Paty Vazquez

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1,250 Paintings Compose a Stunning Dance Music Video

Filmmaker Boris Seewald channels his inner "Take On Me" to construct a beautiful accompaniment to Ralf Hildenbeutel's "Disco."<p>In 1986, the Norwegian new wave rock band A-ha received six "Moon Men" at the MTV Video Music Awards for their “Take On Me" video, an unforgettable tune with an equally …

Serial Killers Last Meals Photography

New Zealand-based artist Henry Hargreaves created a new project with the Last Meal tradition photography. With his series <i>No Seconds</i>, he recreated …

Death Row

Miniature Cathedral Project by Ryan McAmis

A scale model of a late Gothic Italian cathedral being built from scratch by Brooklyn-based artist Ryan McAmis. Everything from the flooring, vaulted …

Miniature

I See Music Because I Have Synesthesia, So I Decided To Paint What I Hear

As a synesthete, the music I hear is translated into a flow of texture and colors. Synethesia, although not disorientating, can sometimes leave me at …

Music

Pet Oncologist Creates Lamps With Animal X-Rays

A veterninary oncology technician in LA who goes by Spike Vain uses her spare time (when she isn’t saving animals’ lives) to make beautiful and …

The Unlikely Roads That Lead Us Back to Ourselves: Eve Ensler on How a Tree Saved Her Life

An emboldening story of reawakening to the “insane delight” of merely being.<p>Tony Award-winning playwright, performer, and activist <b>Eve Ensler</b> is best-known for the paradigm-shifting 1998 cultural classic <i>The Vagina Monologues</i> and the monumental V-Day movement that sprang from it. She is also a woman …

How Steinbeck Used the Diary as a Tool of Discipline, a Hedge Against Self-Doubt, and a Pacemaker for the Heartbeat of Creative Work

“Just set one day’s work in front of the last day’s work. That’s the way it comes out. And that’s the only way it does.”<p>Many celebrated writers have championed the creative benefits of keeping a diary, but no one has put the diary to more impressive practical use in the creative process than <b>John</b> …

What Mathematics Reveals About the Secret of Lasting Relationships and the Myth of Compromise

Why 37% is the magic number, what alien civilizations have to do with your soul mate, and how to master the “negativity threshold” ideal for Happily Ever After.<p>In his sublime definition of love, playwright Tom Stoppard painted the grand achievement of our emotional lives as “knowledge of each …

Mathematics

Nick Smith's Recreates Classic Paintings With Pantone Swatches

Nick Smith‘s playfully arranges Pantone swatches to paper to re-create famous paintings from “Girl with a Pearl Earring” to “Mona Lisa.” Though his …

30+ Powerful Portraits Of The Human Race

Portrait photography and photojournalism are two potentially intense and powerful art forms that don't always get the recognition they deserve, so we …

The Absurdity of Infinity: Astrophysicist Janna Levin Explains Whether the Universe Is Infinite or Finite in Letters to Her Mother

“The simpler the insight, the more profound the conclusion.”<p>In 1998, while on the cusp of becoming one of the most significant theoretical cosmologists of our time, mathematician-turned-astrophysicist <b>Janna Levin</b> left her post at Berkeley and moved across the Atlantic for a prestigious position at …

Alice In Wonderland

Kojiro Ankan Takakuwa casts John Everett Millais’ Pre-Raphaelite masterpiece “Ophelia” in a contemporary light.

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Compassion and the Real Meaning of the Golden Rule

<i>“Have compassion for everyone you meet,”</i> Lucinda Williams sings, for <i>“you do not know what wars are going on down there, where the spirit meets the bone.”</i> This ode to what should be our baseline behavior to one another echoes like a great secular psalm in the cathedral of the human experience — a …

Pixel is a Dazzling Performance of Dance and Technology

Adrien Mondot and Claire Bardainne, the French performance art duo that forms Adrien M / Clair B Company, has created a stunning display of dance and …

Taxi Driver Candidly Snaps Passengers Riding In His Back Seat

Mike Harvey was a taxi driver in Swansea who began ferrying passengers around on the night shift to fund his trips overseas. Since beginning the job …

Sandro Giodarno's Photos Of Comedic Existential Angst

Sandro Giodarno‘s photographs are like Saturday morning crime scenes. The victim? Dignity, mostly. His carefully choreographed pictures show a …

design

Singer-Songwriter Lail Arad Wrote a Beautiful Love Letter to Leonard Cohen - PAPER

<b>When did you first start writing music?</b><p>I think it was more or less when I finished high school. I took a year off before going to college and I started playing around with songs. And then when I started university, I knew that I'd do music as soon as I finished and so when I graduated, I started …

Humorous Collages of Photo Scraps Superimposed Over Scenes of New York City Street Life

New York City-based artist Kalen Hollomon creates humorous impromptu photo collages by holding photographic scraps in front of scenes of everyday …

This face-tracking projection is the craziest thing you'll see today

We've seen a whole bunch of projection-mapping videos, but this demo raises the bar, training the projection to recognize a model's face and follow her as she moves it. The result is basically real-life CGI — a real-time layer of animated light that's inseparable from the object itself. People say …

Powerful Photographs Of Shaolin Monks Practicing Kung Fu

Award winning travel photographer Tomasz Gudzowaty (who's work has been published in likes of Forbes, TIME Magazine and L'Equipe and who's awards …

What Does The Shape Of Your Skull Say About You?

In 1796, German physician Franz Joseph Gall created the pseudoscience 'Phrenology'.<p>He determined that the structure and measurements of the human …

Emotions of Sound, An Interactive Campaign Looking the Emotional Impact of Sound

British hearing aid company, Amplifon, has launched <i>The Emotions of Sound</i>, an ethereal interactive campaign in which users are asked questions about …

Mexico's Haunted Island Of The Dolls Is Actually Terrifying

Just to the south of Mexico City is a rural area named Xochimilco (so-chee-meel-koh) which translates into ‘a place of flowers’ – it paints of …

The Psychology of Stress, Orgasm, and Creativity

<i>“The more closely we analyze what we consider ‘sexy,’”</i> philosopher Alain de Botton argued in his meditation on sex, <i>“the more clearly we will understand that eroticism is the feeling of excitement we experience at finding another human being who shares our values and our sense of the meaning of</i> …