Sasha Monroe

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Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1975 Illustrations for “Romeo and Juliet”

The greatest literary classics tend to attract a plethora of visual art and graphic tributes. But the highest convergence of text and image happens when an influential artist reimagines an influential piece of literature — take, for instance, Picasso’s 1934 drawings for a naughty ancient Greek …

Make Cold Brewed Coffee in Your Blender

Cold brewed coffee is a great way to enjoy your daily caffeine fix, but making it can often be a little fussy depending on the method. This technique …

Cerberus Chewing Over BlackBerry Bid

BlackBerry’s long-suffering stock price is spiking today on reports that another private equity player may take a run at its business.<p>BlackBerry …

BlackBerry

Can Good Design Help You Get Laid?

And if not, what can? Leveraging the power of design, a new site is here to help people rub their parts together.<p>Good design can reveal the beauty of a chair, or send a rocket ship into interstellar space. It can distill form, function, and meaning down to its essence; bridge insurmountable social …

13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis.<p>Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these so often, they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: jealousy.<p>In "Othello," Iago …

Literature

China's 'love hunters' seek brides for picky billionaires

<b>China is moving forwards at an astonishing rate, but parents' preference for boys and the one-child policy have left a shortage of young women. Men of marriageable age are confronted by a shrinking pool of potential female partners - and the competition to find a bride is fierce.</b><p>Clutching his iced …

Brides

Dark Fairytale Photos of Women Stranded in Nature

Dutch photographer Ellen Kooi produces eye-catching images with elements of surrealism that seem like scenes from a dark fairytale. Each photo in her growing collection of work features its own imaginative narrative, leaving the viewer to decide what happened to lead each subject into the eerily …

Avant-garde

On Gender And 'GTA 5'

Ever since I heard the first whispers of sexism-related controversy pertaining to GTA 5, this was a post I knew I was going to be writing eventually. It wouldn’t be Grand Theft Auto without some sort of drama, and as the initial “GTA has you torture” issue has been covered here already, it’s time …

15 Photos Looking Straight Up the Eiffel Tower

Built in 1889 as the entrance arch to the World’s Fair, the 320 meter (1,050 ft) tall Eiffel Tower, located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, is …

10 Ways to Improve Your Photography in 30 Days

Improvement in any area requires a plan and some action. If you would like to improve the results that you get from your own photography there are …

Landscape Photography

The Great and God Awful Trends of New York Fashion Week Spring 2014

We took our time to really go through everything we saw at New York Fashion Week to compile for you the best, worst, and unavoidable trends that will be forced in front of your faces come spring 2014.<p><i>Marc by Marc Jacobs, Prabal Gurung, Philosophy, Alexander Wang, MM6, DKNY, Adam Selman</i><p>New York …

Microsoft's Power Cover has built-in battery for Surface tablets

Microsoft has unveiled the long-awaited Power Cover for its Surface tablets, which acts as both a keyboard as well as an external battery. The new cover is slightly thicker than the 5.3mm Type Cover, and will reportedly add up to 30Wh to the tablet, or up to 50 percent more battery life. With the …

A Reflective Six-Legged Wolf Covered in Mirror Shards by Tomoko Konoike | Colossal

<p>As part of her current exhibition titled <i>Earthshine</i> at Gallery Wendi Norris (which is also her American solo debut), Japanese multidisciplinary …

Amazon intends to offer long-rumored smartphone for free, according to report

An Amazon-made smartphone may be made available to customers free of charge when it launches, according to a new report today. Jessica E. Lessin, a former <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reporter, cites anonymous sources familiar with the retailer's plans, and they say that Amazon wants to sell the smartphone …

Selling Nokia Was Hard Emotionally, but Right Thing to Do, Says Interim CEO

Nokia’s interim CEO said Tuesday that selling the company’s phone business was hard emotionally, but clearly the right move for Nokia.<p>“Selling …

Windows Phone

The 20 big questions in science

From the nature of the universe (that's if there is only one) to the purpose of dreams, there are lots of things we still don't know – but we might do soon. A new book seeks some answers<p>1 What is the universe made of?<p>Astronomers face an embarrassing conundrum: they don't know what 95% of the …

Minecraft update set to overhaul world generator

<i>Minecraft</i>'s next update, version 1.7, will include some major changes to the way the game generates terrain, developer Mojang said yesterday.<p>The developers identified a few notable issues with the world generator, chief among them oceans that were too large, biomes that were seemingly placed …

Scientists grow mini human brains from stem cells | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have grown the first mini human brains in a laboratory and say their success could lead to new levels of understanding about the way brains develop and what goes wrong in disorders like schizophrenia and autism.<p>A cross-section of an entire organoid showing development …

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Sony Reveals Great New PS4 Feature

Imagine you’re out in the world and you get a hankering to buy a game. It happens. In today’s practically neolithic society, you’re forced to remember what it is you wanted to buy, wait until you get home, turn the console on, wait for it to boot up, then buy the game. And that’s assuming you want …