Annie Skinner

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Escaping modern China: unwind in historic Huizhou

It is said that an immortal from the north flying on a goose was so taken by the scenery at Huizhou’s West Lake that she landed and turned into Flying Goose Mountain. This is how Huizhou got its term of endearment, “City of the Goose”.<p>Located on the eastern periphery of the Pearl River Delta in …

Loneliness

Research shows you need these 5 things to be happy at work

With unemployment at the lowest it has been since 2008, you might be thinking about changing jobs. But what exactly would make you happier at work? …

Wat Rong Khun, commonly known as the White Temple, #ChiangRai, #Thailand. To enter the temple, one must walk over a bridge and pool of reaching arms, which symbolise desire. This week's #LPFanphoto was captured by @tanitapaludi. #travel #lonelyplanet

Adventures in the Atacama Desert: top experiences in northern Chile’s wildest region

Sandwiched between the Pacific and the Andes, the incredible landscape of Chile’s remote Atacama Desert is like no place on earth. With its jagged, rust-colored ravines, vast, rocky, white salt pan and volcano-topped horizons, you would be forgiven for drawing comparisons with places beyond our …

Blum & Poe present Murakami's "Jellyfish Eyes" @ Ace Hotel, Los Angeles

Blum & Poe is pleased to announce the Los Angeles screening of Takashi Murakami's first live-action feature film, "<b>Jellyfish Eyes</b>" (2013), being …

Animated Gif Art by James Jirat Patradoon

'James Jirat Patradoon (born 1985) is an Australian Artist/Illustrator. He creates character driven visual art, born of fictional worlds of borrowed …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Charming Photos Capture Life in a Tiny Latvian Village

Photographer Iveta Vaivode attempts to turn back time in order to discover her deceased grandmother’s youth in <i>Somewhere Along the Disappearing Path</i>. …

Crazy Mosaic Sculptures by Kevin Champeny

Editorial Illustrations by Alexey Kurbatov

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10 Ways To Feel More Sad.

1: Look at Instagram, twitter, and things like that, far too often.<br>2: Start a tumblr to reblog images of all the things you want to do with your life.<br>3: Stay indoors.<br>4: Lie on your bed, a lot.<br>5: Cancel on your friends when they ask to see you.<br>6: Listen to your thoughts, and let them develop into day dreams.<br>7: Find someone you are attracted to who is in some way unattainable.<br>8: Ideally, that person will like you as a friend and nothing more.<br>9: Weigh up the pros and cons of pursuing your …

A brunch-lover’s guide to New York City

Ahh, brunch. One part omelette, two parts mimosa, three parts coffee – life’s sweet distraction when the workweek is nigh. Though not a uniquely New York 'thing' <i>per se</i>, there’s no other city that takes its breakfast-lunch combustion quite as seriously as the Big Apple and every visitor should take …

Top 10 stops for Central America first-timers

The green cufflinks between North and South America, these seven compact countries would be easy to skip on a map. Yet they represent a complex web of cultures, ancient ruins, tropical wildlife and adventure.<p>For starters, try climbing lava-gurgling volcanoes with perfect cones that poke above the …

Why Is College Dating So Screwed Up?

We investigate.<p>Dating in college has never been easy. But today, with everyone texting emoji and navigating an increasingly fluid sexuality, it can seem almost impossible. Charlotte Lieberman, a recent Harvard grad, takes on what's wrong with love on campus.<p>It is 9 p.m. on a November Saturday at …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Toilet Paper hooks up Kenzo's Spring/Summer 2014 Campaign

Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari are the innovative duo and bizarre image scientists behind the truly unique magazine, Toilet Paper. For the …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Don’t Say Cheese: Why Do the People in Contemporary Art Photographs Look So Blank?

<i>Beth, Liverpool, England, December 22, 2008</i> by Rineke Dijkstra, courtesy of the Marian Goodman Gallery<p>The A Smith Gallery isn’t in New York, London …

How to Lose Followers on Tumblr in 6 Easy Steps or how I learned to stop worrying and weed out trolls

1. Post long meaningful essays<br>2. Disable “anonymous” in Ask Anything<br>3. Post a variety of work outside of people’s comfort zone or definition of what they call “art”.<br>4. Don’t respond to hatemail<br>5. Post any genre of music outside of “indie”<br>6. Don’t cater to self-destructive and neurotic rebellious behavior. (ie. posting trendy pictures with typography written over it that says “fuck life and do drugs.”)<p>And you’re on your way to becoming the least followed blog of all time! Congrats!

Great Pics of The Week: Cute & Funny Critters

My apologies about leaving your guys without your weekly great pics, but I had some personal things come up. Ignore our lapse and instead enjoy these …

Massive Fabric Sculpture is Life-Size Home within Home

One of our favorite contemporary artists has just come out with his largest work to date. Do Ho Suh is a Korean sculptor and installation artist who's known for his thought-provoking sculptures that often have to do with migration and personal space. These themes reflect his own move from his …

Art

The Quirky & Eclectic Life of Photographer Lita Bosch

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Totally...like... bogus: the world's worst travel advice

"Don't waste your money on bottled water! I just drank the tap water and I feel fine," brags a fellow hostel guest in Kathmandu. This person won't be seen again for three days, looking about 8lbs lighter.<p>"I never book a room before I get to a destination. It's better to visit all the hostels first, …

Escape to Japan's Oki Islands

Japan seduces and dazzles travellers with its buzzed-up, sprawling, ultra-convenient big cities. But if you’re weary of crowds and vending-machine-packed streets, get yourself to Matsue in Western Honshū and hop a ferry to the slow life on the remote and fascinating Oki Islands.<p>Newly added to the …

Intriguing Collages of Domestic Buildings Capture the Spirit of the European City

Visual artist Anastasia Savinova has always been fascinated by architecture, but also its’ relationship to the landscape and culture that it was …