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How A Color Designer Creates The Perfect Backdrop For Famous Art

At major museums around the world, the color experts at Farrow & Ball train their discerning eye on the walls behind the artwork.<p>White walls may reign supreme at art galleries, but at major art museums, colored walls are standard practice. And while you might be hard-pressed to remember what color …

The Instagram Feeds Interior Designers Turn To for Inspiration (And You Should, Too)

From perfectly curated shelves (hello, #shelfie) to drool-worthy waterfall showers with sweeping mountaintop views, home design rules Instagram. It is no surprise that it serves as a huge inspirational source, rivaling beloved Pinterest boards, for everyone from noted interior designers to design …

How to paint in color

So you've learnt how to draw and paint in black and white and now you'd like to move into the world of color. Before you do, there are a few …

Study Reveals A Conversation Trick That Motivates People To Change Their Behavior

Whether you want your New Year’s resolution to actually stick this year, or you want your team to do something different, behavior change can be hard. Although there are lots of theories about what really motivates people to create long-lasting change, new research shows the secret might be simpler …

Flu Vaccine

29 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track

<b>Follow us on</b> <b>Pinterest</b> <b>for more healthy eating inspiration.</b><p><i>Additional reporting by</i> <i>Justina Huddleston</i>

11 Secrets Hidden in Famous Works of Art

Among Michelangelo’s venerable ceiling murals inside the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is arguably the most iconic depiction of man’s relationship to God. …

A New York Apartment with Amazing Modern Art and Stunning Details

Fluted walls, textured floors, and more.<p>Fluted walls, textured floors, and the most comfortable sofa — the secret to Phoebe and James Howard's stunning design is all in the details.

This poolside sunken seating area was designed for an Italian winery

As part of the design of Le Monde winery in north east Italy, Alessandro Isola has designed a private poolside retreat, that features this sunken …

India unveils global solar alliance of 120 countries at Paris climate summit

Narendra Modi announces a new alliance of nations and industry on large-scale expansion of solar energy use in the tropics and beyond<p>India’s prime minister has launched an international solar alliance of over 120 countries with the French president, François Hollande, at the Paris COP21 climate …

International Solar Alliance

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar<p>By September 22, 2015<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my …

UCP-UMCG - Photographs by Laura Hospes | LensCulture

<i>Laura Hospes is one of the 50 best emerging photographers for 2015, as voted by international jury for the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2015. She was also one of the eight “jurors’ picks.” Here is her winning entry and her artist’s statement. Below, you can also read more about what made her</i> …

May Kukula's Aroma set produces homemade room fragrances

German design student May Kukula has created a Moroccan-inspired pot and a set of tools that enable users to "cook" their own bespoke scents.<p>To …

Anton Corbijn’s Iconic Music Portraits Are on View at the Hague Museum of Photography

14 Scrumptious Summer Crock Pot Recipes

There’s seriously nothing better coming home to the sweet smell of dinner waiting for you. No, you don’t have to hire a butler to make this a reality. We’re talking crock pots, the ultimate kitchen appliance when it comes to stress-free meals. If you can chop an onion and open a few cans, you can …

Cooking

31 DIY Paintings To Enhance Your Interior and Decorate Walls

Our walls are like blank canvases waiting to be filled with wonderful paintings and works of art. Bought paintings are a little bit impersonal and …

Crafting

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

Breakfast

Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World

Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen–a chain of salad …

Valentine's Day Flowers for the Girl Who Turns Her Nose Up at Roses

And don't even get us started on baby's breath.<p>So you're not the typical Valentine's Day girl. You hate chocolate and think roses are a cop out. We understand. Big time. We tapped cool-girl-loved florist Saipua to create four arrangements that we're sure will satisfy any type of February 14 …

25 Hearty Winter Stews

Gallery25 Hearty Winter Stews<p>At this time of year, it's often difficult to wrangle whatever is in your fridge and whip up something sufficiently filling and warming for dinner. Coming in from the cold can make you want to hibernate—not take on big, labor-intensive projects. Enter the stew: minimal …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

From Björk to Rembrandt, the Museum Art Shows of 2015

This year’s museum calendar has new single-artist shows, such as Yoko Ono at the Museum of Modern Art and sculptor Alexander Calder at the Tate Modern<p>Rembrandt, meet Björk. You’re both going on display in 2015.<p>This year’s museum calendar is brimming with new single-artist shows, from avant-garde …

Blockbusters

Stunningly Elaborate Scenes Created Without Photoshop by Jee Young Lee

Seoul-based artist Jee Young Lee devotes weeks and months to building incredibly elaborate scenes by hand for the sake of taking a single photograph—all without the use of digital manipulation. Confined to the small space of her 360 x 410 x 240 cm studio, she painstakingly constructs every last …

College bowl calendar takes a timeout in already surprising season

Christmas Day marks the deep-breath pause on this year's sprawling 39-game bowl calendar, the rest stop between the New Mexico Bowl and better tomorrows.<p>Monday's inaugural Miami Beach Bowl, which sprang spectacularly out of nowhere during daytime soap opera hours, however, deserves a special …

The Smithsonian now lets you see 40,000 pieces of art online

The Smithsonian vowed that it would open up its digital collection by early 2015, and it's clearly not wasting time as it delivers on that promise. Both the institution's Freer and Sackler galleries have posted over 40,000 pieces of global art online, all of which can be used for non-commercial …

Art

The best things to do in the winter in NYC

Best things to do in the winter<p>1<p>Photograph: Courtesy Elizabeth Shrier<p>Things to do, Markets and fairs<p>The Bryant Park Winter Village guide<p>The Winter …

Times Square

10 New Things to See in New York This Winter

<i>Heading to NYC this winter? New York-based TPG contributor Adee Braun gives us some highlights for how to enjoy the city during the chilly months</i> …

Miami Art Week 2014: Smears, Swipes and Strokes

Regardless of the movement within contemporary art, process and technique translate to scene and sensation. The following works found across Miami Art Week all invoke sustained strokes, be that caked-on smears stretching across a canvas to petite tip-of-the-brush swipes. Altogether, they …