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6 TED talks that could help you harness your inner creativity

We love TED Talks for just about any occasion — when we need inspiration, when we want to learn about money and when we have 10 minutes to spare and …

Creativity

Why Pay For Another Art Book When You Can Download It For Free?

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is doubling down on its mission to make more of its archives accessible to the public by converting more than 200 art books into PDF and ePub formats that are free to download.<p>In collaboration with the Internet Archive, the Guggenheim Museum has been releasing a …

Beautiful Modern Home Design : Cerveira House by dEMM Arquitectura

8 Landscaping Ideas For Backyard Ponds And Water Gardens

Ponds and small water features can be added or built into your backyard to create a more relaxing space and to help keep your yard cool during the …

Famous Female Painters You Need to Know

Leonora Carrington - The Ultimate Surrealist<p>A surreal universe of <b>Leonora Carrington</b> is based on a variety of influences including <b>Celtic literature,</b> …

Heartwarming Images To Show That Love Isn't About Impressing The Person

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

Fleshy Art For Freaky People

Sarah Sitkin's stunning sculptural work invites touch... if you're brave<p>Over the last few months we've seen headlines trumpeting breakthroughs in …

Methods to Teach High School Students Critical Thinking | Synonym

Teachers can use challenging, open-ended debate questions to help their high school students build critical thinking skills.<p>Critical thinking skills …

Pedagogy

Art Nouveau - History and Legacy

June 23, 2016<p>Deeply invested in modern and contemporary art, the Widewalls magazine aims at providing a unique experience for its readers in the form …

Art

8 Easy Sangria Recipes to Break Out at Your Next Summer Party

That will have them coming back for seconds (and thirds)...<p>When you're looking to serve up a refreshing sweet drink this summer, zero in on the crowd-pleasing effects of a chilled pitcher of sangria. Eight super simple recipes, right this way...

100 books to change your life

We all have memories of books that have ignited our imaginations but is there one special book that has changed your life?<p>That's the premise behind a fascinating new collection of essays featuring contributions from writers, politicians and actors, who discuss the book that holds a special place in …

Which Pergola Is Right for You?

Whether you’re planning an outdoor entertaining area or want to improve the one you have, a covered pergola could be the missing ingredient that creates a versatile space you can use no matter what the weather’s doing. These inspiring options will have you transforming your own outdoor room before …

15 Books Tech Leaders Are Reading Right Now

I asked the top investors, founders, journalists, and executives in the tech industry for their book recommendations. Here's their list of required reading.<p>What books do the leaders of the tech industry read? I wanted to know the answer, so I asked the top venture capitalists, founders, tech execs, …

The Next ‘Gone Girl’? 5 Killer Books for 2016

Breakout novels can catapult unknown authors into stardom. Here are five contenders for this year’s biggest thriller<p>Every publisher dreams of putting out a book like Stieg Larsson’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” Gillian Flynn’s “Gone Girl” or Paula Hawkins’s “The Girl on the Train”—and not …

Books

Professional Drywaller Creates Insanely Detailed Wall Sculptures—Using Joint Compound!

Bernie Mitchell is "The Mud Michelangelo"<p>In the Industrial Design department at Pratt, they taught us how to spray thinned joint compound onto our …

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5 Things You Should Know Before You See "The Big Short"

Adam McKay's new film goes deep into the financial weeds. Here's a map to help you through.<p><i>Anchorman</i> auteur Adam McKay’s new film <i>The Big Short</i> based …

The 10 Best Books of 2015

In a year that saw books at the center of the conversation, here are the 10 that for us defined 2015.<p>With the return of the big novel, Hanya Yanagihara’s <i>A Little Life</i> (Doubleday) is the one that truly earned its weight in paper: Her saga of four friends in New York pinned us to the sofa until the …

15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

Posters

Miami Dominates Rankings of Florida's Best High Schools

Archimedean Upper Conservatory Charter School ranks fifth in the state and 52nd in the nation. The charter school takes a Greek philosophy toward …

High School

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20 Graphic Designers to Watch On YouTube

YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world and the largest online video delivery platform in the world. Many creatives use YouTube as a …

Graphic Design

Incredible Charcoal Drawings Textured with Scalpel Blades and Sandpaper

Scottish artist Douglas McDougall creates fantastically photorealistic drawings using charcoal as his primary medium but then he textures each work using scalpel blades, sharply cut erasers and coarse sandpaper. The detail to each piece is mind-blowing, especially when it comes to facial hair and …

Drawing

21 Portraits That Gaze Into Your Very Soul

When it comes to portraits, it's hard to argue against the saying, "it's all about the eyes." The so-called windows of the soul can draw you in like few other features have to power to. There's a reason one of (if not the) most popular National Geographic cover ever was Afghan Girl by Steve …

Photography

Auto Mechanics Hilariously Recreate Renaissance Paintings

US-based photographer Freddy Fabris had always wanted to pay homage to the Renaissance masters with his photos in some way, but he wasn’t sure how …

Spotify told us the top 20 songs people listen to in the shower — here they are

At a conference earlier this week, Ek revealed that there are 39,000 active playlists named "Shower." And these playlists get 550,000 streams every day. (No pun intended).<p>But what songs are these people listening to in the shower?<p>Business Insider reached out to Spotify to find out which songs go …

Music

Dreamy Portraits Fuse Human Faces with Nature and Architecture

Spanish artist Antonio Mora‘s double exposure portraits merge human faces with ethereal landscapes and distinct architectural forms. His visually intriguing combinations demonstrate the many curves, angles, and lines that can be found both within the human body and the world around us. The artist's …

Art

Vote Now - Which Concrete House Is Your Favorite?

Hey contemporist friends! Last week you voted on what outdoor fire you would love to relax around, now this week it’s time to vote on your favorite …