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Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Bleak, Brutal, Brilliant 'Breaking Bad': Inside the Smash Hit That Almost Never Got Made

In the new issue of The Hollywood Reporter, the cast and crew of TV's darkest and most addictive drama reveal all about the show's unlikely road to …

TV

Apple Uses Bluetooth LE To Enable Apple TV ‘Touch To Set Up’ Via iOS 7 Devices

Apple is leveraging the Bluetooth LE technology that it has been building into every iPhone since the iPhone 4S to enable automatic setup of an Apple TV 3G. Just touch a device running iOS 7 to a newer Apple set-top box to have it automatically set up Wi-Fi networks, region settings and Apple Store …

Emmy 2013 Beauty Looks That Dazzled & Disappointed (PHOTOS)

With red carpet season back in full swing, we were excited to see the hair and makeup at the 2013 Emmys. But we were yawning 15 minutes into the festivities.<p>While Emmy-winner Claire Danes made us all want to wear a faux bob and Sarah Hyland shocked us with her vampy lipstick, Lena Dunham …

Four TED Talks Every Filmmaker Should Watch

TED talks take leaders in academic and business fields and lets them talk about how they’re approaching their fields in cutting edge ways. The talks …

8 Things To Know About A Government Shutdown

In seven days, the federal government runs out of money.<p>While the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a resolution Friday that keeps the government funded through Dec. 15, the measure also defunded President Obama's signature health care law — which means it has virtually no …

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

Save the economy, tax the rich

In his new documentary “Inequality for All,” Robert Reich explains how to fix America’s income inequality<p>Charles Campbell<p>September 23, 2013 12:10pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on The Tyee.<p>It's one of the central issues of our time. It spawned both the Tea Party and the Occupy movements. It …

Top Portrait Photography Trends for 2013

Portrait photography stands out from other professions because it encompasses many different niche specialties, including families, babies, seniors, …

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28 Ways To Eat Apples This Fall

Because an apple beignet keeps the doctor away. Right?

These Are The Dresses The Stars Should Have Worn To The Emmys (PHOTOS)

It's pretty obvious that we were underwhelmed by the fashion we saw at the 2013 Emmy Awards. A very select group of stars managed to shine, but most of them just flopped.<p>Since so many gorgeous dresses came down the runway during Fashion Week, we expected our favorite A-listers to do much better. To …

Our favourite images of the week

The most breathtaking travel photos from the past seven days – capturing the magnificent Arabian Peninsula, Laos’ traditional weavers and the back streets of Venice.

The Classical Origins of Great TV

<b>As the final half-season</b> of <i>Breaking Bad</i> edges toward its conclusion, hero-turned-villain Walter White, a mild-mannered chemistry teacher who began cooking crystal meth and has now become the kingpin of his own drug cartel, may be forced to dispose of his pupil and filial sidekick, Jesse (and …

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Books

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

Wild horses of the Netherlands, red-crowned cranes dancing in the snow, the plight of a tortured chimpanzee and a polar panorama feature in the collection of wildlife images in the book published by the Natural History Museum<p>• Masters of Nature Photography by Rosamund Kidmane Cox - Guardian Bookshop

British Wildlife Photography Award winners 2013

Jack Nicholson: a career in film - in pictures

Reports from Hollywood suggest that Jack Nicholson has called time on his film career. The 76-year-old has been nominated for an Oscar 12 times, more than any other male actor, a good reason for us to bring you some highlights.

15 Fascinating Photos of Monkeys Deep in Thought

So far, we've taken a look at some incredibly expressive owls as well as some personality-filled frogs. In our search to compile the most fascinating wildlife photography, how could we not post about monkeys? The highly intelligent animals are the main subject for many photographers because they're …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Where Are They Now? 1992’s Biggest Pop Acts

Mr. Big<p><b>Then:</b> Hair metal may have been dying a quick death by 1992, but nobody bothered to tell Mr. Big. The Los Angeles quartet had the misfortune of …

Music

10 Fascinating Photographs that Look Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

A Beautiful Collection of Insects

The USGS Native Bee Inventory and Monitoring Program is program run by biologists with the U.S. Geological Survey in Maryland. Part of their work is to develop identification tools and keys for native bee species by creating accurate and detailed pictures of native bees and the plants and insects …

Some of the 25 Beautiful Rainbow Pictures assembled by Ants Magazine

Some of the <i>25 Beautiful Rainbow Pictures</i> assembled by Ants Magazine. Click on the images for captions and visit the gallery for more rainbows.

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

The Most Astounding Aerial Photography Ever Seen

1 of 40<p>Fort Bourtange in the Netherlands.<p>2 of 40<p>Glacial river, Iceland.<p>3 of 40<p>Over 2 million pilgrims occupy this make-shift tent city outside of …

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The Best Emmys Dresses Of All Time

Aside from celebrating the greatness of television, the Emmy Awards are also a wonderful opportunity to ogle some <b>stunning red-carpet looks</b>. To kick …