Stacey Karabegovic

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We Have Met the Maelstrom, and It Is Us: Dean Rader’s Self-Portrait as a Wikipedia Entry

Dean Rader has a gift for picking up shards after damage, and placing them back into our wounded territory. After he won the 2010 T. S. Eliot prize …

Literature

12 skills you can learn in a week that will impress just about anyone

Proficiency, Kaufman says, is really only 20 hours away.<p>Divided into two- or three-hour chunks, that's about a week's worth of practice. As responders to recent Quora threads have attested, that's plenty of time to learn a host of impressive skills.<p>Here are just a sample of the many you could pick …

Language Learning

Here Are Some Tips on How You Can Learn to Write Fiction

Learn How to Write Fiction<p>Updated May 07, 2018<p>Anyone who says writing can't be taught is speaking nonsense: inspiration can't be taught, but writing …

This Weird Trick Might Give You Brief Relief From Your Tinnitus

If you suffer from tinnitus, or a constant “ringing in your ears,” this bizarre trick you do with your hands might offer some small respite.<p>As …

Getting out of Auto: Understanding the metering modes on your camera

Metering modes allow a camera to determine how much light there is in any given scene, and how much there should be. However, the way the modes …

The World's Most Improbable Green City

Case Study<p>A decade ago Dubai had one of the largest ecological footprints of any city in the world. By 2050 it wants to have the smallest. Can it get there?<p>To plunge headlong into the audacity of Dubai—the sprawling efflorescence of concrete, glass, and steel that has sprung up over the past three …

16 non-boring salad recipes to whip up this spring

As warmer weather and fresher produce start sprouting up, so do salad cravings. Tempting greens and veggies at the farmers market may once again make …

Healthy Eating

11 Recipes We Actually Tried And Loved This Month

Here’s what our editors and writers are making in their own kitchens.

Why Sharpness is Overrated

“Sharpness is a bourgeois (rich person) concept.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson<p>1. Softer lenses often have more soul<p>I remember when I started digital …

ISO Explained for Beginner Photographers

For beginning photographers, one of the hardest parts of learning photography is figuring out all those exposure settings.You know...aperture, …

Shutter Speed

How to Tell a Good Story, as Explained by George Saunders, Ira Glass, Ken Burns, Scott Simon, Catherine Burns & Others

All of us instinctively respond to stories. This has both positive and negative effects, but if we don't understand it about ourselves, we've won't …

Self-Deprecating Poets Unite! 16 Unfairly Critical Author Quotes

As we careen into National Poetry Month, prepare to be bombarded with inspirational messages about the glory and significance of forging your wildest creative inspiration into words — with none of the disclaimers about the perils associated with being a wordsmith, or the unforgivable liabilities …

This incredible forest park lets you trampoline in the treetops

Imagine if your next trip to the forest allowed you to meander hidden pathways into the treetops, swing on hammocks, and bounce on giant trampolines, …

Joseph Szabo: the teacher who photographed a bygone era of American youth

In 1972, Joseph Szabo, a 28-year-old art and photography teacher at Malverne High School, Long Island, was struggling to connect with his pupils. So he started taking pictures of them. “I tried to photograph everybody,” he says, speaking on the phone from Long Island, where he still lives. “I …

Liping Ma's Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics: Teachers’ Understanding of Fundamental Mathematics in China & the United States - MathWiki

From MathWiki<p>In the following, I wish to share some of the work of Liping Ma – specifically, her findings and her ideas regarding the education and …

Some Vague Stars to the South

<b>2016 FALL TRAVEL WRITING CONTEST WINNER</b><p>Bakers, Grand Mufti, Bashar al-Assad, Epictetus, Rumi, butchers, lecture halls, Syrians, Battle of Kadesh, …

The 50 Best Books for 11- and 12-Year-Olds

Eleven and twelve is a time of big change for kids, both emotionally and physically. Which is why reading coming-of-age books becomes very relevant …

To Get Your Kid Into a Great College, Do These 7 Things This Summer

Time is on your side—if you start now.<p>The sun is shining, the ice cream man is making his rounds, and the lucky pencils used for finals have been …

Surreal estate: this former station gatehouse is just the ticket – in pictures

Get on the right track by bidding on this detached bungalow in Hertfordshire

Montreal city guide: what to see plus the best bars, restaurants and music

It’s got Gallic charm, North American grit and parties like nowhere else. And with two new direct flights starting from the UK, Montreal now makes a perfect city break<p>Montreal doubled for Brooklyn in John Crowley’s eponymous 2015 film, has been dubbed the next Seattle, and last year became the new …

Depth of Field Explained

When you focus your camera, the area around the focal distance will also be in focus. But this can fall of to blur quickly, or slowly. The acceptable …

Look We Love: Black Accents in the Kitchen

(Image credit: The Design Chaser)<p>If you crave a little contrast in your kitchen, black accents might be just the way to go. Whether you decide to dip …

Kitchens

Give Old Furniture New Life with This DIY Trick

Most of us own a piece of furniture that could use a bit of a facelift, whether it’s an antique find, an old set of drawers “gifted” to us by a …

Watch a Video Essay on the Poetic Harmony of Andrei Tarkovsky’s Filmmaking

"What words would best describe a Tarkovsky film?" asks Lewis Bond, creator of the cinephile video-essay Youtube channel Channel Criswell. He offers …

Masters of Love

Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity.<p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the year, about 13,000 American couples will say “I do,” committing to a lifelong relationship that will be full of friendship, joy, and love that will carry …

This Summer, No Excuses: Make the Most of Your Small Outdoor Space

(Image credit: The Everygirl)<p>Living in a small home or apartment probably means that you treasure your outdoor space all the more — but if your …

Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden - Quiet Corner

DIY Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden<p>With winter now firmly behind us, some homeowners are busy tending to their revitalized garden and …

Should You Stop Teaching The Curriculum?

<i>Increasingly, digital access is freeing teaching and learning from the constraints of prescribed curricular content.</i><p><i>Michael Fullan and Maria</i> …

Summer in Style: Sayulita, Mexico Is a Mecca of Hippie Beach Chic

When our good friend invited my family to her destination wedding in Sayulita, Mexico, my first instinct was to book a room at the fabulous Four …

Jane's Walk Montreal: Dozens of guided walking tours this weekend

Montrealers are taking part in dozens of free guided walking tours around the city this weekend, part of a worldwide effort to help people get in …

Urban Ecology