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19-Year-Old Student Hides Spy Camera In His Clothing To Take Secret Street Photos In The 1890s

Carl Størmer (1872-1957) enjoyed a hobby that was very, very unusual at the time. He walked around Oslo, Norway in the 1890s with his spy camera and …

Northern Lights

Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park: The Complete Guide

At Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park in northern California, the best thing you can do is stay in your car. That's because the hour-long, six-mile …

The 5 best shipping container houses of 2017

Repurposed with style<p>If there’s anything 2017 taught us, it’s that we have an insatiable desire for well-designed tiny homes and innovative campers. The other big trend of the year was another quirky style of dwelling: the shipping container house.<p>Made from the thousands of surplus containers that …

Los Angeles

Museum doppelgängers tweet goes massively viral because they're always amazing

People are endlessly fascinated with doppelgängers, as one massively viral tweet definitely proves.<p>The original tweeter shared some pictures from …

Art

Scientists warn of 'mini ice age' that could hit Earth and freeze major rivers by 2030

The Earth is approaching a "mini ice age" as the planet's temperature is likely to start dropping in 2021, scientists claim.<p>Amid rising concerns over …

How to Shoot Epic Wide-Angle Photos of Trees

Trees invoke a sense of timelessness, of grandeur. Most species grow many centuries older than humans ever will, so let’s make trees look the part …

Landscape Photography

I'm Kind Of Obsessed With This 200-Year-Old Cake Recipe

George Washington feasted on this cake in 1783. And I feasted on it last week.<p>So it ends up sweet, but not overpoweringly sweet. And the carrot-cooking isn't too involved: you just boil 'em for 5 minutes.<p>You cream the butter and sugar, add a bunch of eggs one at a time, sift together the flour and …

Beurre Blanc Sauce Recipe

Beurre blanc is a simple butter-based emulsified sauce that's great with fish or seafood. It's a relative newcomer to the culinary repertoire, having …

Burgers

Science says there’s a very, very good reason why you’re afraid of spiders

If just the sight of a spider or snake is enough to send a shiver up your spine you already know you’re not alone, but did you ever stop to think …

Adobe's Scribbler AI automatically colorizes any portrait

Finally! Adobe has devised a method of adding a touch of color to black and white images without all the dimension-jumping time travel (looking at you <i>Pleasantville</i>). At the company's Adobe MAX 2017 event on Thursday, research scientist Jingwan Lu demonstrated Project Scribbler, an AI-driven program …

Homemade Torrone

Torrone, the classic Italian nougat, is easy to make at home! This traditional recipe is scented with honey, orange, and almond flavors, and packed …

25 Healthy Paleo Breakfast Dishes That Are Deceptively Easy to Make

When you're Paleo, finding a grab-and-go breakfast while out is nearly impossible. While it's easy to fall back on the classic dish of eggs and …

Breakfast

Can Humans Have Superpowers?

Superheroes are everywhere these days: television shows, blockbuster movies, games. There are even toy-based versions of superheroes, resulting in a …

10 Ways Your Body Is Telling You You’re Running Low on Key Vitamins

Your body gives you a lot of information, including what's going on inside that you may not be able to see. The key is to pay attention to …

Wellness

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Photoshop Better | Setting Up A Retouching Workflow With A Tablet & Custom Brushes

Photoshop is its own kind of environment. When you’re a new user, everything is overwhelming and daunting, but when you start to devote more of your …

Tutorials

Stock Your Freezer With Ground Beef—But Cook It First

Whether you stocked up at a sale or bought time on a looming best-by date, you very likely have some ground beef in your freezer. It seems so useful, …

Velocity Grill

Get the delicious taste of charcoal and the temperature control of gas with the Velocity Grill. It uses a built-in reverse fan to control airflow, …

This White Chicken Chili Crockpot Recipe Has 660,000 Shares on Pinterest

The crockpot is every lazy chef's right-hand accomplice, and we'll happily scour the internet in search of delicious recipes that utilize this …

Where are the world's best bars? Mostly in London and New York, this top-50 list says

American Bar in the Savoy Hotel and Dandelyan in the Mondrian Hotel, both in London, took top honors in the World's 50 Best Bars 2017.<p>NoMad bar in New York City's NoMad Hotel came in third (and first among North American bars), followed by the Connaught Bar inside the London hotel of the same name, …

There’s a Scientific Explanation for Why Fires Are So Romantic

If you want me to open up, plop me down in front of a crackling fire.<p>When I met my boyfriend, Mo, neither of us was that eager to jump into a new …

Type 1 Diabetes

Pro Photographers Share Their Secrets for Taking Perfect Travel Shots

Seven pros reveal their tricks for capturing transcendent images that instantly transport the viewer.<p>What makes an unforgettable travel photo? And …

Travel

14 Roasted Vegetable Recipes You Have to Try This Fall

These healthy dishes star seasonal veggies roasted to perfection—and you'll want to make them all autumn long.

Vegan

11 Pear Dessert Recipes That’ll Make Fall Even Tastier

What is it about fall that instantly makes us think about apples? They are *literally* everywhere on tables, pies, on toast, and quite frankly, <i>it’s getting old</i>. We think it’s officially time for pears to get the attention they deserve. And before the haters talk about the grainy texture, we’re here …

Dessert

7 impressive pergola ideas to deck up your garden

The concept of Pergolas has been around since antiquity when they served as an extension to majestic villas and as a support for creepers in the …

Landscaping

How to Pitch Nat Geo Travel

Have a great idea? We want to hear it!<p>Who We Are<p>National Geographic Travel is a multi-platform travel brand telling visually-driven, unexpected stories about the world. We provide travel information and inspiration found nowhere else, exposing people to new cultures and places.<p>What We Love<p><b>Diverse</b> …

11 Trips That Will Actually Change Your Life Forever

The Photographer Who Went to Ibiza for a Week but Stayed On for Months

<i>Weekend With is an ongoing Instagram series that features people we like, photographing places we’d like to be. Follow</i> <i>@thecut</i> <i>on Instagram to join in,</i> …

Photography

5 Easy Freezer Marinades Perfect for Chicken or Pork

While marinades are brilliant at turning cuts of meat that can often dry out when cooked into flavorful, moist meals, it's easy to forget to plan …

Whole Grain

Julia Roberts Admits She Was a "Selfish Little Brat" as a Young Actress

<b>Julia Roberts</b> has carved out a Hollywood career most only dream of.<p>An Academy Award—and several more nominations—a handful of iconic roles and …