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The Long Now Foundation Begins the Installation of the Monumental 10,000 Year Clock in West Texas

Nearly 30 years after its conception in 1989 and six years since ground was first broken, the Long Now Foundation has begun installing the monumental 10,000 year clock at its designated location in West Texas, on land owned by Jeff Bezos of Amazon. The clock is designed to run for …

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A Gorgeous Overhead Timelapse Showcasing the Evolving Beauty of Athens, Greece at Night

Filmmaker Alexandros Maragos has created an absolutely gorgeous timelapse showcasing the evolving beauty of Athens, Greece from overhead and at night. In addition to the sleek urban style and rich history, Margaros has captured the natural beauty of the city in its surrounding, hills, valleys and mountains along with the …

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An Incredibly Detailed Miniature Scale Replica of the Defunct Discolandia Record Store in San Francisco

A post shared by Joshua Smith (@joshua_smith_street_artist) on Jan 28, 2018 at 4:29pm PST Artist Joshua Smith, who creates miniature scale models of abandoned buildings from urban settings, has made one such replication of the now-defunct Discolandia Record Store in San Francisco. Discolandia had been a Mission District mainstay since …

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The Traditional, Labor Intensive Process of Making Nablus Olive Oil Bar Soap by Hand

In 2014, Norwegian filmmaker Eirik Moe captured wonderful footage of the traditional process in creating the famous, handcrafted Nablus Olive Oil Soap Bar, which comes from Nablus, Palestine. Moe’s camera filmed the incredibly labor intensive process of scooping up liquid soap, spreading it out onto a plastic sheet on the …

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An Interview With an Artist Who Creates Magnificent Animal Sculptures From Rolled Strips of Newspaper

In 2016, we wrote about Japanese artist Chie Hitotsuyama and her magnificent animal sculptures made from rolled strips of newspaper. In 2018, Great Big Story caught up with the artist who spoke firsthand about her family background with paper, her inspiration to recreate these incredible creatures and how she goes …

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Photo Of The Day By Michael Ryan

Photo By Michael Ryan Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Room to Grow” By Michael Ryan. Location: Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, California. “The Damnation Creek Trail in Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park is known by photographers as one the best places to capture dappled light and/or light …

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Jessica Jones Tries Anger Management Therapy With Little Result in a Badass Season Two Trailer

In an badass trailer for the second season of the series Marvel’s Jessica Jones created by Melissa Rosenberg, the titular character, played by Krysten Ritter, shares more of her story with an anger management group. But as she’s telling the story, she finds that this kind of therapy really doesn’t …

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The Distinctively Dark Wide Lens Observational Order of Stanley Kubrick’s Style of Filmmaking

In another of their very insightful video essays, film and television analysis platform ScreenPrism took a look at the iconic films of Stanley Kubrick, noting the very distinct features of his wide lens observational style in which the complete order is struggling against wild scenery patterns, the repeated behavior of …

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German Photographer Captures the Stark Isolated Beauty of Hamburg at Night in ‘After Hours’

A post shared by Mark Broyer (@markbroyer) on Jul 19, 2017 at 12:11pm PDT German photographer Mark Broyer has created several volumes of his stunning photo series entitled “After Hours“, which showcases his home city of Hamburg at night. As stated on his website, Broyer is “trying to find beauty …

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Gorgeous Pencil and Ink Portraits That Capture the Adorable Messiness of Curly Haired Dogs

In 2015, we wrote about Serbian artist Endre Penovác and his gorgeous series of portraits starring his beloved long-haired black cat. Since that time, the talented painter has created a great number of beautiful pieces, including a series of ink and pencil drawings that feature adorably messy, curly-haired dogs who …

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