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Legos As Fine Art? The Art of the Brick Exhibit

One of the best art exhibits I’ve been to in a while is <b>The Art of the Brick</b> by Nathan Sawaya. If you haven’t thought about Legos as fine art, this …

Art

Sushruta

Sushruta (c. 7th or 6th century BCE) was a physician in ancient India known today as the “Father of Indian Medicine” and “Father of Plastic Surgery” …

Medicine

Chuck Close Is A Giant Of The Art World. He's Allegedly Also A 'F**king Pervert.'

Artist Julia Fox was honored to model for Close. Then, she says, he told her, "Your p***y looks delicious."<p>Every day, thousands of commuters pass by a series of 12 mosaics by famed artist Chuck Close, recently installed in the 86th Street station of New York’s Second Avenue subway line. The murals, …

The Ultimate Standing Sex Positions Guide for Couples

Standing sex always feels like a truly inspired idea until you go for it. It’s one of those <i>it seemed like a good idea at the time</i> kind of things. That being said, it’s wonder why we find ourselves trying standing sex. Sometimes you're in the heat of the moment, you tear each other’s clothes off and …

8 Front Garden Design Tips to Make Your Home Welcoming and Inviting - Garden Gates and Furniture

A lovely front garden is a delight to see and whatever gate or doorway you pass through en-route, it should heighten the anticipation of arriving …

What Is the Greatest Michelangelo? The 10 Most Iconic Works by the Renaissance Titan, Ranked

Opinion<p>Our critic asks: Which legendary work most defines Michelangelo?<p>,<p>When it comes to the High Renaissance, Michelangelo Buonarotti (1475-1564) is …

This Prehistoric "Masterpiece" Could Rewrite The History of Ancient Greek Art

It was hidden under millennia of dirt.<p>It didn't look like much at first. A small piece of stone, just 3.6 centimetres (1.4 inches) in length, …

Archaeology

Take an Impossibly Charming Tour of Japan with Hiroshige

A beautifully bound tome dedicated to woodblock-printer Hiroshige offers a typically Japanese reading of his homeland<p>“Japanese scholars of Japanese …

Japan

How to make your own flavoured vodka, spiced rum and homemade limoncello with these easy boozy Christmas gift ideas

Christmas is just around the corner and shops are filling up with Christmas gifts to buy this season.<p>But if you're panicking on what to get that …

New Hampshire Investigates Wounding of 8-Year-Old as Possible Hate Crime

State authorities in New Hampshire are investigating a possible hate crime after a family reported that their 8-year-old boy was pushed by teenagers off a picnic table with a rope around his neck, injuring him. The boy, who is biracial, was treated in the hospital and released, the police said.<p>The …

Amazon massacre? Members of uncontacted tribe killed by miners

Members of an uncontacted tribe, said to include women and children, have allegedly been massacred by gold miners in a remote part of the Brazilian Amazon.<p>Federal prosecutors in Brazil have opened an investigation into the reported massacre of about 10 members of the tribe, according to the New …

Unbelievable Graffiti Artworks by PichiAvo

From time to time we get to artworks that really stand out. Pichi & Avo became PichiAvo, a Spanish based artist duo that comes up with unbelievable …

10 front door colour trends for 2017 - how to enhance your front entrance appeal

When it comes to choosing a colour for your front door, it can be difficult to decide which one is best, but it's a decision that can completely …

This Graffiti App Helps You Become a Street Art Pro

For all of you looking to channel your inner Banksy, you way want to check out new smartphone app, SketchAR. SketchAR is an augmented reality drawing …

How to Install Tile Like a Professional

If you've ever wondered how to install tile without calling a professional, you've come to the right place. Maybe you're a "Fixer Upper" devotee, and …

How to build a bed frame with drawers | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step project is about <b>how to build a bed frame with drawers</b>. Building a bed with drawers will create a significant storage space for your …

You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

Cleaning

3 Color Theory Tips to Inspire Your Digital Design

<i>This post was originally published on the</i> <i>Shutterstock blog</i> <i>and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>Color makes the world beautiful. Nothing feels more energizing than a vibrant blue sky on a sunny day. And when we need peace? We take a walk through the snow, relax in the sand at the beach, or let …

Brazil graffiti plane: Football team plane spray painted | CNN Travel

5 Awesome "Graffitrees": Graffiti with Actual Trees

Afro Taino by Gabriel Abreu in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic<p>Great graffiti happens when the artists don't get stumped. Instead, they go out on a …