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The Twerk That Won the Internet, ‘What the Fox Say’ & More Viral Videos

Rather than let Steve Buscemi simply promote the new season of <i>Boardwalk Empire</i>, Jimmy Fallon had the seasoned actor read outrageous user-submitted …

Lego Thriller by Annette Jung

Poems offer glimpse into dementia patients’ inner lives

Dementia patients are often left in their own world, misunderstood by those caring for them. One London writer has created poems out of their own words to shed light on their experiences.<p>Poetry’s ability to sum up the light and shade of human life has been one of its enduring qualities. “Poetry …

Science Fiction in Ellen Gallagher’s “Osedax”

<i>“The protocols of science fiction and the protocols of science are not separate—they’re woven together.”</i> —Ellen Gallagher<p>In today’s <i>Exclusive</i>, filmed …

Fast Sketch Shadow Study in One-point perspective Part 1

Bold Street Photography Project: Photographing Strangers Together

Photographs of friends, family, and loved ones tend to be posed to include physical touch. Intimacy and closeness are symbolized by interlocked hands …

Street Photography

Lightning Photobombs a Photographer’s Firework Photographs

Yesterday we shared a beautiful photo showing 4th of July fireworks overlaid on a flash of lightning. After seeing that image, photographer Delilah …

How to take great summer photos | My favourite summer photo

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2013/jul/09/summer-photos-my-favourite-summer-photo<p>720<p>My favourite summer photo: Five photographers discuss …

7 Keys for Creating Stunning Urban Landscape Photography

When thinking of landscape photography, what often comes to mind are photographs of mountainsides or desolate beaches, but landscape photography is …

The first colour photograph, 1861

How to Repair Your Credit

We all know that good credit is important, but most people struggle from time to time with too much debt, loss of income, or other financial …

How to Make a Small Bag from a Tube Container

If you have a plastic tube container with a lovely design on it, rather than tossing it away when the contents are used up, consider turning it into …

How to Find Water in an Emergency

One of your basic needs is having drinking water available to hydrate your body. In the case of an emergency, finding safe water becomes more …

How to Write a Novel

Writing a novel is a rewarding experience for the creative person. Once you come up with the idea for your novel, all it takes is commitment to the …

Creative Writing

How to Make Mexican Polvorones

Polvorones take their name from the Spanish word “polvo,” which translates into “powder.” Buttery shortbread rolled in powdered sugar was brought …

Baking

Squito: A Throwable Panoramic Camera Ball that Captures 360° Aerial Shots

Boston-based artist and inventor Steve Hollinger has just been granted a second patent here in the United States for his Squito invention, a ball …

Street Food Photography Tips

In the past decade, food photography has exploded more than any other discipline. Camera phones have improved rapidly, and now scrolling through a …

Photography Tips

How to Handle Catch Lights and Eyeglasses Glare in Portrait Photography

I’ve previously discussed the importance of catch lights. Without them, your subject’s eyes look dull and lifeless. They help add interest to …

Gustav Klimt

The Landscape of Murder - picture of the day

Post Ratio Landing Page

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Jody Zellen on the ImageBlog

Installation at PØST gallery in Los Angeles, CA in July 2012 where I presented a grid of my recent gouache on paper paintings. Each painting is 22 x 30 inches. To see more paintings click here. >>About Jody Zellen

Cocktail 101: How to Cut Citrus Wedges

Back to basics this week. While writing last week's giant guide to garnishes, I realized I've never touched on the simple task of cutting citrus wedges for garnishing cocktails. There really isn't much to it, but as in many things, the method has certain grace notes that can help you stand apart as …

DIY Easter Basket: 6 Recipes For Homemade Candy

GalleryDIY Easter Basket: 6 Recipes For Homemade Candy<p>Easter baskets are typically filled with Peeps, pastel colored M&Ms, giant chocolate Easter bunnies, and the like. But we've been pretty amped up about homemade candies lately, and there's no doubt that adding even one DIY sweet will make any …

Need Juice? This Phone Charger Fits In Your Wallet

<b>The Pitch:</b> The ChargeCard is a super-slim USB phone charger that can fit in a wallet as easy as a credit card. The product was funded on Kickstarter, and was recently sold on the shopping site Grand St.<p><b>The Verdict:</b> Few phones have the juice to last through an entire day of even moderate usage. In …