Chelsea Demitras

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Traveling artist paints breathtaking scenes in her Moleskine journals

American artist Missy Dunaway has found an unconventional canvas on which to creatively document her two years of travel.<p>For nine years, Dunaway has …

SFO to London $657 Lufthansa and RyanAir, Paris $681 May-June 2015

Gothenburg GOT airport in western Sweden is the consistently cheapest airport to fly to in Europe for the past month with United and Star Alliance. …

Wreck this journal

There was just no way I could walk by this without picking it up, and there was no way I could pick it up without buying it. Oh my goodness.<p>Wreck …

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells<p>Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.<p>Nervous …

A Quieter Take on Travel: Introvert Reimagines Group Tours

<i>Steve Slater / Flickr</i><p>Does walking onto a packed tour bus send your pulse racing? Do you love nothing more than quiet time at the destinations you visit? Do you hate small talk with your fellow air travelers? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might be an introvert -- and you'd be in …

Spotted: A planet 10 times the size of Jupiter with four suns

Astronomers have discovered a massive planet with four suns only 125 light-years from Earth.<p>The planet is at least 10 times as big as Jupiter, and scientists say it probably has no actual surface to stand on. But if you could fly a spacecraft into its atmosphere and look up, you would see one …

How WWI made wristwatches happen

In any case, the ladies’ wristwatch, often called a “bracelet watch”, a “montre bracelet”, or a “wristlet”, existed for at least a century, if not …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

Gallery of Star Trek comic book covers

I love these old Star Trek comic book covers, posted by AstroDevil in memory of Leonard Nimoy. The title lettering is fantastic!

Forget 'Fifty Shades' -- this indie film is way sexier

If you thought “Fifty Shades Of Grey” was the first film of the year to explore an unconventional sexual relationship, you’d be wrong.<p>The plot of …

Indie film He Never Died shows the powers of postproduction

If you're making a thriller about a cannibal, you need to pay close attention to the colour of the walls.<p>When the indie film <i>He Never Died</i> was shooting on the outskirts of Toronto about a year ago, the producers found a classic diner which they figured would be perfect for some scenes. But the walls …

On a Budget? 5 Ways You Can Still Travel the World!

<i>This is part of the #BorderlessTravels series - featuring tips on your upcoming trips.</i><p>The world is becoming more accessible, with airlines, accommodation and everything in between available at budget-friendly prices.<p>If you can sort through the droves of information, you can go a lot further for a …

Alzheimer’s breakthrough: scientists home in on molecule which halts development of disease

Cambridge scientists raise prospect of new generation of treatments after finding technique to limit development of biggest cause of dementia<p>Scientists have found a method which could potentially stop the growth of Alzheimer’s disease in its tracks, raising the prospect of a wave of new treatments …

Check In to Japan’s Creepy Robot Hotel

Nagasaki’s Henn-na Hotel will feature ten robotic, but startlingly human-like, members of staff. Now scientists are working on them being able to …

10 Best Urban Brunch Spots in the U.S.

In America's cities from coast to coast, brunch has become a way of life. Whether recovering from a big night out or just looking to start the day day in style, both city dwellers and travelers find that a delicious brunch is the ultimate incentive to head out on a weekend morning. At these …

Meet the model with Down syndrome who just made fashion history at NYFW

Jamie Brewer just made fashion history.<p>The American actress, best known for her role in the FX series <i>American Horror Story</i>, was the first model with …

Bristol named sixth 'greenest city' in Europe

Bristol has been named Europe’s sixth greenest city, based on analyses of European cities’ green initiatives, cleanliness and emissions.<p>The city is …

Sustainability

5 'International' Flights for Americans Without a Passport

An immense diversity of climates and terrains are encompassed within the broad sweep of the United States of America: "from the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters," as Woody Guthrie sang back in the 1940s. But there's still a vast world to explore beyond the country's borders, a fact that can …

French Artist ‘Levalet’ Injects Humor into the Streets of Paris with New Site-Specific Street Art | Colossal

<p>A bronze bull head fountain is suddenly transformed into a minotaur. A decrepit corner of an alley becomes a holding pen for ostriches. If any of …

5 Tips to Help You Save Money While Traveling

Before I quit my job to take my first trip to Europe, I had no idea what I was doing. The only traveling I had done before was the 'vacation' type of traveling -- booking when I had the money to spend or the days off, and I didn't take much time to investigate how to travel smarter, better and …

Tokyo art museum to hold exhibition on the links between anime, video games, and Japanese society

Over the past quarter century, <b>manga, anime, and video games</b> have surpassed their former status as nice hobbies. Not only have all three become …

How Real Are Facebook Friendships?

An artist set out to find the answer—by tracking down and photographing every one of her social-media connections.<p>Editor of the <i>New York Times Book Review</i> Pamela Paul’s recent column “How to Be Liked By Everyone Online” describes how social media “has upended social and psychological norms” by …

Social Media

Mary and Vincent Price's incredible recipe book

Wandering through a used book store yesterday, I came across a book with an unremarkable title: <i>A Treasury of Great Recipes</i>. Normally this would not …

With Language, Seeking Out the Sublime

Writer Thomas Pierce finds inspiration in the concise beauty of Theodore Roethke's notebooks.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b> <b>See entries from Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan, Khaled Hosseini, and more.</b><p>The writers’ published journal is …

Literature

Just look at this banana-art.

Just look at it.<p>Artist Transforms Bananas Into Works Of Art<p>Stephan Brusche: Instagram/SB77/Society 6<p>(<i>Thanks, Tony L!</i>)

24 mindblowing psychedelic sexy melty gifs by kyttenjanae

These may be the most unexpectedly gorgeous and disturbing examples of experimental GIF art I've ever seen.<p>Follow the multimedia artist behind them: …

Japanese 1980s Funk: amazing 70-minute musical groove mixtape

If offered the chance to visit any time and place in the 20th century, I'd go to Japan in the mid-1980s.<p>Friends who actually lived there in that era, …

Amanda Palmer responds to Twitter outrage over Jonathan Chait essay with a poem, of course

Palmer insists, against all odds, that she “unwittingly waltzed into” the Twitter fight<p>Amanda Palmer, high-performance Internet troll, responded to backlash against Jonathan Chait’s New York magazine essay “Not a Very P.C. Thing to Say” the best way she knows how: with an original poem.<p>Palmer’s …