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Add-A-Lock: Extra Security In Your Pocket

If you travel a lot, you’ve probably gotten your stuff stolen from a hotel room. Or, if you go home to visit your parents every Christmas, you’ve …

Audi's Sport Quattro Concept To Become A Reality, Cost $150,000

It’s been more than thirty years since Audi introduced the Quattro, and, that being a landmark, they want to celebrate by actually bringing the car …

Photorealism: 40th by Kim Mendenhall

<b>Photorealism: 40th by Kim Mendenhall</b><p>Second-wave Photorealist Kim Mendenhall creates meticulous and complex still lifes like this lavish and inviting spread using paint on canvas. The level of detail in the cake and the technical perfection of the glassware make it difficult to believe this isn’t a photographic image, but that is the goal of Photorealist painters.<p>Photorealism was a movement that began as a reaction to Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism in the 1960s in the United States. Like …

US government to end effort to restrict morning-after pill

<b>US government to end effort to restrict morning-after pill</b><p>+The New York Times: The Obama administration told a U.S. District Court judge it would stop trying to block the over-the-counter availability of Plan B One-Step for all women and girls.<p>The Justice Department had been fighting to prevent girls of any age to buy the morning-after contraceptive pill without a prescription.<p>In a letter to to Judge Edward R. Korman of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the …

Contemporary Art - Boundlessness in Bloom by Duy Huynh

<b>Contemporary Art - Boundlessness in Bloom by Duy Huynh</b><p>A visual story teller, Duy Huynh (pronounced Yee Wun) creates softly colored visions seemingly taken from the middle of a fantastical story or recalled from a dream. Huynh’s paintings explore the human condition and symbolically reflect geographical and cultural displacement, but in a whimsical way that captures the boundless possibilities of the human spirit. …

Seasonal Paintings - Flaming June by Frederick Leighton

<b>Seasonal Paintings - Flaming June by Frederick Leighton</b><p>A study of serenity and repose painted in vibrant orange, Frederick Leighton’s “Flaming June” captures energy at rest. Leighton (1830 – 1896) enjoyed a relatively long and very prestigious career, but what has become his most recognizable work was one of his last: “Flaming June”, considered by some his magnum opus, was exhibited at the Royal Academy just a year before his death. …

Inspiring Insider - Alonzo King, LINES Ballet

<b>Inspiring Insider - Alonzo King, LINES Ballet</b><p>We are honored to feature Alonzo King, Founder & Artistic Director at Alonzo King LINES Ballet, as an Inspiring Insider for June! King founded his celebrated ballet company in 1982. The company brings innovative contemporary dance to the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond with their international touring performances.<p>LINES Ballet also includes a public Dance Center offering more than 80 classes a week, a youth outreach program called the Discovery …

Photography - Famed Leaning Tower of Pisa Standing Next to th…

<b>Photography - Famed Leaning Tower of Pisa Standing Next to the Baptistry of the Cathedral by Margaret Bourke-White</b><p>Today we celebrate the life and work of a pioneer in the field of photojournalism: Margaret Bourke-White (b. June 14th, 1904, d. 1971). One of the original staff photographers at Time, LIFE, and Fortune magazines, Bourke-White’s career spanned more than three decades and produced some the most remarkable and memorable images of her era.<p>Burke-White started as an industrial and …

Mythology Paintings - Circe: The Temptress by Charles Hermans

<b>Mythology Paintings - Circe: The Temptress by Charles Hermans</b><p>Who is this elegant and intimidating lady staring us down? Is it a Parisian socialite, or someone more sinister? According to the title he gave the painting, “Circe: The Temptress,” Belgian artist Charles Hermans intended this to be a modern interpretation of Homer’s enchantress.<p>Circe first appears in literature in the Odyssey, the epic poem that tells the tale of Odysseus’s ill-fated journey back to his home in Ithaca after the …