If tattoos had always been as popular as they are today, here is what Charles Darwin, Henry V, Lord Nelson, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama might have inked.
When you remove the content, all that's left are soothing, colorful boxes.
Passport specifications are regulated by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the relative power of your country's passport says a lot about its standing in thew world.
Chinese philosophers have suggested “You… should not think of yourself as a single, unified being.” The Path, a book by Michael Puett and Christine Gross-Loh, can explain (with help from Plato, Kant, Eden, Hume, Confucius, Kahnenman...).
Science's picture of the world is being updated. It's adding algomorphic thinking to its palette.
Why Banksy's dystopian vision of the future might be the kind of shock we need to realize the problems humanity faces.
Is it like that Corn God myth? Do you devour them?
The way most helicopter parents behave, you'd think the daily chance of dying is equal to a coin flip.
American Impressionism’s often been seen as a pale copy of the French Impressionism that flowered in the late 19th century. Although American Impressionists early on copied their French counterparts (and even made pilgrimages to Monet’s Giverny garden and home), the exhibition The Artist's Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887–1920, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts through May 24, 2015, proves that American Impressionism quickly blossomed into something distinct—and distinctly American—by the turn of the 20th century. Capturing aesthetically a moment of contradictions as American nativism threatened to close borders while women’s suffrage struggled to open doors, The Artist’s Garden demonstrates the power of flowers to speak volumes about the American past, and present.
"The extasy [sic] of abstract beauty," artist Richard Pousette-Dart scrawled in 1981 in a notebook on a page across from a Georges Braque-looking abstract pencil drawing. Although included in Nina Leen’s iconic 1951 Life magazine photo "The Irascibles" that featured Abstract Expressionist heavyweights Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, and Barnett Newman, Pousette-Dart has always stood on the edges, as he does in the photo, of full identification with that group.
Men take more risks than women, they also tend to take more idiotic risks that may result in a Darwin Award.
The fallacy doesn’t only wreak havoc on the individual making irrational decisions; it can seriously impact the lives of other people who are affected by those decisions.
The technologists who brought you online dating, music streaming platforms, e-readers, and mobile phones are now tackling food production.
Ken Auletta, media critic for The New Yorker, told a wonderful tale that almost seems mythical. Netflix not only gave hit political drama “House of Cards” a green light without […]
If the eyes are the windows of the soul, can the windows of an artist’s studio—the vistas they viewed daily for inspiration—offer a glimpse into their soul? In anticipation of […]
We can never totally escape our biases, but we can be more aware of them, and, just maybe, take efforts to minimize their influence.
Nissan's Nismo smartwatch gives new meaning to the car/driver relationship: It connects to the car's computer system so that its wearer can receive performance data and other information.
Baggy pants. A cane. A bowler hat. A mustache. These are the unlikely visual ingredients of one of the most important fictional characters of the last century around the world. […]
Stress at critical periods of development can be bad for the developing brain.