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Comics!

'Dots,' Today's Comic by Olga Wieszczyk

After weird dots turn her completely blue, a woman goes outside to find that no one really cares about her strange new skin color.
Olga Wieszczyk
3.20.18
Illustration

A Russian Artist Reimagines the World in Bold Blue Ink

With ink on paper drawings, Dmitry Borshch brings a skeptical Russian perspective to media criticism.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
7.28.17
last week in art

The Newest Blue Crayon Is 200 Years in the Making

...And Crayola wants your help naming it.
Nathaniel Ainley
5.31.17
monday insta illustrator

Femmes Recline on Furniture in Sultry Minimal Illustrations

Ladies lounge on armchairs, couches, and stools in these pen-and-ink meditations on the female form.
Beckett Mufson
4.17.17
Art

Is This the World's Most Dangerous Selfie?

Photographer Keow Wee Loong couldn't resist the photo op.
Beckett Mufson
1.2.17
Design

Meet the Chemist Who Accidentally Created a New Blue Pigment

Step aside, ultramarine and cobalt—YInMn blue is just as vibrant and far more durable.
Noémie Jennifer
7.8.16
Gaming

The Original Pokémon Game Was Social Media Before Social Media

Offering personalized, collaborative gaming and friendship, these Game Boy titles gave kids an escape from a buzzing digital age on the edge of a new century.
Andy McDonald
3.1.16
deep dive

Considering the Eternal Significance of Eiffel 65’s “Blue (Da Ba Dee)”

Why this Italian Eurodance song from 1999 is an anthem for the death of progress in the face of human antipathy.
Angus Harrison
2.9.16
Film

Visit a Space-Faring Land of Oz [Music Video]

A universe of primary colors emerges in Filipino animator Megan Palero's video for Your Gay Thoughts' "Spitting Image."
Beckett Mufson
2.2.16
Design

Two Different Hues Win "Color of the Year" 2016

The authority on color breaks conventions to make a statement about gender equality.
Beckett Mufson
12.3.15
Music

Watch Light Paintings Morph into Geometric Creatures

Floating Points’ jazzy new video looks a school of tiny lightsabers dancing and traveling through time and space.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.26.15
Art

48 Miles of String Weave a Cathedral Walkway

Enter a tunnel of blue at St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Southern France.
Nicole Walsh
6.23.15