Source: World Magazine
The daily grind. This interactive infographic shows the daily
routines of famous writers and artists. The color-coded layout
shows at a glance who was working at night (Kafka, Flaubert,
Picasso, Mozart), who exercised the most (Milton, Hugo, Dickens),
and who had a day job (Vonnegut, Darwin, Le Corbusier). Information
for the chart came from the Daily Routines blog. Dog trivia. Here’s
an 8-minute video jammed w ...
Full article at: World Magazine
4 days ago, 11:15am CDT
Source: Art Daily
The Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art is showing off its recent acquisitions, including a painting by Benvenuto Tisi. The unannounced exhibition features works by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Pablo Picasso and Mary Cassatt. The museum is not keeping regular hours during the summer, so please call (805) 565-6162 to make sure it is open. The work by Tisi, also known as Il Garofalo, is a promised gift to Westmont by Michael Huffington in honor of Lady Leslie Rid ...
Full article at: Art Daily
6 days ago, 10:44pm CDT
Source: Asia One
BEIJING - Galloping with the vigour of strong and simple brush strokes, the horses painted by late Chinese master Xu Beihong inspired his countrymen in wartime - and now to pay huge sums to treasure them.Xu, who died in 1953, created horses that pulsed with beauty and bravery just as China was knuckling under Japanese occupation in the 1930s and 1940s, imbuing them with realism learned at the prestigious Ecole Nationale Superieu ...
Full article at: Asia One
Jul 1 2014, 4:16am CDT
Source: Philadelphia Style
It’s been another exciting year in Philly, and we’re only halfway through 2014. Local Nicholas Elmi took the title on Top Chef and now owns the city’s hottest restaurant. Jay Z’s Made in America music festival is back—with Kanye West atop the bill. And Mayor Michael Nutter and Governor Tom Corbett put the city in the international spotlight after meeting with the pope in the hopes that Philadelphia will play host to the C ...
Full article at: Philadelphia Style
Jun 22 2014, 11:00pm CDT
Source: The Superficial
“Haha, remember when I quit after the first one because I thought I was going to be a giant movie star then came back and agreed to do 20 more? Haha, remember that?”
“Yeah, Vin, I remember.”
You might think of The Fast And Furious franchise as nothing more than cars going “vroom” churned out almost as fast as Saw movies because Americans will stare at anything in a movie theater. And you’d be exactly right. But to Vin Diesel, who’s clearly never watc ...
Full article at: The Superficial
Jun 18 2014, 11:30am CDT
Source: Bleacher Report
Everybody should be given Friday off. And no, not just because three-day weekends are the best, but because it will be a darn shame if the working folks miss out on what will be a wonderful day of semifinal action on the men's side of the draw.
As always, the semifinals will be rife with superstar talent, and just for fun, an upstart has joined the ranks. Believe me, folks, you won't want to miss this ...
Full article at: Bleacher Report
Jun 6 2014, 2:00am CDT
Source: The Phoenix
Green home design is still building momentum, but it's not a new concept. Consider the Harvard Square home that Bertil Jean-Chronberg, GM and beverage director of South End hotspot the Beehive, shares with his wife, Tracy.
Green home design is still building momentum, but it's not a new concept. Consider the Harvard Square home that Bertil Jean-Chronberg, GM and beverage director of South End hotspot the Beehive, shares with his wife, Tracy. ...
Full article at: The Phoenix
Mar 13 2013, 3:37pm CDT