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Photographer Has His Camera Drone Attacked by a Hawk and Knocked Out of the Air

Photographer Christopher Schmidt was out flying his quadcopter at Magazine Beach Park in Cambridge, Massachusetts earlier this week when his humming …

Mapped: The crazy relationships among European languages

THE IDIOM, “It’s all Greek to me,” finally makes sense. It has a comparatively large lexical distance from other European languages!<p>This map is a …

Raleigh, N.C.: Style, Art, Food Made Locally

In Raleigh, you'll find plenty to keep you busy, whether you are a fashionista, art addict, culinary buff or wellness lover. There are quite a few attractions and events that are happening throughout the year; not to mention the staple venues, lovely weather and warm personality that makes the city …

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The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

Is This The Ugliest House In America?

What is even going on here.<p>Designers with delicate sensibilities, look away. This may be the most hideous McMansion in America. Built in 1956, this is “almost-famous pimp-turned-construction mini-magnate” Jerry A. Hostetler’s Indianapolis Hearst Castle. Minus the architectural prowess. Plus more …

Food & Dining

How to Retouch Shiny Skin in Portraits: Photoshop Tutorial

It’s becoming common practice to retouch the imperfections and blemishes that are found on everyone’s faces and skin. However, it’s sometimes easy to …

The Best New Buildings Of The Year

The festival took place October 2nd - 4th at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, which was also once a WAF Award-winning design.<p>These 29 incredible designs were winners in their respective categories, which included Housing, Villa, and Office. Among the winners are repurposed public spaces, brand-new …

Peru makes book writing into a spectator sport and invites aspiring writers into combat

On a chilly Monday night in Lima, a bar called La Noche is packed. Usually people come to see live bands. But tonight they're here for Lucha Libro.<p>It's a twist on Lucha Libre, Mexico’s version of pro wrestling, where competitors put on masks and pseudonyms to duke it out in a ring.<p>Peru's Lucha …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

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Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple - video animation

At premiere of film about his life, physicist says it's theoretically possible to copy brain on to computer to provide life after death<p>Published: 21 Sep 2013<p>World-famous cosmologist admits to losing bet as a result of particle's discovery<p>Published: 12 Nov 2013<p>Nasa video footage shows what the moon …

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 …

Water Tower

The artist Tom Fruin has built this water tower made of colored plexiglas in Brooklyn. The strange structure is a tribute to New York and the “water …

Garden Bird Photography Tips

The great thing about photographing garden birds is that it’s much easier than going out to a reserve or park, and therefore much simpler for …

Landscape Photography

Creative Photo-Manipulations of Distorted Realities

Erik Johansson definitely has a talent for bending reality. He not only bends it, but twists it to a point of fantastic, unbelievable scenarios. At …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

City Halls

How to Turn a Smartphone Panorama Into a ‘Tiny Planet’ Photo

Ever since Google released the Photosphere feature for their Nexus devices, I have been obsessed with making tiny planets. The photosphere feature …

The Hyperloop: flawed fantasy or achievable challenge

The Hyperloop, an ambitious new form of transport proposed by SpaceX and PayPal founder Elon Musk, could be possible but faces some flaws, according to those who have analysed his plans.<p>The unveiling of the designs of Musk's "fifth mode of transport", which would fire passengers in pods at speeds …

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Photographing the Endangered European Red Squirrel

Red squirrels are my favourite subject to photograph. They each have their own individual personalities, and I love to try and capture their …

Extremely Detailed Close-Ups of Van Gogh’s Masterpieces

The Google Art Project is a collaboration with museums large and small, classic and modern, world-renowned and community-based from over 40 …

Articles about coastal commissions on Dwell.com - Dwell

Taking cues from the flora, fauna, and rocky cliffs of Big Sur, California, Mickey Muennig's brand of organic architecture...<p>The first impression of the Kallbadhus ("the cold bathhouse") is that it hovers over the water.<p>Founder Ariel Kaye launched Parachute after coming home from a trip to the …

Journalist Quits Job, Becomes Coder, and Develops Simplistic Stock Photo Site

There’s something to say about the curious nature of journalists. Some spend all of their hours researching a particular subject, others go out into …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

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How To Get Some Privacy Into Your Backyard – 10 Modern Ideas

Having a spacious backyard can be very rewarding. You get to relax outdoors and to entertain your guests when they come over. But there is an issue …

Textures Made Simple

One of the most intimidating editing for some photographers is integrating textures. Textures can transform the mood and overall effect of an image. …

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