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5 breakfast recipes from Candice Kumai that will help heal your gut

<i>This year, famed plant-based and classically trained chef Candice Kumai is kicking off Well+Good’s (Re)New Year program with five weeks of</i> …

5 Delicious Meal-Prep Recipes You Won't Get Tired Of

It's only Monday, yet you're officially out of ideas for the family's lunches this week. The salad mix you bought over the weekend for your midday …

Archaeologists' discovery puts Buddha's birth 300 years earlier

When Professor Robin Coningham's youngest son Gus was five, he was asked at school what his father did. "He works for the Buddha," said the boy. Which led to a bit of confusion, recalls Coningham.<p>But it turns out Gus was not that far off the mark. Last week it emerged that a team led by Coningham, …

The Meaning of Om

Ommm. It's often the first and last sound in your ears in a yoga class. But what does it mean? Perhaps you've heard it defined as "the sound of the universe" -- but what does that really mean?<p><i>By Valerie Reiss</i><p>Ommm. It's often the first and last sound in your ears in a yoga class. But what does it …

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Sun Salutations with Mantras

It is a blessed day. You are in Banaras, India’s most sacred and ancient city. Your pilgrimage has reached its climax, and you are on a boat on the …

The Five Buddha Families, by Francesca Fremantle

Home <b>›</b> Buddhist <b>›</b> Art <b>›</b> <b>The Five Buddha Families, by Francesca Fremantle</b><p><i>on</i> 26 November 2013 • ( 3 )<p><b>It is possible to look at our whole life</b>—our …

You’re Not Behind; You’re Just on Your Own Path

<b>“To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.” ~Sven Goran Eriksson</b><p>Endlessly comparing ourselves to others and idealizing their best …

A First Look at OSX 10.9 Mavericks for Photographers

In recent years, Apple have been updating their operating system OSX on an annual basis. Their latest incarnation released to the world on 22nd …

Close-up Portrait Photo Tips

Martin Schoeller is famed for his stunning close-up portraits, but he says that’s not because he possesses the innate ability to coach his subjects …

The photography of Deborah Turbeville

Deborah Turbeville, the American fashion photographer who died this week at the age of 81, made a career out of making images that were shrouded in mystery. Originally a fashion editor at Harper's Bazaar, she first started taking pictures in the 70s. This context is key – she was a contemporary of …

Soundcloud Partners Up with Instagram to Turn Filtered Photos Into Album Covers

If you’re Maroon 5 or the like, you get to commission photo shoots for your album covers and boost Terry Richardson’s bankroll.<p>Smaller-scale …

Brandon Stanton's New York stories

"If any of you drove by the Brooklyn Navy Yards at 6pm last night, you may have seen a grown man sobbing in an empty parking lot," wrote Brandon Stanton on his blog last week after his book <i>Humans of New York</i> debuted at No 1 on the <i>New York Times</i> bestseller list. "It completely blindsided me… It was …

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

A Street Photographer’s Unwavering Determination

Street photographer Flo Fox was born blind in one eye. As she approached the age of thirty, the vision in her other eye became fuzzy. And later she …

The Plight of New York's Hidden Homeless: Best #Cityreads of the Week

How Local Governments Hinder Our Response to Natural Disasters

One Year After Sandy, Breezy Point Rebuilds

The New York City Subway Operators' Photography Club

Britain Is Experimenting With a Glowing, Seemingly Self-Aware Bike Path

When Cameras Took Pictures of Ghosts

The Life of a 1990s Manhattan Squatter

One Sociologist's Epic Quest: Walk New York City, All 120,000 Blocks

Real Life Instagram by Bruno Ribeiro

Posted by<p>Art Main<p>View Photo Gallery<p>here<p>Traditional photography with actual cameras has gone way of the handy camera we all have on our smartphones. …

Ceramics

Intimate Portraits of Wild Lions and Elephants

Wildlife photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols has been capturing intimate portraits of African lions and elephants for years, giving insight into their daily lives. The dedicated photographer manages to get in close to the wild creatures through a variety of methods including the use of a rover, …

In the Details: The 'Wood Skin' in Tesler + Mendelovitch's Geometric Clutches

These days, lovers of a rustic aesthetic can choose from all sorts of personal accessories made of wood—there are wooden iPhone cases, wooden …

China’s newest whistleblowing activists are the angry mistresses of corrupt officials

Hell hath no fury: 15% of whistleblowers who reported cases of Chinese government corruption via the internet over the past year were the unhappy mistresses of party officials.<p>That figure, from an analysis (link in Chinese) by the Legal Daily, a publication run by China’s Ministry of Justice, comes …

The Best New Buildings Of The Year

The festival took place October 2nd - 4th at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, which was also once a WAF Award-winning design.<p>These 29 incredible designs were winners in their respective categories, which included Housing, Villa, and Office. Among the winners are repurposed public spaces, brand-new …

Innovating the Business of Seafood for Communities & Health

Certifications and barcode trackers can help shoppers identify seafood at the fish counter, but for consumers who really want to know what they’re eating, the real key may be genuine relationships with the people who hauled in the catch. From Alaska to San Francisco to Boston, conservationist …

On the Eve of Political Upheaval, A National Park is Born

Changing Planet<p><i>In 2007, despite mounting civil unrest, Timor-Leste established its first National Park connecting a number of endangered bird areas and encompassing a large section of the Coral Triangle, an underwater zone believed to hold the greatest diversity of marine life on Earth. Emelyn Rude</i> …

Martins’s Riga

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p><b>Martins Veidemanis</b> has lived in Riga for close to two decades. He fell in love with the city because of the architecture, its unique “vibe,” and the memories he’s shared there with his wife. Here are a few of Martins’s favorite things about the Latvian capital.<p><b>Riga is My</b> …