Jacqueline Smith

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Thousand years of Tibetan masterpieces revealed for first time

Writer and photographer Thomas Laird’s 10-year project records crumbling Buddhist murals before they are lost<p>They are some of the greatest treasures of Tibetan Buddhist culture: ancient murals showing the life of the Buddha and the secrets of meditation. Many are hidden in remote monasteries or …

Murals

Mantras 101: The Science Behind Finding Your Mantra and How to Practice It

Looking for a spiritually satisfying life after college, musician Tina Malia moved to Fairfax, California, an artsy city north of San Francisco, and …

Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours: a Pre-Photographic Guide for Artists and Naturalists | Colossal

<p>First published in the pre-photographic age, Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours was the preeminent guide to color and its classification for artists, …

The Beautiful, Forgotten Color Language Of 19th-Century Naturalists

Veinous Blood Red. Broccoli Brown. Smoke Grey.<p>Color swatches seem like a modern invention. Pantone, for instance, is tied up with the emerging post-World War II economy that needed to standardize colors in products and print media around the world. Paint companies, using carefully standardized …

‘Breaking the mold’ of soap design

Never did I think that I’d one day write about soap design, but you have to marvel the fact that someone spotted the problem all of humanity …

Candybar

There’s a reason using a period in a text message makes you sound angry

When it comes to texting, the period gets a lot of attention.<p>People have begun noticing slight changes to the way our smallest punctuation mark is deployed, from declarations that it’s going out of style to claims that it’s becoming angry.<p>What they’re actually noticing is written language becoming …

Food-safety expert warns latest bizarre Silicon Valley $60 'raw water' trend could quickly turn deadly

When food-safety expert Bill Marler saw The New York Times' trend piece on Silicon Valley's recent obsession with raw water, he thought he was reading a headline from The Onion.<p>According to The Times, demand for unfiltered water is skyrocketing as tech-industry insiders develop a taste for water …

Silicon Valley

10 of the Worst Jobs in the Victorian Era

Next time you complain about your boring desk job, think back to Victorian times—an era before the concept of occupational health and safety …

Put a Heart on It and Hang With These Cool Airbnb Experience Hosts

We know you don’t need more convincing to enter Flipboard and Airbnb’s contest to win an all-expenses paid trip with a one-of-a-kind experience at its center, but just in case you want to see the kinds of rad people you’ll meet, we got to know a few Experience Hosts ourselves. Each one has a …

Hospitality

Five 'Sticky' Questions You Need To Ask -- Before You Take The Job

Dear Liz,<p>I took a new job last September. It was the wrong job for me to take, and now I’m paying the price.<p>I can see now that I was frantic to get a new job, even though I had more money in the bank when I got laid off than I’ve ever had before.<p>I took the job and now I’m regretting it.<p>When I hit …

Here’s what your body would say if it could talk

By Alan Levinovitz<p>James Hamblin was a radiologist at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, but he found the job isolating, exhausting and ultimately unfulfilling. So he studied improv comedy at night, and became a health editor at the Atlantic in 2012. He mixes humor and …

Introduction to Philosophy: A Free Online Course

From John Sanders, Professor of Philosophy at the Rochester Institute of Technology, comes <i>Introduction to Philosophy</i>. In 10 lectures, Sanders' course …

Philosophy

Mermaid toast is very pretty to look at, but it's no fad... yet

Toast isn't something that inspires much excitement, but adding colour seems like a sure way to make it more photogenic.<p>Add the word mermaid, and you …

How To Trust Your Intuition And Listen To Your Gut

As a young HR person I remember getting angry about policies and personnel decisions that were proposed without any consideration of their impact on the people involved.<p>Sometimes I would say “I feel strongly that if we push through this plan, we will have big problems.”<p>The air in the room was often …

Employment

Ten Ways To Get Hired -- That Don't Involve Job Applications

For years we’ve been taught how to get a job. We know the procedure so well we don’t question it. Here’s the procedure we learned:<p>1. You want or need a new job.<p>2. You read job ads.<p>3. You save the jobs that you want to apply for.<p>4. You follow a link from each job ad to an online application form.<p>5. …

10 Great International Companies For Remote Jobs In 2017

In delving into its top 100 companies offering many remote jobs, Flexjobs.com - a hub for remote and flexible employment - found these international companies to have hired the most workers for remote positions.

Use a Mind Map To Figure Out What You Want to Do With Your Life

We’ve talked before about using mind maps as a means to kickstart creativity, but former Google career coach Jenny Blake suggests using one to figure …

The Employment: A Prize-Winning Animation About Why We’re So Disenchanted with Work Today

What did Argentine filmmaker Santiago Grasso have in mind when he created the prize-winning animation <i>El Empleo</i> (<i>The Employment</i>) five years ago? Was …

Animation

7 Products to Make Your Iced Coffee Obsession More Eco-Friendly

Word of mouth and local reviews can be great for a restaurant’s business, but nothing beats the attention that comes with being awarded a Michelin …

Dairy Queen

Watch the Lovely Process of Making Traditional Harris Tweed

Here’s a short documentary from Jack Flynn and Nick David about making Harris Tweed on the Island of Harris and Lewis in Scotland. You get to see the …

23 Powerful Emotions You Feel But Struggle To Explain

We've all had days when you've been so overcome with emotions that its virtually impossible to describe how you're feeling. The more dramatic or …

Language

Goethe’s Graphically Daring Diagrams of Color Perception

How a misguided refutation of Newton inspired artists and philosophers with a new visual aesthetic.<p><i>“To harmonize the whole is the task of art,”</i> Wassily Kandinsky wrote in 1910 as he contemplated the spiritual element in art and the three tasks of the artist. This notion of harmony was more than a …

Artists

Megacities to ghost towns: Asia's extreme skylines - CNN Style

Written by Jeffrey Johnson, CNN<p>Jeffrey Johnson is director of the School of Architecture at the University of Kentucky (UK) School of Design and a principal with SLAB Architecture in the US. Prior to joining UK, Johnson was founder of the Asia Megacities Lab at the Graduate School of Architecture, …

Here’s to Joy: 7 of the Best Books on Happiness

For many of us, happiness is a goal we’re only partially successful at attaining. Our lives are complex, with a host of desires that don’t always line up: personal satisfaction doesn’t always coincide with professional success, for one thing. The day that you’re set to have a life-changing meeting …

5 Design Jobs That Won’t Exist In The Future

And seven jobs that will grow, according to design leaders at Frog, Ideo, Artefact, Teague, and more.<p>Organ designers, chief drone experience designers, cybernetic director. Those are some of the fanciful new roles that could be created by the global design industry in the next few years.<p>But what …

100 Days of Overthinking: An Illustrated Diary of Mental Meanderings

A visual serenade to presence and a lamentation of how we continually eject ourselves from it.<p><i>“My experience is what I agree to attend to,”</i> William James wrote in his timeless treatise on attention and multitasking, and yet at any given moment we notice only a fraction of what is actually going on …

Creativity

How to Make a DIY Dyson Bladeless Fan with a Water Jug and a Plant Vase

Dyson’s Bladeless Fans are wonderfully awesome but also ridiculously expensive. Am I really going to spend 300 bucks on a fan? Nah. Thankfully, Rulof …

Five new designers from Antwerp’s rebellious Royal Academy

The famed institution that birthed the likes of Martin Margiela, Dries Van Noten and Ann Demeulemeester – Antwerp’s Royal Academy of Arts – is renowned for putting on a show that’s nothing short of spectacular each and every June. Spread across three days, the fixture that showcases stand-out …

Belgium

How to dress like a local in 22 cities around the world

But fashion trends vary from city to city, making it tough to know what to wear in different destinations.<p>To avoid those awkward fashion mishaps, we've broken down what locals wear in 22 cities around the world. From the cool, casual ensembles of Copenhagen to the chic, tailored looks of Florence, …

Buenos Aires

Stormy seas and raging tempests captured on canvas – in pictures

In Shakespeare’s The Tempest, sorcerer Prospero conjures up a violent, brutal storm that hurls its protagonists towards their destiny in a ship ‘no stronger than a nutshell and as leaky as an unstanched wench’. This play was the inspiration for curator Juliana Engberg’s new exhibition, Tempest, …