Holly Skillman

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10 Incredible Trees You Can Still Visit, Now That Pioneer Cabin Is No More

The famed tunnel tree is no more, but there are more arboreal wonders to see in the world.<p>On January 8, the famed Pioneer Cabin tree, a giant sequoia …

The 30 Most Intriguing Musicians of 2017

The contemporary pop music world can sound mighty bland. Only a few of the musicians featured here are famous, but each has the potential to shake up …

Anime Meets European Art Nouveau in Blossoming Female Portraits

Audrey Kawasaki and Stella Im Hultberg display never-before-seen works at the Thinkspace Gallery in Los Angeles.<p><i>This article contains adult content.</i><p>The sensual female characters of Asian American artists Audrey Kawasaki and Stella Im Hultberg take over the halls of the Thinkspace Gallery in a dual …

23 Products Everyone In Their Late Twenties Should Try On Their Skin

Do you have wrinkles and acne at the same time? Keep reading.

The 3 Cocktail Recipes You Need to Make Before Summer Ends

Make the most of the season’s bounty with these fruity refreshments<p>Summer is coming to a close—so now’s the time to drink it up. Late summer’s juicy, ripe fruit isn’t just perfect for cobblers and jams, but fantastic in cocktails, say André and Tenaya Darlington, authors of <i>The New Cocktail Hour</i> …

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Platform bed frame plans | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This article is about <b>platform bed frame plans</b>. In the past years, the platform bed frames have gained market share due to their nice appearance and …

Body Artist Paints Surreal Optical Illusions Down Her Own Arms

21-year-old face painter and aspiring body artist Lisha Simpson uses her skin as a mutable canvas to make her fairytale-like tableaux. In some designs, she creates carefully shaded and proportioned illustrations that appear to pop off the palm of her hand as if she’s holding true 3D objects, from …

Make This Delicious Four-Minute Lemon Cake In Your Microwave

A deliciously light and citrusy lemon cake doesn’t have to take a ton of time in a hot oven to bake. This lemon cake takes about four minutes, and …

25 American classics everyone should read at least once

Miriam Tuliao, the assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us create a list of 25 American classics everyone should read. From John Steinbeck's masterpiece to Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," these 25 titles are worth your time.<p><i>Do you think another</i> …

Dog Owner Is Photoshopping Their Shiba Inu Into Famous Photographs And It’s Hilarious

What separates humans from dogs? The answer is obvious. Dogs can't use Photoshop. If they could they'd be photoshopping pictures of humans all day …

The 12-Round Belly-Fat Knockout

Follow along to this bodyweight core workout led by the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>Bring belly fat down for the count with this abs-centric bodyweight workout.<p>You’ll do 12 rounds of two-minute work bouts, with 30-second breaks between rounds. The rounds will vary between three different timing …

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15 of the Most Popular Makeup Hacks on Pinterest

Learn how to make your cheekbones pop, how to conceal under-eye circles, and more.<p>Learn how to make your cheekbones pop, how to conceal under-eye circles, and more.

Makeup

The Top 10 Best Jobs You Can Do from Home

Earn a steady paycheck without ever leaving your house.<p>Earn a steady paycheck without ever leaving your house. These easy work-at-home job ideas will have you earning cash in no time.

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This Curse-Laden Guided Meditation Will Help You Give Fewer F*cks

Peace, love, and eff off.<p>In a perfect world, meditation is all soft smiles, cooing voices, perfect posture, and no flinching. Heck, in a perfect world, you probably wouldn't even need meditation.<p>But this is the real world, people—and to deal with it, you may need something a bit …

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The 24 Best Websites For Discount Furniture And Decor

Clear eyes, full carts, can't lose.<p>When decorating a new space, it’s important to know which pieces are worth the investment, and which are worth finding for cheap. But let’s be honest ― we’ll take a good deal any day.<p>Thankfully, you don’t have to expend tons of time or energy searching for the …

28 drugstore hair products celebrity stylists and colorists swear by

Celebrity hairstylists have access to the best products money can buy. But they often turn to their local drugstore for some popular and affordable picks!<p>Here are some of their all-time favorite products you can try without spending a ton.<p><b>Sheenon Olson</b>, celebrity hairstylist and creative director …

Here's Why a Bloody Bull is Better Than a Bloody Mary

I come from a long line of Bloody Mary lovers. Proof: At my parents’ house, we drink them before dinner. It doesn’t matter what time it is, we’re …

A 17-Year-Old Created This Insanely Detailed "Map Of Stereotypes"

No offence, but this is brilliant. Via Martin Vargic.

Kanye West and Vic Mensa Team Up on "U Mad"

Vic Mensa: "U Mad" [ft. Kanye West] (via SoundCloud)<p>Back in March, Kanye West and Vic Mensa performed a song called "U Mad" at a show in London. Now, the studio version of "U Mad" has been released. Check it out above.<p>Vic Mensa also appears on West's song "Wolves" from his upcoming album.

Memories likely can’t be erased: Research offers new clues to how we remember

A new study challenges more than a century of neuroscience and could radically change the way we treat PTSD<p>As intangible as they may seem, memories have a firm biological basis. According to textbook neuroscience, they form when neighboring brain cells send chemical communications across the …

41 Insanely Helpful Style Charts Every Woman Needs Right Now

Up your style game — the easy way.

Homer Simpson almost discovered the Higgs boson before any scientist

Some may refer to <i>The Simpsons</i> as "genius" but nobody expected this.<p>A new book titled <i>The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets</i> claims that …

Physics

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

When humans go extinct: How life will evolve after we’re gone

The sixth extinction could wipe out up to half of Earth’s species. Michael Tennesen tells us what might happen next<p>The sixth mass extinction is nearly upon us. Species on Earth are dying out at a rate one thousand times greater than they were before humans began altering the environment. By the end …

Photoshop wizard bends reality with hundreds of photographs

These pictures are not animations or complex drawings.<p>Self-taught photographer and retoucher Erik Johansson explains on his website that "he doesn't …

Photography

How difficult can it be to learn to paint?

As the BBC unveils its latest art and craft series, The Big Painting Challenge, artist Tim Wright reveals how he taught Timothy Spall to create canvases like Turner - and it's even harder than you'd imagine<p>Four years ago, Mike Leigh asked me if I would teach <b>Timothy Spall</b> to paint, to help him …

Filmmaking

French Researchers Bother Birds With Drones, For Science

Ecologists study how wildlife-studying drones affect the creatures<p>Everyone from filmmakers to drug traffickers knows that drones are useful for innumerable tasks. Scientists have started using drones in ecological research, monitoring animals in places that are too remote or delicate to visit in …

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What a Happy Cell Looks Like

A growing field of research is examining how life satisfaction may affect cellular functioning and DNA.<p>“What is the truest form of human happiness?” Steven Cole asks.<p>It’s a question he’s been considering for most of his career—but Cole is a genomics researcher, not a philosopher. To him, this …

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The Evolution of Altruism

It’s one of my favorite Darwin quotes—"He who understands baboon would do more toward metaphysics than Locke"—scribbled furtively in a notebook …

Earth's Dashboard Is Flashing Red—Are Enough People Listening?

As scientists and much of the public differ on the causes of climate change, the planet keeps getting warmer … and the effects are adding up.<p>Scientists are having trouble convincing the public that people are changing the climate.<p>A Pew Research Center survey, released last week as part of a broader …