Paul Marra

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Photographs That Capture The Secret Adventures Of ‘Star Wars’ Figurines

<b>Photographer</b> Carlos Sisi takes pictures of his <i>Star Wars</i> figurines in a wide variety of settings.<p><b>The atmosphere</b> in these photographs really fires up …

Rik Mayall's funniest TV moments – in clips

Rik Mayall’s death wasn’t just a shock because he was relatively young, but because his onscreen performances were so full of life. His characters weren’t neatly drawn sketches: they were vast mad scribbles, jammed to the margins with noise and energy. He was the naughty uncle, the children’s …

The inimitable Kate Moss, photographed by Bert Stern 

The inimitable Kate Moss, photographed by Bert Stern

'Star Wars' lightsaber thumb-wrestling goes to the digit side

It's the eternal struggle of good versus evil, but in the end, only one thumb can truly triumph. To emerge as victor, you will need to train hard with your Jedi master teacher, the "Star Wars Lightsaber Thumb Wrestling" book.<p>The book from Chronicle Books is actually more of a kit. It includes two …

Mathematics

42 of the coolest Burning Man art installations ever

Art has become the defining feature of Burning Man, as the festival continues to be a testing ground for a growing circle of artists seeking engaged …

When Nature Runs Out Of Paint: 25 All-White Animals

Given the millions of different shades of color that we see in nature, it’s no wonder that, once in a while, nature might simply run out of paint. …

Ethnology

Breathtaking Supercell Storm Photos Captured in US by Storm Chaser

These aren’t invading alien ships or volcanic explosions – they’re supercell thunderstorms forming in the U.S.A’s tornado alley. These shots of …

My Modern Shop Spotlight - Lincoln Harrison's Spectacular Startrails

Australian photographer Lincoln Harrison is now well-known for his magnificent long exposure photography of radiant, swirling stars illuminating the night sky. Each remarkable shot after the next is a breathtaking document of the luminous, starry Australian nights Harrison diligently stayed up, …

More Hidden Street Art on Railings by Zebrating

Mannheim, Germany-based street art duo known as Zebrating have been leaving their mark across the globe, particularly on railings in public spaces. Their elusive graffiti work offers an entertaining surprise for viewers from specific angles. Their art relies heavily on perspective as each piece of …

A Beautiful Collection of Insects

The USGS Native Bee Inventory and Monitoring Program is program run by biologists with the U.S. Geological Survey in Maryland. Part of their work is to develop identification tools and keys for native bee species by creating accurate and detailed pictures of native bees and the plants and insects …

'Adults Only' games

If you've landed on this page in search of 3D-rendered smut, you've come to the wrong place. The 'Adults Only' moniker is derived from the ESRB …

A Frog Got Too Close to a NASA Launch and, Well, This Happened

Some of you may remember the heroic death of our dearly departed Spacebat. Some of you may still be grieving. NASA, however, has moved on to a new …

Grieving

Unluckiest Trip Ever: Flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th

Think you've been on some bad flights? At least they weren't Flight 666 to HEL, departing Friday the 13th. It's a very real trip, and it's actually …

Cabin Crew

Wait! It's Not What it Looks Like!

That's pretty much what I had to tell my wife, the first time she saw this baby in my basement.<p>And yeah, I do know what it <i>looks</i> like. Doesn't help …

10 Fascinating Photographs that Look Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

The first-ever naturally occurring gears are found on an insect's legs

Gears are a potent symbol of human industry, a sign of mechanical wonder or a cold assembly line. If you had to pick something to stand against the natural world, they'd be a pretty likely pick — except that as it turns out, insects discovered them first. In a paper published today in <i>Science</i>, …

Collages of Superheroes & Villains Made From Recycled Comic Books

Austin, Texas artist Mike Alcantara of ComicCollageArt has made a fantastic collection of collages depicting well-known superheroes and villains from …

Nasa's best Instagrams - in pictures

Light-years away from mind-numbing selfies and smug yoga shots, Nasa has launched an Instagram account, posting a series of pictures that are actually worth sharing. From supermagic black holes to the eerie image of an ­illuminated Earth rising from the surface of the moon, the space agency …

3NES, Art Show Tribute to Nintendo’s Most Popular Video Games at Bottleneck Gallery in Brooklyn

<i>3NES</i> is a group art show organized by illustrator Chogrin Muñoz at Bottleneck Gallery in Brooklyn featuring a variety of artwork honoring three of …

New Cosmic Mystery: Butterfly Nebulae Align

Wildlife<p>This mosaic shows a selection of stunning images of butterfly-shaped planetary nebulae taken by Hubble Space Telescope. Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA; NGC 6302: NASA, ESA and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team; NGC 6881: ESA/Hubble & NASA; NGC 5189: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team …

All you need to know: Draconids in 2017

The Draconids are best seen in the evening hours. In 2017, a bright waning gibbous moon will interfere, but still … give it a try!<p>October’s Draconid …

How Squid Are Inspiring Better Camouflage For Soldiers

A squid-like film can be switched on and off chemically to change how infrared light is reflected.<p>If there's one thing squid are good at, it's hiding. The mysterious giant squid is one of the most elusive creatures on Earth, and even the common calamari squid can alter its appearance to blend into …

A new beautiful translucent snail from the deepest cave in Croatia

Scientists discovered a new species of a peculiar cave-dwelling snail in one of the 20 deepest cave systems in the world, Lukina Jama–Trojama in …

Saul Goodman Show Greenlit, Will Be a 'Breaking Bad' Prequel – /Film

<b>Better Call Saul</b>, the <b>Breaking Bad</b> spinoff show set around <b>Bob Odenkirk</b>‘s rakish, pragmatic, and charismatic lawyer Saul Goodman, is now the subject of …

‘Breaking Bad’ Spinoff Series ‘Better Call Saul’ is Actually Happening

'Breaking Bad' Spinoff Series 'Better Call Saul' is Actually Happening<p>Vince Gilligan has been talking about a “Breaking Bad” spin-off series centered …