Charlotte Emily Mann

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15 Designers Reveal Secrets For Staying Productive

Strategies include everything from setting timers to taking nature walks to listening to black metal.<p>Since April, Samara, Russia-based designer Yevgeny Yermakov has been asking designers a series of five questions–about work habits, favorite books, career challenges, and creativity–and publishing …

Productivity

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

Creativity

Kent nurse 'plotted to kill and eat teenage girl'

A nurse with a cannibalism fetish bought an axe he planned to use on a girl he believed to be 14 years old before eating her, a court has heard.<p>Dale Bolinger, 57, used the Dark Fetish Network (DFN) to discuss beheading and eating women and girls for sexual gratification, a trial at Canterbury crown …

Yes, pregnancy discrimination at work is still a huge problem

<i>Hmm. Do I have to make an accommodation for a pregnant worker or not?</i><p>Employers, it seems, have been asking that seemingly no-duh question way too …

“Being generous of spirit is a wonderful way to live.“—Pete Seeger

<i>“Being generous of spirit is a wonderful way to live.“—Pete Seeger</i><p>Music, Photography and Film: the understated artist John Cohen’s multi-faceted career has fused all three. Cohen, who has known and documented some of this country’s seminal Americans, including Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Jack Kerouac and many others, is represented by L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, who was kind enough recently to educate me on this man, of whom I knew little, behind many of these iconic …

Artist Arrested For Letting People 3-D Print Models Of Her Vagina

There’s a fine line between obscenity and art. Where do 3-D printed vaginas fall on the spectrum?<p>Megumi Igarashi loves pussy.<p>More precisely, the 42-year-old designer loves her own pussy. Constructed from molds of Igarashi’s genitalia, the artist’s body of work includes a vagina lampshade, a vagina …

Wax Poetic: Ren Yue Studies the Interaction of Humans and Nature with His Hive Sculptures

<i>Ed. Note: This post has been updated with the correct name of the artist. His name is Ren Yue, not Ren Ri.</i><p>Much like urban gardening, beekeeping seems …

Sculpture

The Ghostly Beauty Of Abandoned Soviet Ruins

British photographer Rebecca Litchfield specializes in finding beauty in ruined architecture. For her latest book, <i>Soviet Ghosts</i>, she took a trip through the abandoned and decaying buildings of Eastern Europe, from eastern Germany to Chernobyl to Estonia.<p>Her eerie photos, devoid of signs of recent …

Eastern Europe

Kit Bike by Lucid Design packs into a bag

Indian company Lucid Design has created a conceptual "bike in a bag" that would quickly dismantle into parts to fit into a backpack (+ movie).<p>The …

1,500-Year-Old Claws Intrigue Archaeologists in Peru

Archaeologists in Peru say they have unearthed the previously unknown tomb of a nobleman from a pre-Inca civilization known as the Moche. The tomb contained the remains of an adult male, plus artifacts indicating the man's elite status, according to the Peruvian newspaper El Comercio.<p>Among the most …

Has The End Of The Banana Arrived?

Researchers fear that a relentless and virulent fungus could cripple the world's banana monoculture<p>Two weeks ago, at a conference in South Africa, scientists met to discuss how to contain a deadly banana disease outbreak in nearby Mozambique, Africa. At fault was a fungus that continues its march …