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ISIS appears to execute British captive

British aid worker David Haines has been executed by ISIS militants, according to a video posted Saturday to a website associated with the group, making him the third Western captive to be killed by the Islamist extremist group in recent weeks.<p>The ISIS video post showing Haines' beheading called …

St. Petersburg, Russia Is A Winter Instagram Wonderland

Some places just look prettier on Instagram than in regular photos.<p>We'll have to hand it to St. Petersburg, Russia-- the city is already pretty charming, but those vintage filters make the European-style streets and broad, open city squares all the more exquisite.<p>For example, here's the Palace …

What Nutritionists Serve at Thanksgiving

As a dietitian, people often wonder what it's like at my house at Thanksgiving. They'll ask me: Do I drink? <i>Not generally.</i> Do I make desserts? <i>Yes! Pumpkin pie and usually an apple crisp</i>. Have I tried Tofurky? <i>Yes... I cooked it one Thanksgiving when I was a part-time vegan, but I prefer turkey brined</i> …

USA Today, News Tribune Won't Publish White House Photos

USA Today and the Tacoma News Tribune are refusing to publish White House handout photos in protest of restrictions on press access.<p>The decision comes after 38 news outlets protested White House limits that often prevent journalists from taking photos of President Obama in a letter on Thursday. …

Landscape Photography Tips Checklist

This article is a review of landscape photography tips and techniques I’ve covered before. Have you wondered why I’m going over previously covered …

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Teddy Bear The Porcupine Tells Us All About Eating A Pumpkin

Teddy Bear the talking porcupine is back with another video to tell us about munchin' on a pumpkin!<p>We aren't quite sure what he's saying but judging by his general love for food, he's probably saying something good. Teddy Bear is from Zooniversity, a traveling wildlife company that educates people …

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Photo Gallery: A Day In Oman

Is it possible to fall in love with a place in just one day?<p>Yes, of course. The answer is yes.<p>After leaving London on National Geographic’s 125th Anniversary Expedition, we flew to Oman, and shifted suddenly from the cooler fall of Europe into the steamy season of the Gulf. In total, I believe we …

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36 Links That Are Like Catnip for Photographers

It's truly been a great week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking at all corners of the internet to find the …

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Forget the Med: five stunning stretches of coast in northern Europe

Travellers flock to the Mediterranean shores of Italy, France and Spain, but for deliciously different places to dip your toes, look a little further north on your map of Europe. You’ll need a sweater if you visit outside the summer, but the views, dunes and magical history are worth a slightly …

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Israel issues warning on report on Iran bomb

A new report that says Iran may need as little as a month to produce enough uranium for a nuclear bomb is further evidence for why Israel will take military action before that happens, an Israeli defense official said Friday.<p>A new report that says Iran may need as little as a month to produce …

37 Amazing and Useful Photography Links

It's been a very exciting week in the world of photography with many talented artists producing and sharing some truly incredible pieces. Toad Hollow …

Asteroid threat in 2032? Don't panic, but don't brush it off

A big asteroid sailed past Earth last month, and astronomers haven't yet totally excluded the possibility that it'll hit us when it comes around in 2032. If the past is any guide, we won't have to worry about asteroid 2013 TV135 — but it's a reminder that we'll have to fend off a killer space rock …

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Pictures of the day: 18 October 2013 - Telegraph

For oil companies, drilling on an acre of taxpayer-owned land is cheaper than a Starbucks coffee

We made a very bad deal. That's the verdict of this informative, but frustrating story by Leah McGrath Goodman at Newsweek on the history of private …

U.S. Government Releases 1,300 Stunning Park Photos Before Shutdown

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Beautiful Satellite Photographs of the Earth, Courtesy of the ESA

Well, thanks to the US Government shutdown, space photography lovers who frequented site’s like NASA’s <i>Astronomy Picture of the Day</i> are left looking …

This Is The Absolute Bluest Water In The World

As fall descends, we're tired of looking up at orange leaves and craving a peek down at blue waves. So we embarked on a hunt for the absolute bluest water on Earth, and this is what we found.<p>Don't jump in-- it's just a computer screen.<p><b>The Maldives</b><p><b>Five Flower Lake, China</b><p><b>Peyto Lake, Canada</b><p><b>Aragusuku</b> …

August 2013