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22 Public Works of Art You Have to Visit in Your Lifetime

Reach for that bucket list, because we've got a few things to add to it. From Antony Gormley to Claes Oldenburg, when it comes to public works of art, they're responsible for the crème de la crème, and you can visit them! Read on for the 22 global art spots you just can't miss . . . then keep …

Los Angeles

Should You Change Your Password After Alleged Yahoo Account Hack?

Security<p>As many as 200 million Yahoo accounts may have been posted for sale on the dark web as part of a cyber attack, claims one notorious hacker, potentially putting the online security of users at a serious risk.<p>The alleged hacker, who goes by the name "Peace," has previously offloaded hacked …

CES

These Hypnotic Animations Deform Geometry

UK-based designer Matthew Lucas makes GIFs that spin with the kinetic consciousness of a ballet dancer.<p>Known for elegant loops of geometric objects to biological beings that mutate, Mathew Lucas is a multitalented designer who makes incredibly mesmerizing GIFs. The UK-based creator's works seem to …

14 Must-Watch Movies Expiring on Netflix in November

The streaming service dumps horror staples after Halloween.<p>The end of October brings with it the scariest day of the year—as well as the terrifying removal of many great films from Netflix's catalogue. This month, streamers will see notable horror, drama, and comedy classics disappear from the …

What photographing 100 pairs of naked breasts taught me about women

<b>Warning: article contains nudity: Laura Dodsworth has photographed and interviewed 100 topless women - from streakers to Holocaust survivors and Buddhist nuns - for her new book Bare Reality. Here, she tells Claire Cohen how it's changed her forever</b><p><i>Video courtesy Laura Dodsworth</i><p>“You can’t judge a …

Romeo and Juliet: Not a Shakespearean Tale After All

William Shakespeare's world renowned <i>Romeo and Juliet</i> (written sometime between 1591 and 1595) stands in the historical record as one of the greatest …

When history reaches a fork in its path, most often its fate is decided by powers beyond the comprehension of most mere mortals. Which is to say that …

Five Binge-Worthy True Crime Documentaries Streaming On Netflix

True crime fans who enjoy real-life murder stories will find a number of binge-worthy documentaries streaming on Netflix right now. Whether you are …

5 Things You Need To Know About The Photographer's Ephemeris

If you're not familiar with it, The Photographer's Ephemeris (TPE) is a map-centric sun/moon calculator that shows how the light falls on the land. …

March 28, 1941: Virginia Woolf’s Suicide Letter and Its Cruel Misinterpretation in the Media

On March 28, 1941, shortly after the devastating dawn of WWII, <b>Virginia Woolf</b> (January 15, 1882–March 28, 1941) filled her overcoat pockets with rocks and walked into the River Ouse behind her house never to emerge alive. A relapse of the all-consuming depression she had narrowly escaped in her …

Faster And Better - The Best Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

Not to be overly dramatic, but keyboard shortcuts can– and will– change your life. Okay, maybe it’s a little overly dramatic after all, but I’m not …

Tutorials

Philosopher Martha Nussbaum on How to Live with Our Human Fragility

In 1988, Bill Moyers produced a series of intelligent, inspiring, provocative conversations with a diverse set of cultural icons, ranging from Isaac Asimov to Noam Chomsky to Chinua Achebe. It was unlike any public discourse to have ever graced the national television airwaves before. The following …

How the Invention of the Alphabet Usurped Female Power in Society and Sparked the Rise of Patriarchy in Human Culture

The Rosetta Stone may be one of the 100 diagrams that changed the world and language may have propelled our evolution, but the invention of the written word was not without its costs. As Sophocles wisely observed, “nothing vast enters the life of mortals without a curse.” That curse is what <b>Leonard</b> …

Larry and Friends: An Illustrated Ode to Immigration, Diversity, Otherness, and Kindness

Much has been said about the lack of diversity in children’s books. But these discussions — as most conversations about diversity — have been largely co-opted by questions of race, overlooking other elements of diversity, such as nationality and native language. This is particularly perplexing in …

33 Books on How to Live: My Reading List for the Long Now Foundation’s Manual for Civilization

In a recent piece about the Manual for Civilization — the Long Now Foundation’s effort to assemble 3,500 books most essential for sustaining or rebuilding humanity, as part of their collaboratively curated library of 3,500 books for long-term thinking — I lamented the fact that Stewart Brand’s …

Djuna Barnes Interviews James Joyce in 1922: The Iconic Irishman’s Most Significant Interview

<b>Djuna Barnes</b> might be celebrated as a pioneer of modernist writing, her 1936 novel <i>Nightwood</i> a beacon of both modernist fiction and queer literature. But few know that Barnes was also a formidable journalist — a practitioner of literary journalism decades before Gay Talese pioneered the genre. In …

Four privacy settings you should enable in iOS 7 immediately

If you downloaded and installed iOS 7, there are a few privacy settings that are turned off by default that you should enable right away.<p>Data backed …

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