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Red Hot Chili Peppers fan mistakenly buys tickets to see bagpipe tribute band for Valentine’s Day

"Thought I’d got a rate good deal on tickets n’all. Had a nightmare."<p>A Red Hot Chili Peppers fan mistakenly bought tickets for him and his girlfriend …

When Will Kabila Go? Congolese Leader Long Overstays His Welcome

KINSHASA, the Democratic Republic of Congo — In Congo, they are calling it “le glissement.”<p>The term, meaning “the slide” in French, describes the prospect of elections slipping away as President Joseph Kabila maneuvers to extend his 16-year rule, which has given him and his coterie vast riches but …

Africa

Learn How to Sharpen Your Photos Using Lightroom to Achieve Great Image Results (VIDEO)

It’s always important to refresh the basics of photo editing especially when it comes to a comprehensive and often confusing piece of imaging …

Tutorials

The Eerie Alignment of Ancient Giant Galaxies

New research using Hubble shows these massive, bright objects aligned with their surroundings as far back as 10 billion years ago.<p>The Hubble Space Telescope is the closest thing humanity has to a time machine. It captures light that left galaxies billions of years ago, photographing the cosmos as …

Universe

A teacher’s decision to be ‘visibly queer’ in his photo with President Trump

When Rhode Island’s teacher of the year took his turn in front of the camera with President Trump, he struck a pose some took as an act of defiance:<p>Nikos Giannopoulos cocked his head ever so slightly away from the president, toward a black lace fan he’d brought with him. He wore a rainbow pin on …

Donald Trump

Watch Dave Grohl's 8-year old daughter rock the drums with the Foo Fighters

Just when you thought rock legend Dave Grohl couldn't get any cooler, he went and brought an eight-year old kid onstage to play drums for a cover of …

Brave man dives onto 1,000 mousetraps so we can see it in slow motion

The Slow Mo Guys threw themselves into potential bodily harm with their newest video, where they explored what 1,000 mousetraps going off would look …

How to Color Grade Photos Using Only Solid Colors and Blend If

Eye Stocker published this simple 5-minute Photoshop video tutorial that shows how you can color grade any photo using only solid color adjustment …

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My favorite best picture Oscar winner: Annie Hall

“Awards! They do nothing but give out awards!” – Alvy Singer in Los Angeles.<p>What normally wins the best picture Oscar can usually be divided between miserable and horrible. Most of the time a typical Academy voter comes off like one of those guys with saliva dribbling down his mouth who wanders …

Woody Allen

5 Common Mistakes Photographers Make in Photoshop

Taking photographs and editing them can often be two different stories. When starting out with photography, the important aspect is taking photos …

Tutorials

Nas Is Selling Black Santa Holiday Sweaters In Support Of Prison Reform

<b>I need this for Christmas! ✊🏾✊🏾✊🏾</b><p>NEEEEED

Vote for your favourite wildlife image of the year – in pictures

The Natural History Museum has chosen 25 of the year’s best images from its Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 shortlist. Voting is open until 10 January to find the people’s choice winning photo of the year<p>• Wildlife Photographer of the Year is developed and produced by the Natural History …

Nature

Photographer's haunting deep-sea images reveal rare, odd creatures

Just when you thought you'd seen all the weird creatures of this good Earth, somebody like Solvin Zankl dives down deep into the Atlantic Ocean and stuns you again.<p>Zankl, a marine biologist and photographer, took the above images in the deep waters off Cape Verde in the North Atlantic …

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Giant snowballs appear on Russian beach in Siberia

<b>A strange and beautiful sight greeted locals in the Gulf of Ob, in northwest Siberia, after thousands of natural snowballs formed on the beach.</b><p>An 11-mile (18km) stretch of coast was covered in the icy spheres.<p>The sculptural shapes range from the size of a tennis ball to almost 1m (3ft) across.<p>They …

Coastlines

Ken Weingart interviews Alain Laboile

Today, I am sharing an interview that photographer and blogger, Ken Weingart, conducted with photographer Alain Laboile. Ken has been producing …

Art Photography

2016 wildlife photographer of the year - winners in pictures

American photographer Tim Laman was named winner of the prestigious annual competition for his image Entwined Lives, showing a critically endangered Bornean orangutan in the Indonesian rainforest. The award is given for a story told in just six images, which are judged on their story-telling power …

Wildlife

Storm-Chasing Wedding Photographer Captures the Ferocity of Monsoons in Amazing Time Lapse

Mike Olbinski is an Arizona-based portrait/wedding photographer with a unique resume. In addition to his more sublime work, he’s also a serious storm …

Photography

Watch time lapse videos of bacteria evolving drug resistance

Researchers at Harvard have come up with a novel way of studying how bacteria evolve to become drug resistant. They set up a large petri dish about …

GOP reaches ‘new level of panic’ over Trump’s candidacy

Turmoil in the Republican Party escalated Wednesday as party leaders, strategists and donors voiced increased alarm about the flailing state of Donald Trump’s candidacy and fears that the presidential nominee was damaging the party with an extraordinary week of self-inflicted mistakes, gratuitous …

Donald Trump

Scientists Have Just Seen Birds Sleep During Flight For The First Time Ever

So incredible.<p>Scientists have been able to observe birds falling asleep mid-flight for the first time - an ability that's long been suspected but …

Laurie Anderson's film Heart of a Dog screened to audience of dogs – video

More than 50 dogs – and their owners – attend a screening of Heart of a Dog at Picturehouse Central in London’s West End. Artist Laurie Anderson discusses her film, a personal meditation on life, death and the afterlife, centered around her and her late partner Lou Reed’s beloved rat terrier …

Pets

Youthful Fantasies on the Beaches of Montauk

New York City-based photographer Michael Dweck remembers vividly the time he went to Montauk at the age of seventeen. It was 1975, and there was the …

motoped's 'survival' super-hauler travels over 400 km on a single tank

jul 20, 2016<p><b>motoped’s ‘survival’ super-hauler travels over 400 km on a single tank</b><p>the utilitarian, military-inspired super-hauler ‘survival’ bike …

A Manifesto Against ‘Parenting’

Caring for children shouldn’t be like carpentry, with a finished product in mind. We should grow our children, like gardeners<p>A strange thing happened to mothers and fathers and children at the end of the 20th century. It was called “parenting.” As long as there have been human beings, mothers and …

Parenting

‘It was a walk with God’: Breast cancer survivor ends her 1,000-mile shirtless walk in D.C.

Eight months after Paulette Leaphart’s double mastectomy, God spoke to her.<p>She was at the beach over Labor Day weekend when God told her to remove her shirt. For the first time, she let strangers see her scars. Two women started to cry, and then Leaphart started to cry as well.<p>Soon, the beach had …

Cancer

Putting Breast Cancer on a Diet

Should weight loss be prescribed as a treatment for breast cancer?<p>Scientists are recruiting thousands of women for a large clinical trial to find out. The plan is to put heavy women age 18 and older who were recently given diagnoses of breast cancer on diets to see if losing weight will keep their …