Johan Van Der Wardt

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Kiribati: Disappearing? - Photographs and text by Vlad Sokhin | LensCulture

<i>According to projections, within this century, the water will be higher than the highest point in our lands…For our people to survive, then they will have to migrate. Either we can wait for the time when we have to move people en masse or we can prepare them—beginning from now…</i><p>—Anote Tong, …

Climate Change

A fisherman's boat on the beautiful island of #KoLipe, #Thailand where no cars are allowed or even necessary. Located in the #AndamanSea, Ko Lipe is blessed with two wide white-sand beaches separated by jungled hills, and within spitting distance of protected coral reefs. As with any destination, we encourage our travellers to tread lightly and remember to #TravelResponsibly when visiting this slice of paradise. Image by LP photographer @felixrioux. #LonelyPlanet #travel

From skulls to sewers: the darker side of Paris

Paris basks in its reputation as a glittering capital of fashion, art and culture – but it also has the power to bewitch visitors with more macabre sights.<p>Peer behind the glamour of the French capital to discover the best of its underground wonders and grisly history.<p>Les Catacombes<p>Beneath Paris’ …

Clams are stupid, according to this hilarious video about Octopuses

BECAUSE WE ONLY get to interact with a fraction of the animal kingdom on a daily basis, creatures like the octopus often come off as very unassuming, …

Clams

The world's first underwater museum – in pictures

From algae-encrusted VW Beetles to classical busts covered in psychedelic coral, dive into the magical world of Jason deCaires Taylor’s seabed sculptures. He covers his exhibits – which include a dream collector and a dozing dog – in a cement that attracts growth, then plunges them to the ocean …

50 African proverbs to get you thinking

As 6-year-olds in Zimbabwe, we were taught proverbs before we were taught how to navigate the nuts and bolts of Shona (the most common language in …

Finding jeong in South Korea

I was riding one of those pimped out intercity buses you can get for an extra W5000 — the ones with wide seats that can recline to almost horizontal. …

Get Lost on Italy's Sun-Kissed Mediterranean Coast

Quaint villages and enchanting views have drawn people to this stunning coast for centuries.<p>Italy's Amalfi Coast boasts a classic Mediterranean landscape, a sensual blend of both natural and cultural wonders. The breathtaking terrain includes dramatic coastline topography scattered with terraced …

Italy

Top 10 Things to Do in Paris at Christmas

You probably won't be able to jet over to Paris for Christmas. But if you could, here are ten fun things to do (excerpted from the Rick Steves' European Christmas book). Read these and imagine a Joyeux Noël in the City of Light:<p><b>Manèges de Noël: Christmas Carousels</b><p>These seasonal merry-go-rounds pop …

Weekend readers' best photographs: prepare

From books to bikes: your best pictures on this week's theme, prepare.<p>The next topic is pamper (to appear January 11). Email a hi-res image (one per entry), plus a sentence or two about what inspired you to take your photo, to in.pictures@guardian.co.uk by noon on Tuesday December 17; please supply …

The Crowd-Pleaser: 11 Exciting Potato Recipes

This one's for all you out there who just don't get mashed potatoes. Sure they have plenty of butter and salt, but where's the <i>crisp?</i> Where's the <i>crunch?</i> Where's the gooey cheese and the bacon and the salt crust?<p>Here, of course! Because even though this holiday is all about the turkey, the …

Cooking

Word of Mouth Paris: Bars and Restaurants

by David Graver and Katie Olsen<p>Everybody has a recommendation to offer regarding a trip to Paris; those who have visited "La Ville-Lumière" claim a favorite spot and are ever-eager to share it. Generally, however, they're all quite personal or, on the contrary, quite touristy. It's a city known for …

Yi Peng Festival

Serenity

James Rock

128 Colorful Nice Things Icons For Free

<i>Hit the ground running with three different PNG sizes!</i><p><i>A preview of all of the icons in this set. (View larger preview)</i><p>Download The Icon Set For …

Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …

Hand Drawn Vintage Brand Marks by BMD

Handmade Vintage Logotypes.<p>There are still a handful of designers who are able to create iconic brand marks just like in the good old times. The …