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The country has great potential to be a mover and shaker on the world stage, and I’m sure the people we met will continue Zambia’s recent progress. …Zambia
Some messiahs take their time.
It took 14 years, but D'Angelo's third album, Black Messiah, finally landed on Dec. 15. And its timing is impeccable.
The politically charged record dropped in the middle of unrest over police brutality, particularly the killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. …Protest
A shocking report released by the Associated Press shows that at least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. over a six-year span, all in …Child Welfare
5 December 2014
Why has so much journalism succumbed to propaganda? Why are censorship and distortion standard practice? Why is the BBC so often a …Military History
Every year, thousands of teens are held in solitary confinement in jails, prisons and juvenile halls nationwide. This is the story of Ismael “Izzy” …Teens
Untitled (Ferguson) Diptych, 2014, by Robert Longo. Photograph: Petzel Gallery
A week after TIME anointed images ranging from Ellen's Oscar selfie to Thomas van Houtryve's drone-aided photo of house boats as 2014's 10 most influential photos, Guardian writer Jonathan Jones, today, singled out Robert …Drawing
As 2014 comes to a close, we can confidently say that this has been an amazing year for wedding photography.
We've scoured wedding blogs, Pinterest and reached out to talented photographers across the country and around the world to compile the very best wedding photos of 2014. Below are 25 of our …Weddings
The number of child soldiers in the Central African Republic (CAR) has more than doubled – and possibly quadrupled – since sectarian conflict erupted last year, putting them at risk of long-term psychological damage, Save the Children warns.
An estimated 6,000 to 10,000 boys and girls are currently …
How a $2.50 experiment turned into one of the best places on the internet.
Angela was on call when a young boy with autism — who I’ll call Tim — came up to her for help. Tim’s friend had recently committed suicide, and it was clear he was shaken and upset. Within minutes of talking, Angela …Developmental Disabilities
Ugandan activist saves orphans
African Voices is a weekly show that highlights Africa's most engaging personalities, exploring the lives and passions of people who rarely open themselves up to the camera. Follow the team on Twitter.
(CNN) -- In 2010, Ugandan journalist Gladys Kalibala embarked on a …Africa
Boatmen in India, brick makers in Peru, and fishermen in the United Arab Emirates — these are just a few of the low-income entrepreneurs who make developing countries run.
While their income doesn't always factor into the GDP, they undoubtedly contribute to the world economy. These …
One year since fighting broke out in South Sudan, UNICEF looks back at the some of the inspiring and resilient children involved in the Learning for …South Sudan
A beautiful woman, wrapped in a sari, sits calmly on top of a ferocious tiger. This is how much of the world meets Priya, India's newest superhero and a rape survivor.
Created by Indian-American filmmaker Ram Devineni, 'Priya's Shakti', a comic with futuristic augmented reality features, combats the …
Solar sunflower inspired by nature could bring clean energy anywhere
(CNN) -- Imagine a transportable solar power station that tracks the sun like a sunflower and cools itself by pumping water through its veins just like a plant.
The Sunflower Solar Harvester, developed by the Swiss company Airlight …Renewable Energy
One night last week, I had a conversation over dinner with a student who is as puzzled as I am about why people seem so unworried by online surveillance. What would it take, we wondered, to wake people up? If the Snowden revelations did not constitute a “Milly Dowler moment”, then what would?
Another day, another animal given a new lease on life thanks to 3D printing. This time it’s Derby, a dog born with deformed legs who, with the help of some folks at 3DSystems, now runs alongside his owners with gleeful abandon. Derby’s front legs have been augmented with two blade-like attachments …Animals
The antidote to racism partly lies in empathy, or the willingness to "walk a mile in someone else's shoes," as the saying goes. But scientists from universities across Europe are taking the maxim one step further, providing people an opportunity to experience life in someone else's skin by …Racism
Here's a whole new look at the world.
Following on from our features on unique street food throughout the world & how much do people pay for food …Brazil
One of the most obvious traits throughout all of Stanley Kubrick's films and work is his dedication and passion for conjuring up iconic imagery and …Art
Make no mistake the Democratic Republic of the Congo is one of the most dangerous places to live in the world, particularly if you're a woman.
Celebrated British illustrator and visual artist John Holcroft (whose work has been featured by the BBC, The Guardian and Reader's Digest) has …Drawing
The 1,000-square-mile exclusion zone in Chernobyl, Ukraine (established in the wake of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster) has been virtually …Ghost Towns
On his Facebook page, Samuel L. Jackson posted this short video, encouraging celebrities to speak out on “police racism.”
He started out making …Policing
In an effort to raise awareness of the situation of children in South Sudan, UNICEF embarked on an unusual kind of campaign.
We sent an actor, a film …
Dan Marbaix est un photographe dont la spécialité est l’exploration urbaine. Il voyage de ville en ville pour visiter des lieux construits par l’homme, abandonnés ou non, en général interdits d’accès ou tout du moins cachés. Pour cela, il a déjà été arrêté 20 fois mais il refuse d’abandonner ses explorations. A la vue des photos ci-dessous on comprend pourquoi. Dan n’etait pas supposé se trouver dans ces lieux mais sans cela nous n’aurions jamais eu ces fabuleux clichés. Ci-dessous une maison abandonnée en Allemagne. Il est difficile de dire ce qui fait exactement le charme de ces photos Est-ce le fait que ces logements aient été abandonnés Ou bien l’impression que la vie y suit encore son cours malgré tout Certains endroits ont en effet été laissé tels quels. Dans cette maison en Belgique par exemple, le faisan empaillé et la vieille radio sont intacts sur cette vieille commode Peu importe le nombre d’arrestations ou d’amendes, Dan estime que ses explorations en valent la peine, ne serait-ce que pour prendre des photos envoûtantes comme celles-ci d’un asile psychiatrique abandonnéBeaucoup de ces photos semblent en effet tout droit sorties d’un film d’horreur Ce ne sont pas des décors mais de vrais endroits laissés à l’abandon Certaines de ces photos sont fascinantes, limite dérangeantes. Pour voir davantage de ces photos, visites le site de Dan: Dan’s Flickr / Dan’s Web site Partages également ces sublimes clichés avec tes amis ci-dessous.
Dan Marbaix est un photographe dont la spécialité est l’exploration urbaine. Il voyage de ville en ville pour visiter des lieux construits par …
A revealing lens on a system-phenomenon both global in reach and strikingly local in degree of diversity.
Since 2004, Julian Germain has been capturing the inner lives of schools around the world, from England to Nigeria to Qatar, in his large-scale photographs of schoolchildren in class. Classroom …Portrait Photography
Taken from the November 2007 issue of Dazed & Confused:
In the late 1960s, America was not a place to be black. After centuries of slavery, segregation and political assassinations, the ghetto’s unemployed masses were subject to constant surveillance and harassment. It seemed that nothing short of a …Art