Zoe Norman

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This One Picture Can Determine If You Need Glasses — And It's Fascinating

It's like "the dress" all over again.<p>Is this eye test the new "the dress"?<p>According to Daily Mail, students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology created an optical illusion that's also a test to determine vision impairment. Basically, if you see Marilyn Monroe in the picture below from a …

Albert Einstein

16 Modern Poets You Need to Know About

Chances are the last time you discovered a new favorite poet, you were sitting in fourth period English waiting for the lunch bell to ring. Even if you went on to study literature in college, those “contemporary” poets were probably born around the mid-twentieth century. While we love classic …

Literature

The Best Backpacking Food

Extended time in the backcountry often equates to a dry diet. Learning how to cook well in the wilderness is an art that doesn't come quickly but can …

Definitive Online Dating Guide: 12 Facts to Get You a Date | DateHookup

Dating is weird. It can be fun, terrible, exciting, hard — the adjectives used to describe it are endless. But this guide was created to help you …

Best crime fiction books for 2015

<b>A guide to the best crime fiction of 2015. Updated monthly</b><p>I Came to Find a Girl by Jaq Hazell<p>This is an unusual thriller set on the fringes of the modern art world that is dark, haunting, twisted - and, in its own way, unforgettable. It centres on Mia, an art student in Nottingham, who gets seduced …

I Heart My National Park: Glacier

Montana’s <b>Glacier National Park</b> is where everything bright and strong and never tamed comes together on high: gray wolves and great silver-tipped bears, storms that hit the Great Divide like tsunamis with golden eagles surfing the wind waves, twisted trees 200 years old but scarcely tall enough to …

National Parks

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

Hiking

32 Perfect Books To Kick Off Your Book Club

"Guaranteed to give you the feels."

Books

2015 Tours of a Lifetime

Travel Photography

Higher summits for today's backpacking gear

OK, California didn't get any snow again. Water rationing is now mandatory. Spring is the new summer. But look on the bright side: It's a great time to go backpacking. On top of that, the basic gear you need, the big four — boots, tents, poles and backpacks — just keep getting better. Just remember …

10 Backpacking Gear Myths

It’s amazing how some backpacking gear myths persist, even when there’s ample evidence to the contrary. Here are my favorites.<p>1. Two people can fit …

Backpacking

The Most Popular Books of the Month

<i>We love to geek out with stats, and what could be better than using them to see which books Book Riot readers were most interested in? Below are the</i> …

The 100 best novels: No 81 – The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing (1962)

“Everything’s cracking up”, says Anna, the protagonist of Lessing’s masterpiece, a novel that takes its place in this list for its odd, visionary engagement with the issues and anxieties of its time and also for its extraordinary grip on the literary imagination of the late 20th century, when …

Literature

Ex Machina trailer by Alex Garland looks smart and scary.

Artificial intelligence that becomes just a little too human is a classic sci-fi premise—and that’s exactly the scenario laid out in the new trailer …

30 Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once In Their Lives

The greatest books are defined as classics for a reason. Written by the greatest literary minds of their time, they have universal themes, …

The Ten Best Rock, Folk and World Records of 2014

<b>U2—Songs of Innocence</b><p><b>Cloud Nothings—Here and Nowhere Else</b><p><i>Songs of Innocence</i> was not on this list until my grandmother passed away this past week. And …

California, Hawaii & Mexico: 55 Best Campgrounds

​How To Find The Perfect Hiking Boot

The most important item in your outdoor wardrobe, hiking boots grant you the ability to traverse challenging terrain, work to keep your entire body …

Backpacking