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I’m still here: back online after a year without the internet

I was wrong.<p>One year ago I left the internet. I thought it was making me unproductive. I thought it lacked meaning. I thought it was "corrupting my soul."<p>It's a been a year now since I "surfed the web" or "checked my email" or "liked" anything with a figurative rather than literal thumbs up. I've …

Articles about photographer henry leutwylers new york city ballet on Dwell.com - Dwell

Described as a "cultural shed for New York," The Shed is an expandable multi-use cultural venue designed by the NYC-based firm,...<p>Throughout NYC's bustling boroughs, minuscule studios, tightly-packed family apartments, and converted small spaces are the norm.<p>DIY vegetable gardens are popping up in …

New York City

SkyArt, Fun Doodles Drawn Into Photographs of the Sky

French artist Thomas Lamadieu takes photographs and then fills in the open space of the sky with amusing drawings in a series called “SkyArt.” More …

Only In The Cook Islands: The Top 5 Things You Can't Find Anywhere Else

I'll start with the Cook Islands, a little-known (at least to most Americans) island chain with 15 don't-blink-or-you'll-miss them blips of land spread out over 756,000-square-miles of the South Pacific, most of which is protected as a marine park.<p>Spotting a McDonald's a few blocks from the …

Cook Islands

Travel video ads: Qantas, Emirates, Greenland, Easyjet, Asiana

It’s time airlines become more creative with their advertising. They’ve found a way to make dull safety videos engaging, but ads still show the same …

From Monroe to Che Guevara: Elliott Erwitt’s Snaps – in picturesguardian.co.uk

Phaidon’s monograph of Magnum leading light Elliott Erwitt, Snaps, is now available. It features some of the photographer’s most arresting images, including candid closeups of Cuban leaders and Hollywood stars, a grieving Jackie Kennedy and some…<p>Buena luz

The 5 Most Dangerous Creativity Killers

When it comes to doing creative work, it’s important to not only look for ways to let our creativity thrive, but to also be mindful of insidious …

Creativity

Are There Any Original Writing Ideas Left?

Do you have any original writing ideas?A lot of artists struggle with originality. Of course we all <i>want</i> to be original, but is it possible? Is there …

Homunculism

How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed<p>by Ray Kurzweil<p>Viking, 336 pp., $27.95<p>According to <i>Wikipedia</i>, Ray Kurzweil is an<p>American …

Facebook's Mission Impossible to Find the Perfect Ad

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Forget making the world more open and connected. Facebook has a more pressing, arguably more …

CEO to Wildlife Photographer

It’s not uncommon for for a person to take up new hobbies once they retire and it probably comes as little surprise to hear that a former CEO by the …

Irving Harper: Works in Paper | Colossal

<p>Irving Harper: Works In Paper is a new book from Skira Rizzoli that collects the paper works of industrial designer Irving Harper. Harper worked as …

Gorgeous Photos Of Holi, The Hindu Festival Of Colors

In India, Holi is marked by a national holiday, and rightly so. Anyone who ventures out of their home can expect to be smeared in colored powder, sprayed with colored water from <i>pichkaris</i> (water guns), and pelted with water balloons and even eggs.<p>Holi has over time arguably become one of the most …

Fashion Zoo Animals

Barcelona-based graphic artist Yago Partal offers photo manipulations featuring various animals in different outfits, dress from the most stylish …

Articles about lofty living stockholm bedroom storage solution on Dwell.com - Dwell

Whether you're looking to add storage to a small space or seeking a distinctive wall hanging, the Coverboy wire system has your...<p>For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Grid-scale storage may be …

Flexible Zen Circus Yoga Chair

Yoga is amazing for body and soul, this is perception of yourself. Zen Circus yoga chair by designers Caroline Kermarrec, Alexia Moisan and Kevin …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

http://www.theguardian.com/theobserver/gallery/2013/mar/30/photography-doctor-who<p>720<p>The best photographs in news and culture from around the world …

Smile-Inducing Portraits of People Lost In Daydreams and Happy Thoughts

Photographer Alexandra Sandu is on a mission with her photos: she wants to put a smile on people’s faces and make people who see her images feel good …

Joseph D. R. O’Leary: Of Beards and Men

What is it about a man with a beard? In an era of manscaping and Brooklyn hipsters and dandies, Joseph D.R. OLeary explores the idea of using facial …