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The One Mistake Everyone Makes When Cooking Rice

Cooking rice on the stovetop or in the oven can prove surprisingly difficult. But unless you have a rice cooker or a pressure cooker (such as the …

Recipes

Chinese jumbo drone flies humans

Chinese startup Ehang has released footage showing its drone flying people. It is the first time the company has showed off video of the passenger flights to the public.

Drones

Fun stuff to do in winter ... besides skiing

<b>(CNN) —</b> While skiers anticipate snow the way kids wait for Santa Claus, for those who find the idea of strapping on boots and skis as appealing as a root canal, there's no need to hibernate when snow flakes start to fly.<p>There are plenty of nippy alternative outdoor adventures to choose from: ice …

Skiing

10 Plants That Create the Perfect Microclimate at Home

Many people aren’t aware of the incredible abilities of ordinary household plants to improve the microclimate in their homes. Plants help create a …

Feel the earth move: images of Istanbul bend time and space

A childhood love of science fiction gave photographer Aydın Büyüktaş a new lens through which to view the Turkish city<p>The surreal, digitally altered photographs of Aydın Büyüktaş defy time and space, presenting his home city of Istanbul as though viewed through a wormhole.<p>His images are the …

Isaac Asimov

The 19 Most Incredible Small Spaces on Pinterest

Big ideas for small spaces—no matter how tiny.<p>These days, folks can’t get enough of the tiny home trend. Homeowners are getting more creative—and …

These Haircuts Are Going to Take Over Salons in 2018

Beat the crowd to these trendy styles.<p>Ringing in the New Year always brings along fresh starts and new beginnings of all sorts. Our resolutions—made …

15 Crazy Things Fans Didn't Know About The Fifth Element

In 1997, visionary director Luc Besson unleashed his sci-fi opus <b>The Fifth Element</b> on the world. It was a daunting project and the most expensive …

Construction

18 Roast Chicken Recipes You'll Actually Want To Eat

Drum(stick) roll please....

The post-Weinstein Golden Globes was an exercise in hypocrisy

And the award for ultimate hypocrisy goes to . . . the Hollywood class of 2018.<p>This year’s Golden Globes were meant to be a defiant, vibrant …

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe has taken mind-bending new photos of the gas giant

The robot gets relatively close to the gas giant and takes new photos with its JunoCam instrument roughly every 53 days while traveling at up to 130,000 mph.<p>It can take days or sometimes weeks to receive the images, but the wait is worth it. The latest batch of photos features swirling, …

Astronomy

Archaeologists Uncover an Ancient Model of The Universe in Mexico

It tells a very different story.<p>The people of ancient Mexico may not have had the powerful telescopes that we have access to today, but that didn't …

The historic signs of Barcelona: A fading art

<b>(CNN) —</b> Signage isn't necessarily the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of Barcelona, Spain , but it seems we're all missing a trick.<p>Graphic designer Louise Fili celebrates some of the most stunning Modernista and art deco signage from Barcelona in her new book "Gràfica de les …

Barcelona

Christmas In Yemen: I Created Thought-Provoking Billboards To Show The Brutal Contrast

“One child dies every 10 minutes in Yemen” – UNICEF;<p>More than 50,000 children expected to die of starvation and disease by end of 2017. – …

Street Photography Tutorial: Zone Focusing

Street photography is all about timing, you have to be ready to capture the moment. One of the most important and misunderstood technique in street …

Photographer Captures the Magical Personalities of the Animals Who Live In a Finnish Forest

Joachim Munter, a talented photographer who lives in Helsinki, Finland has captured the innate beauty and magical personalities of the various …

‘The X-Files’ Season 11 Officially Wrapped; Gillian Anderson Teases Final Season With David Duchovny [PHOTO]

The premiere of <i>The X-Files</i> Season 11 is only two weeks away, and it looks like the cast and crew have just wrapped up the upcoming season. Gillian …

Stunning Urban Instagrams by Andrew Wille

<b>Andrew Wille</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and traveler who was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, and moved to Orange County …

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Citrus reticulat is the Latin name for tangerines, or Mandarin oranges. This fruit is rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, B12, A, potassium, and …

6 Chicago Restaurants You Should Know About Now

After decades of taking a back seat to New York and Los Angeles, Chicago has emerged the belle of the restaurant ball with dozens of Michelin stars and James Beard Awards to its name, not to mention accolades from top publications recognizing the Third Coast as the most exciting dining city in …

Restaurants

40 Paulo Coelho Quotes About Love, Life and The Alchemist

Paulo Coelho is best known for his international bestselling book, ‘The Alchemist’, the story of a young man traveling the world, searching for …

Life Hack: Weatherman Reveals Simple Recipe for Defrosting Your Windshield in Seconds

As the weather continues to cool, it is only a matter of time before windshields around the country are covered in ice and frost.<p>The hard work of …

For Better Landscape Photos, Rethink Your Definition of Landscape

Photo courtesy of Flash Parker, shot on the Nikon D7500.<p>Picking an unusual vantage point and incorporating a cultural element are among Nikon …

Ansel Adams

Laser Microscope Reveals Stunning 3D Images Of The Brain In Unprecedented Detail

The brain is the most complex computer in the known universe.<p>A revolutionary new laser-enabled microscope has been able to capture the stunning …

Shepard Fairey's Massive "Damaged" Exhibition in Los Angeles

Shepard Fairey was the cover of our 200th issue, and in that feature back in the September 2017 print magazine, we got insight and studio access to …

Streetwear

A lost utopian housing project in Paris captured from the inside out

<b>(CNN) —</b> When former French President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing first caught a glimpse of the Aillaud Towers, it is alleged the first words out of his mouth were "Quelle horreur!" ("How awful!") And in truth, the distinctive towers conceived by architect Emile Aillaud in the 1970s have divided public …

France

Alison Wright: “I think it’s important to show hope”

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Amazing Urban Photography by Charles Brabin

Charles Brabin is an English photographer whose black and white images of urban and industrial scenes are infused with a dynamic energy despite the …