Month: April 2020

White House Gift Shop Releases Out-of-Touch Coin Commemorating “Global Fight Against COVID-19”

The White House Gift Shop’s “World vs Virus” commemorative coin (images courtesy the White House Gift Shop) As tens of thousands of Americans have died of COVID-19-related illnesses, more than one million have been infected, and as testing capacities remain low and millions have lost their livelihoods, the White House Gift Shop is celebrating the …

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Millions of Monarchs Swarm Fake Hummingbird As It Captures Spectacular Footage of Their Flight

 Photography Science #butterflies #video April 30, 2020 Anna Marks With its clementine-colored wings bordered with black lines and white spots, the monarch, also known as Danaus Plexippus, is a widely recognizable insect. As the weather changes and gets cooler, the monarchs migrate from their breeding grounds in Canada and the northern United States and fly …

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“Sisters” by Photographer Maxime Cardol

Maxime Cardol is a Dutch-Canadian photographer currently based between Amsterdam and London. Inspired by an observed connection between two sisters she met over a year ago, Cardol has been working on her project “Sisters” ever since—exploring the bonds between diverse pairs of sisters through the process of portraiture. “Whenever I’m around them, I feel relaxed, …

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Access Rare and Beautiful “Manuscripts of the Muslim World” via UPenn’s Digital Library

From Khamsah. / خمسه by Niẓāmī Ganjavī, 1140 or 1141-1202 or 1203 ‏نظامى گنجوى،‏ (Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology) As organizations are shuttered indefinitely due to ongoing coronavirus embargoes, more and more institutions seem to be taking steps to make their collections accessible and explorable by virtual means. …

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Precise Images of Human Anatomy Deftly Rendered in Punch Needly by Amber Griffiths

 Craft #anatomy #beads #embroidery April 27, 2020 Vanessa Ruiz All images © Amber Griffiths UK-based embroidery artist Amber Griffiths is riding a wave of anatomical inspiration in her latest designs. Typically inspired by nature, Griffiths tells Colossal that her series kicked off when looking to put a non-traditional spin on the iconic Valentine’s Day …

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Topic: Italy Travel (13)

Topic: Italy Travel Key Words: italy travel golf, KWD: 1.5% Italy Travel – Golf Tourism It does not appear so but golf is one of Italy’s most ancient sports. Prematurely golf was known as cambuca in England, jeu de mail in France, and het kolven in the Netherlands. Earlier also, the Romans of Italy call …

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“Casual Time Travel” by Photographer Sinziana Velicescu

A selection of images from “Casual Time Travel” by Los Angeles-based photographer Sinziana Velicescu (previously featured here). Exploring quiet corners of a world that she describes as “both familiar and strange” with her medium format camera, Velicescu allows us to see the world through her eyes with her minimalist compositions. She describes her work as …

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Your Guide to Nature Photography

Your Guide to Nature Photography Photography is the art of creating a special medium beyond your self-expression. It requires good taste, good sense of appreciation and technical skills in capturing the subjects. Many believe that they can profit in this chosen field as long as they develop their technical skills and knowledge in becoming a …

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