Hiram Delgado

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This Photographer Documented 4 Best Friends In The Bronx For 2 Years

<i>Editor's note: This story was amended on October 9. Certain quotes from the photographer pertaining to the subjects in the photos were removed.</i><p>Renell …

39 Books That Are Actually Scary

Um... maybe don't read these if you're home alone.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have in 10 Years

In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7AM, picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk, and took it to my …

Wildflowers

Siesta Lido

Las fotografías que no hemos podido hacer

Llevo varios días viajando de un lado para otro. Con sol y calor, con frío y con lluvia. Principalmente en carretera y siempre con la familia. Eso …

Las ciudades coloniales más hermosas del mundo

Un viaje en el tiempo a través de majestuosas plazas con recovas y calles empedradas, palacios, mansiones e iglesias centenarias.

The Need to Read

Reading books remains one of the best ways to engage with the world, become a better person and understand life’s questions, big and small<p>We all ask each other a lot of questions. But we should all ask one question a lot more often: “What are you reading?”<p>It’s a simple question but a powerful one, …

Books

My Top 10 SF/F Escapist Books From The 80s

Escaping the darkness that enters our lives can be as easy as reading a book.<p>I think Tolkien said it best in his essay “On Fairy Stories” and how …

Una crónica desde el continente indomable

El periodista Federico Bianchini quedó varado en la Antártida y de allí surgió un libro de historias -la suya, las de los científicos- cotidianas y …

El diablo en el cuerpo

¡PAF! Sonó claro y fuerte el cachetazo en la sacristía. El padre Georges ni siquiera lo pensó: sus reflejos de karateca respondieron por él, y …

The 20 most generous people in the world

Pioneering American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie once set the standard for giving back: "No man can become rich without himself enriching others," he said. "The man who dies rich dies disgraced."<p>Scores of the world's wealthiest people have taken to his philosophy, donating their riches to …

Li Ka-shing

Dad's Magical Photos Take Sons On Epic Adventures

Beautiful and inspiring!<p>Photographer Gabe Tomoiaga likes using his art to transport his three young sons into magical worlds.<p>The Seattle-based dad photographs 4-year-old Landon, 2-year-old Liam and 10-month-old Lucas as they go on outdoor adventures in local parks, beaches and even their own …

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

Abandoned Buildings

13 Important Stories to Celebrate Banned Books Week

By Off the Shelf Staff | Off the Shelf<p>Greatness often breeds controversy, and this has certainly been the case for acclaimed books throughout history. <i>Harry Potter</i> has been banned for its glorification of witchcraft, <i>Go Ask Alice</i> for its depiction of harrowing teen drug use, and <i>Brave New World</i> for …

9 Books You Shouldn't Overlook

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The Strokes' 'Someday' covered by Postmodern Jukebox

Postmodern Jukebox’s latest cover throws “pop music in a time machine” by putting a 1940s spin on The Strokes’ “Somebody,” nearly 14 years after the …

The new platform luring readers into short fiction

Manchester’s Comma Press has launched MacGuffin, which not only allows authors to self-publish in text and audio, but also gives detailed analytics showing when readers get bored<p>It remains one of the paradoxes of publishing that while the popularity of essays and shortform writing (or longform …