Marley Reid

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Vibrant Oil Paintings of Scottish Landscapes by Scott Naismith | Colossal

<p>Working with thick brushes and palette knives, artist Scott Naismith carefully reveals the interplay of light and clouds over his native Scotland. …

Guerrilla Crocheting Adds a Splash of Color to the Streets of Stockholm | Colossal

<p>Stockholm-based street artist Julia Riordan became obsessed with knitting and crochet at the age of 10 and eventually launched her own line of …

Why the new Amy Winehouse biopic could be a step too far

Last week, it was announced that a new Amy Winehouse biopic was in the works, with acclaimed director Kirsten Sheridan writing, directing an overseeing the entire project. This comes only a few months after Asif Kapadia’s heart-breaking (and controversial) portrayal <i>Amy</i>, and both come just four …

London's Million Mask March Was a Weird, Awkward Pantomime

It was more cosplay than politics.<p>You wouldn't know it from most of the coverage, but last night's Million Mask March might have been the quietest protest that London has ever seen. This is probably down to the fact that it's from the internet, having been called by Anonymous, the world's scariest …

Ben Carson's Fake Life Story Ruined My Real Childhood

How Ben Carson's memoir <i>Gifted Hands</i> was basically <i>The Tiger Mom</i> for black families.<p>For a generation of young black men born into chaotic poverty, Ben Carson has been an inspirationally boring father figure. My mother loves the guy, which means I've had to memorize more of his …

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Healthcare Reform Is Wrecking the Lives of Some Young Doctors in the UK

England is on the brink of a doctors' strike, the sort of which hasn't been since the 1970s.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>England is on the brink of a doctors' strike, the sort of which hasn't been since the 1970s. By now, you'll no doubt be aware of the row surrounding the new junior …

Death Is Way More Complicated When You're Polyamorous

Families tend to fight over inheritance and end-of-life decisions, but those squabbles get way weirder when you throw an extra boyfriend or girlfriend into the mix.<p>In February, Robert McGarey's partner of 24 years died. It was the most devastating loss McGarey had ever encountered, and yet, there …

The Federal Government Hosted a Workshop to Discuss Animal-Human Hybrids

Remember the demon rat with the human ear?<p>There's suddenly a huge bioethics debate going on about whether or not lab science should include the implantation of human stem cells in nonhuman animals. It's the sort of thing that conjures images from the original book on the topic, <i>The Island of Dr.</i> …

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"You Have To Be Uncomfortable For Change To Happen"

In the wake of Sandra Bland's arrest and subsequent death this summer, a small group of dedicated friends and supporters banded together in a quest to bring her justice. But why haven't most students at Prairie View A&M — Bland's historically black alma mater — been quick to join their cause?<p><b>Nearly</b> …

The Most Ambitious Effort Yet To Abolish The Death Penalty Is Already Happening

Derided this spring as “guerrilla warfare” by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, the death penalty abolition movement is coming out into the open. The 8th Amendment Project’s leaders talk with BuzzFeed News about why — and how they plan to win.<p>Henderson Hill and Rob Smith are the odd couple …

What Happens When You Don’t Want To Be A Man At An All-Male HBCU

At Morehouse, the historically black, all-male liberal arts college in Atlanta, some students challenge both the gender binary and harmful stereotypes about black homophobia.<p>Nestled in the heart of Atlanta’s University Center, Morehouse College is a beacon of black male excellence. Here, …