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How early humans created the paintings found in France's Chauvet cave

And what these paintings tell us about human life 30,000 years ago.<p>Early humans living in Europe might have led challenging lives, but they still …

This Quantum Theory Predicts That The Future Might Be Influencing The Past

No, seriously.<p>One of the weirder aspects of quantum mechanics could be explained by an equally weird idea – that causation can run backwards in time …

Perils of historical amnesia : Hindus have forgotten about a thousand years of Islamic persecution

Burying historical facts to shield minorities from 'embarrassment' will only embolden religious fanatics and extremists.

Sikh policeman saves Muslim youth from mob in Uttarakhand

A video purportedly showing a Sikh policeman saving a Muslim youth from a mob after the latter was allegedly found in a compromising position with a …

There Are No Clothes for Nonbinary Femmes Like Me, So I Made My Own

"My body is not the problem, the gender binary is!"<p>I started to identify as trans because I wanted to be free from norms, but instead I was …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

Secular-liberals hate Lord Ram because he is the biggest roadblock to the 'Breaking India' project

Share Email<p>Why is Lord Ram the most important deity for Hindus? Why does anti – Hindu cabal hate Lord Ram?<p>These were some of the questions that …

The secret to overcoming anxiety

Is it more simple than we 'think'?<p><i>by</i><p>, Business Development at PwC, Corporate Wellbeing Advocate & Author of 'No-mind'<p>Over 40 million Americans and …

15 Ways to Get Someone Out of Your Head

Have you ever found that you just can’t stop thinking about someone—what they did or said, and how bewildered or hurt you were by their actions? When …

Self-help

Off With Their Heads

Political Violence in Ancient India<p>by Upinder Singh<p>Harvard University Press, 598 pp., $45.00<p>In September 1673, Vijaya Raghava, the last king of the …

Savitri Devi Mukherji: A portrait of Adolf Hitler’s 'priestess', and her last years in India

Over 35 years after her quiet, sudden, and somewhat untimely death, Savitri Devi Mukherji – the Anglo-French but Greek-citizened proponent of …

Literary Witches: An Illustrated Celebration of Trailblazing Women Writers Who Have Enchanted and Transformed the World

From Sappho to Toni Morrison, an homage to writers who have wielded the power of the mind in language with uncommon virtuosity.<p><i>“The absence of the witch does not invalidate the spell,”</i> Emily Dickinson wrote. So great writers bewitch us with their work long after they have absented themselves from …

15 Make Ahead Crockpot Meals Literally Anyone Can Make

15 Make Ahead Crock-Pot Meals Literally Anyone Can Make<p>Whoever invented the slow cooker deserves a medal.<p>January 23, 2018<p>I like to have a nice warm …

89-Year-Old Japanese Grandma Discovers Photography, Can’t Stop Taking Hilarious Self-Portraits Now

Most people think that technology is for young people, but nobody told Kimiko Nishimoto that. She's an 89-year-old Japanese grandma who's been …

An avant-garde Indian artist looks both forwards and back in history

Nalini Malani is an avant-garde multi-media artist from India, whose personal and national histories are keys to her work, as is her way of …

Honor Fraser's first exhibition of paintings by pioneer Feminist artist Miriam Schapiro opens in Los Angeles

<b>LOS ANGELES, CA</b><b>.-</b> Honor Fraser Gallery is presenting the gallery's first exhibition of paintings by pioneer Feminist artist Miriam Schapiro. …

Fast fashion was inspired by Europe’s inability to mimic Indian garb

For many centuries, Asia was both the center of the world’s textile production and the source of its fashion trends. India, in particular, was responsible for the largest share of textile production and for much of the finest kinds of cloth. Indian manufacturers had sophisticated methods for …

Fashion (India)

In the studio with Howard Hodgkin

<i>In our November 2014</i> Living With Art<i>supplement art critic</i> Celina Fox met the artist Howard Hodgkin at his studio and explored the place that produced …

cai guo-qiang's 'spirit of painting' at the prado immerses visitors in canvas

<b>the museo del prado presents cai guo-qiang‘s ‘spirit of painting’ in madrid, spain.</b> the artist has created large-scale paintings on site using …

Why Is Western Art History Full of People Peeing?

How a 19th century nude painting became a feminist meme

Like many people, I first saw “Truth Coming Out Of Her Well To Shame Mankind” on Tumblr. Painted in 1896, it depicts a naked woman climbing out of …

Greek Philosophy

Art Nouveau, the Ornate Architectural Style that Defined the Early 20th Century

At the turn of the 20th century, a new architectural movement swept through Europe, creating some of the most spectacular monuments in history. From about 1890 to the start of World War I, Art Nouveau architecture swept across the continent, making use of new technologies for a highly ornamental, …

Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomy (for iPad)

<b>Pros</b><p>Smooth operation. Exquisite design. Unique and valuable content. Good descriptive text in 11 chapters. Good renditions of the drawings. 3D …

Digital Art

These 9 Films Are a Must-Watch for Any Photographer

Metrograph screens films by Magnum Photographers Susan Meiselas, Martin Parr, Eli Reed, and Elliott Erwitt.<p>In what looks like a Victorian factory, a young man in a white cap rocks back and forth, rolling a giant column of sugary goo into an increasingly thinner and harder lollipop. I'm watching …

Street Photography

4 Simple Ways to Get Better Sleep

As we bet you’ve heard, sleep is quite the miracle drug — not only does it improve focus and creativity, but it can even help you live longer. But modern life means you’re juggling a lot of responsibilities, and being “productive” often means going on as little as four or five hours of sleep a …

Famous paintings celebrating mother's love[1]

Have you prepared anything special for your mother to express your gratitude towards her on the Mother's Day, which falls this Sunday? Originally, …

Art

7 Ways to Live Fearlessly According to Frida Kahlo

You gotta have mad respect for a fiery feminist from Mexico who didn’t seem to care much for America and spent little time here, yet still managed to become one of our biggest cultural icons. Frida Kahlo only had one major US show in her lifetime, but her popularity in the States has never waned; …

My mind is constantly fantasizing. What can you recommend?

<i>Eckhart Tolle Now</i>: A place for us to learn, practice, and awaken together<p>We’re pleased to offer you a very special opportunity to check out <i>Eckhart</i> …

Van Gogh at the National Gallery of Victoria – in pictures

Van Gogh and the Seasons, a new exhibition at the NGV in Melbourne, features 49 works from throughout the artist’s career. Ranging from sketches to colourful oil paintings, the works vividly illustrate Vincent van Gogh’s passion for nature and the development of his fascination with colour. Here …

Vincent Van Gogh