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Best TV of 2018 so far

Atlanta: Robbin’ Season<p>Donald Glover’s surreal, sprawling account of life inside and outside the Atlanta rap scene continues to takes risks in its second season, attempting everything from a full-on horror movie in one episode to a relationship drama set at a German Fasnacht festival in the next. …

Books

The Best Answer to the Question, 'What Are Your Salary Requirements?'

It's almost always some version of “I’m not telling you.”<p><i>This is the third in a series of six posts on salary negotiation published in partnership</i> …

Full text: The statement signed by Trump and Kim

<b>Joint Statement of President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at the Singapore Summit</b><p>President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the …

North Korea

Why 2001: A Space Odyssey remains a mystery

Kubrick may have set out to make a science-fiction film, but 2001: A Space Odyssey, which turns 50 this week, is closer to home than we think, writes Nicholas Barber.<p>It’s been 50 years since the release of 2001: A Space Odyssey, and we’re still trying to make sense of it. Stanley Kubrick’s …

Science Fiction

Photo Basics: Watch This Crash Course on Using Your Camera’s Manual Mode for Better Photos (VIDEO)

You’ve probably heard someone boast that, “You’re not a real photographer until you switch your camera’s mode dial from Auto to Manual.” While we …

What Does Warren Buffett Really Think About Stock Prices Today?

The billionaire investor's actions aren’t as bullish as his words.<p>When Warren Buffett appeared on CNBC earlier this month, Becky Quick asked him if …

The Greatest Bubble Ever: Why You Better Believe It, Part 1

During the 40 months after Alan Greenspan's infamous "irrational exuberance" speech in December 1996, the NASDAQ 100 index rose from <i>830</i> to <i>4585</i> or by</i> …

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain<p>Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur in the brain when we practice …

Meditation

The surprising, hugely positive effects of universal basic income

Skooter Mccoy was 20 years old when his wife, Michelle, gave birth to their first child, a son named Spencer. It was 1996, and McCoy was living in …

Income Inequality

Episode 794: How To Make It In The Music Business

Illmind is a music producer. He isn't famous. He doesn't DJ at festivals in front of huge crowds. He's not best friends with Drake. But the producers who do DJ for huge crowds, who are best friends with Drake — they know Illmind. They use his sounds. They text him when they're working on a song …

What Your Dreams Actually Mean, According to Science

If dreams were movies, they wouldn’t make a dime. They’re often banal, frequently fleeting and they’re screened for an audience of just one. As for …

The Jean-Michel Basquiat I knew…

It’s always tempting to mythologise the dead, especially those who die young and beautiful. And if the dead person is also astonishingly gifted, then the myth becomes inevitable. Jean-Michel Basquiat was just 27 when he died, in 1988, a strikingly gorgeous young man whose stunning, genre-wrecking …

Art

I've adopted a '2-hour rule' based on the habit that led Einstein, Darwin, and Nietzsche to brilliance — and it's had the highest ROI of anything I've done

Albert Einstein was 16 years old when he first flirted with the idea of special relativity.<p>He was a daydreamer. The pioneering theory that lead him to establish the foundation of modern physics was actually envisioned in one of his many famous thought experiments.<p>He wondered, specifically, what …

How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done – 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Here's the technique Navy SEALs use to swim for miles without getting tired

With the beginning of summer, pools all over the US are opening for recreational swimming — but in the Navy, recruits are getting ready for the brutal Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training, or BUD/S, that will turn some of them into Navy SEALs.<p>In the SEALs, where recruits of the elite special …

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Over Two Hundred Free Art Books Are Now Available to Download from the Guggenheim

Tomes of work by Picasso, Kandinsky, Lichtenstein, Flavin, Klimt, Rothko, and more are as good as yours.<p>A veritable art history degree's worth of books digitized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum are now available for free.<p>There's Wassily Kandinsky's 1946 treatise, <i>On the Spiritual in Art</i>; books …

Art History: What is Line Art?

It's often thought that an artist's stroke is the purest way to perceive their abilities. As a line winds across a paper or canvas, this continuous band can emit powerful emotions. Thus, it's no surprise that line art, or line drawing, is one of the most basic elements of visual art.<p>In fact, as one …

How this Leo Burnett leader sparks new ideas: Start fast, then procrastinate

Giving an advertising art director carte blanche has a similar effect to giving one a blank sheet of paper: It actually can daunt creatives, says Britt Nolan, chief creative officer of Leo Burnett USA in Chicago. That’s why he likes restriction as a tool for innovation and why starting is the most …

What You Need to Consider Before You Go Freelance: A Checklist

Chucking the corporate life for the freedom of working independently is the fantasy of many a cubicle monkey. But before you make the jump, ask …

Goodbye things, hello minimalism: can living with less make you happier?

Let me tell you a bit about myself. I’m 35 years old, male, single, never been married. I work as an editor at a publishing company. I recently moved from the Nakameguro neighbourhood in Tokyo, where I lived for a decade, to a neighbourhood called Fudomae in a different part of town. The rent is …

Minimalism

Typography: Noway Font + Icons Free Download

Noway font plus icons is a graphic design and typography post shared by atipo ® on their Behance profile. Noway was originally designed as a …

Movies About Painters You Need to See

The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965): The Story of Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel<p>Based on the novel by Irving Stone and directed by Carol Reed, the …

The best apps for your new iPhone

You got a new iPhone, huh? Good luck with the headphone situation. It's really not so bad once you get used to it. Thankfully, no matter how Apple changes the hardware, the iPhone still has beautiful, useful apps, many of which are available on no other platform. I picked a few of my favorites. …

Using 20 Minutes A Day In This Way Can Hugely Improve Your Creativity And Mental Clarity

Sometimes you may find it difficult to engage your creative side or feel as though you’ve hit a wall and cannot come up with any more ideas. Other …

Legendary animator Hayao Miyazaki calls AI generated animation "an insult to life itself"

Legendary Studio Ghibli animator Hayao Miyazaki was recently screened a demo of AI generated animation after which he vehemently responded, "I would …

Download 41 free plugins, apps & soundware at KVR DC 2016

KVR Audio’s 2016 <b>Developer Challenge</b> has reached the voting stage. A total of 41 plugins, apps and soundware were submitted.<p><b>AutoTonic</b> has joined the …

KVR Audio Developer Challenge 2016

Loudness Analyzer, LKFS, LUFS, LUFS Meter, True Peak Meter<p><b>Youlean Loudness Meter</b> is your ultimate tool for loudness …

Why Kandinsky chose to make abstract art

With his abstract forms and bold colors, Wassily Kandinsky was a revolutionary. Hated by the Nazis, he not only painted, but taught other artists to …

Art

Robert Rauschenberg review – six sensational decades of work finally reveal the man in full

From first to last, Tate Modern’s Robert Rauschenberg show is almost impossibly rich and rewarding. Paintings made with dirt and paintings of nothing at all, images that encapsulate the achievements and disasters of 1960s America, a stuffed goat that looks like it has been feeding from a painter’s …

Art