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The World's 8 Most Beautiful Abandoned Cities

<i>By: Joe McGauley</i><p>If you've seen any zombie movies, you know how haunting an abandoned, once-thriving city can be. But despite the ruin and overgrowth, there's also a flicker of beauty that shines through the silent emptiness.<p>Over the course of the past few hundreds years, these 16 metropolitan areas …

The 10 Best Photo Essays of the Month

0 of 0<p><i>This month’s Photojournalism Links collection highlights 10 excellent photo essays from across the world, including Tomas Munita's powerful</i> …

THE SHOT: Saved at Sea

Many of the more than 4,000 migrants who have landed in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Myanmar since the Thai government launched a crackdown on people-smuggling gangs are Rohingya who say they are escaping persecution.<p>Myanmar does not recognize its 1.1 million-strong Rohingya minority as …

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from the High Line in New York City

A New York itinerary essential is an afternoon walking the High Line, a public park on Manhattan’s West Side built around a defunct elevated …

13 Places From Your Favorite Books That You Can Actually Visit

Whether we’re catching a London train to the magic wizarding world, experiencing the running of the bulls in Pamplona, or dining across from an enchanting vampire in Washington, our literary adventures feel very real. Books have the uncanny ability to transport us to the places we’ve never been, …

Books

7 Buddhist Teachings That Will Help You Overcome Life’s Most Difficult Challenges and Find Peace

Buddhaimonia.Growing up in the U.S. (California), almost all of my friends were either Christian or Catholic. My family wasn’t. My parents were …

7 Tips To Make Your Street Photography Easier

It is no surprise to say that street photography can be challenging, at times, and even more challenging in certain countries due to differing …

The Best Breakfast Is Made of Protein and Fat

My typical morning starts with coffee and a bowl of fruit-topped oatmeal with almond milk. Healthy, right? Wrong. Well, sort of.<p>Oatmeal and fruit contain fiber and some nutrients, but just like cereal, they quickly turn into blood sugar in our system. That's why I feel great at 9 A.M., start to …

Nutrition

Here's How To Reflect, Meditate And Sustain Positivity

<i>Dulce Ruby is an explorer and an artist of written, visual and audio formats. Her GPS Guide below will teach you about meditation, reflection and how to sustain positivity.</i><p>Morning meditations are magical, and my favorite way to power up for the day. Starting your day with relaxation, reflection and …

Meditation

New York photographer proves every woman's legs are beautiful

With so many photographers creating intricate photo series, Stacey Baker's Instagram has a leg up on the competition.<p>Baker used her excellent …

This Is the Absolute Best Time to Book a Flight

Timing is everything.<p>We all know that flights get more expensive as the departure date gets closer, and flights are full enough these days that …

5 Weird Coffee Trends You Should Know About

Americans are certifiably obsessed with coffee. Nearly 60% of Americans age 18 and up report they drink coffee on any given day, according to the …

New York Street Photography - On The Beach At Coney Island With Michael Sweet

<b>All Photographs (c) Michael Ernest Sweet</b><p>Some places are just ripe for photography. Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn, New York, is one of those places. Many famous photographers have trekked over the sand there to make their iconic photographs - Weegee, Robert Frank, and Bruce Gilden, to name but …

Street Photography

Eating Older Animals Could Be a Huge Help to Our Planet and Our Souls

Meat is about marketing. The cuts of meat served in chain restaurants, and therefore the majority of the country, are based on the high value that our society puts on two contemptible words: tender and lean.<p>In other contexts, I have no problem with these words. But the living conditions that make …

Beautiful Light-Catching Sculptures by Jaume Plensa in 400-Year-Old Church of San Giorgio Maggiore

In Venice's 400-year-old Church of San Giorgio Maggiore, Spanish artist Jaume Plensa has debuted a marvelous exhibition of his latest work. When visitors enter the magnificent basilica, they are greeted by two of Plensa's large-scale sculptural installations, which are part of his “Together” …

Sculpture

How the Photoshop Liquify Tool Can Be Used to Improve Your Portraits

Use it well and you can make very subtle changes to the look of a model’s face, body or clothing. Use it badly and you might become a feature on one …

A former Shanghai 'comfort house' – a history of cities in 50 buildings, day 23

Photograph: History Topic<p>Hundreds of thousands of women from China, Korea and other occupied territories were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese army. Peipei Qiu estimates there were 400,000 …

How should we feel about Shanghai men being great husbands?

A few years ago, I discovered one of the most striking headlines about Asian men as marriage partners: “China surpasses the world in yet another …

Shanghai

New life planned for city’s old villages

SHANGHAI’S isolated neighborhoods and obscure byways are home to scores of traditional urban villages, many of which are crumbling and in desperate …

Shanghai's Natural History Museum opens for business

Built following an international competition to replace the original Natural History Museum which existed on the same site, Perkins + Will's museum …

Top 10 Most Popular Chinese Teas

On By Michael Michelini In Blog, Culture Lessons<p>It will only take 15 minutes to read this post!<p>If you don’t have time to read this article now, don’t …

Martin Stavars Photography – Martin Stavars Photography

What is Lucid Dreaming?

Lucid dreaming, also known as an out of body experience or astral travel, is the practice of mentally waking up during a dream. People who practice …

JCLU

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Southern USA's 10 Most Beautiful Parks

From beautifully rugged mountain terrain to amazing marine wonderlands, the parks of the USA’s southern states are a sight to behold. Discover some …

The Future of Fashion Is in Their Hands

We ask talented seniors at New York’s F.I.T. about their inspirations, as they present their final collections to the fashion-world elite.<p>Are they …

LensPacks Enables Quick Camera Lens Changes (video)

Photographers that are continually changing their camera lenses to capture that perfect shot, may be interested in a new accessory designed by Ansix …

Cameras

40 Magazine Cover Designs Guaranteed to Inspire You

Coming up with an eye-catching design doesn’t always go as easy as you want it to. When you work as a graphic designer or in the creative field of …