Kyle J Phillips

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Museum of Biblical Art closing: Why can’t a serious-minded institution devoted to the Bible’s influence on culture survive?

The Museum of Biblical Art, a 10-year-old Manhattan institution which “celebrates and interprets art inspired by the Bible,” announced Tuesday it …

How to be an artist without going to art school

<i>This article is part of a series on art today to support the Dazed x Converse Emerging Artists Award Check out the rest of content here and make sure to visit the Royal Academy in London before 17th May to see all the work IRL.</i><p>In Terry Zwigoff's 2006 film <i>Art School Confidential</i>, there’s a scene …

Interview: How Instagram Photographer Lauren Bath Has Made a Job Out of Traveling the World

If traveling the world and photographing incredible destinations sounds too good to be true, then you haven't met Lauren Bath. We introduced you to her a few days ago when we showed you her spectacular photos of camel trains on Australia's Cable Beach. In the short three and a half years since …

Google Art Project Brings Fine Art to Your Web Browser

Between the never-ending stream of cat photos and Florida Man stories, it can seem that Internet culture, is, well, devoid of culture.<p>But from the …

Welcome To Night Vale: Tales From The Cryptids

<i>Hooded figures drift in the dog park, which one is never supposed to enter. A desert pier goes nowhere. Stay away from wheat, and wheat by-products. Welcome to Night Vale.</i><p>Cecil Baldwin explains how he gets into the mind of Cecil (the Narrator)<p><b>Listen · 1:06</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>Hear an extra …

Mystery cause of Ashley Hazelwood's air crash death

<b>The cause of a crash which saw a microlight aircraft plunge to the ground after take off and kill its student pilot remains a mystery.</b><p>Ashley Hazelwood, 61, of Kinmel Bay, Conwy, took off to fly circuits at Caernarfon airfield when the crash happened last May.<p>An inquest into his death heard he was a …

How to Build Your Net Worth | The Art of Manliness

Do you feel like you’re not getting ahead with your finances? That no matter how hard you work or how much extra money you earn, you’re still in the …

'Homeworld Remastered Collection' Goes For The Nostalgic Jugular With New Videos

Now that we know when the Homeworld Remastered Collection will get released on February 25th, Gearbox Software is now almost gleefully bombarding fans with serious amounts of eye candy.<p>The first of the two new videos covers the story (shown below). The original games used a brilliantly minimalist …

Researchers Discover An Ancient Replica Of Our Solar System

The finding is good news for the search for intelligent alien life<p>Deep within the bowels of our Milky Way Galaxy, there is another solar system that is like a miniature replica of our own. Except this planetary system is just a tad older — by about 7 billion years.<p>Using images and data collected by …

Study Tips for College Success | The Art of Manliness

When 160,000 undergraduates in the University of California system were asked to name the obstacles that impeded their academic success, the students …

Going Dry: The Benefits Of A Month Without Booze

As New Year's resolutions go, cutting back on food and drink are right at the top of the list. And while those vowing to change their eating habits may cut the carbohydrates or say a sweet goodbye to sugar, for regular drinkers, the tradition may involve what's known as a "dry January": giving up …

Amazon's latest delivery idea: taxis

Amazon is so determined to get your order to you quickly, it wants to use drones—but it's also considering a decidedly more old-fashioned delivery method: taxis.<p>In San Francisco and LA, the company recently tested using cabs as delivery vehicles, sources tell the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>. Amazon …

15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

The Massive Economic Benefits Of Self-Driving Cars

I don’t want to turn this blog into all self-driving cars, all the time. But there is one question I’ve heard about self-driving cars multiple times in the last few weeks that I really want to answer. This is, why would self-driving cars even be a big deal? Let me run down some rough calculations …

Richard III: Not Such A Bad Guy After All?

We're going to <i>re</i>tell you a story now. It's a story you thought you knew, a story you might have read at school — especially if you studied Shakespeare — the story of Richard III.<p>He was the last king from England's ruling Plantagenet family, and you probably have a mental picture of him: An evil …

5 Alternatives to the Diamond Engagement Ring | The Art of Manliness

So you’ve found the woman you want to spend the rest of your life with and you’re ready to make it official by getting down on one knee and …

Inside Politics: Equal pay; Reid v. Koch

Pure Chess heads to PS4 April 15 (update)

<i>Pure Chess</i> is coming to PlayStation 4 on April 15 in the U.S. and April 16 in Europe, publisher Ripstone Games announced.<p>The game features worldwide leaderboards, full HD 1080p and 100 bonus chess puzzles. It also offers basic, intermediate and advanced chess technique tutorials. Players can select …

Red News, Blue News: Obamacare

Who Is Your Favorite Movie Reviewer?

If you’re like me—that is, if you like to go to the cinema from time to time, but get really disappointed when a movie turns out to be a clunker—then you want to know how you can improve your odds of picking movies that you will like. Separating the cinematic chaff from the wheat becomes …

30 Reasons To Put Your Job Search On Hold For A Month

Getting ready for a job search used to be simple. You’d rewrite your resume to reflect your latest accomplishments and current objectives. If you were a guy, you’d be sure your wardrobe included a presentable suit, and perhaps pick up a new shirt and tie for good luck. Then, you could actually …

Republicans now see opportunity in more than a dozen 2014 Senate races

Washington Republicans say they are now competitive in more than a dozen states this year in their quest to take control of the Senate, as they and outside supporters continue to highlight problems with ObamaCare and the Democratic incumbents who backed the law.<p>Kansas GOP Sen. Jerry Moran, chairman …

5 Stupid Job-Interview Mistakes You'll Live To Regret

As this new, social generation of young people begin graduating from college and entering the workforce, there are a few tips I’d like to share, to help them avoid some common mistakes.<p>The following mistakes were made by candidates in just one month, but they’d no idea they’d made them. I’m sharing …

Bodyweight Workout For Your Morning Routine | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse.</i><p>Have you ever intended to work out in the afternoon or evening but didn’t get a chance to and …

How to Write an Email That Will Get a Response | The Art of Manliness

<i>How to write an email?</i><p><i>What’s next? A post on how to tie your shoes?</i><p>I know, I know. Email is such an ubiquitous part of our lives that you might think …

California college student teaches school $50,000 lesson on Constitution

[youtube EosaP99J3Z8]<p>A California college student who was blocked last year from handing out copies of the Constitution gave his school a lesson in civics and the law, winning a $50,000 settlement and an agreement to revise its speech codes.<p>Robert Van Tuinen, 26, settled with Modesto Junior College …

How to Make a Drinking Glass From a Bottle | The Art of Manliness

I’ve often admired the artwork on beer bottles, liquor bottles, even craft soda bottles. And I’ve often wondered how to capture some of this artwork …

How to Be Successful in Your Twenties | The Art of Manliness

<b>At age 20:</b> Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard and cofounded Microsoft, and Sir Isaac Newton began developing a new branch of mathematics.<p><b>At age 21:</b> …

A Supersilly Super Bowl 'What If ... ?'

We're only a few Sundays shy of the big game, so here's a Super Bowl warm-up video, a "What if ... ?"<p>What if a sportscaster from Britain who knows absolutely nothing about American football — whose only expertise is in rugby — were thrown on the air during an important semi-final game between …