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Lens Guide: Best Lenses to Move up to from a Kit Lens

Kit lens—to use or not to use? While kit lenses are much less expensive than better hobbyist and professional lenses, in the world of photography, …

10 photo highlights of the day – in pictures

The Guardian's picture editors bring you a selection of top photographs from around the world

Israel 'proposes land swap' as part of peace deal with Palestinians

Israeli official have suggested a controversial land-swap arrangement with the Palestinians that could see 300,000 Arab citizens being transferred out of Israel's jurisdiction, it has been reported<p><b>Israel</b> has reportedly floated the controversial idea of land swaps with the <b>Palestinians</b> in a move …

Report: Sessions Senate No. 1 talker

In the end, it wasn’t a senator who filibustered in 2013 that held down the most floor time, and it wasn’t the majority leader who spoke the most either: It was Sen. Jeff Sessions, according to a new analysis.<p>The Alabama Republican spoke on the Senate floor for 33 hours, the L.A. Times reports …

Pope Francis Goes Off-Script to Call for an End to Violence

From a window overlooking St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis used his first public appearance of 2014 to call for a spirit of community on Earth and an …

Super-Earth Clouds: Alien Clouds Found on 'Most Earth-Like World'

On a Super-Earth, alien clouds have been discovered.<p>GJ 1214b, a planet that’s much bigger than Earth (Thus, known as a “Super-Earth), “is the …

More Than 300 Sharks In Australia Are Now On Twitter

Sharks in Western Australia are now tweeting out where they are — in a way.<p>Government researchers have tagged 338 sharks with acoustic transmitters that monitor where the animals are. When a tagged shark is about half a mile away from a beach, it triggers a computer alert, which tweets out a …

Why does the new year begin on January 1?

New Year’s Day is a civil event. Its date isn’t precisely fixed by any natural seasonal marker.<p>The date of New Year’s Day seems so fundamental that …

Animal Loses Head But Remembers Everything

When I first saw this," says cell biologist Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, "it was with total amazement."<p>This is a worm. It's called a planarian. It's about an inch long, and you'll find it gliding along the bottoms of rivers and ponds all over the world. It's very flat, like a moving bit of pasta — …

Hubble telescope finds evidence of clouds on a distant planet

40 light-years away lies the exoplanet GJ 1214b, a searingly hot "super-Earth" orbiting a red dwarf star. And thanks to the Hubble telescope, researchers believe they've found what lies in the planet's upper atmosphere: thick clouds. A paper, published in the January 2nd issue of <i>Nature</i>, relies on …

Everything you need to know: Camelopardalids could be the best meteor shower this year

North America is predicted to have the best view of a possible new meteor shower from Comet 209P/LINEAR Friday night through Saturday morning (May …