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Just the Way You Are

For people that grew up feeling like they weren't lovable, love can be a tricky thing. We are all to eager to give, whether it's a batch of cookies, a blouse, or a blow job. We attach our hopes and expectations to potential friendship and romantic prospects that have no hope of meeting them. We …

8 Reasons Why Spending Time Alone Is Actually Really Good For You

Americans have a complicated relationship with alone time. Though we often feel a constant connection because of social media, the fact is, we're more on our own than ever: More than 50 percent of American adults are single, and some 27 million people live alone. In 1950, just 22 percent of …

Evidence of liquid water found on Mars

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover has found that water can exist as a liquid near the Martian surface.</b><p>Mars should be too cold to support liquid water at the surface, but salts in the soil lower its freezing point - allowing briny films to form.<p>The results lend credence to a theory that dark streaks seen on …


Why you really do get that from your father

We may look like our mothers but our genes have more in common with the paternal line, study finds<p>It is good news for put-upon husbands who fear their wife will turn out like their mother-in-law: scientists say that, genetically, we are more like our fathers.<p>A study has found that although we might …


Loving Earth Can Sometimes Require Leaving It

It’s a good thing you can’t see human suffering in infrared wavelengths. That kind of pain is something seen in the visible, felt in the viscera. If …

34 Of The Most Magical Sentences In The "Harry Potter" Books

"Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic."<p>I asked Twitter for their favourite quotes from the <i>Harry Potter</i> books. Here are some of the best responses...<p>Suggested by @blairbd<p>Suggested by @GabrielleAvis<p>Suggested by @laurenspieller<p>Suggested by @NaSoldera<p>Suggested …


Pain Really Is All In Your Head. Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

This new Tesla battery will power your home, and maybe the electric grid too

Tesla is working on a battery that can power your home and even help large-scale utilities store energy more efficiently, according to company chief executive Elon Musk.<p>On an investor call this week, Musk said the designs for a home or business battery are already complete and will likely be …

Understanding Kim Jong Un, The World’s Most Enigmatic and Unpredictable Dictator

Everyone knows that North Korea’s leader is a bloodthirsty madman and buffoon—or is he really? Mark Bowden digs into the hard facts for an unusual portrait.<p>Does anyone make an easier target than Kim Jong Un? He’s Fatboy Kim the Third, the North Korean tyrant with a Fred Flintstone haircut—the …

North Korea

Why animals eat psychoactive plants

Thousands of people were streaming in to a ten-day festival in September where they were planning — after a long burst of hard work — to find some …

Sigmund Freud

8 Grammy Moments You Couldn't See on TV

Our report from inside the Staples Center, where Kanye paced nervously and fans lit up for Ariana<p>After three and a half hours of the Grammy telecast, …

DIY: Turn Old Book Pages Into Artwork

Meaningful artwork is important, especially when you end up looking at it all of the time in places like your own home. I recently discovered that my …

BEFORE & AFTER: This Office Makeover Will Make You Want To Rip Up Your Carpet

An office goes from stodgy to glamorous. PLUS get the look with our "How To" guide.<p>For an International Oil Executive living in the posh neighborhood of Memorial in Houston, TX, this dull, unorganized office space was less than desirable. Designer Nina Magon transformed this dark office into a …

BUY: Patterned Paint Roller Kit

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Buying Art in Bitcoin

In May, painters Valentin Ruhry and Andy Boot launched Cointemporary, an online art gallery exhibiting artworks that can only be bought using the …

Artist: Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912) The Finding of Moses (1904) Oil on canvas, 137,7 x 213,4 cm Private collection Posted by Nicoletta

On Saturday at Thinkspace Gallery, Ana Bagayan continued her foray into the deepest reaches of space with “Children of the Sun”. But her inspiration is a little closer to home. Now on Hi-Fructose:

We only have a small stack of this fantastic back issue left. Get one before they are gone forever:

Nothing ever remains the same. That is the theme of “Seasons Change”, a new body of work by Philadelphia based artist Chris B. Murray on view at La Luz De Jesus Gallery. Now on the blog:

Our next print issue features a special 16 page insert with Travis Louie Art, beautifully printed on thick sketch book paper. Pre-order one today direct from us here:

We released this wonderful hand silk screened Hi-Fructose exclusive wood print in 2012 by Junko Mizuno. Her work was featured on the cover of Hi-Fructose 23 as well.

The 2011 Japan earthquake can still be felt in Kazuki Takamatsu's new work which mixes sorrow with hope- a "Spiral of Emotions". Opening night photos:

We featured the intricate hand made/painted dolls of Jennybird Alcantara in the very first issue of Hi-Fructose back in 2005.

We caught up with Hikari Shimoda 下田ひかり in her temporary LA studio as she prepares for her upcoming solo show "Fantastic Planet, Goodbye Man" at COREY HELFORD GALLERY's CHG Circa.

Erik Jones's new body of work reflects the cycle of life, presenting a series of abstract paintings that subsume the human figure in elaborate designs until there is nothing left. He was last seen on the cover of Hi-Fructose vol.27

New work from Erik Jones @erikjonesart now on Hi-Fructose

Studio visit with Nosego, now on the Hi-Fructose blog!