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I Photographed Jesus Christ's Tomb

Photographer Oded Balilty opened the window and showed the world one of the holiest sites in Christianity.<p>At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26, at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, scientists and photographers Oded Balilty and Dusan Vranic were among a team of about 30 people who saw the …

Archaeology

Artist Creates Beautiful Black-And-White Anthropomorphic Illustrations

Using nothing but graphite, artist David Álvarez produces amazing black-and-white illustrations of anthropomorphic animals interacting with or as …

Amazing

Motion Pictures - MIT Technology Review

“By and large, visual art has always been defined as static,” the abstract artist Frank Stella observed to me in 1998, “but the tradition has always …

Designer Brings Ridiculous Drawings Of Bicycles To Life

There's a huge difference between sketching and design drawing, and the biggest difference between the two is the need for precision.<p>Design drawings …

Battlefield 1 DLC features Harlem Hellfighters — but who were they?

A brief history lesson on the World War 1 heroes<p>The new Battlefield game is taking the series back in time: Electronic Arts revealed today that <i>Battlefield 1</i> arrives Oct. 21, and that the number "1" on the fifth mainline title references its World War I setting.<p>As part of the game's Early Enlister …

Book Review: 'Redemption Road' by John Hart

"Redemption Road" (St. Martins/Dunne), by John Hart<p>John Hart's first four novels earned two Edgar Allan Poe Awards and one nomination, as well as a myriad of other awards.<p>Five years have gone by since his fourth novel, 2011's "The Iron House," was published, but "Redemption Road" proves the wait …

Minimalist 'Red Barn' a Sleek Take on Country Classic

Seeing red, architect Roger Ferris creates a simple, striking home on Long Island Sound.<p>Many minimalist architects are in love with ideal forms, constantly working to distill the essence of a space or object down to its most pure articulation. With this visually striking Connecticut studio, …

For Sale: Spectacular 17,000-sq.-ft. Toronto mansion, complete with its own concert hall — just $19.5M

Sotheby's International RealtyIf you’re looking to upgrade your living space, why not go all the way? “Integral House” — a 17,000-sq.-ft. …

Real Estate

Justin Bieber sued after failing to chug beer

A guy in Houston is suing Justin Bieber after the singer allegedly assaulted him and smashed his iPhone over a failed attempt at beer chugging, according to ABC13.<p>A lawsuit filed in Harris County, Houston alleges that Robert Earl Morgan met Bieber at a nightclub after the singer performed at the …

Justin Bieber

Explore Don Draper's apartment in 3D

Archilogic, an online architecture viewer/editor designed to be easier for laypersons to use and share from than Sketchup, is spectacular stuff... at …

Whatever happened to Star Wars Kid? The sad but inspiring story behind one of the first victims of cyberbullying

A long time ago – well, 14 years ago – in a galaxy that really isn’t all that far away, there was no Facebook and no Twitter. Myspace was in its infancy. But there was still cyberbullying<p>If you remember 2003, you probably also remember a viral video of a teenage boy enthusiastically practising some …

Internet

15-Year-Old Starts Comprehensive Apple Museum With Lawn-Mowing Money

Alex's Apple Orchard contains hundreds of products, including rare prototypes<p>Once upon a time American teenagers pushed lawnmowers all summer, slowly …

Meet The God of Cardboard Art

See what some of your favorite Nintendo 64 games would look like with an HD makeover

Unfortunately, it's impossible to know when, or even <i>if</i>, an HD version of your favorite classic game is on the horizon.<p>Those questions are still up in the air, but thanks to YouTube user and graphical designer CryZENx, we can see what some games from the late 1990s and early 2000s would look like if …

Retrogaming

19 Delightful Bits Of Vintage Graphic Design Inspiration

The perceptual process enables us to perceive the world through our senses of sight, smell, sound, taste and touch. In particular, <b>our visual system</b> …

Hoysala Architecture

The Hoysala era (1026 CE – 1343 CE) was marked by illustrious achievements in art, architecture, and culture. The nucleus of this activity lay in the …

Ancient History

20+ Funny Cartoons By Illustrator John Atkinson

You may remember a post we did a couple of months ago featuring illustrator John Atkinson's super-abridged versions of classic novels. Well now <b>Bored</b> …

Mummy portraits stolen by Nazis returned to Jewish family

Two ancient mummy portraits confiscated from a German Jew by the Nazis, acquired by the author of “All Quiet on the Western Front,” and bought by as …

Story of Australian woman who skinned and cooked partner to be told in film

Katherine Knight stabbed and mutilated her de facto husband in the Hunter Valley 16 years ago and the story is now set to be adapted for the big screen<p>The story of an Australian former abattoir worker who decapitated and skinned her de facto husband before trying to serve his flesh to his children …

Our 24 favorite military movies everyone should see

Few things have the power to transport people as the cinema.<p>Who can forget Robert Williams' "Good morning, Vietnam" to Marine Corps DI Hartman's memorable quotes.<p>The following list is of our favorite military movies.

World War II

Legendary Designer Seymour Chwast On Failure, Egos, And The Value Of Self-Promotion

Chwast, who founded the studio Push Pin with Milton Glaser and Edward Sorel, has a new book on Kickstarter.<p>One of the most influential graphic designers and illustrators of the 20th century, Seymour Chwast founded the collaborative studio Push Pin in 1954 with Milton Glaser and Edward Sorel. …

Donald Trump supporter assaults viral ‘micropenis’ artist

Illma Gore – the LA artist responsible for that notorious ‘baby dick’ painting of Donald Trump – has reportedly been physically assaulted by a Republican supporter.<p>Gore, who has already received death threats from Trump backers, posted an image of the resulting black eye on her Instagram account on …

Donald Trump

Kate’s Vogue shots shouldn’t be in a gallery. They’re not art

Either the royals are hoarding art or they’re sanitising it. The showing given to the Duchess of Cambridge’s portraits is part of the latter<p>A Vogue cover shot is not a serious portrait. Who would expect it to be? I’ve nothing against the romantic rural pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge that …

new wave architecture rotates three cantilevering volumes in tehran

<b>new wave architecture rotates three cantilevering volumes in tehran</b><br>(above) the project wants to highlight how human beings are tangled to natural …

Design

Carrie Fisher Hated A ‘Star Wars’ Line So Much It Inspired Her To Become A Writer

On Tuesday, at the Tribeca Film Festival, <i>Catastrophe</i> stars Sharon Horgan and Carrie Fisher (and Fisher’s dog, Gary) participated in a live Q&A. First, <i>Catastrophe</i>, which is written by Horgan and Rob Delaney (who also star), is a great show and, if you’re in the United States, it streams on Amazon …

Carrie Fisher

15 Best Font Pairing Tools for Designers

<b>Pairing fonts is an essential process of any web design</b>. If you want to create a good website design, you need to be able to make decisions such as …

30 Tools That No Designer Should Live Without

Advertise here with BSA<br>Designers are extremely busy people. Fact. Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, …

Graphic Design

Artists Blend Surreal Portraits and Cubism to Create Uniquely Illustrated Tattoos

Artistic duo Jade Tomlinson and Kev James of Expanded Eye bring a fresh and surreal perspective to their unique tattoo designs. Based in London, the pair dabble in street art, sculptures, and prints, but their distinctive style really shines through in their ink work. Combining elements of abstract …

Body Art

Container-based homes designed to meet a multitude of needs

Honomobo currently offers three models. The smallest, H01, is based on a single shipping container and has a total floorspace of 144 sq ft (13 sq m). …

Shipping Containers

Powerful Backstage Photos Of Ballet Dancers Through Eyes Of Russian Ballerina

St. Petersburg is an all-kind-of-arts city. And, first of all, it is a city of Russian Ballet Heritage. Here lives an extremely talented person …