The human brain is often described as the most complex organ in the human body. The mass of tissue weighs around 1.4 kilograms and contains a mind-boggling network of around 1,000,000,000 nerve cells (aka neurons). Each neuron can make contact with thousands of others via tiny structures called synapses. These constant and ever-changing connections are how memories are stored, habits are learned, and personalities are shaped.
Trimming the tree is an important part of Christmas decor.
In 2018, we saw an eclectic mix of installation inspiration, but there’s no denying that humanity’s relationship with nature was a prominent...
Photographer Brad Wilson captures expressive wildlife portraits inspired by the “instinct, intuition, and present moment awareness” that animals possess. In his ongoing series, titled Affinity, Wilson crafts emotive photographs that emphasize each creature’s features and illustrate their inherent connection to nature. Each subject is positioned before a stark black backdrop. When paired with Wilson’s distinctively dramatic lighting, this aesthetic approach showcases the natural beauty of the fauna.
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The online world is a sea of over stimulation.
Educators are some of the most important people in our lives. Anyone who has had a great teacher knows the strong impact they have on our growth and development, which is all the more reason to make sure the teacher in your life knows just how much they’re appreciated. If you’re looking for a special gift for teacher appreciation week or want the perfect Christmas gift idea for your favorite teacher, we’ve got you covered.
Even with its cutting-edge technology and ultra modern art, Japan is proud of its past.
Three people sit on a bench, completely immersed in their cell phones, ignoring each other’s presence.
The airport is a prime location for people watching. There, you see folks from all walks of life in various states of being; some are rushing to their gate while others are killing time until they board their plane. For photographer Mustafa Çankaya, working at the Atatürk airport has given him more than just an opportunity to watch people from all over the world.
Sisters, what would we do without them?
From Ancient Greek artifacts to pre-Renaissance biblical murals, Islamic architecture, modernist designs, and even subway stations, mosaics have been a...