Nicolas McClain

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A short history of mental illness in art

Art has led the way in seeing mental illness not as alien or contemptible but part of the human condition – even as a positive and useful experience. Modern art has even celebrated mental suffering as a creative adventure. This psychiatric modernism started with the “madness” of Vincent van Gogh …

Mental Disorders

Hara Katsiki is a visual, self taught artist, born in Greece. Though mainly known for illustration, she expresses her creative vision across all types of media: drawing, painting, graphic&costume...

Classical Music Packaging Design by Valentin Leonida

Packaging for a Classical Music Collection.<p>Valentin Leonida, a Montreal, Canada based graphic designer, 3D artist, and illustrator was commissioned …

January 2015

23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

Schools Need Redemption, Not Innovation

Are our school systems really in need of innovation? The reformers say so. This is the story told by the media and at education conferences. The most common narrative argues that schools are stuck in an outdated paradigm–the ‘factory model’ of education may have been useful in the 20th Century, but …

Style Guide: Acoustic Blues Guitar

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Dive into Delta blues, Texas blues, ragtime, Piedmont, and boogie-woogie styles.<br>• Learn …

Great Musical Moments and Mistakes Made Magnificent in Headphones

OK, so you have your headphones out.<p>What do you want to listen to? Something beautiful? Something cool? Something you’ve never heard before? How …

Top 12 Most Mind-Bending llusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

Calendar of Programs

• September 21–23, 2018<br>• Friday–Sunday: 2 nights<p>Lauren Handel Zander<p>Laurie Gerber<p>September 21–30, 2018<br>• Friday–Sunday: 9 nights<p>Sudha Carolyn …

Social Work

The illusion of separateness: An ancient Buddhist practice makes white students less racist, study finds

New research has discovered that an ancient Buddhist practice can reduce unconscious racial biases in white college students.<p>The study by Adam Lueke …

Artist Uses Old Watch Parts To Craft Tiny Intricate Steampunk Sculptures | Gift Ideas

Even if you’re not a die-hard steampunk fan, you’ll still be able to appreciate the incredibly fine and meticulous craftsmanship that goes into Susan …

Cage The Elephant Sings "Cigarette Daydreams" in an Empty Bathroom

Top 10 animated movies

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Top 20 things scientists need to know about policy-making

When scientists moan about how little politicians know about science, I usually get annoyed. Such grouching is almost always counterproductive and more often than not betrays how little scientists know about the UK's governance structures, processes, culture and history.<p>So when the Guardian …

George Zimmerman Had 5 Guns And 100 Rounds Of Ammo When Police Arrested Him For Domestic Violence

A search warrant made public by the Seminole County court clerk shows that Zimmerman had a 12-gauge shotgun, an AR-15 assault rifle and three handguns when he was arrested Nov. 18 at his girlfriend's house. The girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe, told deputies that Zimmerman pointed a shotgun at her …

Guns

Oldest Javelins Predate Modern Humans, Raise Questions on Evolution

The oldest stone-tipped projectile weapons date to 280,000 years, study says.<p><b>The oldest known stone-tipped projectiles have been discovered in Ethiopia. The javelins are roughly 280,000 years old and predate the earliest known fossils of our species, Homo sapiens, by about 80,000 years.</b><p>These …

3 Astounding Stories of People Having Same Dream, Same Night

<b>1.</b> Dan Pearce asked followers on his Facebook page “Single Dad Laughing” to recount the creepiest things their children have said. One response read …

A Notebook Made for your Whole Brain

Some people, like myself, like to believe we’re equal parts right brain (for creativity) and left brain (for rationality), because not everyone is …

Everyone Was Also Furious With The Initial Casting Of Heath Ledger As The Joker

We get it.<p>He's not Christian Bale. He's not Christopher Nolan's Batman.<p>He's not the actor who brought in nearly $2.5 billion in ticket sales for Warner Bros over the course of three films.<p>However, people's irate reactions to Warner Bros. choice for the next Caped Crusader sound awfully …

Comic Books

7 Amazing Living Fossils

Want to see history? You could go to a museum--or you could go to the zoo and check out these animals that haven't changed for tens of millions of years.<p>Researchers recently uncovered a new and remarkable animal in the fossil record in China: <i>Rugosodon eurasiaticus</i>, a chipmunk-like creature that was …

Self-Exploration

Texas-based photographer Kim Carrier has taken over 200 photographs of herself over the past five years. “I like to consider my self-portraits an …

Hand Lettered Poster Illustrations by Design Different

Hand Lettered Posters.<p>Check out this nice series of hand lettered poster illustrations by Design Different aka Ryan McArthur. The posters feature …

Posters

Keaton Henson: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

JR’s New Street Art Tribute to MLK’s Famous Speech

The Sweet Auburn district of Atlanta, Georgia is well-known because of one very important figure, it's where civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up. A few days ago, street artist JR flew into Atlanta, and made his way to the Auburn area to start prepping its walls for something …

4 Strong Tips for Reigniting your Love Affair with Photography

For many of us, photography goes beyond a hobby, it becomes a passion, an addictive high that we must obtain at every opportunity. The joy of …

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How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

Clash Bassist Paul Simonon On New Box Set, Recording With Bob Dylan

The classic lineup of the Clash folded after recording just five studio albums. But they worked at an insane pace during their seven-year run, …