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48 Hours of Joseph Campbell Lectures Free Online: The Power of Myth & Storytelling

You may not be interested in politics, they say, but politics is interested in you. The same, if you believe famed mythologist Joseph Campbell, goes …

Watch What Happens When 100 Metronomes Perform György Ligeti’s Controversial Poème Symphonique

A loose association of mid-20th century artists including at times John Cage, Yoko Ono, and Joseph Bueys, the Fluxus group produced a lot of strange …

New App Lets You Explore Hieronymus Bosch’s “The Garden of Earthly Delights” in Virtual Reality

Yesterday, Colin Marshall told you how you could take a Virtual Interactive Tour Through Hieronymus Bosch’s Masterpiece "The Garden of Earthly …

Virtual Reality

Paris Review - Octavio Paz, The Art of Poetry No. 42

Interviewed by Alfred MacAdam<p>Issue 119, Summer 1991<p>Though small in stature and well into his seventies, Octavio Paz, with his piercing eyes, gives the impression of being a much younger man. In his poetry and his prose works, which are both erudite and intensely political, he recurrently takes up …

Chai Spiced Apricot Granola Is What's for Breakfast

This apricot granola recipe is crunchy, spicy, and just right for topping yogurt parfaits. Or eating by the handful - you choose.<p>The other day I was running around the house, taking care of the laundry, the dishes, corralling the toys, and everything else that happens when you have two kids, and I …

Artist Drills Coconuts into Lamps That Shine Gorgeous Patterns of Lights

Artist Vainius Kubilius carefully crafts lamps that project visually exciting and exotic patterns of light on adjacent walls. Unlike your typical light designer, Kubilius doesn't simply work with metals and manmade materials. Instead, this creative innovator incorporates coconuts into his products, …

How To Score A Deal On The Thermapen, The Only Thermometer America's Test Kitchen Thinks You Need

If you've ever overcooked a turkey or undercooked a birthday cake, you should invest in a Splash-Proof Super-Fast Thermapen.<p>There are hundreds of kitchen thermometers out there, ranging from just a few dollars to over $100. But if there's one source we trust to find the best, it's America's Test …

The Psychology of Messiness & Creativity: Research Shows How a Messy Desk and Creative Work Go Hand in Hand

You may have come into contact at some point with Tracey Emin’s My Bed, an art installation that reproduces her private space during a time when she …

Creativity

The Illustrated Guide to a Ph.D.

Matthew Might, a computer science professor at the University of Utah, writes: "Every fall, I explain to a fresh batch of Ph.D. students what a Ph.D. …

Umberto Eco’s How To Write a Thesis: A Witty, Irreverent & Highly Practical Guide Now Out in English

<i>Image by Università Reggio Calabria, released under a C BY-SA 3.0 license.</i><p>In general, the how-to book—whether on beekeeping, piano-playing, or …

Literature

A French-Inspired Picnic Menu, from Roast Chicken to Yogurt Cake

From cold roast chicken to light and airy yogurt cake, this French-inspired picnic menu will make you believe you're in the City of Light.<p><i>It’s almost summer—the season of eating alfresco. That’s why we’re going to give you a picnic menu full of tote-able dishes each week to inspire you to spread</i> …

How to Peel a Tomato

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Whether you find tomato peels to be harmless or nightmarish, there are 3 ways to get rid of them.</i><p>We've shown you how to core, slice, seed, and crush …

Parsley Root: The Herb's Dirty Little Secret

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Parlsey root is more well-known in Central Europe than it is in the U.S., but not for long -- it deserves an introduction into your kitchen.</i><p>We know what you’re wondering, and yes, …

Calendar Illustrations by Tu Bui

1735 km Calendar.<p>The work of designer and illustrator Tu Bui is often related to his homeland Vietnam. This calendar of 2013 includes illustrations …

Pop star or avant-garde artist? Lady Gaga wants to be the next Warhol

The message is crystal clear: do not buy Lady Gaga's latest album or download tracks because she is "over" and "no longer relevant". Many will be happy to obey, but it's not quite that simple. The clarity of the instruction is undermined by the fact that it's Gaga herself who is telling her …

Have You Ever Been To – Poster Illustration by Federica Bonfanti

Have You Ever Been To.<p>Federica Bonfanti is a graphic designer and illustrator who creates beautiful artworks, typography, and branding projects. This …

Sesame Peanut Cucumber Salad

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: The salad you'll want to eat the rest of the summer.</i><p>WHO: Bob Vivant is a writer, recipe developer, and photographer in …

21 Marvelous Photos by Ibai Acevedo

Ibai Acevedo is a photographer based in Barcelona. He used to be a graphic designer, but six years ago photography grabbed his attention. Nothing …

The Innovative Mosaic Of American Symphonies

Our country's culture is a vast conglomeration of more than 200 years of influences from all over the world. We have taken what began as an extraordinary European tradition and expanded that legacy on American soil. We have added our essential egalitarianism, our love of experimentation, our …

Archibird Cage : A Sculpture and Furniture in One by Grégoire de Lafforest

Adorable <b>Archibird Cage</b> blends the concept of sculpture and furniture in one. Designed by Grégoire de Lafforest, the original concept was to design a …

What's on your picnic table? Pasta, we hope. This zesty tortellini salad is a great potluck dish. GET THE RECIPE: Zesty Tortellini Salad - http://www.thekitchn.com//summer-side-recipe-zesty-tortellini-salad-recipes-from-the-kitchn-172802

Articles about icon design google play music zachary gibson on Dwell.com - Dwell

Last night the Red Bull Music Academy opened the doors of their new home in New York to a diverse crowd ranging from skateboard...<p>A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.<p>Greta Grossman, for a while relegated to the …

Paris Review - Stephen Sondheim, The Art of the Musical

Interviewed by James Lipton<p>Issue 142, Spring 1997<p>Stephen Sondheim was born in New York in 1930. He has written the music and lyrics for twelve Broadway musicals and the lyrics for <i>West Side Story</i>, <i>Gypsy</i>, and <i>Do I Hear a Waltz?</i>, as well as many other songs. He has composed film scores and has won an …

Paris Review - David McCullough, The Art of Biography No. 2

Interviewed by Elizabeth Gaffney and Benjamin Ryder Howe<p>Issue 152, Fall 1999<p>David McCullough<p>“Nothing good was ever written in a large room,” David McCullough says, and so his own office has been reduced to a windowed shed in the backyard of his Martha’s Vineyard home. Known as “the bookshop,” the …

Paris Review - Pablo Neruda, The Art of Poetry No. 14

Interviewed by Rita Guibert<p>Issue 51, Spring 1971<p>Pablo Neruda, ca. 1956<p>“I have never thought of my life as divided between poetry and politics,” Pablo Neruda said in his September 30, 1969, acceptance speech as the Chilean Communist Party candidate for the presidency. “I am a Chilean who for decades …

Paris Review - E. L. Doctorow, The Art of Fiction No. 94

Interviewed by George Plimpton<p>Issue 101, Winter 1986<p>This interview on the craft of writing with E. L. Doctorow is one of the first in this series conducted in public—which it was, under the auspices of The Poetry Center, in the main auditorium of New York City’s famed cultural spa, the 92nd Street …

4 Essential Ingredients for Great Landscape Photographs

When you are out in the field and you’re not sure if your the image you are making is any good, go through this quick mental checklist to see if your …