Felicia Frederick

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Law Enforcement

A photographer traveled to remote parts of Vietnam and took these incredible pictures

French photographer Réhahn Croquevielle fell in love with the people of Vietnam during a mission trip there in 2007.<p>Four years later, he moved from France to the town of Hoi An.<p>Although Hoi An is Réhahn's base, he spends much of his time motorbiking across remote parts of the country and taking …

Vietnam

Happiness Is A Gone Gun

Buying a handgun in Maine is as easy as buying a cheeseburger. Years ago when I was living in Bangor, I was swimming laps at the YMCA and I took a break to chat with a cute life guard. The conversation turned to firearms. "I've always wanted to own a gun," I told him.<p>"I can sell you one!" he …

Brazil

Poster poems: parody

Parodies range from the sweetly celebratory to the viciously unforgiving. So sharpen your quills – it’s time to deliver poetic justice<p>One of the marks of the serious poet is that they develop a unique, instantly recognisable style of their own, a trademark voice that means regular readers of verse …

Schools around the world – in pictures

In the run-up to UN World Teachers’ Day on 5 October, Reuters photographers have documented schools around the world. Those featured include an education centre without books and electricity in Vietnam, and an elite institution formerly attended by Winston Churchill and Benedict Cumberbatch

J.K. Rowling Just Debunked Two Harry Potter Fan Theories

Getty Images<p>Richard Ellis—Getty Images<p>Shaun Curry—AFP/Getty Images<p>Dan Kitwood—Getty Images<p>Mail On Sunday/REX Shutterstock<p>Archive Photos/Getty …

Photographer Uses Fireworks and Long Exposures to Make Trees Drip Light

“Impermanent Sculptures” is a series of light-painting photos by Brazilian photographer Vitor Schietti. One of the interesting ideas found in the …

Senate Dems meet to plot 2016 attacks on wealthy Koch brothers

Harry Reid invites David Brock to make the case that Democrats should attack the billionaire mega-donors<p>A coalition of deep-pocketed liberal groups ― including a pair of super PACs backing Hillary Clinton ― has been meeting quietly for months, examining the 2016 map and plotting attacks against the …

Middle-class
Crime

Watch a Mesmerizing Time-Lapse Video of Sunday's Super Blood Moon

If you missed this rare event, here's your chance to experience it in just 25 seconds.<p>On Sunday night, the heavens gifted us with a rare and wonderful performance. For the first time in 33 years, a supermoon occurred during a lunar eclipse, giving the celestial orb a blood-red tinge and then …

Kirsten Gillibrand

DH Lawrence and maddening breasts: why The Rainbow was banned

Before there was Lady Chatterly’s Lover there was The Rainbow, and D H Lawrence knew that his wonderful book about three generations of a Nottinghamshire family was going to cause trouble. “Tell me the parts you think the publisher will decidedly object to,” he told his friend Violet Meynell in …

Moving Family Portrait Helps Parents Heal After Infant Loss

"It makes me happy to have something that represents us as a family."<p>When Katy and Justin Patten hired a photographer to take family portraits with their children this year, they had a special vision in mind. The Wisconsin parents wanted to include shadows that would represent the two baby boys …

Donald Trump

Europe's 8 greatest military leaders of all time

The common thread linking all those who reached the very top of that profession is a genius for tactics and an ability to adapt mid-way through a battle in order to secure victory.<p>From the ancient Greeks to the modern day, the tools of the game have changed dramatically but the aim remains the same …

World History

Here Are The Top 10 Most Banned Books A.K.A. Your Required Reading List

It's that magical time of year again, where we celebrate the wonder that is imagination, literature and progress through Banned Books Week.<p>Every year …

Jeb Bush is erasing history: Why his comments about Black Americans are even worse than you thought

While the GOP candidate clings to age-old narratives about a moocher class, he ignores the truth about America<p>Ronald Reagan, the scourge of Black America and the hero of the Republican Party, holds great sway over today’s conservatives. Reagan famously talked about black “welfare queens” and …

The Results of Every Presidential Election in History

<i>The results of every presidential election in history (1789-2012)</i><p>If you think the country is polarized ahead of the presidential election in 2016, you would be right. But if you believe that Americans have always dug in their heels and voted Democrat or Republican year after year, take a look at …

The biggest 'Harry Potter' fans will eat Christmas dinner at Hogwarts this year

For $349, you can buy a ticket to eat Christmas dinner in the famed Hogwarts Great Hall at the Warner Brothers Studio outside of London.<p>The one-night-only event is scheduled for December 3.<p>Guests will receive a wand upon arrival and enjoy a two-course dinner in the Great Hall set, the Warner …

Harry Potter

Portraits of Celebrities in the Iconic Styles of Famous Photographers

Photographer Lucian Hunziker wants to give you a whirlwind tour of the history of portrait photography. For his new photo project and book titled</i> …

This 'Harry Potter' fan theory will change the way you think about Avada Kedavra forever

The Internet is brimming with fan theories, especially right now. It feels like they’re really having a moment. There are fan theories about …

18 Reasons Every Woman Should Follow Poet Rupi Kaur On Instagram

"our backs / tell stories / no books have / the spine to / carry"

Inside Banksy's Dismaland

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk<p>Dismaland, the warped "bemusement park" in the U.K. created by world-renowned street artist Banksy, will soon come to an end on September 27. Pre-sale tickets sell out almost as quickly as they they're released and non-ticketed fans have reported waiting for hours to …

Are celebs really going topless in videos for political reasons?

Is going topless in a music video a cheap grab at publicity, a political expression, or both?<p>Rose McGowan is the latest woman to go naked up top in a music video, joining the likes of singer Miley Cyrus (“Wrecking Ball”) and model Emily Ratajkowski (“Blurred Lines”) in stripping down to …

Feminism

Barack Obama just gave the most important racial justice speech of his presidency. Here’s why

Over the weekend, the president gave an unprecedented speech addressing the plight of black women<p>On Saturday, President Obama gave an unprecedented speech focused exclusively on the social plight of Black women and girls at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual weekend of events. This …

25 Things First-Year College Students Should Never Do

<b>25 Things first-year college students should NEVER do:</b><p><b>1. Drink that Punch</b><p>You don't know what's in it. The people handing it to you don't know what's in it. Oh, and the fruit floating on the top... it'll get you wasted too.<p><b>2. Assume You Know</b><p>Assumptions are lazy thoughts. They are based on fear and …

These Hilarious "Harry Potter" Comics Ask James And Lily Potter Questions

James Potter is a bit of a prat, but we love him anyway.

Trump: I'm so tired of this politically correct crap

A seemingly exasperated Donald Trump announced on Wednesday, "I'm so tired of this politically correct crap," telling a crowd of South Carolina business leaders that he's still the straight-talking, shoot-from-the-hip kind of guy that surged to the top of the polls this summer.<p>The Republican …

Government