The first thing to know about white-water rafting on the Pacuare, Costa Rica’s most scenic river, is that you should not look at the souvenir T-shirts. as they may well put you off the thrills and spills.
Being one of the most desirable items on the planet, it's no wonder that the iPhone is often the target of theft. Apple has done an admirable job of battling back against thieves with tools such as Find My iPhone and giving iPhone owners...Show More Summary
In 1917, Pierre Cartier wanted to purchase a limestone Fifth Avenue mansion. In exchange, he offered a $1 million pearl necklace admired by the wife of financier Morton F. Plant, who owned the building. Mrs. Mae Plant wore the double strand of pearls, Cartier (grandson of the French jeweler’s founder) ... More »
The Argania tree is not the most aesthetically pleasing plant in the world with a rough, thorny bark and gangly, crooked branches. But these Moroccan trees still tend to attract admirers, thanks in large part to the hordes of goats that...Show More Summary
Nursing is one of the most admirable professions out there, right behind the few brave souls who sacrifice so much — like good hygiene or the simple joy that comes from knowing what day of the week it is without having to rely on a calendar — to keep you updated on your favorite spooky […]
The script for Passengers has been awaiting production for nearly a decade now, having been included on the 2007 Black List, which is Hollywood’s annual ranking of their most admired scripts that haven’t been greenlit. The film then had a amplitude of hurtles to overcome just to get to where it is now. Having been […]
Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt are two of the most popular and good-looking stars working in Hollywood today. Both have major franchises to their name, the admiration of droves of fans, and now all those audiences are going to lose their mind when they see these two fall in love in deep space. Show More Summary
MAHASWETA DEVI, a Bengali writer who died on July 28th, was one of independent India’s most moving and important writers, admired as much for her fiction as for being a fearless chronicler of social injustice.
The Verge's James Vincent found the most perfect slapstick GIF in the world, and performed an admirable job breaking it down and analyzing it.
Some of the writers that Amy Schumer most admires include Jonathan Ames, Elena Ferrante, and Jessi Klein.
Suggested by Shaker Eccaba: "Which person in a position of leadership do you most like/admire and why?"Any kind of leadership, from any arena, counts.
More than 40 years after its release, The Exorcist is still hailed as one of the most terrifying horror films ever released. Its impact on the film world since its release is undeniable and it deserves all the respect and admiration it receives. Beautifully realized, it’s wonderful to find out that the entire process, including […]
Derek Jeter, commemorating Ichiro joining the 3000-hit club: Most of all, I’ve admired Ichiro because he’s a model of consistency. In my mind, the most underrated characteristic for anyone is consistency. It’s something that gets overlooked until it’s gone. Show More Summary
Tsuvatt Run of Fury Game Design abduzeedo Aug 08, 2016 The 80s are definitely back after the amazing Stranger Things Netflix show. For some it never went away and some of the designers that I admire the most are masters at keeping the style of that decade alive. Show More Summary
Raul Castro has made changes in 10 years. Paradoxically, the most fruitful turn has been the approach to the United States that created a relaxed and hopeful environment in Cuba, with Obama as the most admired by the people. But he began his year 11 amidst economic turbulence and social concerns. Show More Summary
The future of America has the spirit of a unicorn. An 8-year-old student in summer school was asked to write a letter to the person she admires most, and that person just so happened to be Beyonce. "One of my girlfriend's 8-year-oldShow More Summary
Astrophotography is one of those genres I love to admire from a distance. I’ve tried it occasionally and failed miserably every time. I’m sure most of it is down to my technique, although I’m going to blame clouds and light pollution anyway. I’d love to be good at it, but it’s just not going to [...]Show More Summary
DRESDEN, Germany — Europe has long secretly admired Silicon Valley. So, when a local European politician wants to emphasize how innovative his region really is, it is common to somehow relate it to the Valley. One example is "Silicon Saxony" in eastern Germany with the regional capital Dresden. It's far from being the only European region dreaming […]
It seems the deceitful not-a-chocolate-chip-cookie / chocolate chip cookie at the Admirals Club has created one of the most controversial, thrilling, must-watch cookie situations since the delicious Cookie on Empire. Reporting live from...Show More Summary
Here is President Obama last night, after singing the praises of Hillary Clinton: That’s the Hillary I know. That’s the Hillary I’ve come to admire. And that’s why I can say with confidence there has never been a man or a woman moreShow More Summary