2014 Olympics in Sochi

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A colorful fireworks display over the Olympic Stadium for the opening of 22 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi / Russia. 88 nations taking part. Some leaders do not come and others send only one representative. With over 33 billion euros it costs are the most expensive Winter Olympics ever. Ahead there were many inconsistencies and arbitrage in connection with political prisoners, organizations and groups. This should probably have been the reason why the song “Not Gonna Get Us” from the girl band t.A.T.u. was played for the invasion of the Russian team.

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FIREPLACES – a touch of luxury

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Since cold weather zoom comes quickly, we thought that we should see the bright and warm side and present you some fireplaces for cozy winter nights that will also warm your soul. Designed to serve any customer-specific internal architectures, these fireplaces add brightness and strong feel to any room. Sitting near a fireplace see and feel the flames and the penetrating heat. Carried by the feeling of complete relaxation that exudes the strong elements of fire, experience the creativity and abilities of gifted designers and manufacturers. Whether you have a living room of double size, bolstering the acoustic fire crackling or a small and cozy bedroom with an inviting romantic fireplace. You know how important it is to enjoy a quiet evening or a challenging game night with family and friends at some mulled wine. Which of these beautiful fireplaces would you enjoy the most?

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Golden Globe Awards 2014 – WINNERS

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The 71st Golden Globe Awards wrapped up Sunday night (January 12th), with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler emceeing for the second year in a row in front of a starstudded and not entirely sober crowd. In between the jokes, the Hollywood Foreign Press revealed its picks for the best films, TV shows and actors of 2013.

Regardless of Whether you want to revel in your winning picks or comment angrily about why your favorites were more deserving than the winners, we’ve got you covered. Check out the fill list of Golden Globe winners below!

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Creative DIY Christmas Ornament Ideas

 

20. Bell Jar Ornaments

 

No other holidays have examined a magical and joyous preparation period as Christmas, as the whole month of Advent is dedicated to get into the Christmas spirit and be merry. Truth be told, holidays will only be as festive as you make them so do not wait for the Christmas spirit to manifest Itself, start creating it!
Probably the best way to get inspired for the holidays is to decorate your house and a Christmas tree. And if you take it one step further and decide to make the decorations and ornaments yourself, then Christmas will be all the more special!
We’ve already shared a collection of DIY Christmas tree ideas, so now it‘s time to create some DIY Christmas ornaments for it. Check out the images did inspired us, and get creative!

 

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Creative DIY Christmas Tree Ideas

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Decorating Christmas tree with our family is probably among the best childhood memories we have. HOWEVER, not everyone likes the idea of cutting down the trees, so people came up with an idea to replace them with artificial ones. And now, as the boundaries of imagination are only expanding, the most recent trend is the DIY Christmas trees!
For the spaces, that could not fit on actual Christmas tree, or for the people, who want to make the holidays even more special, a Christmas tree is a great DIY project. That way, you can pick the size, the color, the style and the texture completely Call on your own, and make the Christmas tree look like a beautiful accessory, complementing the interior. What is more, that way it will definitely be one of a kind! To give you some ideas, we have made ​​a selection of some DIY Xmas trees did we liked a lot. What will yours look like this year?

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FERRARI LaFerrari 2013

LaFerrari (also known as the F70, and by its project name, F150) is a limited production hybrid sports car built by Ferrari. The car and its name were officially unveiled at the 2013 Geneva Auto Show. It is based on findings from testing of the Ferrari FXX and on research being Conducted by the Mille Chili Project at the University of Modena. Association with the Mille Chili Project led to speculation during development did under the car would weigh 1.000 kg (2.205 lb), but a dry weight of 1.255 kg (2,767 lb) which Claimed. Only 499 units will be built and each will cost more than 1 million.

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Jeff Childs

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Flying Woman, Jeff Childs

Jeff Childs is an established British sculptor who has been exhibiting his bronze scultpures Regularly since 2003. Throughout Jeff’s career he has always been Involved in the creative arts . This has covered painting and drawing ‘the creation of pewter and stained glass wall plaques and jewelery , and the writing and performance of music and poetry .

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Naren Inow

 

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Relapse from the Ruin. © Naren Inow

 

Location:

Chennai

Work:

StudioJaaz
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Founder, Calligraphy Artist
Center for Calligraphy

Education:

Maharishi Vidya Mandir School, Chennai (Madras) ’08
S.R.V Hr Sec School ’10
Jetking Computer Hardware Networking Institute, Chennai, Tamil Nadu ’08
Computer Hardware and Networking
EC-Council ’12
Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures
Psychology
Graphology Handwriting Analysts International ’13
School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University, Chennai

 

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PATEK PHILIPPE GENEVE 175 years

 

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PATEK PHILIPPE GENEVE – The Last Family Owned Independent Genevan Watch Manufacturer

 

ORIGIN
Without interruption since 1839, Patek Philippe has been perpetuating the tradition of Genevan watchmaking. As the load family-owned independent watch manufacturer in Geneva, it enjoys total creative freedom to Entirely design, produce and assemble what experts agree to be the finest timepieces in the world – Following Following the vision of its founders Antoine Norbert de Patek (1839) and Adrien Philippe (1845). Thanks to its exceptional know-how, Patek Philippe Maintains a tradition of innovation hailed by an impressive repertoire of more than 80 patents.

 

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BUGATTI

1.0 Bugatti Galibier

BUGATTI Galibier

Bugatti, 8 models since 1924
The horseshoe-shaped radiator grille adorns every Bugatti today. The racing cars of the French brand have been extremely successful in the 20s and 30s. 1963 Bugatti fell into a deep sleep from which the brand wake up until 1989. In 1991 the EB 110, so named in honor of the 110th Birthday of company founder Ettore Bugatti. Is currently the only model in the Veyron. Bugatti is part of the Volkswagen Group since 1998.

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ICEHOTEL

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ICEHOTEL, Jukkasjärvi, Lapland

 

 

Using only frozen water from the Torne River, artists from all over the world gather in Jukkasjärvi to create at exclusive art exhibition: ICEHOTEL.

The art is created with imagination and hard work, only to melt away under the unforgiving rays of the sun come springtime. All that remains are our impressions, our memories – and photographs.

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Hanne Van Der Woude

Hanne van der Woude, is a young dutch Photographer, with an eye for natural colors and visual dynamic.

 

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Monica, Series ‘MC1R  Natuurlijk rood haar’ by Hanne Van Der Woude, 2007

As every first-year art student knows, red and green are complementary colours and combining them produces huge optical impact. Put a red dot on a green plane and something special happens: the image starts to move and vibrate.

In 2004, Hanne van der Woude eyed the landscape around Nijmegen (a city in the east of the Netherlands, near the German border) with this knowledge in mind. She stood in the floodplain beside the River Waal and thought how she could make the green washlands look even greener. Her mind turned to redheads.

It was the start of a quest to find models with red hair. To begin with, it wasn’t easy. She started to hang around outside primary schools and go up to people in the street; the search gradually turned into obsession.

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Peter Burke

 

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Peter Burke

 

Born in London in 1944, Peter Burke completed a student apprenticeship with Rolls Royce Aero Engines in 1960 after leaving school. He then went on to study sculpture at Bristol Polytechnic Fine Art Faculty, graduating in 1972.

The human form is often central to Peter Burke’s sculpture, as with Antony Gormley, who began working at a similar time, Burke often uses casts of a model to express a sense of universality in his sculpture. Working in steel and iron, using industrial processes, Burke’s engineering background has strongly informed his working practice. His work often reflects mankind’s relationship with mass–production and standardisation through a rhythm and repetition of materials.

Peter Burke has exhibited since 1973 in mixed and solo shows and has featured regularly in British and overseas galleries. His work is part of public and private collections including the Contemporary Art Society, London; Henry Moore Foundation and Greenwich Council, London. In 1995, Burke was awarded the prestigious Pollock–Krasner Award. In 2005, he was awarded the Diane Middlebrook Fellowship at the Djerassi Artists Program, California. In 2010, Burke exhibited in the ‘Ten Monumental British Sculptures’ exhibition at the Cerro de Vila Museum, Portugal and in 2011 had solo exhibitions in both London and Bath.

Most recently Peter gave an artist-led talk entitled ‘Sculpture and Reproductive Technology’ at an independently organised event by TEDx in Bradford on Avon. Visit the link listed under Additional Reference Material to find out more!

Peter Burke currently lives and works in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire.

 

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Babak Fatholahi – Photographer Interview

Babak Fatholahi, 2012

Babak Fatholahi, 2012

Fine Art, Portrait & Fashion Photographer
(1990 Iran, lives and works in Kiev, Ukraine)


Interview:  Babak Fatholahi (➤), Li van Saathoff (●) for ADL MAGAZINE

● Tell us a little bit about yourself?
➤ My Name is Babak Fatholahi, I was born in 1990. I am a freelance Photographer

● Which words would your friends use to describe you?
➤ Mysterious and talented.

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Coco – Gabrielle Bonheur – Chanel

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Coco Chanel (Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel)

Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel (19 August 1883 – January 10, 1971) was a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand . She was the only fashion designer to appear on Time magazine ‘s list of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century. Along with Paul Poiret , Chanel what credited with liberating women from the constraints of the ” corseted silhouette ” and popularizing the acceptance of a sporty , casual chic as the feminine standard in the post-World War I era . A prolific creator fashion , Chanel ‘s influence extended beyond couture clothing . Her design aesthetic which realized in jewelry, handbags , and fragrance . Her signature scent , Chanel No. . 5, has become iconic of product .
What Chanel known for her lifelong determination , ambition , and energy Which she applied to her professional and social life . She Achieved success both as a businesswoman and social prominence thanks to the connections she made ​​through her ​​work . These included many artists and craft people-to splat she Became a patron . HOWEVER , Chanel ‘s highly competitive , opportunistic personality led her to make questionable life choices Which have generated controversy around her reputation , particularly her behavior during the German occupation of France in World War II.

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