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Australian photographer describes the moment he knew his Usain Bolt picture was special

It is already recognized as one of the great sports photographs of our time: the world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, turning his head to smile at rivals as he pulls away from them on the track at the Rio Olympics.<p>The photographer who took it, Cameron Spencer of Getty Images, was firing four cameras …

Photography

Get a glimpse at what the Samsung Galaxy Note 7's camera is capable of

Samsung has published its camera samples from the newly announced, Galaxy Note 7. The device can seemingly take breathtaking pictures and will be …

Electronics Industry

Afropunk Paris Creates Space for Complex and Necessary Discussions of Style

"No matter where we live, our stories are universal and they manifest in how we dress, how we regard our hair, and how we honor ourselves."<p>For over a decade, Afropunk Fest has been one of the most popular events held in Brooklyn, NY in celebration of black music and culture. In June, the festival …

Louisville to pay tribute to Muhammad Ali in street procession

Bill Clinton to lead eulogies for legendary heavyweight boxer who, it has been revealed, died of septic shock<p>Muhammad Ali will be laid to rest in his Kentucky home town of Louisville followed by a memorial service led by Bill Clinton, it has been announced, after it was revealed the three-time …

Muhammad Ali

Africa meant a lot to Muhammad Ali—he meant even more to Africa

<i>Ali Bomaye!</i><p>One of the most iconic catchphrases in the world of boxing in the Lingala language of central Africa, the chants from an enthusiastic crowd in Kinshasa, host to Muhammad Ali’s championship fight with George Foreman in 1974. It epitomized his connection with Africans. Heralded as not just …

Africa

Samsung Defeats Apple In Fight To Be "America's Favorite Smartphone"

How important is the Galaxy Note range to Samsung’s status as a leading mobile device manufacturer? I would suggest that its very important. Although the Galaxy S handsets generate more volume of sales and are seen as the leading smartphones, the Galaxy Note range of phablet devices is the domain …

Mobile

Intricate Illustrations of Star Wars Spacecraft Cutouts Reveal Their Inner Mechanics

Hans Jenssen has been working as a technical illustrator for decades, and it shows. With painstaking detail and accuracy, he creates cutaway paintings that expose the interior structures of complex vehicles and buildings, down to every last tiny piece of machinery.<p>Jenssen is best known for his <i>Star</i> …

Darth Vader

Watch This Artist Create Beautiful Calligraphy Using Different Pens And Techniques

Designer, calligrapher and stationery enthusiast King Blotto III creates short videos of beautiful calligraphy that are an absolute delight to watch. …

Calligraphy

Never Forget: Russell Frederick’s Photographs of Proud Black Brooklyn

Russell Frederick’s pictures of Bedford-Stuyvesant show the Brooklyn neighborhood’s thrumming black culture, before the effects of gentrification …

Black Panther

Surgeons in China used a pig's cornea to give a 14-year-old boy his sight back

That is a problem in China, and elsewhere, where demand is high. But doctors there are solving the problem — by using pig's corneas.<p>A medical team at Zhongshan University in Guangdong, China successfully gave a 14-year-old boy sight back into his right eye by using a pig's cornea.<p>It's not the first …

China

Clever Packaging Makes Cavatappi Noodles Look Like Gorgeous Hair

Great packaging instantly grabs your attention–especially when it's among a bevy of other competing products. Moscow-based designer Nikita Konkin has made it hard to see any other box of pasta on the shelves with this clever design concept. The shape and texture of the noodles playfully peek out a …

Hair

Teen model with Down syndrome stars in bridal shoot

Madeline Stuart is not your typical 19 year old. The Australian teen is on her way to fashion stardom — and also happens to be the first professional adult model with Down syndrome, according to her website.<p>In the blog on Staurt’s website, her mother writes about how it all started: They were at a …

Fashion Week

A new oven has been designed to cook wood fired pizza anywhere

In 2012, Tom Gozney wanted to create an oven that would make it easier to cook wood fired food at home or on the road.<p>Since then, Tom has worked with …

Kitchens

Mark Zuckerberg tells Facebook staff to stop defacing Black Lives Matter slogans

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reprimanded employees following several incidents in which the slogan “black lives matter” was crossed out and replaced with “all lives matter” on the walls of the company’s Menlo Park headquarters.<p>“‘Black lives matter’ doesn’t mean other lives don’t – it’s simply …

Black Lives Matter

Sweet Photos Show Parents Meeting Adopted Baby Daughter for the First Time

You can practically feel the love in these powerful photos.<p>Sarah Olson says she always knew she wanted to have three children. She and husband David have two sons, but after struggling to conceive again—including two "brutal" pregnancies—the couple decided adoption was the best route to a family of …

These Stunning Vintage Photos of Betty White Will Blow You Away

Believe it or not, Betty White turns 94 years old today. (Happy birthday, Betty!) There are so many reasons to love this Golden Girl—and now we're adding these stunning vintage photos we dug up to the list. Take a look at this mega-babe in her younger years:<p><b>It's clear she loves animals (and posing</b> …

Vintage

87 Inspiring Quotes for Martin Luther King Jr.'s 87th Birthday | Inc.com

Each morning, I send a subscription email called <i>Big Optimism</i>. It includes a reflection on a timely motivational quote, plus a few other things to encourage positive thinking during the day.<p>Today was among the hardest days to put it together. Why? Because it's Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which made …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

12 Powerful Photos of Martin Luther King Jr.

Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. stands in front of a bus at the end of the Montgomery bus boycott, Montgomery, Alabama,<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Don Cravens—The …

Black History

Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Pictures

Hillary Clinton

David Bowie: A Life in Pictures

Hairstyling

Surreal Painted Faces Make Us Question What We Are Seeing

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov explores the visually transformative power of paint and makeup in his <i>2D or not 2D</i> and <i>Angry Beards</i> projects. Both bodies of work are part of the photographer's overarching <i>Art of Face</i> series that includes an ever-growing collection of beauty shots …

Art
Burns
USATF

Samsung Patents a Smartphone with a Modular Lens Mount System

Google’s ongoing Project Ara effort features a modular smartphone with interchangeable camera add-ons. It looks like Samsung is thinking about taking …

Masterpieces Turned into 3D Printed Sculptures for Blind and Visually Impaired People to Enjoy

When admiring an artistic masterpiece, we often think about the artist behind the work, the medium itself, and perhaps the inspiration behind the work. What we don't typically consider is that we're fortunate enough to actually see what's before us. “There are many people in the world who have …

Art
Boxing

What’s Holding Women Back in the Workplace?

Despite support at the top, gender equality is a long way off at most U.S. companies. A study by Lean In and McKinsey reveals why—and what employees and companies can do about it.<p>Why aren’t there more women in the upper ranks of corporate America?<p>Cue the broken record: Women rein in career plans to …

The Workplace

Ancient Greek grave 'for Alexander the Great's friend Hephaestion'

Opulent underground monument in northern Greece was for Hephaestion, closest friend and general of Alexander the Great, archaeologist claims<p>An opulent underground monument in northern Greece that caused a stir when excavated last year may have been a symbolic grave - but not the final resting place …

This is ISO 4,560,000 with Canon’s Crazy New Camera

Back in July, Canon announced an ultra-high-sensitivity camera that has a ridiculously high max ISO of <i>over 4,000,000</i>. If you’ve been wondering what …