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21 Sci-Fi Books To Read After You Watch 'Annihilation'

With the film adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer's New Weird novel in theaters, it seems appropriate to give you a list of 21 suggested books to read …

Books

Creating World-Class Fine Art Images on a Budget

A couple of flowers, some DIY, and basic Photoshop skills along with a strong creative vision in mind is all you need to make a stunning image. If …

This Photographer Shoots Portraits in the Style of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is …

Books,Fiction,Culture,Essays,Science and nature,Poetry,Vladimir Nabokov,Daphne du Maurier,JD Salinger,Elizabeth Bowen,Joseph Heller,Simone de Beauvoir,William Golding<p>Julian Barnes, Margaret Drabble, Tessa Hadley, David Nicholls and others choose reading matter that would have been useful when young

Literature

Babette de Jong: A Talent for Fantastic Analog Film Landscape Photography

<i>All images by Babette de Jong. Used with permission.</i><p>When Babette de Jong sent us an email to submit to the analog zine, I carefully went through her …

The Arresting Illustrations of 19th Century Fantasy Artist Gustave Doré

Today is the birthday of the great 19th century French artist Gustave Doré, a sculptor and book illustrator whose work set the stage for today’s …

The Force is Strong with Felix Hernandez and this Awesome Star Wars Inspired Series

<b>All images by Felix Hernandez. Used under a Creative Commons License.</b><p>Mexico based photographer, Felix Hernandez, has created an amazing series paying …

Stephen King Explains the Key to His Creativity: Not Losing the Dream-State Thinking All Children Are Born With

While nothing could make me personally want to return to childhood, children do, for better or for worse, perceive the world more vividly than …

Bizarre Photos Capture The Unreality Of The 2016 Election Season

Mark Peterson's "Political Theater" exposes the absurdity of campaign events.<p>The photo above was taken at a 2015 town hall in Rochester, N.H., back when Donald Trump was just a front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination.<p>It shows a moment after a supporter at the event incorrectly …

The author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid on long walks, hot tubs and a productive trip to Iceland<p>I’ve got attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, which I find to be both a crippling barrier to productivity and the most essential ingredient of my creativity. Truth be told, I haven’t actually been …

Books

Here are reasons why your child may need to skip a grade

Johns Hopkins University showed two out of every seven children are ready for a higher-grade curriculum<p>Jonathan Wai • Ann Lupkowski Shoplik • Susan Assouline<p>October 22, 2016 11:00am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.<p>The American school system …

Students

When the Sky Is No More Than Remembered Light: Mark Strand Reads His Poignant Poem “The End”

“Not every man knows what is waiting for him, or what he shall sing / when the ship he is on slips into darkness, there at the end.”<p><i>“It’s such a lucky accident, having been born, that we’re almost obliged to pay attention,”</i> the Pulitzer-winning poet <b>Mark Strand</b> (April 11, 1934–November 29, 2014) …

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Instagram-bingo 101: bird whispering with mountains in background. SO PSYCHED THIS REALLY HAPPENED!

American Badass

Why You Don't Need A Website and Probably Never Will

For years I have had the internal and professional battle to go through the motion of building a portfolio website to show off my absolute best and …

11 of the best modern sci-fi authors to read this Science Fiction Day

<b>Science fiction is having a moment.</b><p>Posters for Amazon’s serialisation of Philip K Dick’s Man In The High Castle have shocked and confused public …

Science Fiction

The Origins of the Universe Get Remixed in this Short Animation

Digital artist Philat Matveev shows us his version of the book of Genesis.<p>Genesis. from Philat Matveev on Vimeo.<p>Digital artist Philat Matveev reflects on the world’s origins through an animated short film that acts as a visual interpretation of the first 50 chapters of the Bible to recount the …

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Earth - Why there might be many more universes besides our own

Is our Universe one of many?<p>The idea of parallel universes, once consigned to science fiction, is now becoming respectable among scientists – at least, among physicists, who have a tendency to push ideas to the limits of what is conceivable.<p>In fact there are almost too many other potential …

Elon Musk Says There’s a ‘One in Billions’ Chance Reality Is Not a Simulation

​Elon Musk says he firmly believes reality is a simulation created by a superintelligence.<p>Wednesday night, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk did that thing he does every so often, which is take wild questions from an audience and answer them as if he's been thinking about them for years, usually …

This artist condenses whole movies into single photographs – and the results are amazing

Jason Shulman turns classic films into works of art<p>Movies are art in their own right. But this artist has turned famous flicks into the kind you can …

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The 9 Most Breathtaking Images from the Smithsonian's Annual Photo Contest

A volcano spewing ash, magical forest fireflies, and a monkey who feels just like we all do about winter weather. These are just a few of the …

Smithsonian

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Italy

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Outdoor Photographer of the Year finalists announced, in pictures - Telegraph