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How to Get “High” Without Drugs

<b>Binaural Beats</b> are the products of two different sounds in harmony; they produce sounds that are only heard by the brain. The effect of this can be …

Is There Anything More Beautiful Than Tokyo’s First November Snowfall Since 1962?

You may have been eating turkey and arguing with family members (sorry, hope you’re okay) last week, but the people of Tokyo were doing something a little different (although there were still probably arguments): They were celebrating the first snowfall of 2016 and Tokyo’s <i>first</i> November snowfall …

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Virtual Dating

Self improvement can help you the chance to mold yourself into the best person possible. The following article will give you some helpful tips as you …

Edward Snowden’s Long, Strange Journey to Hollywood

The summer light was fading to gold near Red Square as Oliver Stone maneuvered through the lobby bar of a five-star Moscow hotel last year. He walked past the marble staircase and the grand piano to a table in the back. A group of businessmen in suits lingered nearby. Stone grimaced.<p>“I think we …

5 Rules For Nailing Scandinavian Style

Scandinavia seems to have everything sorted. With their relaxed approach to working hours and an ability to whip up a damn good cinnamon bun, it’s no …

When Andy Warhol was shot

Andy Warhol’s attempted murder in 1968 is when many feel Pop Art ended. But the form continued, and reached new levels of political commentary, in Russia and China, reports Alastair Sooke.<p>He was in surgery for six hours. His heart had to be massaged. But Andy Warhol still managed to survive the …

The secret Nazi history of porcelain

Porcelain is associated with everyday objects – but at the heart of the white material is a dark story of obsession, power and purity. Edmund de Waal explains.<p>European craftsmen first worked out how to make porcelain in the 18th Century, in the German city of Dresden.<p>Augustus the Strong, ruler of …

Watch a 100-Year Old Statue Come to Life Through Projection Mapping

Marble statues can be impressively lifelike, but the 100-year-old statue “Pauline” has actually come to life at the Williamson Art Gallery & …

Guy Laramée Carves Mountains of Books Into Snowy Mountain Sculptures

Inspired book carver Guy Laramée (featured previously here and here) has been cutting into the printed page, revealing snow-capped mountains in his …

Animated Van Gogh film is made entirely with paintings

Vincent van Gogh occupies a special place in the Western psyche. His legacy mythologized the idea of the tragic artist who nevertheless makes …

7 Top Quotes On Life, Creativity To Boost Your Day

“The purpose of our lives is to be happy” - Dalai Lama<p><b>We know the feeling</b> of hitting a creative block all too well. It sucks and is depressing, but …

Nigerian Picasso, Oresegun Olumide, Sets Facebook On Fire

Meet Oresegun Olumide, a painting graduate from the Yaba College of Technology. His artworks just went viral on Facebook with all Nigerians talking …

The painting that tricks the eye

Art historian Kelly Grovier looks at images that break out of their frames, including an 1874 trompe l’oeil and a photo from Syria.<p>The most enduring images break their immediate frames of reference and climb into our imaginations. Such is the power of a photograph captured this week of a soldier in …

Why does Britain have such bizarre place names?

Bishop’s Itchington, Westley Waterless: there is plenty to smile or snigger at on a map of the UK. But in fact, these names reveal a hidden – and fascinating – history.<p>The drive from the town of Much Wenlock to Ashby-de-la-Zouch is 60 miles east across the English Midlands. Once you have crossed …

LGBT 'Star Wars' Characters: A Brief History

J.J. Abrams says LGBT characters are coming to “Star Wars,” but they’re already here. Get used to it<p>A lot has changed in the last few years when it …

Graffiti artwork of drowned Aylan highlights refugees' plight

(Reuters) - A huge graffiti image of toddler Aylan Kurdi, pictures of whose dead body stirred global sympathy for migrants fleeing war and poverty, confronts motorists, pedestrians and river traveler in Frankfurt.<p>Thousands of weekday commuters using the Main river footpath and road bridge will see …

Rembrandt painting discovered at New Jersey auction goes on display | The Star

MAASTRICHT, NETHERLANDS—The painting was labelled as the work of an unknown artist from Europe’s ‘Continental School,’ dated sometime in the 19th …

Fine Art

Sally Field revels in playing 'fierce, sexy, odd' in 'Hello, My Name Is Doris'

Sally Field believes that our age changes, but not our character.<p>"We are all just the same," she said during a recent interview in Beverly Hills. "If you and I met and we were in our 20s, we could close our eyes and say, we are going to be sitting at a table 35 years from now and we will still be …

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Watch Conservationists Restore This 130-Year-Old Samurai Doll

In the 19th century, life-sized dolls of samurai warriors in full armor were created and exhibited at festivals along with other <i>ningyō</i>, or “human …

Want to be an optimist? Pick up these positive habits

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ever notice how some people just seemingly have a bright outlook on life -- even when everything isn't exactly on the sunny side?<p>You know those people: They're the friends who have spilled coffee on their white shirt and still manage to have a nonchalant smile on their face. They're the …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

Once the youngest nominee for the Turner Prize, Ian Davenport creates his "syringe art" by squirting glossy paint onto canvas and allowing gravity to determine the final composition.

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How to Find Your Passion

Your passion is the reason you wake up in the morning, and just the thought of it can keep you up late with excitement. Passion can also be a quieter …

Paris Review - William Wei

Amie Barrodale<p>Issue 197, Summer 2011<p>I once brought a girl home because I liked her shoes. That was the only thing I noticed about her. I live in a really small apartment. A lot of my clothes end up piled on my mattress or draped over the open door of the microwave. I guess the girl with the pink …