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Getaway Tiny Cabins

Getaway offers rentable tiny houses in the woods of New York and Boston, close enough to let you escape in an instant and recharge. Take a break from …

Off-grid

1990 Rambo Lambo

This is one of the RAREST Lamborghinis on Earth - dubbed the "Rambo Lambo"! The Lamborghini LM002 was the first four-wheel drive model manufactured …

Rambo

Motoped Survival

If you´re a petrolhead and a DIY fan, the Motoped conversion kit is the perfect project. The Motoped Survival Bike is a utilitarian, …

Survivalism

Bertrand Russell & Buckminster Fuller on Why We Should Spend Less Time Working, and More Time Living & Learning

Why must we all work long hours to earn the right to live? Why must only the wealthy have a access to leisure, aesthetic pleasure, …

Buckminster Fuller

Charlie Parker Plays with Dizzy Gillespie in Only Footage Capturing the “Bird” in True Live Performance

Here’s a historic TV broadcast of the founding fathers of bebop, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, playing together in 1952. It’s one of only two …

Horns

Watch Picasso Create Entire Paintings in Magnificent Time-Lapse Film (1956)

How did Pablo Picasso do it? Art historians have spent much time and many words answering that question, but in the video above, you can watch the …

Avant-garde

1933 Article on Frida Kahlo: “Wife of the Master Mural Painter Gleefully Dabbles in Works of Art”

Walter Keane—supposed painter of “Big Eyed Children” and subject of a recent Tim Burton film—made a killing, attaining almost Thomas Kinkade-like …

Frida Kahlo

Take a Virtual Tour of Hieronymus Bosch’s Bewildering Masterpiece The Garden of Earthly Delights

Art historians have argued about the meaning of <i>The Garden of Earthly Delights—</i>Hieronymus Bosch’s enormously sized, lavishly detailed, and …

Cool

Teacher Calls Jacques Derrida’s College Admission Essay on Shakespeare “Quite Incomprehensible” (1951)

<i>Click here for larger image, then click again to zoom in.</i><p>Backstories of famously accomplished people seem incomplete without some past difficulty or …

Cool

Leica rumored to announce a new line of M cinema lenses

For Photokina in September Leica is rumored to announce new line of M cinema lenses (with cine housing/gears). The first set of lenses will be all …

Leica Cameras

Review: Our Little Sister - Film Comment

By Aliza Ma in the July/August 2016 Issue<p>Over the past two decades and counting, the beach, the family house, and the hospital have been the physical …

Movies

Interview: Trey Edward Shults

Writer-director Trey Edward Shults’s feature debut unfolds almost entirely within and around a spacious suburban Montgomery, Texas home, a single …

Film of the Week: Café Society

As a filmmaker, Woody Allen tends increasingly to be a short-story writer, but now and then he reveals his hankering to be a novelist. His work, …

Entertainment

Martin Scorsese Plays Vincent Van Gogh in a Short, Surreal Film by Akira Kurosawa

The idea of the <i>auteur</i> director has been a controversial one at times given the sheer number of people required at every stage to produce a film. But …

Akira Kurosawa

What Are the Most Beautifully & Creatively Shot Films of All Time? Cinematographers Pick Their Favorites

To determine the all-around greatest films of all time, the well-known <i>Sight and Sound</i> Directors Poll surveys filmmakers themselves. By that same …

Cool

Watch the Pioneering Films of Oscar Micheaux, America’s First Great African-American Filmmaker

You may never have heard of Oscar Micheaux, but out of his “impoverished consciousness-raising exploitation potboilers,” writes critic Dave Kehr, …

Culture

Pictar Camera Case

Pictar is a new camera case that greatly enhances your iPhones´ camera, turning it into a point and shoot! Simply slip it on your iPhone, and you get …

Kickstarter

Boston Home

Developed by Alan Christ Architects, this stunning 4,200 SF house in located in Boston´s South End. It is an unique restoration of an existing …

Architecture

McKean Studio Mini Cities

Joshua and Megan McKean of the eponymous McKean Studio are serious road warriors with a knack for finding hidden gems in every city they visit. With a blog full of impressive photos and stories documenting their travels, it's undeniable that the creative couple has quite a bit of wanderlust. Lest …

Design

"Old Kyoto"'s Historical Machiya Rental Properties in the Gion Neighborhood: Live like a local in renovated traditional accommodations in the old geisha district

Developed for travelers visiting Kyoto's Yasaka Shrine (which began construction in the year 656), the alluring Gion neighborhood later transformed into an exclusive geisha district with plenty of tea houses, bars and restaurants. Gion today has plenty to offer locals and tourists alike, and is …

Kyoto

Jillian Mayer's "Day Off" at David Castillo Gallery, Miami: A video exhibition questioning our virtual place in the real world

Virtual reality might be the next greatest step in storytelling but artist and filmmaker Jillian Mayer already observes something askew—a separation of person and environment that has very comical implications. In her latest gallery exhibition, "One Off" at Miami's David Castillo Gallery, Mayer (a …

300+ Etchings by Rembrandt Now Free Online, Thanks to the Morgan Library & Museum

Seventeenth-century Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn may have more name recognition than nearly any other European artist, his popularity due in …

Rembrandt

Deep Focus: Tale of Tales

Matteo Garrone’s erotic, gory, and imaginative <i>Tale of Tales</i> freely adapts three stories from Giambattista Basile’s 50-fairy-tale collection <i>Lo cunto</i> …

Movies

Artists + Making It

<i>Purple Rain</i><p>It’s been a bad year for people who’ve shaped the past 40-or-so years of pop culture. And while news of Prince’s premature death has only …

Entertainment

Film of the Week: Fassbinder: To Love Without Demands

Towards the end of Christian Braad Thomsen’s documentary <i>Fassbinder: To Love Without Demands</i>, Rainer Werner Fassbinder quotes Jean Genet: “To be …

Entertainment

Review: Là-bas - Film Comment

By Amy Taubin in the May/June 2007 Issue<p>Before, after, and between the narrative feature films—from <i>Jeanne Dielman</i> (75) to <i>La Captive</i> (00)—that anchor …

Entertainment

You'll actually want to get sucked into this Boeing 737 engine... chair

Meet the aptly named 737 Cowling Chair from British workshop Fallen Funiture. It is <i>precisely</i> what it sounds like: a chair made out of the cowling of an actual 737 engine, best known for its trademark squat appearance — most airliner engines are round, but the 737's have a little bit of flatness …

Furniture

VAGABUND HONDA CB450

One of our favorite custom motorbikes ever is the spectacular BMW R100R by Vagabond Moto. Today we showcase another work of art by the Austrian duo, …

Honda

Michel Foucault: Free Lectures on Truth, Discourse & The Self (UC Berkeley, 1980-1983)

Michel Foucault (1926-1984) was an enormously influential French philosopher who wrote, among other things, historical analyses of psychiatry, …

Michel Foucault