Berit Haugen

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The world’s smallest kingdom

When he’s not fishing for squid or gardening outside his squat bungalow, the king of Tavolara lords over this tiny island’s 11 part-time residents and 100 nimble mountain goats.<p>Just south of Sardinia's world-famous Costa Smeralda, the lonely island of Tavolara rises wildly from the cerulean sea …

Italy

How to Make Stovetop Mac and Cheese That's Better Than Boxed

There’s a time and a place for boxed macaroni and cheese: 2:00 in the morning on the couch. But when it comes to dinner, you can do better than a …

5 Ways to Dramatically Improve Your Writing | Inc.com

I've been coaching a couple of clients to help them improve their writing, and one thing I'm noticing is how much trouble they have editing their own stuff. They work hard to create a first draft, but then have difficulty making that draft better. As one person told me, "I read what I've written, …

Creative Writing

These Are The Indian Women Fighting For “Men’s Rights”

In a country where the number of sexual assaults against women is increasing, a handful of women in India are fighting for the people they believe are the real victims: its men.<p><b>The banquet hall</b> in the three-star hotel on the outskirts of Mumbai was crammed with tables and testosterone.<p>“Rape is more …

Feminism

In Emerging Tech, Artists Should Lead

When I was invited to sign a petition (see +ArtApp) requesting that Apple add an art category to the app store, my first reaction was one of surprise: to me, it's clear that artists are the ones who truly test and expand the boundaries of what Apple's machines can do. I whipped out my phone, swiped …

Beloved Japanese artist who depicted horrors of war dies at 93 | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - An award-winning Japanese manga artist, whose retellings of traditional ghost stories and depictions of the horrors of World War Two helped propel anime to global popularity, died on Monday at the age of 93.<p>Shigeru Mizuki, a giant of Japanese manga artists (L) and his wife Nunoe …

Fukushima

Masterpieces Turned into 3D Printed Sculptures for Blind and Visually Impaired People to Enjoy

When admiring an artistic masterpiece, we often think about the artist behind the work, the medium itself, and perhaps the inspiration behind the work. What we don't typically consider is that we're fortunate enough to actually see what's before us. “There are many people in the world who have …

Art

Trust Tattoos? Here's What Happened When an Artist Had Total Control

'Whole Glory' at Milk Studios recasts Scott Campbell’s tattoo practice as performance art.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Creators.</i><p>You could feel the nerves in the room as if it was Christmas morning when I entered Milk Gallery. Over the course of a three-day exhibition, Scott Campbell's <i>Whole</i> …

Final Fantasy, You Sure Look Different

WAIT THIS ISN’T A “DISNEY PRINCESSES AS TKTK” POST. Nor is it a <i>Kingdom Hearts</i> post, so sorry. I think it’s something cooler than either of those …

10 Enlightening Books On Personality Types

Everyone and their cousin is talking about personality theory on Tumblr and Pinterest, which is why it’s easy to write it off as just another pop …

Psychology

9 Compelling Reasons Why Writing a Book Is the Best Personal Development Program | Inc.com

Over the past couple of years I have helped over 200 people write and publish their first book. Without exception every one of them found it challenging but hugely rewarding. A common statement is, "I learned so much about myself by writing my book." I'm the same. As an author, I know that with …

Writing

NHS health budgets being spent on 'horse riding, holidays and clothes' for patients

Thousands of pounds of NHS funding are being spent on holidays, clothing and “treats” under a government scheme that allows patients better control …

Wouldn’t have my career without horse riding: Kaley Cuoco

Kaley Cuoco credits horse riding for making her "centred" as a person, which she says has helped in her career.<p>By: | Los Angeles |<p>“The Big Bang …

Kaley Cuoco

Modern Art Explained In One Comic (16 pics)

Have you ever felt lost at your local modern art museum? Modern art can be confusing for many, but this wonderful comic by John Atkinson, the artist …

Creepy Jobs and Gates portraits contain double the nightmare fuel

“Me and My Other Me” is a series of illustrated portraits of celebrities. The roster of folks drawn up include tech giants like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs as well as music mega-stars like Mick Jagger and Michael Jackson.<p>What makes them creepy–aside from the highly detailed cartoonish art style, that …

Bill Gates

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Pigs

This Fan-Made Apple Concept Art Is Too Awesome to Be Real

2008: Apple Tribook Two screens would fold out of the main monitor to create a 21 inch display.<br>Adam Benton<p>1 of 9

'Gait Keeper' Gene Mutation Found in Trotting Horses

Last year, <i>The Horse</i> reported that scientists had discovered a single gene mutation that was responsible for the lateral ambling/pacing gaits of …

Deadly Equine Infectious Anemia Confirmed in 4 Kentucky Horses

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) reports four horses in the western part of the state were euthanized after testing positive for equine …

Horse-riding: 'This is our gym'

Sitting on a horse may not seem like an obvious form of exercise.<p>However, horse riding pretty much involves all the muscles in your body, between ensuring posture and balance, and controlling the horse.<p>Get Inspired reporter Louise Andrew saddled up in the Borders to find out more about the benefits …

Horseback Riding

William Boyd: my advice for budding authors

With 17 novels, a James Bond reboot, short stories and multiple screenplays under his writerly belt, is it an odd question to ask why William Boyd writes? He answers quickly and wryly: “It is a good question and a hard one. Basically, I can’t imagine doing anything else.”<p>Sweet Caress by William …

Creative Writing

We are lucky to live in a universe made for us

To a human, the universe might seem like a very inhospitable place. In the vacuum of space, you would rapidly suffocate, while on the surface of a …

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Watch a Full Five Minutes of PersonaQ: Shadow of the Labyrinth, Hosted by Margaret and Elizabeth

It seems Atlus has stopped being so coy and has finally released a juicy new trailer with plenty of dungeon action. As a bonus, the trailer is …