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Immersive Exhibition on the Work of Gustav Klimt

Inaugurated on April 13, the Atelier des Lumières, Paris’s leading digital art center, began its program with an immersive exhibition on the work of …

Gustav Klimt

Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

The past lives on.<p>The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. But the environment …

Biology

Five Useful Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - April 2018

Apps designed for the Mac don't typically receive as much attention as apps for iOS devices, so we've launched a monthly series that highlights useful, interesting Mac apps that are worth checking out.<p>This month's app selection, outlined in the video and the post below, includes apps for managing …

Apps

Life of the 1850s: 45 Amazing Photos That Show How the World Looked Like Over 160 Years Ago

Over 160 years ago, the world was in a state of transition. The Industrial Revolution had laid the groundwork for an upcoming rapid modernization; …

War

Good News! Having Regular Sex With Your Partner Is Good For Your Mental Health

Sex feels great, but it can also be beneficial to your health and relationship. On top of boosting your immunity and promoting intimacy, sex has also proven to be good for your mental wellness. According to men's health expert and board-certified urologic surgeon Dr. Jamin Brahmbhatt, it's due to …

Chicken salt: the rise and fall (and rise again?) of Australia's favourite condiment

When I was in high school there was a rumour going around about my friend Jodie and, more specifically, her dad. It invited both awe and incredulity in equal measure.<p>As far as rumours go, it wasn’t particularly salacious. The word on the street was simply that Jodie’s dad had invented Australia’s …

Marks & Spencer

The Big Tent

Billy Graham, Franklin Graham, and the transformation of American evangelicalism.<p>Billy Graham’s final crusade had reached the midway point, on a sweltering evening last June in Flushing Meadows, when things took an unexpected turn. Graham, now eighty-six and using a walker, had slowly made his way …

The Instant Pot inspires mass devotion. Would I join the cult after using it for a week?

The Instant Pot is an electric pressure cooker that inspires devotion. This kitchen device, best known for its speed, but which can also slow-cook, has been described by the US magazine Slate as “an entire economy and a religion”. Its fans call themselves “potheads” and accessorise their pots with …

Cooking

10 Unexpected Psychological Tricks That Will Help You Make A Great Impression On Anyone You Meet

Making a great first impression is something that doesn't come easily to everyone. Sure, there are people out there who can confidently walk up, …

What I Learned from Watching My iPad’s Slow Death

My old iPad just turned five, and it’s starting to die. If it could wonder about such things, it might question this prognosis. Its memory, after all, still retrieves information as quickly as it ever did. Its face hasn’t aged a day, projecting as vividly as it did in 2012, when Apple called it …

Apple Store

The Best Views in London at 13 Sky High Spots

Shares 2K<p>London is built for great views. It has enough tall buildings and hilly parks to keep a vista hunter busy for a week. This list of the best …

England

Superb Owl Sunday II

A special Sunday event, a photographic essay celebrating a few of these magnificent raptors. Not Eagles (nor Patriots), these superb owls hail from Europe, Asia, North and South America, captured in photos over the past few years. If you have some time today before the big game (or are skipping the …

St. Mary's

St. Mary's station was closed when Aldgate East station was relocated further east.<br>The new Aldgate East was given an additional entrance at its …

World War II

Hilariously Bad Family Photos Go Viral

This photo shoot just won the Internet… for how bad the Photoshop job was. Pam Dave Zaring says she got back her family photos from the professional …

This Film vs. Digital Shoot-Out Shows the Comparison We Need

<i>This fashion shoot-out video is a must-watch if you’re caught between the film vs. digital debate.</i><p>Let’s face it: the film vs. digital debate isn’t …

Photography

'Bloggergate' fiasco leads Dublin hotel to ban bloggers in the most hilarious way possible

An Irish hotel has banned bloggers and other influencers after a 22-year-old YouTuber broke down in tears when she was refused free accomodation.<p>Elle Darby, a UK-based social media influencer first emailed Charleville Lodge in Dublin to seek a tit for tat arrangement seeking a free five night …

What it’s really like to be a tea master

<b>In a nutshell, my job involves…</b> acting as an internal consultant on all things tea-related for Pure Leaf. I develop new teas, translate trends into product, help refine existing blends, define the right taste for different regions and generate ideas for new teas, as well as telling our story both …

We can now convert every film and TV show from the last 80 years into HDR

SDR-to-HDR converter conjures up more color, contrast out of images.<p>Researchers at the French research institute Bcom, with the aid of a wunderkind …

Televisions

The Science Behind Fonts (And How They Make You Feel)

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I’ve noticed how seemingly small things like font and the spacing between …

Typography

'I fell out of bed laughing': writers on their favourite funny book

<b>At Freddie’s</b> <b>by</b> <b>Penelope Fitzgerald</b><p><b>Chosen by David Nicholls</b><p>So many of my early reading memories involve hysterical laughter. There was Adrian Mole, of course, and Douglas Adams’s <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy</i>, the Monty Python books, Woody Allen’s <i>Without Feathers</i>, Geoffrey Willans’s <i>How to Be</i> …

Books

Insiders: America's largest chain of psych hospitals kidnaps people seeking care, drugs and holds them until they're out of insurance

Universal Health Services (UHS) is the largest chain of psychiatric facilities in the USA, with 2.5x more beds than its closest competitor, and …

Eerie never-before-seen photos from inside one of Chicago's abandoned malls

In the nearly two years since it closed, the mall has transformed from a vibrant shopping center into an eerie, deserted wasteland.<p>Photographer Seph Lawless, who became famous documenting the decline of abandoned malls, theme parks, and other buildings, recently visited the location to capture …

Top 20+ Japan Street Photography Shots That Capture The Rarely Seen Side Of The Land Of The Rising Sun

Few places in the world are as alluring as Japan when it comes to street photography. The neon alleyways of Tokyo, Osaka, and other major cities …

Street Photography

Jobs with the John Lewis Partnership

John Lewis

Tiny home is a light-filled modern gem, simplified for do-it-yourselfers

Tiny homes need not be overly quaint, rusticated coffins, and we've seen a number of more modern examples to that effect. Looking unassumingly …

Storage Ideas

The Workflow App Favored By Designers At Airbnb, Dollar Shave Club, And Snapchat

Lingo not only helps keep designers’ assets organized, it makes syncing them across teams as easy as joining a Slack channel.<p>It’s sometimes hard to remember that iTunes once solved a real problem, given what a bloated mess it has become. Digital music was taking off, and so people had folders upon …

101 Work From Home Jobs

Between technology, such as Skype, Slack, or Google Hangouts, the need to commute back and forth everyday is no longer necessary - which makes it easier to enjoy work-life balance and apply for jobs no matter where you reside.<p>Whether you're looking to join an established company, start your own …

Mastering the Art of "Just Start"

For most of us, there is nothing more daunting than coming face-to-face with a blank page. Sure, a <i>tabula rasa</i> means you can take a project in any …

Meet The Raf, Russia's Favorite Coffee Drink

Back in the mid ’90s, long before anything called Third Wave coffee had arrived in Russia, one coffee drinker’s casual whim gave birth to one of …