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How Men Should Dress for the Kentucky Derb: A Visual Guide | The Art of Manliness

<i>Illustration by Ted Slampyak</i><p><b>Like this illustrated guide? Then you’re going to love our book The Illustrated Art of Manliness! Pick up a copy on</b> …

Curing Modern Male Apathy | The Art of Manliness

A few weeks ago, I caught the premiere of the Discovery’s Channel’s “Human Planet,” a television show about the ways people have adapted to survive …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

David Foster Wallace's Legendary Graduation Speech Is Now An Awesome Short Film

Novelist David Foster Wallace gave a speech called "This Is Water" to the 2005 graduating class at Kenyon College.<p>The speech, which has become legendary, discusses how meaningless daily routines take over our lives and that we have to choose how we think, and what we pay attention to.<p>"This Is …

David Foster

A Photographer Rediscovers The Crumbling Remains Of Tatooine

A photographer finds abandoned sets used in the Star Wars films crumbling in the desert.<p>In <i>Star Wars</i> (or <i>Episode IV</i> if you want to be like <i>that</i>), Luke Skywalker spends the first 15 minutes whining about his misfortune for having been born on Tatooine. He can’t go to Beggar’s Canyon to shoot womp rats …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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Satellite eye on Earth: April 2013 – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/may/09/satellite-eye-on-earth-in-pictures<p>720<p>Deforestation, fires, flooding and melting ice are …

Clever Negative Space Animals

Negative space designs are very hard to create, but designer George Bokhua is a specialist in negative space. He designed this minimalist serie of …

Graphic Design

Top 21 under-the-radar destinations

From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>The Silo is a unique example of adaptive reuse in Copenhagen.<p>These ceramic-clad buildings are works of art …

Architecture

How Swedish Malort Became Chicago's Mascot Bitter Drink

The people who make Jeppson's Malort, a harshly bitter spirit that's consumed in shots or cocktails, don't mind that their product makes people grimace. Instead, they celebrate it.<p>Carl Jeppson Co., a Chicago company, has built a minor social media empire around malort's "brutal" flavor; one winner …

EPA: More than half of U.S. rivers unsuitable for aquatic life

WASHINGTON — Fifty-five percent of U.S. river and stream lengths were in poor condition for aquatic life, largely under threat from runoff contaminated by fertilizers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday.<p>High levels of phosphorus and nitrogen, runoff from urban areas, shrinking …

Astronauts replace pump on emergency spacewalk

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/977000/977483_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532502882_a99d00b9c6f2b2e458a0872a7f8d6131<p><b>Two US astronauts have replaced a pump on a spacewalk aimed at fixing a leak of ammonia from the International Space Station's cooling</b> …

Chris Hadfield