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Your Creativity Might Be Stifled By Your Expertise

It's great to be an expert, right? Of course it is. But is it possible that your expertise is actually undermining your ability to think creatively and be open to new ideas? Recent research has revealed that this is exactly what can happen.<p>Innovation--by definition--includes an element of newness. …

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Can You Paint a Fabric Chair? Yes. And You Should.

(Image credit: Little Green Notebook)<p>Do you have an old (really old) armchair or sofa in need of a little love? Don't wait for a windfall to …

Tiny Dachshund Cleans A Lion’s Teeth With Her Tongue

Bonedigger, a gorgeous male lion sits back and relaxes while a tiny dachshund named Milo gives him a thorough teeth cleaning with her tongue at the …

How to Quantify Failure

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.<p><i>By Martin J. Murphy</i><i><br>Faultline University</i><i><br>Center for tile Kinetics of Unreliable</i> …

‘Ultra-Small’ Bonsai Plants That Only Grow to Around an Inch High

A recent trend known in the world of bonsai has growers creating plants even smaller than bonsai’s traditionally diminutive size. The “cho-mini” …

Injecting Paint in Bubble Wrap to Recreate Iconic Paintings

Who says bubble wrap is just for packaging or stress relief? New York-based artist Bradley Hart, known for creating amazingly realistic pixelated portraits, has expanded his bubble wrap painting series <i>Impressions</i> to include recreations of iconic masterpieces such as Leonardo da Vinci's <i>Mona Lisa</i>, …

Posters of Funny Movie Titles from Literal Translations

Once a movie becomes popular, a literal translation of the title tends to be overlooked and replaced with direct connections to the stories, actors, and plots. However, when looking at some recent film titles, India-based illustrator and designer Danish Ahmed wondered what would happen if he …

This is a GIF of a Vine of a Video of a Flipbook of a GIF of a Video of a Roller Coaster | Colossal

<p>Could this be the most meta thing on the entire internet? Just so we’re clear, the title isn’t a typo. This really is a GIF of a Vine of a video of …

The Mini Book of Major Events

In an ongoing series of handmade miniature books, artist Evan Lorenzen recently released his latest entitled, <i>The Mini Book of Major Events</i>. The 7 …

Pixar’s 22 Golden Rules of Storytelling

Back in 2011, then Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats (now freelancing) tweeted 22 rules of storytelling, according to Pixar. Coats learned the …

The Future Of Storytelling Reimagines Cinema and Video Games as One Experience

Simultaneously control flying jellyfish and a whale from your tablet.<p>Consider a future wherein cinematic experiences are participatory and where audiences would interact with narratives as if they were concurrently films and video games. Enter: "Leviathan," an experimental leap forward in cinematic …

New Motion Photography Contest Invites Artists To Show Off Their Best GIFs

The Motion Photography Prize will announce six finalist on April 16th.<p>The Age of the GIF is well under way, with the Internet’s favorite file type capturing the hearts of artists all over the world and reaching from the Game of Thrones fandom to forward-thinking street artists.<p>Now, the Saatchi …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Flex

Not long ago, we were honored to meet some of Brooklyn, NY's premiere competitive dancers and experts in the Flex style. We spent a few hours with the crew—learning about the style and watching some fantastic moves—and their remarkable talents were mesmerizing. Check out the documentary "Flex Is …

Kosovo youth reunited through rock music

Six years on from its unilateral declaration of independence, there are still deep divisions in Kosovo.<p>Nowhere is this more true than Mitrovica - a town divided by a river, with ethnic-Serbs living on one side, and ethnic-Albanians on the other.<p>But one project has been trying to bring them together …

Dog Waiting In Car Repeatedly Honks Horn For 15 Minutes While Her Humans Are Out Shopping

A gorgeous boxer named Fern, having been left waiting in the car while her humans were out shopping in Broughty Ferry, Scotland, decided that she’d …

Advice from Artists on How to Overcome Creative Block, Handle Criticism, and Nurture Your Sense of Self-Worth

<i>“Inspiration is for amateurs — the rest of us just show up and get to work,”</i> Chuck Close scoffed. <i>“A self-respecting artist must not fold his hands on the pretext that he is not in the mood,”</i> Tchaikovsky admonished. <i>“Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too,”</i> Isabel Allende …

Sochi 2014: 10 weird Winter Olympics figure skating expressions – in pictures

So much for figure skating being a graceful sport; some of these competitors look downright terrifying. Here are 10 of the strangest facial expressions caught on camera by photographers in Sochi<p>• Check out some of our other ‘10best’ galleries from the Games: 10 great motion blur photos – 10 great …

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

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7 Easy DIY Projects to Refresh Your Bedroom This Weekend

You <i>could</i> spend every waking minute on DIY this weekend or you could tackle a few easy projects to quickly refresh a room instead. And why not update …

Instagram Experiments II: Illustrations by Javier Perez

Instagram Experiments II: Illustrations by Javier Perez <br>+<p>The second part of his whimsical illustration series combining line drawings with everyday …

Oatmeal Beauty Benefits: 5 Amazing Uses Besides A Hot And Hearty Meal

Oatmeal and winter go hand in hand. Whenever we jumpstart our mornings with a warm bowl of oatmeal topped with fresh figs, sesame seeds or chocolate, we feel more energetic and ready to take on the day. But did you know this breakfast superfood also boasts beauty benefits?<p>The use of oats in …