Mariana Inchausti

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Miniature Circular Tattoos Sceneries

L’artiste tatoueuse Eva Krbdk a le don de pouvoir contenir un paysage tout entier dans un minuscule rond. Un joli paysage, le portrait poétique d’une …

Larry Fessenden recommends 5 horror movies for Shudder

Who knows horror films? Larry Fessenden knows horror films.<p>The lifelong monster fan has directed a number of terror tales — including the hugely …

The Incredible Man Who Transforms Corpses into Diamonds

Diamond is renowned as a material with superlative physical qualities. It is a hard material. Most natural diamonds are formed at high temperature …

Chemistry

Embracing The Humanities: A Perspective From Physics

According to neuroscientist and author Sam Harris, science can answer moral questions. According to philosopher Alex Rosenberg, science can answer "persistent philosophical questions," including the purpose of life and the meaning of human history. According to geneticist-turned-writer Adam …

Humanities

The Big Book of Science Fiction is 1,100 pages of sci-fi history

This anthology is a definitive volume of the genre<p>As the title suggests, <i>The Big Book of Science Fiction</i> is a big book. I haven’t felt this sorry for mail carriers since the last Harry Potter novel came out. Weighing in at over 1,100 pages of fiction and commentary, Ann and Jeff Vandermeer’s massive …

Roald Dahl’s Twisted, Overlooked Stories for Adults

I first encountered the work of Roald Dahl in third grade, by playing a character in a classroom adaptation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” Not long after that, I read “James and the Giant Peach.” I was not a child who particularly cared for children’s literature, but even as an eight- or …

Artist Fills 400 Black Balloons with Different Gases for Magical Effect

And they all could burst at any second.<p>Two black balloons, one filled with helium and one filled with sulfur hexafluoride, are connected by their strings. The gases cause the helium balloon to float and the sulfur hexafluoride balloon to sink, creating a parallel vertical structure. This was the …

16 Sylvia Plath Tattoos Bookworms Will Love

Sylvia Plath had a way with words that few other writers do. Her poetry speaks volumes, and <b>The Bell Jar</b> — her only novel — is a semi-autobiographical story that depicts mental illness in a heartbreakingly honest way. Her works are must reads, and fans of the author have shown their love for Plath …

34 Riveting First Lines From Literature

While you may recognize “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” you might not recall some of literature’s other, equally gripping …

19 Essential Adventure Supplies You Didn't Know You Needed To Pack

Pack it up, pack it in.

Snorkel

'Artists' don't deface a national park with graffiti — vandals do

<b>To the editor:</b> Why would The Times refer to Andre Saraiva, who caused outrage after he uploaded an image of a boulder that he defaced in the Joshua Tree National Park, as a graffiti "artist"? ("A bon vivant artist who got death threats for spray painting a boulder in Joshua Tree has come clean," …

National Parks

Scientists Just Figured Out How Much Weed There Is in Your Joint

Less than we think.<p>Researchers in the US have calculated how much pot there is in the average joint, and in case you too were wondering, the answer …

Dada, the Early 20th Century Avant-Garde Art Movement, Turns 100 Today

One hundred years ago today, on July 14, 1916, an avant-garde European artistic and literary movement called Dadaism—or simply Dada—was officially …

This Is Why Frozen Fruits Should Be Your New Best Friend

Get the most out of your produce.<p><i>As part of HuffPost's “</i><i>Reclaim</i><i>” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home.</i><p>Summer is the best time to become well acquainted with your freezer. And no, we don't mean for sticking your head in …

Ice Cream

Vintage Film Posters From The Golden Age of XXX

While obviously the content of these posters is unapologetically dirty, not to mention the films themselves, we have to say, the design on some of …

Posters

queering the blockbusters: the case for giving captain america a boyfriend

The introduction of a queer character to the superhero movie canon wouldn’t just be a win for diversity, it could also dispel deeply held and damaging stereotypes that haunt mainstream media.<p>This sort of online wish-fulfillment isn't new, fans are constantly agitating for pairings they wish to see, …

The bleak truth about how we spend our time

Paradoxically, time-use studies in recent decades find increased boredom in leisure activities, a finding akin to the ubiquitous complaint of "busyness" in an era of unprecedented technologically driven productivity and automation.<p>Productivity-enhancing technologies don't make us any less busy …

Queen tops list of the UK's biggest-selling albums of all-time

Queen’s <i>Greatest Hits</i> has been named the UK’s biggest-selling album of the past 60 years, beating ABBA’s <i>Gold</i> and The Beatles’ <i>Sgt Pepper’s Lonely</i> …

Inside the mysterious world of witch tattoo art

The best word to describe Noel’le Longhaul’s tattoos is “primeval.” Even when freshly inked and uploaded onto her Instagram, they look like illustrations from an ancient grimoire or a book of disappeared folk tales, passed through the generations and probably bound in human skin. Her signatures are …

Tattoos

The Difference Between Being Happy and Being High

Breaking down how we decide which kinds of pleasure are acceptable and which ones are not OK.<p>Many people think of drug use, or other potentially addictive experiences like gambling, as more profane than sacred. Chemical or virtual highs, a lot of us believe, are cheap substitutes for genuine …

8 Secrets to Eating Like a French Person

Ah, to be an eater in France: the cheese, the baguettes, the wine, the <i>petit fours</i>. Our chicken nuggets pale in comparison.<p>So does our health. While …

How to Make "Game of Thrones" Wildfire With Real-Life Chemistry

Bringing Westeros' weapon of mass destruction to life.<p>If you're caught up on last night's blast-tastic season finale of "Game of Thrones," then you know that the magical incendiary stuff called wildfire once again provided a key plot point. The show doesn't get into detail about what this material …

Here's why you should keep your smartphone in your pocket the next time you're bored

Who doesn't hate being bored?<p>In fact, it turns out that we hate boredom so much that a surprising amount of people said they would rather be shocked with electricity than sit there quietly and think.<p>But thanks to the invention of smartphones, all we need to do to keep ourselves occupied these days …

Creativity

Scientist Accidentally Discovers the World's Newest Shade of Blue and It's Gorgeous

So you agree? You think it's really pretty?<p>"Serendipitously," in 2009, Oregon State University chemist Mas Subramanian created the gorgeous blue pigment you see above, the university reports. Now, the "near-perfect" pigment has been perfected and will be sold as commercial coatings and plastics, …

How to Develop Color Negative Film at Home in 10 Minutes

Developing your own color negative film at home might not be as scary as you think. With a simple developing kit, a few accessories, and a short …

Watch these crazy brothers shred Barcelona in the best unicycle video ever made

Filmmaker Raphael Pöham and his twin brother Elias Pöham teamed up with brothers Josef Sjönneby and Martin Sjönneby to create the most impressive …

Filmmaking

Tea Party Slang, Blood Pancakes, Toxic Urban Garden Soil, and More Long Reads

<i>On the darkest of holiday weekends, we bring you timely scary articles — and beyond the macabre (human blood pancakes, anyone?). Your locally sourced, rooftop garden kale might just have lead in it, drive-through french fries are trying to be healthier, and somehow Hiroshima is still better known</i> …

Invisibilia: Is Your Personality Fixed, Or Can You Change Who You Are?

<i>Editor's note: This is an excerpt from the latest episode of the Invisibilia podcast and program, which is broadcast on participating public radio stations. This story contains language that some may find offensive.</i><p>This is the story of a prisoner who committed a horrible crime and says he's no …

Psychology

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Yulia Grigoryeva/ShutterstockScience often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to …

Science

You Never Knew These People Were in Rocky Horror

Die hard <i>Rocky Horror Picture Show</i> fans are having some mixed emotions over Fox’s upcoming TV special remake, and rightfully so. <i>Rocky Horror</i> isn’t …

Geek