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Month: February 2019

Blind date: ‘I wanted to be consumed by Satan’s lustful flames’

James, 28, an advertising director, meets Harry, 23, a director and film-maker What were you hoping for? Someone who could change my life for ever – and some good headshots for my LinkedIn profile. The stakes couldn’t have been higher….

The Immortals at the southern point of Europe

I heard about this group from visitors of the Island. Apart from the urban myths that they spread (and hitherto surrounded the group), I thought it’s something more fundamentally interesting. After a long delay, I was able to visit them…

Why do we only see one side of the moon?

Earth’s Moon: Why One Side Always Faces Us Only one side of the Moon ever faces us because Earth’s force of gravity on it is not uniform. This is related to our ocean tides and a lengthening of days on…

Big data is being reshaped thanks to 100-year-old ideas about geometry

Your brain is made up of billions of neurons connected by trillions of synapses. And how they’re arranged gives rise to the brain’s functionality and to your personality. That’s why scientists in Switzerland recently produced the first-ever digital 3D brain…

UV Paint And Light To Create Glow-In-The-Dark Looks

I’m a 24-year-old girl from Norway. And I’m a self-taught makeup artist. My makeup journey has a very dark start. I struggled with eating disorders throughout my teenage years and beginning of my 20s. And to distract myself from the…

Artist Inks 70 Strangers With Different ‘Frames’ Of The Same Tattoo To Make One ‘Motion Tattoo’

Except for a matching tattoo here and there, the majority of them are standalone pieces. Hungarian ink virtuoso Balazs Bercsenyi, however, wanted to change that, and with the help of a group of strangers, created a project known as ‘A…