Caroline Bigaiski

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Art series breaks LGBTQ stereotypes with striking illustrations

<b>Warning: the following illustrations contain partial nudity.</b><p>Despite the great strides the LGBT community has taken in 2015, there is still a long way …

This female author just exposed the sexist nature of the literary world

The punchline, however, is entirely predictable.<p>When author Catherine Nichols sent the opening pages of her novel to 50 agents, only two requested the full manuscript.<p>When she presented herself with a male pseudonym, "George," from a new email address, and sent the same cover letter and pages to 50 …

George Eliot

Gay feminist student drops the mic with one heroic yearbook quote

The quote may seem shallow, but she's got a point.<p>A recently graduated senior from Oak Hills High School in California just spun a rather epic …

Can Your City Commit to 100-Percent Renewable Energy?

<b>By Don Willlmott</b><p><i>Don Willmott is a New York-based journalist who writes about technology, travel and the environment for a wide variety of publications and websites.</i><p>It's the latest trend in progressive urban planning. Cities around the world are rushing to commit to running on 100-percent renewable …

Ireland becomes first country to legalise gay marriage by popular vote

Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Getty Images<p>Crowds celebrate the landslide yes victory at Dublin castle.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/23/1432409543043/acf62afe-2fd5-4efc-b9b8-643da57b48a9-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Getty Images<p>Crowds celebrate the …

Science says these 5 things happen to couples who have been together a long time

And according to Joshua Wolf Shenk, the author of "Powers of Two," these tiny shifts are also the catalyst for a different kind of thought process — a shared mind, so to speak — that allows couples (romantic or not) to come up with more creative solutions to problems than they'd ever think up on …

University of California

Priests Defy Bishops To Support Marriage Equality In Ireland

“There is a battle going on within the Irish Catholic Church at the moment.” J. Lester Feder reports from Dublin on the referendum that is testing the limits of progressives’ hope for change under Pope Francis.<p>DUBLIN — Father Martin Dolan faced a difficult decision. With Ireland’s referendum on …

Sorry, haters: 'Mad Max' is an 'incredible feminist movie'

Charlize Theron has confirmed the fears of some men who don't like the idea of a cinematic female heroine: "Mad Max: Fury Road," she said, is an …

Drool-Worthy Living Room Decorating Ideas

Creative ways to style your space!<p>By Anna Kocharian<p><b>scandinavian splendor</b><p>photography by THE DESIGN FILES<p>Elevate a stark backdrop with an abundance of greens, vibrant wall art, and personal touches.<p>photography by DUST JACKET ATTIC<p>Blush toned florals soften the intensity of a masculine scheme, evoking …

Smart, Simple Secrets from a Stylish Scandinavian Small Space

As we see time and time again, Scandinavian design works so beautifully and elegantly in small spaces thanks to a generous use of white and sleek …

Articles about 8 modern american kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the bygone era of Cadillacs, colorful toasters, atomic clocks, and...<p>Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for …

American Cities

Wind Power Without The Mills

Vortex Bladeless is a radical company. It wants to completely change the way we get energy from the wind. Think wind stick instead of a massive tower with blades that capture blowing winds.<p>Wind stick. Really. Lest you think I’m mad, I’ve included a picture of this bladeless generator that helps …

47 Books Every College Grad Should Read

The reading doesn't end with class.

Early men and women were equal, say scientists

Our prehistoric forebears are often portrayed as spear-wielding savages, but the earliest human societies are likely to have been founded on enlightened egalitarian principles, according to scientists.<p>A study has shown that in contemporary hunter-gatherer tribes, men and women tend to have equal …

Anthropology

Homosexuality in the Brain

From an evolutionary point of view, homosexuality is rather difficult to explain. Any genetic trait that reduces the chances of producing the …

National Academy of Sciences

10 Financial Goals To Pursue Before You Reach Your 30s

<i>“How to save money fast?”</i><p>This is the question asked by all of us not in the top 1% of rich people.<p>If you are looking for ways to drastically reduce …

Articles about 7 space saving solutions some our tiniest houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.<p>Just because your bathroom might lack space, doesn't mean it has to lack style or functionality.<p>In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...<p>The Splitback Sofa …

Diminutive

Reclaimed Wood Lantern Hanger

If you follow me on instagram, you may know what I'm in the process of redoing a bedroom at my mom's house. I thought I was done decorating it a few …

Crayons

A Black Man Hangs a White Supremacist: Tyler Shields’s Charged Photography

In Tyler Shields’ photographs the traditional victim of violent race-related injustice turns aggressor. For Shields, it’s a powerful and symbolic …