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The greatest Olympic opening ceremonies of all time, ranked

From hundreds of riders on horseback dramatically galloping into the stadium to the thunderous beats performed meticulously by 2,008 tightly ranked drummers, host cities pull out all the stops to set the right tone for the Olympic Games.<p>The opening ceremony provides host cities the opportunity to …

Skydiving

Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Nutrition,Nutrition,Food science,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing,Food & drink,Life and style,Science<p>Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p>Have you ever wondered why …

Nutrition

The Best Way to Cook Bacon (for Dad)

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Why you should bake your bacon.</i><p>No, we're not trying to deprive you of one of life's greatest pleasures: cooking bacon in a hot cast iron skillet, …

Road Trip? Here’s the Best Less-Traveled Routes in America

There's nothing like a little asphalt and fresh air

Watch Pizzas Come to Life at Don Antonio by Starita

NYC's acclaimed Neapolitan-style pizzeria <b>Don Antonio by Starita</b> has been designated a "pizza destination" since its debut in 2012, so <i>Saveur</i> heads into the kitchen to capture chef/co-owner <b>Roberto Caporuscio</b> at work. Caporuscio calls the Neapolitan pie "the <i>only</i> pizza in the world," stressing the …

Randy Grubb's Decopods - Jay Leno's Garage

In pictures: Concorde the supersonic airliner - Telegraph

An Illustrated Book by Dulk Wins 2nd Annual ‘Brussels in Shorts’ Graphic Short Story Competition | Colossal

<p>Now in its second year, Brussels in Shorts is an international graphic short story competition that invites illustrators and artist from around the …

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The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

Cooking

Spectacular Lightning Show Over the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon inspires many people to photograph its grandiose scale and scenic landscape, but Sedona-based photographer Rolf Maeder has managed to capture a sight less seen–the Grand Canyon being hit by a spectacular thunderstorm. Being drawn to nature, Maeder originally moved to Sedona 13 …

Editorial & Commercial Portrait Photographers: A New Guide On Building Your Business

In Part II of our 2-part guide on <i>Growing Your Portrait Photography Business</i>, we focus on the exciting and thriving editorial and commercial side of …

Natural Light Portraits: Made In The Shade

One of the easiest ways to start shooting portraits is to use natural light. There’s no added expense of buying speedlites or strobes, or even …

Dancing Ghosts: What You Get When You Interpolate Long Exposure Photos

Check out the creepy effect seen in the video above, titled “Dancing Ghosts.” It was created by photographer Micaël Reynaud, who photographed a group …

103 Things I’ve Learned About Street Photography

A good photo asks more questions than provides answers 35mm as a focal length is generally ideal for most street photographers. 28mm is too wide …

Street Photography

Soft Light: Weekly Photography Challenge

Your challenge this week is to take and share a photo on the theme of ‘Soft Light’. Earlier in the week Andrew Gibson wrote a post on the topic of …

New Zealand Landscape Time-lapse

New Zealand is often listed among the most gorgeous places in the world, and for good reason. With a population of less than 4.5 million people, the …