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Ranking the 25 Greatest Dunks in Recent NBA Dunk Contest History

When six dunkers take the stage in New Orleans, they'll be competing for more than the team competition and the individual award that will be presented at the end of the contest on Saturday, Feb. 15.<p>Paul George, John Wall, Damian Lillard, Terrence Ross, Harrison Barnes and Ben McLemore will try to …

Tip Tuesday: Match your suits with the right pants.

7 Creative Ideas to Spice Up Your Photography

Human beings are creatures of habit; we seek out patterns, we search for comfort and contentment, we settle into routines. These aren’t necessarily …

Texas Business Destroys Sexist Truck Decal After Backlash

Apparently, creating a decal of a woman tied up on a truck bed to generate buzz for your business isn't such a great idea after all.<p>A Texas sign company, Hornet Signs, created the life-like decal and put it on an employee's truck in an attempt to show how realistic its work can be and bring in new …

Molly: The Dangerous Drug That’s Too Good to Quit

Despite recent deaths, fans tell Abby Haglage the trip is way too fun to give up.<p>The first time Adam tried Molly, he was 19. He loved it.<p>“I was …

With Britain Out, Allies Abandon Obama on Syria

Will the U.S. now go it alone in Syria?<p>After the battle to secure a broad international coalition collapsed in disarray, President Obama has …

7 Date Colognes Guaranteed To Impress Any Potential Lover

If your Tinder pickup line was an absolute trailblazer and you’ve got a time and date on the books, it stands to reason that your pre-date groundwork …

The other side of Martin Luther King: images from the civil rights struggle

Amid the celebrations around the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's 'I had a dream' speech, a small but powerful photographic exhibition in central London contains some of the most evocative images I have encountered from that time.<p>Trolley Books are hosting the show Marching to the Freedom …

Jay Z needs better race politics

No, it’s not enough to just show up. The First Man of hip-hop has to stop sipping the post-racial Kool-Aid<p>It is still too soon to tell what the political legacy of the hip-hop generation will be. But if our stance toward our past leads us in this moment to conclude, as Jay Z has recently done, that …

5 Tips to Add Flavor to Your Landscape Photography

<i>Landscapes can have a magical impact on people.</i> Depending on the location, a landscape may instill a feeling of serenity or natural turmoil; it might …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

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We’re taking more pictures than ever … so why are cameras dying off?

Are smartphones set to replace digital cameras the way digital replaced film?<p>You would think that in a world where hundreds of thousands of photos are shared every minute, camera makers would be absolutely in heaven. Instead, they're struggling to maintain both their income and their relevance.<p>The …

Five Cameras for the Person Stepping up From a Point and Shoot

Not everyone has a DSLR, but there are many that are trying to step up to one. But guess what: you don’t necessarily have to. You can instead move up …

Making the Ordinary Unordinary

Lee Materazzi‘s photographs of every day life have a twist that keep you looking. Materazzi’s models, often herself and her mother, interact with …

US under pressure to bring federal charges against George Zimmerman

The Obama administration was facing intense pressure on Monday to bring a federal prosecution against George Zimmerman, acquitted of murdering the …

Silhouette Superhero Art - Past and Present Comparisons

10 Cheap Date Ideas | The Art of Manliness

Bonus #11: Impromptu living room dance party.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Joe Weber of Dappered.com.</i><p>“’Cause I don’t care too… much for …

Oregon Could Be The First State To Let Students To Go To College Tuition-Free

The "Pay it Forward, Pay it Back" plan lets students enroll with no money down, so long as they agree to pay up to 3% of their future salaries back into a state fund annually for 24 years.<p>"If it's done correctly it's essentially creating a social insurance vehicle for enabling access to higher …

Leaked report shows Bin Laden's 'hidden life'

Former al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was able to hide in Pakistan for nine years due to the "collective failure" of state military and intelligence authorities, a leaked Pakistani government report has revealed.<p>The report, obtained exclusively by Al Jazeera's Investigative Unit, also outlines how …

How to Photograph Fireworks

Do you want to know how to photograph fireworks? With New Year’s Eve just days away I thought I’d refresh this article in which I give 10 Fireworks …

First-ever human head transplant is now possible, says neuroscientist

<i>Update: New Scientist reported Feb. 25, 2015, that Canavero will announce at a conference in June a project to make the first human head transplant possible by 2017.</i><p>Technical barriers to grafting one person’s head onto another person’s body can now be overcome, says Dr. Sergio Canavero, a member of …

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America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …

Mens Fashion

April 30, 2018<p>As we all know, what was on-trend last year certainly isn't going to be the same in 2018. Ultimately, now that summer is fast …

NSA collected Americans' email records in bulk for two years under Obama

The Obama administration for more than two years permitted the National Security Agency to continue collecting vast amounts of records detailing the …

Travel Photography Quick Tips

Keep these tips from photographer Robert Caputo in mind as you're taking photos on your next trip.<p>Keep your eyes open and camera ready as you head out into the world. Architecture, colors, and mountains all give us a sense of place.<br>• Wherever you go, be on the lookout for humor you can incorporate …

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9 Photography Ideas to Fuel Your Photographic Journey

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ 1. Take an Overnight Photography Trip Overnight trips with other photographers make for a great time to talk and explore …

Woman Drinks Coke Instead Of Water For 16 Years

A real-life Super Size Me, only for 16 years instead of a month. Want to take a guess what happens to your body?<p>A 31-year-old Monaco woman was recently admitted to the hospital after suffering arrhythmia and fainting spells. Her potassium levels were found to be absurdly, dangerously low. These are …