Michael Hartwig

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The Best Beer From Every State, According to the Biggest American Beer Nerds

So much beer, so little time to try them all.<p>Beer junkies really don’t play around. If a craft beer expert invites you over to their house, don’t you …

The 25 Best Male Jazz Singers Of All Time

What defines a jazz singer? Is it the musical language they use or the nature of the material they inhabit? Is it a flair for improvisation or the …

Red Wine and Honey-Poached Pears and Plums Recipe

<b>1.</b> Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.<p><b>2.</b> Combine the honey and red wine together in a small saucepan and bring to a gentle simmer, whisking …

See the Netherlands’ Historically Cold Winter in Before-and-After Photos

Last week was <i>extremely</i> cold in my country, the Netherlands. February 28th was the coldest 28th of February in history, breaking the record set in …

Stilettos, toilet plungers and other weird things flying off floats this Mardi Gras

<b>(CNN) —</b> Beads! Beads! Beads! It's all anyone ever thinks about when it comes to Mardi Gras.<p>Beads draped from trees like Spanish moss after the floats pass on St. Charles Avenue. Beads by the pound slung around every neck in sight, from preschoolers to frat brothers to grandmas planted in camp …

Costumes, beads and music: Mardi Gras comes to a close

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Families camped out from early morning to catch beads and stuffed animals thrown from float riders. Revelers took to the streets …

Festivals

Celebrating Mardi Gras in Pictures

Mardi Gras in High Gear in New Orleans: Pictures

Crater Lake: Deepest Lake in U.S.

Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States. Located in Oregon, it is known for its vibrant blue color and purity. Because there are no …

National Parks

Cubs Win the World Series in a Thriller: Pictures

How Blackberry Smoke Revived Southern Rock With New Album

“We’re a rock & roll band from Georgia,” says Blackberry Smoke singer, guitarist and chief songwriter Charlie Starr.<p>But that may be simplifying …

A New Book Features Rarely Seen Photos of Audrey Hepburn

More than two decades after her death at the age of 63, Audrey Hepburn continues to be a subject of endless fascination. A new coffee table book, out today, celebrates her timeless style and features more than 200 rare images of the Hollywood screen legend like we’ve never seen her before. Written …

High Def Van Gogh Exhibit in Rome: Pictures

Glasgow Street Art: Pictures

Walking

Gaps can help cure the Monday Blues

Donald Trump’s Crazy Handwriting Is Now A Free Font Called Tiny Hand

Tiny Hand could be the huckster’s Helvetica.<p>Although he’s known for his incessant tweeting, an interesting fact about Donald Trump is that he doesn’t really use computers outside of his iPhone. Although he aspires to lead the most technologically progressive nation on Earth, the Republican …

This 'Anti-Fashion Shoot' Explores Bodily Functions

Steph Wilson's latest brand-less fashion editorial is kind of like "a very failed attempt of a 90s Ukrainian fashion team trying to make something 'avant-garde.'"<p>Steph Wilson is a regular contributor to our sister channel, Broadly, and recently photographed a playful series on potential …

Hurricane Matthew Batters Florida: Pictures

PANTONE 2017 COLOUR TRENDS WERE RELEASED. DISCOVER NOW!

Pantone, the Colour Authority Institute, has just released its colour trends predictions for 2017. 2017 will be the year of Kale. Their predictions …

Home Decorating

Gorgeous Op Art GIFs Make the Human Body Vibrate

Waveforms meet the female form in these mind-bending GIFs.<p>Abstract at a glance, the black and white lines animated by Prague-based artist Adam Pizurny vibrate to form sultry portraits of the female form. Pizurny experimented with this aesthetic in a 2012 photo series using projectors on human …

The Most Hippie Town in All 50 States

Hippies have become kind of hard to define. Once upon a time they were the flower-power counterculture that dropped acid, drove inexplicably …

Ann Arbor

Gene Wilder: A Notable Life in Pictures

West Village

From Puttin' On the Ritz to Pure Imagination: Gene Wilder's 10 finest, funniest screen moments

1. Young Frankenstein – It’s FronkenSTEEN<p>Young Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) has dedicated his life to escaping the shadow of his notorious mad-scientist grandfather, changing the pronunciation of his own name to move away from the family heritage. When he inherits the family estate in …

When John Met Paul: A Day That Changed The Course of History

On this day in 1957, a 16-year-old John Lennon met 15-year-old <b>Paul McCartney</b>. It was at St. Peter’s, Woolton’s Parish Church in Liverpool and John …

Universal Music

Drømsjel: Vintage Virtuality

Berlin-based illustrator and artist <b>DRØMSJEL</b> gives us a slice of a new dimension to distorted reality, dating back to the aesthetic of the ’50s and …

Highlights From JazzFest in New Orleans: Pictures

Macro monsters: Jumping spiders up close, in pictures

These Ancient Trees Have Stories to Tell

Picture Stories<p>Photographer Beth Moon traveled the world in search of centuries-old trees.<p>Over three trillion trees live on planet Earth, and yet we know so few of their stories. Of course all trees play an important role—purifying the air, hosting the feathered and the furry, teaching kids (and …