Artist Spotlight: Luka Brase, Bringing a European Flavor to Art

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppSlovak artist and photographer, Luke Brase is known for taking the world around him and transferring it to paper. His most recent work, “LB Meets New York” was inspired by the city that never sleeps and captures its beauty perfectly. The artist was born in 1983 in Czechoslovakia and studied art at the Academy of Arts in Slovakia. He is also the founder of the project “Art on the Way.” In addition to his recent gallery showing, Brase has done 18 solo exhibitions in Norway, Belgium, Netherlands,…

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L Joevon; What Sowed the Seeds of a Legend?

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppOn a cloudy June afternoon, L Joevon is taking a walk in a park near his Brooklyn home, letting his mind run wild with creativity. People pass by barely noticing him, completely oblivious to his thoughts, which tower higher than any New York City skyscraper. L Joevon is an artist paving the way for a new way to reach fans. His Seeds in the Concrete project is unlike anything previously done before. He has combined music, video, and literature into a cutting edge…

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In Wake of Orlando Shooting, Democratic leaders vow action on gun control

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppIn the wake of the mass shooting in an Orlando nightclub, Democratic leaders, in both the House and Senate, are pushing for new legislation that would ban suspected terrorists from purchasing firearms. The bill, authored by Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, was put to a vote seven months ago but was defeated along party lines. Republicans argue that innocent people get put on terrorist watch lists and that it would be wrong to deprive those people of their rights due to a bureaucratic error.…

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Preventing Obesity by Changing Your Gut: You Are What You Eat

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppA new study published in Nature, a British-based science journal, has confirmed the notion that the gut is responsible, at least in part, for obesity, diabetes, and other diseases. The study compared the effects of acetate and other short-chain fatty acids in mice. The researchers found that rodents with high levels of acetate were more likely to consume a high-fat diet. To confirm further, researchers injected a group of rodents with acetate and noted that doing so stimulated insulin secretion in the…

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