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35 countries where the U.S. has supported fascists, drug lords and terrorists

As the situation in Ukraine continues to fester, a handy history guide — from A (Argentina) to Z (Zaire)<p>The U.S. is backing Ukraine's extreme right-wing Svoboda party and violent neo-Nazis whose armed uprising paved the way for a Western-backed coup. Events in the Ukraine are giving us another …

5 Good Photography Habits You Want to Start Today

5 Good Photography Habits to Start Today - shoot daily, take notes, look at photos, back up, and more! Take your photography up a level with these …

There Are Huge Reserves of Live-Saving Fresh Water Below the Oceans

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists in Australia have identified vast meteoric groundwater reserves (VMGRs) of freshwater …

Mira Schor on the ImageBlog

Reversible Time, 2013. Ink and oil on gesso on linen, 28 x 24 in. A topsy-turvy painting where time has two faces, the 24/7 time that wears away at the soul, the time of sleep and the earth. See more about this painting and others like it at CB1 Gallery in LA.<p>Follow Mira Schor on Twitter: …

The Most Surprising Piece of Cultural Criticism of the Year

“I was shocked that Todd VanDerWerff was able to write such a serious essay about the show <i>DuckTales</i>. As a kid, I saw every episode, and didn’t think …

Never Forget: Life After the Khmer Rouge Genocide

Once upon a time—1975, actually, in Cambodia—there was a regime so evil that it created an antisociety where torture was currency and music, books, and love were abolished. This regime ruled for four years and murdered nearly 2 million of its citizens, a quarter of the population. The perversion …

‘Spinning Mountain’ Hyperlapse Makes You Feel Like You’re Flying Around Mt. Hood

Kevin Parry and Andrea Nesbitt of Candy Glass Productions have a thing for creating ‘spinning’ hyperlapses that make you feel like you’re flying …

7 Tips for Better Street Photos

The art of street photography has produced some of the most moving pictures of all time. To capture forever the essence of a moment, or people's …

29 Popular DSLR Lenses Among Our Readers

India’s Mysterious Skeleton Lake

For decades, experts puzzled over hundreds of ancient dead bodies found at a remote lake. Were they victims of disease? Mass suicide? War? The answer …

Marrakech: The city that distrusts photographers

The English photographer Mark Power, who is quiet, self-effacing and a bit shy, is telling me what happened when he went out shooting on the streets of Marrakech with his American colleague Jim Goldberg, who is none of these things. "Jim was having a pretty hard time. For myriad reasons, many …

How to Travel the World for Free

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>We know, we know. You can't actually travel the world without paying for something along the way. But we've got a few ideas to help cut down on costs and ensure you'll have a more authentic adventure.<p><b>Barter your time and hard</b> …

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5 Daily Tech Stories that Filmmakers (and Film Fans) Must Read: Blockbuster to Close Stores, Digg Gets Video and More

<b>1. Blockbuster:</b> Though the reaction on Twitter was largely surprise — Blockbuster still has stores? — the movie rental chain made it official earlier …

A Very Dangerous Boy

Last week, a judge in California finally decided the fate of a violent and damaged child who murdered his neo-Nazi father a few years ago, when he was just 10 years old. Amy Wallace reports on the tragic, impossible case of Jeff and Joseph Hall<p>A son kills a father and the question is why. In the …

Crime

Happy Birthdy Pablo Picasso, he would have been 132 today...http://bit.ly/17EZCxp

A Guide to Understanding ISO in Photography

Learning photography is a difficult process that requires a lot of patience and practice. This photography lesson concentrates on the basics of …

Observing the Earth: Incredible Satellite Photos of Earth from the European Space Agency | Colossal

<p>Though I don’t have a homepage set, the first page in my daily rounds is always the Astronomy Picture of the Day (site currently down), a website …

The Longform Guide to Woody Allen by Kliph Nesteroff, Woody Allen, Joan Didion, Michiko Kakutani, Peter Biskind, Juliet Lapidos · Longform

A young Allen writes jokes for supper club comedians, decides he will never make it as a performer and then does, idolizes and is snubbed by Mort …

Top 10 romantic movies

Peter Bradshaw on romantic movies<p>Romantic longing has provided the cinema with some of its most glorious and idealistic movies: Casablanca and Brief Encounter are films with an unabashed, unironic passionate flame at their centre.<p>Movies such as Gone With the Wind and Doctor Zhivago lent something …

The Challenge of Using Old Film Cameras for Street Photography

Phillip Bloom has been making films for 25 years, and wherever he goes for his work, he likes to take along his still cameras and walk about the city …

Cameras

Meet the overwhelmed psychiatrist in the world’s happiest country | Toronto Star

When the monk was born 58 years ago, Bhutan was just about to begin its journey through time.<p>Bhutan in 1955 was still essentially medieval — a barter …

The end of kindness: weev and the cult of the angry young man

<i>How internet abuse works: she displeases him and he tries to punish her. He posts doctored photos of her to the web. In one, a noose is near her head. In another, her children appear to be performing sex acts. He emails graphic threats about violating her with a chainsaw. He sneers that she is too</i> …

Hackers Courted by Government for Cyber Security Jobs - Rolling Stone

HTML5 Article experience by the HTML5 Hub and Intel<p>Inside a darkened conference room in the Miami Beach Holiday Inn, America’s most badass hackers …