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Halloween House Light Show Set to Thriller

This Riverside, Cali house pays reverence to Michael Jackson on Halloween with the synchronized light show.Forget the candy. If we were the child (or adult) in this neighborhood, we would only mount in front of this house all night. Love to know what they have planned for Christmas.

Expat Friendships: Do They Survive When You Return Home?

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Photo: Alessandro ValliMaintaining close friendships over intercontinental moves can be tough, but it doesnt have to be impossible.My crony Sophia is withdrawal Okinawa for good subsequent month, as well as Im anguished over it. Maybe we shouldnt be. Contrary to past psychology which pronounced we indispensable geographical closeness to say full of health friendships, research right divided suggests online information exchnage is in effect in bridging distant friendships. Some relations even thrive but frequent face-to-face contact. Even so, Sophias departure is an romantic passing from one to an additional for me. I never felt similar to this prior to when hometown friends moved divided for college, or when we moved overseas multiform times to learn ESL. Why should saying goodbye to the crony abroad take such the great toll?Even with modern means of communication, we believe prolonged distance expat friendships can be especially fragile. Not usually can distance mystify the relations…

Istanbul Fish Market Time Lapse

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Lindsay Tabas takes us upon the float through an Istanbul fish market in this mad time relapse adventure.NETWORK CONNECTION
Time relapse is fun approach to knowledge space as well as time in the precipitated format, as well as Istanbul is the undiluted place to fire some footage! Istanbul is upon my radio detector as well as Matador is here to assistance me find what to do as well as what NOT to do when we eventually have there. VIDEO CREATED BY
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Photo Essay: Uncovering Sacred Spaces Around The World

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A print letter exploring a worlds skinny places where typical meets a spiritual.I am not a believer. And yet, as I approach Jerusalems Western Wall as well as strech out to touch it, my senses tingle. The millions which have prayed here as well as poured out their emotions have cumulatively left something. As I travel a very old streets of a city, there is no denying which something monumental has happened here as well as a power of those moments lives on. It is a special place, a sacred space, as well as there have been many worldwide. Some medium as well as simple, others have been overwhelming in scale as well as grandeur, but all have a commonality. They have been noted by human spirits which have left before. As a very old Celts called said, they have been a skinny places where a dividing line between a devout as well as typical comes closer. If nothing else, they have been stopping places where group as well as women have been given pause to wonder about what lies beyond a mund…

Power to the Pedal: A Cyclists Guide to the 2010 US Elections

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Image by eva101A bikers practical, inactive beam to the 2010 US midterm elections.Cyclists have the strain of domestic involvement in them which isnt usual in sports. Bikers have used their competition to pursue change upon broad range of social issues, from cyclists rights (Critical Mass) to tolerable development as good as unfamiliar assist process (Bikes Not Bombs). Curious as it might sound, its tenable which helping cycling grow could go the ways towards mitigating the vital problems facing the US today. Bikes have been poor to operate, help commuters stay out of the hospital by removing regular exercise, dont rely upon unfamiliar oil, as good as dont emit greenhouse gases or carcinogenic smog. Some publications endorse domestic candidates; here during Matador, we dont do that. Weve put together the following beam to cycling-rights resources as good as issues to commission voters, so they can have their own decisions this November.Vote the issuesBefore we conduct to the polls, th…

Power to the Pedal

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Image by eva101A bikers practical, inactive beam to the 2010 US midterm elections.Cyclists have the strain of domestic involvement in them which isnt usual in sports. Bikers have used their sport to aspire to shift upon extended range of amicable issues, from cyclists rights (Critical Mass) to tolerable development as well as unfamiliar aid process (Bikes Not Bombs). Curious as it might sound, the tenable which assisting cycling grow could go the ways towards mitigating the vital problems facing the US today. Bikes have been poor to operate, assistance commuters stay out of the hospital by getting regular exercise, dont rely upon unfamiliar oil, as well as dont emit hothouse gases or carcinogenic smog. Some publications validate domestic candidates; here during Matador, we dont do that. Weve put together the following beam to cycling-rights resources as well as issues to commission voters, so they can have their own decisions this November.Vote the issuesBefore we head to the polls, t…

99 Ways to Use the Web to Travel Like a Ninja

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Photos: ToastyKen as great as TheAlieness GiselaGiardino / Mashup: Sarah ParkLinks to each tool youll need to devise your outing from start to finish.THESE DAYS YOU CAN TRAVEL though leaving your armchair. We explored how in posts similar to Paris 26GigaPixels: A Virtual Tour, Google Tourism: Is Nothing Sacred Anymore?, as great as Virtual Travel: Nothing Like the Real Thing.When we want to do it right, though, the Internets additionally money to devise as great as research. Who needs the ride representative nowadays? Especially when youve got websites similar to these during your fingertips.The Internet age is the age of the ride ninja.Finding the Cheapest FlightShould we buy the craft sheet now? Or wait? Microsofts Farecast has great report upon many of the vital American routes, as great as for Europe,Vuelings Price Calendar competence save we the little euros.For students as great as any one under 26, StudentUniverse has the little of the lowest prices around as great as the great…

eReader Comparison: Users Review the iPad, Kindle and nook

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Photo by John Blyberg, underline photo by planning for funForget what the specs contend how do three of the most popular ereaders unequivocally stack up?Ive wanted to do the square which compared popular eReaders for awhile, though though owning the couple of myself we didnt feel we could offer any utilitarian information. we mean, any the single can only demeanour during the specs for any device as good as compare them corresponding though theres some-more to choosing an eReader than memory space as good as LCD displays.The purpose of this some-more aged of Apples iPad, Amazons Kindle as good as Barnes as good as Nobles indentation isnt to select the winner. Its to assistance we figure out which of these flattering slick devices competence be the good preference for we after all, print aint dead, though record doesnt siphon either. These six contributors helped me out with honest, critical thoughts upon their devices:Michelle Muto iPad 32GB (wifi)Arena Blake iPad 16GB (3G)Turner…

The Future of Freelance Journalism, Part 2B: Print is Dead. Long Live Print!

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Flickr imitation by Rhys AltonMore notes, quotes, tweets, distractions, practical links for how to get $$, as well as during slightest a single stout fortitude from a right away long-ago though not quite mislaid confab during Stanford University.**Nb. If you missed Part 1, begin here. Part 2A: Sweaty Balls is here.Friday, June 18, 12:45 PM, Old Union Courtyard, Stanford UniversityWITHOUT THE DISTRIBUTED DEADWEIGHT OF LEMONADE as well as chicken salad sandwich wedges, a red cosmetic tablecover eventually submits to a breeze, bearing cups, plates, crumbs, cookies, as well as various cut ripened offspring pieces in a westerly direction, off a table, divided from a fountain.Stanford University, flickr imitation by jeffpearceIve been chatting with Carolina Miranda, former staff reporter during Time Magazine, right away a prolific freelancer, transport writer, blogger, USC Annenberg Fellow, as well as contributor to countless Lonely Planet Latin America titles. Shes based in Brooklyn, as we…

The Future of Freelance Journalism, Part 2B: End of the Rainbow; and Coda: Print is Dead. Long Live Print!

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Flickr imitation by Rhys AltonMore notes, quotes, tweets, distractions, practical links for how to get $$, as well as during slightest a single stout fortitude from a right away long-ago though not quite mislaid confab during Stanford University.**Nb. If you missed Part 1, begin here. Part 2A: Sweaty Balls is here.Friday, Jun 18, 12:45 PM, Old Union Courtyard, Stanford UniversityWITHOUT THE DISTRIBUTED DEADWEIGHT OF LEMONADE as well as duck salad sandwich wedges, a red plastic tablecover eventually submits to a breeze, bearing cups, plates, crumbs, cookies, as well as various cut ripened offspring pieces in a westerly direction, off a table, divided from a fountain.Stanford University, flickr imitation by jeffpearceIve been chatting with Carolina Miranda, former staff bard during Time Magazine, right away a inclusive freelancer, travel writer, blogger, USC Annenberg Fellow, as well as bard to countless Lonely Planet Latin America titles. Shes formed in Brooklyn, as well as has flown a…

8 Reasons Matador is Launching a Print Mag

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Today Matador officially launches BETA, a necessary imitation mag for those committed to transport as a approach of life. FROM THE EARLIEST days of Matador, my mental condition has been to see a stories in print, to qualification stories worthy of printing. Ive wanted a magazine. we could roughly see it, cover wrinkled, smudged, sitting upon tip of a mantle in a hospedaje in Buenos Aires, during a vessel shop in Salida, in a friends garage. Its something youd find not upon a internet, though during belligerent level. There have been alternative reasons Ive wanted us to create a imitation mag (some of which Ill get in to below), though what it unequivocally comes down to is this: weve never seen a transport repository as fucking good as we know there could be.For so most of us, transport + letter have been a dual things we adore some-more than anything. But nowhere has there been a repository unconditionally invested in us, in a culture. Instead, it seems similar to a opposite. So much…

San Francisco to Launch Bike Sharing Program

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Feature Photo:freewheelinbiker | Photo Above: tsuacctntThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced yesterday which inside of the subsequent year, San Francisco skeleton to start the United States initial informal bike pity program, offering bikes to members in San Francisco, San Jose, Palo Alto, as well as Mountain View, California.Like the car-sharing program, people can sign up as well as compensate the fee to turn members, definition which they would be means to check out the bike as well as float it to any alternative hire in the network. Members would clear cars with possibly the prepaid membership card or the credit card, as well as afterwards be charged based upon how long the bike is checked out. There will be no assign for rides thirty minutes or less.There is additionally going to be an choice for visitors in the area to check out the bike for just the integrate days.Specific prices have not yet been set, though it is estimated which the price will be somewhere in…