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How the Loss of the Landline Is Changing Family Life

The shared phone was a space of spontaneous connection for the entire household.

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More Than 1500 Museums Across the Country Will Be Free to Visit on Museum Day | Mental Floss

On September 21, more than 1500 museums across America will celebrate Museum Day by offering free admission to all visitors.

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Kohl's and the UPS Store Will Pack and Ship Your Amazon Returns for Free | Mental Floss

You don't need to do any packing or printing to return unwanted items to Amazon. If you live close to a UPS Store or Kohl's, you can drop it off as is.

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The Makeup Industry’s Darkest Secret Is Hiding In Your Makeup Bag

Nine thousand miles away, in a remote village in India, children are risking their lives to bring you the shimmer in your makeup.

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The astonishing life of Johan van Gogh: Vincent's great-nephew dies aged 96

A tribute to Theo Van Gogh’s grandson, who served in the Dutch secret service

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Warhol's Factory Is a What Now? A Walking Guide to Downtown New York's Most Famous Former Artist Studios

Transport yourself to the former haunts of legends like Warhol, Basquiat, Hesse, Haring, Mapplethorpe—using our guide to the art historic downtown of NYC.

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14 Influencers Talk About Their Most Popular Image on Instagram - Feature Shoot

© Christopher Anderson Christopher Anderson “To be honest, this IG thing confuses me. Some images I am convinced will be crowd pleasers don’t generate interest, and then some that I almost don’t post because I think they are not good en

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The Mistake Everyone Makes When Hanging Art (And What to Do Instead)

Trying to create the perfect gallery wall in your living room? Put away the stepladder. You’re not going to need it.

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10 of the world's most creative cities to live, work and play | Creative Boom

When you work in the creative industries, the world is literally your oyster, as they say. With brilliant design studios, agencies and brands at every...

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This Week, Dog Lovers Can Take a London Bus Tour With Their Furry Friends | Mental Floss

The 90-minute tour takes riders to the city's best dog parks and canine-themed cultural attractions.

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Where is Old Zealand? | Mental Floss

Old Mexico is Mexico. Old York is York. But where is Old Zealand?

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New York Theatre Ballet Gambles on Young Dance-Makers

Rarely these days do ballet companies place large bets on emerging choreographers, particularly female choreographers. Rarely do the East and Left Coasts of dance acknowledge each other's existence.

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A Microbiologist Recreated 'Starry Night' With Bacteria In A Petri Dish

If only Vincent van Gogh could have lived to see this strikingly accurate reproduction of his iconic "Starry Night" -- especially since, instead of oil on canvas, the work is a bacteria on petri. Because even with these most minute of materials, the night sky still swirls with a palpable momentum of wind, fog and moonlight.

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London's Regents Canal Path Now Has Duck Lanes | Mental Floss

Designated lanes in high-traffic areas make sense, especially if you're trying to ease congestion and accommodate travelers of different speeds. With bikers, pedestrians, and ducks all vying for access along the Regents Canal path in central London, it was only a matter of time before demarcated lanes started appearing

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Hanging Artwork 101

Elegant home decor inspiration and interior design ideas, provided by the experts at elledecor.com. Tour celebrity homes, get inspired by famous interior designers, and explore the world's architectural treasures.

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11 Imagination-Jarring Tips From Creative Geniuses

There are plenty of competing theories for how to boost your creativity: paint your room blue, work someplace noisy and distracting, complete a bunch of silly sentences Mad-Libs-style. But there’s no better source for creativity advice than a creative genius. Here are 11 tactics practiced by big thinkers, artists, and innovators.

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This Girl's Facebook Cover Photo Game Is Next Level Genius

Just when we thought Facebook couldn't get any more ordinary, we stumble upon a user who's taken the constraints of the platform and come in like a wrecking ball into its boring blue walls.

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Kill time on the train by transforming fellow commuters into cartoon characters - Lost At E Minor: For creative people

Bored with your bus, train or even plane commute? Put that crossword puzzle aside and try out what UK-born writer and illustrator October Jones did. He kil

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27 Responses to the Question “What is Art?”

Does it have to be beautiful? Expressive? Original? Uplifting? Intellectual? Here’s how 27 artists, critics, and others answered the question.

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The World's Largest Collection Of Neon Signs Is Ridiculous And Amazing | The Creators Project

Stating he was the first to use bring the phrase 'Girls Girls Girls' to neon fruition ("I was like number one enemy at the council") in some ways Bracey could almost be seen as the creator of modern nightlife. However, for Bracey it's always been more about the art than the spectacle: "I paint with light I suppose. I'm like..Light Rider."

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Ukuleles: Everyone's playing them. Ads from the great uke craze of the 1910s-20s.

In the mainland United States, everyone went nuts over ukes in the late 1910s and early 1920s.

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    Maya Angelou: a titan who lived as though there were no tomorrow

    Gary Younge: America has not just lost a talented Renaissance woman and a gifted raconteur– it has lost a connection to its recent past

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      A Banksy For Under $170?

      A new trading platform that launched in London today is the latest art exchange that seeks to democratize art by allowing people to buy and sell shares of individual artworks, but will it work?

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        The Photoshop Tool You Thought You Knew & How To Really Use It

        Here we'll go over some usage of one of the most overlooked tools in Photoshop that everyone knows of, but knows little about what it can really do.

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            10 Proven Ways To Become More Creative

            Here are 10 surefire methods for sparking creativity and getting more ideas.

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              Why Weird People Are Often More Creative

              The amount of information that's getting into your mind determines how creative--or crazy--you might be.