Make Love Not War – Steven Meisel (13 photos)

American fashion photographer Steven Meisel stirred up some controversy for this awesome photoshoot he did for Italian Vogue awhile back. His “Make Love Not War” series depicts sweaty, dirty soldiers in the middle of a war-zone interacting with models in a very "heated fashion.” Critics say that Steven’s images glamorize the war in Iraq, but I think they should just chill out and appreciate it for the artistic masterpiece it is. More than 60 people including models, make up artists, stylists, and hairdressers collaborated to put this set together.

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December 10, 2016

World Map Reveals What Each Country Does Better Than Any Other

Designer David McCandless of Information is Beautiful has created a fascinating world map called International Number Ones. “Because every country is the best at something,” McCandless also offers the caveat that this accolade is “according to data,” which makes perfect sense once you study the map. Being the number one at something isn’t necessarily a compliment. Many countries are the “best” when it comes to issues that are morally reprehensible.

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December 9, 2016

Intricately Detailed Floating Cube Casts Stunning Shadows

We have always been big fans of Pakistan-born artist Anila Quayyum Agha’s mesmerizing art. In 2014, we raved about Intersections, a captivating wooden cube that cast dreamy shadows with a single light bulb. Fortunately for us, Agha is still creating intricate installations in this style, with her most recent, radiant piece being All The Flowers Are For Me. Like Intersections, All The Flowers Are For Me plays with light and space.

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