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Scrublands - Photographs and text by Antoine Bruy | LensCulture

<b>Grant Winner</b> <i>This project was awarded a special cash grant by juror Sujong Song. Each of the five jury members selected one photographer from the Top 50 Emerging Talents to be awarded special distinction with a cash grant.</i><p><b>From Juror Sujong Song:</b><p>“<i>Scrublands</i> by Antoine Bruy is about people who have …

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100th Anniversary of Panama Canal: Pictures

The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

The First World War still touches Britain

The lost lives we commemorate have added meaning in light of the troubles of today<p>Tomorrow marks the 100th anniversary of Britain entering the First World War, a chance to remember the fallen at church services or at wreath layings across the country. In the evening, many Britons will be lighting a …

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

Photographs by Thom Atkinson of military kit through the ages suggest that while technology evolves apace, the experience of soldiers in the face of war is unchanging<p>On a winter’s day in 1915 the family of one Capt Charles Sorley – athlete, soldier and poet – received a package. It was his kit bag, …

#Happybirthday to Andrew M. Allen, @VillanovaU grad who flew on STS-46, STS-62, & STS-75 http://t.co/cPcAro6Yl4

Geography in the News: Climbing The Highest Mountains

Wildlife<p><i>By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM</i><p><b>In Thin Air: Climbing the Highest Peaks</b><p>Just as the 2014 climbing season got underway, an avalanche killed 16 climbers on Mt. Everest on April 18, four of whom were Sherpas. This tragic accident is just one of the dangers …

Driven by Climate Change, Algae Blooms Behind Ohio Water Scare Are New Normal

Climate change and increased runoff are triggering more potentially toxic blooms.<p>The toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie that provoked last weekend's tap water ban in Toledo, Ohio—where nearly half a million people were told not to use water for drinking, cooking, or bathing—is a preview of similar …

Launch Coverage

<b>Spacecraft:</b> Phoenix<b><br>Launch Vehicle:</b> Delta II<b><br>Launch Location:</b> Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida<b><br>Launch Pad:</b> Space Launch Complex 17-A<b><br>Launch …

#MeatballMonday @NASAKennedy & @USFWSHQ Merrit Wildlife Refuge share Merritt Island, home to these ospreys http://t.co/SSiXY06IRh

Beavers Are Mysteriously Back in Britain—but Not Entirely Welcome

The government is concerned about the return of a destructive animal thought extinct.<p>Tom Buckley was overjoyed. Earlier this year the retired environmental scientist proudly documented the first family of beavers living wild in England since the species was hunted to near extinction in Britain …

WW1 Centenary Is Remembered on Flipboard

One hundred years ago today, Britain made a life-changing decision, declaring war on Germany in defense of its friend and neighbor, Belgium. Serbia …

This Map Shows the Wealthiest Person In Each State

Ever wonder what it would be like to be the richest person in the state? A new map compiled by real estate firm Movoto shows that it means radically …

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Life beyond Earth seems 'inevitable', US planetary scientist says

Astronomers are standing on a "great threshold" of space exploration that could see evidence of extra-terrestrial life being discovered in the next 20 years, an expert has claimed. Life beyond the Earth seems inevitable given the immensity of the universe, says US planetary scientist Dr Sara Seager.<p>…

China steps up its hostile rhetoric with a harsh warning to Microsoft

Beijing has sternly put Microsoft on notice to comply with the Chinese government’s antitrust case — or else.<p>In language usually reserved for political opponents, dissidents, or countries it has a beef with, China warned Microsoft not to interfere with its antitrust investigation into the …

Tiger Hunting in India 1924

American Brigadier General William Mitchell hunts tigers with an Indian maharaja in 1924.<p>Editor's Note: <i>In recognition of International Tiger Day, we present the following article from our archives as a way of illustrating how attitudes toward tigers have changed in the past century. In November</i> …

"Rockets and People, Volume 3: Hot Days of the Cold War"

Boris Chertok continues his fascinating narrative on the early history of the Soviet space program, from 1961 to 1967.

9 Ways Google Is Changing The World

When asked if Microsoft could learn a thing or two from X Labs, Nadella retorted that there's always something to learn from "from people who market themselves well."<p>He was right to some degree. Project X creates a lot of hype for Google even though most of those projects aren't quite ready for the …

Through the Killing Field to See Walruses

Changing Planet<p>To get relatively close to a trio of walruses on a beach at Kapp Lee on Edgeøya, the third largest island in Svalbard, we had to skirt a killing field littered with bones of the corpulent marine mammals. Preserved as a cultural relic, along with a couple of huts once used by trappers …

Goodbye Jim Frederick: Writer, Editor, Mentor, Friend

When a writer dies young—and Jim Frederick, who died Thursday in Oakland at 42, was very young—we mourn the work that will never be. As a writer and …

Korean War

First world war: how state and press kept truth off the front page

On this, the 100th anniversary of the day the first world war began, it is sobering to look back at the way that conflict was so badly reported. The catalogue of journalistic misdeeds is a matter of record: the willingness to publish propaganda as fact, the apparently tame acceptance of censorship …

In pictures: World War One battlefields 100 years on

<b>Photographs of the landscapes of World War One battlefields as they are today, by photographer Michael St Maur Sheil, are to go on show in St James's Park from 4 August, the centenary of Britain's declaration of war. The Fields of Battle/Lands of Peace exhibition, sponsored by The Royal British</b> …

Revealed: the British First World War officer who married a nurse who wanted him dead

Gravely wounded during the Third Battle of Ypres in 1917, Captain Harry Oldham from the West Yorkshire Regiment was condemned to death by an Irish …

Williams, here w/ @NASA_Johnson director Chris Kraft during MA 9, later served as NASA's Chief Engineer http://t.co/4ipbfamNWM

You Asked: Is Sunscreen Safe — and Do I Really Need It Daily?

Google <i>sunscreen</i> and <i>toxic</i> and see what you find. Claims that titanium dioxide is hazardous? Claims that you need vitamin D, and a little unprotected …

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