Sarah Thole

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Skin Wars and the New Wave of Body Art

The sign on the entrance to Stage 7 at Hollywood's Sunset Gower Studios reads "Closed Set - No Photography". Filming of the third season of The Game Show Network's popular <i>Skin Wars</i> body painting contest is underway and the identity and progress of the contestants is a closely guarded secret until …

The F Word Explores 4th Wave Feminist Performance Art

Kate Durbin, "Hello Selfie NYC." Photo credit: Emily Raw<p>The first film to explore 4th wave feminism through performance art will premiere during Art Basel Miami Beach on December 5th at the Coral Gables Art Cinema. Robert Adanto's documentary <i>The F Word</i> navigates the liminal space between 3rd and …

Miami Beach

Artist transforms thrift store paintings by adding pop-culture icons

One artist is helping us all look at thrift store paintings in a totally different light, with all new possibilities.<p>Dave Pollot describes himself as …

Researchers Found A Way To Erase Memories Of Meth In Mice

A major stepping stone for treating addiction<p>The major hurdle in treating addiction is enabling a person to not return to the abused drug or substance. This has proved extremely difficult for researchers and patients alike, as even with the best rehabilitation therapy and the most supportive …

Meet the Osbournes’ Other Daughter, Synth-Pop Artist ARO

Aimée Osbourne can’t get the glitter off her face. It’s a cool spring day, and she has just returned to the swank Tribeca hotel where she’s staying, …

Moto X (2014) tips and tricks: 10 you've got to try

Get rid of carrier branding on the Moto X (2014)<p>If you’re not a fan of free advertising, and would rather have the Moto X display all without the …

5 Horrible Things Nobody Tells You About Legally Growing Pot

We're not interested in taking one side or other in the whole pot-legalization thing. Maybe you're passionate about legalization, maybe you're not. …

Meet the woman biologically unable to feel fear due to rare condition

The woman unable to feel FEAR: Mother, 44, has been held at gunpoint, beaten and approached poisonous snakes - but is unfazed due to rare genetic …

'American Sniper’ review: A sly war film from Clint Eastwood

If at the end of “American Sniper,” you feel less than moved by the title character’s exploits — if the whole enterprise leaves you with a strange, hard-to-define feeling — don’t think that’s an accident. Clint Eastwood has made a sneaky, complicated film that takes the form of a rousing war movie …

The 7 Best Spots on Earth for Stargazing

By Teresa Bitler for ShermansTravel<p>Remember when it seemed like you could reach up and touch the Milky Way, the ribbon of stars that make up our galaxy? Thanks to light pollution, it's becoming harder and harder to see -- unless you get yourself out to dark and remote locales. Here are seven …

Wendy Davis, feminist superhero

<b>Wendy Davis (AP/Eric Gay)</b><p>The filibustering pro-choice Texas state senator is helping turn her state blue. Ann Richards is smiling (UPDATE)<p>Joan Walsh<p>June 26, 2013 3:40am (UTC)<p><b>Update</b>: After much confusion, the Statesman reports that Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst announced on the Senate floor at 3:01 a.m …

Stunning Time-Lapse Video of a Large Storm Forming Over Sydney, Australia

Shooting timelapse is fun. Watching a big storm devour a city is fun. Doing both at the same time is ‘super’ fun.

Time-lapse Photography

Artist Sketches Candid Scenes While Traveling Around the World

Cherngzhi Lian, a Singapore-based artist and frequent traveler, sketches on every flight, bus ride and train trip. His journeys result in Moleskine notebooks filled with drawings that allow us to vicariously experience his travels with him.<p>Lian's work typically focuses on commuters and cityscapes. …

5 smartphone innovations coming in 2015

Think that brand-new smartphone in your pocket is pretty cool? In just a few short months it’ll be officially obsolete. In early 2015, the first …

Flip Down Memory Lane: The Year in Review

In 2014, we saw countries unite to fight mass disease and terror. Ebola ravaged African countries and spread to the United States. ISIS attacked …

10 Unfilmable Books We'd Like to See as Movies

If Thomas Pynchon can make it to the big screen, why not these writers?<p><b>There's really no such thing as an unadaptable book.</b> With the release of <i>Inherent Vice</i> in theaters today, the work of Thomas Pynchon, one of literature's most unique and seemingly "unfilmable" voices, will debut on the big screen …

22 Eyeliner Hacks To Transform Your Beauty Routine

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, never let your winged liner make you late for work again.<p><b>1) Make your eye makeup last longer by setting your eyeliner with a matching eye shadow.</b><p>First, line your eyes with a pencil liner, and then lightly dust eye shadow in the same shade on top to hold the …

Makeup

The 2014 Mobile Photography Awards!

<b>THE 4TH ANNUAL MOBILE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS</b><p>I strongly recommend all of you consider submitting to this great contest – I’ve been a winner in the past, …

Edit As If There’s No Tomorrow

Digital photography has created a new phenomenon that I call “lead finger syndrome.” Once reserved for fast drivers and known as “driving with a lead …

Why Norway's prison system is so successful

That makes Norway's incarceration rate just 75 per 100,000 people, compared to 707 people for every 100,000 people in the US.<p>On top of that, when criminals in Norway leave prison, they stay out. It has one of the lowest recidivism rates in the world at 20%. The US has one of the highest: 76.6% of …