They say the best therapist has a fur and four paws. As it seems there is something to it. People who have a pet at home usually know what is it to come home and be welcomed with great joy by their four-leged buddy. No wonder, places where animals were typically forbidden, now welcome them. Pets now "work" at cafes, at airports, even in offices - and all that to share and spread the calm that they carry within.
Social networks are filling up with events and announcements, promising another series of mixes with new tracks. Another spring and summer party season is just around the corner, so it is not a bad idea to do a little research into what the DJs and producers are cooking up in their studios. Below are some of my personal favorite radio shows and podcasts that will satisfy anyone’s taste when it comes to electronic music. For those of you who want to enjoy some awesome but not so popular (undetected) tracks, these podcasts will steal your ears.
For most people, an absolutely absurd idea. Houses that often have a maximum of one meter width are not on your everyday dwelling list. At the same time these cramped buildings often have an interesting history about their creation. With the rising prices of properties it is quite common that the building parcels are appearing in places where only garage might have been considered for construction. Extremely slender buildings are not just a phenomenon of the moderns day. As a matter of fact, they go back in time and can be found in many historical centres of cities till date.
His artwork is psychedelic, dizzy, colorful, and explicit; and it gently explores the depths of intimacy. Known to many people as Phazed, Jean Francois Painchaud is a Canadian digital artist and animator whose fame was launched after being banned on Facebook.
Today's article will be dedicated to country music, the genre which emerged in the American countryside, in the southwestern part of the U.S., and which constitutes an embodiment of national folklore.
Some of the greatest arts come from the most unlikely sources. And that´s the example of today's article of how frost creates some of the most detailed and fragile decorations. See the gallery.
"It´s cold like in Siberia" is one of the popular sayings linked to these cold months. And as it seems it is not far from truth. Some places experience winter temperatures that drop down to -50C. Feeling cold? Not the locals of Oymyakon in Russia, apparently. Children are excused from going to school only when it hits – 52. People have their toilets outside, which might be quite challenging on such days. The lowest temperature recorded was -71,2C in 1933. This is not the only place where winters are so tough.
Vermilion, Umber, or Malachite no longer appear among the common words in today´s dictionary. Navy, Mahogany, or Olive may sound more familiar and lead you to the right color. Names of colours evolve with people, especially artists, through the centuries, expressing the characteristics of each colour or shade. Despite being slowly replaced by more precise numerical values, there still is some beauty in these old poetic names that are worth keeping in mind.
In 2013, Leigh Woods, Project Manager at Youth Time jetted off to the small landlocked African nation of Rwanda where he would spend the next few years of his life. Unsurprisingly, living in a little rural village situated in the country’s eastern province entailed many changes in his day-to-day life. His transition caused him to reflect on his own cultural heritage which in turn helped him to adapt to his new environment. Here, Leigh discusses some of the typically British habits and behaviors he had to ditch or reevaluate in order to truly appreciate and embrace his new home.
Poland is an increasingly popular destination for party-hungry people who appreciate a true underground rave scene. Former factories, warehouses, and labyrinth- like clubs welcome ravers from different parts of the world. There you may enjoy various sets by the famous names and local DJs who’ve formed the very underground scene of Poland.