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February 17, 2019

Interview: Photographer Dedicates His Life to Documenting Global Indigenous Cultures

British photographer Jimmy Nelson translated his upbringing living in Asia, Africa, and South America into a successful career documenting indigenous communities. This curiosity never left him and he channeled his creative energies into artistically photographing the native peoples of every continent. His latest publication, Homage to Humanity, is an interactive look at the people he encounters and the lands he visits.

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February 16, 2019

NASA’s Trailblazing Opportunity Mars Rover Is Laid to Rest After 15 Years

It’s a bittersweet end to an epic mission as NASA has announced that the Opportunity rover is officially out of commission. After nearly 15 years of exploring Mars’ surface, the trailblazing mission is over. Opportunity, which launched in 2003, was knocked into hibernation mode and ceased communication after a severe dust storm swept over Mars in June 2018.

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February 15, 2019

Learn How Acrylic Mediums Can Transform the Way You Use Paint

Acrylic paint is popular because of how easy it is to use. With just a couple of your favorite colors, a paintbrush, canvas, and water, you can start creating beautiful works of art. Unlike oils, there’s no long drying times or special tools needed to clean your brushes. This makes acrylics perfect for traditional painting, but they also lend themselves to adorning objects and mixing media. Acrylics are versatile, but they come with some drawbacks.

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February 15, 2019

12 of the Most Scenic Train Trips Offering a Unique Way to See the World

Traveling is often done by plane or by car, but let’s not forget about trains! Taking a trip by railway is a great way to get an intimate view of a place—particularly when there are no surrounding roads for vehicular traffic. And because their pathways often predate the use of automobiles, trains take you over historic bridges, along the base of mountains, and next to the ocean without a car in sight.

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