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Beer Bottle Production in Russia: Pictures



Pictures of the day: 7 January 2016 - Telegraph

A City Abandoned

Project info<p>Tampico is a beautiful tropical city located on the Gulf of Mexico, traversed by canals, dotted with palm trees, graced with kilometers of undeveloped beach.<br>It was the first major port in Mexico and was the centre of gas and oil production for decades, both of which brought in great …


Black-stained house built on Dungeness beach by Rodić Davidson Architects

London-based Rodić Davidson Architects has become the latest architecture studio to build a house on the shingle landscape of Dungeness beach in …

'Lost' Jerry Lewis Holocaust film sees the light

<b>In the early 1970s Hollywood actor Jerry Lewis started working on a Holocaust film so bizarre he ended up hiding all the footage and to this day it has never been seen.</b><p>But the BBC has uncovered a large collection of images for an exclusive online documentary about the strange movie, as producer …


Why it's time you gave a toss about coinage

Just before Christmas the last pound coin in its present form was minted, 32 years after the first came off the production line. Amid the rampant inflation of the Eighties, it had made perfect sense to scrap the old pound note, then worth a fraction of the value it had held when it superseded the …

Subway Art: a window to New York's graffiti scene in the 70s and 80s – in pictures

Subway Art, originally published in 1984, introduced New York City’s graffiti to the world. A new edition produced by Thames & Hudson and available on 11 January features over 70 photographs by Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfont not in the original edition, showing classic NYC street art


See All 26 Letters of the Alphabet Spelled Out in Stunning Space Photography

A: Utah’s Green River doubling back on itself—a feature known as Bowknot Bend—photographed by an astronaut from the Inte<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA


All the best tech we saw at CES today

The International CES has kicked into full gear and Tuesday was filled with some of the best gear we've seen yet.<p>Whether it was monster TVs, elegant …

Gear & Gadgets

Fat Cat Tuesday: FTSE 100 Bosses Have Already Earned More Money Than You'll Make This Year

This afternoon, the bosses of the UK's biggest public companies will have earned as much in just a day and a half back at work as the average person …

Wayne Rooney

Ballet Dancers' Strength And Sacrifice Captured In Stunning Photo Series 'What Lies Beneath'

Ballet dancers may appear light as a feather as they sashay across the stage, but beneath their tutus and tights they have bodies to rival the …


the conflict, people and landscapes of photojournalist don mccullin

We sat down with the legendary photojournalist to discuss a career spent photographing the world’s conflicts, and dealing with the mental stress of being a witness at some of the most shocking events to have occurred in the last sixty years.<p>Don McCullin's most famous photograph, taken during the …

North London

A Visual Dictionary of 2015's Art Trends

Visual definitions shed light on 2015's biggest art trends.<p>As 2015 dies a dignified death and 2016 rears its confusing and frightening, but exciting head, now is the time to pause and consider what happened in the last year. Here's a rundown of big ideas and new tools artists used to advance their …

The Brain

Crime in the community: when 'designer' social housing goes wrong

How did innovative Winnipeg social housing, designed by one of Canada’s most talked about architecture firms, become a haven for drink and drugs?<p>In photographs, Centre Village doesn’t look like the generic image of social housing. A playful cluster of stucco buildings surround a serene inner …


David Mitchell: The internet is 'medievally barbaric'

David Mitchell, presenting a new BBC Radio 4 series on manners, says politeness is underrated and the internet is full of rudeness. Harry Wallop chats to him to find out how he holds his knife and fork<p>The very first word David Mitchell spoke as a baby was “Hoover”. I feel that as someone who has …

British Humour

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Gadget makes your $10 earbuds sound like $200 headphones

What if those lame EarPods that Apple included with your iPhone could sound like top-of-the-line headphones?<p>I'm no audiophile, but even I can hear a clear difference between cheap headphones and high-quality headphones. That is, until I plugged my crappy headphones into the new BoomStick.<p>A tiny $99 …

Consumer Tech

Unexplained Sounds Highlight The World's Most Intriguing Soundscapes (VIDEO)

From secret Russian signals, to bizarre marine soundtracks, to sonic booms and intriguing interference, our world is plagued by unexplained …

Rock spotting? It beats shopping

If you are a geology nut, you may dream of clambering up volcanoes or searching for dinosaur footprints in China, but sometimes you need go no further than your town centre to experience a cornucopia of fascinating rocks.<p>Out in the field, geologists may have to trek across difficult terrain to find …


9 technologies to watch in 2016

Technology advances not so much when it exhibits innovation, but when it becomes truly practical for everyday people. 2015 saw a lot of that as voice …

Artificial Intelligence

14 of the Coolest Slow Cars Ever Made

Performance isn't everything.<p>Here at <i>Road & Track</i>, we typically champion performance cars, but that doesn't mean we don't love a great slow car too. These 14 examples—picked by you—prove you don't need to depart in a cloud of tire smoke to arrive in style.


Tracking the slow decline of the Pacific Electric Railway Red Cars

The last Red Car rail line shut down in 1961.<p>But the iconic photo reflecting the decline of once-mighty rail in Los Angeles was taken 60 years ago.<p>It showed old Pacific Electric red cars sitting at a Terminal Island junkyard, set to become scrap metal.<p>After World War ll, the Pacific Electric …

Aphex Twin Releases Gritty, Ominous New Song 'T17 Phase Out'

Track appears on generic SoundCloud account operated by Richard D. James along with sloppy, drunk caption<p>Aphex Twin may have over-served himself on …

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Bashar al Assad's forces are targeting the rebel-held Damascus suburb while …

Chernobyl, an abandoned city: in pictures - Telegraph

Lying awake at 3am? Perhaps you should try biphasic sleeping

Poor sleep and insomnia can make you less effective, but it’s still not necessary to stay in bed for eight hours<p>Madonna, Margaret Thatcher and Donald Trump all claim to have thrived on four hours or less of sleep. If it’s good enough for the queen of pop and the Iron Lady, should entrepreneurs be …



Chernobyl 31 years on: Photographs from inside the exclusion zone

Volvo’s reflective paint lights up cyclists at night

Among the most important items bicyclists rely on to stay safe when riding at night are lights for their bike and reflective material either worn …

Automotive Industry