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George Washington’s Inauguration as First President of the United States

George Washington’s Inauguration as First President of the United States.

Which corporation runs your state?

Which corporation runs your state?

America. What’re you doing. Stahp

America. What’re you doing. Stahp.

What does the pursuit of happiness really mean? LIFE’s Alfred Eisenstaedt tried to explain it – with photographs

What does the pursuit of happiness really mean? LIFE’s Alfred Eisenstaedt tried to explain it – <b>with photographs.</b><p>(Alfred Eisenstaedt—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

In a debate about Energy in Congress, Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska tries to explain his state’s contribution to the rest of the country

In a debate about Energy in Congress, Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska tries to explain his state’s contribution to the rest of the country.

Science, Religion, and the Soul In Between

You are my favorite piece of colorful universe,<br>with your face mottled by the scars of blemishes<br>long dead and angst no longer felt.<p>A galaxy of flaws knitted together<br>by the big bang of God clapping his hands<br>in excitement over creating something new.<p>But baby, even planets have scars,<br>and there’s no supernova that can dim your light,<br>so stay a while and orbit imperfection with me.

10 Inspiring Entries in National Geographic's Traveler Photo Contest

You now have less than a week to enter the ultimate photo contest! To date, we've shown you both some nature standouts as well as some stellar animal entries in the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. If you think you've got what it takes, you have until June 30th to enter and win a …

Travel Photography

Infographic: The Literal Meaning Of Every State Name In The U.S.

Washington translates to “Marsh Farm Land, Missouri to “Land of the People with Dugout Canoes.” What does your state or city name mean? You may not want to know.<p>The New Navel of the Moon. It’s so poetic, isn’t it? (And sure, maybe a bit anatomically confusing.) That’s the real meaning behind the …

Canoeing

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

5 Fascinating Questions on Quora | Inc.com

Since its 2010 launch, Q&A site Quora has used its $61 million in VC funding to probe doozies like "What should everyone know about prison?" (It's "overcrowded...yet it feels like the loneliest place," writes an inmate at San Quentin.) Here are some of the site's most popular questions.<p><b>Q: Which are</b> …

Ronald Reagan

Water Landscapes Around the World Showcase Nature's Beauty

<b>This post is brought to you by Poland Spring Brand 100% Natural Spring Water.</b><p>When you first hear the word landscape, what comes to mind? Do you think of mountains, hills or the general countryside? In fact, landscape is more broadly defined as “all the visible features of an area of land” which …

Nature

Spectacular Moleskine Doodles Explode with Energy

Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes proves that doodling can be so much more than scratching unintelligible scribbles on paper. Through his Sketchy Stories blog, Rosanes shares his wonderful world of doodling in a simple Moleskine sketchbook. Equipped with an ordinary Moleskine, a few Uni …

Doodling

Why you’ll share this story: The new science of memes

More and more of the things that set the internet on fire are of that species of charmingly moronic pairing of text and image that allows even the post-literate to feel like they have partaken of a shared cultural moment. And now, scientists are beginning to understand how the curiously addictive …

Memes

100 Of The Greatest Opening Sentences In The History Of Literature

Whilst the cover or even title of a book might initially gain your attention, in truth it’s the opening sentence that has the power to inspire, …

How Africa's New Urban Centers Are Shifting Its Old Colonial Boundaries

The continent's booming new economic zones are outstripping the ability of weak central governments to retain their hold on them.<p>Twice as populous today as the next biggest African country, Nigeria, which was cobbled together as a colony 100 years ago, has always stood out on its continent as the …

Tiny Mechanical Insects Made of Watch Parts

Chicago-based artist Justin Gershenson-Gates, aka A Mechanical Mind, creates tiny steampunk insects by carefully soldering together gears, springs, and other watch parts. The mechanical bugs, many of which Gershenson-Gates can balance on just his pinky finger, are miniature, multi-legged creatures …

Sculpture

Stylish Stockholm Loft With Classic Scandinavian Interior Design and Modern Overtones

Pristine white interiors are a great way to enhance and accentuate the presence of an intimate space. This gorgeous and smart apartment in Stockholm …

The Words That Remade America

The significance of the Gettysburg Address<p><i>In a rare image of President Lincoln at Gettysburg, he is shown hatless at the center of a crowd on the orators’ platform. (Library of Congress)</i><p>In the summer of 1863, General Robert E. Lee pushed northward into Pennsylvania. The Union army met him at …

Master of Pen and Ink: The Monumental Drawings of Ikeda Manabu | Colossal

<p>The task of Japanese artist Ikeda Manabu is seemingly impossible: a blank paper canvas larger than a person spread before him, a small acrylic pen …

21 Remarkable Red Panda Pictures

Red pandas are fun animals to photograph because they’re mostly active in the morning and relax in the trees during the afternoon, conserving their …

Giant Pandas

Historical Photos Colorized And Brought Back To Life

In a world of continual status updates, countless photos, millions of videos and internet speeds that continue to bring us information faster than …