Tascha Sodan

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These Photos of Some of Australia's Coolest Abandoned Buildings Are Sick as Hell

A guy in the Urbex community shares his favorite derelict spots in Melbourne.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Australia.</i><p>Urbex Melbourne (if you don't know, <i>urbex</i> is an amalgamation of "urban" and "exploration") established a Facebook page less than three years ago, but they’ve already …

Urbanism

Unlocking the secrets of a cancer-fighting flower

A chemical extracted from a small flowering plant has helped in the fight against cancer for decades. Now, after a 60-year hunt, scientists have …

Breast Cancer

Finland has found the answer to homelessness. It couldn’t be simpler

“I was born in Liverpool and grew up on a council estate. I had a clean home, toys and nice meals as a kid. When I was nine years old, the sexual abuse started. My abusers made me feel special. They gave me gifts, moneys, cigarettes and sweets. When I was 13 I ran away from home and soon found …

Homelessness

Unforgettable underwater photography - in pictures

A new book published by the Natural History Museum showcases some of the most memorable underwater photographs taken over the last few decades in its annual wildlife photographer of the year competition. The stories behind the pictures - about both the behaviour and the photographers’ experiences - …

Photography

Under Trump, new transportation grants ditch bikes, walkways

WASHINGTON (AP) — Forget about bike-share stations in Chicago or pedestrian walkways in Oakland. That's so Obama-era.In the Trump administration, a …

Here's Why Some People Get 'Skin Orgasms' From Listening to Music

Those music chills.<p>Have you ever been listening to a great piece of music and felt a chill run up your spine? Or goosebumps tickle your arms and …

Woman dies after being embalmed ALIVE after blundering doctors gave her a formaldehyde drip instead of saline

A woman has died after being embalmed ALIVE in a horrific 'medical blunder'.<p>Doctors mistakenly poisoned Ekaterina Fedyaeva during surgery and have …

Banksy's world caught on camera

Barry Cawston's latest project has brought him a step closer to the world's most mysterious street artist. Rachel Stewart spoke to the British …

Top 10 Best Waterfalls in the United States

There are few natural wonders in the world as stunning to look at as waterfalls. In fact, many book trips and travel across continents just to catch …

Nearly 150 beached whales die after mass stranding in Australia

A fisherman came across nearly 150 carcasses of mostly short-finned pilot whales Friday morning and reported the situation to local authorities.<p>"As we've left the anchorage we've seen four or five whales. I believe (there are) more on the beaches," fisherman Graham Pateman, who alerted the …

Whales

The #1 Pro Landscape Photography Tip for Amazing Photos

<i>Image Credit: Daniel Schuhmacher</i><p>Ask any landscape photographer what their number one tool is for capturing amazing landscape photos, and most are …

I Smoke Weed Every Night Before Bed, and I Don't Care What You Think

Weed has long held a negative stereotype in popular culture. When someone says the words "smoke weed," it conjures images of stoners doing nothing with their lives, sitting on the couch watching endless hours of television and ordering mountains of Taco Bell. Apart from a shared love of Taco Bell …

A photographer who took pictures with people she met on Tinder and pretended to love revealed a lot about true intimacy

The product of her search is a breathtaking project titled Lifeconstruction, a series of photographs that show Hyld embracing, kissing, and spending time with various individuals. While their intimate poses may suggest that these people are Hyld's lovers or longtime partners, they're actually all …

Here’s How to Print Your Photographs and Get the Best Possible Results (VIDEO)

While most photographers spend considerable time mastering techniques for capturing and editing their images, very few are equally concerned with …

Landscape Photography

10+ Independent Online News Sources and Why America Needs More of Them

10+ Independent Online News Sources and Why America Needs More of Them<p>Updated on March 22, 2018<p>Today, most major news outlets in the United States …

Have they found a cure for our cancer?

<b>When Simon Cox was first diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) 13 years ago, he feared the worst. But now there are promising developments in the search for a cure. He meets patients taking part in a new trial.</b><p>Being told I had cancer wasn't the scary part. The compassionate female …

How Bill Gates aims to clean up the planet

It’s nothing much to look at, but the tangle of pipes, pumps, tanks, reactors, chimneys and ducts on a messy industrial estate outside the logging town of Squamish in western Canada could just provide the fix to stop the world tipping into runaway climate change and substitute dwindling supplies of …

Fossil Fuels

Lightroom tips: Landscape photography editing

<b>Learn how to enhance your landscape photography editing skills with James Paterson’s 20 essential Lightroom techniques.</b><p>1. Landscape photography …

8 Reasons Magnesium Is Such a Miracle Mineral

The superhero of the mineral world, magnesium benefits so many areas of our overall health, from brain function, to muscle movement via DNA …

The Stories Behind The 11 Most Terrifying Abandoned Funeral Homes Around The World

These abandoned funeral homes are sure to give you the chills. More

Top autofocus tips for pin-sharp results

<b>James Abbott shares 20 autofocus tips that will revolutionise the way you use AF, for accurate focusing and pin-sharp results every time</b><p>1. Autofocus …

Cameras

The biggest excuses narcissists spin to keep you hooked — and why this makes them dangerous

Breaking up with a narcissist can be very difficult. If they aren't finished with you yet, they will plead you to stay. If you are trauma bonded to them, then their begging and false promises may well work.<p>It takes a great deal of strength to walk away because narcissists are such highly-skilled …

The Best National Park in Every State

From sea to shining sea, our nation is packed with unforgettable, beautiful, and important sites from the National Park Service.<p><i>Originally appeared</i> …

11 Abandoned Places to Discover in Queens, NYC

We’ve brought you abandoned places to see on Staten Island, and now we take you to the Borough of Queens, offering a whole list of exciting and …

18 Creepy , Haunted or Abandoned Places in Europe

Love watching horror films or reading up spooky stories? If you are in the mood for adventure and some thrill, here is a list of places considered …

European Travel

Deadly brain tumors halted by blocking telomere protein

Glioblastoma brain tumors are notoriously difficult to treat, and the prognosis is poor for people with this type of brain cancer. However, a new …

Cancer cells destroyed in just 3 days with new technique

Cancer cells are relentless, possessing the vexatious ability to develop resistance to current therapies and making the disease hugely challenging to …

12 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn’t Know Google Maps Could Do

Some of the best features of Google’s mapping app are among the hardest to find—until you know where to look.<p>Google Maps is great for just getting around. But don’t be fooled: The app is much more than a glorified Garmin. Maps has all sorts of powerful features and time-saving shortcuts that aren’t …

Scientists discovered a "kill switch" that destroys any cancer cell

Suicide Molecules<p>A new study has established that RNA molecules, originally developed as a means of studying genes, can trigger a hidden mechanism …

13 questions that will change your life

When things aren't going quite the way you'd like them to, it's often the result of not asking yourself the right questions. Some questions are hard …

Self-improvement