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10 Striking Images of the Rare Yosemite "Firefall" Phenomenon

Wow.<p>For a brief window of time each February, the sun works its magic on Horsetail Falls in Yosemite National Park to produce what's known as a"firefall." This happens when the sun sets and hits the waterfall in such a way that it looks like flowing fire.<p>Photographer Sangeeta Dey was out in …

National Parks

The Big Picture photography competition: round 356

The Best Old School NYC Places To Take Your Valentine

<i>Choosing an old-school restaurant, café, or bar that's steeped in history is an easy way to make your Valentine's Day date special. All of the</i> …

Check Out Williamsburg's Fromage Garage, Serving Sweet & Savory Grilled Cheeses

fullscreen<p><i>Our latest Quick Bites brings us to a garage in Brooklyn filled with grilled cheese.</i><p><b>THE VIBE</b><br>If your New Year's resolutions involve eating …

Tumblr growing fast but teens are 'bored' with Facebook – Open thread

Have your say on new research on social networking, plus Google breakup, Sony’s e-paper smartwatch plans, and more<p>Tumblr is the fastest growing social media site according to new research from GlobalWebIndex, which notes that its active users grew by 120% in the last six months, while its …

Afraid

The police have too much power in America and the press is afraid to say it outright. Why? They're in fear of what black people experience every day: When confronted with a true emergency, from that point forward, the police might do more harm than good.<p><b>This is what we're afraid of when we don't</b> …

Read some of the smartest thinkers on data journalism in this new Tow Center report » Nieman Journalism Lab

<b>LINK</b>: towcenter.org ➚ | <b>Posted by</b>: Justin Ellis | June 4, 2014<p>In order to consider the future of data journalism, you have to start by looking at the past. Alex Howard, a fellow at The Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School, has a new report out, “The Art and Science of …

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12 Things BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith Thinks You Should Know about Journalism » Nieman Journalism Lab

BuzzFeed editor Ben Smith came up to Cambridge this week and gave a talk at the Nieman Foundation about the site’s evolution from a meme factory into a meme factory that also reports on events in the Crimean peninsula. Our friends at Nieman Reports have video of the full event (featuring a few …

NBC News puts more emphasis on original digital video in its relaunch of NBCNews.com

“We wanted to build a site that doesn’t feel like TV content chopped up for the web, but born for the digital age.”<p>Television networks are good at producing video for broadcast. They haven’t always proven good at producing video for the web and mobile devices. What works on a big screen at 6:30 …

Watch A Drone Make A Masterpiece Of The New York Public Library

A unique look inside NYPL’s architecture using ultralight, flying technology<p>The New York Public Library is a stunning piece of architecture. Its Rose Reading Room has 51-foot ceilings and measures the length of a football field (that’s more than a Manhattan block), yet it has no columns, making it …

This Bug-Inspired Rescue Robot Can Bounce Off Walls And Keep Flying

When a robot goes into a dangerous location–a collapsed mine, or an irradiated power plant, for example–it’s likely to run into a lot of obstacles …

The Best Thanksgiving Sides Ever

We've tracked down 13 can't-miss recipes for dishes that will threaten to upstage the main event at your Thanksgiving table.<p>Photo: William …

Chocolate Chip Cookie No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfaits.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 20, 2013 101<p>It’s a BIG day.<p>A big birthday day that is. Someone in this house …

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The Verge fall reading list

Autumn is a great time to cozy up at home and get to all the reading you missed out on during the summer. The barbecues are over, the holidays aren't here yet, and your friends will probably believe you if you say you're "busy" this weekend. Sure, there's plenty of television to watch, too, but you …

Americana by moonlight - in pictures

Noel Kerns uses a technique called light painting to create vivid nightscapes of abandoned American roadside spots, from drive-ins to motels. His photographs combine long exposures of moonlight with spots of artificial coloured light. His photobook Nightwatch is available now

Photos by Michael Shainblum

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

Amalfi Coast

7 hidden bowling alleys in NYC ranging from vintage to brand new, including the Frick Museum, Port Authority, The Aldyn, 15 Broad and a loft in Tribeca http://untappedcities.com/2013/08/28/7-hidden-bowling-alleys-in-new-york-city

New ticket types available for our tour of a real Prohibition speakeasy on September 21st: Tour + Vintage Cocktail or Tour only. Find out how millions of dollars were snuck out of these tunnels one evening long ago....http://untappedcities.com/2013/08/21/tour-cocktails-authentic-speakeasy-in-nyc-at-the-museum-of-the-american-gangster/

What We're Reading: Smaller than a mailbox, the world's smallest library opens in Boston, a forgotten WWII Barrier in NYC, "Parkcycles", Paris tower reopens after 500 years and the Architecture of Cults http://untappedcities.com/2013/08/30/staff-picks-world-smallest-museum-wwii-barrier-in-nyc-parkcycles-architecture-of-cults

10 "Hidden Gems" You'll Love This Summer!

From Yosemite to the Everglades, the U.S. boasts world-famous landmarks. But we're also a land of virtually undiscovered stretches of parkland and …

8 Places to Go Before You Have Kids

Opening a child's eyes to the world is a great joy for parents. But there are some places that are best experienced without little ones in tow. Here …