This Burned Paper Manicure Is Perfect for Banned Books Week

My partner and I got into a car accident in December (not our fault! The other driver was wearing new shoes and somehow got them stuck on the brake) (I don't drive so I have no idea how that happens) and aside from the panic attack I had when we were struck and the burrito I ate afterwards, the only thing I remember is … » 3/29/14 12:49pm 3/29/14 12:49pm

Photos Of Women Hiding After Plastic Surgery Are Disquieting, Poignant

What happens after plastic surgery? How do people recover? What do they look like before they become the "after" photo that we often see? Artist Ji Yeo set out to document the recovery process for women who underwent surgical procedures to change their appearance. She collected the photos she took for an art project she… » 3/15/14 6:55pm 3/15/14 6:55pm

Your Mind Will Be Blown When You Realize This Isn't a Parrot

What a beautiful parrot, no? Look at all those colors, those beautiful feathers, that elegant tail (bear with me, I am no a parrot aficionado, I am just trying to get you into the mood. Here have some birdseed). And then, after you have admired it, look closer, closer (not that close!—Aladdin joke!), stare at the… » 3/15/14 6:15pm 3/15/14 6:15pm

Noted Artist George W. Bush To Get His First Gallery Show

Finally, after centuries of unloading crap upon the unwashed masses, the art world is at long last about to unleash the visionary work of a true artist. George W. Bush, 43rd president of these United States and long-suffering art genius, is set to have his first gallery show. » 3/03/14 9:30pm 3/03/14 9:30pm

Combating the Misrepresentation of Native Americans, Through Photos

Last December, Native American photographer Matika Wilbur embarked upon a journey with a staggeringly ambitious goal — over the next few years, she hopes to photograph members of every single Native American tribe. There were 562 recognized by the federal government when she started (and 566 now), hence the project's… » 3/02/14 3:00pm 3/02/14 3:00pm

Creepy Half Naked Man Statue Causes Fracas at All-Women's College

The most talked about person on Wellesley College's all-female campus — distinguished alma mater of the likes of Madeleine Albright, Norah Ephron, and Hillary Clinton — isn't a woman at all. It's a man. A creepy, paunchy, bald sleepwalking man in his underwear, immortalized in sculpture form and parked on a quad, where … » 2/05/14 4:22pm 2/05/14 4:22pm