Kristoffer Hergum

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A Look Inside Sigma’s Art Lens Factory

Want to see how Sigma’s highly acclaimed Art lenses are made? Johnnie Behiri of <i>cinema5D</i> recently had the honor of being the first journalist allowed …

The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

Going After Weed in the Middle of a Deadly Opioid Crisis Is Insane

Jeff Sessions just unleashed federal prosecutors despite a massive amount of evidence that weed is associated with fewer fatal overdoses.<p>With America still deep in the throes of its deadliest-ever drug epidemic, you might expect the most powerful people in the country to be ready to try anything …

Tokyo Is Preparing for Floods ‘Beyond Anything We’ve Seen’

KASUKABE, Japan — The cavernous underground cisterns here north of Tokyo could hold the Statue of Liberty, a scale that underscores the site’s immense task: protecting the world’s most populous metropolis from flooding.<p>Linked by tunnels that divert water away from the region’s most vulnerable …

Japan

Inside Manchester’s legendary acid house club The Haçienda

“I knew that I was right in the epicentre of a massive culture shift,” reflects Peter Walsh, a photographer who got his come-up capturing Manchester’s acid rave scene and club circuit – in particular at the legendary Haçienda. 30-years-later, his works are an important contribution to the …

Peter Walsh

How To Care For Your Lens: Clean the Back

How many times have you cleaned the back of your lenses? Sure never. Canadian photographer Oz Yilmaz explains the proper way of doing and why is …

Our Dishonest President

It was no secret during the campaign that Donald Trump was a narcissist and a demagogue who used fear and dishonesty to appeal to the worst in American voters. The Times called him unprepared and unsuited for the job he was seeking, and said his election would be a “catastrophe.”<p>Still, nothing …

Political Science

11 Surprising Facts About Gillian Anderson

If you’re a chemist and you make a crucial discovery, chances are they’ll name the particle or compound after you. But psychologists have always had …

Books

8 Ways Photography Can Improve Your Life

<i>Pedro Quintela is a history teacher, talented photographer, and one of the most inspiring people on 500px. To see more of his work and advice, follow</i> …

Self-esteem

Sharp Investments: The Only 5 Culinary Knives You'll Ever Need

Don't waste time with knives you'll never use. Stock your block with these five essential blades.<p>When it comes to knives, chefs know that it's quality—not quantity—that really matters on the chopping block. Forget the artisan hand-forged cleaver with the $600 price tag. Your money is better spent …

The Hunt for El Chapo

How the world’s most notorious drug lord was captured.<p>One afternoon last December, an assassin on board a K.L.M. flight from Mexico City arrived at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. This was not a business trip: the killer, who was thirty-three, liked to travel, and often documented his journeys around …

Brain Gain

The underground world of “neuroenhancing” drugs.<p>A young man I’ll call Alex recently graduated from Harvard. As a history major, Alex wrote about a dozen papers a semester. He also ran a student organization, for which he often worked more than forty hours a week; when he wasn’t on the job, he had …

Cinelli Porteur

Many consider Paris to be the most beautiful city in the world. I am one of them. Today, it is a very modern city, cloaked in glorious, age-old buildings and ancient history. During the 1930s, only 80 years ago, the great-grandfathers of Parisian messengers were delivering 15kg or so of daily …

Vienna