Anthony Johnson

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I Survived The VA: A Veteran Tells His Shocking Story

<i>You've heard about the VA scandal, but you've never heard it like this.</i><p><i>Warning: Graphic descriptions and video. Names and locations have been changed.</i><p>The skin around the lesion on his chest disintegrates with each peel of the dressing. Pus oozes from the dime-sized hole. Six more to go. They were …

iPhone Photography Awards Winners Revealed

Photographers of the Year iPhone Photography Awards. First place, Sounds of the old town.<br>Michał Koralewski<p>1 of 17<p>LightBox NewsletterSign up to …

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The Middle East Is Falling Apart

America isn’t to blame. There's no easy fix.<p>As news out of the Middle East goes from bad to worse—the humanitarian disaster in Yemen, Libya’s disintegration, the fall of Ramadi to ISIL, take your pick—the inevitable American tendency, especially in the political season, is to attribute all these …

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

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39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

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10 red states that mooch off the federal government

Republicans claim they’ve had it with American socialism. Maybe they should return the tax dollars subsidizing them<p>One of the most hilarious talking points coming from far-right Republicans and the Tea Party is that when “red states” like Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana are asked to bail out …

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

Bill Nye Fights Back

How a mild-mannered children’s celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.<p><i>Photographs by F. Scott Schafer</i><p>Let’s say that I am, through my actions, doomed, and that I will go to hell,” Bill Nye said. He was prepping for a Super Bowl party and making pizza dough from a recipe given …

I Tried to Live on Minimum Wage for a Week

For all of last week, I worked hard to live on the budget of a minimum wage worker. That meant I had $77 to spend on food, transportation, activities and other personal expenses for the week. I didn’t make it.<p>Most mornings started with eggs and toast, bought last Sunday during a grocery trip …

Henri Brings Out the Hula Hoops For Her "It's Like This, It's Like That" Video - PAPER

LA-by-way-of-London based singer/DJ/producer Henri has a new video out, "It's Like This, It's Like That," which we're excited to be exclusively premiering on Papermag. The clip, directed by Cole Rise, features a hirsute fella in a Hawaiian shirt and sweatband who can't stop dancing. Joined by a …

This Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped In Over 25 Countries To Examine Global Beauty Standards

Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based out of Kansas City, sent an unaltered photograph of herself to more than 40 Photoshop aficionados around the world. "Make me beautiful," she said, hoping to bring to light how standards of beauty differ across various cultures.<p>The project, titled <i>Before &</i> …

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17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> …

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Iraq crisis: The Sunni-Shia divide explained

One of the factors behind the most recent violence in Iraq is the sectarian divide between Sunni and Shia Muslims in that country.<p>The majority of Iraq's Muslims are Shia, and the Isis militants gaining ground there are Sunni.<p>According to the Pew Research Center, Iraq is one of only a handful of …

The Sunni Rebellion In Iraq

After independence this imperial construction continued to be imposed by despots and dictators. Today it is falling apart (see page 55). At its heart, in Iraq, a Sunni rebellion is boiling. In the past ten days the jihadists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) in league with large …

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Rocks guide to Milkyway

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The Elders are Dying

Limitless

Windswept - Wedge, Western Australia

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Unique Pop Fine Art by Limpfish

It's always a great day when you find a real slick set of works like these by artist David Barton, aka Limpfish. These are his take on famous fine …

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Photographers Find Creative Ways to Deal With Irritating Potholes

Potholes are the cherry on top of winter. A frustrating, dangerous cherry.<p>In cities hit hardest in the winter months, drivers risk flat tires and …

Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the "Clash within a Civilization"

No one has ever been able to travel to the Gulf without discovering just how different the perspectives and values of the West and the Middle East …