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Extreme Surfing in the Arctic Circle: Pictures

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Paramedic Shares His Wild Ride Treating 'A Thousand Naked Strangers'

In the 10 years he spent driving an ambulance in Atlanta, former paramedic Kevin Hazzard rescued people from choking, overdoses, cardiac arrest, gunshot wounds and a host of other medical emergencies.<p>He frequently found himself practicing medicine in unsafe settings, either along the side of a …

Top 10 Sexist Media Moments of 2015

<i>Co-authored with Scott Richardson, Ph.D., author of Gender Lessons: Patriarchy, Sextyping & Schools</i><p>Sadly, the mainstream media's laziness has yet again provided us with a long list of competitive material for our annual top 10 sexist media moments. Every year we write about the blatant sexism …

New year, new you – how to be happy

What’s top of your list of new year resolutions for 2016? Do more exercise? Eat better? Spend more time with your children? Find a fulfilling career? How about ticking all your boxes and simply be happy?<p>Sadly, you can’t simply “become” happy. Happiness is often an indirect consequence of our …

Happiness

Scenes from the Finish Line of the New York City Marathon

In black and white.<p>Running a marathon is a battle against all things human: aching muscles, dehydration, chafing skin, the ceaseless pound of doubt and mental pushback, the limits of the body and mind. Photographer Dina Litovsky captured the runners at the New York City Marathon who made it all the …

These pictures show what really happens in the background of stylized Instagram shots

Our filter-friendly life is coming under so much scrutiny lately. First, hipster Barbie touched a nerve by parodying all the stereotypes of the Instagram hashtag #liveauthentic. Now, Chompoo Baritone, a Thai photographer based in Bangkok, has published a new series of pictures that reveal all the …

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