Kieran Cashell

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Documentary Photography Needs to Fundamentally Change and Evolve

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Sofia Coppola, Denis Villeneuve and more list favourite films of 21st-century

Directors including Denis Villeneuve (<i>Arrival</i>) and Sofia Coppola (<i>The Beguiled</i>) have revealed their ten favourite films of the 21st-century so far.<p>To …

Why Do We Have Borders, Anyway?

Trump's travel ban and the humanitarian crisis in the Middle East raise the question of whether it makes sense to divide the world into neat little packages in the first place.<p>During arguments in federal appeals court last week, a lawyer representing Hawaii argued that Donald Trump's travel ban for …

Behind the Scenes with Sarah Leen, National Geographic’s Director of Photography

<i>Sarah Leen is the Director of Photography for National Geographic, the internationally renowned (and beloved) magazine covering nature, science, history, and geography, among other topics. It has been published continuously since its first issue in 1888.</i><p><i>Sarah Leen began her career as a freelance</i> …

National Parks

Brilliant LEGO Tape Lets You Build on Any Surface

There are few limits to what you can build with LEGO blocks, but there's one product that broadens the possibilities even further. Mayka Toy Block …

Fund Your Work: Major Photo Grant Deadlines Approaching

Attention photographers: Deadlines are fast approaching for a number of grants and international competitions. Among them are:<p><b>Project Launch</b> <b><br>Deadline:</b> …

Santa Fe

Hometowns: Understanding Our Artistic Roots

<i>It is very difficult to know people…for men and women are not only themselves; they are also the region in which they are born, the apartment or the farm in which they learnt to walk, the games they played as children, the old wives’ tales they overheard, the food they ate, the schools they</i> …

The Arts

CAESURA: The Duration of a Sigh

“Caesura” is a collection of photographs about the transitory state of the people who entered Greece after crossing the Aegean Sea—the infamous “death passage”—on their way from their homelands in Asia and Africa to the land of promise and hope: Europe.<p>Typically the term “caesura” means the brief …

Aegean Sea

Being Pranked With a Lifelike Robot Dinosaur Must Be Terrifying

Remember jumping in your seat the first time you saw <i>Jurassic Park</i>? That was just a movie, and you were probably sitting in a comfy theater chair. …

Burglary suspect kept stolen brain beneath porch and used it to get high, police say

When police showed up at a vacant trailer-home in Penn Township, Pa., last month, neighbor Pat Beck was worried something might be wrong.<p>Their presence seemed even more mysterious when Beck saw an investigator remove a box from the home and place it in a police vehicle.<p>Several weeks later, a …

Chinese Villager Unknowingly Used Grenade To Crack Walnuts For 25 Years

Shares 15K<p>A Chinese villager has spent the last 25 years unknowingly cracking walnuts with a hand grenade.<p>The villager from Ankang, in China’s …

Posting photos online is not living. You are producing your own obituary | Rana Dasgupta

As you point your phone at everything from Notre Dame to a slice of chocolate cake, remember these images will take on significance only after you have gone<p>Summer begins again. Millions of people are packing their bags to get away from it all. Their eyes are ready for fresh sights: sun-drenched …

Notre Dame

New York boy, 12, 'demands chicken nugget at gunpoint'

<b>A 12-year-old boy is accused of pulling a gun on a girl and demanding one of her chicken nuggets, New York police say.</b><p>They say he asked for a nugget in a McDonald's fast food outlet in Harlem on Tuesday.<p>When she refused, he is then alleged to have followed her to a nearby subway station and held …

Grammar Lessons From the Leaked CIA Style Book

5279820237001<p>In addition to hollow coins and decoder compact mirrors, it turns out government sleuths have a few grammar tricks up their …

Grammar

Spacewalks and moon landings: Nasa archive photos up for auction

A set of photographic prints from Nasa’s archives – selected by Barbara Hitchcock and Peter Riva and approved by several of the astronauts – that include the first moon landing, are up for auction in New York. Originally part of a 1985 Smithsonian Institution exhibition, <i>Sightseeing: A Space …

Signs of the times: the best anti-Trump placards from across the UK - in pictures

Protesters gathered across the UK on Monday night to demonstrate against Donald Trump’s travel ban. We pick out some of the best signs

Donald Trump

Bloom

The idea for my “Bloom” series came to me by accident. I had used the multi-exposure technique with my Nikon FM2 camera for a long time. I would shoot one exposure and then follow it immediately with the second image. With this technique, I could control the process and keep in mind which objects …

Sunroom

Fish Discover Water Last

“Fish Discover Water Last” is about rediscovering your own habitat. For 18 years, I have lived in Zandvoort, a small coastal town in the Netherlands. As time passed, I developed a blind spot for the beauty of my surroundings. After considering a drastic move away—and ultimately deciding to stay—I …

Awards

Man takes on airline after broken screen meant he couldn’t watch any in-flight movies

<b>The best thing about flying is the unlimited amount of movies you can watch on demand (- oh and obviously those pretzels too).</b><p>So we don’t blame this …

16th Century Miniature Boxwood Carvings That Fit in the Palm of Your Hand | Colossal

<p>Carved the size of a palm or smaller, these miniature boxwood carvings featuring religious iconography from the early 16th century have long been a …

Miniature

Photographer Captures Feeling of Homesickness in China

<i>Solastalgia</i>, as opposed to nostalgia, is loosely defined as the distress felt by an individual when their home environment is under assault, or has …

Time I

Tom Hardy reads bedtime story on CBeebies, sends Twitter into meltdown

Despite playing villainous characters such as Bane in <i>The Dark Knight Rises</i>, both Kray twins in <i>Legend</i>, and John Fitzgerald in <i>The Revenant</i>, Tom Hardy …

Western Horizons

“Landscape photography can offer us, I think, three verities—geography, autobiography, and metaphor. Geography is, if taken alone, sometimes boring, autobiography is frequently trivial, and metaphor can be dubious. But taken together…the three kinds of representation strengthen each other and …

Photography

Nobody Likes to be Hindered by Worldly Troubles

Silence.<p>In times where everything problematizes reality as a result of market-driven neuroticism, I longed to escape into a trouble-free and perfect world—a utopia.<p>This project starts with a consideration of beauty and the sublime. The influential Chinese landscape painter Guo Xi (c. 1020-1090) …

South Korea

Aerial Images of Salterns That Blur the Line Between Photograph and Painting by David Burdeny | Colossal

<p>Photographer David Burdeny, whose photo of a towering iceberg we featured last month, has been working on another large-scale photography project. …

Salt Lake City

The First Dinosaur Tail Found Preserved in Amber is Covered in Feathers | Colossal

<p>The first known dinosaur tail preserved in a piece of amber was recently discovered by paleontologist Lida Xing while collection samples in Myanmar …

Dinosaurs

Steve-O Is Still Smoking Pubes and Testing His Urine

We hung out with the 'Jackass' star midway through his UK tour.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Steve-O has just blown pube smoke in my face. He stuffed a freshly shaved tuft of his pubic hair into the gap between his little and ring finger, got his exasperated tour manager to light it, and …

12 Photo Books for Your Holiday List

If the rows of vendors at Paris Photo are any indication, photo books aren’t going away anytime soon. Diehard fans of the photo book don white gloves …