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Tiny Houses: A Big Idea to End Homelessness

Advocates tackling the nation's homeless problem are thinking small.<p>In Austin, Texas, a village of 200 tiny houses is being built for the homeless. In upstate New York, Rochester Greenovation has designed a prototype for small-scale individualized shelters. “Homeless No More Survival Pods” have …

Homelessness

Jessica Carmen Pietracatella

“Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.“—William Faulkner

<i>“Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.“—William Faulkner</i><p>For the past ten years, <i>Slow</i>Exposures has offered a satisfying insight into what is happening in contemporary, rural, southern American photography. Centered in Pike County, Georgia, the juried photo exhibition and festival combines workshops, portfolio reviews, and a wonderful mix of folks getting together to celebrate photography and the South.<p>This year’s <i>Slow</i>Exposures, …

Gangsters and Grime: Experience New York City's Darker Side

When walking around New York City, most people often don't pay much attention to the city's darker side, blinded by the cool, cosmopolitan vibe. But beneath Gotham's glamour lurks a seedy past. Whether it was nefarious mob families running their empires from Little Italy or the vice-ridden streets …

New York City

Stunning Shots of Fly Geyser, Nevada's Hidden Treasure

As you all know by now, we love finding extraordinary destinations off the beaten path like Lake Baikal in Siberia. Today, we bring you another one which can only be described as surreal or otherworldly. Fly Geyser (or Fly Ranch Geyser) is a a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately …

National Parks

Make your old iPhone run like new

Want to rejuvenate a sluggish iPhone 4? Here are some easy tips.<p>My friend is convinced that the slowing of his iPhone 4S is part of a vast Apple conspiracy. I'm not completely persuaded.<p>I mean, sure Apple has sent out updates to iOS that are arguably a step in the wrong direction, like that whole …

Apps

Greenhouses Made With Salvaged Windows

What better way to recycle old salvaged windows than to build them into a unique <br>garden greenhouse or potting shed? Old windows, doors, and other …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

An “ungodly stupid” get-rich scheme: The real border security story

With two wars ending, the “defense” industry sets its sights on its next chance to hit pay dirt: The U.S. border<p>Last week, John McCain gleefully announced that the Senate immigration bill would result in the “most militarized border since the fall of the Berlin Wall.” Indeed, an amendment authored …

10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid Regrets When You Get Home

By Hélio Dias. I have lost count of how many times I’ve came home and regretted not having done something to get better pictures when I was …

Photography

World's 20 Best Surf Towns

A great surf town is the sum of its parts. These 20 towns run the gamut, from a mecca for the surf-obsessed to a spot where surfing's in its infancy. With waves awaiting, an adventurous spirit, and a little guidance, you can’t go wrong.

Aquatic Sports

Bluebell Cathedral, Ashridge | England (by Old-Man-George)

<b>Bluebell Cathedral, Ashridge | England</b> (by Old-Man-George)