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Remarkable Untouched 1942 Apartment Discovered In Paris

It was a discovery that captured the imagination of Paris, an untouched piece of its history nestled deep within today's bustling and brightly lit …

Incredibly Lifelike Wood Sculptures by Bruno Walpoth

Bruno Walpoth is an Italian sculptor from Bressanone-Brixen in South Tyrol, Italy. The talented woodcarver was recognized early in life for his …

Fascinating Illustrations by Dan Panosian

I couldn't end this week without posting a good set of illustrations. I just could not. And for your delight, here's the fascinating work of American …

Illustration

5 Things You Should Know Before Consulting a Psychic

Interest in psychics, mediums and all things paranormal is at an all-time high, especially at this time of year. Working as a professional psychic for the last decade, I'd like to offer some helpful tips to those considering a session with a psychic.<p>1. Don't have a specific agenda. It's okay to …

20 Excellent IKEA Hacks You Should Try

Make sure your home doesn't look like everyone else's by using some DIY know-how and hacks like these—and even more at IKEAhackers.net.<p>1. Coffee …

Coming Soon To Brooklyn: The Morbid Anatomy Museum

In order to see the appeal of the forthcoming Morbid Anatomy Museum, you have to understand the death-centric collection—think skeletons, taxidermy, …

Stephen Hawking

Spinach Gratin Recipe on Food52

Scalloped Potatoes with Caramelized Onions Recipe on Food52

Springtime for Vincent

Fantastic Animal Sculptures Made out of Welded Flatware

Artist Gary Hovey cuts and welds stainless steel flatware into fantastic animal sculptures. Hovey began making flatware sculptures back in 2004. He …

Sculpture

Mesmerized by Stunning, Spooky Spanish Moss Hanging from Ancient Trees

St. Helena Chapel of Ease, South Carolina, a stunning example of the Spanish Moss that grows on trees in South Carolina. This moss grows well in …

Spring in Japan: Wonderful Wisteria & Billions of Exquisite Blooms [34 PICS]

The USA’s long hard winter is about to give way to spring. While you wait, this wisteria tunnel is a gorgeous example of spring in Japan at Kawachi …

Teenage Boys in '45: Faced With War, They Act Seriously Playful

Caption from LIFE. "Tom Moore, 17, of Des Moines, examines results of first shave, necessity for which only he could see<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Nina Leen—Time & …

Des Moines

“Uselessness is Gorgeous”, a mural made of thousands of cigarette rolling papers - The Fox Is Black

The name of this typography display says it all. Uselessness is Gorgeous, or at the very least, what appears to be uselessness is. The 72 by 10 foot …

Virginia Woolf Visits Stonehenge

While travel writing dates as far back as Ancient Greece and became popular during the Song Dynasty of medieval China, the travelogue enjoyed particular prominence in 18th-century Western literature, mostly in the form of diaries, and thrives even more vibrantly today, when sharing words and images …

R. Crumb Illustrates Philip K. Dick’s Hallucinatory Spiritual Experience

In 1981, counterculture creative icon R. Crumb — who revolutionized album covers by bringing comics to music in the 1960s and 1970s — created the magazine <i>Weirdo</i>, a comics anthology conceived as the lowbrow response to Art Spiegelman and Françoise Mouly’s intellectual-skewing <i>Raw</i> magazine, which had …

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Classic Lighting & Period Inspired Home Goods

Explore our classic american, vintage reproduced Lighting, period inspired Home Decor, Furniture and Hardware only at Schoolhouse™

Articles about baroque meets modern san francisco on Dwell.com - Dwell

With smart interiors by Arcanum Architecture, a shop in the Mission District attempts to put a new spin on the venerable cup of...<p>Through Airbnb, Lara and Ethan have shared their airy flat in San Francisco with guests from around the world.<p>A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an …

Parisian Cityscape Carved in Ice for One of a Kind Hotel Room

Luc Voisin and Mathieu Brison of Paris-based Les Ateliers de Germaine designed this one of a kind room for Icehotel to represent “a postcard from France.” Specifically, the room is based on the Montmartre neighborhood, one of Paris' most famous and recognizable areas.<p>At the head of the bed, the two …

95-Year-Old Receives Award for Iconic Detroit Street Photography

Not many people can say that they've devoted more than 60 years of their life to photography, but then again, not many people receive artist awards at the ripe old age of 95. Photographer Bill Rauhauser was just selected as the 2014 Kresge Eminent Artist, as he gains recognition for his …

Surreal Sculptures of Disintegrating Animals

Tomohiro Inaba is a creative sculptor who produces eye-catching figures that look like they are disintegrating into thin air. The Japanese artist's steel sculptures titled <i>Promise of Our Star</i> and <i>Next to the World</i> are particularly effective in the visual illusion. Each figure offers a duality that …

A Cabin so Small it Doesn’t Even Require a Permit

In 2010, Finnish designer Robin Falck wanted to build a place he could call his own. While hiking in the woods he found a beautiful location for a …

Nothing is yet in its true form — but does it float

C.S. Lewis

Necessity brings him here, not pleasure — but does it float

Painting

To argue about it only causes us to fall into the pit of Because, and there to perish with the dogs of Reason — but does it float

Belonging to the Saints — but does it float

Drawings by Alberto del Pozo of the deities of Afro-Cuban <i>Santería</i><p>“Each of the illustrations in The Oricha Collection depicts the principal gods and …