Julie Newman

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5 Rad Things You Didn’t Know About Glaciers

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve been fascinated by glaciers. I grew up in Washington–the most glaciated state in the Lower 48–in a family that spent its …

Antarctica

The Terra Nova expedition: An ambitious and ill-fated attempt to reach the South Pole

The Terra Nova Expedition<p>A desperate race to conquer the South Pole<p>Jan. 5, 1911<p>In 1910, British explorer Robert Falcon Scott embarked on an ambitious …

Federer Tops Nadal in Epic 5 Set Aussie Open Final: Pictures

Women Turn Out in Force Around the World: Pictures

Hackers downloaded US government climate data and stored it on European servers as Trump was being inaugurated

As Donald Trump was sworn into office as the new president of the US on Jan. 20, a group of around 60 programmers and scientists were gathered in the Department of Information Studies building at the University of California-Los Angeles, harvesting government data.<p>A spreadsheet detailed their …

Computer Science

Trump claims media 'dishonest' over crowd photos

<b>President Donald Trump has accused the media of dishonesty over the number of people attending his inauguration.</b><p>Mr Trump was speaking after photographs were published appearing to show more people attended the inauguration of his predecessor Barack Obama in 2009.<p>Mr Trump's press secretary said it …

Donald Trump

One hour of #WomensMarch #WomensMarchSF in thirty seconds. https://t.co/9Oc46Ou4x0

San Francisco City Hall lights up in honor of the Women's March. Photo courtesy of Sonali Perera. https://t.co/2yVpHioFTF

How the Women's March Has United Progressives of All Stripes

The idea started with women on Facebook. On the night of Donald Trump’s surprise victory in November, a grandmother in Hawaii named Teresa Shook went …

CAIR

I Shot the Trump Inauguration Protests and Got More Than I Bargained For

Yesterday, I went out to photograph the protests in Washington, D.C. during Trump’s inauguration. I’m a professional freelance photographer, and I …

Signs from women's marches around the world – in pictures

A selection of some of the best signs from women’s marches across the world, from Toronto to Lisbon

Donald Trump

The most beautiful underwater photographs you'll see all year

Australian big wave surfer Jarryd Foster drops a wave at Praia do Norte near Nazare in central Portugal, on February 19, 2016. AFP Photo by Francisco Leong

Photo by @BrianSkerry A leatherback turtle feeds on a pyrosome (a free-floating colonial tunicate) in the pelagic waters off The Azores. Believed to feed only on jellyfish, this photo shows that this species might occasionally broaden their menu choices. Leatherbacks are the largest and deepest diving sea turtle species and make the longest migrations. From the moment they enter the sea as hatchlings, they are in perpetual motion and never stop swimming. @thephotosociety @natgeocreative #azores #leatherback #seaturtle #nature

Pictures of the day: 1 January 2016 - Telegraph

8 Photos That Inspired Action

This past fall National Geographic photographer Lynn Johnson suggested I do a blog post about photographs that inspired change. I was moved by this idea and thought what better way to end the year than to reflect on the power of a still image. Photographs show us places and things we will never see …

This Is The World's First Practical Flying Car

The idea of a flying car has fascinated dreamers and aviation geeks alike since humans first got off the ground with powered flight.<p>The concept has obvious advantages: the "go anywhere, anytime" freedom of an automobile without any of the traffic congestion that terrestrial drivers face on a daily …

Rafael Nadal & Roger Federer set up Italian Open final meeting

<b>Roger Federer stands between Rafael Nadal and a seventh Italian Open title after they both won their semi-finals in straight sets.</b><p>Nadal, 26, beat Czech Tomas Berdych 6-2 6-4 in Rome to move closer to a second title in eight days following his Madrid Masters triumph last Sunday.<p>He will face Swiss …

Rafael Nadal

Andy Murray agonises between French Open pain or waiting for Wimbledon

Mere pain will not prevent Andy Murray playing in the French Open. Like all players on the Tour, he wakes up every morning to the accepted collateral …

Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka make short work of feisty rivals

Although there were two bagels in Saturday's Italian Open semi-finals in Rome, inflicted by Serena Williams on Simona Halep, then by Victoria …

Where to Eat (and Drink) in Paris Now

It may be a cool spring in Paris, but the bistro scene is hot as ever. These five newcomers, each with its own distinct ambiance and character, have …

A night at Paris’ museums

On 18 May, more than 150 museums and cultural spaces will open their doors at sunset for a free, fresh look at the capital’s cultural heritage.<p>On 18 May, Paris will take part in the annual Night of Museums, with more than 150 museums and cultural spaces opening their doors at sunset for a free, …

France

Are the French really as arrogant as the surveys say?

With surveys repeatedly suggesting that travellers see the French as impolite and unwelcoming, we see if the stereotype is really true.<p>While universal stereotypes might often point toward France as being Europe’s “most arrogant” country, a new survey from the Pew Research Global Attitudes Project …

Europe

May Is the Best Month in Paris

From the East Coast, I flew to London, so the travel time from the USA to Europe is fairly short, and I love taking the train between London and Paris (takes only two and a half hours). My ears kept on popping as the Eurostar fast train rushed through tunnels before heading to open space. As the …

France

Where Paris Locals Hang Out!

You've seen the sights and done the highlights (excuse the rhyming). But how about some lesser known sights that, according to Paris locals, are highlights too? Other things that Parisians maybe encounter daily on their commutes through the city? One such area is the Rue Chanoinesse area. According …

France

A Synagogue, a Mosque, and Bulletproof Glass

The Cities That Live Behind Walls

For thousands of years, humans have been defending their cities by building huge walls around them. Over time, the cities often spill over the walls …

Maps

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

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