John McWhorter

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An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

If You Only Master One Pasta Recipe, This Should Be It

Few meals epitomize "comfort food" more than a bowl of fresh, steaming pasta drizzled in homemade sauce and topped with shavings of Parmesan. While …

Italian Food

3-Point Perspective Drawing Trick

Architect Reza Asgaripour knows a genius hack that could take the perspective game of your drawings to another level. Reza fixed an elastic string on …

Drawing

You Can See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Trains

Cascades

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13 ideas for small homes that will turn them stylishly modern

The modern design style is perfect for decorating small spaces, because it first of all seeks simplicity in both lines of furniture and color …

Interior design ideas, architecture and renovating photos

3 Easy Ways to Tie a Scarf This Winter

You know our feelings about lazy infinity scarves and flimsy fashion scarves gone wrong, but maybe you're wondering what the heck the correct way to tie a winter scarf is these days. The truth is, nothing has changed. Keep it simple, don't ignore the scarf's basic function to keep your neck warm, …

Clothing

Report: 50% Of Heaven’s Population Just Assholes Who Begged For Forgiveness At Last Second

WASHINGTON—According to an alarming new report published Monday, roughly half the population of Heaven is composed of total assholes who begged for …

Knowing Watercolor Pigments

<b>These notes rely heavily, but not exclusively, on the “Transparent Watercolor Wheel” by Jim Kosvanec</b><p><b>"Treasured" by Jim Kosvanec</b><p>Watercolor Pigment<p><i>Key</i> …

Tutorials

Watercolor and Mixed Media Instruction | John Lovett Artist

Professional Watercolor and Mixed Media Artist. Includes detailed painting instructions. Information on art materials, design, workshops and …

Art

8 Tips for Catching a Juror’s Eye | Art Competition Pointers

Learn what it takes to win the attention of art competition award jurors—from top jurors themselves.Kampong Glam Impression Singapore (2nd Place …

Art

Sargent's Watercolor Mountains

The Mountains are Calling<br>John Singer Sargent, <i>Majorca</i><i>,</i> watercolor over pencil on paper, 1908, Private Collection<br>Hearing the call of the mountains led …

The Triad Tree

When teaching watercolor classes, I often see students struggle with what I consider one of the joys of watercolor. I’m referring to the joys of …

Top 20 Wildlife Photos on 500px So Far This Year

At the end of every year we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, in which we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

A St. Patrick's Day visit to Savannah, Ga., reveals a city with almost paranormal charm

Georgia had never held much allure for me despite my love of peaches and the Atlanta Braves. That's probably because as a young child, I spent four long, hot summers in Macon with my grandparents.<p>Fast-forward a few decades. My daughter, Remi, and I decided last year to do something different.<p>After …

The new south: Atlanta, Georgia – in pictures

The fourth of six galleries of Instagram photographs by Guardian photographer @davidlevene charting his road trip with Matthew Teague across the six southern US states – Texas, Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia – that will vote in the March 1 Super Tuesday primaries

Urbanism

The new south: all roads lead to Atlanta, Georgia, city of black power

In the fourth part of a trip through southern Super Tuesday states, Atlanta’s powerbrokers have a critical role to play in shaping the Democratic race<p>Read the first three parts of our series: from Alabama, Arkansas and Texas<p>There’s a joke southern people tell about the Georgia capital. Purgatory, …

Bernie Sanders

Trump's victories aren't mysterious if you understand why people are angry

The Republican frontrunner often complains that he’s been dismissed by the media. But it’s not him that the pundits are contemptuous of; it’s his supporters<p>Donald Trump’s victory in the Nevada Republican caucus wasn’t even a close one; he reportedly led in practically every demographic (and listed …

Bernie Sanders