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South Pole Explorer Dies in Record Attempt

Adventure<p><b>The British ex-army officer was evacuated 30 miles short of his goal.</b><br>Henry Worsley, a 55-year-old British ex-army officer and veteran polar explorer, has died in his attempt to become the first person in history to cross the Antarctic continent solo, unsupported, and unaided. Worsley was …

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Things to Keep in the Car | The Art of Manliness

When I was growing up, I noticed that my dad kept his car well-stocked with supplies. A lot of the equipment was for his job busting poachers as a …

Sneak a peek inside Alasdair McLellan’s new book

Formerly a club photographer, Alasdair McLellan is one of the industry’s most feted photographic talents. Famed for his portrayals of northern adolescence, McLellan released his first book – “Ultimate Clothing Company” – in 2013. Now, two years on, McLellan is releasing his second. Titled …

Rare Photographs of Marilyn Monroe Go on Display in London

Monroe's collaborations with photographers Milton H. Greene and Douglas Kirkland produced some of the most iconic images of her career.<p>Two legendary celebrity photographers are united in their mutual affinity for Marilyn Monroe in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," an exhibition showing at The Little …

The very first war photography was staged

The Crimean War<p>The first major conflict to ever be photographed<p>In the 1850s, the Crimean War emerged from a dispute over the rights of Christian …

Room In Here feat. The Game & Sonyae Elise

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THE WORLD'S BIGGEST 'STAR WARS' FANS: Meet 17 people who have devoted their lives to the series

With the release of "The Force Awakens" December 18, Tech Insider sought out fans across the globe who don't just love "Star Wars," they live for it. From collectors and artists, trivia buffs to fan-community leaders, these are some of the greatest lovers of "Star Wars" in the world.

This couple turned their honeymoon into a 15-month trip around the world, on $100 a day

In July 2011, Mark and Camille Villaflor had their first wedding, a civil ceremony, in Shanghai, China, where they were living at the time.<p>A year and a half later, they had their second: another ceremony and a celebration with friends and family in their native Philippines.<p>Then, they set their …

What’s the Best Performance Underwear for Men?

<i>A:</i><p>Men used to have a few basic choices when it came to underwear. You could scrunch into a pair of tighty-whities or opt for more room—but less support—in a pair of traditional cotton boxers. Thankfully, you have better options nowadays. Several companies are making boxer briefs with high-tech …

The Greatest Boat Race Ever (Dreamed Up Over Beers)

On a concrete ramp near the pier in Port Townsend, Washington, Alan Hartman pulls on his eye patch. It’s uncomfortable, but the doctors say it’s necessary to keep salt water out of his right cornea, which the 47-year-old fisherman recently speared while chainsawing brush near his remote Alaska …

The Salvation - Trailer 1

The mighty Mads Mikkelsen unleashes a maelstrom of bloodshed in the Wild West in this white-knuckle tale of revenge, co-starring Eva Green.

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

Creativity

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

Photographs by Thom Atkinson of military kit through the ages suggest that while technology evolves apace, the experience of soldiers in the face of war is unchanging<p>On a winter’s day in 1915 the family of one Capt Charles Sorley – athlete, soldier and poet – received a package. It was his kit bag, …

X-Rayed Toys by Brendan Fitzpatrick | Colossal

<p>Photographer Brendan Fitzpatrick whose floral x-rays we first featured back in 2012, just released three new collections of x-ray photos including …

Arcade Fire Cover Jane's Addiction's "Been Caught Stealing", Steal Fans' Cell Phones

Arcade Fire continued their streak of covers last night at the Forum in Los Angeles. This time, when they did "Been Caught Stealing" by Jane's Addiction, they actually reached down and grabbed a few cell phones from fans in the front row. Then they did a little bit of Guns N' Roses' "Welcome to the …

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The world's earliest selfies – in pictures

The selfie isn't a 21st-century invention. Buzz Aldrin has reminded us on Twitter that he took the first space selfie in 1966. Here's a selection of other early examples of the form – from the 1830s to the 1980s

Haunting Series Documents Painful Reminders of the First World War

<i>Soldier’s grave Champagne: This helmet atop a wooden cross marking the the battlefield grave of a French</i> poilu <i>Edouard Ivaldi is the last such marker</i> …

9 Pimm’s Cup Recipes to Toast Wimbledon

Much like the Kentucky Derby, Wimbledon is the perfect excuse to trade your PBRs in for some fancy cocktails. So put on your Lacoste, dig out your cocktail shaker and try out these classic summer Pimm’s cup recipes. We rounded up nine of the best ways to enjoy the U.K.’s liquor of choice. Cheers, …

June 2014

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

How to Do Epic Things: The 3 Obstacles to Overcome | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Khaled Allen.</i><p>Two hundred and fifty kilometers across the Sahara Desert sounded perfect. He had just started …

The Kings-Rangers fight we can't forget: Remember the '81 brawl?

<i>"If the referee goes by the rule book now, there will be nobody left to play the hockey game." — Bill Chadwick, New York Rangers television analyst</i><p>The ice at the Forum was so crowded that night in 1981, it looked like the rink at New York's Rockefeller Center in December. This, though, was far from …

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Who Buried the $10 Million in Coins Found by a California Couple—and Why?

What they found, where it's from—and what are the odds?<p>The dream of discovering buried treasure came true for a California couple who found a real pot of gold while walking their dog. The largest such hoard ever found in the U.S. is comprised of 1,411 gold coins, minted between 1847 and 1894, worth …

7 Perfectly-Scored Wes Anderson Scenes

Love’s “Alone Again Or” From ‘Bottle Rocket’<p>"Around the time that Wes was finishing the <i>Bottle Rocket</i> short in 1992, we shared a mutual friend who …

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Video: Annapurna The Hard Way

Over the past week or so, we've all been astounded by the news and details of Ueli Steck's solo summit of Annapurna along the South Face. You've no …

Video: Felix Baumgartner's Space Jump Like You've Never Seen it Before!

In October of 2012, we were all mesmerized by Felix Baumgartner's amazing skydive from the edge of space. At the time, it was amazing to watch the …

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Zach Galifianakis' BETWEEN TWO FERNS Holiday Special

A Visual History of Spearfishing and Freediving

The History of Freediving and Spearfishing<p>Since he was a boy, Sonny Tanabe has been in the water, as a competitive swimmer, freediver, and spearfisherman. In his second book, The Evolution of Freediving, he writes about the history, the tools, and the heroes of this sport. Here are our favorite …