Sheila Marrow

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Interview: Intricately Cut and Layered Glass Silhouettes Reveal 3D Human Forms

At the intersection of art, science, and technology, Jed Malitz creates life-size glass sculptures of human figures within architectural forms. The New Orleans-based artist describes his works as “4D sculptures of cut glass and refracted light,” illustrating how each subject is defined both …

7 Of America's Most Eerily Beautiful Lava Tubes

You can actually walk through the once-fiery depths of Mother Nature.<p>For most hikes, the destination -- whether it be the top of a dramatic cliff or the foot of a tall waterfall -- is the reward.<p>But then there are lava tube hikes, where passing through and exploring the mysterious and alluring …

Amazon Prime Instant Video Now Lets iOS And Android Owners Download Titles For Offline Viewing

Amazon took a big step today to differentiate its Prime Instant Video service from rival Netflix: it’s becoming the first subscription-based video streaming service to make its content available for offline viewing on iOS and Android devices. Previously, the company allowed Amazon Fire tablet …

Real and Simple No. 2: Answers to Your Most Basic Etiquette Questions

Number two on my list of most asked etiquette questions includes both business and social quandaries and how to address them. Here are more answers to help you navigate the modern world gracefully.<p>Number two on my list of most asked etiquette questions includes both business and social quandaries …

Los Angeles

LEGO-Themed Wedding Cake Brings Couple’s Childhood Fantasies to Life

While most people opt for a traditional wedding cake, one UK couple celebrated their nuptials an edible LEGO creation that their guests would never forget. This creative confectionary, prepared by Cupcakes by SJ–a London-based family who loves to bake for friends and relatives–features colorful, …

Lego

Mural is Purposely Painted Upside Down to Reflect Right Side Up in the Water

Artist Ray Bartkus wanted to incorporate Lithuania's Šešupė River into a captivating work of art, so he intentionally painted his mural upside-down. While the designs of the mural may appear quite ordinary at first glance, the real magic happens when viewers first notice the display's river …

Artist Creates Mind-Bending Optical Illusions on the Palm of His Hand

Italian makeup artist Luca Luce uses the palm of his hand to showcase mind-bending optical illusions. With the help of perspective, clever shadow placement, and a photorealistic style of drawing, he produces surreal, three-dimensional artwork that tells fantastical stories in stunning detail.<p>In a …

Artist Intricately Hand-Carves Photorealistic Portraits out of Paper

Using an X-acto knife and tweezers, Korean artist Yoo Hyun hand carves intricate cut-paper portraits that feature the likes of movie stars, world leaders, and musicians. Up close, Hyun's pieces look like abstract designs, but from afar they read as photo-realistic depictions of his subjects. He …

Broken Liquid: New Bodies of Water Sculpted from Layered Glass by Ben Young | Colossal

<p>Glass artist Ben Young (previously here and here) just shared a glimpse of his latest sculptural works made from layers of cut laminate window …

This is How Photoshop Artist Erik Johansson Creates His Mind-Bending Images

Swedish photographer and retoucher Erik Johansson is well known for his mind-bending photo-manipulations and optical illusions, which are all made …

Photography

Interview: Artist Quits Day Job to Pursue Passion for Beautifully Quilled Paper Art

Istanbul-based Turkish artist Sena Runa left her job as an HR Specialist earlier this year to pursue her passion for paper quilling as a full-time job. “I began quilling three years ago,” she told us in an email. “While I was searching the internet for inspiration to find the right hobby for me, I …

These images of the star-smeared sky aren't what you think (pictures)

Intricately Folded Pages Transform Hardcover Books into Standing Sculptures

Japanese artist Yuto Yamaguchi transforms hardcover books into sculptures by simply folding their pages. Without using scissors, he crafts the bold designs by intricately creasing each page so that together, they appear as one cohesive form. Yamaguchi's excellent craftsmanship produces smooth …

The Artist Behind That Gotye Video Has Created More Epic Body Art Installations

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Body Art

15 Gorgeously Designed Henna Tattoos with Unbelievably Intricate Patterns

For thousands of years, the art of henna (called <i>mehndi</i> in Hindi & Urdu) has been practiced in India, Pakistan, Africa, and the Middle East. The henna plant is crushed and mixed with other ingredients into a paste, which can then be applied to the skin in dazzlingly intricate patterns. Once the …

9 tourist attractions that are dying

<b>(CNN) —</b> The dilemma is sometimes likened to a double-edged sword.<p>Historical and natural sites of extraordinary beauty often draw large numbers of visitors to the countries that host them, providing a healthy tourism revenue.<p>However, those same crowds often have a detrimental effect on the places …

Taj Mahal

18 of the most creative résumés we've ever seen

To combat that, many job seekers with coding and design experience go to extreme — and extremely creative — lengths to stand out and demonstrate their skills.<p>It's a risk: Not every hiring manager is going to be on board with an unconventional approach. But as the creators of these masterpieces …

Résumés

Do You Have A Mellow Music Brain Or An Intense One?

Cognitive style linked to preference in pop music<p>You truly believe that Kanye is the best musician on the planet. Is it simply a matter of taste, or is something else going on?<p>Although there’s no doubt that music preferences change over time and are shaped by social factors like what our friends …

Stock Market Turmoil: Shares Tumble Again Amid More Signs of China Slowdown

Markets<p>Stocks plummeted Tuesday on Wall Street after more data in China pointed to a sharp slowdown in the world’s No. 2 economy.<p>At 2:10 p.m. ET, the Dow was down 428 points at 16,099. The New York Stock Exchange invoked a rarely used rule designed to smooth out volatility in the markets.<p><b>Get live</b> …

19 Times Zendaya's Hair And Makeup Left Us Speechless

Do you, girl!<p>Forget about what all the haters have to say. When it comes to taking beauty risks, <b>no one</b> can compete with Zendaya.<p>Since her journey from child stardom to young adult fame, the Oakland, California native has done more experimentation with her hair and makeup than most stars. From pixie …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ review: beauty in curves -- with a cost

The Galaxy S6 Edge+ is the closest thing we've got to a "Samsung greatest hits" phone. There's the sleek, curved glass from the S6 Edge coupled with the larger 5.7-inch screen from the Note lineup. Together, they make up one of Samsung's most memorable smartphones yet. But while the Galaxy S6 Edge+ …

Phones

Researchers may have found a cancer cell's 'off' switch

Aside from their abnormal growth rates, cancerous cells aren't that much different from normal healthy tissue. That's why radiation and chemo treatments can't effectively target <i>just</i> tumors. However, a team of researchers from the Mayo Clinic believe they've discovered a mechanism that can rein in …

Cancer

Verizon Hum brings roadside assistance for older cars

Verizon has launched Hum, a car service suite that offers roadside assistance, car diagnostics and help locating nearby mechanics, for $14.99 a month.<p>Hum will likely find favor with drivers of older cars that don’t offer similar features through their manufacturers. It was announced back in January …

Mini Review: OnePlus 2

OnePlus

Hitachi's Robot May Replace Warehouse Workers

Robotics

Google: Future of Free Wi-Fi Services Threatened

Galaxy Tab S2 Hands-On

Samsung Galaxy

No Bezels, No Problems - Unboxing the Ubik Uno

Facebook Is Adding A Personal Assistant Called “M” To Your Messenger App

We’d been hearing rumblings that Facebook was working on an “assistant” within Messenger (along with others), but today we’ve gotten the details that pull it all together. This puts the company squarely in competition with Apple, Google and Microsoft in the digital personal assistant space.<p>In a …

7 Nutrients (Besides Fiber and Protein!) That Can Help You Lose Weight

Time to revise that grocery list!<p>Even if your diet is a fruit-and veggie-packed rainbow of healthiness, you could still be missing out on vitamins and nutrients that are essential for getting you closer to your goal weight, says Jessica Cording, R.D., a dietitian in New York City. In order to lose …

Nutrition