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Charles Manson Today: The Final Confessions of a Psychopath

In California’s San Joaquin Valley, about halfway between Bakersfield and Fresno, on the outskirts of the fly-infested, windblown, stink-soaked, …

Crime

Out of the picture: why the world's best photo startup is going out of business

One day last month, the seven employees of Everpix gathered at their co-working space in San Francisco to discuss the company's impending shutdown. Wayne Fan, one of the co-founders, opened a mock-up of the screen that the photo storage service’s customers would see once the company announced the …

Amazon’s First Employee Disses MacKenzie Bezos Review That Disses New Book About Amazon

A day after MacKenzie Bezos, the wife of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, blasted a new book about her husband and his company in a one-star review on …

Round House Design Offers a Unique Architectural Experience

This beautiful <i>Round House</i> is a unique home design concept where soft curves replace the dusty corners of a typical four-sided home. Developed by L.A.-based architecture firm Johnston Marklee, the completely open interior space is enclosed by floor to ceiling windows, allowing light to radiate …

American Samoa: an unsung South Pacific paradise

American Samoa, the only inhabited US territory south of the equator, is given the occasional nod for its love of American football and McDonald's, but few people realize that these lush tropical islands hold geometrically cut mountains and blue waters that rival the beauty of Tahiti and Hawaii. …

Swimming Pools

A Plan to Create Just Two Time Zones in the Continental United States

Daylight Saving Time is a reminder that losing another hour of evening light isn't just annoying—it's an economically harmful policy with minimal energy savings.<p>Editor's Note: This article was first published on Nov. 1, 2013. The original headline was, “Daylight Saving Time Is Terrible: Here’s a …

A Love Letter to L.A., From Its Street-Food King

World's Best Ecolodges

Central America

Celebrity Photos 11.4.13

Eight Rustic—But Luxurious—Beach Escapes (Photos)

Back to Nature<p>11.04.13 5:45 PM ET<p>Oyster.com

Kate Moss: her first photoshoot

Photograph: David Ross<p>Photograph: David Ross<p>Photograph: David Ross<p>• The Kate Moss: Roll 1 exhibition opens on 30 October 2013 at the Lawrence Alkin Gallery in London<p><i>This article contains affiliate links, which means we may earn a small commission if a reader clicks through and makes a purchase. All</i> …

The Week in Review: Snowden Leaks Into Europe

Inside Flipboard / November 1, 2013<p>Edward J. Snowden remains in the news this week with the latest batch of files released proving the United States …

Brandon Stanton's Humans of New York – in pictures

When Brandon Stanton lost his job as a bond trader he took up photography. His pictures of strangers on the streets of New York became huge hits on Tumblr and Facebook – and now his book, Humans of New York (St Martin's Press), has debuted at No 1 on the New York Times bestseller list

The Power of Black & White

If you read my articles about long exposure photography and intentional camera movement in the landscape you may have noticed a common theme amongst …

Dolly Parton Really Is Miley Cyrus' Fairy Godmother

Photo: Courtesy of Disney Channel.<p>In case you forgot, Dolly Parton is Miley Cyrus' godmother, and everyone should be so lucky.<p>The woman who invented …

'Instagramming' Across America's National Parks, in 1972

The only good thing to come out of the two week-plus U.S. government shutdown last month was the attention it brought to the national parks, the …

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Fjords

This week's <i>Moment of Travel Zen</i> comes to us from Erica Sackett. Her photo was taken on a trip to Kenya's Mara Triangle.<p>Narrow inlets surrounded by steep, rocky cliffs, fjords are located mostly in Norway, Iceland and Greenland. The contrast between the serene waters and the grass-covered cliffs …

Pixelstick Takes Your Long Exposure Photography To A Trippy New Level

Remember that night when you and your friends discovered how to “draw” with your camera’s long exposure function?<p>You started out simple, piercing the dark with a cheap handheld flashlight as you traced a terrible rendition of your name through the air. You were hardly halfway through the last …

How to Slow Travel on a Fast Time Budget — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>I’m a huge advocate of spending a longer time in fewer places, rather than “seeing …

Guide Books

A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …

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MGM Resorts Cuts Q3 Losses as Gambling Revenue Grows

MGM Resorts‘ third-quarter loss narrowed as gambling revenue improved and it paid less interest on debt.<p>For the period ended Sept. 30, MGM Resorts …

14 things you didn’t know about New Zealand

Maori legend holds that Fiordland’s magnificent inlets were carved by demigod Tu-te-raki-whanoa, who dug long valleys with an adze as shelter from …

The Tiger’s Nest

According to the teenager with a shaved head, two hand tattoos and one bare shoulder, the crossed lightning pendant I just purchased will cancel out eighteen different evils and assist me in overcoming 80,000 obstacles.<p>The IRS comes to mind—but the young Buddhist monk who kneels before me offers no …

This rollicking safety vid from Virgin America will have you dancing in your seat

I’M CERTAINLY digging the trend of airlines that are adding creative flair to the in-flight safety spiel you get before take-off. Air New Zealand did …

Bucket List Adventures You Can Actually Afford

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p><b>Hiking a volcano and walking on a dried lava field in Hawaii</b><p>Remember all those earth science classes you took about volcanoes and lava rocks? Visit <b>Hawaii Volcanoes National Park</b> to see the real thing in action. Not only will …

The FAA's New Rules in One Handy Infographic

The Federal Aviation Administration announced today that it will allow the use of electronic devices on airplanes not only above 10,000 feet, but …

Istanbul: City of the Future

From the October 2010 issue of <i>National Geographic Traveler</i><p><b>Beloved for its complex, layered past, Istanbul, where East meets West, may also offer a vision of what’s to come.</b> <br>I don’t think I’d ever stepped inside a cinema restroom to see little video screens along the wall projecting fashion runway …

National Geographic Travel

Farmers’ market, Sapanca, Turkey [postcard]

Every Friday, the local farmers’ market in the lakeside town of Sapanca, Turkey, brings together village farmers, producers, and a few Black Sea …