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Don’t Call Them Flyover Cities: Why You Should Visit Kansas City, Indianapolis, and Oklahoma City

The vast, middle of our country, known as “America’s Heartland,” appears as an endless patchwork of farmland and snaking rivers, punctuated by the occasional city that often seems so small and inconsequential—especially from an airplane window. To coastal dwellers, these “flyover cities,” a …

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The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

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Man With a Movie Camera review – pure cinema, still unparalleled

Dziga Vertov’s 1929 masterpiece celebrates the infinite possibilities of film<p>Made in 1929, this unclassifiable film is the work of pioneering Soviet experimenter David Kaufman, whose pseudonym Dziga Vertov means “spinning top” – if you like, cinema’s original dizzy rascal. <i>Man With a Movie Camera</i> …

5 Lessons That The English Masters (Painters) Can Teach Us About Light in Outdoor Photography

Before there were photographers, there were painters. These painters helped pave the way for our photographic endeavors through their dedication to …

Sargent’s Most Intimate Portraits Are the Ones You’ve Never Seen

At the turn of the twentieth century, a portrait by John Singer Sargent was proof of prominence, a publicity coup, and a launching pad for further ambitions. (One might compare the impact of a new Sargent picture to that of an Annie Leibovitz cover.) But there was a mercenary aspect to Sargent’s …

Watch Between Time and Timbuktu, an Obscure TV Gem Based on the Work of Kurt Vonnegut

Just wondering, who among us knows how to sing the zip code of Boston’s public television station, WGBH-TV?<p>If you warbled "02134" without hesitation, …

Kurt Vonnegut's 'Cat's Cradle' in development for television

Kurt Vonnegut's 1963 classic "Cat's Cradle" is being adapted for television screens by IM Global Television.<p>"'Cat's Cradle' is a true classic, not just in the science fiction genre, but in literature overall. We couldn't be more honored or excited to adapt this seminal work for television," company …

Kurt Vonnegut Documentary on the Verge of Being Completed

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Kurt Vonnegut’s Daily Routine

As a lover of letters and of all things Kurt Vonnegut, I spent months eagerly awaiting <b>Kurt Vonnegut: Letters</b> (<i>public library</i>), which has finally arrived and is just as fantastic as I’d come to expect. What makes the anthology particularly sublime is that strange, endearing way in which so much of …

Kurt Vonnegut on the Writer’s Responsibility, the Limitations of the Brain, and Why the Universe Exists: A Rare 1974 WNYC Interview

<b>Kurt Vonnegut</b> endures not only as one of the most beloved writers of the past century, but also as a kind of modern sage, with wisdom ranging from his insight on the shapes of stories to his 8 rules for writing with style to his life-advice to his children. In June of 1974, <b>Walter James Miller</b>, host …

Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle to Be Adapted for TV

<i>Cat’s Cradle</i>, one of Kurt Vonnegut’s most beloved novels, may soon be coming to the small screen. According to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, IM Global …

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Hubble at 25: the best images from the space telescope - in pictures

As the Hubble space telescope gets ready to celebrate 25 years since its launch, we look back at some of the iconic images it has produced

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How to Avoid Star Trails by Following the ‘500 Rule’

Due to the rotation of the Earth, it appears as though the stars are moving through the sky in long exposures. Star trails can be a desired effect …

Ricky Gervais Tells A Story About How He Learned To Write

<i>Note: This article is included in our year-end storytelling advice round-up.</i><p>Anyone who reads (nay, <i>experiences</i>), Co.Create with any regularity will recognize storytelling as one of the throughlines. Whether we’re talking about marketing or movies, storytelling is one of the most mentioned words, one …

Eric Rohmer: everyday miracles of a New Wave master

It’s Christmas Eve, and a warm, beautiful woman asks a man to join her in bed. They met for the first time that evening. While they have been talking in her room, the snow has fallen. In another room, her young daughter sleeps. Only days ago, the man has decided that he will marry a young woman he …

19 Of The Best Snow Scenes In Art

Today marks the official start of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, otherwise known as the Winter Solstice. Or, if you prefer, the most wonderful time of the year. 'Tis the season of rosy cheeks, icy sidewalks and hot chocolate, all the makings of a spectacular Bing Crosby holiday movie.<p>But winter …

Benjamin Heath on The Great Discontent (TGD)

<b>Maybe your “Aha!” moment wasn’t realizing that you liked photography as much as it was believing that it could be a career</b>?<p>Yeah. It was more like, …

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Translucent Paint Layers Capture the Energy of Ocean Waves

Cambridge-based visual artist Lia Melia creates strikingly energetic paintings where curling and crashing ocean waves splash and splatter across the canvas. Having grown up near the sea, that is where artist Lia Melia continues to find her inspiration. “The seas moods can always express my deepest …

ISS Astronaut Captures the Thousand-Mile Shadows Clouds Cast on Earth’s Surface

Hovering somwhere between 205 and 255 miles above Earth is the International Space Station, currently housing six intrepid explorers that are …

Listen to Jack White’s Complete Bonnaroo Headlining Set

This past Saturday night at Bonnaroo, Jack White electrified a crowd of over 70,000 with an incredible two-and-a-half hour, 26-song set list that …