Alex Spychala

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The True Story of Penn & Teller in Space

LA timelapse filmmaker Colin Rich explains the why the dubious duo seemed to be plummeting from the upper atmosphere.<p>Colin Rich, who stunned us with his LA timelapse in 2013, recently posted an amazing 30-second video called <i>Penn & Teller in Space</i>. Its contents? Two dummies shaped like the dubious …

Teriyaki Fried Rice (20 Minute Meal!)

<i>Gluten-free Teriyaki Fried Rice is made with a simple yet outstanding homemade teriyaki sauce. Use leftover rice and dinner will be on the table in</i> …

Fascinating Street Art by Ernest Zacharevic

Mateus Ceramics' 25th Anniversary Collection by Sam Baron and Yatzer<p>Stirred, Not Shaken: Bombay Sapphire's Zestful Mission to Foster Creativity<p>The …

Mind-Bending Optical Illusions Created With Photo Manipulation

Erik Johansson is a Swedish photographer and retoucher based in Berlin who is well known on the Internet for his amazing surreal photo manipulations …

Photo Manipulation

A Practical Guide to Creating Superresolution Photos with Photoshop

We’ve seen it in plenty of thriller/crime solver TV shows and movies: upon reviewing some grainy and very low-resolution surveillance footage, …

Tutorials

How To Make Speakers From Post-Its

Harnessing the power of sound using office supplies<p>On the ground floor of Pioneer Works Center for Arts and Innovation in Brooklyn, New York, a bearded and flanneled trio played gloomy arrhythmic music one Wednesday night. Upstairs, director of education David Sheinkopf taught a class on the …

Nature's Golden Ratio Inspires 3D-Printed Zoetropes

John Edmark's sculptures spin with the beauty of mathematics found in nature.<p>Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures from Pier 9 on Vimeo.<p>Designer John Edmark’s 3D-printed Fibonacci zoetrope sculptures come alive as they spin beneath a strobe. Every time they turn 137.5º—a number known as the golden angle—a …

Sculpture

Artist Uses Algorithms to Carve Hyperdetailed Patterns into Plywood

Using a specialized CNC machine, Michael Anderson transforms plywood into intricately patterned sculptures.<p>Michael Anderson's wood carvings are about as far from old-timey whittling as it gets. By programming a specialized computer numerical control machine (CNC), he cuts incredibly intricate …

23 Smoothies for a Fresh New Year

Gallery23 Smoothies for a Fresh New Year<p>After the crown roast of pork, the Christmas goose, and the ham, after the plates upon plates of cookies and pies and cheesecakes, it can feel good to whip out the blender come January 1st, and make breakfast something bright, fresh, and light. And while you …

Photographer Travels The World By Trading His Photo Services

Without spending a dime, Australian photographer Shantanu Starick has successfully completed 187 trades, traversed five continents and remained …

The Stories We Tell

I've had a camera around my neck for as long as I can remember. I've lived behind my lens in everything – documenting both the everyday and life's …

Photographer Beth Moon Spent 14 Years Hunting for the World’s Most Ancient Trees

“Portraits of Time” is a series of photographs showing the oldest and most majestic trees on the face of the Earth. Photographer Beth Moon traveled …

Photographs of Oymyakon, the Coldest Village on the Face of the Earth

Located in the heart of Siberia, the village of Oymyakon in Russia is widely considered to be the coldest inhabited place on Earth. A temperature of …

A Giant Black Hole Installation Opened Up in Istanbul

46 beams were used to reimagine the CYGNUS X-1 collapsar as light art inside the Hilton Bomonti.<p>CYGNUS Immersive Light Installation Performance/MARKA 2014 International Brand Conference from Bi'Şeyler Yeni Medya İşleri on Vimeo.<p>This hypnotic performance of colliding light beams represents a journey …

Can Our National Flagship Be Saved?

We step on board the SS United States—60 years after the superliner first appeared in Popular Science—and find a rusting but still spectacular icon<p>She's the most famous ship that never sank, and a technological triumph of her era. At her launch, she boasted the most extensive use of lightweight …

United States