Raymond Highfill

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Robert Reich

Robert B. Reich is Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and Senior Fellow at the Blum Center for …

Breathtaking photographs win Outdoor Photographer of the Year Award

<b>(CNN) —</b> From shoals of fish swimming in the Red Sea to the spectacular Valley of Thor in Iceland , there's no shortage of natural wonders showcased in 2017's winning Outdoor Photographer of the Year entries.<p>Now in its seventh year, this prestigious competition continues to showcase the best images …

My Top Photographs of 2017

The votes are all in and counted, and here are my top photographs of 2017!We had a great response this year: 370 people looked through my initial …

National Parks

This Small Device Could Silence the Maddening Symptoms of Tinnitus

Millions of Americans suffer from a medical condition known as tinnitus, a disorder so tormenting that it makes Edgar Allen Poe’s talking, taunting …

6 podcasts for people who love to travel

The coming of the new year means that for many of us, our paid time off (PTO) allocation resets. This lets us dream of how we'll spend that vacation time, and where we'll travel. If you're not sure which sights to see, a travel podcast might be just what you need. These six travel podcasts will …

European Travel

Painting Landscapes in Oil Part 1: Snow Streaming Video

Details<p>In this art workshop tutorial, your painting challenge will be to how to paint snow in oil, with a focus on creating contrasts of darks and …

A journey through a land of extreme poverty: welcome to America

The UN’s Philip Alston is an expert on deprivation – and he wants to know why 41m Americans are living in poverty. The Guardian joined him on a special two-week mission into the dark heart of the world’s richest nation<p>“You got a choice to make, man. You could go straight on to heaven. Or you could …

Lyndon Johnson

The Exciting Art Trend That's All Over Pinterest Right Now

Gallery walls were the talk of 2017 (and well, quite a bit of time before that), but we (and evidently the design-loving community on Pinterest) are …

Jock Sturges’s nudes incite strong feelings in Moscow, again

A Russian nationalist activist has vandalised Absence of Shame, an exhibition by American photographer Jock Sturges at a Moscow photography gallery …

5 amazing books I read this year

Reading is my favorite way to indulge my curiosity. Although I’m lucky that I get to meet with a lot of interesting people and visit fascinating …

Sony a7R III sample gallery updated

We've been shooting with the a7R III pretty much non-stop since it arrived in the office. From hot air ballooning to mountain biking …

6 Realistic Styles in Modern Art

Photorealism, Hyperrealism, Metarealism, and More<p>Realism is back. Realistic, or representational, art fell out of favor with the advent of …

Me and Me

“Me and Me” documents a story of life, growth, and creation as told through the relationship between two artists: Wenjun Chen and Yanmei Jiang. After we met one another in 2007, we started to record each other’s daily life unconsciously, treating one another as models in a photographic …

Los Angeles Times editorial series slams ‘liar-in-chief’ Trump

<i>The Los Angeles Times</i> is running a scathing four-part critique of President Donald Trump’s “trainwreck” first months in office, and it isn’t pulling …

Donald Trump

Believe It Or Not: The 3 Deadly Photography Sins

A drunk guy in a bar in Amsterdam said the following to me after I told him I work as a fine-art photographer: “So man, you love that photo stuff, …

This Student’s Superpower is Photography

Sarah Dodge says photography is in her blood.<p>The third-year University of Virginia student is a media studies major and a psychology minor. When she …

Incredible Bosjes Canopy Chapel In South Africa

This Chapel does not fit at all to the classic idea of traditional places of worship. This building located in the Bosjes farm in the Wintzenberg …

Architecture

I bought a Costco vacation — here's why the retailer has completely changed how I book travel

"You can buy a vacation through Costco?" I was asked at least a dozen times in recent months.<p>My answer: Yes, and it's incredible.<p>I only became aware of Costco's travel deals in May, when a friend suggested checking out the warehouse store's website while planning an upcoming vacation.<p>I was amazed …

Air Travel

'Firefall' at Yosemite Park thrills visitors | CNN Travel

The Surprisingly Simple Technique Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Photographers Use

High-profile shoots rely on complex lighting setups, which in turn rely on a large team of assistants. For the <i>Sports Illustrated</i> Swimsuit Issue, …

Pictures of the Week 11.17.16

Track Cycling

Building the Fabulous Harbin Ice and Snow Sculptures: Pictures

2016 Year Best Products on Fubiz Shop

For Christmas, Fubiz selected the best of Fubiz Shop. Between fine jewelry, several design and hi-tech products, there are original and trend gift …

National Geographic Unveils Its 52 Most Beautiful Travel Photos Of 2016’s

Curated from 91 photographers, 107 stories and a whopping 2,290,225 photos, National Geographic has unveiled its top 52 images of 2016. From Russian …

Bill Gates and investors worth $170 billion have a new fund to fight climate change via energy innovation

Bill Gates is leading a more than $1 billion fund focused on fighting climate change by investing in clean energy innovation.<p>The Microsoft co-founder and his all-star line-up of fellow investors plan to announce tomorrow the Breakthrough Energy Ventures fund, which will begin making investments …

Clean Energy

Breathtaking Pictures of Iceland by Lukas Furlan

The photographer Lukas Furlan, based in Vienna, recently traveled in Iceland. He offers us a stunning reportage. He saw all the island and reveals us …

The Radical Eye: photographs from the Sir Elton John collection – in pictures

Photography,Elton John,Art and design,Tate Modern,Irving Penn,Walker Evans,Art,Music,Culture<p>Highlights from Sir Elton’s hoard of more than 7,0000 modernist prints, now on show at Tate Modern

Use Siri on the Mac! A List of Mac Siri Commands

Now that macOS Sierra has Siri built directly into the Mac operating system, you’re probably wondering what exactly you can do with the handy virtual …

Hilarious Finalists of The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

<b>The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards 2016</b> are in full swing – with hundreds of the most funny and offbeat animal photographs being sent in from around …

Immigrants are getting more out of America’s recovery than native-born households are

The 2016 US presidential election has been a feeding frenzy in certain pro-Trump pockets of America. And the juiciest cut of all is immigration, which Donald Trump says is dragging down middle-class incomes.<p>Yet according to a recent Gallup analysis, Trump supporters tend to be better off …

Demographics