Posts by Emma Taggart

April 16, 2019

This Travel Search Tool Will Find You the Cheapest Flights Around the World

When you’re planning a vacation, it can be time-consuming to browse countless websites in search of the best flight deals. Luckily for travelers on a budget, MIT Senseable City Laboratory in Singapore recently developed Escape, an interactive map that searches Kiwi and Skyscanner to show you the cheapest and quickest flights in the world from any destination. The handy search engine allows you to enter the city you’re departing from and your desired travel dates.

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April 15, 2019

Brilliant Embroidery Uses Thread to Mimic Luscious Hair Flowing Off the Hoop

From thread painting to “floating” textile motifs, the boundaries of embroidery are being pushed and blurred more and more by contemporary textile artists. Bernita Broderie is helping to enhance this wave of contemporary embroidery art with her brilliant use of cotton threads. She uses the common fibers to render three-dimensional hairstyles that cascade from embroidery hoops in wonderfully unexpected ways. The French crafter’s hand-stitched designs are made using various hair-colored yarns stitched into raw cotton fabric.

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April 12, 2019

Highlights of the 2019 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

The annual National Geographic Travel Photo Contest is now accepting entries for its 2019 competition, and the magazine has recently released some of the most stunning entries so far. Just 3 weeks in, photographers from around the world are showcasing their incredible talent for capturing the beauty of the world across three categories—Nature, Cities, and People.

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April 12, 2019

Artist Illustrates Funny and Heartwarming Daily Moments of His Wife’s Pregnancy

For several years now, Tel-Aviv-based illustrator Yehuda Devir and his wife Maya have been sharing their life through art. Yehuda’s charming ongoing comic series, One of Those Days, has allowed fans to follow the long-term couple’s ups, downs, and hilarious everyday moments. Earlier this year, we shared the artist’s illustrated year-long journey to conceiving a baby. Yehuda’s most recent drawings document their exciting new adventure—Maya’s pregnancy!

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