Kamran Salehi

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From Germany With Love

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2014<p>On May 3, 1953, German president Theodor Heuss went on Deutsche Welle, the country’s first international broadcasting …

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

Cooking

The Soul Of The World's Most Expensive Violin

The Vieuxtemps Guarneri is a violin that is older than the United States of America — 273 years old, to be exact. It recently became the most expensive violin in the world, selling for an estimated $16 million. Its new owner anonymously donated the historic instrument to violinist Anne Akiko …

The ancient art of honey hunting in Nepal - in pictures

The Gurung tribespeople of Nepal have been collecting honey from Himalayan cliffs for centuries, but now their lifestyle is under threat from commercialisation and tours offering visitors a chance to 'join a honey hunt'. Photographer Andrew Newey spent two weeks living with the Gurung in central …

Climbing On Mount Denali

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How to Survive Falling Through the Ice: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

If you live in a place where snowy and icy winters are the norm, you know the dangers of falling through the ice. And this guide is especially …

Art of the Automobile

How the Drought Is Devastating California's #1 Food Export: Almonds

California grows a mind-boggling amount of the nation's produce: 99 percent of artichokes, 97 percent of kiwis, 97 percent of plums, 95 percent of …

Even On His 180th Birthday, Mendeleev Is Still Predicting New Elements

If Dmitri Mendeleev was alive, we'd be wishing him a happy birthday today. He's not—and thank goodness, because he'd be a 180-year-old …

The weekend in pictures

The Sochi Winter Olympics and New York fashion week are in full swing in a selection of the best images from around the world this weekend

Photo Gallery: Day 1

Nick Young Emerging as Key Bright Spot for LA Lakers During Uncertain Season

LOS ANGELES – This is how it was supposed to work.<p>Fun-loving, talented guy dogged by a reputation for not being a mature winner arrives. He energizes everyone with an irrepressible spirit and infectious smile.<p>And with humility and an open mind, he meaningfully improves himself by utilizing the …

Basketball

Winners of the 2013 National Geographic Photo Contest

<b>Grand Prize and Nature Winner</b><p>The winners of the National Geographic Photo Contest 2013 have just been announced! Taking home the grand prize is an image you probably remember spotting on a blog post right here on My Modern Met just over a week ago. Seattle-based photographer Paul Souders took the …

Nature Photography

New Glass Room in French Alps Offers Amazingly Scary View

A brand new installation in the French Alps, called <i>Step Into the Void</i>, opens today for those who are not afraid of heights. On the uppermost terrace of Aiguille du Midi, Europe's highest mountain peak, sits a glass cube that looks like it's suspended in mid-air. Now the tallest attraction in …

Grand Canyon

Most fascinating concept of 2013: Ken Okuyama Kode 9

At the 2013 Tokyo motor show, Ken Okuyama Design demonstrated the right way to do retro.<p>For the uninitiated, the Kode 9 Concept was a delightful surprise from an upstart Japanese studio. For those familiar with Ken Okuyama – the former chief Pininfarina stylist credited with the 220mph Ferrari Enzo …

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The best architecture of 2013: Rowan Moore's choice

Starchitects learned the folly of their ways while Istanbul defied the march of the mall<p>Read the Observer critics' reviews of the year in full here<p>It was a year of unintended consequences for architectural icons. The convex walls of the Walkie Talkie tower in the City of London concentrated the …

For BP Cleanup, 2013 Meant 4.6 Million Pounds Of Oily Gunk

<b>Listen · 5:00</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p><i>As we near the end of 2013, NPR is taking a look at the numbers that tell the story of this year. They're numbers that, if you really understand them, give insight into the world we live in.</i><p>On a breezy December morning, a work crew is scouring the …