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The Most Romantic Destination in Every State

1 of 51<p>Alabama — Cheaha State Park<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 51<p>Alaska — Mendenhall Ice Caves<p>3 of 51<p>Arizona — Emerald Cove<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 51<p>Arkansas — …

This Crazy Gorgeous Font Evolves As You Type With It

Oh, and it's inspired by cockroaches.<p>This being a digital age, our lives are suffused with fonts. Just about every word we read is set in a font crafted by an artist, a team of them, or even multiple generations of designers. But for the non-graphic designers among us, who mostly interact with font …

Typography

The Best Food For Your Brain: Try These Ginger Recipes

It adds great flavor AND is good for us. Win, win.<p>Let’s be honest here: we can all use a little brain boost from time to time. The days are long and busy ― it’s easy to feel mentally fried. We have a little secret to share with you. Ginger, the delightfully spicy root, is just what you need. Not …

Healthy Eating

Top 5 iPad Apps for Artists, Painters, and Designers

Apple’s iPad Pro lineup, true to its name, is certainly a professional-level device for creatives of all types — including artists, painters and …

Apps

We don't pay visual artists properly – that needs to change

The Fair Pay for Artists campaign is right to push for a fees fund, super changes and an income supplement pension<p>Jane is a fairly typical artist who is trying to build and maintain her career. She has had reasonable success with her art thus far but has needed to subsidise her income by taking on …

The Arts

The Snake

Donald Trump’s favorite story perfectly describes his first 10 days in office.<p>There is a story Donald Trump liked to tell on the campaign trail. The story of the snake.<p>The fable goes like this. A “tender-hearted” woman finds a wounded snake on the road. She takes it in and nurses it back to health. …

Thierry Bornier’s Breathtaking Photos of China Will Stun You into Silence

Former fashion CEO Thierry Bornier quit his job and moved to Yunnan, China. The rest is magic.<p>Thierry Bornier is a French landscape photographer living in Yunnan, China. His photographs have been published by National Geographic and he has won numerous awards for his breathtaking aerials. But …

Landscape Photography

‘Goodnight Moon’ author was a bisexual rebel who didn’t like kids

“In the great green room/there was a telephone/and a red balloon/and a picture of a cow jumping over the moon . . .”<p>For childhood readers of the …

32 Easy Exercises to Boost Your Creativity Everyday | Inc.com

For a lot of people, creativity is a talent that few people have.<p>For me, creativity is a skill we all have and can improve with regular exercise.<p>"Creativity is not just for artists. It's for businesspeople looking for a new way to close a sale; it's for engineers trying to solve a problem; it's for …

Creativity

4 visual artists you need to follow in 2017

Picasso once said “Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth,” and after a year like 2016, we could all use some more of that. I’ve scoured …

Infrared Photography Transforms Central Park into Surreal Wonderland

Swathed in creamy reds and blues, infrared photography has helped Paolo Pettigiani transform Central Park into a surreal dreamscape. The Italian photographer began experimenting with the technique two years ago near his hometown of Turin, but it’s his <i>#InfraredNYC</i> series that has catapulted his work …

A Simple Mindfulness Strategy That Literally Rewires Your Brain to Let Go of Negativity

In the center of everyone’s being is a place of pure peace. But as we go through life, we tend to be taken away from this deep sense of self as a …

Mindfulness

10 Things No One Tells You About... Paris

Ask an American about traveling to Paris, and you’ll hear the same two complaints: “It’s expensive!” and “The French aren’t friendly!”<p>But with a few …

France

22 ways to be healthier with minimal effort

The new year is a common time to think about self-improvement.<p>Luckily, there are lots of ways to better your lifestyle without throwing your daily …

How to make the *PERFECT* chocolate chip cookie (no matter how you like 'em)

While we’re always in search of the perfect chocolate chip cookie, most of the time we settle for whatever kind we can find fastest. Let’s be real …

A 1995 video interview with Banksy may reveal his identity

We’ve spent years hypothesising over the most well-known, enigmatic street artist, Banksy. Scientists earlier in the year claimed to have determined his identity using techniques commonly used for tracking down serial killers. Others theorised Banksy’s actually a woman, or a whole throng of …

Streetwear

Want better iPhone photos? Shoot raw

Raw photos give you more control when editing images. If you have a newer iPhone and iOS 10, here's how to get started.<p>If you love taking photos, one of the best features in iOS 10 is the ability to capture in raw.<p>Raw photos are images captured straight from the sensor without any processing. …

Mobile Photography

Change One Thing, Get This Genius Chocolate Chip Cookie

Not that there was anything wrong with chocolate chip cookies. (I legally have to make that disclaimer.)<p>But—just as you don’t wear your favorite robe to an important meeting or a fancy party—there are times that call for something a little more refined, instead of simply sweet and familiar.<p>This is …

Dessert

Why Artist Gerhard Richter Destroys His Own Art

Gerhard Richter, one of the best-known German artists of the post WWII-era, has destroyed more than 60 of his completed works that he deems …

Art

15+ Incredibly Realistic Artworks That Are Hard to Believe Are Not Photographs

Since the ancient Greeks, realism has been aspired by Western art lovers, but during the late 1960s and '70s the popularity of highly-realistic …

The food that looks like meat, tastes like meat, but is actually vegan – and sold by a man called Kale

A vegan butcher that sells animal-free meat and cheese is making it harder to find excuses not to go veggie with their mouth-watering creations.<p>The …