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An artist creates 3D paintings that will play tricks with your brain

Sometimes the eyes on an especially well-painted portrait will appear to follow you around the room, but Patrick Hughes' mind-boggling 3D art takes the concept to a whole other level.<p>Hughes uses a style he created called "reverspective," painting uncanny optical illusions of a rooms with an eerie …

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See 165 Years of Climate Data Drawn As One Death Spiral

A novel way to visualize our doom<p>Scientists have been observing a steady rise in global temperatures for at least seven decades, give or take. Most of the data visualizations for the trend wind up looking like a bull market—up and to the right, all century long.<p>A UK climate scientist named Ed …

Google is giving away the tool it uses to understand language, Parsey McParseface

Okay, Google. Okay. We get it.<p>Say hello to Parsey McParseface.<p>Yes, to get you to pay attention to what would otherwise be a fairly dense and nerdy thing, Google is using an homage to Boaty McBoatface for one of the software tools it's releasing today. But don't just laugh (or groan) at the name, …

Towering Waves Over 50 Feet High Showcase Awe-Inspiring Power of Mother Nature

Photographer Luke Shadbolt captures the duality of nature–its ability to create as well as destroy–in a striking series called <i>Maelstrom</i>. Focusing on ocean waves, the Australian photographer highlights their stunning power at moments when they're about to crash into the water. These fleeting …

Designer Brings Ridiculous Drawings Of Bicycles To Life

There's a huge difference between sketching and design drawing, and the biggest difference between the two is the need for precision.<p>Design drawings …

This Flexible, Holographic Smartphone Is The Future

And it won't come soon enough<p>Smartphones haven't really changed in the last few years. Yes, they're faster, have high resolution, and take better photos, but the core technology has remained relatively unchanged.<p>But that might change soon. Researchers at Queen's University Human Media Lab in …

The Cheapest Day To Buy A Plane Ticket, Depending On Where You're Going

Stick this puppy on your fridge.<p>We all know the magic time to buy a plane ticket is precisely 54 days in advance, for domestic travel.<p>But what if you're flying beyond the U.S.?<p>The experts at CheapAir recently researched the cheapest day to buy plane tickets for a whole host of international …

Your Next Brunch Needs These Cinnamon French Toast Fingers

Soft, fluffy brioche French toast rolled in cinnamon sugar and dipped in fresh raspberry and mascarpone dip. Are you salivating as much as we are right now? This easy recipe makes the perfect Mother’s Day breakfast. Or even better, just make yourself a large plate and take it back to bed with an …

Breakfast

100 books to change your life

We all have memories of books that have ignited our imaginations but is there one special book that has changed your life?<p>That's the premise behind a fascinating new collection of essays featuring contributions from writers, politicians and actors, who discuss the book that holds a special place in …

Satya Nadella on why you'll love Cortana, how cars are like data centers, and what's spurring all these global startups

<i><br>Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has reshaped the company since taking over two years ago</i><i>.</i><p><i>Windows is still important, but it's no longer the only platform that matters: Microsoft is releasing software and supporting app development for Apple's iOS, Google's Android, and even its old enemy Linux. The</i> …

10 Quotes on Art and Life From Vincent van Gogh on His Birthday

People<p>“One must spoil as many canvases as one succeeds with,” he wrote.<p>,<p>Like most legends, the name Vincent van Gogh calls to mind tales of strife …

The 15 best poetry books of all time

7 of the most iconic designers of all time

Issue 250 of Computer Arts saw the 20 most influential designers of the past 20 years announced, as voted by their peers. And while the CA team had …

16 Trader Joe's Foods You Need To Discover (And Then Hoard)

Did someone say pudding?<p>You're already going to Trader Joe's for the cookie butter, and most of us swear by Two Buck Chuck (which is now actually $3 at most locations).<p>But there are many, <i>many</i> Trader Joe's finds that you're not paying enough attention to ... unless you're a brilliant shopper, that …

2016 March 3 - Moons and Jupiter

<b>Moons and Jupiter</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Phillip A Cruden<p><b>Explanation:</b> Some of the Solar System's largest moons rose together on February 23. On …

What Makes a Person: The Seven Layers of Identity in Literature and Life

“It is the intentions, the capacities for choice rather than the total configuration of traits which defines the person.”<p><i>“A person’s identity,”</i> Amin Maalouf wrote as he contemplated what he so poetically called the genes of the soul, <i>“is like a pattern drawn on a tightly stretched parchment. Touch</i> …

Music you may have missed in the last three months

The past three months have been crammed with twists and turns: Kanye West finally released his punk gospel odyssey <i>The Life Of Pablo</i> via a truly chaotic public unveiling, Rihanna came back into our lives and speakers for good with sexy stoner creation <i>ANTI</i>, Beyoncé unleashed the powerful and defiant …

Beautiful Photos of Palestine's Hidden Past and Uncertain Future

The photographer James Morris captured the remains of villages destroyed in the 1948 Palestine War, some of which had, until now, been completely erased from history.<p>British photographer James Morris's book, <i>Time and Remains of Palestine</i>, published by Kehrer Verlag and out this March, offers an …

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Large-Scale Oil Paintings of Celebrities Created with Boldly Textured Brushstrokes

Contemporary visual artist Colin Davidson creates powerful and realistic portraits from his home in Belfast, North Ireland. His pieces are united by a characteristic painting style which makes use of bold, decisive strokes to form textured final products. His angular, choppy brushwork extracts …

Art

8 Cities That Show You What the Future Will Look Like

Cities used to grow by accident. Sure, the location usually made sense—someplace defensible, on a hill or an island, or somewhere near an extractable …

Psychedelics Could Trigger A 'Paradigm Shift' In Mental Health Care

A new review of studies finds that LSD, psilocybin and MDMA hold potential for treating mental illness.<p>Is American medicine on the brink of a psychedelic revolution?<p>It's seeming more and more likely. A scientific review of the existing research into the therapeutic applications of psychedelics, …

Coffee stops jet lag by rewinding the body clock - but there’s a catch

Drinking a double espresso can turn back circadian rhythms by around an hour and could help fight jet lag, but it does depend on the direction of the flight<p>Drinking coffee in the evening can turn back the body clock and could help travellers to fight jet lag if they are travelling west, scientists …

11 Things I Learned from 20 Years of Lifting

Here are some surprising training do’s and don’ts from a leading exercise physiologist and strength coach<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> DeanSomerset.com<i>, the website of</i> <i>Dean Somerset, a personal trainer and exercise physiologist from Edmonton, Alberta Canada. His clientele ranges from joint</i> …

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

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This Is What It Feels Like to Treat Depression with Magic Mushrooms

We spoke to a woman who's been trialling a psilocybin micro-dose treatment for a month, and the doctor who devised the method.<p>When Sue* greets me, she's all sparkly eyes and smiles. Beaming, she shakes my hand firmly and, as she sits, talks animatedly about her dash from the office to our meeting. …

Colorful Paintings Capture the Endless Freedom of the Open Road

East Hampton, Long Island-based artist Grant Haffner paints vivid landscapes inspired by the beautiful country roads and bodies of water of his hometown. Using acrylic, marker, and pencil on wood panel, the painter deconstructs the road scene into a striking series of graphic lines and eye-catching …

Europe should back debt crisis principles at the UN | Letter from Yanis Varoufakis, James Galbraith and others

Financial sector,Euro,Greece,World news,European Union,Banking,Economics,Europe,United Nations,Eurozone crisis,UK news,Unctad,European banks,Financial crisis,Business,European monetary union<p>On 10 September, the United Nations general assembly will vote on nine principles concerning the …