Turkey and Saudi Arabia are apparently ready to send ground forces to the Syrian battlefield, but although a direct invasion has not yet been launched, an indirect one is already happening, political scientist Yuri Pochta told Radio Sputnik.
Istanbul-based graphic designer Tolga Girgin experiments with 3D calligraphic letterforms by adding shading and photographing his pieces from just the right perspective. The effect is uncanny as the logos, words, and figures seem to curl up and hover just above the page of his sketchbook.
Our second day in Istanbul found us crossing the Galata bridge and climbing a rather steep incline to get a glimpse of the Galata tower and secure our tickets for the Whirling Dervishes that evening. 757 more words