World 2016 Competition

Microphotography opens up an invisible world, one that goes undetected by the naked eye. Nikon Small World is a leading forum for microphotography and their annual photomicrography competition highlights the best images in the genre. This year's winners were recently announced after scientists, …

Biology

Artist Creates Bold Blackwork Tattoos That Look Like Charcoal Sketches

These incredible blackwork sketch tattoos are the work of Polish artist Inez Janiak, who has amassed a significant Instagram following by regularly sharing images of her spectacular pieces. Treating the skin as her canvas, Janiak's tattoos seem to dance across the flesh, with broken lines and …

Body Art

How to Shoot Panoramic Photos

en_US<p>article<p>A quick tutorial on how to shoot better panoramic images<p>https://digital-photography-school.com/shoot-panoramic-photos/<p>Digital Photography …

The Neon Glow of Tokyo and London’s Nightlife Captured by Liam Wong | Colossal

<p>Art Director Liam Wong spends his days directing the visual identity of video games at Ubisoft, while his nights are spent exploring the …

Japan

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Early "Nature" Highlights in the 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer Contest

The 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest is well underway and, so far, the search for the most powerful travel experiences to be caught on camera has yielded some amazing results. National Geographic has kindly allowed us to share these stunning submissions, which happen …

Travel Photography

Top 14 Ways to Increase Your Metabolism

On a literal level, your metabolic rate describes how much energy you expend to conduct daily physiological functions. This has many practical …

Wrist Mobility Drills | Men's Health

“The pain is due to a lack of mobility in the joints,” explains <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour. “Your wrists can’t get in the proper position. You may have the same problem during pushups, too.”<p>The solution is simple: Spend two to five minutes every week loosening your wrists with the …

Interview: Circling the Globe with Dr. Marcellian Tan to Capture the Untouched Beauty of the World

Medical doctor Marcellian Tan grew his passion for photography as an avid traveler with the desire to document his experiences. While circling the globe with his camera in hand, Dr. Tan has managed to capture photographs that truly reveal the beauty of a moment. He brings us into his reality with …

Landscape Photography

All the Different Ways You Can Ease the Transition Between Two Floor Treatments

I grew up in Miami, where it's not unusual to have one seamless tile floor extend around to and through every room in the house. It wasn't until I …

Bridges

Moss Walls: The Interior Design Trend That Turns Your Home Into A Forest

As urbanites get more and more isolated from the natural world, their desire to maintain some sort of connection has inspired creative new interior …

Interior Design

After 10 Days In Iceland, My Life Won’t Be The Same Again

Iceland is a country that has long been on my bucket, a place that I’ve seen thousands of images of but needed to witness with my own eyes. After day …

Seaside Home Uses Japanese Design to Foster Grandiose Space from 538 Square Feet

Nestled within the treetops on the New Zealand coastline sits the <i>Island Bay House</i>, a small dwelling that features incredible interior beauty beyond its unassuming corrugated metal exterior. Andrew Simpson of WireDog Architecture designed the structure using Japanese-inspired principles, which gives …

Architecture

13 Exercises That Are Better Than Burpees For Fat Loss

These moves are the ULTIMATE fat torchers for most people<p>Clearly, we’re believers in burpees here at <i>Men’s Health</i>. In fact, here are my favorite ways to do them: 25 Badass Burpees You Must See to Believe.<p>Burpees involve quickly moving from a standing position to a pushup position and back</b> …

The photos from Samuel Zeller’s series Botanical look like impressionist paintings from the 19th-century, but the best part is that recreating this effect at home is pretty simple! Zeller visited a...

The photos from Samuel Zeller’s series <i>Botanical</i> look like impressionist paintings from the 19th-century, but the best part is that recreating this …

Polymer Flower Sculptures and Tiles by Angela Schwer | Colossal

<p>Working from a tiny table in the nook of her living room, California-based artist Angela Schwer crafts explosive dahlias, gardenias, poppies, fungi, …

Art

Adventurous Couple Uses LED Hula Hoop to Electrify Grandiose Natural Landscapes

Taking a road trip through the United States is a fantastic way to see all of the beautiful sights that the country has to offer. After graduating college, photographer Grant Mallory and his girlfriend Maria Jacob did just this, traveling across the Midwest and through several Western states to …

National Parks

The Story Of Instagram’s Most Famous Cat Nala, Who Has 3.2M Followers

It is highly possible that you have seen this cat before somewhere on the web. It wouldn’t be surprising because Nala is the most famous cat on the …

Pets

Camera Drone Captures Gorgeous Aerial Shots of Iceland's Diverse Terrain

Polish photographer Jakub Polomski used a camera drone to produce a collection of breathtaking scenic photos. For two weeks in July, Polomski spent his time capturing Iceland's incomparable landscapes. “Iceland is [a] unique land," Polomski told PetaPixel. “Some locations look really abstract in …

Photography