Lorne Stelmach

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Incredible Photos of Japan’s Natural Landscape That Look Like Watercolors

Tokyo-based photographer Takashi Komatsubara unlocks the beauty of Japan's natural environment with his enchanting photographs. His artistic images seem almost like watercolor paintings, awash with color. Through his lens, Komatsubara transmits the calm elegance of nature in Japan.<p>Taking up …

Fog waves: photographer Nick Steinberg captures nature in motion

Fog Waves: Capturing Nature in Motion<p><i>Imperial Flow by Nick Steinberg</i><p><i>As you can see the fog kind of arcs up in that one spot. What amazes me most</i> …

I Had 3 Days To Capture The Magnificent Landscapes Of Tuscany

I took a trip to Tuscany to capture some nice scenes there. It was in Autumn, and I have to say I'm impressed with this place.<p>Countless hills, …

U2 Hint at New LP, ‘Joshua Tree’ 30th Anniversary Shows in Christmas Video

U2 shared their big 2017 plans in a Christmas video message to fans, with the band primed to both release a new LP as well as honor one of their …

Hardscaping 101: Design Guide for Patio Pavers

Are you agonizing over which patio pavers to pick? Good. You should. The hardscape material you put underfoot will set the tone for your garden …

Landscaping

The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016 – in pictures

Winning images from national and international wildlife photography competitions of the year

Wildlife

The 7 Bluest Waters in the World, and Where to Find Them

There’s nothing like an idyllic beach screensaver to ignite your wanderlust. The water is so blue it’s hard to imagine somewhere <i>that</i> beautiful …

January 2016

The hidden wonders of Mae Wang national park.

Hidden within Mae Wang national park lies the old <b>river ruins of Pha Chor.</b> Believed to be the <b>old course of the Ping river,</b> after movement from …

Butch Vig on Garbage’s ‘Strange Little Birds’: ‘some moments get completely crazy’

Vig says the Garbage album - due in June - is atypical of the band<p>Butch Vig has called Garbage‘s new album ‘Strange Little Birds’ “completely crazy” …

The Basics of Black & White Photography You Should...

The rise of black and white photography began with the<b> invention of the medium in the early 1800s</b> when Thomas Wedgwood developed<b> silver nitrate paper</b> …

10 reasons you need to head to Montreal in the wintertime

1. They actually celebrate winter full-on with one of the world’s largest winter festivals.<p>Every year for a few weeks in February, the city comes …

Why Did the World’s Greatest Chef Just Kill Himself?

NICE, France — Why kill yourself with a shotgun one month after you’re voted the best chef in the world?<p>That’s the mystery that’s taken hold around …

Charisma

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p>That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, Richard Davidson.<p>Davidson hooked up …

Watch Stephen Colbert Assign Simon & Garfunkel Songs to Presidential Candidates

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders recently received good reviews for a new campaign ad that uses the Simon & Garfunkel song “America.” …

7 Dubai Locations That Defy Their Desert Setting

Who cares about sandstorms? (Photo: brett jordan/Flickr)<p>It’s no secret that there is so much money floating around the city of Dubai that it …

The 27 Most Exciting Books Coming In 2016

Here are the books we can't wait to read in 2016! (Ranked in no particular order.)

Books

These wines from Argentina and Chile please the palate and the pocketbook

Seasoned bargain hunters may recall the launch about a decade ago of a runaway success story called Fuzion Shiraz Malbec. Priced at $7.45 in Ontario and $8.10 in Quebec, the Argentine red quickly became one of the bestselling wines in Canada. It also haunts me to this day. I touted the brand after …

Stephen Hawking thinks it’s time to ditch this dying planet

The list of things Stephen Hawking is known for is pretty long. He’s a world renowned physicist and cosmologist who has done groundbreaking work on …

Nature House / Junsekino Architect and Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The perception of this project is viewed from both inside-out and outside-in. Homeowners requested for …

Watch: The magnificent landscapes of Iceland as seen in a beautiful new aerial video

Nature<p>By Staff<p><b>Desolate and dramatic landscapes</b> Mount Eystrahorn (756 m/2.480 ft) close to town Höfn in Hornafjörður fjord on the southeast coast. …

Stunning Self Portraits of a Woman Sharing an Eye with Various Animals

Hungarian artist Flra Borsi has a keen talent for creating surreal visuals. We have featured Borso before, with her collection of playful time-travel edits and enchanting urban landscapes, and the self taught artist just continues to improve and impress. Her latest series of skillful photo …

This story of a Sri Lankan drummer boy will tug at your heartstrings

When an LA rocker saw a video of a barefoot boy playing drums made of plastic bottles and tin cans, he vowed to find him...<p>Last February, a YouTube video touched the hearts of thousands. It showed a young boy, barefoot in blue shorts, playing drums outside a basic brick hut in a clearly hot, but …

David Bowie on 9/11 and God

David Bowie both does and does not exist. Born David Jones in London in 1947, he changed his name when he became a recording artist because there was …

David Bowie

David Bowie: the man who thrilled the world

From glam to neo-soul to his mysterious final album, David Bowie remained one step ahead throughout a prophetic career that pushed sexual and social boundaries. Alexis Petridis salutes a brilliant enigma<p>When David Bowie’s final album, Blackstar, was released on 8 January, a great deal of energy was …

10 global destinations that are on the rise, according to TripAdvisor

There's a certain appeal to visiting a city before it's a global destination that's constantly packed with tourists.<p>TripAdvisor recently released the winners of its Travelers' Choice Awards in several different categories, including the global destinations that are on the rise.<p>To create the list, …

National Parks

Road Trip: Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

Travel<p>Explore the sights and sounds of the Wild Atlantic Way, and meet the people who make it unforgettable.<p>Travel<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 …

Gwen Stefani: ‘I Have Enough for Probably Two Albums’

Gwen Stefani recently unveiled her first post-divorce track “Used to Love You,” and in an interview with Beats 1’s Zane Lowe, the No Doubt singer …