Category: LISTS

Mar 27, 2014

The 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is now accepting submissions. Official categories include: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place; and Spontaneous Moments. The grand-prize winner will receive an eight-day National Geographic Expedition to Alaska for two aboard the National Geographic Sea Lion or National Geographic Sea Bird. The contest, which is…

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Mar 25, 2014

23 Conversations with Strangers in New York

23 Conversations with Strangers in New York

After losing his job as a bond trader in Chicago, Brandon Stanton moved to New York and started a blog called Humans of New York (HONY) in the summer of 2010. As Stanton recalls: “HONY resulted from an idea that I had to construct a photographic census of New York City. I thought it…

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Mar 20, 2014

5 Epic Moments in Game Show History

5 Epic Moments in Game Show History

After last night’s unbelievable Wheel of Fortune guess, I was inspired to compile a list of some of the most amazing moments in game show history. From improbable comebacks to million dollar answers; these are five of the greatest moments you’ll ever see in television game show history. Roger Craig’s Double Daily…

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Mar 13, 2014

NASA Celebrates ‘Cosmos’ Reboot with Amazing Set of Space Images

NASA Celebrates ‘Cosmos’ Reboot with Amazing Set of Space Images

This past Sunday (9 March 2014) marked the premier of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. Hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, the new 13-part Cosmos is a 21st-century follow-up to the landmark 1980 series hosted by famed astronomer Carl Sagan, who passed in 1996. The reboot was written by Ann Druyan (Sagn’s widow) and Steven…

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Mar 11, 2014

25 Funny Sign Hacks

25 Funny Sign Hacks

There are signs everywhere. Inside, outside; if you really take a look, you’ll notice that we are completely surrounded by them. Well some people have had enough! That, or they’re just bored. Either way, some citizens have decided to have a little fun at these signs’ expense, reinterpreting them in ways that are both…

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Mar 11, 2014

15 Striking Portraits of Ancient Tribes Around the World

15 Striking Portraits of Ancient Tribes Around the World

Ladakhi – Photograph by Jimmy Nelson In 2009, photographer Jimmy Nelson set out on a journey to document the ‘world’s last indigenous cultures’. Using a 4×5 camera, Nelson took an amazing series of portraits, featuring 31 ancient tribes around the world. The project, entitled Before They Pass Away, culminated with an elegant hardcover book…

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Mar 6, 2014

27 Reasons Why You Should ALWAYS Ask for the Window Seat

27 Reasons Why You Should ALWAYS Ask for the Window Seat

There are plenty of reasons to ask for a window seat. For starters you can lean on the window if you want to sleep, and you never have to get up for someone else! But it’s what’s outside of that window that is most compelling. The world is a wonderful place, one that looks…

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