Amber Shown

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'God' is banned from Disney films, say Frozen songwriters

The Oscar-winning songwriters behind Let It Go, the hit song from the blockbusting Disney cartoon Frozen, have revealed that the word "God" is banned from Disney movies.<p>Speaking to Terry Gross on the National Public Radio (NPR) show Fresh Air, Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez explained that …

Why a deadly virus in the Middle East has the entire world on alert

<b>(xrender/Shutterstock)</b><p>A recent spike in MERS cases could be the beginning of a global outbreak<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>April 25, 2014 3:20pm (UTC)<p>A deadly new virus for which there is no cure and about which little is understood could present a global threat, officials say. It's called Middle Eastern …

Connecticut Teenager Stabbed To Death After Reportedly Rejecting Prom Proposal

Police said a 16-year-old boy allegedly stabbed Maren Sanchez, 16, in the throat after she turned down his invitation to junior prom. Update: Sanchez died of wounds to her torso and neck, Connecticut's chief medical examiner said Sunday.<p>A Connecticut high school student is dead after being stabbed …

These Colorful Moths Are Gorgeous

(Photo: Svdmolen)<p>This beautiful insect is the <b>rosy maple moth</b> (<i>Dryocampa rubicunda</i>). It is native to North America and most frequently found in …

American Odyssey: a pioneering photography project

At first glance these photographs tell the story of America as it entered the age of colour record. Here is what washing strung between houses on a clean-living street in New York looked like on a Monday morning. Or Mulberry Street, in the same city, going about its daily life circa 1900. Women and …

The Funniest Cities in the United States as Ranked by the Humor Research Lab at University of Colorado

While researching his new book <i>The Humor Code</i>, University of Colorado professor Dr. Peter McGraw enlisted fellow Humor Research Lab team members to …

Extraordinary Conceptual Portraits by Christine Muraton

French photographer Christine Muraton has an extraordinary talent for capturing hauntingly stunning photographs that convey intriguing stories. Inspired by literature, classical studies, philosophy, and psychology, the photographer creates highly atmospheric portraits that are often visually and …

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Picture of the Day: Bastei Bridge, Germany

BASTEI BRIDGE, GERMANY<p>© Thomas Wolf, www.foto-tw.de | Facebook<p>In this beautiful photo by Thomas Wolf, we see the Bastei Bridge, situated above the …

Large-scale Graphite Drawings of Surreal Adventures, Dreamers, and Heroes by Ethan Murrow | Colossal

<p>Heavily influenced by both film and photography, artist Ethan Murrow creates grandiose theatrical narratives manifested as large-scale graphite …

GREEN IRELAND by The Wayfarers on Exposure

Button Label<p>A beautiful website for your photo stories.<p>Create your free site<p>Learn more<p>Home Pricing Featured stories The product Roadmap Search<p>The …

Kawah Ijen Volcano in Indonesia Emits Eerie Blue Flames

French photographer Olivier Grunewald captured these stunning photos of blue flames emanating from the Kawah Ijen volcano in Indonesia. The striking …

Musical Instruments Photographed From Inside

Macro shots taken by Mierswa Kluska capture the interior of a violin, cello, flute and pipe organ as if they were spacious airy chambers, filled with …

Pure Drama: 8 Gravity-Defying Homes Sited on Steep Slopes

Whether a gently rolling hill or rocky steep terrain, a sloped site provides a compelling setting on which to build a house that contrasts with ordinary flat lots. Unlike horizontal typography, where every structure lies at the same elevation, a slope allows for the rooflines of houses to stagger …

Mental Health in Architecture School: Can the Culture Change?

The Graduate Architecture, Landscape, and Design Student Union (GALDSU) at the University of Toronto recently published the results of its first …

This Is Google's Dead-Simple Formula for a Perfect Resume

For soon-to-be college graduates or anyone else currently on the job hunt, Google’s head of human resources has some advice for impressing potential …