Kate Thomson

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Lively Abstract Brushstrokes Reveal Detailed Cityscapes

Using large, swift brushstrokes and irregular splatters, Korean artist Jieun Park reveals urban landscapes hidden beneath the surface of her paintings. From a distance, the broad strokes are simply a bundle of abstract lines. However, upon closer inspection, bits of an urban landscape emerge from …

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Two Young Explorers Create First Map of the Future Patagonia National Park

Changing Planet<p><i>Marty Schnure and Ross Donihue are National Geographic Young Explorers recently back from the field. They’re currently producing maps of the future Patagonia National Park from their office in San Francisco. To learn more about their project, visit Maps for Good.</i><p>——-<p>The past nine …

Street Photographer Spends 30 Years Capturing Kissing Couples of New York City

Mark Weber has spent more than 30 years photographing the streets of New York. Although most of his photos deal with the darker side of life in the …

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<i>Porsche with Meteorite</i> is essentially a giant teeter-totter—with my fully operational 1974 yellow Porsche 914 weighing 2,190 pounds hanging from one end, and at the other end, a 390-pound nickel-iron meteorite, weighing approximately six times less than the Porsche. The Porsche is placed at the short end and the meteorite is placed at the long end, and the two balance each other out.<p>The Porsche 914 was always considered the poor man’s Porsche, with its awkward body shape and light weight. It …

Thinking With Type By Ellen Lupton

What kind of typeface should I use? How big do I set it? How should those letters, words and paragraphs be aligned, spaced, ordered and shaped? <i>Thinking With Type</i> answers these questions and more, providing clear guidelines for Designers, Writers, Editors and Students on how best to arrange their written content.<p><i>Type is the foundation of print and web design. Everything you need to know about thinking with type, you will find here. This richly detailed update to the classic text belongs on the</i> …

Marvel Muslim Girl Superhero Kamala Khan Destroys Bad Guys As Well As Stereotypes

Kamala Khan isn't your average teenage Muslim girl. Though she lives in New Jersey and juggles the identity crisis that's often part-and-parcel of growing up Muslim-American, her shape-shifting is of a literal sort.<p>That's because Kamala Khan is a superhero, code-named Ms. Marvel.<p>In February, Marvel …