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12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.<p>I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any …

Motorcycles

Danila Tkachenko’s Fascinating Portraits of Men Living in the Woods

The images in Russian photographer Danila Tkachenko’s series, <i>Escape,</i> express an undeniable desire to get away from it all. Quiet portraits of men …

50 Photography Quotes to Inspire You

Famous photographers throughout history have produced some incredible images that have stood the test of time, but it’s not only their photographs …

Nat Geo’s Steve Winter on Big Cats and the Power of Heartbreaking Photos

Nat Geo photographer Steve Winter is one of those rare people who is living the dream he first had as a child. At eight years old, flipping through …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

The 10 Coolest Cars of the 1970s

The 1970s were all sex and wings and wedges and aero and jaw-dropping designs that stand the test of time today.<p>The 1970s were all sex and wings and wedges and aero and jaw-dropping designs that stand the test of time today. Here are the ten coolest 1970s cars, according to you.

design

Best space images of the month

Here are some of the most stunning pictures captured during a memorable month in space – from cosmic collisions to soaring satellites.<p>Watch Colin Legg's footage of the Moon Saturn occultation.

Astronomy

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

6 Mysterious Airplane Disappearances in Aviation History

The shocking disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has captured the attention of millions around the world as the search for the airplane …

The World’s Most Talented Barista Is Drawing This Year’s Best Picture Nominees In Coffee

Mike Breach, barista extraordinaire, is stepping up his game as the Academy Awards approach. He’s in the process of “painting” this year’s Best Picture nominees — in lattes. So far he’s finished <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, <i>Gravity</i>, <i>Her</i>, and <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> (see below).<p>Lest you think this is all just …

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

Travel Photography

Early 'habitable epoch' universe proposed - Unexplained Mysteries

Was the universe once one giant habitable zone ? Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech<p>One Harvard astronomer believes that we may have fundamentally …

Good weather aided Genghis Khan conquest - Unexplained Mysteries

A statue of Genghis Khan. Image Credit: CC BY-SA 3.0 Fanghong<p>Scientists believe a record-breaking spell of warm and wet weather contributed to Khan's …

Yellowstone volcano 2.5 times larger than previously thought

<b>March 2014</b> – <b>GEOLOGY</b> – The supervolcano beneath the surface of Yellowstone National Park is 2.5 times larger than previously believed according to a …

Mystery of planet-forming disks explained by magnetism

Astronomers say that magnetic storms in the gas orbiting young stars may explain a mystery that has persisted since before 2006.<p>Researchers using …

Orion Star Factory May Be Deadly to Planets

Changing Planet<p>Artist’s concept of two proplyds, or protostars, around a massive O-type star. The nearer proplyd is having its planet-forming dust and gas blasted away by the radiation from the star. The farther one retains its planet-making potential.<br>Credit: NRAO/AUI/NSF; B. Saxton<p><b>The Great Orion</b> …

Underground fire has burned for 6,000 years - Unexplained Mysteries

Burning coals. Image Credit: CC BY-SA 2.0 Rueter<p>A subterranean coal seam fire in Australia has been burning continuously for more than six …

Stargazers in South Korea Witness Close Encounter

A bright shining object in the skies captivated observers in Suwon on Sunday night. Experts say it was probably a shooting star. The object blazed …

NASA Releases Beautiful ‘Gravity’-Inspired Photo Set Ahead of Oscar Night

<b>Spoiler Alert</b>: The first paragraph of this article gives away a major part of the movie ‘Gravity.’ Skip past it if you haven’t seen the movie …

2014 Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil is known for its exotic fauna, but the creatures on display Sunday night for the opening round of Rio de Janeiro’s exuberant Carnival parade were a motley crew, even by local standards.<p>The Carnival competition sees the city’s top samba groups, or schools, parade in the Sambadrome, each …