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Ethereal Woven Metal Leaf and Seed Installations by Michelle Mckinney | Colossal

<p>U.K. artist Michelle Mckinney examines the contrast of manmade materials with forms of nature in her ethereal installations of leaves, seeds, and …

How tattoo machines could be key to treating disfiguring facial sores and even curing skin cancer

Mention tattooing and health in the same sentence, and chances are the topic is one of the nasty infectious diseases — from HIV to Hep C — that can …

Sochi 2014: 10 high contrast shots at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

The Winter Olympics are immensely colourful, but sometimes you don’t need much colour to make a beautiful picture. Here are 10 examples of images which excel on account of the simple contrast between light and dark

Black and White Photography of India

Austrian photographer Josef Hoflehner brought from his many trips all around the world, a series of Indian landscapes’ photos in black and white. The …

Beautifully Designed Movie Theaters in Golden California

<b>The Fox Theater I, Oakland</b><br>New York-based French photographer Franck Bohbot traveled to California to spotlight the most amazing movie theaters, big and small, as an homage to the history of film in his series titled <i>Cinema</i>. He captures the grandiose scale of some exquisitely designed theaters as …

San Francisco

At Trinity Western, how to decide when rights collide

The right to equality before the law, and to equal benefit of the law without discrimination, is one of the basic rights protected by Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms. It's a foundational principle of any liberal society. The same goes for the freedom of religion, which is also guaranteed by …

23 Of The Most Painfully Awkward Lyrics From 2013

Gee, what rhymes with hug me... I dunno, man.

The 13 Kinds Of Tattoos We All Wanted In 2013

This year made everyone rethink ink.

Father and Daughter Beautifully Recreate Wedding Photos of Late Mother

Father and daughter Ben and Olivia lost Olivia's mother, Ali, when Olivia was just one-year-old to a rare form of lung cancer. This November, after two years of being on a “rollercoaster of emotions” Ben decided to move out of their Cincinnati home that they had lived in with Olivia's late mother. …

Invisible women: can you spot the mothers in these photographs?

With exposure times of half a minute, Victorian mothers wanting a portrait of their children had to disguise themselves as chairs, couches and curtains to hold them still. The results, captured in Linda Fregni Nagler's book The Hidden Mother, are both touching and unsettling

Funny Portraits of Wet Dogs by Sophie Gamand

“Wet Dog is a series on dogs being washed during their grooming sessions. The way the water plays with their hair in a very painterly manner, and their facial expressions as the water is poured on them creates striking portraits that resemble famous humans or important characters. The dogs become …

Big Dog and Small Pup Are Inseparable Best Friends

Earlier this year we met photogenic Harlow the Weimaraner and his fellow canine buddy Sage. Now, the household has welcomed a new addition to their dog party–Indi the Dachshund. The tiny pup has seamlessly entered the family, adding an adorable element to the already sweet collection of portraits …

14 Literary Posters That Turn Famous Authors' Words Into Art

Who doesn't love a good literature-meets-graphic-design project?<p>We came across the work of Obvious State's Evan Robertson last year when he debuted his series of clever literary posters based on the words of authors like Ernest Hemingway and Kurt Vonnegut. Turning pithy quotes into whimsical works …

Annoying Airplane Passenger Thinks She's The Only One Who Celebrates Thanksgiving (PHOTOS, TWEETS)

<b>UPDATE 12/3</b>: Elan Gale revealed on his Twitter account on Monday night that his supposed airplane feud with Diane was, in fact, all a ruse.<p><b>PREVIOUSLY</b>: This extremely passive-aggressive airplane feud is one for the ages.<p>It took place on Thanksgiving Day between a middle-aged woman known as "Diane" …

Sorry pet owners, turns out your cat really is ignoring you

Your cat has no trouble recognizing your voice – but Morris or Fifi still chooses to ignore it, according to a new study from the University of Japan.<p>The reason is that cats never evolved to follow orders, although they are more than capable of hearing them, the Independent reports.<p>In the study of …

Everything You Know About Getting Warm Is Wrong

Be warned, as this might make you want to spit out your coffee, but that hot drink you're sipping on could actually be making you colder.<p>And that's not the only thing making it hard to stay warm as the temperatures continue to drop around you. You're going to need all the advice you can get in …

Chow Puppy Is A Ninja Warrior

I Wuz Made For Loffin’ U Bay-Bee

Spread the Cute:<p>“Outside my office window in Hamburg, Germany I’m frequently visited by a little red squirrel. I was very surprised when the little …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

On the shores of the Thames I got down and dirty

<i>The Essay is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide.</i><p>As I stepped onto the muddy banks of the River Thames, I couldn't think of a better place to be.<p>I am hopelessly in love with London and its free museums, its pie and mash, flea …

Vintage Slang Terms For Being Drunk Are Hilarious A Century Later

Do you think that people didn't get wasted back in ye olden tymes?<p>You're right. But they did occasionally drink enough beer, wine and liquor to get loaded, topheavy, boryeyed, moory and podgy.<p>All are listed in an amazing sidebar of synonyms for "drunk" published in the St. Louis Republic on June …

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Winners of the International Fine Art Photography Competition 2013

Ready to see a selection of today's best fine art photography? The International Fine Art Photography Competition (Grand Prix de la Dcouverte) has just announced its 2013 winners. Each year, the competition invites emerging and mid-career photographers from around the world to enter their finest …

Space Station Photo Over Vancouver Is Stunning

Chris Hadfield may no longer be aboard the International Space Station, but a spectacular photo captured by a Vancouver photographer on Sunday night …

The Easiest Crocheted Hat Ever!

If you’re looking to learn to crochet, this simple hat tutorial is the perfect project for you. Once you get the hang of the stitch you can whip it up while watching a movie or catching up on your DVR.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>crochet hook<br>• white embroidery thread<br>• white yarn<br>• yarn<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out …