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12 Award-Winning Photos Beautifully Capture Daily Life

You might think that professional photographers, whose craft is being co-opted by Instagrammers and selfie-takers, would be the last to crowdsource “Likes” as a metric to judge a photography contest. Think again: the Morpholio Project, an online creative community of architects and academics, used …

Mandela: The Miracle Maker

The extraordinary life of the man who liberated South Africa—and then kept the country from falling apart.<p>Nelson Mandela, who died December 5, …

Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Honoring one of the world’s greatest leaders.<p>Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, Nobel Peace Prize recipient, and the transformational civil rights leader largely responsible for the dismantling of apartheid, died today at the age of 95.<p>Mandela was one of the world’s most celebrated …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Couple Recall Paul Walker's Incredible, Secret Act of Kindness a Decade Ago

Almost 10 years later, Kyle and Kristen Upham are still bowled over by Paul Walker’s unbelievable generosity – after he changed their lives with a …

"It always seems impossible until it's done." and other inspiring quotes from Nelson Mandela http://onforb.es/1iEbhSs

The Micromanager Makeover

The first step is accepting the fact that most of us are, indeed, micromanagers. Then get out of the way and let your employees make mistakes.<p>No matter how much you have, there is always one thing everyone wants more of: time. In the workplace we try to manage our time by being organized and …

"If you want to make peace with your enemy you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner. - Nelson Mandela, RIP. http://onforb.es/1cdyUbw

Late Leader Nelson Mandela’s 5 Most Innovative Moments

Remembering the man who pivoted an entire country.<p>With the passing of Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela at age 95 on Thursday, one of the world’s icons is lost. But his legacy of leadership remains. Here, we present five of the South African leader’s most innovative moments.<p>When you have a …

Rare Video Captures Tiger Making Its Kill

Wildlife<p><b>By K. Ullas Karanth, Director for Science-Asia at the Wildlife Conservation Society</b><p>Tigers are the largest of all living wildcats. Over the course of two million years, nature fine-tuned them as master predators through a trial-and-error process we call Darwinian evolution. Hunting alone, a …

Discovery of oldest human DNA in Spanish cave sheds light on evolution

Researchers have read strands of ancient DNA teased from the thigh bone of an early human who died 400,000 years ago in what is now northern Spain.<p>The genetic material was pieced together from a clutch of cells found in bone fragments – the oldest human remains ever to yield their genetic code.<p>The …

Beautifully Intimate X-Ray Portraits of Different Couples

Artists Saiko Kanda and Mayuka Hayashi have taken photos of couples to an entirely new level with these incredibly intimate <i>X-Ray Portraits</i>. The two student artists used CT scans and X-ray machines to document pairs of people within very close proximity. The skeletons seem cold and lonely, yet the …