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Philosopher Slavoj Žižek on His Hero Malcolm X

Tonight, I'm joined by Slavoj Žižek, arguably the world's best-known living philosopher. Dubbed "the most dangerous philosopher in the West," the influential cultural critic has published more than fifty books and is the subject of multiple documentaries exploring culture, theology, and political …

University of London

These Foods Might Be The Secret To A Happy Brain

The human gut is home to trillions of bacteria that affect not just our digestion, but also the way we think, feel and behave. Research increasingly suggests that gut bacteria imbalances may play a significant role in mental and neurological health problems.<p>The good news? A <i>healthy</i> gut can boost …

Wellness

The 43 Best Hidden Hikes In The U.S.

Read the full list on Greatist.<p>Sure, hiking the Appalachian Trail is an experience no one ever forgets. But the United States is a pretty big place, with tons of opportunities for hiking and camping in spots that don't attract millions of tourists every year. If you like the feel of going where …

Hiking

Best Road Trips for Fall Foliage in Wisconsin

en_US<p>article<p>Wisconsin is the ideal place for road trips, especially during the autumn …

op Journal

After generations of sleeping outside, you tend to pick up a few tricks. Since 1938, REI employees and members have been creating and tuning pro tips …

Ever dreamed of climbing Mt Everest? Forget it, your dream is dead. This is why

Nepalese authorities announced this week they plan to introduce regulations which ban inexperienced climbers, disabled people and possibly the very …

12 Once-in-a-Lifetime Camping Sites

More than 700 miles of trails wind through Montana’s crystalline lakes, jagged mountain peaks, and ancient glaciers. Go now, before they vanish …

Hiking

25 incredible hikes to take in your lifetime

We've put together a collection of some of the world's most breathtaking hikes.<p>From the Kalalau Trail in Hawaii to trekking the volcanic Tongariro Northern Circuit of New Zealand, here are 25 hikes everyone should take in their lifetime.

Hiking

23 Must-Do Hikes in the National Parks

Photo: Michael Matti<p>You can't see all the beauty of the National Parks from your car or the visitor center. You need to hit the trail and get into the wild to really capture all that the parks have to offer. Take a look at this list, lace up your hiking boots, and start planning your next hiking …

National Parks

4 Ways to Cuff Your Pant Legs

Cuffing your pant legs can bring style to almost any casual outfit and can perfectly accent your kicks. But there’s method to a cuff, and it starts …

China’s Atlantis of the East

The Chinese city of Shicheng was flooded in 1959, then forgotten. With its recent rediscovery, divers can explore a 600-year-old city that is both underwater – and unseen for decades.<p>Often called the “Atlantis of the East” by travellers, the underwater city of Shicheng is a magnificent, mysterious …

Archaeology

An Intro to Line, Shape, and Form in Photography

There are many elements of composition that form the building blocks of photography: lines, shape, form, texture, pattern, and the rule of thirds, …

Landscape Photography

Documenting One of America’s Relics: The Rest Stop

Photographer Ryann Ford is on a mission to document a dying breed of architecture: the American roadside rest stop. Since more and more gas stations, …

Design

Marked Up Photographs Show How Iconic Prints Were Edited in the Darkroom

Want to see what kind of work goes into turning a masterful photograph into an iconic print? Pablo Inirio, the master darkroom printer who works at …

7 Lessons Josef Koudelka Has Taught Me About Photography and Life

Josef Koudelka is one of my favorite photographers of all-time. I love how he has been able to craft his life around photographing only what he …

Power Hungry: Poignant Photos Compare the Meals of the Rich and Poor Throughout History

Approximately 40% of food is thrown out in America each year. This amounts to roughly $165 billion (with a ‘b’) worth of food, which could feed half …

6 Black and White Photography Tips for Monochrome Enthusiasts

Thanks to digital technology, monochrome photography is easier today than ever before. Check out these six black and white photography tips for …

Sweet Potato Casserole With Pecan Crumble

Heat oven to 425°. Place sweet potatoes on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and bake until soft, about 1 1⁄2 hours; let cool for 30 minutes, and …

Breakfast

White Noise

Project info<p>Dark moods, anxieties, fears and worst nightmares.<br>Anything that scares us and we try to keep away.<br>The man is afraid of what he knows or what he does not want to see.<p>I investigated my subconscious in depth to better understand myself, trying to give light to my darkest depth.<p>I carried …

Mind

SEEING THROUGH THE HEART

Project info<p>This series is about the sense of place. I am working to make images that convey what I see. This incorporates the feelings through which my vision is filtered. I do not see things crisp and sharp but rather through layers of experiencing in the moment. The wind blowing, the temperature …

Poetry

Dramatic Black-and-White Studio Portraits of Goats and Sheep… Seriously

Finish this sentence: “I want to take dramatic, black-and-white studio portraits of _____.” If you’re like most people, chances are good you named a …

Stay Warm and Healthy With Kale and Quinoa Minestrone Soup

<i>(This recipe originally appeared on elizabethrider.com)</i><p>Baby, it's cold outside! Stay warm and healthy with this equally delicious and satisfying soup.<p>One of the things I love teaching my clients the most is how to incorporate kale, quinoa and other superfoods into familiar favorites. Using new …

Quinoa

Edison Light Globes, Part 2: Brassy & Classy Steampunk-Style Lamp Fixtures

As beautiful as Edison Light Globes' bulbs are, it is their lamp designs that really shine, if you'll pardon the pun. The company's deep line-up of …

Lineup

3 Factors to Think About When Composing Your Photos

The way you frame a photo is an important part of the composition. There are several key decisions to make when composing your photos: What to …

Video: Successful Photographers Reveal Their Biggest Fears and Offer Advice

Elizabeth Gilbert — the author best known for her bestselling memoir <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> — once wrote that fear and creativity are conjoined twins. In …