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Amazing Facial Hair Designs from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships

It's that time of year again! Time to enjoy the results of the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships. For the annual event, men flock to the competition to show off their amazing facial hair designs. The website explains, “From delicate Dali moustaches to anything-goes full beard freestyles …

Steve McCurry Retrospective Presents 150 Striking Portraits of People and Cultures Around the World

In his new exhibition <i>Oltre lo Sguardo</i>, acclaimed American photographer Steve McCurry displays 150 of his photos from a career that has spanned over 30 years and countless treks across the globe. McCurry, who is perhaps best known for his iconic <i>Afghan Girl</i> photo, is celebrated for his rich, …

Timelapse Map Shows Oil And Gas Rigs Moving Across 'Saudi America' As Stunning Drilling Boom Continues

We recently showed you a stunning animated map from DrillingInfo.com's Kevin Thuot showing the evolution of the last 14 years of fracking in the U.S.<p>Now Thuot has put together a new incredible GIF showing how oil and gas drilling rigs are moving across states, and the country, in 2014 to the most …

The 30-Year Quest to Find the Brain's Transit Center

Science has solved a centuries-old question: How does the mind process space?<p>Kant got it right. "Space is not something object and real, nor a substance, nor an accident, nor a relation," he wrote in his 1770 <i>Inaugural Dissertation</i>. "[I]nstead, it is subjective and ideal, and originates from the …

Interactive and Predictive Fall Foliage Map Will Help You Find the Perfect Fall Colors

If you’re looking to capture the perfect Fall colors this season, we’ve found a fantastic resource for you. It’s called the 2014 Fall Foliage Map, …

History of the Ottoman Empire: Ottoman Map of the United States in 1803.

<i>The Vault is</i> <b>Slate</b><i>'s history blog. Like us on</i> <i>Facebook</i><i>, follow us on Twitter</i> <i>@slatevault</i><i>, and find us on</i> <i>Tumblr.</i> <i>Find out more about what this space is</i> …

A Cartography Exhibition Uncovers Fascinating Maps About the Bay Area

At SPUR, a new exhibition entitled Urban Cartography surveys map making in the digital age.<p>Today, you can find maps that document the smells of a city; you can explore the demographics of the entire nation in a single graphic; a real-time "wind map" depicts atmospheric condisions. These are just a …

Watch As The World’s Biggest Cities Explode In Size Over The Last 200 Years

The new Atlas of Urban Expansion maps out the past so cities can prepare for the future.<p>By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities. That means already overcrowded cities will have to squeeze in an extra 2.7 billion people. For many cities in the developing world, that will …

League of Legends pro-player retires to stream games for more than $800,000

Professional <i>League of Legends</i> player Wei "CaoMei" Han-Dong retired from the popular multiplayer battle arena game to begin a career streaming online matches for over $800,000 every year, according to Portrait Magazine (in an article translated by OnGamers).<p>China-based Han-Dong, best known within …