Shana Hadi

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Artist Shirin Neshat Captures Iran's Sharp Contrasts In Black And White

Shirin Neshat, the most famous contemporary artist to come from Iran, is playing with her rambunctious Labrador puppy in her airy Manhattan apartment. "Ashi, Ashi, come here!" she calls.<p>The puppy is black. Neshat's apartment is white — white floors, white bookshelves and a long, white leather …

Venus de Milo and David: Now in Color

Illustrator Nico Ordogoiti gives classic Renaissance statues a full-color makeover.<p>Michelangelo's <i>David</i>, the bust of Julius Ceasar, and the Venus de Milo all look a lot healthier in Madrid illustrator Nico Ordozgoiti's fresh new reimagining of marble sculptures, <i>Paint Job</i>. "When Renaissance masters …

25 Of The Most Incredibly Beautiful Book Sculptures Ever

Books can be fascinating by their content or quality of information they hold inside. Not to mention that every book enthusiast will love to read an …

Artist Creates Prismatic Paintings with Light and Glass

Stephen Knapp's colorful "lightpaintings" refract white light, turning it into beautiful wall installations.<p>With a few shards of glass, brackets, and a lightbulb, artist Stephen Knapp transforms walls into luminous fragments of liquid color called "lightpaintings." Unlike <i>light paintings</i>, which are …

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The key to happiness comes down to one word

Researchers did a survey — and the answer was about $80.<p>Other than pure love and dodging discomfort, people were willing to pay the most for happiness.<p>Via "The Upside of Your Dark Side:"<p>$ 44.30 for calm tranquility,<br>• $ 62.80 for excitement,<br>• $ 79.06 for happiness,<br>• $ 83.27 to avoid fear,<br>• $ 92.80 to avoid …

The Psychology of Flow: What Game Design Reveals about the Deliberate Tensions of Great Writing

A full creative life requires equally that we cultivate a capacity for boredom, as legendary psychoanalyst Adam Phillips asserted, and learn to welcome rather than avoid difficulty, as Nietzsche believed. Great stories, like great life-stories, are woven of the same interplay between fertile ennui …

Ridiculously beautiful sculptures of animal-plant hybrids by Ellen Jewett

Artist Ellen Jewett has been creating these wonderful animal sculptures since she was young. She went on to study Anthropology and Fine Art in 2007, …

Procrastination Part I: Why You Do It

Many people misunderstand procrastination as a problem of laziness or poor time management. But procrastination—especially problem procrastination—is …

6 Simple Rules For Tapping Into People’s Creative Potential

With these tips you can fire your chief innovation officer today.<p>The days when innovation was the sole responsibility of the chief innovation officer or corporate venturing group are over. Today companies are realizing they need to harness the innovative power of all their employees if they want to …

10 women entrepreneurs in Indonesia who smashed the glass ceiling

Why are women so underrepresented in the tech industry? One of the reasons is a lack of role models for young women to identify with. Another is a …

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What 1960s Psychology Got Wrong About The Human Capacity For Evil

Remember Milgram's classic experiment on obedience to authority? Anyone who's taken Psych 101 will recall the infamous 1963 study, in which participants were asked to administer increasingly painful electrical shocks to an innocent person.<p>The experiment, conducted by Yale psychologist Stanley …