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Interesting Photo of the Day: Man-made Patterns

If you thought the cookie-cutter housing model only existed in the U.S., think again. Below is a photo of a several houses in Tibet, or rather, one …

Peter Root’s Ephemicropolis – A City of Staples

Have you ever been bored at your desk and started playing around with your office supplies? Well, artist Peter Root took your everyday staples and …

Creative Photo-Manipulations of Distorted Realities

Erik Johansson definitely has a talent for bending reality. He not only bends it, but twists it to a point of fantastic, unbelievable scenarios. At …

Reflections: Portraits of the Elderly Seeing Their Younger Selves

When my grandmother was suddenly stricken by a massive stroke, my family had to make the heartbreaking decision to let her go. The doctor told us …

Asking Random People to Tell the Story Behind the Last Photo on Their Phone

San Francisco-based interactive artist and freelance creative Ivan Cash recently had a neat idea: go out on the streets of San Francisco and ask …

Richard Bram: Working Title: Significant Gestures

I still haven’t put my finger on why I like street photography so much. Maybe because it allows us to look at unfiltered human behavior or maybe it’s …

Swiss Photographer Combines Art and Science

Science and art seem to be polar opposites. Art appeals to the emotions. A fine art photograph, for example, is made to elicit strong feeling. …

The Middle East Explained In One Excellent Letter To The Editor

The letter ran in Thursday's Financial Times.

Breakfast: A Manifesto

A Scientific Argument by Reference to Historical, Political, and Cultural Examples<p><i>Author’s note: A section of this essay has been interpreted by some</i> …

Breakfast

India's Economy Is In Its Tightest Spot Since 1991. Now, As Then, The Answer Is To Be Bold

IN MAY America's Federal Reserve hinted that it would soon start to reduce its vast purchases of Treasury bonds. As global investors adjusted to a world without ultra-cheap money, there has been a great sucking of funds from emerging markets. Currencies and shares have tumbled, from Brazil to …

Mesmerizing Microscopic View of Ink, Oil and Soap Intermingling

Ruslan Khasanov is quite renowned for his work in liquid typography. The Russian graphic designer just released a video where he tinkers with how …

Synesthesia and the Poetry of Numbers: Autistic Savant Daniel Tammet on Literature, Math, and Empathy, by Way of Borges

<b>Daniel Tammet</b> was born with an unusual mind — he was diagnosed with high-functioning autistic savant syndrome, which meant his brain’s uniquely wired circuits made possible such extraordinary feats of computation and memory as learning Icelandic in a single week and reciting the number pi up to the …

The Forest Photography of Jürgen Heckel

Jürgen Heckel is a photographer and sound artist who’s currently living in Munich, Germany after living in Paris, France for 14 years. He spends a …

Listen to Nine Inch Nails' new pop-punk anthem, "Everything"

Nine Inch Nails return with <i>Hesitation Marks</i>, their first album in five years, on September 3rd via Columbia. So far, we’ve heard “Came Back Haunted” …