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Pictures of the Week 1.18.18

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The 51 Best Costumes from The Crown

Revisit the best of Season 1 and preview Season 2 before its December 8 premiere.<p>The costume designer for any period drama has the unique challenge of capturing the spirit of an era while bringing their own sensibilities to a production. But <i>The Crown</i> is a beast of its own, with the added pressures …

TV

Common Keyboard Symbols

01<p>of 10<p>Ampersand & (And)<p>The typographic symbol used to designate the word and (<b>&</b>) is the Latin symbol for <i>et</i> which means <i>and</i>. The name, <b>ampersand</b>, is …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2017

A Robot You Can Relate To<p><b>Jibo / $899</b><p>Personal robots, such as Amazon Echo and Google Home, have come a long way in recent years. But fundamentally, …

A very British weekend

<b>How would you depict a long weekend in October?</b><p>World-renowned photographer Rankin asked the people of Britain to capture a normal day in their lives, taken from Friday to Sunday and moving from early morning to late at night.<p>More than 300 photographs were selected and the resulting images have been …

Scotland

See What's Controlling These Zombie Ants

New research shows a deadly fungus is carving its way into the insects' bodies.<p>It's like "Invasion of the Body Snatchers," but with ants.<p>A new study is shedding light on the mysterious markings of zombie ants, tropical carpenter ants that take their orders from a fungus<i>.</i> The fungal vampire carves …

Zoology

Oldest Evidence of Winemaking Discovered at 8,000-Year-Old Village

Contrary to stereotypes, Stone Age people had a taste for finer things.<p>On a small rise less than 20 miles south of Tbilisi, Georgia, a clutch of round, mud-brick houses rises from a green, fertile river valley. The mound is called Gadachrili Gora, and the Stone Age farmers who lived here 8,000 …

Anthropology

Vibrant Photos of Foliage From Above

If you missed this fleeting, colorful season, immerse yourself in these stunning pictures from our Nature Photographer of the Year Contest.<p>Seasons can turn in the blink of an eye. In the northern hemisphere, winter is quickly approaching. Here are some photos to help us savor the beauty of changing …

Travel Photography

Syncline

Syncline ˈ(\ˈsin-ˌklīn\): a fold in stratified rock with younger layers closer to the center of the structure. The home sits on the lone syncline that runs through peninsular Halifax. Located in the south end of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Syncline was designed for California-based Geoff and his husband, …

Nova Scotia

Pictures of the Week 10.26.17

World Records

Downtown It Girl Hari Nef on Her Glamorous Uptown Birthday Style Reveal

Hari Nef’s gilded 25th birthday party was a cheeky mix of full-on glamour and carefree cool. The <i>Love</i> magazine event, cohosted by Dara and Mel Ottenberg, took place over the weekend at Grand Central’s newly restored cocktail bar, the Campbell. And while this may seem to be an unlikely location for …

Hari Nef

Yellowstone Supervolcano May Rumble to Life Faster Than Thought

A new study of ancient ash suggests that the dormant giant could develop the conditions needed to blow in a span of mere decades.<p>If the supervolcano underneath Yellowstone erupts again, we may have far less advance warning time than we thought.<p>After analyzing minerals in fossilized ash from the …

Earth Science

The Most Outrageous Outfits Christina Aguilera Has Worn Through the Years

We might have all been talking about Christina Aguilera's head-turning very sexy swimsuit this year, but it's not the first time she's made a big impact with her fashion choices. The Ecuadorian-American singer wore some pretty memorable outfits when she first came into the spotlight.<p>Who doesn't …

Pictures of the Week 5.11.17

Tornadoes

Hunter, hunted set to rendezvous: Long range aircraft, submarine to be parked together in Visakhapatnam

Watch Full Video<p><b>New Delhi:</b> The hunter and the hunted are set to rendezvous by a beach in India's east coast city, Visakhapatnam.<p>In a feat of military …

Rediscovering The Lost Skyscrapers Of New York

Many of New York’s early tall buildings were demolished. Some of those that remain are hiding in plain sight.<p>There are upwards of a million buildings in New York City, so you’d be forgiven for not even noticing the hundreds of the earliest skyscrapers that still dot the city today. After all, a …

See beautiful images of Hanoi street vendors from above as they travel through the city

People in Vietnam pass by vendors in the streets every day, but one photographer decided to capture them from a different perspective.<p>Loes Heerink lived in Hanoi for nearly four years, but has since returned home to the Netherlands. While she was there, she started taking photographs of street …

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Photographer Creates Stunning Portraits of Indigenous Peoples in Tribal Make-Up (VIDEO)

Ever since he was young, French photographer Eric Lafforgue has been fascinated with distant lands and indigenous cultures. For the past 10 years he …

Photographers

The Most Beautiful Photos of Ugly Food—So Far

A lot of food is unnecessarily wasted because it doesn’t meet aesthetic standards. Maybe the carrots are gnarly, a banana is too short, or a potato has some spots (we like to think of them as design elements). These imperfections don’t render food inedible, but they often keep it off grocery store …

Agriculture

Pictures of the Week 2.4.16

Wildfires

Mardi Gras Parades in New Orleans: Pictures

National Geographic Travel

See What It's Like to Be a Vulture's Lunch

A photographer goes to great lengths to show us how gruesomely cool vultures really are.<p>Charlie Hamilton James won the Wildlife Photojournalist Award: Photo Story for his work on vultures. This article was originally published on January 11, 2016.<p>I love vultures, and not just because they’re …

Birds

Richard Dadd: The art of a 'criminal lunatic' murderer

<b>Promising artist Richard Dadd murdered his father in the summer of 1843. Detained as a "criminal lunatic", he continued to paint during his incarceration. He is now remembered as one of the Victorian era's most accomplished artists.</b><p>"Richard Dadd was a real bright young thing in the late 1830s and …

Art

The 'poetic mystery' of the world's leading dancers - CNN Style

Written by Benazir Wehelie, CNN<p>The photo book "Lois Greenfield: Moving Still" is not merely a documentation of dance. It is an experience in which the content of each and every image is a moment, an expression, a movement, just waiting to be unwrapped.<p>The title of the work is somewhat of a …

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