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The dangerous, beautiful life of a Lego minifig photographer

UK-based photographer Andrew Whyte specializes in dramatic light art and long exposures of the night sky, but some of his most striking work involves helping an inch-high fellow photographer get a good shot. For over a year, Whyte has been shooting what he calls the "Legography" series, starring a …

Classic paintings of world cities meet Google Street View – in pictures

Following on from his amazing series last week, here are Halley Docherty’s latest collages for us – well known historical paintings of city scenes around the world, from Istanbul to Saint Petersburg and Tokyo to New York, superimposed on to Google Street View<p>• Classic London paintings meet Google …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

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The Truth About 'The Most Interesting Man In The World'

For over 40 years, Jonathan Goldsmith worked as a journeyman actor with hundreds of IMDB credits to his name.<p>In 2006, he booked the role of a lifetime: the spokesperson for a Dos Equis beer campaign that soon made him known to millions as "The Most Interesting Man In The World."<p>Goldsmith lived and …

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

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23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Five awesome BIG bee faces

Get face-to-face with these awesome bees. USGS macro photos of bees and insects.<p>The USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab has posted hundreds of …

Threes is finally available for Android

Android owners, we'll understand if we don't see you for a few days -- Threes is now available for your phones and tablets. If you're not familiar with Threes, prepare to fall in love. The $1.99 game has been rocking the top of the iOS charts for weeks, but has been MIA for other platforms. The …

Digital Storm's Vanquish II makes the 'Ultimate' gaming PC affordable

Digital Storm took the wraps off of its new Vanquish II PC today, a desktop gaming rig with a hurricane of features designed to give you a custom-built feel without actually having to assemble your own computer. Prices start at $699 for the"Good" version, which comes with a Core i3 4330 processor, …

Blood test could predict risk of Alzheimer's disease, dementia in elderly

Scientists have developed a blood test that they say could lead to an early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia in elderly people long before the symptoms of the disease begin to manifest themselves.<p>A team led by Dr. Howard Federoff of the Georgetown University School of …

NATO aircraft to monitor Ukraine crisis

NATO has said it will start reconnaissance flights over Poland and Romania to monitor the situation in neighbouring Ukraine where Russian forces have taken control of Crimea.<p>The AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) flights will take place solely over NATO territory, the alliance said on …

Obama to Host New Ukraine PM Amid Tensions with Russia

In a diplomatic dig at Russia, President Barack Obama will be hosting the new Ukrainian prime minister at the White House, a high-profile gesture aimed at cementing the West's allegiance to Ukraine's fledgling government.<p>The meeting Wednesday between Obama and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk comes …

Obama Meets With Ukraine Prime Minister at White House

President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the West “will be forced to apply a cost” if Russia continues its aggression in Ukraine.<p>The president spoke from the Oval Office after meeting with Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine’s acting prime minister, who said his country was ready for talks with Russia but …

Number of Adults Using ADHD Drugs Reaches New High

The number of adults taking ADHD drugs rose by more 50% between 2008 and 2012, according to a new report from pharmacy management organization …

Rough diamond hints at vast quantities of water inside Earth

Battle-scarred diamond provides evidence of 'wet zone' 410km below the surface where water is locked up inside minerals<p>A small, battered diamond found in the gravel strewn along a shallow riverbed in Brazil has provided evidence of a vast "wet zone" deep inside the Earth that could hold as much …

McCain To Lead Delegation To Ukraine

The Arizona senator is returning to Kiev for the second time since the crisis erupted, just days ahead of a referendum on the future of the Ukrainian …

Syrian Officials To U.S.: You Should Be On Our Side

LATAKIA, Syria — Syrian officials have a sharp message for American policymakers about the war in this country: you should be on our side.<p>“The militants that we face here, they are like the head of the snake,” said one Syrian army colonel, who, like all the military officials interviewed for this …

Leaked Snowden documents detail NSA's plans for 'millions' of malware attacks

Over the past months, leaked documents from the NSA, GCHQ, and other agencies have shed light on efforts to dramatically scale the process of putting malware on targets' computers. At <i>The Intercept</i>, Glenn Greenwald and Ryan Gallagher have published more details about how these programs work, and …