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The 100 best movies on Netflix right now

We all know the feeling: desperately scanning through endless menus of Netflix choices, eyes glazing over, knowing that our impulsive thumbs are …

12 Must-Have Apple TV Apps: Best Picks for Your Home Theater Experience

Music<p>Pandora Music (Free, Subscription Optional)<p>Pandora is a music streaming service that is available as a totally free service or with a paid subscription, which gets rid of ads, allows unlimited skips, and lets you download music for offline enjoyment. The basic Pandora Plus subscription is …

The Best Travel Destinations, According to TripAdvisor Users

When you’re planning an epic vacation, you want to be sure you’re headed somewhere incredible in more ways than one. You want fascinating culture and …

New York walks: 12 perfect strolls for warmer weather - Curbed NY

Rejoice, New York: spring is finally here. And by that we mean the city will see some of its first truly warm temperatures this weekend, after a seemingly endless string of cold and gloomy days.<p>With lovely, spring-like weather finally upon us, now’s the perfect time to get out and experience the …

Hudson River

Haunted by the High Water of Cataract Canyon

At the state park in Green River, Utah, two friends and I unloaded equipment with excitement and trepidation. We exchanged greetings with a group of …

Go nuts! A handful a day may help you live longer, docs say

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but if you want to live longer, a handful of nuts may be a better bet, researchers reported Wednesday.<p>The biggest study yet into whether nuts can add years to your life shows that people who ate nuts every day were 20 percent less likely to die from heart …

Holistic Medicine

31 Flawless Photos Of Jackie Kennedy

The first lady was a fashion icon.

Incredible Panoramas Of The World's Most Beautiful Places

AirPano is made of eight team members, who have wide-ranging backgrounds (civil engineering and medical cybernetics, among others). The amateur photographers are currently traveling around the world, shooting major cities and other sites of interest.<p>The group mainly shoots from helicopters, using a …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

Van Morrison: The Poet

<i>In a 1971 review of the album ‘His Band and the Street Choir,’ Jon Landau called Van Morrison “one of the few originals left in rock.” From the days</i> …

Literature

David Foster Wallace's Legendary Graduation Speech Is Now An Awesome Short Film

Novelist David Foster Wallace gave a speech called "This Is Water" to the 2005 graduating class at Kenyon College.<p>The speech, which has become legendary, discusses how meaningless daily routines take over our lives and that we have to choose how we think, and what we pay attention to.<p>"This Is …

6 Amazing Facts From an Amazing Obituary of a 'Human Computer'

When confronted with the story of Shakuntala Devi there's one question everyone asks: "How does she do it?"<p>Reuters<p><i>The New York Times</i> has up a gem of an obituary, 500 words chock-full of wonderful bits about its subject, a mathematician by the name of Shakuntala Devi, who passed away in Bangalore on …

At Arguments, Supreme Court Takes Halting Steps Into Gay Marriage Issue

At the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, the moment had finally arrived. After four years of litigation in the lower courts, the Supreme Court was hearing a challenge to California's ban on same-sex marriage. But minutes into oral arguments, it became clear that the justices may not give either side …