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OM/One Audio Levitating Speaker

OM/ONE is the name of this levitating Bluetooth speaker. Designed by startup OM Audio, this spheric object offers a magnetic base, and the lithium …

Summer Heat Helps Unlock the Mysteries of Stonehenge

Art World<p>Drought and a short garden hose led to a major discovery.<p>,<p>Archaeologists are one step closer to solving the mysteries of Stonehenge thanks …

Tech Nerds and Flashy Art at Burning Man

Art World<p>Can this year's art measure up to these highlights from years past?<p>,<p>Year after year, die-hard loyalists have made the pilgrimage to Black …

Burning Man

First day of Burning Man festival canceled due to rare rainstorm | Reuters

(Reuters) - Burning Man, the week-long arts and culture festival that brings attendees from around the world to the Nevada desert, canceled its first day on Monday as rare rain storms drenched the area, organizers said.<p>Each year some 60,000 people spend the last week in August camping and …

Turner and Constable exhibitions revive Britain's greatest art rivalry

Tate Britain and V&A to host simultaneous shows by landscape masters and contemporaries who helped inspire impressionism<p>The most spectacular artistic rivalry in British history will be revived in September when blockbuster exhibitions by two of the nation's most renowned painters pitch them into …

The Wonderful, Weird Economy of Burning Man

Burners spend thousands preparing for the money-free event. But just as the desert community cannot fully escape capitalism, neither can capitalism remain untouched by the "gift economy."<p>The busiest time of year for the Reno-Tahoe International Airport is not Thanksgiving, or Christmas, or any of …

Fan Ho: finding love and light in 1950s Hong Kong – in pictures

Nicknamed ‘the great master’, Fan Ho is one of Asia’s most beloved street photographers, capturing the spirit of Hong Kong in the 1950s and 60s. His work shows a love of people combined with unexpected, geometric constructions and a sense of drama heightened by use of smoke and light<p>• Fan Ho: A …

Man Behind I NY Tries Branding Climate Change

Global warming is a phrase that pops up just about everywhere, ensuring that we confront our planet’s worsening climate changes. Designer Milton …

Three Creativity Challenges from IDEO’s Leaders

People often ask us how they can become more creative. Through our work at the global design and innovation firm IDEO and David’s work at Stanford University’s d.school, we’ve helped thousands of executives and students develop breakthrough ideas and products, from Apple’s first computer mouse to …

"Naruto" Creator Masashi Kishimoto Jump Festa 2014 Official Sketch Video

Promoting Shonen Jump's digital manga and related content, Viz has posted a video of <i>Naruto</i> creator Masashi Kishimoto illustrating his world famous …

One Strategy to Improve Your Handwriting

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21-Day Drawing Challenge

Paint the rainbow: the Scribble Pen that lets you draw in 16 million colours

This magical pen can recreate any colour you point at, and save 100,000 of your favourites in its internal memory. Its makers spill their secrets<p>Since the earliest version of MacPaint, launched in 1984, graphics software programmes have done their best to imitate real life, providing mini icons of …

Big, Bad Supermoon Rising: A Photo Gallery

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha review: The most luxurious Samsung Galaxy phone to date - CNET

The most luxurious Samsung Galaxy phone to date<p><b>The Good</b> The Samsung Galaxy Alpha's metal frame makes it the most luxurious feeling Galaxy phone to date. Its more compact size makes it comfortable to use, it has loads of power and its camera is great.<p><b>The Bad</b> It has a disappointingly low-resolution …

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Improve Your Figure Drawing with a Free Online Class from Craftsy

Learn how to draw lifelike figures that jump off the page. Get lifetime access to the online Craftsy class “Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide” for …

Mary Oliver on the Mystery of the Human Psyche, the Secret of Great Poetry, and How Rhythm Makes Us Come Alive

<i>“Poetry makes possible the deepest kind of personal possession of the world,”</i> James Dickey wrote. <i>“The way to develop good taste in literature,”</i> Joseph Brodsky advised, <i>“is to read poetry.”</i> Wordsworth believed the poetic form to be <i>“the breath and finer spirit of all knowledge.”</i> For Edward Hirsch, it …

Master the Art of Panning With These 9 Useful Tips

Panning is a technique where you pan your camera to follow the motion of your subject and render motion blur to the background but capture the …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

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99 Common Photography Problems (and how to solve them)

As well as being one of the most expensive hobbies around, photography is also one of the more technical pastimes you can pursue. But it doesn't have …

The Cinematic Look – How To Make Your Photographs Look Like Films

I recently noticed that a handful of photographers were producing images that had a look as if they were stills captured from films. A couple of the …

Lytro Illum Light Field Camera – A Closer Look

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Back in April we presented a first look at the groundbreaking Lytro Illum, a $1,499 light field …

Marilyn Monroe’s Unpublished Poems: The Complex Private Person Behind the Public Persona

Did you ever begin <i>Ulysses</i>? Did you ever finish it? <b>Marilyn Monroe</b> (June 1, 1926–August 5, 1962) did both. She took great pains to be photographed reading or holding a book — insistence born not out of vain affectation but of a genuine love of literature. Her personal library contained four hundred …

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