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Tilt-Shifted Time-Lapse Video That Makes the Landscape and People of Norway Look Like Miniatures

“The Little Nordics” is a short time-lapse video by photographer Martijn Doolaard that utilizes tilt-shift photography techniques to make the …

Cristina Hartmann's answer to Do you need to be a good reader in order to become a good writer?

To write, you must understand stories. To understand stories, you must read them.<p>On the surface, this equation is simple, but it isn't necessarily …

Christmas 1914: The day even WWI showed humanity

PLOEGSTEERT, Belgium (AP) — With British and German forces separated only by a no-man's land littered with fallen comrades, sounds of a German …

How To Pack A Backpack

Don't be this guy. Carrying a backpack so large that it extends over your head and outside the width of your back makes for a long, arduous day on …

Cops killed man at Walmart, then interrogated girlfriend

After killing a man at an Ohio Walmart, police interrogated his girlfriend, accusing her of lying, threatening her with jail time and suggesting she could be on drugs, according to a video obtained by CNN.<p>The man, John Crawford III, was holding an air rifle he had picked up off a store shelf when …

Palestine sets deadline on Israeli occupation

Jordan has submitted a draft resolution on ending Israel's occupation of Palestinian lands captured in 1967 to the UN Security Council for a possible vote.<p>The resolution wants Israeli security forces withdrawn no later than the end of 2017.<p>Palestinian UN Ambassador Riyad Mansour said on Wednesday …

14 budget-friendly image editors for small businesses

As a small-business owner, you may not have the budget to purchase industry leading software, however you still want to process images and photos for …

15 Project Ideas to Spark Your Creativity

Photography has never been as popular as it is today. People of all ages learn photography in various schools and online universities, and lots of …

Then as Now, the Tea Party Proved Divisive

Members of today’s Tea Party movement embrace as kindred spirits the colonists who turned Boston Harbor into a teapot 241 years ago. And while it’s …

15 Outstanding Examples of Photographic Minimalism

Photo by Nikos Koutoulas<p>Photo by Alex<p>Photo by Jason Devaun<p>Photo by Dawn Ellner<p>Photo by Evi|A|ivE<p>Photo by Asparukh Akanayev<p>Photo by Georgie …

World War II RAF Kittyhawk fighter plane found in the Sahara Desert in Egypt

11-Year-Old Arkansas Girl Steals $10,000 from Grandma, Tries to Take a Cab to Florida

An 11-year-old girl in Arkansas is safely back at home after she woke up in the middle of the night on Dec. 5, stole $10,000 in cash from her grandma …

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A man unbroken: the hero of Angelina Jolie's new film

Louis Zamperini ran in the Olympics, spent 47 days in a life raft and survived two and a half years in Japanese prisoner of war camps, but it’s his victory over anger that continues to inspire others<p>Angelina Jolie spent hours by the bedside of an elderly man this year, showing him clips of …

See four minutes of jaw-dropping space travel in this sci-fi short

You can wait until the 2030s when NASA hopes to land astronauts on Mars. Or, if you have four minutes to spare right now, you can see what it is like to stand on the edge of the red planet’s Victoria Crater or catch a Martian sunset.<p>Erik Wernquist will even throw in a side of rings — Saturn’s that …

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Michel du Cille, Post photojournalist who won Pulitzer three times, dies at 58

died Dec. 11 while on assignment in Liberia.<p>Michel du Cille died at 58 doing the work he loved. He was completely devoted to the story of Ebola, and he was determined to stay on the story despite its risks.<p>By Matt Schudel<p>, Reporter<p>Michel du Cille, a Washington Post photojournalist who was a …

First Openly Gay U.S. Ambassador in East Asia Sworn In

The first openly gay U.S. ambassador to serve in East Asia, Ted Osius III, was sworn in Wednesday by Secretary of State John Kerry, signaling another important step forward for LGBT rights in the region as well as for the government agency.<p>Osius, who will serve in Vietnam, now becomes the 7th …

17 Lessons Henri Cartier-Bresson Has Taught Me About Street Photography

<i>As this article is very long, I recommend reading this by saving it to Pocket or Instapaper. All photos in this article are copyrighted by Henri</i> …

The 5 Most Common Mistakes Writers Make

Every month, I join Nevertheless Writers, a cross-genre group of five writers, to discuss writing and publishing at local libraries and schools. My favorite part of the evening is always the question-and-answer session, where everyone from teenaged writers of fantasy novels to aging hipster poets …

The Human Behind 'Humans of New York'

Brandon Stanton has talked with 10,000 strangers and shared their stories with millions of people across the Internet. The 29-year-old photographer …

6 Canned Beers You Need to Drink this Winter

The craft brewing world has seen a huge increase in the number of canned beers. In 2002, Oskar Blues became the first craft brewery to independently …

Photographer Captures ‘Manhattan in Motion’ in Engaging Time-Lapse

New York-based photographer Josh Owens spent over a month a few years back bringing New York City to life in the time-lapse above called <i>Manhattan in</i> …

D.C. Bans Conversion Therapy for Gay Teenagers

Washington, D.C.’s city council voted Tuesday to ban a controversial therapy practice that aims to convert gay teens into heterosexuals.<p>The bill, …

Jason Grubb, On Instagram Marketing For Photographers

Jason Grubb, a wedding photographer in Denver, Colorado has strategically increased his Instagram followers and converted some of them into paying …

The Panorama Trail

<i>“If I were so time-poor as to have only one day to spend in Yosemite I should start at daybreak, say at three o'clock in midsummer, with a pocketful</i> …

Hiking Nepal In Edmund Hillary's Footsteps

In 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay were the first people to summit Mt. Everest. Their expedition started in Kathmandu, and led …

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Making a short film: the essential equipment

You have an idea. You have a script. You may even have a megaphone. But here, Horatia Harrod runs through some essentials you need to get hold of.<p><b>THE CAMERA</b><p>A MiniDV is the essential camera for the aspiring film-maker: it's relatively cheap and produces footage that's good enough for directors such …

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Free Online Writing Courses and Other Useful Information for New Writers

We have a special place in our hearts for new writers, which likely comes from our lifelong love of books and aspirations of seeing our hard work …

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