Jim Son

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The Week That Was...Snap...Full of Photography

The Week That Was…Snap…Full of Photography<p>Inside Flipboard / June 7, 2013<p>Eye candy—we know it when we see it and this week we saw a lot of it. These …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

Landscape Photography Tips

We've all had the experience: Driving through a beautiful landscape, you stop at every scenic overlook to make photographs sure to capture the grandeur of what you see.<p>You get home, look at the pictures, and find them flat and boring. All the elements that enthralled you at the time are there, but …

Events

Racism: Tolerated and trivialised in New Zealand | New Zealand

As covered recently by Al Jazeera, New Zealand holds a harsh colonial history that has resulted in stark social disparities falling along racial lines. As in other neocolonial states, it is New Zealand's indigenous Maori population that suffers the brunt of social inequality.<p>Official governmental …

Is the US a force for good in the world? | US & Canada

The US appears to have taken a back seat role in international relations. Is the US in decline? Or is it just taking stock as it accommodates to the new emerging world order?<p>On balance, the US is a force for good ... it was the leading engine that protected democracy and advanced democracy in World …

Turkish media: Caught in the wheels of power? | US & Canada

Turks first took to the streets on May 28 to demonstrate against the redevelopment of a park in Istanbul. Over the course of a week the non-violent demonstration escalated into large-scale anti-government protests. The subsequent crackdown by the authorities turned violent but much of Turkey’s …

Edward Snowden's jihad | US & Canada

Let us assume, for the moment, that National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden is the person he's portraying himself to be: not merely a patriot, but a humanitarian who's given up all the trappings of a successful life to ensure that "the federation of secret law, unequal pardon and …

Ethiopian refugees caught in dam impasse

Ethiopian refugees gathered for a second day outside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees office near Cairo, protesting alleged harassment from Egyptians and calling for greater protection. They say the mistreatment stems from Egyptians who oppose the Ethiopian government’s …

S Sudan 'will not go to war' over oil dispute

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has said he would refer oil arguments with neighbouring Sudan to African Union mediators, vowing not to take the country back to war.<p>Speaking on Monday, he said Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir was mobilising for war, something he would not inflict on South Sudan …