Tyler Dalton

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Russian wrestler kicks and urinates on Buddha statue

Said Osmanov faces charges of hooliganism after filming himself desecrating temple in Kalmykia region<p>A Russian wrestler faces jail after kicking a statue of Buddha in the face, urinating on it and broadcasting the whole episode live on the Periscope app.<p>Said Osmanov, 22, from Dagestan, appeared to …

The best/worst brutalist buildings around the world

Smart grenade launcher set for 'final tests' with US Army

<b>A computerised weapon designed to attack enemies protected by walls or otherwise sheltered is set to be tested by the US Army early next year.</b><p>The XM25 "smart grenade launcher" lets combatants set its ammunition to explode when it reaches a set distance.<p>It means a grenade can be set to go off just …

Military

When Shedding a Few Pounds Meant Reaching for Some Milk

Caption from LIFE. Gym class at Rose Dor Farms is conducted by Swedish Physical Director Steve Finan whose ministrations<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Alfred …

Why Are Palo Alto's Kids Killing Themselves?

<b>Along the quiet, manicured streets of Palo Alto,</b> million-dollar ranch homes twinkle with tastefully strung holiday lights. In one of the front yards, …

The Boy Who Loved Transit

<i>Jeff Tietz | Harper’s | May 2002 | 35 minutes (8,722 words)</i><p><i>This essay by Jeff Tietz first appeared in the May 2002 issue of Harper’s and was later</i> …

Children of the Light: Calliope’s New Book and Greece’s Image Crisis

Concéntrico: Logroño’s International Architecture and Design Festival<p>Le Cabanon: A Family Retreat's Love Affair with the Tropics<p>VHILS Takes Over …

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

Mystical Photos of Illuminated Forests in the UK by Ellie Davies

Ellie Davies enchants us with surreal portraits of forests that glow with mystical fairy lights and ominous waves of mist. The London-based abstract photographer creates her captivating shots in natural areas throughout the UK. With the woods as her canvas, fireflies appear to illuminate desolate …

Hubble Space Telescope

Inside the Kremlin’s hall of mirrors

The thing that Margo Gontar found easiest to deal with were the dead children. They were all over her computer screens – on news sites and social media – next to headlines that blamed the deaths on Ukrainian fascist gangs trained by Nato. It was early 2014, Crimea had just been taken over by …

Stunning Digital Portraits of Animals Mimic Folded Paper

Russian artist Maxim Shkret possesses the incredible skill of making digital art feel as though it's part of the natural world. Using tools and programs like Pixologic Zbursh, Vray, 3DS Max, and Photoshop, he renders stunning portraits of wild creatures. They're part of his ongoing series of …

Digital Art

8 Famous People Who Earned Purple Hearts

A bizarre medieval manuscript written in a language no one can read has baffled the world’s best cryptologists, stumped the most powerful …

George Washington

If you like Deus Ex you’ll also like…

Fear. Paranoia. Uncertainty. In both the original Deus Ex and in its excellent 2011 reimagining, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, free-form gameplay …

Was this the defining moment in Western art?

Ahead of Defining Beauty, a new exhibition of Greek sculpture at the British Museum, Alastair Sooke explains how the Ancient Greeks changed the course of art history<p>Summer, 1972: a holidaymaker from Rome is snorkelling off the coast of southern Italy. Idly scanning the seabed, he suddenly spots a …

National Geographic's Favorite Bird Pictures

In honor of the 115th anniversary of the Audubon Christmas Bird Count, National Geographic editors searched the archives for our most compelling bird pictures.

Nasa researches Star Trek warp drive for future space travel

Nasa scientists are developing a Star Trek-style “warp drive” that may eventually allow spacecraft to travel to the stars faster the speed of light.<p>Dr Harold White, a physicist at Nasa’s Johnson Space Centre, is conducting research to create a warp in space and time.<p>These so called “warp bubbles” …

November 2014

Fleetwood Mac’s Mad Hatter

21 Inspiring Fitness Girls To Follow On Instagram

All the motivation you need to get in shape—and stay there—in 2018.<p>From ballerinas to yogis and celebrity trainers, these stylish and in-shape girls show off the best workout motivation on Instagram. Follow along and be inspired to get fit—the healthy way.<p>Instagram

The hulk of an old fishing boat on the shore of Loch Linnhe. Shot on assignment in Scotland aboard The Lord of the Glens with National Geographic. Photo by @jimrichardsonng http://instagram.com/p/sADC36oMZw/

Watch the 35-minute The Witcher 3 demo that was shown behind-closed-doors at E3

Theese 35-minutes of footage from <i>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</i> resemble the demo shown behind-closed-doors at E3 in June. The presentation focuses on some of the morally ambiguous choices in the game, including one involving an orphanage. Hope you're ready to feel sad.<p><i>The Witcher 3</i> is a graphics …

How many Greek legends were really true?

<b>The culture and legends of ancient Greece have a remarkably long legacy in the modern language of education, politics, philosophy, art and science. Classical references from thousands of years ago continue to appear. But what was the origin of some of these ideas?</b><p><b>1. Was there ever really a Trojan</b> …

Ancient History

10 Rare Color Photographs From World War I

A new book presents hundreds of autochrome color photographs of The Great War, many of them in print for the first time.<p>There were several million black-and-white photographs taken of the World War I–you’ve probably seen them in history textbooks or museums. But many don’t know that World War I was …

You Are Now Entering the Demented Kingdom of William T. Vollmann

One morning, in 2000, while I was working as an editor for Henry Holt, a manuscript contained on several compact disks was delivered to my office. …

Books

Le Pater

By Dan Piepenbring July 24, 2014<p>Look<p>In 1899, Alphonse Mucha, a progenitor of Art Nouveau, published <i>Le Pater</i>, an illustrated edition of the Lord’s Prayer embellished in his sinuous, faintly occult style. Mucha, who was born today in 1860, made only 510 copies of the book, which he considered his …

How the West was Lost

Changing Planet<p>Just as the settling and development of the arid American West was fueled by harnessing its available fresh water, the growing lack of water availability may well be its undoing.<p>California’s epic drought is just the latest example of what is shaping up to be the new normal out west. …

Escape

Project info<p>I was traveling in search of people who have decided to escape from social life and live all alone in the wilderness, far away from any villages, towns or other people. The majority of my trips were done in Russia.<p>I grew up in the heart of the big city, but I've always been drawn to …

Strange Series of Photographs Show Hitler Practicing His Body Language

If you’ve ever seen footage of infamous dictator Adolf Hitler giving one of his spirited speeches, you probably noticed the very ‘loud’ gestures that …

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