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When the art and science of photography was first invented during the early 1820s, the earliest photographers diverged in two directions -- one group set out to document the world around them in a straightforward manner and the other group aimed to create beautiful surrealistic images that challenged the notion of human perception.
Through their experimentation, the latter group of early photographers discovered double exposure photography by accident and the unique style has persisted ever since.
A professional pilot, Yves Rossy sought to move out of the cockpit in the continuous pursuit of flight through innovation and ingenuity to achieve mankind’s dream of engine-powered flight for humans.
Drawn initially to the world of free fall, he experimented with ways to increase his flight time and enhance his ability to select his trajectory, which introduced him to sky surfing and wing suit base jumping.
Still not satisfied, he developed his first real wing comprised of a rigid harness integrated into inflatable wing panels that he strapped to his back. The next step was towards maintaining and gaining altitude by improving efficiency with a rigid wing and adding propulsion. And thus, Jetman was born.
I first photographed the Atomium in Brussels, Belgium at the age of 15 using film and my first SLR camera -- the Canon EOS Elan II. With that said, I have been meaning to post my pictures of the structure online since the early 2000s.
I have traveled all over Belgium (and Western Europe), I miss Belgian culture quite a bit and I hope to visit Brussels and the rest of the country again soon.
To this day, the Atomium is still one of the most unique structures that I have photographed and it was first constructed for the 1958 Brussels World's Fair.
Serial entrepreneur and adventurer Tim Ferriss recently stopped by the CreativeLive studios to chat with his friend and CL co-founder Chase Jarvis.
Base jumping has been growing in popularity over the course of the last decade and base jumping videos are some of my favorite to watch.
Recently, French skydivers Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet pulled off an amazing jump from Dubai's Burj Khalifa and the awesome feat can be viewed below.
This beautiful series of animal illustrations byMilan-based designer Andrea Minini began as a design experiment to obtain complex shapes and depth starting with just a few lines. Using Adobe Illustrator, Minini created textured moiré patterns that give each illustration a surprising intensity.
Chuck Aaron defies physics as he takes to the skies in the Red Bull Aerobatic Helicopter.
Technology evolves rapidly and the fact that the Walkman became obsolete in a relatively short amount of time is a true testament to technology's nature.
Drexel University professor Frank Lee took over the side of the 29-story Cira Centre in Philadelphia last year to play a gigantic game of Pong, setting the Guinness World Record for the “Largest Architectural Video Game Display.” Two nights ago, he doubled the record with a massive game of Tetris.
Peter Mansbridge recently sat down with Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield to talk about life, the universe and the search for extraterrestrial life.