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Patti Smith’s List of Favorite Books: From Rimbaud to Susan Sontag

<i>The Master and Margarita</i> by Mikhail Bulgakov<p><i>Journey to the East</i> by Hermann Hesse<p><i>The Glass Bead Game</i> by Hermann Hesse<p><i>Heart of Darkness</i> by Joseph Conrad<p>…

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night review – exhilarating vampire girl power

Ana Lily Amirpour’s feature debut is a bloody triumph…<p>Iranian-American writer-director Ana Lily Amirpour describes her weirdly exhilarating feature debut, which premiered at Sundance last year, as the Iranian love-child of Sergio Leone and David Lynch, with Nosferatu as a babysitter. It is set in …

What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid?

Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.<p>Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish lately. Specifically, he’s been reflecting on the aphorism, “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to …

How These 6 All Stars Turned Instagram Into a Full-Time Job

These women are young, talented, and building careers through the photo-sharing app, one follower at a time.<p>Five years ago, Instagram didn't even exist. Now, 300 million of us are snapping, filtering, and sharing more than 70 million photos a day. And for a growing number of users, the app goes way …

Homelessness up 12% in Los Angeles

The homeless population jumped 12% in the last two years in both the city and county of Los Angeles, according to figures released Monday, demonstrating the continuing difficulty of taming the problem amid soaring rents, low wages and stubbornly high unemployment.<p>Countywide, 44,359 homeless people …

Christopher Hitchens Creates a Revised List of The 10 Commandments for the 21st Century

Christopher Hitchens was there, railing against religion and war criminals one minute, and the next, it seems, he was gone, a victim to esophageal …

Werner Herzog Picks His 5 Top Films

If one can characterize Stanley Kubrick by his complete control over the medium and his dogged insistence on staying within 30 miles of his house …

Simple Living vs. Minimalism -- What's the Difference and Which Are You?

As two parts of a whole, the concepts of minimalism and simple living are constantly evolving and changing as the need arises.<p>With all the talk of minimalism and simple living on the Internet I am still constantly surprised to see how many interpretations there are. I'm also seeing lots of …

Simple Living

When will man become machine?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1128000/1128605_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1536229699_55f6f25d1c3606c84c6f177070fb005b<p><b>"I think the development of full artificial intelligence [AI] could spell the end of the human race."</b><p>Professor Stephen Hawking's verdict …

Singularity

16 Ways To Use Coconut Oil

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, the game-changing ways to add coconut oil into your beauty routine.<p><b>1) An alternative to shaving cream.</b> Get a smooth shave and prevent razor burn by mixing coconut oil, shea butter, and jojoba oil together. Try this recipe.<p><b>2) Facial scrub:</b> Slough off dead skin …

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

Do We Live in a Time of Narcissism

We live in a time of abundance, have an endless choice of smartphone cameras for selfies... now even provided with selfie-sticks. People wandering through the great spaces we know from history or travels yet often are totally unaware nor paying attention to these great visions.<p>No, we don't live in …

Narcissism

How Your Webcam May Be Spying on You

Remember that song from 1984, “Somebody’s watching me?” It was a great foreshadowing of things to come: These days, people really CAN watch you while you go about your business at home…through your computer. So if someone confides in you that “they’re spying on me through my computer,” don’t be too …

Spying

behold, the raddest kickstarter ever

it’s backed by kim gordon, sia, and courtney love.<p>When the coolest ladies around--like Kim Gordon, Courtney Love, Sia, and Natasha Lyonne--decide to band together and back a Kickstarter campaign, you know the cause has got to be good. Trust us, The School of Doodle definitely does not disappoint.<p>As …

The Making of ‘Boyhood’: Richard Linklater’s 12-Year Journey to Create An American Masterpiece

There’s a scene toward the end of <i>Boyhood</i> that seems prosaic, even hackneyed. An absentee father is loitering about with his son and namesake, Mason …

Aaron Swartz and 21st-Century Martyrdom

Brian Knappenberger's documentary <i>The Internet's Own Boy</i> speaks to Aaron Swartz's martyrdom and a deep strain of malevolence in American culture.<p><i>Aaron Swartz at a rally against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in 2012. Photo via Flickr user Daniel J. Sieradski</i><p>In early 2013, David Karp, the …

Playing with type and images in Photoshop

Following our new series of positive thinking wallpapers today we will show you how to create a simple and soothing image using Photoshop. The author …

New Enchanting Oil Painting Portraits by Mary Jane Ansell

Brighton, UK-based artist Mary Jane Ansell is back with more fantastic oil paintings of enchanting and mysterious young women. Although Ansell displays her impressive skill in rendering realistic lights, shadows, skin tones, and textures, the portraits are not quite in the realm of hyperrealism. …

Articles about 10 cozy modern living rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Space, light, and twists on color use define this collection of some of our favorite modern living rooms from issues past.<p>Cabin living promises a connection with nature and a more calm, simple life with just what you need at your fingertips.<p>Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always …

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How Leonardo DiCaprio's Past Roles Cost Him This Year's Oscar

Once the booze wears off from Matthew McConaughey's final "Alright, alright, alright," of our year in film, we can get down to the really important part of the Oscars and start second-guessing the winners.<p>Sunday night is all about rewarding actors and filmmakers for their hard work in the past year.<p>…

25 Wes Anderson Movie Facts To Fill You With Whimsy

Wes Anderson’s eighth feature film, <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel</i>, releases this Friday and so far has been positively received (Vince’s review). The film’s IMDB page lists about half of Hollywood in the cast, with Ralph Fiennes in the starring role as a hotel concierge trying to prove his innocence …

Big in Japan: A Guide to the Films of Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki

On February 21st, <i>The Wind Rises</i>, director Hayao Miyazaki’s 11th, and supposedly final, feature film hits American theaters. The movie is a departure …

What Each of Facebook’s 51 New Gender Options Means

Imagine you’re a man. You think everything about you looks like a man should look. You have short hair and a little scruff on your face. When you …

Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings

<b>Listen · 8:54</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>It was a rainy night in October when my nephew Lewis passed the Frankenstein statue standing in front of a toy store. The 2 1/2-year-old boy didn't see the monster at first, and when he turned around, he was only inches from Frankenstein's green …

Gorgeous Palette Knife Paintings of Flowers by Carmelo Blandino

Most of the time, fine artist Carmelo Blandino uses oil on canvas to create beautifully detailed paintings of flowers. His <i>Single Flower Series</i> explored the delicate beauty of individual flowers while his more recent flower series takes on a more messy approach. How and why did he completely switch …

25 Reasons Why You MUST Go To Burning Man Once In Your Life

Burning Man is the biggest and most bizarre party in the world, comprised of 60,000 people camping in the desert of Nevada for a week. It’s utter …