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This unbelievable image of Jupiter’s cloud belts makes me want to move there

Jupiter is, scientifically speaking, not great for humans. The gravitational pull is about 2.4 times that of Earth, and its atmosphere is mostly …

The Story and Inspiration Behind Claude Monet’s Iconic ‘Water Lilies’ Series

As the primary pioneer of Impressionism and a Modern Art master, Claude Monet is known for his distinctive style and iconic oeuvre. With an interest in capturing the fleeting effects of light on his subjects, the French artist often opted to paint <i>en plein air—</i>or “outside”—in his picturesque garden. …

Art

The 15 BEST Tutorials for DIY Frames

DIY frames can make framing art super affordable! These are the best and easiest tutorials for DIY frames you can find.<p>Frames are expensive y'all. If …

Jim Carrey is a painter now, and he’s actually really good

Every great comedian has a bit of darkness in them. Sometimes, it can even feel like the bigger their smile and the more positive their presence, the …

Mexican muralists transform violent neighbourhoods

<b>For many years the rundown Palmitas neighbourhood that overlooks the Mexican city of Pachuca was a hive of delinquency.</b><p>The drab homes and dimly lit streets that hugged the steep hillside were rife with drug addiction, theft and domestic violence.<p>Now proudly bathed in kaleidoscopic colours, the area …

Mexican Futbol

7 Most Spectacular ‘Mirror Room’ Installations by Yayoi Kusama

For decades, Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama has experimented with multiple mediums and styles of artistic expression. While her experience spans drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, and performance art, she is perhaps best known for her immersive—and seemingly infinite—<i>Mirror Room</i> …

Art

This design studio creates giant moving sculptures that are suspended in midair

Poetic Kinetics is a studio that specializes in larger than life sculptures, many of which bring new life into public spaces around the world.<p>Their …

NASA Just Shot the Closest-Ever Photos of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

Jupiter’s “Great Red Spot” (or G.R.S.) is a giant storm on the gas planet that has possibly existed for at least 350 years. NASA’s Juno spacecraft …

Huang Po Hsun’s Explosive, Vibrant Acrylic Paintings

Huang Po Hsun’s vibrant, bombastic paintings move between the familiar and the utterly otherworldly. These works, primarily acrylic on canvas, can …

Art

'I Lost 100 Pounds Working Out With My Daughter'

​Yusuke Kirimoto's family used to tease him about his weight. Not anymore<p><b>NAME:</b> Yusuke Kirimoto<p><b>OCCUPATION:</b> VP of operations at a translation services company <b>AGE:</b> 44 <b>HEIGHT:</b> 5'10" <b>WEIGHT BEFORE:</b> 270 <b>AFTER:</b> 170 <b>START DATE:</b> 2010<p>I grew up in the United States, but I'm from Japan. Every time I went back, my …

Why and How You Need to Clean Your Washing Machine

I love cleaning. I should maybe be embarrassed about how excited I get about discovering new cleaning hacks, but one particularly tricky challenge I’ve had is getting that funky mildew-y smell out of my front-loading washing machine. When I looked into ways to get rid of the funk, everything led to …

14 Tips That Will Inspire You To Clean Your Bathroom Even When Relatives Aren't Visiting

Everything is so MOIST.

Elusive 'ghost shark' captured on camera in the ocean depths

A bizarre and elusive creature has been captured in deep-ocean waters off the coast of central California for the first time.<p>The unusual fish is …

We Know What Color Dinosaurs Were

The 'Psittacosaurus' is the first step we've taken to figuring out dinosaur coloration.<p>Remember drawing dinosaurs in grade school, when the teacher …

Mars Dust Devil

A dust devil on Mars, as photographed by the Opportunity rover. Image credit: NASA / JPL / MSSS, via Twitter at https://twitter.com/MarsRovers/status/716704342481379328.

Scenic Illustrations on Wood Slices by Meni Chatzipanagiotou | Colossal

<p>Greek illustrator Meni Chatzipanagiotou has been producing an ongoing series of wood cut illustrations painted with acrylic, gouache, and pens. Her …

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Teaser Trailer

JUNO Transmits First Up-Close Look Soarin' over Jupiter

Jupiter’s north polar region is coming into view as NASA’s Juno spacecraft approaches the giant planet. This view of Jupiter was taken on August 27, …

Interview: Chiho Aoshima

After being discovered by Takashi Murakami and cutting her teeth in Murakami's Kaikai Kiki group shows, Chiho Aoshima broke out into the …

17 Silly-Crazy Halloween Activities That Will Make Kids Howl With Laughter

Halloween is coming (wha, wha, whaat?!). That’s right — time to get those costume ideas ready while you plan out the *perf* Halloween bash. Take those Halloween yard decorations to the next level this year with a reminder of some of the top pinned pumpkin ideas. Then check out those no-carve …

New Photos of Extremely Unusual Mushrooms and Other Fungi by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>It’s been well over a year since we last checked in with Australian photographer Steve Axford (previously here and here) who ventures into forested …

Amazing Acrylic Frames: 10 Examples that Will Convince You to Float Your Art

(Image credit: The Home Depot )<p>"Frameless frames" are hitting it big right now, showing off how beautiful art looks without the distraction of a …

Framing

First Justice League Footage Premieres at Comic-Con

Director Zack Snyder premiered the first <i>Justice League</i> footage at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday. The footage aired after Snyder revealed that Henry …

Geniuses we love — Antonio Segura Donat – Muzli - Design Inspiration

As a child, Antonio Segura Donat (Dulk) helped his father to feed the birds they reared at their home. He loved watching the fledglings and seeing …

Genius

Everything You Need to Know About Making Terrarium - Quiet Corner

Terrariums are the perfect way to spruce up your home with a little greenery. They don’t take up much space, are quick and easy to make, and add a …

DIY Paper Weaving for Easy, Modern Art

Today we’re going to do a bit of weaving. Recently, woven crafts have become a trendy way to decorate walls with colorful yarn and fabric designs in …

42 Ways To Make Your Entire Home Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

:: bookmarks for next weekend ::<p>Bathroom; Kitchen; Bedroom; Living Room; All Around the House; Garage, Basement, and Outdoors

A Serene Historic Home in Maine

<b>Name:</b> Danny <b><br>Location:</b> West End — Portland, Maine<p>My wife and I live on the historic Deering Street in Portland, Maine. The building was built in the …

Living Rooms

Small-Town Road Trips From Houston We're Definitely Taking This Summer

In this big beautiful nook of the country, road tripping is not only a really fun thing to do, it’s kind of necessary, mainly because Texas is …