Dakota Miller

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Megan Fox Saves Herself

Rather than letting her sex appeal burn her out, she is trying to contain it, channel it, make it work for her, not others. To see if that's possible. Music: "Sail to the Sun," by Wavves — New album out Spring 2013!<p><i>Published in the February 2013 issue, on sale any day now</i><p><b>Deep in</b> her house, Megan …

The Man Who Killed Osama bin Laden... Is Screwed

For the first time, the Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden tells his story — speaking not just about the raid and the three shots that changed history, but about the personal aftermath for himself and his family. And the startling failure of the United States government to help its most …

Katy Perry’s Cute but Serial-Killer-Esque Secret, Revealed!

Just because Katy Perry is the closest thing planet Earth has to a human Candy Land character—with her rainbow-colored costumes, perfumes named Purr and Meow, and wide, anime eyes—does not mean that the cheerful, Grammy-nominated pop singer does not have secrets dark enough to warrant a character …

Why New York—and Even New York’s Mayor—Should Love Banksy

I was all set to write something snarky about the media frenzy around Banksy’s current month-long, self-declared “residency” in New York, for which …

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

When I first met Steve Jobs, I thought he was a loser. It was 1980, and I was just a Silicon Valley kid who knew nothing about computers. I had …

Miley Cyrus: Confessions of Pop’s Wildest Child

In the backroom of a tattoo parlor on North La Brea Avenue in L.A., Miley Cyrus is about to get some new ink. “Allright, face down,” says the tattoo …

Revealed! The Recipe for Peanut Butter, Chocolate, and Caramel Cookies From How I Met Your Mother

Now that the Mother has been introduced in <i>How I Met Your Mother</i>, it somehow seems only appropriate that she knows how to make cookies. Good ones too—peanut butter, chocolate, and caramel—that she fed to Lily to get her to calm down. Oh, yum.<p><i>People</i> managed to find the recipe for the delectable …

An Orange Pride girl tells her story | Pistols Firing

<i>An Orange Pride girl named Lindsay Fredenburg emailed me shortly after the Sports Illustrated story came out today. It’s pretty good.</i><p>I was an Orange …

Oklahoma

Fath' Carter story questioned

Some aspects of the story of former Oklahoma State safety Fath' Carter, who was quoted extensively in Sports Illustrated's series about improprieties …

College Football

Why The Last of the Unjust Will Change How You See the Holocaust

<i>Esquire.com will be filing regular dispatches and interviews from the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. Read all our coverage here.</i><p><b>We live in a great time</b> for documentaries, or at least for the marketing of documentaries. It's a time in which filmmakers like Morgan Spurlock (<i>Super Size Me</i>, …

Video: Ten Photography Life Hacks That’ll Save You Money

We’ve shared a few pretty cool life hacks over the years — for example, check out this super-simple drop test that’ll let you know if your AA …

How to Photograph a Silhouette in Front of a Giant Moon

Swiss photographer, Philipp Schmidli, got it into his mind that he wanted to photograph the full moon with a subject walking in front of it so to …

Film Posters

Lightroom's Tone Curve Explained

It’s no secret that there are many ways to enhance our photographs with Lightroom. By using just a handful of sliders we can get some great results …

Yes, Amsterdam Really Did Banish an Entire Family to a Shipping Container 'Scum Village'

The Heartwarming Story Behind Turkey's Rainbow Staircase

A retired forestry engineer named Huseyin Cetinel decided to spruce up the neighborhoods of Findikli and Cihangir in Istanbul, devoting four days and $800 dollars to redecorate a massive staircase in rainbow hues. The local community fell in love with the newly adorned pedestrian passageway, …

American Icons: Anything Goes

This is our anthem to being naughty. Before Broadway musicals got serious about West Side gangs or Fleet Street barbers, Cole Porter entertained …

Pearl and Leather Necklace Tutorial

Traditional pearl necklaces have a place in our jewelry box, but this fresh take is our favorite new way to wear a classic. It feels modern, but with a nod to the heirloom.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Pearls<br>• Raw leather cording<br>• scissors<br>• Bead reamer for plastic pearls or a pearl reamer for real pearls<p><b>Ready</b> …

10 Crazy Good Crock-Pot Pasta Recipes for Fast & Fabulous Dinners

<i>Written by Julie Ryan Evans on CafeMom's blog, The Stir.</i><p>Is it me, or is Spring time the busiest time of year? I know the winter holidays usually take that honor, but I think Spring may be even more hectic with the end of the school year, planning for summer, and all of the spring activities. For me …

RFK Jr. Allegedly Kept Diary of Affairs

China's Online Rumor Crackdown Makes Going Viral a Crime

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Don't spread rumors over the Internet if you'll be in China soon, because if that rumor catches on …

A Newly Discovered 'Failure' by Vincent Van Gogh

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After two years of research, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has confirmed that <i>Sunset at Montmajour</i> …

Ignore The Naysayers. Go Create Stunning Images

There has been a spat of posts and articles recently extolling the storyline that “Photography Is Dead!” or “Creativity Is Dead!” or both. And then …

Photography

The Art Of Being A Bohemian

After All, It’s Perfectly Easy If You Can Give the Time to It<p>Some day, when Fate has delayed your laundry and you have only one clean collar left, go down and take a try at being a Bohemian. You can do it. Hundreds of people, with no worse bringing up than you have had, are doing it, and, after it …

A Look at the Past, Present and Future of Stop Motion Animation

Stop motion animation has seen a resurgence of late. In addition to filmmakers continuing to make use of the technique despite the rise of CGI, stop …

7 Tips to Make Your Photos Stand Out

Sometimes very small changes can have huge effects. This is especially true for photography, and this article will share seven of the most powerful …

Once Past Syria Crisis, Farm Bill Looms in Congress

BLACK­WELL, OKLA — The House de­bate over wheth­er to au­thor­ize Pres­id­ent Obama to take ac­tion in Syr­ia will over­shad­ow oth­er le­gis­lat­ive …

Oklahoma Plagued by Cricket Infestation, Smell of Rotten Flesh

Due to the summer’s “right combination” of heat and drought coupled with July and August rainfall, Oklahoma residents are facing a major cricket …

Insects

You Can Train Humans to Be Good People

Bodyguard Who Described His Boss Adolf Hitler as “Normal” as Recently as 2005 Dies

Adieu, adieu, 96-year-old former bodyguard to Adolf Hitler, thy plaintive anthem fades. One Rochus Misch, Latinate term for “phlegm” and “last survivor from Hitler’s bunker in Berlin,” passed away in the conquered nation of Germany yesterday. According to <i>The Guardian</i><i>,</i> Misch “remained proud to the …