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In Sudan, Rediscovering Ancient Nubia Before It’s Too Late

Long ignored by white archaeologists as a mere footnote, modern scientists are now racing to document what’s left of the ancient African civilization.<p>…

Archaeology

The strange power of the ‘evil eye’

From the Eye of Horus to Gigi Hadid, ‘for thousands of years the eye has maintained its steady hold on the human imagination,’ writes Quinn Hargitai.<p>When it comes to warding off the mystic malevolent forces of the world, there is perhaps no charm more recognised or renowned than the ‘evil eye’. …

Ancient History

Portraits of Rajasthan: Photographing Villagers in India

Driving through the cities and villages of Rajasthan provides for an intimate view of rural India. The sun-drenched countryside is dotted with a …

OBEY’s founder on how to make an image the whole world sees

As the creative force behind the Barack Obama “Hope” poster, Shepard Fairey is, to put it frankly, single-handedly responsible for one of the most iconic political images in modern history. Consisting of a stylised, stencil drawing of the young Democratic nominee staring resolutely into the …

This Film Takes Timelapses and Camera Techniques to the Next Level

Want to see some jaw-dropping camera work? Check out this 3-minute trailer for the upcoming feature film <i>Awaken</i>, by renowned time-lapse photographer …

joe caslin interview: the irish teacher using street art for social change

<b>the murals of irish artist joe caslin seem to spring up overnight.</b> both visually commanding and powerfully subtle, his towering works of art appear …

Important lessons Keith Haring taught us about life and art

Even if you don’t know his name, you know Keith Haring’s art.<p>Born in 1958 in Pennsylvania to a stay-at-home mother and an engineer-by-day-cartoonist-by-night father, Haring honed a natural talent for drawing during his childhood that he would take with him, aged 20, to New York. It was here that he …

Streetwear

Has Banksy's identity been revealed? - CNN Style

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Banksy

It's like 'Cheers' for movie lovers: An inside look at Quentin Tarantino's New Beverly Cinema

Magic hour in Los Angeles can be intoxicating in the dreamy haze of dusk, skies aglow in pinks and purples like a gauzy scene straight out of the pictures. At the New Beverly Cinema, the last pure bastion for 35-mm film in La La Land, the sun fades into extra romance every night for movie lovers …

Science Agrees: This Is the Healthiest Type of Chocolate

As all great lovers do, we made you a mix, dear reader—of chocolate, that is. In all seriousness, if you're trying to eat healthier but also refuse …

Dessert

A Visually Absorbing History of the Great Depression in the U.S - Photographs We Won't Forget

Way back since photography was discovered, <b>masters of the art</b> have done an inspiring job of documenting some of the most important events that took …

Great Depression

This Street Artist Quit His Day Job To Share Words Of Inspiration With Fellow Dreamers

<i>Photo: @Benzofosho</i><p>The anonymous street artist, Wrdsmith — a transplant from the Midwest following his dream in L.A. — jokingly calls himself a cliché. A few years ago, he was working in advertising in Chicago when he realized he just wasn’t happy. His job was creative but it wasn’t <i>enough</i>.<p>He wanted …

These amazing photos document the iconic Summer of Love in San Francisco

100,000 hippies descended on San Francisco in 1967. Jim Marshall captured it all.<p>The summer of 1967 in San Francisco was a magical time and …

Smack-talking Trump tweets his way toward legal trouble

Our put-upon president has spent a lifetime talking smack, like a street kid in a pickup basketball game in Queens. Insults and demeaning remarks are just part of the game and part of his persona. When he called Mexicans "rapists" and said "Lyin' Ted" Cruz's father helped kill JFK, it was all in …

The Magic of Russian Photoshop Whiz Max Asabin

Max Asabin is a Russian hobbyist photo retoucher and digital artist who has been wowing the Internet as of late with his Photoshop skills. Many of …

Dark & Photorealistic Drawings by Shohei Otomo

Japanese illustrator Shohei Otomo is the son of Katsuhiro Otomo, the man behind the famous manga Akira. He creates very realistic drawings and mostly …

Watch Lady Gaga's Drone-Assisted Hits Medley at Super Bowl 51 Halftime Show

Singer delivered a set of eclectic hits (including "Poker Face," "Born This Way") at Super Bowl 51, ending with a dramatic stage jump<p>Lady Gaga …

A Tremendous Roundup Of Street Art Ridiculing Donald Trump

Street artists have a lot to say about President Donald Trump ― little of it flattering.<p>Works criticizing the former reality TV personality began appearing on walls around the world soon after he launched his bid for the presidency in June 2015.<p>Now that the man is actually in the White House, …

Streetwear

Women Turn Out in Force Around the World: Pictures

Hackers downloaded US government climate data and stored it on European servers as Trump was being inaugurated

As Donald Trump was sworn into office as the new president of the US on Jan. 20, a group of around 60 programmers and scientists were gathered in the Department of Information Studies building at the University of California-Los Angeles, harvesting government data.<p>A spreadsheet detailed their …

Donald Trump

The Damage Already Done by Trump's Presidency

Trump's just taking office, but he's already cost America gravely<p>Donald Trump moves into the White House already having done damage to the …

Trump Is Making Journalism Great Again

In his own way, Trump has set us free.<p>Donald Trump and his forthcoming presidency may be the greatest gift to Washington journalism since the invention of the expense account. His unorthodox approach to politics and governance has vaporized the standard, useful, yet boring script for reporting on a …

Donald Trump

What is a Stencil ? The Evolution of the Stenciling Technique

January 16, 2017<p>Studied Photography at IED in Milan, Italy. Passionate about art, frequent visitor of exhibitions, Widewalls photography specialist …

ACLU Head on Bracing for Trump and America's 'Enormous Civil Liberties Crisis'

Anthony Romero discusses his group's plan to limit the damage of a president who's openly hostile to essential liberties<p>As Donald Trump rises to the …

Cute Series about a Young Boy Friendship with Marmots

Matteo Walch was first introduced to marmots, a naturally shy and rare animal, by his nature-loving family when he was just four. Now, at the age of …

The Biggest Question About The Beginning Of The Universe

Our Universe is expanding, getting less dense and cooling today, teaching us that it was hotter and denser in the distant past. If we extrapolate backwards in time, we can reach epochs where:<p>gravitation hadn’t yet had time to collapse matter into clusters, galaxies or even stars,<br>• the temperature of …

Universe

Photos from Iran's Burgeoning Skateboarding Scene

While the country's leaders grapple with the West, these young Iranian skaters are living their lives, weaving between French Peugeot cars and Paykan from the time of the Shah. In Tehran, the road belongs to them.<p>Suddenly surrounded by the rumble of wheels on pavement, onlookers turn to observe a …

Skateboarding

New Walls and Canvases by Pichi & Avo That Mix Classic Greek Imagery With Graffiti Writing | Colossal

<p>Although Pichi & Avo (previously here and here) have continued to focus on their signature style of classic Greek gods and mythology intermixed with …

Art

This Video Gives You a Complete Tour of Paris in Just Two Minutes

If you’re dreaming of a trip to Paris but can’t quite make it there now, this video should tide you over. Filmmaker Tyler Fairbank of Light Owl …

To Boldly Go Provides a Rare Look Behind the Scenes of Star Trek

As we enter <i>Star Trek’s</i> fiftieth year, it’s a good time to look back on the early days of the show. Gerald Gurian has recently released a book that …

Science Fiction