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The Thinking Girls' Guide To Science Fiction Film

Here's a theory: The trajectory of science fiction in film is best told through the <i>Aliens</i> series. Sure, sci-fi existed before then, but none of it …

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Airbox Lights Can Turn an LED Into a Softbox

If an LED is all you have to light your subject, you might find that you’re not getting the results you want. Fortunately, there’s a new product that …

Endangered Snow Leopard Cub Born in Denver

Photo Credit: Denver Zoo<p>Though summer has just begun, the Denver Zoo just received a wintery resident, a baby Snow Leopard. Born on May 13th, the …

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Sexual Awakening: The Truth About What Women Really Want

Spoiler Alert: We're wilder and lustier than men (and we really do like porn).<p>Are you a woman? Me too! So we know exactly who we are when it comes to sex: It's better if we feel an emotional connection with our partner. We're not crazy about pornography, but if it must be on, we prefer it …

The English National Ballet Inspires Lily and Lionel Scarves

Photo: Painting by Thomas Campbell, scarf by Thomas Campbell and Lily and Lionel<p>British artist Thomas Campbell spent 18 months working with the English National Ballet, drawing inspiration from the dancers' sinewy figures and graceful moves for a series of paintings. Now these dreamy images can be …

Inside James Franco's Hitchcock-Inspired London Exhibit, "Psycho Nacirema"

Photo: Courtesy of Pace Gallery/James Franco<p>There are actors with range, and then there's James Franco. The Oscar-nominated leading man's career has pretty much been defined by his eagerness to color outside of the lines, whether that involves going back to school—he's currently pursuing his PhD in …

What to Wear Under There: Summer Lingerie

We've found the underpinning solutions you've been looking for<p>Wear little white dresses, strapless or backless styles, one-shoulder silhouettes, or racerback tops with confidence this season; we've found the underpinning solutions you've been looking for.

Expert nails from L’Oréal

BEAUTY BUZZ OF THE DAY<p><b>We paint them every color of the rainbow to match our look, but don’t forget that overworked nails need some TLC, too. Step in,</b> …

Filigree Gold Earrings

JEWELRY SHOPPING<p><b>Gold hoop earrings have had a couture make-over. From finely crafted woven designs to intricate lace details, these delicate and</b> …

Star Quality

FASHION SHOPPING<p><b>Big dark glasses à la Audrey Hepburn's in Breakfast at Tiffany's- are enjoying a something of a come-back this summer. Go incognito,</b> …

Prestigious French Designers Celebrate Lacoste

FASHION NEWS<p><b>With the Roland Garros in full swing, there was no more appropriate time for sportswear label Lacoste to celebrate its 80th birthday. The</b> …

Martin Amis: Five Good Reads

CULTURE READ<p><b>One of Britain's greatest contemporary writers, Martin Amis was in Paris last week as a guest of honor at the Assises Internationales du</b> …

Great painting by Dan Quintana who is featured in our current issue.

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Hi-Fructose New Contemporary Art Magazine Vol.28 will be on stands in July! We begin this issue with the evocative graphic paintings of Sachin Teng, and then discover the site-specific paintings of Rotterdam’s Daan Botlek until we get absorbed into the patterns of Alison Blickle’s figurative paintings. This is followed by the provocative tapestried sculptures of Frédérique Morrel. In this issue, we also present a beautiful 16-page Hi-Fructose Sketchbook insert which explores the brilliant works on paper of Mark Ryden for Ryden’s The Gay 90s show in a way that only print can. Ryden’s “Pink Lincoln” is also on this issue’s cover! Next we delve into the biosphere city paintings of Japanese artist Masakatsu Sashie, then we dive into the infectious drawings of mcbess, then a feature on the exacting and skewed photo collage work of Lola Dupre. We dissect anatomy on the sides of buildings with Austrian street artist Nychos, then we end our issue with renowned Pop Surrealist painter Sas Christian and reviews on the new Liz McGrath book and more! Pre Order it here!: http://store.hifructose.com/products/hi-fructose-volume-28-pre-order

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7 Essential Books on Music, Emotion, and the Brain

Last year, Horizon’s fascinating documentary on how music works was one of our most-liked pickings of 2010. But perhaps even more fascinating than the subject of how music works is the question of why it makes us feel the way it does. Today, we try to answer it with seven essential books that …

This Explains Everything: 192 Thinkers on the Most Elegant Theory of How the World Works

Every year since 1998, intellectual impresario and <i>Edge</i> editor <b>John Brockman</b> has been posing a single grand question to some of our time’s greatest thinkers across a wide spectrum of disciplines, then collecting the answers in an annual anthology. Last year’s answers to the question <b>“What scientific</b> …

Wild Ones: What an Obscure Endangered Butterfly Teaches Us About Parenthood and Being Human

<b>Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking at Animals in America</b> (<i>public library</i>) by journalist <b>Jon Mooallem</b> isn’t the typical story designed to make us better by making us feel bad, to scare us into behaving, into environmental empathy; Mooallem’s is …

Darwin’s Life, Adapted in Poems by His Great-Great-Granddaughter

<i>“Poetry is the breath and finer spirit of all knowledge; it is the impassioned expression which is in the countenance of all Science,”</i> William Wordsworth wrote in his timeless meditation on poetry. And while he wasn’t necessarily being literal, the relationship between poetry and science — despite …

100 Ideas That Changed Film

When a small handful of enthusiasts gathered at the first cinema show at the Grand Cafe in Paris on December 27, 1895, to celebrate early experimental film, they didn’t know that over the next century, their fringe fascination would carve its place in history as the “seventh art.” But how, exactly, …

Here's How To Properly Dance To Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky'

Daft Punk and Pharrell's hit new song "Get Lucky" has helped the music duo score the no. 1 album on the Billboard charts and is already being hailed as the song of the summer.<p>But it's not the easiest song to dance to.<p>So one YouTube user came up with the solution: Soul Train.<p>70s dance moves from the …

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