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The Soul Of The World's Most Expensive Violin

The Vieuxtemps Guarneri is a violin that is older than the United States of America — 273 years old, to be exact. It recently became the most expensive violin in the world, selling for an estimated $16 million. Its new owner anonymously donated the historic instrument to violinist Anne Akiko …

Jimmy Fallon, Idina Menzel & The Roots Sing "Let It Go" from "Frozen" (w/ Classroom Instruments)

The Truth About 'The Most Interesting Man In The World'

For over 40 years, Jonathan Goldsmith worked as a journeyman actor with hundreds of IMDB credits to his name.<p>In 2006, he booked the role of a lifetime: the spokesperson for a Dos Equis beer campaign that soon made him known to millions as "The Most Interesting Man In The World."<p>Goldsmith lived and …

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How to Make Corned Beef Hash for St. Patrick's Day

Everyone loves corned beef on St. Paddy's Day—but what most of us really look forward to is corned beef hash the following morning. Here's how to make it<p>We are traditionalists, so we go all out on St. Paddy’s Day. We cook a classic corned beef and cabbage dinner, replete with floury spuds, parsley …

Striking Photographs of the Ancient Tradition of Honey Hunting in Nepal

Documentary travel photographer Andrew Newey recently went on an expedition to central Nepal, where he spent two weeks living with the Gurung tribespeople in order to document the ancient art of honey hunting. In these photos, Newey captures the risks and skills involved with this tradition, which …

Liquid Experiments Produce Hypnotizing Swirls of Color

New York-based artist Kim Keever experiments with colorful tinted paints and water to create these beautifully abstract, hypnotizing formations. As a former thermal engineer for NASA projects, Keever tends to veer his work towards the scientific and experimental.<p>To produce this particular style, …

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The Insane Opulence Of The Ukrainian Presidential Palace

When you’re robbing state coffers to gild your toilets, taste becomes secondary.<p>During the summer of 2011, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych opened up his modest home to six television reporters, revealing what a journalist with the AP described as “a cozy place with a small office just big …

The Liberation of Steve McQueen

A decade and a half ago, the British filmmaker Steve McQueen took a plane to Grenada, the tiny West Indian island, to visit a beautiful place where …

2014 Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil is known for its exotic fauna, but the creatures on display Sunday night for the opening round of Rio de Janeiro’s exuberant Carnival parade were a motley crew, even by local standards.<p>The Carnival competition sees the city’s top samba groups, or schools, parade in the Sambadrome, each …

#theLIST: Oscars 2014: The 10 Best Dressed

BAZAAR counts down the sartorial standouts on the Academy Awards red carpet.<p>BAZAAR counts down the sartorial standouts on the Academy Awards red carpet.

Flexcoin shuts down after heist drains it of nearly 900 Bitcoins

Another day, another Bitcoin bank security breach.<p>Flexcoin, a popular Bitcoin storage service, was robbed from its hot wallet on Saturday, according to a statement on its website. The theft resulted after someone got access to Flexcoin’s servers and sent the entirety of its funds, 896 Bitcoins …

Facebook May Use Drones to Provide Worldwide Internet

Barely two weeks since Facebook coughed up $19 billion to acquire WhatsApp, the social network is on the hunt for another company. It's venturing …

Stunning Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair’s Oscar Party

<b>Lupita Nyong'o</b><p>Did you catch last night's Oscars? If not, here's a quick recap. Jareto Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two eloquent and moving acceptance speeches, Ellen (or rather Bradley Cooper) took a celebrity-filled selfie that broke Twitter, and Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win..again. Of course, the …

Paul Rudd

PTSD Before It Had a Name: Vietnam Vets Sue U.S. Military

Five Vietnam veterans who claim they became afflicted with combat-related anxiety –- decades before PTSD became a common term –- assert in a new, class-action lawsuit that the Pentagon should upgrade the less-than-honorable discharges they and “tens of thousands” of other troops received during …

Vietnam Veterans

Tree carvings that can be found in New Zealand.

Travel to the South Pacific

Portraits and Love Stories of Couples that Have Survived Fifty Years of Marriage

<i>Everyday my wife expresses her love for me. She says, did I tell you how much I love you today? Everyday. Everyday she says that. —Moses Rubenstein,</i> …

Lessons in Layering: 5 Winter-to-Spring Transition Outfit Ideas From the Streets of Paris Fashion Week

The calendar may read March, but a check of temperature outside (well, in some unlucky parts of the country) indicates that it's pretty much still winter. Yup, it's still really freakin' cold out there. So you know what that means: more layering. But on the bright side, Paris Fashion Week is still …

Nigella Lawson's 'makeup free' Vogue cover

Luc Boegly Marie-Laure<p>Dries Van Noten: Inspiration at the Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Photograph: Luc Boegly Marie-Laure<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/3/4/1393947617386/Dries-Van-Noten-Inspirati-011.jpg<p>460<p>Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA<p>Nigella Lawson arrives at …

The Most Scandalous Red-Carpet Dresses of All Time

What Drives Fashion Designer Dries Van Noten

When seeing the work of artists, we are constantly wondering: where do they get their inspiration? A new exhibit attempts to explain the source of …

Creative Music Video Inspired by Double Exposure Photography

From NYC-based filmmaker Paul Trillo, whose work we’ve featured a couple of times before here on PetaPixel, comes a new visual journey in …