Katherine Rodgers

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A Katrina hero: He hopped into a boat and became a one-man rescue squad

By Mark Guarino<p>, reporter<p>NEW ORLEANS — The man, nearly 90 years old, feebly made his way into Ken Bellau’s fiberglass fishing boat. Once onboard, he quietly asked Bellau to check on his grandson. “He’s right over there,” the old man said.<p>Bellau agreed, motoring slowly down the street. He didn’t see …

New Orleans

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GIF Animations

Pictures of the Week 8.20.15

Jammu and Kashmir

Pictures of the day: 17 August 2015 - Telegraph

Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2015: the best entries so far

Cosmic fire

It is cold, dark, dry and isolated with very little oxygen to breathe in the air, but the unique location makes Concordia station in Antarctica an …

Pictures of the day: 19 August 2015 - Telegraph

Rare 'fire rainbow' lights up US skies

Described as a “multi-coloured angel hovering overhead” by some viewers, the halo-forming cloud known as a circumhorizontal arc is said to require a strict set of conditions and occur only in “high-level cirrus clouds [thin, wispy clouds] made up of tiny ice crystals”, meteorologist Justin Lock …

Solitude

Man makes Transformer tank costume

Watch this amazing Decepticon costume from one Transformers fan who went all out for Comic Con<p>A video has emerged of a Transformers fan showing off his impressive fancy dress outfit.<p>The Decepticon costume looks like a tank, but actually holds enough room for a person to fit inside.<p>The man created …

Cher's 'Believe' story in Billboard magazine is one of 'desperation'

Cher is currently celebrating the 50th anniversary of her debut on Billboard’s charts, which means it’s time to fondly recount some of the stories …

16 of the world's most enormous statues

Taking up to 20 years to build and millions of dollars to create, these 16 enormous creations do just that. They'll stand for centuries as icons of history and culture for visitors to enjoy. From the world's largest reclining Buddha to a 105 foot tall sculpture of Mao Zedong, keep scrolling for a …

Mao Zedong

This Frog Uses Its Spiky Face to Deliver a Venomous Headbutt

When Carlos Jared was first ‘stung’ by the venomous face of the Greening’s frog, he didn’t realise what had happened. He had picked up one of the small creatures, and it started thrashing about as if trying to headbutt his hand. At first, it felt like being abraded by rough sandpaper. Then, Jared …

Response to Algorithm that can make 8-bit characters in Tetris!

Breathtaking Photos of America from the U.S. Department of Interior’s Carefully Curated Instagram

The U.S. Department of the Interior manages the most breathtaking lands in America and they have the photos to prove it. From the adorable bear cubs of Delaware's Water Gap National Recreation Area to Maine's Acadia National Park and New Mexico's glistening white sands, it seems that this …

National Parks

Rocks' Balancing Act Gives New Insight Into Earthquakes

Precariously balanced rocks: a different kind of PBR<p>Conventional wisdom in a large earthquake is that large unstable objects tend to fall down in the midst of all the shaking. But not always. In one area of California, close to the famous San Andreas fault, there are a few delicate geological …

Geology

GOOD NIGHT MY FRIENDS Dream visit us when we are asleep....

Public<p><p><b>GOOD NIGHT MY FRIENDS</b><p>Dream visit us when we are asleep...<br>But GOD is truly wise.....<br>HE wakes us up each day...<br>And gives us every chance....<br>To …

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A guide to transgender terms

<b>Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as 1970s Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner, has announced she is transgender, appearing on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine. It's fair to say many people don't know how to speak to or about transgender people. So what do the terms involved mean and what's considered</b> …

LGBTQI

In pictures: The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest - Telegraph

13 Rarely Seen Photos of Marilyn Monroe

So no, not the one of her in the white dress blowing up over the subway grate.<p>Marilyn Monroe rose to fame in the '50s and '60s, becoming one of America's most favorite actresses and most beloved blondes. Today, on what would've been her 89th birthday, we've rounded up some images of her that aren't …

Got a bad case of the Mondays? These brilliant inventions should help

Design makes all sorts of things better, easier, more efficient, cooler. But can good design take unpleasant experiences and make them <i>joyful</i>? In April, Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen asked you for suggestions of things that could use a joy makeover. We got a lot of good ideas, from the DMV to taxes …

Inventions

10 Crazy Uses For Animal Venom

When snakes and spiders try to kill us but wind up helping<p>All it takes is a pinch on the leg from a sting or a bite, and you could be dead within minutes. Venom, whether it’s from reptiles, insects, fish, mammals or arthropods, is extremely potent, but it’s not always deadly.<p>Venom has evolved …

Zoology

A Satellite Captures Shimmering Auroras Over America

The northern lights look cool enough from below, but what about above?<p>Seen from the ground, the aurora borealis is a mighty sight—like being slapped in the eyes with a writhing rainbow. But glimpsed from space the vision is also top-rate, in this case painting America with ghostly streams of …

A Suprisingly Clear Photo of an Explosion's Shock Wave

Defence Research and Development Canada's (DRDC) experimental proving ground is a piece of land over 470 square kilometers — and its isolated, clear, …