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Wes Anderson’s insane attention to detail

In 2012 graphic designer Annie Atkins found herself perched on top of a mountain for the German winter. Which was fine – she was, after all, on the majestic set of Wes Anderson's <i>The Grand Budapest</i> <i>Hotel.</i> Literally thrown in head first, Atkins had a week between 'the phone call' from Anderson's team …

Raw Photo Series Asks People To Take Off Their Clothes And Discuss Self-Love

<b>Warning: This post contains nudity and may not be suitable for work environments.</b><p>Photographer Anastasia Kuba grew up feeling beautiful. She had light eyes, blond hair and big breasts, attributes conventionally defined as such. From a young age, she was showered with attention. But Kuba still …

Mind

Apple applies to open stores in India

The Apple Store may finally be coming to India.<p>The tech giant has filed a request with the Indian government to open its own retail stores in India, a growing smartphone market that is home to 1.2 billion people.<p>An Apple (AAPL) spokesperson confirmed the company has submitted an application to the …

India

Apple’s New GarageBand For iOS Is An Electronic Musician’s Dream

GarageBand has always had a definite appeal to the person adding tracks to his acoustic guitar performance or the band looking to customize their thrashing metal sound, but to the electronic music junkie the app hasn’t previously held much street cred.<p>Well today, Apple launched a huge new update to …

Music Production

First Look at Marvel Comics' ALL-NEW X-MEN #1

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Kurt Cobain: Rare Images, Artwork, and Journal Entries

During the six years of his professional career, thousands of photos were taken of Kurt Cobain both in concert and offstage — but he hated the bulk …

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain: an icon of alienation

In the days after Cobain's death on 5 April 1994, Jonathan Freedland reported from Seattle for the Guardian's Weekend magazine, charting the troubled life of a reluctant rock star. On the 20th anniversary of Cobain's suicide, we republish the piece<p>• Would the real Kurt Cobain please stand up<p>It …

Ten Things You Might Not Know About Kurt Cobain

With the 20th anniversary of his death this Saturday, we present some intriguing facts about Nirvana frontman and grunge legend Kurt Cobain<p>There are …

Rock Music

35 Expensive Things You'll Need In Your Dream House When You're A Millionaire

Mata Hari: the partially naked truth about the spook hoofer

Greta Garbo is a delight in this biopic of the exotic dancer executed for espionage, and the supporting moustaches a special treat<p><b>Mata Hari (1931)</b><b><br>Director: George Fitzmaurice</b><b><br>Entertainment grade: B+</b><b><br>History grade: B+</b><p>Mata Hari (real name Margaretha Zelle) was an exotic dancer in Paris during the first …

A Dyson Engineer Explains Why The New Fans Are Even Quieter

Hint: It’s the same reason seashells sound like the ocean.<p>Dyson’s original Air Multiplier, released in 2009, was the first fan to use brand new bladeless technology. Invented almost by chance, the totally novel invention nixed the revolving blades found on standard fans. Instead, airflow came from …

Engineering

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

iPhone 6 speculation goes bezel-less

Apple is testing an iPhone 6 with a bezel-free design, the latest in a long line of rumors about an iPhone that puts more features behind the glass.<p>Will the iPhone 6 finally ditch the bezel? Mock-ups like to think so. The real thing is less certain, though.<p>The latest speculation comes from the …

Mobile Technology

17 Startup Founders on How to Become Insanely Successful

Here's what it takes to launch a business, from those who have been there before.

Startups

The 19 Most '90s Songs Of The '90s

We've been writing a lot about bad songs lately.<p>And for some reason, most of them happened to be made during the '90s. Which isn't to say the '90s didn't also have its fair share of great songs.<p>Quite the opposite. Sort of.<p>Dipping our toe like this into the '90s nostalgia movement left us wanting …

Bands

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55 Charming Morocco-Style Patio Designs

Morocco is an exotic country in the Northern Africa which is distinct in its peculiar Eastern style. Moroccan style is very popular thanks to its …

Design Entrepreneurs: Aaron Lown

<i>This is the third profile in our series on American design entrepreneurs, looking at how they got where they are, what they do all day, and what</i> …

Entrepreneurship

MAN OF STEEL - New Poster and 11 New Images

Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie as Dirty Thugs - "My Brother's Keeper"

Adobe's Project Mighty Input Tools Look Pretty Awesome

Color me impressed! I figured the next generation of designer-relevant input devices would come from Apple or Wacom, but surprise—it's Adobe. The …

Sketching

Maryan - Official Trailer by Director Bharatbala

MARD

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Bollywood's 100th birthday celebrated at Bradford international film festival

Thursday marks the start of the 19th Bradford international film festival (Biff), which this year, in recognition of 100 years of Bollywood, includes …