Logan Canafax

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Does it pay to specialise as an artist?

It can be a dilemma when you're a professional artist: should you 'box' yourself and cater to a specific niche? Or does it pay to specialise?<p>For …

The U.S.-China Strategic And Economic Dialogue Should Address China's Regulatory Barriers To Trade

China’s leadership is attempting to manage international trade as if it were a game of Fluxx – a card game where players win by constantly changing the rules of the game on their opponents.<p>International trade cannot flourish under such conditions. And, while it may appear that the trade environment …

Earth is on brink of a sixth mass extinction, scientists say, and it’s humans’ fault

By Sarah Kaplan<p>Sarah Kaplan<p>Reporter for Speaking of Science<p>Email Bio Follow<p>A vast chunk of space rock crashes into the Yucatan Peninsula, darkening the sky with debris and condemning three-quarters of Earth’s species to extinction. A convergence of continents disrupts the circulation of the oceans, …

Extinction

Rick Santorum says supreme court gay marriage decision is not the 'final word'

Rick Santorum,Same-sex marriage (US),LGBT rights,US news,World news,US politics,Republicans,US elections 2016,US supreme court,US constitution and civil liberties,Law<p>Republican presidential candidate calls on Congress, the president and citizens to fight back ‘when the supreme court gets it wrong’

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WATCH: Rescue Excavations; Noruntepe Hyk 1969 - 1973

Are you interested in ancient civilizations? Which one you consider most interesting? They are Assyrians, Hittites, Celts or Parti? Yes, each has …

Fashion for all ages: dungarees– in pictures

Fashion,Life and style,Women's coats and jackets,Handbags,Women's shoes,Women's trousers,The Guardian,Editorial<p>How to work dungarees, whatever your age. Stylist: Melanie Wilkinson. Photography: David Newby

Freed Alabama death row inmate: 'I'm at peace with myself. Are they at peace?'

Ray Hinton spent 28 years in jail for a crime he didn’t commit. Now enjoying his freedom, he says faith in God and harnessing his imagination kept him going

Artist Uses Calligraphy Brushes to Create Breathtaking Watercolor Paintings of Birds

San Francisco-born artist Karl Martens creates beautiful paintings of birds using materials not often paired together – Japanese and Chinese calligraphy brushes with watercolor. What's most fascinating is that he paints all of his works by memory, without reference to any guide. What you'll notice …

"Zig Zag Zen: Buddhism and Psychedelics" edited by Allan Badiner: Book Review

<b>"Buddhism and psychedelics are together probably the best hope we have for an antidote to egotism and materialism, which are fatally destroying the planet." ~ Terrence McKenna</b><p>"While a sportsman will have his Olympic medals revoked for using drugs that enhance his performance, a musician would not …

How the ancient city of Palmyra looked before the fighting – in pictures

Cities,Syria,Heritage,Architecture,Art and design,Culture,Islamic State,Middle East and North Africa,World news<p>Islamic State fighters now appear to have taken control of the historic Syrian city of Palmyra – threatening the destruction of this world heritage site’s priceless architecture and art

How Artists And Designers Turned The Coca-Cola Bottle Into An American Icon

The Coca-Cola bottle turns 100 this year. An exhibit reveals how a soda container became a huge design success story and muse for artists.<p>The Coca-Cola bottle turns 100 this year. Originally designed by the Root Glass Company in Terre Haute, Indiana, and inspired by an illustration of a cocoa pod, …

13 beautiful pieces of weed paraphernalia you won't want to hide

Not only do modern bongs get the job done, but some of them also make great centerpieces.<p>From handheld pipes to water pipes, people are getting …

Cannabis

Haisu Landskating Series (Blood-land-line)

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US marks 150th anniversary of American Civil War on day of Robert E Lee’s surrender

Across the US bells will ring to mark the end of the American Civil War, but scars remain from a conflict which claimed the lives of two per cent of the American population<p>Bells across America will peal to mark the 150th anniversary of the surrender of Robert E Lee’s Confederate army on April 9 …

Solar Eclipses Are Slowly Disappearing, And There's Nothing We Can Do To Stop It

About twice a year, the Moon appears to pass in front of the Sun, giving rise to a partial solar eclipse if the alignment is imperfect, but leading to either a total or annular solar eclipse if the Earth, Moon and Sun all form a straight line in space.<p>It’s only by chance that the Moon and the Sun …

Six Beautiful Mistakes Caught on Camera

Picture Stories<p>NatGeo photographers share the stories behind their favorite images of unplanned moments.<p><i>This post was originally published in April 2015.</i><p>April 1 can be a day full of surprises. Inspired by this idea of the unexpected I asked six National Geographic photographers to share a favorite …

National Parks

Afternoon slump? Try these 5 sure-fire energy boosters

Diet & Fitness<p>It’s perfectly natural to have an afternoon energy lull. So what should you do? A walk or deep breathing helps, but if it’s been a few hours since lunch, you might want a little refueling. What kind of snack gives a nutritional boost and good taste?<p>The ideal afternoon boost is a …

Nutrition

The worst foods to eat when you're sick, and the best ones

<b>(CNN) —</b> When you're under the weather the last thing you want is to eat something that makes you feel worse. But what if the last thing you want is chicken soup or crackers, and you're craving ice cream or a glass of wine? It depends on what's wrong with you, experts say. Here are common symptoms …

The Nasa team keeping tabs on intergalactic death rays

A space mission tracking the most violent explosions in the Universe has just celebrated its 10th anniversary. Richard Hollingham discovers how Swift has changed our view of the cosmos.<p>You do not want to get in the way of a gamma ray burst.<p>“They’re the most luminous, high energy explosions that …

Portrait of a Nation

From the palaces of Nasereddin Shah-e Qajar to the battlegrounds of the Iran-Iraq War, Sanaz Jamloo examines the development of photography in Iran …

Preview Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of An Icon Exhibition

The National Portrait Gallery's major new exhibition highlights the icon.<p>The National Portrait Gallery will mark the 65th anniversary of Audrey Hepburn's role in Petite Sauce Tartare at Ciro's (now the NGP archive) with a major photography exhibition. Featuring portraits by Richard Avedon, Cecil …

Extreme Body Painting Turns Humans into Animals

While at first glance you think you're seeing ordinary paintings of animals on canvas, look a little closer and you'll notice that the canvases are actually naked human beings. Shannon Holt is a body painter based in Florida who has the incredible ability to transform the human body into a canvas …

Left Bank

Fashion never stands still. The latest shake-up doesn’t involve revolving doors, but a change of address: After more than four decades on the tony Avenue George V, Saint Laurent will be moving its headquarters to the bohemian Left Bank in 2018. This relocation is highly symbolic and another example …

Yves Saint-Laurent

When Fatigue Boosts Creativity

Most of the time, we do better on tasks when we're most awake. But some problems require a mind that's just a bit tired—or otherwise impaired.<p>Most people know, instinctively, whether they are morning people or evening people. Some are hit with a wave of dread whenever they hear a stranger’s iPhone …

7 Ways Stress Ruins Your Life and 5 Steps That Start to Turn It Around

Obviously, if you want a healthy, happy and successful life, ending stress belongs at the top of your to-do list. Yet 83 percent of us are doing nothing about it. Too often, the wake-up call comes on the gurney in the emergency room. Make no mistake, stress is life-threatening serious.<p>We think our …

What happens to the unprotected human body in space?

It's a recurring horror in sci-fi: the hull is pierced, a human is trapped without equipment in an airlock about to open, a door needs to be opened in order to expel something undesirable. With no air and almost zero pressure, the human body isn't going to last long without some form of …

10 Crazy Drugs You Don't Know (And Don't Want To)

At school you’re taught that drugs can do some scary things. These effects can be blown out of proportion, and make it seem like a few tokes at a …

Ryanair Is Coming Stateside — and Bringing $15 Flights to Europe With It

<i>3/23 Update:</i> <i>Since posting, Ryanair has backtracked on any current transatlantic plans. The airline released a statement on its</i> <i>site</i><i>, “In the light of recent press coverage, the Board of Ryanair Holdings Plc wishes to clarify that it has not considered or approved any transatlantic project and does</i> …

Air Travel

The Female Orgasm: How it Works

Want it, need it, have to have it — but what precisely is happening when you're climaxing? Here, the science behind the female orgasm<p>It's the only thing that feels better than diving into a cool lake on a sweltering day, biting into a juicy cheeseburger when you're starving, or even getting your …

Indiana University

This Illustrator Made Badass Portraits Of Women In Science

"I want both young girls and boys to know that they can grow up to do anything they put their mind to."<p>h/t Instagram

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