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A Tale of Two Wolves: Men, Masculinity and Violence - Photographs and text by Pete Muller | LensCulture

<i>After Pete Muller was named a finalist in the LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards, he then went on to win first prize in the “General News, stories” category at World Press Photo. In Amsterdam, at the World Press Photo Award Days, we had the chance to sit down with Muller and learn more about</i> …

abdul kircher photographs the things society doesn’t talk about

Whether it’s Wendell, the guy who’ll smoke any bit of dirt he finds on the floor, hoping it gets him high, or a wheelchair bound couple kissing on the sidewalk, Abdul Kircher tells the stories of the people most wouldn’t want to ask about.<p>Abdul Kircher is the 18 year old photographer with one green …

Winners of the 2014 Monochrome Photography Awards

Fine_Art_1st_Place_Amateur_Adam_Jurgilewicz_Mono_Awards_2014<p><i>All images used with permission of the Monochrome awards.</i><p>Photographs in black and white …

Grenada, The Caribbean's Prettiest Place

It isn't warming up anytime soon, which means we’re still in need of a mid-winter Caribbean vacation to keep us sane. Barbados, Barbuda, the Bahamas -- there are too many beautiful places to choose from!<p>So why not pick a wild card and head to Grenada?<p>Grenada is an island country in the Caribbean …

Caribbean

James Nachtwey on How Photography Can Change the World

World renowned Photojournalist and War Photographer<b> James Nachtwey</b> received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Magazine …

Photography

5 Predictions For The World In 2039

Looking to the year 2039, her book includes interviews with a dozen well-known futurists on everything from brain research to the future of cities …

Ford Motor Company

This Website Lets You Chat With Your Future Self

A new site called Future Self lets you. And the person you’re asking is a creepy, older version of yourself. Using a complicated combination of …

UC Berkeley

What the World Will Speak in 2115

A century from now, expect fewer but simpler languages on every continent<p>By<p>John H. McWhorter<p>In 1880 a Bavarian priest created a language that he hoped the whole world could use. He mixed words from French, German and English and gave his creation the name Volapük, which didn’t do it any favors. …

Language

The man who can send you to Mars

Think you’ve got the right stuff to make it to Mars? Richard Hollingham talks to the man selecting astronauts for a privately funded mission to the Red Planet.<p>This is the pitch: a perilous one-way journey to a dead, distant world, leaving your family behind for the rest of your life, before dying …

Richard Branson wants to send thousands of internet satellites into space

And he's not alone<p>After reaffirming his commitment to space tourism following Virgin Galactic's deadly crash in October, slightly absurd rocket enthusiast Richard Branson is tossing a chunk of his billions at a new project: former Google Satellite executive Greg Wyler's satellite-internet company …

Back-up brains: The era of digital immortality

How do you want to be remembered? As Simon Parkin discovers, we may eventually be able to preserve our entire minds for generations to come – would you?<p>A few months before she died, my grandmother made a decision.<p>Bobby, as her friends called her (theirs is a generation of nicknames), was a farmer’s …

I just saw the first movie from Oculus, and it is the future

Hiding from robots while looking like a cyborg<p>You’ll have to excuse me. I’m going to sound a little excited now.<p>Earlier today Oculus announced Story Studio, its in-house production team dedicated to producing virtual reality movies. We’ve been seeing VR narrative experiences for years at this …

Amazing Infographic Shows The Moments In Which 177 Of The World's Most Creative Minds Peaked

Are you past your creative prime? Visual journalist Oliver Uberti plotted the lives of 177 artists, composers, poets, scientists, and software developers from the year 1300 to today and discovered you very well might be.<p>Uberti chose a signature work for each and used black dots to represent when …

Mark Zuckerberg

Space 2020: What does the future hold?

What will our space ambitions actually look like a decade from now? Three experts tell Richard Hollingham.<p>Space has not been this exciting since the 1960s.<p>Nasa recently launched Orion, its first new spacecraft to carry astronauts since the Space Shuttle, and is developing a massive new rocket to …

‘Le Gouffre’, A Beautiful Painterly Animated Short Film About a Pair of Travelers Building a Bridge Across a Chasm

“Le Gouffre” (The Chasm) is a delightful animated short film about a pair of travelers who embark on a project to build a rickety bridge across a …

These NASA travel posters will make you dream about space exploration

As NASA continues to search for Earth-like planets out in the farthest reaches of space, the agency is also dreaming about what it might be like once we finally land on those planets. To that end, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory has created a series of travel posters the show off what life could be …

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

South America

Meet The Animator Who Captured A Woman’s Entire Lifetime In A Four-Minute Short

Have you seen “Sidewalk” yet? It’s a four-minute animated short by Celia Bullwinkel. It tells a woman’s entire life just by following her as she …

Why Fabien Cousteau Wants To Build An Underwater City

With 95 percent of the ocean unexplored, scientists barely understand life beneath the waves.<p>In the July 1963 issue of <i>Popular Science</i>, we detailed the work of Jacques Cousteau, an oceanographer who was building the Conshelf II -- an underwater habitat where he would set a world record living under …

Carbon Dioxide

To Europa! Mission to Jupiter's Moon Gains Support in Congress

Scientists who want to explore Jupiter's ocean-harboring moon Europa have some allies in high places.<p>Several influential congresspeople are among …