Sara Patterson

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The craziest OkCupid date ever

Jeff and I traveled to eight countries in 21 days without changing clothes. It sure beat meeting for coffee<p>Clara Bensen<p>November 12, 2013 12:00am (UTC)<p>We’re standing on the side of a highway in Budapest, trying to hitch a ride. I’m elegantly dressed for a proper afternoon at the National Gallery in …

Light Painting Evolved: Introducing the Pixelstick | Colossal

<p>Designed by Duncan Frazier and Steve McGuigan of Brookyln-based BitBanger Labs, the Pixelstick is a fancy new gadget for creating long-exposure …

Animal Earth: New Photos Exploring the Diversity of the World’s Most Obscure Species | Colossal

<p>We’ve all grown up learning about familiar animals like fish, tigers, elephants and bears, but this new book from Ross Piper takes the opposite …

The Art of Smoke Bombs and Fireworks by Olaf Breuning | Colossal

<p>Swiss visual artist Olaf Breuning places no limits on his medium of choice, expressing his artistic vison through peformance art, sculpture, …

Surprising Layers of Color Revealed on Urban Walls | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying these new pieces by artist 1010 that seems to peel away layers from mundane urban walls to reveal a depth of colorful layers. …

Cameron Moll’s Typographic Letterpress Print of the Brooklyn Bridge | Colossal

<p>Designer Cameron Moll recently announced a new Kickstarter for a letterpress print of the Brooklyn Bridge constructed entirely from typography. Moll …

Dreamy Architectural Watercolors by Sunga Park | Colossal

<p>These architectural watercolor studies by Sunga Park seem to drip and fade out of focus like a memory or a dream. The graphic designer and …

Little Robot Friends: Customizable Robots with Evolving Personalities | Colossal

<p>Little Robot Friends from Toronto-based Aesthetec Studio are a series of tiny robots that can listen, sense light, detect touch, and communicate …

The Negative Space of a House Cut Inside a 908-Page Book | Colossal

<p>Your House is limited edition artist’s book by Icelandic-Danish artist Olafur Eliasson that depicts the negative space formed by his home located …

Meticulous Detailed Carpets Drawn with Bic Pens by Jonathan Bréchignac | Colossal

<p>Art director Jonathan Bréchignac of Paris-based design studio Joe & Nathan has been working on a series of drawn carpets using ballpoint Bic pens. …

Ark Nova: World’s First Inflatable Concert Hall Will Tour Recovering Areas in Japan | Colossal

<p>Designed through a unique collaboration between sculptor Anish Kapoor, architect Arata Isozaki, and the Lucerne Festival, Ark Nova is the first …

Newspaper Pages Cut Like Embroidered Lace by Myriam Dion | Colossal

<p>Armed with a scalpel and latest edition of <i>Le Devoir</i> or the <i>International Harold Tribune</i>, Canadian artist Myriam Dion cuts rich textural patterns …

Hand-Cut Paper Microorganisms by Charles Clary | Colossal

<p>Tennessee-based artist Charles Clary knows a thing or two about patience as evidenced by his structural paper creations reminiscent of biological …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

Japanese artist “Tama-Chan” makes these amazing pieces of edible artwork out of sushi rolls!

FAB pink wedding, can be incredibly glamorous and chic. With flower petals lining the aisle and the slightest hint of green, this ceremony is one for the books:) Styled the Aisle | Wedding Ceremony Ideas: http://www.bellethemagazine.com/2013/10/styled-aisle-wedding-ceremony-ideas.html Event Design: Iconic Event Studios

Feeling like a glamorous princess with this gown by Essense of Australia! Find their entire 2014 Collection, here: http://www.bellethemagazine.com/2013/09/essense-of-australia-2014-bridal.html

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"Romantic Elegance" are the perfect words to describe this show-stopper! Allure Bridals Fall 2013 http://www.bellethemagazine.com/2013/07/allure-bridals-2014-my-dress-of-week.html

Ideas & Advice

Wedding Party<p>How to Get Your Wedding Party Photos Done Super Quickly<p>Don’t waste your precious time rounding up tipsy bridesmaids.<p>Flower Arrangements<p>A …

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Scientists discover life after brain death

The brain may live on after what's long been considered brain death. New research from the University of Montreal finds that there's a deeper state of coma beyond what doctors have been considering to be the final line. Traditionally, when an EEG recording — a measurement of electrical activity …

Space Oddities: 8 of the Strangest Exoplanets

Twenty years after scientists confirmed the first planets beyond our solar system, there are more than 900 confirmed exoplanets and thousands of additional candidates. Some of the worlds out there are just plain out-there.<p>Twenty years after scientists confirmed the first planets beyond our solar …

We love this centerpiece idea. The gorgeous combination of flowers and candles always gets us! From: 12 Stunning Wedding Centerpieces - Part 19 http://www.bellethemagazine.com/2013/09/12-stunning-wedding-centerpieces-part-19.html Photographer: Haring Photography // Wedding Planning: Jennifer J Events

This Is What Lyons, Colorado, Looked Like Right Before The National Guard Evacuated The Whole Town

A huge multi-day rainstorm has caused such massive flooding in Colorado that the entire town of Lyons is being evacuated by the National Guard right now.<p>It's a small town, just north of Boulder, that sits on a major highway.<p>But that highway has turned into a raging river and the back roads are …

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10 Fascinating Photos That Look Unbelievably Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

Painterly embroideries of homes by Stephanie Clark - The Fox Is Black

Stephanie Clark is a Salt Lake City, Utah based artist who’s doing some fantastic work with embroidery. We’ve seen meaty typography, expressive book …

World's Coolest Hotel Bathtubs (PHOTOS)

At the Mio Buenos Aires hotel, the bathtubs are works of art: Argentine Mario Dasso personally selects only the most beautiful pieces of calden wood (naturally felled by fire) and carves them into luxurious, oversize soaking tubs.<p>The coolest bathtubs give guests a sense of their own private in-room …

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