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Incredible photographs of Brazilian rainforest tribes in 2021 | Rainforest tribes, Brazilian rainforest, Tribes of the world

May 25, 2021 – Incredible images have captured the indigenous tribes of Brazil who act as guardians of the quickly diminishing Amazon rainforest and fight off outsiders intent on destroying it. Source: Incredible photographs of Brazilian rainforest tribes in 2021 … Continue reading

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Mammoth Straw Creatures Populate Japanese Farmland in the Annual Wara Art Festival

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021. GRACE EBERT If you visit Japan’s Niigata Prefecture during the region’s annual rice harvest, you’re likely to find enormous tarantulas, eagles, and dinosaur-like creatures stalking the bucolic landscape. The towering sculptures are part of the Wara Art … Continue reading

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Artist Thierry Mandon Lives in Suspended Domestic Scenes Within the Ghost Rooms of Severed Buildings

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021. GRACE EBERT “Tableau vivant” (2007-2008). All images © Thierry Mandon Multidisciplinary artist Thierry Mandon casts himself as the subject of his satirical works as he reads in a bed hazardously suspended feet above the ground or sips a … Continue reading

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Why Steinway Grand Pianos Are So Expensive | So Expensive

From finishing each piece with a glossy shine to cutting down blocks of wood by hand — it takes over 200 artisans to craft just one Steinway grand piano. Steinway is one of the most famous piano brands in the … Continue reading

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Manipulating plant genes…through grafting!

If you plant a seed from your orange, you might have to wait as long as 15 years to get a tree with fruit, which is kind of a bummer for the impatient types among us. Fortunately, there’s an age-old … Continue reading

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Elaborately Constructed Figures by ‘People Too’ Create a Cast of Quintessential Characters in Paper | Colossal

SEPTEMBER 9, 2021. GRACE EBERT “Nitro.” All images © People Too If you ran into Nitro, Lotto, Sully, or the rest of their troupe on the street, it’d be easy enough to imagine their respective personalities and lifestyles: Nitro is the … Continue reading

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A Mesmerizing Animation Spins Through Banknotes From 23 Countries in a Hypnotic Look at What Cultures Value | Colossal

SEPTEMBER 9, 2021GRACE EBERT An endless loop of lines, ornate motifs, emblems, and historical figures converge in a hypnotic animation by Los Angeles-based director Lachlan Turczan. Paired with Blake Mills’s subdued track “Money Is The One True God,” the music video … Continue reading

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Nondescript Human Heads Appear Burned into Large-Scale Matches by Wolfgang Stiller | Colossal

SEPTEMBER 8, 2021   GRACE EBERT Group of five Matchstickmen (2019), wood, polyurethane, paint, each 155 centimeters. All images © Wolfgang Stiller Often propped up in a row or symbolically arranged, the ongoing series of charred matches by Wolfgang Stiller are … Continue reading

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Cantoya Fest 2018 Pátzcuaro Mexico

#CantoyaFest is an annual festival that takes place each year in magic town of Pátzcuaro Mexico. During Cantoya Fest over 500 giant paper balloons are launched into the air and thousands more smaller ones. The Cantoya Fest event is said … Continue reading

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A Whimsical Ad Uses Conductive Thread to Light Up Miniature Scenes Made of Yarn and Fabric

Simple landscapes dotted with felt trees, miniature power lines, and spool-propelled ambulances become twinkling nightscapes and whimsically glowing scenes in “Connecting Thoughts.” The advertisement, which was created to promote the Japanese infrastructure firm Kandenko’s “Everyone Lights up the Future” message, … Continue reading

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