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Artist Paints Gorgeous Traditional Good Luck Dragons With Just a Single Stroke of His Brush

Artist Keisuke Teshima from Kyoto, Japan demonstrated the known as “hitofude-ryu”, or the painting of colorful dragons with a single brush stroke. …

Japan

Watch: A 2-Minute Animated History Of Arts And Crafts

It’s more than just glitter and Popsicle sticks.<p>Long before the term got co-opted by summer camp sessions filled with friendship bracelets and Popsicle stick boxes, Arts and Crafts represented a major movement in the history of design. It’s influential enough, in fact, to be chronicled, along with …

Arts and Crafts movement

Lavender Fields of Southern France in Pictures

San Francisco’s Legion Of Honor Is Hosting A Dazzling New Pre-Raphaelite Exhibition This Summer

The exhibition is the first to thoroughly explore the artwork of the old masters that inspired and captivated the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.<p>The …

Art

Living Fireworks, These Animals Produce Light Shows with Their Bodies

Weird Animal Question of the Week<p>A variety of animals produce bioluminescent light, creating signals that can be used for mating and communication.<p>Weird Animal Question of the Week<p>Most Americans will see some fireworks on July 4, but some animals produce light shows with their bodies all year. …

Nature

Joseph Heller’s Handwritten Outline for Catch-22, One of the Great Novels of the 20th Century

We remember <i>Catch-22</i>, more than half a century after its publication, as a rollicking satire of American military culture in wartime. But those of us …

Literature

Bosch’s Monsters Explained

“Poor is the mind that always uses the inventions of others, and invents nothing itself,” reads the text above a brooding sketch featured in <i>The</i> …

Art

The secret to a meaningful life is simpler than you think

Some people seem to spend their whole lives dissatisfied, in search of a purpose. But philosopher Iddo Landau suggests that all of us have everything we need for a meaningful existence.<p>According to Landau, a philosophy professor at Haifa University in Israel and author of the 2017 book <i>Finding</i> …

University of London

These Honey Garlic Baked Cauliflower Bites Are Irresistible — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

7 Online Butchers That Bring Quality Meat to Your Doorstep

Don’t live near one of those four-star sustainable butchers? Not a problem.<p>It’s easy to wax poetic about buying meat from a sustainable source when you live close to a local butcher shop that cuts down whole, local animals every day. But what if such a spot isn’t accessible? Or, for that matter, …

BBQ

When It Comes to Achievement, There's Good News and Bad News

It really doesn't matter if you have natural ability or not.<p>You want to dominate in your profession, perfect your skill as a performer, or impress the world with your writing, artwork, or athletic achievements. There's just one problem: You're not very good at whatever it is you seek to do.<p>Should …

Self-improvement

Inversion: The billionaire thinking skill you were never taught in school

“All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.”<p>These are the famous words of Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren …

Self-improvement

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7 Ways To Get Rid Of Negative Thoughts, According To Experts

Many of us feel negative from time to time — and it's easy tolet negative energy bog you down. When it does, it can affect every area of your life. …

How to Make Magic Shell Ice Cream Topping - Chowhound

Magic Shell has been around for quite some time now, but it hasn’t lost the power to impress and delight ice cream lovers everywhere. The way the …

A new study on the psychology of persistent regrets can teach you how to live now

Lingering regrets, the kind you hang onto for years, can be great company, returning daily to keep some part of you living an alternate version of your life and career. They’re the stuff of sublime tragic novels and films. They can even be functional if they propel you forward, determined not to …

Psychology

What Is Palmini And Is It Good For You?

This Shark Tank product is...actually legit.<p>If your keto friend is suddenly Instagramming a million shots of their delicious-looking pasta dinner, you have a right to be confused. Isn't that breaking the rules? Not necessarily...if they're eating Palmini.<p>Palmini Pasta<p>Palmini amazon.com $49.00<p>BUY …

Game-Changing Ballot Measure for Napa Vineyards Is Too Close to Call

The results of a hotly contested ballot measure in Napa County that could shape the future of the famous wine growing region are still too close to call. Measure C, proposed by environmentalists to preserve oak trees and water sources in the area, currently leads by a margin of just 42 votes in a …

The Lichtenstein Foundation Is Closing—and It Just Donated 400 Works to the Whitney

Art World<p>The Whitney Museum and the Smithsonian Archive of American Art were the first beneficiaries.<p>,<p>On Wednesday, the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation …

The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

Ikigai

The Fading Battlefields of World War I

This year will mark the passing of a full century since the end of World War I—a hundred years since the “War to End All Wars.” In that time, much of the battle-ravaged landscape along the Western Front has been reclaimed by nature or returned to farmland, and the scars of the war are disappearing. …

World History

International Living Statues festival – in pictures

At the event in Bucharest, artists dress up as characters in vivid outfits and hold very still. The festival, which is the largest European festival of its kind, aims to change perceptions of the artform as an occupation associated with amateurs or begging

Bucharest

Colorful Tattoos Use Vibrant Pops of Color to Merge the Excitement of Nature and Art

Seoul-based artist Zihee Tattoo adorns the skin with colorful illustrations that pay homage to nature and fine art. From pretty florals to classic paintings, each color tattoo resembles soft botanical illustrations and delicate watercolor paintings on skin. Although Zihee’s range of subject matter …

Gorgeous Central Austin Craftsman asks $799K

Impeccably remodeled home showcases historic style<p>It’s not uncommon to see homes for sale that are described as “Craftsman” or “Craftsman-like,” many of which are nothing of the sort (same goes for “bungalow”). This charming home, on the other hand, is the real deal. Built in 1905, it is an …

William Morris | Larkspur | The Met

Aymer Vallance <i>William Morris, his art, his writings, and his public life; a record,</i>. London G. Bell and sons 1898, 1898, p. 89.<p>Charles C. Oman, Jean …

House of the Week: 1910 craftsman stuns with open floor plan

Gorgeous dark wood lines the open floor plan of this craftsman-style home in Worcester, framing the space beautifully.<p>With four bedrooms and four …

Lucy Liu’s Modern LA Craftsman Masters Indoor-Outdoor Zen

A sneak peek inside the actress's just-listed, $4 million bungalow.<p>Nothing says “I’m an A-lister who enjoys my peace and privacy” quite like a home <i>so</i> …

Rustic 1911 Craftsman hunting lodge in the Hollywood Hills can be yours for $3M

Surrounded by trees on a .67-acre lot<p>The name Francis X. Bushman may not ring many bells among today’s moviegoing public, but during the 1910s and ’20s, Bushman was one of the silver screen’s top matinee idols. Billed as “The Handsomest Man in the World” at the peak of his career, the co-star of …

What Is Art Photography? Catherine Edelman Offers Her Opinion

<i>Debuting with the Ballad of Sexual Dependency by Nan Goldin in 1987, Catherine Edelman Gallery has been a leader in the fine art world for more than thirty years. Representing artists like Bruce Davidson, Michael Kenna, Joel-Peter Witkin, Jess T. Dugan and many more, the gallery is a respected</i> …

Street Photography

Mike Rowe explains why the Boy Scouts are a desperately needed ‘antidote’ to safe spaces

Former Eagle Scout Mike Rowe explains why youth-based organizations like the Boy Scouts are at the forefront of the fight against the “safe space” culture that is overtaking America.<p>“You were famously an Eagle Scout as a boy, the scouts are no longer the Boy Scouts, but simply the Scouts,” said …