Shyam Chand K

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Weekend getaways in Northern California for all families

What Northern California may lack in a dominant family vacation destination – say Disneyland, Universal Studios, or Legoland – it more than makes up for in sheer quantity and diversity. Less Mickey Mouse, more whales and sea lions.<p>To help you plan a weekend getaway soon, we’ve rounded up a wide …

Northern California

Why Are We So Fascinated by Cults?

In March, I sent an announcement around to friends and colleagues: watch out for my new novel, <i>Buddhism for Western Children</i>. It’s a spiraling story of a powerful, manipulative guru versus a boy who must escape to recover his will, I wrote, and it profiles Western lust for Eastern spiritual mystique …

Literature

Revealing the Traumas of America’s Class System, in Photos

The photographer John-David Richardson commutes from graduate school in Lincoln, Nebraska to his hometown in Northern Alabama each winter and summer. …

GoPro Awards: A Beautiful Moto Ride Over South America and Europe with Two Friends

South America

Dispelling the Myths Around Depth of Field and Crop Factor

There is a lot of misunderstanding and confusion on the subjects of depth of field, the difference between full-frame and crop sensors, and the ‘crop …

Tinariwen (+IO:I) - Ténéré Tàqqàl (what has become of the Ténéré)

Electron microscope reveals what DNA really looks like

DNA was first isolated in the mid 1800s, but its true significance was not discovered until much later. As the field of molecular biology developed, …

Microscopy

The Scientific Dating of the Ramayana

Did Rama exist? A billion Hindus believe he did and an unbroken tradition of Rama worship has continued for thousands of years in India. Rama is also …

Hinduism

15 Musicians From India That The World Needs To Know About

*updates playlist*

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

blackholes

Keeping Kids Busy with Easy Activities

Click here to read <b>Keeping Kids Busy with Easy Activities</b> on Hands On As We GrowThese materials and activity ideas definitely come in handy for …

Powerful New Microscope Allows Scientists To View The World Like Never Before

You've never seen cells up-close quite like this.<p>Developed at Howard Hughes Medical Institute, a powerful new microscope can record the activity of living cells, molecules, and embryos in 3D and in real-time. Just check out the video above that shows a HeLa cell dividing, and prepare for your mind …

World Wonders

An incredible Bus Ride

A bus ride in India is no joke. It’s something each person wakes up thinking about, getting up half an hour earlier to beat the crowd. Skipping …

Photographer Captures Beautifully Authentic Moments Between Father and Son

My husband and I always talk about how nothing can prepare you for parenthood: The highs and lows, the moments of total frustration and total happiness, the excitement you feel when you experience your child's “firsts.” We've only been parents for about 19 months and yet we're still surprised by …

5 Amazing Facts About Babies

August 2013

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #14

It has been a while since the last post… Come again and explore the wilderness with us. We are rediscovering that only through sharing will we save this magnificent planet. Social media gives us the ability to share photographs, thoughts, ideas, and knowledge almost instantaneously with powerful …

How to Make Easy Pink Lemonade - The Easiest Way

Tripod Steadicam!

7 Mistakes Every Photographer Makes

We’ve all been there, when you make that one mistake. The mistake your obnoxious friend warned you about a hundred times. The mistake they’ll never …

Music created by US$30,000 worth of Nikon SLRs

<b>One photographer hatched a plan to make a symphony from a vast array of professional Nikon SLRs. The result can only be described as music to a</b> …