Madeleine Karpiuk

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Texas Newspaper Destroys The Myth That Hillary Clinton Is The Lesser Of Two Evils %%

A Texas newspaper hasn’t just endorsed Hillary Clinton. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times destroyed the media created myth that Hillary Clinton and …

10 of the least-visited US national parks

With US national parks such as Yosemite and Yellowstone facing overcrowding, we take a look at 10 beautiful but little-known parks where you’re more likely to see a bear, moose or ‘champion tree’ than another human. Tell us about your experiences in less-trodden parks by clicking the Witness button …

National Parks
Feminism

The Art Newspaper

Newsletter signup<p>Our daily newsletter contains a round-up of the stories published on our website, previews of exhibitions that are opening and more. …

Inside the ISIS loot market — here's how much fighters can sell their 'war spoils' for

Militants in Syria and Iraq are netting between $150 million and $200 million a year from illicit trade in plundered antiquities, Russia's ambassador to the UN said in a letter released on Wednesday.<p>However, ISIS continually bolsters up its cash reserves through taxation and confiscation— basically …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Been Traumatized? Here's How PTSD Rewires the Brain

We tend to float about our lives, worrying about little inconveniences. But if the space inside your head is generally a peaceful one, count yourself …

What Inhibits Eye Contact During Emotional Conversations?

Trying to look deeply into the eyes of the Mona Lisa for emotional feedback can be unnerving. Regardless of your vantage point, Mona Lisa’s eyes …

Autism

Science Says Eat More Avocados, So Here's a Delicious Recipe for Salmon with Avocado Crema

As if we needed another reason to love the little green superfood avocado, recent studies have found that in addition to decreasing the risk of heart …

Seafood

Physiotherapy students have much to learn from the humanities

Undergraduate physiotherapy students spend most of their time learning about the basic and clinical sciences. This has a certain pragmatic appeal, …

Humanities

These Charming Optical Illusions Pop Off the Page | Monday Insta Illustrator

Don't look down.<p>Tricking the eye with illustration isn't difficult—it's a simple matter of looking up the techniques on YouTube. But doing it well, with imagination, charm, and panache, is another matter entirely. See the works of Ramon Bruin for inspiration on nailing the genre. Whether he's …

Art

In Scary Old Sex, Writer Arlene Heyman Confronts a Timeless Taboo

When Arlene Heyman was an undergraduate at Bennington College in the early ’60s, she published a short story in the student alumni magazine about a defrocked Spanish Jesuit priest who ends up in New York in the arms of a prostitute. One of the school’s board members objected on the grounds that the …

The Rainbow Mountains Of China Are Earth's Paint Palette

The Rainbow Mountains of China within the Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park are a geological wonder of the world. These famous Chinese mountains are known for their otherworldly colors that mimic a rainbow painted over the tops of rolling mountains.<p>This is just one example where geology …

National Parks

7 Offbeat Adventures Around the World

Itching for an adventure, but want to set your sights on something a little out of the ordinary? Look no further.<p>Treat yourself to a wholly unique experience with any one of these offbeat adventures:<p>Live Like a Bedouin in Egypt<p>If commonplace adventures sound too tame for you, consider immersing …

19 of America's most surreal travel destinations

From massive underground caves to rainbow-clad natural formations, the country is teeming with breathtaking spots that leave travelers in awe.<p>We've put together a collection of 19 such sights to visit in the US, from the world's largest gypsium dunefield to shimmering ice caves hidden within a …

National Parks

29 Amazing Literary Magazines You Need To Be Reading

And you thought your reading list was long already...

11 Powerful Goddesses From Around The World To Invoke In Your Life

Goddesses, or female representations of the divine, can be found in religious traditions the world over. They hold places of importance in Hinduism, Buddhism, paganism and the ancient cultures of Greece, Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Americas and more. In their ancient stories, these goddesses embody a …

Ancient History

Goldie Taylor—Hillary and 'The Discipline of Gratitude'

At a town hall in New Hampshire, Clinton reminded the world how much her faith shapes her worldview.<p>At a CNN town hall, in Derry, New Hampshire, …

Government

The world's most romantic museums

This Ancient Babylonian Map of Jupiter Just Changed History as We Know It

You're looking at the foundations of modern calculus.<p>Analysis of an ancient codebreaking tablet has revealed that Babylonian astronomers had …

Mathematics

​venture to the stars with artist gio black peter

The hell-raising Guatemalan-American artist has a slew of shows that celebrate sexuality as life force, all in a riot of colour.<p>If you spot Gio Black Peter in New York, chances are he'll be surrounded by friends and disciples, all drawn to the total freedom and <i>joie de vivre</i> with which the eternally …

Art

Powerful New Digital Tool to Transform How Historians Write History

15 January 2016<p><b>Leading European Research Project showcases half a million resources on Medieval and World War I history from over 1,200 institutions</b> …

These Are the 25 Most Amazing Hotels Across the World

According to TripAdvisor and their many reviews, that is.<p>Let's be honest, your hotel selection can make or break a vacation. Pick a spot with sub-par service, inedible food, an atmosphere that leaves much to be desired, or a lumpy bed and suddenly that's all you can talk about. Because how can you …

Geology

'People think curating just means choosing nice things' – secrets of the museum curators

From Tudor piss-pots to Botticellian nymphs, four curators reveal their favourite objects and what their job really entails<p><b>Daniel Martin, curator of making, and</b> <b>Lucy Bamford, curator of art, Derby Museums</b><p><b><br>Tell us something we don’t know about being a museum curator</b><p><b>Daniel:</b> Probably most things. The …

Art

Meet the Indiana Jones of Stolen Art

At the center of art world drama between the Netherlands and Ukraine, you'll find art historian Arthur Brand.<p>On a warm August day in 2015, Dr. Arthur Brand is in an office building not far from the Dutch embassy in the Ukraine capital of Kiev. Standing, Brand is a cool 6’3, topped with …

Europe

10 of the best adventure holidays in Europe

Walk, cycle, kayak or horse ride around some of the continent’s most stunning and remote corners<p>Horse-riding, Turkey<p>The Persians named Cappadocia “the land of beautiful horses” after its wild mountain ponies – and the striking landscape of deep canyons and strangely shaped rocks is perfect for an …

European Travel

Smithsonian

How Wives Brought Down the Wildenstein Art Empire

Three heirs of the vast Wildenstein art-dealing dynasty are on trial in Paris, charged with tax fraud and money laundering, all because of angry …