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Keiko Fukazawa's ceramics are 'Made in China' by way of Japan and the U.S.

Ceramic artist Keiko Fukazawa grew up in Japan and has lived in America for the last 30 years, but she takes her inspiration from China.<p>She spent three years in Jingdezhen, known as a capital of porcelain thanks to a 1,700-year history of producing pottery. Now she's showing the fruits of her time …

Time I

DIY FABRIC DYEING

so excited to bring you another post from the lovely ladies of bird dog wedding. they really outdid themselves with this one, it’s stunning!<p>“I’ve …

Green 3D Printer Prints Living Designs From Organic “Ink” | Colossal

<p>Project PrintGREEN is turning 3D printers into on-demand gardeners after designing a “green” 3D printer in 2013. The printer produces living prints, …

3D Printing

Cards Against Humanity Just Got a Design-y Makeover

There’s no denying that the simplicity of Cards Against Humanity‘s monochromatic look is a huge part of what makes the card game so recognizable. Black cards for questions, white cards for answers — easy as pie. But as much as we love those distinguishable hues, as color fanatics, we’ve often …

Cards Against Humanity

This Tattoo Artist Incorporates Pixels into His Beautiful Designs

Tattoos. Tats. Ink. Whatever you want to call them, we love ’em in all forms. From minimalist to floral to galaxy-inspired, these masterpieces have us ready to book our next (or first!) appointment at the local parlor. That’s why we’re introducing this new series: #TattooerCrush Spotlight. To kick …

Donkey Kong
Stanford University

A Wider Gene Pool Has Made Humanity Taller (and Smarter)

All humans are related, if only distantly. Some 16 million people living in the modern world can trace their heritage back to Genghis Khan, for …

Best Beauty Tips and Skin Care Advice from Our Favorite Experts

<b>Our expert contributors weigh in on beauty tips, tricks, and ways to pamper yourself at home.</b><p>How to Revive Your Skin<p>Learn the best way to keep your skin dewy and fresh all year-round.

A Monster Collection of 99 Photography Tutorials, Inspiration, Reviews and Blogs

Another terrific week has just passed us by, with a lot of activity in the world of photography. This weeks lists of links features tutorials, a …

5 Ways to Become More Self-Aware

You can’t be a good leader without self-awareness.<p>It lies at the root of strong character, giving us the ability to lead with a sense of purpose, authenticity, openness, and trust. It explains our successes and our failures. And by giving us a better understanding of who we are, self-awareness lets …

Leadership

Cat stationmaster Tama mourned in Japan and elevated as goddess

The calico cat was appointed stationmaster at the Kishi station in western Japan in 2007 and died early last week. Now she has been mourned by company officials<p>Tama the stationmaster, Japan's feline star of a struggling local railway, was mourned by company officials and fans and elevated into a …

5 of the Fiercest One-Liners in History

Finding the right words when detonating an atomic bomb or sacrificing one's life for friendship came easy for these people.<p>1. Lawrence Oates before …

Etymology

Christophe Debon: One Of The Best Street Photographers Of Our Time

<b>All Photographs (c) Christophe Debon</b><p>Few photographers (dead or alive) make me jealous. Christophe Debon is an exception. I am terribly jealous of his work, it's damn good. As a street photographer there is lots of competition, but not much that worries me. This work worries me as it gives a whole …

Street Photography

12 Signs You Live in an All-American Home

We pledge allegiance to classic patriotic style.<p>The beauty of the all-American look is its timelessness, it definitely makes you want to live every day like it's the Fourth of July. Here's how you can tell if you've got spirit all year round.<p><b>1. From the first balmy day of the year, you practically</b> …

Why Is MERS So Contagious?

Amid an outbreak of the deadly virus in South Korea, virologists are piecing together an understanding of a new but familiar respiratory illness.<p>When you study something that is, in the strictest sense, invisible, answers to seemingly straightforward questions quickly become elusive.<p>Like: What …

Public Health

Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain

At that point, I was doing my PhD in molecular biology. So I just switched and started doing this research as a post-doc.<p><b>Q: How did you do the</b> …

Mindfulness

Jewish family loses court battle over Pissarro masterpiece stolen by Nazis

Spanish museum is rightful owner of painting seized by Nazis in 1939, rules US judge<p>A judge in California has dealt a blow to a Jewish family's prolonged battle to regain ownership of a masterpiece painting seized from a woman fleeing Nazi Germany in 1939 and now on display in a museum in …

Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain

The business world is abuzz with mindfulness. But perhaps you haven’t heard that the hype is backed by hard science. Recent research provides strong evidence that practicing non-judgmental, present-moment awareness (a.k.a. mindfulness) changes the brain, and it does so in ways that anyone working …

Mindfulness

From bad breath to car accidents, dehydration is a real health threat

<b>(Health.com) —</b> It doesn't take much to become dehydrated. Lose just 1.5% of the water in your body (the human body is usually about 60% H2O), and you've reached the tipping point of mild dehydration. It can be brought on by many things — and it can do much more to your body than just make you feel …

Wellness

The Fascinating Science Of Aesthetics

Your preferences for everything from filtered photos to the color blue may be rooted in biology.<p>Our aesthetic tastes are as unique as our DNA. Or are they? Sure, you may adore a Cézanne still-life while your friend absolutely hates it. But research has shown that many people share certain aesthetic …

Psychology

This Petite Cottage Will Totally Sell You on Downsizing

The interior is effortlessly glowing — and anything but claustrophobic.<p>If there was ever a place that proved that small-space living doesn't need to feel like a sacrifice, it's the "Oceanside Retreat," from the designers at Creative Cottages. Sure, the one-bedroom, one-bath abode might be a …

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Spanish Armada

The defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588 – a fleet of Spanish ships led by Medina Sidonia with the purpose of overthrowing Queen Elizabeth I – is …

Swap tea and smoothies for more water to beat fatigue, say experts

It is 'not enough' to rely on tea, coffee and soft drinks, experts say, as data show poor drinking habits are putting strain on the NHS<p>Smoothies and health drinks have become so popular that people are drinking less water without realising and then crowding GP surgeries with complaints of fatigue, …

Asia

Young Spanish Talent: Selected by Ivorypress - Curated by Ivorypress | LensCulture

As part of PHotoEspaña’s Festival Off, Ivorypress presents <i>Under 35</i>, a collection of work by five up-and-coming artists. Lacking institutional support, many of them act as their own managers, publishing and promoting their work individually. Fueled by their independence, the following projects …

Grieving