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Artist creates a flawless sculpture of Freddie Mercury and it will blow your mind

This video shows the internet just how humans are made. OK, not really, but it's unbelievable nonetheless.<p>YouTuber and impeccable artist, Juliana …

Insider Series: A Day in the Life of a Pilot — During the Flight

<i>TPG Insider “Marty McFly” is a pilot for a major US-based airline. Today, he gives us</i> <i>a little insight into what an average day is like on the job.</i><p>In …

Engines

A Boeing Dreamliner drew a giant outline of itself in the air, and it’s awesome

On Wednesday afternoon, a Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner took off from Seattle and flew about 2,000 miles to Marquette, Mich. It would have seemed an inconsequential flight — if not an odd city pairing — had the plane not turned back immediately and begun cruising southwest.<p>Just after reaching the tip …

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Extensive Hockney Retrospective Opens at Tate Britain: Pictures

Intense pictures from the Mach Loop, where fighter jet training is a spectator sport

If you've ever wanted to get an up close and personal view of fighter planes in training, but just never had the math scores to get into the cockpit, don't lose hope. There is a magical place in Wales where the UK's Royal Air Force (RAF) pilots conduct low-level flight training - and you can grab …

Aviation

How Thomas Heatherwick Became the Pied Piper of Architecture

The 46-year-old Briton’s latest projects—whether London’s Garden Bridge, New York’s Pier 55, or Google’s new headquarters—are making him the most talked about designer in the world. Paul Goldberger explores how he’s pushed the limits of possibility, and created unconventional and controversial …

NASA Is Testing the Engine For its Quiet-Boom Supersonic Jet

The sonic boom needs to be quieter, and so do the engines if the plane is going to fly out of any commercial airports.<p>NASA and Lockheed Martin are designing an experimental X-plane called the Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) demonstrator aircraft that they hope to fly for the first time in …

Baby polar bear bums a ride on its mother's bare bum

Introducing, Uber Butt.<p>Swiss photographer Daisy Gilardini, who spends her days photographing in British Columbia, Canada, captured an adorable …

Art Teacher Paints Watercolor Landscapes Using Water Found at Her Destinations

Hannah Jesus Koh does not bring ordinary tap water with her when she creates watercolor paintings of her stunning surroundings. Using liquid straight from the environment that she wants to portray, the high school art teacher paints remarkable landscapes within the confines of her journal. Koh …

Art

WATCH: incredible dark-sky timelapse of Moab Utah

I first visited Moab on a cross country trip with my parents in 1977. I have to admit that back then I had no idea where we were when we were driving …

Whitby goth weekend – in pictures

Goths flock to the North Yorkshire seaside town for the popular twice-yearly music festival

Most Expressive Pumpkin Faces Ever!

Just when we thought our pumpkin carvings were creative, we ran across these! We've seen Ray Villafane's expert hand at sand sculpting, but his original expertise lies in pumpkin carving. With Halloween creeping up on us, the New York native's pumpkin sculptures are in season. Each wrinkly, orange …

Sculpture

In Pictures: Sydney's Storms

A huge storm has lashed Sydney causing major problems in and around the city.<p>The severe weather forced flights to be diverted, roads to be closed and uprooted trees.<p>Torrential rain triggered flooding in and around the city. Ulladulla, just to the south of Sydney, reported 171 mm of rain in just 2 …

Amazingly Hyperrealistic Drawings Created Directly on Wood

Using pencils and pastels, Singapore-based artist Ivan Hoo produces amazingly hyperrealistic illustrations drawn directly on the surface of wood. The impressive works are filled with mind-boggling details that look incredibly realistic.<p>The skilled artist plays with perspective to develop everyday …

Drawing

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world including the first signs of autumn, New York’s West Indian Day parade, second world war commemorations and US Labor Day Wiener Dog Wars

Career Arc: Tom Petty

Taking stock of the legendary rocker’s steady, stunning 40-year career<p>Who is Tom Petty? Naturally I’m asking this because there’s a pretty good …

Music

Tim’s Vermeer: Recreating a Masterpiece

Tim Jenison had a theory that Johannes Vermeer’s paintings were a form of colour photography made 350 years ago, with the help of mirrors.<p>Check out this video trailer of his epic 5 year journey into testing his theory.<p>What really intrigued me about this project was his ability to recreate the room …

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