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Japanese Artist Creates Fun Miniature Dioramas Every Day For 4 Years

When children let their imagination run wild, even their food can become a plaything (much to their parents’ dismay). Tanaka Tatsuya, an artist in …

Visitors Unintentionally Dance to Avoid Hundreds of Swinging Pendulums

At Brighton Festival, an annual arts festival in England, one of the world's most innovative choreographers, William Forsythe, has brought out a fun installation that makes visitors unintentionally dance. Hundreds of delicate pendulums, swinging in timed sequences, dangle from an old municipal …

Brighton

Intriguingly Surreal Portraits of Women Inspired by Nature

Emily Flint is a Lynchburg, Virginia-based artist whose paintings are inspired by the natural life that thrives along the James River and Blue Ridge Mountains. Her portraits of women are completed with acrylic paint and graphite on birch panels. The soft application of this media allows for the …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Spectacular Science Experiment Photography by Caleb Charland

Call him an artist, a photographer, a scientist or all three. Caleb Charland is back with a new set of work that asks him to wear many different hats. When we first came across his scientific experiments, back in July 2010, we were blown away by the way he could make us look at everyday objects in …

Clever New Street Art Shows Bruce Lee in Action

Though he walked up and down the same street every single day, French street artist OakOak didn't quite know what was missing from a particular spot on the wall…until now. In his latest piece, he paints Bruce Lee flying through the air, kicking a broken piece of metal as if his incredible force had …

Bruce Lee

Aereo Sells Out Of Capacity In NYC

Aereo, a TV streaming service looking to change the way we consume media, has just sold out of capacity in New York City.<p>Founder and CEO Chet Kanojia confirmed the news via Twitter.<p>The company launched in 2011 with NYC as a pilot market, and has since expanded to 11 markets total. The service, much …

Strips of Film Woven Together to Create Fragmented Photos

Korean artist Seung Hoon Park weaves strips of film together to produce visually intriguing compositions where a fragmented world comes together in complex arrangements. Throughout the series, <i>Textus</i>, his unique approach redefines the typical landscape in mosaic style.<p>To create the unique …

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Sochi unveils the world's first 'selfie building'

Beyonce and Bieber do it, Cameron and Obama have done it, and even the Pope is at it. So it was only a matter of time before buildings joined in the fun and started taking selfies too.<p>While the paint might not have dried, nor the hotel floors quite been laid, the Sochi Olympic park now boasts a …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

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Curious Wanderings of Batman in the American Southwest

In this delightful series of black and white photographs by French artist Rmi Nol, Batman is imagined in a number of tongue-in-cheek scenarios. These photos are almost like a glimpse into the life of a retired Batman living out the rest of his days in the desert landscapes of the Southwest.<p>Whether …

Batman

Infographic: Where Do The World’s Refugees Flee?

Designers volunteered 500 hours of their time to turn a tricky dataset into a portrait of the lives of displaced people around the globe.<p>Designer Deroy Peraza’s family tried to flee the oppression and instability of Cuba a total of 10 times in the 1980s. When Peraza was five, a back-alley deal for …

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's collaborative variety show 'HitRecord on TV' debuts online

Even though Joseph Gordon-Levitt's modern variety show is still slated to premiere on Pivot on the 18th, the actor has seen fit to upload the full 22-minute episode of <i>HitRecord on TV</i> online. Considering that the entire series is comprised of the work of thousands of online artists providing the …

Photographer’s Girlfriend Continues to Lead Him Around the World

<b>Praktik Hotel – Madrid, Spain</b><p>Russian photographer Murad Osmann continues to be led around the world by his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in his ongoing <i>Follow Me</i> project. With her back facing the camera, Zakharova eagerly holds the hand of her photographer boyfriend, guiding him through various …

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Amazon will test 2 new dramas, by X-Files screenwriter Chris Carter and author Michael Connelly

Amazon (s AMZN) Studios is considering its first hour-long original dramas, and has greenlighted two pilots for testing by Amazon users. If the …

Five things Netflix is going to disrupt next

Netflix (s NFLX) has made binge viewing mainstream, and demonstrated that you don’t need to be a traditional TV networks to make great TV shows. But …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Hypnotic GIFs of Anthony Howe’s Kinetic Wind Sculptures

Artist Anthony Howe's 3D kinetic sculptures are massive, moving pieces that utilize the united visual power of wind, metal, and mirrors. We first discovered his spectacular work earlier this year and now, thanks to VICE's <i>The Creators Project</i>, a series of equally hypnotic gifs (created by Jordan …

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Why TV Is Pummeling the Movie Industry

The short answer: Writers are fleeing to the small screen.<p>Even though he’s been in the industry since he was 19, United Talent Agency CEO Jeremy Zimmer is a little surprised by what’s going on in Hollywood: Television is totally outperforming film.<p>Why has this happened? For one thing, writers have …

Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling–Visualized

<i>Note: This article is included in our year-end storytelling advice round-up.</i><p>A while back, now-former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted a series of pearls of narrative wisdom she had gleaned from working at the studio. This list of 22 rules of storytelling was widely embraced as it was …

The Silver Screen Gets a Second Screen With This New App

By Meg Carter3 minute Read<p>Since the early days of mobile, cinema-goers have been urged to turn off their phones. (Sometimes their fellow film fans …

Mobile TV

The Future of Cinemas

This is the third in our Future Of series, where we analyze and dissect one facet of life that’s been impacted by digital technology. Today, we look at cinemas.<p>“The best writing and character development happens on TV and the Web”<p>“The quality of the in-home experience has really increased – both in …

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YouTube Is Winning An Emmy, But Video Recommendation Still Has A Long Way To Go

Worldwide sensation Psy can probably thank YouTube’s video personalization system for helping to accelerate his fame. But video recommendation engines are far from perfect.<p>Trying to sift through YouTube on your own would be a monumental task. With more than 100 hours of video uploaded every minute, …

PC or TV? No Need to Keep Asking.

Another entry from the “convergence isn’t coming, it’s here” file: Americans have stopped viewing their televisions and their computers as equally …

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Why the TV industry won’t go the way of newspapers and the music business

Digital forces blew billions of dollars away from the music and print advertising industries, and many predict the TV business is in for the same …

DirecTV customers: Your bill is going up again

NEW YORK -- On the heels of a rate increase this year, DirecTV will be ratcheting up its customers' bills again next year.<p>"Prices will have to go up again because content costs are going to go up again," Chairman and Chief Executive Michael White said at a Goldman Sachs investor conference …