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27 Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso

First supermoon of 2015 – in pictures

The sight of a perigee moon happens when the moon is full and makes its closest approach to Earth. The next supermoons will be on 28 September and 27 October

A Look At Open Bionics’ 3D-Printed Robotic Hands For Amputees

Open Bionics, a startup out of the U.K. that makes bionic hands, figured out how to dramatically lower the cost of prosthetics using a combination of open-sourced 3D printing software and robotic sensors.<p>Nearly 2 million people live with the loss of a limb in the U.S., according to Amputee …

20 awesome photos of extreme latte art

Recent surveys have even shown that some people are willing to pay more for an especially creative latte.<p>In August, the Journal of Sensory Studies published the findings of an online survey whose respondents were willing to pay up to 13% more for a cup of coffee with latte art than for a cup that …

Coffee

The Resurrection—and Destruction—of a Roy Lichtenstein Mural

This painstaking re-creation of a massive wall painting, like the original, will be destroyed<p>In a Chelsea gallery as big as any around the globe, a momentous painting with a blue-chip pedigree has been taking shape under a curious condition: It can neither be bought nor sold and will be destroyed …

Roy Lichtenstein

Remembering Sept. 11 in Pictures

Fire Fighting

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more

Cooking

How these 75-plus murals have turned three L.A. alleys into an outdoor art gallery

In the throes of a sweltering heat wave near downtown L.A., Jason Ostro wanders sun-baked alleyways off Beverly Boulevard that until recently had been strewn with litter, discarded mattresses and rusty bikes, and he beams at the new explosion of color around him.<p>Ostro’s the Alley Project has …

Streetwear

38 Gorgeous Shoes Spotted On The Streets Of New York City

Fashion week street style has become <i>way</i> more than a phenomenon: It's a lifestyle. All the details (from the outfit to the hairstyle to the …

New York Fashion Week

Meet 30 innovators finding African solutions for African problems

Quartz has chosen 30 innovators in Africa for their creative approaches to local problems in business, politics, culture and health and more. They will be honored on Monday (Sep. 14) at the Quartz Africa Innovators summit. Yinka Adegoke, Quartz Africa editor, says:<p>The narrative in Africa has moved …

Africa

7 Tricks to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

31 things you didn't know about Prince Harry

As Prince Harry turns 31, here are 31 things you might not know about heir to the throne - from nicknames to his favourite computer game<p>Prince Harry has turned 31 and will spend the day taking to the skies in the biggest gathering of Battle of Britain aircraft since the Second World War to mark the …

Katy Perry

Meet The Woman Who Helped Discover A New Species Of Human

Hannah Morris in South Africa's Rising Star Cave, where the bones and fossils of Homo naledi were discovered.<p>Imagine descending more than 39 feet …

NY Fashion Week Ends With a Bang: Pictures

Adriana Lima

Tag: Landscaping 101

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Japanese Zen Masters<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Landscaping 101: Biodynamics for the Edible Garden<p>by Clare Coulson<p>Pink Grasses: …

Landscaping

These Majestic Photos Will Give You A Spacegasm

The winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 competition have been announced and they'll make you want to leave planet Earth.

10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

Pumpkins

10 Surprising Facts About LEGO

You're never going to look at your favorite toy the same way again.<p>Like Easy-Bake Ovens and Troll dolls, you probably remember these famous plastic bricks fondly from your childhood. But did you know the first one was made in 1932 and out of wood? Didn't think so. Here are a few more facts you …

Lego

Inside The Homes Of Hollywood's Top Earning Celebrities

Their mansions are almost as impressive as their paychecks.<p>For the past 16 years, Forbes has released an annual list of the 100 Highest-Paid Celebrities, and this year, several of the top earners have something in common beyond their super-sized paychecks: majorly impressive real estate.<p>The past …

Real Estate

The First All-Wood High-Rise Buildings Are Going Up In The United States

In New York and Portland, two high-rise buildings will be made not from concrete or metal, but a throwback material: good old trees.<p>It seems as if New York City is always under construction. Every few blocks, steel frames and concrete beams are formed and stacked high in the air. Now a new 10-story …

Architecture

London Fashion Week in Pictures

Burberry

The Man Who Made Animal Friends

Doc Antle built a small fortune coaxing tigers, apes and elephants to lovingly embrace on camera – and his enemies hate him for it<p>On a scorching …

Chicago Blues

A Blood Supermoon Rises Around the World: Pictures

United Kingdom

Hypnotic 3D Canvas Sculptures Play with Vibrant Colors and Swirling Textures

Partners Stephen Stum and Jason Hallman, collectively known as Stallman, marry their individual talent and vision to create mesmerizing three dimensional sculptures out of canvas and paint. Their newest collection of work, titled <i>Canvas on the Edge</i>, aims to highlight the nature of the materials by …

Art

Water on the red planet: Nasa reveals major discovery – in pictures

View images of Martian briny flows of water from analysed spectral data from the CRISM instrument onboard Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter<p>Nasa scientists find evidence of flowing water on Mars

Mars Mission