Aamir Bangash

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This Many Amazing Photography Links in One Place, It's (Almost) Unbelievable

It has been another wonderful week in the wide world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking all over the internet for links to …

Landscape Photography

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A Century Later, Relics Emerge From a War Frozen in Time

Retreating ice in the Alps sheds new light on high-altitude battle in World War I.<p><i>Greetings from Cercen Pass. It is storming and snow covers the highest peaks. We wait for peace, but the bad weather, the high altitudes ... Peace can only come with our death.</i><p>—from the May 28, 1916, diary of C.D., a …

Cubicle Life Of Hong Kong , Chun Wai

Cubicle Life Chun Wai 2013<p>Cubicle Life narrates the livelihood of the poor in Hong Kong. These people have no alternative but to dwell in the cubicles that have an area of only three to four square meters.These cubicles usually do not have any windows and thus the air does not circulate and the …

Hong Kong

Lost in Fukushima

Project info<p>I have been taking pictures of Fukushima since the disaster hit the prefecture in March 2011. The first series of my Fukushima project "Lost in Fukushima" consists of pictures which I took in the first year after the disaster. Reflecting this series, now in 2014, I feel that it was the …

Fukushima

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Six beautiful and bizarre bridges

Many bridges are the archetype of urban blight, essential yet uninspired. But informed Quora.com users know better. They identified fantastic structures that double as art.

Bridges

Unbelievable Parkour Footage Of A Real-Life Spider-Man

How does Spider-Man get around when he runs out of webs? Parkour!<p>Parkour Athlete Ronnie Shalvis was so inspired by the recent Amazing Spider-Man 2 …

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

Extraordinary Gorilla Photography

I've never looked properly to a gorilla. I've always known that these are some powerful, gorgeous primates, but I would never guess that they are …

Photography

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

Boston Marathon

Extremely Rare Star Wars Movie Posters You've Never Seen

The original Star Wars trilogy was (and remains) a worldwide phenomenon, George Lucas's interstellar tale of good vs evil captured the imagination of …

A Retired Traveler's Breathtaking Photos of International Landscapes

Bangkok-based Thai photographer Weerapong Chaipuck discovered his passion for photography after an early retirement from the medical profession. Now, Chaipuck travels the world, snapping shots of all the beautiful landscapes he comes across. His breathtaking images offer eye-catching perspectives …

Photography

The ancient art of honey hunting in Nepal - in pictures

The Gurung tribespeople of Nepal have been collecting honey from Himalayan cliffs for centuries, but now their lifestyle is under threat from commercialisation and tours offering visitors a chance to 'join a honey hunt'. Photographer Andrew Newey spent two weeks living with the Gurung in central …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

Mysteriously Playful Composite Images by Dariusz Klimczak

Polish photographer Dariusz Klimczak constructs surreal landscapes through clever manipulation. Each image in the skilled photo editor's growing collection is a composite of multiple elements that work in unison to present a cohesive, albeit unusual, scene. More often than not, Klimczak's subjects …

Photography

Developer Behind “Flappy Bird,” The Impossible Game Blowing Up The App Store, Says He Just Got Lucky

Flappy Bird, a game you can barely play for more than a few seconds without throwing your phone across the room in frustration, is dominating the App Store and Google Play.<p>In an App Store first, an indie game developer from Hanoi, Vietnam, Nguyen Ha Dong, has 3 apps in the top 10 rankings right …

Event Horizons and Black Holes - Sixty Symbols

Hawking's black hole 'blunder' shows how little we know about gravity - Quirks and Quarks

<b>By Bob McDonald, Quirks & Quarks</b><p>Gravity isn't just a pain when you're climbing up a long flight of stairs or careening out of control down a hill on …

Everyday – Short Film by Gustav Johansson

Everyday.<p>Filmmaker Gustav Johansson from Stockholm, Sweden has written, directed and edited this beautiful short film called “Everyday”. The film is …

Short Films

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …

3 Winter Words You Should Know

Bombogenesis, polar vortex, and williwaw—what do these really mean?<p>"Bombo"-what? Bombogenesis. It's not a word you expect to hear from your local meteorologist. So what is it exactly? And what's with the mishmash of strange weather vernacular over the past few months?<p>On Tuesday, meteorologist John …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

15 Whimsically Surreal GIFs To Get Lost In

These amazing GIFs, created by artist Romain Laurent, will definitely bring a smile to your face.

GIF Animations

How To Be Productive (Even In Your PJs)

Photographed by Claire Pepper.<p><i>Full disclosure: sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our morning routine or how to</i> …

Productivity

Most Powerful Photos of the Year 2013 from Reuters Photojournalists

As 2013 draws to a close, we reflect back on the high points (and low points) experienced in the past year. Many people look back on the year by …

Leonardo DiCaprio Co-Starred With A Chimpanzee In 'Wolf Of Wall Street' And Now 40,000 People Are Furious

Animal rights organization PETA slammed the star last week for allegedly perpetuating animal cruelty, and revealed today that more than 40,000 fans have signed a petition taking DiCaprio to task for his actions.<p>DiCaprio acted with the ape, named Chance, in a scene that shows a raucous party in his …

Charlie Sheen Wrote A Poem Shaming Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson

A strange new addition to the Duck Dynasty saga. #TigerBlood<p>Presented without comment:<p>Charlie also added this photo of a duck for good measure:

Charlie Sheen

Israel frees Palestinian prisoner after hunger-strike deal | News Home | Reuters

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Israel freed a Palestinian prisoner from jail on Monday, completing a deal agreed earlier this year in exchange for him halting a lengthy hunger strike that almost killed him.<p>Palestinians celebrate the release of Palestinian prisoner Samer al-Issawi in the East …

Israel