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Handcrafted Jewelry Contains Delicate Pieces of Nature Encased in Resin

Artist Sarah Smith designs jewelry that allows anyone to carry a bit of nature with them at all times. For up to three weeks, Smith spends her time planning, pouring resin, curing, and shaping a single creation for someone who can't get enough of Earth's pure beauty. Within her wearable works of …

Wearable Tech

Five exercises to keep your knees in good shape

Swimmers<p>They might seem a long way from your knees, but the gluteal muscles in your bottom play a role in stabilising your legs. “Weakness in the glutes is common if they’re not specifically worked on,” says senior physiotherapist Sophie Apps. “Usually, they’re weaker on one side and this will …

Workouts

How To Avoid 7 Common Post-Workout Mistakes

There’s no doubt that hours at the gym, miles on the treadmill, and a quick lunch-break sweat session at the spin studio will get your blood flowing. But a few mistakes can cause all that hard work and well-spent energy to go to waste. Instead of exhausting yourself for no good reason, maximize …

6 Timeless Quotes on Creativity From Pablo Picasso

Despite his rocky beginning, Picasso, whose birthday is Oct. 25, became one of the most influential artists of the early 20th century, and has a lasting legacy that pushes our creative boundaries today.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This column originally published on</i> …

The complete astronomy guide of what to see during tomorrow night's rare lunar eclipse

There is a rare total lunar eclipse on Sunday night that won't happen again until 2033. Learn more about how to watch here.<p>So while you're looking up enjoying the view, we wanted to tell you about some of the other spectacular sights that will be out that night.<p>Especially because when the moon is …

Astronomy

These Are the Best Workouts for Every Part of Your Bod

They say health is wealth, and fitting in regular exercise is an essential part of the plan. But for workout newbies, the fitness world can seem like a terribly intimidating place, especially when you’re crunched on time. We asked Re:Make 2015 speaker (get your tickets here!) and Blogilates founder …

37 Energy Bites Recipes for On-the-Go Snacking

Whether it's first thing in the morning or midafternoon, we all need an energy boost at some point during the day. Coffee is one solution; a sugary …

Dessert

Six lesser-known wonders of the ancient world

While many historical landmarks attract millions of travellers every year, these ancient sites lie off the typical tourist trail.<p>When it comes to ancient wonders, there’s more to explore than Petra, Angkor Wat and the Coliseum. So to uncover a few structures that aren’t typically on the tourist …

Micronesia

Top 10 Painting Shows You'll Be Talking About This Month

Alex Chaves, <i>James and Shawn</i>, 2015, oil on canvas, 42 x 50 in. Courtesy of Night Gallery. Photo: Lee Thompson.<p><b>The First of Fall: 10 Painting Exhibitions Opening in September 2015</b><p>The month of September is now upon us--always an exciting time in the art world, as art collectors return to their city …

Super size me: giant street art around the world – in pictures

German graffiti artist Claudia Walde, aka MadC, is famous for her giant murals. Her new book Mural XXL showcases the best large-scale graffiti around the globe, from a building-high portrait of architect Oscar Niemeyer in São Paulo to a huge upside-down alligator in Atlanta

Art

The waves and the ocean by Carlos Carpinelli's hands

I'm sure you know a great artist near your home, or in your hometown, or a friend of a friend that make art as no one else. When I found this kind of …

13 Profound Pieces of Art Tell The Story of America: Where We've Been and Where We're Heading

1. On Christmas Day, 1776, General Washington planned a sneak attack against enemy forces. It was a crucial turning point in the Revolutionary …

Andy Warhol

Nude Body Paintings in Nature

For his series <i>Landscapes</i>, Swiss artist (based in Sicilia) Filippo Ioco, specialized in body-painting, imagined landscapes scenes that confuses the …

10 Artists Who Changed The Course Of 20th Century Art

Illustrator Gediminas Pranckevicius aka GedoMenas

A collection of digital illustrations created by freelance illustrator Gediminas Pranckevicius aka GedoMenas.<p>Gediminas Pranckevicius was born in …

Artist's Delicate Paper Zoo Bridges the Gap Between 2D and 3D Art

Paper artist Calvin Nicholls continues to develop a paper zoo that's as diverse as it is beautiful. Using scissors, a scalpel, glue, and an X-ACTO knife, the creator forms intricate paper sculptures that look as though they're about to come alive. He recreates a variety of animals—from birds with …

Bridges

Oil Paintings on Stones by Yana Khachikyan • Recyclart

My name is Yana Khachikyan, I started painting on stones about a 1.5 years ago, and I’ve got more than …

Painting

Photographer Takes Haunting Photos Of Beautiful Abandoned Places

Spooky!<p>Polish photographer Anna Mika knows how to get the most out of an abandoned setting. The crumbling buildings in her work look beautiful and inviting, despite the creepy nature usually associated with vacated spaces.<p>Mika told The Huffington Post that her photos are mainly of mines, hospitals, …

Photography

11 Tips for Taking the Perfect Travel Shot on Instagram

"I always <b>take the shot with the phone in horizontal position.</b> The objective is to get the most part of the scenery in the original picture. I crop it …

Travel

A Photographer’s Voyeuristic Photos of a Paris Neighborhood Captured During Sleepless Nights

Dreams, nightmares, and insomnia are responsible for more art and writing than we could possibly count. Photographer Gail Albert-Halaban spent …

Photography

Why are Serena Williams' curves discussed more than her serves?

When was the last time you read a critique of Jay Cutler's physique? Or found an online debate over whether LeBron James is sexy? Have you pondered Jonathan Toews' masculinity?<p>These are nonexistent conversations. These athletes' bodies are rarely discussed and they are never asked about their …

By air and sea, crews search for blue whale tangled in net off California

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> The hunt is on for the great blue whale in distress.<p>A plane, helicopter and boat searched Saturday for a blue whale entangled in fishing line off southern California after rescue efforts were suspended overnight, an official said.<p>The blue whale was tethered to a red-orange buoy …

Endangered Species