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Science of the arts: The new field of neuroaesthetics is probing the relationship between art and the brain - Washington Post
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When we experience art, we feel connected to something larger. Why? A new field of science has the answers to some of art’s enduring mysteries.

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Magnificent Photographs of Japan’s Summer Firework Festivals | Colossal
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Summer in Japan means colorful explosions in the sky, where some 200 firework festivals called "hanabi taikai" are held across the country in July and August, a tradition that dates back to the early 18th century. At many events, ...

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On the road: The life of a travel photographer – British Journal of Photography
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From the Atlas mountains to the depths of an island jungle, Ben Roberts shares the realities of traversing the globe for a living.

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Michael Pederson’s Lighthearted Street Art is Hidden in Plain Sight | Colossal
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Using the nom de guerre Miguel Marquez Outside, Michael Pederson (previously here and here) tucks art installations in unexpected locations around Sydney. The artist's plaques, signs, and miniature architecture tend to center around ...

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year: First images revealed - News
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Why So Many ’90s Heartthrobs Had the Same Hair - Racked
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Prince Charming hair reigned supreme.

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The World’s First Permanent Nuclear-Waste Repository - The Atlantic
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Buried deep under an island in the Baltic, the project is nearing completion. If all goes according to plan, future generations may not know it’s there.

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PHOTOS: Houston Flood Caused By Harvey Sends Residents Scrambling For Safety : The Two-Way : NPR
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The National Weather Service called the rain and flooding "unprecedented," and warned it could top 50 inches in some parts of the region.

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How Concrete Cemented Its Place in History - CityLab
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The Undercover Economist explains why this ancient building material came to dominate the world today—and why that could be a problem in the future.

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Daily Bread - Photographs and text by Gregg Segal | LensCulture
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What do children in different countries around the world eat in the course of a week? An investigation of eating habits in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and beyond

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Aerial Images of Vibrant Landscapes by Photographer Niaz Uddin | Colossal
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Niaz Uddin is a photographer, director, and filmmaker that explores a variety of natural landscapes from high above. His color-saturated photographs explore crowded beaches and remote tide pools, capturing each of the scenic environments fr...

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The iPhone X and Digital Lighting Will Change Photography Yet Again
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There's a feature tucked away in the new iPhones that doesn't seem to be getting a lot of traction, but it represents a massive sea change in photography.

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Synchronistic Images Captured in Soviet Era Swimming Pools by Photographer Maria Svarbova | Colossal
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Photographer Maria Svarbova is fascinated by the sterile, geometric aesthetic of old swimming pools, especially those built during the Socialist Era in her native country of Slovakia. Each scene she photographs is highly controlled, from th...

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The Beauty of Car Photography: A Look Through the Eyes of Easton Chang
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Meet Easton Chang, an internationally recognized car photographer. In this 5-minute profile by SmugMug Films, get a glimpse into how Chang captures incredi

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What Your Future Burial Outfit Says About You- Racked
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Clothes you're dying to wear.

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Nikon promotes camera with 32 male-only guest photographers | Newshub
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The company claimed all of the women invited to take part "were unable to attend". #Nikon

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The Best Science Photographs Of 2017 Have Been Revealed And They're Incredible | IFLScience
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The opportunity was given to thousands to capture fascinating images related to science, and they didn't disappoint. This year's Royal Photographic Society

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9 Fall Items We Like So Much We Buy ’Em in Multiples- Racked
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Think cool socks and warm turtlenecks.

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A Massive Mural by Ella & Pitr Depicts a Refugee Seeking Passage in France | Colossal
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French duo Ella & Pitr (previously) tackle the gravity of the global refugee crisis in their latest mural, Le Naufrage de Bienvenu/The Shipwreck of Bienvenu. The massive outdoor work reaches over 47 meters (154 feet), scaling the surfa...

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Snappr raises $2M to grow its on-demand photography service|TechCrunch
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Snappr, the on-demand photography service that was part of YC’s Winter ’17 batch, has closed $2M in seed funding. Investors include Airtree Ventures (the..

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