Cindy Turner

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The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

A Photograph of Your Face in a Jar Makes for a Creepy Halloween Prank

Looking for a personalized photo-related gag to pull for Halloween this year? Look no further than this head-in-a-jar prank. It’s quite easy to pull …

Street-Style Caricatures Created by Liquifying Studio Portraits in Photoshop

You know those caricatures you can have street artists draw for you for a small fee? The kind where your facial features are exaggerated to strange …

Dear New Photographer…

Dear New Photographer,<p>I’m writing this post because I was up late last night on a Facebook forum, reading close to 200 comments about new …

Breathtaking Photos of Ocean Waves Capture the Thrill of Surfing

New Jersey-based photographer Ryan Struck seeks to capture the thrill and beauty of surfing in his gorgeous images of crashing waves awash with the glow of natural sunlight. Transporting the viewer right into the depths of the ocean, the dynamic photos bring time to a breathtaking standstill. …

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8 Of The Best Nude Beaches In Europe

By: Gianni Jaccoma<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>American exceptionalism may have gotten us to the moon and back, but when it comes to actually <i>mooning</i> each other (you know, on the beach), we're not exactly world-beaters. Europe, by contrast, is in a completely different league when it comes to shoreline …

Beaches

Now that it’s legal, here’s how to unlock your phone on all four U.S. carriers

After you’ve finished up with a two-year smartphone contract, one of the easiest ways to save money is to keep your old device and bring it to a …

5 Photos Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

Did you know that there are five basic photographs that every photographer must learn how to create? All other camera techniques in photography are …

8 Delicious Brunch Drinks to Make for Mother's Day

If you're hosting a Mother's Day brunch, you should probably serve some coffee (maybe iced, since the weather's getting warm) and some fresh-squeezed juice. But if you're going the extra mile, a cocktail will elevate your celebration and make sure everyone has an excellent time. These are a few of …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Beaches

Log in With Google

Inside Flipboard / March 5, 2014<p>Today’s Android update includes the smoothest way yet to create a Flipboard account: simply log in with Google. If …

Planning That Visit to Provence? Look Beyond the Guidebooks

Don't get me wrong: I love to plan ahead when I travel.<p>I'll sit for hours in bookstores, flipping through guidebook pages in search of interesting places or suggestions. When we do hit the road, I'm sure to have a Rough Guide, Rick Steves or Lonely Planet tucked in a backpack or the car …

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Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Why Should You Be Worried About NSA Surveillance?

<i>Part 2 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> The End Of Privacy.<p><b>About Mikko Hyppönen's TED Talk</b><p>Virtually every international Internet user is being watched, says hacker and cyber security expert Mikko Hyppönen. He calls for digital privacy in the age of government surveillance.<p>Privacy is non-negotiable. It …

Three Steps You Can Take to Protect Yourself From Online Spying

The recent PRISM scandal has validated both the general public's growing unease with federal law enforcement agencies, and many of the fringe …

Four Important Things You Must Do to Protect Yourself Online This Year

2013 was a pretty crappy year for Internet privacy, wasn’t it? While Edward Snowden’s leak of the NSA’s classified documents about the electronic …

New Zealand Has A Cave Full Of Glow Worms, And You Should Go Inside It

Imagine you're floating on a small wooden boat through a damp cave. It's completely dark inside, save for dots of light from the bodies of a thousand teensy blue insects. Their electric-looking selves create a Milky Way of color above your head.<p>No, you're not dreaming. You're in Waitomo, New …

Fig, Orange & Pistachio Conserve

According to chef Ernest Miller, a conserve is a jam-like condiment made from two or more fruits, including dried fruit or nuts. He especially likes …

Ana White | Food Storage Shelf - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Author Notes:<p>Hi everyone and …

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Our DIY Raised Garden Beds

Last week, we took a couple hours and finally tackled a project we’ve been meaning to for years– Raised garden beds!! Chris and I both grew up in …

Book Review: Spruce Upholstery Guide + Giveaway - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

Last January, when I went to AltSummit, I was so thrilled to be able to take a class with Amanda Brown on making a lampshade (that’s mine above!). …

Faux Barn Wood Painting Tutorial

Okay folks, are you ready for the Faux Barn Wood Painting tutorial!?...<p>I ask if you're ready, because there are about a trillion photos. <i>ha!</i> Even …

Singer Gets Dramatic Photoshop Makeover During Music Video

Everyone knows that 98% (not an exact percentage) of magazine covers and videos of models, actors, entertainers and the like are touched up in …

Spectacular Bioluminescent Beaches Look Like Starry Skies

Taiwanese photographer Will Ho (aka hala065) captures stunning images of bioluminescence at the Dusit Thani Maldives in Mudhdhoo that transforms the beaches into a magical, glowing coastline. The blue speckled sands provide a beautifully surreal accent to the landscape at night as the waves crash …

Beaches

Incredible Award-Winning Aquatic Designs Inspired By Nature

<b>Serkan etinkol, Turkey: 2013 IAPLC Top 27</b><p>Every year, the International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest (IAPLC) receives design concepts from aquarium hobbyists throughout the world. Designers propose a wide range of concepts set within various tank sizes that are intended to function as …

Hong Kong

When to Use a Travel Agent

<i>**RCB** / Flickr</i><p>It's an assumption you've heard before: Travel agents are a dying breed. Many people presume that the rise of do-it-yourself booking engines like Travelocity.com and Expedia.com all but wiped out travel agencies -- Yahoo recently declared a career as a travel agent a "dead-end job." …

Remote South Pacific islands you can visit (without a sailboat)

Have you ever wanted to get way, way - and perhaps even one extra 'way' - off the beaten path? The vast Pacific ocean presents no shortage of opportunities for those seeking isolation. If you don't know your aft from your starboard, these five island nations are about as far as you can go - no …