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THE ROTATABLE BEZEL

The Submariner’s rotatable bezel plays an essential role in diver safety by providing a reliable means of recording the time spent under water. A composite of technical know-how, the bezel is additionally a distinctive feature of this most emblematic of divers’ watches.<p>The importance of the …

Watches

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

The Controversial—and Heartbreaking—Film Israel Doesn’t Want You to See

Samuel Maoz’s ‘Foxtrot’ is Israel’s submission for the Best Foreign Film Oscar. It’s also been labeled traitorous by the country’s culture …

How much is the GOP willing to sacrifice for a Senate seat?

<b>(CNN) —</b> This Tuesday, the GOP faces a defining moment. With Donald Trump in the White House and the possibility of Roy Moore in the Senate, the nation is watching closely to see whether the GOP is becoming the party of the GOB -- the good old boys.<p>While some Senate elections are just about the …

Culture and Success: The Last Taboo

<b>ON A RECENT STEAMY</b> day in Hong Kong I made a slow ten-minute walk from the Hyatt Regency to the campus of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The walk was slow because my California bones found the heat and humidity oppressive. Arrive in a sweat-soaked shirt? Absolutely not. But there was another …

The Multiverse Idea Is Rotting Culture

What looks at first glance like an opening up of possibilities is actually an attack on the human imagination.<p>You might not like what I’m about to say about the multiverse. But don’t worry; you’ve already had your revenge. If there are an infinite number of parallel universes, there will be any …

Multiverse

Why stop at five senses? Tech is letting us hack our brains to give us 'superpowers'

Many people claim to have a sixth sense, whether it's being able to predict the weather or that they can just 'sense' something bad is about to …

Virginia Woolf on How Our Illusions Keep Us Alive

“Life is a dream. ‘Tis waking that kills us. He who robs us of our dreams robs us of our life.”<p>Long before psychologists began exploring the curious cognitive mechanism of how our delusions keep us sane, even before the poet W.H. Auden contemplated the crucial difference between false and true …

Literature

These are the best podcasts you should be listening to right now

Podcasts have become excellent sources for great storytelling, interviews, and journalism.<p>From a few minutes to more than an hour, podcasts give content creators a chance to speak directly to their listeners free of distractions, and give listeners a new way to expand their minds during their daily …

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Seen At 11: These Microchips Are Implanted Into Your Hand To Replace Keys, Passwords

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)–</b> It’s common practice to microchip our pets for their safety, but now humans are getting chipped too.<p>It’s a science-fiction …

Japan exhibition mourns fading sex culture

In Japan, erotic art has a humorous edge, it's cheeky and is meant to make you laugh.<p>TOKYO: A sex exhibition smack in the middle in one of Tokyo’s …

Driver crashes into school while playing 'Pokémon Go'

<i>Pokémon Go</i> is pretty cool right now, but driving while playing and then crashing your car certainly isn't.<p>A driver made an "unplanned PokéStop" when …

American Pokemon ‘Master’ embarking on funded world trip to catch ‘em all

Brooklyn native and Pokemon Go legend Nick Johnson made headlines last week when he announced that he was the first person in the United States to catch all 142 Pokemon currently available in North America. Now he’s striking out into the world to finish up his collection.<p>For those not in the know, …

We expect comedians to comfort us: “SNL,” “The Daily Show,” and comedy’s new ritual of public mourning

<b>(NBC)</b><p>Comedians are today’s public intellectuals—but there are only so many ways for them to weigh in on these moments<p>Scott Timberg<p>November 16, 2015 5:22pm (UTC)<p>We’ve heard a lot by now about comedians – Amy Schumer, Chris Rock, Sarah Silverman -- as today’s public intellectuals. During Jon …

The top five New York art shows this week

Photo: Valentin Jeck, commissioned by The Museum of Modern Art, 2016<p>Art, Contemporary art<p>“Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, …

The 20 Most Stunning Works of Street Art We’ve Seen Lately

We at <b>Bright Side</b> put together this collection to help you get acquainted with some of the very best street art which we’ve come across at various …

Photographer Brings Unbelievable Stories Of Feral Children To Life

Welcome to the jungle.<p>In 1845, so the legend goes, an unclothed girl was spotted running on all fours through the wilderness near Del Rio, Texas, appearing barely human. Joined by a pack of wolves, the young girl allegedly attacked a herd of goats. The tale, though often ridiculed, spread like …

If Cartoon Characters Looked Their Age

Andrew Tarusov, a Russian artist, created a series of illustrations portraying our favourite cartoon characters as pensioners. The artist imagined …

Kevin Peterson “Remnants” @ Thinkspace Gallery

Houston-based artist Kevin Peterson debuts a new art exhibition titled ”Remnants” at Thinkspace<p>Houston-based artist Kevin Peterson debuts a new art …

1/20 - I Don't Believe In Global Warming - Powerful Street Art Pieces That Tell The Uncomfortable Truth

Most popular<p>Father And Son Took The Same Picture For 29 Years, But In The Last Photo Everything Changed.<p>He Didn't Have Money To Buy An Apartment and …

Street Artist Cuts Open Pop Culture Characters To Show Their Colorful Insides

<b>Street artist</b> Nychos creates unique, explosive work.<p><b>His signature style</b> features the anatomy of his characters, layer by layer, through colorful, …

Banksy’s Grim Tour of Gaza: Watch a Mini Documentary by the Shadowy Street Artist

The world’s most mysterious street artist released a 2-minute documentary online Wednesday that details the horrors of Gaza—allegedly shot by the man …

Melbourne's famous Keith Haring mural defaced by graffiti

A 30-year-old mural by well-known New York street artist Keith Haring has been graffitied less than a year after it was painstakingly restored.<p>Thirty …

MTO paints "The Death Of The Neighborhood" in Wynwood, Miami

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• December 11, 2014<p>French street artist MTO was also in Wynwood, Miami where he worked on this piece entitled “The Death Of …

The very best of geek street art (part I)

You know how it's cool to wear glasses and own a game console to be a 'gamer' - but when you actually play video games obsessively with more than …

Odeith’s Forced Perspective Graffiti

Graffiti artist Odeith creates absolutely stunning visual treats with his anamorphic/forced perspective works that fool the eye into seeing three dimensional, floating letters.<p><b>See more of Odeith’s work below!</b>

Making It, and Not, in Montreal's Street Art Scene

Few North American cities wear their street art so prominently on their sleeve as Montreal. The blighted area immediately east of downtown is full of …