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See 9 Gorgeous Winning Images From Smithsonian’s Annual Photo Contest

Drawing from a wide range of over 46,000 submissions from photographers in 168 different countries, the organization narrowed it down to nine winning …

Photography

Q&A recap: Josh Frydenberg defends Coalition's changes to Safe Schools

Josh Frydenberg has defended the Turnbull government’s decision to alter the Safe Schools anti-bullying program, saying parents have a right to object to their children being taught concepts of gender fluidity and gender identity in the classroom.<p>Speaking on the ABC’s Q&A on Monday night, the …

This award-winning underwater photographer makes stunning images on a point-and-shoot camera

Anuar Patjane Floriuk won a prestigious World Press Photo award for the stunning image above, and he made it on a point-and-shoot camera.<p>The annual World Press Photo awards honor the most amazing photojournalists, sports photographers, and nature photographers working anywhere on the globe. Tech …

Photography

What a Trump win would mean for the environment

Trump has clinched yet another key victory and could become the next US president. But a President Trump could, with the stroke of a pen, undo reams …

EPA

'My four-year-old gets jacked up to shoot': mother brags hours before he shoots her

Gilt — who was towing a horse trailer when the incident occurred — was on her way to a relative's home to pick up a horse, police said.<p>Her vehicle …

Guns

Wie man das Netz zivilisiert

Soziales Netzwerk „Plag“ Wie man das Netz zivilisiert<p>Von<p>-Aktualisiert am 09.03.2016-16:09<p>Es ist nie zu spät: Das kleine litauische Start-up-Netzwerk …

LGBTQI

Dangerous global warming will happen sooner than thought – study

Climate change,Environment,United Nations,Australia at the COP 21 climate conference Paris,Australian universities,Australia news,Fossil fuels,Renewable energy,Energy,Greenhouse gas emissions<p>Australian researchers say a global tracker monitoring energy use per person points to 2C warming by 2030<p>The …

Climate Change

Erpresser-Virus „Locky“ verbreitet sich rasant

Trojaner Erpresser-Virus „Locky“ verbreitet sich rasant<p>Aktualisiert am 19.02.2016-17:38<p>Ein aggressiver Trojaner befällt Computer in Deutschland. Der …

IT-Sicherheit

Das sexuelle Elend der arabischen Welt

Islam und Körper Das sexuelle Elend der arabischen Welt<p>Von<p>-Aktualisiert am 18.02.2016-15:30<p>In den Ländern Allahs herrscht ein krankes Verhältnis zur …

Köln

Moms Who Eat Fish May Have Heavier Children

A study links fish consumption to obesity, but that doesn’t mean that seafood leads to weight gain.<p>In a study published in <i>JAMA</i> <i>Pediatrics</i>, researchers …

Holistic Medicine

Australian crowdfunding campaign to send sex abuse victims to Rome to hear cardinal's testimony

Website raises £60,000 so that victims of paedophile priest can hear George Pell, Vatican finance chief and formerly the Church's most senior official in Australia, give evidence<p>A crowdfunding campaign to send victims of child sex abuse to Rome to hear Vatican finance chief George Pell give …

Child Abuse

Closing the Gap: 'we are sick and tired of going to funerals' say Indigenous groups

The co-chair of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples, Jackie Huggins, expresses succinctly the frustration felt by many Indigenous communities.<p>“We are sick and tired of going to funerals on a very regular basis. We want it to stop for our people,” she said, while delivering the Close …

Kann man Demenz verhindern?

Hirndegeneration Kann man Demenz verhindern?<p>Von<p>-Aktualisiert am 05.02.2016-17:43<p>Viele Alzheimer-Erkrankungen könnten mit verstärkten …

Wissenschaft

Rosie Batty’s legacy: more women leaving abusive relationships

Statistics from service providers show spike in the number of women seeking help but funding has not kept up with demand<p>Alex* was pregnant with her youngest child when she decided things had to change.<p>For years she had been living in an abusive relationship with her partner. He was controlling and …

The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club. My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling. I was having fun for a while, but now I’m ready to head home …

Psychology

Arsehat, Person of the Year and Sexiest Pollies are …

The Paris terror attacks, abuse on Nauru, more data retention laws, a new prime minister, damaging leaks, kicks in the balls to the arts and privacy …

Peter Dutton

Winners of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Showcase Animals at Their Funniest

The newly-launched Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards hopes that you'll chuckle when you see one of their images. You aren't laughing at them, rather, but with them–these lighthearted photos are meant to be hilarious. The unusual competition combines funny portraits of animals with technical …

Nature Photography

Up to 90% of Cancer Cases Caused by Lifestyle or Environment, Study Says

It’s a longtime debate in oncology circles: is cancer mainly caused by environmental factors, or does it mostly come down to cellular luck? The …

Endearing Photos of Senior Shelter Dogs Who Symbolize the Power of Second Chances

Journalist Laura T. Coffey and photographer Lori Fusaro have captured just how wonderful senior dogs can be. The two women collaborated on a book titled <i>My Old Dog: Rescued Pets with Remarkable Second Acts</i>, taking the time to meet older canines who are typically animal shelters' highest-risk …

The Infinity is a tablet kids can take apart right down to the motherboard

STEM, coding, digital skills. If you follow education, these buzzwords are inescapable.<p>It's not as easy as buying a couple of laptops and handing …

"Schrei mich nicht an"

Ein Jahr lang stritt unsere Autorin mit ihrer Mutter über deren Sorgen und Ängste angesichts der Flüchtlingskrise. Fast hätte sie aufgegeben.<p>Ich …

München

Expressive Dog Portraits Capture the Soulful Essence of Man’s Best Friend

While many pet photographers take portraits highlighting the outer beauty of canine companions, photographer Anne Geier captures something a little more–the intangible essence of man's best friend. She also showcases the grace of a canine's soul. Amidst the enchanting, Austrian wilderness, the …

E-cigarettes contain flavouring chemical linked to deadly 'popcorn lung'

Vapers could be at risk of developing the deadly disease ‘popcorn lung’ after scientists found a toxic chemical in 75 per cent of flavoured electronic cigarettes.<p>Diacetyl, a chemical which is used as a butter substitute in flavours like Cotton Candy and Cupcake, has been linked to respiratory …

Couple Documents Rapid 8-Month Growth of Their Adorable German Shepherd Puppy

The puppy stage, while cute, doesn't last that long, and Australian couple Alex Dennison and Ashley Lewis can attest to this fact. They had the foresight to formally document the development of their German Shepherd puppy, Nasra. Starting from eight weeks old, they snapped pictures of Lewis holding …

'Reckless' weapons transfers to Iraq fueled 'IS' atrocities: Amnesty International

Irresponsible weapons transfers to Iraq over decades enabled terror group "Islamic State" to carry out its atrocities, Amnesty International reports. …

US Senate votes to repeal Obamacare health program

In a symbolic move, US lawmakers have voted 52-47 to repeal parts of President Obama's signature heathcare reform law. Republicans have been trying …

Health Care

Gruesome year leaves US at a loss for action

On average, a mass shooting has taken place in America nearly every day this year. Rather than standing as a sign for action, this statistic …