Peter Himebook

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How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Self-help

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30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

A Go Pro was launched into space and was found 2 years later. Check out the video it got.

In June 2013, five friends launched a GoPro to the edge of space. As you do.<p>They hooked the camera up to a weather balloon, along with a cell phone …

Grand Canyon

Queen Elizabeth Becomes Britain’s Longest Reigning Monarch

Prince Charles

Suspended Glass-Bottomed Pool to be a Swimmable Pathway Between Two Buildings

It's not everyday that multiple buildings are connected via a swimming pool, but that's the plan for two upcoming apartment blocks in London's new Nine Elms district. Marketed as a “world's first,” this suspended basin will be 16-feet wide and 10-feet deep, with a glass bottom so that swimmers can …

The AP just put one million minutes of historical footage on YouTube — here are 17 of the best clips

That adds up to over one million minutes of footage.<p>On the AP's new Youtube Channel and the British Movietone Channel, people now have instant access to footage of some of the most pivotal moments in modern history, including news footage of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the kidnapping of the …

Man Dumped By Wife, Creates Hilarious Series With His Loyal Dog

On his 30th birthday, rather than celebrating Rafael Mantesso was left to pick up the pieces of a broken heart.<p>Of all the days to choose, that was …

Artist Creates Mind-Bending Optical Illusions on the Palm of His Hand

Italian makeup artist Luca Luce uses the palm of his hand to showcase mind-bending optical illusions. With the help of perspective, clever shadow placement, and a photorealistic style of drawing, he produces surreal, three-dimensional artwork that tells fantastical stories in stunning detail.<p>In a …

Digital Art

Mother Nature’s Caterpillar Illusion

Mother Nature can be a pretty tricky lady sometimes! Some of the fantastic creatures that roam the earth today are simply amazing! Like this …

Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

Solar System

10 beloved planes that have been retired | CNN Travel

CNN

The 2015 International Drone Photography Contest: The winners - Telegraph

9 tourist attractions that are dying

<b>(CNN) —</b> The dilemma is sometimes likened to a double-edged sword.<p>Historical and natural sites of extraordinary beauty often draw large numbers of visitors to the countries that host them, providing a healthy tourism revenue.<p>However, those same crowds often have a detrimental effect on the places …

Taj Mahal

12 cool things you can do with Apple TV

Apple has added a bunch of new channels to Apple TV over the years like HBO GO, Hulu, Disney, and a lot more.<p>But that's not all the Apple TV can do.<p>We put together 12 tips for your Apple TV that will open it up to more content, stream video more reliably, and let you control it all with your phone.

Smart TV

English Farmhouse Left Frozen in Time Since the 1940s

Although this Queen Anne-style building may look like a typical English farmhouse on the exterior, it hides an incredible secret inside: a home left frozen in time since the 1940s. Located in Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warwickshire, the interior of the Grange Farm has remained unchanged for nearly 80 …

Artist Creates Whimsical Paintings Using Spilled Food

Trading ink for coffee, Giulia Bernardelli creates stunning works of art using food as her medium. The Italian artist produces intricate paintings that look as though they've been created by spills or drippings from a spoon. Portraits, animals, and sprawling seas appear so effortlessly crafted that …

These Absurd Robots Do Pointless Jobs

But we love them anyway<p>One day, robots will most likely take on many of our most mundane chores. No more folding of laundry or washing of dishes. But until that day comes, we’ll have to settle for ones that take on less-necessary duties. These three ridiculous machines are masters of their utterly …

Can you solve it? Are you smarter than Jo Nesbø?

Strangers often ask me to challenge them with mathematical brainteasers. It comes with the territory, I suppose.<p>My stock reply is to pose them Three Switches puzzle. It’s a classic that is easy to state rhetorically, and it really makes you think.<p>Can you solve it: are you smarter than a Hong Kong …

Mathematics

Japanese Students Draw Stunning Chalkboard Art For Blackboard Drawing Contest

Over the last few years, Japanese students have gotten into the habit of drawing beautiful works of art on their chalkboards during downtime between …

Striking Street Photos Explore the Dramatic Interplay of Light and Shadow

In the year since Rui Veiga first started pursuing photography as a hobby, the Lausanne, Switzerland-based creative has already developed a distinct visual voice centered around striking patterns, stark contrasts, and framing through light and shadow. Combining posed shots with a more candid style …

Artist Transforms Brittle Leaves into Delicate Crocheted Sculptures

Artist Susanna Bauer uses natural objects that often go overlooked and breathes new life into them through the art of crocheting. She transforms dry, brittle leaves into delicate sculptures that are awe-inspiring in their detail and craftsmanship.<p>Bauer hasn't picked the easiest material to work …

Two "Fangirls" Travel the World to Perfectly Align Film and TV Stills with Their Filming Locations

Tiia hman and Satu Walden are two self-proclaimed fangirls on a quest to visit every filming location from their favorite movies and TV shows, all across the globe. Since late 2013, not only have the duo been on a global adventure, but they've also been documenting their trek around the world with …

Beatles’ 1960 Bathroom Tapes: The 5 Best Tracks

“Matchbox”<p>That's George Harrison singing, and it's always interesting to note how expressive his vocals could be, and his guitar playing as well, in …

Music

Historical Photos and Artworks Set in Motion by Nicolas Monterrat | Colossal

<p>One of my new favorite Tumblrs to follow is Un gif dans ta gueule… (roughly ‘A gif in the mouth…’) run by French photographer and animator Nicolas …

Art

These photos capturing Earth from above are absolutely ethereal

Earth from eye-level is nothing compared to this beautiful planet from above.<p>More photographers are using planes and drones to shoot from previously …

Simple Paper Folds Create Fantastic Illusions of Drawings Brought to Life

By simply folding, wrinkling, or curling a sheet of paper, Copenhagen-based illustrator HuskMitNavn is able to create delightfully amusing scenes. His bold, black and white drawings depict a cartoonish set of characters that are brought to life through strategically-positioned paper edges coupled …

Clever Illustrations Reveal the Two Kinds of People There Are in the World

Are you the type to cut your sandwich in half or portion it into triangles? What about dog-earring a book page rather than using a bookmark? Depending on your personality, you'll probably have a distinct preference for both those scenarios. The clever Tumblr called 2 Kinds of People is full of …