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Best of Eyewitness - wildlife

Nature at its best

Phenomenal Footage Of A Dancer Battling With Light

There's few dance videos quite as breathtaking as 'Nuance'.<p>Created by Marc-Antoine Locatelli it's the near perfect blend of choreography, motion …

Google's Self-Driving Cars: A Quest for Acceptance

Robots can already outdrive humans. Now everyone needs to get out of their way.<p>Every morning, at about 8 a.m., Anthony Levandowski walks out of his house in Berkeley and folds his six-foot-six-inch frame into the driver's seat of his white Lexus. Levandowski is embarking on his daily commute to …

What human faces might look like in 100,000 years

Since we humans are prone to launching chemical weapons, unwittingly killing off the bee population or other factors that could lead to our extinction, it may be presumptuous to imagine what we'll look like in 100,000 years. But designer and researcher Nickolay Lamm has speculated anyway, …

Boston Hospitals Share Lessons From Marathon Bombing

Boston hospitals say that overall they did well in their response to the bombings because, as crazy as it sounds, they got lucky on April 15.<p>Dr. Richard Wolfe, chief of emergency medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, says hospitals were fortunate with both the location and timing of the …

Beloved Brazilian Monkey Clings To A Shrinking Forest

The tiny, copper-hued golden lion tamarin is so beloved in Brazil that its image graces the country's 20-real bank note. But this lion-maned monkey is in peril.<p>There's only one place on earth where the golden lion tamarin lives in the wild: in Brazil's Atlantic Forest, or <i>Mata Atlantica,</i> just north …

Gun groups so far unfazed by Starbucks' new policy

It was business as usual at Starbucks one day after CEO Howard Schultz said guns were no longer welcome at any of its cafes.<p>The nation's largest gun rights groups have this early response to Starbucks no longer "welcoming" guns in its stores: Yawn.<p>Sure, the blogosphere has been on fire over the …

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Move to ban smoking in prisons

Inmates could soon be banned from smoking at prisons in England and Wales, the Ministry of Justice has said. A pilot scheme to monitor how prisoners react to the move is being planned by the government, but sites have not yet been chosen.<p>A spokesman for the Ministry of Justice said: "We are …

How I Shot It: Deanne Fitzmaurice Shares the Story Behind the Shot

A post by Pulitzer Prize winning documentary photographer Deanne Fitzmaurice. So there I was, waiting in the quiet darkness that precedes Kibera’s …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 – winning pictures

Australian photographer Mark Gee has beaten more than a thousand amateur and professional photographers from around the planet to win the title Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013. The competition is run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich and BBC Sky at Night Magazine. The winners, runners-up …

Photographer Captures Incredible Photos of Planes in Front of the Sun and Moon

In search of a difficult photo project? Try photographing airplanes passing in front of the sun and the moon. That’s what French photographer …

'This Is Where ...' We Show Off Your Photographs

For our second Public Square assignment, "This is Where," KPCC and NPR asked you to photograph a place with history, big or small. Here are some of our favorite Instagram images and stories.<p>Look out for the next theme in a few weeks and find us on Instagram. @NPR and @KPCC<p><i>Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi – Pali</i> …

Red Theatre in China – in pictures

The Chinese artist Liu Bolin's latest project in Beijing is documented by Jason Lee from Reuters. Liu is known as the invisible man for using painted-on camouflage to blend into the background of his photographs

Then-and-Now Photos of the Devastation and Recovery After Hurricane Ike

In 2008, Hurricane Ike ripped through Texas leaving massive flooding and what turned out to be about $19.3 billion in damage. In Houston, the task of …

Tobacco: Now It's in Ice Cream

If you order an ordinary chocolate milkshake or banana split when the same menu includes tobacco-scented sodas and peppercorn floats, does that mark you as cowardly and dull -- or very brave?<p>When desserts taste (as they now do) of eucalyptus and cigars, are the courageous those who eat the …

Pie-Shaped Clock Reveals The Hours as They Pass

Italian industrial designer Sabrina Fossi takes a look at your average wall clock and puts her own creative spin on it in the form of the …

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Daily Inspiration #1540

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Digital Art

Artist Collaborates with her 4-Year-Old Daughter to Create Amazing Illustrations | Colossal

<p>In one of the best collaborations this blog has seen in ages, professional illustrator Mica Angela Hendricks has been collaborating with her …

Image of Earth Made Up of 1400 Photos of People Waving at the Cassini Spacecraft

On July 19th, the Cassini spacecraft that has been hovering around Saturn — and sending back some stunning images we might add — turned around to …

Labour's pledge to lower voting age makes coalition more likely, Lib Dems say

Labour's pledge to lower the voting to age to 16 will make a Coalition between them and the Liberal Democrats more likely at the next election, MPs have said.<p>Sadiq Khan, the shadow lord chancellor, said that extending the right to vote to 16 and 17-year-olds would be a “really good way of …

Check Out The Extreme Lengths Airbnb Will Go To In Order To Please Customers

<b>Skip straight to the list ></b><p>The move came after the company got tired of seeing its brand name associated with a tiny number of horror stories, in which people's homes are trashed by unruly guests, that are not representative of most experiences. (We covered one, in which a $2.5 million condo was …

'McCanick' Trailer: Cory Monteith's Final Role Couldn't Be Further From 'Glee' – /Film

Before his tragic death last month, <i>Glee</i> star <b>Cory Monteith</b> had wrapped two indies to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. The trailer …

Steal This Kitchen Idea: Creative Spice Storage

Architectural designer Chris Greenawalt's Boston kitchen renovation includes a striking approach to spice storage: a back-lit shelf accessed by a library ladder. Here's how he did it.<p>Greenawalt completed the project in just six weeks, with the help of friends, families, and subcontractors. His …

Incredible Sculptures Made From Only One Block of Ice

Fairbanks, Alaska hosts the <i>World Ice Art Championships</i> every year and this year's contestants did not disappoint. The 2013 edition featured over 70 teams of sculptors from all around the world. They took part in several contests in the month-long event, though some of the most impressive pieces …

Humor: What if Disney Princesses Shared Photos on Instagram?

I admit that I am an Instagram Junkie. To paraphrase that classic SNL line: “I got a fever and the only prescription is MORE INSTAGRAM.” It’s not …

This Crazy Rig of 60 DSLRs Can Turn You Into a 3D Selfie Sculpture

Got a few dozen spare DSLRs and fistful of startup capital? Then you, too, could get into the emerging field of 3D selfies, as pioneered by Texas …