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StumbleUpon. Unbelivable Zaria Forman Artworks. The inspiration for Zaria’s drawings began in early childhood when she traveled with her family throughout several of the world’s most remote landscapes, which were the subject of her mother’s fine art photography. Her work exhibits extensively in galleries and venues throughout the United States and overseas.

In addition to exhibitions, recent projects include a series of drawings that served as the set design for the classic ballet Giselle, which premiered in October 2012 at the Grand Theatre of Geneva, Switzerland. Ten of her drawings were also used in the set design for House of Cards, a Netflix TV series directed by David Fincher and starring Kevin Spacey. In August 2012 she led Chasing the Light, an expedition sailing up the NW coast of Greenland, retracing the 1869 journey of American painter William Bradford and documenting the rapidly changing arctic landscape. 7 Artists Whose Work Will Give You Nightmares | Truly great artists know that art can't be all naked nymphs and guys with puffy pants signing treaties. They understand this one fundamental truth: Art isn't legitimate unless it scares you so hard that it makes you shit out your own soul.

Let's all hold hands and run screaming toward the gates of R'lyeh to see their work on display! #7. Unidentified Artist Turns A Pig's Head Into Paris Hilton's HurtYouBadWow, somebody out-ghasted Ryan Murphy. It's not often an amateur surgeon makes the one from Human Centipede look like an underachieving visionary. Yeah, you're seeing that right. Taylor Swift, ostensiblyWorld problems solved, baby! According to one Reddit group, the woman in the final shot is supposed to be Paris Hilton. ... Is this series an art project? The creator could be a plastic surgeon or it could be an artist or it could be a maniac. Julos/iStock/Getty ImagesAnd actually contribute to society?

Lacking a title for this piece, I think we can all agree it's called i am! #6. . #5. . #4. Pyramids.jpg (JPEG Image, 881 × 1376 pixels) - Scaled (72%) Stumbleupon. Stumbleupon. Lifelike Galvanized Wire Animal Sculptures by Kendra Haste. Working only with layers of painted galvanized wire atop steel armature, UK artist Kendra Haste creates faithful reproductions of creatures large and small for both public installations and private collections around the world. A graduate of the from the Royal College of Art, Haste says she is fascinated by how such a seemingly ordinary medium, chicken wire, is capable of suggesting “the sense of movement and life, of contour and volume, the contrasts of weight and lightness, of solidity and transparency—values that I find in my natural subjects.”

She continues about her work with animals: What interests me most about studying animals is identifying the spirit and character of the individual creatures. I try to create a sense of the living, breathing subject in a static 3D form, attempting to convey the emotional essence without indulging in the sentimental or anthropomorphic. Urban Poetry. Synapticstimuli. External Stimuli : Jung-Yeo Min Related Stimuli : MARS 1. 100,000 Stars. Chiara Bautista | 0riard. These Incredible Paintings Will Both Amaze And Confuse You. Born in 1959 in Toronto , Canada , Artist Rob Gonsales is creating a rare mix of creativity and optical illusions , from amazing transitions from bridges to clouds to caravels , you never know what to expect from his paintings . with his unique perspective and style of magic realism he produces his limited edition prints and illustrations for his own books.

Gonsales started developing an interest in drawing when he was just a child , most of his work back than was from his own imagination and as he got older his technique improved . By the age of twelve he really got into architecture and thats when he learned perspective techniques and started to create his own work of imagined buildings . There is no surprise the artist is very much inspired by artists Dali and Tanguy and once he learned of their work he immediately started his first surrealist painting. below is a sample of his work . take 10 minutes to dive into a magical world Source: Imgur Comments Your Comments. 31 Quotes That Will Give You Chills. I think quotes have a powerful way of conveying an attitude to you which sometimes resonates so much that you feel ‘chills’ inside. Here’s a list of the quotes which have given me the most of these “chills”.

Enjoy! Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75. —Benjamin FranklinMost people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions. Their lives a mimicry. Marginalized | Lapham’s Quarterly. Low Boredom | 30 Scientific Facts That Will Blow Your Mind. Quote by Charles bukowski: “there is a place in the heart that will never b...” This Charming Charlie: Artist Combines Smiths Lyrics And Peanuts Characters In Best Tumblr Ever. At first thought, Charles Schulz's beloved Peanuts comic strip might seem like it has absolutely nothing to do with the equally treasured '80s rock band, The Smiths. But, after some careful consideration (and a quick listen to "There's A Light That Never Goes Out"), you might come to the same conclusion we did...

Charlie Brown and Morrissey are essentially the same person. Don't believe us just yet? That's ok, we have graphic designer Lauren LoPrete to back up our claims. The Oakland-based artist has created a hilarious tribute to the Peanuts/Smiths parallel that combines Morrissey's wise and sullen words with the adorable antics of Charlie Brown and company. The series, appropriately titled "This Charming Charlie," is probably our favorite angsty reinterpretation of Schulz genius. Plus, we can't get enough of Morrissey and his moody crooning. Why do we cry? The three types of tears - Alex Gendler.

Check out these microscopic images of tears. So beautiful! The lacrimal apparatus works to produce tears that are needed to wet the front of the eye and flush debris from the ocular surface. Many animals yelp or cry out when they're in pain. But as far as scientists can tell, we humans seem to be the only species that shed tears for emotional reasons. Scientists who study evolution say crying probably conferred some benefit and did something to advance our species — because it's stayed with us. Read more here. A supporter of the Spanish team cries while watching the World Cup final soccer match, which Spain won 1-0. Women do it 64 times a year, men just 17. Why Are Some Cultures More Individualistic Than Others? Photo AMERICANS and Europeans stand out from the rest of the world for our sense of ourselves as individuals.

We like to think of ourselves as unique, autonomous, self-motivated, self-made. As the anthropologist Clifford Geertz observed, this is a peculiar idea. People in the rest of the world are more likely to understand themselves as interwoven with other people — as interdependent, not independent. In such social worlds, your goal is to fit in and adjust yourself to others, not to stand out. People imagine themselves as part of a larger whole — threads in a web, not lone horsemen on the frontier.

In America, we say that the squeaky wheel gets the grease. These are broad brush strokes, but the research demonstrating the differences is remarkably robust and it shows that they have far-reaching consequences. Dr. Not wheat farmers. Their test case was China, where the Yangtze River divides northern wheat growers from southern rice growers. Nor is there much rice within the . Alex Rasmussen | Visualizing Satellites and Space Debris. Tl;dr: if you're looking for a pretty widget showing positions of satellites and space junk, go here.

Motivation On Friday, I read an article about an artist named Michael Najjar who's hoping to go into space on SpaceShipTwo in 2014. One of the pieces of art featured in that article was a visualization that looked pretty cool of the space debris encircling the planet. "Space debris" typically refers to pieces of defunct spacecraft (used-up rocket stages, dead satellites, etc.) floating above the earth. These pieces of space junk collide with each other (and, increasingly, with active satellites), generating more space junk in the form of high-velocity fragments. The result - as Najjar's art shows - is a mess. Shortly thereafter, I was reminded of the existence of Google's WebGL Globe, which provides a convenient way of visualizing simple geographic data in 3D. Getting the Data The first step was acquiring the satellite data. Tweaking WebGL Globe Results Availability Acknowledgments.

The Real You - Alan Watts. Immortal Game. Game animation General description[edit] Checkmate of the Immortal Game Adolf Anderssen was one of the strongest players of his time, and many consider him to have been the world's strongest player after his victory in the London 1851 chess tournament. Lionel Kieseritzky lived in France much of his life, where he gave chess lessons, and played games for five francs an hour at the Café de la Régence in Paris.

Kieseritzky was well known for being able to beat lesser players despite handicapping himself—for example, by playing without his queen. Played between the two great players at the Simpson's-in-the-Strand Divan in London, the Immortal Game was an informal one, played during a break in a formal tournament. Some published versions of the game have errors, as described in the annotations. Annotated game[edit] White: Adolf Anderssen[3] Black: Lionel Kieseritzky Opening: Bishop's Gambit (ECO C33) 1. e4 e5 2. f4 2... exf4 3. Position after 4...b5?! 4. 5. 6... 7... 8. 9. Position after 11.Rg1! 15. I think I have this syndrome where I like art better than real life. | Exploring With Intelligence. 10 Cool Painting Hacks - Painters of LouisvillePainters of Louisville. After surfing the web I came across some really creative ideas for painting in your house: walls, floors, furniture, etc.

I live under the mentality that if you don’t like something change it, and if you can’t afford it, make it. These clever hacks definitely fall under those categories. 1. Paint Your Laminated or Vinyl Floors Source 2. 3. Source 4. 5. Source 6. Source 7. Source Source 8. 9. Source 10. Source. 30 Challenges for 30 Days | High Existence. Did you know that it takes 30 days to form a new habit? The first few days are similar as to how you would imagine the birth of a new river. Full of enthusiasm it gushes forth, only to be met by strong obstacles. The path is not clear yet, and your surroundings don’t agree. Old habits urge you to stay the same. But you need to stay determined. So, take a moment to reflect on the question ‘Who do I want to be in 5 years?’ Check out this short TED talk first to get inspired: Now pick one or more challenges and stick with them! However, be cautioned, picking too many challenges at the same time can easily result in a failure of all of them. #1 Write a I-Like-This-About-You note/text/email each day for someone (Easy) This is the perfect way to let someone else know you care.

. #2 Talk to one stranger each day (Hard) This is a great one to cure approaching anxiety. . #3 Take one picture each day (Hard) #4 Re-evaluate one long-held belief each day (Intermediate) Do you love yourself? We recommend: America's Forgotten Pin-Up Girl. Word of the day: Zaftig /zäftig/ adjective: (of a woman) Having a full, rounded figure; plump. Meet Hilda, the creation of illustrator Duane Bryers and pin-up art’s best kept secret. Voluptuous in all the right places, a little clumsy but not at all shy about her figure, Hilda was one of the only atypical plus-sized pin-up queens to grace the pages of American calendars from the 1950s up until the early 1980s, and achieved moderate notoriety in the 1960s.

“She’s a creation out of my head. I had various models over the years, but some of my best Hilda paintings I’ve ever done were done without a model,” veteran artist Duane told the online pin-up gallery Toil, Despite being one of history’s longest running calendar queens alongside the likes of Marilyn Monroe, even the most dedicated vintage enthusiasts probably won’t have come across Hilda before. That isn’t to say Hilda wasn’t capable of “inspiring strong sexual sensations in any red blooded woman-lover” (and still is). Photoshop? NO. These Are Real Animals. Katerina Plotnikova did something extremely amazing! She used no photoshop! All poses and animals are real! Disturbing (But Amazing) Pictures Expose The Absurdities Of Modern Culture *Warning: Graphic Images*

Ephemeral Portraits Cut from Layers of Wire Mesh by Seung Mo Park. 100 Words #374 - 10 Delicious Poetry Readings. John Templeton Foundation : Does the Universe Have a Purpose? Bukowski’s Letter of Gratitude to the Man Who Helped Him Quit His Soul-Sucking Job and Become a Full-Time Writer. THE BRAIN FROM TOP TO BOTTOM. 10 Mind-Blowing Theories That Will Change Your Perception of the World | Habits of the World’s Wealthiest People (Infographic) Classic paintings of world cities meet Google Street View – in pictures | Cities. 10 Amazing Rare Recordings. Man with OCD Blows Internet Away with Hauntingly Stirring Love Poem. Japan conversation robot 'Kirobo' ready for outer space - no comment.

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World, 500-1000 A.D. 6 Insane Discoveries That Science Can't Explain. The Lesson of the Monkeys. Western Philosophy. The Scale of the Universe 2. 20 awesomely untranslatable words from around the world. Print - 110 Predictions For the Next 110 Years. In Bb 2.0 - a collaborative music/spoken word project - 12 videos. Outline of basic music theory | Oscar van Dillen. Humanism. 10 of the Greatest Unsolved Mysteries. Confessions. Honey Hunters : Eric Valli. Haunting, black-and-white self-portraits by young Hungarian artist mesmerize Flickr fans. Billy Shire Fine Arts. Super Sprayer. Street Artists | STREET ART UTOPIA. 106 of the most beloved Street Art Photos. Dane Shitagi — Ballerina Project. Emotions_and_facial_expression_by_cedarseed-ds1wwv.jpg (3650×3033) Ct_1440.jpg (1440×900) - StumbleUpon. Color Psychology in Logo Design. Stunning Examples of Recycled Art | Dezine Folio. Review: Memoirs of the Master Forger by William Heaney. Osamu tezuka. Ueshiba.