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Colosseum Architecture

Written By Philippe Dardour Are you planning on a wedding in the near future? If so, you probably already have enough to think about. But one very essential component that needs some thinking about is that honeymoon. No matter how good the wedding is, without  fantastic honeymoon, it will all have been for nothing. Fortunately, […]

How to Make a Bold Statement Cuff

Written by John Woodson Do you want to design and make your own jewelry? We’ve got the perfect project for you. This bold statement piece can be made within a few hours and only takes a day to dry. Making your own jewelry is easy when you have the right materials, tools, and instructions. Here’s […]

The beauty of arts and crafts

Written by John Woodson Humans, as many experts have opined, have the potential for greatness. And that greatness would have to depend on various sorts of things like what we are good at. Talents, on the other hand, are innate. It is something that cannot be taught. Rather, it is something that you are born […]

Art-Inspired Photography

Written by Kaki West Whether you’re a professional photographer or just taking selfies, coming up with a theme or idea for a photograph can be a challenging task. But as you can see from professional Kaki West images, a theme can make or break a photograph. If you’re running out of ideas, get inspired by […]

Young People’s Literature longlist for the National Book Award

Carl Hiaasen, Laurie Halse Anderson and Jacqueline Woodson in the running for the $10,000 prize

Paging Dr. Watson, IBM's medical adviser for the future

IBM continues to make the case for the nascent field of cognitive computing, showing off some Watson prototypes Thursday that could help speed scientific discovery in the medical field, by scanning large volumes of literature and data far more quickly then humans can, and suggesting possible leads.

Short-listed titles for the Singapore Literature Prize announced

The shortlist for English fiction includes The Inlet by Claire Tham and Ministry Of Moral Panic by Amanda Lee Koe. Yong Shu Hoong's The Viewing Party and Joshua Ip's Sonnets From The Singlish are among those in the running for English poetry. Get the full story from The Straits Times . Here is the press release: Announcement of Singapore Literature Prize 2014 Shortlists The judging panels for …

Ukraine Crisis Intrudes Into Translators Congress

Translators of Russian literature were honored at an award ceremony at Moscow's Pashkov House, where participants warned that international tensions over Ukraine were having an effect on the quiet work of translators too.

Superbooks: high-tech reading

The times are changing for the stubbornly progress-proof novel: fully immersive literature is drawing closer.