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Americans at Work: Returning Veterans (24 photos)

This week, our “Americans at Work” photo essay features photographs of military veterans returning to civilian lives in New York, made by photographer Emilie Richardson: “Like many Americans, veterans have experienced obstacles in finding employment since the economic decline in the 2000’s. With the passage of the post-9/11 GI Bill in 2001, which can cover… Keep Reading

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Haunting Driftwood Sculptures By Japanese Artist Nagato Iwasaki

Nagato Iwasaki is one of those artists you don’t know much about. But his art talks for itself. Show Full Text The Japan-based artist creates incredible driftwood sculptures. Each of his human-shaped figures can both mesmerize and scare you. The artist manages to create an uneasy feeling using nothing but wood and you can be… Keep Reading

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Superb Owl Sunday (28 photos)

A special Sunday event, a photographic essay celebrating a few of these magnificent raptors. Not Falcons (nor Patriots), these superb owls hail from Europe, Asia, North and South America, captured in photos both recent and more than a century old. If you have some time today before the big game (or are skipping the event… Keep Reading

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Golden Waves of Sand by Daniel F.

Golden Waves of Sand by Daniel F. POST PROCESSING BILDBEARBEITUNG WEBSITE FACEBOOK Many techniques used on this image are demonstrated in my brand new set of videos. Just check out my website for more information. ____ Viele der hier angewandten Techniken werden sehr ausführlich in meinen aktuellen Video Tutorials demonstriert. Mehr Infos dazu findet Ihr… Keep Reading

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Cabanon

A wee, white shed by the sea in the Èze region of France. It may be small in size but it’s big on style. Piano on the deck anyone? Cabanon by Monaco-based architectural duo Humbert & Poyet. Keep Reading

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I Bring Russian Fairy Tales To Life

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Mourning the Victims of the Quebec Mosque Attack (16 photos)

On January 29, 2017, six people were killed and eight more injured after a gunman opened fire at the Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City, as members were gathering for Sunday evening prayers. The alleged attacker, a 27-year-old student from Quebec with reportedly extreme right-wing and anti-immigrant views, was captured and has been charged with… Keep Reading

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Making Maui’s Hook From Disney’s “Moana”

Click to unmute Texas-based artist Bobby Duke has made a magical fish hook that can slow down the sun, pull islands out of the sea, and battle monsters. His home-made wooden replica of Maui’s hook from Disney’s “Moana” looks just like the original Polynesian one! The best part? It glows in the dark as well!… Keep Reading

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Rancho Mirage

A stylish, new mid mod pays homage to the oh so cool Palm Springs vibe. Built on Frank Sinatra’s old estate there’s even a cheeky tribute to ol’ blue eyes himself. I’m seriously envious of this weekend getaway. Would you want to leave? Rancho Mirage by Newport Beach based interior designer Brittany Stiles. Keep Reading

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A Visit to the European Southern Observatory (26 photos)

High in northern Chile’s Atacama Desert, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has built several collections of telescopes and observatories on remote, arid mountaintops. The locations are ideal for ground-based astronomy — far from city lights, high above sea level, with more than 350 cloudless days a year. The ESO is an intergovernmental research organization with… Keep Reading

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Scandinavian-style guest house in Poland

If modern minimalism is something you’re into, which I am because sometimes I just need something that is easy on the eye, then I think you’ll dig this guest house in Chociwle, Poland designed by Loft Kolasiński. With a Scandinavian, mid-century feel this dwelling is a tad masculine, a touch funky and a smidge hip.… Keep Reading

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I Made A Ring Out Of The Metal Plate From My Surgery

My longest (and most painful) project is finally finished! Show Full Text It was my first ski of the season in 2015, so I decided to celebrate by doing a flip. Shortly after, I was admitted to hospital with a broken collarbone and four fractured ribs. Not my finest work. Three days later I was… Keep Reading

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A town house in Ho Chi Minh City

Only 4m wide and 17m deep this contemporary concrete and brick house rises above a busy street in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The minimalist, modern home references the traditional shop houses of the area with a blurring of private and public spaces at street level achieved by a folding shutter which also moderates shade… Keep Reading

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