Christina Erickson

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Urban Oasis Alert: See Our Master List of the Most Beautiful Cities In The World

Discover these gorgeous global getaways.<p>1 Buenos Aires — Argentina<p>One of the most photographed spots in the Argentinian capital is Plaza de Mayo, a …

Farm-to-table

50,000 Free Resources From the Met Museum’s Library Are Now Available to Download

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has increased its digital presence over the last few years. With accessibility in mind, the world-famous institution has made public domain images, photographs of its permanent collection, and even free full-text art books available to the public. Now, it even offers …

Art

Top 5 Scenic Drives in Jackson Hole

There are three roads in and out of Jackson. Ask any local and they’ll have a definite favorite. Mine is the Teton Pass, also known as Wyoming …

National Parks

29 Travel Hacks Even Frequent Fliers Don't Know

Instead of insulting your intelligence with “hacks” like “pack light” or “bring an empty water bottle,” we’ve put together a list of tips and tricks …

Credit Cards

An artist painted a self-portrait of himself on a different drug every day — and he ended up with brain damage

Bryan Lewis Saunders<p>In March 1995, artist Bryan Lewis Saunders began creating at least one self-portrait of himself every day.<p>Born in Washington D.C. …

Art

Exclusive: Neanderthal ‘minibrains’ grown in dish

Until now, researchers wanting to understand the Neanderthal brain and how it differed from our own had to study a void. The best insights into the …

Neuroscience

Can bacteria-slaying viruses defeat antibiotic-resistant infections? A new U.S. clinical center aims to find out

One piece of good news can make all the difference. In the fight against antibiotic-resistant infections, a decades-old approach based on …

Microbiology

Revealed: the safest places around the world

If you are nervous about travelling abroad, why not visit one of the safest destinations in the world? A new report from Gallup, the 2018 Global Law and Order report, ranks places around the world based on how people feel about their safety. More than 150,000 people around the world were asked …

Hong Kong

15-Year-Old Artist Creates Incredible Animal Drawings From Memory

While some artists are trained in their crafts, others seem to be born with an innate talent and creative drive. At two-years-old, Serbian child prodigy Dušan Krtolica began drawing as soon as he was old enough to hold a pencil. When we first discovered Krtolica’s work four years ago, aged 11, he …

Drawing

The proper way to view the Trump Foundation scandal

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forget about Donald Trump for a moment.<p>Imagine a hypothetical man who takes donations from people who think they are giving to a charity for veterans.<p>The man then uses those donations to settle lawsuits against his businesses and to fund a series of publicity stunts for his own political …

Donald Trump

10 of the Best Artworks at Art Basel 2018

Art Fairs<p>Standouts include a moving Alina Szapocznikow, a striking new direction for Miriam Bäckström, and more.<p>,<p>It remains to be seen whether 2018 …

Breast Cancer

Stormy Daniels’ Lawyer Michael Avenatti Wanted Evidence of Rudy Giuliani’s Porn Habits. Looks Like He Found It

The lawyer beef started sometime last week after the president’s newest counsel, Rudy Giuliani, went on a sex-worker-bashing tirade in an attempt to …

Stormy Daniels

Best Road Trips in the World: 8 Drives Worth Flying For

There’s no shortage of stunning road trips here in the United States. However, some of the most beautiful drives are worth <i>flying</i> for. Here are eight …

Hiking

An anonymous Instagram account is calling out the art world’s copycats

An anonymous IG account has been wordlessly comparing pieces of art, sparking debate around plagiarism, heavy referencing, and appropriation. It’s like fashion criticism Insta @DietPrada, but for the art world.<p>@whos____who has amassed over 15.4k followers, posting side-by-side comparisons of …

Art

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

Scientists Think Dolphin Name Discovery is the "Coolest"

Male dolphins use individual names throughout their life.<p>In a video released alongside a fascinating new study, scientists are on a boat in the …

Dolphins

Anthony Bourdain Bought This Ominous John Lurie Painting Days Before He Died

People<p>The artist mourned the chef's passing on social media.<p>,<p>Days before taking his own life at the age of 61, chef, writer, and television star …

Anthony Bourdain

Mister Rogers wasn’t just a nice guy. This new documentary proves he was a quiet radical.

Rating: 4 stars<p>“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?,” Morgan Neville’s admiring portrait of public television pioneer Fred Rogers, feels reverse-engineered to soothe the rapidly fraying nerves of a country mired in political and pop-culture food fights. Revisiting Rogers’s signature TV show, “Mister Rogers’ …

Fred Rogers

Having tonsils out 'triples' risk of asthma, according to major study

Having tonsils removed more than triples the risk of developing asthma in later life, a new study suggests. The first long-term investigation into consequences of the common childhood procedure also found increased risk of influenza, pneumonia as well as chronic bronchitis and emphysema.<p>As many as …

Medicine

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: architect of choice for Doctor Who and Madonna

‘Those who want to see art should bypass London and go straight to Glasgow,” wrote the German critic Hermann Muthesius in 1902. “Glasgow’s take on art is unique,” he added. “In architecture, it is a new, young city.”<p>What most caught his eye was the work of a young couple, Charles Rennie Mackintosh …

University of Glasgow

15 Best Pubs in Dublin

Dublin is full of pubs: modern mega pubs catering to a young crowd, cozy small corner pubs with frozen-in-time decor, bars for folk music and …

Ireland

A woman's tongue was inseminated by a squid after eating undercooked seafood

Were you ever told that if you swallowed any apple seeds, a tree would start growing in your stomach? Well, these medical case studies are a bit like that, but 100 times worse.<p>As documented in a 2012 edition of the Journal of Parasitology, the foreign bodies were identified as squid spermatophores …

Biology

Billions in U.S. solar projects shelved after Trump panel tariff

(Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s tariff on imported solar panels has led U.S. renewable energy companies to cancel or freeze investments of more than $2.5 billion in large installation projects, along with thousands of jobs, the developers told Reuters.<p>That's more than double the about $1 …

Solar Power

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

European Travel

Did Blood Cause Henry VIII’s Madness and Reproductive Woes?

Article Details:<p>Author<p>Jennie Cohen<p>Website Name<p>history.com<p>Year Published<p>2011<p>Title<p>Did Blood Cause Henry VIII’s Madness and Reproductive …

Henry Viii

You Can See Gus Van Sant’s Upcoming Biopic on Irreverent Portland Cartoonist John Callahan a Month Before Its Wide Release

<i>Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot</i>, director Gus Van Sant's new biopic about late Portland cartoonist John Callahan, doesn't open nationally until …

Best Philosophically Driven Sci-Fi Books to Read Right Now

The liberty to set a story anywhere, in any time period, and in any of our infinite realities gives sci-fi an uncanny power to reshape, or at least …

Science Fiction

Architect creates 'prehistoric' dining experience in downtown Tokyo

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tokyo's buzzing Roppongi district is a picture of neon-lit modernity, where glistening skyscrapers stand amid designer boutiques and late-night bars. At the two-story barbecue restaurant Nikunotoriko however, diners are encouraged to step back in time.<p>Inspired by prehistoric life, the …

Japan

In Artificial Intelligence, Young Ethiopians Eye a Fertile Future

A lab in Addis Ababa is on a mission to use AI to disrupt conventional development models and inspire a new generation of coders.<p>“I don’t think Homo …

Artificial Intelligence

Common toothpaste ingredient may promote colon cancer

Researchers claim that there is an "urgent need" to test triclosan, a common chemical in household products. After preliminary studies, scientists …

Medical Research