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How To: VPN Your IoT & Media Devices with a Raspberry Pi PIA Routertraffic

Virtual private networks, or VPNs, are popular for helping you stay anonymous online by changing your IP address, encrypting traffic, and hiding your …

World's Most Stunning Public Staircases Photos

Sure, elevators are more convenient, but staircases provide a window to the world so rarely seen from any other vantage point. No matter if they are etched into the side of a rock face, as the 740 steps are at Colombia's 10-million-ton Stone of El Peñol, or cut through water, like the Moses Bridge …

Epic Trails Across the Globe

Tired of the same old trails? Go outside your comfort-zone (and, perhaps, your country) to one of these inspiring destinations.<p>Original reporting by

Hiking

Artistic Underwater Photos Capture the Mystery of the Sea

The desaturated underwater photography of Michaela Skovranova creates a haunting vision of this foreign environment. Her artistic photography moves seamlessly from capturing the spirit of humpback whales to models floating beneath the water's surface. The Slovakia-born artist now resides in …

45 Unique Restaurants Around the World You Should Visit Once in Your Life

Baby boomers are retiring — and it's going to have a huge impact on the economy

Few investors understand the magnitude of the looming demographic crisis and its ramifications.<p>The first Baby Boomers turned 70 last year. At the same time, the US fertility rate is at its lowest point since records began in 1909.<p>This disastrous combination means by 2030, those aged 65 and older …

Photos: World Bodypainting Festival takes (it all) off in Austria

For 20 years, artists and models have been gathering for the World Bodypainting Festival to celebrate their craft.<p>With designs ranging from surreal to straight-up alien, artists compete in categories for skill levels, techniques like paintbrush, sponge and airbrushing as well as in special effects …

Norway Travel: Top 9 Norwegian Fjords in Unforgettable Photos

When you think of some of the Earth’s most beautiful landscapes; the Norwegian Fjords offer vistas of unparalled beauty. Through majestic blue, …

What's Really Warming the World? Climate deniers blame natural factors; NASA data proves otherwise

Methodology<p>NASA's Model<p>Researchers who study the Earth's climate create models to test their assumptions about the causes and trajectory of global …

Behind the scenes of WWE's most unique photoshoot ever

See how photographer James Weber utilized a camera from the 1870s to capture striking portraits of Superstars like Alexa Bliss, Dean Ambrose and The …

Photography

Frank Lloyd Wright in 45 essential works - Curbed

For Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthday, Curbed is celebrating the life and work of the legendary American architect who brought us the Prairie School movement. Join us in exploring all things Wright this week.<p><i>For Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthday, Curbed is celebrating the life and work of the</i> …

Playing with Shadows Using Natural Light in Boudoir Photography

Playing with shadows is not a new concept however in the boudoir community is has become a beautiful new trend. A recent group competition brought …

22 festival photos that will make you want to quit your job and travel the world

22 festival photos that will make you want to quit your job and travel the world<p>22 festival photos that will make you want to quit your job and …

Alba Yruela's natural photography full of light and female forms (NSFW-ish)

Barcelona-based photographer Alba Yruela’s work is full of light, shadows, and goosebumps. Working primarily in fashion portraiture and documentary …

How to Photograph Lightning: Helpful Tips for Nailing the Shot

Lightning is an amazing subject to try and photograph. Dazzling. Unpredictable. Fulfilling. I’ve been documenting the long arm of Zeus for more than …

Ballerinas In Puerto Rico Reflect The Beauty Of Latin America's Dance Scene

Photographer Omar Robles' portraits capture dancers en pointe in San Juan.<p>Three years ago, Omar Z. Robles began photographing ballerinas, asking professional dancers to leave the confines of their performance halls and step out onto the streets of their cities. His series from Cuba, in particular, …

Caribbean

Lana Prins Photography

Romance and the sensuality of the female body captured by Lana Prins.Born in Egmond aan Zee in 1993, Lana Prins is a Dutch photographer who currently …

Photography

Amy Siskind

Experts in authoritarianism advise to keep a list of things subtly changing around you, so you’ll remember. Here's week 14: After a slight reprieve …

6 Amazing Caves You Can Visit Around the World

The earth has many beautiful wonders on its surface, but a surreal landscape lies below in caves. Humans have been exploring the earth’s pockets for …

New Zealand

Thierry Bornier’s Breathtaking Photos of China Will Stun You into Silence

Former fashion CEO Thierry Bornier quit his job and moved to Yunnan, China. The rest is magic.<p>Thierry Bornier is a French landscape photographer living in Yunnan, China. His photographs have been published by National Geographic and he has won numerous awards for his breathtaking aerials. But …

Landscape Photography

The 12 Most Scenic Train Trips In the World

Traveling by train is one of the simplest ways to get around, and it can also be the most photogenic. These 12 routes from around the world are so …

Trains

These Spectacular Photos of Waves on Lake Erie Will Blow You Away

After summer ends and vacationers leave the Great Lakes, the water can get a little wild—and these photographs of Lake Erie in action by <b>photographer</b> …

S%#t I Wish (Some) Atheists Would Stop Doing (And Saying)

As a Christian, I can admit that there is a reasonable argument for being an atheist, but here's a few things I wish atheists would stop doing.

Faith

More Incredibly Mesmerizing GIFs by RRRRRRRROLL

Japanese art and photography collective RRRRRRRROLL first mesmerized us with their spinning gifs over 10 months ago and they've continued to create one hypnotizing animated image after another. Sharing about one to two images every week, the 5 creatives behind this eye-catching project have been …

GIF Animations

These 3 Unpopular Leadership Strategies Are Why Alabama's Nick Saban Is So Successful | Inc.com

Leaders who achieve long term success are often those who are willing to take steps others are not willing to try.<p>Alabama football head coach Nick Saban has set a powerful example of this, and you can apply his same approach to your team.<p>I attended the University of Alabama, and my baptism into …

College Football

The 11 Most Mesmerizing GIFs of 2016

Our favorite loops of the year are so hypnotic you might fall in.<p>Nothing calms the nerves like a perfectly looping GIF, except maybe a shot of good whiskey. You shouldn't drink 11 shots of whiskey in five minutes, but you can definitely get lost in these 11 GIFs. Hell, take 10 minutes. We read the …

Donald Trump, and The Art of The Devastating Restaurant Takedown

Vanity Fair author Tina Nguyen’s elegant and brilliant trashing of the Trump Grill—eliciting an angry Tweet from Trump—is in a long tradition of …

3 Days In Meteora

Couple of weeks ago I finally have a chance to see and photograph Monasteries of Meteora. I knew they are amazing. I knew they are breathtaking… at …