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In the small town of Klagenfurt, Austria, artists from around the world have gathered to take part in the 20th world bodypainting festival and competition. It runs from 28-30 July and also includes fashion shows, music events and food and lifestyle markets

Festivals

Everything You Need to Know About Using ND Filters for Dramatic Long Exposure Photographs (VIDEO)

Many of the most dramatic outdoor images are made by experienced photographers using neutral density (ND) filters in conjunction with long exposures. …

Exif is a clever tool that stops people from stealing your photos

(No, not that EXIF)<p>Image piracy has always been a major problem on the web. But a smart new tool called Exif — no, not <i>that</i> EXIF, which stands for Exchangeable Image File and refers to the data that gets embedded into an image — aims to solve it by borrowing the sharing behavior popularized by video …

Sony world photography awards,Photography,Art and design,Awards and prizes,Culture,World news,Art<p>From Saudi single mothers to Chinese child gymnasts, the winners of the world’s largest photography competition have documented scenes across the planet

Gymnastics

Rajinikanth’s Kabali day 3 box office collections: Movie earns Rs 200 crore worldwide in 3 days

Rajinikanth's Kabali day 3 box office collection: The movie has earned a stupendous Rs 200 crore worldwide within three days. Rajinikanth proves he …

Bollywood

Digital inequality warning sounded for urban India

A new study buttresses the claim that India’s Internet use is low.<p>Recent indications that India’s Internet use is low and not reflected in the …

EPF tax may return in new packaging

<b>New Delhi:</b> The controversy over it may have settled down for now, but the employees’ provident fund (EPF) tax will likely return with a different …

Retirement

The wetlands are this Indian city’s free sewage works, a fertile aquatic garden and, most importantly, a flood defence – but they’re under threat from developers. One environmentalist is leading the resistance<p>The trees on the streets of Kolkata in January are dusty, like neglected pot plants. At …

Mega Cities

The radical plan to destroy time zones

Last Summer, North Korea did something a little odd. On the 70th anniversary of Korea's liberation from Japanese occupation, the closed and authoritarian state announced it was permanently turning its clocks back half an hour. The country was creating its own time zone: Pyongyang time.<p>As a plan, it …

Daylight Savings Time

‘The Revenant’ wins top prize at British film awards

Survival drama “The Revenant” was the top winner at Britain’s biggest movie awards on Sunday, taking the best film prize and honours for leading actor Leonardo DiCaprio and director Alejandro G. Inarritu.<p>The movie earned five British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards, including for …

The carpet has rolled on another ceremony, in which The Revenant took the top prizes and Carol was snubbed. But what were the evening’s real stories? Who does DiCaprio love? What has happened to Tom Cruise? And most importantly: who has nicked Julie Walters’s jewellery?<p>The @BAFTA award for Best …

Red Carpet

This Chart Shows Which Professions Most Often Marry Which | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>We're all purists in love.<p>Until we reach our late teens, that is.<p>Then, other factors seem to creep in.<p>We wonder about, as they say in <i>Downton Abbey</i>, their prospects. We must decide whether they …

Coca-Cola and Pepsi are depending on 'the marketing trick of the century' to save business

"Bottled water is the marketing trick of the century," writes John Jewell in The Week.<p>Companies selling bottled water, he argues, have managed to convince Western consumers that buying water is a healthier choice than sugary soda.<p>However, the comparison is a case of false equivalence. Bottled water …

A brief history of gravity, gravitational waves and LIGO

https://videos.posttv.com/washpost-production/TWP/20160210/56bbcea4e4b0fa2af1a3158d/56bca9dae4b01b3bd4c3773f_1439399835595-cf9g26_t_1455204837434_1280_720_2000.mp4<p>This has turned into Gravity Week here in Washington. Loads of journalists (many in town for the annual meeting of the American …

Physics

Whether it’s a natural disaster, bioterrorist attack or pandemic, experts reckon society as we know it will collapse within 13 days of a catastrophic event. So what do you do next?<p>On 22 June, 2001, Tara O’Toole and Thomas Inglesby of the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies, …

Homeland Security

Your Brain Is Hardwired to Snap

The same group of neurons could make you a hero—or a rage-filled aggressor.<p>We’ve all been there: Some jerk cuts you off on the highway. You lean on the horn, scream abuse. You want to get out the car and kick the @#$% out of the bozo’s SUV.<p>Road rage is just one example of what neurobiologist …

Penguin Random House

Gone to waste: How India is drowning in garbage

Travelling from central Delhi towards Ghazipur in the city’s east, the first warning that you get of the approaching landfill is the sight of …

Analysts say Tinder is 'a real business' — and it could have nearly 1 million paying users

The concept behind Tinder is simple: you swipe right when you see someone you like, and if they also right-swiped you then you match and can start talking.<p>Tinder is now focusing on turning that model into a viable business that can bring in advertising money from paid campaigns, as well as income …

Here come the robots: Davos bosses brace for big technology shocks | Reuters

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Implantable mobile phones. 3D-printed organs for transplant. Clothes and reading-glasses connected to the Internet.<p>HUBO, a multifunctional walking humanoid robot performs a demonstration of its capacities next to its developer Oh Jun-Ho, Professor at the Korea …

Netflix Says It Will Crack Down On Customers Using VPNs To Access Its Global Catalog

Netflix went global earlier this month, and now the U.S. company has said it will crack down on customers who use VPN software to access content that is not available or licensed in their country.<p>“Some members use proxies or “unblockers” to access titles available outside their territory,” Netflix …

These Offices Will Blow Your Mind

These days, a simple office water cooler and coffee machine won’t cut it. Workspaces are bigger and more impressive than ever — boasting perks that …

Coffeemakers

Oscar Nominations 2016: The 10 Biggest Snubs and Surprises

From the depth of love for Mad Max and Room to the utterly surprising 100 Year Old Man, here‘s everything that raised our eyebrows this morning.<p>Now that the rush of the morning’s Oscar nominations announcement is behind us, we can take the time to breathe and figure out what we just saw. Did Cate …

How parents are fighting back when told 'Want the school, pay the price'

As parents petition governments and courts to join the great battle over school fee hikes, teachers say they are the worst hit.<p>Harish Ahuja in …

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

India’s middle class is actually the world’s poor

Virtually the entire discussion among economists on defining the middle class in “emerging economies” pertains to levels of consumption expenditure or income. No doubt, income is a relevant indicator, but not when taken in isolation.<p>None of them attempt to base the definition on the concerned …

Income Inequality

A startup founder is launching her Twitter recommendation app in 12 US cities over the next 12 weeks

Madeline Parra, founder and CEO of the London-based recommendation app Twizoo, is launching her app in 12 US cities over the next 84 days as part of a "digital road trip".<p>Twizoo draws on Twitter's feed of real time data to serve up suggestions on the best places to eat and drink.<p>The app is …

St Kilda East House / Clare Cousins Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in St Kilda East, this double fronted Victorian house offered ample space for a young family; …

Architecture

7 signs you're working a dead end job

Whether your goals are monetary, skill-based, or just based on your enjoyment of your job, all of us want jobs where we're able to make progress over time.<p>The exact definition of a "dead end" job can be subjective; for example, I might see a job as a dead end if there's no room for promotion in the …

Steve Harvey screws up, announces wrong winner for Miss Universe contest, internet loses its mind

The internet is losing its mind over the ending of the Miss Universe pageant.<p>Steve Harvey, the host, announced the wrong winner, and then awkwardly had to walk it back in front of everyone.<p>Apparently, he named the first runner-up, Miss Colombia, as the winner, when in fact Miss Philippines was the …

Do you have a doppelgänger? There’s a way to find out

It might be irrational, but the lure of the doppelgänger is impossible to resist.<p>The idea of a shadowy double has inspired writers from Dostoevsky to Nabokov, and few can fail to be intrigued when a friend claims to have met their exact likeness on the bus.<p>For Sara Nordstrom and Shannon Lonergan, …