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National Geographic Travel

Segregation Now ...

Sixty years after Brown v. Board of Education, the schools in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, show how separate and unequal education is coming back.<p>Though James Dent could watch Central High School’s homecoming parade from the porch of his faded-white bungalow, it had been years since he’d bothered. But last …

raccoonology:

Henri de Toulouse Lautrec - In Bed (1893)

Antonio Paucar – Altar, 2005 - free parking

Mark Rothko - Untitled, 1949, oil on canvas - free parking

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

Big in Japan: A Guide to the Films of Animation Master Hayao Miyazaki

The revered director earned an Oscar nomination for his controversial 'The Wind Rises'<p>On February 21st, <i>The Wind Rises</i>, director Hayao Miyazaki's …

Anime

Animated Photo Collages by Qi Wei Fong Shimmer to Life as Time Passes | Colossal

<p>Several months ago we featured a photographic series called Time is a Dimension by artist Qi Wei Fong that depicted layered collages of landscapes …

25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

Vinyl Records

Creative Lip Synching Music Video Created from 4,000 Portraits of 350 People

It’s getting harder to impress these days when it comes to music videos, because there seems to be an abundance of uber-creative people putting …

Louis C.K.'s Explanation of Why He Hates Smartphones Is Sad, Brilliant

In a clarion call that will likely rival his insta-legendary "everything's amazing and nobody's happy" diatribe delivered nearly five years ago on</i> …

Conan O'Brien

Daniel Pelka's horrendous death: the buck-passing must stop here

No senior managers accept responsibility for failing to protect Daniel – the lessons of Victoria Climbié haven't been learned<p>The details of the death of four-year-old Daniel Pelka are almost too horrific to read. Beaten and tortured, he was kept locked in a filthy box-room and systematically denied …

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Authors' favourite words – a video alphabet

The Edinburgh international book festival welcomes writers from all over the world. We've been asking writers such as Alasdair Gray, Neil Gaiman and Ruby Wax to come up with their favourite words and filming the results. Here you can watch the words they have chosen from 'a-whoring' to</b> …

Debunking Grammar Myths

<i>This week we're joined by a special guest blogger. Patricia T. O'Conner, a former editor at</i> The New York Times Book Review<i>, is the author of the</i> …

Farewell, Philip French: the film critic's critic answers your questions

After 50 years as the Observer's film critic, Philip French is retiring. Here he talks about his life and career and answers questions from readers and film-makers including Mike Leigh and Ken Loach<p>Film-makers including Martin Scorsese and Danny Boyle pay tribute to Philip French<p>It says a lot about …

Time-lapse Photography: Full Tutorial on Each Step of the Process

With so many timelapse videos floating around the internet recently, you may be looking to create your own timelapse. Well look no further than …

Time-lapse Photography

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

Motorcycles

Photographer Seeks to Match All Pantone Colors to Real World Things

The Pantone Color Matching System is a standardized way for printers to make sure that they’re all using the same color without having to constantly …

This Many Great Photography Links May Cause Uncontrollable Happiness

As another week rolls by us here, Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy looking in all corners of the internet for links to the best tutorials, …

Landscape Photography

A Look at Reducing Noise in Photographs Using Median Blending

Between a recent post here on PetaPixel about the Beauty of Space Photography, and my own experiments on blending series of images using averaging …

Star Trails and the Best of Light Stalking this Week

Each week we compile the best articles posted to Light Stalking, weekly photo contests, notable forum topics and great shots uploaded by our rapidly …

Landscape Photography