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The Biggest Bang: A Dazzling View On the World’s Largest Fireworks Festival

As popular as Mexican bottles of Coke among certain purists are Mexican bottle rockets–crown king of fireworks and hailing from Tultepec, about an hour outside of Mexico City. Tultepec, otherwise not known for its look-at-me displays, is the hub of the Mexican pyrotechnics industry, producing more …

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Watch Douglas Engelbart Give The Greatest Presentation In History

Douglas Engelbart, most famous for inventing the computer mouse, has died at 88. Here, we celebrate him giving the most incredible technical demonstration of all time.<p>The first time I watched the Mother of All Demos, I thought I was being pranked. And as I realized it was real, I got chills.<p>Douglas …

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Stunning SongJiang Hotel Project Takes Advantage of Abandoned Water-Filled Quarry

<b>SongJiang Hotel concept</b> is pretty stunning project, it’s been won by Atkins as part of an international design competition to design a 5-star resort …

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Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

A glimpse into the process behind DRAW Architecture's impeccable work.<p>Submit your very best architectural works for a chance to be published internationally by Phaidon.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>The phrase "less is more" has never been more apt.<p>Delta …

Architecture

sculpture by the sea by the glue society the vision of a melting ice cream truck on the beach recalls summer memories under the hot sun, although the artists have a much bigger mission in mind... see more: http://www.designboom.com/art/the-glue-society-creative-collective-sculpture-by-the-sea/

Stunning Tattoos by Art Collaborators ‘Expanded Eye’ | Colossal

<p>Artists Jade Tomlinson and Kev James of Expanded Eye split their time between London and Thonon-les-Bains, France where they pursue a wide range of …

Steampunk Watch Part Sculptures by Sue Beatrice | Colossal

<p>Using the smallest components from repurposed antique pocket watches and other time pieces, New-Jersey based artist Sue Beatrice of All Natural Arts …

World’s first telescopic contact lens with 2.8x optical zoom. Built-in camera next?

Photo: Niek Beck<p>July 3, 2013 /Photography News/ A new telescopic contact lens, developed by researchers from the University of California, San Diego …

Paraglider’s Photographs Remind Us How Beautiful Planet Earth Really Is

Combining her love for landscapes and risk taking, photographer Jody Macdonald is able to capture some of the worlds most gorgeous landscapes, from …

Dreamy Black and White Photo Manipulations by Silvia Grav | Colossal

<p>Photographer Silvia Grav (slightly nsfw) lives and works in Madrid, Spain where she creates some beautifully original conceptual photographs. Her …

Breathtaking Monochromatic Photos of Iceland

Iceland is known to be a visually stunning country and Reykjavik-based photographer Frodi Brinks captures the broad landscapes masterfully to exhibit their sheer beauty. His <i>Iceland</i> series presents a dramatic view of the breathtaking nation in black and white. There's a calming elegance about his …

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Some Subjects Look Better In Black & White Than Others

I love black and white prints. I still make them using digital processes. I shot mostly black and white film back in the days when I did shoot film. …