Kartikaye Madhok

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You See a Snow-Covered Mountain, This Guy Sees a Giant Canvas

Simon Beck’s form of “exercising” is way more beautiful than yours: What started as an alternative to hiking in order to stay in shape has developed into a unique art form.<p>Beck creates what he calls “snow drawings,” intricate patterns stomped out by foot on snow-covered mountain plains. The results …

Drawing

33 Epic Sites With Breathtaking Free Stock Photos

No matter how good your product is, you must present it in a clean, professional and most important natural way. Imagery is one of the strongest element in any form of design making an emotional connection with your customer so you should pay incredible attention to what imagery you use to …

Web Design

A Mirrorless Affair Gone Wrong: A Cautionary Love Story

My Canon and I. We were like two peas in a pod. We met when I was just a young man, knowing nothing about love or how to use a camera. My Canon …

Travel special: Artisan villages en route to the Rann of Kutch

On a road trip to Kutch's white desert, Dhara Vora stumbled across countless handmade treasures, each rich in history and skill, from Bollywood-esque …

Knives

How to Use Eye Contact to Improve Your Business and Love Life | The Art of Manliness

In our first post in this two-part series on eye contact, we discussed the importance of eye contact and some of the reasons we don’t always feel …

10 Crazy Things Your Smartphone Could Do

We use our smartphones for everything from navigating and looking up restaurant reviews to sharing selfies and checking email and the weather. Some …

8 Google Maps Hacks That Will Change The Way You Travel

We knew Google Maps could show us the world. But we didn't know the app could pull quite so many game-changing travel tricks.<p>From booking a black car to planning a ski route, this little tool is primed to completely revamp the way we travel. Here are some of the smartest Google Maps hacks to enjoy …

A photographer traveled the world to see how beauty is defined in 37 countries

The budding photographer made it to 37 countries and every continent except for Antarctica.<p>During her travels, she photographed hundreds of beautiful women in their own cultural surroundings to compile her new project "The Atlas of Beauty." It shows a range of faces from the Amazon rainforest to …

Humanities

Winners of the Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2014

The winners of the Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2014 were just announced! UK landscape photographer Greg Whitton nabbed the top prize with his stunning image of light hitting the Southern Highlands in Iceland. It was taken during a six-day wild camping trip in Iceland with four other …

Nature Photography

7 Things We Can Turn Off and On in the Brain

As much as we’d like to think we’re always in control of our own actions, a lot of human behavior, mood, and habit can be traced to involuntary …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

Time Travel IS Possible, This Physicist Just Demonstrated It

For many the concept of time travel is nothing more than domain of science fiction writers and Hollywood movie magic, but what if you could …

Physics

4 Wildlife Photography Tips to Add a Wow Factor to Your Wildlife Shots

When photographing wildlife, we typically have a few seconds to ‘get the shot' of that bird, bear, deer, common or rare animal. Our beautiful …

Build A Compact 1080p Gaming PC For $400 (Benchmarks Included)

<b>[UPDATE: This has proven to be a popular build, but what if you want to stretch your budget to $800? Check out this newer mini-ITX, 1440p gaming build!]</b><p>There’s a widespread misconception floating around that says building a decent gaming PC is an expensive endeavor. But what if you could assemble …

Computer Hardware

A Map Of Every Patent Steve Jobs Touched

You might never be able to get inside the enigmatic Apple founder’s head, but this could be the next best thing.<p>People are always trying to put themselves into the head of Apple founder Steve Jobs, to figure out how he thought. Unfortunately, Jobs was pretty inscrutable, but here’s one fun way to …

10 Beautiful Geometric GIFs That Will Hypnotise Your Mind

With all the visual clutter you see on the web everyday, obtrusive ads, auto-playing videos, floods of email notifications or chat windows popping up …

GIF Animations

2014 In Review: The Best & Worst Of So Bad & So Good

It’s that time again when we take a quick glance over our shoulder at the biggest stories over the past 12 months here on <b>So Bad So Good,</b> - what a …

22 Hot Sandwiches You Need to Make to Get Through Winter

For those days when all you want is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection.<p><b>Sometimes all you want on a frigid winter day</b> is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection. Beware: There's a lot of cheese ahead.

Cooking

20 Must-Try Street Foods Around the World

Can you imagine visiting Paris without having a crêpe? Strolling through Hong Kong and not eating an egg waffle? Passing up authentic jerk chicken in Jamaica? Trying street food is an integral of traveling to new places, and it's a delicious window into new cultures, a taste of human history. In …

The First Lines of 63 Simpsons Characters

For almost three decades, Springfield's residents have become vibrant characters in their own right. Let's take a look at where their stories all …

Why Rivers Curve

Have you ever wondered why rivers curve instead of flow in a straight line? Learn why in this informative 2.5 minute video.<p>Channels: INFORMATIVE<br>Tags: …

How to be a pickup artist (with science)

With the recent backlash against Julien Blanc and Dapper Laughs resulting in successful campaigns against them, the world of pick-up artists has lost some powerful figures. But fear not, because with this handy scientific guide you too could become the sort of immoral soulless harassment machine …

Ask a Woman on a Date | AoM Instructional

Makings Habits That Last | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Maneesh Sethi.</i><p>Getting a call from the Travel Channel was the best thing that ever happened for my diet. And …

15 Battle Rope Arm Exercises: Wind Sprints for Your Arms | The Art of Manliness

When it comes to cardio, I’m one of those people who like to get it done as fast as possible. Jogging long-distance or spending thirty minutes on an …

A Primer on Flashlights: Every Man Should Carry a Torch | The Art of Manliness

From helping you find your way back to your campsite, to allowing you to find a missing widget under the bed, to providing illumination when the …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Best Trips 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Travel Photography

Bill Murray's 5 Most Underrated Movies

When he's not Ghostbusting<p>Despite Bill Murray's reputation as a freewheeling comedian who loves nothing more than to crash unsuspecting civilians' engagement photo shoots and bachelor parties, there's more to the 66-year-old star than just cooler-than-cool ridiculousness. For every <i>Stripes</i>,</i> …

Bill Murray