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Clyde Hopkins obituary

The painter Clyde Hopkins, who has died aged 71, produced fine works that were exhibited in various galleries around the UK, as well as in the US and Europe. He was also a visiting artist in many art schools during the 1970s until becoming head of painting, then of fine art, at Winchester School of …

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

Loïs Mailou Jones paved a path for black artists who had been shut out of the world of fine art

Black artists weren’t allowed to submit their work to most galleries and exhibitions in the 1930’s and 1940’s<p>Loïs Mailou Jones began her career at a …

This Famous Albert Einstein Quote Nails It. The Smartest People Today Display This 1 Trait

Enhance relationships, have great conversations, think creatively, and problem-solve better.<p>In one famous quote, Albert Einstein explained his genius when he famously said, "I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious."<p>The second part of that quote is certainly good news for the …

Tim Ferriss Says That Goal-Setting is Important, but Fear-Setting is Critical to Success

Tim Ferriss developed this exercise in fear-setting to help him make the hardest decisions of his life.<p>We know that Tim Ferriss is a New York Times best-selling author. We know that he's an extraordinarily successful entrepreneur, and an investor. What many don't know about Tim Ferriss is that he …

Expanding DNA's alphabet lets cells produce novel proteins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are expanding the genetic code of life, using man-made DNA to create a semi-synthetic strain of bacteria — and new research shows those altered microbes actually worked to produce proteins unlike those found in nature.<p>It's a step toward designer drug development.<p>One of …

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34 Words And Phrases That Scream 'I'm a Leader' On Resumes

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, “I’m one hell of a leader!” as they change jobs.<p>It’s one thing to be good at tasks, projects and areas of specialization, but if you’re aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

The Weird Reason Why People Immediately Respect You (or Not), According to Science

What does your voice say about you? Follow these 3 steps, and you'll make a more authentic first impression.<p>Whether you realize it or not, your voice announces your positive or negative emotional state to the entire world. If you feel self-conscious, your listener hears that.<p>When you feel …

Leonardo da Vinci painting sells for $450m at auction, smashing records

Christie’s sells long-lost Salvator Mundi, artwork billed as ‘biggest discovery of the 21st century’, for $400m plus auction house premium<p>Salvator Mundi, the long-lost Leonardo da Vinci painting of Jesus Christ commissioned by King Louis XII of France more than 500 years ago, has sold at Christie’s …

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Science Says This Common Food Can Fight Aging--and Odds Are You Already Love It

It makes sense, too, when you look at the diets that people consume in France and Italy, and compare them with what we eat in the United States.<p>For eons, humans have wondered how to live longer. Of course there are some things that can help--diet and exercise, preventive medical care. But now if …

Some of the World's Best Universities Just Released 600 Free (or Nearly Free) Online Courses

The founder of Class Central has compiled a huge list of newly offered courses to update your skills.<p>These days there's no excuse not to feed your brain. You don't need to upend your life and go back to school to get smarter. Nor do you need to find tens of thousands for tuition. Instead, you can …

How to find things online even Google doesn't know

Research like an expert.<p>The internet is a big place overflowing with information—which makes it a great place to do research. However, as good as your Google skills might be, even the most well-known search engine doesn't always cut it. Sometimes, you just don't get the results you want—or any …

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The forgotten art of the zoetrope

Artist Eric Dyer spent years working at a computer to produce images for the screen. Longing to get his hands back on his work, he began exploring …

The magic of Khmer classical dance

For more than 1,000 years, Khmer dancers in Cambodia have been seen as living bridges between heaven and earth. In this graceful dance-talk hybrid, …

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Glaze Art - Painting Glazes in Oils or Acrylics

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Painting Glazes in Oils or Acrylics<p>The truth is the basics of painting glazes is easy to understand, …

Las Meninas: Is This The Best Painting In History?

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How We Bridge the Real and the Ideal: Frederick Douglass on Art as a Tool of Constructive Self-Criticism and a Force of Cultural Progress

“The process by which man is able to posit his own subjective nature outside of himself … is at [the] bottom of all effort and the germinating principles of all reform and all progress.”<p><i>“True art, when it happens to us, challenges the ‘I’ that we are,”</i> Jeanette Winterson wrote in her arresting …

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7 Incredibly Useful Writing Tips From a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author

A Pulitzer Prize-winning op-ed writer shares his best tips for getting published in The New York Times.<p>Bret Stephens is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer who has penned hundreds of oped essays and news columns that have been read by millions of people. He recently joined <i>The New York Times</i> as an oped …

"The Sacred Art of the Ori"

Every artist has a name, and every artist has a story. Laolu Senbanjo's story started in Nigeria, where he was surrounded by the culture and …

5 things about programming I learned with Go

Go has been gaining a significant popularity over last few months. Language-related articles and blog posts are written every day. New Go projects …

Can art amend history?

Artist Titus Kaphar makes paintings and sculptures that wrestle with the struggles of the past while speaking to the diversity and advances of the …

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How AI can enhance our memory, work and social lives

How smart can our machines make us? Tom Gruber, co-creator of Siri, wants to make "humanistic AI" that augments and collaborates with us instead of …

The stories behind The New Yorker's iconic covers

Meet Françoise Mouly, The New Yorker's art director. For the past 24 years, she's helped decide what appears on the magazine's famous cover, from the …

6 easy steps to becoming a social media maven

There was a time when a social media marketing department was considered a “nice to have” by big corporations. But in today’s world — where …

Want to Become a Multimillionaire? Do These 14 Things Immediately

Don't just wait around and wish for luck--become the kind of person equipped with the skills and abilities to do brilliant things.<p>"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire." </i> …

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Street Art Master Shepard Fairey - Obey Giant

Shepard Fairey is one of those artists that you might not have heard of, but you've definitely seen at least one of his works. Unless you've been …

Behind the Velvet Ropes of Facebook’s Private Groups

In recent days, I’ve gotten to know beekeepers in Rhode Island, dental hygienists in New Jersey and Wiccans in Tennessee. I’ve seen gardeners swapping fertilizer advice, flight attendants complaining about annoying passengers and fishermen arguing about which lures are best for catching muskies. I …

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.