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2 DIY Blackhead Remedies for Oily Skin

If you tend to have clogged pores or an oily sheen on your face most of the time, the last thing you might think to apply is more oil! However, …

Skin Care

Anish Kapoor's Swirling Vortex of Black Water

Famed artist Anish Kapoor is back and this time he's showing a never-ending, swirling vortex of black water. At the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, India's first biennale for contemporary art, Kapoor has created an intriguing installation called <i>Descension</i>. Surrounded by a circular gate, the black water …

Art

Observations

New Fascinating Macro Photos of Bees by the United States Geological Survey

The United States Geological Survey has released another fascinating batch of macro photos offering intimate portraits of bees. The often-feared insects are photographed against black backgrounds in great detail, revealing large, shimmering eyes and rainbow-colored wings. One bee is even seen …

Nature

Emergence

Project info<p>As human beings we have the innate desire to dissect our surroundings in order to better define the unknown. Historically, we have searched for our answers in religion, the stars, and in the observable phenomena of our natural world. In modern times, the scientific method aids us in …

Consciousness

Holographic Portraits Painted on Delicate Layers of Fabric and Netting

Thai artist Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew paints multiple layers of canvas, thread, fabric, and netting to create stunning works of three-dimensional art. Delicate and utterly unique, the paintings resemble shimmering holograms that subtly shift and transform when viewed from different angles.<p>A pensive, …

Art

Here's What The Canadian Passport Looks Like Under Black Light And It's Fabulous

Canada be trippin'.

Leatherman Tread bracelet is the first truly useful 'wearable'

You might not understand how truly useful and indispensable a Leatherman, or any multitool for that matter, is unless you've carried one for a while. Obviously, Leatherman President Ben Rivera is quite fond of his, but it caused a bit of a problem when he tried to pass through the gates at …

Playful Celebrity Portraits Show Off the Goofy Sides of A-List Stars

When we think of Hollywood royalty, often the picture that comes to mind is gorgeous and airbrushed to the extreme. London- and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts, however, takes a different approach with his celebrity portraits, which are often bursting with spontaneity and humor. Both playful …

Scarlett Johansson

Interactive 3D Photos from NFC Championship Game Shot with the Lytro Illum

When the Green Back Packers played the Seattle Seahawks this past weekend in the NFC Championship Game, Seattle-based photographer Mike Sternoff was …

Happy End: photographs of miraculous aeroplane crashes where everyone survived - Telegraph

Papua New Guinea

The Mad World of Sign Language

New Portraits of Solitary Superheroes Finding Peace in Nature

Paris-based photographer Benoit Lapray reveals the hidden lives of superheroes in <i>The Quest for the Absolute</i>, a series that depicts quiet moments of reflection set against stunning natural backdrops. After the success of his first batch of lonely superhero portraits, which we shared in 2014, Lapray …

Comics

Surprising Infographic Visualizes the Cost of Living Around the World

We often think about the cost of living from city to city and less often from country to country. Movehub, a resource for those moving abroad, visualized data that shows us how this cost changes around the world. They used information from the website Numbeo, which is a crowdsourced global …

Infographics

Macro Photographs of Singapore’s Most Unusual Insects and Arachnids by Nicky Bay | Colossal

<p>One of my favorite Flickr accounts to follow is Singapore-based photographer Nicky Bay (previously) who ventures into some of the most ecologically …

How to Avoid Star Trails by Following the ‘500 Rule’

Due to the rotation of the Earth, it appears as though the stars are moving through the sky in long exposures. Star trails can be a desired effect …

BTS: Capturing the Lives of Gauchos in Patagonia for National Geographic

Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how photographer Tomás Munita journeyed through the landscape of Patagonia in Chile to document the lives of …

10 Pharrell-Produced Songs That Sound Nothing Like Pharrell

Every music producer has their signature style, but to have a decade-spanning career like Pharrell Williams’, you have to know when to switch it up — …

Music

23 Incredible DIY Outside Bar Ideas

Outside bar is one of the best ideas for your garden this year. It is very useful thing when you gather with your friends and when you are making …

How to Build Your Own Home-Brewing Mash Tun

To get started brewing that crisp summer beer or black-as-night porter, you'll first need a specialized brewing container called a mash tun. A mash tun is where a brewer steeps grain with hot water to produce a sugary liquid that will eventually become beer. Sure, you can buy a mash tun online for …

How to Make a Wood Gas Stove

A portable stove in your bug out bag will ensure that you can prepare food to get you through the first critical 72 hours. You don’t even need to buy …

This Trippy Music Video Was Made with a Circular Rig of DSLRs and Clever Editing

Photographer and film director Naren Wilks created this mind-bending music video by arranging DSLRs around a circular green screen room. When the …

Videography

Paul Theroux's 10 tips for aspiring travel writers

Travel writing legend Paul Theroux lays down the law on becoming a better travel writer<p>1. Leave your camera at home<p>Be in the moment. When you take …

The Griswolds are back in first set photo from Vacation

The Griswolds are back! Thanks to a post on Reddit, we’ve got our first look at the upcoming <b>Vacation</b> reboot / sequel, with a set photo featuring the …

John Francis Daley

The Land: 3 Photographers’ Views on Landscape - Text by Abigail Smithson | LensCulture

The land has never asked to be photographed, never called out for any attention or demanded documentation. But like a portrait of a person, a photograph of a landscape can begin to offer the viewer feelings that are evocative of a place and an environment. Indeed, the natural world and our impact …

Black Sea

15 best designed Android apps of 2014

Every year, developers and designers take bold moves to see what they can do and the winners are us, the users. It was a wild year in terms of Android apps design as we saw a number of great apps that challenged the best of the best when it comes to design. Let’s take a look at the 15 best designed …

Apps

Piruw - Photographs by Musuk Nolte and Leslie Searles | LensCulture

Reading about the origin of the word Peru, I remembered a legend I was told many years ago in Sydney. After Captain Cook had arrived on Australia's East Coast, during his trip to map the Oceania continent, he demanded, in unhesitating English, of a native man about the curious name of an animal …

Mario Testino

See the 50 most popular travel photos from 2014, including this foggy shot taken in Washington: http://on.natgeo.com/1teGDVZ Photograph by Jason Hummel