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Australia Is Drifting So Fast GPS Can't Keep Up

A significant correction must be made by the end of the year for navigation technology to keep working smoothly.<p>Australia is not quite where you think it is. The continent has shifted by 4.9 feet since the last adjustment was made to GPS coordinates in 1994, reports the <i>New York Times</i>.<p>All of the …

Geography

Before & After: How One Popular Photographer Edits His Photos

Photographer Peter Stewart is an internationally published photographer who’s also popular on photo sharing sites, boasting tens of thousands of …

10 Models Share Their Favorite Songs to Work Out to This Party Season

The turkey’s been carved, the leftovers devoured, and it’s <i>finally</i> time to head home, but the feasts—and, more importantly, the festivities—are far from over. Now, we’re gearing up for party season, otherwise known as the five solid weeks of cocktails and blowout fetes that call for bottomless …

750 Years Of Parisian History, As Told Through Architectural Illustrations

750 Years in Paris by Vincent Mahé is a visual time machine.<p>“I’ve always been fascinated by cities—especially cities that have a long history like mine,” Paris-based illustrator Vincent Mahé says. Since its founding in 3 B.C., the City of Light has experienced astronomical highs (like hosting the …

Why These Photos of Windows Around the World Have Gone Viral

Portuguese photographer André Vincent Gonçalves started out taking snapshots of colorful windows in his native Évora; his "Windows of the World" project has since grown—and gone viral. Gonçalves spoke to Conde Nast Traveler about the windows that inspire.

How Greece Became European

The troubled relationship between modern Greeks and their neighbors to the north and west—sometime admirers, sometime lenders, sometime detractors—helps explain today’s crisis.<p>Greece is the cradle of European civilization, but is it even in Europe?<p>The answer might seem obvious: The country is on …

Europe

17 TV Shows That Will Spark Your Creativity

Getting started on a new creative project can be a great way to give the right side of your brain a workout. While there are a million and one ways to spark your creativity, did you know that watching TV can also be a great way to get those ideas flowing? Yup, you read that right. TV is creative …

TV

How to do Sydney on a Budget

The Design Essentials: iPad Apps for the Creative

Quietly and almost covertly, Apple’s iPad has become a common tool in every realm of professional design. Fashion designers sketch on it, designers …

The world’s most famous travel writers give their advice on writing well

PRETTY MUCH EVERYONE WANTS TO BE a travel writer. Who wouldn’t want to get paid to travel around the world, do awesome things, and then write about …

Paris Approves Its First Skyscraper in 42 Years – But It Has to Be ‘Invisible’

France can be very demanding when it comes to certain things, such as Uber or Airbnb’s conquest of Paris, as you may have recently discovered. …

Skyscrapers

Buy a Cheap Bottle of Booze and Infuse Your Own Flavored Vodka Immediately

Homemade infused vodka: So much easier than you think!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow may work on the internet, but when it comes to cooking, she prefers to keep it old-school. From making her own butter (seriously) to grinding her coffee beans by hand, Bilow’s all about doing things the slow</i> …

Alcohol

6 Secret Tricks For Photographing Fireworks With Your Phone

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Japan’s most famous cat, who saved an obscure railway line in rural Wakayama prefecture from financial ruin, earns posthumous status of Shinto goddess<p>In an outpouring of grief usually reserved for the passing of a cultural icon, thousands turned out at the weekend to bid a final farewell to a cat …

Religion

Why We Speak

An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate.<p>Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria, a human acquired some small seashells. The shells were from a species known as <i>Nassarius</i> …

Anthropology

Architecture and Fashion Combine in Gorgeous Cutout Drawings

Instagram member Shameck is a fashion illustrator. Lately, he’s been drawing images of beautiful women in dresses, then cutting the clothes out of …

Nikon's new mirrorless camera is the company's most appealing yet

The easiest 1 series camera to imagine people buying<p>Nikon has announced the J5, the latest entry in its idiosyncratic 1 series of mirrorless cameras. And, from the looks of things, it might be the most broadly appealing offering in the line to date — Nikon has added some sensible features and …

How to Stop Saying Um | The Art of Manliness

In the pursuit of becoming a better man, becoming well-spoken is a task that should not be overlooked. How you speak is a huge component of the …

Priyanka Chopra on Bombshell Beauty and the World's Best Eyeliner

Not so very long ago, <b>Priyanka Chopra</b> was a brainy seventeen-year-old girl growing up in Newton, Massachusetts, with dreams of becoming an engineer. By the time she turned eighteen, she was Miss World—winning the title representing her native India before going on to become one of the country’s most …

Twitter / Account Suspended

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

Cool Link: 29 iPhone Tips That’ll Take Your Selfie Game To The Next Level

Great iPhone Photo Tips!In case you missed it, BuzzFeed’s Julie Gerstein recently posted a great BuzzFeed, “29 iPhone Tips That’ll Take Your Selfie …

Free & Cheap in NYC (For Real!)

The Big Apple doesn't have to mean big bucks! We asked locals, celebrities, BT editors, and readers to give their best tips on free and inexpensive …

40 Men's Fashion Fails That Are Crimes Against Humanity

Over the course of numerous years we’ve managed to see a lot of progress and milestones in the men’s fashion world. But with great responsibility …

Three Photography Projects That Will Improve Your Skills

When it comes to improving your photography, it's hard to beat the tried-and-true method of learning by doing. Photography projects will give you …

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Nicole Kidman

The 20 best forearms exercises of all time

Your forearms don't get the respect they deserve.Not only do thicker, fuller forearms give you a more aesthetically imposing look, but they increase …

Nike 2015 Free Collection

Part of the reason that Nike’s Free technology has been so well received is for its simplicity.<p>Part of the reason that Nike’s Free technology has been so well received is for its simplicity. Celebrating 11 years of the innovation, here we find Nike updating one of its beloved proprietary features …

Seven habits of incredibly stylish men

1) Know a good tailor<p>The stylish man knows his sizing limitations. Models are sample size so only models can buy straight off the rack and walk out …