Monthly Archives: February 2017

Cloud Paintings

Originally posted on ALK3R:
While staring at the sky for hours, the Canadian painter Ian Fisher finally immerses himself with the shapes and the shades of the different types of cumulus. He then reproduces them on canvas in a…

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Stunning Colorful Photographs

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Moscow-based 30-year-old photographer and engineer Kristina Makeeva (previous) shares incredible and magical photos on instagram. Krisina shoots colorful portraits, still life, landscape, travel and dreamlike photography. She uses Canon 5D Mark II, Kiev 88 and Leica…

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Handmade Ceramic Blooms and Succulents

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Self-taught artist Owen Mann creates ceramic blooms from dozens, and sometimes hundreds of petals, each hand-formed to mimic the appearance of peonies, dahlias, and spiraling succulents. Simply painted in cool shades of blues and greens,…

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Good News, But Let’s Hope McMaster is Not Sidelined or Dumped

Rare hopeful news: New York Times: National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster Breaks With Administration on Views of Islam 

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Elgin Marbles: A Piece of The Parthenon in London

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Should a museum keep artistic treasures it acquired under dubious circumstances a long time ago, or should it return them to their country of origin? This is the debate surrounding the so-called Elgin Marbles. Currently…

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Rainy New York City

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Artist Karen Woods painted hyperreal images of New York city though the window of a rainy car and all of them had us doing a double-take. The paintings are incredibly detailed and provide an interesting…

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Here! Here! John Roberts!

Supreme Court says race-based testimony discriminated against black death row inmate. How can one tell if someone who can count on being remembered by history is a decent person? If being remembered well by history is vital, the pivotal question … Continue reading

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The Map of Mathematics

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In this video, the entire field of mathematics summarised, starting at the origins, in a single map… This shows how pure mathematics and applied mathematics relate to each other and all of the sub-topics they…

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Mystical Pictures

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Based in Seattle, American photographer Cody Cobb captures portraits of the earth’s surface, focusing on the American West, from the deserts of Utah to the Hawaiian Islands. His pictures are characterized by wonderful atmospheres with…

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Beautiful Photographs of Italy

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Enzo Romano is a talented 31-year-old self-taught photographer, instagramer and traveler who was born and grown up in Milan, Italy. Enzo shoots a lot of travel, nature, cityscape and urban photography. My great love for…

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