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Nonfiction: Curious About Your Ancestry? Submit a DNA Swab, and a Big Grain of Salt

Posted On: Jun 18, 2018   |   Posted By: NY Times

In her book “Futureface,” Alex Wagner takes a skeptical look at companies that research our genetics only to hedge their bets in the fine print.

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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Large Contemporary Modern Abstract Home Decor Interior Design Original...

Large Contemporary Modern Abstract Home Decor Interior Design Original Painting by Lisa McKinney Kreymborg

48 x 60 x 1.5 - Accepting Commissions lisakreymborg.com Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mystical Figure,Hearts Mixed Media Painting...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mystical Figure,Hearts Mixed Media Painting "VENUES MYSTIQUE" by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

One of the Mystique series, this painting has the hearts, descending foiled squares, deep burnt orange, and golds. The hearts float lazily in the ethers, keeping company with... Read more ...

The Osteria

The Osteria

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The Curious Case of a Doctored 19th Century Photo of Ruins in Athens

The Curious Case of a Doctored 19th Century Photo of Ruins in Athens

Researchers, academics and those with tireless curiosity will know the thrill of chasing down the details of something mysterious or unexplained. In this tweet thread from... Read more ...

Less is More

Less is More

I am going to try something new with this painting. It's a beginning, a cadmium red toned canvas with the lights painted in pale pink. I posted it on Instagram and one friend... Read more ...

On My Easel - oil pastel portrait sketch of a ballet dancer looking over her...

On My Easel - oil pastel portrait sketch of a ballet dancer looking over her shoulder

Inspired by the ballet I saw last night, "The Firebird" by Ballet Austin, I sketched a ballerina looking back - and of course, I now have more ballet sketches from which to... Read more ...

“We Learn From the Ordinary as Well as From the Extraordinary”: Robert...

“We Learn From the Ordinary as Well as From the Extraordinary”: Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown

Best Products Showroom, Langhorne, Pennsylvania (1978). Image © Tom Bernard There are so many complexities and contradictions in both life in general and architecture in... Read more ...

Bars and Restaurants: 50 Examples in Plan and Section

Bars and Restaurants: 50 Examples in Plan and Section

Cortesía de Fabián Dejtiar The spatial distribution of a restaurant or bar is essential to its success. Faced with this design challenge, several architects have experimented... Read more ...

Justice League of America!

Justice League of America!

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA. 2018. Photoshop, 14 × 20″ 400 ppi. At long last, my JLA print is finally seeing the light of day! This is one of the few projects that I actually... Read more ...

Dog Painting, Pet Portrait, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, "Forrest...

Dog Painting, Pet Portrait, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, "Forrest" 8x10" Oil

Meet Forrest, the beloved pet of Troy and Sharon. Unfortunately, Forrest has crossed over the "rainbow bridge". One of their friends, commissioned me to do this painting. It is... Read more ...