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These Trips, Treks And Travels Were Totally Worth The Effort

Whether it's a 16-story staircase to the best view in Paris or a flight, hike and cable car ride to a Swiss summit, a daunting journey always makes the final destination feel so, SO much sweeter.<p>We asked the community of photographers at EyeEm to share their adventures that were totally worth the …

Every Important American Airport Ranked By Its Food and Drink

By: Kevin Alexander and Liz Childers<p><i>Credit: Flickr/Texas.713</i><p>Everyone has been faced with the same harrowing decision when stuck in an airport: What in the hell am I going to eat and drink now? So, in an effort to help you best sort that out, allow us to present our ranking of every single …

Where Americans Are Moving

<i>Three times as many people moved from Los Angeles to Houston, and from New York to West Palm Beach, as the other way around. Most movers are toward counties with lower density, lower unemployment, and cheaper housing.</i><p>Last week, the Census released new data on how many people moved between counties …

Study Shows Women Like Men Their Age, Men Only Like 20-Year-Olds

Photo: Getty Images<p>Christian Rudder, president and co-founder of OKCupid, has released his new book, <i>Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking)</i>, analyzing data from the dating site. The results are equal parts shocking, glaringly obvious, and kinda gross [via …

Demographics

Influx of Chinese students into U.S. may be tapering off

For years, soaring numbers of Chinese graduate students in the U.S. have been a boon for American universities and local economies, especially in places like Southern California.<p>But it looks like the influx could be slowing.<p>Admission offers from U.S. graduate schools to Chinese nationals, who make …

Home Sweet Home

Inside Flipboard / June 16, 2014<p>For those of us who can’t even keep succulents alive in our homes, magazines like ELLE DECOR induce us into a state …

‘Other People’s Clothes’: A Photographer’s Humorous Self-Portraits Imagine the Lives of Strangers

Boston-based photographer Caleb Cole’s curiosity about the lives of others led him to make his amusing series <i>Other People’s Clothes</i>. In the series, …

Agent Orange 40 Years Later: Heartbreaking Photos Inside Orphanages in Vietnam

The negative effects of war are seemingly never-ending. Dioxin, or Agent Orange, as we know it more commonly from its use during the Vietnam War, …

Expressive Photos Reveal a Rare, Alternative View of Iran

An image of Iran that many people around the world are familiar with is the view of Iran as a troubled nation plagued by an oppressive government, ultra-conservative ideologies, brutal executions, public demonstrations, rumors of nuclear weaponry, and women who are forced to wear head coverings …

Pets

Most Passionate & Raw Photo Stories made on Humanity

Its feel incredible to just think about how humanity has survived to rule this entire world over the period of time and at the same time it is an …

Domestic Violence

The Latest Instagram Trend is Called ‘Baby Suiting,’ and It’s Actually Kinda Cute

Are you looking for a creative new way to photograph your newborn at home AND you like to be part of the newest social media trends? Well you’re in …

This Simple Flowchart Will Help You Decide if You Should Take that Selfie

We’ve shared many a flowchart, both serious and silly, in our day, but this one is definitely the most simple and straightforward of them all. Put …

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Christina Broom, the UK’s first female press photographer

A remarkable collection of around 2,500 photographs taken by Christina Broom, the UK’s first female press photographer, has been acquired by the Museum of London. Broom came to photography when she was in her 40s, in 1903, so that she could create and sell photographic postcards – a new trade that …

From Bottles to Wall Art: Adorn Your Walls with Prints Made from Recycled Bottles

Photography is one of the most powerful ways that ecological messages are transmitted. Photo series of landfills show us the issues we need to …

Aaron Nace Teaches us How To Remove A Model's Bra . . . In Photoshop

Aaron Nace from Phlearn released a great video yesterday which highlights his technique into removing unwanted and distracting objects off of an …

A Concise Explanation of How Crop Factor Affects Both Focal Length AND Aperture

<b>Editor’s Note</b>: Due to some issues with the camera, this video is very shaky at times. It didn’t bother us much, but if you’re easily distracted this …

Humor: Funny TED Talk Spoof for an App that Turns Photos Into Music

Have you ever taken a photograph, just to look at it and be disappointed that you can only enjoy it with your eyes? Well, to your rescue is an …

A Message to All Artists: Use Photoshop Responsibly

In recent years Photoshop has garnered more negative attention than any other platform that is utilized for image manipulation. Photoshop can be used …

7 Quick Tips for Better Business Writing

Want your words to wow? Take this basic advice to write more effective emails, memos, and other professional materials.<p>I took many writing classes in college but perhaps the most useful was one focused on business writing. My classmates and I spent a semester editing example after example of …

Creative Writing

Here's how you make the world's most expensive phone

10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …

How To Find Out If Your Facebook Friends Hate You

Ever wonder if your frenemies are mutual? Hate With Friends will tell you.<p>So you're Morrissey. You're famously an avowed asexual and you have no use for Bang With Friends, the Facebook app that lets you select which friends you'd like to take to bonertown and only alerts you both if it's mutual. …

This ‘air modem’ could hack your PC or phone via sound waves — without any electronic connection

The one thing you’ve always been certain of is that a computer that’s not connected to a network, doesn’t munch data from any USB sticks, and doesn’t accept any kind of electronic connection requests is reasonably safe against hackers and crackers breaking into its electronic vaults.<p>Not so much, …

Summer in the City: Sea Monster Washes Up Under Brooklyn Bridge

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Sea monsters are just as crucial to summer as are white pumps, back of the knee sweat, lobster …

Check Out This 3-D Scan of What Happens to Your Feet in High Heels (Kind of Scary!)

Ladies, how much do we <i>love</i> high heels? There's nothing like finishing off a perfect outfit with the ultimate elegant pair of leg-lengthening shoes, amirite?<p>But reality is that no matter how much I insist that a gorgeous pair of sky-high stilettos are comfortable, deep down inside, I know that …

The Rules Girls Are Back -- and More Annoying Than Ever

The Rules Girls are back--and more annoying than ever, at least as far as their remarks<p>in <i>New York Magazine</i>'s recent "Sex" issue goes. Even after Penn satirized them and Teller's program "BullSh&t," they continue to sound like that simply can't stop themselves from attacking other women who disagree …

Fashion Historians and Fashionistas Take Note

Fashion Historians & Fashionistas take note: The mystery of who "invented" or who "created" the wrap dress is forever solved.<p>You might ask "Does it matter in the scheme of things?" Well, Irving Penn once said "You know you're good when they take your ideas," and Louis Feraud added, "Ideas are in …

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is Gucci Glam for Numéro Tokyo's September 2013 Cover

<b>Rosie on Top</b> – Following up her cover for <i>Glamour Magazine</i> with boy group One Direction, model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley lands another fashion glossy …