Marwa Ibrahim

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How Secret Societies Stay Hidden on the Internet

Inside the surreal recruitment process of a legendary club—or something like it—at New York University<p>It all started with a Facebook message from a dead guy.<p>His name was Ernest Howard Crosby and his profile picture showed an old-time portrait of a man in a dapper vest sporting a bushy Civil War …

Patti Smith’s Cover of Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Strips the Song Down to its Heart

In 2007, Kurt Cobain’s 1991 anti-anthem "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was long etched into the consciousness of every music fan, but the musical …

Q&A: Reading Rainbow's LeVar Burton

If you're a person at all familiar with pop culture, chances are you love <i>something</i> LeVar Burton has been involved in. After all, Burton starred in …

The Distance Between Us: photographing my brother's disability - in pictures

Christopher Capozziello has spent decades capturing the life of his twin brother, Nick, who has cerebral palsy, in striking monochrome photographs. 'For years I archived the pictures without ever looking at many of them,' Christopher says. 'About 10 years after the first pictures were made, and …

White Room Covered in Farsi Calligraphy Reflects Identity of an Immigrant

Germany-based Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar covers white walls and floors with black script in Farsi for her ongoing series known as <i>Written Room</i>. Each of her site-specific installations, which have been exhibited across the world since 1999, redefines an empty space with her decorative …

Art market news: American artist Elaine Sturtevant, 83, opens first UK exhibition

American artist Elaine Sturtevant, 83, opens first exhibition in a UK public gallery at the Serpentine, writes Colin Gleadell.<p>An exhibition that has just opened at the Serpentine Gallery in London acts as a beacon of hope for artists in their seventies who have yet to crack the market. It is the …

The New Coen Brothers Trailer Goes All Mumford & Sons on 'O Brother' 2.0

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>If there's any one movie this coming Oscar season that's already, definitely, unabashedly worth …

"I Am Sorry That It Has Come to This": A Soldier's Last Words

<i>Daniel Somers was a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was part of Task Force Lightning, an intelligence unit. In 2004-2005, he was mainly</i> …

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Action Bronson: The 10 NYC Rap Albums Every Man Should Listen To

<b>Action Bronson is a big guy,</b> and it looks like he's about to blow up. The 29-year-old Queens native — whose new EP, <i>SAAAB Stories</i> (with three As), is out this week — has been heating things up over the last two years, earning gushing accolades from <i>The New York Times</i> and Pitchfork. Born Ariyan …

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What the Night Sky Would Look Like If the Other Planets Were as Close as the Moon

It's not always easy to imagine just how big the other planets are. Here, a space artist's thought experiment turns into a lesson in Earth's relative size.<p>Space artist Ron Miller has created a series of images that illustrate the sizes of the other planets in our solar system in a way that makes …

Watch 6 Wondrous Clouds Float Inside Museum Walls

Like a magician, Berndnaut Smilde conjures up miniature indoor clouds.<p>Anyone who has tried drawing or painting clouds knows that they’re incredibly difficult to reproduce in pictorial form. Well, that can’t actually be tougher than making them, right? In the last few years, artist Berndnaut Smilde …

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How-To: 3D Print a Video Game Figurine

<i>Jenny is a gamer and a 3D printing enthusiast</i><p>Creating figurines of your favorite video games characters can be easy. The in-game models usually have low polygon count, come fully textured, and are ripe for full-color 3D printing. A lot of 3D printing services such as Shapeways and Sculpteo offer …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

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