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I Photograph Beautiful Libraries From Around The World

As a travel photographer, my favorite subject to shoot is architecture.<p>Libraries hold some of the most treasured interior architecture that I have …

Architecture

This Travel Pillow Was Designed to Improve Plane Sleep

It aligns your vertebrae to help you avoid waking up with a stiff neck while traveling.<p>Unless you’re flying first class or private, then sleeping on …

Memoryfoam

Gold Medal Recipes

Good morning. These are hard commutes some of us are taking these days, after long nights watching the Olympics, cheering the giant slalom, trying to understand curling, digging the slopestyle, eating a lot of fried chicken on the couch. The hard slap of the newspaper hitting the front door awakens …

grilled cheese

What to Cook This Week

Good morning. A week ago, I was asking you to make my new recipe for sausage risotto with parsley for Sunday dinner. And I hope you did because it’s great. This week, though, I hacked the recipe, adding a lot of baby kale to the rice just before I served the meal, and if possible that turned out to …

Recipes

Is This Incredibly Popular Serum Actually Worth It?

Clarins Double Serum is the brand’s number-one seller, and for good reason: It makes skin soft, hydrated, even, and radiant. The “radiance” effect is …

Interpreting the Bible Just Got More Complicated

The English translation of the recently discovered oldest Latin version of the Gospels may be problematic for those who want to read the Bible as a …

Can You Be Good Without God?

New research raises questions about whether or not people can be truly good or truly bad without a belief in religion.<p>“If God did not exist, then we …

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …

How to Make the Best Potato Salad

This isn’t my first potato salad recipe rodeo on this bloggity blog, but it’s for sure my favorite and dare I say, the best.<p>Okay, that might be a …

Restaurant-Worthy French Toast, Without the Wait

If you’re like me, when it comes to French toast, you’re a slosher, someone who just throws the ingredients together. Your method might go something like this: Slosh milk into bowl (I stock the 2 percent kind), add a couple of eggs and whisk until it looks right. Soak the bread, and sizzle in …

Breakfast

The Secrets of Jamie Oliver’s Chicken in Milk

In 2002, when he was 25, the British chef and rising BBC cooking star Jamie Oliver put a recipe for chicken in milk into his cookbook “Happy Days With the Naked Chef.” He called it “a slightly odd but really fantastic combination that must be tried.” That description is absolutely accurate, as it …

Jamie Oliver

Best Summer Berry Trifle

5 stars based on 58 votes<p>Berry trifles are wonderful summer desserts — they’re simple, gorgeous and you can make them ahead of time. Here’s the key …

Dessert

Your New Avocado: An F.A.Q.

Congratulations on your avocado! Getting a new avocado can be a thrilling and exciting moment in a person’s life. Regardless of what you plan to use your avocado for, there are some special guidelines you should follow to insure that you receive maximum enjoyment from your avocado.<p><i>How should I</i> …

Eggs for Dinner, and Make It Spicy

Eggs have not been part of the regular dinner rotation at my house nearly as often as they should be.<p>But now that I have access to a steady supply of fresh eggs from a local farm, and I’ve finally mastered the technique of cooking them so their yolks turn marigold yellow and just barely set in the …

How to Convert Recipes for a Pressure Cooker

The cookbook author Lorna Sass offers advice for cooks who want to convert their favorite recipes for use in a pressure cooker, either electric or stovetop.<p>• Plan on about a third of the standard cooking time for meats, vegetables and grains, with beans taking a quarter of the standard cook time. …

Why Did Obama Pander to the UN’s Stunning Anti-Israel Bias?

There are horrific injustices all over the world, including and especially in the Muslim world, but those are ignored by an institution obsessed with …

Get the most out of your new D-SLR Camera with These 12 Essential Photo Accessories | shopswell

So, you just forked over the money for your first D-SLR. If you're relatively new to photography, there are a bunch of things you'll need to get the …

How to use the Lightroom graduated filter to fix a boring sky

Reaching for the sky in photography isn’t some overly cheesy metaphor — it’s something photographers should take literally. The sky can often make a …

Tutorials

The Histogram – One of the Most Useful Tools in Photography

by Zack SchnepfI think the histogram is one of the most important and useful tools in all of photography. It’s a tool I rely on throughout my entire …

Top 100 Photography Blogs To Follow in 2018

<b>About Blog</b> 500px ISO is home to the best photo stories on the web. We feature the unique, crazy, and beautiful stories behind the photos you see on …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Digital Photography

An introduction to the scientific, artistic, and computing aspects of digital photography. Topics include lenses and optics, light and sensors, …

Bernard-Henri Levy: Yes, France Is To Blame For Rwanda

The sooner France’s politicians admit to their responsibility for failures during the Rwandan genocide, the better.<p>The sorry French psychodrama …

The Best U.S. Road Trips You Should Really Take

There's nothing like a classic road trip. But that doesn't mean you have to stick with the Pacific Coast Highway and Route 66. Here are ten scenic …

Everything You Need to Know About High-Frequency Trading

Why the algobots that rule Wall Street are good—and why they're evil, too.<p>The stock market isn't rigged, but it is taxed.<p>It always has been. As Justin Fox points out, for as long as people have been trading stocks, there have been middlemen taking a cut of the action. Now, that cut has gotten …

Speed Reading Michael Lewis’s ‘Flash Boys’

The man behind ‘Moneyball’ goes inside the crazy world of high frequency trading to find billions being made by the nanosecond.<p>Michael Lewis is out …

The Best Apps for Developing Sherlock Holmes-Like Reading Skills

With the overwhelming amount of content available both online and in print, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Thankfully, a few great apps can help you …