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Introducing the new, improved Maybot 3000

The Tories hope to reprogram, not depose, Theresa May<p>Had Theresa May won the election with the landslide she expected, she’d have fired several of the cabinet with her trademark brutality. They knew who they were. And last Monday, three of them took the opportunity to tell the Prime Minister where …

Downing Street

Slack Bay review – hilarious high jinks on the beach

Bruno Dumont’s wacky, macabre crime comedy, starring Juliette Binoche and Fabrice Luchini, is very strange and very funny<p>Is there a more extraordinary auteur career than that of Bruno Dumont? Having started as one of Europe’s foremost purveyors of extreme cinema seriousness, he made a startling …

Juliette Binoche

The 25 greatest rock music documentaries of all time

An Art Director Shares How Book Covers Are Made

They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but when the cover is insanely gorgeous, who can blame you? Definitely not Alyssa Nassner, an Associate Art Director at ABRAMS Kids. Her job requires creativity; browsing through bookstores; and working with editors, artists, and book sellers to …

Publication Design

A visual history of Canon autofocus and how it works today

This short video does an excellent job explaining how autofocus systems work, without over-complicating the subject matter. It touches on the various …

Cameras
Virtual Reality

Spicy Tomato Jam Recipe

Use this delicious tomato jam as a ketchup alternative in meatloaf or on burgers, or serve it with cheese and crackers or as a dip for shrimp or …

Cooking
Grenfell Tower

UK Weather Forecast: Met Office Predicts Sizzling Warmth As Jellyfish Invade Britain's Beaches

We could nudge 30C, folks.<p>After a recent spell of shall we say <i>troubled</i> weather, there’s a taste of summer warmth on the way for many of us, …

Weather

Articles about industrial loft belgium on Dwell.com - Dwell

Chic and trendy space, perfect for a young entrepreneur.<p>A Norman Foster master plan has transformed a decaying German industrial port into a vibrant neighborhood.<p>Smitten from the start with a 1970s concrete villa in rural Belgium, a resident and her designer embark on a sensitive …

Lofts

patti smith, debbie harry, and robert mapplethorpe check back into the chelsea hotel

The Chelsea Hotel is revisiting its iconic past with a photo series of famous residents and inspiring a creative future through a new exhibition series.<p>Leonard Cohen sang about it, Jack Kerouac wrote <i>On the Road</i> in one of its bedrooms, and Madonna had some great <i>Sex</i> in a few of them: the Chelsea …

Debbie Harry

Molly Soda silences the haters

Love her, or hate her, you can’t deny artist Molly Soda’s talent for stirring up a storm on the internet. From publicly dating a teddy bear to recently leaking her own nudes, the digital artist’s vision of sex, romance and intimacy is no secret. Last week Soda premiered her zine, <i>Should I Send</i> <i>This?</i>, …

Rare, Poignant Photos of Frida Kahlo During the Last Years of Her Life

German-born French photographer Gisle Freund (1908-2000) offers a rare look at Frida Kahlo in intimate snapshots taken of the celebrated artist during some of the last years of her life. Freund, who fled Nazi Germany in 1933 and later became known as one of the greatest portraits photographers in …

Art

5 Things You Should Know About California’s Water Crisis

Drought, and the resulting shortage of melting snow, is driving the historic water shortages across much of the American West.<p>Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown announced his state’s first-ever mandatory water restrictions, in an effort to cope with four years of the worst drought in the …

HBO NOW standalone streaming service debuts on Apple TV, iPhone & iPad with 1-month free trial

HBO’s new standalone streaming service called HBO NOW has officially launched on Apple TV, iPhone, and iPad. HBO NOW allows subscribers to watch the premium network’s movies and TV shows online. The service is similar to Netflix as it’s delivered over a high-speed Internet connection rather than …

California Entrepreneur Invents Coffee Cups That Can Revive Forests

Your morning coffee could help give birth to a new generation of trees and plants.<p>Reduce. Reuse. Grow., a San Luis Obispo-based startup, has pioneered a new type of coffee cup — one encased with seeds. After you trash the cup (in a specified bin), the company will ensure that those cups are planted …

Coffee

The secret history of caffeine: Starbucks science and the back story of everyone’s favorite morning habit

Caffeine doesn’t give you energy. Here’s the amazing, real story of its discovery — and how it works on your brain<p><i>If I can’t drink my bowl of coffee three times daily, then in my torment I will shrivel up like a piece of roasted goat!</i> <i><br>— Johann Sebastian Bach and Christian Friedrich Henrici,</i> <i><br>Schweigt</i> …

Coffee

From giants to heavy metal: contemporary African art - in pictures

A major sale of African artworks in London tomorrow boasts big names old and new from across the continent, and reflects a growing appetite in the art market

Art

Portraits of Modern Day Witches, Healers, Spell Casters and Visionaries

Elwinga, a Druid<p><i>Women of Power</i> is Warsaw-based photographer Katarzyna Majak‘s series celebrating the spiritual women living in Poland. Ranging in …

A Graphic Glimpse Inside the Studio of Roy Lichtenstein

Walking into Roy Lichtenstein’s New York studio in the spring of 1990 I entered the artist’s visual world. Towering shelves of art books lining one …

Nintendo Bringing Mario and Other Games to Smartphones and Tablets

Nintendo announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with Japanese mobile game maker DeNA to jointly develop games for smartphones, tablets and PCs, meaning that new titles based on iconic franchises such as Mario, Pokemon and Zelda could soon be available on devices such as iPhone, iPad and Mac. …

Months after the 'Spider-Woman' sexism scandal, the writer behind the series has the perfect response

Once more, here's the "Spider-Woman #1" alternate cover that made the internet go crazy:<p>This erotic image by artist Milo Manara set off a thousand blog posts about sexism, resulting in Marvel canceling its release. The irony was that the book itself was about a strong and otherwise respectable …

Comics

How Thatcher’s Government Covered Up a VIP Pedophile Ring

Now that most of the major figures are dead, the truth is emerging about the systematic sexual abuse of children by members of the British government.<p>…

“Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.” –Picasso #insidethestudio

India's Daughter film banned

This Tumblr Pairs Medieval Art with Rappers, and It's Brilliant

Gives new meaning to the expression "hip-hop royalty."<p>If you've ever looked at a photo of a blinged-out Rick Ross and thought, <i>Dude totally looks like Henry VIII</i>, there's a new Tumblr for you. The site, B4 XVI (a.k.a. beforesixteen), juxtaposes famous rappers with medieval and Renaissance artwork …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Living Through Gay Conversion Therapy (Full Length)

Facebook can be sued if it tries to censor content, says French court

Frenchman whose Facebook account was shut by the social media giant after he posted an image of an explicit 19th century painting cries victory after Paris High Court rules his legal complaint can be handled in France<p>The High Court in Paris has set a legal precedent after ruling that the American …

McDonald's Responds to Indie-Pop Duo's Viral Complaint

After McDonald's asked Ex Cops to play South by Southwest for free, company says it follows festival protocol, uses hashtag #slownewsday<p><b>UPDATE:</b> A …