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Find the Girls on the Negatives: Searching for the Origins of Stunning Photos Found in a Thrift Store

Six years ago, one man purchased a box of old negatives and sparked an online hunt that would eventually shed light on former nanny Vivian Maier, one of the greatest street photographers of the century. Now, a similar search is unfolding, thanks to a series of mysterious negatives recently …

What Having Millions of Followers Taught Me About Christian Dialogue

Full House actress: Let’s stop attacking each other with Bible verses. Editor’s Note: <i>It can be challenging for Christians to balance conviction and</i> …

Why Red Means Red in Almost Every Language - Issue 26: Color

When Paul Kay, then an anthropology graduate student at Harvard University, arrived in Tahiti in 1959 to study island life, he expected to have a …

Photographer’s Zoom on the Moon Is So Close You’d Think He Was in Space When He Took These Images

A photographer in Germany pointed his Nikon Coolpix P900 camera to the sky a few months ago and zoomed in living up to the camera-maker’s pitch that the “sky is no longer the limit.” His results are now going viral.<p>The photographer going by Lothar Lenz trained his 83x zoom on the moon, which at the …

These Photos Show How Hard It Is To Live On Less Than $1 A Day

A book called <i>Living on a Dollar a Day: The Lives and Faces of the World’s Poor</i>, timed to come out just before the U.N. figures out what to do next, …

Autism: It provides an explanation for feeling 'different'

When her sons were identified as autistic, 41 year old Lynne Watkins recognised the same traits in herself and with a greater awareness of the condition, more adults are being diagnosed with a spectrum of disorders<p>When her youngest son was a baby, Lynne Watkins was afraid to look him in the eye. …

Are primary schools teaching un-creative writing?

A group of authors, including the UK’s most recent Carnegie medallist Tanya Landman, who are preparing to contact the education secretary, are complaining about the damaging effects of disencouraging simple writing in the primary school classroom. This I can testify for, since I was one of those …

Teaching

In pictures: Combating trachoma in Sudan

<b>A UK-aid funded initiative led by Sightsavers is combining technology and medical research across 22 countries in Africa, Asia and the Pacific. The Global Trachoma Mapping Project is the largest infectious disease survey in history with the aim of eliminating the disease by 2020.</b><p>Following years of …

War

Why This Photographer Thinks You Should Watermark Your Photographs

The majority of photographers don’t like watermarking their images. Why mar the perfect balance of your picture with a distracting logo, right? …

Why Cell Phones Won't Ever Replace Professional Cameras

I have an iPhone 6 Plus. It’s amazing. It has a backside illuminated sensor, an f/2.2 lens, and optical image stabilization. Yes, I have optical …

Mobile Photography

Americans Aren't Taking Cuba Tourism Rules Seriously at All

“Is travel to Cuba for tourist activities permitted? No.” That’s what the U.S. Treasury Department website says.<p>And yet Havana is loaded with …

Why write a collaborative novel? Well … why write alone?

<b>Christopher Robinson, Gavin Kovite (Erin Pollock)</b><p>Writing is lonely. Writing together has deepened our friendship — not to mention cutting the workload in half!<p>Gavin Kovite • Christopher Robinson<p>May 25, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>When we tell people we’ve co-authored a literary novel, the first thing almost …

These Portraits of Wounded Veterans Remind Us of the High Price They Paid

<i>Warning: This post contains photos of injured veterans that are difficult to view.</i><p>“The Unknown Soldier” is a powerful portrait project by …

I’m So Over The ‘Overly-Retouched’ Argument

Ah, “photography”, you loosely defined word that everyone seems to have their own definition of. It’s amazing how polarizing you can be, isn’t it?<p>And …

We Have a Choice About Autism

One day, my son was playing with a United States map puzzle. He repeatedly dropped the puzzle pieces that were in the shape of individual states onto the floor and got close to the floor to listen to the sounds they made. I joined him in his play and I experimented with a variation on the game. I …

10 Things This Beginner Learned About Landscape Photography

I’m photographer Joe Hendricks, and in this post I’ll share some things I learned from trying to get into landscape photography.<p>1. Just go for it<p>For …

The Friend

His wife was just thirty-four. They had two little girls. The cancer was everywhere, and the parts of dying that nobody talks about were about to start. His best friend came to help out for a couple weeks. And he never left.<p><b>Most of September 17, 2012,</b> has evaporated from my mind. I still have a few …

Abandoned Detroit House Gets Adorned with 4000 Flowers

What does it look like when you give florists 48 hours to fill an old, abandoned house with flowers? These photos, taken by photographer Heather Saunders, are from the trail run of <i>Flower House</i>, an exhibition planned in October that will fill 15 rooms of a dilapidated Detroit home with between …

Cut Flowers

'We have nothing': survivors of Nepal's second quake left beyond hopeless

Photograph: Hemanta Shrestha/EPA<p>People search near a collapsed house in Kathmandu after another powerful earthquake.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/12/1431452377341/fb2cc693-15f1-4d7c-af1e-ea8d6813f422-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Hemanta Shrestha/EPA<p>People search …

Dê uma volta pelo Rio de Janeiro através das aquarelas de Durval Amorim

<b>Aquarelas</b> inspiradas no Rio de Janeiro: essa é a obsessão de Durval Amorim. Durval é formado em Publicidade e Propaganda, tem pós graduação em Design …

Breathtaking Photos of the Night Sky Capture the Beauty of the Cosmos

Finnish photographer Mikko Lagerstedt captures breathtakingly beautiful photos of the night sky shining over magnificent landscapes. Dazzling stars, glimpses of the Milky Way, and otherworldly auroras can be seen with startling clarity in his gorgeous images. Each shot is an extraordinary …

Photography

Exquisite Light Boxes Made With Melted Gummy Bears Look Like Stained Glass

These colorful works by Spanish architects Marta Alonso Yebra and Imanol Caldern Elsegui will fool you. At first glance, they might look like stained glass, but they're actually melted gummy bears. The decorative wall hangings are called “light boxes,” and they delight us with their gorgeous hues …

Brilliant Nighttime Photos of Los Angeles Shot from a Helicopter

Photographer Vincent Laforet flies high over the city of Los Angeles and turns his airborne perspective into captivating nighttime shots of the city. After the sun has gone down, Laforet goes up in a helicopter and uses his expertise to capture perfectly exposed frames that showcase LA's vibrant …

Los Angeles

Is Peanut Butter The Best Present For Malnourished Teen Moms-To-Be?

Pregnant mothers are often reminded that they're eating for two. But 17-year-old Gladys barely has enough food for one.<p>Gladys, who is pregnant with her first child, lives in Malawi, a country with widespread poverty and malnutrition. In 2012, 78 out of every 1,000 children died before they turned …

Washington University in St. Louis

I Spent a Year Reading Only Books by Women and I Think It Changed My Life

My New Years resolution back in 2014 was to read only books by women for a year, and I think it was the only resolution I’ve ever made and stuck to. Last year, I read 68 books, all written by women. While my reading preferences skew heavily toward contemporary fiction, I also read a lot of …

Chipotle essay contest for students lets winners get published -- on Chipotle cups

Chipotle has already adorned its cups and bags with excerpts from notable authors like Neil Gaiman, Toni Morrison, and George Saunders, and now the …

For Babies In Big Cities, It's Survival Of The Richest

I will never forget the moment when I looked out the car window at a bustling, steamy intersection in the heart of Manila, and locked eyes with a young woman. She was holding a tiny baby while begging in the street.<p>I glanced down at my six-month-old son, sleeping contentedly in my arms inside our …

What Happens When a Photographer Is Made an Inspector of Prisons?

Grégoire Korganow’s Unprecedented Access to the French Lock-ups Secured Anxiety-Inducing Images of a Claustrophobic and Stressed Prison …