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10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

50 Most Inspirational Quotes in Sports

It doesn't matter if your dad owns a professional sports team or if you play squash on the weekends with Rupert Murdoch; if you don't perform as an elite athlete or coach, then you're history.<p>Consequently, the people in this list are uniquely qualified to inspire.<p>Major sports figures have …

Bruce Lee

Cosmic Bulletins: Two Major Discoveries Rock Science

The Theory of General Relativity seemed truly bizarre when Albert Einstein first articulated it 99 years ago: gravity, the great physicist declared, …

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

Funny and Creative Doodles Interact with Real World Scenes

Storyboard artist and self-described “scribbler” Marty Cooper (aka Hombre_McSteez) makes hilarious cartoons come to life in this creative project that he calls his “doodle-ramblings.” Using just a transparency film, white-out, and a Sharpie, the artist makes up each piece on the spot, first drawing …

Creativity

Is Google The Most Innovative Company of 2014? - The Fox Is Black

A few weeks ago Fast Company published an article naming the 50 most innovative companies of 2014, claiming that their “staff has spent more than six …

Momentum: Large Format Photos of Chalkboards from Quantum Mechanics Institutions by Alejandro Guijarro | Colossal

<p>Momentum is a project by artist Alejandro Guijarro who spent three years traveling to the quantum mechanics departments of Cambridge, Stanford, …

Surf Sauna

To score the best waves in the Northeast it takes three things: dedication, luck and a thick skin. Though the water warms up to a comfortable trunks-only temperature in the summer, the best waves pound the shores of New England, New York and New Jersey in the colder months. Though wetsuit …

New Hampshire

Colorful Portraits of Musicians by Tuna Bora - The Fox Is Black

Tuna Bora is a Los Angeles illustrator who sent over a recent project of hers, these vibrantly colored portraits of musicians. Her sketchy style …

15 Fascinating Photos of Monkeys Deep in Thought

So far, we've taken a look at some incredibly expressive owls as well as some personality-filled frogs. In our search to compile the most fascinating wildlife photography, how could we not post about monkeys? The highly intelligent animals are the main subject for many photographers because they're …

Monkeys

Articles about 5 creative modern porches and decks on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>A Vancouver design studio created in collaboration with Battersby Howat Architects.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>When David Rockwell, Founder and …

Prefab Homes

The Future is Now: 9 Unbelievable (Real) Technologies That Exist Today (PHOTOS)

According to Moore’s Law, it is generally held that the processing power in our computing technology is destined to double every two years. With respect to the trend first recognized in 1965, it only takes a glance at the headlines covering the high-concept gadgets and gizmos of today to notice …

These Songs Could Have Changed Your Life: The Best Rejected Songs of the Millennium

In which 20 Grantland writers wipe their eyes, put on their headphones, take a walk, and attempt to process the most egregious omissions from the …

Music

The Innovation of Loneliness

shared by Ariela on Aug 12, 2013 in Social Media<p>23,194 views<p>187 faves<p>187 shares<p>11 comments<p>What is the connection between Social Networks and Being …

Social Media

How to Tell Love from Lust: A Timeless 1929 Litmus Test from E.B. White and James Thurber

In 1927, E. B. White pulled some strings at <i>The New Yorker</i>, where he had been working since shortly after the legendary magazine’s birth in 1925, and arranged for his friend <b>James Thurber</b> to be hired as an editor. Over the decades that followed, Thurber would go on to produce some of the magazine’s …

Overexposed? Helmut Newton at the Annenberg Space for Photography

I'm a big admirer of iconic fashion photographer Helmut Newton and continue to be drawn to his evocative body of work. I particularly love his depiction of beautiful, hyper-strong women -- and the intended irony beneath the sexually charged tone of his photographs. But more on that later... The …

Amazing Animated Comedy Short - HAPPY HOUR

Use This Simple ‘Drop Test’ to See if Your Batteries Are Juiced

Even though most camera bodies these days use some sort of Lithium-ion battery, chances are there’s still some gear in your bag that still runs off …

Donald Glover's New Short Film Is Funny, Bizarre, And Kind Of Unsettling

It's called Clapping For The Wrong Reasons and features appearances by Chance the Rapper, Trinidad Jame$, Flying Lotus, and Danielle Fishel (yes, Topanga). Seems like the ol' Childish Gambino has been busier than we all thought.<p>It confused a lot of people, and led others to wildly try and analyze …

Meet The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road

An entrepreneur as professionally careful as the Dread Pirate Roberts doesn’t trust instant messaging services. Forget phones or Skype. At one point during our eight-month preinterview courtship, I offer to meet him at an undisclosed location outside the United States. “Meeting in person is out of …

The height of intelligence

Tall people are smarter.<p>This is a phenomenon with scientific research to back it up. It's a small effect, it's not an absolute; I'm not saying Andre the Giant was the intellectual superior of Robert Hooke, you'll still find plenty of smarter-than-average shorter people, and many tall people who …

Spectacular Day and Night Composite Shots of Major Cities

<i>Day to Night</i> is a spectacular ongoing series by fine art photographer Stephen Wilkes featuring urban landscapes that transcend the confines of time by presenting day and night shots of iconic cityscapes in one image. Using up to 1,500 images from a 15-hour shoot day (from sunrise to sunset), Wilkes …

Washington D.C.

The man without fear

“XP1K” is the latest cinematic effort from California’s Martelli Brothers, Matt and Joshua, who gained fame directing Ken Block’s dazzling “Gymkhana” series of precision-driving films.<p>The new film, shot at Eagle Mountain, an abandoned iron mine east of Palm Springs, California, delivers 10 …

Scientists Achieve On-Demand Quantum Teleportation For The First Time

Quantum teleportation, more reliable than ever before, at greater distances than ever before.<p>Quantum teleportation has taken another step forward, thanks to two complimentary experiments, one from ETH Zurich and one from the University of Tokyo. The researchers have demonstrated the most reliable …

Facebook is a bummer, study says

Don't press the like button: Facebook is a bummer that makes us feel worse about our lives, according to new research.<p>Facebook users in a study led by the University of Michigan wound up feeling worse about themselves after two weeks, and their moment-to-moment mood darkened the more they browsed …

Social Media

The Hyperloop: flawed fantasy or achievable challenge

The Hyperloop, an ambitious new form of transport proposed by SpaceX and PayPal founder Elon Musk, could be possible but faces some flaws, according to those who have analysed his plans.<p>The unveiling of the designs of Musk's "fifth mode of transport", which would fire passengers in pods at speeds …

What Twins Reveal About The Science Of Faith

Studies of twins suggest that faith is influenced by genes.<p>I am frequently asked by journalists to recall the most surprising finding of our twin studies. The study of religion and belief in God is the one that always comes to mind, and the results are not easily accepted by many people. Most …