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Photographer Tiptoes Through The Tulips To Shoot Harvest Mice, And The Result Will Make Your Day

Having one of those days? With so much craziness going on out there at the moment, sometimes what we all need is a break, time to switch off from it …

Cute Animals

A Dazzling Aerial Photograph of Edinburgh (1920)

The British photographer Alfred Buckham (1879–1956) came of age during the early history of flight and served, starting in 1917, as a reconnaissance …

Photography

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BBC iPlayer - The Andrew Marr Show - 08/04/2018

Andrew's guests are Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Chris Wylie, communities secretary Sajid Javid MP, shadow education secretary Angela Rayner MP, former Northern Ireland peace envoy George Mitchell, Irish ambassador to the UK Adrian O'Neill and actor Adrian Dunbar. The newspapers are reviewed …

United Kingdom

This is an American Chopper Meme we can all relate to. https://t.co/J1XKn22Eb8

Japanese Are Polishing Foil Balls To Perfection, And The Result Is Too Satisfying

Aluminum foil looks pretty boring. It is used for packaging, insulation, cooking… and making really shiny balls that appear to have no real purpose, …

Social Media

Industrial UAV Company | Drone Analytics

The complete aerial intelligence platform for industry<p>Accurate. Efficient. Easy.<p>Using drone technology to manage inventory<p>Discover how drone assisted …

Robots break new ground in construction industry

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As a teenager working for his dad's construction business, Noah Ready-Campbell dreamed that robots could take over the dirty, tedious parts of his job, such as digging and leveling soil for building projects.<p>Now the former Google engineer is turning that dream into a reality …

Construction Industry

Faces Of The Baltic Sea

I am a photographer living by the Baltic Sea. That sea is considered by many people to be uninteresting. I think that’s not true. I like getting out …

The 60 Finalists From Smithsonian Magazine’s 2017 Photo Contest Were Just Announced, And They’re Amazing

It's that time of the year again, when The Smithsonian Magazine announces the finalists of their hotly contested photo contest. Year after year, the …

SNP MP Mhairi Black describes shocking misogynistic online abuse received in Parliament debate

Mhairi Black, an SNP MP, has described the misogynistic and homophobic abuse directed at her online as she repeated insults aimed at her which …

Rare photographs that changed lives

<b>Twenty-four photographs from the Lewis Hine archive have been auctioned in New York. The rare prints were from the collection of the late New York photographer Isador Sy Seidman.</b><p>American sociologist Hine was one of the most important documentary photographers of the 20th Century. Because the notion …

Auctions

Brexit threatens everything I fought for in the Second World War. On my 95th birthday, this is what I need people to know

It was at the end of February in 1945 that I celebrated, courtesy of the RAF and Hitler, my 22nd birthday in Belgium. I was stationed at a former …

Guy Spends Almost A Year Gluing 42,000 Matches To Make A Giant Sphere, Sets It On Fire

Often we come up with a random yet intriguing idea but it remains just that, an idea. However, wallacemk was playing around with matches and such a …

9 Ways to Make Your Morning Coffee Healthier (and Even Tastier)

For years, we’ve been told breakfast is the most important meal of the day (though some would argue against that advice). But for those of us who …

Coconut

Watch this amazing HD footage from the 1962 Monaco Grand Prix

Monaco Grand Prix

Honda launches the 2018 Super Cub with a K-Speed custom

The Honda Super Cub truly is super. It’s been in production for six decades, and in that time 100 million units have rolled off the line. What’s more, it was the ad for the Super Cub that originally launched the iconic slogan, ‘You meet the nicest people on a Honda.’<p>The Super Cub’s design has …

Vintage

Brexit Britain will have to get used to life as a ‘third country’

The government can avoid being ripped off by the EU, but the best deal the UK can hope for is to be first among outsiders<p>Once upon a time there was a creature called Brussels that ate national sovereignty. This monster had a special hunger for Britishness, feasting on the independence of that …

United Kingdom

Woman Performs Surgery On Monarch Butterfly With Broken Wing, Next Day It Surprises Her In The Coolest Way

Depending what time of year they’re born, Monarch butterflies can live from 2 weeks to about 5 months, but this guy’s time was threatened to be cut …

Homemade

I read The New Jim Crow in jail. It changed my life

The book was banned by New Jersey prisons, and I understand why: it showed me the injustice of our criminal justice system<p>When I heard that The New Jim Crow – a book by Michelle Alexander about how mass incarceration in America is a new form of racial control – had been banned by New Jersey …

New Jersey

64 Glamorous Portrait Photos of Ziegfeld Girls by Alfred Cheney Johnston From the Late 1910s to Early 1930s

Alfred Cheney Johnston (1885-1971) was a New York City-based photographer known for his portraits of Ziegfeld Follies showgirls as well as of actors …

New York City

Graphic short story: Dennis and June

Emily Jones (pen name Emilybob) has been named runner-up in the Observer/Cape/Comica graphic short story prize 2017. This is her entry<p>• Read an interview with Tor Freeman and all of the previous winners, to mark 10 years of the prize, here<p>Runner-up 2017

Short Stories

Yanis Varoufakis Best Quotes

December 21, 2017 quotes, Yanis Varoufakis, Yanis Varoufakis Quotes<p>Follow @FreeWilllT<p>Born in Athens in 1961, Varoufakis attended Moraitis School …

Car falls into stream as icy conditions grip Edinburgh

A Range Rover has fallen into a stream with its owner appearing to have fallen victim to the icy conditions across the Capital.<p>A picture emerged on …

75 of Billy Connolly’s best jokes, one-liners and quips

Billy Connolly, known affectionately in his native Scotland as “The Big Yin”, celebrated his 75th birthday last week.<p>For the majority of those 75 …

Billy Connolly

Artist Combines Nature And Technology In His Latest Sculpture Of Modern-Day Protector

A year ago we wrote about some beautiful sculptures by an American artist Garret Kane and now his latest sculpture is fascinating the people all …

Biohackers are using CRISPR on their DNA and we can’t stop it

GENE editing is entering the mainstream. CRISPR, a cheap and easy technique for making precise changes to DNA, has got researchers around the world …

Let’s have a cabinet of all the Brexiteer talents

Former leading member of the Britain in Europe campaign Chris Haskins proposes a new government to negotiate with the EU<p>It is now clear Mrs May is only acting as a front for the Brexiteers. So why not place the real powers behind the throne on the throne? The following cabinet would reflect the …

Boris Johnson

Jo Brand silences all-male Have I Got News For You panel over House of Commons sexual harassment comments

Jo Brand last night silenced an all-male panel on Have I Got News For You when she explained why sexual harassment of any nature – or the trivialising of it – is unacceptable.<p>When team captain Ian Hislop suggested that some of the allegations currently coming out of Westminster were not "high-level …

Having A Bad Day? Here’s 48 Wild Hamsters

If I tell you to imagine a hamster you would probably picture the furball in a cage, on a wheel. But while these rodents are incredibly popular as …