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Creepy Illustrations by Anton Semenov

Spooky Digital Illustrations.<p>Anton Semenov is an artist and illustrator from Russia. The artist is well known for his creepy illustrations. His …

The Strange Birth Of "Doctor Who"

Fifty years ago, three unlikely people came together to make a new children's programme. A programme that would change the country forever.<p>You have to feel sorry, really, for people who don't like <i>Doctor Who</i> at the moment. As the show celebrates 50 years on (and off) air, it is unavoidable. All of …

TV Series

Three Must-See Films This Month - PAPER

<b>Blue Is The Warmest Color</b><br>Having won the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, this achingly beautiful story of a lesbian love affair, directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, defies easy definition. The three-hour film exhaustively examines the relationship between a student Adèle (Adèle …

Top 10 arthouse movies

Elitist and pretentious, or an endangered species? Whatever your feelings, there's no doubt that arthouse movies are among the finest ever made. Here the Guardian and Observer critics pick the 10 best<p>• Top 10 romantic movies • Top 10 action movies • Top 10 comedy movies • Top 10 horror movies • Top …

Macro Photos of Bees Showcase Stunning Natural Detail

Bees are fascinating creatures, buzzing busily around to produce honey and beeswax in an extremely systematic fashion. However, as they quickly fly past, it's difficult to appreciate their beautiful, physical details, particularly when there is a fear of being stung! This extensive collection of …

Insects

'Grand Theft Auto V' Torture Scene Is Satire

<i>Far from promoting torture, Rockstar has effectively satirized it.</i><p><i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> is a blend of power fantasy and social commentary. It’s actually a very odd mix.<p>Note: There will be spoilers in this post.<p>The game gives you the freedom to drive like a madman, mow down pedestrians, and engage in …

Designs for Great Architectural Landmarks that Were Never Built

If you're writing an alternate history, these would be the buildings you'd want to include. They're the discarded designs for famous landmarks. …

Skyscrapers

96-Year-Old Man's Love Song to His Late Wife Tops iTunes Charts

Earlier this summer, Illinois-based music recording studio Green Shoe Studio launched a singer-songwriter contest open to the public in the hopes of getting to know local talent, but they had no idea that 96-year-old Peoria resident Fred Stobaugh would enter with a heartwarming song dedicated to …

Documentaries

Pizza Dough as Easy as 3-2-1

There's nothing wrong with buying <b>fresh pizza dough</b> from your favorite pizzeria. But I was totally surprised by how easy it is to make a simple dough at home.<p><b>And the best part is that you'll never forget this recipe.</b><p>Coupled with this <b>hotter-'n-hot oven trick</b> and you can't go wrong.<p><i>Visit FudeHouse for</i> …

Pizza

Miniature Artists Who Specialize in Miniature Photography

My Modern Met granted permission to use photo by Joshua Smith.<p>This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info.<p>Over the years, we've seen tons of artists who create whimsical adventures in a …

Miniature

What America Isn't Doing That The Rest Of The World Has Mastered

Americans, it seems, are always striving for bigger, faster, stronger -- but when it comes to slowing down, we're seriously lagging behind the rest of the world. Where productivity reigns supreme, constant multitasking and connection to digital devices (even during vacations and weekends) are …

How to Turn a Smartphone Panorama Into a ‘Tiny Planet’ Photo

Ever since Google released the Photosphere feature for their Nexus devices, I have been obsessed with making tiny planets. The photosphere feature …

Square Enix stops fan from selling 3D-printed 'Final Fantasy VII' figures

Artist Joaquin Baldwin excited countless gaming fans recently by creating and selling a set of gorgeous 3D-printed <i>Final Fantasy VII</i> figures — but those that didn't pick theirs up already are now out of luck thanks to developer Square Enix. <i>CNET</i> reports that Shapeways — the 3D-printing shop and …

Alain de Botton on How to Think More About Sex

<i>“When we hook up with another, in sex or love (or, more rarely, both) we prove that our isolation is not permanent,”</i> Dorion Sagan — son of Carl — wrote in his fascinating history of sex. And yet that very quest to end our isolation has been subject to centuries of stigma and incessant friction with …

Pilates Exercises That Burn Fat

Exercise 1 Roll-Back<p>Sit with your legs in front of you, knees bent. Place a Pilates ball at the base of your spine. Lean back and extend your arms out in front of you, palms facing down, and tighten your core <b>(a)</b>. Open your arms out to the side and inhale <b>(b)</b>; as you bring them back together, exhale. …

Sleep and the Teenage Brain

<i>“Sleep is the greatest creative aphrodisiac,”</i> Debbie Millman asserted in her advice on breaking through your creative block. <i>“Sleep deprivation will profoundly affect your creativity, your productivity, and your decision-making,”</i> Arianna Huffington cautioned graduating seniors in her Smith College …

Why Does Music Give You Chills?

When your playlist strikes all the right chords, your body can go on a physiological joyride. Your heart rate increases. Your pupils dilate. Your …

The History of Philosophy … Without Any Gaps

On Monday, we told you where you can download Free Courses from Top Philosophers (Foucault, Searle, Russell and the rest). As the day went along, our …

Jay-Z, Andy Warhol, and Stonehenge Sculpted from Wonder Bread by Milena Korolczuk | Colossal

<p>Oakland-based artist Milena Korolczuk is generally known for her work in film and photography but she recently set her sights on a more maleable …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Corgan's long legacy of architectural innovation extends to its present-day workflow.<p>This gastronomic masterpiece sets "a stage for cuisine that ignites the senses.”<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>Discover how Coop Himmelb(l)au challenges the status-quo.<p>Submit …

Architecture

Molo's Paper Systems aren't Just Space-Saving: They Can Be Used to Silence Co-Workers

It's been a while since we heard anything from Molo, the Vancouver-based design duo that famously brought paper to new heights—or widths, we should …

Design

Finding Original Modern Art at Zatista

Featuring hundreds of artists from all over the world, Zatista’s marketplace is a highly-curated place. Some sites open up their membership to …

Daniel Radcliffe Reacts To Johnny Depp's Fantastic Beasts Casting Controversy

Movies<p>The latest movie news, casting updates and rumors, trailer sneak peeks, and expert reviews on MTV.<p>Movies<p>And fans are explicitly upset<p>Movies<p>Some …

Popular Lies About Graphic Design

<i>“Aphoristic thinking is impatient thinking,”</i> Susan Sontag famously wrote in her private rant against intellectual shorthand. And yet, young creators starting out are bombarded with aphorisms and simple mantras to which to adhere, without much questioning. While there might be tremendous value in …

How To Love a Painting and Other Desperate Things

You will be the world’s loneliest wind chime if they find your body.<br>The crocuses beneath you will wonder how something so vibrant<br>ended up so dead. In exchange for loving you I got (half) a plate of<br>store bought cookies, and (half) a pot of burnt hot chocolate,<br>but I never got half of you, an art gallery with poor cooking skills,<br>and the need to makes nooses from under-cooked spaghetti noodles.<br>Your color has never been grey; it just feels that way sometimes.<br>You are van Gogh meets first grader …

Watch Monty Python’s “Summarize Proust Competition” on the 100th Anniversary of Swann’s Way

Marcel Proust's <i>Swann's Way</i>, the first volume of <i>In Search of Lost Time</i>, appeared in 1913. This year, exactly a century later, Proust enthusiasts, both …

5 Scientific Facts About Your Dreams

Throughout human history, dreams have been the subject of science and pseudoscience alike. In today’s crazy online world where you can’t always …

She’s Crafty: Yarn Bombing Pioneer Magda Sayeg

<i>Back in February we posted a call for entries for The Modern Craft Project, presented by Ketel One® Vodka in partnership with</i> Wallpaper* <i>magazine.</i> …

Knitting