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Cia Admit To Using Modern Art 'As A Weapon'

For years there have been persistant rumours that CIA agents helped fund the rise of the America's Abstract Expressionism movement - the 50s and 60s …

Jackson Pollock

A Prayer Before Dawn review – Thai jail drama packs a terrifying punch

Traditionally, boxing is the way out of the ghetto, or the way into a central core of toxic masculinity – and then redemptively out of it. In this movie, it is the route to a safer, fractionally more prestigious, marginally less violent part of a Thai jail: the Klong Prem central prison in Bangkok. …

Demonstration

Porsche Takes On Tesla With Its Stunning, First-Ever All-Electric Automobile

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Elon Musk’s Tesla, known for its electric cars, solar panels, and all-round clean energy, is up for …

Tesla

The Dying Art of the World's Most Beautiful, Scariest Weaving

Agustina Churqui, a master Jalq’a weaver, sits working at a loom. On the upper part of it, thousands upon thousands of taut strands of fine orange …

Jigsaw Puzzles

The Eye of the Storm dome home can withstand hurricanes — and it's officially on the market

Beachfront homes on Sullivan’s Island off Charleston, South Carolina are among the most magnificent dwellings in the country. With vistas that seem …

Weather

Nikon FullFrame Mirrorless Camera Announcement Next Week

Nikon full frame mirrorless camera announcement is expected next week on Monday. Now let’s talk in brief what we know about the upcoming Nikon full …

Cameras

Most Buzzed Designs of June 2018

Below you’ll find the most popular designs we’ve tracked over the last 30 days – an overview of designs you shouldn’t have missed in June 2018.<p>Funny …

Industrial Design

Rethinking recycling: could a circular economy solve the problem?

There’s nothing like a crisis to spur on the search for a solution.<p>Since January, when China stopped accepting our contaminated recycling, Australia has been struggling with a waste crisis. While some local councils have tried to adapt their processes, some have been stockpiling recycling while …

Sustainability

28 Stunning Portrait Photos of Famous Beauties Taken by Adolph de Meyer in the Early 20th Century

Born 1868 in Paris and educated in Dresden, French-German photographer Adolph de Meyer joined the Royal Photographic Society in 1893 and moved to …

Los Angeles

Electric Mini and John Cooper Works GP concepts shown at Goodwood Festival of Speed

It might not be sending any of its cars up the famous Goodwood hillclimb, but Mini’s presence at the 2018 Festival of Speed is still very obvious. For lurking on its huge stand in the grounds of Goodwood House are not one but two important new concepts: the Mini Electric and Mini John Cooper Works …

Tesla Model 3

What's the story behind the samurai walking a cat, anyway?

‘Warrior takes an armored cat for a walk’ (着甲武人猫散歩逍遥図) by Noguchi Tetsuya, 2014. Image widely shared on social media.There's an image that's been …

Social Media

Photos: The practitioners reviving Russia’s once secret martial art

It only took a millennium, but a formerly secret Slavic martial art has received a new appreciation outside of Russia and throughout the West.<p>After working in eastern Ukraine, photographer Jen Osborne realized she needed to learn some sort of practical self-defense if she ever wanted to work in a …

Self Defense

Documentary: Malcolm Smith’s Bike Stories

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>American<br>• Films<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Racing<p><i>Editor’s Note: This documentary is a series of short films one after the other, each</i> …

Motorcycles

Only 84 Amur Leopards Still Left In The Wild, Reveals Study On World’s Most Endangered Big Cat

The last remaining Amur leopards still found in the wild are living in the temperate forests of the Russian Far East and China.<p>The critically …

Wildlife

What makes a dachshund the perfect muse? The long history of sausage dogs in art

My muse is a seven-year-old chocolate and tan sausage dog. I was captivated by Teena when she was a pup: ears that moved like a tiny elephant’s, a seal-jolting head and platypus feet pitter-pattering along, trying to get hold of my laces. Before we met I made sculptures called Prayers for Sausage …

Art

How to Learn and Type in Morse Code on Your iPhone

Thanks to a new Gboard keyboard feature, you can now communicate via Morse code on iOS—just like Android users who have been dotting and dashing away …

Gboard

What is an air purifier? Everything you need to know

If your home is feeling dusty, moldy or just kind of funky, there are several small appliances ready to come to the rescue. Dehumidifiers and humidifiers mediate the moisture in your home, solving a host of climate issues and problems like mold growth. Air purifiers, sometimes referred to as air …

Smart Homes

Adobe will reportedly bring the full Photoshop to the iPad

Announcement is expected in October ahead of a 2019 release<p>Last year’s release of iOS 11 from Apple was all about turning the iPad into a full-fledged PC, but there remained a set of core desktop apps that were still stubbornly off Apple’s mobile platform, the full-fat version of Photoshop being …

Apps

A poacher’s worst nightmare has just arrived in Limpopo

A pack of dogs fresh off the plane from Texas have already apprehended their first poaching suspect, Letaba Herald reports.<p>On Saturday, the first of …

Wildlife

My Favorite Soap Has a Super-Weird Backstory

“Absolute cleanliness is Godliness!” my soap bottle proselytizes each time I enter the shower. “ALL-ONE OR NONE! ALL-ONE!”<p>Our grooming habits are our …

World Peace

This Illustrator Hilariously Sums Up The True Struggles Of Adult Life

Some comics are more relatable than others and these comics perfectly fit the first group.<p>Clare Kayden Hines is an artist from California who shares …

creative

Sennheiser’s 3D audio headphones are amazing, for the few who want them

I’m one of the few<p>Audio is commonly, and sometimes unknowingly, the missing piece a video needs to create an immersive and realistic experience. Subtle sounds in the background, well-mixed dialogue, and directional sound add to a story in ways you may not even notice until they aren’t there.<p>For the …

Audiophile

The ex-postie whose paintings are loved by Noel Gallagher and the north

The only way you could believe the working class are ignorant and intolerant is if you’ve never been around them<p>In the 13 years since he sold his first painting at the age of 39, Pete McKee – a former supermarket shelf-stacker and postman – has achieved a lot. His exhibitions have attracted 15,000 …

Arctic Monkeys

Woo Audio’s WA7 amp makes audiophilia beautiful

Equal parts functional and fancy, this desktop ornament can power almost any pair of headphones<p>The surest mark of your descent down the audiophile rabbit hole is the first time you start to seriously consider buying a dedicated headphone amplifier. It’s like a photography enthusiast looking into …

Audiophile

New Suzuki Jimny goes official with new 1.5-litre engine, updated 4WD drivetrain- Technology News, Firstpost

Suzuki has revealed the new-gen Jimny and from the look of it, the mini-SUV has got a lot better compared to its previous model. The new-gen Suzuki …

Suzuki

8 Best Electric Scooters Which You Can Buy From The Market

One of the most common debates and discussions in any local news channel or newspaper is the rising level of the PM10 index which is a red alert …

Electric Vehicles

Parillino foldable ebike from Moto Parilla looks like mini Ducati

After CARBON SUV ebike we wondered what will the next Moto Parilla ebike look like, and we are not disappointed by what we saw on Eurobike. New …

Motorcycles

TV Expert's Cat Decides To Climb On His Head In The Middle Of An Interview

The cat needed to get on TV right meow.<p>A Polish TV interview about a very serious topic took a strange turn when an expert discussing the nation’s Supreme Court crisis got upstaged... by his own cat.<p>Historian and political scientist Jerzy Targalski was speaking to Nieuwsuur ‏journalist Rudy Bouma …

Final Cut

Solar-powered eco homes in Los Angeles assembled in just five hours

1/10<p>Living Homes Atwater Village<p>Imagine if homes could be built in a matter of hours instead of the usual months-to-years. Quick and efficient …

Los Angeles

Nebula Mars II Portable Projector

Building on the success of their original portable projector, the Nebula by Anker Mars II improves on its predecessor in several ways. Most notably, …

Gear & Gadgets