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The Strange Ways Your Name Influences Your Behavior

Our given names influence our lives in all sorts of strange ways, affecting everything from where we choose to live to what we do for a living. That's the takeaway of a fascinating new video from PBS Digital Studios' BrainCraft series (above).<p>"We write our names thousands of times throughout our …

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This Is Why Young Adult Books Are Not Only Acceptable, But Beneficial For Adults

You might've seen a recent piece published by Slate outlining exactly why readers should be a little more ashamed about their young adult book consumption. If not, here's the gist: novels written for a teenage audience that are intended to represent realistic relationships (think <i>The Fault in Our</i> …

New Zealand "Vanscapes" Framed through the Window of a Van

In this series of unique landscapes, artist Alison Turner documents life as seen through a car window. For years, the adventurous photographer has been traveling the country in a van, along with her camera and her dog, Max. In this series, entitled <i>Vanscapes</i>, she ventured beyond the US to New …

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Designers Pick Their Most Inspiring Travel Destinations (Photos)

Creative Vacation<p>Creative block is impossible at these destinations, ranging from Baroque imperial palaces to magical gardens, where top designers …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

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Heavy, Beautiful Photos Document The Love of a Dying Young Mom

© Preston Gannaway/Concord Monitor<p>© Preston Gannaway/Concord Monitor<p>When Carolynne St. Pierre, a maternity nurse known for her keen wit, was …

TVShow Time Lets You Stream All Your Favorite TV Shows Thanks To Put.io

French startup TVShow Time just added a major new feature for its social platform for TV show enthusiasts. Not only can you keep track of your progress in your favorite TV shows, you can now <i>play</i> new episodes directly from the website as well, without having to leave the site. All of this was made …

Photographer Mixes Watercolor Elements Into Her Images to Stunning Effect

What’s the best thing about a 365 project? Some would say it’s that you develop the habit of shooting every single day. Others that you develop your …

Celebrities as Neoclassical Paintings

With his Replace Face project, an artist has decided to draw his inspiration from English painter George Dawe who painted 329 portraits of Russian …

The 10 Biggest Snubs in Oscar History

Some of the greatest movies of all time? They didn't win Best Picture.<p>Everyone who cares about movies knows that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is full of shit. To be fair, as recounted in this space previously, sometimes the Academy gets it right. But it usually gets it wrong. …

18-Year-Old Photographer’s Spectacular Conceptual Self-Portraits

Eighteen-year-old Laura Williams joins the ranks of fellow young, extremely talented photographers such as Alex Stoddard and Kyle Thompson in creating spectacularly surreal and expressive self-portraits. The Cambridge, England native's photograph entitled <i>Invisible</i> recently went viral, with over …

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Striking Images of Ukraine Before and After the Recent Riots

Gizmodo's Jesus Diaz uses Photoshop to merge together photos of Kiev that were taken before and after the recent Ukraine riots, creating devastating images that juxtapose the previous peace of of the city with the destruction and violence that raged after the protests began. Although the visuals …

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Pickles, aka ‘Catasaurus Rex’, The 3′ Long, 21 Pound Tomcat

Pickles aka “Catasaurus Rex” is a super-sized tomcat who is over three feet long and weighs 21 pounds was put up for adoption twice before at the …

African Ghost Town Reclaimed By The Desert

(Images via Romain Veillon)<p>Ghost towns are the product of a booming then bottomed out economy that causes people to abandon the town, and when the …

What The Internet Would Look Like As A World Map

The world of the Internet mirrors the real-world in myriad ways: there are members (we call them populations), websites (destinations to visit), acquisitions of companies (redrawn political boundaries). So what if the Internet could be visualized like our global politics?<p>That’s exactly what …

Naomi Watts, Anna Kendrick, and Blake Lively—just to name a few. This is the best fashion from the front row at New York Fashion Week: http://bit.ly/M1leu1

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Black and White Photography of India

Austrian photographer Josef Hoflehner brought from his many trips all around the world, a series of Indian landscapes’ photos in black and white. The …

11 Reasons to Date a Bookworm

With Valentine's Day around the corner, your time is running out to snag a date before February 14th. This year, skip the bar scene and online dating sites, and look no further than your local library. Cozied up between the stacks, with her nose buried in a novel, sits your ideal date: the bookworm.<p>…

Reader Recs: Romantic Destinations

Planning a trip with that special someone? We asked our Facebook fans to share their favorite romantic destinations, and they came through in a big way.<p><b>Whether you’re looking for a tried-and-true classic or something more off the grid, our travel community has got you covered:</b><p>Not surprisingly …

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China’s Blossoming Skyscraper Inspired by a Rosebud

Chinese architectural firm UA studio 7 has designed a 1,000-foot-tall contemporary skyscraper known as <i>New City Flower</i> at the intersection of Fushun and Shenyang in China in an effort to reinvigorate the local area. Inspired by the shape of a rosebud, the tower features six “petals” that rise from …

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Articles about 8 light filled rooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

DWELL Your Rooms We Love OFFICIAL COMPETITION...<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Las Vegas designer Logan …

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Photographer Takes on Multiple Roles in Creative Self-Portrait

Los Angeles-based photographer and multifaceted artist Christine McConnell takes some really interesting images that place herself in multiple roles. Besides being behind the camera, McConnell also serves as the model, stylist, costume and set designer throughout much of her photography. Her keen …

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X-Ray Photographs of Plants and Animals

Netherlands-based physicist and photographer Arie van’t Riet applies his background in radiation physics to create colorized X-ray photographs of …

Evocative Black and White Landscapes by Derek Toye

Ontario-based Derek Toye captures incredibly contemplative landscapes in this ongoing series of black and white photographs. In each shot, he finds peaceful places that offer a moment of reflection upon nature. He narrows in on a single tree or an isolated pathway to produce stark compositions that …

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Triple Exposure Images of Seattle

American photographer Marcus Yam, working for the Times Seattle, took photos of the town in triple exposure without any photo retouch to create this …