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10 Artists Creating Powerful Tattoos Using Only Lines

Tattoos, like fine art, offer another way in which to express ourselves through visual imagery. The line, especially, has had a long …

Ai Weiwei on How He Overcame His Harrowing Origins to Become an International Art Star

<i>An artist who needs little introduction,</i> <b>Ai Weiwei</b> <i>is unquestionably one of the most important contemporary Chinese artists working today. He’s</i> …

What “XOXO” Really Means

<i>A guide to interpreting e-mail sign-offs:</i><p>“XOXO”: Contrary to popular belief, this does not mean “hugs and kisses.” If anything, it’s intended to convey light affection, like a pat on the butt from a Texan aunt. You shouldn’t take it as anything more.<p>“XOX”: This indicates full, throbbing, sexual …

Every Man Can Exude Confidence—As Long As He Follows These 3 Steps

Self-assurance will get you noticed—at the bar, in the boardroom, and in the bedroom. Here’s how to supercharge your swagger<p>A confident man lands dates and conducts meetings with authority. (Think Bruce Wayne.) An insecure man seems to whisper, “Just ignore me—I make no impact.”<p>A confident man …

Body Language

The 10-Minute Transformation

Overview<p><b>Exercises:</b> 10• <b><br>Total Sets:</b> 1• <b><br>Total Minutes:</b> 10• <b><br>Best For</b>: Fat Loss, Muscle• <b><br>Body Targets</b>: Total body<p>Don’t let this bodyweight workout fool you: “You won’t lift a single weight, but in just 10 minutes you'll work harder and sweat more than most guys do in a half hour,” says Gaddour.<p>Every second is …

Fitness

The Information Age is over; welcome to the Experience Age

Twenty-five years after the introduction of the World Wide Web, the Information Age is coming to an end. Thanks to mobile screens and Internet everywhere, we’re now entering what I call the “Experience Age.”<p>When was the last time you updated your Facebook status? Maybe you no longer do? It’s been …

How to Get the Lean, Powerful Physique Of a Boxer

This 5-move circuit will unleash a faster, more powerful self<p>Put down the iron and start throwing punches: Training like a boxer will make you faster, leaner, stronger, and more powerful from head to toe, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Trainer and two-time Chicago Golden Gloves champion Gideon Akande.<p>You don’t …

Boxing

The Man’s Guide To Drinking Wine

Swirl, sip, and sound smarter than everyone else<p>Drinking wine is easy. Describing wine? Not so much.<p>You might not know the difference between medium- and full-bodied wines, or what the hell tannins are. But such knowledge can come in handy when you want to pick a nice bottle for date night, or …

Wine

The 12-Minute Workout That Burns More Calories Than Sprinting

Want to burn fat fast? Skip the treadmill and grab a kettlebell instead<p>To incinerate your cheat meal faster, skip the treadmill and exercise bike: A 12-minute kettlebell circuit burns more calories than doing all-out cardio for the same length of time, a Southeastern Louisiana University study …

Workouts

Dreamy Animated Light Paintings by Lucea Spinelli | Colossal

<p>NYC-based photographer Lucea Spinelli has a special appreciation for light and motion in her series of moving images titled Phōtosgraphé. She …

Get Turned On at an Art Show Filled with Neon

Esther Ruiz and Robert Davis bring a touch of tasteful sleaze—and a water bed—to New Release gallery.<p><i>Robert Davis and Esther Ruiz on the water bed at New Release gallery</i><p>“This show has a dated mystery to it,” says Robert Davis while laying on a twin sized waterbed with fellow artist Esther Ruiz, …

Jason deCaires Taylor on His Ambitious New Underwater Sculpture Museum

Sculptor and installation artist Jason deCaires Taylor has attracted quite a lot of attention for his underwater sculpture gardens. Works like</i> …

What This Artist Does with Scars Is Beautiful

Hélène Gugenheim makes vulnerability—and healing—her canvas.<p>If bodies tell stories, scars are their words. Reading my own, I see a 2.5 inch-long healed gash above my right shoulder blade that tells the story of a regrettable tattoo, now removed, gotten in Amsterdam with a boyfriend past. A circular …

​16 artists to look out for in 2016

These are the young and talented artists we’re tipping for big things this year.<p><b>Amalia Ulman</b>Maybe the most deceptively talented artist of her generation; Amalia Ulman's most well known piece, <i>Excellences and Perfections</i> initially flew under the radar, as the artist engaged in a five month long …

Culture predictions for 2017

Telegraph culture critics offer up their predictions for 2017, including the continued rise of on demand TV and the best art exhibitions, theatre and films to look forward to in the coming year.<p>On demand TV in 2017: <i>Anne of Green Gables, American Gods</i> and JK Rowling's <i>Strike Series</i><p>By Ben Lawrence, …

Blade Runner

Reengineered Brick Can Keep Buildings Cool

This clay brick from a pair of Colombian architects shows that material innovation doesn’t always have to be high-tech.<p>When Colombian architects Miguel Niño and Johanna Navarro set out to re-engineer the brick, they did so through the lens of sustainability. They wanted to create a mass producible, …

Oscars 2015 Winners: The Full List

The 2015 Academy Awards have (finally) arrived, and we can't wait to see what happens.<p>With huge international stars, like Julianne Moore, Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep, Eddie Redmayne, and Michael Keaton up for Oscars, and some big movies, like "Boyhood," "Whiplash," "The Imitation Game," …

This artist makes paintings with firecracker explosions

Drew Lausman from Lakeland, Florida, claims to have created a new genre of art called "Explosionism."<p>The process includes dipping Dowel rods in paint, taping on a firecracker, and lighting it over a spray paint- covered canvas. The results are paintings that look like stunning landscapes and far …

Stunning Shredded Book Sculptures by Jukhee Kwon

Korean-born, London-based Jukhee Kwon is a rising new artist who's making a name for herself with these monumental sculptures that look as if pages of books are desperately trying to escape. One of her newest pieces was just displayed at a Korean contemporary art group show in Paris. The …

How virtual reality is going to change our lives

2016 will be the year of VR. Here's how it will change everything from medicine to the military.<p>23-year-old Palmer Luckey is like a kid in a candy store. “Pick up that stick of dynamite, and hand it to me. Now let’s light it together!” he instructs me, as it explodes in a cloud of sparks. “Now …

This Incredible Building Material Shoots Heat Into Space (So Buildings Need Less AC)

What if–instead of keeping our buildings cool from the inside–the heat just bounced off them back to where it came from?<p>There’s a big renewable energy resource we’ve yet to exploit: the cold of the universe.<p>That’s according to Aaswath Raman, a researcher with the Ginzton Laboratory, at Stanford …

Artist Uses Recycled Wire to Create Stunning Fluid Sculptures of the Human Body

Sometimes, art is about demonstrating the extraordinary beauty of ordinary things. This can be achieved in different ways, for example, by using …

Artist's Gorgeous Mural on Sunken Ship Changes with Tide Levels

Last spring, we marveled over artist Sean Yoro (aka Hula) and his gorgeous seaside murals that were painted while he was on a paddle board. Now, he's recently completed another stunning painting using the same unconventional practice. Hula found an old sunken ship off the coast of Hawaii and …

Articles about small space livework box home japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

This flower shop, art gallery, and home for two looks like the simplest of cubes.<p>Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his brother-in-law’s architectural know-how, Motoshi...<p>A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.<p>A gut …

Small Spaces

The One Exercise You Should Do Before Every Single Workout

It'll open up your hips, ankles, and upper back, and activate your core and glutes—all so you can perform your best<p>Warmups are important. They improve your range of motion, reduce your risk of injury, and prime your muscles so that you can perform at your absolute best.<p>But what if we told you that …

Muscle

Can’t Get to the Gym Today? Try the Home Workout from Hell

You’ll do more work and burn more fat in 30 minutes than you normally do at the gym<p>Think it’s pointless to work out if you can’t make it to the gym?<p>Then you’ve never tried my Home Workout from Hell. (Note: It’s just as hellish in a hotel room.)<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY: The New Training System From <i>Men’s</i> …

Workouts

DJI announces $15,000 agricultural drone designed to spray crops

DJI is known for its consumer drones; the Phantom 3 series is our recommendation for the best drone you can buy. But the Chinese company's latest model, the eight-rotor Agras MG-1, goes in another direction entirely — it's designed for agricultural use. The primary use of the Agras is spraying …

This Futuristic Maglev Pod Transit System Will Soon Be a Reality

The still-speculative Hyperloop and the slightly more imminent self-driving car have dominated conversations about the future of transit lately, but …

The one suit that should be every guy's first

But it's actually easy: There's really only one clear option.<p>For their first suit, every guy should buy a <b>single-breasted, two-button, dark gray suit with 3-inch notch lapels in the $500 to $750 range.</b><p>And here's why it has to be that way:<p><b>Why gray?</b> Because black is too formal for some settings and …

Researchers create working electronics inside a rose

Plants and electronics frequently get along, but you don't see electronics <i>in</i> plants -- not surprisingly, it's hard to insert circuitry without killing the host. Swedish scientists just overcame one of the biggest hurdles to creating these strange cyborgs, however. They've successfully made the key …

Nanotech