Jennifer C. Augustine

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History of America in 101 Objects

Here’s an idea, pick up a book and learn something. Do I sound like one of your grandparents? Good, because that generation will be the only people …

Jane Austen in quotes: 30 tips for a successful life

Who needs modern self-help gurus when a 19th-century novelist had it all worked out? Fortify yourself for the first Jane Austen day with quotes from her novels – and let us know the ones we have missed<p>It’s no longer universally acknowledged that “a single man in possession of a good fortune must be …

Spectacular Photos Capture Earth's Majestic Beauty

French photographer Alban Henderyckx captures the majestic beauty of the world. His awe-inspiring landscape images show a variety of crystal clear and colorful terrains on this great Earth. They highlight intricate rock formations, multifaceted blocks of ice, and bright-blue lagoons in scenes that …

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THE SHOOTER: Jake Simkin

Jacob Simkin sold everything and quit his career as a commercial photographer and cinematographer to work in Banda Aceh, Indonesia after the tsunami in 2004. He hasn’t looked back since and has travelled from developing country to war zone while covering humanitarian crises.<p>He found a home in …

100 Years of Design on the Land

By Jonathan Lippincott December 15, 2014<p>Carol Betsch, <i>View from Mountain Avenue, below Washington Tower, Mount Auburn Cemetery</i>, Boston, Massachusetts, 2005.<p><i>“100 Years of Design on the Land,” a photography show opening here in New York this evening at 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, explores</i> …

Lovely Lenticular Clouds: 42 Incredible UFO Cloud Photos

Lenticular clouds hang steady over the sea ice in McMurdo Sound. But photographers don’t have to freeze in Antarctica to capture this dramatic …

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Brad Pitt and Kids Step in for Angelina Jolie at Unbroken Premiere

Angelina Jolie was forced to miss the premiere of her latest film, <i>Unbroken</i>, but she had four stellar stand-ins on the red carpet.<p>Husband Brad Pitt …

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What It’s Like Spending Two Months on an Island with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt

Can you imagine what it would be like to spend two months trapped on an island with the world’s most genetically perfect human specimens? <b>Mélanie Laurent</b> completely can, only because the French actress actually <i>did</i> spend eight weeks on a small island in Malta with the newlyweds while filming Jolie’s …

8@8: your morning scoop

check out natalie portman’s new film.<p><b>Today Is…</b><p>Jane Austen Day! (And the English author’s 239th birthday.) Check out the Jane Austen Centre’s Facebook page to find all kinds of book readings, reenactments, and shows in your area, commemorating the writer who pretty much invented literary girl</b> …

A Ghost in the Making: Photographing the Rusty-patched Bumble Bee

Changing Planet<p><i>This article is brought to you by the</i> <i>International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP)</i><i>. Read our</i> <i>other articles</i> <i>on the National Geographic Voices blog featuring the work of our iLCP Fellow Photographers all around the world.</i><p>Text and photos by iLCP Fellow Clay Bolt, and video by …

7 New Hair Colors to Consider This Winter

A surprising winter blonde, the new way to ombré, and the latest Kim Kardashian hair hue.<p>Let terra-cotta red, updated ombré, a honey blonde Beyoncé, and Bella Hadid's rose gold convince you to experiment with your color. Here, the newest hair hues to try this winter.

We Did Not Google Beyonce Enough This Year

Photo: Getty Images<p>2014 is winding down and with that comes the release of Google's 'it' list: a breakdown of the most-searched-for and most trending terms in 2014. And while in the U.K., Beyoncé was number one on its list of most-searched female celebs, in the U.S., she didn't rank on any list. …

THE SHOT: Under Siege in Kobani

My name is Jake, and I have been a freelance humanitarian photographer and videographer for almost 10 years.<p>I'm not going to tell you how I got into Kobani because if I told you, every journalist and wannabee journalist will be doing it.<p>I had been based in Afghanistan and have covered wars in …

Wild beauty of America’s Everglades: Subtropical wilderness stuffed with wildlife

American alligators in Everglades National Park as seen from Anhinga Trail. Other popular areas for wildlife viewing — like alligators, wading birds, …

Magnificent Mount Etna Volcano Roaring Lava [42 Photos]

After rumbling for months, Mount Etna is spewing molten lava like in this lava fountain taken in August 2014.<b> Photo #1 by Davide Nicotra</b>July 2014 …

Pitt fills in for 'scratchy' Jolie at 'Unbroken'

LOS ANGELES — When there is a person down in the Pitt-Jolie household, the others stand up.<p>So when Angelina Jolie was not able to make it to the Hollywood premiere of her movie <i>Unbroken</i> on Monday night due to chickenpox, husband Brad Pitt stepped in.<p>Pitt was not alone. He attended the Hollywood …

Instagram Unveils 5 New Filters

From the editors of Esquire.com, some new things to play with in time for the holidays from the photo app.<p>Instagram is having a very big year. Last week, the company announced that it now has over 300 million users and earlier this year it launched Hyperlapse, its wildly popular time-lapse …

How to Update Neutrals With This Eye-Catching Accent Color

Use this accent color.<p>A color palette of soft khaki and cream snap to attention, especially when accented with black. Designer Michael Aiduss decorated this classic Cape Cod-style house in New Jersey with sophisticated and authentic style, plus a few gutsy moves, too.

Kirsten Dunst to Beautify 'Fargo' Season 2

<i>Editor's Note: Kirsten Dunst returns to television via "Fargo," the "Eraserhead" baby continues to haunt us, and more in our Daily Blunt.</i><p>As it heads …