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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 …

Pictures: 5 New World Heritage Sites

Active volcanoes, shifting sand dunes, and fields of glaciers are included in the five newest World Heritage sites.

The Evolution of Superman

The Beginning<p>If Cavill's Superman is an immigrant having trouble assimilating into his adopted homeland, he's actually come a fitting full circle …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

How to Find the Best Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Everyone looks good in wayfarers, but find out who looks great in aviators.<p>Finding a flattering pair of sunglasses can be slog, but with this advice you'll be able to pick the frames that complement your face in a snap. And if you're still unsure, here's a pro top: <i>everyone</i> looks good in a classic …

Action Bronson: The 10 NYC Rap Albums Every Man Should Listen To

<b>Action Bronson is a big guy,</b> and it looks like he's about to blow up. The 29-year-old Queens native — whose new EP, <i>SAAAB Stories</i> (with three As), is out this week — has been heating things up over the last two years, earning gushing accolades from <i>The New York Times</i> and Pitchfork. Born Ariyan …

The Most Fabulous Flight Attendant Fashions In History - PAPER

Is there anything more jet-set fabulous than a chicly turned-out flight attendant? In honor of Pedro Almodóvar's new ultra-gay romp <i>I'm So Excited</i>, which takes place on a Madrid to Mexico City flight and features some fabulous flight attendant fashion, we've rounded up our favorite moments of …

Cliff House on Big Sur Coast, California, USA

Grand Canyon Stunts Over the Years

A pilot, a motorcyclist, a skateboarder, a jetman have all braved it.<p><b>On Sunday, Nik Wallenda is scheduled to walk across a tightrope stretched over the Grand Canyon, 1,500 feet above the ground without nets, harnesses, or tethers. The Discovery Channel will air his aerial stroll along a rope the</b> …

Pretty Lights - Full Album Preview - A Color Map of the Sun

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …

Photography 101: An Essential Photography Infographic for the Beginner

The folks over at Accredited Online Colleges contacted us and shared this infographic with us. If you’re just getting into photography, we strongly …

4 Essential Ingredients for Great Landscape Photographs

When you are out in the field and you’re not sure if your the image you are making is any good, go through this quick mental checklist to see if your …

How to Capture Authentic Emotion in Portrait Photography

If you shoot portraits on a regular basis, I’m sure you have an informal checklist of sorts that you consult — at least mentally — both before and …

Tips for Using Contrast in Photography

Good photography depends far more on skill than it does gear. Good cameras don’t guarantee great photographs, and several professional photographers …

Can Stretching Make You Smarter?

Your yoga practice may be doing more for your body than combatting work stress and giving your muscles a good stretch between strength workouts. New …

5 Myths About Women and Sex

Take the hundreds of sex tips you’ve filed away over the years and add them to the wisdom you’ve gained from real-life experience, and you end up …

The Sun's Page 3 models get dressed David Dinsmore, the paper's new editor, has ditched the speech bubble that gave them a voice. While artist Katie Horwich has given them something back: clothes http://bit.ly/12kjRM3 Photo: Katie Horwich

Yes dear, I am eyeing her up… it’s in my genes: Scientists offer explanation for why men ogle women

If you catch your man’s eyes wandering when a beautiful stranger walks past, don’t blame him – it’s all the fault of evolution.<p>Chaps are naturally …