Kelly McCarty

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How to break into book illustration

Getting into book illustration is one of the best ways to broadcast your skills to the world. You may think graduating from uni and jumping straight …

Will We Ever Get to Know What the Trump Grand Juries Have Learned?

<i>This article first appeared on the Just Security site.</i><p>With news that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has begun using grand juries to conduct his …

George W. Bush’s best-selling book of paintings shows curiosity and compassion

George W. Bush is getting better as a painter. It has been four years since a Romanian hacker named Marcel Lehel Lazar (a.k.a. Guccifer) hacked into Bush family email accounts and exposed to the world the former president’s early paintings, including two self-portraits made in the bathroom. …

George W. Bush
Art

Peter Thiel's investment in Donald Trump doesn't seem to be paying off

For venture capitalist Peter Thiel, Donald Trump has turned out to be a poor investment.<p>BuzzFeed News reported on Monday that billionaire investor Peter Thiel, an early supporter of President Trump who served on his transition team, has been quietly criticizing the administration, going so far as …

Donald Trump

The Juiciest Hamburgers Ever Recipe

"My husband prepares these burgers throughout the grilling season--they are incredibly juicy and flavorful. Great served with corn on the …

BBQ

Michael Shane Neal

<b>Michael Shane Neal</b> (born November 23, 1968) is an American portrait artist. Neal has created official portraits for the United States Capitol of U.S. …

Construction

Workflow Tip: Storyboard Your Animations in Adobe Illustrator

Doing an involved motion graphics piece? Use Illustrator to create your storyboards and style frames, setting you up to easily move to After …

Graphics

This Ice Cube Trick Will Make Your Burgers Super Juicy

Juicy burgers that melt in your mouth are one of life’s greatest pleasures. If your patties often turn out tough and dry, this clever method might …

Cooking

These Entrepreneurs Won't Mind If You Copy Their Best Growth Strategies

Behind every high-growth business, there is a stroke of a genius kind of idea that put the wheels in motion.<p>If you talk to any entrepreneur, they’ll tell you that a great business idea without a tangible growth plan is worth as much as a car with an empty gas tank. You won’t get far. In fact, you …

Marketing

Take a sneak peek inside our May issue - delicious. magazine

We could give you hundreds of reasons to buy the brand new and brilliant May issue of <b>delicious.</b> magazine but here are just a few of our favourite …

This Is the Secret to Feeling Happier Today and Tomorrow

We're all familiar with the feeling of leaving a Spin class on a high—the music pumping, the endorphin rush, that post-workout glow… But a new study …

Scientists Are Discovering How the Power of Suggestion Works on the Brain

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>Some argue that hypnosis is just a trick. Others, however, see …

4 Buddhist Monks Habits That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Change Your Life Forever

Ever wondered how Buddhist Monks live and what habits they adopt to make them so peaceful?<p>I’ve been always been fascinated by this question so I did …

How to Trust That You'll Be Okay No Matter What

<b>“The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what comes next.” ~Ursula K. Le Guin</b><p>Did you play with …

Positive Thinking

Hypnosis Has More Scientific Basis Than We Thought

There's that placebo effect again.<p><b>By Devin Terhune, Goldsmiths, University of London; Steven Jay Lynn, Binghamton University, State University of New</b> …

Psychology

Final Shots: Hulu Inks Multi-Year Streaming Deal With Indie Distributor NEON

Hulu has inked a brand new, multi-year output licensing agreement for all upcoming films and content released via NEON. The new deal grants Hulu …

Televisions

How to Create a Compelling Character Arc

The standard definition of a character arc is how your main character changes over the course of your story.<p>The most common form of character arc is …

The environmental cost of one day on Earth

For Earth Day 2017, our Econundrum series asks what is the environmental impact of 24 hours on Earth.

Turner Broadcasting

How to Motivate Yourself: 3 Steps Backed By Science

You make goals… but then you procrastinate.<p>You write a to-do list… but then you don’t follow through.<p>And this happens again and again and again. …

Computer Science Reveals 4 Secrets That Will Make You Happy

Where do you go for most of your answers these days? Google. And it’s no surprise that Google’s a company full of engineers. Engineers solve …

Computer Science

Dan Rather to Trump: Dropping bombs does not make you presidential

Former CBS anchor Dan Rather says it's too soon to be praising President Trump for acting "presidential."<p>Rather said Sunday on CNN's "Reliable Sources" that Trump is receiving unwarranted applause for his recent military actions, such as authorizing missile strikes in Syria and dropping a powerful …

Donald Trump

Bernie Sanders explains opposition to Syria strike

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The US must not get involved in "perpetual warfare in the Middle East," Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday in explaining why he was one of the few senators to oppose the recent US missile strike on Syria.<p>In an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union" with Jake Tapper, the Vermont …

Middle East

What 'Get Out' Gets Wrong And Right About Hypnotism

That spinning spoon is accurately freaky.<p><b>Spoilers ahead</b><p>We first see Missy Armitage’s (played by Catherine Keener) eerie silver spoon spinning in a …

Stanford University School of Medicine

Graffiti Meets Oil Painting in Stunningly Realistic Murals

Artist Ant Carver floods the streets with a new technique.<p>Combining graffiti techniques with detailed oil painting, London-based street artist Ant Carver creates expressive, gestural murals using a rainbow palette of spray paints. An exploration into alternative approaches to street art, Carver's …

Digital Art

Taste Beyond The Tongue