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GoPro cameras capture daredevil’s stunning flight over Swiss Alps

Want to know what it’s like to fly over mountains like Superman? Ask Seattle-based daredevil Brandon Mikesell, who soared over the Swiss Alps in a wingsuit last year, capturing stunning footage of his flight on GoPro cameras strapped to his helmet and suit.<p>Zooming past sheer cliff faces and over …

Reflection Perfection: 60 Photos That Show You How It’s Done

Capturing beautiful reflections is <b>not as easy as it looks</b>. It takes planning, patience, creativity and sometimes luck to be able to capture that …

Are you addicted to a fantasy world?

The worlds of Star Wars, Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings are the opiates of the masses, says Anne Billson<p>George Lucas might have created Star Wars, but the world that George built belongs to the fans now. Last month, predictably, there was an online stampede to get a fix of the new teaser</b> …

Spy messages could finally solve mystery of UN chief’s death crash

For more than half a century, the circumstances of the tragic death of Dag Hammarskjöld have been shrouded in mystery.<p>That the former UN secretary-general died in a plane crash while on his way to negotiate a ceasefire in the breakaway African republic of Katanga, is well documented. But the cause …

Lara Gasparotto's Ecstatic Kaleidoscope

Here are some of her photographs of women, nature, and women in nature.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Netherlands</i><p>Twenty five-year-old Lara Gasparotto comes from the city of Liège in Belgium and has an eye for beautiful things. Fortunately for us, she is also a photographer so she can share …

Movie Review - Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

<b>Exodus: Gods and Kings,</b> 2014.<p>Directed by Ridley Scott.<br>Starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley, John Turturro, Aaron Paul and Sigourney …

Bill Hader's Top 10 Discoveries of 2014

The actor and comedian recounts his favorite obsessions from the past year and tells us why he's not on Twitter.<p><b>When we asked Bill Hader</b> if he'd make a top-10 list for us, he offered to recount his best discoveries of the year. It's an eclectic selection, to be sure, but it also helps to illuminate …

Tinker Hatfield - It's All About Experience

Many mentors will tell you that experience is the key factor in development. For Tinker Hatfield,<p>Many mentors will tell you that experience is the key factor in development. For Tinker Hatfield, this couldn’t be more true, and it is the ethos by which he lives. Having been a part of the Nike family …

Winter Squash Carbonara with Pancetta and Sage

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Kabocha squash is made for purées.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>4 oz. pancetta (Italian bacon), chopped<p>1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh sage<p>1 2-lb. kabocha or butternut squash, peeled, seeded, cut into ½” pieces (about 3 cups)<p>1 …

Italian Food

Mom's Famous Eggs Benedict with Cheese Sauce {for Breakfast or a Simple Supper!}

Start by making the cheese sauce. Melt 1/2 cup butter in a medium saucepan. Whisk in the flour, keeping the heat on low-to-medium so it doesn't burn. …

Breakfast

American Rock Gods: Guy Webster's Intimate Portraits

Photographer Guy Webster captured everyone from Hendrix to Dylan and the Stones in their counterculture heyday.<p>Guy Webster

Wonderland - Photographs and text by Kirsty Mitchell | LensCulture

“Wonderland” began in the summer of 2009 and has now been running for over 5 years. It is created in memory of my mother, who died in 2008 of cancer.<p>My mother was an English teacher and literature was her passion. Of course, there is too much to write here, but following her death, I suffered …

Fairy Tales

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Cyber Monday

31 Delicious Things To Cook In December

The best way to stay warm is to start eating and drinking and never stop.

Cooking

31 Gobsmacking Gorgeous Gifts

The ultimate shopping list for everyone you love, including yourself.<br>_Fashion Editor: Jorden Bickham

Miu Miu

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

Track Down

Stunning Vintage Photos of Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, and More

Throughout his storied career, photographer Terry O'Neill has mingled with some of the biggest names in show business. It was his comfortable, easy-going attitude that earned the now 76-year-old such incredible access to his famous subjects. "Getting to know my subjects and [forming a level of] …

Watch All of the 2014 Movie Trailers in One Glorious Mashup

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Star Wars

DJ Earworm's 2014 pop music mash-up is here, and it is suspiciously 'Happy'

Forget the Grammys, the VMAs, or any day Beyoncé decides to release new music or re-release old music: today is the best day of the year to be a pop music fan. The annual DJ Earworm United State of Pop mix has dropped, so crack out your headphones, switch to full-screen, and obliterate that quickly …

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From Auschwitz to the White House: One Tailor’s American Tale

When it came to clothes, Bill Clinton was a disaster, or so thought his tailor the first time he peered into the newly elected president’s closet. It …

100 Artists Reimagine Their Favorite Classic Album Covers

"Thirty Three & 1/3" is the name of George Harrison's seventh studio album, released in 1976. The series "33 1/3" is a famous collection of books dedicated to individual albums, published by Bloomsbury Publishing beginning in 2003. And "33 and a Third and a Third" is an exhibition, out this week in …

Psychology

This means raw: extreme dieting and the battle among fruitarians

On the second night of the Woodstock fruit festival in upstate New York, long after dinner had been cleared, I stood in the dining hall and waited with other festivalgoers for what was rumoured to be a “fuck ton” of durian, a large, spiky tropical fruit famous for smelling like dung. Thick bass …

Meet the new Bond car

Revealed on the 007 stage at the historic Pinewood Studios, the first new member of the Bond 24 film cast is the "built for Bond" Aston Martin DB10. The aggressively styled new sports car has been designed in collaboration between Aston Martin and the film's producers. Director Sam Mendes pulled …

10 of the Best iPhone and iPad Apps from November 2014

With November now firmly behind us and December rapidly passing by, it’s time to take a look at the best new and updated apps for iPhone and iPad from last month.<p>From emoji-fying keyboards, to new ways to record a podcast, to ‘Tinder for new music’; we’ve got a lot of ground to cover.<p>Rinbw<p>Rinbw is …

Samsung Galaxy S6 already? Alleged specs pop up online

A screenshot from a Chinese website purports to show a 5.5-inch 1,440x2,560 pixel display, a 64-bit octa-core processor and a 20-megapixel rear camera.<p>Samsung's next Galaxy phone will up the screen size and resolution over the S5, assuming a new round of leaked specs are accurate.<p>A screenshot …

Mobile Technology

'The Wire' creator David Simon explains why HD isn't always better

Ever since we heard that <i>The Wire</i> would be coming back -- and this time in widescreen HD -- we've felt equal parts joy and unease. Who could turn down another trip through the streets of Baltimore, reformatted for modern televisions? On the other hand, even with a careful hand at the dial -- or not …