Lauren O'Neal

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Beautiful Scars

I recently had the pleasure of contributing to the wonderful book Beautiful Scars by Durwin Talon & Guin Thompson launching March 11th from Archaia. …

Incredibly Intricate Renaissance-Style Insect Drawings by Alex Konahin

Alex Konahin, a brilliant young artist from Latvia, uses detailed Renaissance floral patterns in a new way to create incredibly beautiful and …

Artist Turns Her Small Studio Room Into Surreal Dreamscapes Without Using Photoshop

Young Korean artist Jee Young Lee recently presented her beautiful, surrealistic and Photoshop-free photography exhibition named “Stage of Mind”. The …

Imaginative Makeup Art by Tal Peleg

Most of us are familiar with makeup application as an everyday thing that women (and sometimes men) do to enhance their appearance. Professional …

Art

Young Photographer Highlights The Every-Day Racism That Many Of Us Don’t See

Today’s fight against racism is not as much a large-scale fight against overt and symbolic foes like Nazis or the KKK as it is an every-day fight …

Rights & Freedoms

19 Kids Who Probably Dress Better Than You

A well-dressed guy or gal is always going to look good, but how are you supposed to feel when a six-year-old kid is dressed better than you are? …

Kids

The Fusion Of Colors In Leonid Afremov’s Nostalgic Oil Paintings

The elegance of the rich colours playing together on Russian-Israeli artist Leonid Afremov’s nostalgic oil paintings gives us the opportunity to …

Art

Father And Daughter Recreate Old Wedding Photos To Say Goodbye To Late Wife And Mother

Ben Nunery and his young daughter Olivia have published a gripping and beautiful series of images in which they bid farewell to their home and to …

Our Problems and Flaws Turned Into Cartoons by Angel Boligan

Art can be used to express powerful ideas and messages, and Cuban cartoonist Angel Boligan’s political and social cartoons are a perfect example of …

The Arts

Creative Parents Re-Enact Famous Movie Scenes Starring Their Baby Son

Sometimes what you need to get creative is just a pile of cardboard boxes and a baby, who needs to be entertained. This is exactly what inspired Leon …

Couple Celebrates Their 61st Anniversary With “Up” Inspired Photoshoot

Nina and Gramps have been married for 61 years, however, all they’ve got from their wedding day is a single photograph. On one of the most important …

Cute

Brothers Grimm’s Fairy Tales Illustrated In Ghostly Photographs by Killian Shoenberger

“I am colourblind and I can‘t distinguish green and red“. This is how Kilian Schoenberger, one of the finest contemporary landscape photographers, …

These Heatmaps Reveal Where Humans Feel Certain Emotions

<i>Note: warm colors indicate regions of increased sensation while blue and black areas represent decreased sensation.</i><p>A group of bio-medical engineers …

People’s Most Intimate Insecurities Revealed in “What I Be Project”

Photographer Steve Rosenfield reveals the extremely intimate insecurities of people who were brave enough to share them with the public. In his “What …

Stunning Murals By “Etam Cru” Turn Boring Buildings Into Works Of Art

Given the extraordinary size of their epic street-art murals, it’s probably safe to say that the Polish street-art duo Etam Cru is one of the next …

The Cultural History and Adaptive Function of Boredom

Boredom has never enjoyed an admirable reputation, and in the age of the internet’s incessant on-demand stimulation, it seems at once anachronistic and antithetical — a particularly pathetic condition to profess, a personal failure of sorts. But in <b>Boredom: A Lively History</b> (<i>public library</i>), …

Six Famous Thought Experiments, Animated in 60 Seconds Each

From the fine folks at the Open University comes 60-Second Adventures in Thought, a fascinating and delightfully animated series exploring six famous thought experiments.<p>The Paradox of the Tortoise and Achilles comes from Ancient Greece and explores motion as an illusion:<p>The Grandfather Paradox …

Famous Writers’ Sleep Habits vs. Literary Productivity, Visualized

The early bird gets the Pulitzer … sort of.<p><i>“In both writing and sleeping,”</i> Stephen King observed in his excellent meditation on the art of “creative sleep” and wakeful dreaming, <i>“we learn to be physically still at the same time we are encouraging our minds to unlock from the humdrum rational</i> …

Iconic Psychiatrist Carl Jung on Human Personality in Rare BBC Interview

Legendary Swiss psychiatrist <b>Carl Gustav Jung</b> (July 26, 1875–June 6, 1961), along with his frenemy Freud, is considered the founding father of modern analytical psychology. He coined the concepts of collective consciousness and introverted vs. extroverted personality, providing the foundation for …

The Raven: Lou Reed’s Adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe, Illustrated by Italian Artist Lorenzo Mattotti

Over the past century, illustrations and riffs on <b>Edgar Allan Poe</b> have ranged from Harry Clarke’s stunning 1919 illustrations to today’s parodic Amazon reviews and literary action figures. But our era’s most exquisite take on the beloved poet comes from none other than the late and great <b>Lou Reed</b> …

Love, Sex, and the World Between

<i>“Is sex necessary?”</i> young E.B. White and James Thurber asked in their endlessly delightful 1929 collaboration. More than eight decades later, philosopher Alain de Botton asserted that to think more and better about sex is to reclaim our humanity. And yet for all of our musings on sex, it remains …

Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1975 Illustrations for “Romeo and Juliet”

The greatest literary classics tend to attract a plethora of visual art and graphic tributes. But the highest convergence of text and image happens when an influential artist reimagines an influential piece of literature — take, for instance, Picasso’s 1934 drawings for a naughty ancient Greek …

Kurt Vonnegut on the Secret of Happiness: An Homage to Joseph Heller’s Wisdom

<i>“Don’t make stuff because you want to make money — it will never make you enough money. And don’t make stuff because you want to get famous — because you will never feel famous enough,”</i> John Green advised aspiring writers. <i>“If you worship money and things … then you will never have enough. Never</i> …

Apps of the Week: Textra SMS, Archangel, AllCast and more!

Another great set of apps ready to make their way onto your device<p>It's Saturday, and that means we've got another great list of apps for you to check …

SimCity 'offline' game to be released as free download

<b>The makers of SimCity have announced they are to release an offline version of the game.</b><p>The news comes after repeated problems with the launch of the most recent release of the city-building game, which required players to be online.<p>Requiring connection to the internet was seen as an attempt to …

SimCity