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Wire Animal Sculptures Look Like Life-Size Scribbled Drawings Suspended in Mid-Air

Artist David Oliveira has an insightful understanding of both the two-dimensional and three-dimensional worlds. With this expert grasp of the two planes, he's able to skillfully manipulate wire to create a zoo of mind-boggling animal sculptures. Though they are technically three-dimensional, the …

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

Artist Oliver Michaels Composes Surreal Photographs Like A Geneticist Splices DNA

“I treat the photographic space as one I can take apart and reconfigure according to my whim,” he says.<p>Look closely at Oliver Michaels‘s black-and-white “Architectural Composites.” (Like nose-to-monitor close.) Only then do you realize that something’s amiss. There are no doors or windows into the …

Atoms

One Continuous Line Tattoos By Iranian-German Artist Mo Ganji

German-Iranian tattoo artist Mo Ganji wants to create simple images with a strong impact. Born in Iran but based out of Berlin, Ganji believes that …

Amy documentary shown to Thai delinquent youth for education

Amy, the heartbreaking documentary about the rise and fall of the late British popstar Amy Winehouse, was shown to 100 Thai kids in a bid to educate them about the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse. The <i>Associated Press</i> reports that the Thai Health Promotion Foundation and the Stop Drink Network …

10 Things Nutritionists Eat For Breakfast

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but it's also the most challenging. Getting ready for work is a race against the clock for most …

Breakfast

7 best superfood smoothies to sip for a healthy fall

The arrival of fall can be a stressful time, as long, lazy summer days vanish and work kicks into high gear (ugh).<p>To help, we bring you this …

12 Lunch Ideas for When You're So Busy You "Can't Even"

We’ve all had days when we’ve just grabbed a granola bar or noshed on sweets from a coworker’s candy jar instead of taking the time for lunch. And we …

BBQ Chicken Salad

Crunchy and creamy combine in this grill-inspired chicken salad recipe featuring homemade BBQ ranch dressing, avocado, and pan-fried chicken over a …

Recipes

50 Healthy Lunches To Help You Lose Weight

Tired of your typical lunch rotation of traditional salads and sandwiches? If you’re looking for healthy meals to take to work or fix before running …

Healthy Eating

Lose Weight With These 32 Lunches Under 400 Calories

Fitness

What the World's Top Health Experts Pack for Lunch

We’ve seen enough sad desk lunches in our day to know that it’s hard to pack a meal that’s healthy and delicious. And it gets much harder when we …

Healthy Eating

Paleo Lunchboxes 2015 (Part 4)

If you’re anything like me, you can’t resist meat and potatoes—especially if we’re talking about roast beef roll-ups paired with potato salad, …

15 Ways To Make Quick, Healthy Summer Lunches

Yum.<p>Lunch is one of those meals you often forget about until you're starving. And once that point of hunger desperation has been reached, the idea of making the meal a healthy one gets overtaken by the need to get food into your belly <i>fast</i>. Pizza, burgers, whatever's quick. Unfortunately, this is …

Healthy Eating

Beachbody on Demand

These 'Star Wars' Spaceship Posters Are Graphic Design Masterpieces

The attention to detail for each is stunning.<p>Artist Dean Robert Smith releases a new series of posters using his tried-and-true graphic design …

Graphic Design

Artist Creates Delicious Smoothie Blends to Match Pantone Color Swatches

Recently, art director Hedvig Astrom Kushner embarked on a deliciously colorful project. “I make a lot of smoothies and discovered it works like mixing paint,” she told us in an email. Playing with this idea of smoothies as paint, Kushner found that adding a strawberry would yield a bright pink …

Smoothies

Like Owner, Like Dog: I Capture Dog Owners Mimicking Their Best Friends

My name is Ines Opifanti and I am a photographer from Hamburg, Germany. For this series, I photographed dog owners who mimic their dogs’ facial …

Why Charlotte Rampling’s 1976 Fitness Guide in Vogue Was Years Ahead of Its Time

Today, <b>Charlotte Rampling</b>’s film <i>45 Years</i>, in which the iconic British actress plays a woman reflecting on her life on the cusp of her 45th wedding anniversary, opens in the U.K. The movie’s release inspired us to reminisce about Rampling’s own remarkable past, by diving back nearly four decades into …

10 Sandwich-Free Lunch Ideas for Kids and Grownups

(Image credit: Faith Durand)<p>The lunchtime sandwich may be as American as the flag itself, but let's face it: Slapping the same smears onto bread — …

Healthy Eating

Stunning Ink and Pencil Drawings of Human Faces Emerge from Maps

In an intriguing blend of cartography and illustration, UK artist Ed Fairburn uses maps as his canvases for stunning ink and pencil portraits. Faces are fragmented by contours that not only delineate borders, roads, and geographical features, but also bear a striking resemblance to veins and the …

Israel protest artist's work stays at Dismaland

Reports that Shadi Alzaqzouq was banned from the park have been refuted by a follow-up story on the artist's website<p>An artist, originally commissioned by Banksy for his dystopian themepark, Dismaland, stated that his work was banned from the park after he protested against Israel.<p>This now appears …

The Rise and Fall of a Bitcoin Kingpin

Just after sunrise on August 1st, Tokyo police stormed into a sleek two-story townhouse on a quiet residential street in Japan’s capital and arrested …

Rediscover these provocative shots from 70s New York

Photography provocateur Chris von Wangenheim was an expert in show stoppers – and even two decades after his death his evocative images hit like a freight train. Born in Berlin, von Wangenheim pursued photography after a stint studying architecture. Moving to New York in the mid-60s he cut his …

Freight Train

Should tattoos be considered art? Are tattooers artists? – Tattoo Artist Magazine

by Dan Henk<p>Working title: “Why people might think your work sucks”.<p>I have been hearing complaints almost since I began fifteen years ago about how …

Art

Donald Glover on Spider-Man, Stripping in ‘Magic Mike XXL,’ and A Possible ‘Community’ Return

The actor/rapper/writer multi-hyphenate, who stars in The Lazarus Effect, opens up about his journey from being a Jehovah’s Witness to achieving …

5 Exceptional Design Portfolio Sites

<b>Special Advertising Note:</b> <i>The following sponsored content is brought to you courtesy of</i> <i>Squarespace</i><i>, one of Print’s trusted partners.</i><p>These days, a …