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4 Holistic Practices That Dissolve My Anxiety (Even When Nothing Else Works)

I was diagnosed with social anxiety in third grade. Our family doctor wrote a prescription for a therapy pet and offered medication, and then a …

Mindfulness

Coney Island, baby! The romance of mid-century New York – in pictures

With their carefree joy tempered with moments of poignancy, Harold Feinstein’s shots of ordinary New Yorkers helped kickstart the street photography boom

Coney Island

Best Editing Oscar: How Do Voters Separate Great Editing and Directing? (Hint: It’s Not Easy.)

Editing is about story as much as it is delivering kinetic thrills and jarring action.<p>When Thelma Schoonmaker won the first of her three Academy …

Filmmaking

Build Your Own (Stylish) Teardrop Trailer

The nearly century-old teardrop pull-behind design gets a sleek, stylized upgrade by (of all people) a boat builder.<p><b>With its smooth curves, flared</b> …

The Thing About The Hateful Eight: John Carpenter’s Influence on Tarantino’s Latest

A new video presents a side-by-side visual and narrative comparison.<p>It’s certainly no secret that when developing his most recent film, <i>The Hateful</i> …

Consciousness On–Off Switch Discovered Deep in Brain

One moment you’re conscious, the next you’re not. For the first time, researchers have switched off consciousness by electrically stimulating a …

BrightSide — Inspiration. Creativity. Wonder.

Creativity

Artist Condenses Big Ideas into Intricate Mini Paintings

Artist Karen Libecap demonstrates that tiny paintings can house some pretty big ideas. In fact, artwork the size of a quarter can be just as beautiful as a giant mural that takes up the side of a building. Using a precise set of tools and a steady hand, the painter illustrates subjects that are …

Digital Art

This new 3D printed glass looks just like pouring honey

Humans have been making glass in various forms for thousands of years, from glassblowing techniques developed by the Roman empire to the industrial methods of the 1950s, floating molten glass on huge baths of melted tin. One particularly ancient process though, in which molten glass is coiled …

‘No Place Like Home’ – Paintings by Artist Sam Octigan

Selected paintings by Melbourne-based artist Sam Octigan from his latest solo exhibition ‘No Place Like Home’ at the RVCA Corner Gallery.<p>Sam Octigan …

Incredible time-lapse of a container ship cruising in the Baltic Sea

Russian sailor George Leonov spent three months taking time-lapse footage aboard the container ship M/V Carat. Using over 15,000 pictures, the video captures the hectic activity of a busy ship traveling to major maritime ports in the Baltic Sea.<p><i>Video courtesy of Reuters</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

Baltic Sea

28 stunning aerial photos that will change the way you see the world

The images give us an incredible bird's eye view into some of the world's biggest festivals, infrastructures, and natural wonders.<p>We've put together a collection of some of our favorite images, from the crashing waters of the Niagara Falls to the lush canola fields that cover the mountains of …

​The Internet has come to this: Push-button pizza ordering

Net-connected "smart buttons" from carrier Telefónica let businesses tempt customers with one-touch instant gratification. Early uses are ordering pizza, hailing cabs and requesting a package pickup.<p>We started with Internet-enabled PCs, moved to Internet-enabled phones and now are strapping on …

Internet of Things

Ellie Davies Creates Forest Landscapes Illuminated with Fields of Stars and Smoke | Colossal

<p>Ellie Davies' studio is the forest, creating magical, fairytale-like stills throughout the UK. Davies has been exploring this terrain for the past …

Five things you can do to be happier right now

Most people are wrong about the things that will make them happy. Professor Paul Dolan says it's actually quite simple<p>Earning more money; <b>bagging the fabulous job</b> you have always wanted or travelling the world might seem like the <b>key to happiness</b>.<p>But according to happiness expert Prof Paul Dolan, …

Happiness

Photographer Dons Her Late Mother’s Clothes in Incredibly Moving Photo Series

Polish photographer Karolina Jonderko embarked on <i>Self-portrait with my Mother</i> without any intention of releasing the images. The pictures she made …

Can Two People Repopulate Earth?

Short answer: Maybe, but they'd be very busy<p>Sci-Fi movies present no shortage of doomsday scenarios--asteroids, climate change and supervolcanoes just to name a few. But let’s say that one of these situations actually occurs, and humans are annihilated with the exception of one male and one female. …

San Francisco

Depression And Bipolar Disorder May Be More Similar Than We Realized

Feeling as though you're walking around with your head in a fog can be a frustrating symptom of some psychiatric disorders.<p>And as a large new study shows, those feelings of brain fog aren't all in your head. University of Michigan research confirms that "fuzzy thinking" is indeed a symptom of …

Microsoft unveils new Hololens features

That bit in <i>Star Wars</i> where R2-D2 displays Princess Leia's holographic message to Obi Wan is edging closer to everyday fact rather than science …

Kendall Jenner: people in fashion ‘outright laughed at me’

In fashion years, it feels like Kendall Jenner's been around forever – she's already landed high-profile campaigns for Marc Jacobs, Givenchy, Estee Lauder and most recently Calvin Klein – but the Dazed cover star still feels the sting of rejection.<p>"You have no idea how many doors closed on me and …

Kendall Jenner

A Photographer's Personal Look at Vietnam 40 Years After the War

Hanoi's street in an afternoon in May, 2010.<br>Maika Elan<p>1 of 16<p>Today, Vietnam commemorates the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, which led to the …

Vietnam

Into the light...

Pictures of the Week 4.17.15

Chinese New Year

The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Make When Painting Furniture

Improve a less-than-stellar piece with paint, patience, and my tricks. I had the oops moments; now you can learn from them.<p>There's no shortage of tutorials about painting furniture online. And I've used a lot of them to paint dressers, console tables, chairs, mirrors, and more. But I have found …

Cyborg Cockroaches: How They Work

A tiny backpack turns a pest into a rescue robot<p>Disasters can bury survivors in unstable rubble. Finding those victims may one day fall to small robots--but living insects enhanced with electronic parts could do the same job sooner. In 2012, researchers at North Carolina State University steered …

Cyborgs

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

How a doctor’s words can make you ill

A good bedside manner can help heal the body, but if doctors don’t choose their words carefully, they can also make you unwell.<p>Have you ever visited a doctor, and come away feeling they weren’t much help? Listen to the following audio clip, and you might start to understand why.<p>During a role-play …

Medicine

Picturing an Imaginary Animal Kingdom

I first saw Simen Johan’s work at the Yossi Milo Gallery in New York City a couple of years ago.<p>I was totally struck not only by the beauty of the imagery but also by how much it expresses, in a very personal way, ideas about habitat, climate change, critical species, and man’s impact on …

Art

3D Screw Portrait Allows Blind Man to "See" Himself with His Hands

Physical contact with precious art tends to be prohibited, but Andrew Myers and Cantor Fine Art are bucking that norm with their new, uniquely meaningful collaboration. <i>Please Touch the Art</i> challenges people to see artwork from more diverse perspectives—even without actually <i>seeing</i> it.<p>The project's …

Art