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Kehinde Wiley Tries His Hand at Design with a New Artist Residency in Senegal

In June, the American portrait painter will open Black Rock Senegal—a new artist retreat he designed in partnership with local architect Abib Djenne These days, Kehinde Wiley is doing more than just painting in his Brooklyn studio. The famed Barack Obama portraitist is establishing an art studio in Lagos, Nigeria, an artist residency in Dakar, Senegal, and… Keep Reading

9 Secret Islands You Need to See Now

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Think you’ve been to every sandy strip on the planet? We bet these nine secret islands will surprise even the most well-traveled adventurers. 1 Holbox Island, Mexico Off the north coast of Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula, this secluded strand is a three-hour ferry from Cancún’s crowded shores, but it feels a world away. The car-free island…

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Look, Here Comes the Shake Shack Truck

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A Fantastical Automobile Filled with ShackBurgers and Frozen Custard The kitchen in truck form: it’s been a thing for quite some time now, doing the good work of delivering tasty tacos, frozen treats and all manner of freshly-made snacks to populous areas around town.  And now, it may’ve reached a tentative zenith… Introducing the Shack Truck.…

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10 Brain Exercises That Boost Memory

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Keep your brain as healthy and fit as your body with these simple tips. We don’t just lose muscle over time — our brains can atrophy, too. More specifically, your brain’s cognitive reserve — its ability to withstand neurological damage due to aging and other factors without showing visible signs of slowing or memory loss — diminishes…

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