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The Real Dispute Driving the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

A cycle of denial has defined the shared existence of neighboring peoples for seven decades.<p>As the U.S. moves its embassy to Jerusalem, and the tragedy at the Gaza border escalates, Israelis and Palestinians continue to contest each other’s rights not just to that city, but to legitimacy itself.<p>On …

Israel

These Creepy Paintings Look Ripped from a Surreal Storybook

Roby dwi Antono’s paintings portray children frolicking with ghostly creatures in an unsettling fantasyland.<p>Young but far from foolish, a cast of girls stand their ground while animal specters invade their immediate surroundings. The image of an unperturbed pre-teen girl holding an oversized insect …

The iPhone Photography Awards 2016: The winners, in pictures

Kayaking

Colorful Drone Photos Take You Soaring Over Hong Kong

Andy Yeung captures sublime photos of one of the world’s most dense cities.<p>Anyone who’s ever flown into or out of a major city knows that the sublime scale of a metropolis is impossible to comprehend when you’re on the ground. Photographer Andy Yeung mines the amazing feeling of seeing huge cities …

Magnum Photographer David Alan Harvey in the streets of Korea with the Fuji X100

Magnum Photos member David Alan Harvey has always strived to approach his subjects as closely as possible to show the depth of their lives. Although …

Polish farmland bill may breach EU law

Under the temporary rule agreed to protect Poland's farmland and forests market, citizens of other EU states needed to obtain permission from the …

Europe

Voivodeships of Poland marked as countries with matching GDP.

The world as 100 people over the last 200 years.<p>Europeans are divided along ideological lines in their views of the EU, but this division is not a …

United Nations

Tag: Bathrooms

Vintage Luxe: New Bath Accessories from Rowen & Wren with Traditional Appeal<p>by Annie Quigley<p>Steal This Look: An All-White Scandi Bath in SoHo, New …

AQUA DOME - Austria State-of-the-art contemporary...

State-of-the-art contemporary architecture, alpine charm, and genuine Tyrolean hospitality come together at AQUA DOME, an exquisite wellness hotel …

I Photograph Small Models with a Big Imagination

For me photography is not portraying what exists, but portraying what exist <i>in me</i>.<p>Ever since I was a kid I used to spend hours alone in my room …

These Smuggled Photos Show a Colorful Side to North Korea

Often when we think of North Korea, we imagine a cold, grey, concrete Soviet wasteland where people wearily practice highly-choreographed communist …

These are the 9 fastest piloted planes in the world

Capable of flitting through the air at multiple times the speed of sound, these planes take the pilot to the fringe of science fiction.<p>Although a number of these aircraft have since been retired, they continue to be the fastest manned aircraft in history.<p>The designs and advances achieved with these …

Aviation

Wounded War Veterans Show They’re Confident Enough To Be Calendar Models

Michael Stokes, a fine arts photographer in California, takes a bold new approach to veteran portrait photography by taking powerful and sexually …

These Photos Got a Photographer Banned from North Korea

Photographer Éric Lafforgue has spent years traveling the world to shoot documentary photos for well-known publications. He was even given rare …

Photographer Shows That Beauty Is Ageless In These Stunning Nudes

"I wanted to show women -- despite what society tells them -- that getting older only makes them stronger and more beautiful and that they should own that."<p><i>Warning: Some readers might consider a few of these images not safe for work.</i><p>Photographer Demetrius Fordham has just released a portrait series …

Beauty

The 14 best new buildings on the planet, according to architecture fans

ArchDaily recently announced the winners of its annual Building of the Year Awards, determining 14 of the top buildings in categories that ranged from offices to religious structures.<p>Over 3,000 projects were submitted, with the winners including buildings that are incredibly beautiful, creative, or …

How to Tell If Someone Is Lying, According to Science

Wouldn’t it be nice to know how to tell if someone is lying?<p>We’re going to see what the research has to say on detecting lies, avoiding deception and …

Oakland Photographer Brittani Sensabaugh Captures Portraits of Life in America's Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

I had known Brittani Sensabaugh for less than two minutes before she started crying. It was last Thursday morning at a well known cafe in Uptown …

SF Guide

15 incredible photos that were taken by drones

Drone photography is incredible. Just look at this!<p>This is just third place winner in a two-month competition challenging people around the world to submit their best aerial photos taken by drones. The winners were announced Thursday after 10,000 entries poured in from 146 countries.<p>Check out the …

Neil deGrasse Tyson tweets about scientific accuracy in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Noted astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has some thoughts about the scientific accuracy of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>.<p>On Monday, Tyson tweeted his …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Dancer Captures Elegant Photos of His Gravity-Defying Movements Frozen in Time

While levitation photography is nothing new, Taiwanese-French-American photographer Mickael Jou's self-portraits of himself leaping through the air are exceptionally elegant feats of movement and grace. For the past three years, the Berlin-based creative has united his two passions–photography and …

Photography

Bodypainters Beautifully Blend Human Bodies into Nature

Using absolutely no Photoshop, bodypainters Leonie Gen and Joerg Duesterwald worked with photographers Laila Pregizer and Uwe Schmida in seamlessly integrating the human body into natural landscapes. Called <i>Metamorphosis</i>, the project blends naked models into everything from rock formations to curly …

Calendars

These Unseen Photos From World War I Are Unbelievable

Typically, when long-lost photos are found and restored they're a bit underwhelming. But this new series of images, captured by an unknown …

80 Empowered Women Go Bare-Breasted in New York

While portrait photographer Jordan Matter may best be known for his uplifting series <i>Dancers Among Us</i>, a collection of photographs of dancers leaping on city streets, it's his portraits of over 80 bare-breasted women that will have you talking today. Over the course of six years, Matter asked women …

Self-Acceptance

Grass-Covered Path Suspended Above Courtyard in Poland – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Inspired by being stuck in an office and thinking “if only I could go for a walk,” the Zalewski Architecture Group have designed a unique bit of …

The BBC designed a fun quiz inspired by psychologists to test how dark your personality is — and you can take it now

Although the quiz was designed "solely for entertainment," it still offers an interesting (if unscientific) glimpse into your personality.<p>The BBC designed the quiz, which was inspired by questionnaires developed by psychologists Delroy Paulhus and Daniel Jones.<p>Psychologists have defined a "dark …

Father Hilariously Shares the Reasons Why His Son is Crying

“I wouldn't let him drink bath water.”<p>Greg Pembroke, a 32-year-old father of two boys under the age of 4, has seen his share of temper tantrums and decided to share his fatherhood experiences through a single topic blog called <i>Reasons My Son is Crying</i>. What began as simply posting pictures on …

Parenting

'Thousands' of Polish soldiers receive mysterious call from Russian number

The number of people receiving the mysterious calls could be as high as 10,000, according to reports<p>Poland's defence minister has asked the security services to investigate how hundreds, or even thousands, of soldiers and civilian employees of the army received harassing telephone calls from Russia.<p>…

Surreal Art By Tony Futura Makes Fun Of Consumerism And Pop Culture (20+ Pics)

Tony Futura, a digital artist based in Berlin, creates surreal art that seems to poke fun at the materialism and pop-culture focus of modern Western …

Źródło Bar review - Poznań, Poland

Located on the edge of the picturesque Warta River 300km west of Warsaw, Poznań is one of Poland’s oldest cities. No surprises then that its architecture, dating back at least a millennium, fields an arresting haul of Renaissance piles and proto-Prussian grandeur. In the midst of this Old World …

Architecture