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Color Sheets Booklet Lets You Take a Set of Watercolors With You Everywhere You Go

If you're an artist on-the-go, you probably usually stick to sketching when you're out and about. After all, a pencil or two is much easier to tote around than a set of paints—until now! Thanks to <b>Viviva Colorsheets</b>, there is finally a portable watercolor kit made with active artists in mind.<p>This …

Art

The motion activated under-bed LED night light everyone goes nuts over is back on Amazon

The Vansky Motion Activated Bed Light is basically the perfect night light because it removes the biggest problems with conventional night lights. …

Smart Homes

Our Nerd Hearts Can't Handle Marvel's 10th Anniversary Character Posters

Marvel Studios really knows how to celebrate an anniversary!<p>In honor of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's 10 years of record-breaking films and general amazingness, Marvel Studios has launched a new site for fans. The site offers sweepstakes and special content, like a timeline that you can filter by …

Comics

There’s A Genius Street Artist Running Loose In The Streets, And Let’s Hope Nobody Catches Him (30+ New Pics)

Tom Bob (previously here) refuses to simply <i>live</i> in the world. He's reshaping it. Creating clever street art on common objects in the urban landscape, …

United Arab Emirates

Clever Street Artist Transforms Ordinary Public Places Into Funny Installations

Four years ago, Australian artist Michael Pederson began placing his lighthearted, humorous street art installations in unexpected places. Playing with the public space we often forget to look at, Pederson's project <i>Miguel Marquez Outside</i> is a clever escape into the urban landscape.<p>“I can't remember …

Streetwear

The 13 enthralling science fiction and fantasy books you need to check out this June

Adventures in space, machines run amok, and more to add to your reading list<p>I’ve been writing and editing military science fiction for years. In that time, robots, drones, and artificial intelligence have been slipping onto real-world battlefields. When people think about robots on the battlefield, …

Books

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Creativity

The 5 differences between amateurs and true professionals

The only way to become better at anything is to spend time working on it.<p>But, how can you put in your ‘reps’ if you’re not consistent enough?<p>And, why …

Motivation

Russian Artist Uses Ancient Technique To Turn Walls Into Art, And The Result Is Gorgeous

Bas-Relief is a technique as old as humankind’s very first artistic endeavors, a way of sculpting figures that are slightly raised from a flat …

Art

Kerry James Marshall is now the most expensive living African-American artist

A painting by Kerry James Marshall was sold last week for $21.1 million, the most ever paid for a work by a living African-American artist. Marshall’s gallerist ended a day of suspense following the sale of “Past Times,” by revealing to the New York Times (paywall) that the hip-hop producer and …

Here Are the Top 10 Sales From the Spring Art Auctions

For better or worse, the very top of the auction market is its own little world. If a painting estimated for $20 million sells for $30 million at …

This video shows how surrealist cover art gave us the sci-fi genre we know today

Those weird-looking paperbacks at your local used bookstore were more influential than you thought<p>Science fiction has an eclectic history. Authors have explored bizarre new worlds, strange aliens, and unimaginable futures. The pulp novels of the mid-20th century contained all of this, and they were …

Wooden Bookends Transform Ordinary Shelves Into Mini Back Alleys of Tokyo

Bookends are an easy and practical way to organize your shelf, but that doesn't mean they need to be boring. Many creatives have transformed these home decor staples into sought-after art objects, all thanks to their clever designs. A Japanese designer named monde recently debuted a set of unique …

Experiment shows Einstein's quantum 'spooky action' approaches the human scale

Quantum physics is often defined as the physics of the very small – think atoms, electrons and photons.<p>But we have managed to demonstrate one of the …

This man folds cans into intricate pieces of art using only his hands — and sells them for £1,400

These amazing sculptures are created by Noah Deledda. He sculpts each one using just his hands, using his thumbnails to achieve a precise pattern.<p>Noah came up with the idea while he was bored and in the back of a car.<p>He started playing with a can and realised he could create interesting patterns …

The best recent science fiction and fantasy novels – reviews roundup

<b>Autonomous</b> (Orbit, £8.99) is the debut novel from Annalee Newitz, a science journalist and co-founder of the SF website io9. It’s 2144 and in a hi-tech, down-at-heel US – a hybrid of <i>Blade Runner</i> and William Gibson’s Sprawl trilogy – “Jack” Chen manufactures illegal drugs for the poor. She also …

Books

The 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Assassination: Pictures

American Culture

How to Hit Every Shot in Golf - Videos & Tips

Buy All Access<p>Get access to over 200 video lessons from Golf Digest All Access<p>ABOUT<p>If you’re like most golfers, your confidence from shot to shot is a bit of a rollercoaster. Maybe you feel good about hitting a little fade off the tee, but get in a fairway bunker, and you’re a wreck. Maybe a …

Golf

100 Things Everyone Should Do In London

If you're visiting London, you can't afford to miss these sights.

England

Ten old wines you can afford to get your hands on

For a thing rarely savoured by most drinkers, old wine sure gets a lot of air time. Snobs love to brag about it: "We drained a '78 La Tâche and '92 Screaming Eagle at the managing partner's house last weekend, man. Killer." Reviewers often cite peak drinking windows, as in "best after 2025." And …

The profound message behind the 84 sculptures of men on top of London buildings

Londoners woke up to a jarring sight today (March 26). Standing on top of the buildings owned by one of Britain’s biggest broadcasters, ITV, 84 sculptures of men loomed over the UK capital. Dressed in ordinary, casual clothes, they don’t look like statues from a distance—they look like a big group …

Sculpture

The Best Songs For People Who Love Face-Melting Guitar Solos

Guitar solos can really go either way. If placed or executed poorly, they can kill the emotion and momentum of a song. This is especially true of long, boring solos, devoid of any kind of intention, forethought or passion. On the other hand, a well-done guitar solo can make for the perfect …

Collection

A First Look<p>Collection Highlights<p>Browse collection highlights selected by curators from the Museum's 17 curatorial departments.<p>Open Access …

Here's What Japan's Legendary Samurai Really Looked Like

"Society convulsed, opposing clans fought, masterless samurai rebelled against an unrelenting modernization, all in just 20 years."<p><i>The history and lore surrounding Japan's samurai warriors is as fascinating as it is complex. Aside</i> <i>from representations in cinema, very few actual photographs depicting</i> …

The Rockefeller Family Is Selling Off One Member’s Massive Art Collection

It could bring in $450 million or more.<p>David Rockefeller kept a $90 million Picasso nude in his living room, wedged between windows that overlooked …

Helpful Negative Drawing Tips Revealed by Pencil Artist

A pencil artist reveals helpful negative drawing tips to produce vibrant highlights, textures, grasses, hair, feathers, fur and more!Negative drawing …

Children of Blood and Bone guide: Everything you need to know about this year's biggest fantasy series

<i>Children of Blood and Bone</i>, from first-time author Tomi Adeyemi, has all the makings of a masterpiece.<p>The 600-page volume is a multi-faceted …

17 Inspirational Quotes from Oscar-Winning Movies

To get excited for the Academy Awards this weekend, here are some of the best quotes from Hollywood's top films.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Oscars are just around the corner and that means on Sunday March 4, the famous awards show will reveal the top films of …