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kristen liu-wong’s world is erotic, horrific, violent and awesome

The artist paints normal girls who just happen to be terrorising the planet.<p>Kristen Liu-Wong is an LA based artist who creates colourful images of women and animals. If you stopped here, and left this piece now you would assume that she was another young woman, creating candy hued compositions of …

5 apps for exploring a new city like a local

There are some things everybody knows about New Yorkers. They pay exorbitant rents, they worship pizza and they never hang out in Times Square.<p>But …

British Vogue at 100: how a magazine pictured a nation in style

It wouldn’t be ‘Vogueland’ without Shrimpton and Moss, Bailey and Beaton, but this new exhibition of Vogue images at the National Portrait Gallery also offers a long record of British life, from Woolf to Winterson, Bowie to Beckham<p>Few publications, however august or important, have had quite the …

National Portrait Gallery

Scientists find evidence of mathematical structures in classic books

Researchers at Poland’s Institute of Nuclear Physics found complex ‘fractal’ patterning of sentences in literature, particularly in James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake, which resemble ‘ideal’ maths seen in nature<p>James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake has been described as many things, from a masterpiece to …

Literature

This One Study Will Make You Want to Be a Runner

If you’re not a regular pavement pounder, odds are you’ve vowed to start more times than you can count. It’s the one workout that, in addition to countless health benefits and fitness cred, you can do <i>anywhere</i> and costs nothing — save for some new colorful running shoes. But for some, the halo of …

What Ever Happened to Pastel Kitchen Appliances?

They were all the rage in the '50s, but have since become a novelty.<p>Kitchen appliances today are almost guaranteed to be stainless steel, black, or white. But neutrals weren't always the preferred colors for kitchen decor.<p>The 1950s saw pastel colors take center stage in almost every house in …

A tale of two brutalist housing estates: one thriving, one facing demolition

Flats in London’s privately owned Barbican go for £4m, while four miles away a similarly iconic social housing estate is set for demolition<p>Last month I cycled the four miles between two of London’s most iconic brutalist housing estates, the Barbican and Robin Hood Gardens.<p>Both were designed by …

13 Comforting Caramel Cocktails to Sweeten Up Your Nights

Caramel is one of those glorious ingredients that goes with pretty much anything… especially when it comes to cocktails. You can have spiced or salted caramel, drink it hot or cold or enjoy it with bourbon or vodka — the combinations are totally endless! Plus, winter is the perfect time to stay in …

Caramel

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Parting words from an artist of rare vision

Painter Sargy Mann did not live to deliver the TED talk he spent his final months preparing. This is what he wanted to say…<p>Not long before he was diagnosed with terminal cancer in the autumn of 2014, the painter Sargy Mann was invited to give a TED talk. Mann, then 77, was told by doctors that he …

Eco housing: thinking outside the box

Green horizons: new materials, new technology and new thinking inspire houses like this one, the Ice House in Reykjavik.

Emerging Technology

'책벌레' 게이츠 서평블로거로 활약…"年50권·종이책 고집"

• English<br>• 中文<br>• 日本語<br>• عربي<br>• Español<br>• Français<p>본문 내용을 불러오고 있습니다.<p>게이츠 "어렸을 때는 재미로 백과사전 읽기도"<p>(뉴욕=연합뉴스) 김화영 특파원 = 마이크로소프트 공동창업자 빌 게이츠(60)가 또 다른 얼굴로 자신을 알리고 있다. '서평 블로거'가 …

14 apps that will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Thankfully, there are apps to help you keep on track.<p>We combed through Apple and Google's list of the best apps of the year, along with Business Insider's own reviews and Tech Insider's App 100, to pull together a list of 14 apps that will help you reach your goals a little faster.

The Making of Laufen’s VAL Bathroom Collection by Konstantin Grcic

We use them everyday but we don’t often think about what goes into designing and crafting a sink or a bathtub. They just seem to magically appear in …

Furniture

5. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Is it unrealistic to say that the Star Wars spinoff could be better than the main event? Little is known about Rogue One at the moment, though …

Beautiful urban architecture boosts health as much as green spaces

A stroll around St Paul's Cathedral could be just as benefical to health as a walk in the countryside, say researchers at the University of Warwick<p>A brisk walk in the countryside or a stroll along the beach is a well-known mood booster and health experts have long recommended getting out of the …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson's Best Quotes Will Make You Fall in Love With Science All Over Again

"Knowing where you came from is no less important than knowing where you are going."<p>If you've ever listened to StarTalk radio, then you'll know that …

Middle School

50 Astonishing Animal Photos of 2015

A flock of sheep walk in the haze in a Beijing suburb, China, Jan. 15, 2015.<br>Lintao Zhang—Getty Images<p>1 of 50<p>There are few things more enjoyable and …

Animals

Star Wars Card Trader Adds Over 100 Force Awakens Cards

Trade, or trade not.<p><b>December 21 Update:</b> <i>The free Modernography cards have started going out to the users who commented at the bottom of this article.</i> …

Hallowed Lanterns: 7 Sacred Spaces That Harness the Power of Light

The greatest challenge facing architects when designing religious spaces pertains to the profundity of program: how do you create an atmosphere befitting such weighty functions as worshiping, professing faith, celebrating new life, or grieving death? One way in which many firms achieve answers to …

Dead Pigeons and the Universe's Birth: 5 Weird Facts About Big Bang Theory

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — It has been 50 years since two scientists found landmark evidence for the Big Bang theory.<p>Robert Wilson and Arno Penzias were …

Universe

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CNN

Scientists say this simple psychological shift can help you achieve your goals

Fortunately, you'll have plenty of opportunities to redeem yourself, even before January 1, 2017.<p>The key? Be on the lookout for days that seem like transition points.<p>In doing so, you'll be harnessing the power of what researchers call the "fresh-start effect." Whenever we feel like there's a chance …

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