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Watch this incredible rare footage from a gay pool party in 1945

“I kind of couldn’t believe I was seeing it.”<p>It was the mid-90s when St. Louis filmmaker Geoff Story stumbled upon some old film reels at an estate …

Ramaphosa Says Zuma Government Must Obey South Africa's ANC

South Africa’s ruling-party leader, Cyril Ramaphosa, said that while Jacob Zuma’s government must obey the decisions of the African National …

Trump's official trans ban lets military kick out currently serving troops

The tweets became policy on Friday when President Donald Trump signed a long-awaited directive officially banning transgender individuals from …

Here’s Something You Can See in the Sky This Summer That’s Even Cooler Than the Solar Eclipse

On Monday, the shadow of the moon will sweep across the United States along a narrow corridor from Oregon in the West to South Carolina on the East …

How to photograph the solar eclipse: The only guide you need

There's a lot of information out there and not all of it is good.<p>If you use social media of any kind, you’ve seen tons of articles about how to take a photo of the upcoming eclipse. Some of them were created by true experts, while others were cobbled together from bits of information found hastily …

Mormon professor says she was fired for pro-LGBT post

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ruthie Robertson is a life-long Mormon who supports equal rights for gay, lesbian and transgender individuals.<p>Despite the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' doctrine opposing same-sex marriage, she firmly believes her views are compatible with her faith.<p>But Robertson, a …

LGBTQI

After one of Britain's first gay Muslim marriages, let me tell you what it's actually like to be a gay Muslim

This week, Britain celebrated one of its first same-sex Muslim marriages. Jahed Choudhury, 24 – who identifies as both gay and Muslim – married his …

Samsung debuts Galaxy Note Fan Edition that uses Note 7 parts

A couple of months away from the expected debut of the Galaxy Note 8, Samsung has taken the wraps off of a different Galaxy Note smartphone. The …

The ultimate metabolism-reviving resistance-band workout

Getty Images/J. Ivan Rodrguez Pacheco/EyeEm<p>Getty Images/J. Ivan Rodrguez Pacheco/EyeEm<p><b>Duration</b> 20-30<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>It won't kill your pump …

Is iPhone a Real Camera?

Yes. Let me explain why. I. You are already a photographer. If you like to make photos, you are a photographer. You don’t need to know technical …

The Easiest and Most Efficient Way to Color Correct Any Image

White balancing shots is not always as easy of a task as it seems. Sometimes, a gray card cannot be used, other times the lighting is too poor and …

Tutorials

14 Things to Do Before You Take a Picture

It can be easy to pull our cameras out of our bags and start shooting, leaving the fate of the shoot to our post-processing skills and imagination …

Photography

Why Drinking This Kind of Tea Could Help Shed Those Last Few Pounds

The health benefits of tea are vast, including soothing an upset stomach or helping to ease congestion. And while we've heard that matcha or peppermint tea are good teas to try if you're looking to lose weight, there's another tea out there that can help as well: white tea. While chatting with …

Weight Loss

Early polygamous Mormon marriages through the eyes of the wives

<i>Louisa Thomas is the author of “Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams.”</i><p>‘Historians like to say, ‘No source, no history,’ ” Laurel Thatcher Ulrich writes in her new book, “A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women’s Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835-1870.” Until not so long ago, the …

Worker Picking Up Paper Beside Highway Takes a Closer Look. Then He Sees the Notes in the Margins...

Rodney Wright was just doing his job, picking up trash beside the highway, when he noticed something different about the pages he was holding.<p>As KMBC …

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Brain Activity At The Moment of Death

What happens in the brain when we die? Canadian researchers Loretta Norton and colleagues of the University of Western Ontario examine this grave …

Feminists and Conservatives Link Arms to Confront Transgender Ideology

On Feb. 16, a rape survivor, a lesbian, a radical feminist, and a conservative activist gathered at The Heritage Foundation in support of a common …

LGBTQI

Jacob Zuma calls for confiscation of white land without compensation

President Jacob Zumahas called on parliament to change South Africa’s constitution to allow the expropriation of white owned land without compensation.<p>Mr Zuma, 74, who made the remarks in a speech yesterday/FRI morning, said he wanted to establish a “pre-colonial land audit of land use and …

South Africa

There's not a single red pixel in this photo of strawberries

If you're in the mood to trick your brain, we've got just the thing for you.<p>Akiyoshi Kitaoka is a psychology professor at Ritsumeikan University in …

Why I'm Tracking Every Single Purchase I Make in 2017

I'm going to write about the "B" word today. No, not <i>that</i>"B" word -- I'm talking about budgeting.<p>The word alone can give people fits.You might feel you don't need to budget because you already know where you're money's going (you don't).You may simply be afraid to find out where all your money goes …

Make a Wall Mounted Desk With a Secret Compartment Underneath

A desk is a great place to work, but it’s also a great place to hide stuff. Over on YouTube, DIY Creators put together a desk that mounts to a wall, …

7 cool ways to reuse an old laptop

Everything old is new again. That applies not just to bell-bottoms and cassette tapes (seriously, tapes are staging a comeback), but also your old tech.<p>You've already learned how to repurpose an old tablet; now let's focus on that laptop you've kept in the back of your closet these many years. Even …

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10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

Dalai Lama: 5 things to keep in mind for the next four years

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Dalai Lama has some advice for anyone who is looking for happiness, no matter what their circumstances.<p>The Nobel Peace Prize-winning spiritual and political leader of the Tibetan people in exile, spoke about the incoming administration in an interview with CNN's chief medical …

Mindfulness

What Science Can Tell Us About Trans People’s Brains—And What It Cannot

A study has shown that trans people may sense touch differently than cisgender people according to particular body parts. We should be curious, but …

12 Photo Projects You Can Do From Home

Part of becoming an improved photographer is understanding how to challenge yourself to put the skills you already have to the test and acquire new …

Learn Eight Field Photography Tricks In 90 Seconds

If you’re looking to boost your field photography skills, these eight clever tricks can be done with common items almost everyone has.<p>In this video, …

Final Shot: Our Favorite Reader Photo of the Month

<b>Lost in the Trees</b><br>After years of dreaming about visiting the “wondrous” Boardman Tree Farm in Oregon, Shutterbug reader Vincent James finally made the …