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40 Paulo Coelho Quotes About Love, Life and The Alchemist

Paulo Coelho is best known for his international bestselling book, ‘The Alchemist’, the story of a young man traveling the world, searching for …

Motivation

30 Quotes on Peaceful and Conscious Living

<i>Here are some of our favorite quotes to inspire living intentionally and with peace. What’s your favorite?</i> <br>1. You cannot control the results, only …

Motivation

AI is now so complex its creators can’t trust why it makes decisions

Artificial intelligence is seeping into every nook and cranny of modern life. AI might tag your friends in photos on Facebook or choose what you see on Instagram, but materials scientists and NASA researchers are also beginning to use the technology for scientific discovery and space …

Artificial Intelligence

24 Dynamic Quotes by Confucius To Catapult You To A New Dimension

1. The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential…these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. …

Confucius

Behind the Story: VICE Goes Inside Mecca During Hajj

<b>Story:</b> “Intimate Photos From Inside Mecca During the World’s Largest Gathering” <b><br>Outlet:</b> VICE <b><br>Reporter:</b> Yasin Osman (@yescene)<p><i>Each year, millions of Muslims make the pilgrimage to Mecca for the Hajj gathering, a requirement said to have been mandated by the prophet Mohammed himself. The pilgrimage is</i> …

Intimate Photos from Mecca During One of the World's Largest Gatherings

I was among the roughly two million Muslims who made the Hajj to Mecca last year. This is what I saw.<p>This past fall, I had the opportunity to take my mother to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, for the holy pilgrimage of Hajj. The Hajj is one of the largest gatherings of people on earth with about 2 million …

Islam

12 Things Men Do That Make Women Fall Deeper in Love

Men -- we love them. Like <i>really, really</i> love them. We can't live without them and we certainly don't want to. We enjoy all of the little things they do that make them so much hotter. Here are 12 things men do that women really adore.<p><b>1. Planning is amazing.</b><p>When a man plans, it's almost as exciting …

Relationships

Comparing the Top Internships With Nike, Google, Facebook, Instagram, Disney, NASA and More

CampusBooks has created an extensive infographic with a compiled list of the “most-exciting summer<p>CampusBooks has created an extensive infographic with a compiled list of the “most-exciting summer internships for both undergrads and grad students.” The list of 13 companies includes the obvious …

13 Things To Remember When You Love A Person Who Has Depression

1. Depression is <i>not</i> a choice.<p>Depression is one of the most helpless and frustrating experiences a person can have. It’s sometimes feeling sad, …

This 102-Year-Old Man Finally Proposed to His 91-Year-Old Girlfriend

Meet the couple who is about to become the world's oldest newlyweds.<p>Doreen Luckie, 91, and her 102-year-old boyfriend George Kirby will be married in June. At that time, their combined age will be 194 years and 281 days, making them potentially the world's oldest newlyweds, ABC News reports.<p>The …

Love

Wedding Photographer Ordered to Pay Couple $8,800 After Losing Photos

A court in Spain has ordered that a photographer pay €8,000 (~$8,800) to a newly-married couple after he lost their wedding photos and couldn’t …

Photography

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 …

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 …

Fishing

Instagrammer of the Week: One of National Geographic's Best, Keith Ladzinksi

Around the world and back with a NatGeo explorer<p>Every photographer—hell, everyone in general—has had at least the fleeting dream of exploring the …

Amazing