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10 Winning Shots from the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

After receiving nearly 18,000 photo submissions, <i>National Geographic Traveler</i> magazine has selected the winning shots for this year’s Traveler Photo …

The War on Drugs Is Burning Out

The conservative wave of 2014 featured an unlikely, progressive undercurrent: In two states, plus the nation’s capital, Americans voted convincingly …


Why I love and believe in virtual reality

I want to tell you about some of the places I've been in the past few months.<p>Before I do, allow me to describe what I see now. There is a large screen floating a few feet in front of me, and I'm composing this story in a very basic word processor to keep the rest of the Internet from distracting …

Mental Floss

Pele's Destination

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Illuminate my Heart


Facebook is now available through Tor for ramped-up privacy

The "deep web" is not only home to shady online drug bazaars where you can exchange bitcoins for drugs, but also portals where whistleblowers can …

We caught up with Mari Inukai at the opening of her current show "Marilla Blue and Orange," which she describes as a mix of "Taoism, harmony and balance, nostaligia, fantasy, reality and dreams." Now on Hi-Fructose:

The brightly glowing plumes seen in this image are reminiscent of an underwater scene, with turquoise-tinted currents and nebulous strands reaching out into the surroundings. However, this is no ocean. This image actually shows part of the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a small nearby galaxy that orbits our galaxy, the Milky Way, and appears as a blurred blob in our skies. The NASA/European Space Agency (ESA) Hubble Space Telescope has peeked many times into this galaxy, releasing stunning images of the whirling clouds of gas and sparkling stars (opo9944a, heic1301, potw1408a). This image shows part of the Tarantula Nebula's outskirts. This famously beautiful nebula, located within the LMC, is a frequent target for Hubble. Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA: acknowledgement: Josh Barrington #nasagoddard #hubble #hst #space #galaxy

Polyphonic singing: Meet the woman who can sing two notes at once


The Glamorous History Of Pin-Up, From Kitsch To Commercial To Fine Art

In "The Art of Pin-up," Dian Hanson describes a pin-up simply as a "provocative but never explicit image of an attractive woman created specifically for public display in a male environment."<p>But this imaginary female isn't just attractive. "Her sexiness is natural and uncontrived, and her exposure …

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Everyday Scenes Captured in Mesmerizing Cinemagraphs by Julien Douvier

Since Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg first coined the term “cinemagraph” in early 2011, the artistic medium has taken the internet by storm, captivating viewers everywhere with its subtle beauty. Strasbourg, France-based freelancer Julien Douvier proves particularly adept at creating mesmerizing …

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The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …