Michael Hartwig

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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 …

Mardi Gras

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 in elaborate or funny costumes evoking Marie Antoinette, President Donald Trump and glamorous vampires. And amused bystanders took in the chaotic scene …


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 …

Cubs Win the World Series in a Thriller: Pictures


How Blackberry Smoke Revived Southern Rock With New Album

With 'Like an Arrow' debuting at Number One, the Georgia band helps make a fading genre cool again<p>"We're a rock & roll band from Georgia," says …

Gregg Allman

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 …

Audrey Hepburn

High Def Van Gogh Exhibit in Rome: Pictures

The Arts

Glasgow Street Art: Pictures


Gaps can help cure the Monday Blues (32 Photos)

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 …

Donald Trump

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, 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 …

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 …


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; John was …

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

Van Morrison

Macro monsters: Jumping spiders up close, in pictures


These Ancient Trees Have Stories to Tell

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 kids at heart) …

30 Most Colorful Cities Around the World

Many of the world's most iconic metropolises are filled with towering skyscrapers and shiny glass-and-steel facades, but not all cities are gray concrete jungles. From the candy-colored buildings of Havana, Cuba to the blue-painted houses of Jodhpur, India, many urban areas have embraced vivid hues …

How To Make Roasted Broccoli

<b>Heat the oven to 425°F.</b> Place a rack in the middle position.<p><b>Cut the broccoli into florets:</b> Cut the florets away from the stem, then cut the florets …

Slow Cooker Korean Short Ribs

<i>These slow cooker Korean short ribs are incredibly easy and packed with tons of flavor; the meat is tender and falls right off the bone!</i>When I asked …