"Cities each have a kind of light," August Kleinzahler once wrote. Here, great authors evoke the light—and darkness—they find in the world’s cities.
Who can resist the holiday season in New York? Certainly not us (nor millions of tourists). We’ve rounded up the places you should visit after seeing the places you came to visit.
This isn't your average swim in the sea. Off the coast of California, scuba divers came terrifyingly close to being swallowed by humongous humpback whales—and it was all captured on tape. (via Shawn Stamback)
The mind is a much more accurate predictor than we might have thought, and we need look no further than our own face.