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The Self-Portrait Project in Haiti – in pictures

These images are all self-portraits taken by Haitians in the Mozayik and Cité Soleil encampments, just outside Port-au-Prince. Over the course of a week, the Self-Portrait Project went into various camps in Haiti to highlight the ongoing housing crisis. The Self-Portrait Project uses a portable …

Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

Recently I was helping a photographer who had just switched from Elements to Photoshop 6. She was looking to streamline her editing and asked about …

Blast from the Past: Photos Captured 125 Years Ago with the Kodak No. 1

It could be argued that consumer photography didn’t begin until 1888, when Eastman Kodak made his Kodak No. 1 (the followup to the Kodak Box) …

The Healthy Runner’s Diet

Follow these six rules for a healthy, whole-foods eating plan designed just for a runner like you.<p>"Where's the food?" that's the question I ask many runners when I review their food diaries. It's not that they're starving. Most are taking in lots of calories and nutrients—but it's in the form of …

Running On Air: Breathing Technique

A revolutionary way to breathe can help you run better and sidestep injury.<p>In my early days as a runner, I, like most, didn't give any thought to my breathing. I took up the sport in high school—back in the '70s—and as a senior on the cross-country team, I won the individual league championship, a …

Stunning Fire Opal Looks Like a Blazing Sunset in the Clouds

Florida-based gemstone enthusiast Jeff Schultz captures a stunning image of a Mexican Fire Opal that, depending on how you visually interpret it, looks like a beautiful sunset in the clouds or a fiery explosion with billowing smoke. Though the collector is a groundskeeper at State College of …

Antoni Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia comes to life in this amazing step-by-step video - The Fox Is Black

Antoni Gaudi’s Barcelona masterpiece Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família has been under construction since 1882, and it’s not slated to …

Neon Wetsuits

England's rugged Cornish coast might not be the first place you'd expect to find a flourishing, stylish, custom wetsuit company, but Neon—located in England's surf mecca, Newquay—handcrafts made-to-order men's and women's wetsuits out of their workshop overlooking the Atlantic. With the air …

What Gaudí's Sagrada Familia Will Look Like in 2026

The <i>Sagrada Famlia</i>, a world-famous Catholic church in Barcelona designed by the late renowned architect Antoni Gaud, is set to finally complete construction in the year 2026 after over a century of work. Having first embarked on the ambitious architectural project in 1882, Gaud took his time …

Flying Wizard is Actually a Tricky Remote-Controlled Plane

RC hobbyist Otto Dieffenbach of Flyguy Promotions tricks people into thinking that wizards and witches are flying on broomsticks through the air with his craftily constructed, remote-controlled cutouts. Two of Dieffenbach's latest RC designs, part of his <i>Broom Flyer</i> series, were created specially, …

Wordplay Wednesday: Rumi's Greatest Love Poems

You might recall a choice debate over love and poetry between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy in Jane Austen’s <i>Pride and Prejudice</i>:<p><i>Elizabeth: I wonder</i> …

Smoking ban considered for prisons

<b>A ban on smoking in all areas of jails in England and Wales is being considered by the Prison Service.</b><p>A pilot is expected to begin next year, with a ban likely by 2015.<p>It is thought the move is linked to potential legal action by staff and inmates who have suffered the effects of passive …

Spyker hopes new car will spark revival

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1011000/1011383_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524691036_4a248374222959ba804df2d311f5670a<p><b>When Dutch sports car manufacturer Spyker unveiled its latest model at the Quail Motorsports Gathering in California's Pebble Beach last month it</b> …

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Photographer Captures Incredible Photos of Planes in Front of the Sun and Moon

In search of a difficult photo project? Try photographing airplanes passing in front of the sun and the moon. That’s what French photographer …

Barbra Streisand's 'Funny Girl' Makeup Was No Laughing Matter (PHOTOS)

Barbra Streisand's turn as Fanny Brice in 1968's "Funny Girl" was quite possibly our first introduction to the over-the-top fabulousness that is Streisand. Her captivating singing voice, on-point comedic timing and, most importantly, her hair and makeup inspired us from day one. (This writer sends …

The New Cruise Route Between Britain and Australia

The first image of a pair of ocean liners that will carry passengers between Britain and Australia were released this week by French ship-building …

10 Best Places to Buy a Vacation Home

With the summer months behind us, many of us hold on to more permanent dreams of paradise by considering the purchase of a vacation home. According to the National Association of Realtors, this dream is increasingly becoming a reality for buyers with a 10 percent increase in the sale of vacation …

Sardinia: A True Festival Island (PHOTOS)

<i>A different way to enjoy Sardinia</i><p>Ibiza is often referred to as "Europe's top party island," but if you think that it's the only European island where you can party, you're absolutely wrong. Sardinia, for example, organizes amazing music events every year, from soulful jazz to exciting rock.<p>The …

6 Reasons to Visit Cody, Wyoming

Jackson Hole often is the first option that comes to mind for tourists seeking a gateway into Yellowstone National Park—and for good reason. Jackson …

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Tutorial: Reversible leather and cotton belting bag handles

Jodi from Sew Fearless made a set of leather and cotton belting handles for a bag she’s making. The core of the handles is the cotton belting, with …

How-To: Sew Perfect Pleats

Pleats are a great way to shape garments, but getting the spacing to look just right can be frustrating. Luckily, my pal Sarai over at The Coletterie has solved all of your pesky pleat and tuck problems with her no-fail method for marking and sewing perfect pleats!<p>Ready to give it a try? (Just not …

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How-To: Fall Leaf Pillow

Whip up some quick and colorful autumn-inspired decor with this simple fall leaf pillow tutorial that Amy from Positively Splendid shared on Tatertots & Jello!<p>Ready to start stitching? Head over to Tatertots & Jello to see how it’s done!

Amazing Close-up Photographs of the Human Eye and How to Make Them Yourself

The human eye is a pretty amazing apparatus; physiological functions and complexities aside, eyes are integral to non-verbal communication and …

Spellbound: Hitchcock inspired fashion

This season's mid-century skirts and cinched waists, seen in collections by Prada, Miu Miu, Dolce & Gabbana and Saint Laurent, evoke the drama and killer style of Hitchcock's heroines. With styling by Priscilla Kwateng and photography by Jon Gorrigan, the atmosphere of Vertigo, To Catch and Thief …