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Oregon Timber Trail is Ready for Bikepackers from Illinois Farmers to Boston Bankers

<i>With Xennials who grew up on Oregon Trail hitting prime bikepacking age, we wanted to share this cool new opportunity. Although it is not the Oregon</i> …

Hiking

9 Under-the-Radar Movies We Loved, and What Their Directors Are Doing Next

There’s a thrill that comes from watching a film made by a director who’s at or near the beginning of his or her career and sensing that great things …

Watching Every Day in Groundhog Day Play Out at the Same Time Is Maddening

To some, February 2nd is a time to trust the wisdom of a shadow-spotting rodent who makes vague predictions about the severity of winter. To others, …

Watching This Nostalgia-Filled Acid Trip Hurts My Brain, and I Can't Stop

Nostalgia videos, smashed together amalgamations of our childhood entertainment, are almost as numerous cat videos and head-scratching Donald Trump …

Magic mushrooms lift severe depression in clinical trial

Magic mushrooms have lifted severe depression in a dozen volunteers in a clinical trial, raising scientists’ hopes that the psychedelic experiences beloved of the Aztecs and the hippy counter-culture of the 1970s could one day become mainstream medicine.<p>A clinical trial, which took years and …

Magic Mushrooms

These 15th-Century Maps Show How the Apocalypse Will Go Down

In 15th-century Europe, the Apocalypse weighed heavily on the minds of the people. Plagues were rampant. The once-great capital of the Roman empire, Constantinople, had fallen to the Turks. Surely, the end was nigh.<p>Dozens of printed works described the coming reckoning in gory detail, but one …

Maps

Why Won't the UK Legalize Ketamine as an Antidepressant?

People have been taking the dissociative anesthetic as a treatment for mental health illnesses for years, but there are specific roadblocks holding it back from widespread medicinal use.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>"It saved my life," says Tiffany Snow. "I would recommend it to anyone …

‘Derelict’ Is The Mashup Of ‘Alien’ And ‘Prometheus’ You Didn’t Know You Needed

https://vimeo.com/129318944<p>Being a diehard fan of the first two <i>Alien</i> movies, I was not too pleased with certain story aspects in Ridley Scott’s sorta-prequel <i>Prometheus</i>. It’s been four years since the movie hit theaters and one dedicated fan took it upon himself to fix a few things with the above …

In PS4's Hellblade, hell is a warrior's mental illness

<i>Hellblade</i>, the upcoming independently published game from DMC developer Ninja Theory, offers a look at its main character and her struggle with mental illness in the game's E3 2015 trailer.<p>Senua is the protagonist, a Celtic warrior traumatized by a Viking invasion. The game's titular hell is the …

Green Leader

Ever since I was little, this has been, by far, my favorite scene in Star Wars:<p>For some reason, this A wing pilot MOVED me. Everything about this …

Fanfiction

How to Reduce Noise in Pictures With Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

The word "noise" is most commonly used to describe a sound, often a loud one, that is unpleasant or causes a disturbance. Noise, however, can …

Tutorials

10 Things I Would Tell a New Lightroom User: #10

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, February 23, 2015 in Develop, Featured | 8 comments<p>Hey Gang: It’s the final installment of my 10-part series on 10 …

I Wake Up At 5AM To Hike The Transylvanian Mountains And Photograph Stunning Landscapes

Hiking and being in nature inspires me a great deal, so capturing these experiences is one of my passions.<p>I captured these photos during my journeys …

Nahanni National Park Reserve

<b>Location: Northwest Territories<br>Date Established: 1972<br>Size: Over 413,000 acres</b><p>In the summer of 1928, American adventurer Fenley Hunter paddled up the South Nahanni River hoping to find a huge waterfall that seemed largely the stuff of Dene legend at the time. Hunter thought he would never make it. …

National Parks

‘All About That Borg’, A ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ Parody of Meghan Trainor’s Hit Song ‘All About That Bass’

Maricopa, Arizona-based artist Randy Turnbow has created “All About That Borg,” a great <i>Star Trek: The Next Generation</i> parody of the hit song “All …

Medical students use Seinfeld episodes to learn about psychiatric disorders

An enterprising professor is teaching 'Psy-feld' classes to help students learn about mental health<p>The popular sitcom <b>Seinfeld</b> may have finished in 1998, but its eccentric characters have found new life as a teaching aide for medical students.<p>Professor Anthony Tobia teaches his students about …

Future PLC

Back to Basics: How to Use Photoshop’s Cool Content Aware Scale Tool

Photoshop’s Content Aware Scale tool doesn’t get much headline time thanks to other popular features like Content Aware Move and, of course, the …

'Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft' Beginner Guide - Part 1: Introduction

Blizzard's <i>Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft</i> [Free] is shaping up to be one of the biggest games ever, as it was already huge on the Mac and PC, but …

'Kiwanuka' Review - Simply Electrifying

Possibly the most exciting and intriguing game to emerge from the App Store this week, <i>Kiwanuka</i> [$0.99] is a beautifully designed abstract puzzler …

Macaulay Culkin: 9 Crazy Facts About the 'Home Alone' Star

Arguably the most successful child actor since Shirley Temple, Macaulay Culkin is back in the spotlight. The actor and artist has been performing in an avant-garde cover band "The Pizza Underground" since the beginning of 2014, however, recently, audience response hasn't been that great for Culkin …

Tutorial: Short, Sweet Workflow for Editing Street Photography in Lightroom 5

When it comes to street photography, much of the aesthetic appeal is the limited editing that usually takes place (or doesn’t take place, I guess), …

How to Make Unicorn Barf

Some people love anything associated with unicorns. Two years ago, I linked to a recipe for cookies made with unicorn poop. It got quite a bit of …