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Take a walk in the wild with these layered landscape photos from Japanese artist Nobuhiro Nakanishi.

Jonny Greenwood’s haunting score is getting the live orchestra treatment – and we have some tickets to give away. (BYO milkshakes.)

Before CGI, if you wanted to create a make-believe world on film, you had to paint it by hand. We look back at some of the best matte painters of this largely bygone field.

Known as the “Apprehension Engine”, this makeshift wooden instrument was used to score one of the most terrifying horror films in recent times.

Down and Out in Los Santos

Thursday June 01, 2017

Virtual photographer Alan Butler documents the homeless folk who populate the digital streets of Grand Theft Auto V.

It took 10 years, but a hospital receptionist who didn’t know how to use Photoshop has finally finished what might be the most painstakingly produced graphic novel of all time.

Here’s how you can make your own fantasy maps in a spare afternoon (or just get a bot to do it for you).

Seven retro-style posters show what America's national parks could look like in 2050.

Illustrator Mark Todd draws fake album covers for bands we wish existed. 

Robots Reading James Joyce

Wednesday April 26, 2017

Want to read Finnegans Wake but can't drag yourself off Twitter for long enough? Allow this bot to tweet it to you, line by impenetrable line.

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