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The Savvy Traveler: 10 Tips of the Trade

<i>Darn it, I told the agent I wanted a direct flight to Vegas, but the plane stopped - twice - along the way.</i><p>Whether you're booking your vacation online, directly with the airlines, hotels and cruise lines or through travel agents, knowing the jargon of the travel industry can help you save a lot of …

7 Of America's Most Eerily Beautiful Lava Tubes

You can actually walk through the once-fiery depths of Mother Nature.<p>For most hikes, the destination -- whether it be the top of a dramatic cliff or the foot of a tall waterfall -- is the reward.<p>But then there are lava tube hikes, where passing through and exploring the mysterious and alluring …

National Parks

How To Spend The Ultimate Weekend At Lake Tahoe

<i>Written by Jessica Dawson</i><p>Tahoe is to San Francisco what the Hamptons is to New York -- but even better (said everyone on the West coast). While you could do nothing but marvel at the High Sierras and have an incredible time, here are nine more things to consider.<p>1. Drop your stuff at South Shore's …

How to Use Depth Of Field For Better Compositions

Depth of field is one of those aspects of photography which is present in every single picture. Whether there is very little depth or almost …

Landscape Photography

The Forgotten Stepwells Of Urban India

All across India, elaborate subterranean temples are hidden in plain site. Constructed between the 2nd century and 4th century AD, these massive and ornate stepwells were built both for spiritual bathing and as a way to access water tables during monsoon season and drought seasons. Today, tourists …

10 things Canadians miss after leaving home

1. Caesars.<p>Go to any bar outside of Canada and order a Caesar and they’ll tell you they don’t have salads. You’ll long for the perfect …

Tim Hortons

5 Weird Food Facts from World’s Fairs Past

World’s Fairs, like the one going on now in Milan, are places to show off new technology and ideas for the future. (Check out our series on food at the Milan Expo). They’re also places where hundreds of thousands of people need to eat in a hurry, often while walking. So while the last 150 years of …

Waffles

20 differences between a normal friend and an Iowa friend

1.<p>A <b>normal friend</b> gets grossed out by the mud on your shoe.<br>An <b>Iowa friend</b> is impressed by the quality of soil you managed to track into the house.<p>2.<p>A</b> …

Des Moines

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Public Health

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Beetlejuice 2 is really happening, confirms Winona Ryder

Tim Burton sowed the seeds, Michael Keaton plumped the fruit and now Winona Ryder is saying Beetlejuice 2 is really a thing.<p>“I think I can confirm it,” said the actor, during an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers on Tuesday to promote the HBO miniseries Show Me A Hero.<p>“It was very hush-hush …

Winona Ryder

Artist Turns Historical Photos into Colorfully Whimsical Composites

In a continuation of her <i>Dancing with Costica</i> series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white photos captured over 50 years ago. The series came about when Long was looking for a way to brush …

Art

‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ Is Better Than Bond, Bourne, Or ‘Mission Impossible’

I owe Guy Ritchie a gift basket after <i>The Man From U.N.C.L.E.</i>, a big studio action movie that for once feels like a genre I like rather than just a good version of something I don’t. You see, and sorry if I lose you here, but I hate <i>Bourne</i> movies. They always feel like some Tom Clancy freak inventing …

Movies

12 Shoes for 12 Lovers by Sebastian Errazuriz: Part 1

Artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz has never been one to be afraid of pushing the boundaries and his latest project entitled 12 Shoes for 12 …

The iWallet Is Coming

<i>Post updated to reflect a misstatement about when Apple rolled out self checkout to its stores.</i><p>This week, Apple unveiled the first large-scale integration of iBeacon, a technology that, when coupled with their fingerprint identification system, may be another building block in building a …

Sherlockians are a talented bunch in deed! This piece is from page fan, Alexis Bergasse who had it SIGNED by Benedict! He loved it of course. Thanks for sharing Alexis! ~The Woman

Apple Likes To Say Its Products Have The Best Displays; It Can Stop

While Apple likes to make a point that specs don’t make a product, it has been at the forefront of bringing better and better screens to customers in recent years, raising the bar for the entire industry in the process. The most important step came in 2010, when Apple introduced the iPhone 4 and …

Australia's Infinite Stairway to Heaven

<i>Diminish and Ascend</i> is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, the staircase is one of the most eye-catching pieces at the outdoor exhibition this …

Optical Illusions

I can't say I see a difference. ~TA The Improbable One

Articles about 7 comfy cozy bedrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

The modern bedroom is a personal place that reflects your style and offers respite at the end of the day.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>When couples are in love, it does show everywhere! But the bedroom is …

Fabrication

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Scientific Studies Explain the Best Ways to Talk to Children

For most adults, talking to kids can be daunting. And not just in the "watch what you say" way but in the "they won't say anything to me" way. …

First Look at Kevin Smith's Walrus Horror Design for TUSK

It's a Wonderful Life is to get sequel 60 years on

Follow-up planned to Christmas classic starring James Stewart, with sequel drawing on Dickens' A Christmas Carol<p>• It's a Wonderful Life tops favourite Christmas film poll • Top 10 family movies<p>Feelgood 1946 Christmas classic It's a Wonderful Life is to get an unlikely sequel more than 60 years on, …

Astounding Images of the Antarctic Region

Reknowned Italian photographer Enzo Barracco is celebrated primarily for his work in the fashion industry. Last year, he broke from that mold, packed …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Down the Drain

It’s called a Bell-Mouth Spillway, and its an added safeguard against flooding at dam sites. Dams often have human controlled mechanisms for allowing …

Photos