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Lunch Atop a Skyscraper: The Story Behind the Iconic Photo

As you probably know by now, this month, TIME is busy sharing the stories behind the 100 most influential images of all time. And today, they shared …

Great Depression

Sports enthusiasts repair devastated Winter Olympic tracks

MOUNT TREBEVIC, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Sports enthusiasts and former athletes in Bosnia have taken it upon themselves to reclaim some of the glory …

Let's write the future

Candid Portraits Capture the Strong Work Ethic and Human Spirit of the Elderly in Tokyo

By 2060, it's projected that 40% of Japan's population will be over 65. Tokyo-based photographer Lee Chapman, who arrived in the late 90s to spend a few years in the city and then wound up staying, spends his days capturing a nuanced side to the Japanese capital. His series of images depict the …

The Week in Review: Elon Musk’s Mars Mission

Entrepreneur Elon Musk revealed his aim to colonize Mars this week. The SpaceX founder and Tesla chief executive told a crowd at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Guadalajara, Mexico that his space transport company SpaceX hoped to have humans living on Mars as early as 2022.<p>Musk …

The Secret History Of Knock-Knock Jokes

Knock knock.<p>Who's there?<p>Joe King.<p>Joe King who?<p>Joking like this used to be considered a sickness by some people.<p>The knock-knock joke has been a staple of American humor since the early 20th century. With its repetitive set-up and wordplay punchline, the form has been invoked — and understood — by …

Jokes

5 Trends Shaping The Future Of Architecture

Architects from 2015’s most innovative companies look into their crystal balls and divine the ways the built environment will evolve.<p>What does the future of the architecture industry hold? We asked experts from some of the world’s most innovative companies to look into their crystal balls and …

Architecture

Selma photographer captured history on 'Bloody Sunday'

As the column of black demonstrators in Selma, Ala., marched two by two over the Edmund Pettus Bridge, James "Spider" Martin and his camera were there to record the scene.<p>It was March 7, 1965. Martin didn't know it yet, but he was documenting one of the most consequential moments in the history of …

Celebrating International Women’s Day — 21 Great Female Photographers | LensCulture

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2016, the editors of LensCulture would like to honor and thank the following 35 female photographers for inspiring us with their remarkable dedication, creativity and vision.<p>These 35 are at the top of our most popular features about contemporary photography in …

Breast Cancer

These Are Three of the Earliest Photos Ever Made

Joseph Nicéphore Niépce is a French photography pioneer who is credited with capturing the oldest surviving photograph of a real world scene, a print …

Photography

The Week in Review: Year of the Goat (or Sheep or Ram)

Hundreds of millions of people celebrated Chinese New Year this week and will continue to over the next month, in Asia and around the world. The most important festival of the year in China, which was first celebrated in the 14th century B.C., begins on the second new moon after the winter solstice …

Cleanup Begins at Blast Site in Tianjin China

The journalist-turned-photographer shining a light on Beijing's underground workers

Having discovered a passion for photography as a teen, Sim Chi Yin spent nine years as an adult writing for <i>The Straits Times</i>, Singapore’s English …

Disappearances, Forced Confessions: China Targets Dissent

HONG KONG — Chinese law may grant its citizens the right to a trial, but in today’s political climate some critics of the government are asking whether it would be in a court of law or the court of public opinion.<p>Since President Xi Jinping came to power three years ago, hundreds of Chinese citizens …

Hong Kong

Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Graphics Study - Adrian Courrèges

<b>2015/03/12:</b> <i>Back online after Reddit and Slashdot killed my bandwidth with 30,000 visits in the last hours. Followed by HN.</i> <b><br>2015/03/11:</b> <i>Update with</i> …

Etnografia Lubelszczczyzny – ludowe wierzenia o ogniu - Leksykon

Spis treści<p>Sakralny charakter ognia<p>Kult ognia znany jest wielu kulturom i polega na oddawaniu czci świętości, która w postaci ognia się manifestuje. …

Woda w kulturze ludowej | NaLudowo.pl - Folklor, Etno Design, Kultura Ludowa

<b>Woda</b> jest jednym z najważniejszych żywiołów, niezbędnym do życia. W kulturze ludowej woda miała znaczenie ambiwalentne. Z jednej strony była symbolem …

Ludowe obrzędy pogrzebowe - Mitologie i wierzenia etniczne

Oto artykuł o obrzędach pogrzebowych Lubelszczyzny, niektóre pewnie uniwersalne na ziemiach polskich a niektóre lokalne.<p>"Etnografia Lubelszczyzny – …

Etnografia Lubelszczyzny – ludowe wierzenia o jajku - Leksykon

Spis treści<p>Mity kosmogeniczne dotyczące jajka<p>W wielu mitologiach pojawia się wyobrażenie kosmicznego jaja, z którego wyłania się personifikowana …

Etnografia Lubelszczyzny – ludowe wierzenia o domu - Leksykon

Spis treści<p>Lokalizacja domu<p>Wierzenia związane z domem uwypuklają koncepcje przestrzeni, która jest częścią tradycyjnego światopoglądu. Jest ona …

Etnografia Lubelszczyzny – ludowe wierzenia o chlebie - Leksykon

Spis treści<p>Chleb w kulturach świata<p>Barbara Ogrodowska pisze, że chleb był znany w epoce kamienia około 12 000 lat temu. Początkowo wyrabiano twarde …

Etnografia Lubelszczyzny – ludowe wierzenia o drzewach - Leksykon

Spis treści<p>Drzewo kosmiczne<p>Religioznawca Mircea Eliade pisze, że w archaicznej ontologii kosmos jest postrzegany jako żywy organizm odradzający się …

Etnografia Lubelszczyzny – ludowe wierzenia o snach - Leksykon

Spis treści<p>Sny w kulturze<p>Stanisława Niebrzegowska w książce Polski sennik ludowy pisze, że od starożytności do czasów obecnych u wszystkich ludów …

Etnografia Lubelszczyzny – ludowe wierzenia o liczbach - Leksykon

Spis treści<p>Symbolika liczb w kulturach najstarszych<p>Symbolika liczb w kulturze ludowej jest niezwykle rozbudowana i pojawia się w wielu aspektach: …

Etnografia Lubelszczyzny – ludowe wierzenia o ziemi - Leksykon

Spis treści<p>Ludowe mity o powstaniu ziemi<p>W ludowej tradycji funkcjonują liczne mity i legendy dotyczące ziemi. Pierwotnie była <b>przezroczysta</b>, <b>sczerniała</b> …

Etnografia Lubelszczyzny – ludowe wierzenia o soli

Wierzenia Słowian przetrwały w różnej formie do dnia dzisiejszego w folklorze ludowym, dlatego badania etnograficzne stanowią obok archeologicznych …