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The mysterious painting that changed how we see colour

Marcel Duchamp’s last painting has influenced artists for a century. Kelly Grovier looks at how it inspired the modern colour chart – and at its 17th-Century predecessor.<p>This year marks the centenary of one of the more curious milestones in modern cultural history – a landmark in image-making with …

Art

A Comprehensive Guide To Mobile App Design

(This is a sponsored article.) More than ever, people are engaging with their phones in crucial moments. The average US user spends 5 hours per day …

These 2 questions can help liberals understand how Donald Trump got elected

<b>Donald Trump supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire, August 25, 2016. (Reuters/Carlo Allegri)</b><p>To understand Trump, we must understand that voters don’t vote their self-interest. They vote their values<p>George Lakoff<p>July 10, 2017 1:51pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Progressives …

Affordable Care Act

Media, morality and the neighbor’s cow: When did Ayn Rand become the Republican Party’s bible?

The value-neutral media “ideal” has left us with a society drained of kindness and mutual responsibility<p>Neal Gabler<p>December 11, 2016 10:59am (UTC)<p><i>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.</i><p>If you have any doubts that the phenomenon of Donald Trump was a long time a’coming, you have only to …

One of Paris’s magical secrets: A hidden funhouse and century-old carousel you can ride

By Maura Judkis<p>, Reporter<p>You would hardly guess that the most magical place in Paris is a row of beige stone buildings on the far edge of the 12th arrondissement — practically in the suburbs. You’ll know you’re in the right place when you see the busty, armless mermaid, or the top-hatted man with a …

France

Paris region prepares in case of 'flood of the century'

In 1910 residents of the Paris region endured a massive flood as the river Seine rose eight metres above its normal level. More than 100 years later, …

What Orwell can teach us about the language of terror and war

At first sight, it seems hard to imagine a more unlikely pairing than George Orwell and Thomas Merton. Orwell had a profound dislike of Roman Catholic writers (though he accorded a grudging respect to Evelyn Waugh as a literary craftsman), and, had he encountered Merton – especially his earlier …

Literature

Get to Know Socrates, Camus, Kierkegaard & Other Great Philosophers with the BBC’s Intelligent Radio Show, In Our Time

When writer, politician, and BBC radio and television personality Melvyn Bragg began his long-running radio program <i>In Our Time</i>, which brings …

The myth of the eternal war between science and religion

For the last several years, starting long before I was appointed auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, I've been posting short commentaries on YouTube. I've covered movies, music, books, cultural trends and more. But I've given special attention to New Atheism, a social and political …

Los Angeles

750 Years Of Parisian History, As Told Through Architectural Illustrations

750 Years in Paris by Vincent Mahé is a visual time machine.<p>“I’ve always been fascinated by cities—especially cities that have a long history like mine,” Paris-based illustrator Vincent Mahé says. Since its founding in 3 B.C., the City of Light has experienced astronomical highs (like hosting the …

Three excellent, less-crowded-than-the-Louvre Paris museums to explore

Despite what the song says, winter isn't the only time it drizzles in Paris. On average, you can expect rain at least one of every three days in the City of Light — and not so light rain, at that.<p>The savvy traveler needs a contingency plan when it's too wet to wander. One solution: ducking into one …

France