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Sea animals are 'growing larger'

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Mystery enshrouds ancient Native Americans who built burial mounds

About 10,000 years ago, soon after the glacial ice sheets melted and receded north and animals and plants started growing again, people moved into …

Watch This Video, And You’ll Wish You Had A Lot More Marbled Paper In Your Life

Paper marbling is an ancient art, in which droplets of paint are floated in a viscous solution, combed, brushed, and blown upon, then carefully transferred to paper to create a unique monotype print. And as filmed by director Oguz Uyguy, it’s the most beautiful, hypnotic form of design I’ve ever …

New Motivational Chalkboard Art by Anonymous Art Duo Dangerdust

Anonymous art duo Dangerdust has been on a roll lately, coming up with more motivational chalk work. Not only do they have to keep up with their overwhelming workload as students at Columbus College of Art & Design, they now have the overwhelming responsibility of entertaining their fellow students …

Workload

Artist Uses Fire and Soot to Paint Elegant Illustrations

Qubec-based artist Steve Spazuk uses fire to create elegant illustrations out of soot. As he demonstrates in the video below, the fire painter manipulates the flame from a candle or a torch to mark a sheet of paper with trails of soot, which he then etches into using delicate tools like feathers, …

Painting

Interior/Exterior, Camera Obscura Dreams - Photographs and text by Marja Pirilä | LensCulture

The <i>camera obscura</i> phenomenon, at once simple and magical, never ceases to fascinate me. I have worked with it intensely since 1996. C<i>amera obscura</i> is a method by which to survey the living environment and mental landscapes, summoning unconscious feelings into the light of day.<p>In <i>camera obscura</i> …

Fjaðrárgljúfur, The Most Beautiful Canyon in the World

Have you eve seen a canyon so beautiful? Fjaðrárgljúfur is a canyon in south east Iceland that's known for its breathtaking beauty. It's up to 330 feet deep and about one-and-a-quarter kilometers long, with a river called Fjar flowing through it. Created by a progressive erosion of flowing water …

Studio Nomad's mirror installation reflects fragments of forest at a Hungarian music festival

A harlequin pattern of mirrors enveloped a patch of Hungarian woodland in this installation created by Budapest-based Studio Nomad for a summer music …

Starry Oregon Skies Sparkle in Breathtaking Milky Way Photo Series

Ben Coffman spends his nights capturing the starry skies of Oregon, and the results are astonishing. The Portland-based photographer frequents Crater Lake and other iconic Oregon vistas during odd hours to achieve awe-inspiring, long-exposure shots showcasing the Milky Way.<p>The effortless natural …

Oregon

Intricate Hand-Drawn Flowers Bloom from Australian Maps

Australian creative Jessie L. Pittard is both a ceramic artist and printmaker who lately has made a departure from clay and towards intricate, hand-drawn installations that feature flora and maps. She's assembled a collection of indigenous plants from the greater Melbourne area, and the …

Art

Exquisite Matchbox Art Proves Smaller Is Better

Several years ago, U.K.-based web designer Jane McDevitt stumbled upon some intricately illustrated vintage matchboxes on eBay. A few hailed from the Soviet space age, with comic-inspired graphics of astronauts at a Russian space station; others featured fairy-tale scenes of foxes roaming the …

20th Century