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Sublime Photos Capture the Quiet Beauty of the Tuscan Countryside

Photographer Mauro Maione transports us to the idyllic Tuscan countryside in his series of gorgeous landscape images. Often depicting grandiose shots, Maione’s photos showcase all of the vibrant natural beauty that the gently-rolling hills have to offer. Small cottages and trees dot the landscape, …

Italy

Warming Arctic Is Overrun With Giant Mosquitoes

They're coming to suck your blood<p>Hey, global warming. Yeah, you. Lay off the Arctic, ok? You're already increasing the length and severity of the wildfire season. You're releasing ancient viruses from the permafrost. Could you maybe hold back on your Old Testament impression and not release hordes …

Mosquitoes

Mark Cuban says it was 'ridiculous' that a teenager was arrested for bringing a clock to school

"It's ridiculous. All someone at the school had to do was think," Cuban told Business Insider on his Cyber Dust messaging app.<p>Ahmed Mohamed, a 14-year-old whose father emigrated to the U.S. from Sudan, was arrested on Monday in Irving, Texas after police reportedly believed the clock he showed his …

Mark Cuban

One candidate stole the spotlight at the early Republican debate

All of the second-tier candidates there benefited from the fact that there were just four of them on stage before the main prime-time event later in the evening, which will feature 11 candidates.<p>But Graham managed to stand out by repeatedly delivering memorable one-liners.<p>Politico's Daniel Strauss …

Government

Barack Obama Finds Support in Donald Trump, Jeb Bush

The president renewed his push to eliminate a tax loophole benefitting the wealthy, thanks to the two Republican candidates.<p>The White House likes to make it seem as if President Obama is floating just a bit above the raucous race to succeed him. Sure, he’s keeping an eye on the whole thing. But …

Hedge Funds

Drybar Opening in Westfield Topanga; Arik Kastan Trunk Show in Pacific Palisades; More!

We round up the week's coolest events so you don't have to.<p><i>CANOGA PARK</i>—Drybar, our fave spot to grab a quick and affordable blowout (plus a glass of bubbly while we're being primped) is opening its 20th location in California. Westfield Topanga's brand new open-air shopping center The Village (6320 …

California

We’re giving away a copy of Super Mario Maker and a classic Mario Amiibo on Facebook

Mario wants you to make his levels, and we want to make you happy.<p>We’re giving away a copy of Super Mario Maker for the Wii U. We’re also throwing in a Classic Color Mario Amiibo. Want a chance to win them? Then do the following:<p>Follow us on Facebook.<br>• Like this post on Facebook. Again, make sure …

Watch Mario expert Tim Rogers create a stage in Super Mario Maker

<b>Watch in 60fps on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>There should be no doubt in anyone's mind that Tim Rogers loves Mario. These days, Tim spends most of his time designing his own video games (his latest, <i>Videoball</i>, is due out later this year). For years, however, he was better known for his …

GameStop Won't Sell Console Bundles That Include Digital Games

Let's get physical.<p>GameStop will no longer sell console bundles that include digital copies of games.<p>During a recent company earnings call (via Giant …

Gaming Consoles

Sept. 16: Five Nights At Freddy's, Bloodborne, Resident Evil, Sony at TGS, Assassin's Creed, Nolan North

Welcome to Polygon Minimap, a podcast about the biggest news of the day.<p>Subscribe on iTunes<br>• Subscribe to the podcast (RSS)<br>• Download this episode directly as an MP3<p>Minimap is your daily audio tour through the world of video games, related technologies and pop culture like comics, movies and TV.<p>Thanks …

Architizer

5 things you need to know about the General Election 2015

<b>1. Labour leader Ed Miliband is set to say today that the deaths of 800 migrants whose boat sank off the coast of Libya on Sunday "could have been anticipated [and] should have been avoided."</b> The Conservatives are furious calling the comments "shameful and provocative."<p><b>2. If you haven't read Ian</b> …

United Kingdom

Iowa Dems Are Reeling. Can Hillary Clinton Help?

<b>DES MOINES—</b>Hillary Clinton’s aides started calling activists here early this month, asking for support—and advice. What they heard was the same thing …

Government

99 Cent: A Look at the Widespread Confusion Over a Photo Gursky DIDN’T Shoot

A recent Facebook posting alerted me to this Flickr page, where in 2004 a woman named Lyza Danger uploaded a photograph (shown above) of a local …

Warning: Fly Your Camera Drone Near a Big Sports Stadium, Go to Jail

Earlier this year, we shared an interactive map showing where you aren’t allowed to fly camera drones. The list is generally pretty simple: national …

6 Ways to Make the Most of Night Time Photography

Night time photography is surprisingly similar to daytime photography in the sense that it’s all about finding the right light. Obviously, things are …

10 Tips to Help You Grow as an Artist in Photography

Over the past few days, I’ve thought about what’s helped me become a better photographer over the years. It’s a constant journey, and developing as …

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

Europe's Best Art Hotels

Inject some culture into your next vacation with these art-inspired European hotels<p><b>Le Negresco, Nice</b>With its palatial exterior and decadent rococo interiors, Le Negresco has welcomed everyone from Princess Grace of Monaco to the Beatles and Salvador Dalí through its doors. From its famous pink dome …

10 unusual uses for your hair dryer

Hair

Awkward Home Spaces & How To Decorate Them

Here, we give you Pinterest-found inspiration to solve all your clumsy interior issues.<p>While we're in a constant pursuit of the perfect pad, when reality strikes, we're often left with spaces in our home that simply register as <i>awkward—</i>New Yorkers especially. Your barely-there bedside space? The …

How To Wear Your Summer Items Into The Winter

Winter shopping comes with big price tags, so we're always all about wearing our fall and summer items into the freezing temps.<p>This week, some of our favorite style bloggers showed us how to transition some warm weather staples (like silk scarves and loafers) into winter essentials -- all it takes …

Cleaning Up After the National Park Instagram Vandal

A series of graffiti-like paintings on rocks in national parks across the West set off a furor on social media this month, angering people who say …

The Small Tennessee Museum That's an Unlikely Tourism Hit

When Discovery Park of America opened on a cornfield in rural Tennessee, its founders expected the museum described as a “mini-Smithsonian” to draw …

HuffPost Readers Share Their Life Changing Travel Experiences And Give Us Extreme Wanderlust

Whether it's tasting a new food, experiencing a new culture, or hearing an alternative perspective on the world -- travel changes you, often for the better.<p>We asked our followers on Twitter and Instagram to show us pictures of the travel experiences that have fundamentally transformed them. …