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Graceful Photo Shoot Staged Completely Underwater

<i>The Flood</i> is a captivating series by Belgium-based photographer Harry Fayt that features Belgian soul singer Typhene Barrow immersed in an underwater world. Everything from a couch and coffee table to a chandelier and piano is submerged in Fayt's surreal, alternate universe, presenting a beautiful …

Coffee Table

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Loving Husband Documents Every Stage of Wife's Battle with Breast Cancer

<i>The Battle We Didn't Choose</i> is a powerful collection of images by photographer and loving husband Angelo Merendino, documenting his wife Jennifer's battle with breast cancer. Their story begins like your typical “boy meets girl” love story with Angelo mustering up the courage to reveal his feelings …

Cancer

In pictures: Concorde the supersonic airliner - Telegraph

TestFlight

50 Years Later: The Greatest Beatles Performance of All Time

Months before the The Ed Sullivan Show, the band played a seven-song set for Swedish radio that settles any doubt about their electrifying live presence.<p>With their last club residency in Hamburg’s boozed-up Reeperbahn district less than a year in the past, the Beatles were still one kickass bar …

Antibiotics Can't Keep Up With 'Nightmare' Superbugs

We're used to relying on antibiotics to cure bacterial infections. But there are now strains of bacteria that are resistant to even the strongest antibiotics, and are causing deadly infections. According to the CDC, "more than 2 million people in the United States every year get infected with a …

RAF photographic competition 2013 - in pictures

The Royal Air Force has celebrated some of its finest imagery in its annual photographic competition. Take a look at some of the winners

Real-life 'Iron Man' suit commissioned by US military

The technology in <i>Iron Man</i> is getting a step closer to reality thanks to the United States military. The Army has commissioned a Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, which would provide the wearer with superhuman abilities like night vision, enhanced strength, and protection from gunfire.<p>Each suit …

Scientific Studies Explain the Best Ways to Talk to Children

For most adults, talking to kids can be daunting. And not just in the "watch what you say" way but in the "they won't say anything to me" way. …

Why Subscribers Still Pirate Game of Thrones

In Australia, 20% of people who subscribed to Game of Thrones still pirated it. Here’s why.<p>Australia, for its population, pirates an incredible amount of programming. The continent is responsible for 16% of all illegal <i>Breaking Bad</i> downloads, for instance. And <i>Game of Thrones</i> is no exception.<p>In …

Capturing the Perfect Mountain Lion Shot, a Picture 12 Months in the Making

At times, wildlife photographers have to show an incredible amount of patience to get the perfect shot. Wild animals (much like humans, actually) …

Is it real, or is it 'GTA V'? A trippy travelogue on the streets of Los Santos

Here’s a little secret about Los Angeles, haters: the traffic isn’t <i>that</i> bad.<p>The worst thing about driving in LA is trying to stay focused on the road amidst the most beautiful and complex scenery ever created by the dual forces of nature and technology. It’s a sprawling network of neighborhoods and …

5 Surprising Facts About Nikola Tesla

The brilliant inventor gets a new statue in Long Island.<p><b>A new statue of Nikola Tesla now graces New York's Long Island, the latest homage to the celebrated visionary. At the statue's unveiling last week, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic told the dedication crowd at Tesla's former Wardenclyffe</b> …

Terry Richardson: the go-to guy for half-naked photographs of Miley Cyrus

He's made a career of putting the sleaze into fashion photography<p><b>Name:</b> Terry Richardson<p><b>Age:</b> 48.<p><b>Appearance:</b> One of those creepy guys with glasses and a moustache who hangs around young women in order to snap photographs of them without their clothes on.<p><b>Careful. Isn't that libellous?</b> Nope. It's …

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

When I first met Steve Jobs, I thought he was a loser. It was 1980, and I was just a Silicon Valley kid who knew nothing about computers. I had …

Silicon Valley

Pokemon cocktails offer adult fun with a twist

Tumblr user and Pokemon fan meowpurrnom created nine frozen cocktails of the "Eeveelution" variety.<p>The cocktail menu includes an alcoholic spin on every known evolution of Eevee, including the newest addition, Sylveon. Although specific measurements for each drink aren't given, the mix for each is …

Sharks: feared or revered, but rarely understood – in pictures

For some, sharks are the stuff of nightmares. Others rely on them for a living – and humankind has driven many species into decline. Perhaps it is time to think again about how we treat these beautiful creatures<p>These photographs come from Thomas P Peschak's book, Sharks and People. To buy a copy, …

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Business (Canada)

Possible Leonardo Da Vinci Painting Found In Swiss Vault

Locked up in a Swiss vault, among many items in a family's private collection, the portrait of Isabella d’Este remained hidden from the world. The owners of the artwork likely did not know even know what they had on their hands.<p>But, after carbon dating and thorough analysis by experts, the portrait …

Adobe Admits to Being Hacked, 2.9M User Accounts Compromised

Adobe users who have purchased a product or signed up for Creative Cloud recently beware. According to Adobe’s website, the company’s servers were …

Lake Natron - The Eerie Lake in Africa That Turns Animals Into Stone

Quickly making their way around the web are these fascinating photos by Nick Brandt that show an eerie lake in Africa turning animals into stone. According to Brandt's new book, <i>Across the Ravaged Land</i>, Lake Natron in northern Tanzania is a death trap for birds and bats who appear to slam into it …

Nature

Two king cheetah cubs are born

<b>The Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre is very proud to be able to introduce two new baby king cheetahs to the world!</b><p>The magnificent and rare king …

Wildlife

Zoo Praha's Jaguarundi Cub Follows Mom Outside the Den

There's a Juguarundi cub at Zoo Praha (Prague Zoo)! The little male, born on September 1, is perfectly cared for by his mother, Amálka. Over the past …

Lake of doom: deadly waterway calcifies any animal that dares to dive in

Sometimes, truth is indeed more terrifying than fiction. In what could easily make for prime horror film fodder, a renowned photographer has captured stunning images of wildlife calcified by the caustic waters of a deadly Tanzanian lake.<p>Nick Brandt, well-known for his photography of East Africa's …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

24 Iconic Celebrities Photographed During The 1970's

In the 1970's there was certainly a lot of new trends in fashion emerging, but when we look back on patterns, shirts, flares and haircuts some 40 …

Author Tom Clancy Passes Away At Age 66

Tom Clancy, the best-selling author of numerous military thrillers such as “Patriot Games” and “Red Storm Rising” has died at age 66.<p>Clancy passed away at Johns Hopkins Hospital Tuesday after a brief illness.<p>Clancy sold his first book, “The Hunt For Red October” to the Naval Institute Press for …

This Is The Fastest Zero-Emission Motorcycle

The Mission R gives gas guzzlers a run for their money.<p>Two years ago, engineers at Mission Motors, a California electric-vehicle manufacturer, set their prototype loose at the 2.238-mile Laguna Seca Raceway. The bike clocked a lap time of 1:31.3, nearly 13 seconds faster than any other electric …

Which ‘The Simpsons’ Character Will Be Killed This Season?

Now in its 25h season, beloved cartoon <i>The Simpsons</i> is about to say goodbye to a main character forever. While it’s unlikely that Homer, Marge, Bart, …