Casey Bunch

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6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP - Riveted

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. For some reason, I never wanted to pick up a book set …

Books

The 50 Best Trails in the U.S.

<i>Men's Journal</i> has returned with yet another impressive list today, this time dealing the 50 best trails in the U.S. As the intro to the story says, …

A wildly popular conspiracy theory about why there are so many Mattress Firm stores is starting to sound less crazy

If you've ever wondered why there seems to be a Mattress Firm on every corner in your city, you're not alone. But one explanation for this phenomenon is more extreme than you might expect.<p>On Tuesday, a comment on Reddit claiming that Mattress Firm, the largest specialty mattress retailer in the US, …

Mattresses

Lightroom Tricks for Organizing Photos and Optimizing Workflow

Need to improve your photo management in Lightroom? Here’s a 19-minute video from Nigel Danson that looks at how you can improve your Lightroom …

Unearthing Hatshepsut, Egypt's Most Powerful Female Pharaoh

Before the British scholar Terence Gray adopted the name Wei Wu Wei and began his studies in Taoism, he was a budding Egyptologist with an …

How To Transform Your Life, Just By Breathing

Everything you need to know about breathwork<p>You’re probably pretty used to taking a deep breath whenever you’re feeling stressed out or overwhelmed, so it should make intuitive sense that there's an entire practice behind using the breath to calm our minds and ease anxiety, amongst a whole slew of …

How to Edit Dramatic Portraits in Photoshop

Photographer Sean Tucker made this 36-minute video that walks through editing dramatic portraits in Photoshop. Watch Tucker’s entire process from …

Tutorials

Railway Min Piyush Goyal Says Zuckerberg Founded Facebook After Meeting A Spiritual Guru In India

Union Minister Piyush Goyal while speaking at an event recently attributed the foundation of Facebook to Mark Zuckerberg's spiritual journey in India.<p>…

Explainer: where do the names of our months come from?

Our lives run on Roman time. Birthdays, wedding anniversaries, and public holidays are regulated by Pope Gregory XIII’s Gregorian Calendar, which is …

10 Forgotten Ancient Temples That Still Exist Today

Temples are sacred places of worship. Countless numbers have been built since time immemorial, just as countless numbers have been destroyed and …

Ancient History

Pictures of the Week 1.11.18

Japan

Watch the History of the World Unfold on an Animated Map: From 200,000 BCE to Today

"Where are you from?" a character at one point asks Babe, the hapless protagonist of the Firesign Theatre's classic comedy album <i>How Can You Be in Two</i> …

East Africa

Forget Photoshop, Edit Your Photos With These Top Free Photo Editors

13 Free Photo Editors<p>The Best Free Photo Editors Out There<p>Updated April 03, 2018<p>These free photo editors are the best of the best and will get you …

Tutorials

10 Australian Scifi Movies You Need to Watch

When someone says “Australian science fiction movie,” thoughts immediately and inevitably turn to <i>Mad Max</i>—if not George Miller’s insanely influential …

Science Fiction

10 Most Mysterious Archaeological Discoveries Of All Time

The archaeological discoveries always remind you about the creative mind of our ancestors. Such discoveries are also a great chance to see the …

St. Louis Police Ordered to Reaffirm Journalist Rights Once a Month

The St. Louis police department has just made a big move in support of photographer and journalist rights: police officers are now being ordered to …

DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE: Another insight on PSFK for Members

DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE: Another insight on PSFK for Members

Mindfulness

Texas Driver With Anti-Trump Car Sticker Threatened With Criminal Charge

A photo posted on social media by a Houston-area sheriff Wednesday showing a truck sticker with an expletive directed toward President Donald Trump …

5 Hacks for Adding Color to Portraits

Looking for some ideas for creatively altering the look of your photos? Here’s a 2-minute video by photographer Jessica Kobeissi that runs through 5 …

Interactive Map Lets You Take a Literary Journey Through the Historic Monuments of Rome

<i>Arches on arches! as it were that Rome,</i><p><i>Collecting the chief trophies of her line,</i><p><i>Would build up all her triumphs in one dome,</i><p><i>Her Coliseum stands; the</i> …

Two Million Wondrous Nature Illustrations Put Online by The Biodiversity Heritage Library

Are we truly in the midst of a human-caused sixth mass extinction, an era of “biological annihilation”? Many scientists and popular science writers …

Ancient Turkish Ruins Discovered Underwater

Video shows the remains of an ancient fortress sitting hidden beneath the lake's surface.<p>From the surface, Turkey's Lake Van looks like any other large body of water. Turkey's largest, the lake sits in the far eastern region of the country, near Iran. The lake has a striking blue color and is a …

Staff Pick Premiere: a feral boy, raised by wilderness

1794. A young boy is spotted in the woods of Saint-Sernin-sur-Rance, France. Three years later, three hunters catch sight of the child, capturing him …

Make your own Christmas gifts - from candle holders to fruit and nut chocolates

In the UK, £700 million is spent on unwanted Christmas gifts every year, but if you've got a flair for arts and crafts, you could save yourself some …

The Incredible Story Of Chanakya’s Revenge Which Brought Down An Entire Empire

He was a pioneer of political science and economics. A man who won battles using his brain. He helped establish the Mauryan Empire. But before he …

The Best Animated Film of the Year Confronts Islamic Misogyny

Nora Twomey’s ‘The Breadwinner,’ executive-produced by Angelina Jolie, is a harrowing—and spellbinding—exploration of life under Taliban …

Scientists Were All Wrong About That Zombie Ant Fungus on 'Planet Earth'

"This is an unprecedented view of how a manipulator controls its host."<p>An early episode of the beloved BBC show <i>Planet Earth</i> made it clear that …

Biology

“How I Learned to Meditate (Even Though I Can’t Sit Still)”

Paying attention, well….it’s not exactly my strong suit. But I am getting better, and believe-it-or-not, it’s because of mindfulness.<p>Take it from …

An organism that regenerates could allow us to heal humans

The gecko’s remarkable ability to regenerate its tail in the space of a month could help scientists figure out how to heal spine injuries in humans, …

Biology

Ancient Wolf-Size Otter Had Bizarrely Strong Bite

Studies of the prehistoric swamp creature hint at a trade-off in sea otters between powerful jaws and tool use.<p>Six million years ago, a hundred-pound otter was on the prowl somewhere in the swampy wetlands of what’s now southwestern China.<p>Unlike today’s playful sea otters, which use stones to smash …