Adrian Taheny

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A new book unlocks the enigma of the Japanese garden

Insight into the enigmatic nature of the Japanese garden is revealed beneath a dark green fabric covered book written by garden designer Sophie Walker and published by Phaidon. ‘The Japanese Garden’ covers the history, design and concepts behind this unique Asian art form through a charmingly …

Japan

Learn How Recovery Is Possible from ME/CFS Fibromyalgia!

Rebecca was sick with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) for six years, and searched high and low for a cure for her condition. She went from being an …

Learn How Recovery Is Possible from ME/CFS Fibromyalgia!

When people hear of others that have recovered from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, they often wonder if they can stay recovered. Tim shares how he got …

Georgiana Houghton: paintings from the spirit world

<b>Ahead of a major new show, Lucy Davies tells the story of eccentric Victorian artist and medium Georgiana Houghton</b><p>Georgiana Houghton was living with her parents as a middle-aged spinster when she attended her first séance, in 1859. Having already lost four of her nine siblings, including an adored …

Spiritualist artist Georgiana Houghton gets UK exhibition

Overlooked painter is becoming recognised as being decades ahead of abstract pioneers such as Wassily Kandinsky<p>She has been dismissed as an eccentric, amateur artist who claimed to talk to the dead and receive their help with her watercolours. But Georgiana Houghton’s abstract style is beginning to …

Art

Bill Gates sells his picture of the Tiananmen Square 'Tank Man' to Chinese company

Gates’ huge picture archive, which includes iconic image of the "Tank Man," sold to the Visual China Group<p>A photography archive owned by Bill Gates which includes sensitive images of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown has been sold to a Chinese company.<p>Among the pictures that were previously …

China

'Doomsday' scientists: World still under grave threat

Scientists behind a "Doomsday Clock" that measures the likelihood of a global cataclysm say the world is still under grave threat.<p>The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced on Tuesday that the minute hand on the metaphorical clock remained at three minutes to midnight.<p>The clock reflects how …

Climate Change

Banshees In Print! Claire Hennessy, Eimear Ryan and Laura Jane Cassidy Tell All

A sparkling initiative by Eimear Ryan, Claire Hennessy and Laura Jane Cassidy, the new literary journal <i>Banshee</i> launched last month. Events in Cork, …

Creative Writing

Stephen Hawking Envisions the Worker Robot Apocalypse

In his Reddit AMA, the scientist forecasts potential doom and admits he missed Wayne's World 2.<p><i>Theory of Everything</i>, the Academy Award-winning biopic about Stephen Hawking, took an elegant look at the life of the world-renowned genius. But it left a few things on the cutting room floor about …

World will pass crucial 2C global warming limit, experts warn

Carbon pledges from 147 nations to Paris climate summit ‘are not enough to stop temperature rise’, experts conclude<p>Pledges by nations to cut carbon emissions will fall far short of those needed to prevent global temperatures rising by more than the crucial 2C by the end of the century. This is the …

Climate Change

Here’s What Edgar Allan Poe Wrote About the Birth of Photography in 1840

Did you know that when the daguerreotype was announced back in 1839, one of the people who wrote about the new groundbreaking technology was the …

Literature

The Next 10 Years Of Automation And What It Might Mean For The Job Market

Daniel Faggella Contributor<p>Daniel Faggella is founder of TechEmergence, a news and advice website for entrepreneurs and investors interested in the intersection of technology and the mind.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Google, Baidu and the race for an edge in the global speech recognition …

Artificial Intelligence

Skype’s futuristic real-time translator preview is now open to all

Microsoft has today opened up its Star Trek-style translator to all, removing the requirement to sign up to a waiting list for access.<p>Skype Translator launched in December 2014 and real-time translation of spoken English, Spanish, Italian and Mandarin, as well as an additional 50 languages over …

Lynn's recovery from Fibromyalgia

Having recovered from CFS/ME & Fibromyalgia some years ago, it might sound strange to hear that I was inspired by this interview, but that is exactly …

Fibromyalgia

A life in transition and translation

A life in transition and translation<p>Follow<p>A life in transition and translation<p>"A Life in Transition and Translation" is an immigrant life story in …

First Annual Midwinter Haiku Contest Winners

Feb 06<p>4 Comments February 6, 2015 – 12:17 am| Permalink |<p><b>COLUMN: Poetry Space</b><p>We’re absolutely delighted to announce the completion of our First …

Haiku

Notes on Haiku Capitalization and Punctuation

<i>This brief guide was written in August of 2014 for the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival’s Haiku Invitational website. The site attracts many people</i> …

Creative Writing