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Skulls, Death and Memento Mori On The Street Art Scene

Oh death, the world simply brims with it. Naturally so do the streets.<p>We've been able to cheat it, cavort and dance with it, even bargain with it but, so far, we have been unable to win the fight. Everyone succumbs. "Remember you shall die", or Memento mori, is the Medieval Latin theory that we …

Artist Sean Yoro Paints Meticulous Seaside Murals While Balancing on His Paddle Board | Colossal

<p>Riding atop a paddle board, artist Sean Yoro (aka Hula), paints murals while floating on the waves, placing his works just above sea level. The …

How One Woman's Hobby Helped Her Leave an Abusive Relationship

<b>I was 19, and I thought my love would change him.</b><p>I’m lying on the bed with my knees up, pushing him away with my feet.<p>Ross has the fishing knife at …

How to find locations for your next camping trip

Singing around the campfire, making s’mores, and hiking leisurely through gorgeous scenery are just a few of the reasons that people enjoy camping. …

Poverty is sexist - fight back with equality

Poverty is sexist, and we won’t end it unless world leaders act now to help girls and women reach their full potential. No matter how you cut it – …

16 Kitchen Skills Every Home Chef Must Know

1 of 16<p>How to Sear Meat Like a Pro<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 16<p>Checking a Thermometer for Accuracy<p>3 of 16<p>Cutting Roly-Poly Vegetables Safely<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

Exploring the Cold Coast: Beach Camping and Waterfall Hunting – Dispatch #6

Less an actual measure, “island time” is more of a mentality, one where each day, encounter, and moment is approached with its own unique respect and sometimes painful contemplation. Island time allows plans to adjust, fail, and reform with a certain fleeting fluidity that’s reflected in the winter …

Adventure Travel

Watch: Poetry Comes to Life in Exclusive ‘I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast’ Short Film

Watch: Poetry Comes to Life in Exclusive 'I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast' Short Film<p>READ MORE: Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #24: Dan Sickles …

Brazil

Bid to track down 1950s ‘street artist’

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 09:36 12 May 2015 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 16:25 12 May 2015<p>The mural in Somerford Grove<p>Archant<p>A group of residents are working with the London Mural …

The cheapest countries in the world to visit

Travelers on a budget who don't mind going off the beaten path and taking some risks can find plenty of bargains, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum.<p>In its 2015 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness report, the group ranked 141 nations from cheapest to most expensive based on the …

Asia Travel

22 Virginia Small Towns You're Going to LOVE - Virginia's Travel Blog

Virginia’s small towns are treasure troves of great food, warm hospitality, immense history, and Southern charm. Antiquers and outdoor enthusiasts …

Artist Captures Photos And Letters From Great Loves That Have Lasted Over 50 Years

Some love stories last a lifetime, but many go unseen, unheard and undocumented.<p>England-based American photographer Lauren Fleishman found the inspiration for her recent book, "The Lovers," when she stumbled upon a treasure trove of love letters written from her grandfather to her grandmother …

A Look at the Exhibit Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

The V&A's latest exhibition is a tribute to extreme footwear around the world.<p>Vivienne Westwood's nine-inch purple platforms that caused Naomi Campbell to take a tumble on the runway in 1993 share a striking similarity to a pair of chunky blue Chopines from the 1600s, on display at the Victoria and …

National Geographic Travel

8 Under-the-Radar Museums Worth Visiting

When most travelers set out to explore a destination's museums, they usually don't stray from the most popular (packed Smithsonians come to mind). But a host of off-the-beaten-path institutions full of historical treasures and rare artifacts are waiting to be discovered by travelers willing to go …

17 Dazzling Photos to Hold You Over Until Your Next Camping Trip

Camping is a way of life. It’s traveling and relaxing. Being in touch with nature. It’s living simply, away from the luxury of urban life.<p>If you …

Watch 150 Street Artists Revamp a Tiny Tunisian Village

For decades, graffiti has been a punishable crime in Tunisia. So when Mehndi Ben Cheikh, the founder of Galerie Itinerrance in France, proposed that …

A Comic Book About A Rape Survivor Turned Superhero Is Spreading Awareness About Rape In India

The comic Priya's Shakti is helping to educate the country on rape culture.<p>He said it was clear to him that many Indians had the idea that women who didn't abide by certain standards of behavior were somehow provoking men to rape them, and that it was the women's fault instead of the rapists.<p>"I did …

These are the world's most expensive countries to visit

However, it's even harder if you don't do your due diligence.<p>In the recently published 2015 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness report, the World Economic Forum ranks 141 countries based on how cheap/expensive it is to travel there. This takes into account things like average cost of a flights to …

World Economy

Murals and masterpieces: the artistic treasures of Philadelphia

Philadelphia pride comes in many forms – food, sports (however woebegone), quality of life compared to the city-that-shall-not-be-named to the north (NYC), the Liberty Bell – but this city deserves just as much attention for its vibrant arts scene.<p>From the classical to the idiosyncratic; from …

The Outings Project is Taking Classical Art to the Streets

It’s becoming a worldwide phenomenon: classical portraiture is popping up on crumbling brick walls and gritty side streets in places like Barcelona, …

Explosive Splattered Ink Animal Paintings by Hua Tunan | Colossal

<p>The creatures depicted in Chinese artist Hua Tunan‘s ink paintings seem moments away from escaping the canvas. Each piece seems to pulse with …

16 Modern Poets You Need to Know About

Chances are the last time you discovered a new favorite poet, you were sitting in fourth period English waiting for the lunch bell to ring. Even if you went on to study literature in college, those “contemporary” poets were probably born around the mid-twentieth century. While we love classic …

Literature

12 Things You Should Never Do in LA

It's no secret that Los Angeles is one of most sprawling cities in the world, making it impossible to see all, or even most, of it in one trip. It's downright overwhelming when you think about how to pack Hollywood, Beverly Hills, the beach cities, and everything in between into one trip. Many …

Counting Down the 20 Greenest Cities in America

New Orleans has been eating local and restoring its treasures well before such practices were cool: This year it won the survey for cool antique …

Anthony Lake

<b>An alpine wonderland high in the Elkhorn Range of Eastern Oregon's Blue Mountains</b><p><b>About the Hike:</b> Just as beautiful, but more accessible than the more …

A Brief History Of Aries Zodiac Sign

<b>Aries: Zodiac Dates</b><p>The first sign of the zodiac, Aries, is attributed to those born between <b>March 21 and April 20</b>.<p>Because it is the leader of the …

Zodiac

History Of The Zodiac Signs

We all know that there are 12 zodiac signs in astrology. But have you ever given thought as to how they came about into being?<p>How did each …