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Fascinating Street Art by Ernest Zacharevic

The Pilgrm hotel in Paddington, London: A Victorian Venue of Avant-Garde Hospitality<p>The Polysemous Femininity of Caroline Walls’ Paintings<p>The Art of …

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25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop's 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Photoshop

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

Articles about matali crasset renovates monory farmhouse on Dwell.com - Dwell

Cerebral architect Matali Crasset turns a stone farmhouse into a flexible, open environment for a Parisian jewelry designer and...<p>Design iconoclast Matali Crasset—notably bespectacled and bowl-cutted—spent her youth in the French countryside before finding...<p>A design team builds a minimalist abode …

Architecture

The History of “Loving” to Read

As a senior in college, I took a class on Jane Austen—a great class with, it must be said, a weird vibe. Almost all of the students were women (out of around a hundred people, only five or ten were men), and it was a hothouse of Jane Austen obsession. In the first lecture, the professor identified …

Literature

Giant Koosh Ball vs. Liquid Nitrogen

What happens if you take a giant Koosh ball* and pour liquid nitrogen all over it? Fortunately, a physics lab sponsored by the U.S. Department of …

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A backpacker and hikers chart to avoiding wildlife.

Check out Link's sweet ride in Mario Kart 8

Link from The Legend of Zelda is making his way to <i>Mario Kart 8</i> this November as part of the game's first downloadable content pack — which also includes cat-suit Princess Peach and tanooki-suit Mario. He'll also get a ride suited to his particular style of travel in what Nintendo is calling the …

7 Creepy Ways Corporations Are Turning You Into an Addict

Raise your hand if you're an addict. About 20 percent of you are smokers, so I should see all of your yellow-stained fingers in the air right now. …

Russell Crowe

Your Complete Summer 2014 Anime Guide

Summer makes the world a sweltering wasteland, so why not hold up in air-conditioned comfort with the new anime season. Of course, with 44 new anime …

Anime