Paul van Zwieten

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We love this photograph by Jaimie Warren, winner of the 2014 Baum Award for An Emerging American Photographer. Look familiar?

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Photographer Uses Natural Light & Subdued Tones to Create Gorgeous, Atmospheric Portraits

Twenty-seven year old Alessio Albi captures incredible, emotionally charged portraits using nothing more than natural light and the environment …

Fisheries journal impact factors - Most cited fish and fisheries books, papers, and databases

Changes from 2015 to 2016 impact factor list: (1) added 20 more journals, each of which have published >700 fisheries papers, (2) Fishery Bulletin …

47 Stunning Photographs Of People From Around The World

Proof that beauty comes in all colors.<p><i>CORRECTION: The last photo has been replaced with a person whose natural skin tone wasn't altered. h/t Dominie Dirtch for pointing this out. (3/16/14)</i><p>Special thanks to all the photographers for allowing me to showcase their beautiful work.

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The Top 5 Longreads of the Week

<i>Below, our favorite stories of the week. Kindle users, you can also get them as a Readlist.</i><p><i>Miles O’Brien | New York magazine | June 12, 2014 | 10</i> …

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Baftas 2014: the most memorable red carpet dresses – in pictures

A cold night, a red carpet and a handful of the best talent the film industry has to offer, all dressed up and ready for the Bafta awards. But who stole the show? Who made eyes pop for the wrong reasons? And could anyone possibly look better than Lupita Nyong'o? Guardian fashion picks the stand-out …

Open Ye Gates! Swing Wide Ye Portals! Part 2

By Edward McPherson February 16, 2014<p><i>This is the second in a two-part series on St. Louis and the 1904 World’s Fair. Read part 1 here.</i><p>Photo: Edward McPherson<p><i>The Palace of Agriculture is a blinding colossus in the sun. The man next to me reads from a booklet: twenty acres large, covered with 147,250</i> …

Portraits Emerge from an Incredible Collage of Objects

New York-based artist Michael Mapes continues to expand his portfolio of meticulously assembled artworks made of thousands of collected specimens. Each piece in the artist's newest and laboriously executed collection consists of countless materials that have each been pinned to a board to form a …

Art

Girlfriend Continues to Lead Photographer in Photos

Do you like being led around? Perhaps not, but you probably won’t mind if you have the attractive behind of a lovely girlfriend to look at. Trust a …

More Spectacular Aerial Shots of Iceland's Volcanic Rivers

At first, these abstract images are difficult to decipher. However, look more closely and hints of a landscape begin to emerge. Created by Russian photographer Andre Ermolaev, these new images in his ongoing series of Iceland's volcanic rivers consist of amazing aerial perspectives that look like …

Landscape Photography

Portraiture by Benjamin Garcia

Surreal Portraits.<p>After many years working as illustrator and designer for 2D and 3D animations, Benjamin Garcia started to focus on painting full …

Mysterious Skin: The Realia of William Gaddis

By Matthew Erickson December 24, 2013<p>Arts & Culture<p>Most people with scholarly inclinations will visit a novelist’s literary archive to follow the paper trails, as manifested through gathered correspondence, stray postcards, marked-upon stationery, and scattered drafts. A couple of months before the …

David Byrne: “Do you really think people are going to keep putting time and effort into this, if no one is making any money?”

The musical genius shares his songwriting secrets, opens up his finances and ponders the future of art and the Web<p>The first things you see when walking into David Byrne's lower Manhattan office are his bicycle -- he really does ride to work -- and the Howard Finster original painting, which is …

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Outstanding Illustrations by Steve Kim

Illustration Art.<p>Some impressive illustrations by Steve Kim, an artist and illustrator from Seoul, South Korea who immigrated to the United States at …

Illustration

See Kate Moss' Full, Fab Playboy Spread

The super commits with the help of Mert and Marcus.<p>Depending on how you see the world, it's a good week to be Kate Moss. The super was bestowed a British Fashion Award for 25 years as an icon and expert poser—and her full <i>Playboy</i> spread has just been revealed—and she looks rather fabulous. Lensed by …

Gabriel Orozco

By Sabine Mirlesse December 7, 2011<p><i>When Mexican artist Gabriel Orozco opens the back doors leading out onto his garden, it seems so serene that you would be hard-pressed to believe you were in the middle of downtown Manhattan. Inside, the walls are covered with boomerangs, his laptop is decorated</i> …

Black Beauty

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Photo Series Captures the Stunning Beauty of Siamese Fighting Fish

A few years ago, Bangkok-based photographer Visarute Angkatavanich started selling his work through microstock sites, and so he went in search of …

A Visit with Patrick Leigh Fermor, Part 1

By Ben Downing May 17, 2013<p>Arts & Culture<p>Patrick Leigh Fermor, center, with members of the team that abducted General Heinrich Kreipe: George Tyrakis, W. Stanley Moss, Manoli Paterakis, and Antoni Papaleonidas.<p>It has been said of <i>Ulysses</i> that, were Dublin ever obliterated, the city could be …

40% Discount on Cool Infographics Book Pre-Orders

As a special offer for readers of the Cool Infographics blog, Wiley is offering a 40% discount when you pre-order the print version of Cool …

Gone To Press!

It’s out of my hands!<p>This week, my project editor at Wiley told me that Cool Infographics the book has officially “gone to press!” That means that …

Arcade Fire: Reflektor

"If this is heaven/I need something more," Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, Arcade Fire's founding singers, declare in close, almost whispered …

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