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Baristas are going obsolete as espresso machines move into fancy restaurants and crush humans in a taste test

At the same time, I've wondered if machines could make espresso drinks better than humans. It turns out they can.<p>Julian Baggini wrote two years ago in Aeon magazine about how (then) more than 15 Michelin-starred restaurants in London used Nestle's Nespresso machines, as did more than 100 …

Have you ever seen anything like this? An immensity of dunes that are cut by green and blue lakes that give it the appearance of large sheets. This amazing place called Lençóis Maranhenses (sheets of Maranhão) has features dunes like this for 70 km along the Maranhão coast. It is located in northeastern Brazil. In 483 days the @rio2016 Olympic Summer Games will be held and the magic of the games will showcase Rio de Janeiro and shine a light on the country to the world. Get ready! ©Stock photos from Brazilian Tourism Ministry #olympics #rio2016 #lencoismaranhenses

#NYC New York City, 7000ft up. Never get tired of this view! Back from Iceland for 24 hours then straight to Las Vegas for NAB. If you see me there come and let me know what you think of the project! Check out www.laforetair.com for upcoming news on new cities, prints and to pre-order the coffee table book - all proceeds go back into the project to bring you all more cities! Thank you to all for the support, looking forward to meeting some of you on the road!

Painted Nudes show the king of street photography’s strange secret life

For two ‘lost decades’, colour-photography pioneer Saul Leiter pretended he was working on nothing – when actually he was busy painting over decades’ worth of black-and-white nude photos. Sean O’Hagan celebrates the private pursuits of the quiet man of American photography<p>Even in his 80s, when he …

BBQ Cauliflower & Chickpea Tacos with a Creamy Lime Slaw

<i>These BBQ Cauliflower and Chickpea Tacos are delicious, flavorful and filling!</i><p>Tacos in the morning, tacos in the evening, tacos in the summertime. If …

The Tower of David: Photographs Showing Life Inside the Tallest Slum in the World

The Tower of David in the Venezuelan capital city of Caracas is an unfinished skyscraper and the third tallest building in the country. The …

Cocktail of the week: Winter Classic 1900

Get ready for the cold weather with this warming ginger and rum concoction from the Four Sisters bar<p>When it comes to classic cocktails, there are far more in the canon than just Martinis and Manhattans.<p>Many of these wonderful drinks, however, have sadly disappeared almost entirely from the public …

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The Birds: Stork Terrorizes German Village

A marauding stork has been attacking cars and windows in a northern German village, doing a fair share of property damage in the process. A …