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Behind This Aged Façade Is The World's Most Beautiful Abandoned Castle

Hidden in the hills of Tuscany, this 16th-century estate will take your breath away.<p>Tuscany is known for its incredible rolling hills, Renaissance-era art, and Castello di Sammezzano. If the latter is unfamiliar, photographer Martino Zegwaard is here to change that.<p>Originally built in the 17th …

Italy

The Story Behind Seoul’s Latest Street Style Staple

Vintage Adverts Featuring Demonic Children & Evil Teens

Whether by choice or design, the following collection of vintage adverts from The Advertising Archives come complete with numerous demonic looking …

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

The Brain

Mexican Day of the Dead Celebrations Bring Creativity to Life

A celebration of mixing pre-Hispanic customs, like human sacrifice and Catholicism.<p>The Mexican tradition of Day of the Dead is a mixture of symbols and practices of the pre-Hispanic indigenous and Spanish missionaries. Led by Saint Francisis of Assisi in the 16 century, the observence tradition is …

Mexico

Finland Is Launching a Special Set of National Emoji

Finland is launching a set of ‘national emojis’ to help promote the country’s image abroad, the Associated Press reports. Created by the Finnish …

Emoji

A Look at Takashi Murakami's Newest Exhibitions in Tokyo

Exploring two new directions that the artist has taken following the 2011 Japan earthquake.<p>Takashi Murakami debuted two new exhibitions last Saturday in Tokyo in a strong showing of his current themes and body of work. The first exhibition, titled “The 500 Arhats,” is showing at the Mori Art Museum …

Ansari And Yang Explore The First-Generation Experience In 'Master Of None'

In the new Netflix series <i>Master of None,</i> comic Aziz Ansari plays an Indian-American actor in New York who's having a hard time finding good roles. It's a story that Ansari and other actors are familiar with.<p>"As an actor there [are] frustrations when you don't create your own content," Ansari tells</i> …

Comedy