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Oxygen in Earth’s core gives new view of planetary formation

There is more oxygen in the core of Earth than originally thought.<p>Rick Ryerson from Lawrence Livermore and international colleagues discovered some …

Astronomy

A fascination with gangsters

<b>The film Legend, telling the story of the Kray twins, has broken box office records since its release earlier this month. Johnny Depp has played notorious Boston gangster Whitey Bulger. But what is it about gangsters' life stories that continues to fascinate audiences?</b><p>Warning: This piece contains …

Absolutely Stunning Crocodile Photos, 65 Million Years In The Making

According to the majority of biologists, alligators and crocodiles are the least changed reptiles on the planet.<p>Over the course of 65 millions years, …

Killing off wild predators is a stupid idea

They're not serial killers, Quartz<p>The headline looked like a joke: "To truly end animal suffering, the most ethical choice is to kill wild predators (especially Cecil the lion)." Instead, it was an apparently serious opinion piece published earlier today on the news site <i>Quartz</i>. Walter Palmer — the …

Photo Of The Day: An Emaciated Polar Bear Reveals Its Species’ Grim Future

Image Source: The DodoThis devastating photo of an emaciated polar bear presents us with yet another ugly view of a climate-changed future. Just this …

Homo naledi: new species of ancient human discovered, claim scientists

Bones found in South African cave are <i>Homo naledi</i>, a new species of ancient human relative, say researchers, but some experts are sceptical of find<p>A huge haul of bones found in a small, dark chamber at the back of a cave in South Africa may be the remnants of a new species of ancient human …

Evolution

Zen Foxes: Photographer Documents Wild Foxes Enjoying Themselves

These photos by Roeselien Raimond, a Dutch nature photographer who specializes in taking beautiful photos of wild foxes, show how foxes are experts …

Nature Photography

Photographer Gains Once-in-a-Lifetime Access to the Festival of Niger’s Nomadic Tribes

When rainfall quenches the bone-dry terrain of Southern Niger, says New York-based travel photographer Terri Gold, a thousand Wodaabe nomads, along …

How to Finish What You Start (Every Time)

<i>"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark." -- Michelangelo</i><p>Some people are adept at finishing what they start. They get an idea and see it through to fruition. Others simply don't. They get lazy, …

10 Remarkable Finalists in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 Contest

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year is one of our favorite photography competitions, and they’ve recently revealed a first look at ten of the contest’s finalists. These chosen images are all visually stunning, depicting scenes that range from poignant to heartwarming to bizarre. Wrestling Komodo …

Totally Groovy Stock Photos From The 1970s

The internet is chock full of great stock photos, some not-so-great shots, and those utterly ridiculous images that will probably never leave the …

Digital Photography

Amazing Black-and-White Photographs Show the World from Between the 1940s and 1960s Through Édouard Boubat's Eyes

Édouard Boubat was born in 1923. He spent his childhood in Paris and studied typography and graphic arts at the École Estienne and worked fo...

Earth - What is our Universe made of?

If an alien managed to visit our Universe from a parallel reality, there is a high chance they would not even notice we exist.<p>In a way that's obvious: the Universe is enormous and our planet is but a small, pale blue dot. But it's worse than that: the aliens might not even notice all the stars and …

Dark Matter

9 Amazing Photoshop tutorials that will make you a pro

Inspired Magazine <br>Inspired Magazine - creativity & inspiration dailyAs a web designer, there is nothing I love more than learning new things, when it …

Claire Droppert's Gravity Sand Creatures Were Created In Camera

Sand comes alive and creatures are born in frozen moments of weightlessness…<p><i>All images by Claire Droppert. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Claire …

The spectacular beauty of lions: Photographers celebrate the pride of nature

The spectacular beauty of lions<p>Photographers celebrate the pride of nature<p>The spectacular beauty of lions<p>Photographers celebrate the pride of …

We Like Shooting Animals Too -- But With Our Cameras, Not Guns

<b>Our top tips for photographing Africa's Big Five.</b><p>Cecil the lion is just one of many wild animals to have fallen victim to unethical hunting practices, but the outrage his killing has provoked has at least raised conservation awareness.<p>We like shooting animals too - but with our cameras, not guns or …

BTS: Photographing Wildlife in the Land of the Maasai

Photographer Chris Schmid of Morges, Switzerland, recently traveled to Masai Mara, Kenya, to document how the Kenyans living there were helping to …

Wildlife

If you want advice, death is sufficient… & …Eğer nasihat istersen ölüm yeter…&…by Bediuzzaman Said Nursi

A poet said;<p>Don’t seek anything other than contentment because therein is the bliss and the comfort of your body.<p>Then consider the case of a person …

NASA Releases Another Gorgeous Photo Of Earth From A Million Miles Away

Last week, NASA released a beautiful photo of the Earth taken from the Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC), which is part of NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraft. That photo highlighted North America and was the first full image of Earth to be taken since 1972 (other …

Android security flaw puts your phone into a near-coma

Android has more than one video-related security hole on its hands at the moment. Trend Micro has found a flaw that uses a malformed Matroska (MKV) video in apps or websites to crash Android's "mediaserver" service, effectively turning the target device into a paperweight. It'll not only render …

Missile Man to President: ‘A P J Abdul Kalam drove people to think’

Kalam was also instrumental in laying the foundation of the rocket launch systems at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) during a nearly …

Earth - 16 spectacular shots of space

It has been a pretty incredible year for all things space - <b>New Horizons flyby of Pluto</b>, <b>Messenger’s exploration of Mercury</b>, <b>the total solar eclipse in April</b>, the Dawn mission to Ceres and the Rosetta mission.<p>But you don’t need to leave the comforts of Earth to enjoy the beauty and wonder of the …

Associated Press News

Music world mourns composer M.S. Viswanathan's death (Roundup)

Southern music composer M.S. Viswanathan, who has over 750 films in different languages to his credit, died at the age of 87 at a private hospital …

A photographer traveled to Iceland and took these incredible photos of his trip

After his most recent visit, he documented his experiences through a comprehensive travel guide.<p>Cornell says the country is like a "photographer's heaven," mainly because it stays light for so long, eliminating the need for rushing to get that perfect shot in a matter of a few short hours.<p>"In …

How to Photograph Swirling Splashes of Liquid

Shooting splashes is always great fun, even if it’s a simple image with a coffee cup and a falling piece of refined sugar. Plus, there is always so …

Examining the Quran

<i>This is the second part of the IndiaFacts series analysing the Quran through a Dharmic perspective.</i><p>Continuing from the introductory essay in this …

God

Why sleeping lions need the magic of television

Springwatch presenter Martin Hughes Games says programmes should be free to use faked scenes<p>Wildlife programmes should be free to use faked scenes to help keep the magic of the animal kingdom alive, a Springwatch presenter has said.<p>Martin Hughes Games, a broadcaster and producer of wildlife films, …