Fiona Hughes

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Designer Maker of contemporary jewellery, Art and designer crafts including handpainted silk scarfs and linoprints

10 Striking Images of the Rare Yosemite "Firefall" Phenomenon

There's only one word for this striking sight: WOW.<p>For a brief window of time each February, the sun works its magic on Horsetail Falls in Yosemite National Park to produce what's known as a "firefall." Don't be too alarmed: Nothing catches fire exactly. This phenomenon happens when the sun sets …

5 Self-Sabotaging Behaviors That Keep You Stuck In Career Pain

Back when I was in my corporate marketing career, the same negative things kept happening to me, wherever I’d go. Toxic bosses, backstabbing colleagues, lack-luster work, chronic illness and exhaustion, and the nagging feeling that I couldn’t use my talents and skills in ways I wanted, were just a …

Self-help

Kurt Cobain was not a 'tortured genius', he had an illness

21 years after the death of Kurt Cobain, novelist Matt Haig says the way we glamorise the suicides of famous artists inhibits our understanding of mental illness<p>On April 5 1994, 21 very short years ago, <b>Kurt Cobain took his own life</b>. I was a teenager at the time and can remember news of the Nirvana …

Democracy v Psychology: why people keep electing idiots | Dean Burnett

Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA<p>Politicians always try to appear confident, like Prime Minister David Cameron, pictured here confidently exaggerating the size of his... stimulus …

Photography

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Fascinating Street Art by Ernest Zacharevic

The Natural Meets the Man-Made in Foolscap Studio’s Tribute to Canberra<p>The Celestial Beauty of Healing Stay KOSMOS<p>A Shade of Pale: Ten Evocative …

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop's 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Artist Uses Algorithms to Carve Hyperdetailed Patterns into Plywood

Using a specialized CNC machine, Michael Anderson transforms plywood into intricately patterned sculptures.<p>Michael Anderson's wood carvings are about as far from old-timey whittling as it gets. By programming a specialized computer numerical control machine (CNC), he cuts incredibly intricate …

Does America Really Believe in Second Chances?

<i>This post first appeared at</i> TalkPoverty.<p>James Bailey, who created the 10,000 voter project, front, walks through Oakleaf Forest housing project along …

London’s ‘contactless’ tube payments to raise money for deprived young people

TFL,London Underground,London,Boris Johnson,UK news,Rail transport,Politics,Charitable giving,Consumer affairs,Money,Charities,Voluntary sector,Society<p>Boris Johnson unveils scheme to deduct 1p each time supporters use card to pay for tube, bus or overground journeys<p>Millions of pounds could be …