Jacob Holt

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An Open Letter to Bad Tippers

A reader, "MJ," sent me this:<p>Dear Matt,Can you write something about people who don't tip??? I see you've posted about people who are rude to customer service and people who leave their carts in the parking lot... what about people who don't leave tips. I'd like to tell you about what happened to …

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Photographer's Girlfriend Continues to Lead Him Around the World

<b>Praktik Hotel – Madrid, Spain</b><p>Russian photographer Murad Osmann continues to be led around the world by his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in his ongoing <i>Follow Me</i> project. With her back facing the camera, Zakharova eagerly holds the hand of her photographer boyfriend, guiding him through various …

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How The Secret Service Protects The President's Hawaii Vacation

It's not news to anyone that when the president comes to town, he comes with a ton of security. But when the president comes to a small island in the middle of the Pacific -- a small island that is already home to the nation's second worst traffic -- his security apparatus is a bit more …

NEEDTOBREATHE "Prove the Poets Wrong"

Watch a Pulled Espresso Shot Extract in Slow-Motion

A barista at Minneapolis' <b>Spyhouse Coffee</b> filmed his coffeeshop's <b>La Marzocco FB80</b> in slow-motion, capturing the birth of an espresso shot at the <b>leisurely pace of 120 frames per second</b>. The usually 25-second process is stretched to nearly two minutes, and the videographer even offers his own viewing …

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

Tolerance Isn't a Four Letter Word

The class president of a Christian university recently wrote an article for his school paper revealing that he’s an atheist. The student’s name is …

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Peter Higgs: I wouldn't be productive enough for today's academic system

Physicist doubts work like Higgs boson identification achievable now as academics are expected to 'keep churning out papers'<p>Peter Higgs, the British physicist who gave his name to the Higgs boson, believes no university would employ him in today's academic system because he would not be considered …

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God’s Goodness in Your Pain

So long as this broken world endures, suffering will remain a painfully relevant subject. It's not far from any of us. As Christians we know we're …

How 3D Printing Is About To Radically Extend The Limits of Human Performance

Simon Anderson needed an edge. This was 1977. Anderson, a lantern-jawed Australian surfer ranked number three in the world, was an excellent power carver, more than able to hold his own in the larger waves.<p>Thus the issue.<p>Surfing was becoming increasingly popular. To accommodate the growing crowds, …

Epic Time-Lapse Takes You on a Dubstep Tour of San Francisco

It’s not a proper beginning to the week if you don’t get at least one awesome time-lapse in your system. Okay, maybe we made that rule up just now, …

Surreal Painted Faces Make Us Question What We Are Seeing

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov explores the visually transformative power of paint and makeup in his <i>2D or not 2D</i> and <i>Angry Beards</i> projects. Both bodies of work are part of the photographer's overarching <i>Art of Face</i> series that includes an ever-growing collection of beauty shots …

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852 Instagram Photos Turned Into Short Film That Takes You On A Trip Around The World

An Instagram short film from Thomas Jullien on Vimeo.<p>French artist Thomas Jullien took photos from 852 different Instagram users and stitched them together into a film, creating a brief tour around the world that touches down in Paris, Berlin, Sydney and New York.<p>The short turns the overlapping …

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Makes about 100 caramels<p>Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>…

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Jesus And The Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Whatever one feels about organized religion or Christianity writ large, Jesus remains a highly favored cultural icon of compassion, charity, and …

Meshu Maps Your Travels And Turns Them Into Custom Jewelry

Once upon a time, world travelers pushed thumbtacks into maps to mark and track their adventures.<p>That practice is still a good one, but now those zig-zaggy adventures can recreated as beautiful, customized jewelry thanks to a company called Meshu. Meshu products are the perfect gift for a traveler. …

Charles Manson Today: The Final Confessions of a Psychopath

He's nearly 80 and his Family is smaller, but darkness still surrounds America's most notorious criminal<p>In California's San Joaquin Valley, about …

An Alternative Script for Same-Sex Attraction

“There is nothing wrong with living a gay lifestyle. In fact, if you repress who you are, you will never live a happy, fulfilled life. Be true to …

Social media start-ups' value is enormous — if you trust investors

SAN FRANCISCO — Snapchat is not even 3 years old. It's run by a couple of twentysomethings with no prior business experience. And it has never made a cent.<p>Yet investors are fighting for the opportunity to throw hundreds of millions at the mobile messaging service that is all the rage with teens.<p>The …

Chef John Daley On His NYC "Omakase" Restaurant - Sushi Ko

NYC Chef John Daley takes his sushi pretty seriously, any questions about his commitment to the cause should be answered by his knuckle tattoos …

Secret Service Agent Turns on Obama, Runs for Congress

Dan Bongino, a 12-year veteran of the Secret Service once defended President Obama with his life, but now says "the fog of scandals in the Obama …

Make Your Own Fresh Spring Rolls | Men's Health

In an effort to relive my college years, I decided to try my hand at fresh spring rolls with this recipe courtesy of Eddy Thretipthuangsin, head chef at Pakpao in Dallas, TX. I admit that I was a little intimidated by the recipe and I doubted that I could create something on par with restaurant …

What Women Want in a Godly Man

<i>Editor’s Note: This is the first in a two part series of what people are looking for godly marriage material. Click here to read “What Men Want in a</i> …

The Active Work of Waiting on God

It seems to have become acceptable in Christian circles to say things like, “I’m waiting for God to direct me as to my next move” or “I can’t do this …