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Homes to dive for: pool properties – in pictures

Beat the summer heat with a dip at one of these cool homes, from Suffolk to Tuscany

World Water Week – in pictures

More than 30% of the water sources on our planet are being over-exploited, in many cases to near exhaustion. World Water Week brings together experts and innovators from around the world to develop solutions for a sustainable water future<p>• This year World Water Week takes place in Stockholm, 28 Aug …

The world's best kinds of barbecues | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Americans are perhaps the standard bearers of the "barbecue." Backyards and parks in the United States are full of people gathering around sauce-slathered chicken and other meats.<p>But famed as America's grill skills may be, many would claim it can't hold a glowing charcoal ember to the …

Political animals: the pets and beasts running in local elections

Duke the dog has won his third term as mayor in a Minnesota town, joining other wild and domesticated candidates

Pets

Best photographs of the day: a leopard cub's debut and St Paul's in flames

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including a US baseball splash, rehearsals for the London’s Burning festival and a newborn leopard

Festivals

Eyewitness: Kolkata, India

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Kolkata

Model dogs seek new owners – in pictures

Photographer <b>Tammy Swarek</b> decided to dress up rescue dogs to draw attention to their stories and help potential owners connect with them. Swarek worked with the Union County Animal Protection Society dog shelter in El Dorado, Arkansas, to help these animals find homes

Castles in the sky: the world's best unsung buildings – in pictures

From a Russian workers’ club to an Italian office giving medievalism a modern twist, RIBA fellow Alan Powers salutes 10 underappreciated architectural gems

Look at me! 15 must-see selfies from August

Take a look at some selfies taken by celebrities during the month of August.

How to Plan a Trip to a Place You Know Nothing About

This week I am going to Sri Lanka and, outside a few facts I’d picked up by reading the news and talking to friends over the years, I recently …

Couple Brings Photo Crew to Iceland for Epic Week-Long Engagement Shoot

A Canadian couple has turned their engagement shoot into the stuff of “epic” Internet fame. Cici and Clement were determined to get one-of-a-kind …

Northern Lights

Marvel at Fleshy Nudes Made Out of Foam

Imagine a perfectly fleshy pre-Raphaelite bottom, rendered not in paint but in pastel-coloured foam. This is the work of fine artist Etienne Gros, …

Sculpture

Lawyers of church shooter argue federal death penalty unconstitutional

(Reuters) - Attorneys for a white man accused of killing nine black parishioners in a racially motivated attack at a South Carolina church a year ago argued that their client should not face the death penalty, asserting the punishment is unconstitutional.<p>Dylann Roof is seen in this June 18, 2015 …

Zika fear prompts travel warning for Miami, CDC’s first in U.S.

Fourteen people have been infected with the Zika virus in Florida, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning to pregnant women to avoid traveling to the Wynwood neighborhood.<p>Sixteen people have been infected with the Zika virus in Florida, and the Centers for Disease …

Florida

Reports of chemical gas attacks in 2 Syrian cities

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two chemical gas attacks have been reported in northern Syria, one in the region where a Russian helicopter was downed a day earlier, killing all five people on board.<p>In the first alleged attack, cylinders suspected of containing chlorine gas were dropped in residential areas in the city of …

Middle East

Modern Women Wearing Traditional Ukrainian Crowns Give New Meaning To Ancient Tradition

Slavic workshop Treti Pivni (translated as Third Rooster) has recently created an amazing new series of portraits featuring women and children …

Nintendo loses billions in value after 'Pokemon Go' truth bomb

Nintendo made it clear on Friday that it didn't actually develop everyone's favorite augmented reality game.<p><i>Pokemon Go</i> is an unprecedented success, but Nintendo recently admitted it won't directly profit from the augmented reality game, leading to a loss of $6.7 billion in Nintendo's market value …

Pokémon

An intimate glimpse into the fleeting moments of young love NSFW

Looking into the eyes of our own lover, can we really ever fully understand what they are thinking beyond their outward appearance? Hamburg-based …

Man Charged with Felony Assault After Nearly Running Over Photographer

Los Angeles-based photographer Alex Stone was shooting a car on a desolate public road in Southern California this past weekend when he was …

Crime

What Asian Wedding Photographers Do For the Perfect Shot

What unusual tactics do you have for nailing the perfect portrait? Over in East Asia, a set of viral photos circulating on the Web shows what some …

Asia

The Shot: Raindrops on Fire in Yellowstone

In my long career documenting events for Reuters and many other clients, I occasionally get to witness something that is truly amazing.<p>It happened the other night in Yellowstone National Park, a place I visit four or five times a year. I usually spend my days far away from the crowds and the …

This Special Edition Beer Bottle Comes with a 360° Smartphone Lens on Top

A mis-named marketing gimmick is bringing together 360° photos and … beer? Yep. Beck’s beer has launched a special edition bottle that comes complete …

VSCO is Revamping its Mobile Camera App: Here’s a Peek

VSCO has announced that it’s redesigning its popular mobile camera app for both iOS and Android. The new app will be focused on both creating and …

Apps

Missing Pit Bull Puppy Treads Water For Ten Hours Before Reuniting With His Human

A 10-month-old Pit Bull puppy named Remy, adopted by his human Mike Incremona, endured quite an exhausting weekend. Somehow, Remy got lost and jumped …

New York shooting: Gunfire at Irving Plaza leaves one person dead

<b>One person has been killed and three others wounded in a shooting at a music venue in New York.</b><p>Police said the shooting happened at Irving Plaza, near Union Square, Manhattan, where hip-hop artist TI was due to perform on Wednesday evening.<p>No-one has been arrested and the motive for the shooting is …

New York Bill Would Make It Illegal For Landlords To Ban Large Dogs Of Any Breed

Pit Bull owners – and owners of large dogs generally – in New York will have a much easier time finding a place to live if a first-of-its kind bill …

It Took 2 Years To Rescue This Sweet Pit Bull, And When They Did, They Found A Surprise

For two years residents of Swatara Township, Pennsylvania came to know a stray Pit Bull they named Rosie. Many people tried to capture the dog, but …