Anthony Trufanov

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The Jaw-Dropping Photography of Storm Chaser Mike Hollingshead

You might not come out on top if you weigh the pros and cons of storm chasing, but there are definitely pros beyond feeling like a bada** and a deep …

Humor: Hilariously Accurate Generic Brand Video Put Together from Stock Video Clips

Using only stock video footage from their library, Dissolve Footage took a humor article titled “This Is a Generic Brand Video” by Kendra Eash and …

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Updated 12th February 2018

Beautiful Panoramas Turn Your World Into Wormholes

New York City-based photographer and filmmaker Randy Scott Slavin had a brush with viral fame in 2012 when he released “Alternate Perspectives,” a photo series that turned panoramas of landscapes and cityscapes into psychedelic bubble views of the world. Now Slavin is back with a new installment of …

Science Vs. Art, and Proof That Nature is a Better Geometric Designer Than You Will Ever Be

We saw some pretty crazy snowflake photos back in January, from physicist Kenneth Libbrecht. Libbrecht uses a scientist's tool, a digital microscope, …

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Is Afghanistan really impossible to conquer?

<b>It's 25 years since the Soviet Union pulled its troops out of Afghanistan. The US is due to remove most of its forces at the end of the year. So what have these and other Afghan campaigns taught us?</b><p>Last Ramadan I drove through the badlands outside Kandahar to see the house where President Karzai …

Will Blood Be Shed In Crimea Before Diplomacy Can Work?

Russia continues to try to wrest control of Crimea from Ukraine and now has an estimated 20,000 troops there, Bloomberg News reports.<p>Meanwhile, Russian President Vladimir Putin has once again deflected the concerns of Western leaders. Reuters reports that, according to the Kremlin, Putin told …

Kim Jong Un 'elected' with 100% of the vote

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — With no one else on the ballot, state media reported Monday that supreme leader Kim Jong Un was not only elected to the highest legislative body in North Korea, he won with the unanimous approval of his district, which had 100% turnout.<p>North Koreans went to the polls …

Adobe Doesn't Think 'Photoshop' Is a Dirty Word

In January, <i>Jezebel</i> offered a $10,000 bounty to obtain un-retouched images from filmmaker Lena Dunham's <i>Vogue</i> cover shoot. Within two hours, they …

Race and Identity in Cuba

Backside of the Cuban Identify Card with a box for "Skin"<p>It's just been born and in a few hours they will register the baby with its brand new name. A few days will pass before the parents get the birth certificate and then the so-called "minor card." Without an identification card you can't …

Flip Flopping on Cuba: Time To End Antiquated Cold War Embargo

<b>In politics, once you take a stand on an issue, you better have a good reason to change your mind.</b><p>Take the Cuban embargo, which was implemented during the early 1960s during the Cold War, which the West won by the end of the 1980s.<p>Florida politicians, both Democrats and Republicans, for years have …

Cuba: The Holodomor Next Door

Cuba’s starvation policy is a crime against humanity.<p>I just got back from a business trip to Mexico. While there, I met with some Mexicans who had …

Why Cuba is afraid, very afraid, of unrest in Venezuela

The bloodshed in Caracas over the past 12 days brings to mind the 2009 Summit of the Americas in Port of Spain, where President Obama greeted Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chávez with a huge grin and a warm handshake. A couple of months later the State Department attempted to force Honduras to reinstall …

Cuba continues to trim state payroll, build private sector

* State slashed 600,000 jobs since 2009<p>* Small business sector employs over 450,000<p>By Marc Frank<p>HAVANA, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Cuba continued to shed state jobs and move workers into the private sector in 2013, according to a report issued by the official labor federation at the weekend, as President …

Comcast really, really doesn't care about you (allegedly)

Comcast has often managed to be the target of abuse and, on a good day, gallows humor.<p>It regularly features in the Consumerist's list of worst American companies. Indeed, just three years ago, Comcast encouraged its staff to vote so that it wouldn't be named Worst Company in America.<p>But, now that …

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Sochi 2014: 10 best motion blur shots at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

Using a slow shutter-speed to suggest motion is a common technique, but it’s a good one. Here are 10 shots from the Games which have made the most of motion blur

Chevron's Free Pizza Offer Only Feeds Public's Distrust

Often, when I speak to energy industry groups, I’m asked what oil companies can do to improve their public image. My response: sell iPads. It usually gets a laugh.<p>After recent events in Pennsylvania, though, I may need to revise my quip: no free pizza. Unfortunately, that has been the response of a …