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Plenty Of Artists Use Colored Pencils, But This Creator’s Approach Is Totally Unique

When it comes to medium of choice, plenty of artists will tell you that pencils — monochromatic or otherwise — are their favorites. The level of detail that you can achieve with these pointed beauties is top-notch, which is why artistic realists the world over swear by them. While most simply sharpen their tools of the trade and put them to paper, this creator takes a less conventional approach. Instead of using colored pencils to create art, Tuomas Markunpoika turns them into art. Vimeo / Tuomas Markunpoika […]

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These Might Look Like Nature Photographs, But The Truth Is So Much Cuter

When it comes to viral content, there are few subjects more precious than amazing proposals and adorable pregnancy announcements. Not only do these couples get to immortalize some of their most important milestones, but they get to share them with the world in a way that brings us all a little bit closer together. The only hard part is making your proposal or announcement stand out. After all, the Internet is teeming with them. What this couple created, however, might just be the most unique pregnancy announcement […]

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This Kid Brought A Camera To School…And It Just So Happened To Be On 9/11

Where were you on 9/11? For these high schoolers in Fairfax, Virginia, it was just an ordinary day…until it wasn’t. Between the time the first bell rang and the candlelit memorial service that evening, the world had changed forever. Incredibly, the self-proclaimed “resident filmmaker” of the school caught it all on tape. The day started out like any other in calculus class at Robinson Secondary School. As the kid behind the camera explains, he was shooting footage of friends “for himself.” YouTube / wukemon Read More: This […]

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This Cool Interactive Art Program Lets Everyone Become A Talented Artist

Growing up with two older brothers was hard enough, but having to deal with them being incredibly artistically inclined was arguably more frustrating. You see, I can’t draw a stick figure to save my life. Meanwhile, they were busting out beautiful self-portraits, complex abstract paintings, and striking still lifes like it was nothing. That’s why you can probably understand that any tool that makes me seem like a talented artist might appeal to me…enter Silk. The “interactive generative art” allows users to play with their cursor to […]

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24 Delicious French Fry Recipes To Get You Through The Week

If there were ever a single unifier, the almighty french fry might just be it. The only downside to eating too many french fries is that eating that many carbs should probably be illegal, but given how this week is going, I will eat all the damn fries I want. No matter if you’re a potato wedge lover or a shoestring fried addict, there’s at least one side of fried potato goodness that melts your troubles away. Now if I’m being completely honest, I’m a classic ketchup-and-fries […]

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In 1986, A City Released Millions Of Balloons As A Publicity Stunt With Fatal Results

When the city of Cleveland, Ohio, put on a fundraiser for charity in 1986, they really brought it in terms of fanfare. In addition to raising money for United Way, the city also aimed to break the world record for most balloons ever launched. Thousands of volunteers gathered to make this a reality, and they filled balloons with helium together for hours. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); When all was said and done, over a million balloons were released in downtown Cleveland. Although it was an incredible sight […]

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The World’s First Supermodel Led A Glamorous Life, But It Ended In Obscurity

Supermodels are among society’s most ubiquitous figures. You might not notice them at first, but if you start paying attention to commercials, magazine ads, and billboards, you’ll start to see the same faces over and over again. Supermodels, heralded as the world’s most beautiful people, sell everything from cheeseburgers to lingerie, and once you become familiar with them, their faces are almost impossible to ignore. And the stunning models of today are not without precedent. A woman by the name of Audrey Munson is known as the […]

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What This Designer Created Will Force You To See Your Favorite Books With Fresh Eyes

When we close the covers of our favorite books, we’re left reeling over the words — the words that cover the pages that fill the books that tell the stories that stick with us forever. Most lovers of literature make a cliched habit of reading between the lines, but how often do we dig into the minutiae of the works we hold close? Although no bibliophile would deny that the act of reading, both aloud and otherwise, is a rhythmic venture, we often lose sight of the […]

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What She Does With Pie Crust Will Have You Running To The Store

I love making pies…but there are some drawbacks. Let’s talk about prep time: I spend hours making the filling, the crust, waiting for it to bake, and cleaning up all the dishes! And after all that, it takes me so long to finish eating a whole pie that it goes bad before I get through it. It’s really a disaster. So what’s a girl to do when she wants to have her pie and eat it, too? Well, I’ve found the answer to all my problems — […]

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Impress Your Friends By Making Beer Cheese Fondue For The Game This Weekend

When football season rolls around, there’s nothing better than watching your favorite team surrounded by friends, beer, and cheesy snacks. So what if I told you that I had a delicious recipe that combines the latter two into one epic treat? It exists, and it’s so yummy that your friends might even forget that the game is happening. In between touchdowns, there’s plenty of time to indulge in beer cheese fondue. You can dip just about anything into this bowl of cheesy goodness, and the recipe will […]

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