Carl Frascogna

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My Journey With a Life Altering Drug: Ayahuasca

Seekers from L.A. to New York are after a kind of rapture said to come only from a drug: ayahuasca, which devotees claim offers life-changing self-awareness, clarity, and insight. But first, you must get violently ill. Arianne Cohen takes the trip of her life.<p>My friend was glowing. Not postsex …

Mind

Game of Thrones Season 4: Artisan Piece #2 - Intensity of Iceland (HBO)

Game of Thrones

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Absurd Creature of the Week: This Fish Swims Up a Sea Cucumber’s Butt and Eats Its Gonads

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 02.21.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>If Buddhists are right about that whole …

The science and magic of pastry

If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe. <i>Carl Sagan</i><p>Most pies offer a degree of mystery: a top crust that fuels anticipation and hides the wonders to come. They allow the chef a "reveal" moment, when the blackbirds come flying out. Jam tarts – the recipe …

5 Quick Tips for Photographing People Outdoors

So, let me guess…your pictures of your friends, parents, children, or grandchildren don’t always come out the way you’d like, and you are frequently …

Landscape Photography

Curious Octopus Attempts to Snag Entire Underwater SLR Rig from Diver

Sea creatures are out to get your cameras. Don’t believe us? Well the evidence is overwhelmingly in our favor. Sharks, crabs and manta rays have all …

7 Common Portrait Mistakes and How to Fix Each One

Portraiture is one of the most popular genres of photography around. It’s also one of the most challenging. It takes many long hours of practice …

Framing

Brooding Self-Portrait Images Set Against Spectacular Scenes from Nature

Photographer Paul Zizka creates some breathtaking images of himself in the wilderness with his shots of spectacular scenes that totally reinvent and …

The Leaning Tower Of Pisa Has More Issues Than We Thought

You often see pictures of tourists looking plain stupid "holding up the Leaning Tower of Pisa," but you don't often see the steps inside.<p>Note: They are seriously uneven.<p>So here's the deal: You're walking up an already <i>leaning</i> tower, and then you have to walk up roughly 300 seriously-wavy steps to …

10 Islands Around The World That Are Really, Really Awesome

Ah, an island escape. Right about now we want to escape to one of these idyllic spots.<p>TripAdvisor's list of the world's best islands remind us that there is a world outside of snow and it's a world we very much want to be a part of.<p><b>1. Ambergris Caye, Belize</b><p><b>2. Providenciales, Turks and Caicos</b><p><b>3. Bora</b> …

Indonesia Moves to Safeguard Manta Ray Tourism

Indonesia is now the world’s largest sanctuary for manta rays, after officials were persuaded by evidence that the gentle giants known for delighting …