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Funny Pictures – August 15, 2016

There are no words to describe how beautiful you are… <br>viaWhen you don’t make the cut for National Geographic auditions. <br>viaMy local Super 8 is being …

Home Depot

What’s happening to the fireflies?

<b>Noticing fewer fireflies in the past few years? You’re not alone; here's why and why it matters.</b><p>Every time I write about fireflies, readers roundly …

Burnin' For You, by Erik Voeks

supported by 5 fans who also own “Burnin' For You”<p>supported by 4 fans who also own “Burnin' For You”<p>supported by 4 fans who also own “Burnin' For You”<p>…

10 Scientific Benefits of Being a Cat Owner

Studies have shown that just watching cat videos on the internet can boost a person's energy and create positive emotions—so it's no surprise that …

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Brooklyn Artist Mike Perry Wants To Blow Your Mind (Again)

You might not think you’ve seen artist Mike Perry’s work but, then again, you probably have. His illustrations look like hand-drawn doodles. The kind that make you think to yourself that just about anyone can be an artist, until you go ahead and try it yourself. To be more specific, until you …

In pictures: The cyclists of Burundi

<b>In 2013 photographer Stephan Wurth was in Burundi and became fascinated by the bicycles that are used to transport people and all manner of goods around the country.</b><p>Using an iPhone, Wurth set out to capture as many of them as he could. It was a whirlwind project, shot in just two days as he passed …

Actor's Gang: How Tim Robbins has cut reoffending rates

<b>In California, six out of 10 inmates will return to prison within three years of being released. But a drama workshop run in prisons by Hollywood actor Tim Robbins appears to cut this recidivism rate in half - by giving prisoners a chance to explore their emotions, and to gain some control over</b> …

Los Angeles

Makeup Artist Turns Her Lips Into Stunning Works Of Art (10 Pics)

Ever seen Katsushika Hokusai's famous painting, Great Wave Off Kanagawa? Probably. But have you ever seen it painted on somebody's lips? Probably not.<p>…

This self-taught artist began painting at 48 and rose to international fame just a year later

Contrary to the common belief that genius emerges in the young, it’s been found that major creative breakthroughs tend to happen in our late 30s. But new talents can emerge at any point in life.<p>Helen Downie, a London-based artist, discovered painting at 48—and, without any formal training, rose to …

Art

Everything You Can Imagine Is Real

I am Eszter Anna Vörös from Hungary, and these are my creations. I publish my work on the internet under the (brand) name “Everything You Can Imagine …

During sermon on violence, N.C. pastor confronts man with rifle

<b>(CNN) —</b> Pastor Larry Wright was talking to his small eastern North Carolina congregation about the senseless deaths in his community when a man with a rifle walked into his church.<p>Wright, who leads the Heal the Land Outreach Ministries in Fayetteville, told CNN the man had a gun in one hand and an …

Chris Hedges: The Illusion of Freedom

The longer fantasy is substituted for reality, the faster we sleepwalk toward oblivion.The seizure of political and economic power by corporations is …

Totalitarianism

Amazing 3D wall art

My New Book

I’m so excited to share my new book with you that I’ve been working on for the last few months!<p>My new book is called <b>Essential Zen Habits: Mastering</b> …

Selfie and the beast – in pictures

Traveller Allan Dixon’s shots of himself with a variety of exotic creatures have put his Instagram account on the map. The 29-year-old real-life Doctor Dolittle, originally from Wicklow, Ireland, but currently living in Australia, says he has a special rapport with animals. He regularly coaxes the …

Tank buster: artist creating a brighter future from machines of war

Armed with just paint and ideas, Iranian Neda Taiyebi turns abandoned military vehicles in Afghanistan into art<p>Neda Taiyebi does not want to be typecast. Female artists in Muslim countries, she says, are all too often pigeonholed as role models for the kind of change westerners would like to see in …

“In My Son’s Mind, Everything is Exciting and Possible”

Our readers shared their stories as one of the 1 in 50 families coping with autism. Discover more stories at parenting.com/autism<p>When asked about …

Autism

Buddha's Tooth, a Book

<b>I recommend a book</b> that's somewhat about a mislaid molar of the historical Buddha. A mislaid molar, a tooth, found and duly deemed a dusty dentine relic, so much so that an actual Temple was built over its final resting place. All the bones of St. Stephen (ample enough to reconstruct him several …

More Stunningly Surreal Portraits Featuring Wild Animals by Katerina Plotnikova

Since the last time we featured Moscow-based photographer Katerina Plotnikova's incredible portraits of young women holding wild animals, her stunning images have only grown more daring, now featuring even larger and more exotic creatures such as bears, elephants, giraffes, and elk.<p>The …

Giraffes

Artist Creates Mind-Bending Optical Illusions on the Palm of His Hand

Italian makeup artist Luca Luce uses the palm of his hand to showcase mind-bending optical illusions. With the help of perspective, clever shadow placement, and a photorealistic style of drawing, he produces surreal, three-dimensional artwork that tells fantastical stories in stunning detail.<p>In a …

There’s more than one way to run a prison | Eric Allison

For the first time in four years, I’ve been allowed back into jail. Thameside is privately run but could teach the state sector a lesson or two<p>Imagine a situation where an education correspondent for a newspaper was not allowed into schools, or a writer on health banned from hospitals?<p>That is how …

Interview: Powerfully Raw Portraits of Homeless People by Lee Jeffries

From sorrow and despair to warmth and dignity, Manchester, England-based photographer Lee Jeffries documents the expressive faces of homeless people in powerfully humanizing portraits. Using only his camera, natural light, and a small handheld reflector, he illuminates incredible details that …

Homelessness

This Short Film Was Made with 2 Stationary Bikes and 1,800 Long Exposure Photos

“Un Petit Tour Dans Paris” is a new 1.5-minute short film by French director Maxime Baudin.<p>“In a splendid and romantic Paris, while everything is …

Realist Paintings Explore A Lost Generation

Michael Peck is an Australian realist artist with an immense amount of talent. His monochromatic paintings have powerful meaning and symbolism hidden within each piece that relates to the WWII era. “I think that this exhibition for me is really my way of exploring and trying to understand what …

Secrets of kindness from Matthieu Ricard, the 'world's happiest man'

If being kinder is a goal for you, Matthieu Ricard has some good news. Kindness leads directly to happiness, says the 69-year-old Buddhist monk.<p>Ricard, often called the “happiest man in the world," has undergone hours of MRI scans during which scientists found unusually high levels of upbeat …

Happiness

Over 100 years of history-making photography - CNN Style

Earlier this week, the most prolific photographers of the last 100 years were united at London's Osborne Samuel and Beetles + Huxley galleries.<p>For the next month, the two commercial galleries are showcasing more than 150 prints by the likes of Henri Cartier-Bresson and Richard Avedon side-by-side …

1,400-Year-Old Chinese Ginkgo Tree Drops Leaves That Drown Buddhist Temple In A Yellow Ocean

A 1,400-year-old ginkgo tree in China has recently drawn thousands of people from all over the country. Golden leaves have been falling on the ground …

Buddhism