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Under Iranian Mosques Ceilings

L’instagramer @m1rasoulifard alimente son compte avec de superbes clichés documentant l’architecture des plafonds des mosquées iraniennes. Les …

CO2 Gets Stoned: Method Turns Harmful Gas Into Solid

Engineers have taken a tip from Medusa, it seems. They have stared down the pesky greenhouse gas carbon dioxide and turned it to stone.<p>The process …

Armageddon - The impressive body paintings of a young 16-year-old artist

A selection of the makeup and body paintings by <b>Lara Wirth</b>, aka <b>ArmageddonPainted</b>, a young self-taught artist, only 16 years old, who impresses by the …

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Amazing Invention Uses Only 1 Glass of Saltwater to Supply 8 Hours of Light

The SALt Lamp is a cost-effective light source that is changing people's lives in the Philippines. This revolutionary invention was developed by engineer Aisa Mijeno as an asset for the many households that are unable to access or afford electricity. Rather than having residents rely on oil lamps …

Extraordinary rainbows of the natural world

Kathmandu graffiti: Street art has made the walls come to life

When the BBC Soup team visited Kathmandu in February 2015 to attend Nepal's first Ideas Fest they were struck by the graffiti. Photographs by Richard Fenton-Smith, with thanks to Nepalese art director Sworup Nhasiju for his insights. Find out more at bbc.com/soup

This Electric Bike Folds Up To Fit Inside Your Backpack

There goes your last excuse for not biking to work.<p>Most folding bikes are still fairly large even when they’re folded up, and they’re awkward to carry on a crowded subway car or elevator. Folding electric bikes are even bulkier. But the Impossible Bike, a new electric bike now crowdfunding on …

Most Expressive Pumpkin Faces Ever!

Just when we thought our pumpkin carvings were creative, we ran across these! We've seen Ray Villafane's expert hand at sand sculpting, but his original expertise lies in pumpkin carving. With Halloween creeping up on us, the New York native's pumpkin sculptures are in season. Each wrinkly, orange …

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Your Shot Pictures: Around the World in 15 Plates of Food

Vermicelli threads drape in India, fish fry smoke fills a kitchen in Tanzania, and a small Batman tackles a slice of cake in the United States.

Sea Slugs: Don't Hate Them Because They're Beautiful

<i>Image: Klaus Stiefel</i><p>These brightly colored, beautiful creatures look as if someone carefully designed their markings. There are thousands of sea slug …

This Cafe Makes Ingredients, Not Meals

It looks like a fish and chips shop from the outside, but this project is actually an aquaponics farm that grows potatoes and raises fish.<p>Perched on a rooftop in an English port town, a small building with a giant “fish and chips” sign looks like an average–though out of place–cafe. But anyone …

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How Information Theory Could Hold the Key to Quantifying Nature

The Western Ghats in India rise like a wall between the Arabian Sea and the heart of the subcontinent to the east. The 1,000-mile-long chain of …

El Pulpo Mecanico, a fire-breathing mechanical octopus is making its Canadian premiere at #Beakerhead2014! @Neil_Zee http://t.co/1xaosR2XwI

Expressive Portraits by Rosie Hardy Venture into the Stunning Realm of Fantasy

For anyone who follows the work of young, talented photographers who belong to the Flickr community, Rosie Hardy is one name that comes up time and time again. Although only 23 years old, the Manchester, UK-based creative has been at the forefront of the movement of youthful, Flickr photographers …

Meredith Dittmar Sculpts The Scale Of The Universe In Clay

Portland based Meredith Dittmar draws on the world around her as inspiration for her delicately formed compositions. Made entirely from polymer clay, …

Dramatic Ocean Waves Crash and Swirl with Dyed Color

In his dramatic series <i>Water meets colour, colour meets water</i>, Paris-based photographer Arnaud Lajeunie captures striking images of ocean waves swirling with vibrant colors. Using sugar-based dyes, Arnaud stages artificial interventions in nature by tinting the surging water with a multitude of …

Scientists are recording the sound of the whole planet

In a few weeks, sensors in Indiana will go online that will record, in the words of Bryan Pijanowski, every sound the Earth makes. The array of microphones, geophones, and barometric gauges will run for a year, taping everything from the songs of birds arriving in the spring to the vibrations of …

Artwork in Train made by the Land

L’artiste contemporain danois Olafur Eliasson a imaginé l’année dernière pour le projet de train itinérant du californien Doug Aitken ‘Station to …

Leatherdos, A Multi-Function Multi-Tool Metal Hair Clip

Leatherdos is a multi-function utilitarian metal clip that functions as a screw driver, wrench, trolley coin, ruler and saw that was created by …

Banksy's Street Art Reimagined in LEGO

What would it look like if Banksy's most famous street art pieces were reimagined in LEGO? What would the balloon girl look like and how would the rat on the wire appear? These are the questions photographer Jeff Friesen asked himself when he created his original series <i>Bricksy</i>. As he tells …

Field Trip - Propeller Island City Lodge

Berlin is a city known for the pervasiveness of art and for its tendency toward outlandish character. Propeller Island City Lodge does not disappoint …

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Paintings by Max Fesl

Le peintre allemand Max Fesl créer des portraits pour le moins originaux puisqu’il laisse couler des gouttes de peintures sur les visages de ces …

Bora Yoon: Sunken Cathedral

Chicago-raised, NYC-based composer (and professional soprano) Bora Yoon has the uncanny ability to blend recorded samples that depict everyday life—her mother's voicemails, Bible pages, aluminum cans, loose change—with the dreamiest and holiest of instruments, including her own powerful voice that …

Gorgeous Expressive Paintings by Mandy Tsung

Using everything from ink on paper to oil on wood, figurative painter Mandy Tsung creates captivating works that convey a strong passion and energy. The Vancouver-based artist creates all kinds of lively scenes that blend reality with imaginative landscapes filled with colorful swirls.<p>Featuring …

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 …

Kevin Weir’s Fantastically Bizarre Historical GIFs

Bringing life to the old, black and white photograph, Kevin Weir'd historical GIFs are a must-see.<p>As cinemagraph GIFs take over the internet, graphic …

Incredible paintings of sci-fi suburbia will make you wish you were Swedish

Welcome to rural Sweden, sometime in the late '80s. Citizens go about their mundane lives and children explore the countryside. But something isn't quite right. Robots and hovercrafts are commonplace, and decaying science facilities sprout from the harsh Scandinavian landscape. There's even a rumor …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …