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How eye disorders may have influenced the work of famous painters

Vision is an important tool when creating a painted artwork. Vision is used to survey a scene, guide the artist’s movements over the canvas and …

Art

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Consciousness

The Independent Mary Cassatt

Working from Paris, she imbued her paintings of domestic life with an American sense of freedom and sheer fun.<p>For years, I had mixed feelings about …

Art

Musician Wins $260,000 In Lawsuit Against Ex-Girlfriend Who Sabotaged Career

In the spring of 2014, Eric Abramovitz got the opportunity of a lifetime.<p>He just didn't know it.<p>Abramovitz was the victim of a deception that a Canadian judge called "despicable," as he granted Abramovitz $350,000 Canadian dollars (more than $260,000 U.S.) in damages.<p>Abramovitz is a gifted Canadian …

McGill University

This Is the Easiest Way to Break a Bad Habit, According to a Psychologist

Though it doesn't exactly bode well for my looming deadline, it's rather pertinent that as I write this, I'm searching for words through a soupy …

The Brain

An anonymous Instagram account is calling out the art world’s copycats

An anonymous IG account has been wordlessly comparing pieces of art, sparking debate around plagiarism, heavy referencing, and appropriation. It’s like fashion criticism Insta @DietPrada, but for the art world.<p>@whos____who has amassed over 15.4k followers, posting side-by-side comparisons of …

Art

When The Sopranos Blacked Out

The late James Gandolfini, the imposing and formidable character actor who became famous virtually overnight for his portrayal of a mobster who …

New Jersey

Entre a pena e o pênis

Os leitores dos 31 livros de Philip Roth publicados entre 1959 e 2010 sabem que seus personagens, mulheres e homens, se ligam uns aos outros atraídos …

New York City Photography by Ludwig Favre

New York City in pastels and neon colors captured by Ludwig Favre.Born in 1976, Ludwig Favre is a French photographer who lives in Paris. He mainly …

New York City

7 Photos of DIY’d Garages That Will Make You Say “OMG!”

Your garage can be a place to stash everything from tools to seasonal decor without feeling — and looking — like a dumping ground.<p>Follow these seven …

Is your home making you unhappy? The quick fix interior tips to boost your mood

Two years ago, Victoria Harrison was unhappy; burnt out from her commute, stressed at work, not sleeping, and living on chocolate and coffee. When she looked at her friends, also successful 30-something professionals in their dream jobs, she noticed something similar.<p>“We were all tired but wired,” …

Living Rooms

16 Hilarious Tweets That Will Make Every Introvert Feel Seen

We dare you not to laugh at these.<p>If you’re an introvert, you likely value your alone time. You think before you speak. You’d much rather socialize one-on-one than in a group. A phone call is probably your worst nightmare. But most of all, you are silently strong.<p>It can be tough to prefer to be …

Introverts

How to have a zero waste kitchen: tips from Jamie Oliver, Tom Kerridge, Skye Gyngell and more

According to the campaigning waste charity Wrap, UK households bin 5m tonnes of edible food every year. That is 1.1m tonnes less than in 2007, a drop that, in CO2 terms, is equivalent to taking 2.2m cars off the road each year. But, clearly, there is still a lot that could be done to inspire us to …

Jamie Oliver

Are you Shy or Introverted? Science Says This is the Difference Between Them

It's surprising, but makes sense.<p>Shyness and introversion have long been confused. Some people who are introverted resent being called shy, and vice versa. Others use the two terms interchangeably.<p>Yet many psychologists argue that there’s a major and compelling difference between the two states. …

Psychology

Glasses wearers really are more intelligent - it's in the genes

It may seem merely a cliche born of centuries of educated people straining their eyes in dimly-lit libraries, but new genetic research suggests those who wear glasses really are more intelligent.<p>Researchers at the University of Edinburgh analysed the genetic data of more than 44,480 people.<p>They …

Nature Communications

Fujifilm X-T100 Mirrorless Camera

Fujifilm is adding to their line of retro-styled, mirrorless cameras that won’t break the bank with the new X-T100, which is set for release next …

Cameras

How a TV Sitcom Triggered the Downfall of Western Civilization

I want to discuss a popular TV show my wife and I have been binge-watching on Netflix. It’s the story of a family man, a man of science, a genius who …

Comedy

Stunning USA Street Photography by Zack Lewkowicz

Beautiful urban street photos by <b>Zack Lewkowicz</b>, talented photographer and retoucher who was born and raised in Buffalo, New York and currently lives …

Degas’ Dancers: How Ballerinas Inspired the Iconic Impressionist Artist

No matter how many muses inspired them, certain Impressionist artists are associated with a single, signature subject. From Claude Monet‘s <i>Water Lilies</i> to the mother-daughter relationships captured by Mary Cassatt, each theme offers viewers a glimpse into the artist's interests, influences, and …

Art

Want to Poop Better? Of Course You Do—So Start Avoiding These Common Foods

Discussing one's bowel movements is no longer the sole domain of toddlers, new parents, and seniors in fiber supplement ads. It's become perfectly …

High Fiber

A Couple Transform a Prefab Shed Into a Cozy Cabin in Less Than Two Months

Two Airstream dwellers say goodbye to their mobile trailer to pursue their dream of homesteading in a cabin in the woods.<p>When Natasha Lawyer and Brett Bashaw—the couple behind the ‘Tin Can Homestead’ Airstream—grew disillusioned with Seattle’s high cost of living and congestion, they decided to …

Prefab Homes

The Paris Salon des Refusés

The Salon de Refusés of 1863 took place in the Palais de l’Industrie in Paris<p>On May 15, 1863, the <b>Salon des Refusés in Paris</b> was opened, an exhibition …

An Australian Cottage Gets a Japanese-Inspired Makeover and a New Home Office

A weatherboard cottage in Melbourne gets a renovation and extension that make it a tranquil, live/work sanctuary.<p>When your office is also your home, it can be a challenge to separate work from play. But in this contemporary cottage located in Melbourne, Australia, Austin Maynard Architects struck …

Architecture

This 15-30 minute routine makes your brain healthier, younger, and smarter

“Everything popular is wrong”  —  Oscar Wilde<p>In the book, <i>BLUE ZONES: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest</i><i>,</i> author Dan …

Albert Einstein

How to Take Your Best-Ever Road Trip, According to Long-Haul Truckers

Road trips are mana for travelers who don’t have a plan and don’t need one. It seems so easy: pick a destination (or don’t), gas up, cue up a …

Taco Bell

Adorably Funny “Before and After” Illustrations That Are Oddly Relatable

Have you ever asked for a trim at the salon but left with a buzz cut? Or know all too well what it’s like to face the day without your morning coffee? Barcelona-based cartoon artist Nacho Diaz Arjona (aka Naolito) cleverly illustrates these relatable scenarios in a series of before and after …

Alexa and Siri Can Hear This Hidden Command. You Can’t.

BERKELEY, Calif. — Many people have grown accustomed to talking to their smart devices, asking them to read a text, play a song or set an alarm. But someone else might be secretly talking to them, too.<p>Over the last two years, researchers in China and the United States have begun demonstrating that …

Artificial Intelligence

The LiliLite: A Better Way to Read in Bed

A clever automatic light, bookmark, and book storage all in one<p>Here's a brilliant little piece of industrial design: Amsterdam-based Thijs Smeets has …

DIY Tips for Preventing 5 Household Bugs from Infesting Your Home

Most American homes—whether they're houses, apartments, or something in between—have bugs. A 2016 study estimated that there are more than 100 …

20 “Secrets” of the Sistine Chapel

An unforgettable tour of the little-known curiosities of Michelangelo's masterpiece<p>One of the most emblematic places in Christendom, the Sistine …