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11 Best Tourist Destinations in India

Ah, it's so hard to choose! What are the best tourist places in India? A lot of the time, it comes down to personal preference. However, some places …

India

Taming Destructive Emotions

<b>In your new book, Destructive Emotions, you write that “recognizing and transforming destructive emotions is the heart of spiritual practice.” Can</b> …

Mindfulness

The 14 Most Beautiful Airports In the World

Some include amenities like movie theaters or golf courses.<p>Many major American airports have seen better days, but some of their global counterparts …

Manta Rays

‘World’s most mysterious’ manuscript has finally been cracked after 500 years

A 15th-century manuscript described as ‘the world’s most mysterious’ – and showing strange, ‘alien’ plant species – has finally begun reveal its …

Archaeology

DAM Selects Visionary Frankfurt Housing Project as Germany's Best Building for 2018

The 2018 DAM Preis for the best building in Germany has been been awarded to bogevischs buero and SHAG Schindler Hable Architekten for their …

Architecture

My Favorite Tips for Painting LARGE!

2 hours ago - By Kem Studios<p>'Over the Dunes' 24x30 pastel ©Karen Margulis sold I love painting large! I don't do it often but when I do I am always …

Painting

How I made a font from scratch and got it accepted by Google in 24 hours

From here I created the letters <i>O</i> and <i>B</i> first. I made a decision that any letters that would usually have curves, would have a rounded corner instead. Most letters would be a tall block shape, but with letters like <i>O</i>, <i>B</i> and <i>D</i>, the edges with curves would have rounded corners.<p>The outside corner would …

Typography

The mysterious, ancient Nine Domes Mosque of northern Afghanistan

<b>BALKH</b><b>.-</b> In the white dusty plains of northern Afghanistan, archaeologists are seeking to unravel the secrets of one of the oldest mosques in the …

Archaeology

Urban Design Observation: Why SoHo Has 19th Century Glass Sidewalks and Stoops

Thaddeus Hyatt's invention made him a rich man<p>The "cast iron district" that is SoHo in Manhattan still has some sidewalks and stoops that look like …

Cities

7 Myths in Architectural Detailing that Are Changing in the Digital Age

The recent availability of automated design and production techniques is changing the development of building details. With parametric and …

Mystery over top secret UFO program deepens

The mystery of a top-secret UFO program has deepened after government officials claimed there was confusion about its purpose — while experts accused them of backtracking.<p>The Pentagon last week confirmed the existence of a $22 million program called the Advanced Aviation Threat Identification …

Paranormal

Mysterious ‘handbags of the gods’ spotted in ancient sculptures around the world

You may think that handbags are a modern obsession.<p>But it’s been claimed that ancient sculptures from several different cultures show deities …

How to Succeed as an Artist Without Relying on ‘The Art World’

<i>Bloomberg Pursuits has been highlighting artists on the rise as part of an ongoing look at art as an investment.</i><p>At Miami’s NADA art fair, which …

Art

10 Final Paintings By Artists Who Committed Suicide

Many artists have passed away and left a final masterpiece tantalizingly unfinished. Even more interesting, albeit in a slightly morbid fashion, are …

31 Posts Guaranteed To Give You Nightmares

Good luck getting through the night after this one.

The Joy of Creativity: A Journal

Product Details<p>ISBN-13:<p>9781435166042<p>Publisher:<p>Publication date:<p>08/28/2017<p>Pages:<p>192<p>Sales rank:<p>29,934<p>Product dimensions:<p>8.80(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.90(d)<p>Read …

Mexico creates large marine reserve in the Pacific

The Mexican government has designated the Revillagigedo Archipelago as a national park. The Illinois-sized marine reserve in the Pacific will help …

Biodiversity

Investigation launched as 1,000 fish die in Tokyo aquarium

More than 1,000 fish have died in a tank at a popular Tokyo aquarium due to oxygen deprivation.<p>An investigation ​has ​been ​launched at Sunshine Aquarium in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro district after 1,235 ​fish ​were found dead in its biggest tank.<p>The fish, which accounted for 94 per cent of all creatures …

Japan

4 Proven Artistic Principles That Can Help Make Better Architecture

<i>This article was originally published by Common Edge as "Enduring Principles of Art That Also Apply to Architecture."</i><p>It is safe to say that …

These Are the Architecture & Design Films You Need to See at This Year's ADFF

Film subjects range from REM Koolhaus, Zaha Hadid, and Frank Gehry to Jane Jacobs and Italian Radical Design<p>The Architecture & Design film festival has returned to New York's Cinépolis Chelsea for its 9th year, offering a curated selection of films that touch a wide array of topics within the …

Space Has Never Sounded Scarier Than on NASA's Halloween Playlist

In space, it has been said, no one can hear you scream. That may very well be the case, but that doesn’t mean space isn’t filled with an abundance of …

Astronomy

The 31 Best Electronic Horror Movie Soundtracks of All Time

Harrowing synthesizer lines have long been synonymous with the guts and gore of the cinema’s scariest corners, so here’s a list of the genre's most essential scores.<p><i>A version of this article was originally published on THUMP.</i><p>Ever since the dawn of mass-produced commercial synthesizers a little over …

The Social Lives of Trees: Science Reveals How Trees Mysteriously Talk to Each Other, Work Together & Form Nurturing Families

In addition to its ham-handed execution, maybe one of the reasons M. Night Shyamalan’s <i>The Happening</i> failed with critics is that its premise seemed …

The Year of the Witch

The Salem Witch Trials get all the publicity, but it was far from the only witch panic that invaded colonial America. In Hartford, Connecticut, witch …

The Coolest Artworks from Art NY and Context

The New York version of Miami’s CONTEXT art fair teamed up with Art New York to present an astounding array of artworks of all kinds. Emerging …

Here's what could happen to America's hundreds of dead malls

As one of the first postwar suburban shopping centers in the US, the Northgate Mall in northern Seattle defines classic mall architecture.<p>Its architect, John Graham Jr., pioneered the dumbbell, big-box shape for malls, in which two rows of stores face each other and a department store anchors each …

Urban Design

5 Architects Who Turned to Selling Products, Not Architecture

<i>This article was originally published by Archipreneur as "Turning Ideas into Products: 5 Architects who Successfully Sell their Designs."</i><p>The …

How to Landscape With Large Boulders | Home Guides | SF Gate

Large boulders create boundaries in the yard, and add height and texture to make flat yards more appealing. The main problem with importing boulders to a new location is integrating them with the surroundings so they appear native to the ground. A random large boulder looks out of place if you …

A Gallery of Visually Arresting Posters from the May 1968 Paris Uprising

In 1968, both Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. were assassinated, and U.S. cities erupted in riots; anti-war demonstrators chanted “the …

Psychogeography

Where to Travel in Europe in Your 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s

With so many different countries (44 to be exact) and cultures, Europe is likely to be a lifelong source of wanderlust for many travelers. So where …

European Travel