Ray Garcia

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Lincoln’s final hours: Moment by moment, inside Ford’s Theatre and the home where the president died

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>It was a scene of horror and disbelief, yet those who were there recall feeling inspired to live worthy of the man<p>Richard Wightman Fox<p>February 16, 2015 11:59am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Lincoln’s Body: A Cultural History”<p><i>The collective sense of what had occurred was of a sadness too noble not</i> …

OnePlus announces name of their new ROM, OxygenOS

With all of the issues that OnePlus has been having due to their partnership with Cyanogen Inc., we heard a while back that the flagship killing company was building their own ROM, which they have now officially given a name. Introducing OxygenOS.<p>What’s in a name? Well, that is about all there is …

Android News

Intricately-Detailed Landscape Drawings are Smaller Than a Pencil

Michigan-based artist Taylor Mazer recently crafted incredibly small drawings that are no larger than your average pencil. In December 2014, he used a fine-tipped Micron pen, straight-edge, and mechanical pencil to create intriguing monochromatic landscapes. They often feature urban structures like …

Art

Articles about 26 books you need read if you love design on Dwell.com - Dwell

The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Even with ample lot size, one Boulder couple opted to go small with their new home.<p>We’ve all seen interior design that almost brings us to the point of being ill.<p>The ads in the real estate section of the Sunday New York Times are a barometer of perceived …

Prefab Homes

The New Wave of Wine: 6 Sommeliers to Watch in 2015

The new wave of young women and men helming the beverage program is just as smart about wine—and won’t make you feel clueless for not knowing a Verdicchio from a Vermentino<p>There's a new wave of young men and women helming the beverage programs at restaurants across the U.S. It's good-bye to the …

Wine

“My quest, through the magic of light and shadow, is to isolate, to simplify and to give emphasis to form with the greatest clarity.” –Ruth Bernhard

19 Pies You Need on Your Thanksgiving Table This Year

When you think of Thanksgiving desserts, the number one pick is always pie. Here are 19 Thanksgiving pies that would be a welcome addition to any …

Baking

Governors Island Schoolhouse to Become Artists’ Studios

Art World<p>,<p>Good news for artists in search of a reasonably-priced place to work: Come spring 2016 the nonprofit Spaceworks, which is dedicated to …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

Creativity

15 Designers Reveal Secrets For Staying Productive

Strategies include everything from setting timers to taking nature walks to listening to black metal.<p>Since April, Samara, Russia-based designer Yevgeny Yermakov has been asking designers a series of five questions–about work habits, favorite books, career challenges, and creativity–and publishing …

PTSD continues to afflict Vietnam veterans 40 years after the war

Four decades after the Vietnam War, 11% of its veterans still suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to new research suggesting that for some people it is a condition unlikely to ever go away.<p>The findings, presented Friday at a meeting of the American Psychological Assn., provide a …

Vietnam Veterans

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash: world demands answers from Russia

US criticises Kremlin's arming of rebels and Hillary Clinton says 'Putin has gone too far' after 298 die in missile strike<p>• Follow the latest developments on our live blog<p>The US has pointedly criticised Russian arming of rebels in Ukraine as the world demanded answers over the shooting down of …

Dem base: Wishing for Warren

DETROIT — Their heads might be with Hillary Clinton, but their hearts are decidedly with Elizabeth Warren.<p>As the high-profile annual confab of progressives called Netroots Nation kicked off here Thursday, it took no time for a consensus on 2016 to emerge. Interviews with more than a dozen attendees …

Congress Fiddles—and Squabbles—as Border Crisis Grows

Polit­ics and pess­im­ism on Thursday over­took any pos­sib­il­ity of a swift con­gres­sion­al re­sponse to the flood of un­ac­com­pan­ied, …

Tour de France 2014: ten things we’ve learned from first ten days

The cobbles are something special – and so is Vincenzo Nibali, who possesses the all-round ability to win the Tour de France<p><b>Cycling in Britain has no current ceiling</b><p>After the Grand Départ in Yorkshire and the success of the Women’s Tour, it is hard to predict what comes next for cycling in the UK. …

Lance Armstrong in Purgatory: The After-Life

After a great fall, what do we remember? We remember the cheating, and the lies. We remember the cult of personality that we eagerly embraced, and then felt betrayed by. But what of the man who fell? What about the work he didn't cheat at? What about the 16 years Lance Armstrong spent building a …

Cycling

Groynes and Seascapes

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Murals

Jim Morrison Lives: The Legacy of the Lizard King

<b>Jim Morrison, 1981: Renew My Subscription to the Resurrection</b> <i>by Rosemary Breslin</i><p>Kelly's mother picked up the phone for the fifth time that night. It …

Literature

Art of the Day: Van Gogh, The Sower, November 1888. Oil on canvas, 32 x 40 cm. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam.

Art of the Day: Van Gogh, Still Life with Apples, Autumn 1887. Oil on canvas, 46.7 x 55.3 cm. Saint Louis Art Museum.

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …