Ravneet Kaur Sandhu

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Contemporary art by Titus Kaphar

New York City based <b>Titus Kaphar</b> cuts, bends, sculpts and actually mixes the work of classic and renaissance painters to create new stories.<p>“<i>I’ve</i> …

Why All Typefaces Are Optical Illusions

Tobias Frere-Jones explains why every typeface designer needs to be a bit of a magician.<p>Take a CLOSE LOOK at this sentence. The capital letters look like they’re the same height, and the the lower case letters look like they’re the same height. But zoom in and you’ll see that’s an optical illusion. …

Colleen McCullough, Author Of 'The Thorn Birds,' Dead At 77

SYDNEY, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose 1977 best-selling novel The Thorn Birds became a smash hit television miniseries, has died at the age of 77.<p>McCullough turned to writing after working for more than a decade as a neuroscientist in Australia, Britain and the …

Photograph: Israel Hershkovitz, Ofer Marder & Omry Barzilai<p>The excavation area of where the skull was found in western Galilee in a cave that had collapsed around 30,000 years …

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10 Crazy Sounding Tax Deductions IRS Says Are Legit

Tax time is upon us again, with IRS Forms 1099 coming soon. It means filing time for 2014 returns is just around the corner. You may be searching high and low for tax deductions, but it’s too late to date checks December 31, 2014! Still, if your facts are right and you feel adventurous, here are …

Hitler’s First Victims by Timothy W Ryback, review: 'gripping and thoroughly chilling'

Nazi Germany’s barbarism was not a gradual phenomenon but clear from the Dachau camp's opening in 1933<p>It is 70 years since the Nazi death camps were liberated, and despite the thousands of books on the subject, we seem hardly any closer to fathoming how horror on this scale could have occurred. A …

The Surprisingly Cool History of Ice

Until two centuries ago, ice was just an unfortunate side effect of winter. But in the early 1800s, one man saw dollar signs in frozen ponds. …

8 Words Whose Definitions Will Surprise You

Words improve the quality of our writing, and what better time to celebrate this than January 18: Thesaurus Day. It's no secret that all of us here at Grammarly are word nerds, but some of these definitions were a shock to us, too!<p>Peruse: We usually use this word to mean the same thing as "scan" or …

These days, writing isn’t a career. It’s a rich man’s hobby

Writing's always been lopsided, but it's got a lot worse in the last decade<p>I envy William Hague. <b>Not the £2.5 million country house he’s just bought in Wales</b>, although that would be nice. Rather, the fact that he plans to spend his retirement writing books.<p>These days, you need a substantial private …

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