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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013 Winners and Honorable Mentions | Colossal

<p>The results of the 2013 Wildlife Photographer of the Year were announced yesterday and a number of phenomenal images made the shortlist of 100 …

We love this untitled portrait ($700) by our One-To-Watch artist Jesùs Leguizamo: http://saatol.us/XSxeCt

Pop Art / Comic Book Makeup Tutorial | Emma Pickles

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

The Thrill of Proust’s Handwriting

The first time I saw Proust’s bedroom, in the Musée Carnavalet, in Paris—a tiny tableau cordoned off by a chain, lined in cork, and crammed with undistinguished, illogically placed furniture—I was struck more than anything by the modesty of the bed. Proust famously preferred to write in bed, and, …

Beautiful Failures: Nabokov and Flaubert’s Early Attempts

A first novel is like spring lamb, tender and pink. Athenas that leap from the writer’s head armor-clad—Marilynne Robinson’s “Housekeeping,” say—may not count. Better to find a novel that requires indulgence—Fitzgerald’s “This Side of Paradise” or Agee’s “Let Us Now Praise Famous Men.” Débuts, even …

At War with the Obvious

“I am at war with the obvious,” the photographer William Eggleston said in a conversation with the author Mark Holborn, which became the afterward in Eggleston’s 1989 book, “The Democratic Forest.”<p>In the introduction to the book, Eudora Welty writes that Eggleston’s photographs “focus on the …

Director Thomas P. Campbell shares an important message about the Museum’s recommended admission policy: http://met.org/YV9753

See Audubon’s Famous Birds Like Never Before | WIRED

The avian visions of John James Audubon, America's finest wildlife artist, are coming to life as never before.<p>On display now through May 19 at the …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

DNA Is Amazing And So Is This Video - The Fox Is Black

Nothing makes me happier than finding a science-centric video that is also well designed. And that’s what this video is: a mesmerizing and sleek …

A Cat-Hater’s Handbook: Irreverent Vintage Gem Illustrated by Tomi Ungerer

<i>“If you want to concentrate deeply on some problem, and especially some piece of writing or paper-work,”</i> Muriel Spark advised, <i>“you should acquire a cat.”</i> But while felines may have found their way into Joyce’s children’s books, Indian folk art, and Hemingway’s heart, their cultural status is quite …

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A Better Quality of Agony

“Squid marinated in lemongrass and lime and chili flakes. Slices of salty <i>haloumi</i> cheese and lamb chops and sausages from Nicos, our local Greek Cypriot butcher…. We’d marinate a leg of lamb for two days in a mix of yogurt, almonds, pistachios, lots of spices, mint, and green chilies…. We’d buy …

Kiyoshi Mino's Felt Menagerie

Made with only a needle and some carded wool, Kiyoshi Mino's large and small felt animals are delightful sculptures of farmstead companions. The colorful ducks, pigs and sparrows are born from a time-consuming process that boils down to a ball of wool and significant dexterity in needle felting, a …

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