Nicole Meyer

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26 Stunning Images You Won't Believe Were Found On Google Street View

He created a Tumblr, 9-eyes — named after the 9 cameras Google Street View uses— where he curates the best images he finds.<p>Rafman says sometimes he picks a location and "just wanders," captivated by what he sees.<p>He also doesn't document where exactly the photos were taken.<p>He told The New York Times …

Google Street View

Leaf-Peeping Paradise: The Finger Lakes

<i>By Amelia Mularz</i><p>Attention, foliage fanatics: we are approaching peak season for yellows and reds. This is not a test. Repeat, this is not a test. Have your best cable-knit sweater at the ready and prepare for a weekend of extreme coziness.<p>Among leaf scenes, New York’s is one of the best. Governor …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #21

Human Journey<p><b>“The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” Henry David Thoreau</b><p>A good friend once told me that wildlife photography makes him sad. He explained that when he sees images of the wild creatures and unspoiled places his heart aches too deeply at the thought of what he …

6 Moves for Total-Body Toning

Exercise 1 Sumo Lunges to a Side Kick to a Squat Jump<p>These are great for shaping and toning your outer thighs, hamstrings, and butt. Start with your feet shoulder-width distance apart <b>(A)</b>. Lift your right leg from the knee and move it in a circular roundhouse <b>(B)</b>. Land out to the side, feet wider …

Workouts

Ethereal Underwater Photos Capture Young Woman's Deep Connection with the Sea

For Sacha Kalis, the ocean has always been her first home. Born and raised in the Bahamas, Sacha (who playfully refers to herself as “Bahamas Girl”) learned to swim before she could even walk. Her mother, the wonderfully talented underwater art photographer Elena Kalis, encouraged Sacha's natural …

Marine Mammals
Photography

National Geographic Travel

5 Illegal Photos Of London’s Abandoned Underworld, Captured By Daring Place-Hackers

A new book showcases the work of 12 anonymous photographers obsessed with spelunking London’s forgotten tunnels.<p>Aboveground, London is an exceptionally clean and well-groomed city, but its streets hide an dystopian-looking underworld, blocked off from the vast majority of the public for decades. …

Caving

SHOTS FIRED: Samsung Just Tweeted A Brutal Jab At Apple’s Bendy iPhone 6 Plus

Apple’s super-sized iPhone 6 Plus is having a hard time surviving skinny jeans. The company promised to replace any faulty models, but you knew “Bendghazi” couldn’t possibly end there. It was only a matter of time before Samsung tried to deliver a snarky knockout blow as their bitter rival …

National Geographic Travel

Here’s What Happens When College Kids Have Their Smartphones Confiscated For An Hour

Can you say “separation anxiety”?<p>The term <i>nomophobia</i> was coined a few years ago–an awkward mash-up of <i>no</i>–<i>mobile</i>–<i>phobia</i>–to describe that altogether modern surge of anxiety that comes when you can’t, for whatever reason and however long, use your preferred mobile device. It is not the most elegant …

Mashups

I Heart My National Park: Big Bend

Crowned with a sky so wide that it threatens to define infinity, the Big Bend region of West Texas remains one of the last true frontiers in the Lower 48, a landscape unique in the world.<p><b>Keene Haywood—</b>on Twitter @keeneh—has been a frequent visitor to <b>Big Bend National Park</b>, <b></b>named for a curve in the …

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7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like to Admit

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>While people generally like to think they're in touch with reality, the truth is that many of us shield ourselves from certain unpleasant facts to make us happier and more productive.<p>Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is an …

Self-improvement

Alienware Turns The Gaming PC On Its Head With New Area-51 Design

The rock group Queen had a popular song back in the day, that Alienware’s latest gaming PC somehow manages to harken back, ringing in my schoolboy head – <i>Fat Bottom Girls</i>, you make the rockin world go-round. Teenaged bravado aside, I do realize I’m dating myself but then again, I’m genuinely …

Travelling Books: Vintage Van Carries Literature Around Lisbon

You're probably well-acquainted with the idea of the food van. The more sartorially minded may have even visited a fashion truck. Now, it's translated into literature aimed at tourists.<p>In June 2013, three entrepreneurial literature lovers from Portugal's capital created a nomadic bookstore that …

8 Vegan Dinners that Moonlight as Lunches

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: If you're a student -- or just a busy person -- you'll want some</i> …

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

Germany

The Shiraito no Taki waterfall. Melt waters of Mt Fuji spill out across its 150m length. Captured by #LonelyPlanet Destination Editor @go2mattphillips. #Japan #travel

Watch Death Valley’s Rocks Walk Before Your Eyes

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>A “walking” rock tagged with a GPS tracker on a cold, desert morning. Photograph by Mike Hartmann<p><b>Some scientists use GPS locations to keep track of wide-ranging sharks. Others attach GPS tags to observe the movements of reclusive snow leopards. And then there are the guys who</b> …

Del Posto's Best Recipe Isn't on the Menu—In Fact, It Never Even Leaves the Basement

New York’s Del Posto might have four stars and all that, but according to pastry chef Brooks Headley, the best food there never leaves the basement<p>I have two rules for my staff at Del Posto.<p>One: Call your mom. Often. If you need a few days to go visit her, no problem—I will cover your shift. When …

Dining Rooms

'Antiselfie' app uses face tracking to ruin your best pout

The onward march of the selfie, there's no stopping it. Many people shudder at the slightest mention of the (now official) word. Others need only the flimsiest (and sometimes eyebrow-raising) reason to extend one arm and assume the duck face. Unsurprisingly, as with any part of popular culture, …

The 10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved This Month

You've spent most of July outside, grilling everything from flank steak to stone fruit -- but you miss your kitchen. So, you've slowly made your way back inside to prepare simple one-pan dishes that don't require too much time over an open flame. You've even managed to open your oven and pop in a …