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JR's "Can Art Change the World?"
French street artist and activist JR posed a loaded question on stage in 2011, when he was awarded the $100,000 TED Prize: can art change the world? A book of the same name, published by Phaidon and made in close collaboration with JR, gives one of...
NEW MUSIC
MODERAT
ELECTRONIC MUSIC
INTERNET
PROTEST SONGS
SKY FERREIRA
DANCE MUSIC
PUSSY RIOT
RIHANNA
ListenUp
Pussy Riot: CHAIKA If you don't know who Yuri Chaika is, Pussy Riot's song "CHAIKA" can help fill in the blanks. The punk-rock protest collective, whose performances have gotten a few members jailed, bravely ridicules the Russian General Prosecutor...
SCIENCE
SPACE
CARS
VIRTUAL REALITY
PSYCHOLOGY
LINGUISTICS
AMERICA
NEW YORK
TECH
INNOVATION
BARBIE
FEMINISM
BODY POSITIVE
Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Earth is Actually Two Planets Fused Together A new study conducted by UCLA researchers has uncovered an astonishing twist to the formation of Earth: it’s actually two planets fused together. Existing research had shown that a rogue planet...
NEW MUSIC
MUSIC VIDEOS
DURAN DURAN
HUNGRY LIKE THE WOLF
FLUME
BALLET
NITE JEWEL
VINCE STAPLES
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The Chemical Brothers feat. Beck: Wide Open Building upon the thoughtful, at times haunting vocals we've come to expect from Beck, The Chemical Brothers' track "Wide Open" from 2015's Born In The Echoes delivers potent melody. The newly released...
ENTERTAINMENT
ANIMALS
DESIGN
ARCHITECTURE
TECH
TECHNOLOGY
INSTAGRAM
SOCIAL MEDIA
AUSTRALIA
CULTURE
RACE
SOCIETY
Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Marvin Minsky, Artificial Intelligence Pioneer, Has Died Marvin Minksy, a pioneer in artificial intelligence and one of the first people to begin imparting common-sense reasoning to computers, died on Sunday at the age of 88. A true innovator...
LISTENUP
MUSIC
MUSIC VIDEOS
ListenUp
Thomas Cohen: Bloom Forever Five-piece rock band S.C.U.M called it quits in 2013 (after the release of just one album in 2011) so members could pursue solo projects. Lead singer Thomas Cohen had begun writing solo material—releasing the single...
SCIENCE
HISTORY
SOCIETY
MONEY
ECONOMICS
TECH
DESIGN
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1. Christine Osinski's Photos of 1980s Staten Island In the upcoming book “Summer Days: Staten Island,” photographer Christine Onsinski captures the spirit of residents of New York City’s “forgotten borough.” Taken during the summer seasons of...
GREEN VALENTINE 2016
Green Valentine
GREEN
VALENTINES DAY
VALENTINES DAY 2016
GIFT GUIDES
GIFTS
DESIGN
ACCESSORIES
Gift Guide: Green Valentine's Day
Whether you buy into Valentine's Day or not, there's nothing quite as satisfying as giving your favorite person—or people—a gift that's just right for them. Because green is one of our favorite colors and because it's associated with growth and a sense...
NEW MUSIC
DAVID BOWIE
MUSIC VIDEOS
CAPTURED TRACKS
JUAN WAUTERS
FOLK
ACOUSTIC
HIP HOP INSTRUMENTALS
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David Bowie: Starman While the world mourned the passing of David Bowie earlier this week, it's difficult to comprehend that he was—in fact—mortal. With a career that crossed six decades and a mesmerizing ever-evolving sound and aesthetic, Bowie...
SCIENCE
RIP
TECH
INNOVATION
FILM
ARCHITECTURE
PRITZKER PRIZE
Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Vale, Alan Rickman Alan Rickman, the British actor best known for his roles as Hans Gruber and Severus Snape, has died at the age of 69 after battling cancer. Rickman began his career on stage, portraying the manipulative Vicomte de Valmont...
DESIGNERS
DESIGN
CALENDARS
PLANNERS
2016
OFFICE
CALENDARS 2016
Creative Calendar Ideas for 2016
For many of us planning doesn't come naturally and, while Google calendars are useful, they're not the most inspirational. Further, everyone looks for something different in a calendar: whether that's plenty of space for itemizing a day or a broad...
NEW MUSIC
YEASAYER
ROSIE LOWE
BUSTA RHYMES
RJD2
PORCHES
MIXTAPES
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Yeasayer: I Am Chemistry Having teased their new album Amen and Goodbye in bite-sized morsels over the holidays, three-member band Yeasayer released the track "I Am Chemistry" with a music video that hands-down wins weirdest of 2016—regardless of...
SCIENCE
TECH
INNOVATION
SEX
HEALTH
WELLBEING
DRONES
GAMES
CULTURE
SOCIETY
RACE
ARCHITECTURE
DESIGN
RIP
CONTRACEPTIVES
Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Design Legend Richard Sapper Dies at 83 Legendary industrial designer Richard Sapper has died at the age of 83. Throughout his nearly 60 year long career, the German-born, Italy-based designer worked to create products that not only looked...
STYLE
Winter Skin and Hair Care
The new year is always a good time for us to reevaluate what's in our bathroom cabinets, toss away the expired creams and pare it down to the products that are truly effective, not just pretty. Though this winter has been noticeably mild for some in...
ANIMATED RECIPE
RECIPES
HEALTHY
WELLBEING
FOOD
COOKING
GIFS
Best of CH 2015: Animated Recipes
The first day of the new year very often comes complete with opposing emotions. The guilt from all our collective partying and gluttony over the holidays, as well as motivation and hope for a healthier new year. Instead of entering a shame spiral this...
CARS
TEST DRIVES
AUTOS
TECHNOLOGY
BEST OF CH 2015
Best of CH 2015: Cars and Tech
With each new software update, design tweak or circuit configuration, it becomes more and more difficult to imagine there’s any space left for our daily technologies to improve. But, without fail, we are surprised and impressed by a new gadget, interface...
INSTAGRAM
BEST OF CH 2015
WORLD TRAVELS
PRODUCT DESIGN
SOCIAL MEDIA
ART FAIRS
Best of CH 2015: Instagram
Four and a half years ago we joined Instagram and have posted over 2,500 images since. More than 99% of the photographs we share, we ourselves have taken, and that's something we're quite proud of. In essence, Cool Hunting on Instagram has become a...
INTERVIEWS
DESIGNERS
DISCIPLINES
ARTISTS
CARS
AUTO
EXHIBITIONS
Best of CH 2015: Interviews
The only thing that sometimes fascinates us more than innovation and exploration within the arts and sciences happens to be the people behind such change. While we can never fully understand how another person's brain works, speaking with great thinkers...
STUDIO VISITS
BEST OF CH 2015
ARTISTS
DESIGNERS
MAKERS
CREATIVES
STUDIOS
Best of CH 2015: Studio Visits
While we will never be able to step into the minds or imaginations of artists, designers and artisans, we can enter their studios: little (though, sometimes not so little) windows into how they draw inspiration, execute ideas and ultimately make something...
BEST OF CH 2015
MUSIC
TOP SONGS
ALBUMS
BJORK
TAME IMPALA
ERYKAH BADU
EMERGING ARTISTS
HAMILTON MUSICAL
KENDRICK LAMAR
Best of CH 2015: ListenUp
This year, musicians protested through shouts and rhymes, exposed painful wounds, gave the middle finger to haters and, most of all, perfectly captured the essence of the here and now through their songs. In no particular order, here are 12 musical...
BEST OF CH 2015
CULTURE
SCIENCE
TECHNOLOGY
DESIGN
NEWS
Best of CH 2015: Link About It
If there’s anything more fleeting than a real-time occurrence, it’s an event that takes place on internet time. This year, thousands on thousands of headlines streamed through our digital feeds—some so bizarre, enlightening or innovative that we were...
BEST OF CH 2015
MIAMI
HOTELS
TRAVEL
TRAVEL EXPERIENCES
Best of CH 2015: Travel
The CH staff clocked in some serious airline mileage this year, visiting the four corners of the continental US and enduring long hauls overseas. But the destination itself isn't what induces the thrill of travel—rather, it's the heightened state of...
CANDLES
PHOTOGRAPHY
CAMPING
SPEAKERS
TECHNOLOGY
BEST OF CH 2015
Best of CH 2015: Most Popular
It’s always interesting to see what resonates with our audience most, purely because of its unpredictability. This past year, not just one category dominated. Whether browsing the magical images of Merfest or geeking out over the latest in technology...
BRICK AND MORTAR 2015
Brick and Mortar
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