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Funny Cardboard Signs Express the Thoughts of Lost Objects

Most pedestrians simply walk past the used, abandoned, and broken things found along the streets of New York City. But, not graphic designer Yoonjin Lee! As she navigates through the city, the senior at the School of Visual Arts finds clever ways to give personality to a variety of small, inanimate …

New York City

Woman's Incredible Makeover Turns Her into a Wooden Doll

When makeup artist Stephanie Hernandez, professionally known as Stephanie Marie, got her friend Lauren Jones to agree to a makeover into a doll, she wasn't completely honest about what type of doll she would be. Jones was clearly not expecting Hernandez to use prosthetics and makeup to morph her …

The Gifted

Extreme Drama: The Life And Music Of Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner was, and still is today, arguably the most controversial figure in classical music. A self-appointed deity and hyperdriven genius, Wagner is often considered the ultimate megalomaniac. He dreamed up and achieved a single-minded plan to change the course of classical music …

The Best Recipes for Binge-Watching Netflix (or Hulu or Whatever)

These snacks and cooking projects are perfect for binge watching your way through that entire Netflix queue.<p>We don't condone binge eating (although sometimes, desperate times call). Binge <i>watching</i>, on the other hand? Now we're talking. It's going to take endurance to get through every episode and …

Cooking

How to Wrap a Sandwich

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Wrap your sandwich like the gift that it is.</i><p>Your much-needed lunch break finally rolls around. But you open up your brown bag only to find that your …

Sandwiches

Photographs that stunned the world: vintage Pulitzer winners

From toddlers disrupting street parades to plane crash near-misses, JFK and a Fidel Castro firing squad, these historic award-winning images capture moments of beauty, horror and despair. Here's a selection of the vintage prints on show at Daniel Blau gallery in London until 29 March

50 Awesome Photography Websites Feature Shoot Recommends for Daily Inspiration

With the demise of our blogroll in our new site design, we thought we’d shine the light on 50 unique photography-based websites that inspire us on a …

Chobani on the menu at New Jersey soup kitchen after Russian rejection

It didn’t work out for Team USA, and a couple of senators are miffed.<p>But for a soup kitchen in New Jersey, the refusal by Russian officials to accept thousands of containers of premium Chobani yogurt has produced an Olympic-sized windfall.<p>After 5,000 containers of yogurt meant for the US Olympic …

China plans the world's longest undersea tunnel

China is planning another engineering marvel: a tunnel more than twice the length of the Channel Tunnel underneath Bohai Bay<p>At more than twice the length of the Channel Tunnel, China's latest mega project is not short of ambition.<p>A 76-mile-long tunnel will run between the northern city of Dalian …

Trains

5 more great Android apps that do amazing things the iPhone can’t

Last week, we wrote about five Android apps that do amazing things the iPhone just can’t. There are countless clear benefits to owning a smartphone …

14 Famous Movie Couples And Their Real-Life Inspirations

And for many of these famous movie couples, sometimes reality can be stranger than fiction.<p>From "The Wolf of Wall Street" to Howard Stern's "Private Parts," see who got their happily ever after in real life — and who didn't.

Black and White Photography of India

Austrian photographer Josef Hoflehner brought from his many trips all around the world, a series of Indian landscapes’ photos in black and white. The …

23 Insanely Romantic Ways To Say I Love You

All of these involve food because it's the only thing that matters.

Gluten-Free

VSCO Cam Photo App Now Lets You Follow Other Users

Fans of VSCO Cam love the app for its advanced photo-editing chops and sublime film-like filters. Now its creators are looking to expand into a new arena, one the majority of smartphone photographers should be familiar with: Social networking. VSCO Cam for iOS just rolled out a new update that …

Verizon's rumored 'More Everything' plans could double monthly data caps

Verizon is set to unveil a new set of service plans that double data limits for some customers, and discounts monthly service for those on its Edge upgrade program, according to a new report. Citing sources — and what looks like a Verizon store flyer — Droid-Life says "More Everything" plans are …

Could this be our first look at the much larger iPhone 6?

<b>Update:</b> These appear to be fake…<p>Sonny Dickson has posted images today which claim to show the casing for the next generation iPhone. The metal shell, which closely resembled both the industrial design of the current iPod touch and iPad Air, appears to be of unibody construction. While it’s …

Could Android apps save Windows Phone?

Advertisement<p>15 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon<p>Microsoft(s msft) is seriously considering the idea to bring Android(s goog) apps to Windows Phone, …

Clever Nature-Inspired Street Stencil Art by Roadsworth

Montreal-based artist Roadsworth creates large-scale street stencil art, often incorporating natural themes and existing street markings into his …

Streetwear

Hilarious Photos of a Man with Random Objects in His Beard

<b>Beard and Picks</b><p>Married photographers Stacy and Pierce Thiot of Red Poppy Photography have begun experimenting with how many objects can fit into Pierce's beard, tracking their progress in a single-topic blog titled <i>Will It Beard</i>. Taking its title from a play on the popular <i>Will It Blend?</i> video …

Men's Fashion

Urban Instagram photographers you should follow

SOUTH AFRICA<p>@garethpon is an urban photographer from Johannesburg. His favourite spot to photograph in the city is Maboneng Precint. For him, photography is not so much about shooting pretty pictures, but about “being as honourable as possible to capture in a single image the story that a moment …

Photographer Explores Beauty Through Facial Symmetry

Both Sides Of is a series by photographer Alex John Beck that explores the definition of physical beauty. Each image in the British-born, New York-based photographer's collection is a composite offering two sets of symmetrical faces. One image takes the left half of the subject's face and mirrors …

Photography

What The Internet Would Look Like As A World Map

The world of the Internet mirrors the real-world in myriad ways: there are members (we call them populations), websites (destinations to visit), acquisitions of companies (redrawn political boundaries). So what if the Internet could be visualized like our global politics?<p>That’s exactly what …

'Life' Photographer Showed Africa Through A New Lens

Before World War II, many Americans got exaggerated ideas about Africa from movies like <i>Tarzan the Ape Man —</i> movies that were filmed on Hollywood sound stages<i>.</i><p>It took time to change that view. But after the war, <i>Life</i> magazine photographer Eliot Elisofon sought to shed a new light on the vast and …

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

Vinyl Records

Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin: a masterpiece of music

<b>Rhapsody In Blue by George Gershwin was first performed in New York on February 12, 1924. This article was first published in 2014.</b><p>George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue will be celebrated tonight at a special concert at the Town Hall in Manhattan – 90 years after it was first performed.<p>On February 12, …

Steven Spielberg

Ben Watt – Hendra: New music

Reading on mobile? Click here to listen<br>Since he stopped making music as Everything But The Girl with his wife Tracey Thorn back in 1999, Ben Watt's been keeping busy by running his own label (Buzzin' Fly) and establishing himself as a respected DJ. One thing he hadn't been doing, however, was …

Our Hearts Went Boom: The Beatles in New York

On Friday, February 7, 1964—fifty years ago today—the Beatles landed in the United States; they played on “The Ed Sullivan Show” that Sunday night, and we’ve been screaming with joy ever since. This week, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center had an opening-night …