BBC Trending Image copyright Anadolu Agency/Getty Live video stream apps, like Facebook Live and Periscope, seemed to be the medium of choice for a new digital generation in Turkey this week, as they spread the news of recent political turbulence to the world. In January 1991, Peter Arnett reported live on CNN from the Al-Rashid hotel as the first air strikes of the Gulf war hit the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. This was the moment of CNN's pioneering 24-hour news channel, changing the information sharing landscape permanently. Curated by: Hayley Miner santa Monica, CA Hayley Miner is Director of Art Advisory to the Trade. Before joining Saatchi Art, Hayley ran her own art consulting firm which she established in 2011, advising private and corporate clients on building their art collections. She also worked for Michael S. Smith, the legendary designer for The White House, before starting her own design and art advising business.
There's something new in the air at NASA. Based on a fresh look at the future of aviation – as well as global trends in technology, the environment and economics – the agency's aeronautical innovators have chartered a new strategic vision for its aviation research programs. The updated vision is designed to ensure that through NASA's aeronautical research the United States will maintain its leadership in the sky and sustain aviation so that it remains a key economic driver and cultural touchstone for the nation. The new vision also embraces a future where global trends combine with emerging technologies to transform flight around the world into something unimagined today. Hashtagify Popular Hashtags: Global Top 30 Get daily, weekly or monthly updates about the top hashtags for: any language. Just type your email address, choose your frequency and click "Get Free Updates". This chart shows the top 30 hashtags by popularity on Twitter during last week, for tweets in any language.
Curated by: Katherine Henning Los Angeles, CA Katherine Henning is the Associate Curator at Saatchi Art. She received her MA in History of Art and the Art Market: Modern and Contemporary Art from Christie’s Education, New York, and her BA in English Literature (Creative Writing) from University of Southern California. Some of her favorite art historical movements are Impressionism, Abstract Expressionism, and Fauvism. She includes in her list of favorite contemporary artists Yayoi Kusama, … [more]Richard Serra, James Turrell, and Kehinde Wiley. This artist's concept shows a Super Venus planet on the left, and a Super Earth on the right. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Ames There is only one planet we know of, so far, that is drenched with life. That planet is Earth, as you may have guessed, and it has all the right conditions for critters to thrive on its surface. Do other planets beyond our solar system, called exoplanets, also host life forms?
The question we get asked more than almost any other here at 500px is a deceptively simple one: “What kinds of photos sell?” People want to take advantage of the 500px Marketplace to start making cash from their photography, but they don’t want to waste their time submitting work that doesn’t sell, so they ask us great questions like, “What do buyers actually want?” and “How do I capture photos that sell?” Simply Sellable is our attempt to answer these difficult questions weekly. Since the answer changes week in and week out as trends, seasonality, and other factors continue to shift, we are answering the questions regularly. Every week in fact. In this artist's rendering of GRB 130925A, a sheath of hot, X-ray-emitting gas (red) surrounds a particle jet (white) blasting through the star's surface at nearly the speed of light. The source may have been a metal-poor blue supergiant, an important proxy for the universe's first stars. Credits: NASA/Swift/A. Simonnet, Sonoma State Univ. Astronomers analyzing a long-lasting blast of high-energy light observed in 2013 report finding features strikingly similar to those expected from an explosion from the universe's earliest stars.
We are delighted to welcome Singapore-based gallery, Art Loft Asia to Artfinder. To celebrate the partnership we catch up with photographer Anuchit Sundarakiti. Tell us one interesting story that happened while you were photographing your works. Photography has taken me to many different places. I have collected many stories with each of my travels but the one place that still inspires me is the Bangkok Railway Station. Once, I met an old monk who traveled from at-risk areas in the south of Thailand to a hospital in Bangkok just to get treatment.