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20+ Powerful Street Art Pieces That Tell The Uncomfortable Truth

As the world moves to cities, so does art. And just as art can inspire political action and resistance, so too do the walls of the city become …

Streetwear

Student photoshops 126 pictures of herself to highlight body ideals

<b>We’ve seen a few Photoshop projects in our time, but Kelsey Higley’s is particularly poignant.</b><p>The University of Oklahoma Art Media student has …

University of Oklahoma

As the Hubble space telescope gets ready to celebrate 25 years since its launch, we look back at some of the iconic images it has produced

Hubble Space Telescope

Meet the Saudi Arabian Black Metal Band Breaking Saudi Law By Being a Black Metal Band

Al-Namrood have never played a live show, because it could result in the entire band being executed.<p>Black metal bands have never been keen on religion. Only, in parts of the world where religion can actually be oppressive, bands inspired by Bathory and Mayhem and Burzum are few and far …

Satisfaction guaranteed: Rolling Stones fans steal the show

Some are playing air guitar, some are doing drug deals – and one has passed out stone cold … photographer Joseph Szabo captures the many moods of the crowd at the JFK stadium in Philadelphia in 1978

John F. Kennedy

Cleveland Museum of Art announces recent acquisitions to its world-renowned collection

<b>CLEVELAND, OH</b><b>.-</b> Recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art range from an important 16th century Italian drawing from an album assembled by a …

The Search for Life on Earth

It’s easy to forget that the search for life, here, on Earth is far from over.<p>A 2011 study in PLOS Biology reported that about 86 percent of land species and 91 percent of creatures in the oceans have yet to be discovered. For context, there are about 8.7 million identified species, though some …

“They’re ruining our children”: Alabama Supreme Court justice compares gay marriage to segregation

“Marriage isn’t based on love — marriage is based on the law”<p>In an acceptance speech for the Coalition of African-American Pastors' "Letter from the Birmingham Jail Courage Award," Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore made the comparison between segregation laws and the current fight for …

Eve Arnold's Life Re-Examined Through Her Photographs

Marilyn Monroe at premiere of 'East of Eden', New York, 1955.<br>Eve Arnold—Magnum<p>1 of 8<p>Born on April 21, 1912 — 103 years ago today — Magnum …

Years of the floods: building homes to withstand the weather – in pictures

As cyclones, typhoons and floods become more frequent in Asia and the Pacific, NGOs are helping communities build disaster-resilient homes

Floods

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including cherry blossom, UK election campaigns and some hungry goldfinch chicks<p>See our election photo highlights of the day here

Cherry Blossom

26 of LIFE's Best Animal Covers

February 8, 1937 LIFE Magazine cover (photo by Charles J. Belden).<br>LIFE Magazine<p>1 of 26<p>As magazine titles go, LIFE is perhaps the most …

Jacob's Journey: Life as a Transgender 5-Year-Old

When Jacob Lemay invites you into his bedroom, he wants to give the full tour. He’ll show you his books, the planets and stars on the wall, his bunk bed and the stuffed animals he’s lined up all in a row.<p>“This one is Chase, and that one is Zizzy,” he says in the voice of a confident five-year-old. …

How To Let Go Of Self-Doubt and Find Long-Lasting Happiness

<b>“</b><b>It</b><b>’</b><b>s never too late, or in my case too early, to be whoever you want to be. There</b><b>’</b><b>s no time li</b><b>m</b><b>it. Start whenever you want. You can change or stay</b> …

Migrant Disaster at Sea: In Pictures

Mediterranean

Claude Cahun, the Lesbian Surrealist Who Defied the Nazis

In Jersey in World War II, a lesbian couple, who were also stepsisters, intrigued locals and sought to undermine the Nazi occupation.<p>Picture this. …

Art

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

J.K. Rowling and Aziz Ansari hit back brilliantly at Murdoch

The author and the actor take aim at Murdoch’s claim Muslims “must be held responsible”<p>Whatever your race, religion, gender, or orientation, there are certain things almost everyone with a functioning human brain can agree on. Like the idiocy of Rupert Murdoch. Look how he brings people together!<p>On …

Fear Not, Teens: Mario Cuomo of the Orwells is Alive and Well

But our hope for the future is now slightly diminished.<p><b>Former New York governor</b> Mario Cuomo was mourned by many both inside and outside the political bubble this past weekend. The 82-year-old's passing also terrified scores of wide-eyed garage rock fans, who feared that the 21-year-old lead singer …

David Letterman

Sounds of history could be lost forever, British Library warns

British Library warns its collection of unique and important sound recordings, including extinct birds, First World War testimony's and the UK's most famous voices, could be lost forever within 15 years<p>The sounds of British history, from the voice of Florence Nightingale to the testimony of First …

See What Young Boys Do When Told to Slap a Girl

What happens when you ask a young boy to slap a young girl?<p>That's the question posed in this heartwarming new viral video. First, producers from <b>fanpage.it</b> interviewed a group of Italian boys on what they liked most about a fellow Italian girl. The adorable tweens told producers they'd love to be …

Download 15,000+ Free Golden Age Comics from the Digital Comic Museum

The Digital Comic Museum offers free access to hundreds of pre-1959 comic books, uploaded by users who often offer historical research and commentary …

Eddie Redmayne Reenacted His Disastrous ‘Hobbit’ Audition For Anna Kendrick

All right, technically he reenacted it for Graham Norton, and Anna Kendrick was just a guest on the show as well, but #pageviews. We didn’t leave Anna Kendrick out of the headline when she, Liam Neeson, and Eddie Redmayne were discussing sexy cartoon characters on <i>The Graham Norton Show</i>, and we …

Marilyn Monroe’s 1955 Resolutions Put Your New Year’s List to Shame

If you’re like most people, now is the time of year when you’ve taken a hard look at yourself and tried to determine what, if anything, could improve your life. Whether those resolutions come in the shape of a formal list or not, they’re usually populated by the same handful of vague promises to …

11 Movies to Watch Out for in 2015

The non-blockbuster must-see features of the year.<p><b>Hey, did you know that a brand-new Star Wars film</b> is coming out in December? And an <i>Avengers</i> sequel is on the way in May? And yet another <i>Jurassic Park</i> adventure arrives in June? Oh, wait—of course you did, because even at this early stage of 2015, …

37 Most Incredible Photographs of The Year

Let's look back on 2014 by reviewing some of the most spectacular photographs of this year. Which photographs of incredible destinations simply took our breath away? What long exposures were so creatively done, we gasped in awe? Which underwater photos seemed simply serene? Instead of our usual …

The Bad & Ugly in Photography 2014

We always celebrate Reasons to Love Photography, but that doesn’t mean that everything was hunky dory in 2014. Here is a brief compilation of the …