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10 amazing vintage photographs of Istanbul in the 1910s

Photos of archaeological work in the Hippodrome in Istanbul

A couple of photographs appeared on Twitter last year, from the @ByzantineLegacy account, of the 1950 excavations of the Hippodrome in Istanbul …

Archaeology

The Surprisingly Good Coffee Shops of Istanbul’s Malls

The Surprisingly Good Coffee Shops of Istanbul’s Malls by MichaelFor the most part, one can predict the sorts of places one finds a good coffee shop, …

Coffee

I’m An Architect Who Illustrates The Secret Life Of Giants In The Streets Of Turkish Cities

I am an architect, academician and illustrator living in Turkey. I started to draw big characters on street photos I took with my smartphone, named …

Turkey

Antalya Hosts Their First Luxury Millionaire Wedding of 2018

Continuing its international fame as a luxury event destination, Antalya has hosted their first millionaire wedding of 2018. Anadolu Agency reports …

Amadeus and Routehappy to Change How You Book Flights

<i>WHY IT RATES: This partnership will bring far more detailed information about a flight purchase to travelers and travel sellers.—Mia Taylor,</i> …

11 best pre-flight safety videos worth switching your iPad off for

One of the most important aspects of flying is something that often gets ignored — the safety demonstration. Whether it’s flight attendants …

The Best Apps for Photographers

Man, is it fun to be a photographer right now.<p>I don't mean to say that photography wasn't fun before, but if you ask me, we're in a golden age of …

Apps

How I Shoot Dancers: 4 Simple Tips

I spent close to a decade of my life as a sports photographer and during this time it never crossed my mind to shoot dance. My dance photography all …

This Engineer Knows How to Make Economy Seating Comfortable

If you believe airlines don’t consider your comfort when flying economy class, you’re not always right. While airlines have made compromises to save …

Long Haul

This new software brings still photography to life

<b>Developers have created a new programme to bring still photography to life through animation software.</b><p>The project was designed in Israel by academics …

The World's Most Epic Day Hikes

Adventure<p>These tremendous treks don't require an overnight bag.<p>Every trail offers a fresh adventure, whether you meander along a river, through a forest, or into a valley. With these 10 treks from around the globe, you'll take in views of gorgeous landscapes, challenge your abilities, and see a new …

1 Creativity Lesson From the Nobel Prize-Winning Author Who Wrote His Novel in Just 4 Weeks

You need to focus and let your mind wander, at the same time.<p>As an entrepreneur, you're after that one, dazzlingly brilliant idea that will take the world by storm.Truly great ideas are, however, notoriously difficult to come by. They're generated within the deepest recesses of your subconscious …

16 Funny And Embarrassing Airport Pickup Signs That Were Impossible To Miss

Available on iOS & Android only.<p>Tag<p>This is sensitive<p>Attribute original poster<p>We remove posts that include copyright or trademark infringement. If …

What Are Points & Miles Worth? September 2017 Monthly Valuations

<b>You can view all posts in the Monthly Valuation Series here.</b><p>One of the questions I’m asked most often is “How much is a point or mile worth?” The …

British Airways

How an Outlaw Became the 'Turkish Lawrence of Arabia'

<i>This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at History Today.</i><p>In the twilight of the Ottoman Empire, …

New York City has a secret subway line with antique cars — here's what it's like to ride it

The New York City subway system is one of the most fascinating curiosities in a city full of mysteries. Miles of underground track shrouded in darkness, littered with abandoned stations and secret passageways — it's a common object of desire for the urban explorers among us.<p>And, occasionally, New …

New York City

[Exclusive] Draw in 3D with the ‘Mental Canvas’ Illustration App

The new app combines traditional illustration with 3D computer-aided design software.<p>There are apps like uMake that rather easily turn 2D sketching into useful 3D models for prototyping, but the new app Mental Canvas takes a different approach. It fuses the illustrator’s need for aesthetics and …

8 brands endorsed by African sportsmen

Huge brands often partner with sportsmen and women to capture new markets. African sportspeople are popular with fans around the world, and as a …

Turkish Airlines' New Safety Video Is Magical

Over the past few years safety videos have become a marketing tool of sorts for airlines, as we’ve seen airlines come up with cool, fresh concepts …

17 Photos of the Most Eerie Abandoned Sites in the World

And in some cases, actually haunted.<p>From vacant theme parks to deserted sanatoriums, these places manage to be both haunting and strangely beautiful at the same time.

32 of the Most Scandalous, Controversial, and Memorable Moments in Summer Olympic History

From record besting...to gender testing.<p>The summer games are a place for glory, victory, and honor. They're also a place for controversy, scandal, and dishonesty. As such, let's round up Olympic moments from both ends of the spectrum, from disgraceful cheating in 1896 to seriously inspiring …

10 Shameful Examples of Western Media “Reporting” On Turkey Coup

By Shehzade Mustafa<p>It is hard to be shocked these days, but sometimes you just can’t help but be amazed by the audacity of some of the media. Below …

Architects fight airport security threats with flexible design

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gresham, Smith and Partners recently designed a screening area at Norfolk International Airport in Virginia with one major concern in mind: flexibility, so it can adapt to changing security threats.<p>The security screening area of Norfolk International Airport after renovation is …

This Bike Helmet Signals, Navigates & Livestreams Your Commute

Is your sweaty head ready for web 2.0?<p>Brooklyness is hoping to make biking smarter with the Classon Helmet, and judging by their wildly successful …

15 Camera Shots Every Movie Fan Should Know

An essential part of making a movie memorable is striking the viewer with unusual camera shots and movements. When the first movies were made moving …

Cinematography

The construction of 10 iconic landmarks, in color

Building 10 wonders<br>of the world — in color<p>Colorized construction of 10 global landmarks<p>c. 1889<p>These 10 photographs, in monochrome and then …

The incredible shrinking man: the photographer who gets a whole film into one frame – in pictures

Hiroshi Sugimoto photographed cinema halls – exposing his shots for the length of the film. The results are spectacularly eerie

Breaded Escalope's touch-responsive clock tells the time with shadows

<b>Vienna Design Week 2015:</b> Vienna design collective Breaded Escalope has created a clock that uses shadows to display the time when a finger is placed …

Backstage circus

Project info<p>The German Roncalli circus is World-famous for its romance and theatrical acts. The show of the artists and the magical entourage of the circus paint a picture we would like to believe. For the series about the Roncalli Circus, Sander Troelstra went looking for the world backstage.<p>The …