Alejandro Mos Riera

81,735 Added | 143 Magazines | 8 Likes | 20 Following | 24,279 Followers | @MosRiera | Alejandro Mos Riera es un polímata español. Poeta, escritor, pintor, fotógrafo, músico y cineasta. Director del Museum Of Silence y The Modern Times.

More Incredibly Mesmerizing GIFs by RRRRRRRROLL

Japanese art and photography collective RRRRRRRROLL first mesmerized us with their spinning gifs over 10 months ago and they've continued to create one hypnotizing animated image after another. Sharing about one to two images every week, the 5 creatives behind this eye-catching project have been …

GIF Animations

Russian ForMin: high degree of certainty IS leader is dead - RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday there was high degree of certainty that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was dead, RIA news agency reported.<p>Moscow said last week its forces may have killed the secretive Islamic State leader, but Washington said it could not …

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Anger in Mosul as Islamic State destroys historic mosque

Mosul's destroyed Grand al-Nuri Mosque is seen in Mosul, Iraq June 22, 2017. Iraqi alsumaria tv channel/Handout via REUTERS<p>Mosul's destroyed Grand al-Nuri Mosque is seen in Mosul, Iraq June 22, 2017. Iraqi alsumaria tv channel/Handout via REUTERS<p>A still image taken from video shows the destroyed …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Mosul: iconic mosque ‘blown up’ by ISIL, says Iraq military

Jihadists have blown up a major historic landmark in the Iraqi city of Mosul. The al-Nuri mosque and its famous leaning minaret now appear to be completely destroyed.<p>It was from the medieval building that the leader of self-styled Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared his so-called …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Portugal’s deadliest fire extinguished

The deadliest forest fires in the history of Portugal has been extinguished.<p>It took five days to bring the fire in Portugal’s central region under control because of high temperatures, bone-dry woodland and gusting winds. The effort was complicated further by the geography of the area.<p>At least 64 …

Fire Fighting

China: Ancient sun altar

The remnants of a 3,000-year-old altar to the sun have been discovered in north west China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.<p>It is believed to have been built by the tribes that once inhabited the grassland in three circular layers, using stones that archaeologists believe must have been pulled to …

China

Universal condemnation follows ISIL’s destruction of Mosul’s al-Nuri mosque

ISIL’s destruction of one of the wonders of the Muslim religious world, the Great mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, has been greeted with fury around the world.<p>However Iraq’s prime minister immediately said it was “an admission of defeat”, as the mosque was the setting for the founding declaration of …

Mosul

Portugal’s deadly wildfire finally under control

Portugal’s deadly forest fire that killed 64 people and injured more than 150 others last weekend has been brought under control.<p>The Civil Protection agency said the wildfire was extinguished on Wednesday although more than 1000 firefighters backed by 400 fire engines would remain on the scene to …

Portugal

Grand al-Nuri Mosque in Iraq's Mosul 'blown up' by ISIL

Mosque where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a caliphate destroyed by ISIL, army says, but armed group blames US air raid.<p>The landmark Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul and its leaning minaret have been blown up, with the Iraqi army blaming ISIL for its destruction and the armed group accusing a US-led …

Iraq

UN: ISIL targets children of families fleeing Mosul

UNICEF says children being killed by the armed group during 'one of the most brutal wars in recent history'.<p>ISIL fighters are targeting children in Mosul to prevent civilians from fleeing the city as Iraqi forces push into the armed group's last stronghold, the United Nations said Thursday.<p>The UN …

Islamic State (ISIS)

UN: World population will reach 9.8 billion by 2050

India to become world's most populous country by 2024, while Nigeria will overtake US in third spot, says UN report.<p>The world's population of 7.6 billion will balloon to 9.8 billion by 2050 and India will overtake China as the most populous country in just seven years, a United Nations report has …

Population

Deadly car bomb hits Afghanistan's Lashkar Gah

At least 29 people killed and more than 50 wounded after bomb detonates outside bank branch in Helmand province.<p>At least 29 people have been killed after a car bomb exploded outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, capital of the southern Afghan province of Helmand, the provincial governor said.<p>At least 60 …

South Asia

Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors

WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults — and intriguingly, it seems to work in patients who carry a particular gene flaw that fuels the damage to their vision.<p>Age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, is the leading …

Medicine

Suicide car bomb in southern Afghanistan kills at least 29

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — A huge suicide car bombing outside a bank in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Thursday targeted Afghan troops and government employees waiting to collect their salaries ahead of a major Muslim holiday, killing at least 29 people, officials said.<p>Most of the …

Afghanistan

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared to cast doubt on the assessment of 17 U.S. intelligence agencies that blame Russia for election meddling, questioning Thursday why the Obama administration didn't try to stop it.<p>"By the way, if Russia was working so hard on the 2016 Election, it all …

Russia

No tapes after all: Trump says he didn't record Comey talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday he never made and doesn't have recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey, ending a month-long guessing game that he started with a cryptic tweet and that ensnared his administration in yet more …

Donald Trump

US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Protections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government officials ruled Thursday that the population is no longer threatened.<p>Grizzlies in all continental U.S. states …

Wildlife

Looping Illustrations by Drew Tyndell

Nashville-based artist and illustrator Drew Tyndell creates these looping animations which he paints frame by frame in Photoshop. He was first …

Beautifully Endless Looping GIFs Created by a Legally Blind Artist

Native American artist George Redhawk creates eerily beautiful gifs even though he's legally blind. With help from computer software, the designer utilizes the art of gif-making to show others how he sees the world as a man who suddenly lost his sight. “It's an artistic expression of the confusion …

Digital Art