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John Paul Stevens: Repeal the Second Amendment

Rarely in my lifetime have I seen the type of civic engagement schoolchildren and their supporters demonstrated in Washington and other major cities throughout the country this past Saturday. These demonstrations demand our respect. They reveal the broad public support for legislation to minimize …

Guns

This Southern Fried Chicken Restaurant Is Taking Over the Country

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar will open its first L.A. location in April.<p>In just a few weeks, Los Angeles will have another top-notch Southern …

Kitchens

Cryptocurrencies explained, in plain English

Everything you need to know about what cryptocurrencies are, how they work, and how they're valued.<p>By now you've probably heard about the cryptocurrency craze.<p>Either a family member, friend, neighbor, doctor, Uber driver, sales associate, server, barista, or passer-by on the street, has probably …

Cryptocurrency

A Curried Veggie & Chickpea Slow Cooker Stew for Fall Nights

Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onion, season with 1 teaspoon of the salt, and sauté until translucent, …

Slow Cookers

A Short History Of Bitcoin And Crypto Currency Everyone Should Read

Bitcoin hit news headlines this week as the price of one unit of the cryptocurrency passed $11,500 for the first time.<p>Although it’s often referred to as new, Bitcoin has existed since 2009 and the technology it is built on has roots going back even further. In fact if you had invested just $1,000 …

Cryptocurrency

How to Dodge and Burn Your Photos Using Gaussian Blur

Here’s a 5-minute tutorial by photography artist Antti Karppinen that shares a technique for effectively dodging and burning your photo using the …

Tutorials

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet

Alien landscapes on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are human-made …

Whites are moving back to Inglewood. There goes our neighborhood.

Several years ago, a woman who lives around the corner in Inglewood told me a story common to black people who were among the first to move into once-white cities. She and her husband bought their house in 1967. Every day that summer, she said, her next-door neighbor came out on his porch, glaring. …

The Culture Caught Up With Spike Lee — Now What?

Before he had even made his first movie, Spike Lee used to fantasize about three things: season tickets at the Garden, a brownstone in Fort Greene like the one that he was raised in and a house in the historically black Oak Bluffs section of Martha’s Vineyard. In 1986, after writing, producing, …

The Arts

How To Edit like Sean Archer

People are crazy about Irene Rudnyk´s last video tutorial about how to shoot like one of the most famous photographers in 500px , Sean Archer. Now, …

Los Angeles

Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

Makes about 20<p>Using chocolate wafers instead of chips is a cookie game-changer. They spread as they melt, creating thin pockets of chocolate in each layer, and stay much softer at room temperature.<p>April 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon baking …

Dessert

All Fries, All Day at FryMadness

What to make of <b>FryMadness</b>, the newish restaurant and bar that focuses entirely on French fries?<p>Seriously: Every menu item is fry-based, which bodes …

Sex Robot Molested At Electronics Festival, Creators Say

This is why we can’t have nice things.<p>The man behind an “intelligent” sex robot named “Samantha” says the kinky creation needs to be repaired thanks to “barbarians” at a tech industry festival.<p>Engineer Sergi Santos, of Barcelona, Spain, wanted to show off Samantha at the Arts Electronica Festival …

Robotics

10 Foods That Science Suggests Really Do Contribute To Long-Term Health

A bad diet is now a leading cause of death across the globe. Much of this is due to the fact that people who had previously eaten much healthier, traditional diets are now eating more “Westernized” fare. And its effects on global health are, unfortunately, showing.<p>Here in the U.S., it can sometimes …

Holistic Medicine

How a Hit Rap Song Happens Now

In this, the year hip-hop won the music business, one of its defining hits was released more or less by mistake.<p>Back in February, Lil Uzi Vert, a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How to Do 16 Different Types of Push-ups

Push-ups are pretty damn hard. My high school cheerleading coach insisted that the whole squad could bang out 20 push-ups by the time summer cheer …

Workouts

China has suddenly stopped buying foreign property

The Chinese were 25% of buyers of central London commercial property in 2016, a recent note to clients from Morgan Stanley's research team said.<p>The sudden absence of China explains, in part, the recent softness in the London property market. Residential prices in London began falling in the last …

Real Estate

New device can heal with a single touch, and even repair brain injuries

A new device developed at The Ohio State University can start healing organs in a "fraction of a second," researchers say.<p>The technology, known as Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT), has the potential to save the lives of car crash victims and even deployed soldiers injured on site. It's a dime-sized …

Research

This Film Takes Timelapses and Camera Techniques to the Next Level

Want to see some jaw-dropping camera work? Check out this 3-minute trailer for the upcoming feature film <i>Awaken</i>, by renowned time-lapse photographer …

Explore the roots of spa culture in Budapest

'Spa' comes from the Latin phrase 'sanitas per acqua' or 'health through water'. Emperor Marcus Aurelius built the first thermal baths in Hungary …

Commercial Real Estate Mid-Year 2017 Update

REITs (+1%) have underperformed the S&P 500 (+8%) so far in 2017. Homebuilders are higher by 22%. 10-year yields have declined 21bps.<p>Interest rates …

Report: LA is the nation’s most unaffordable housing market—and prices will keep rising

The report argues that housing demand is increasing faster than supply<p>Home prices in Los Angeles have never been higher, and rents are increasingly unaffordable for many residents. Sadly, a new report from the UCLA Anderson Schoolf of Management predicts the situation is unlikely to change in the …

Housing

The war in Syria, explained

How Syria’s civil war became America’s problem.<p>President Donald Trump has ordered airstrikes on Syria as punishment for its chemical weapons attack last week in the town of Douma, which killed at least 42 people — including a number of children.<p>Understanding Trump’s decision requires understanding …

Middle East

The Modeling Industry: What Photographers Need to Know

I think it’s fair to say that most photographers will, at some point in their career, have to work with models at least once—whether you’re a still …

Fashion Modeling

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

What is the ‘Orange & Teal Look’ and Why is it So Popular?

Many a blockbuster movie and several popular travel photo/video creators out there use something called the ‘Orange and Teal look’ when they color …

Cinematography

What You Need to Know First to Understand the Russian Revolution

“Now that the lush and prosperous years had come to Russia, the last thing she needed was war; they should have just said a Requiem Mass for that …

David Blaine freaked out Drake and Dave Chappelle with an insane magic trick

On his new special, "David Blaine: Beyond Magic," which recently aired on ABC, Blaine met with Dave Chappelle, Drake, and NBA star Stephen Curry.<p>He asked Chappelle to draw a small creature to fit in the palm of Drake's hand. Chappelle joked about drawing Drake's rap rival Meek Mill, but Chappelle …

Magic

10 Embarrassing Food Faux Pas You're Probably Guilty Of

Put your cappuccino down and read this.<p>If you fancy yourself a seasoned eater, and you take pride in the long list of restaurants and cuisines you've …

Bill de Blasio