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Japanese Art Students Go Fantastically Wacky with Giant Wool Cat Head

Now here's something you don't see every day. Needle-felting expert Housetsu Sato and his students at the Japan School of Wool Art recently stitched together an incredibly realistic-looking giant cat head out of sheep's wool felt. The fantastically wacky creation, which can be worn on the head like …

Is the Phantom Framer a vandal or an artist?

<b>A man who describes himself as a "Gilding Super Hero" has been roaming the streets at night on a crusade to beautify street signs with picture frames. Is it the work of a "middle class vandal" or is it art?</b><p>"Sometimes you might see a flash of gold out of the corner of your eye, if you do check the …

18 Latest Free Fonts For Designers

New <b>free fonts</b> for your web and graphic design projects. Professionally designed fonts are best for Headlines, Headings and print designs. Free …

Why you should stop giving your kid a bath every night

When my oldest son was just an infant, we, like so many other new parents, struggled to get him to sleep for long stretches of time at night. We tried everything, including incorporating a nightly bath as part of the “soothing routine” that so many parenting experts recommend. And while he seemed …

9 Graphic Design Trends for 2015 - #infographic

To start the year right for people in the design and print industry, Cardprinting, a plastic card printing company in Monsey, New York, has come out …

4 Stories Great Leaders Tell To Engage Their People

German novelist and playwright Gustav Freytag wanted to understand how storytelling impacted the human psyche. He wondered, “What makes a story so engaging that it changes a person’s behavior?” After studying William Shakespeare’s work, Freytag designed a map of storytelling—a key that explained …

Leadership

In Rural Alabama, Fighting HIV With A Game

HIV was once considered an urban problem. Now, parts of the rural South — where the stigma is strong but health resources and education are not – has some of the highest rates in the nation.<p>African-Americans have been hit especially hard, and Alabama's "Black Belt" region is no exception. This band …

There’s a Reason a Mississippi Preacher’s Gay Marriage Protest Is Making Headlines — And It’s Not Just Because of What He Wrote on His Signs

A verse from Leviticus on a poster? That would make a fairly conventional protest against gay marriage.<p>But this Mississippi pastor brought along a little some extra besides the standard posters and Biblical quotes.<p>Image source: screengrab via Clarion-Ledger<p>He brought along a horse in a wedding …

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Can Bjarke Ingels’s Ambitious, 20-Year Plan Revitalize The Smithsonian?

The Danish architect faces a big challenge in bringing his eclectic style to a stodgy site.<p>Bjarke Ingels, who, at 40, is the architecture world’s wunderkind, has been tasked with the immense project of renovating and revitalizing the Smithsonian Institution on the south side of the National Mall in …

‘Chick Chick’, The Bizarre New Farm-Themed Song and Music Video from Chinese Pop Star Wang Rong

“Chick Chick“, the bizarre new song and music video from Chinese pop star Wang Rong, features the petite singer imitating various farm animals and an …

Music Videos

Please Deface This Park’s Walls

Since opening in 2011, Austin’s HOPE Outdoor Gallery has become an unexpected mecca for street artists around the world.<p>For somebody spray-painting a brick wall on private property in broad daylight, Brian Hendricks is remarkably calm. The aspiring graffiti writer has felt the invisible pressure of …

Streetwear

Amazon Prime customers now get unlimited cloud storage for photos

With so many backup options, losing your photos should be impossible<p>When it comes to backing up your photo library and life's most precious memories, it's good to have multiple options. Amazon's now giving its Prime subscribers another one: the company has announced that effective immediately, …

A Louisiana Thanksgiving Dinner

This Southern Thanksgiving menu includes red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting, creamed collard greens and buttery biscuits.

5 Free Ways for Students to Find Royalty Free Audio

Overview<p>With the amazingly powerful tools students have at their fingertips, creating rich and interactive media is no longer a novelty, it’s a must. …

David Greenglass dies at 92; '40s A-bomb spy who betrayed his sister

David Greenglass knew how history would remember him. He was "the spy that turned his family in."<p>His confession was key to the government's case against Ethel Rosenberg — Greenglass' sister — and her husband, Julius, who were executed in 1953 for passing atomic secrets to the Soviet Union in the …

Six Things Every Designer Should Know About Copyright

<b>1. The Law Protects Your Work, Not Your Idea</b><p>Copyright law, which is the body of law that protects original and creative works from misappropriation, …

Intellectual Property

Mississippi, Burned

How the poorest, sickest state got left behind by Obamacare.<p><b>The lunch rush at Tom’s on Main in Yazoo City had come to a</b> <i>close, and the waitresses, after clearing away plates of shrimp and cheese grits, seasoned turnip greens and pitchers of sweet tea, were retreating to the counter to cash out and</i> …

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews

The new Museum of the History of Polish Jews opened in the the Muranów borough in Warsaw, on the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto. It took two decades and about $130 million to make the museum possible, involving many -- from John Paul II to the President of Israel.

Cleaning Up After the National Park Instagram Vandal

A series of graffiti-like paintings on rocks in national parks across the West set off a furor on social media this month, angering people who say …

Mom Helps Her Adopted Daughter Reinvent Her Identity Through Incredible Cosplay Photos

Meet Alice Lewis, a 9-year-old girl who expresses her extraordinary imagination and personality through stunning cosplay photos captured by her adoptive mother, photographer Kelly Lewis. An aspiring model and actress, Alice embodies different characters with remarkable ease in front of the camera, …

Hemsley+Hemsley go nuts for coconut oil

The celebrity food-blogging sisters disclose their secret weapon in the battle against sugar<p>They make pizza bases out of cauliflower and cheesecake from avocados, but Hemsley+Hemsley insist they are more about food than fads. The sisters and food bloggers make “nutrient-filled, delicious home-made …

Google is revamping bookmarks in Chrome with a new extension

There's no getting around it — bookmarks aren't all that great. Google is hoping to make them a bit better with a new Chrome extension that, simply enough, is called Google Bookmark Manager. The extension swaps out the nigh-useless list of links for a grid of items illustrated with snapshots of the …

What If Meditation Isn’t Good for You?

The scholars and teachers responsible for the ‘mindfulness revolution’ gather for a landmark conference—and disagree about everything.<p>Mindfulness’s …

British Museum now lets you 3D print its artifacts using Sketchfab

Why visit a museum halfway around the world, when you can check out 3D scans, and print them from your own home?<p>Sketchfab, a platform that lets users …

Is Tesco's new custard cream biscuit spread genius or madness?

If the only bit you like of custard creams is the filling, this new product might make your day.<p>There’s nothing the British like more than a good biscuit – but how do you feel about spreading biscuits on your bread?<p>Tesco has caused a stir among the biscuit-loving community this week after launching …