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An Ancient City Emerges in a Remote Rain Forest

Most of the important archaeological sites in Central America were “discovered” by archaeologists who, in fact, didn’t discover them at all but were led to the ruins by local people. I’ve known several Maya archaeologists who routinely started fieldwork in a new area by heading into a dive bar and …

Artist Transforms Ordinary Bananas Into Whimsical Works of Art

Graphic designer Stephan Brusche (aka iSteef) continues his journey to transform bananas into art. These Fruitdoodles, as the Dutch artist has dubbed them, are one part sculpture, one part drawing, and one part pure imagination. Brusche is able to see unlimited possibilities with his edible canvas, …

Art

How Jack Kirby and DC Comics Predicted Trump With a Bloviating Demagogue in 1971

In Glorious Godfrey, DC Comics’ Jack Kirby created a fascist demagogue that eerily anticipated Donald Trump, right down to the gravity-defying orange …

We damage Britain by denying its migrant past | Omar Khan

Brexiters spoke of ‘taking our country back’. But that was based on a false notion who we are as a people, and of our history of immigration<p>Why has Britain’s response to the dismantling of the refugee camp in Calais been so lively – or ugly? Because it raises fundamental questions about who we are …

Van Gogh paintings stolen in 2002 found in Italian farmhouse

ROME (AP) — Police investigating suspected Italian mobsters for cocaine trafficking discovered two Van Gogh paintings hidden in a farmhouse near Naples, masterpieces that had vanished in 2002 during a nighttime heist at Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum, authorities said Friday.<p>The two paintings were …

10 Unmistakable Habits of Utterly Authentic People

To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real …

Self-help

24 – September – 2016 – Fubiz Media

Outrageous EpiPen prices lead some people to make their own

A man sits in a dimly lit room and fills a syringe with clear liquid. After a few minutes of combining medical equipment like a puzzle, the YouTube video cuts to footage of him injecting himself.<p>The man is Michael Laufer, a PhD mathematician and one of the creators of the EpiPencil, a device from …

People who live in glass houses by the Tate Modern shouldn’t throw tantrums | Deborah Orr

Tate Modern’s neighbours are not the only people with privacy issues. That’s why we have curtains<p>A few porcelain sunflower seeds caught in an escalator: this was the nearest Tate Modern had ever got to a problem. Otherwise, the abandoned power station’s transformation into an awesome …

What If the Entire World's Population Lived in One City?

Here’s a thought exercise that starts getting kind of gross the deeper you dive into it: what if the entire world’s population lived in one city? …

POLITICAL THEORY - Karl Marx

Photo Of Four Guys Standing On Spire Atop L.A.'s Tallest Building

Many construction workers like to boast about how tough and macho they are, especially while putting down pints at the bar after work.<p>But these four …

9 Amazing Statues You Can Only See Underwater

The vast oceans contain many natural wonders, but they are also home to some astounding additions made by humans. Across the world statues have been …

A Man Forged 31 Boarding Passes, Spent 18 Days at the Airport

For most of us, the airport is just the first stop on the way to a relaxing vacation—not the vacation destination itself. But one man embarked upon a …