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10 Paint Colors with Cult Followings: Architects’ All-Time Favorite Paint Picks

Why reinvent the wheel every time you need to paint a room? Even architects and designers turn to their favorite colors—versatile and universally …

Farrow & Ball

Roundup: Panama Papers hit art world, Charlie Hebdo in controversy, L.A.'s dynamic architecture

Art world names begin to pop up in Panama Papers revelations. A pair of European museums aim to show the collection of Cornelius Gurlitt. Charlie Hebdo punches down. And Donald Trump uses a Donald Judd sculpture as a coat rack. Plus: Alejandro Aravena's emotional Pritzker speech, brutalism's legacy …

Art

How A Color Designer Creates The Perfect Backdrop For Famous Art

At major museums around the world, the color experts at Farrow & Ball train their discerning eye on the walls behind the artwork.<p>White walls may reign supreme at art galleries, but at major art museums, colored walls are standard practice. And while you might be hard-pressed to remember what color …

Farrow & Ball

‘American Idol’: 20 Best, Worst and WTF Moments

Worst: William Hung’s “She Bangs” Audition, Season 3<p>"You can't sing, you can't dance, so what do you want me to say?" Harsh words from then-judge …

Music

The Four Keys to Well-Being

<i>By Dr. Richard J. Davidson</i><p>Well-being is a skill.<p>All of the work that my colleagues and I have been doing leads inevitably to this central conclusion. Well-being is fundamentally no different than learning to play the cello. If one practices the skills of well-being, one will get better at it.<p>Based …

New treatment for prostate cancer is much less invasive

New treatments for wiping out prostate cancer are making their way into hospitals and medical centers in Miami and across the United States.<p>As of …

Getting past ageism and back to work after a late job loss

When Johanne Tummon shut down her retail fitness-equipment business two years ago, it was a sad chapter in her life. She had spent 30 years building a client base for her Toronto store, Physical Assets, and she had a loyal cadre of employees who were almost like family.<p>"We rode out a couple of …

Back Pain Relief Ideas, Exercises: Harley Pasternak - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>Harley Pasternak is a celebrity trainer and nutrition expert who has worked with stars from Halle Berry and Lady Gaga to Robert Pattinson and Robert</i> …

Best ways to store photos in the cloud

Those high-quality snaps and videos you take on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad can pretty quickly eat up all of the available storage space on your …

Adele Raps Nicki Minaj’s “Monster” Verse With James Corden

Adele is definitely not one to take herself too seriously and she continues to push this in the latest episode of “Carpool Karaoke” with James …

Music

The 44 Most Wondrous Places to Visit in 2016

Inside Salina Turda, a salt mine in Romania. (Photo: Gabriel Tocu/WikiCommons CC BY-SA 4.0)<p>Where would you like to go exploring in 2016?<p>The options …

How to Use Snapchat

Don’t leave Snapchat to the millennials! Learn to love the world’s most confusing social network with this guide<p>By<p>Joanna Stern<p>Joanna Stern<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@JoannaStern<p>JoannaStern<p>joanna.stern@wsj.com<p>Snapchat makes me feel old.<p>How old? Well, when a 20-something tried to explain to me …

Social Media

4 Truly Enlightening Ideas From Self-Help Books

Looking to make changes? We sifted through this year's new releases, eliminated anything superficial or silly and discovered a few practical, illuminating techniques.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>40 Books To Read Before Turning 40

Why Winter Is the Best Time to Visit Venice

In the colder months as tourists depart, Venetians in fur coats and hats reclaim their piazzas, their churches, and the good tables (on the ground floor) at Harry’s Bar. Fog rolls over the islands, and shoppers—carrying bags of chestnuts or pears with stems in red wax—pause to watch the gondoliers …

It’s time for boomers to assess the family home as a capital consideration

Above all other financial considerations for baby boomers in 2016 is what to do with the family home.<p>Downsize soon, decide to stick around for a few more years, or commit to staying until they carry you out. What you decide to do matters less than the fact that you spend some time thinking about …

Stock Markets

The 25 Worst Foods For Fat Loss

The real secret to fat loss is not about lifting more weight—although that helps. Instead, it lies within the simple action of lifting fork to mouth …

Parting words from an artist of rare vision

Painter Sargy Mann did not live to deliver the TED talk he spent his final months preparing. This is what he wanted to say…<p>Not long before he was diagnosed with terminal cancer in the autumn of 2014, the painter Sargy Mann was invited to give a TED talk. Mann, then 77, was told by doctors that he …

What is the most effective diet for losing weight?

Cut the calories–and the crap<p>This past weekend, <i>Science-ish</i> was disappointed to read Margaret Wente’s column on health evidence, in which she opined: …

Holistic Medicine

Weight Loss Tips: New Years Resolutions - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>Harley Pasternak is a celebrity trainer and nutrition expert who has worked with stars from Halle Berry and Lady Gaga to Robert Pattinson and Robert</i> …

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser

Listen to these 100 podcasts and you will become wiser, smarter, and better at business and life.<p>Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, …

Entrepreneurship

A Night to Remember at the Vatican: Pictures

Art Crime Detectives Expose the Ugly Truths of the Art World

We decided to reach out to some real life art crime investigators to learn about the greedy art world underbelly.<p>Every day across the world, an art crime is taking place, from Harmony Korine’s 2014 <i>Blue Checker</i> painting being swiped from an office lobby, to ISIS' looting of historical antiquities in …

Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

In 1908, Indian revolutionary Taraknath Das wrote to Leo Tolstoy, by then one of the most famous public figures in the world, asking for the author’s support in India’s independence from British colonial rule. On December 14, Tolstoy, who had spent the last twenty years seeking the answers to …

Projection Mapping on King's College Chapel Blends 16th-Century Gothic Architecture with Contemporary Art

Artist Miguel Chevalier recently created a series of immersive projections that added a mesmerizing flair to a University of Cambridge charity event. The fundraising occasion featured Chevalier's designs front and center in the King's College Chapel, as they cloaked the historic interior in a …

6 Timeless Quotes on Creativity From Pablo Picasso

Despite his rocky beginning, Picasso, whose birthday is Oct. 25, became one of the most influential artists of the early 20th century, and has a lasting legacy that pushes our creative boundaries today.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This column originally</i> …

Creativity

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Magnificent mobiles: the art of Alexander Calder

Calder pioneered kinetic sculpture with his wafer thin mobiles that can be moved by a child’s breath. Ahead of a Tate exhibition, James Hall hails his art of origami delicacy<p>“He makes a mockery of the old fashioned frozen-stone school of sculpture,” wrote the New Yorker critic in 1929, referring to …

Photography Archives

July 20, 2018<p>Incredible Photos Capture Powerful Lightning Storms Over Volcano Eruptions<p>Chilean landscape photographer Francisco Negroni is known for his incredible images showing extreme weather conditions. His work grabbed international attention in 2011, when his photographs of the Cordón Caulle …

Aerial Photography