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Film Review: ‘Contemporary Color’

Some documentaries set out to heal the world, while others succeed in making it a better place by the mere fact of their existence. A clear example …

Out fur a cause: dogs add bark to Women's March against Donald Trump

Pooches sporting placards, slogans – and even a wig – were out in force during worldwide protests against the new US president<p>Dogs proved themselves women’s best friends in global protests against Donald Trump’s inauguration as president, with “good boys” and “good girls” the world over taking …

How do you make new friends as an adult? Be like the golden retriever

When you are an adult, it is hard to make new friends. I myself used to be real weird about it. At a party, for example, a potential friend might ask about my favorite sandwich. <i>This is it!</i> I would think. <i>My big shot! What’s a cool kind of sandwich to like?</i> But in my eagerness to impress, my mind …

Pets

There's an Online Galaxy Full of Star Wars Art

Curator DB Burkeman archived of Star Wars art for the internet.<p><b>This article was originally published on November 10, 2014 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>There's a galaxy's worth of <i>Star Wars</i> art out there, from pixel art water colors, to costumed photography, to Banksy-esque murals. DB Burkeman …

[Watch] How to Make Spicy Cilantro Corn Cakes

With nearly 90 languages spoken, Houston is one of the most diverse places in the U.S. Its eclectic cooking scene, innovative restaurants, and …

Cooking

'Rogue One' Sound Editors Reveal How They Found Princess Leia's 'Hope' and More Production Secrets

In many ways, <i>Rogue One</i> is unlike any previous <i>Star Wars</i> film — and yet, even in scenes featuring all-new characters, vehicles, and creatures, it <i>feels</i> …

New David Bowie Doc Features Incredible Unreleased Footage... And Also Fart Jokes

This weekend, BBC Two will premiere <i>David Bowie: The Last Five Years</i>, a new documentary that focuses on Bowie’s albums <i>The Next Day</i> and <i>Blackstar</i> as well as the musical <i>Lazarus.</i> Throughout the film, a host of Bowie’s collaborators and friends discuss his <i>Reality</i> tour in 2003, his surprise comeback ten …

Here are 7 ways you can keep fighting for justice in 2017 | Ijeoma Oluo

It’s reasonable to just want to hibernate for the next four years. But that won’t help make things better<p>We just ended the worst year. Now starts, well: the <i>worst</i> worst year. Those of us appalled and terrified by the election of Donald Trump and the open rise of white supremacy in America ended 2016 …

The Current, Canonical Star Wars Timeline

After Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, the official Star Wars canon was reset; all the books, games, and comics that had taken place in the Star …

Star Wars

The Best of Sketching in 2016

From traditional to digital and everything in between<p>We noticed a popularity in sketching articles this year, ranging from traditional pen and paper …

30 Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We tend to associate winter with bleak, gray skies and runny noses, but there's a beautiful side to the season that often gets overlooked. We're talking about Italian mountains covered with snow, pristine frozen lakes, and English cottages that put Norman Rockwell paintings to shame. And while we …

Best of Atlanta 2016: Best bites of Ponce City Market

<b>Chicken Wings</b><b><br>Minero</b><br>Ask for a napkin, maybe even a bib, as you take down these succulent grilled wings tossed in Valentina hot sauce.</i> …

7 Strange BUT Super Easy Ways to Boost Productivity

You have dreams, aspirations and goals. And as a savvy hacker, you know that what you do day-to-day is directly tied to your future success. So you …

Time Management

Considering the Ankara Assassination Photos As History Painting

I’ve never seen anything like the photographs by Burhan Ozbilici* of the assassination of the Russian ambassador at an art gallery in Ankara, Turkey. …

This is your brain on art: A neuroscientist’s lessons on why abstract art makes our brains hurt so good

<b>(Getty/Daniel Leal-Olivas)</b><p>It took a Nobel-winning scientist who specializes in human memory to break new ground in art history<p>Noah Charney<p>December 18, 2016 7:00pm (UTC)<p>The greatest discoveries in art history, as in so many fields, tend to come from those working outside the box. Interdisciplinary …

Art

An ode to Designing Women, the sitcom that changed my life

Illustration by Abigail Gray Swartz<p>Design professionals frequently boast heart-jerking origin stories—featuring, for instance, a seamstress mother …

These Aerial Photos Make Salt Ponds Look Like Abstract Art

Canadian photographer David Burdeny captures the chemical compositions of salt ponds all over the world.<p>Untouched by man, natural landscapes bloom with color in the <i>Salt Series</i> by photographer David Burdeny. Aerial images of vibrant salterns blur the line between documentary photographs and …

Books for 2017

During 2016 I had set myself a target of reading 1 book per month. Despite a number of other pressures and priorities I managed to meet this target …

This photo of 'Superman' Henry Cavill holding a tree is baffling the internet

LONDON — The British actor Henry Cavill is a large man who clearly spends time at the gym, but — despite what his on-screen persona might suggest — …

artnet News Critics’ Picks: The Most Memorable Artworks of 2016

Opinion<p>artnet News' editors and contributors pick their favorites from a year's worth of memorable art.<p>,<p>While 2016 may have been pretty awful on any …

Art Galleries

The seven deadly things we’re doing to trash the planet (and human life with it) | John Vidal

We weep at the disappearance of endangered species but avert our eyes to the causes of Earth’s destruction<p>A baby ibex on a precipitous cliff edge. The hyenas of Harar eating from a human hand. Leopards in Mumbai, whales breaching and baby turtles heading blindly away from the sea. We are amazed by …

Southern Africa

Grand Art Exhibitions You Have to See in 2017

O’Keeffe, Preston, and Cossington Smith at Heide Museum of Modern Art<p>Located in the suburbs of Melbourne, The Heide Museum of Modern Art presents the …

Art

POV Sketches Put Viewers in the Drawing Seat

Thomas Cian hits the road with sketchbook in hand.<p>A unique worldview and clear vision can uplift an artist’s work, but sometimes it’s hard to separate a stunning final product from its development. In a series of sketchbook drawings, Italian artist Thomas Cian offers a peek behind the curtain and …

4 Ways to Eliminate Negative Emotions

For most people, negative emotions feel like a scary monster under the bed. You try to ignore the monster by hiding your face under the covers, but …

Otter Sledding Is America’s Next Great Winter Sports Phenomenon

Hockey is dead. Curling never happened. Everyone knows the best winter sport is otter sledding.<p>Check out these otters enjoying a bit of fresh snow at the Buffalo Zoo. It’s a four-otter race and Gump clearly knows what he’s doing. I’m calling the lead otter “Gump” because 1) he looks like a Gump and …

With Neuroscience Comes Art

Two subjects that you wouldn’t automatically imagine to come hand in hand, but work quite well nonetheless are neuroscience and art. The Queensland …

Empathy for the Reactive Dog – Keepin’ it Real

Living with a reactive dog is a humbling experience on many levels. The understanding of the world that humans gain via language, experience and …

Greyhound

Do dogs do things out of spite? - Dr. Marty Becker

Do dogs misbehave out of spite or anger? That’s a question I get asked a lot, including recently by a reader. I turned to my daughter, trainer Mikkel …