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Style Your Home With Custom Map Wallpaper of Any City in the World

If you’re interested in interior design, chances are you’re a fan of an eye-catching feature wall. And for those of you who love to travel, the latest collection of <b>map wallpaper</b> by Point Two Design allows you to pay homage to your favorite city in style.<p>Using “Data as decor,” each design is a …

Washington D.C.

24 of the Most Scenic Places to Camp in the United States

Take a road trip from coast to coast, and you’ll find beautiful sights in every state in the U.S.<p>One of the best things about traveling around the …

Hiking

14 Things To Know If You Love A Highly Sensitive Person

We get overwhelmed and exhausted more easily than you do.<p>You might assume that a highly sensitive person is someone who simply gets emotional easily. While that’s one aspect of being an HSP, there’s more to it.<p>Those who possess the highly sensitive personality trait ― an estimated 15 to 20 percent …

Psychology

10 Who Should Have Been Nominated For 'Best New Artist'

The ever-so-complicated Recording Academy’s Best New Artist Grammy category possesses the craftiest of parameters within any given category. As the …

'Love Is Sadness,' a Short Essay on Losing Your Temper by David Shields

What a good man says to his wife when he is at his worst.<p><b>This story appears in VICE magazine's 11th annual Fiction Issue.</b> <b>Click HERE to subscribe.</b><p>Obama: Every man is either trying to win his father’s hard-won admiration or seeking to avoid all of the errors his father made.<p>Obama, obviously, is the …

Literature

Most Everything You Learned About Thanksgiving Is Wrong

Not to rain on our Thanksgiving Day parade, but the story of the first Thanksgiving, as most Americans have been taught it, is not exactly accurate.<p>Blame school textbooks with details often so abridged, softened or out of context that they are rendered false; children’s books that distill the story …

Native Americans

Spotify playlist: 50 uncompromising techno tracks

It’s Tuesday, time to blast away any lingering ill effects from the weekend with a score of fierce new additions to our Best New Techno playlist.<p>It’s …

Whether a narcissist decides to cut someone out of their life depends on 3 basic factors

Whether a narcissist discards you permanently depends on three basic factors:<p>As one narcissistic client told me: "People are very interchangeable for me. They are like hamburgers or tissues. I need them for what they do for me, not because I like them for themselves. If one won't give me exactly …

Narcissism

5 Cozy, Tiny Retreats for Your Lunch Break Virtual Vacation

There's something about a cabin. When it's pleasant outside, you want a space that feels airy and breezy and open to the elements, but when the …

Weather

10 Tips for Better Hammock Camping

In order to enjoy all hammock camping experiences it is necessary meet three goals. These three goals are stay dry, stay warm, and stay comfortable. …

Backpacking

Ed Begley Jr. Self-Sustaining L.A. Home Only Has $10 Utility Bill

"St. Elsewhere" star <b>Ed Begley Jr.</b>'s newly built L.A. home should be the envy of all his neighbors because it's completely self-sustainable with a $10 …

Want Control Over Your Death? Consider A 'Do Not Hospitalize' Order.

Eighty percent of terminally ill patients say they don't want end-of-life care to be intensive.<p>Eighty percent of terminally ill patients say they want to avoid hospitalization and intensive care at the end of their lives. But such hospital stays nevertheless occur fairly frequently ― even though …

Health Care

Fixer Upper’s ‘tiny house’ wants nearly $1 million

It’s one of two original shotgun style houses left in Waco, Texas<p>Remember “Barndominium,” the barn that became an industrial-farmhouse-chic home on <i>Fixer Upper</i> and then hit the market for a whopping $1.2 million? Well, it still hasn’t sold, and already there’s another <i>Fixer Upper</i> property hoping to …

'Twin Peaks' Is Finally Starting to Make Sense, Maybe

"Part Five" introduces even more plots and characters, but some of the puzzle pieces are slowly fitting together.<p>Imagine you've spent four hours watching someone slowly, precisely decorate a room with an inexplicable grab bag of items: a balloon over here, a boot over there, a toy car, a bucket, a …

TV

What You Should Know If You Love Someone With High-Functioning Depression

Don't give up on them.<p>Everything feels a lot harder when you’re dealing with high-functioning depression ― including relationships.<p>Experts say the condition often isn’t noticeable to most people, because those who experience it tend to mask it well. This arguably makes the disorder difficult for …

Mental Health

This concrete home cost only $109K to build

It’s located in a coastal town in Portugal<p>Is it possible to build a house for €80,000 (that’s approximately $87,000)? That was the million-dollar question a Portuguese family had for local architect José Carlos Nunes de Oliveira of NoArq. The answer turned out to be <i>not quite</i>, so the family upped …

Cool new conspiracy theory: Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show was a Satanic ritual

By most accounts, Lady Gaga‘s Super Bowl halftime show was the inclusive, non-controversial pop spectacle our divided country needed. But …

Memory Editing Technology Will Give Us Perfect Recall and Let Us Alter Memories at Will

Two new technologies are changing the meaning of memory, but who will control them?<p><b>This story appeared in the February Issue of VICE magazine. Click HERE to subscribe.</b><p>"There was a piano there, and someone playing. I could hear the song," the patient, S.B., said as his neurosurgeon touched an …

The Brain

Why a Community of Punks Chose to Infect Themselves with HIV in Castro's Cuba

To escape persecution, Los Frikis chose to give themselves HIV for a chance at life in a Cuban AIDS sanitarium.<p>Generally speaking, punk rock is a tool wielded by those on the lowest rungs of society to express dissent—and nowhere was dissent more reactionary than in Fidel Castro's Cuba.<p>Socialism …

Being Gay Is Illegal in India, but That Doesn't Stop These Drag Queens

Indian queens tell us what drives them to perform in a country where donning drag is a distinctly political statement.<p>"I started performing in drag in 2014. I came out the very next month," said Alex Mathew, laughing unabashedly. "For six months, I had been framing a coming out letter to my …

You need this 1000-track playlist of songs that inspired Daft Punk

<b>It’s one tiny speck of goodness in a failing universe.</b><p>Earlier this week we celebrated the 20th anniversary of <i>Homework</i> with <b>the greatest Daft</b> …

Daft Punk

28 cheap stocks expected to post the fastest earnings growth in 2018 vs. 2017

In a recent interview, Erick Ormsby, the founder of Alcosta Capital Management, looked ahead by a year and based several stock picks on companies …

10 Pairs of Winter-Ready Boots You Can Wear with a Suit

The weather's going to be rough. Make sure to protect those feet.<p>Now that winter has arrived with all it's fury, it's time to trade in those oxfords for a pair of boots. Of course, if you're wearing a suit, you don't want to strap on some furry pair of arctic moon boots and completely ruin your …

Men's Fashion

Video From the World's 11 Most Dangerous Airports Will Make Your Palms Sweat

Pass the Xanax.<p>If you’re among the 20 million estimated people who feel the need to board a plane armed with a heavy sleeping pill or stiff drink, …

Sucks to Be You if You Are Traveling to One of the 3 Worst Airports in America

These rank at the bottom for wait times, flight delays, cancellations, and more.<p>File under: things that will come as a surprise to no one who travels …

Star War: Backstroke of the West

It's been said time and again: Good scripts make good movies. As it turns out, George Lucas' flaming abomination <i>Revenge of the Sith</i> just needed a few …

Biology Professor Discovers New Clue About What’s Killing Bees

Biology

The Best Home Decor Sites for Renters Photos

Some of the most frequent advice we hear from designers like Bunny Williams and Jay Jeffers is to buy what you love and collect over time. While we certainly appreciate the look of a home layered through the years, that's a much more challenging task for renters. If you're looking to furnish a …

Donald Trump's Conflict-Of-Interest Network (COIN) - Otherwise Known As His Cabinet

Donald Trump, America's Pathological Liar-in-Chief and First Bully, has nominated a cabinet of billionaires, corporate raiders, right-wing conspiracy theorists, and war hawks. In many cases, they oppose the mission of the agencies they've been picked to run. As a group, their web of affiliations …

Large Indoor Trees That Make a Bold Statement

Any plant has the power to add a little mystery and magic to your space, but only a really really big plant can create the impression that your …

Plants