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The 19 best drone photos of 2014

The sky is the limit when it comes to creative uses of drones for photography — see for example Dronestagram or the <i>National Geographic</i> magazine …

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A snip of the fringe is fall’s easiest makeover. See variations on the style—from curly to straight, messy to fixed—from the <i>W</i> archives here.

The frog with kaleidoscope eyes: psychedelic close-ups of nature – in pictures

Nature photographer Michael Kern turns reptiles, insects and creepy-crawlies into strange psychedelic creations. It’s time to get up close and weird

Meet Some Extraordinary People in the New “My Magazine” Campaign

Over 10 million—that’s how many magazines our community has created since March 2013, when the feature launched. Now anyone can curate magazines …

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Celebrities Unfiltered, on Flipboard

WhoSay launched in 2010 with the goal of providing celebrities more control over how their pictures were used online. Its network has since grown to …

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On the Red Couch with Ebola Photographer Kieran Kesner

<i>Earlier this year, photographer Kieran Kesner graduated from New York University when he got the break of a lifetime: The photo editor from The Wall</i> …

PhD Scholar From Manipur Found Dead With Throat Slit at South Delhi Home

<b>New Delhi:</b> A 33-year-old PhD scholar from Manipur was found dead at his rented residence in the Kotla Mubarakpur area of south Delhi last night. The …

Police storm religious leader's compound to find six dead

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Police on Wednesday deployed water cannon and a baton charge in storming the hermitage of a self-styled religious leader who is facing murder charges, discovering six bodies in an operation to evacuate thousands of his followers.<p>Police detain a supporter of Satguru Rampalji …

Rampal: How did an engineer become a revered guru?

<b>How did one man rise from the obscurity of working as a junior engineer in local government to amassing tens of thousands of devotees?</b><p>BBC News looks at the unusual life and path of Rampal, the self-styled guru, now in a fierce stand-off with Indian police.<p>Worshipping the monkey god Hanuman<p>As a …

Controversial 'godman' Rampal arrested by Haryana Police from ashram

Self-styled 'godman' Rampal was on Wednesday night arrested from his ashram, ending an over two-week tense standoff between his supporters and the …

Snakebites, diarrhoea and violence: why India's women need toilets

In India’s Sheohar district, in Bihar state, women are keen to talk about the safety that comes with having a toilet at home<p>The women lurk in the shadows, peeping out from behind their scarves, as we weave in and out of mud houses in remote villages in India.<p>They are elusive, evasive even – until …

Why so many Indians flock to gurus

Soutik Biswas<p><b>I don't think many people were aware of the controversial Hindu guru Rampal before Tuesday's violent clashes between his supporters and the police.</b><p>But then India is a country of more than a billion people and tens of thousands of gurus.<p>There are gurus for rich and poor. Many of them …

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