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Tony Bennett: What I've Learned

Singer, painter, legend, 88, New York City<p><i>Interviewed by Cal Fussman, August 21, 2014</i><p><i>Published in the the November 2014 issue</i><p><b>I've been very fortunate.</b> I'm doing what I love and I'm getting away with it, you know?<p><b>Fame comes and goes.</b> Longevity is the thing to aim for.<p><b>If music sounds dated,</b> it means …

San Francisco

Nebula

This is not a picture of a flood. This is Ganvié, in the Republic of Benin, the largest collection of lake dwellings in Africa. 20,000 p...<p>Image …

Modern Residence in Silicon Valley, California

The OZ Residence in Silicon Valley, California by Swatt Miers Architects.<p>The team of Swatt Miers Architects has completed this modern residence in …

Silicon Valley

900-Year-Old Viking Message Decoded, Reads 'Kiss Me'

The mystery of a 900-year-old Viking message has finally been solved. Cryptologists, put down your cipher devices, because the formerly incomprehensible code that's been haunting your dreams reads in part: "Kiss me."<p>A runic artifact that reads: "Kiss Me". Photographer: Jonas Nordby.<p>The baffling …

Quantified Self, Lost Soul

In this age of the quantified self, we measure how many hours we slept, steps we took, calories we burned. Yet we know nothing about ourselves. We spend more time checking our stats than our souls. We mine our experience for data but not depth. We have all these numbers to improve now, but no idea …

5 Ways We Lose the Life We Would Have Loved

My favorite place in the world is not on an island beach. It's not at an Egyptian spa or even in the soft caress of a man's arms. My favorite place... is my bedroom.<p>It's serene. I painted the walls a subtle shade of grey and installed a light dimmer to get the perfect lighting to end the day, on my …

Black Desert House Contrasts Nicely in the Mojave Desert

<i>The Black Desert House</i> is a minimalist getaway designed by creative director Marc Atlan in collaboration with architecture firm Oller & Pejic and interior design company Moderne Builders. Located just thirty minutes outside of Palm Springs, the incredible landscape boasts the untouched environment …

Architecture

The Nave of Yosemite [explore]

Brené Brown: 3 Ways to Improve Your Relationship

I was once asked whether you can love your partner and still cheat on him or her. Reflecting on my research, I concluded that though you may feel …

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

Cooking

Quick Breakfast Ideas That Are Actually Healthy

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy<p>Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru<p>If your idea of a grab-and-go breakfast is a bowl of cereal or a granola bar, prepare to have your mind blown. You can make a pretty impressive morning meal that’s actually good for you in five …

Afraid She Wouldn't See Her 40th Birthday, Eve Parker Lost 150 Pounds

<i>Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured in our I Lost Weight series!</i><i>The Huffington Post publishes photographs as they are submitted to us by our readers.</i><p><b>Name:</b> Eve Parker<p><b>Age:</b> 27<p><b>Height:</b> 5'3"<p><b>Before Weight:</b> 340 pounds<p><b>How I Gained …

Metering Modes and How Your Camera Meter Works

en_US<p>article<p>Metering Modes and How Your Camera Meter …

Glamping tents shaped like worms and doughnuts by ArchiWorkshop

These tents shaped like worms and doughnuts were designed by young studio ArchiWorkshop for a remote campsite in Yang-Pyeong, South Korea (+ …

A New Year's Resolution That Can't Fail

In this first full week into the new year, many of us have been busy scribbling away in our new planners/notepads/Evernotes -- goals, visions, ambitions and aspirations. In a recent post, "How to Set Goals for 2014," Scott Britton writes:<p>'[G]oal lists' are rarely accountable to all areas of our …

What It's Really Like to Be a Surrogate

She eventually conceived on her own, but the seed had been planted: I had already spent countless late nights on Google, researching surrogacy and reading other couples’ stories. I couldn’t stop thinking about it. The moment I became a mother was extraordinary—and I wanted to help someone …

The Difference an Hour Can Make

On the Monday before New Year's Day, I had to work for part of the day to meet a few clients, tie up loose ends for the year and do some preparation for 2014. It was challenging to be pulled away from my family over the holidays, especially with my easily bored sons out of school during the break. …

Quick Breakfasts You Can Feel Good About

Let's face it: When you first wake up, the last thing you want to do is prepare a healthy feast for you and your family. But a busy morning doesn't have to mean a bad-for-you breakfast.<p>While there are plenty of options that you could grab quickly — doughnuts, toaster pastries, drive-thru sandwiches …

7 Exercises for Better Sex

Master these moves, and an orgasm is practically in the bag<p>Exercise doesn’t just help you tone up and slim down—it can also make sex so much hotter. Try any (or all!) of these moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Sex</i> during your next workout for a more intense orgasm—no kegels necessary!<p>For …

Parallax Animation: Bringing Still Photographs to Life

<b>Update:</b> the photographer made a followup tutorial to answer all the reader questions, see it here:<p>A little technique called “parallax” can add a lot …

Collection of Reflective Photographs of Copenhagen, Denmark

In this day and age of Photoshopped images everywhere, it is refreshing to see photographs that look like they were created in camera. Pictures such …

Nokia

Beginner's Guide to Waterfall Photography - Digital Photography School

Beginner's Guide to Waterfall Photography - Learn the tips, tricks, and techniques that will help you improve your waterfall photography.

Film Photography Explained To Modern Kids

How to Travel Internationally By Plane with your Gear

Travelling internationally by plane can be a major logistical challenge for photographers. From increased airport security to luggage restriction, …

Top 10 Tips for Family Photo Poses

In both studio and on-location photography, the right family poses make the difference between stunning memories and forgettable snapshots. Most …

Top 10

500px Blog

7 Tips for Better Street Photos

The art of street photography has produced some of the most moving pictures of all time. To capture forever the essence of a moment, or people's …

Landscape Photography

10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …