Joanna Eastgate

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Heartwarming Before-and-After Photos Show the Difference a Day Makes in the Life of a Pet

To pets who have been abandoned, abused, neglected, or deprived of love and affection, nothing means more than finding their forever homes. After months or even years of living on the cold, wet streets or in the stressful environment of a crowded shelter, an animal may bear physical as well as …

Gratitude

Top 12 Most Mind-Bending Illusions in 2014

Over the past few years we've seen some truly mind-bending illusions (2012, 2011). It's now that time of year again when we look back and show you the best ones of 2014. What distorted our senses and changed our perception of reality? This year, we saw a lot of street art works that pushed creative …

Art

Your New Favorite (Easy!) Dessert Recipe: Chocolate Bouchons

Move over, brownies. There's a new <i>oh-la-la-</i>worthy dessert in town: chocolate bouchons!<p><i>Top Chef</i> winner and Chicago based chef Stephanie Izard dug …

Brothers Grimm-Inspired Photos Reveal Haunting Fairytale Worlds

German photographer Kilian Schnberger transports viewers to magical, mysterious worlds through his fairytale-inspired series <i>Brothers Grimm's Wanderings</i>. A sequel to his previous series <i>Brothers Grimm's Homeland</i>, this collection of atmospheric photographs shot throughout Central Europe evokes the …

Central Europe

'Punk rock' snail named for the Clash's Joe Strummer

Scientists have named a spiky shelled, deep-sea snail after Joe Strummer, the late lead vocalist and guitarist from the famed British punk band the Clash.<p>The researchers say the name highlights the "hardcore" nature of the snail, now known as <i>Alviniconcha strummeri,</i> which lives in one of the …

Zoology

Where to take a date in London this Christmas

Chilly winter nights call for cosying up, and what better way to show someone you care this Christmas than whisking them away for a fun-filled evening under the stars, or fairy lights, at the finest festive events London has to offer this year. From Michelin stars to hipster bars, there's something …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

12 Simple Ways to Bounce Light and Capture Better Portraits

Bounced light has always been an important component of lighting, especially in portraiture. It gives a little more illumination to the subject and …

Picture of the week: The Sea Woman Of Jeju, by Jean Chung

'When the men of Jeju went off to war or out to sea to fish, diving for conch, octopus and abalone became the women's domain. And it has remained that way'<p>Known as the Korean mermaids and the Amazons of Asia, these sea women, or haenyeo, have been diving into the icy waters of the Korean Strait and …

Weekend readers' best photographs: dynamic

Photograph: Nick Ryan<p>I am a retired social worker (aged 74) and have recently acquired a garden..This is one of a series of photos that I have taken of a family of mice who live close to the patio..I like his cheeky expression plus his acrobatic ability ! Photograph: Nick …

Kindergarten teacher stabbed, killed in front of students in France

A woman stabbed and killed a French kindergarten teacher in her classroom as students watched Friday morning -- the last day of school before summer break, the French education minister said.<p>The teacher, 34, identified only as Fabienne, was stabbed in front of her students, allegedly by a parent of …

#flipshopping: Beach Reads

Inside Flipboard / July 3, 2014<p>Reading outside is one of the greatest parts of summer. Whether you intend to spend some time at the beach, a lake, a …

Terrawatch: The crash that splintered Earth's crust

One of the things that distinguishes Earth from other planets is its plate tectonics. But how did this moving jigsaw surface begin? New research suggests that a 3.26 billion-year-old asteroid impact may have kick-started the process.<p>The impact crater has long since gone (recycled by plate …

Mocking of teen rape victim prompts major internet backlash

Photos of a 16-year-old American girl, who was allegedly raped, have been passed around social media and mocked by teens, using the hashtag #jadapose. Now, Jada and her supporters are fighting back<p>Have you heard about Jada? Over the past few days, the 16-year-old girl from Houston, Texas has become …

Kent nurse 'plotted to kill and eat teenage girl'

A nurse with a cannibalism fetish bought an axe he planned to use on a girl he believed to be 14 years old before eating her, a court has heard.<p>Dale Bolinger, 57, used the Dark Fetish Network (DFN) to discuss beheading and eating women and girls for sexual gratification, a trial at Canterbury crown …

Rape order on child brings scrutiny on India's village councils

When a 14-year-old girl was pulled from her home, dragged to a nearby forest and raped, police revealed the assault was ordered by the head of her village in India.<p>The horrific case, which took place last week, has once again shed light on local councils, called panchayats, which wield significant …

My Son Wears Dresses, and That's OK With Me

Every morning my four-year-old daughter, Sydney, drags a chair into her closet and plucks a dress off of the rack. I try to lean her in other directions --"Why don't we try shorts today?"--but Sydney's stubborn. And I think she deserves the freedom to choose what she wants to wear.<p>My son, Asher, is …

Brutal Face Scar Heals a Little Each Day in this ‘Selfie-a-Day’ Video with a Painful Twist

This isn’t your standard ‘take a selfie every day’ time-lapse. The typical photo-a-day creation is meant to show subtle changes in appearance happen …

La Vie Paris

Project info<p>This is a collection of black & white street photography taken in Paris during several visits for health treatments. For me, street photography is like being an anthropologist observing human behavior. Often what gets distilled from these observations is our common humanity no matter …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world including the conflict in Gaza, the Germany football team's parade and a swimming polar bear

Before & After Photos Examine the Ethics of Photoshop in Portraiture

In the above video, Karl Taylor walks you through a four-step process that shows the before-and-after results of three variables when it comes to …

Street Photography & The Art of Composition – 30 Majestic Photographs (Part 2)

<b>Street Photography</b> may have been attacked on appreciated from all directions and one would easily come to a conclusion that the length and breadth of …

It No Longer Snows

Project info<p>This series is part of a work that has begun four years ago, though some older pictures did naturally find their way into its body.<br>It originates in two photographs, one of my daughter and one of my son, that were taken in everyday moments of my family life. They have revealed to me …

France

Secret selfies in the 1950s: Vivian Maier's photography – in pictures

The elusive Vivian Maier is a photographer no one had heard of before 2007, when some of the over 100,000 pictures she took of American life in the 1950s turned up at an auction house in Chicago. Maier, who died in 2009, was a nanny and carer by trade. Her extraordinary pictures contain contrast, …

Le Tre Grazie

Project info<p>Thomas Hodges in collaboration with Giuseppe Lepore and Bielle Re Srl, present "Le Tre Grazie". A modern day portrayal of the three daughters of Zeus.<p>Description<br>For the first time in the history of contemporary art, Thomas Hodges in collaboration with Giuseppe Lepore and Bielle Re Srl, …

See five of fall 2014’s best looks in action in this new short film: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/1dn9c Directed by Nicolas Kern, styled by Felicia Garcia-Rivera.

MMM Interview: Manjari Sharma’s Beautifully Intimate Portraits Taken in the Shower

Instead of using a traditional studio, Mumbai-born photographer Manjari Sharma found a more intimate setting to shoot portraits of friends, acquaintances, and strangers: the shower in her Brooklyn apartment. Although Sharma's subjects are nude, there's nothing racy about the images in the <i>Shower</i> …

New York City