Posts by Stephanie Chang

February 1, 2017

Artist Chronicles a Whole Year by Creating a New Obscure Knot Every Day

For most people, New Year's resolutions typically involve exercising more, improving diets, or managing finances responsibly. For Windy Chien, however, kicking off 2016 meant enriching her life through a unique skill—tying a beautiful new knot every day of the year. She began her project by constructing four knots on January 4th, 2016, and by New Year’s Eve she had tied 366 knots.

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January 21, 2017

Countless Glittering Stars Illuminate a Dreamy World Below

For those of us who live in a bustling, crowded metropolis, a glittering sky filled with stars is a spectacular sight we rarely get to see. Finnish photographer Oscar Keserci offers us glimpses of these astounding views and tranquil starry nights. His breathtaking images showcase dark skies fully illuminated by millions of brilliant celestial points.

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December 25, 2016

Photographer’s Portraits Pay Respect to the Unnoticed Doormen of New York

Doormen in Manhattan might just be some of the most unassumingly powerful people in the city. They're asked to play the role of concierge, valet, and even maid. But with great responsibility comes great power—they often have access to the most private and privileged information of their wealthy residents. The presence of a doorman in residential buildings and hotels not only provides safety, but also signifies luxury and status.

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December 8, 2016

2,500-Year-Old Chinese Sword Still Looks and Cuts Like New

There are many distinctive swords throughout history, but few are as renowned as the Sword of Goujian. This ancient Chinese dagger is more than 2,500 years old. Because of its still-impeccable condition, however, it's considered one of those swords that mythically defies the tests of time. In 1965, an excavation team discovered the Sword of Goujian in a tomb in Hubei, China.

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