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Do you ever, once you’ve made it through a pile of scary deadlines and come out the other side, just kind of melt into a blob for a week or two, one …

Pasta

Dream Creatures: Reflected Images of Tree Bark Reveal the Faces Hiding in the Forest

Italian photographer Elido Turco spent four years between 2004 and 2008 exploring a mirrored photography world that remains invisible to most of us. …

Tacos Al Pastor Slow Cooker Recipe

If you've ever glimpsed inside a taco truck or peeked into the back of a Mexican bodega kitchen, you might have seen pineapple-topped marinated pork …

Cooking

This D.C. public school program encourages kids to expand their horizons, literally

Study abroad programs are commonplace within modern university ecosystems. The merits of such experiences for college students are manifold: Exposure …

These secret codes have completely changed how I watch Netflix

We've all been there. You sit down on the couch, turn on Netflix, and the next thing you know, you've spent 20 minutes scrolling through shows and movies without finding a single thing you actually want to watch.<p>You feel like you've seen everything before, the recommended choices don't look …

Entertainment

What Happens When You Reply to Email Scams

Comedian James Veitch took it upon himself to do something I think we all consider sometimes: He started responding to email scammers, stringing them …

TED Talks

18 Essential San Diego Breakfast Spots

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so don't waste it on soggy cereal, rise and dine like a champ on iconic American (and foreign style) eats instead! Breakfast in San Diego is a happy and plentiful affair at these bright and breezy restaurants and cafés serving everything …

29 Amazing Literary Magazines You Need To Be Reading

And you thought your reading list was long already...

Creative Writing

The Story of the First Black Marine

Howard P. Perry was the face of a long overdue change in how our nation fought its wars.<p>The black-and-white photograph looks like one in sixteen …

Black History

Artist Transforms Driftwood into Stunning Sculptures of Animals in Motion

Sculptor James Doran-Webb uses pieces of driftwood to form stunning creatures that look as though they're in motion. In a scale that's larger than life, rabbits, horses, and birds appear to be in mid hop, gallop, and flap. Webb's work with the highly-textured wood is methodical, and he fuses many …

Sculpture

These Surreal Science Fiction Collages Are a Wonderful Glimpse into Insanity

Terry, aka Trash Riot, creates collages out of space art, vintage images, and other stuff. And the result is completely insane and at times kind of …

Art

Esperanza Spalding Announces New LP + European Tour Dates

Genre-defying bassist/vocalist/arranger <b>Esperanza Spalding</b> has just announced a new project for 2015. <i>Emily’s D+Evolution</i> has been teased in live …

20 Word Usage Mistakes Even Smart People Make

English vocabulary is full of pitfalls that you might not be aware of. Don't let them trip you up.<p>1. INVARIABLY<p>If something happens invariably, it …

Inside the mind of a mazemaker

With more than 700 creations, Adrian Fisher is the world's most prolific maze designer. He explains what goes into those twists and turns – and why we love feeling so confused.<p>In the 36 years that Adrian Fisher has been in business, he has created every kind of maze imaginable – from simple, …

United Kingdom

Six Blistering Bodyweight Workouts You Can Do in Under 30 Mins

One of the biggest reasons why people say they don’t exercise is because they don’t have time. Of course, we all have the same amount of time, and …

Workouts

Poet Glenis Redmond Explains the Necessity of Optimism in These Troubling Times

#BlackLivesMatter<p>When the North Carolina Arts Council asked Glenis Redmond for an interview upon receiving the NC Literary Award Recipient at the …

Literature

How to write a novel: Story beginnings, middles and ends

We all know that stories have a beginning, a middle and an end, but as writers, it can be surprisingly easy to skimp on one or all of these sections. …

Creative Writing

5 quotes that highlight the power of storytelling

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Artist Turns Historical Photos into Colorfully Whimsical Composites

In a continuation of her <i>Dancing with Costica</i> series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white photos captured over 50 years ago. The series came about when Long was looking for a way to brush …

Art

Where the New York City Subway Doesn't Go

A map of “transit deserts” shows the plight of the outer boroughs.<p>With 468 stations (now available on a single poster!), 5.6 million daily riders, and enough track mileage to reach Chicago if laid end-to-end, you might think there’s nowhere in New York City the subway doesn’t go. A new map from …

New York City

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Review<p>A deep dive on <i>Avengers</i> for those who've seen the movie.<p>By The Editors of GQ4 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair …

Bill Murray

F*ck That, A Guided Meditation for Today’s World

<i>“Gradually let the horseshit of the external world fade from your awareness.”</i><p>Jason Headley helps you forget the realities of the world and relax with …

Book Review Site for Librarians in Public Libraries and School Libraries

<b>A Reaper at the Gates</b> <br>by Sabaa Tahir<p>Tahir continues the epic adventure she began with her debut, <i>An Ember in the Ashes</i> (2015). Now her third volume in …

Books

This Guy Paints Random Characters Into Old Thrift Store Paintings

David Irvine is the talented artist behind the Gnarled Branch. The self-professed illustrator and crafter is known for his whimsical furniture, his …

9 Incredible Ways To Get A Cardio Workout That Aren't All Running

The cure for the common cardio.

Exercise

Why Are Some People Better at Drawing than Others?

Since the dawn of human art-making, the divide has been clear: There are people who can effortlessly sketch an object's likeness, and people who …

Deadly Komodo Dragon Bites Nebraska Zookeeper

After she was bitten by a deadly Komodo Dragon Sunday, an Omaha zookeeper was released from a hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.<p>Image source: KETV-TV<p>The zookeeper was bitten in the hand by the lethal lizard while performing routine animal care at the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, …

Zoology

These Photos of Mini Figures Capture the Frustrations of Office Life

Ad agency brand strategist Derrick Lin has developed a creative way to vent about all the little annoyances of his office job. Using an iPhone, a …

How does black hair reflect black history?

<b>Black hair has been an integral feature of black history - from African tribal styles to dreadlocks and the afro. As an exhibition in Liverpool investigates the significance of hair in black culture, BBC News takes a look at some of the key styles.</b><p>African origins<p>In early African civilisations, …

Black History