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59 Brilliant Romantic Comedies That Are Seriously Underrated

Save this list for a rainy day.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Fox News’s appalling past 72 hours, analyzed

A data analysis shows how Fox News spun the Mueller indictment and Florida shooting into a defense of the president.<p>On Friday, FBI special counsel Robert Mueller filed the first charges against Russians in his investigation. The indictment details how a small group of Russian internet trolls tried …

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The First Trailer For "Queer Eye" Is Here And Umm, Get Ready To Cry

I'm not sure why I'm crying, but I'm crying.

Why Every Man Should Do His Genealogy | The Art of Manliness

Up until the 20th century, a man’s roots — his ancestry — formed an important part of his identity. Noble families in ancient Rome displayed wax …

Saving for posterity. Hopefully this will be just a footnote in the 2016 election.

Carolyn Schott, Author

Guest blogger Alex Hamel is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. For several years, she has taught English and lived in the …

QR Code Scanner: How to scan QR Codes with iPhone or Android devices

Gautam Garg | April 1, 2015<p><b>Updated: Nov 02, 2017:</b> You have now seen a QR Code and you want to scan it. But you not sure how to scan one or which app …

Benjamin Bjorklund – Swedish Artist

Eyes on Swedish artist Benjamin Bjorklund!<p>Benjamin Bjorklund was born near Sweden’s west coast in a small town named Trollhättan. Before he started …

Miles of Thread and a Giant Needle Weave Indoor Rainbows

Gabriel Dawe gives you the rainbow without the rain.<p>Imagine a rainbow that’s divorced from rain, water, or any kind of natural and uncontrollable events, a rainbow that will linger, flawless and unchanging, for however long you care to watch it. Gabriel Dawe makes these perfect rainbows reality.<p>The …

How to Start Art Nonprofits

How to Start Art Nonprofits<p>If your creative endeavors have taken you down a path of community service, you may want to consider opening a nonprofit …

Genealogy Tip of the Day | with Michael John Neill

Determine what materials <i>FamilySearch</i> has before making a trip to a courthouse. While they do not film or digitize everything, it may be possible to …

The First Photo-Illustrated Book, Anna Atkins’ Austerely Beautiful Photographs of British Algae (1843)

Some of our favorite, and most popular, posts at Open Culture focus on book illustration. From fine art to graphic design, from the sublime to the …

Interview: Erin Hanson Pioneers the Energetic Style of Open-Impressionism

Artist Erin Hanson began to study oil painting when she was only eight years old. By the age of ten, she had completed her first paid commission. Her portfolio of work only grew from there, and after graduating from UC Berkeley, the creative established <i>open-impressionism–</i>her own distinct style of …

How Pikazo Turns Your Photos Into Magic

The latest photo app to grab the world by the eyeballs is called Pikazo. Created by a programmer and an artist, the app “simulates a visual cortex” and takes 10 minutes to change a normal picture into something out of the Tate Modern. Here is how it works.

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Burning Man 2015 Opens in Black Rock: Pictures

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Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg: Friends Till 'The End'

<i>This interview was originally broadcast on</i> June 11, 2013.<p>In <i>This Is the End,</i> Seth Rogen, James Franco, Jonah Hill, Craig Robinson, Danny McBride and Jay Baruchel — all playing themselves — are at a party at Franco's L.A. home when an earthquake hits.<p>At least, they think it's an earthquake. Turns out …

The Camera Store Shares Its Picks for Best and Worst Cameras and Lenses of 2013

Everybody is coming out with their editor’s choices and best of’s and holiday gift guides, but The Camera Store added another facet to their “best of …

Best portraits of 2013 – in pictures

Photography,Malala Yousafzai,Roberto Mancini,Nigel Farage,Rafe Spall,Chloe Smith,Nigel Kennedy,Zawe Ashton,Haim,Iain Banks,Alistair Darling,Ruth Wilson,Robbie Rogers,Chris Froome,Keir Starmer,Laura Mvula<p>From artists to activists and politicians to personalities, a selection of the best portraits …

Ho - Ho - Hold Your Breath! The Biggest Photography Event Ever is Coming Up!

When Bryon Lippincott invited me to the new event on <b>5daydeal.com</b>, my first reaction was “<i>Sure! Sounds cool!</i>“. But I had no idea how cool this would …

Photography

PictureCompete presents: "Aging" photo contest

December 27, 2013 /Photography News/ Nothing can compare with the marks of time that have been etched and chiseled onto the expressions of the mature …

Video Tries to Explain Film Photography to Modern Kids

It’s difficult to fathom, but there is massive segment of the population who remember nothing of film photography. The idea of not having your images …

Best Friday Five Posts of 2013

10. Lars Beller Fjetland<br>Raised on the west coast of Norway, designer Lars Beller Fjetland honed his Scandinavian skills, always marrying his …

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