Ashleigh Davis

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Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

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Where Does The Moon's Smell Come From?

No, it's not from the cheese.<p>In 1969, mankind got its first few whiffs of the lunar surface after astronauts tracked moon dust into the Apollo lander.<p>In an article on <i>Space.com</i>, Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison “Jack” Schmitt describes the Moon’s scent as being similar to spent gunpowder. Buzz Aldrin of …

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Young Jeezy Arrested on Gun Charge After Wiz Khalifa Concert Shooting

Rapper held on $1 million bail<p>Young Jeezy, real name Jay Jenkins, was one of six people arrested on Sunday for possession of an assault riffle after …

The 2012 Forbes Fictional 15

It’s a great time to be imaginary. The characters that make up this year’s edition of the Forbes Fictional 15, our annual listing of fiction’s richest, boast an aggregate net worth of $209.5 billion. That’s up a stunning 59% from last year — and it’s enough cash to give $30 to every (real) person …

Caramelized Peach Pancakes

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Have some sunny, peachy pancakes for breakfast this morning.</i><p>Are you a recipe procrastinator? I am. I …

Robin Williams: A Photo Gallery

Sugar: the evolution of a forbidden fruit

Sweetness was meant to be irresistible.<p>We are born with a sweet tooth. Babies drink in sugar with their mother’s milk. Sweetness represents an instant energy boost, a fuel that kept our ancestors going in a harsher world where taste buds evolved to distinguish health-giving ripeness and freshness …

Royal Navy

The birth of Disney's dark ride

Disney’s darkest dark ride, the Haunted Mansion, finally opened to the public on August 9, 1969, though Walt had started formal development of the …

Scrublands - Photographs and text by Antoine Bruy | LensCulture

<b>Grant Winner</b> <i>This project was awarded a special cash grant by juror Sujong Song. Each of the five jury members selected one photographer from the Top 50 Emerging Talents to be awarded special distinction with a cash grant.</i><p><b>From Juror Sujong Song:</b><p>“<i>Scrublands</i> by Antoine Bruy is about people who have …

Buenos Aires

100th Anniversary of Panama Canal: Pictures

In Acting And In Life, Lauren Bacall 'Loved The Idea Of Adventure'

With her chin down and her eyes up, Lauren Bacall's trademark, sultry <i>look</i> enchanted audiences — and also fellow co-stars, most notably her future husband, Humphrey Bogart. But that powerful glance was actually a technique that 19-year-old Bacall employed to keep herself from shaking with …

A 17-Year-Old Invented This Smart Device That Makes Clean Water And Power At The Same Time

The H2Pro turns dirty water and sunlight to clean water and power. What were you doing when you were 17?<p>Around the world, many of the 783 million people who don’t have clean drinking water also don’t have access to electricity. A new design from an Australian high school student aims to solve both …

'Simpsons' writers give epic marathon survival guide

On Thursday at the strike of 10 a.m. ET, FXX will drop an absurdly daunting challenge into the laps of channel surfers by airing all 552 episodes of</i> …

CHP submits freeway beating case for possible charges against officer

The California Highway Patrol officer who was videotaped punching a woman on the 10 Freeway has been stripped of his duties and could face "potentially serious charges," the agency announced Wednesday.<p>CHP officials said in a statement that they had forwarded to prosecutors the results of a criminal …

Spoken Reasons: CYBER HOES - [#FCHW]

Guess Who's Been Waiting In The Lobby For A Hundred Million Years?

Sometimes the quiet ones surprise us.<p>Take moss — those fuzzy green pads you see on the sides of old trees, or hanging onto rocks. Who notices moss? It's just ... there, doing whatever it does — so slowly, so terribly slowly, that nobody bothers to think about it. Moss creeps up tree bark, sits …

Who Were the Ancient Bog Mummies? Surprising New Clues

Ongoing research suggests at least two 2,000-year-old corpses had traveled before their deaths.<p>Cast into northern European wetlands, bog bodies have long appeared as opaque to archaeologists as their dark and watery graves. But new clues are coming in the centuries-old mystery of their origins.<p>Over …

Former Vanderbilt Grad Student Files $20 Million Lawsuit Claiming Sexual Harassment By Professor

The former medical school student "alleges a pattern of abuse from a supervising professor and claims it continued even after it was reported," local News Channel 5 reports. We first read about this lawsuit at Jezebel, which notes that the suit names various Vanderbilt administrators, including a …

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Earthquake Maps Reveal Higher Risks for Much of U.S.

New government maps extend hazard zones in eastern, central, and western U.S.<p>Look out, South Carolina, Illinois, and Missouri. Although California is well known for earthquakes, new federal government maps extend the high-risk zones for temblors across much more of the country.<p>On Thursday, the …

Nurse 'posed with axe he planned to use to behead 14-year-old girl'

Dale Bolinger, 57, denies charges of arranging to meet and groom the girl, who he met online and whose identity is not known<p>Nurse Dale Bolinger posed with the large axe he allegedly planned to use to behead a teenage girl before eating her.<p>The father-of-four bought the three-foot handle weapon from …

Georgia family aims to go viral, find kidney donor

GREENSBORO, Ga. — A Georgia family aims to go viral in a photo campaign to find a donor kidney for a father of three.<p>Raleigh Callaway, 49, needs the kidney after battling diabetes, hypertension and chronic disease for 15 years, according to his family.<p>Callaway, a veteran investigator with the …

GoTenna Lets You Text Your Friends Even When There's No Signal

Anyone who sends texts (so, that's pretty much everyone) knows that sending messages in big crowds or remote places is often a lot easier said than …

Jerry Sandusky son alleges even worse abuse

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jerry Sandusky's adopted son Matthew said in a television interview Thursday that his sexual abuse at the former Penn State coach's hands consisted of oral sex, a more serious allegation than he made to detectives two years ago.<p>Matthew Sandusky spoke on "Oprah Prime" about …

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

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