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Nasa's New Horizons probe shows Pluto bigger than expected

A Nasa spacecraft that will hurtle past Pluto on Tuesday at more than 45,000 kilometres per hour has revealed the dwarf planet to be larger than scientists thought.<p>Fresh measurements from New Horizons, the first spacecraft to reach Pluto on the outer edge of the solar system, show that it is 2,370 …

Solar System

Coloradan sentenced for trying to join ISIS

<b>Denver, Colorado (CNN) —</b> A federal judge gave a four-year prison sentence Friday to a 19-year-old Colorado woman who admitted guilt in wanting to become an ISIS bride and participate in its jihad in the Mideast.<p>Shannon Maureen Conley is one of the first Americans to be sentenced for conspiracy to …

Here’s Your Subway Etiquette Guide, As Interpreted By Two Dudes In Colorful Bodystockings

Discussions about subway etiquette–whether they take the form of trend-pieces about “manspreading” or bizarre posters explaining that pole-dancing on the train is inappropriate–are ongoing (and some would say, long overdue) right now.<p>That’s led New York’s MTA to push a new campaign about subway …

Posters

Inside New York City's First $100 Million Apartment

This is now the city's most expensive penthouse.<p>A few months ago, we got a glimpse into Manhattan's most expensive apartment—the dreamy pad at 432 Park Ave—which came with a $95 million price tag. Now, a new piece of Manhattan real estate is here to break the record for most expensive residence. …

Real Estate

Underworld: 21 Captivating Images of Life on the Subway

Photo by Maria Savenko<p>Photo by Alan Barr<p>Photo by David Nitzsche<p>Photo by Steven Pisano<p>Photo by Alex<p>Photo by Matteo Merzi<p>Photo by enki22<p>Photo by Pedro …

Historical images of New York City Subway

The first subway line in New York City opened about 35 years after the first elevated train line in NYC, October 27, 1904. The subway lines opened in …

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

<b>Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested.</b><p>A US team were trying to explain why some tissues were millions of times more vulnerable to cancer than others.<p>The results, in the journal Science, showed two thirds of the cancer types …

Cancer

6 Very Old Fashions That Are Still in Style

1. PANTYHOSE<p>In 1953, Ethel Boone Gant was feeling uncomfortable. While sitting on an overnight train from New York to North Carolina, the expectant …

Hello Wood builds Budapest Christmas tree from 5000 pieces of firewood

Hungarian architecture studio Hello Wood has created an 11-metre-high Christmas tree for a square in central Budapest from 15,000 kilograms of wooden …

Australian Woman Charged With Murder of Eight Children in Cairns

An Australian woman was charged with murder on Sunday in the deaths of seven of her children and her niece, whose bodies were found inside her home, police said. Mersane Warria, 37, was charged with eight counts of murder in a bedside hearing at a hospital in the northern city of Cairns where she …

Tom Hanks Looking to Star in THE CIRCLE

Patagonia: The Wild Place at the End of the World

The southernmost region of South America is huge in every way: Patagonia is twice the size of California and home to some of the biggest landscapes and adventures on the planet. Head south for stunning landscapes, ridiculous fishing, rugged trekking, roadside asados, and a 100 percent chance of …

Gunman Made Anti-Police Posts Before Killing NYPD Officers

The gunman who ambushed and killed two New York City police officers in their patrol car before committing suicide reportedly posted messages on social media suggesting the assault was revenge for deaths of two unarmed black men at the hands of authorities.<p>Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, posted on an …

14 Hair & Makeup Looks We'll Never Forget From 2014

We can all agree that when it comes to the best and worst beauty looks of 2014, celebrities <i>definitely</i> took more risks.<p>Whether it was the necessary shedding of layers (ahem, Kim Kardashian's "natural" hair and makeup) or experimenting with wacky hair colors (yeah, we're looking at you Jena Malone …

Butterfly Valley Is Not Only Turkey's Most Perfect Beach, But An Actual Butterfly Wonderland

In Turkey's Butterfly Valley, a lush gorge winds down to a stunning blue-water beach. And while we'd recommend visiting this verdant paradise based on its looks alone, the rocky oasis is <i>also</i> home to more than 80 species of butterflies, including the exotic Jersey Tiger, which is really just an …

There’s a Nikon 2000mm f/11 on eBay, Complete with a Lens Cap and Carrying Case

If you’ve been dying to get your own copy of the super rare Nikon Reflex-Nikkor 2000mm f/11 mirror lens, here’s a prime opportunity to snag one: a …

The Best Celeb #TBTs on Instagram

The best celebrity #TBTs on Instagram.<p>If there's one social media app that we can't get enough of it's Instagram. From Rihanna's Insta-ban (remember #freethenipple?) to Kimye's lavish nuptials and the kiss pic that took four days to plan, celebs are upping their social game with some seriously chic …

Gigi Hadid

Boulder-Shaped Cabin Perfectly Camouflages in Swiss Alps

Nestled within a rock fall field on the Swiss Alps sits <i>Antoine</i>, a cabin that resembles a large boulder. It was designed by the studio Bureau A, and the cozy interior space features some of the basics: a bed, fold-out table, stool, fireplace, and windows. But, just looking at the outside, you'd …

Australian mother charged with murder in deaths of 8 children

As Australia grapples with another shocking tragedy -- the deaths of eight children in one home -- the mother of seven of them might be able to explain what happened.<p>Police have charged the 37-year-old woman in Friday's deaths in a suburb of Cairns. She faces eight counts of murder, Queensland …

Read My Lips: One Woman's Plastic Surgery Regret

How I became a lab rat in my own failed experiment.<p>I went to Beverly Hills High School, where rhinoplasty was about as common as getting a driver's license. Most of the girls in my class came back from spring break of sophomore year with surgical tape across the bridges of their new, turned up …

Lips

How Android 5.0 lets you get raw for better photos

Programmers have begun unlocking a new feature in Google's new Lollipop mobile OS: the ability to shoot photos in raw format, which adds new flexibility in image quality.<p>For more than a decade, photographers using traditional cameras have been able to get higher image quality by "shooting raw." The …

Why I Cheated on My Husband

Five real women share what led them to stray.<p>The first question that comes to mind when a spouse cheats is: Why? A study by the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, attempted to answer that question and found that the reasons behind infidelity differ greatly between the sexes. For men, it's …

New York City

Killing of NYPD officers condemned as a despicable act

Tribute paid to murdered officers as White House says President is being fully briefed<p>Led by President Barack Obama, senior political figures paid tribute to “two of New York’s finest” as the shock at the murder of the officers reverberated around the city.<p>Rafael Ramos, 40, the father of a 13 year …

Law Enforcement

Bob Hoskins remembered by Helen Mirren

There is a great Yiddish word, a mensch. It means a stand-up guy, someone to rely upon, someone who won’t let you down. Bob Hoskins was just that, a mensch.<p>You wouldn’t think it, but actually we had a lot in common. Both raised in London of lower-middle-class atheist, communist parents. Neither of …

10 Techniques for Amazing Portraits

A guest post by San Diego Wedding Photographer, Wayne Yuan As full-time photographers shooting 30+ weddings a year, we have to admit, sometimes it’s …

How to Photograph Busy Tourist Sites

Unfortunately, photographing busy tourist hot spots means encountering many tourists who can, unknowingly, ruin your shot by wandering into your …

Portrait Photography: Secrets of Posing & Lighting [Book Review]

Portrait photography, IMHO, is up there in degrees of difficulty with wildlife and sports/action photography … but at least, when faced with a tiger …