Marri Marquardt

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TIME Magazine Charleston Shooting Cover Story

On the night of June 17, a gunman opened fire in a church basement in Charleston. Nine people died. Five survived. Survivors and families tell their …

African-American News

Post 9

For the anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, I asked seven New York-based National Geographic photographers to share an image of theirs that they considered emblematic of the city post 9/11. I wanted to know if New York had changed, and if so, how it was manifested visually. The …

How to Photograph Rainbows

The song “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” recalls for many of us the thrills we experienced the first time we saw “The Wizard of Oz”. Decades later, the …

7 Pretty Plants That Are Actually Ruining Your Home

Don't be fooled by their colorful petals and lush leaves, these plants are doing more harm than good.<p>Don't be fooled by their colorful petals and lush leaves, these plants are doing more harm than good.

Gorgeous Landscapes Reveal the Idyllic Tranquility of Japan

Photographer Hidenobu Suzuki has captured the idyllic landscapes of Japan in a remarkably tranquil light. Between the quiet foggy rivers, peaceful rice fields, and twilight at Mt. Fuji, there's something for everyone who's looking for a visually relaxing utopia. "My photographs are like Japanese …

Japan

Wes Craven's brutal truths about sex, death and childhood

His 1972 revenge horror The Last House on the Left expressed America’s fears of adolescent sexuality and its willingness to send teenagers to die in Vietnam<p><b>Warning: spoilers</b><p>We are terrified that our children will be molested because we enjoy thinking about our children being molested. That was the …

Articles about 10 modern homes across eastern europe on Dwell.com - Dwell

Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>A cosmopolitan design mecca with a distinctive urban vibe—Tokyo is one of the most …

Why two Googlers left the company's top-secret lab to create an app that aims to change how people talk to each other

One day, while he and his wife were both at work, he got a text message containing an audio file from his 20-month-old daughter's nanny.<p>When he finally downloaded the file as an MP3 and fired up his media player, he heard June, his 20-month-old daughter, say some of her first words: "I miss you, …

11 Thoughts Guys Have When They Think About Going Down On You

"So why isn't 69ing an option?"<p><b>1. I had things I planned on doing today.</b> I love you, and I love making you orgasm, but I know this is going to take forever. And I know sex is going to be involved, but it's kind of like when you were a kid and your dad was like, "Hey, want to go to McDonald's?" and …

26 Movies You Need to Watch Before Decorating Your Home

These sets are so beautiful, they nearly distract you from the plots.<p>If you're thinking about redecorating a space in your home, grab some popcorn, sit down, and watch one of these movies that have sets so pretty, they will instantly spark inspiration.

Interior Design

Lil Wayne In New Orleans: Hot Boys, History And Homecoming

More than 20 years into Lil Wayne's career, the froggy-voiced, diminutive rapper is hardly ever described as an elder statesman. But as he bounded through a nearly three-hour set at Friday's Lil Weezyana Fest, a performance held fittingly at Champions Square, the outdoor plaza next to the Mercedes …

McDonald's Will Officially Kick Off All-Day Breakfast On October 6

McDonald's, you're the real MVP.<p>McDonald's announced Tuesday that the company will begin rolling out all-day breakfast nationwide on October 6 after testing out the concept in San Diego for about five months. Lisa McComb, McDonald’s director of media relations, told The Huffington Post that …

10 Craziest Beefs in MTV VMA History

Kurt Cobain vs. Axl Rose (1992)<p>Courtney Love is many things — a lightning rod, for instance — but predictable is not one of them. Nirvana bassist …

Kurt Cobain

Mad Max: Fury Road voted year's best movie by international film critics

International film critics have voted Mad Max: Fury Road best film of the year, their main federation said on Tuesday.<p>The action movie shot by Australian director George Miller will be awarded the Grand Prix of the International Federation of Film Critics (Fipresci) at the San Sebastian film …

Mad Max

Katrina: A Storm to Remember in Pictures

New Orleans

The 12 Best Snapchats to Follow, From Rihanna to Dr. Miami - PAPER

If you're getting tired of your friends' drunken Snapchats, lackluster geotag locations, and pictures of vape clouds, spice up your feed by following some of our favorite accounts.<p><b>Rihanna (@Rihanna)</b> <br>If you're one of the crazy few who isn't already following RiRi's snaps, you're missing out on her …

6 Great American Sandwiches

<i>by Tommy Werner, Epicurious</i><p>The best way to make a sandwich: Bread. America. Bread. Read on for our favorite lunch picks from sea to shining sea.<p><b>1. North Carolina Pulled-Pork Barbecue</b><p>Whether it's mustard sauce in the South, vinegar in North Carolina, or white sauce in Alabama: it doesn't matter …

'Tinder for elites' app The League had an exclusive party in Montauk with helicopter rides and celebrities — here's what went down

Stanford graduate Amanda Bradford founded The League and raised $2.1 million to match up highly motivated and interesting single professionals.<p>On July 31, The League held a party out in Montauk, exclusively for its selective group of New York users. Actress Mischa Barton was among the party's …

The Cop

Darren Wilson was not indicted for shooting Michael Brown. Many people question whether justice was done.<p>Darren Wilson, the former police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an eighteen-year-old African-American, in Ferguson, Missouri, has been living for several months on a nondescript …

Why UFC 'beast' Ronda Rousey is such a big deal

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's the video you have to watch from this weekend: American mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey takes down Brazilian Bethe Correia on her own turf in just 34 seconds at the Ultimate Fighting Championship's Women's Bantamweight Title Fight.<p>With the swift knockout, the 28-year-old defending …

Ronda Rousey

10 Lists to Keep If You Want to Be Successful

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You’re probably doing email introductions wrong

If you are introducing two people without using a double opt-in intro, you have a high likelihood of being a terrible person. Yup–I said it.<p><b>First, what’s a single opt-in intro?</b><p>Very simply, a single opt-in intro is where you are introduced to someone via email without them giving you a heads up …

Self-help

7 Apps to Help You Get Stuff Done Around the House

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The Brooklyn Of Every State

<i>By: Kristen Hunt and Lee Breslouer</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock/Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>Though pockets of it are still holding strong, most of Brooklyn has been swept by a sea of trilby-wearing millennials with waxed beards, who just wanna give back to the neighborhood with an artisanal dog treat shop, you …

Science says your “gut feeling” isn’t a metaphor

The brain’s powers are a little overrated. To keep your body going, you don’t need a functioning brain, but you do need something to provide energy. Enter the gut.<p>We may not give it much thought—because, literally, it happens without conscious thought—but the process of extracting energy from food …

Neuroscience

Back to Cool: 17 DIYs to Organize Your Desk and Office

It’s just about that time again. Cars are packing up, books are being ordered and, if you’re a teacher, the woes of professional development have likely already begun. School will be back in session before you know it, and this year is the perfect time to resolve to keep your desk from becoming …

Ice Chefs are Real, and Hope Clarke Is the Realest

Crystal-clear no-bubble ice cubes and spheres inspire awe at fancy cocktail bars. There's an art and a science to it. And ice chef Hope Clarke (the "Ice Queen") wants to tell you about it.<p>They call her the Ice Queen. And for <b>Hope Clarke</b>, a professional ice chef who gained a cult following for her …

How An Analog Photo Company Can Thrive In An Instagram Age

Lomography’s story is one of Austrian art students, millennial hipsters, and, of course, Vladimir Putin.<p>At one point, they almost built their own mobile photography app. But instead, Matthias Fiegl and Sally Bibawy decided to stick to their company’s old-school roots. Lomography, a 23-year-old …

Photography

Meet the new young Hollywood — 30 stars under 30 whose careers are blowing up

Some of these fresh faces will land coveted roles, turn studio projects into box office hits, and even go on to garner award nominations for their performances.<p>While some young stars — Jennifer Lawrence (24), Daniel Radcliffe (26), and Emma Stone (26) — have already solidified their Hollywood …