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Saint Laurent Muse Anja Rubik Strips Down for Legendary Photographer Nobuyoshi Araki

Known for confrontational, often very explicit bondage-themed images, Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki has long been a favorite of Saint Laurent designer Anthony Vaccarello. While Araki’s fetishistic photography has often been described as shocking, its larger purpose is to expose the …

Yves Saint-Laurent

New map reveals the world's most toxic countries

Just about every country in the world grapples with pollution, no matter how rich or poor they are. But you may not be aware of just how toxic your …

Microsoft Launches Translator For Android, iOS, Windows And Amazon Fire After Updating Skype With Mobile, Landline Translator

Microsoft has achieved another milestone by creating a universal translator that can help up to 100 people speaking different languages understand …

10 Exceptional Images Of Earth From Space

Life on a pale blue dot<p>It's nice to set aside a day out of the year to remember that, despite all of the imaginary borders we set up to define ourselves—our offices, neighborhoods, cities and, most importantly to many, countries—we're all spinning through space on the same blue sphere. After all, …

These sand dunes in Iran look like they're straight out of a cartoon — but they're real and insanely dangerous

In the heart of Dasht-e Kavir, a large desert in Iran, there is an enormous area of sand dunes known as Rig-e Jenn. At about 1,400 square miles, it is said to be one of the most impossible areas in the world to pass through.<p>There are no routes, no trails, no water — just the crazy hills of insanely …

Listen to the bizarre 'outer space' music that Apollo 10 astronauts heard on the far side of the moon

The crew of NASA's Apollo 10 mission in May 1969 set the groundwork for showing that Apollo 11's moon landing would be possible. They flew around the moon and practiced separating and descending the lunar module to better understand potential issues.<p>But they heard some mysterious sounds in the …

These 10 space images look unbelievable, but are actually real (pictures)

Chris Stapleton: Five Songs I Wish I’d Written

Willie Nelson, “The Last Thing I Needed First Thing This Morning”<p>If it's late enough and I'm pulling out a guitar, I'll play this. I'm one of those …

Country Music

These are the Netflix tricks every user needs to know

Streaming services are gaining more and more popularity with Internet users, with Netflix being a top choice in many countries. However, not all …

The Walking Dead makes off-grid living look easy – but is it actually plausible?

When <i>The Walking Dead</i> began in 2010, the apocalypse had already arrived: Its hero, Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln), woke up from a months-long coma to find himself in a world rendered long-since unrecognizable. And for five years now we've watched through laced fingers as Rick and his fellow survivors …

Over 8,400 images from NASA's Moon missions are now on Flickr in high resolution

You've never seen the Moon like this<p>The process, perhaps unsurprisingly, was an extremely long one according to Kipp Teague, who runs the Project Apollo Archive. "Around 2004, Johnson Space Center began re-scanning the original Apollo Hasseelblad camera film magazines, and Eric Jones and I began …

Moon Missions

Joseph McGlennon wins Bowness prize for 'powerful' and 'mysterious' photo

Judge says photo of two parrots, inspired by colonial-era botanist Joseph Banks, ‘brings the macrocosmic and microcosmic together masterfully’<p>An exotic and surreal image of two parrots perched on tropical foliage has been named winner of this year’s William and Winifred Bowness Photography prize in …

Australia

15 Of The Rarest (And Most Mind Blowing) Photographs In History

Sometimes we take photography for granted. With every device we have now sporting a camera, snapping images on-the-fly is as common as checking our …

Photography

Like Instagram for doctors, Figure 1 app now has 500,000 users

Early this summer, a resident at Kentwood Manor Nursing Home in rural Louisiana had a leg wound that wouldn't heal. The staff and specialists in the region were flummoxed, so nursing head Karey Thigpen turned to a social network created by Toronto startup Figure 1 Inc.<p>After rifling through …

Winners of the 2015 International Landscape Photographer of the Year Contest

After months of receiving breathtaking landscape shots from photographers around the world, the winners of the 2015 International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition have just been announced. From 2,604 entries submitted by 481 professionals and amateurs across the globe, judges selected …

Nature Photography

No, You Do Not Have to Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day

If there is one health myth that will not die, it is this: You should drink eight glasses of water a day.<p>It’s just not true. There is no science behind it.<p>And yet every summer we are inundated with news media reports warning that dehydration is dangerous and also ubiquitous.<p>These reports work up a …

Public Health

Artist Creates Mind-blowing Body Paintings That Look Like Women Are Tearing Themselves Apart

Jeampiere Dinamarca Poque is a 29-year-old artist from Santiago de Chile who puts his artistic skills to seriously creepy but cool use creating …

Painting

Iranians must take responsibility for their role in the 1953 coup

The CIA-backed overthrow of Iran’s popular prime minister only succeeded because it supported by thousands of ordinary citizens, argues <b>Shervin Malekzadeh</b><p>The Salsabil neighbourhood of Tehran was still a middle-class enclave when the first coup against Mohammad Mossadegh failed in the summer of 1953. …

South Asia

Ken Kiefer: Underwater Fashion Photography

<i>All images by Ken Kiefer. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Ken Kiefer has an incredible speciality as a creative: not only is he an underwater …

6 free tools that stop Windows 10 from spying on everything you do

Microsoft’s new Windows 10 platform has received quite a reception from bloggers and tech journalists. More importantly, it has been received with …

Bandar Mahshahr in Iran experiences 'second hottest temperature ever'

A city in Iran has experienced what is believed to be history’s second highest temperature ever as a blistering heatwave lingered over the Middle East.<p>The air in Bandar Mahshahr in the Persian Gulf recorded a sweltering "heat index" of 74°C (165°F) last Friday.<p>A heat index is a measure of how hot …

Pictures of the Week 8.6.15

Transportation (India)

Why knuckle cracking makes a popping sound, and why it might be beneficial

When muscle joints are pulled apart there forms a tiny cavity filled with gas which then collapses, creating a popping noise.<p>The wince-inducing sound of knuckles cracking is caused by a small bubble building up in the fluid of the fingers then ‘popping ‘, scientists believe, and it could even be …

Iran nuclear deal raises hopes for science

Iranian physicists excited at prospects for a new physics lab and greater collaboration with the rest of the world.<p>The preliminary deal agreed …

What's in the Iran deal?

President Barack Obama said that the framework agreement announced Thursday between Iran and six world powers is a “good deal” that will increase Iran’s nuclear breakout time from around two to three months to more than a year.<p>But, of course, the devil’s in the details. Here they are, according to …

Can The Middle East Still Be Saved?

Written by Larry Kolber : Reprinted with permission<p>With the exception of modern Israel, a Jewish western state, there is not one other country in the …

Could Tehran (Yes, Tehran) Be the Next Aspen?

Iran is known for its historical cities and gorgeous Islamic art, but much less for its other great source of pride: mountains. In all four corners of Tehran, they rise in endless clusters, green and brown ridges that turn white in winter and, unbeknownst to many Westerners, conceal stunning ski …

4 Iranian street artists to know

<b>Art Radar brings you 4 artists to know from the streets of Iran.</b><p>Although Iran has in recent years initiated a variety of urban beautification …

Streetwear

Apple launches new privacy-oriented ‘Games for Kids’ section

Parents concerned that their kids’ iOS games could be tracking their behavior have a new tool to find good content. Apple just launched a new “Games …

Apps