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Egyptians defy violence to vote on constitution

Pro-government Egyptians have ignored a string of fatal clashes to vote for the first time in the post-Morsi era, in a referendum opposed by secular activists and loyalists to the ousted president.<p>Most polling stations were calm, with up to 160,000 soldiers policing voting queues across the …

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The No Pants Subway Ride - in pictures

The No Pants Subway Ride is an annual event staged across major cities around the world each January. It does what it says on the tin: you ride the Subway or Metro or Tube or U-Bahn without trousers or a skirt. The now global madcap event started in New York in 2002. No one knows where it will …

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Meditative Moments of Solitude Expressed in Black and White

Self-taught photographer Miro Simko captures strikingly secluded moments in his series entitled <i>Solitariness</i>. Each photo features a single car, truck, or person moving along an empty highway or a deserted back road. The strong contrast between one long strand of road and a single subject creates a …


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Breast ironing in Cameroon: empowering girls to speak out

Elizabeth Mbu kept her secret for 16 years. Aged 11, her mother kneaded her naked, developing breasts with a hot stone twice a week to stop them growing. "Each time I cried as it was really painful," she says. "I didn't understand what was going on, but it was very difficult to speak about." Her …

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Five ways to curb your internet use and get your life back

A study has revealed that people who are successful in their careers are more likely to be engaging in compulsive internet use, and are at increasing risk of anxiety, depression and isolation as they obsessively log in in out-of-office hours.<p>The results came as a surprise to the researchers, who …

Surreal Sculptures of Disintegrating Animals

Tomohiro Inaba is a creative sculptor who produces eye-catching figures that look like they are disintegrating into thin air. The Japanese artist's steel sculptures titled <i>Promise of Our Star</i> and <i>Next to the World</i> are particularly effective in the visual illusion. Each figure offers a duality that …


Behold the First Ever Image of a Planet and Its Star Over 63 Light Years Away

Although it might not seem like much, the photo above might just be the most extraordinary image you have ever seen. Not because of crazy high …