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LITERATURE - Virginia Woolf

LITERATURE - Jane Austen

Jane Austen

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LITERATURE - George Orwell

George Orwell

How to Mix Skin Tones

Tips to add to your figure painting knowledge.<p>Every skin tonecontains the three primary colors - red, yellow, and blue - in different ratios …

14 Doctors Who Deserve A Round Of Applause

Without them, we wouldn't have open heart surgery, blood banks, syphilis testing, automatic defibrillators, laser cataract removal, and the list keeps going...

A 17-Year-Old Artist Created This Incredible Map Of Literature

Martin Vargic's intricate cartography is basically porn for book lovers.

This is How People Lie About Their Lives on Instagram

Bangkok, Thailand-based photographer Chompoo Baritone recently created a clever series of images that pokes fun at how Instagram users often use …

11 Celebrities Who Changed Their Names

We’d be hard-pressed to find someone who <i>didn’t</i> know that Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson, but we’d bet you’d be surprised to learn how many household names are completely made-up, or were inspired by a Shakespearean character—or the result of an autocorrect. On the heels of the …

7 Summer Reads for the Curious Mind

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Books

James Bond watches

VOGUE HOMMES WATCHES<p><b>From the very first Rolex Submariner at home on Sean Connery’s wrist in Dr. No to the Omega watches kitted out by Q for</b> …

Classics Never Die: What It Means for DJs to Grow Old

Two years ago, I witnessed legendary dance producer Giorgio Moroder play a comeback DJ set at a festival in Los Angeles. Onstage, the septuagenarian had a younger, more tech savvy assistant next to him, helping control the session like a driving instructor on a separate set of pedals. Right out the …

Syrian Rockers, Fleeing War, Find Safety And New Fans In Beirut

At the launch party of his band's first album in a crowded Beirut café, singer Anas Maghrebi steps up to the microphone in front of a crowd of hip guys and women in vintage glasses, sipping icy drinks in the sultry evening.<p>The songs swell; the audience cheers and sings along. Maghrebi is 26 years …

Science says your “gut feeling” isn’t a metaphor

The brain’s powers are a little overrated. To keep your body going, you don’t need a functioning brain, but you do need something to provide energy. Enter the gut.<p>We may not give it much thought—because, literally, it happens without conscious thought—but the process of extracting energy from food …

Medical Research

How Do Fireflies Glow? Mystery Solved After 60 Years

Weird & Wild<p>Scientists have sussed out the chemical secret of these bright summertime beetles—and it may someday improve human health, a new study says.<p>Think of the firefly abdomen like a black box of bioluminescence.<p>For around 60 years, scientists have known what basic ingredients go into the …

Up in the Air: Meet the Man Who Flies Around the World for Free

The boarding procedure has barely started at Chicago O’Hare, and Ben Schlappig has already taken over the first-class cabin. Inside Cathay Pacific …

For The Rubik's Cube World Champ, 6 Seconds Is Plenty Of Time

Brazil hosted the World Cup last year. Next year, it will host the Summer Olympics. On Sunday, though, the country played host to another international gathering of talented competitors: the Rubik's Cube World Championship.<p>This past weekend, hundreds of "speedcubers," as they're known, descended on …

Chinese librarian replaced 140 masters paintings with works he painted himself

Xiao Yuan substituted famous works including landscapes and calligraphies in a gallery within the library of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts<p>In an audacious heist worthy of a Hollywood plot - a librarian at a leading Chinese fine arts gallery is accused of stealing 143 paintings by grandmasters …

15 Things You Should Know About Cézanne's The Card Players

French master Paul Cézanne's works have been credited with bridging the gap between 19th century Impressionism and 20th century Cubism. But his …

Ruby Rose Is The Badass Justin Bieber Wishes He Could Be

Why Ruby Rose Is The Badass Justin Bieber Wishes He Could Be<p>Pop<p><i>Orange Is The New Black</i> star <i></i>Ruby Rose isn’t just the one woman all you ladies admit to …

11 Crazy Cool Luxury Hotels That Will Give You Insane Wanderlust

Ever wanted to sleep in a tree house? What about an igloo? It’s pretty clear that travel these days can get a bit monotonous — land, arrive at hotel, unpack, go to the beach, eat at said hotel, sleep and repeat. That’s why we’ve rounded up some extravagant travel accommodations that will scare, …

Math professor: Here's why no one has found a trace of missing Flight MH370

Dr. Goong Chen, whose research on this theory was published in the American Mathematical Society's journal, argues that the plane could have nosedived into the Indian Ocean at a 90-degree angle and remained somewhat intact as it sank to the bottom.<p>At 1:30 a.m. on March 8, the plane carrying 239 …

Airplanes

The Internet in Space? Slow as Dial-Up

Astronauts gripe that connectivity is “very slow,” but that could change with laser-based data transmission that NASA has already tested.<p>Outer space has its perks. But super-speedy Internet is, so far, not one of them.<p>Connection speeds from the International Space Station are “worse than what …

Space Exploration

Rumer Willis on Body Confidence and Her Dancing With the Stars Win

<b>Rumer Willis—the 26-year-old daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore—won Dancing With the Stars, but she gained something more valuable: killer confidence. As told to Shaun Dreisbach.</b><p>"Comparison is the thief of joy." I read that quote the other day, and it is so true. When you grow up in the public …

Dancing

Lord of the Rings, Dracula actor Christopher Lee Dies at 93

Beloved by audiences and filmmakers alike, the actor appeared in everything from Star Wars to The Wicker Man.<p>Critical types often wonder why movies that are even mildly fantastic hire British actors. What, is there no magic in America? Sir Christopher Lee is the answer. With subdued mannerisms and …

Articles about 8 inspiring green spaces our outdoor issue on Dwell.com - Dwell

Streamline your plumbing and simplify your bathing ritual with inspiration from these minimalist bathrooms in the Dwell canon.<p>Kiss the cube goodbye; these collective offices add flair to the freelance life.<p>It's not the most obvious task to take the green path when renovating, building, or choosing …

Outdoor Spaces

2015 CMT Music Awards in Pictures