Ella Rose Barclay

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‘Wild Wild Country’: Most Shocking Reveals From the Sex Cult’s FBI Informant

David Berry Knapp, aka Swami Krishna Deva, the former mayor of Rajneeshpuram, famously flipped on the cult. And his FBI testimony was eye-opening and …

You can kiss 10% stock returns goodbye

Maybe you’re expecting the stock market over the coming decade to match its historical annualized total return of 10%.<p>Fuggedaboutit. We’ll be lucky …

Investing

The Device Laid Bare: On Some Limitations in Current Art Criticism - Journal #50 December 2013 - e-flux

1<p>Mikhail Bakhtin, <i>Problems of Dostoevsky’s Poetics,</i> ed. and trans. Caryl Emerson (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1984), 293.<p>Go to …

In the Relics of a Desert Utopia, a More Sustainable Future

BALTIMORE — It never reached the 5,000 inhabitants its creator dreamed of or produced much more than decorative wind bells, but the utopian city of …

Psychedelic GIFs: Hexeosis

"Endlessly manifold. Self-contained. Replete."<p>Hexiosis: Tumblr.<p>[via Asylum Art]

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27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise

Joanna Hogg: 'With each film, I go further into my dreams'

In the opening scene of Joanna Hogg's first film, <i>Unrelated</i>, a woman of 40 or so – played by Kathryn Worth – arrives, at night and apparently from nowhere, at a Tuscan villa where friends and friends of friends are staying. She has come alone and pulled her own suitcase up a dark road (along with …

Exhibition review – Joanna Hogg creates a masterful cinematic enigma

Joanna Hogg is an artist and film-maker who entrances and enrages. After the first wave of praise from fans (such as me), her movies tend to get a backlash of incredulity and scorn from those who would prefer the envelope unpushed and unmolested. In the runup to its release, this latest film has …

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The Jack Rabbit Speaks — but does it float

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Meaningful Activities Protect the Brain From Depression

A new study of adolescents found that those who derive joy from selfless deeds were less likely to be depressed over time.<p>Our entire lives, when you think about it, are built around rewards—the pursuit of money, fun, love, and tacos.<p>How we seek and respond to those rewards is part of what …

Why Sci-Fi Keeps Imagining the Subjugation of White People

As much as the genre imagines the future, it also remixes the past—often by envisioning Western-style imperialism visited on the Western world.<p>Science-fiction "contemplates possible futures." So says a new <i>Smithsonian</i> article, and it doesn't seem like a particularly controversial thesis. As the …

These MIT Researchers Want to Turn GIFs Into a Language

“I want people to be able to put in a Shakespearian sonnet and get out a GIF set.”<p>Love them or hate them, GIFs rule the web—and a pair of graduate students at the MIT Media Lab want to turn them into a language. Travis Rich and Kevin Hu started a site that uses human brainpower to quantify the …

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Glow-in-the-Dark Art by Jiang Pengyi

Chinese artist Jiang Pengyi mixes liquid wax and fluorescent powder onto objects to create surreal art you can't get out of your mind. He lets the fluorescence trace the objects' forms and then watches how the mixture transforms the inanimate objects into haunting ones. Called <i>Everything …

Art

seamless gifs

Message Bookmarked<p>Bookmark Removed<p>It's playing forwards and backwards. That's why it's seamless.<p>nah i prefer to think it is a portal into the inner …

GIF Animations

An Uncomfortable Trick for Honest Writing: Staring at Strangers

Author Yiyun Li doesn't just study people on the subway—she studies her characters, unflinchingly imagining their gaze until she understands them fully.<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, Sherman</b> …

30-Foot Hand-Stitched Tapestry Tells the Story of Star Wars

Just when we thought everything possible had been turned into a tribute to <i>Star Wars</i>, London-based designer and illustrator Aled Lewis revealed this amazing piece, entitled <i>The Coruscant Tapestry</i>. Created in the style of the Bayeux Tapestry, the massive piece was hand-stitched by the artist, along …

Los Angeles

Cubism Meets Nintendo In 8-Bit Watercolor Paintings

It's not all too often we align the modernist artistic movement that is Cubism with the middle school pastime that is Nintendo, but artist Adam Lister is showing us the two realms share an unlikely bond: an aesthetic predilection for all things flat. The New York-based artist created a series of …

Who Rules The Second Screen, Facebook Or Twitter?

Twitter’s user growth in the last couple quarters may have been less than stellar, but one place the social messenging service hasn’t disappointed is its hold on television viewers. Twitter executives see the so-called second screen experience not just as a lure for users but as an entrée into the …

Big Breakthroughs Come in Your Late 30s

What the ages of Nobel Prize winners tell us about creativity<p>James Murphy, the former frontman of the band LCD Soundsystem, made what he called the biggest mistake of his life at 21, when he turned down a writing job on a sitcom that was about to launch.<p>The sitcom's name was <i>Seinfeld</i>.<p>Instead, he …

Alice Munro's Writerly Wisdom: Short Stories Aren't Small Stories

The Nobel Prize winner is a role model for writers looking to bridge the personal, domestic details of the short story with the global forces of history, author Kyle Minor says.<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</b> …

Incredible 3D GIFs Created with a Simple Visual Effect

Animated gifs seem to be everywhere these days, but some gif creators are taking the visual experience of viewing quick clips of silent motion to another level. By carefully adding a couple of solid-colored (typically white), vertical lines to the moving images, an incredible three-dimensional …

GIF Animations

Animated pixel art anyone? Let the running waters soothe your soul

Life Stories: An Interview With Rebecca Mead, Author Of "My Life In Middlemarch"

The author talks about discovering Middlemarch, trying to debunk a George Eliot quote, and how a book shaped her own life.