Author Jules Verne encouraged wanderlust in us all when he published his legendary novel Around the World in Eighty Days. Written in 1873, the book tells the story of Phileas Fogg as he attempts to circumnavigate the Earth. Although not impossible, this type of excursion is still a massive undertaking even today, but Airbnb is making it easier by figuring out the logistics—from lodging to meals to transportation to activities.
Tokyo-based photographer Hosokawa Ryohei creatively captures the visually energetic nightlife of the Japanese capital with his camera.
Frida Kahlo is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable names in art history, and an interest in Frida Kahlo’s paintings...
Look up #sunset on Instagram and you’ll find over 200 million images from all over the world. But while we’re all here on Earth trying to capture the best sunset photo possible, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst has a view that only a few will ever see. Gerst has spent more time in space than any other active European Space Agency astronaut.
Many contemporary bakers get creative with cake decorating, resulting in incredible edible sculptures, but Maddie Lu goes above and beyond...
Like any creative field, art history has its own language.
If you’re familiar with the work of Vincent van Gogh, you’ve undoubtedly seen his Sunflower paintings. Whether resting on a flat surface or propped up in a vase, sunflowers star in some of Van Gogh’s most famous still life depictions. Van Gogh repeatedly revisited these cheerful yellow subjects, culminating in two series: his Paris Sunflowers and his Arles Sunflowers.
Taking inspiration from the country’s flag, Fundamental Architects and Omega Render are proposing a futuristic new building in Kazakhstan.
For centuries, audiences have been captivated by the mysterious Mona Lisa.
Every day, an ever-growing number of plant and animal species risk extinction. While most of us only occasionally face this fact, James Mwenda, a conservationist at Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy, deals with it on a daily basis. Tasked with the job of protecting two critically endangered northern white rhinos, Mwenda’s role as a caregiver carries a lot of weight—especially since this pair is the last of their subspecies.
Colorado-based artist Dylan Gebbia-Richards creates three-dimensional, multicolored paintings that look like they’ve been created by an otherworldly volcanic eruption.
Did you ever wish you had taken that drawing class? Or learned how to photograph beautiful blooms?