Michael Farkas

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Einstein’s musical talent helped propel his scientific breakthroughs

As we marvel at science’s latest extraordinary breakthrough, it’s also an opportunity to ponder what kind of thinker Albert Einstein was.<p>Born two decades before the beginning of the 20th century, what kind of mind was his that could come up with ideas that would have to wait until the second decade …

Flute

Ousted Australian PM Tony Abbott fires parting shot at media

<b>(CNN) —</b> In his final speech as Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott said it was a tough day, "but when you join the game, you accept the rules."<p>Those rules, under Australia's parliamentary system, are that when your party decides it no longer wants you as leader, you must stand aside for a new …

Australia

16 Most Beautiful Towns in the World

We love towns that are long on charm, personality, and photo ops, and we combed the globe to find the best! From a hilltop in the French Riviera to a …

New Mexico

Visiting London for the first time

If you're visiting London for the first time, here are some top tips to make your first trip safe, easy and, most of all, fun! Start here for …

Theme parks in London

Unlike most London attractions, some amusement parks aren't in central London, but are easily reached by train, coach or car.<p>Shrek’s Adventure<p>Shrek's …

#DidYouKnow @hellokitty was born in the suburbs of #London! She'll be back in the city for @_hellokittylive on 8 Oct! http://t.co/0D28cvnsyP

The 15 best rooftop restaurants in NYC

Best rooftop restaurants in NYC<p>1<p>Photograph: Courtesy Yelp/Trisa T.<p>Restaurants, American<p>Refinery Rooftop<p>Midtown West<p>Head to the top of the Refinery …

Dining Rooms

See adorable photos from the Algonquin Hotel's Cat Fashion Show

The annual cat fashion show returned on August 5 to celebrate the birthday of the Algonquin's cat ambassador, Matilda. This year's theme was "A …

Paradegoers of all sizes showed their Dominican and American pride during the Dominican Day Parade in Manhattan. http://t.co/FZ0l9Pp6K0

Drone Spotted In Path Of Planes At Newark Liberty International Airport

<b>NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork)</b> — Another drone was reported Sunday in the path of several flights at a Tri-State Area airport.<p>The Port Authority of New …

Shambhala V/S Burning Man : What's Your Trip? - Festival Sherpa | Online Guide to Festivals

<b>For free-thinkers who prefer the mindful festival experience to the frivolous, Shambhala and Burning Man offer two diverse choices to pick from! The</b> …

Watch Paul McCartney And Brittany Howard At Lollapalooza

<b>The 73-year-old legend was joined on stage by Brittany Howard as they delivered a wonderful rendition of McCartney’s “Get Back”.</b><p>Paul McCartney …

For Your Next Camping Festival, Take This Tent From The Future - Festival Sherpa | Online Guide to Festivals

<b>This tent is the best thing to have happened to camping in a long time, and is sure to enhance your festival experience.</b><p>Abeer Seikaly has just …

Take It Outside: How to Use a Propane Burner to Cook Your Way Through Summer

Open-air cooking bliss is just a simple—but insanely powerful—backyard propane burner away.<p>If your home kitchen is equipped with a restaurant-quality range and a hood capable of venting a small forest fire, you can stop reading now. If, on the other hand, your stove looks like most of ours—as in …

Why You Should Grill Short Ribs

Tired of just grilling hamburgers or hot dogs this summer? Ready to try something different than grilled steak? Consider a juicy cut of beef that's …

BBQ

Crock Pot Carnitas

Combine salt and spices in a small bowl then mix well. Rub the roast with oil then coat with spice mixture. Cover and refrigerate roast to marinate …

How one photographer makes stunning celebrity portraits — fast

“It’s really all about trust.”<p><i>Larry Busacca is Chief Entertainment Photographer at Getty Images, and has been a leading entertainment industry and</i> …

From Tokyo to Dubai, our photography workshop sparks fresh local imagery

Inspired by the desire to cultivate and develop our artists, we created the ultimate photography workshop: iStockalypse.<p>Several times a year, our …

THE SHOT: A Moment in the Rocky Fire

In my 20 years of covering wildfires, the Rocky Fire in Clearlake, California has been one of the most dangerous I have seen because it has grown faster and more quickly than any other wildfire I have ever witnessed. The high winds and blowing embers well ahead of the main fire are creating new …

How not to alienate locals: Tips for responsible photos

<b>Is it OK to take photos of locals without their permission? How do local customs dictate what is and isn’t OK? How do I pluck up the courage to ask</b> …