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Beautiful Erotic Henna Tattoos That Cover The Entire Body (NSFW)

Russian artist Mary Ginkas specializes in erotic henna tattoos for women and the designs are incredibly detailed.<p>Henna is a temporary tattoo that …

6 super cool tech tools that make life easy for writers

Did you know that more than 211 million pieces of content are created on the internet every minute. Yes, I’m not talking about days or weeks. …

Oliver Sacks’s moving account of how, as a doctor in the late 1960s, he revived patients who had been neurologically ‘frozen’ by sleeping sickness reverberates to this day<p>Among the great books in this series that address the human condition, <i>Awakenings</i> stands out as a profoundly influential medical …

Literature

Inside the Patent Office's Cabinet of Ghoulish Inventions

Nineteenth-century grave robbers, beware of Philip Clover’s face-obliterating “coffin torpedo.”<p>Fun history fact: John H. Eckels, inventor of the 1940s “embalming apparatus,” would have made millions off his device had he not gotten drunk at a party and used it on himself. His last words: “But I …

Inventions

19 Pieces Of Street Art That Will Make You Question Your Existence

You can't fake it anymore.

Inventive Intravenous

The Nu-Drip saline bag design is so well designed in such a blatantly obvious way, I’m a little dumbfounded that no one has ever thought of it …

Industrial Design

Nike Football Untouchable Packaging

Some of us might think that Branding is going to the same direction as Print where the Digital World is taking over things. I'd liked to think to the …

The Unreal Art Inside The Office Of NIKE CEO Mark Parker

This is Mark Parker, the CEO for the iconic and global brand NIKE. Seems like a nice corporate photo right?<p>Well, it turns out there's more than meets …

This Wireframe Chair Is Barely There

Minimalism is an overused word in the design world these days, but for these handsome metal frame chairs there’s really no way to avoid using it. The aptly named the Gentle Hint Chair, designed by Kazakh Nissa Kinzhalina, presents the outline of a chair and nothing more. Made from powder-coated …

From dirt poor to billionaire — the incredible rags-to-riches story of fashion legend Ralph Lauren

On Tuesday, the fashion legend announced he would step down as CEO from his iconic brand Polo Ralph Lauren.<p>He will stay with the company as its executive chairman and chief creative officer.<p>Lauren has an estimated net worth of $6 billion.<p>Long before he became a fashion icon, he was Ralph Lipschitz, …

15 Matching Wedding Tattoos to Celebrate Marriage

Marriage is said to be “till death do us part,” and some couples have chosen to honor this vow with something equally as permanent—beautiful ink. Wedding tattoos have become increasingly common, and couples are eager to show off their matching work. Some choose designs that are literal …

You'll Be Amazed By What This Photographer Found In A Deserted Soviet Warehouse

This remarkable relic from the Soviet Union's space program was recently uncovered by brave photographer and explorer Ralph Mirebs.<p>He had no idea was …

Artist Spends an Entire Day Creating One-of-a-Kind Watercolor Tattoos for Each Client

Czech Republic-based artist Ondrej Konupcik, aka Ondrash, has a tattoo style that's different from the usual thick, black outlines–his colorful pieces mimic the carefree fluidity of watercolor paintings. The stunning works depict animals, nature scenes, and non-representational designs that look as …

Every Person in New York, Illustrated

From sleeping strangers to subway cellists to Nick Cave, a loving portrait of a city whose vibrant vitality never stands still.<p><i>“A poem compresses much in a small space and adds music, thus heightening its meaning,”</i> E.B. White wrote in his timeless love letter to New York, adding: <i>“The city is like</i> …

The 100th Anniversary of Robert Frost's Poem, "The Road Not Taken"

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” This month marks the 100th anniversary …

Watch a Boston Dynamics humanoid robot wander around outside

Boston Dynamics, which Google bought in 2013, has begun testing one of its humanoid robots — those that are designed to function like humans — out in the wild.<p>Marc Raibert, the founder of Boston Dynamics, talked about the research and showed footage of the project during a talk on Aug. 3 at the …

Immersive Virtual Reality gaming center opens in Australia

A new gaming center has opened its doors in Melbourne, Australia, and it's not quite your typical after-school haunt. This place, called Zero Latency, offers true immersive virtual reality experience: if you want to kill zombies, you'll literally have to walk/run around, aim and shoot a VR gun. <i>CNET</i> …

Virtual Reality

The Tech Behind Each Letter In Google’s Alphabet

Hot Tub Hammocks Are About To Change Your Life

The art of relaxation has just been taken to a whole new level of comfort with the creation of the Hydro Hammock. Now, you and a friend can chill out …

Enormous Smallness: The Sweet Illustrated Story of E. E. Cummings and His Creative Bravery

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”<p><i>“In a Cummings poem,”</i> Susan Cheever wrote in her spectacular biography of E. E. Cummings, <i>“the reader must often pick his way toward comprehension, which comes, when it does, in a burst of delight and recognition.”</i> Such a burst is what …

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Father Offers Wisdom to His Kids Through Powerful Double

Florida-based photographer Brandon Kidwell uses his artistic skills as a powerful way to give valuable advice to his kids. In a series titled <i>Wisdom For My Children, Life Lessons Through Photos</i>, he creates double-exposure images that convey different teachings. It's a personal project that took form …

This Company Wants To Be The Lego Of The Internet

NEW YORK -- Joachim Horn’s refrigerator is probably smarter than yours. Sensors inside of it tell him how much remains of particular foods, so he knows what recipes he can make with what he has at home.<p>Horn was able to upgrade his fridge thanks to SAM Labs, the company he founded in 2013. The …

2014 in review: The year's best mobile games

The mobile gaming era has come a long way. Where mobile games once felt like silly, simple ways to pass the time, it's becoming harder and harder to keep ourselves away from playing on our phones.<p>Although there were dozens upon dozens of mobile titles to sift through, 2014 served up some of our …

D.T. Suzuki on What Freedom Really Means and How Zen Can Help Us Cultivate Our Character

“The ego-shell in which we live is the hardest thing to outgrow.”<p>Alan Watts may be credited with popularizing Eastern philosophy in the West, but he owes the entire trajectory of his life and legacy to a single encounter with the Zen Buddhist sage <b>D.T. Suzuki</b> (October 18, 1870–July 12, 1966) — one …