Aaron Pergram

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Stuart Franklin: how I photographed Tiananmen Square and 'tank man'

The Magnum photographer tells his story of the 1989 protests, from peaceful demonstration to bloody crackdown, the iconic 'tank man' – and how hamburgers gave him his big break<p>• Stuart Franklin captures the Tiananmen Square protests – in pictures<p>At the start, Tiananmen Square had the atmosphere of …

A Visit To An Elephant Orphanage

How a trust in Nairobi is rescuing and cuddling these giant babies<p>Oltaiyoni was found wandering all alone in the wild. Three-week-old Ashaka was stuck in a mud hole, desperate for help. Barsilinga was rescued at just two weeks old, when his mother was gravely wounded by poachers. I'm surrounded by …

An Underwater Race To Transplant Miami's Rare Corals

A lab just off Florida's Miami River has become the base for an unusual lifesaving operation.<p>A group of scientists there is on an urgent mission to save as many corals as it can before the marine creatures are destroyed as part of an underwater excavation of Miami's shipping channel. The channel — …

Camels transmitted MERS to humans, but virus probably came from bats

One of the earliest known victims of the<p>Middle East Respiratory Syndrome(MERS) coronavirus — a retired Saudi military man who owned a herd of camels outside of Jeddah — almost certainly was infected when he applied a topical medication to the runny nose of one of his sick animals, a new study …

SoftBank to start selling personal robots next year | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s SoftBank Corp said on Thursday it will start selling human-like robots for personal use by February, expanding into a sector seen key to addressing labour shortages in one of the world’s fastest ageing societies.<p>SoftBank Corp. unveils human-like robots named 'pepper' at …

'Open Carry' Gun Laws Spark Texas Backlash

Last week, not long after a lone gunman's rampage in California, Texas witnessed an unnerving series of demonstrations.<p>Groups of young men, armed with tactical long rifles slung across their backs, began showing up at restaurants like Chili's and Chipotle, Sonic and Jack in the Box, to mention a …

Icelandair's Stunning New Safety Video Doubles as Tourism Ad

Iceland’s flag carrier Icelandair released a new safety video this week that doubles as a tourism ad for the increasingly popular destination. The …

Why You Should Eat Fruit, Not Drink It

Photographed by <b>Christy Kurtz</b>.<p><i>UPDATE: This post was originally published on Oct 6.</i><p>A team of scientists from Britain, Singapore, and the Harvard School …

Models Pose With Shipwreck Underwater, The Results Are Seriously Stunning

You're on the bottom of the ocean floor, tied to a shipwrecked vessel, weighed down by a massive gown, with no way to swim to surface to get air.<p>Sound like your worst nightmare? Well it's actually just the the requirements for Benjamin Von Wong's latest photo shoot, called "Forgotten."<p>Von Wong, a …

How Joe McNally, Jeremy Cowart & Ami Vitale Are Making the Next Six Months Count

It’s hard to believe we’re already halfway through 2014, right? But the good news is there’s still over 200 days left to bring in business, make more …

Martin Stavars' Black and White Cityscapes Will Leave You Speechless

<i>All images shot by and used with permission from Martin Stavars</i><p>Martin Stavars is a born in 1981 in Czestochowa, Poland and has always been fascinated …

Urban Photographer of the Year award - in pictures

This year's search to find the world’s best city photographs is underway. The 2014 edition has the theme “cities at work”, and is open to both professional and amateur photographers. So get shooting – first prize is a luxury photographic safari courtesy of competition organisers CBRE. As a taster, …

Articles about 7 dramatic small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't …

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Leaf Pleasure Boat Was Inspired by The Anatomy of Leaves

<b>Leaf Pleasure Boat</b> as its name suggests, this project was inspired by nature, the anatomy of leaves to be precise. The image of drifting leaf becomes …

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