The new ‘Stranger Things?’

Simon Stålenhag’s paintings are a strange, irresistible mix of mundane scenes from the Swedish countryside and haunting scenarios involving abandoned robots, mysterious machinery and even dinosaurs. They are the product of his childhood memories — growing up in suburban Stockholm and painting landscapes and wildlife — and his adulthood appreciation Continue Reading

Is this the world’s most beautiful metro?

Written by Pia Deshpande, CNN When the Moscow Metro was first announced in the 1930s, the city’s residents were immediately fascinated by how it might look. Station designs were reportedly displayed in shop windows along bustling Tverskaya Street, fueling Muscovites’ curiosity toward the new underground network. What they got was Continue Reading