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Interview: Liz Osban’s Hauntingly Beautiful Photos of Iceland Aid in Coping with Depression

Ever since Liz Osban and her boyfriend discovered their mutual love for Sigur Rós, Iceland was the dream destination for adventure she had always hoped to experience. So, when the Wyoming-based photographer had the opportunity and desperately needed a change, she surprised her beau with a magical …

100 Homeless People Were Given Disposable Cameras and This is What They Captured

Since 2012, UK-based initiative Caf Art has been connecting people affected by homelessness with the wider community through art and photography by hanging their work in cafes and helping them earn a living through art sales. In July, the organization handed out 100 Fujifilm disposable cameras to …

Homelessness

Extraordinary Entries from the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest

Last month, we featured a selection of the spectacular entries in the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest, and we're pleased to share even more works from the competition. The chosen entries showcase the stunning diversity of our world, through both landscape and culture. They depict an exciting …

Travel Photography

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

Abandoned Buildings

10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

Slow Cookers

The Brooklyn Of Every State

<i>By: Kristen Hunt and Lee Breslouer</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock/Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>Though pockets of it are still holding strong, most of Brooklyn has been swept by a sea of trilby-wearing millennials with waxed beards, who just wanna give back to the neighborhood with an artisanal dog treat shop, you …

'So You Think You Can Dance' at 10: 10 moments that took our breath away

<b>(CNN) —</b> For 10 years now, Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance" has stood out as one of the most critically-acclaimed reality series on TV.<p>In recent years -- and days -- it's finally gotten its fair share of Emmy nominations, including some for one of the best TV personalities around, host Cat …

Dancing

Meal Prep These 60 Big-Batch Recipes and Eat Well All Week

A little extra work on the weekend means you can eat well for days.<p>Nothing makes us feel more at the top of our game than meal prepping big batches of grains, beans, proteins, and sauces to mix and match for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Make a few of these recipes—from basics like roast chicken or …

Cooking

Stylish Crocs Do Exist, And They Don't All Look Like Giant Rubber Clogs

<i>Photo credit: Cate Gillon/Getty Images</i><p>Ever since we saw Prince George wearing Crocs, we haven't been able to stop thinking about them. If a royal can pull them off, can't us plebeians, too?<p>The answer, in most cases, is no. Just no. Full stop. NOPE. Outside of the garden and professional kitchens, …

Footwear

The Weirdest Hotels on Earth

Anyone who's locked eyes with the creepy dude by the hotel ice machine knows that just about any hotel can be pretty strange at 2 a.m. But there's a …

Nerdy Teenager Wins Dance Off In Dramatic Circumstances, Instantly Becomes High School Hero

In what could easily have been a scene from a 1980s music video, an impromptu dance-off resulted in a nerdy looking teenager claiming the acclaim of …

The world’s most beautiful volcanoes

Whether they’re long dormant or spewing lava to this day, these eight stunning volcanoes attract sightseers from all over the world.<p>With fiery molten channels that stretch far below the surface, volcanoes connect us to the very core of the Earth. Active or dormant – they resonate with an energy and …

Geology

16 Unexpected Ways To Use Coconut Oil

<i>Photo credit: Paul Delmont, Thrive Market</i><p><i>By Annalise Mantz for Thrive Market</i><p>Plain old vegetable oil is so 2000-and-late. Coconut oil is today's choice for those in the know -- and it's more than a flash in the pan.<p>A lot of the buzz surrounding coconut oil comes from its medium-chain triglycerides …

10 unexpected candidates for song of the summer

iggy who?<p>Music always sounds better during the summer, providing the perfect soundtrack to those sunny afternoons spent sipping tall Margaritas on a boat. Give these 10 under-the-radar songs a listen when you’re tired of bumping this season’s major players, like Fetty Wap’s unstoppable “Trap …

23 Short Stories You'll Want To Read Over And Over Again

And again and again.

Books

It's National Doughnut Day! Making your own isn't as hard as you think

It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for: National Doughnut Day! There’ll be no guilt at scarfing down a doughnut (or two) for breakfast today.<p>But what about saving that appetite and whipping up your own delicious doughnuts at home? It’s not as difficult as you think – it just takes a little time …

Outdoor Decorating Ideas for the Summer

Summer means barbecues, patriotic celebrations, and idle hours spent lounging in the sun. Is your backyard ready? Spruce up to your outdoor space with these lighting ideas, table settings, and decorative touches big and small. Trust us, they are all Good Things.<p>Start with these Asian-inspired …

Outdoor Spaces

Meet the Man Who Shoots Diplo, Skrillex, Deadmau5, Jay Z, Kanye West & More

DJ photographer Danny Mahoney shows off some of his favorite shots<p><b>Danny Mahoney</b> is an incredibly talented Las Vegas-based photographer who shoots …

Skrillex

TED Talk: Jimmy Nelson on Shooting Portraits of the World’s Vanishing People

Photographer Jimmy Nelson has spent years traveling the globe in a quest to document the world’s most fantastic indigenous cultures before they and …

15 of the Best Hairstyles for Hot, Humid Weather

It’s almost summertime, and you know what that means? Yes, yummy food and summer sunnies, but it also means that it’s time to fight the frizz. Humidity and our locks are <i>not</i> besties, so it’s nearly impossible to tame the mane during warmer weather. Instead of curling and blowdrying away, why not …

8 Slimming Soups for Swimsuit Season

Juicing is out. Souping is in. But food trends aside, these soups are so delicious and satisfying that you won't even realize how healthy you're eating.<p><b>1. Golden Gazpacho</b><p>Adapted from Oleana chef Ana Sortun's cookbook, <i>Spice: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean</i>, this soup's silky texture and pure …

6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>I’m a happiness research junkie. I <i>love</i> reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And believe it or not, …

The best quotes from 2015 celebrity commencement speeches

Graduating college is an exciting achievement, but the four-hour ceremonies can be a bit of a buzzkill—that is, unless a famous person is on hand to …

Mark Twain

18 Classic Baby Names That Are Making a Comeback

The new US Top 100 list is out, and there’s good news for those who love classic baby names! While plenty of newer names caught on, 2014 was all about the return of longtime favorites.<p>James bumped Jayden out of the US Top Ten. Alice and Eleanor re-entered the girls’ Top 100.<p>The farther you look …

The 10 Best Showdowns of Summer Movie Season

From Tom Hardy vs. Anna Kendrick to Meryl Streep vs. Miles Teller, it’s a summer full of strange rivals. How should you choose?<p>Some summer movies are so gigantic that nothing dares open against them -- <i>The Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> had the first weekend in May to itself, and <i>Jurassic World</i>’s dinos will …

Movies

10 Clever Lifehacks You'll Wish You Thought Of

Never do battle with a jar again<p>No matter what you're doing, there is usually a better way to do it. And to that end, here are 10 lifehacking GIFs that will show you clever, better ways of accomplishing tricky things around your house. That plus a few that are just silly fun.<p>You can find all these …

Lifehacks

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CNN

Travel Lens: Anthony Bourdain’s World

Television host, author, and former executive chef <b>Anthony Bourdain</b> has licked his plate clean all over the world, from soup dumplings in Shanghai to piranhas in Peru.<p>The New York City native’s CNN show, <b>Parts Unknown</b>, heads to locales such as South Korea, Madagascar, and Scotland during its fifth …

Kuala Lumpur

20+ Borderline Genius Ideas To Make Your Home More Organized

In this fast pace of life, you need some clever ideas t […]