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Songs That Will Instantly Make You Cry

A truth: There is a song for every single specific mood you could ever have. There’s an Adele song for the “I should know better than to love you” …

How to prepare for the cryptocurrency revolution

Blockchain is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated technologies of our time. Much like the early internet, experienced technologists foresee blockchain as a vehicle to drive society forward. Implementations of secure, decentralized systems can empower us to conquer organizational issues of …

I paid $300 for DNA-based fitness advice and all I got was junk science

Consumer-genomics company Helix promises insights so you can live your best life — but it’s little more than genetic astrology<p>In January of this year, I decided I would complete a half-marathon. I would push my body to the limit and be reborn as my best self. For months, I woke up at 6 to run …

The only photos you need to see from last month

DEREK RIDGERS TELLS THE UNKNOWN STORY BEHIND HIS 1981 PHOTO<p>Derek Ridgers documentation of subculture spans four decades, but the group he found himself most drawn to was the Skinheads and his fascination began in 1979. Two years later, struck by a couple with their arms around each other, Ridgers …

The Science Behind Mona Lisa’s Smile

How Leonardo da Vinci engineered the world’s most famous painting<p>Leonardo da Vinci liked to think that he was as good at engineering as he was at painting, and though this was not actually the case (<i>nobody</i> was as good at engineering as he was at painting), the basis for his creativity was an …

Carry Your Way to a Stronger Upper-Body With These Simple Moves

Dumbbell and kettlebell carries are two of the best exercises to improve your strength<p>Dumbbell or kettlebell carries are probably one of the most transferable exercises to everyday life. It's definitely the best way to ensure you only need one trip to carry all of your groceries from your car to …

How to Paint Like Monet

Learn How to Paint Like the Impressionist Claude Monet<p>Claude Monet is probably the best loved of all the impressionist painters, and he was certainly …

Art

Emotion-Filled Portraits by Alan Coulson

British contemporary artist Alan Coulson’s works focus predominantly in portraiture, as seen in the lovely selection below. Detailed without stepping …

Art

The Artist Creating a Self-Portrait Through Her Lovers’ Eyes

What might your life look like as seen through photographs taken by former lovers? Artist Jenny Rova explores, with a new photo book<p>Anders, Amir, …

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Empty Highways Burst with Color in Bold Landscape Paintings

Grant Haffner captures burning sunsets through the prisms of memory.<p>Inspired by quiet rural roads and grand, open landscapes, artist Grant Haffner creates vibrant neon depictions of sprawling vistas bursting with bright color. The artist captures the speed and rhythm of a fleeting countryside and …

Makeup Artist Creates Mystifying Optical Illusions

Vancouver, Canada makeup artist Mimi Choi has used her incredible skills to create mystifying optical illusions on herself and on others. Mimi shared …

Streetwear

AI is a powerful tool in the fight against anxiety and depression

The state of mental healthcare in the US is in crisis. Suicide is the second leading cause of death in the US, and at a 30-year high. Anxiety and depression are literally killing us. Something has to give.<p>Part of the problem is the stigma attached to seeking help for emotional problems, part of it …

How Matisse's Most Treasured Possessions Inspired His Art

A forthcoming exhibition at the Royal Academy reveals the artist's great love of collecting, and the impact this had on his radical oeuvre<p>The objects …

Art

9 ways to create an expressive palette

Abstract painter Gerry Dudgeon shares nine tips to add life to your colour palette<p>Gerry Dudgeon, <i>Rain in the Atlas Mountains</i>, acrylic on canvas, …

24 Incredible Books You Should Read This Summer

The season’s new books include smart thrillers and sprawling family dramas.<p>A wrestler sets his sights on the NCAA championship; a man goes on a statewide search for his missing son. A trends forecaster learns to cope with the market’s return to IRL experiences; an ex-musician reflects on his glory …

A Ruby Glow — Glazing Secrets from Vermeer to Rembrandt

Portrait of Maria Serra Pallavicino by Peter Paul Rubens, oil painting.Modern Oil Painting Needs an Old Master’s Boost: Glazing“Just as we can look …

Beyond Basquiat: 12 Essential Takeaways From Last Week’s $1.6 Billion Art Auctions

Analysis<p>Our parting observations from New York's auction gigaweek.<p>& & ,<p>A staggering $1.6 billion worth of art changed hands during New York’s auction …

Fine Art

Intimate Portraits Capture Women in Moments of Solitude

Inspired by paintings by Vermeer, Maria Marrone explores beauty through portraits of everyday muses.<p>A young woman lays in repose on a sateen draped sofa in her Bronx living room, unaware of photographer and filmmaker Maria Marrone exploring her relaxed composition. Marrone desires to photograph …

The Ten Commandments of Retouching

There are some things in life that are universal rules we should all follow—things like not cheating on your wife, not killing anyone, and not …

Tutorials

This guy makes amazing coffee art that is seriously next level

How could you bear to take a sip from this cup of coffee?<p>26-year-old Lee Kang Bin makes the most amazing coffee art designs — from Van Gogh's "Starry …

The WOW Factor | 10 Ways to Catch a Juror’s Eye

It’s no surprise that an art juror is going to begin his or her task by studying a painting for certain expected attributes: strong design, solid …

Love the work of Chad Wys@chadwys

Love the work of Chad Wys

[NSFW] Arrested for Her Art, an Activist Artist Shows Enormous Nude Polaroids

Feminist artist and activist Natalie White has walked 250 miles and even been arrested in the name of feminism. Now, she turns to large-scale self-portraits to get her point across.<p>After spending years sitting for famous male artists including Chuck Close, George Condo, and Will Cotton, Natalie …

Activism

Damien Hirst Accused Of Appropriating Nigerian Art, Whitewashing History

“People will think he is the original creator of such an important artwork."<p>British artist Damien Hirst’s exhibition “Treasures From the Wreck of the Unbelievable” opened in Venice last month, featuring a variety of sculptures, meant to be viewed as debris rescued from a shipwreck that never …

Over 200 free art books released online by the Guggenheim

Enough art books to rival any expensive school have been archived online by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. And best of all, it’s all available to download for free.<p>Over 200 books have been added to the online catalogue, including works exploring the art of Kandinsky, Holzer, Lichtenstein, …

These vivid color photos from the 1890s used retouching to make the world more real

More than seven million photochrom postcards were printed<p>Of all the early color photographic processes to live and die, photochroms were perhaps the …

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