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Smile for Andy! Warhol's Polaroids of his famous friends – in pictures

Warhol documented his whole life in Polaroids, taking more than 20,000 shots of the famous and fabulous. Here are a select few of Dolly, Divine, Basquiat, Burroughs – and a super-70s Audrey Hepburn having a cigarette break

Andy Warhol

The terrible reign of cocaine king Pablo Escobar

A new Netflix series dramatises the life of the Colombian drugs baron. Chris Harvey goes behind the scenes<p>When the life of Pablo Escobar came to an ugly end on December 2, 1993 – tracked down and killed by a US-trained Colombian hit squad on a barrio rooftop – it brought to a close the criminal …


Bustling metropolis Istanbul

Project info<p>A visit to Istanbul, the bustling metropolis of Turkey. I wandered through the streets discovering vibrant life and unexpected moments.


This is how I passed my Italian oral test. #9gag

J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and 'The Fellowship' of fantasy writers

In a pub in Oxford there lived some writers. Not nasty, dirty decadent writers, whose books were filled with intimations of sex and an oozy smell, nor yet dry, bare Modernists with a horror of heroics or fantastical things: These Oxford writers were Inklings, and that means heterosexual white male …


Hawaii ban on noncompetes leaves out a huge chunk of workers

The debate over noncompete agreements—the fine print in employment contracts that keeps employees from working for competitors in their next job—has …

Photographer Gains Once-in-a-Lifetime Access to the Festival of Niger’s Nomadic Tribes

When rainfall quenches the bone-dry terrain of Southern Niger, says New York-based travel photographer Terri Gold, a thousand Wodaabe nomads, along …


How Orson Welles shattered the Hollywood image

Big, grizzled, with spit and stubble, Orson Welles dismantled the notion of what a movie star should look like. As it returns to cinemas, Michael Newton celebrates his Touch of Evil, the last great film noir of Hollywood’s golden age<p>In Jonathan Swift’s <i>Gulliver’s Travels</i>, Gulliver finds himself in …


7 Tougher, More Exciting Ways to Fish This Summer

Put down that spinner and ditch the fly rod, it's time to learn to fish like a real man.<p>From spearfishing to trout tickling and beyond, it's time to fish like a real man.


35 of LIFE Magazine's Best Summer Covers

June 28, 1937 LIFE Magazine cover "Sea, Sand and Siren" (photo by Herbert Matter).<br>LIFE Magazine<p>1 of 35<p>For all of LIFE Magazine’s coverage of serious …

Unbound: China's last 'lotus feet' – in pictures

103 years after foot binding was banned, a few women still live with the severe deformity it caused. Jo Farrell tracked down 50 of them, all in old age, and photographed some for her book Living History: Bound Feet Women of China<p>The last women in China with bound feet: ‘They thought it would give …


Why going “retro” can be a good thing in the world of photography

Have a look at the comments in this The Verge article on the Olympus EP-5 when it was released. You’ll find a variety of people bitching about too …

Impressions of India: Varanasi

Wednesday January 21, 2015<p>This morning we were picked up early by our trusty driver Mr. Singh and his dear assistant, Neetu, who we have become enormously attached to. We will miss them, as this is our last ride to the Delhi airport for our short flight to Varanasi. We all said our goodbyes and …

Portraits of the Disappearing Tribes of the World

Photographer Jimmy Nelson spent three years between 2010 and 2013 visiting some of the indigenous cultures found in the furthest corners of our …

Haiti Through the Lens: a photographer's journey

Haiti has so much more to share with travellers than a history of challenges and natural disasters. Here you’ll find a beauty in the people and the …

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