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How To Fix The Overhead Squat

Why is the Overhead Squat so Difficult? Train Heroic's Coach Salyer breaks down on of the most difficult lifts out there step by step. Overhead …

Minimalist Posters Depict The Architecture Of 13 Classic Films

An Italian artist illustrates the iconic buildings of your favorite movies from The Big Lebowski‘s Malibu bachelor pad to The Incredibles‘ futuristic suburban home.<p>Sometimes, even more than wanting to be a film’s beautiful heroine or superhero protagonist, viewers are swept away by a desire to …

Posters

Photography's golden age

<b>John Chillingworth is a photographer that few have heard of, even among those who have some knowledge of the genre. Yet, his work featured in the UK's best known illustrated magazine, Picture Post, which first hit the presses 75 years ago and ran for almost 20 years until 1957.</b><p>A new book looks to …

How to Capture the Essence of a Place - Travel Photography Tips

Travel Photography

World's First: Paragliding from Everest's Peak, Then Kayaking to Indian Ocean — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>I think we can all agree that summiting Mount Everest is passé. Am I right? In 2011, two …

Paragliding

5 Mind-Blowing Natural Sinkholes Around the World

Heff's grotto looks like a grimy bathtub compared to these mindfucking natural wonders.<p>Photo by: jabbusch<p>Cenotes are natural sinkholes with waterfalls, caves and all kinds of crazy underworld type shit. They are formed when water wears away the limestone (weak ass rock) of an underground cave and …

Notes from Japan on the anniversary of Pearl Harbor

I LIVE IN JAPAN with my husband, who is a member of the US Navy, and I love it. Before we received our orders here, living in Japan, or critical …

World Wonders

12 Award-Winning Photos Beautifully Capture Daily Life

You might think that professional photographers, whose craft is being co-opted by Instagrammers and selfie-takers, would be the last to crowdsource “Likes” as a metric to judge a photography contest. Think again: the Morpholio Project, an online creative community of architects and academics, used …

Photography

How to Understand the Criminal Mind By Reading This Novel

To truly understand the criminal mind turn to a forgotten novel that has inspired writers such as Stephen King and Thomas Harris: John Fowles’ The …

The Fuji x100s in the hands of a Boudoir Photographer - London Boudoir

Is the <b>Fuji x100s</b> really a compact camera? You may know already that I have personally fallen in love with the new <b>Fuji X series</b>. The X-Pro1 <i>had</i> become …

Poveglia Island: Like Hell, But in Italy

With several hundred years of cruel death on its soil, stepping foot on Poveglia Island is a sure way to scare yourself stupid.<p>Photo by: Chris 73<p>Get ready to piss your pants and scream like a little girl that's discovered a spider colony in her closet. Poveglia Island is a secluded little piece of …

Seasoned Tourists Share Their Best Travel Tips

So we teamed up with CNN to solicit advice from its seasoned iReporters as part of our Ways to Travel Better campaign—and posed some questions to get them going.<p>What's your secret to navigating a crowded airport? How about a tip for nabbing a table at the hottest restaurant in town? Do you have a …

How to travel Iceland on a budget

I seem to be drawn to the world’s most expensive countries. Having already drained my bank account during a five-week stint around Ireland this year, …

6 helpful reminders for when you’re feeling completely overwhelmed

One maddening tendency of any small electronic device is that whenever the battery is low, it wastes most of its remaining power beeping and flashing …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Bitcoin

To Spy in Lisbon

"In 1940 Lisbon, happiness was staged so that God could believe it still existed," wrote the French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupery. During World War II, Saint-Exupery escaped from France to Portugal and ended up in Lisbon, waiting for a visa to go to America. He was not the only one; the …

BBC One Debuts 'Sherlock' Mini-Episode On Christmas Day

BBC One is premiering a "Sherlock" mini-episode online on Christmas Day, according to Hypable.<p>The episode is entitled "Many Happy Returns" and will act as a prequel to the upcoming third season of the series.<p>Picking up two years after the second season finale when Sherlock supposedly died, the …

After 2,500 Years, The Paper Airplane Goes Digital

Now on Kickstarter, a simple kit turns any paper airplane into something that can be remotely flown using your smartphone.<p>If it seems like kids have been flinging paper airplanes at each other since the beginning of time, you’re not far off: paper airplanes actually predate the Wright Brothers …

Carbon Fiber

Samurai Return to Fukushima to Uphold 1,000-Year-Old Tradition

<i>Fukushima Samurai – The Story of Identity</i> is a powerful series by photographer Noriko Takasugi that features portraits of Japanese men upholding a 1,000-year-old samurai tradition. Back in 2011, when the cataclysmic earthquake and tsunami hit Fukushima Prefecture, many people lost their homes and …

Origami Artist Sipho Mabona Will Attempt to Fold a Life-Sized Elephant from a Single Piece of Paper | Colossal

<p>Swiss origami master Sipho Mabona (previously) plans to fold a massive life-sized elephant from a specially produced 2,500 square foot (125 sqm) …

Pushing the Limits to Overcome Photography Boredom

Pushing the Limits to Overcome Photography Boredom a project by Matthias Weinberger using paint splashes and live models to create unique and bizarre …

TIME Picks the Top 10 Photos of 2013

John Tlumacki. Boston, Mass., USA. April 15, 2013. The first Boston Marathon bomb exploded about two hours and forty m<p>... VIEW MORE<p>John …

Pope Francis' latest cool confession: He was a bouncer

Pope Francis revealed that he once worked as a bouncer at a nightclub in Buenos Aires — and it's starting a big conversation on social media, calling Francis the coolest pope ever.<p>Jon Favreau (@jonfavs) tweeted a suggestion for an off-beat dramedy about the pope as a bouncer: "Heaven can wait, and …

The 2013 Adventurers of the Year

Over the past year, highly organized, well-funded teams pulled off an astounding number of firsts, sending a Hollywood director to the deepest spot in the ocean, landing a drone on Mars, and equipping a skydive from the edge of space. Presented here are our adventurers of the year. Enjoy!<p>Run Your …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

Star Wars 1313 Concept Art by Gustavo Mendonca

07.2.18<p>In the very visual field of digital art, it’s invariably better to show than tell. That being said, theSpring 2018...<p>04.25.18<p>Concept artist …

Art

Candid Photos Of New Yorkers Riding The Subway In 1960

The sleepy commuters, crowded cars, conductor's voice, and train doors opening and closing are just a part of traveling around New York City.<p>And though the subway system has only gotten larger and more punctual since the first line was opened, the subway commuters themselves have not changed all …

New York City