Nichole Fowler

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Top 12 Most Mind-Bending Illusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

8 Sky Events This Week: Comet Visits Galaxy, Jovian Eclipses

December diamonds crown the night sky, lovely sights for stargazers as the solar system's royalty dances.<p>Jam-packed skies offer plenty of celestial treats this week for stargazers, from a comet snuggling with a galaxy to the moon courting a maiden.<p><b>Jovian shadows.</b> Night owls will see a double moon …

National Geographic Travel

These Photos of the Grand Canyon's Sea of Clouds Are Spellbinding

Man, that's beautiful.<p><b>No, the sky isn't falling.</b> But a rare weather event at the Grand Canyon caused a total cloud inversion that filled the canyons with billowing fog and made it look like the sky had, in fact, collapsed.<p>Triggered when cold, wet air is trapped by warm air, the phenomenon drops the …

15 Outstanding Examples of Photographic Minimalism

Photo by Nikos Koutoulas<p>Photo by Alex<p>Photo by Jason Devaun<p>Photo by Dawn Ellner<p>Photo by Evi|A|ivE<p>Photo by Asparukh Akanayev<p>Photo by Georgie …

roasted strawberry, orange + pink peppercorn popsicles

I know it's winter and no I'm no completely mad... but I did just write a guest post for my lovely friend Sarah over at The Vanilla Bean Blog (she's …

Parker House Rolls

Makes 36 Servings<p>A top coat of melted butter and salt makes this Parker House rolls recipe irresistible. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 envelope active dry yeast<p>1 cup whole milk<p>¼ cup vegetable shortening<p>3 tablespoons sugar<p>1½ teaspoons …

NYE Resolutions + DIY New Year’s Eve Confetti Fortune Pockets

I can’t believe this year is coming to an end. I simply can’t. In a way I still feel like it’s early spring and I have a full year of work ahead of …

Dazzling Images of the Brain Created by Neuroscientist-Artist

The brain has been called the most complex structure in the universe, but it may also be the most beautiful. One artist's work captures both the …

Over the Top: 16 Statement Coats for the Season

Outerwear that makes the outfit.<p>One of our most-loathed winter wardrobe dilemmas is getting dressed in a chic ensemble just to cover it up with a bulky, basic coat. Fact: when it comes to cold weather, it's what's on the outside that counts. To keep your style game in top form through the frigid …

How to Find Interesting Photographs When You’re Stuck in ‘Boring’ Locations

Travel photographers get to traverse the world in search of one-of-a-kind photo ops, so finding interesting things to capture usually isn’t a problem …

Aerial Wallpapers: Beautiful Satellite Photos Turned Into Backgrounds for Your Phone

Aerial Wallpapers is a website filled with beautiful wallpapers for your mobile device. Each of the images is a 1242×2208 pixel crop of a beautiful …

New Pictures of Hollywood Cougar Show Sleeker, Healthier Cat

The famous urban dweller looked sickly in March, but he's back to looking like a star.<p>Since making his Hollywood debut two years ago, P-22 has kept a low profile, avoiding the cameras and surfacing only at night.<p>But this private celebrity is no movie star or pop icon—he's the resident mountain lion …

China’s Illegal Ivory Trade Escalating Out of Control

Human Journey<p>Plain, polished ivory tusks are growing in popularity in China.<p>The illegal ivory trade is exploding in China, overwhelming efforts to enforce the law, according to the results of the first detailed research on the markets of Beijing and Shanghai since 2002, published today by Save the …

Best Space Pictures of 2014: A Year's Delights Courtesy of Starry Nights

Of the 350 breathtaking space photos we published in 2014, here are our picks for the 12 best of the year.

Is Consciousness A Product Of The Brain Or Is The Brain The Receiver Of Consciousness?

Published on December 14, 2014 by admin · 1 Comment<p><b>“I regard consciousness as fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from consciousness. We</b> …

Eat Chic: Where to Eat & Drink During New York Fashion Week

Dine, imbibe and unwind in style.<p>New York Fashion Week is here, and while the front rows and the streets surrounding them are the best places to catch top notch street style during the day, the after parties and industry dinners are likely where you'll catch the best dressed clocking in perfectly …