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“The Clock Is Ticking”: Inside the Worst U.S. Maritime Disaster in Decades

A recording salvaged from three miles deep tells the story of the doomed “El Faro,” a cargo ship engulfed by a hurricane.<p>I. “The Clock Is Ticking”<p>In the darkness before dawn on Thursday, October 1, 2015, an American merchant captain named Michael Davidson sailed a 790-foot U.S.-flagged cargo ship,</i> …

Sailing

The World According to Jeff Goldblum | GQ

Jeff Goldblum lives the life we all want to live when we’re 65 and impossibly handsome. And a clotheshorse. And a massive flirt. Meet your delightfully weird (and weirdly delightful) new hero.<p><b>Five decades of</b> Hollywood glory have given us a pretty good idea of who Jeff Goldblum is on-screen. The …

Jeff Goldblum

It’s painful to watch Theresa May. Why does she want to be prime minister?

I dream of Theresa May. It often feels as if I am dreaming <i>for</i> her, for it is impossible to know if androids dream. In the dream we are in a dorm or bunk beds and we have to get up to do some mundane task, like unblock a sink. It is always urgent and I shake her awake but I cannot make her get up. …

Great Britain

Las Vegas shooting: At least 59 dead at Mandalay Bay Hotel

<b>At least 59 people have been killed and another 527 injured in a mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert.</b><p>A gunman, named as 64-year-old Nevada resident Stephen Paddock, opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel towards an open-air music festival attended by 22,000.<p>He killed himself as …

THE TESLA ROAD TRIP — We stop at one of the most scenic Supercharger stations out West and discover the cool panoramic windshield on the Model X

Video producers Graham and Will are on an epic road trip from San Francisco to New York City.<p>In episode 3 of a seven part series, they head for the Rocky Mountains and hit one of the most scenic Supercharger stations in America. Plus, they start to test the limits of the Tesla Model X and see what …

Vintage Amsterdam Through an Artist's Eye

George Hendrik Breitner was a Dutch Impressionist painter, a contemporary of Van Gogh, who he painted alongside in France for a while. Breitner began …

5 Iceland Adventures That are Ready for Instagram

Iceland is quickly becoming one of the top tourist stops in the world, especially if you’re a shutterbug. From hot springs to glaciers, your trip …

Mobile Photography

Ep. 216: The Scam That Might Separate You from Your Gear – and more

Featured: <b>Fine art, travel and landscape photographer, Athena Carey</b><p>In This Episode<p>If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography Podcast in iTunes, …

Videography

Neil Gorsuch speech at Trump hotel draws protests

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch headlined his first Washington speech on Thursday, extolling the virtues of cherishing the "din of democracy" as progressive groups gathered outside to protest the fact that the event was held at the Trump International Hotel.<p>Gorsuch made no …

Flying Over the Entrance to Milford Sound

Aurora HDR 2018 Avaiable Now for Mac/Windows!<p>Aurora HDR 2018 is now available for both Mac AND Windows! That’s right, the world’s leading HDR …

'Revenge of the East'? How anger in the former GDR helped the AfD

Two days after a historic vote saw an overtly nationalist party enter the German parliament for the first time in more than five decades, a group of over-60s vent their grievances over lunchtime beers and cigarettes in the smoky back room of a dry petrol station on the border between the German …

Europe

Man caught smuggling $30K of gold in his rectum, airport officials say

A Sri Lankan man's "suspicious movements" at the airport in the capital Colombo led to the discovery of some $30,000 worth of gold stashed in his rectum, customs officials say.<p>Officials noticed the 45-year-old "walking with difficulty and appearing to be in pain" as he waited for his flight to …

A Strong Island Swell

Photographer Ryan "Chachi" Craig chases hurricane surf with Will Skudin, Balaram Stack, and more<p>This year’s hurricane season on the East Coast hasn’t …

Aquatic Sports

Pro-Trump rally draws hundreds, not thousands to Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — Organizers had dubbed it the Mother of All Rallies and hoped to bring out thousands to pack the National Mall on Saturday in …

The Latest: Irma regaining strength over bathtub-warm water

The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local):<p>7:10 p.m.<p>The center of Hurricane Irma has now cleared the Cuban coast and entered the Florida Straits, …

Hurricane Irma will likely cover South Florida with a film of poop

South Floridians are bracing for Hurricane Irma’s potentially catastrophic damage. Weather advisories are warning of massive flooding, which will likely render roads impassable and homes uninhabitable.<p>They also face a less visible, yet frightening, potential consequence: contamination from …

Sea Level

Asian report says iPhone 8 face recognition system will work in ‘millionths of a second’

A Korean report on the Samsung-made OLED display for the iPhone 8 claims that the speed of the facial-recognition system used in the device will be measured in ‘millionths of a second.’<p>All the latest reports are pointing to Apple abandoning TouchID in the new flagship phone, replacing it with face …

Celebrate pioneering illusionist & film director Georges Méliès by exploring the very first VR-enabled