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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

12 Commonly Misused Words And Phrases

Awesome Miniature Movie Stills Shot Using LEGO and Baking Powder

LEGO and baking powder, that and some Star Wars inspiration is all Finnish photographer (and PetaPixel reader, we might add) Vesa Lehtimäki needs to …

Record Temperatures Freeze a Path to the Spectacular Lake Superior Ice Caves | Colossal

<p>For the first time since 2009 Lake Superior has frozen thick enough to safely permit access to the ice caves at the Apostle Islands National …

'I am a canvas': how artists are reinventing body painting

Cheerily looking forward to a "golden age" during his 16th-century papacy, Pope Leo X ordered a Florentine youngster be daubed in gold paint from head to toe. The boy died, done for, historians suspect, by lead poisoning. It was not a happy episode in the practice of body-painting.<p>Such ill fortune …

The Aura Alarm Clock Hacks Your Circadian Rhythm To Help You Sleep Better

The Withings Aura reimagines the loathed alarm clock as a fully equipped sleeping assistant.<p>Wearing a sleep tracker at night can be an amazing experience, because you can analyze exactly when you were in REM or deep sleep. But there’s a problem with most of those devices. While most tell you how …

Glerups Slippers

Referred to as "the indoor shoe," Glerups' line of super-soft slippers provides delightful comfort within a snug structure. Its 100% natural wool composition whisks moisture away while sustaining, maintaining and amplifying the natural heat your feet produce. There's enough flexibility to allow for …

Shoes

Opedix KNEE-Tec

Getting older isn't all "silver fox" gray hairs and acquiring sage wisdom; running up the years has a few downsides. Staying healthy enough year-in, year-out to do the sports we love—from charging backcountry powder in the mountains to simply taking a run through the park—sometimes requires a …

Skiing

8 Mind-Blowing Images Of The Brain At Work

The human brain is mind-blowingly complex. Even in an age when we can track every single step we take with a wristband and we seriously consider sending colonists to Mars, there’s plenty that we haven’t nailed down about what’s going on in our own heads. Since 2010, the Human Connectome Project, …

Imaging

What Sugar Does To Your Brain [Animation]

Watching hopped-up kids on Halloween candy may have led many of us to suspect that sugar must be some kind of drug–but beyond that, how many of us know what sweet foods really do to our brains? A new animation by STK films for TED-Ed, “How Sugar Affects the Brain,” explains how foods containing any …

Native Android

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Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Guitar Acoustic, Tryst, Genica

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

My hero: Sir John Tenniel by Chris Riddell

Before I knew a thing about him, John Tenniel was a hero of mine, or rather, I should say, his white rabbit was. As a child I copied Tenniel's illustrations from <i>Alice's Adventures in Wonderland</i> obsessively, particularly his drawing of the white rabbit in waistcoat and frockcoat, umbrella tucked …

My Modern Met’s Top 10 Most Popular Stories in 2013

Take at short trip with us, if you will, as we take a stroll down memory lane. Let's look back on 2013 with our most popular stories – the ones that made you laugh and cry so much that you just had to share them with your friends. With six to ten posts per day, it's not easy keeping up all the …

Top 10

What is Installation Art? | History and Top Art Installations Since 2013

Like most movements that make up modern and contemporary art, installation art exhibits an interest in innovating. Though similar to sculpture and related to a range of recent artistic genres, the immersive practice offers a unique way to experience art. In order to grasp the significance of such a …

Art

LOTR’s Rivendell Recreated with 200,000 LEGO Bricks

Back in August we brought you the incredible LEGO recreation of the Lord of the Ring's Helm's Deep Battle that took Rich-K and Big J, 150,000 LEGO bricks to build. Now, it's time to show you another recreation inspire by J.R.R. Tolkien's epic saga. Master LEGO builders Alice Finch and David Frank …

Surreal Storytelling Illustrations by Andrew Ferez

Moscow-based Russian illustrator Andrew Ferez, aka 25kartinok, creates surreal scenes, each with their own fantastical narratives, that seamlessly merge various opposing elements. Digitally drawing his elaborate renderings, Ferez's work has a dark, fantasy-driven appeal. The digital artist manages …

Digital Art

Elaborate Geometric Masks Made from a Single Sheet of Paper

These complex works of paper manipulation are the origami masterpieces of artist Joel Cooper. Each piece is designed and folded from a single sheet of paper without the use of cuts or glue. Cooper employs a specific style of origami called tessellation. Before he can even begin to design his …

Crafting

77-Year-Old Man “Paints” Beautiful Japanese Landscapes on Excel Spreadsheets

While most digital artists opt to use Photoshop or other similar digital imaging software, 77-year-old Japanese artist Tatsuo Horiuchi chooses to work with Microsoft Excel to produce his beautiful works of art. His “paintings” are remarkably intricate works that mimic traditional Japanese paintings …

Software

Amazing Ballpoint Pen and Gold Leaf Drawings by Rebecca Yanovskaya

Toronto-based artist Rebecca Yanovskaya recently completed the second piece in her <i>Winged</i> series of ballpoint pen and gold leaf drawings on Moleskine. Called <i>Descent of Man</i>, the bowing angel took the artist about two weeks to fully create. It's the sequel to the first piece shown below called <i>Ascent</i> …

Drawing

Photographer Dramatically Documents Rapidly Melting Glaciers

Photographer Camille Seaman has dedicated more than a decade of her career to capturing the fragile, rapidly changing landscapes of Polar Regions including Antarctica, Greenland, and Svalbard. From 2006 through 2010, the American photographer produced <i>Terminus: The Face of Change</i>, as a way to …

Glaciers

The Best Music Of 2013 (To Me) - The Fox Is Black

It’s that time of year: it’s the beginning of January, a time when I take to some Internet something to exhaustively share music musings related to …

Amazing Gundam Artworks

I must confess that the Gundam franchise just got my attention recently after watching the Pacific Rim movie, don't know why but giant robots are …

March 2013

B.C. scientists baffled by sudden deaths of thousands of starfish

The mysterious disappearance of hundreds of thousands of starfish all along the Pacific Coast has left researchers in British Columbia scratching …

British Columbia

It’s relatively balmy here in Antarctica. And that’s scary

A few days ago, I left Toronto and travelled to the utmost south, to Antarctica – the coldest, windiest, darkest continent on earth. I flew from Pearson to Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city, then boarded a Norwegian expedition ship, Hurtigruten's MV Fram, which crashed its way through the …

Accidentally Awesome: Fireworks Mishap Results in Amazing New Year’s Photo

Sometimes a great photograph takes months of planning and patience to capture. Other times, you simply have to be in the right place at the right …

Star

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Power Rangers

Star Wars 1313 Concept Art by Gustavo Mendonca

07.2.18<p>In the very visual field of digital art, it’s invariably better to show than tell. That being said, theSpring 2018...<p>04.25.18<p>Concept artist …