Emma Freeborn

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The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ of 2014

At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check out …

21 Of The Most Beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossom Photos Of 2014

The delicate pink sakura, or cherry blossom, is associated primarily with the culture of its native Japan. These trees blossom throughout Japan every …

Japan

Jason de Caires Taylor's Gorgeous Underwater Art (Photos)

Artist Jason de Caires Taylor has chosen an unconventional location for his giant sculptural creations: the ocean.<p>Jason de Caires Taylor

Associated Press News

New species of toad discovered in Amazon rainforest

Scientists have described a previously unknown species of dead-leaf toad in the Peruvian Andes.<p>The species, which is a master of camouflage, is named <i>Rhinella yunga</i> after the Yungas, the montane forest ecoregion it inhabits. It lives in leaf litter, where it blends in with its cryptic coloration and …

Thousands displaced in Indonesia as torrential rains batter capital

Over 30,000 people have been evacuated from Jakarta after flood waters in some districts reached three metres deep<p>Flooding has forced thousands to evacuate Indonesia’s capital city once again, as monsoon rains wreaked havoc on Jakarta over the weekend.<p>Floodwaters have reached three metres in some …

Floods

Crowd Sourcing Innovation: The Polaroid Socialmatic Story

From a design concept to a crowd-funding campaign to a product backed by a major brand, the Polaroid Socialmatic represents an alternative to …

15 Inspiring Quotes From Nelson Mandela On Leadership, Change And Life

I just read a post here on Forbes from Glen Llopis about hope, and it inspired me to think about the human quality of hopefulness: what it is and why it’s important for us. I like this definition of hope from dictionary.com: <i>the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for</i> …

The Week in Review: Nelson Mandela, RIP

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>As just about everyone knows by now, Nelson Mandela, the prominent politician and leader who led South Africa out …

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom – review

Justin Chadwick's decent, respectful and respectable account of Nelson Mandela's life is vigorously scripted by William Nicholson, and intelligently acted by Idris Elba and Naomie Harris; it appears by a remarkable stroke of fate at almost at the same historical moment as Mandela's death, an event …

Basketball Fans Give Josh Hutcherson the Three-Finger 'Hunger Games' Salute

Mark Cornelison/Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT via Getty Images<p>A University of Kentucky basketball game was briefly transformed into Panem last weekend when "Hunger Games" star Josh Hutcherson received a familiar greeting while addressing the crowd.<p>Hutcherson, a Kentucky native, took the mic during …

Watch The Best News Bloopers Of 2013—Parts One And Two!

2013 has been a mixed year for many—but pretty much guaranteed several of these newscasters would really rather forget the past twelve months.<p>From …

SeaWorld Tries Again (and Fails) to Dodge 'Blackfish' Controversy

<i>Editor's Note: In today's roundup, we explore the "Blackfish" controversy, Danny Boyle's golden rules for filmmaking, the nature of screenwriting</i> …