Chaz BAKER

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Eight tips on creativity and work from a professional performance artist

1 – Deadlines are your friend<p>Putting pen to paper and coming up with a coherent text has never been an easy task for me, so when invited to participate in a “major book project” and to offer insight and advice to artists starting out in the field, I was flattered but hesitant.<p>Plagued by a horrible …

Avant-garde

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

<b>Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore in "The Big Lebowski" (Gramercy Pictures)</b><p>It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p>Douwe Draaisma<p>May 3, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations”<p><i>There’s no time to</i> …

Consciousness

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …

Drawing

Stunning Sea Life Captured by the University of Miami’s 2015 Underwater Photo Contest Winners

The winners of the 2015 Underwater Photography Contest hosted by the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science have just been announced! Since the contest's inception in 2005, each year the school invites amateur photographers from around the world to submit their …

Red Sea

Beautiful Maple Leaf Bowl Sculptures by Kay Sekimachi

Japanese artist Kay Sekimachi has created a beautiful set of leaf bowl sculptures using skeletons of actual maple leaves. The artist added Kozo paper, watercolor and Krylon coating to the leaves to create these ethereal works of art. Sekimachi studied at the California College of Arts and Crafts in …

Sculpture

4 Myths About Your V That Just Aren't True

Yeah that whole pineapple thing is total BS.<p>Myth #1: Pineapples will make you taste better<p>Whether you got this one from Rick Ross's "Diced Pineapples" or just heard it through the grapevine, this myth has to be one of the most pop-culturally popular. And we're sorry to report that it's entirely …

How Distributed Electric Propulsion Will Change the Way We Design Flying Vehicles

Lots of little motors, rather than two big ones, means designers are no longer beholden to mechanical complexity<p>NASA is not known for taking risks. …

Firefox 38 arrives with DRM tech required to watch Netflix video, Ruby annotation, revamped look on Android

Mozilla today launched Firefox 38 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. Notable additions to the browser include digital rights management (DRM) tech for playing protected content in the HTML5 video tag on Windows, Ruby annotation support, and improved user interfaces on Android.<p>Firefox 38 for the …

The Story Behind a Viral Great White Shark Photo

This photograph of an underwater camera being held up to a great white shark has been making the rounds on the Web over the past week. It was …

Anxiety Disorder Depicted Through Self-Portraits

LSU photography student Katie Joy Crawford has personally struggled with general anxiety disorder for over a decade. For her senior thesis …

Most anticipated Android phones of late 2015

Will the Note 5 see the GS6’s design language carry over?<p>2015 has been an epic year for smartphones so far with Samsung, in particular, making waves for its new glass and metal design on the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. We’ve also seen the HTC One M9, the LG G4, the Huawei P8, and the Japanese-exclusive …

Phones

The Oi Rio Pro: Day 1

<b>OI RIO PRO</b> <b><br>Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil</b> <i><br>Heats on Demand</i><p><b>Oi Rio Men's Pro Round 1 Results:</b><br>Heat 1: Jeremy Flores (FRA) 12.17, Brett Simpson …

Aquatic Sports

Lily is the World’s First Throw-and-Shoot Camera

Lily is a new robotic camera drone that aims to shake up not only the drone industry, but the camera industry as a whole. It’s the world’s first …

Lily Isn't a Drone — It's A GoPro That Follows You Around

Meet the friendliest drone on the market.<p>That's because the drone is made to follow around its user completely automatically — no controller necessary — tracking a GPS wristband and following commands issued from a smartphone app.<p>The camera is built right into the drone, and shoots video at up to …

Samsung answers the Apple Watch Digital Crown with a rotating, round bezel

A new way to not touch the screen<p>Samsung is working on a round smartwatch. There haven't been many details available on the device itself beyond the fact that it'll have a round screen and run Samsung's own Tizen OS, but that latter fact means the company needs to get developers on board early to …

Rombertik and the rise of self-aware malware

Malware discoveries transpire as often as we can say the word “malware.” In 2014, more than 317 million pieces of malware were created, nearly a million a day. It’s safe to say, we are not strangers to malware infection, and the expectation for security technology to protect us is low.<p>But when one …

Consciousness

10 Clever Lifehacks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Never do battle with a jar again<p>No matter what you're doing, there is usually a better way to do it. And to that end, here are 10 lifehacking GIFs that will show you clever, better ways of accomplishing tricky things around your house. That plus a few that are just silly fun.<p>You can find all these …