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Meet the Instagram gallery entrepreneurs

Jonny Burt (left) and Joe Kennedy (right.)The Unit London<p>Aged just 23, two recent university graduates, Joe Kennedy and Jonny Burt, decided it was time to set up an art gallery. More important than their initial 300- square-foot pop-up space in Chiswick, London next to a butcher's shop, was the …

Social Media

A rare beachfront estate in West Maui with a completely feng shui design just got a $4 million price chop

Called "Hale Ali'i," the now-$19.95 million property is one of only four beachfront estates in West Maui — and it's housed within the area's only privately gated community.<p>According to the listing, Hale Ali'i has served as a vacation home for several "A-list celebs." It also features a meticulous …

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11 books to read before pitching your startup

Attendees at Business Insider's Startup conference in 2012.Michael Seto<p>When seeking out your first round of venture funding, preparation is key.<p>And what better way to prepare than by hitting the books?<p>We've asked around the Business Insider newsroom and scoured the Web, collecting 11 books that …

Startups

Top 10 books about spies

Betrayal, seduction and subterfuge: these devilish arts are central to the ancient craft of spying. And, whether in fact or fiction, the literature of espionage continues to fascinate us with the enduring question of whether some kinds of dark, loathsome conduct may be ultimately justified.<p>The New …

Books

Ursula K. Le Guin’s THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS, Available as an eBook for the First Time

Penguin RandomHouse has announced that Ursula K. Le Guin’s classic novel <b>The Left Hand of Darkness</b> will be available in ebook for the very first time. …

8 experiences you should try on Google Cardboard right now

Google Cardboard

Artist's Meticulously Detailed Paintings Play with Perceptions of Size

Using canvases of all different dimensions, artist Michael Zavros is able to paint incredibly meticulous works of art. From paintings that can be held in the palm of your hand to those that are larger than the average human being, Zavros has tackled it all. But no matter what the artwork's size is, …

Art

Article - Chinese Herbal Remedies for Depression, Anxiety, Insomnia, and Psychosis

In China, before the twentieth century, all mental illnesses were treated exclusively with herbal medicine. Since Chinese doctors have been keeping …

26 essential science fiction novels to get you ready for tomorrow

Tomorrow's world isn't that far away. Here's our selection of sci-fi novels that think about the world we are making - books both old and new.<p>A while …

Science Fiction

The best recent science fiction novels – review roundup

Eric Brown on Alastair Reynolds’ Poseidon’s Wake, Sarah Lotz’s Day Four, Kit Reed’s WHERE, Ian Whates’s Pelquin’s Comet, Amanda Downum’s Dreams of Shreds and Tatters and Stefan Mohamed’s Bitter Sixteen<p>A former astronomer with the European Space Agency, Alastair Reynolds writes expansive, …

Books

Picasso = Genius: This algorithm can judge “creativity” in art as well as the experts

Art is seen as unquantifiable. Great paintings are creative forces that transcend their brush strokes, colors, and compositions. They can’t be reduced to mere data, analyzed, and ranked by their creativity. Two computer scientists at Rutgers University respectfully disagree.<p>Ahmed Elgammal and Babak …

Art

Dreamy Artist Berndnaut Smilde Photographs Real Rainclouds, Indoors

"Iwanted to see if it would be possible to exhibit a raincloud," Berndnaut Smilde said. As a sculptor whose past work focused on malleable forms, it was the ultimate challenge. And, for a project commissioned by a tiny exhibition space called Probe, he succeeded.<p>To "create" an indoor cloud, …

Art

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Apple readies first significant Apple Watch updates, ’TVKit’ SDK for Apple TV

Nearly a month after the release of the first-generation Apple Watch with Watch OS 1.0, a proven source has disclosed a collection of upcoming Apple Watch software and hardware updates. Currently in development, the features seek to enhance Apple Watch security, connectivity with other Apple …

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Introducing: Soundwall, an Audiovisual Experience You Can Touch

Soundwall is an entirely new medium for artists that has to be seen—and heard—to be believed.<p>What do our ears tell our eyes about what we see? Armed with a record player, an MPC drum machine, black and white acrylics, and a new audiovisual medium known as Soundwall, Bisco Smith has created 12 …

Art

Martin Salisbury’s 100 Great Children’s Picture Books is a selection of work selected for stand-out artwork and design.

Martin Salisbury’s new coffee table book, <i>100 Great Children’s Picture Books</i>, is an eccentric survey of works from around the world that are …

Books

Paper Now Autotunes Your Whiteboard Sketches To Look Like A Million Bucks

An update to Fiftythree’s preeminent iPad sketching app beautifies freehand flowcharts like no other.<p>Fiftythree’s Paper is an app that made iPad sketching great. Then it made iPad coloring great. Then it introduced a stylus that made iPad styluses great. Then it made sketching with other people …

Sketching

10 ingenious apps and sites for tech-savvy makers

It's time for you to hack into your creativity.<p>A DIY project is a fulfilling way to unplug from the technology-driven world and work with your hands. …

The Secret Psychology of Facebook

<i>The post first appeared on Buffer.</i><p>Whenever I hop onto Facebook to do something specific—find a link I saved for later or see what’s happening on Buffer’s Facebook page, perhaps—something strange happens.<p>Despite my best intentions to stay on track and accomplish my goal, I get sucked in. Suddenly …

Social Media

Salespeople Will Never Have to Write Another Email, Blog Post, LinkedIn Update or Tweet Again

I have been selling for 25 years. And over those 25 years I’ve sold education, paint, and software. I have sold for small companies and large …

Anime

Big Data: How Netflix Uses It to Drive Business Success

Legendary Hollywood screenwriter William Goldman said “Nobody, nobody – not now, not ever – knows the least goddam thing about what is or isn’t going …

At IKEA Temporary, a Concept Kitchen for 2025

Four Prototypes for the Future of Cooking from Ikea and IDEO<p>It was hard to miss the green and white striped billboards and subway ads dotted around …

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Box Office

How To Design The Googleplex Of Schools

Alexandria, Minnesota’s new high school could teach your so-called “open office” a thing or two.<p>When the city of Alexandria, Minnesota, asked community members what they wanted in their new high school to be like, they replied, “like the Google campus.” So they hired John Pfluger of Cuningham Group …

Teaching

Canon XC10 camcorder shoots 4K and looks damn good doing it

It's hard to get too excited about camcorders these days, what with most of them looking basically the same -- never mind how useful they may be sometimes. Canon's new XC10, on the other hand, is one that instantly caught our attention, thanks to its distinctive, out-of-the-ordinary design. And …

Cinematography

Hokusai and the wave that swept the world

Without the Japanese printmaker Hokusai, Impressionism might never have happened. Jason Farago examines the moment when European art started turning Japanese.<p>In the beginning was the wave. The blue and white tsunami, ascending from the left of the composition like a massive claw, descends …

Art