Barbara Bogdanow Lavi

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Interview: Photographer's Surreal Portraits of His Sons Capture the Innocence of Childhood

Romanian-born, Seattle-based fine art photographer Gabe Tomoiaga creates surreal worlds of childlike wonder with the help of his three young sons, who both inspire him and bring his artistic visions to life. Tomoiaga crafts whimsical scenes that depict his children–Landon, Liam, and Lucas, all …

I Asked My Son If He Missed His Birth Mom. What He Said Next Moved Me

<i>By Nefertiti Austin for mater mea</i><p>As the holidays near, I thank whatever gods may be for the gift of adoption. Not a day goes by that I question my decision to adopt. People often ask how I do it and the answer is simple: To whom much is given, much is required. According to the Congressional …

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Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories

Rice, the lifeblood of so many nations' cuisines, is perhaps the most ubiquitous food in the world. In Asia, where an estimated 90 percent of all rice is consumed, the pillowy grains are part of almost every meal. In the Caribbean, where the starch is often mixed with beans, it's a staple too. Even …

Unbelievably beautiful GIF art by DarkAngelØne

DarkAngelØne. Adapted from the work of Gustavo Scheverin<p>DarkAngelØne creates gorgeous animations from the work of other artists.<p>DarkAngelØne. …

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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 …

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells<p>Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.<p>Nervous …

Google Puts Online 10,000 Works of Street Art from Across the Globe

<i>Circling Birdies</i> by Cheko, Granada Spain<p>Since last we wrote, Google Street Art has doubled its online archive by adding some 5,000 images, bringing …

‘But You Never Said...’ Why Couples Remember Differently

The root of many arguments, memory is affected by mood and emotions<p>Carrie Aulenbacher remembers the conversation clearly: Her husband told her he wanted to buy an arcade machine he found on eBay. He said he’d been saving up for it as a birthday present to himself. The spouses sat at the kitchen …

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Study aims to see whether Alzheimer's can be stopped before it strikes

The radio ad pierced Helene DeCoste’s thoughts as she drove home from an exhausting day in Lexington, clearing out mountains of paperwork in her …

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