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13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 13<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 13<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

National Parks

The man with the toughest job in the world

In July 2014, Staffan de Mistura, a 68-year old Italian-Swedish diplomat, was enjoying a peaceful semi-retirement on the isle of Capri when he received a telephone call from his former boss, the United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, offering him what might be the world’s most difficult …

Middle East

Settling the great grain debate. Can wheat and other grains fit into a healthy — and sane — diet?

<b>Are grains saving your life — or trying to kill you? In this article, we’ll discuss both sides of the debate. We’ll also leave you with some</b> …

Nutrition

Why Won’t Walmart’s Ice Cream Sandwiches Melt?

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Earlier this summer, a woman in Cincinnati noticed that her son's Walmart-brand ice cream sandwich didn't melt when he accidently left …

3 Ways to Make Beach Cover-Ups Out of Old Tees

One of our favorite times of the year is upon us — spring break! A five day getaway to somewhere warmer gives us hope that this winter <i>WILL</i> end. If you don’t have the chance to slip away for a couple days of vitamin D (sorry to rub it in), bookmark this page for summer or set up a fake beach scene …

Wild Coyote Finds A Toy And Proves That Wild Animals Are As Playful As Pets

Coyotes are known as clever and vicious wild animals, but photographer Pamela Underhill Karaz, who lives in a rural area in upstate New York, …

Lenticular over Rainier

An Explorer's Lessons On Happiness, Photography, And Greeting Whales

"People joke that I went straight from the ocean into the air and skipped land," Eric Cheng says. But the joke isn't totally accurate.<p>Land is where Cheng obtained his two computer science degrees at Stanford, and where he trained as a concert cellist. It's where he developed a passion for pursuits …

A wild camper’s guide to the world

Waking up surrounded by natural beauty and experiencing the solitude of the countryside is what lures many a traveller to wild camping.<p>As romantic as it sounds, there are still rules to consider – rules that not only make the experience safe and rewarding, but also preserve such special places for …

Camping

Suburbs and the New American Poverty

More people with low incomes now live outside of cities, and some areas are ill-equipped to deal with the influx of the poor.<p>NORCROSS, Ga.—Every weekday around 3:15 p.m., a big, yellow school bus stops on Pelican Drive outside Norcross Extended Stay, near the intersection with Best Friend …

Valium Can Be Harder to Withdraw from Than Heroin

Benzos might soften the blow of the odd comedown, but trust me: The more you rely on it, the more powerful it becomes.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>The first time I took Valium I was 19 and traveling through Southeast Asia with friends. I was going through my first major breakup and …

How to Vectorize an Image in Illustrator | Tutorial-Bone-Yard

In this Adobe Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to vectorize an image. You will use a simple reference bitmap image of a cartoon cow, and then …

Graphics

Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s 9 Best Musical Performances: Jimmy Fallon, Lady Gaga, More

From lip-synching on Fallon to his Lady Gaga cover, see Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s best musical performances.<p><b>JGL Lip-Synchs to Elton John, Nikki Minaj</b><p>On …

Bluebloods & Billionaires

Trevor Traina, San Francisco’s undisputed social king, has enticed many of the Silicon Valley elite to his ultra-exclusive Pacific Heights neighborhood, showering them with advice about what to wear, how to entertain, and whom to know. But the concept of noblesse oblige may be harder to teach. …

3 Reasons To Keep Your Old Photoshop Version

By Helen Bradley If you’re moving from Photoshop CS5 or CS6 to Photoshop CC you may be tempted to clean up your computer and remove the older …

Photoshop

The Drama of Light

Andrew S. Gibson is the author of Mastering Photography: A Beginner’s Guide to Using Digital Cameras. There are two sides to learning photography, …

Shutter Speed

Soldiers Protesting the War on Reddit Dishonor Their Oath of Service

Exploiting the uniform to advocate your own politics is shameful, writes Army vet Garrett Berntsen.<p>On September 1, <i>Business Insider</i> published an …

Julian Assange's speech that was censored by the Oxford Union

<b>In an attempt to highlight the importance of whistleblowers, Julian Assange chose to have WikiLeaks' Collateral Murder footage as background for his</b> …

Chemical Weapons Used Rarely — But With Deadly Effect

<i>Update at 12:32 p.m.: A new paragraph — second-to-last — was added to reflect sporadic uses of chemical weapons after World War I.</i><p>The use of chemicals weapons last week in Syria, if proved, would put the conflict there on a short list of occasions in which the deadly weapons have been used.<p>Here is …