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15 Free Organizational Tools for Photographers

These days, photographers are dramatically strapped for time. We live in a world where “busy” is the most common answer for “how are you doing?” …

Caramelized Peach Caprese with Smoked Sea Salt

Caramelized Peach Caprese with Smoked Sea Salt.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 30, 2014 103<p>This biggest quest of the summer starts now.<p>Which is… to find a good …

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Photographer Uses 130-Year-Old Camera to Capture Images of Modern England

In the age of Photoshop, cell phone snaps, and digital photography, British photographer Jonathan Keys stands out with his passion for the collodion (or wet plate) process, an early photographic process that was invented by Frederick Scott Archer in the 1850s. Armed with his 130-year-old wooden …

Daily Inspiration #1768

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

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Vatican Sex Abuse Panel To Convene, Victims Demand Action

VATICAN CITY (RNS) As Pope Francis prepares to address the new Vatican panel charged with tackling the clergy sexual abuse scandal, victims are demanding the Catholic Church take immediate action to expose perpetrators and punish the bishops who protected them.<p>The Vatican’s new commission for the …

Children could get death penalty as Maldives brings back executions

The Maldives overturned a six-decade-old moratorium on capital punishment with the adoption of a new regulation this week that allows for the death penalty to be used to punish certain crimes.<p>The Maldivian government enacted the regulation, which makes provision for execution by lethal injection, …

Harvard and Princeton among 55 schools facing Title IX investigation

The Education Department on Thursday took the unprecedented step of releasing the names of the 55 colleges and universities currently facing a Title IX investigation over their handling of sexual abuse complaints.<p>The release came two days after a White House task force promised greater government …

Nigeria girls' abduction: Chibok parents plead for help

<b>Parents of the 230 schoolgirls abducted in north-eastern Nigeria have marched to plead for more help to find their daughters, residents in the town of Chibok have told the BBC.</b><p>The girls were taken from their school in Chibok by suspected Islamist militants more than two weeks ago.<p>One parent, who …

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CDC: Hundreds of thousands of Americans die unnecessarily every year

Health disparities in the U.S. lead to hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths each year, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>If all Americans had equal access to the best preventive care currently available somewhere in the country, roughly 20% to 40% of …

US immigration rights activists rally to condemn detentions in courthouses

Courthouses are ostensibly sanctuaries of justice, but immigrant rights advocates say undocumented people now fear to enter them lest they end up deported.<p>An apparent surge of detentions last year and early this year at courthouses around the country has fed a perception that turning up for any …

The President Of NAACP's Los Angeles Branch Resigns Under Pressure

Los Angeles NAACP President Leon Jenkins has stepped down after his past as a judge defrocked for taking bribes came into the spotlight. The civil rights group had also come under fire for planning to give a lifetime achievement award to Clippers owner Donald Sterling.<p>The President of the Los …

Texas Family's Nuisance Complaint Seen As Win Against Fracking

A Dallas jury recently awarded nearly $3 million to a family who said they were poisoned by a natural gas drilling operation near their North Texas ranch. The verdict, reached on April 22, is being called a landmark by opponents of the drilling technique, called hydraulic fracturing or …

Unused dose of lethal Oklahoma drugs to be tested

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Samples of the same drugs used in a botched execution that was stopped after the inmate convulsed and tried to lift his head …

Florida bill granting in-state tuition to immigrants clears hurdle

The Florida Senate passed legislation Thursday that would allow the children of immigrants in the country illegally to pay in-state tuition rates to state colleges, clearing an election year hurdle for Gov. Rick Scott as he makes an aggressive pitch for Latino voters in his reelection race against …

The Prostitution Sting Will Be Tweeted

Police in Maryland plan to post the names and photos of johns before they have been charged with a crime.<p>Police in Prince Georges County, Maryland, plan to live-tweet photos of johns that it arrests. "We won't tell you when or where, other than it's somewhere in the county sometime next week," …

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Police break up global webcam 'sextortion' ring

Suspects allegedly blackmailed hundreds of victims with cybersex videos, including a Scottish teenager who committed suicide<p>Nearly 60 people have been arrested in the Philippines on charges of operating an international "sextortion" network. As the Associated Press reports, Filipino police say the …

Nigeria girls' abduction: Parents asked for photographs

<b>Police in Nigeria have appealed to parents of more than 200 abducted schoolgirls to come forward with photographs of their daughters.</b><p>The girls were taken from their school in Borno state by suspected Islamist militants more than two weeks ago.<p>Borno state's police chief told the BBC that the …

Unemployment for African-Americans Drops to Lowest Level Since November 2008

The un­em­ploy­ment rate for Afric­an-Amer­ic­ans is the low­est it’s been dur­ing the Obama pres­id­ency, fall­ing to 11.6 per­cent in April.<p>The …

U.S. one of few countries with rise in maternal deaths

The United States is one of just eight countries in the world where deaths related to pregnancy and childbirth rose between 2003 and 2013, a new report says. That puts it in the company of countries such as Afghanistan, Belize and El Salvador.<p>While U.S. maternal mortality rates remain lower than …

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Beautiful Houses: Fall House

Today we will show you the breathtaking Fall House in Big Sur, California, a project by Fougeron Architecture. This is a wow house. And the great …

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