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Hand-Drawn Logos as Vector Graphics

Download this huge collection of 229 hand-drawn logos with included vector graphics.<p>The friendly team of TSV Creative has packed together this great …

Ernest Hemingway's Best Tips on Writing

Write what you know, leave out unnecessary words, and don't do it to be famous.<p>Ernest Hemingway was one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. His most popular work, <i>The Old Man and the Sea</i>, earned him a Pulitzer Prize in 1953, and in 1954 Hemingway won the Nobel Prize for Literature …

Creative Writing

17 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight Fast

No crash diets allowed.<p>Sustainable weight loss doesn't happen overnight (and if it does, it's probably self-destructive). But if you're anxious to lose weight for a legit reason, follow these painless tips to improve your diet, streamline your workouts, and shed weight *the healthy way*.<p><b>1. Pregame</b> …

Check Out 10 Stunning Images From the Smithsonian's 2015 Photo Contest

Since 2003, the Smithsonian has been holding an annual contest for shutterbugs all over the world. This year, they received over 46,000 submissions …

Psychedelics vs Meditation, Which Is More Transformational?

<b>Psychedelics</b><p>Psychedelics allow people to be mindful by over-exposing themselves to all the aspects of themselves that hold them back. There are …

Debunked: The Myths of Eggs, Potatoes and Bananas

So often clients come to my practice with foods they believe they're not supposed to eat under any circumstances, whether because they've heard they're fattening or because they think they have bad health effects. The problem is that much of that information is just wrong. In the last few years our …

How Often Do You Have to Train Your Abs?

So you want to have strong rock hard six pack abs but the question is how often do you have to train for it? Typically, training a muscle group takes …

Does mental illness enhance creativity?

It’s widely held that it does – but what does the evidence say?<p>Everyone can cite famous people from Vincent Van Gogh and Virginia Woolf to Tony Hancock and Robin Williams, who were exceptionally creative and experienced mental health problems. There are so many examples that it seems obvious that …

Remembering Peggy Guggenheim, the Sexually Liberated Socialite Who Shaped Modern Art

She was divorced, globe-trotting Jewish aristocrat who championed modern art in the face of the Nazis and broke all the rules of the fussy society she was born into.<p>Two images define art collector, socialite, and muse Peggy Guggenheim for me: the headstone of the 14 beloved dogs she had buried …

Art

What Not Sleeping For A Week Does To Your Brain And Body

Sleep deprivation can be torture -- and that's why it's been used as an interrogation technique.<p>We know that sleep deprivation isn't good for our health. But taken to the extreme, sleep deprivation completely erodes the mind and body, and could eventually lead to death. For this reason, it's been …

A New Exhibition Explores the Art of Performing for the Camera

The Tate Modern explores a range of body photography, from selfies to Yves Klein performances captured on film.<p>Artistic images of protest, which today include both the avant-garde <i>and</i> selfies, demonstrate the relationship between performance art and photography in the Tate Modern’s new exhibit</i> …

The Most Beautiful Travel Photographs of 2016

The Sony World Photography Awards, the biggest photography competition in the world, recently released the shortlists for the 2016 edition. This year's entries cover a broad scope of themes and geography, with over 270 photographers from nearly 60 countries represented. The photographs depict …

How to tell stories through photography

The creator of hauntingly striking photographs, Minneapolis-born and based Alec Soth is a storyteller disguised as a documentary photographer. His images hint at an underlying story; capturing people and places set with a melancholy tone. A Magnum photographer as well as founder of his own …

How to Photograph the Moon as Sharply as Possible

They say to always shoot for the moon—but in photography, when you fail, you don’t land amongst the stars. Your moon just looks like an overexposed …

Essences: The Korean Skin Care Product You?re Not Using but Should

The flood of Asian skin care imports has changed the beauty game for the better, thanks in no small part to their new, novel technologies. The thing is, though, that while some products are super-straightforward (hello, sheet masks), others can be pretty tricky to figure out—like essences. Are they …

Why Is Losing Weight So Hard?

It’s not just about your running and diet.<p>If you eat less and run more, you’ll lose weight and quickly, right? Maybe not. New research again confirms that weight loss may be more complicated than simply “calories in” and “calories out.”<p>The <i>Obesity Research & Clinical Practice</i> journal recently …

Nutrition

10+ Funny Teachers Who Know How To Deal With Students

Teaching is a tough job, and many of us give teachers less credit than they deserve. The awesome teachers in this list are shining examples of the …

Simona Castricum: a letter to everything I've lost (and found)

Women of Letters challenged contributors to write a letter to something they’d lost. Singer, architect, DJ and parent Simona Castricum wrote one to herself<p>• Juliet Jacques picks her top 10 transgender books<p>Where do I start? “To whom it may concern?” I’ve been lost for as long as I can remember. It …

Vibrant Room-Sized Installations Turn Smithsonian Gallery into a Larger-Than-Life Work of Art

After a two-year renovation, the Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian American Art Museum has reopened its doors with an enthralling exhibition titled <i>WONDER</i>. It unites nine contemporary artists who have each produced room-sized installations inspired by the Renwick itself. Together, these individual …

5 Moves to Do Before Your Next Run if You Wanna Be Fast AF

Prep your body like you're sprinting for a Black Friday sale.<p>Admit it: You barely warm up—ever. But getting your body ready before your next run can help you get the most out of your sweat sesh, make you super fast, and prevent injuries so you can keep on hitting the pavement (or the treadmill) …

Black Friday

Why Low-Fat Diets Make You Fat (And Unhealthy)

You are not necessarily what you eat. You would think that ingesting something would raise its levels in your body and for most nutrients this is true. Ingesting vitamins raises your vitamin levels. Indulging in sweets ups your blood sugar, but unless you are diabetic, only to a point. Then the …

Good Crop Bad Crop - How to Crop Portraits

All images © Gina Milicia 2015 “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” ? Pablo Picasso When it comes to knowing what is …

Pushing Extremes

20 Tips To Speed Up Your Metabolism

As we get older, become settled with jobs and families, we find that somehow our metabolism slows down. No worries! Here, we’ve gathered suggestions …

Autumn in the United States

See photos of autumn in the U.S., including maple trees and other fall leaves, in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

15 Amazing Effects Using 1 Click Photoshop Actions

If you’re familiar with Photoshop, you should know that has the ability to record every step you do when you’re editing a picture. Then you can apply …

Interview: Ethereal Marbled Paintings Express the Inner Light Inside All of Us

Through gorgeous, ethereal paintings, artist Emma Lindstrm creates a tangible representation of a feeling. To her, this feeling is floating and irrational, but always uplifting and full of hope–one that can be experienced, but never formed into a thought. The conceptual basis for Lindstrm's artwork …

Art

Future uncertain for rare white deer at former weapons site

ROMULUS, N.Y. (AP) — Hundreds of ghostly white deer roaming among overgrown munitions bunkers at a sprawling former Army weapons depot face an uncertain future after living and breeding largely undisturbed since the middle of last century.<p>The white deer — a genetic quirk that developed naturally on …

Pearl Harbor

Science Finally Explains Slackers

There’s a neurological reason for apathy and laziness, according to new research. Inefficient connections between certain areas of the brain may make …

Oxford University