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A 21-year-old artist is using her body as a canvas, and the internet has fallen in love

Steel has been drawing for as long as she can remember, and started doodling on herself during class in high school.<p>"I didn't want to draw all over my notes," Steel tells INSIDER. "So the next available canvas was me."<p>She started getting serious attention for her body art during her first year at …

Social Media

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Time Management

Was Sardinia home to the mythical civilisation of Atlantis?

A comet plunging into the sea could have triggered a tidal wave that devastated bronze age settlements on the island, say scientists<p>Homer talks of Poseidon lashing out, Plato refers to a massive marine disaster. What happened on Sardinia in the second millennium BC? What dramatic event swept away …

Archaeology

25 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Alan Watts

A world renowned philosopher, writer and speaker, Alan Watts has left behind many works on personal identity, the true nature of reality, and the …

Alan Watts

Obama releases music playlists on Spotify

CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — By day, President Barack Obama enjoys the music of such artists as Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and the …

Music

Free Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., is full of memorials and museums to visit, many of which are free to explore. But dig a little deeper, and you'll find even more activities and sites that don't cost a thing. Here are some ideas to get you started.<p><b>Attractions</b><p>The <b>National Building Museum,</b> acclaimed for its …

Museums

The Midwifery of Creativity: Denise Levertov on How Great Works of Art Are Born

“Showing anyone anything really amounts to removing the last thin film that prevents their seeing what they are looking at.”<p>Few things gladden the heart, at least this heart, more than the immortal evidence of great friendships between artists — that mostly invisible scaffolding of goodwill and …