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A gorgeous photograph by astrophotographer Dave Lane shows the Milky Way galaxy over Devils Tower in Wyoming. The photograph was featured recently as NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day, complete with an annotated version highlighting some of the nebulas in the photograph.
photos via …read more
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The 40 km course above is the course for the 3-day, 3-stage Lake Toba 120 km Super Swim relay, part of the famous Lake Toba Festival in Indonesia. Over 3 days, the 4-swimmer teams …read more
“Happy Birthday to My Loose Acquaintance” is a song by the musical comedy duo Garfunkel and Oates (previously) about leaving birthday messages on the Facebook walls of casual relationships. The duo has their own self-titled television show on IFC.
via <a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" …read more
Amidst the many photos of hate, anger, sadness and sometimes outright destruction that have flooded the media since a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, sparking riots and protests across the US, there are glimmers of hope and humanity.
One such glimmer was captured by …read more
by Lauren Chaitoff With Thanksgiving and the holiday season already cast upon us, it is an ideal time to discuss the importance of giving and receiving with the beans in your life. At Yogi Beans, in our Tween and Teen classes, we begin to discuss yoga philosophy. One of the …read more
Budsies are custom handmade plush toys based on drawings and photos submitted by customers. Once a customer places an order with attached artwork, Budsies staff creates a one-of-a-kind pattern based on the drawing, selects matching fabric, and sews each toy together.
Budsies founder Alex Furmansky was inspired by …read more
On the Orgasmic Enlightenment retreat last week, we spoke a lot about what many couples cite as the main reason they can’t connect:
They are too busy. They’re lives are hectic. They don’t have the time. Work. Children.
Let me tell you something.
Our outer lives are a reflection of our inner …read more
While working with CBS News to capture footage for a 60 Minutes segment about the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, filmmaker Danny Cooke got to explore the haunted landscape there in a way most people haven’t yet: by drone.
The resulting video, released just …read more
My friend Ronnie has some of these BOSE noise-canceling headphones. He says their QuietComfort power and stamina hold up flawlessly to crying babies on airplanes and log-sawing bedmates and especially visits from his parents. His mama and papa are loud talkers and also watch TV at death metal concert volumes, …read more
In the age of the iPad, there still is something glorious about a photo book. Here are a few of our favorites from 2014, so send Santa (or Hanukah Harry) a quick tweet, and get a big dose of inspiration this Holiday season.
1. Danny Clinch – Danny Clinch
<img src="http://petapixel.com/assets/uploads/2014/11/bookstocking2.jpg" …read more
Bad Lip Reading (previously) has created a parody video where they replace the voices of characters in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (previously) with nonsense dialog that appears to sync with the characters’ mouths. One scene of the parody has …read more
I see a LOT of hyper-realistic work these days, but when I ran across these creations by Ivan Hoo, they actually fooled me for a minute. Look at the two Starbucks cups below and you’ll see what I mean (no …read more
Catherine Price. Vitamania: Our Obsessive Quest for Nutritional Perfection. Penguin Press, 2015.
I blurbed this one:
Catherine Price gives us a journalist’s entertaining romp through the fascinating history of the discovery of vitamins, and their use and marketing as objects of health obsession. Faith in vitamins, she advises, should …read more
Cambridge Holdings Inc. in collaboration with One City recently announced that they would soon begin the construction of a mixed-use building, which will be built out of recycled shipping containers. This will be the first cargotecture building in Nashville, and the actual construction will be done by the Carter Group.
The …read more
Located in a garage in the northern outskirts of Portland, Breadwinner Cycles is the brain child of two… …read more
Lensbaby has announced its Circular Fisheye 5.8mm f/3.5 lens is now available with new mount options. Launched in April for Canon and Nikon DSLRs, the Circular Fisheye will soon be offered with Micro Four Thirds, Nikon F, Sony A and E, Samsung NX, Canon EF, and Pentax K mounts. …read more
South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone have applied their trademark animation to the teachings of Alan Watts, a noted British born philosopher who helped popularize Buddhism and other Eastern philosophy among Western audiences. Archival teaching by Watts can …read more
As Movember, or No Shave November, or whatever you’re calling this month of bearded and mustached madness and charity, comes to a close, we’re sharing perhaps the most appropriate photo series we could find.
A set of three images captured for the razor brand Schick by photographer Troy Goodall …read more
In further honor of Black Hole Friday, the Dude Exclusives online store will be giving buyers an additional 10% off all store purchases made through Midnight ET on November 28, 2014. To secure your savings, enter the coupon code HAPPYBF10 at checkout.
Check out some of the already rad deals …read more
The Red Bull Signature Series continues this Sunday on NBC at 12:30 PM EST with the Red Bull… …read more
“I predict that the domestication of biotechnology will dominate our lives during the next fifty years at least as much as the domestication of computers has dominated our lives during… read more …read more
Before winning it big, game show winners were poor to adequately paid mortals just like us. …read more
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Given the desert land where she was born and brought up, Bhakti Sharma of Rajasthan, India seems to be one of the least likely individuals to swim in extreme ends of the Earth. But the English Channel …read more
If you’re not already standing in line today waiting to score some sweet deals, this flowchart might just give you second thoughts on this all-American of shopping days. Should you buy it? Or should it stay on the shelves?
Sure, there’s that unique Black Friday risk of …read more
Astrophotographer extraordinaire Göran Strand created this neat composite image to explore an interesting ‘what if?’ scenario: What if your eyes could see the sun the way a Hydrogen Alpha Telescope does? What would a sunset look like then?
The answer is the image above, created by combining a photo of …read more
Tom the Dancing Bug cartoonist Ruben Bolling has taken it upon himself to update the characters of children’s author Richard Scarry’s beloved Busytown world with jobs like “Rage Pundit” and “Fart-Sound App Maker.”
image via Boing Boing …read more
Wow! Was I excited to get my hands on one of these! For the first time in my life I purchased a Microsoft product!!! For those who know me this is a big deal as I live and breath Apple products. But this health and fitness band …read more
Riding a bike in the Upper Midwest winter can be a challenge of matching clothing to weather, trying… …read more
Sitting just below the flagship Vanish Evo, the Scott Wit is a mid-range helmet with an impressive list of features that is available in either mountain (Wit) or road (Wit-R) variants. Although the presence of visor is the only difference, we tested both variants – each of which is …read more
Photo submitted by Star Stevenson, “Taking inspiration from the movie ‘Where the trail ends,’ our 3 year old… …read more
Planet Earth has five great oceans and 113 seas. They represent 72% of the surface of the globe, and together they’ve been an endless source of inspiration for humankind.
The oceans and seas have changed lives forever. Saline water is part of who we are, even when it claims souls and …read more
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Escort pilots in the open water swimming world include captains, mariners, navigators, oceanographers and skippers who guide, escort or protect open water swimmers and other athletes in open bodies of water.Openwaterpedia lists over 150 of these …read more
The NEW 2015 Mistral Kailua Fit Inflatable iSUP offers a totally new experience of having your workout or Yoga session on the water! Since the Kailua Fit is inflatable, you can easily take it on the plane to your next yoga retreat or training and not have to worry about …read more
For this year’s Black Friday, you can …read more
Proof that the combination of a great fit and a top-notch fabric are all you ever need, Specialized’s Evolution jacket is brilliant in its simplicity. Made from Gore-Tex Active, which combines guaranteed waterproofing with superb breathability, it still packs small enough to tuck into a jersey pocket. The cut …read more
Stephanie Gilmore has claimed her sixth ASP Women’s World Championship Tour (WCT) title, in a dramatic showdown at the Target Maui Pro 2014, in Hawaii.
After failing to advance into the semifinals, Gilmore splashed the water. She knew that she would have to wait to see if she could still be …read more
How the American obsession with happiness at the expense of sadness robs us of the capacity for a full life.
“One feels as if one were lying bound hand and foot at the bottom of a deep dark well, utterly helpless,” Van Gogh wrote in one of his many letters …read more
Trek’s new women’s specific Silque endurance road bike is designed to make long rides more comfortable without sacrificing function and efficiency. The Silque borrows ideas from Trek’s successful men’s endurance line, while establishing new geometries to fit more women. With good attention to detail, the Silque looks an ideal …read more
Each year around this time I put up a post containing a collection of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale links. Basically what I do is spend several hours scouring the web for running-related holiday sales, and aggregate them all into a single post – kind of a one-stop shop …read more
It’s Black Friday again and my inbox is flooded with some great deals! I’ve posted the majority of them below!! If you know of any more that can help out the running community feel free to share in the comments section …read more
At this time of year nearly everyone is winging off to see their family, and in the UK that means seriously busy airspace. Welcome to a typical day in the UK, where 6,000 flights, from commercial to military and general aviation, share the skies over …read more
The RNR Marathon series announced its 2015 marathon schedule the week before Thanksgiving, and we missed it during our travels. Sorry about that! Please enjoy the list for your race planning for 2015! RNR Los Angeles Medals, photo by PhotoRun.net
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As you sit down for Thanksgiving dinner, or round two or three, allow these images to inspire your plating. Rather than covering them in heaps and piles of food, artist Hannah Rothstein decided to turn Thanksgiving dinner plates into works of art. She …read more
Some fun—and painful—facts about everyone’s favorite sadistic holiday classic …read more
Kawasaki have recently unveiled at the EICMA show in Milan, Italy, the world?s most powerful motorcycle, meet the 2015 Kawasaki Ninja H2R.
This beast is packed with an impressive supercharged 998cc, inline
4-cylinder engine, pumping out 300hp! making it the fastest production
bike on the planet. Given these …read more
The Meze 73 Classics
are another elegant and modern offering by Meze Headphones. The brand?s
philosophy is based on classical values of clarity, balance and
harmony, their wooden headphones have a distinctive style, each one is
partially hand-crafted and one of a kind. Meze headphones offer a warm …read more
Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When doing freestyle in the pool, your head goes from side-to-side, your arms rotate frontwards, and your feet go up and down (albeit sometimes diagonally). Pool freestyle in three axes: side to side, in rotation and …read more
From November 28th through December 1st, TopazLabs are offering their entire Photography Collection (all 15 products) for $249.99 (reg $429.99) with coupon code BLACKFRIDAY2014. For more information, click here.
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Vimeo on Demand has added the cult classic series Mystery Science Theater 3000 with a catalog of 83 episodes including three exclusives: “The Painted Hills,” “Jungle Goddess,” and “The Screaming Skull.” Individual episodes can be rented for $2.99 or downloaded …read more