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10 Foods That Build Muscle

When it comes to building muscle mass, nutrition comprises about 70% of results. Sure, you have to hit the gym for sessions of intense weight …

Why You Shouldn't Ignore The Video Mode on Your Camera

There has been a certain reluctance amongst some photographers to accept the fact that video is here to stay on stills cameras. It’s understandable, …

A Japanese Architect Has Turned Old Ethernet Cables Into Restaurant Decor

There's something decidedly sci-fi and apocalyptic about what Kengo Kuma has served up.<p>Diners at the Tetchan yakitori bar in the Tokyo suburb of Kichijoji will chow down on their skewers amidst thousands of computer cables thanks to architect Kengo Kuma, who recently redesigned the restaurant's …

Photographer Olivier Duong Takes Us On A Visually Stunning Journey Through Haiti

<b>All Photographs Copyright Olivier Duong</b><p>Olivier Duong always braced himself for "that phone call" he says, "the one where I find out that my mother is no more." What Olivier perhaps didn't prepare for was his mother's death by a catastrophic earthquake, rather than her cancer diagnosis. Perhaps a …

Brick Buildings That Are Actually Cool (PHOTOS)

GAWK<p>Brick Buildings That Are Actually Cool (PHOTOS)<p>Move over limestone, granite, and steel—brick buildings are pretty amazing too.<p>04.25.15 1:00 PM ET

Architecture

Every Single Bodega in Manhattan, Photographed

Artist Gail Victoria Braddock Quagliata walked the whole borough to document each instance of this cultural institution.<p>When Gail Victoria Braddock Quagliata was a student teacher at an art education program in the Lower East Side, she had a long walk from the subway station to school. To keep …

Pictures of the Week 5.1.15

‘In Dogs We Trust’ Captures the Relationship Between Man and Dog

Photographers Ollie Grove and Will Robson-Scott both grew up with dogs, Dalmatians and a wiry haired Cairn terrier, respectively. Because of this, …

obsessively good avocado cucumber salad

It’s been 29 weeks since I first made this avocado and cucumber salad, which means two things: it predates this news, meaning that all of my theories …

A Beginner's Guide to the Chakras

Channel more confidence, creativity, and joy in your life with a basic understanding of your body's energy centers. (Psst: Did you know that you can …

crispy broccoli with lemon and garlic

I may have suddenly, and at least a month earlier than I’d hoped, reached the slightly less awesome phase of pregnancy, which I suspect is nature’s …

Baltimore-Based Photojournalist J.M. Giordano on What It’s Like to Cover the Riots (and Get Beaten by the Cops)

Me being beat on by several @baltimorepolice. Video by Baynard woods. #freddieGray #baltimore<p>A post shared by J.M. Giordano (@jmgiordanophoto) on Apr …

Fascinating Portraits of Europeans Who Have Abandoned Civilization for the Wilderness

<i>Vincent was a mathematics student. He has been living in Ramounat for the last 7 years.</i><p><i>Ramounat is well known to be the birthplace of</i> …

Photographer Spends 10 Years Documenting a Single Alleyway in Norway

For the past decade, Norwegian photographer Lars Anderson has documented one particular alleyway in the city of Troms, Norway for a project titled <i>In the Alley</i>. Measuring 100 feet in length, the narrow, graffiti-filled passageway connects two streets. According to Anderson, few people stop and …

Why we need a universal minimum age for marriage

When Memory Banda’s younger sister was forced to marry at just 11 years old, Memory became determined to ensure that no more girls had to experience …

Gender

Photo of the Day: Best of April

Best of Photo of the Day<p>Every day, we feature an image chosen from thousands around National Geographic. Here are some highlights from April.<p>Lights, camera, action! A photo of a couple doing the tango on the empty dance floor of the Starlight Room at San Francisco’s Sir Frances Drake Hotel—first …

Photos

Targets for terror: the shocking data on school and university attacks

World news,Boko Haram,Australian education,Primary schools,Teacher Network,US education,Secondary schools,Teaching,Global development professionals network,Education,Schools<p>The horrors of the Peshawar school killings made headlines but, as the graphs below show, from Iraq to India children and …

How Cow's Milk Went From a Basic Beverage to a Dismissed Drink

For a stretch of time, my ultimate dinner party topic was one that had a decidedly lactose unfriendly bent. If a conversation began to lull—or if I was just feeling a little twitchy to mix things up—I’d ask a question that’s completely simple and hotly contested: <i>Do any of you still drink milk?</i><p>A few …

Global '100-year gap' in education standards

<b>When it comes to education the differences between the developed and developing worlds remain stark.</b><p>There has been a convergence in the number of pupils enrolling in primary school, with many more young children in developing countries now having access to school.<p>But when it comes to average levels …

Developing Countries

124 Nostalgia-Inducing Photos Make Up Our Latest Group Show

For our latest group show, we asked you to share your photographs capturing the theme of nostalgia. Judged by Alison Zavos Feature Shoot’s Founder …

40 Quotes that Will Quiet Your Mind

<i>Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. Peace means to be in the midst of all those things and still be</i> …

Demand for Bananas Puts Costa Rica's Caimans at Risk

Pesticide concentrations are higher in caimans near banana plantations than those farther downstream.<p><b>Bananas are big business for Costa Rica, bringing in hundreds of millions of dollars each year. But the bright yellow fruit could spell trouble for the country's caimans, a crocodile relative.</b><p>New …

View from the Villa Fiorentino, Positano, Italy

Santorini, Greece by Katarina Mansson