Is Google Earth Art The Next Wave Of Travel Photography?

Using the world as your digital canvas is no easy feat, but Argentina-based photographer and artist Federico Winer is doing just that. Winer studied at the Argentina School of Photography in the 1990s before pursuing an academic career as professor of philosophy at the University of Buenos Aires.

Within the last couple of years he has refocused on his love of photography and composition, and his latest work “ULTRADISTANCIA” has been featured around the web and through international media outlets including the Huffington Post, Design Boom Magazine, and The Creators Project. For the basis of his project, Winer utilizes the unique, colorful, and often mesmerizing geometrical patterns of the Earth he discovers when taking what he calls “long trips” through Google Earth.

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Bizarre Human Mating Rituals That Challenge Your Understanding Of Romance

Humans are enormously variable. Just about every institution we have is subject to endless modification across cultures and throughout time. Even the underlying assumptions behind things we take for granted, such as democracy, money, or the use of money to undermine democracy, are subject to change from one country to the next. Of course, some institutions are more variable than others.

Sex, for example, is something humans can’t seem to get right. We keep changing the rules, coming up with new customs to regulate the act, changing those regulations on a cultural whim, and then declaring that there is only one right way to do it and punishing people who would dare to think the rules could be changed for any reason.

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The Life Of Polly Adler, One Of The First Modern Female Moguls

Polly Adler

Source: Haaretz

When Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley and other members of The Roundtable left the Algonquin Hotel, they could often be overheard saying they’d be “going to Polly’s” later that evening. To the untrained ear, it might have sounded like they were headed to a friend’s for a dinner party.

In a way, that was true: the Polly of whom they spoke was Polly Adler, and she did throw lavish parties almost nightly, entertaining not just writers like Parker and Benchley, but celebrities, mob bosses and other New York City elite. The parties, however infamous, were very exclusive: they took place at Madam Adler’s bordello at 215 West 75th Street.

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