Miho Yoshimura

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The Fujifilm X-T1 Globe-Trotter Kit Costs $14,000 and Comes with an iPad

Want to get started in photography? A camera and a kit lens can help you do that. Want to do so while touring the world on your private yacht? …

Lighthouse

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Tastes of Provence and the Riviera

Delicious fruit and vegetables, aromatic herbs and olive oil, towers of fresh seafood, the sweetness of honey and lavender: Provence and the Riviera …

The Rise Of The Chief Resilience Officer

By Matt McCue1 minute Read<p>Three-fourths of all people will live in a city by 2050 (up from 50% now), per the United Nations–an influx that keeps …

5 Maps That Could Help Solve Some of the World’s Most Daunting Problems

• Author: Wired Magazine. Wired Magazine Science<br>• Date of Publication: 11.14.13. 11.14.13<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Slum Infrastructure: A …

How Online Mapmakers Are Helping the Red Cross Save Lives in the Philippines

Volunteers across the world are building the digital infrastructure for the organization's Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts<p>It will be months before we know the true damage brought about by super typhoon Haiyan. The largest death tolls now associated with the storm are only estimates. Aid workers from …

5 Of The World's Most Remote Destinations Require Crazy Travel But Are Totally Worth It

Planes, trains, automobiles and… a cargo ship? That’s what it might take to get to Madagascar’s most remote national park. For other spots like it, the haul is even longer.<p>Hoard your frequent flier miles and buy a <i>lot</i> of reading material if you plan to visit one of these hard-to-reach</b> …

The 15 Wittiest Things Oscar Wilde Ever Said

Or wrote. Maybe. (He said a lot of witty things).<p>Happy birthday, you quote machine, you!<p>All photos by Napoleon Sarony, via Oscar Wilde In America.

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Extreme weather can be the 'most important cause of poverty'

<b>New research suggests that extreme weather events will keep people poor in many parts of the world.</b><p>The authors argue that where disasters like drought are prevalent, they can be the most important cause of poverty.<p>They say that up to 325 million people will be living in countries highly exposed to …

The Most Famous Book Set In Every State

Whether you come from Florida, New York, Texas, or any other state, reading a book set there can make you feel a warm nostalgia for that beloved place.<p>We rounded up the most famous book set in every state in America.<p>Did we get your state right? Let us know in the comments if you have another …

Stephen King

Must read? Book tells haunting story of doctors allegedly euthanizing their patients

In a natural disaster, little is more important than medical care. But when a massive earthquake or storm injures large numbers of people, health systems are often crippled, too.<p>Sheri Fink, a doctor and journalist, has a new book out, called, "Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a …

How Google Uses Data to Build a Better Worker

For the search and advertising juggernaut, human resources is more than human<p>“I have charts and graphs to back me up. So f*** off.”<p>Not the mantra you’d expect from your typical human resources representative. But every new hire for Google’s People Analytics department, part of the company’s HR …

This Is the Average Man's Body

Graphic renderings of modern males<p>George Maat, a professor emeritus of anthropology at Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands, has said that within another 50 years, the Dutch Todd could be six-foot-three. Several years ago the Netherlands was compelled to increase building code …

The Big Data Conundrum: How to Define It? - MIT Technology Review

One of the biggest new ideas in computing is “big data.” There is unanimous agreement that big data is revolutionizing commerce in the 21st century. …

10 documentaries every traveler should watch

I tell Werner Herzog jokes at parties. David Attenborough makes me swoon. I’m such a documentary nerd, I’ve gone places because of them. These 10 …

Cirque du Soleil

The Hello Kitty plane - in pictures

Hello, miaow, welcome aboard! Taiwanese airline Eva Air has launched a Hello Kitty jet for passengers flying from Taipei to Los Angeles. Here is a look at how the cutesy Japanese kitten has taken off …

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Top 40 Buffett-isms: Inspiration To Become A Better Investor

When you hear Warren Buffett speak or read Berkshire Hathaway’s annual letters to shareholders you can always take away a few words of wisdom. Buffett’s message is simple, you don’t have to be an investing guru or know anything about finance to be a successful investor. Focus on good companies with …

Mapping the World's Mapmakers, in 65,000 Hues

How Mobile Phones Can Help Beat Malaria

What if mobile phones could help end a disease? And not just any disease — but malaria, one of the top three killers in the world, which infects …

Fall 2013 Guide to Los Angeles

The temperature has cooled, hotel prices have dropped, notable restaurants are opening, and top festivals are returning. There’s no better time to be …

Santa Monica