Lydia Noonan

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Every Other Freckle

Adventurous Mountaineers Scale the Alps for Incredible Photos

Although these stunning images might look like the work of Photoshop magic, photographer Robert Bsch (or Robert Boesch) captured these campaign photos for the Swiss mountaineering brand Mammut by carefully coordinating an entire team of mountaineers on the snowy Alps. Racing against time and …

Mountaineering

Rocky Refuge: Ontario’s Slate Islands

It’s early in the morning when I hear a soft tap on my tent.<p>“Let’s go,” Brendan, my kayaking guide, whispers.<p>I open the tent flap. It’s chilly outside, and slightly overcast; not the best conditions to be heading into open water for a sunrise paddle. But it’s now or never. This is our last morning …

Modular House Design Concept Clings to the Side of a Cliff

In response to a number of clients seeking options for living on extreme coastal plots, Australian prefab architecture firm Modscape created the <i>Cliff House</i>, a design concept for a home that extends precariously from the side of a cliff. Inspired by the way barnacles hang on to a ship's hull, the …

House Design

Mirrored Suitcase Reflects Captivating City Scenes

Photographer Rui Calada Bastos used a mirrored suitcase as the main focus to develop this engaging series, entitled <i>The Mirror Suitcase Man</i>, where images overlap in complex arrangements. Using light and reflections, Calada Bastos captured moments in which a man carries a suitcase across a fragmented …

Photography

Amalfi Coast

<b>Site</b>: Costiera Amalfitana (Amafi Coast)<p><b>Location</b>: Italy<p><b>Year Designated</b>: 1997<p><b>Category</b>: Cultural<p><b>Criteria</b>: (ii)(iv)(v)<p><b>Reason</b>: This quintessentially Mediterranean landscape blends centuries of artistic and architectural accomplishments with one of nature’s perfect panoramas.<p>* * *<p>Italy's Amalfi Coast …

Italy

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IJ Lobby Lounge: Teen band Phoenix Uprising — hip beyond its years

How many teenage rock bands are sophisticated enough to open their Lobby Lounge show with a creative cover of Nina Simone's 1965 single "Feeling …

Bands

Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

Landscape Photography

Phuket's Best Outdoors Activity: Sea-kayaking in Phang Nga Bay

If you had told me last year that Phuket was amazing, I might’ve laughed at you. I first visited Thailand’s largest island back in 2011 but after just four hours on the island, I looked for any way out. The hotels seemed too touristic, the beach lacked that crystal blue water and the prices were …

Catching a Ride on an Airplane Optical Illusion

Happy Monday morning everyone! Hope you all had a great weekend, but play time is over, and now, it is time to get back to work. When the weekend was …

Breathtaking Photographs Inspired by the Nightmares of Children

For his 1960s project on children’s dreams, legendary photographer Arthur Tress visualizes the subconscious fears of the innocent mind. While working …

How to Live an Inspired Life

Have you ever looked at someone you admired, someone who was changing the world and doing incredible things, and just wondered how they got there? And how you could get there too? Take Scott Harrison for example. He went from nightclub promoter to solving the world's water sanitation crisis with …

One Woman Shows Us How to Make a Living Loving Life

The dusty faced sun-bleached blond smiles with overwhelming enthusiasm. I just asked my kayak guide to describe her favorite part about living in Kauai, Hawaii. She slaps her calf to brush off the mud splats the way we swap away mosquitoes and glances at me.<p>"I'm so rich here. I mean, I don't have a …

Aerial

Edge of a Volcano

Photographer Denis Budkov has made a series of images of great beauty during an expedition to the volcanic complex Plosky Tolbatchik. Located in the …

25 Must-Read Books For the Fall

Fall! It’s a time for picking apples, wearing plaid, watching the leaves change color, and catching up on the season’s most beguiling new book …

Old Public Bus Salvaged to Create Affordable Housing in Israel

Two women from Israel saw opportunity where most other would only see scrap metal. Instead of letting a decommissioned public bus end up gathering …

An Oral History of Burning Man, the Biggest, Weirdest, Most Clothing-Optional Desert Carnival on the Planet | Events

<i>"This creed of the desert seemed inexpressible in words. And indeed in thought." —T.E. Lawrence,</i> The Seven Pillars of Wisdom<p>It took some convincing to get me to Burning Man, even though—or because—friends couldn’t shut up about it. Their pictures were intriguing, sure, but the camp back then …

Festivals

Cymbals Eat Guitars: Lose

This arty New York band's previous album, 2011's <i>Lenses Alien</i>, was delirious indie-rock bedlam. The four-piece crew's follow-up, reportedly written in …

Hacking

17 images that prove travel is the best education

FOR SO many of us who suffer from wanderlust, finishing school is the roadblock that keeps us from living the dream and hitting the road. It’s a …

Elementary! Sherlock Holmes on His Way Back to the Broadway Stage?

BroadwayWorld.com has exclusively learned that Sherlock Holmes may be headed to the stage in the coming Broadway seasons. Tony Award Nominated …

This week's #lpfanphoto was captured by @travelingwithjoanne. Perito Moreno Glacier in #Argentina is one of the few glaciers in #Patagonia that is actually growing. The icefield is the world's third largest reserve of fresh water. #SouthAmerica #lonelyplanet

Cloud Nothings Announce Tour, Share Spotify and KEXP Sessions

Cloud Nothings have announced another tour in support of their recent album <i>Here and Nowhere Else</i>. The stint of shows kicks off next month in Pittsburgh, PA, with a wrap-up date set for December 16 in Brisbane, Australia. Additionally, the band have shared two sessions: one done for Spotify (which …