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January 25, 2021

Sahara Desert Is Covered in Glittery Ice Crystals During a Rare Ice Dusting

Ice and desert are two words that go together like oil and water. They seem at odds with one another; especially the Sahara, the largest and hottest desert on Earth that's known for its inhospitable climate. So imagine how magical it looks when the sand is sparkling with ice crystals like it did in the middle of January 2021. The frosty ground is a rare sight.

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January 25, 2021

Stunning ‘Fold House’ Has a Sweeping Roof That Bends Like a Musical Instrument

Toronto-based architecture firm PARTISANS has designed Fold House, a unique single-family home in the Hamilton, Ontario hillside. Boasting an impressively waving roof, the designers wanted the abode to blend in with the gently contoured landscape that surrounds it. The project represents a new beginning for client Scott Friedmann, who lost his family home in 2017 in a fire that forced him to rebuild. PARTISANS replaced the home with this beautifully modern nature retreat.

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January 24, 2021

6 Norman Rockwell Paintings Depicting the “All American” Culture of the 20th Century

A keen observer of everyday life, Norman Rockwell is known for his idealized images of American history. He had a 47-year-long association with The Saturday Evening Post, for which he provided over 320 cover images. Many of his paintings are now iconic and illustrate important societal themes including patriotism, gender equality, and racial integration. Rendered in his signature realist style, Rockwell’s paintings were executed with an immense amount of detail.

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January 24, 2021

Pulsating 60-Panel Light Installation Celebrates the Micro Beauty of Yellowstone National Park

Inspired by the intricate patterns found in nature, Venezuelan artist Claudia Bueno created Pulse, a stunning light installation at Meow Wolf’s new exhibition space in Las Vegas. It comprises layers of white line drawings on 60 glass panels that, when illuminated, appear to move and throb like living organisms. The inspiration for Pulse came when Bueno visited Yellowstone National Park and was fascinated by the natural landscape.

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