Creativity Chrysalis

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Do your business in these 10 work-friendly bathrooms

The best bathrooms the Southwest has to offer<p>Texting, typing and technology in the lavatory – will wonders never cease? With bathrooms equipped for …

Bathrooms

inge prader brings gustav klimt paintings to life using models and props

<b>inge prader brings gustav klimt paintings to life using models and props</b><br>image © life ball / inge prader<p><b>for the stylebible of this year’s life ball in</b> …

Futuracha, a beautiful, ornamental typeface that magically adjusts as you type

Futuracha is a successfully crowdfunded typeface that makes use of Open Type's wizardry to switch its ligatures as you type, producing beautiful …

Typography

Meet Eight New Afrofuturism Artists Creating a Future of Color

This stunning gallery on Blavity showcases eight up-and-coming visual artists influenced by Afrofuturism, science fiction that explores the …

Science Fiction

“Impossible” Time Crystals May Actually Be Real, Say Physicists

Cutting edge physics research gives us another remarkable idea that sounds like something out of a science fiction novel. In 2012, Nobel-Prize …

Quantum Mechanics

The Extravagant, Overlooked Design Of Fashion Show Sets

In a new book, the over-the-top backdrops of haute couture fashion runways get a chance to star.<p>In 2007, Fendi hosted a fashion show on the Great Wall of China, transforming part of the 2,000-year-old, 4,500-mile-long structure into the world’s oldest and most historically significant catwalk. Five …

The herbal bed: Katie Scott's psychedelic flora and fauna – in pictures

Nike trainers sprout plants and French perfumiers inspire by mysterious scientific icons in Katie Scott’s visions that take botanical illustration into the digital age

Illustration

Magical Slavic Photography From Russia Is So Impressive That It Looks Unreal

Russia culture is just one off spring branch of greater Slavic culture that is shared by 360 million Slavs worldwide. Vibrant images filled with …

Russia

A New Japanese Painting Supply Store Lines its Walls With 4,200 Different Pigmentsby on November 16, 2015

Thousands of pigments fill glass vials below the slatted wood ceilings of the new concept Pigment, an art supply laboratory and store that just …

Artists

How People Learn to Become Resilient | The New Yorker

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

Psychology

We Asked People To Tell Us Their Biggest Regrets — But What They All Had In Common Was Heartbreaking

Powerful.<p>Fitness Guru Kayla Itsines Opens Up About Her Struggle With Female Pattern Baldness<p>A blackboard stood in the middle of New York City asking …

Good News

Maurice Sendak on Storytelling, Creativity, and the Eternal Child in Each of Us: His Marvelous Forgotten 1970 Conversation with Studs Terkel

On the lifelong pleasure of “having your child self intact and alive and something to be proud of.”<p><i>“One of the most powerful men in the United States is a dark-haired young bachelor with a mobile face, who was born in Brooklyn in 1928.”</i> So wrote Brian O’Doherty in his 1963 <i>New York Times</i> profile of</b> …

Creativity is being wiped out as we demand that art reflects modern life

Our digital age has left us unable to deal with fiction. At least The Revenant seeks to free us from reality<p>There is a lot to like about the Latif test. Like the driving test, and that one that involves sticking a knife in a cake and seeing if it comes out sticky, it is undeniably useful. Checks …

Film (UK)

Traditional & Ceremonial Pagan Costumes of Europe

UN Foundation focuses on gender equality around the world: part 2

Daniela Ligiero is the first vice president of girls and women strategy at the United Nations Foundation. She details how the organization empowers women and the work that remains to do so<p>In January, Daniela Ligiero became vice president of girls and women strategy at the United Nations Foundation, …

Gender

Google’s surprising discovery about effective teams

Google has done extensive research into the skills and character traits of a good manager. But what about the rest of the workforce? For any large …

The economic impact of China’s high smog alert

There may be an earlier than expected break in the thick smog which has blanketed Beijing’s sky for the past couple of days.<p>Barbara Finamore is a …

Why Collaboration is the Only Path to Social Progress - The Human Resources Social Network

It’s an exciting week ahead for social entrepreneurs, nonprofit directors, corporate philanthropy leaders, and anyone playing at the nexus of …

Innovation

The Formula to Build Any Successful Habit in Just 30 Days

It's no secret every successful person has developed insanely productive habits into their daily routine. They understand that success in every area of your life largely depends upon the actions you take and being consistent with those actions every single day.<p>A powerful personal growth tool for …

Self-improvement

Elderly People Look At Their Younger Reflections In This Beautiful Photo Series By Tom Hussey

‘Reflections of The Past’ is an award-winning photo series by commercial advertising photographer Tom Hussey. The photographs show an elderly person …

Design

Bambi: graffiti artist on why she's more than just a 'female Banksy’

Street artist, whose fans range from Robbie Williams to Rihanna, reveals importance of social issues and feminism to her work – but offers few hints as to her identity<p>Her work decorates the streets and underpasses of north London, as well as the homes of everyone from Kanye West and Rihanna to …

Street Art

In Photos: The Spectacular Migration of Monarch Butterflies

The migration of animal species is a common natural event that happens each autumn across the North American continent. Many species of birds and …

Nature

This 17th Century Scientific Illustrator Loved Butterflies Before It Was Cool

Bonus: she's a feminist hero.<p>Perhaps your 7-year-old self dressed up as a butterfly for Halloween -- no judgment, same here. Or maybe your 9-year-old self plastered her composition notebook full of butterfly stickers. Or, your 12-year-old self looked like she was in the middle of being attacked by …

Women in Science

Artist Buys Run-Down Bank for $1, Transforms It Into Arts Center

Three years ago, Chicago bank Stony Island Savings & Loan was nearly a century old and had been completely untouched since the 1980s. The roof had …

Long Island

A Renaissance painting reveals how breeding changed watermelons

Look in the bottom right corner of this painting. If you've never seen a watermelon like that before, you're not alone. This 17th-century painting by Giovanni Stanchi, courtesy of Christie's, shows a type of watermelon that no one in the modern world has seen.<p>Stanchi's watermelon, which was painted …

Gardening

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

Sleep

This 16-year-old artist uses fallen leaves to create stunning paintings.

Her work is creative, but it also sends a …

Art