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Tools and Tips for Still Life iPhoneography

Some professional photographers are bashful to admit that they sometimes set their DSLRs aside for their iPhones. But, when push comes to shove, the …

Thierry Bornier’s Breathtaking Photos of China Will Stun You into Silence

Former fashion CEO Thierry Bornier quit his job and moved to Yunnan, China. The rest is magic.<p>Thierry Bornier is a French landscape photographer living in Yunnan, China. His photographs have been published by National Geographic and he has won numerous awards for his breathtaking aerials. But …

Landscape Photography

This Awesome Periodic Table Shows The Origins of Every Atom in Your Body

We are made of starstuff.<p>Here’s something to think about: the average adult human is made up of 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7 octillion) …

A Design Pro Shares 7 Easy Ways to Bring More Hygge Into Your Home

In the past we've been content just to make our homes cozy for Winter, but this year we're going a step farther and doing it the chic Danish way by bringing hygge — pronounced "hoo-gah" — into our living spaces. Hygge is the positive, Scandinavian approach to cozy Winter living originating in …

Donald Trump's Been Saying The Same Thing For 30 Years

For decades, Donald Trump both toyed with and coyly denied any interest in pursuing the presidency — until his expectation-shattering campaign of the 2016 election.<p>But if you go back and watch old clips — and by old, we mean decades-old — you hear a young Donald Trump sounding very much like the …

Donald Trump

Add a Windows-Style Start Menu to Your Mac's Dock

If you’ve recently switched over to macOS from Windows or you just miss the old Start menu, How-To Geek shows you how to add a similar feature to the …

‘Goodnight Moon’ author was a bisexual rebel who didn’t like kids

“In the great green room/there was a telephone/and a red balloon/and a picture of a cow jumping over the moon . . .”<p>For childhood readers of the …

They raise the world's happiest children - so is it time you went Dutch?

Two toddlers have just chased each other to the top of a climbing frame and are jostling to get down the slide first. Their mothers are lost in conversation on a nearby park bench. In the distance, a dog barks and a little boy ambles along on his balance bike, trailed by his grandfather who is …

Twitter / Account Suspended

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Chocolate Pretzel Bark | Goop

Chocolate bark is one of those things that looks fancy but is actually dead easy. Melt chocolate, pour it onto parchment paper, and top with whatever …

Finally, the Perfect HIIT Yoga Workout You’ve Been Waiting For

In this video, expert yoga instructor Lauren Taus shows you how to add HIIT to your yoga routine by integrating calorie-blasting plyometric moves, …

8 Hidden Things to Clean Off & Speed Up Your Computer

Just like dust and clutter can accumulate in hidden places in your home (you know... out of sight, out of mind) the same can be said for your …

We ate at the Trump Grill restaurant that Vanity Fair destroyed — here's what happened

As Donald Trump prepares for inauguration day, the Trump Grill has been the subject of brutal critique.<p>On Wednesday, Vanity Fair published a harsh …

Our Most-Saved Holiday Cookies

With the holiday season in full swing, there is no better time to fire up the oven for a batch (or three) of freshly baked cookies. This is the time …

Evangelicals Love Donald Trump Because Jesus Loves Rich People

Ken Blackwell, Trump’s domestic policy transition director, reflects the new Christian right’s hybrid of hypercapitalism and social conservatism.<p>A …

Faith

Photographer Captures Stunning Symmetry of Berlin’s Interior Architecture

Self-taught photographer Thibaud Poirier points and shoots his camera at the interiors of Berlin’s most stunning buildings in his new series, <i>Berlin Interiors.</i> Each photograph in the series is perfectly framed to exaggerate the interior architecture’s symmetry to great effect. The result is a …

Secret Teacher: I feel too old for this job, but I'm trapped

I’m about to turn 40. I can’t say I’m happy about it (although it has, at least, given me an excuse to drink). This birthday is making me re-evaluate my life and my work and I realise that I’ve never felt more trapped by the job.<p>Unfortunately, 40 is teaching limbo; I’m between the enthusiastic …

Teaching

History of the alt-right: The movement isn’t just Breitbart and white nationalists — it’s worse

The alt-right is likely to grow, gaining a firmer foothold in American politics<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation.</i><p>In recent months, far-right activists — which some have labeled the “alt-right” — have gone from being an obscure, largely online subculture to a player at the …

28 Pictures That Prove That Nothing Really Matters

It's freeing in a way.

Universe

Fred Armisen And Seth Meyers Do Their Best To Clear The Air Before Thanksgiving With Some Odd Results

Friends are friends because they can just, talk it out. You know? Friends are honest with each other. But friends are just people, and people can let the little things build up. Call it being polite, or simply being non-confrontational, but sometimes friends just have to sit in a dark room with …

20+ DIY Christmas Decorations That Look So Elegant

"Oh, this old scalloped tree skirt? It's vintage."<p>Elevate your home this holiday season with plenty of cash leftover for presents under the tree. These fancy DIY Christmas decor projects will gift you your most festive display yet.

Beef Stew Recipes

Hearty, tasty, and full of protein, these beef stew recipes are comforting, warming, and guaranteed to leave no empty bellies.<p>1 of 23<p>Hungarian Beef …

Cooking

18 Weeknight Curries To Make In The Slow Cooker

Curry up and get dinner sorted.

Cooking

Cranberry-Orange Pinwheel Cookies

In a food processor; add cranberries, pecans and brown sugar. Blend well until only small pieces remain. Set aside or cover and chill until needed.<p>In …

Dessert

Unsealing of Christ's Reputed Tomb Turns Up New Revelations

JERUSALEM<p>For just 60 hours, researchers had the opportunity to examine the holiest site in Christianity. Here's what they found.<p>Researchers have continued their investigation into the site where the body of Jesus Christ is traditionally believed to have been buried, and their preliminary findings …

Archaeology

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11 Super Simple Ways to Make Your House Smell Fresh

Right up there with other factors like style and cleanliness, your home's scent makes a huge first impression to guests. While the smell of freshly …

Why Math Education in the U.S. Doesn't Add Up

In December the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) will announce the latest results from the tests it administers every three years …

What science knows about homosexuality

Share:<p>By Gary Vey ©2016 for viewzone.<p>Recently I was asked to update a decade old article summarizing the scientific research on the cause of …