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Weaving Architecture

Friday July 26, 2019

Artist Patrick Dougherty used natural materials and primitive building techniques to transform this 18th-century Montana cattle ranch into… something else.

From Star Wars fan clubs to poodle fanciers and BDSM evangelists, this photo series chronicles the strange, multifaceted world of hobby clubs. 

This beef broth is older than VHS, ‘Jaws’ and Angelina Jolie.

Meet the slimy mollusc that eats rocks and excretes them as sand. 

Meet the woman who designs every telegram, newspaper, bank note, Nazi business card and prison escape map for Wes Anderson's films.

The first thing the Apollo 11 astronauts did when they returned from the moon 50 years ago wasn't attend a ticker tape parade or get checked for space madness. They filled out this customs form.

It’s pretty nippy in the Antarctic right now, so we’ll have to settle for tour guide Sam Edmonds' stunning overhead images of the frozen continent. 

He burned his last pair of jeans when he was 14 and never looked back.

Sure, you could just go outside. But nature can’t hold a candle to the splendour of ’80s and ’90s pixel art.

Long considered unclimbable, Tasmania’s treacherous Federation Peak has finally been bested – and there’s plenty of leech-filled footage to prove it.