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Richard Estes’s Paintings Appear More Real Than Photographs

A retrospective of Estes’s photorealistic paintings features panoramas more luminous and detailed than what many cameras can capture.<p>With so many art critics declaring painting dead, photorealism can seem especially unfashionable, if not downright outdated. But American artist Richard Estes has …

Saturnalia: The Real Roots of Christmas

Many Christians today believe that Christmas is a Christian holiday. The fact is that people have been celebrating Christmas, long before the birth …

New dress!

Unkempt Nina...before the groom

Nina boo

Photoset reblogged from Liv's Page

Once again, #YesAllWomen<p>This is what men will probably never truly understand. Every situation, no matter how innocent or mundane, is immediately and …

Follow Airbnb's journey from scrappy startup to $10B company (video)

After Airbnb raised its latest funding megaround, the company attained a massive $10 billion valuation. But the home-sharing startup faced plenty of obstacles on its path to success, as a new video and infographic from Funders and Founders remind us.<p>Airbnb still has plenty of challenges ahead of …

World’s Most Beautiful Porch Light

“The idea was a jelly jar,” New York designer Deborah Ehrlich told the <i>New York Times</i>. But Ehrlich’s porch light is no ordinary jelly jar light: the …

Segregation Now ...

Sixty years after Brown v. Board of Education, the schools in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, show how separate and unequal education is coming back.<p>Though James Dent could watch Central High School’s homecoming parade from the porch of his faded-white bungalow, it had been years since he’d bothered. But last …

Beep Wi-Fi Enabled Device Turns Powered Speakers Into Wireless

Turn your speakers into wireless device with <b>Beep</b>. Oh yeah, this little guy makes just about any powered speakers play your music wirelessly, simply …

Wi-Fi

De-Clutter Now: 8 Things You Can Live Without

In 2009 I moved into a 200-square-foot cottage. The rent and location were awesome, but there was one problem. Half my stuff didn't fit in the place.<p>So I got rid of it. Furniture, old clothes, books, shoes, art. And you know what? I haven't missed any of it since. In fact, I wonder now why I had so …

44 Stock Photos That Hope To Change The Way We Look At Women

Who run the world? Girls.<p>Getty Images launched the "Lean In Collection" Monday in partnership with LeanIn.org, featuring more than 2,500 photos of female leadership in contemporary work and life.<p>The project began when Pam Grossman, director of visual trends at Getty Images, commissioned a study …