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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 …

DSLR Cameras

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> …

Buddhism is not a Religion. It's Something Much More. Here's Why

Buddhism is considered a religion, but for me it isn’t.<p>To be honest, I used to see it as just another religion, before I actually started delving …

Meditation

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

"We have 'Songs of Experience' coming, and to honor 30 years of 'The Joshua Tree,' we have some very, very special shows coming," Bono promises<p>U2 …

LCD Soundsystem

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 …

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 …

This Is Your Brain on Nature

When we get closer to nature—be it untouched wilderness or a backyard tree—we do our overstressed brains a favor.<p><b>When you head out</b> to the desert, David Strayer is the kind of man you want behind the wheel. He never texts or talks on the phone while driving. He doesn’t even approve of eating in the …

Lee Kuan Yew

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” …

Indie Music
Ansel Adams

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?

By all appearances, Benoît Violier, at 44, was on top of his profession and on top of the world. And then he pulled the trigger.<p>NICE, France — Why …

France

The Adventure List

25 Best Places to Travel in 2016<p>Ihave only just boarded the plane to Bogotá, and the reflexive question of a weary traveler creeps in: Why, again, am …

List-Worthy

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 …

Happiness

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.)

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 …

Stephen Hawking

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 …

Architecture

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. …

European Travel

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

Hungarian artist Flóra 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 …

Drums

David Bowie on 9/11 and God

Bob Guccione Jr. Talks to David Bowie About the Future of Rock ‘N’ Roll—Not to Mention God, 9/11 and Ozzy.<p>David Bowie both does and does not exist. …

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, …

Banff National Park

National Geographic Travel

Gwen Stefani: 'I Have Enough for Probably Two Albums'

"Dude, I got 20 songs. I have a whole record in eight weeks, but I want to keep writing," singer tells Zane Lowe<p>Gwen Stefani recently unveiled her …

Lana Del Rey