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Lucid Dreaming Techniques for Beginners

When it comes to selecting lucid dreaming techniques, you have an overwhelming amount of choice.<p>But don't freak out just yet!<p>These can be thought of …

Consciousness

61-Point Relaxation

The following relaxation exercise comes from Stephen LaBerge and Howard Rheingold’s <i>Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming</i> (1990), which they adapted …

What Do Lucid Dreams Feel Like?

<b>But what do lucid dreams feel like?</b><p>Years ago, before I had my first lucid dream, I had a very specific idea about what a lucid dream would feel like. …

9 Reasons Why Everyone Should Lucid Dream

I believe everyone should learn to lucid dream at some point in their lives. There are profound benefits that reach all of us.<p>To lucid dream is to …

Consciousness

A Collection of Lucid Dreaming Stories

There is an excellent and popular book on lucid dreaming titled Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming written by Stephen LaBerge, Ph.D. and Howard …

Erik Jones Art

Erik Jones, a contemporary figure artist.<p>Erik Jones is a contemporary painter who lives and works in Brooklyn, NYC. Colorful portraits of women are …

Art

Splattered Ink Animal Portraits By Chinese Artist Hua Tunan

Chinese-born paint-splatter and street artist Hua Tunan is back it again with a series of stunning new animal portraits. Using a unique combination …

These Heartwarming Drawings By A Korean Artist Show What True Love Is

Contrary to what Korean dramas portray, you don’t always have to find love after undergoing a grueling and sometimes heartbreaking situation.<p>Korean …

Exquisite Fine Line and Dot-Filled Tattoos of Nature by Bicem Sinik

One can't help but be reminded of Dr. Woo's style, when viewing these tattoos by Bicem Sinik. Similar to Woo, the Istanbul, Turkey-based artist infuses geometric shapes into her works and her monochromatic fine lines stand out for their minimalistic quality.<p>While geometric animals seems to be her …

Art

Behind the Lens: Surreal Photographer Logan Zillmer Explores the Mysterious

With images shrouded in mystery, Logan Zillmer's work will leave you wondering how the story will unfold. The minimal landscape of his home in the midwest provides the perfect backdrop for his surreal photos. His journey into photography started in high school shooting film, but as an adult he …

Street Photography

The Artist Who Ditched Tom Cruise For Honey-Covered Nudes

Blake Little’s photographs of nude dancers, octogenarians, toddlers, and gay ‘bears’ in honey have a haunting, statuesque beauty—but how do they get …

Crystalized Geode Installations Bring Beauty to Decaying Street Corners

Over the past few years, L.A.-based graphic designer and multidisciplinary artist Paige Smith (a.k.a. A Common Name) has installed countless crystalized rock formations in cracked, decaying nooks and crannies on the streets of cities as distant as Madrid, Istanbul, and Philadelphia. These “urban …

Crystals

A Time-Lapse of Artist JR Creating a Large-Scale Mural in Manhattan

The New York Times presents a time-lapse of French artist JR creating a large-scale mural in<p><i>The New York Times</i> presents a time-lapse of French artist …

This Pencil-Thin Tower Sets a New Bar for Skinny High-Rises

An upcoming residential tower on 44th Street in Manhattan is only 47 feet wide. Can super-slender in-fill projects help NYC's housing squeeze?<p>Both 432 Park Avenue and 111 W. 57th Street in New York City hit the reset button on the notion of what a residential building could look like. These new and …

Skyscrapers

Why Are Brooklyn Street Artists So Obsessed With The Past?

At a new art show, ‘Brooklyn Is The Future,’ many of the works fetishize gritty “old Brooklyn” that has been lost to gentrification.<p>"Do they have a …

Gorgeously Surreal Portraits Painted to Resemble Double Vision

Dubbed the “Queen of Double Eyes,” artist Alex Garant depicts beautiful women that are multi-eyed and in double vision. The gorgeously-painted oil portraits have facial features that are multiplied and offset from one another. This distortion of eyes, noses, and mouths makes her realistic-looking …

Art

L.A.'s 15 Coolest Tattoos — & The Man Behind Them All

In Los Angeles, the only thing harder than scoring a table at just-opened Jon & Vinny's Pizza on Fairfax is getting on the books with tattoo artist …

Body Art

These 12 Street Artists Are Going to Blow Your Mind

Street artists are steadily making their way into major art institutions, conquering the transition from street to gallery. But they will always be drawn to those forgotten spaces outside the four walls of a museum. Unleashed self-expression awaits you in virtually every city if you look in the …