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How to Eat Like a Vegan (Without Actually Becoming One)

We're the first to admit that change is hard. Whether it's moving to a new country, deciding on a career change at 40, or realizing your health needs …

The real health benefits of apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I’ve seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff. Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

This Was Exactly What Mr. Robot Needed

Elliot is back in his rightful place in Episode Five.<p>I live for this shit," Elliot says in the opening scene of the fifth episode of <i>Mr. Robot</i> Season Two. Code—which probably maybe means something other than gibberish—scrolls across the screen. The camera is swirling around Elliot in a darkened …

TV

Scientists came to a fascinating conclusion after looking at the DNA of thousands of people with depression

Yet for decades, scientists have known surprisingly little about what genes are linked with the development of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD).<p>A new study aims to change that. In their paper, published Monday in the journal Nature Genetics, a team of scientists pinpointed 17 genetic tweaks, or SNPs …

Massive Attack and Hope Sandoval team up for “The Spoils” — listen

Earlier this week, Massive Attack previewed three new songs on their mobile app Fantom. Now, two of those songs — “The Spoils” and “Come Near Me” — …

Massive Attack

Massive Attack release tense new video for ‘Come Near Me’

Massive Attack have released a new song for their Ghostpoet-featuring “Come Near Me”. The song was released earlier this week via Fantom, the band’s reactive remix app, that plays songs in different configurations depending on a variety of environmental settings with your phone.<p>Its tense, stylish …

Massive Attack

Bitter pill made from newly discovered plant substance could help dieters lose weight

A pill made from natural substances found in plants could help dieters in their battle to lose weight, according to scientists.<p>Researchers in New Zealand have discovered that the supplement, named Amarasate, produces bitter-tasting chemicals that convinces the person consuming it that they are full.<p>…

And The Winner Of The 2016 Tiny Desk Contest Is ...

There were 6,100 entries in this year's Tiny Desk Contest, representing every state in the nation. We asked you to send us a video of an original song, behind a desk of your choosing. We didn't care much about the quality of the video or even the sound. We wanted something singular, a song and a …

Irish Music

13 Powerful Tools for Online Photo Editing | Inc.com

It only takes 50 milliseconds for people to make a first impression. What kind of impression are your marketing materials making?<p>Using images in your blog posts, on social media and in other channels helps you connect faster and on a deeper level with your audiences. In fact, social posts with …

Infographics

The trippy GIFs of Zolloc

Hayden Zezula, designer and animator based in Austin, creates graceful and immersive worlds within the limitations of the animated GIF.<p>To create the …

Francesca Woodman – in pictures

At 22, Francesca Woodman killed herself, leaving a legacy of beautiful and challenging photographs that influenced a generation of artists.<p>Francesca Woodman: Zigzag is at Victoria Miro Mayfair, London, 9 September to 4 October

The Negative Collection Sells Prints from Found Vintage Negatives

Native New Yorker Matthew Salacuse is successful editorial and documentary photographer. When not shooting celebrities or high-profile commercial …

De-Selfing

Project info<p>This photography project is about visualizing my personal feelings about romantic relationships. After having a breakup of a seven-year long relationship, I deeply believed that if I didn’t transform myself into a more likable woman, there wouldn't be any happiness in my life anymore. …

Relationships

Julia Margaret Cameron: A Contemporary Photographer Stuck in the 19th Century

In 1863, at the age of forty-eight, Julia Margaret Cameron received her first camera. A mother of six children, the gift quickly spawned a hobby that …

Lykke Li Reveals Everything on New Album "I Never Learn": Q&A

Lykke Li emerged on the music scene six years ago as a mysterious, free-floating ingénue, all black eye shadow and delicate swoon, her dainty vocals …

THIS is How You Sell a Lens on Craigslist: The Classified Ad to End All Classified Ads

Talented photographer and web designer Sasha Juliard just won Craigslist for photographers everywhere, because even if you’re not in the market for a …

7 Daily Exercises that Will Help Make You a Better Photographer

The saying ‘practice makes perfect’ is as valid for photography as any other activity, so we’ve put together a collection of exercises that will help …

The Smashing Pumpkins Announce Adore Reissue, Featuring Three Discs of Unreleased Music

Smashing Pumpkins have announced a deluxe edition reissue of their 1998 album <i>Adore</i>. As confirmed at their website, The Panopticon, the six-disc box set will feature the original album in stereo (remastered by Bob Ludwig), the album on mono on CD for the first time, three discs of unreleased …

Tutorial: How to ‘Make Eyes Look Amazing’ In Photoshop

One of our favorite Photoshop tutorial websites, Phlearn, yesterday put out a tutorial that is both incredibly useful and a bit scary. Useful because …

Tutorial: How to Add Realistic Looking Sun Beams To Your Photographs in Post

In this ten minute video created by Glyn Dewis, you’ll get a nice little look at how to add sun rays to any photograph of your choosing by using …

Photographer Gives 11-Year-Old the Gift of a Walk Down the Aisle with Her Dying Dad

Photographer Lindsey Villatoro of Lovesong Photography recently did something that is warming the hearts of the entire photo community and beyond: …

The Drugging of the American Boy

By the time they reach high school, nearly 20 percent of all American boys will be diagnosed with ADHD. Millions of those boys will be prescribed a powerful stimulant to "normalize" them. A great many of those boys will suffer serious side effects from those drugs. The shocking truth is that many …

Mental Health

Kate Bush tickets sell out in under fifteen minutes

Singer says she is 'completely overwhelmed' by the response to her first shows in 35 years<p>• Kate Bush's only tour: pop concert or disappearing act?<p>• Kate Bush live - in pictures<p>Tickets for Kate Bush's forthcoming tour have sold out in less than 15 minutes.<p>The singer, who added a further seven shows …

Imaginative Scenes Emerge from Monochromatic Illustrations

Italian artist EmilianoP is the skilled hand behind these beautifully dark and mysterious illustrations. Currently based in New Zealand, the artist creates figures that seem to emerge from quick ink strokes across a page, but the concepts are actually quite purposeful. He begins each piece by …

Art

The Perfect Office - Hygrometer, Apple Carplay and Office Ideas!

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …

Beautiful Bird Drawings by Brazilian Street Artist L7m

Brazilian street artist Luis Seven Martins, aka L7m, continues to produce amazing illustrations that blur the lines between abstraction and nature. Rather than taking to the streets, this time L7m turned his spray paint and acrylics to a number of canvases. His expressive collection features …

Art

Instacube photo frame finally shipping, will arrive with support for video

Well, that took awhile. Remember Instacube, the purpose-built digital photo frame designed to pull images directly from your Instagram feed? The Android-powered photo screen found itself short on both funding and manufacturing options last summer. These issues set production back almost a year, but …