Bernie Galligan

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Flash and shutter: for the love of a good camera – in pictures

From Lily Cole posing with a supersized Pentax to Bill Brandt hiding behind his Kodak wide-angle, cameras are the stars of this collection of snaps and selfies

Photography

13 New Shows You Need to Watch This Summer

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Planning a North Korea trip? Don't, says the State Dept.

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The State Department is urging any American thinking of a trip to reclusive North Korea to think again. And they're doing it in an unusually blunt and direct fashion.<p>The agency usually issues travel warnings every six months on a variety of countries, but recent legislation now …

We eavesdropped as five daughters and one son asked their mothers the questions they’d always wondered about

By Tara Bahrampour<p>, Reporter<p>Mothers. They are our first teachers, the repositories of inside jokes, the keepers of family secrets. Too often we take them for granted, figuring they’ll be around for years to answer whatever questions come up and to reveal more of their own inner worlds. But then one …

Baptist Church

7 Sins of The (Bad) Wedding Photographer

Bridechilla Club loves wedding photographers.<p>We appreciate the depth of their experience and love the raw emotion they capture in their photos, the art and their legacy. So it's made us sad to see quite a few wedding photographer horror stories hitting social media lately. We feel that they cast a …

Weddings

5 simple ways to reduce added sugars in your diet

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has long recommended reducing added sugar intake as an effective way to lose weight and maintain optimal health. In fact, the new dietary guidelines recommend a maximum of only 10 percent of your daily calories as coming from added sugars. For someone who is …

15 brilliant family adventures in Wales for a holiday you'll remember forever

Wales is the ideal destination for adventurous families, whether you’re looking to go horse-riding, surfing or cycling, get up close and personal …

There’s a reason some birds don’t seem to fly south for winter anymore, scientists say

By Darryl Fears<p>, Reporter<p>The birds and the bees are telling humans about much more than sex, a new study released Thursday says.<p>They are a harbinger of climate change, with species swapping habitats like a game of musical chairs as regions in Europe and the United States warm. Populations of …

Birds

33 Crazy Things McDonald's Has Done in 2016

Over the past few years, the folks at McDonald's have been about as organized as a circus crew—which is quite fitting, considering their mascot is a …

Food

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Pictures

Food critic has 'racist' experience at Toronto restaurant

A Toronto woman had an “embarrassing and uncomfortable” dining experience on her birthday last year and now wants the world to know about it.<p>Blogger …

Islamic State already has a foothold inside Israel, president warns

Reuven Rivlin says the Jewish state must counter the hopelessness felt by many Arab Israelis to counter growth of extremism<p>Isil already has a foothold among Israel's Arab population and will continue to grow unless the Jewish state addresses the despair of its Arab citizens, Israel's president has …

5 Times Queen Elizabeth Was A Total Badass

On Wednesday, Queen Elizabeth II will take a new crown: the longest-reigning monarch in British history, beating Victoria, her …

These 10 work apps have gone bonkers in the last few months

Cloud security company Okta works with 4,000 of them, helping big companies manage employee passwords for them.<p>By analyzing the data from its 2,500 enterprise customers in 185 countries, it discovered the 10 apps that are growing the fastest among business users last quarter, from April 2015 to …

Apps

9 Secrets Women with Glow-y Skin Know

Follow their routines to keep your complexion in tip-top shape.<p><i>This article was written by Maria Del Russo and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>Perfect skin is like the beauty holy grail. We mix up potions, keep our dermatologists on speed dial, and read up on tips and tricks to get our …

40 Things I Know About Happiness As I Turn 40

One week from today, I turn the "Big 40." When I was a teenager, I had a very different vision of how this birthday would feel. "Over the Hill" sentiments in card stores and movies depicting uncool, middle-aged parents had led me to believe that 40 marked some sort of beginning of the end -- an age …

Happiness

All the Fall 2015 TV Shows You Need to Know

Here are the new and returning series you might or might not want to watch in the months ahead.<p><b>Drunk History, Season One, Comedy Central (September 1)</b><p>Based on the Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner, <i>Drunk History</i> takes a "narrator" in every episode, gets him or her …

13 Ways You Could Be Sabotaging Your Own Happiness

We all want our own bit of happiness independent of outside events or the stars aligning right. We know that happiness is down to how with think and …

Who Should—And Who Shouldn't—Take Vitamin D

Does your diet need a little extra D? For researchers, it’s one of nutrition’s most vexing questions. “It’s the wild, wild west,” says Dr. JoAnn …

Get Up Close and Personal with Beautiful Snowflakes

From the series #tinythings<br>Michael Peres<p>1 of 12<p>He speaks to TIME LightBox about his process.<p><b>TIME LightBox:</b> Tell us about yourself and how you became …

Oldest Human Fossil Found, Redrawing Family Tree

Discovery pushes back the origin of our genus, Homo, by half a million years.<p>In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws cast a fused beam of light on one of the darkest mysteries in human evolution: the origin of our genus <i>Homo</i>. The two lower jaws—one a reconstruction of a pivotal …

Hacking North Korea

It can be hard listening to the stories of people who have escaped from North Korea -- or, to give its official name, the Democratic People's …

12 Ice Hotels That Will Make You Actually LIKE the Cold

Think cold isn’t romantic? Think again! Ice hotels are an experience that should be on every traveler’s bucket list. With the coolest amenities and epic winter wonderland activities, these frosty hotels make for the ultimate wintertime vacay. From Canada to Japan to Norway, here are 12 of the most …

Leonard Nimoy's final tweet is beautiful, and it broke my heart

My dad was — and is — a huge <i>Star Trek</i> nerd, and when I was a kid he'd excitedly show me episodes of the original series in syndication. It was a show that he watched in college, he'd say, explaining why Kirk was Kirk, Bones was Bones, and most importantly, why Leonard Nimoy's Spock was Spock. One …

He Was, And Will Always Be, Our Friend: Remembering Leonard Nimoy

In 1966, when Leonard Nimoy was offered a minor role on a new space drama, he was thrilled. As he told <i>Archive of American Television:</i> "You have to understand that prior to <i>Star Trek</i> I never had a job that lasted longer than two weeks in any TV show or movie. Never. Two weeks — max. And here I was, …

Science Fiction