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September Book Reviews from 'The Make Believe Issue'

Book reviews from the latest issue of our magazine – including reviews of Roger Ballen's 'Outland' and Joan Cornellá's 'ZONZO'.<p><b>TATTOOS FOR YOUR ENEMIES VOLUME 4</b>Jack Dominic Watts<p><i>Self Published</i><p>Complaining about stuff you like entering mainstream culture is a spoilt-baby thing to do. If your identity …

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The ups and downs of porn: sexism, relationships and sexual aggression

Does pornography lead to broken relationships, oppression of women and sexual aggression? Research suggests not<p>David Cameron's repeated initiatives to regulate access to online pornography reflect an ongoing moral panic that society as we know it is being torn apart by smut. Yet this contrasts …

Kevin Spacey Goes All House-of-Cards on Hollywood

In case you missed this most excellent keynote speech at the Edinburgh International Television Festival’s high-profile James MacTaggart Memorial …

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How To Train Your Brain To See What Others Don't

Charles Darwin had one of the greatest "aha!" moments in all of history when writing his magnum opus <i>On The Origin of Species</i>. After reading a book written 40 years earlier on population growth and resource competition, Darwin immediately saw the connection to the variation among species that he had …

5 Important Components of a Powerful Image

A Contribution by Mitchell Kanashkevich – author of 3 dPS eBooks on the topics of Natural Light, Travel Photography and Colour. Quite often people …

Hidden Gems: 5 Summer Books That Deserve More Fanfare

In the old days, when a book came out it just had to compete with other books. But these days a book has to compete not only with other books, but also with blog posts and tweets and tumblrs and everything else in written form. There's only so much that readers feel like reading, and as a result, …

Can These Augmented-Reality Apps Move Beyond the Gimmicks?

Last week, a man jumped out of a bottle of Pepsi and performed a magic trick for me.<p>No, I wasn’t hallucinating in the New York City heat wave. I was …

Pounding, Throbbing, Sharp Or Dull? What Your Headache Is Trying To Tell You

So, your head hurts. What do you do?<p>When it comes to headache treatment, it all depends on what type of headache you have to begin with. And although some headache types are vastly different -- migraine is the only type of headache accompanied by the sensory symptoms known as aura, for example -- …

7 Totally Normal Things That Happen To Women During Sex

Gone are the days when people thought women were inherently squeamish about sex. And good riddance. It's so obvious, it seems silly to even say it, but women are every bit as interested in having sex as men -- and just as comfortable with the nitty gritty. (Many of them even want it more.)<p>But …

Make Tricky And Beautiful Geometric Patterns In Isometric

iOS has filters and drawing apps up the wazoo, so it can be hard to see the point of new ones. But Isometric allows you to create and manipulate …

Share the love: vinyl lending library opens in London

In an empty shop beside a luxury kitchen shop on a residential street in Stoke Newington, north London, Elly Rendall and Sophie Austin are dreaming …

Sunrise raises $2.2 million to keep building the ultimate calendar app

Can the best Google Calendar client make any money?<p>Calendars are boring, a static list of events on a grid with no brains of its own. Until recently, it wasn't even possible to reliably sync events to an iPhone, so how could we expect a next generation of intelligent calendar features? Google came …

What's causing the protests in Turkey?

Protests in Turkey are entering their fifth day with one of Turkey's biggest trade unions starting a two day strike in support of the anti-government …

What's in your bag, Jacob Kastrenakes?

<i>What’s in your bag? is a recurring feature where we ask people to tell us a bit more about their everyday gadgets by opening their bags and hearts to us. Show us your bag in this forum post. This week, we’re featuring Jacob Kastrenakes.</i><p>Not carrying three phones, lenses, and battery packs may put me …

Brazilian artist, Nunca maining “Never,” has just painted a portrait of a Berliner punk in conjunction with the Urban Spree Festival in Berlin. Germany. Take a look at more images in our Street Art section: http://bit.ly/18Gm0n5

Asos pulls belts in radioactive scare

A batch of metal-studded belts sold by online fashion retailer Asos have been hurriedly withdrawn from sale after they were found to be …

Yahoo wants to buy Tumblr. Will Facebook swoop in at the last minute?

Advertisement<p>31 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr user Gabriele Colletti<p>Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer thinks that what Blogger did for Google, Tumblr …

Italian-based artistic team Carnovsky's "RGB Fabulous Landscapes" change depending on whether natural, red, green, or blue light is applied. See the rest of their landscapes (under different lighting) here: http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/rgb-fabulous-landscapes-by-italian-based-artistic-team-carnovsky

Ian Francis is coming back to NYC with his surreal, dreamy paintings. Always a treat... check the preview... http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/preview-ian-francis-season-1-episode-0-joshua-liner-nyc

Boston Bombing Suspects Raise New Terrorism Questions

Anti-terrorism expert David Schanzer fits marathon bombings into broader trends.<p><b>With the Friday arrest of suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bombing investigation has entered a new phase. Yet to be uncovered are the motives of the bombers—the other suspect, Dzhokhar's older brother</b> …

Watch: The amazing world of coffee portraiture. . . http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/watch-coffee-portraiture

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Three Artists' Takes on Fanciful Skeletons

Well folks, every time you bite into a Gummy Bear, that there is what you're crushing and grinding up with your teeth. I hope you're happy.<p>And maybe …

How Camera Angle Affects Body Shape

Perspective can make a big difference when photographing any subject, but you especially want to be observant when photographing models. Shooting at …

Why Do We Keep Making Ebooks Like Paper Books?

Comparing books to ebooks is like comparing mechanical watches to digital watches, or manual cars to automatic cars. No one doubts the convenience, …

Dear Apple: It's Time to do Something About iPhone Theft

Recently, the NYC police department announced that they have created a special division to deal with iPhone and iPad device theft. It has become such …

North Korea's Nuclear Reactor: Everything You Need to Know

After its third nuclear test in February drew a harsh rebuke from the international community and further tightened economic sanctions against the …

The wrong Carlos: how Texas sent an innocent man to his death

A few years ago, Antonin Scalia, one of the nine justices on the US supreme court, made a bold statement. There has not been, he said, "a single case …