Catherine Degenfelder

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Vanessa Greenwood’s Aloo Gobi (potatoes and cauliflower with Indian spices)

A recent guest created an Indian feast based on recipes she learned from her mother-in-law, who comes from Jaipur<p>Serves: 6<br>• Cooking Time: 30 …

Tania Bruguera: Rebel With a Cause

As an artist of conscience, Tania Bruguera speaks truth to power in unforgettably visceral terms. For a performance at the 1997 Havana Biennial, she addressed the collective suicides of indigenous Cubans during the Spanish conquest by strapping the carcass of a goat to her naked body and eating …

Tattooed Tribeswomen and the Problem of Photo Tourism in Myanmar

For the Chin women of western Myanmar, outer beauty starts with an inky black, fully tattooed face. But the government has banned the custom, and tourists are flooding in to document the dying tradition.<p>Kuiyaw Neinpai doesn't know her date of birth. But most people agree she's over 100. She squats …

New Clues to Van Gogh’s Suicide

AMSTERDAM — In the voluminous letters of Vincent van Gogh, who lived on the brink of abysmal poverty and deep depression in the 1870s and ’80s, he …

Arles

Rare, Poignant Photos of Frida Kahlo During the Last Years of Her Life

German-born French photographer Gisle Freund (1908-2000) offers a rare look at Frida Kahlo in intimate snapshots taken of the celebrated artist during some of the last years of her life. Freund, who fled Nazi Germany in 1933 and later became known as one of the greatest portraits photographers in …

Ancient Bronze Artifacts in Alaska Reveals Trade with Asia Before Columbus Arrival

Livescience.com 16 April 2015 by Owen Jarus<br>Bronze artifacts discovered in a 1,000-year-old house in Alaska suggest trade was occurring between East …

Ironically, only people with poor eyesight are said to be able to see this optical illusion

As a teenager, I held off on getting glasses for as long as I could, only caving once the DMV told me I’d be a danger to myself and others behind the …

Revealed, the 10 best foods to boost your energy levels (without expanding your waistline)

Lee Holmes is a Certified Health Coach from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and writer for Healthista.com.<p>Here, she reveals the best foods to …

Remove Unnecessary Pressure From Your Life with an "Anti-Bucket List"

A bucket list can be a great way to track all the things you want to accomplish in your life, but it can also put a lot of pressure on yourself that …

Bucket Lists

This museum wants you to touch the art and take lots of pictures

It figures that the city known for generating the most Instagram selfles would open a museum to attract selfie shooters.<p>Art in Island, an interactive art museum in a suburban Manila, Philippines, has installations designed for visitors to incorporate themselves into master 3-D copies of some …

What Your Junk Drawer Reveals About You

Spring is finally here, and in the coming weeks many of us may find ourselves infected with a fever to clean. It's time to weed out your wardrobe, vacuum behind the couch, and maybe even dig into the depths of your pantry and chuck those decade-old granola bars.<p>But there's one place that might get …

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

46 Celebrities You Won't Believe Are Atheists

It’s not uncommon to hear celebrities, athletes and stars thanking God for their success and winning awards, but the celebrities on this list are not …

Asian "Fortune-Teller" Spider Found in U.S. for First Time

Weird & Wild<p>Nephila clavata, a large, orb-weaving arachnid, has taken up residence in northern Georgia, recent research shows.<p>An East Asian spider known for its colorful nicknames and strong, golden silk has moved into the U.S. state of Georgia—the first time the species has been recorded in North …

University of California

The Buddhist Who Retreated-And Then Died

Three years ago, the Tibetan Buddhist community in America became mired in scandal when a longtime devotee died in the Arizona desert, after being …

Meditation

Meet Artemisia Gentileschi, The Feminist Contemporary Of Caravaggio

In the past 100 years, Artemisia Gentileschi has become one of the most recognizable painters from the 17th century, male or female. Her …

Art

When Buddhism Goes Bad: How a Yoga and Meditation Retreat Turned Cult-Like and Deadly

When the public learned of 38-year-old Ian Thorson’s death in a cave in the Arizona desert three years ago, the details behind the tragedy were both …

Meditation

400 years after death, Spain thinks it’s found the remains of ‘Don Quixote’ author Cervantes

Almost a year ago, Spanish investigators began searching the Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians, a 17th century convent that is still home to a …

Robert Durst is not a “true psychopath,” but childhood trauma could provide answers

<b>Robert Durst is transported to the Orleans Parish Prison after his arraignment in New Orleans, March 17, 2015. (AP/Gerald Herbert)</b><p>We talk to an expert witness about the bizarre case of the millionaire murder suspect at the center of “The Jinx”<p>Laura Miller<p>March 18, 2015 11:01pm (UTC)<p>Making sense of …

American History's Biggest Art Theft Hits 25 Years Unsolved

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./Artists Rights Society<p>The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./Artists Rights Society<p>…

10 Habits That Will Make You Happy Today (Even If Life Isn't Going Your Way)

In 2010, after losing my job and being unable to find another one for close to a year, I fell into a deep depression. During this time I read dozens …

Giant Human Skeleton unearthed in Varna, Bulgaria

Archaeologists in Bulgaria have discovered the remains of what they have described as a “huge skeleton” in downtown Varna, a city on the shores of …

Paleo isn't a fad diet, it's an ideology that selectively denies the modern world

Celebrity chef Pete Evans ‘won’t be silenced’ after his paleo book for children stirred up controversy – but paleo’s assumptions are only superficially plausible