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8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Albert Einstein

The Story of a Special Artist (and Her Therapy Cat!) Will Warm Your Heart

A new book about 6-year-old autistic painter Iris Grace celebrates how "different is brilliant."<p>Iris Grace is a 6-year-old autistic artist from Leicestershire, United Kingdom, who's become famous over the last few years for her beautiful paintings. She's received international attention for her …

These 15 Second Videos Teach You “How to Architect”

Fact 47: Eero Saarinen designed the Dulles international airport in Virginia. The original Dulles terminal is unique because its massive shapely …

This Silicon Valley Hillside Home Was Designed for Easy Mobility

Making indoor-outdoor living a breeze for an elderly resident<p>It sounds counterintuitive, but this modern home built daringly on a steep hillside was actually designed for an elderly person with limited mobility. Completed by San Francisco-based firm Schwartz and Architecture, the 775-square-foot …

Silicon Valley

16 Famous Designers Show Us Their Favorite Notebooks

Designers from Ikea, Pentagram, Ideo, and more tell us what makes a great notebook.<p>Sure, digital design apps might be finally coming into their own, but there’s still nothing better than pen and paper. Here at Co.Design, we’re notebook fetishists, so we recently asked a slew of designers about …

How People Learn to Become Resilient

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

Psychology

Abstract Rugs by Swedish Artist Jonathan Josefsson – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

15 Houseplants That Clean The Air And Are Almost Impossible To Kill

Back in elementary school most of us learned that plants help clean the air through a process called photosynthesis. Which is fanastic when we think …

Internationally Acclaimed Abstract Painters Come to 2731 Prospect

click to enlarge<p>2731 Prospect’s latest exhibitions bring two accomplished abstract painters to Cleveland this weekend via Alan Crockett’s <i>Looney Tunes</i> …

Amazing Abstract Artists Showcase

Pastel Gallery | Arlene Richman's Abstract Art

Regarding non-objective painting, New York City artist <b>Arlene Richman</b> says, “I try not to be intellectual about it. I let it happen. If I have to …

Abstract Iceland from Above

American photographer Zack Seckler caught pictures of Icelandic landscapes from a plane. His pictures offers a stunning abstract and minimalist point …

Photography

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This Animator Made 30 Excellent GIFs Celebrating His 30 Days in New York City

Medieval armored knights riding ancient Egyptian sphinxes might be the perfect visual metaphor for New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art. And …

'Lighting Strikes: 18 Poets. 18 Artists.' at Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco

The exhibition <i>Lightning Strikes: 18 poets.18 artists.</i> -- at Dolby Chadwick Gallery through January 30th -- has its roots in the idea of ekphrasis: poetry that describes or responds to a work of art. Conceived and organized by gallery director Lisa Dolby Chadwick, the exhibition isn't about artists …

Amazing Benefits Of Avocado (+5 Refreshing Recipes)

If you are a health-conscious person, you have no reason to resist avocados. This creamy-textured fruit is well-recognized as a “super food” that …

In the Studio: See Intimate Photos of Morgane and Chris Stapleton

<i>Southern Family</i>, a collection of songs about growing up in the South from both contemporary country stars and Americana darlings, is one of the most …

Country Music

Denver Art Museum Announces Major Show of Female Abstract Expressionists

Elaine de Kooning, <i>Bullfight</i>, 1959, oil on canvas.<p>©ELAINE DE KOONING TRUST/COURTESY MARK BORGHI FINE ART, NEW YORK<p>The Denver Art Museum (DAM) …

Science Says Eating a Lemon Makes You Stronger

“When life gives you lemons, you don’t make lemonade. You use the seeds to plant a whole orchard—an entire franchise!”<p>—Anthon St. Maarten<p>Lemon is one …

Intricate Colored Pencil Works Explode with Texture

Helen Rae's drawings have the intensity of oil paintings.<p>When Helen Rae had her first solo exhibit, it sold out on opening night. Looking at her work, it's very easy to see why. "I was drawn by the immediate impact of Helen's use of color and pattern," says Paige Wery, owner of LA's Good Luck …

Luc Fuller’s Rhythmic, Organic Paintings Inaugurate Rod Barton’s Brussels Gallery

Meet the Instagram gallery entrepreneurs

Jonny Burt (left) and Joe Kennedy (right.)The Unit London<p>Aged just 23, two recent university graduates, Joe Kennedy and Jonny Burt, decided it was time to set up an art gallery. More important than their initial 300- square-foot pop-up space in Chiswick, London next to a butcher's shop, was the …

Painting in the Dark: The Struggle for Art in a World Obsessed With Popularity | Colossal

<p>In the age of social media and the oversaturation of information, seeking recognition as an artist or designer can at times be a difficult, …

This Hotel's Awesome Pet Policy

According to a redditor with an unrepeatable username, this photo shows a hotel's policy for letting dogs stay in guest rooms.<p>Dogs can cause …

CURRENT - TURN GALLERY

<b>TURN Gallery</b> presents <b>New Dawn Fades</b>, a solo exhibition of new works by <b>Andy Mister</b>. In this series of drawings, Mister explores how the historical …

Top 10 Most Expensive Living European Artists at Auction in 2015

Auctions<p>British and Italian artists did particularly well.<p>,<p>Although modern European artists were the big performers at auction in 2015, contemporary …

More Disturbing (But Amazing) Pictures Expose The Absurdities Of Modern Culture *Warning: Graphic Images*

I'm in!<p>Pictures like the ones you are about to see have been surfacing more and more lately, as artists around the world feel compelled to respond to …

Oil Painting Mediums Explained

As with other types of paint additives, there are a whole host of oil painting mediums to tempt you.<p>But which ones do you really need and which can …

Digital Art