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The haunting image of a ‘sea cemetery’

How can we remember those who drown at sea? Kelly Grovier looks at a floating memorial to Syrian refugees who have died in the Mediterranean.<p>The death at sea of a loved one is a fate that haunts survivors with particular horror. This week, photos circulated in social media of a temporary memorial …

Art

In pictures: The world from above

The winners of this year's aerial photography competition run by online site Dronestagram have been announced.<p>The winning pictures taken using drone cameras were selected from thousands of entries by the judges, including National Geographic Deputy Director Patrick Witty and Emanuela Ascoli, photo …

Photography

Artificial stingray is 'living robot'

<b>Scientists have designed a robotic stingray that could help our understanding of the human heart.</b><p>The miniature robot, one-tenth the scale of the actual fish, moves using heart cells taken from a rat.<p>Researchers hope the robotic ray will give new insight into the heart's ability to pump blood and …

Robotics

Here Are Some Celebrities Wearing Wedding Dresses

From pale pink numbers to a veil adorned with children's doodles, this bridal fashion is among the world's prettiest.<p>From pale pink numbers to a veil adorned with children's doodles (leave it to Angelina Jolie to do something that adorable), Hollywood's wedding gowns are among the world's prettiest …

How to Conquer the Most Difficult Hair Selections in Photoshop

Accurately selecting a subject’s hair is not an easy task; a bit of frizz is enough to make a photographer pull their <i>own</i> hair out. But have no fear, …

The 12 Covenants of Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>True success is developed and built in a multimodal fashion. There is never one sure path to any goal, or one sure path to any climb up the mountain. Success, however, can be built upon following certain covenants or formulas that have …

8 Habits That Make Millennials Stressed, Anxious and Unproductive

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), millennials experience more stress and are less able to manage it than any other generation. More than half of us admit to having lain awake at night during the past month from stress.<p>Not surprisingly, millennials are also more anxious than …

The Coloring Book That Turns Into One Stunning Panel Of Wall Art

Artist Shantell Martin's quirky, creepy, wild adult coloring book unfolds into a nine-foot work of art.<p>In the midst of an unprecedented wave of adults turning to coloring to ease their anxiety, artist Shantell Martin finds mindfulness in black and white.<p>Of course, those are two aesthetic opposites …

Drawing

Four Tough Questions Your Interview Candidates Should Ask You... If They Are Smart

Congratulations. You just hired a great new employee with a great work ethic and a lot of experience. But as the ink dries on the contract, you start wondering … will he like the culture? Will she be happy? Will he be productive? And how long will she stay?<p>A survey conducted by Right Management …

Employment

The Daily Habits of 21 Highly Successful People | Inc.com

The most successful people I know make navigating business and life look easy, often because they have their crap together more than most people. They get up early, stay in front of health issues, and are smart about money. They know the value of a good night's sleep, a restorative vacation, and a …

Success

Snow-themed inspiration ahead of the Easter break, in pics - Telegraph

The dark side of the city

In this extract from her new book, The Lonely City, Olivia Laing explains why Edward Hopper’s urban scenes so expertly capture the experience of loneliness.<p>What is it about Hopper? Every once in a while an artist comes along who articulates an experience, not necessarily consciously or willingly, …

Edward Hopper

Makeup Artist Turns Herself Into Creepy Monsters That’ll Give You Nightmares

Andrea De La Ossa, a cosmetologist and beauty vlogger, definitely doesn't have problems choosing her Halloween looks. Using her incredible make-up …

Secrets to Long Haul Creativity

About five years ago, I started thinking long and hard about a very specific type of creativity. Unlike most researchers, I was less interested in …

At the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, Winning Isn't Everything

It’s been more than 10 years since the most famous of fashion competitions was born, but what role does ‘the Fund’ play in today’s fashion landscape? …

The High-Class Chaos Engulfing One of London’s Wealthiest Neighborhoods

Mayfair, home of the 1 percent’s 1 percent, has seen a flare-up of drama of all sorts in recent months. The Taubman family feud, which should come to a resolution at a multi-million-dollar Sotheby’s auction this week, is but one.<p>If there’s anyplace left in the world safe for rich people and their …

Fine Art

Role Call | Douglas Hand, Fashion Lawyer

Douglas Hand, fashion lawyer and founding partner at HBA, says "Understanding the industry helps you contextualise legal issues and reach the best …

Fashion Industry

DICTATORS' WIVES: Meet 15 women married to the world's biggest despots

In good times and in bad, the ladies of the Dictators' Wives Club sure put up with a lot: corruption, political uprisings, and often other wives.<p>Some, like Rwandan first lady Jeannette Kagame, use their position to advocate for important charitable causes in their nations.<p>Others, like the president …

Easy Exercises You Can Do To Improve Your Eye For Composition

Some people just seem to have been born with a natural talent for “seeing” the perfect composition, and hopefully, you are one of them; however, if …

Photography

Happy Anniversary, Phillip Lim: The Designer Talks Milestones, Mentorship, and Maya Lin

The fashion industry was a very different place ten years ago, when 3.1 Phillip Lim debuted its first collection. For one thing, there was no 3.1 Phillip Lim—which may seem like a master-of-obvious fact to point out, except that <b>Phillip Lim</b>’s fashion-forward, accessibly priced young brand broke new …

Are you 16? Don’t think about watching this 3D sex film

<i>Love</i> isn’t pornography, argue its directors. Sure, there’s sex in it, but the whole point of the film is to look at a “non-pornographic exploration of the beauty of love making”.<p>The controversial 3D film, from <i>Enter the Void</i> director Gaspar Noé, features unsimulated sex scenes and was awarded a 16 …

Self-Censorship

Sky broadband customers presented with a bill for piracy

Internet users who have apparently shared a movie illegally have received letters threatening them with legal action if they don't pay up<p>Dozens of UK broadband customers have been accused of pirating a little-known Robert Redford film and have been asked to pay a fine.<p>They have received letters …

5 Incredible Fashion Illustrators You'll Want to Follow on Instagram

With the rise of technology and all things digital, it’s hard to imagine doing anything by hand. That's why fashion illustrators who create with …

Mental exhaustion has its perks: The secret to unlocking your creativity

Counterintuitive new research suggests we’re often our most dynamic selves when we’re completely drained<p>If you walk down to the office gallery at Pearlfisher Inc., a design agency based in London, you are bound to hear the unmistakable cluck of plastic balls colliding. At first, you might dismiss …

4 things you absolutely must convey by the end of an interview

There’s a lot you can do to prepare for an interview. You can research the company, try to figure out what questions the hiring manager will ask, and — of course — practice. But, in the end, you still might be completely blindsided by how the interview progresses.<p>Yes, it can be frustrating, but …

Employment

Nonacademic Skills Are Key To Success. But What Should We Call Them?

More and more people in education agree on the importance of learning stuff other than academics.<p>But no one agrees on what to call that "stuff".<p>There are least seven major overlapping terms in play. New ones are being coined all the time. This bagginess bugs me, as a member of the education media. …

Pedagogy

12 Fierce Female Fashion Illustrators You Need to Follow

While the glitz and glam of the fashion world are usually limited to the designers, celebrities and models who strut in fashion weeks around the world, illustrators are making their way into the spotlight. These talented ladies share their creative prowess on social media for their admirers to …

New York City