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Posts by Sara Barnes
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Perhaps more than anyone, Marie Kondo is known for her commitment to tidiness.
As tattoos continue to permeate cultures, tattooists are innovating their designs and techniques like never before. Sydney-based artist Jonny Hall is using ultraviolet light to add a blue glow to his realistic body art. He’s dubbed the approach UVealism—a clever portmanteau of UV (ultraviolet) and realism. The unique UV ink enhances elements of the tattoo to make it come to life when under a blacklight.
We often think of embroidery as being simply thread on fabric, but it can be much more than that.
Jewelry requires a little maintenance to stay looking its best.
It can sometimes feel like you’ve missed your chance with your career. With actors, this particular feeling can be acute. Will the role they just played be their last? Actor Ke Huy Quan quit acting for decades after being a child star in iconic films including The Goonies and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. (This was an unintended break as there was a dearth of roles for Asian actors.)
Costumes allow us to shed who we are and transform into someone or something else—if only for a little while.
Have you ever shown up to an event and someone is wearing the same outfit as you?
Astronauts go through all sorts of training to prepare for what it will be like in space. This includes experiencing microgravity, aka mirco-g. Moving around in it is challenging. If you need any idea of just how challenging, check out this short video of an astronaut who doesn't have access to handles or supports. Without something to grip onto and propel himself around, he’s momentarily stuck floating in mid-air.
You don’t have to reinvent your entire wardrobe to have a statement-making style.
We all have fears we face on a daily basis. But, that doesn’t mean they are easy to overcome.