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13 of the Best Creative Podcasts Offering Great Advice and Endless Inspiration

Podcasts have exploded over the past few years. (We've got Serial to thank for it.) Now, the once-niche audio format has become mainstream. You can find everything from enthralling true stories to fantastical fiction to hilarious comedy. With such a wide range of topics, there is truly something …

Creativity

Last of New York’s Master Wigmakers

Nicholas Piazza keeps 600 pounds of hair in his Staten Island garage.<p>He stores it in plastic bins and cardboard boxes, opposite the fishing supplies. “Got grays, got browns, got blonds,” he said. “Got everything.”<p>Inside one bin, shiny brown bundles nestled around one another like snakes. He picked …

Hair

If Google Teaches an AI to Draw, Will That Help It Think?

Humans made a huge cognitive leap when they first sketched figures onto rocks—now, computers are learning to do the same.<p>Imagine someone told you to draw a pig and a truck. Maybe you’d sketch this:<p>​<p>Eck’s drive to create AI tools for making art began as a rant, “but after a few cycles of thinking,” …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Graphic Design

Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House was his most "consummate expression" of Prairie style

This week marks the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth and to celebrate we're looking back at five of the American architect's most …

Architecture

6 Do’s and 2 Don’ts of Cooking Ribs

Gone are the days that men ruled the grill and women, the kitchen. It’s the 21st century, and ladies can be grill masters *just* as much as guys can. Yes, that even goes for the always intimidating rack of ribs. With the proper grilling tools and an arsenal of tips and hacks, you’ll be teaching …

BBQ

Mysterious Dark Illustrations by Dawid Planeta

Dawid Planeta’s mysterious illustrations take you on a trip into a dark world of deep forests and mythical creatures.Dawid Planeta is a freelance …

This Artist Turned iTunes's Terms and Conditions into a Graphic Novel - VICE Video: Documentaries, Films, News Videos

“We Are Not Used to People Thinking We Are Beautiful”

It was a toothache that brought the Franco-Danish photographer Cécile Smetana Baudier to Costa Chica, on the Pacific Coast of Mexico. She was in Oaxaca at the time, for a project on women’s fashion, when she visited a dentist with a special reputation among cash-strapped local photographers. He …

Self-awareness

Storyzy is a quote verifier that wants to skewer fake news

On the internet no-one knows you’re a dog. And no-one knows whether that “fact” you’re reading — say, about President Putin’s pet dog having been trained to cock its leg at the word “trump” — is bona fide truth or more nonsense FAKE NEWS doing the rounds on Facebook.<p>All we can be really sure is …

Thousands of Ancient Stone Mounds Recently Discovered in Alabama - Press Release

<b>Stone mounds, stone walls, stone snake effigies discovered in mountains near Jacksonville, Anniston, and Oxford, Alabama; article appears in</b> …

Archaeology

The best fried chicken in all 50 states

Fried chicken might just be the ultimate food of summer. To find the best deep-fried bird in the country, <i>Mic</i> asked Yelp to identify the best places …

Cooking

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

Self-help

Are You a Great Leader? Here's the Only Proof That Matters

A great leader creates great employees.<p>Bending your arm awkwardly up over your neck, almost popping a socket to pat your own back? That's not really possible for most of us (or advisable).<p>Yet, many high-ranking executives in business and brand new startups alike will proclaim that they're great …

Leadership

Hidden Tricks Inside Windows 10

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and April 2018 Update added even more bells and whistles to Microsoft's powerhouse operating system.<p>PCMag reviews …

Windows 10

Doug Liman’s wartime sniper drama The Wall hits its mark when trusting its action

Directed by Doug Liman (<i>Edge Of Tomorrow</i>) from a script off of Hollywood’s famous Black List of un-produced screenplays, <i>The Wall</i> presents America’s …

Designers on acid: the tripping Californians who paved the way to our touchscreen world

Ever wondered why email, trash cans, Google Docs and desktops look the way they do? The answer lies in 1960s hippie culture and LSD-taking creatives<p>Next time you drag a document across your desktop and put it in a folder, spare a thought for acid. Organising your files might not seem like a …

Tynker’s new courses use games to teach kids Swift

Kids wanting to learn how to build apps can game their way to coding skills with a new set of courses designed to making programming fun.<p>Tynker, one of the world’s most popular coding educators, is supporting Apple’s Everyone Can Code initiative with two new games — <i>Space Cadet</i> and <i>Dragon Spells</i> — …

iPad Apps

Ten Things You Need To Know About Ella Fitzgerald

According to Mel Torme “She was the best singer on the planet.”<p>Fifteen-year-old Ella, she was born in April 1917, hated her Harlem school and skipped …

Soul Music

‘Sherlock Holmes of Armenian Genocide’ Uncovers Lost Evidence

For more than a century, Turkey has denied any role in organizing the killing of Armenians in what historians have long accepted as a genocide that started in 1915, as World War I spread across continents. The Turkish narrative of denial has hinged on the argument that the original documents from …

World History

The ayahuasca ceremony is going under the scientific-method microscope

Before neuroscientist Leanna Standish drank the hallucinogenic brew ayahuasca for the first time, she was a steadfast scientific materialist. She was trained to believe—and she did—that everything could be explained by science. Then, much like the pioneering psychedelic researchers who came before …

Psychedelia

How Three-Sided Stairs are Done, Build Your Own Working iPhone, a Disturbing Fur-Less Tickle-Me Elmo & More

A weekly selection of great links hand-picked by Core77 editors. Get 'em while they're hot.<p><i>The Core77 team spends time combing through the news so</i> …

McDonald's

What If Picasso Had Rendered His Art, Instead Of Painting It?

Pablo Picasso’s paintings are masterpieces of two-dimensional form. But what would it look like if Picasso had lived today–and had used 3D modeling and digital rendering tools instead of paint and canvas?<p>The Pakistan-based designer and artist Omar Aqil set out to reimagine some of the most iconic …

Digital Art

The Enduring Legacy of Billie Holiday’s Exquisite Style

What would you wear to the police station if you were arrested in San Francisco in 1949? If you were the iconic singer Billie Holiday, you would swath yourself in a vast mink coat with enormous sleeves, wrap your head in a perfect turban, and view the entire degrading affair through a pair of chic …

Billie Holiday

Bye, Twitter. All the cool kids are migrating to Mastodon.

In the battle between a massive prehistoric beast and a fluttering bird, we all know what's destined to come out on top.<p>But in the case of Mastodon, …

Social Media

Hubble Shows Farthest Lensing Galaxy Yields Clues to Early Universe

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have unexpectedly discovered the most distant cosmic magnifying glass, produced by a monster …

Astronomers Happen Upon The Most Distant Lensing Galaxy Ever Discovered

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have spotted an elliptical galaxy 9.6-billion light years from Earth that is so colossal, its gravity …

Hundreds of Vintage Posters Are Now Available to Download and Print 100% Free

Soviet propaganda, old liqueurs, and advertisements for 60s airlines— start your printers!<p>If the posters of today still had the look of those of yesteryear, would they still get tagged and trolled as often? Much work today, it seems, lacks the graphic audacity of yore, opting instead for forms and …

The Real American Pie

As an icon of the American way, apple pie is a johnny-come-lately, a usurper, a pale pretender to its pastry throne. The phrase as American as apple …