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The Beautiful Chaos of Crashing Waves

Australian photographer Luke Shadbolt has traveled the world chasing waves.<p>For the past five years, Shadbolt has been shooting surf and underwater …

Rio De Janeiro

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Cheetah cubs learning to hunt, cherry blossom and a prairie rattlesnake are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Wildlife

10 Signs You're Experiencing More Than Just Stress

Here's how to tell if your issues are deeper than everyday angst.<p>Nobody's perfect. And the stressors we all face on a regular basis can bring out the worst in pretty much everyone. But some people's emotional turmoil runs a bit deeper than your average, everyday angst.<p>The National Alliance on …

These Exercises Will Help You Do More Pull-Ups

Pull-Ups build a strong back and biceps, and they even help create healthy shoulders. But for aesthetic reasons, athletes tend to focus on the …

Workouts

Photographer Spends Hours in Open Waters to Capture Exquisite Moments of Glass-Like Waves

Wearing only a bathing suit and a pair of fins, Tahiti-based photographer Ben Thouard encapsulates the beauty and power of the ocean’s waves. Gorgeous images of crystal-clear waters and picturesque sunsets are the result of him spending countless hours navigating the waters with his camera. “The …

Winning photos from Pictures of the Year International

Pictures of the Year International has announced the winners in the 73rd annual competition. Paolo Marchetti, an independent photojournalist based in Italy, won premier honors as the Photographer of the Year, with Carolyn Van Houten, Al Bello and Andrew Ellis honored as the Newspaper Photographer …

Underwater photographer of the year 2016 winners – in pictures

Italian photographer Davide Lopresti has been named Underwater photographer of the year 2016 for his stunning seahorse image titled Gold. Showcasing some of the most breathtaking images captured beneath the depths in the UK and around the world, the annual competition receives thousands of entries …

Scuba Diving

These Airlines Have the Lowest Safety Ratings

When thinking about the range of qualities we look for in an airline, the ability to deliver us to our destination alive is at the top of the list …

Air New Zealand

In pictures: Outdoor Photographer of the Year

<b>The category winners have been announced in the 2015 Outdoor Photographer of the Year (OPOTY) competition. More than 12,000 images were entered in eight categories.</b><p>The Overall Winner, selected from the adult entries, will be announced live at the Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show at London Excel on …

New South Wales

Wings of desire: Leila Jeffrey's mesmerising photographs of birds – in pictures

A turkey vulture with an inquisitive eye, a catwalk-ready corella and a screech owl striking a pose … Jeffreys’ book Bird Love showcases her images of birds from Australia to America. Here she describes some of her favourite avian encounters

Birds

Woman's Hilarious Parody Portraits Recreate Popular Celebrity Instagram Photos

Comedian Celeste Barber set out to prove that while celebrity Instagram photos may be interesting to look at and admire, they aren't always realistic. She created the #CelesteChallengeAccepted project that follows her as she attempts to recreate some of the most unique social media snapshots of …

Satire

Oregon standoff: What the armed group wants and why

<b>(CNN) —</b> Saturday night, armed men broke into the desolate headquarters of a federally owned wildlife refuge in Oregon and said they weren't going to leave until the government stops its "tyranny."<p>It just got weirder from there.<p>The group's spokesman is Ammon Bundy, the son of anti-government Nevada …

Oregon