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Five Full Minutes of Stephen Colbert Breaking Character

As consummately professional as Stephen Colbert might be, even he isn't fully immune to the hilarity of the character he plays on TV.<p>And as …

Christian delusions are driving the GOP insane

Why aren’t Republicans more frightened of a shutdown and a default? Part of the reason is magical thinking<p>Why aren’t Republicans more afraid? The entire premise of both the government shutdown and the threats to force the government into debt default is that Democrats care more about the …

The miniature world of red forest ants - in pictures

Russian photographer Andrey Pavlov has created miniature worlds in his garden in Moscow, and photographed the cleverly crafted scenes using real-life ants

The Verge fall reading list

Autumn is a great time to cozy up at home and get to all the reading you missed out on during the summer. The barbecues are over, the holidays aren't here yet, and your friends will probably believe you if you say you're "busy" this weekend. Sure, there's plenty of television to watch, too, but you …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

Nine Amazing Outdoor Hotel Suites (Photos)

Sleep Under the Stars<p>Quilts and pillows may seem strange out in the open air, but not at one of these nine spectacular hotel suites. See …

In the depths of the Lorimer L train station emerges an indie newsstand for all your underground reading needs. It sells handcrafted zines, books, and some stationary. There’s even a zine machine that dispenses pint-size zines for $1. Read more: http://www.artlog.com/2013/1051

Tasting Lemon for the First Time

David Wile and April Maciborka present Pucker, a collaborative project in which they photograph a series of children tasting lemon for the first …

Summer Art - Vogue Cover - August 1925 by Pierre Brissaud

<b>Summer Art - Vogue Cover - August 1925 by Pierre Brissaud</b><p>What were fashionable young ladies reading this month in the roaring ‘20s? Vogue, of course! Pierre Brissaud’s image of an elegant woman in a lace-trimmed burgundy gown appeared on the August 1, 1925, cover of the world’s most influential fashion magazine. Vogue was founded in the United States in 1892, but by the year this cover appeared the publication has spread abroad. Throughout the 20s it became extremely popular in Europe, …

Victorian Art - Far Away Thoughts by Sophie Anderson

<b>Victorian Art - Far Away Thoughts by Sophie Anderson</b><p>When photography was in its infancy, capturing the elusiveness of childhood created a niche for women artists who were otherwise discouraged from pursuing careers in art. Victorian artist Sophie Anderson (1823 – 1903) gained renown for exquisitely detailed lifelike representations of children like “Far Away Thoughts”.<p>Anderson studied portrait painting briefly in Paris, but was primarily self-taught. Often associated with the Pre-Raphaelites, …

Contemporary Art - The Usual Suspects by Avery Tillmon

<b>Contemporary Art - The Usual Suspects by Avery Tillmon</b><p>Art featuring our feathered friends is a wonderful way to bring nature indoors. Add a touch of the natural world and a splash of color to your home or work place with contemporary artist Avery Tillmon’s “The Usual Suspects” – it could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship!<p>Creating art has been a lifelong passion for Tillman, and after graduating college with a degree in sculpture he began pursuing art as a career, teaching and designing …