Paige Harrison

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Organic Gardening For Tight Spaces

The ideal place to grow your organic garden is in a large back yard with plenty of space, however that is not realistic for many renters and …

Stunning Monochromatic Portraits of Animals by Lukas Holas

Czech Republic-based photographer Lukas Holas captures stunning portraits of exotic animals in his series titled <i>Portraits of Animals II</i>. The detail and poise of each monochromatic image is impressive, and what's also notable is that all of his work was shot in a zoo. He didn't have any sort of …

Nature Photography

“A scrupulous writer, in every sentence that he writes, will ask himself at least four questions, thus: 1. What am I trying to say? 2. What words will express it? 3. What image or idiom will make it clearer? 4. Is this image fresh enough to have an effect?” ― George Orwell, Politics and the English Language

This Is The Only Known Footage of George Orwell

Image: ceridwen<p>Although he lived in the 1950s, author George Orwell’s mug was never captured on film. At least that’s what scholars thought, until …

Bookshop Memories

When I worked in a second-hand bookshop — so easily pictured, if you don't work in one, as a kind of paradise where charming old gentlemen browse …

George Orwell: scarf he was wearing when shot going on sale; The bloodied, bullet-holed scarf that Nineteen Eighty Four author George Orwell was wearing when he was shot in the throat is coming up for sale:

“Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.”

A ghost story – from George Orwell?

In 'George Orwell: A Life in Letters,' includes a letter from Orwell to a friend, offering a detailed account of an encounter in an English cemetery …

Someone Recorded Crickets then Slowed Down the Track, And It Sounds Like Humans Singing

Composer Jim Wilson has recorded the sound of crickets and then slowed down the recording, revealing something so amazing. The crickets sound like …

Music Production

A Kangaroo And Wombat Form An Absolutely Adorable Friendship

Some of the best friendships are the product of the most unlikely pairings. Case in point? The union of Peggy the wombat and Anzac the kangaroo. …


The Life and Times of an Aging Superhero Captured in Oil Paintings by Andreas Englund | Colossal

<p>In his ongoing series of photorealistic oil paintings called the <i>Aging Superhero</i>, Swedish artist Andreas Englund takes us into the candidly humorous …

This Might Be the Most Beautiful Castle in the World

I'm never one to turn down a castle visit. From England's Windsor Castle to Namhansanseong in South Korea, if a travel destination has a royal residence -- currently inhabited or long abandoned -- I'll add it to my to-tour list.<p>But after spending time in Scotland earlier this fall, I think I've …

Lou Reed in Pictures

Lou Reed: The Rolling Stone Interview

Reed talks about the Velvet Underground, Andy Warhol and his new album, the scathingly brilliant "New York"<p>The heckling starts in the middle of the …

Lou Reed

Lou Reed: 20 Essential Tracks

A look back at the legendary rocker's best moments from the Velvet Underground and beyond<p>After leaving the Velvet Underground in 1970, Lou Reed went …

Andy Warhol

Lasers and robots explore ancient Rome’s hidden aqueducts

With the help of precision 21-century technology, archaeologists are mapping a dozen tunnels that were carved by Roman engineers into the mountains east of Rome in order to supply the ancient city with water<p>Hacking through thickets of overgrown bushes, reeds and stinging nettles, Alfonso Diaz Boj …


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Unraveling the Science Behind Ethnicity Estimation

A small tube of your saliva can reveal a lot about your family history hundreds and even thousands of years ago. At AncestryDNA, we study the DNA in … is coming soon

Being Liberal


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Ornate Polar Bear Hand-Cut from a Single Sheet of Paper

Japanese artist Nahoko Kojima's amazing skills with hand-cut paper sculptures continue to impress us! Her <i>Cloud Leopard</i> was quite a sensation and, more recently, she designed this large, life-sized swimming polar bear entitled <i>Byaku</i>. Originally suspended from the ceiling of London's Jerwood Space, …

Polar Bears

Charming Cabin Built for $500 with Repurposed Windows

Located in the mountains of West Virginia, photographer Nick Olson and designer Lilah Horwitz have built their own enchanting retreat made out of discarded windows. The towering home away from home boasts a creative facade made of windows of varying sizes, giving it an artistic flair that is both …

West Virginia

More Photos of Stunning Street Art Inside a Dilapidated Building in Paris

After posting about <i>Tour Paris 13</i>, the nine-story social housing tower in Paris that's been transformed into one massive street art exhibition, we had this uneasy feeling that the pictures didn't quite do the project justice. Lucky for us, photographer HBA_Jijo took over 370 photos of it, capturing …