Derek Gold

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5 Things You Need To Know About The Photographer's Ephemeris

If you're not familiar with it, The Photographer's Ephemeris (TPE) is a map-centric sun/moon calculator that shows how the light falls on the land. …

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North Korea to reportedly execute 200 officials believed loyal to Kim Jong-un uncle

A South Korean newspaper has reported that the North Korean regime of Kim Jong-un will execute 200 high-ranking government officials believed to be loyal to Jang Song-thaek, Kim's once-powerful uncle who was shockingly deposed and executed last December.<p>The Chosun Ilbo reported the pending …

N Korea: Not so 'Stalinist' after all | North Korea

The international media loves to describe North Korea as the "world's last Stalinist country", or as a "communist dictatorship". Both descriptions are not completely off the mark, but seriously misleading nonetheless.<p>It is often overlooked that the last 20 years in North Korea were a time when …

North Korean health system crumbling as shortages and sanctions bite

Patients said to be taking methamphetamine as medicine because drugs are too expensive despite promise of universal healthcare<p>Our new North Korea network: follow the Guardian and our partners for unique reporting and analysis<p>Touring a new hospital in Pyongyang recently, North Korea’s leader, Kim …

North Korea: fears of food shortages outside Pyongyang as distribution fails

Insiders report plentiful rations in the 'revolutionary capital' but failure to distribute supplies elsewhere, reports DailyNK<p>• Welcome to the Guardian North Korea network<p>• Refugees on how the world should respond to regime<p>North Korean authorities have ceased distributing regular food rations …

Chinese contingency plan if North Korean regime collapses leaked

Chinese contingency plans of action following the hypothetical collapse of North Korea's Communist regime have reportedly been leaked to the Japanese media, offering an intriguing look at how Pyongyang's staunchest ally would respond to such a cataclysmic event.<p>The Daily Telegraph reports that the …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists 8 (Free) Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read

A Reddit.com user posed the question to Neil deGrasse Tyson: "Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?"<p>Below, you …

32 Women On The Sexiest Thing A Guy Has Ever Said To Them

Recently, I asked my friends, friends-of-friends, and Twitter followers (Thanks for the emails, guys!) for the one hottest thing a guy had ever said …

JeeYoung Lee builds elaborate sets by hand in her tiny Seoul studio for her fantastical photography: http://hifructose.com/2014/04/02/jeeyoung-lees-elaborate-hand-built-fantasy-worlds/

Rio Celeste Waterfall Is Quite Possibly The Bluest Waterfall On Earth

It may look like Photoshop, but it's not.<p>This is the waterfall at Rio Celeste, a river in Costa Rica's Tenorio Volcano National Park. The water is actually this dazzling blue color because of volcanic minerals below the surface-- it's the real-life version of an effect usually only achieved with …

How I Lost Over a Hundred Photographs to a Corrupted Memory Card, And Got Them Back

It’s probably every photographer’s worst nightmare. You’ve shot gigabytes worth of images, ready to be imported for post-processing, when suddenly: …