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Jan 06, 2014

How to: Make Frozen Bubbles

created at: 01/06/2014It's cold today. Like, extra special cold. Where I live, it's the coldest it's been in twenty years, and the same records are being broken all over the United States and Canada. 

Cold enough that most of us could try out this project from Washington-based photographer Andrea Kelly: frozen bubbles. 

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Dec 16, 2013

The Largest True Color Photo of Space....Was Shot by an Amateur

This 360 degree panorama of the night sky wasn't shot by a satellite or a high-powered telescope. It was (simply?) stitched together from 37,000 images by amateur photographer, Nick Risinger.   

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Dec 11, 2013

My Dad was in a Band

My Dad was in a Band is a (relatively) new project dedicated to sharing the stories of the children whom, you know, had a dad in a band. Most of the bands experienced only regional success, but a few - Dee Snider

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Dec 10, 2013

No Tree? No Problem. Make This DIY Photo Tree Instead!

xmas inspiration

No space (or patience) for an actual Christmas tree? This DIY idea looks plenty festive, plus it leaves no mess at all. Bu-bye pine needles!

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Nov 22, 2013

The Museum of 60,000+ Everyday Objects

The Ettore Guatelli Museum near the city of Parma, Italy, houses a collection of more than 60,000 used artifacts that reflect the importance of the things we used everyday: tools, toys, kitchenware, clothing, clocks. The collection was begun by Ettore Guatelli himself, and the objects are now artfully arranged around his estate.    

Concerning his collection, Guatelli

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Nov 20, 2013

Guy Creates Homemade Camera Rig to Capture These Amazing DIY Macro Snowflake Photos

Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov created a surprisingly simple homemade macro photography rig, with which he was able to shoot these incredible images of intricate snowflakes. The setup involves a basic point and shoot camera, a piece of scrap wood, some black tape,

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Nov 15, 2013

Color Coded Candy by Emily Blincoe

Austin-based photographer Emily Blincoe has been experience with shapes and texture inside of different color families. In this series, she takes on candy, gum, and other sweets. 

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Nov 12, 2013

House Tour: Vincent Kartheiser's Compact Masculine Cabin

When Mad Men actor Vincent Kartheiser found success and bought his own Hollywood home, he ignored the sprawling mansions and purchased this, instead: a 580 square foot cabin. The space is full of clever space saving details and designed with a masculine yet sleek aesthetic the Kartheiser calls "Japanese industrial." 

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Nov 12, 2013

Shenyang: An Interactive 3D Gallery Where You Play with the Paintings

Shenyang art gallery in China

 

The Shenyang Gallery is currently showing a series of interactive 3D paintings where the audience is encourage to be part of the art work. Kicking it with Bruce Lee? Dione!

This is an awesome way to introduce people to art and culture; it's like a science museum, for grown ups. I And let's face it, it kinda sucks that we can't touch most of the art (and for a good reason), so being this up close to original paintings is quite the privilege.

Shenyang art gallery in China

And hey why not taking this as inspiration for a photo booth? Perhaps looks for an image and print it on a huge poster, use it as a background, add a few props and bam! Your guests will definitely

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Nov 07, 2013

Alp Impressions by Lukas Furlan

Alp Impressions by Lukas Furlan

Sometimes,  we just need photos like this to remind us to get out of our familiar cribs and explore whatever we can get under our feet. This morning, these are totally doing it for me. 

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Nov 05, 2013

New Favorite Instagrammer: Whimsical Illustrations Merge with Everyday Objects

Ecuador-based graphic designer Javier Pérez uses Instagram's simple image-sharing format to wonderful creative effect, looking at the shapes of common household objects and using simple black lines to bring them to life.    

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Oct 23, 2013

Meet Isaiah Webb, The King of All Beards

Yes. That's a dude eating ramen out of a bearded bowl. And yes, there's more where this came from.   

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Oct 09, 2013

Blow My Mindsday: October 9, 2013

created at: 04/17/2013

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web.  

Photographer Nordin Seruyan captures these macro photographs of insects and other small-scale creatures

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Oct 04, 2013

This is Real: Toxic Lake Turns Animals into Stone

Lake Natron in Africa turns animals into stone

This eerie image is actually real. That used to be a bird of sorts, but this toxic lake has turned it into stone. Crazy!

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Oct 02, 2013

Blow My Mindsday: October 2, 2013

created at: 04/17/2013

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web.

The Smithsonian blog shares this super, extra close up photos of 

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Sep 25, 2013

Blow My Mindsday: September 25, 2013

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web. 

 


Ask any guy what's the single personal care item he spends the most money on? 

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Sep 18, 2013

Blow My Mindsday: September 18, 2013

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web.


It took 1000 eggs, 10 pans, 5 burned fingers, 3 hours, 1 bottle of oil, and

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Aug 30, 2013

This is What the World's Biggest Food Fight Looks Like

Earlier this week, some 20,000 people gathered in the small town of Bunol near Valencia, Spain, to engage in "La Tomatina." The festival

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Aug 28, 2013

Blow My Mindsday: August 28, 2013

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web.


So, "baguetting." Wherein one takes a photograph, substituting baguettes....oh, you get it. 

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Aug 14, 2013

A Serious Case of House Envy: 23.2 by Omer Arbel

23.2 Home. Photo credit: Omer Arbel

It's hard to believe that this Vancouver property is actually a home and not the set of a perfectly styled magazine cover, but people actually live here. Want to see the rest? (you do). Click through to get a mini tour.

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