Moira Kurtz

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Movie Posters Reimagined for Another Time and Place

Movie posters–they sure don’t make ’em like they used to. The movie poster was once a key piece of a film’s promotion; a film’s <i>identity,</i> even. …

Controversial Illustrations By Polish Artist Reveal The Darker Side Of Modern Society

Polish illustrator, artist, and co-owner of Morski Studio Graficzne Igor Morski creates surreal images imbued with hidden meaning. He graduated with …

Just Turned 40? An Architect Says It's Time To Design For Aging

When Architect Matthias Hollwich was approaching 40, he wondered what the next 40 years of his life might look like. He looked into the architecture that serves older adults, places like retirement communities and assisted living facilities, and didn't like what he saw. But what if we changed our …

University of Pennsylvania

10 Tricks That Musicians and Actors Use in Live Performances

Movies aren’t alone in utilizing bleeding-edge technology to provide the illusion of seamless, spotless entertainment. Whizzes from the worlds of …

Music Production

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

#BeautySchool: The Most Effective Methods for Whiter Teeth

Dentist to the stars Dr. Kevin Sands on whitening strips, charcoal, lip glosses and in-office treatments.<p><b>Question: How can I get whiter teeth by tonight, and with more time, what's the safest, gentlest and most effective approach for white teeth all year long?</b><p><b>Answer:</b> No one knows good smiles like …

I Wore Only Fashion Don’ts For A Week And This Is What Happened

I turned my own closet against me.<p>When I tried to dress poorly on purpose, I got more compliments than I ever have in my life. Me-trying-to-look-bad apparently dresses better than me-trying-to-look-good. Of course, it's possible everyone was trolling me, but they seemed to be sincere.<p>I feel like I …

6 Simple Strategies for Being Happy Alone

Most American adults have spent a non-trivial amount of time being untethered to other people. Almost everyone has spent at least a few years being …

Happiness

These secret codes have completely changed how I watch Netflix

We've all been there. You sit down on the couch, turn on Netflix, and the next thing you know, you've spent 20 minutes scrolling through shows and movies without finding a single thing you actually want to watch.<p>You feel like you've seen everything before, the recommended choices don't look …

Brad Pitt

9 Deadliest Rocks And Minerals On Earth

Lead found in Flint, Michigan water is an unfortunate example of negligence leading to the mass exposure of elemental lead found naturally in iron ore. Much in the same way humans communicate warnings of deadly plants and animals, it’s important to communicate the risks and exposure of deadly rocks …

Hot Springs

Two people walking across Golden Gate Bridge hit by blow darts

Two pedestrians walking across the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco were struck by blow darts, authorities said Saturday as they searched for possible suspects.<p>The California Highway Patrol said an officer patrolling the bridge on a bicycle was flagged down Friday by a man who had been hit in …

Photographer Harassed Online After Calling Out Pop Star for Stealing His Photo

Brussels-based photographer Ezequiel Scagnetti stirred up a hornets nest this past weekend after calling out a world famous boy boy singer for …

This Woman Accidentally Photobombed A Pop Star And Ended Up With A Modeling Contract

The woman has been described as a "star".

Stunning Bent Wire Sculptures Feature Delicate Figures Emerging from Flowers

The work of self-taught artist Gavin Worth reveals a tender beauty in its simple lines of bent wire. We have previously featured some of Worth's amazing sculptures, and he just continues to impress us with pieces that are both stunning and conceptually moving. His newest collection, titled <i>Flora</i>, …

Art

Australian Farmer Combats Soil Erosion By Plowing Land into Giant Geometric Artwork

As cool as technological advancements in the agricultural world are, sometimes it is pretty awesome to see generation-old wisdom successfully implemented. After a bushfire swept through his land in south Australia, farmer Brian Fischer came up with a creative solution to combat soil erosion, …

Animal brought back to life after spending 30 years frozen

The waterbears were retrieved from frozen moss sample collected in Antarctica in 1983<p>Researchers have successfully revived microscopic creatures that had been kept frozen for 30 years.<p>Tardigrades, also known as waterbears or moss piglets, are tiny water-dwelling organisms. They're segmented, with …

How A Police Sketch Artist Works

Police sketches are typically thought of as manifestations of memory, but Jason Harvey’s portraits highlight extraordinary technique.<p>Forensic artist Jason Harvey has conducted interviews with countless crime victims to illustrate a suspect’s face, but the process always starts out the same. Tell me …

20 weird psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

Love is mysterious, but it's probably not destiny.<p>According to the research, your hormones, interests, and upbringing all help determine who you fall for — and who falls for you.<p>Since your partner plays a significant role in your long-term health, happiness, and even your career prospects, we've …

Psychology

Paris attacks: Thousands sing national anthem during stadium evacuation

This footage shows soccer fans in paris fans sing the French national anthem as they evacuate from the Stade de France during numerous attacks in …

10 Reasons That Phase 3 Will Be Marvel’s Golden Age

by Marc N. Kleinhenz<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>The Marvel Cinematic Universe may have been around for seven years now, but it turns out Hollywood’s first major …

The Pre-Terrorists Among Us

Is it possible to stop terrorism before it happens?<p>Philip K. Dick’s <i>The Minority Report</i> is a short story about a dystopian future in which there are “no major crimes,” but a mass of imprisoned “would-be criminals.” This is thanks to “Precrime,” a criminal-justice agency whose preventive efforts are …

Non-violence

Tom Hanks shines in the Cold War thriller 'Bridge of Spies'

"The Bridge of Spies" is a consummate professional's tribute to a gifted amateur, a smooth entertainment with a strong but subtle political subtext that's both potent and unexpected.<p>The professional would be Steven Spielberg, a director with more than 40 years of experience whose superior …

Tom Hanks

10 Easy Back-to-School Hair Tutorial Videos You Need

Most mornings, we’re forced to choose between doing our makeup or doing our hair. Whether you’ve hit the snooze button one too many times or completely missed the wakeup call altogether, getting your hair and makeup game on point for school when you’re running late is no easy task. Thankfully, …

Hairstyling

Zayn Malik and Calvin Harris in Twitter spat over Taylor Swift

Malik, of One Direction fame, incurred the wrath of Calvin Harris after retweeting something rude about current squeeze Swift<p>Zayn Malik and Calvin Harris exchanged furious words on Twitter on Monday night, after the former One Direction star retweeted an unfavourable comparison between Miley Cyrus …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes

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This Pizza Hut box turns into a movie projector

Pizza Hut thinks it can do more than just bring food to your front door. It wants to deliver your entertainment for the evening, too. At least, that's the case in Hong Kong, where the pizza chain is delivering some pizzas in specially-designed boxes that convert into pseudo movie …

Pizza Hut

Woman Searching for Her Biological Mother Finds Her in the Most Unbelievable Place

This will blow your mind.<p>Brace yourselves, because this story is not only going to blow your mind, but it will also probably have you bursting into tears. A woman in Youngstown, Ohio, was stunned to discover she works for the same company as the birth mother she spent decades searching for — and …