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For a man who arguably did more than any other person to influence what the 1960s sounded like, John Lennon was a surprisingly private figure. Even today, more than three decades after his death and in a world full of people who still consider themselves his fans, it’s possible to be surprised by some of the less-known facts about the rock icon. Here are ten facts that might surprise you about the life of John Lennon: 10) He Didn’t Like The Sound Of His Own Voice According to George Martin, by way of biographer Ray Coleman, John was never satisfied with the way he sounded on vinyl. Martin said that Lennon had “an intense dislike of his own voice,” and was forever asking for more effects to be added to alter his vocals.

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Night visions: Darren Almond's full-moon landscapes At least two guiding spirits hover around To Leave a Light Impression, the new show by British artist Darren Almond at White Cube, Bermondsey. The most obvious is Charles Darwin, in whose footsteps Almond followed to make several of his images. The other is the lesser-known Scottish nature writer, Nan Shepherd, whose book, The Living Mountain, provides the exhibition's epigraph: "So there I lie on the plateau, under me the central core of fire from which was thrust the grumbling, grinding mass of plutonic rock, over me blue air, and between the fire of the rock and the fire of the sun, scree, soil and water, moss, grass, flower and tree, insect, bird and beast, rain and snow – the total mountain.

Tim Ferriss's 4-Hour Workweek and Lifestyle Design Blog I love testing new gadgets and products. It’s an obsession. For The 4-Hour Chef alone, I tested well over $100,000 worth of gear. OCD + Amazon Prime = expensive. Katie Paterson's award-winning Fossil Necklace will fail the test of history A necklace of polished stones hangs in a small darkened room at the Wellcome Collection in London. Its colourful arrangement of rocks is easy on the eye. What's it all about?

5 Websites That Are Sure to Be Entertaining (and Extremely Distracting) With the semester coming to an end, and finals starting soon, this time of the year can be stressful. So, what better way to handle your stress, than to avoid all your responsibilities? Check out these websites listed below to provide yourself some quality entertainment when you need a little distraction from your everyday tasks! 1. typing lessons This is keybr.com, a web application that will help you teach touch typing. Touch typing is typing without using the sense of sight to find the keys. A person possessing touch typing skills will know their location on the keyboard through muscle memory. It can improve any individual's typing speed and accuracy dramatically. This is a short tutorial that will explain how does this application work. You can use the left and right arrow keys to navigate through these slides.

Tantra Is The Opposite Of Porn – Learning How To Actually Be Intimate We're creating a positive news network. We need your help. What if studying tantra could heal our addiction to Porn? 15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy Luminita Saviuc, Purpose FairyWaking Times Here is a list of 15 things which, if you give up on them, will make your life a lot easier and much, much happier. We hold on to so many things that cause us a great deal of pain, stress and suffering – and instead of letting them all go, instead of allowing ourselves to be stress free and happy – we cling on to them. Not anymore. Starting today we will give up on all those things that no longer serve us, and we will embrace change. Ready? 21 boredom-busting websites that will entertain you forever Bored with the same old websites? Looking for a few new corners of the Internet to get you fired up with enthusiasm? Well, you’re in luck. Here at Ink Tank, we get a kick out of unearthing and then sharing the best of the web, from sites that make you smarter to those that are downright wonderfully weird. So whether you’re looking for silly games or something more useful, we’ve got you covered.

25 Trippy Optical Illusions Visionary Canadian artist Rob Gonsalves is famous for creating paintings where the people or the objects in them seamlessly disappear into one another, effectively playing tricks on the mind of the viewer. More than the beautiful imagery and technique that has clearly gone into each painting, the effect which is akin to an optical illusion gives the artist the unique opportunity to portray multiple, connected stories in a single frame. Be blown away by illustrations that seem more like scenes from a lucid dream than just color on canvas: h/t: Vaalkor, boredpanda, PulpTastic

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