Caroline Keown

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Here Are The Ages You Peak at Everything Throughout Life

This makes old age sound awesome.<p>Ageing can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn't all it's …

Demographics

31 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Spring

It's a whole new season of fresh reads!

13 of the Most Disturbing — and Critically Acclaimed — Movies to Ever Hit Theaters

<i>Raw</i>, a movie about a teen girl’s descent into cannibalism, hits theaters March 10. The film is receiving excellent advance reviews, and another fun …

The Artist Who Drew Himself on Drugs Is Actually Way More Experimental

Torture, silence, love, and drugs are just a few of the mediums Bryan Lewis Saunders works with.<p>Sure, he painted 60 self-portraits whilst on 60 different mind-altering drugs, but for 21 years, Tennessee-based artist Bryan Lewis Saunders also hasn't missed a single day sketching himself. "I see my …

13 books Ernest Hemingway thought every young writer should read

In 1934, a young man named Arnold Samuelson was fresh out of journalism school at the University of Minnesota when he read "One Way Across," a short story by Ernest Hemingway.<p>The story later became part of Hemingway's fourth novel "To Have and Have Not."<p>Samuelson admired the story so much that he …

A Poem About the Women's March by Johnetta Elzie | Teen Vogue

"Where were you?"<p><i>In this op-ed, we share a powerful poem written by civil rights activist and the co-founder of Campaign Zero, Johnetta Elzie.</i><p>Where were you when your ancestors set out to steal my ancestors from our homes?<br>When they raped African women then refused to acknowledge their own children, …

Feminism

Razing the Patriarchy: 10 Timeless Quotes from Simone de Beauvoir

As gender equality continues to elude Western society, it would be wise for us to imagine at every turn: “What would Simone de Beauvoir have had to say about this?” Except, of course, that in many ways she already said it, with many passages from 1949’s treatise <i>The Second Sex</i> ringing true nearly …

Why Power Women Are Micro-Dosing LSD at Work

It's a different type of career high.<p>Karen Smith has a lot on her mind. The 32-year-old lives in Chicago, where, after working for tech startups abroad for 10 years, she moved last year with her husband to attend a graduate program in data science. On top of her academic studies, Smith works 10 to …

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This Surreal Digital Art is a Visual Journal

Chad Knights’s 365 digital art challenge quickly turned into a coded personal journal.<p>Chad Knight started his 365 challenge of creating a new piece of digital art every day as a simple exercise that would help him improve his craft. Instead, “it quickly transformed into a visual personal journal,” …

A Drained Swimming Pool Titled 'Van Gogh's Ear' Is on Display at the Rockefeller Center

The duo behind Marfa’s Prada storefront installation is now back, with a standing pool in the heart of NYC.<p>The Public Art Fund unveiled <i>Van Gogh’s Ear</i>, a collaboration with artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset. The piece consists of a completely drained pool that recalls the sunny days of ’50s Los Angeles. …

street photography pioneer mark cohen exhibits unseen images from the 70s

The photographer's new show Closer celebrates his intrusively spontaneous style with a few never-before-exhibited images.<p>Back in October, legendary street photography Mark Cohen released his first career retrospective book, <i>Frame</i>, a tome that collects over 50 years of confrontationally intimate …

18 photos that show how drastically making movies has changed over the last century

If you were to watch 1939's "The Wizard of Oz", then, immediately after, watch the new movie "Captain America: Civil War", you would clearly see some tremendous differences.<p>Technology within the film industry has advanced greatly over the last century, allowing movies to tell greater, more …

Never Stop Learning

SF, 2016Learning is growth. The more you learn, the more inspired you become. The more ideas you culminate in your mind, and the more your view of …

Why Literature Needs Psychology

The risk of passionate love is this: it makes everything outside its immediate, glowing orbit look dull and distant by comparison. What we love dims …

The Nature of Perception

<i>"Latona" Santorini, Greece</i> | image by <b>petroskoublis.com</b><p>●<p>When we look in the mirror what we see is only a reflection.<p>This is how our mind works as well, as a projection. Trying to identify our self with this projection is like trying to become one with the reflected image on the mirror and look back …

The time-travelling brain

What would it be like to only live in the moment? Or to relive the past over and over again? Dr Karl explores the extreme range of memory.<p><b>What would</b> …

The Brain

The Anatomy of a Personality

In the Enneagram system of personality, one of the 9 types is our main one. We also have a special connection to four other types: our two wings and …

Philosophy News | Welcome to Philosophy News

The Kuhn cult. Admiration for the philosopher is misplaced, says Errol Morris. Kuhn's thinking is unoriginal. Worse, it's an assault on truth<p>The Kuhn …

Ideacide: The Perils of Self-Censoring (And How You Can Stop It)

It’s one thing to reject the ideas of others…we do that almost automatically. But when we reject, deny, stifle, squelch, strike, silence and …

The Case Against Reality

A professor of cognitive science argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses.<p>As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions—sights, sounds, textures, tastes—are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about …

The Psychology of Time and the Paradox of How Impulsivity and Self-Control Mediate Our Capacity for Presence

“Consciousness is tied to corporeality and temporality: I experience myself as existing with a body over time.”<p><i>“Reality is never and nowhere more accessible than in the immediate moment of one’s own life,”</i> Kafka once told a teenage friend. <i>“It’s only there that it can be won or lost.”</i> The great …

A photographer embarked on a mission to document New York City's best street art before it disappeared — here are some of his favorites

1/<p>Thanks to the radical (and often illegal) nature of the medium, street artists tend to be enigmatic characters with provocative perspectives and …

Everyone's Always Looking at Robert: Mapplethorpe's Life in Pictures

He'll likely always be remembered a certain way, his lean frame angling sharply across a picture, black leather jacket over a torn tee, his curls flopping all over, his gaze direct. But no matter how perfectly he looked the part, Robert Mapplethorpe didn't arrive a fully formed artist, as we find …

God Is a Question, Not an Answer

Near end of Albert Camus’s existentialist novel “The Stranger,” Meursault, the protagonist, is visited by a priest who offers him comfort in the face of his impending execution. Meursault, who has not cared about anything up to this point, wants none of it. He is an atheist in a foxhole. He …

Faith

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Photography

Step Into A Playfully Disorienting Pastel Digital Art World

The work of Blake Kathryn is full of rose gold impossibilities.<p>The bright colors in Blake Kathryn’s digital artworks draw you in first. The saturated colors make each piece feel futuristic— as if every work is a message sent from some other time or a parallel universe.<p>“By no means did the palette I …

Art

What believing in God does to your brain

Humans suppress areas of the brain used for analytical thinking and engage the parts responsible for empathy in order to believe in god, research …

Critical thinking suppressed in brains of people who believe in the supernatural

The opposition between religious beliefs and scientific evidence can be explained by difference in brain structures and cognitive activity. …