Jessica Carrion

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Sherlock Holmes: 10 other ways he could have survived the fall

We were told there were 13 ways in which Sherlock could have jumped and lived, but only three potential answers made it on to the show. We investigate the case of the missing solutions<p>After waiting two years for a solution to the "Oh my – no! Wait! How did he – what's happening?" question on …

Ellen Cantor: Prior Pleasures

There have been numerous projects examining our relationships with books and one of my favorite series is <i>Prior Pleasures</i> by photographer Ellen …

Books

Masterful Mashups Reveal How Similar the Celebrities of Today are to the Stars of Old

It turns out the rich, famous and powerful of today bear a striking resemblance to the rich, famous and powerful of yesteryear — at least if you …

Creative Paper Company Ad Brings Tissue Paper Animals to Life Through Stop Motion

Here’s something really cool and creative for you to watch as you’re getting ready for TGIF. The video above, a commercial for Japanese paper company …

Interesting Images Mirrored from Ubiquitous Street Puddles

Photographer Manuel Plantin, who also goes by the name Yodamanu, is on to something. Apparently, the French lensman has stumbled onto a trick that …

Landscape Photography

The double life of cosplayers – in pictures

Klaus Pichler’s striking photographs reveal the double identities of costume enthusiasts. Most would describe themselves as cosplayers – people who dress as characters from shows and comics – although his photographs capture other costumed sub-cultures, too, from furries to LARPers. Here are a few …

Inspirational women for a girl to look up to - in pictures

Photographer Jaime Moore wanted to mark her daughter's fifth birthday but before switching on the camera, she came up with an alternative to dressing up as a princess – the dream of most girls of her age

Contemplative Moments Communicated Through Dreamy Portraiture

The number of emerging talent from the ranks of the young guns is certainly making themselves felt in the world of creative photography. 21-year-old …

9 Tips to Keep Your Camera Safe While Traveling

For those of us who find ourselves traveling frequently with our photography gear, we are always looking for easier and better ways to keep our …

10 Directors with Major Roles in Other Directors’ Films

A movie director’s job usually takes place behind the camera, but sometimes, they get in front of the lens. Some directors, like Woody Allen, are …

6 Animals Portrayed Incorrectly in Early Taxonomic Drawings

In the early days of exploration, scientists and species seekers had to rely on illustrations—often drawn from written descriptions or based on dead …

Artists

Weekend Baking Project: Concord Grape Cake

Concord grapes are a really special fruit—so intensely concentrated with deep, jammy grape flavor. Their stand-out taste makes it worth the hassle of prepping them for baking, which includes removing stems, seeds and sometimes skins.<p>To make the most of the fruit, this cake has Concord grapes in …

This Cake That Looks Like Ramen Is Seriously Disturbing

In all the history of cakes that look like other stuff, this cake is truly the most insane. Mhmm, that's right, what you see pictured above is not …

Is Stephen King’s ‘Carrie’ Worthy of Another Take?

Stephen King’s storytelling skills lend themselves exceptionally well to cinematic interpretations — so well that, like Shakespeare and Dickens, many …

Apple & Cheddar Cheese Souffles - Easy Appetizer or Dessert Cheese Souffle Recipe

2013 AOP Photographers Awards: the winners - in pictures

All the winning images from this year's Association of Photographers awards

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Breakfast

Photographer Captures Intimate Moments of Home Birth

For the past three years, Jackie Dives has been a doula, a person who provides physical as well as emotional support during childbirth. She started photographing home births almost by accident, she simply had her camera with her at the very first birth she attended. As she says, “Combining doula …

Pregnancy

Top 10 crime movies

Murder, robbery, revenge... some of the greatest films revolve around the vilest human acts. The Guardian and Observer's critics pick the best crime films ever made<p>• Top 10 romantic movies • Top 10 action movies • Top 10 comedy movies • Top 10 horror movies • Top 10 sci-fi movies<p>Peter Bradshaw on …

10 Ways To Stop A Cold In Its Tracks

<i>By Jessica Levine for Men's Health</i><p>If you don't fast-forward commercials, you've seen this one from Zicam: A pretty woman daintily sneezes into her elbow when out of nowhere a snot-nosed monster of a cold is chasing her. "That first sneeze. You have a pre-cold," the voiceover says. She runs. He …

Viral

Photographer Documents Her Own Pregnancy in Striking Selfies

Buenos Aires-based photographer Sophie Starzenski shows just how much women's bodies change during pregnancy with this stunning series called <i>40 Weeks and a Mirror</i>. She's combined two growing trends, “the selfie” (a a self-portrait taken with a camera or phone) and pregnancy progression portraits, …

Pregnancy

Traditional Pinup Photos with Splashes of Milk as Clothes Captured with High-Speed Photography

Inspired by the classic pin-ups of the 1940’s and 1950’s, photographer Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz came up with a current version of those iconic …

Furniture

This Collection Of War Photography Holds Some Of The Most Haunting Images You'll Ever See

"Photographs are our collective memory of war. Luckily, most of us don't ever experience it first-hand," Tucker told ShutterLove, a photography website.<p>The survey has now been collected in a museum exhibition called, "War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath," showing currently …

Brooklyn Museum

First Evidence Found of a Comet Strike on Earth

Comet exploded 28 million years ago over Egypt, new study suggests.<p><b>Saharan glass and a brooch belonging to King Tut provide the first evidence of a comet directly impacting Earth, a new study claims. The finding may help unlock some of the mysteries surrounding the birth of our solar system.</b><p>About …

Astronomy

League of Legends' newest champion gets her own music video

Jinx, the Loose Cannon, Riot Games' newest addition to the <i>League of Legends</i> champion lineup, gets her own official music video today, featuring the song "Get Jinxed."<p>The animated clip show's off Jinx's personal set of abilities, from riding on oversized death rockets Major Kong-style to firing her …

Why the world’s bees are dying: They’re stressed out

Scientists have struggled for years to pinpoint the cause of the global crash in bee populations, an affliction known as Colony Collapse Disorder. Everything from pesticides to poor nutrition to automotive exhaust has been blamed for the apian apocalypse. But if British scientists are right, bees …

Ecology