Jessica Lutz

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In 125 years, millions of people have looked at this painting. No one really saw it until recently.

I'm not easily impressed, OK?<p>I know Van Gogh was a genius. If the point of this were "Van Gogh was a mad genius," I would not be sharing this with …

Women’s rights in Iran: Exiled activist reveals how her fight for equality is attracting male support

Heretic, whore, CIA operative – Masih Alinejad has been called all these things, and worse, by the Iranian authorities. What is her crime? …

Feminism

The 15 most compelling scientific findings that suggest aliens are real

Over billions of years, these ingredients condense to form gas clouds, new stars, and planets, which means that the ingredients, and therefore the potential, for life beyond Earth are scattered across the universe.<p>What's more, a number of recent discoveries also strongly suggest that alien life …

Astronomy

25 apps for digital nomads, corporate escapists and loony adventurers

In the past three years, I have already run my business from Lebanon, Indonesia, Morocco, Iran, Kenya, and South Africa. Always on the hunt for a stable Wi-Fi connection, but free of fixed working hours.<p>My office can be my bed as well as my favorite local coffee shop. My only tools are a laptop, a …

These Photos Of Abandoned Places Around The World Are REAL Creepy

Look if you dare.<p>There are many dangers that await those who seek out abandoned buildings around the world: rotting rafters, rusty tools and weak floors (not to mention the good chance that you could get in trouble for trespassing) -- we don't even want to think about the ghosts.<p>We worked with the …

Road Trip: Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

Explore the sights and sounds of the Wild Atlantic Way, and meet the people who make it unforgettable.<p>At the western fringe of Europe is a marginal zone where the force of the Atlantic crashes against the jagged rock defenses of Ireland’s western seaboard. The Wild Atlantic Way, a new driving route …

This Is Not A Michael Bay Movie: A Planet Is Being Destroyed By A Star

Destruction. Chaos. Space. Stuff colliding into each other. It sounds like the setup of an action movie, but it's far from fantasy -- in fact, right …

6 things you should never do if you want to be happy

It is said the great American president, Abraham Lincoln, once remarked, "Folks are usually about as happy as they make up their minds to be." How …

Your Must-Have Guide To Shopping At Zara This Fall

You're welcome.<p>As much as we hate to admit it, fall weather is here. That means it's officially cashmere, leather and turtleneck season. The bad news about the chillier temps is that stocking up on shearling and suede can take a serious toll on our bank accounts -- but not if you shop smart (and if …

The likeliest reasons why we haven’t contacted aliens are deeply unsettling

1/<p>Aliens 101: The Kardashev Scale & Fermi Paradox<p>Universal Pictures<p>Think about how far humanity has progressed in its short 200,000 years of …

16 culture shocks every American will experience in Japan

1. Unquestioned conformity<p>Americans have the saying, “The squeaky wheel gets the grease.” (Stand out and you’ll get what you want.) Japan’s response …

These 9 Trends Prove That the Way We Travel Is Changing

Photo by Ed Gregory<p>Travelers really want to eat; but they also want to hike.<p>Last month, I attended Virtuoso Travel Week, a gathering of high-end …

Go Behind the Instagram Feed of The Blonde Salad Blogger Chiara Ferragni

<i>Ever wanted to peek inside the closets, makeup bags, and carry-ons of the world's chicest jet-setters? Us too—and so we did. For</i> <i>InStyle</i><i>'s October</i> …

Here are 5 things you may regret at the end of your life, from a nurse who works with the dying.

You might think watching people die would depress a person. It actually taught her how to live.<p>Bronnie Ware spent years as a palliative care nurse, …

8 Beauty Secrets from Marilyn Monroe's Makeup Artist

These tricks were used by the man behind her famous visage, Allan "Whitey" Snyder.<p>Long before the days of Kim Kardashian and Mario Dedivanovic, there was her most-famous-woman-in-the-world predecessor, Marilyn Monroe, and the man behind her famous visage: Allan "Whitey" Snyder.<p>The pouty red lips. …

Makeup

Picture of the Day: A Mountain Museum at the Top of an Actual Mountain

Messner Mountain Museum Corones by Zaha Hadid Architects The Messner Mountain Museum <i>Corones</i> is the final act in the Messner Mountain Museum project …

19 Stunning Photos of National Parks in the Fall

Warning: These photos will inspire your next road trip.<p>There's no better place to witness the turning of the seasons than in our country's beautiful national parks. These bucolic spaces (and one parkway!) may inspire you to grab your family, pack up the car, and take advantage all that autumn has …

National Parks

Coolest Learning Vacations

Have you ever come home from a vacation more brain-dead than when you left? Turns out baking in the sun or shlepping from place to place isn’t always …

Feel Trapped? Do These 9 Things To Take Your Life Back

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Self-help

Differences Between French-Girl Style and American Style

Ah, French-girl style. The nation's street style stars always look so effortlessly elegant, and the je ne sais quoi factor is real—how do they make skinny jeans and a T-shirt look like the world's most fashionable outfit? To shed some light on French style secrets, we connected with Vestiaire …

Why Travel Is the Greatest Love Story Ever Told!

By College Tourist; Author: Kristy Gustafson, University of Colorado at Boulder<p><b>Answer your own call to adventure and find your hero within!</b><p>In English class, they teach you about a pattern of narrative called The Hero's Journey. While no two journeys ever look the same, they all seem to start out …