Elisa Hardt

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Sea Serpent Eats Cosmic Diamond Ring

Changing Planet<p>Astronomers using the Very Large Telescope in Chile have captured this eye-catching image of planetary nebula Abell 33. Created when an aging star blew off its outer layers, this beautiful blue bubble is, by chance, aligned with a foreground star and bears an uncanny resemblance to a …

The Language of Poetry

In honor of National Poetry Month, we are taking time to consider how poetry makes us better readers of all different types of literature. George …

How I Write: Jane Goodall

<b>Where did you grow up</b>?<p>When I grew up, World War II was raging and when I was 5 years old, I went with my mother and baby sister to the south of …

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Art You Can Walk All Over: Carpet by Steffen Kehrle

By painting on the assembly line, German designer Steffen Kehrle turns carpets into canvas.<p>Munich-based industrial designer Steffen Kehrle has conceived of a process to manufacture one-of-a-kind carpet that makes abstract, surreal colors bleed across the floor, resulting in stunning lines and …

Colleague and Friend Remembers Slain Photographer Anja Niedringhaus

David Guttenfelder, who worked closely with Niedringhaus, says her death is "a profound loss for photojournalism."<p>Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus was killed on April 4, 2014, while covering presidential election preparations in Afghanistan for the Associated Press. Her …

Honest Trailer for THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

Duke Pearson Trio - Say You're Mine

Blue Note

Dark Skin May Have Evolved to Protect Against Skin Cancer

Darwin and others said skin cancer couldn't influence the evolution of skin color. A new study makes the case that it did.<p>When it comes to skin color, the idea that we're really all the same isn't just a utopian dream. A look at skin cancer from an evolutionary perspective suggests that maybe once …

Week in Space: Galaxies Whirl, Stars Spin, and Rockets Race

Take a trip across the skies, from Chilean deserts to distant galaxies.<p>NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captures a cosmic clash in this March 4 image, showing stars spilling from a spiral galaxy.<p>Some 200 million light-years away, the spiral galaxy ESO 137-007 suffers from coming too close to a much …

10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List

Shares 7K<p>Typically, when ancient archaeological sites get some form of development, it’s a benefit.<p>With development comes better controlled access …

6 Chemical Reaction GIFs That Will Make You a Smarter Person

Remember how much fun your high school chemistry class was? Neither do we. But that may be because there weren't enough explosions. Well, nowadays, …

Chemistry

Com estas 10 ideias seu título vai fisgar o leitor

Alessandro Martins, no Livros e Afins<p>O título é como aquela pessoa que, quando passa, o trânsito para. As coisas ficam fora de foco e você só a vê …

50 frases clássicas de escritores célebres

Carlos Willian Leite, na Revista Bula<p>Seguindo a ideia de um ensaio com frases de personalidades históricas, publicado pelo jornal inglês “The …

Pictures: Canadian Landscapes

Mexico’s Secret Beach

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>I don flippers and a life vest, leave my goggles, smartphone, and camera behind, and line up to dive into the waters off the coast of Mexico’s Marieta Islands.<p>Clusters of people jump off ahead of me — couples, friends, families, all bobbing in the water like Halloween …

NYC by Pizza

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>On a typical day, Scott Wiener teaches children about the science of pizza at the New York Public Library, researches his forthcoming book on pizza boxes, and leads at least one of the pizza tours for which he’s most known. As Adam Brija, manager at the legendary Patsy’s …

10 Summer Foods to Travel For in the U.S.A.

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>It’s hard to argue about it: summer is the best time of year when it comes to food. With fruit that tastes like candy, crisp, nourishing greens, and farm-fresh vegetables at your fingertips, it’s easy to pass as a gourmet chef by throwing something fabulous together.<p>My …

Swiss Food Bliss

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>To those who think that the subject of Swiss cuisine can be summed up in one word — fondue — I say not so fast. In a country with four official languages (French, German, Italian, and Romansh) culinary traditions reflect a complex national identity.<p>Put your fondue prejudice …

Nice Bite: Snacking on Socca

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>“You have to eat <i>socca</i> to understand it,” says Caterina Prochilo, cradling a piping hot slice fresh from Theresa’s copper pan. Socca is a cross between a crepe and a pancake, a thin disc made with chickpea flour, and it’s a specialty of Nice, the unofficial capital of France’s …

Hit Print

<b>Victory</b><br>The magazine is devoted to sport, and each issue takes a theme�the latest being water. There’s an archival photo of Jacques Cousteau, a …

3 Signs You Should Give Up on Your Story

Giving up on a story is kind of like giving up on a relationship. It hurts, it can make you feel like a failure, and it can leave the near future …

What Virginia Woolf taught me about failure

<b>Virginia Woolf (AP)</b><p>At 22, I fell in love with Lily Briscoe in “To the Lighthouse.” Now I understand her<p>Peter Orner<p>November 22, 2013 11:59pm (UTC)<p>As a reader, I always approach the end of a novel, a good novel, with dread and expectation -- dread of a world coming to an end, expectation of …

This film made of Instagram photos shows how alike we really are

"I wanted to create structure out of this chaos."<p>When you're browsing Instagram, it's hard not to get a sense of deja vu — whether it's a delicious cup of coffee or an adorable baby, people are capturing images of largely the same things. "Instagram is an incredible resource for all kinds of …

Distant Stars, Saturn's Bars, and a Trip to Mars

A supernova's ghost, Saturn's unearthly rings, and the next Mars mission's send-off round out the week's best space pictures.

Storytelling And Death With Peter Orner

“All stories are inherently suspect. You know that old, dumb crafty term: <i>Reliable narrator?</i> Show me a truly reliable narrator…Does one exist? Tom …

Three Modern Travel Writing Classics

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>While I’ve met a few modern-day nomads in my travels, most of us can’t be on the road all the time. So how can we keep our wanderlust satiated in those stretches between journeys? We can escape into a really good book that brings a far-off place to us.<p>Here are three …

155 Years Before the First Animated Gif, Joseph Plateau Set Images in Motion with the Phenakistoscope | Colossal

<p>Nearly 155 years before CompuServe debuted the first animated gif in 1987, Belgian physicist Joseph Plateau unveiled an invention called the …

Kill Your Darlings

Sex, lies, betrayal and murder set among the gods of the Beat Generation. That’s <i>Kill Your Darlings</i>, a dark beauty of a film that gets inside your …

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