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In the Future, We Will Photograph Everything and Look at Nothing

“Today everything exists to end in a photograph,” Susan Sontag wrote in her seminal 1977 book “On Photography.” This was something I thought about when I recently read that Google was making its one-hundred-and-forty-nine-dollar photo-editing suite, the Google Nik Collection, free. This …

Harrison Ford Demos His Star Wars Injury Using a Han Solo Doll

White House steps up warnings about terrorism on U.S. soil

Alarmed about the growing threat from<p>Islamic State, the Obama administration has dramatically stepped up warnings of potential terrorist attacks on American soil after several years of relative calm.<p>Behind the scenes, U.S. authorities have raised defenses at U.S. military bases, put local police …

How Getting the Foreground Right Can Make Your Outdoor Photographs Pop

Photography is about representing a three dimensional scene in a two dimensional image. When we first start to use a camera, we tend to fixate on our …

India's shocking farmer suicide epidemic | Asia

<b>Umbrale, India -</b> After days of hushed chanting that "the sky betrayed" him, Datatery Popat Ghadwaje, 42, committed suicide by ingesting insecticides at his grape orchard.<p>Crushed under a $41,000 debt and a series of bank repayment notices, Ghadwaje of Umbrale village in the western state of …

Iran Challenges U.S. and Saudi Arabia by Sending Aid Ship to Rebels in Yemen

An Iranian aid ship has entered the Gulf of Aden in a direct challenge to Saudi Arabia and the United State’s blockade of Yemeni ports, Iranian media …

June 2015

Diversity

The 5 Best National Parks in the World

<i>by Sarah Bruning, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Late spring and early summer bring prime weather for outdoor exploration, but these international national parks drop jaws year-round--no Instagram filters needed.<p>Loop Images Ltd / Alamy<p><b>1. Northumberland National Park, England</b><p>England's northernmost (and least …

Rainbow Photography: Capturing the Colors of a Rainbow Through Your Lens

Catching the colors of a rainbow is a magical experience but rainbow photography can be quite tricky.<p>Photo by K.Narloch-Liberra<p>A rainbow is formed …

Slipknot guitarist Mick Thomson stabbed in head

Slipknot guitarist Mick Thomson has been hospitalised after sustaining serious injuries in a knife fight with his brother Andrew on Wednesday. Mick’s injuries included a stab wound to the back of the head.<p>The fight took place at Mick’s home in Iowa, according to Billboard, and both siblings …

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Egyptian warplanes bomb ISIS targets in Libya after killings of Christians

<b>(CNN) —</b> Egypt's military carried out a series of airstrikes against ISIS militants in Libya on Monday in retaliation for the slaughter of 21 Egyptian Christians by the jihadist group.<p>The bombing raids pulled Egypt deeper into the widening international fight against ISIS and highlighted the …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

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The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

The Wonderland collection from Vans X Liberty

FASHION NEWS<p><b>Liberty London has teamed up once again with Californian sneaker brand Vans, to bring an Alice in Wonderland-themed twist to their unique</b> …

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Beautiful Chaos: Poetry, Feeling and the Human Form - Photographs and text by Josephine Cardin | LensCulture

I have been asked many times what it is that I “look for” when I look through my lens. I do not look <i>for</i> something, rather, I look <i>at</i> something, someone, some place or event, and attempt to capture the essence, the emotion and the soul of the subject, whether a person or a building.<p>There is so much …

Rooftopping Photographer Tom Ryaboi Arrested on a Roof in Toronto

<b>Update</b>: Charges have been dropped against the photographers.<p>Three photographers, including rooftopping pioneer Tom Ryaboi, were arrested this past …

Decayed vintage cars up for auction in Paris

Entrepreneur Roger Baillon, dreamed of restoring his collection of cars to their former glory and displaying them in a museum, but his plans were dashed as his business struggled, forcing the sale of about 50 vehicles, to be auctioned off on Feb. 6, 2015.

Commuter train accident is latest problem for Metro-North

A commuter train slammed into an SUV on the tracks at railroad crossing about 20 miles north of New York City on Tuesday evening, killing six people. …

North Korea says it sees no need to negotiate with 'gangster' U.S

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Wednesday it sees no more need to negotiate with the United States, accusing Washington of plotting to “bring down” its regime, and threatened to strike back using all its military resources.<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (front) watches a drill by the Korean …

NTSB says 'selfies' likely contributed to deadly Colorado small plane crash

The National Transportation Safety Board have said that the pilot of a small plane that crashed in Colorado last May likely became distracted and disoriented as a result of taking "selfies" using a flash during the flight.<p>The NTSB report into the deadly crash, released last week, said that a GoPro …

At least 21 killed in machete attack in northeast Congo | Reuters

KINSHASA (Reuters) - At least 14 men and seven women were killed overnight in the town of Mayangose in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo by machete-wielding attackers who, unusually, spared their children, a civil society leader said on Wednesday.<p>Ugandan militants from the Allied Democratic …

Jordanians rally in revulsion to killing of pilot

King Abdullah II of Jordan vowed Wednesday that his country would exact "relentless" retribution against Islamic State militants, as many in the Arab world united in revulsion after learning that a captive pilot had been burned alive in a metal cage.<p>"This terrorist organization does not just fight …

6 killed when train hits SUV in New York

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> The actions of an SUV driver who inexplicably stopped at a railroad crossing north of New York, triggering a fiery commuter railroad collision that left her and five train passengers dead, will be a focus of the investigation into the deadliest crash in Metro-North Railroad …

Pope Francis: Free expression doesn't mean right to insult others' faith

<b>Manila, Philippines (CNN) —</b> Weighing in on last week's terror in France and the debate over freedom of expression it stirred, Pope Francis said en route to the Philippines that killing "in the name of God" is wrong, but it is also wrong to "provoke" people by belittling their religion.<p>The Pope …

Skeletons, decayed bodies surface in India's holiest river

<b>New Delhi, India (CNN) —</b> Up to 80 bodies, mostly decomposed skeletons, surfaced in the Ganges, which is India's holiest river after its water level went down on Tuesday, authorities said.<p>Some of the corpses were half-burnt, and many just skeletal remains, said Saumya Agarwal, the chief of the …

Massive March for Victims in Paris

Why you don't need God

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was January 2014 and I was sitting on the beach in Malibu looking out at the seemingly endless Pacific Ocean, ebbing and flowing. I had just begun a personal project of challenging my lifelong assumption that God exists.<p>You see, I had been a Seventh-day Adventist pastor for 19 years. I …

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