Leandro Machado

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The Capacity to Be Alone

I don’t like novels. I love a few novels and brought some of them with me: <i>The Hour of the Star</i>, <i>Woman at Point Zero</i>, <i>Forever Valley</i>, <i>Maud Martha</i>, <i>Wittgenstein’s Mistress</i>. I also brought a few novels, or novel-like books, that I had not yet read but that I thought I might love: <i>Suite for Barbara Loden</i>;</i> …

Middle School

15 Podcasts That Will Make You Feel Smarter

It's easy to feel overwhelmed by all the podcast options out there, but narrowing down your choices to the titles that will teach you something while …

Chameleon Villa / Word of Mouth House

“Chameleon Villa” located in Buwit, a village in the lush interiors of the southwest coastal area of Bali. Constructed on an acre of land, …

this photographer takes intimate portraits of a lovers’ embrace

Indigo Lewin’s latest photographic series TENDER captures the raw emotions of being in love.<p><i>TENDER</i> is the latest project from photographer and zine maker Indigo Lewin. Following on from <i>He Loves Me Not</i> <i>,</i> a zine exploring the idea of love addiction and toxic fantasy, and <i>4EVA&EVA</i>, a photographic study …

Clever Street Artist Transforms Ordinary Public Places Into Funny Installations

Four years ago, Australian artist Michael Pederson began placing his lighthearted, humorous street art installations in unexpected places. Playing with the public space we often forget to look at, Pederson's project <i>Miguel Marquez Outside</i> is a clever escape into the urban landscape.<p>“I can't remember …

Art

The 100 stories that shaped the world

BBC Culture asked writers around the globe to pick stories that have endured across generations and continents – and changed society.<p>“I rarely find someone, really anyone, who doesn’t know some part of this story – the idea of the lost man who can’t get home after the war… the woman at home with …

Literature

From a retreat in the forest with a luxury bath to an off-grid island hideaway: A look at the tiny houses voted BEST in Australia

Over the past few years, tiny homes have become more sought after than ever as more people look to scale back their lives and live with less.<p>And …

Off-grid

The Limits of Diversity

At what point would you start to express a strong preference for sameness?<p>I recently heard a man on a podcast describe a perfect planet as a place where differences in gender, race, class, sexual preference, and physical abilities are no longer cause for prejudices, “a hyper-accepting place without …

Organisms

Affairs, betrayal and contemplating suicide... The devastating real story behind Agatha Christie's novels

I lifted the lid from the old cardboard box and sorted through the faded papers until I came to the file I was looking for: Agatha Christie’s divorce records. The documents, many of them handwritten in black ink and held at the National Archives in Kew, outline the basic chronology of the ‘Christie …

The Handbook of Tyranny: stark infographics on human cruelty

<i>Handbook of Tyranny</i> tells the story of human cruelty in a series of beautifully designed inforgraphics, like this chart showing methods of crowd …

So You Want To Be A Writer? Don’t Try.

Charles Bukowski on ‘trying’ to create art<p>After decades of failure, Charles Bukowski — an alcoholic, womanizer and man who <i>Time</i> magazine described as …

Low-cost micro home is made from timber and scavenged materials

Invisible Studio built this mobile micro home at its woodland studio near Bath, England, for just £20,000, thanks to the use of salvaged materials …

Prototyping

How a team of architects built a stunning contemporary home in just 3 days

The different modules, or 'Gomos', are all constructed and pre-finished in the factory.<p><i>Sistema Gomos</i><p>When pieced together, the modules create a …

Jerome by Heart: A Tender Illustrated Celebration of Love Too Boundless for Labels to Contain

A bold and jubilant defense of the heart’s indomitable truth.<p>To love every fiber of another’s being with every fiber of your own is a rare, beautiful, and thoroughly disorienting experience — one which the term <i>in love</i> feels too small to hold. Its fact becomes a gravitational center of your …

Literature

Best Free Fonts You Should Try in 2018

You're reading Best Free Fonts You Should Try in 2018, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

This prefab cabin is designed to take you off grid in the Scottish Highlands

A new piece of prefab architecture will soon bring artists, researchers, and travelers closer to the spectacular Scottish Highlands. Artist Bobby …

Cats in Art: How Our Feline Friends Have Inspired Artists for Centuries

In the age of the Internet, no animal has captivated audiences quite like the humble house cat. Whether captured in a playful photo or immortalized through a quirky video, these portrayals have proven the animal's modern-day prowess. The popularity of cat pictures, however, did not start with …

Art

How Flowers Blossomed Into One of Art History’s Most Popular Subjects

Throughout the history of art, certain subjects have resonated particularly strongly with artists and audiences alike. Ranging from cats to Cupid, these revisited trends reveal art's most popular muses, with <b>flowers</b> at the forefront.<p>Rooted in ancient art and still prevalent today, depictions of …

Art

Hawaiian house by LifeEdited harvests more energy and water than it consumes

Design consultancy LifeEdited has built a family home on Hawaiian island Maui, as a model for sustainable, off-grid living.<p>The LifeEdited: Maui …

Science has next to nothing to say about moral intuitions – Michael Mitchell

For centuries, philosophers have been using moral intuitions to reason about ethics. Today, some scientists think they’ve found a way to use …

10 innovative homes built on extremely tight budgets

Following the UK launch of an affordable micro home that takes less than a day to build, here's a look at 10 properties from around the world that …

Utterly charming lake house was built to party

No rooms for sleeping, only hanging<p>Commissioned by a 26-year-old DJ who wanted a place to listen to music with friends, this lovely modern lake house in Imigrante, Brazil, has a few custom quirks. Designed by Cadi Arquitetura, the 1,000-square-foot cabin has no bedrooms. The majority of its space …

Living Rooms

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Outdoors

Take a Virtual Tour of The Uffizi Gallery in Florence, the World-Famous Collection of Renaissance Art

The Uffizi Gallery in Florence doesn't particularly need an introduction, seeing that it's one of the most widely-visited museums in Italy, the home …

Terrace House in Melbourne Embraces Sustainable Architecture

Ben Callery Architects completed the rehabilitation of a terrace house in Melbourne, Australia. The old heritage building on the site was dark, …

The David Bowie Book Club Gets Launched by His Son: Read One of Bowie’s 100 Favorite Books Every Month

Cast as the star of 1976's <i>The Man Who Fell to Earth</i>, David Bowie traveled to New Mexico for the shoot, meeting with director Nicolas Roeg soon upon …

This Infographic Gives You 30 Ways to Brainstorm Film Ideas

Can't seem to spark any new film ideas? This infographic will help.<p>Isn't life good when your brain seems to be a wellspring of creativity and good …

2,000+ Architecture & Art Books You Can Read Free at the Internet Archive

Somebody once called writing about music like dancing about architecture, and the description stuck. But what's writing about architecture like? Even …

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>Betsy Lerner<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates …

Writing

The 20 Essential Mozart Recordings | WQXR | New York's Classical Music Radio Station

Take a musical deep dive into Mozart. Get acquainted with our picks for the 20 essential Mozart recordings.