Alexis Mesa

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An Explosion of Color at Holi 2014 (PHOTOS)

Festival<p>Happy Holi! Crowds gather in India to celebrate the 2014 Festival of Colors, welcoming the spring by dousing each other in a flurry of …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

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Product Reviews

For this touching photo series, prisoners wrote letters of advice to their past selves.

Holi 2014: The Festival of Colors

This week Hindus around the world celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colors. Holi is a popular springtime celebration observed on the last full moon of the lunar month. Participants traditionally throw bright, vibrant powders at friends and strangers alike as they celebrate the arrival of spring, …

20 Greatest Duos of All Time

20. The Black Keys<p>Destined for duality when the other members of their new band were no-shows to their first rehearsal in 2001, singer-guitarist Dan …

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15 Famous Landmarks Zoomed Out To Show Their Surroundings

This collection of photographs of majestic landmarks around the world do a great job of just how important framing, perspective and lighting are to a …

Mount Rushmore

18 Bands to Check Out From South by Southwest 2014

From punk screamers to electronic pranksters, these acts justified their buzz—or sparked some.<p>Gaga's vomit; Tyler's riot—the headlines can make it seem like the South by Southwest music festival exists for already-famous musicians to grab even more publicity. But despite the attention-getting …

Lean In, Lead On

Female power has never looked so varied, so natural, so . . . liberated. Whether by steady example or the bold demolition of ceilings, the 17 leaders on these pages have changed the landscape in every arena, accountable for untold billions as well as countless dreams. Laura Jacobs heralds a new era …

Cosmic Bulletins: Two Major Discoveries Rock Science

The Theory of General Relativity seemed truly bizarre when Albert Einstein first articulated it 99 years ago: gravity, the great physicist declared, …