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The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

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David Gilmour on New Solo LP and Why Pink Floyd Are Truly Over

David Gilmour has kept a pretty low profile since wrapping up his <i>On an Island</i> tour in 2006. But <i>The Endless River</i>, last year’s surprise, mostly …

Indie Music

The Top 10 Drone Photos Ever Shared on 500px

Drone photography is picking up steam as the little recreational multi-rotor copters become more and more affordable and easier to use.<p>It’s safe to …

These images of the star-smeared sky aren't what you think (pictures)

Artist Discovers the Beauty of Life Emerging from Visual Chaos

Canadian artist Glen Ronald has the incredible ability of finding beauty in visual chaos. Looking beyond crackled paint and frenetic ink splatters, his popular Instagram shows him transforming unruly media into portraits of people and animals. Faces, fur, snouts, and beaks are created by drawing …

Climbing Film ‘Meru’ Wins Audience Choice at Sundance

Last night <i>Meru</i>, the new film sharing the story of Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, and Renan Ozturk’s quest for one of alpinism’s great prizes, won the U.S. Documentary Audience Award at Sundance Film Festival.<p>Mount Meru is located in the Indian Himalaya at the sacred headwaters of the Ganges. The …

Mountaineering

On Eminem's Fifteenth Anniversary, His Act Feels More Tired Than Ever

Eminem’s first major album, <i>The Slim Shady LP</i>, came out in 1999, kicking off a career that would seem to have burned too brightly for any claims on …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Portlandia Gets Dramatic in the Trailer for Season 5

The trailer for Season 5 of <i>Portlandia</i> is a little bit <i>Law and Order</i>, a little bit Michael Bay. With a dramatic soundtrack building suspense in the …

Entertainment

The 10 Worst Questions to Ask Your Flight Attendant

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Wikimedia Commons</i><p>You know how miserable it is to fly? The crying babies, the perpetual delays, the fistfights breaking out over reclined seats. Now imagine you did that every... single... day. And you didn't get paid much for it either.<p>Welcome to the life of a flight …

7 Questions with Adam Panczuk About His Portraits of the ‘Karczeby’ in Poland

Adam Panczuk (1978) lives in Warsaw. In his work he travels to wherever he finds an interesting subject. He studied photography at the Multimedia …

The Story Of Mickey Rourke Quitting Hollywood And Returning With A Busted Up Face

It was 2006 when I met Mickey Rourke. I had friends in the professional wrestling industry and I would occasionally hang out with them at their shows. This particular time, we were in South Philadelphia, and I remember smoking a cigarette in the rear parking lot when a black, stretch limo pulled …

The Price of Videogames: How Much Are They Worth?

This article was written by forums contributor imthesoldier, with the help of Matt C. and Mike D.<p>Ask yourself this question: Do you buy video games …

Branding

Terry Crews Is Also an Unbelievably Talented Artist Because Life Isn't Fair

<b>Terry Crews has appeared</b> in major motion pictures. He's appeared on hit TV shows. He's a former NFL defensive end. He's the face (and body) of Old Spice. He's written a book. He's the new host of <i>Who Wants to Be a Millionaire</i>. And if all that wasn't enough, last night on <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> he …

Cuauhtemoc Blanco is probably only back for the pesos, but, whatever, we'll take it

Cuauhtemoc Blanco is back.<p>You read that right. Blanco signed for Liga MX club Puebla earlier this summer, and at 41 years of age. Not 30. Not 40. …

Germany's Destruction of Brazil Turned into Awesome Animated Short

Filmmaker and artist extraordinaire Richard Swarbrick has made a habit of making incredible recreations of key World Cup moments.<p>Germany's destruction of Brazil is no different.<p>Watch all seven (!) of Germany's goals in a very aesthetically pleasing 12 seconds.<p>[Richard Swarbrick]

The Only Cheeseburger Recipe You'll Ever Need

It's juicy, rich, and perfectly seasoned — chef Gabrielle Hamilton shares the only burger recipe you'll ever need.<p>The only problem with putting a good burger on your restaurant's menu is that you suddenly become a burger joint, and if you have any inflated ideas of yourself as a chef, this can mess …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Colossal

<p>In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit …

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Useful Infographic on Picking Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables

If you've ever wandered the produce aisle of your local grocery market, searching for the produce person to tell you which fruits and vegetables are “in season,” do we have something for you. Column Five Media took information from The Center for Urban Education and Sustainable Agriculture to …

Charles Manson Today: The Final Confessions of a Psychopath

In California’s San Joaquin Valley, about halfway between Bakersfield and Fresno, on the outskirts of the fly-infested, windblown, stink-soaked, …

Crime

10 Low-Budget Pantry Items Everyone Should Have

Not every meal is a fresh new recipe or an exciting twist on an old classic. Many, many meals are grab-what-you-can endeavors or thrown together …

Healthy Eating