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Displaced Syrians Find Home on Istanbul Street

Abdullah Binnishy, a baker from the Syrian city of Aleppo, never imagined he'd open a shop with his competitors—let alone that the shop would be in Istanbul, where he can’t speak the language or even find the right kind of cooking fat. But his country’s civil war left him with few other options.<p>In …

Is Afghanistan really impossible to conquer?

<b>It's 25 years since the Soviet Union pulled its troops out of Afghanistan. The US is due to remove most of its forces at the end of the year. So what have these and other Afghan campaigns taught us?</b><p>Last Ramadan I drove through the badlands outside Kandahar to see the house where President Karzai …

Afghanistan

Sparkle and Shine

Embellishment is back.<p>Minimalism has been the word for seasons, but just when you're prepped for another streamlined parade of dresses, girls start hitting the circuit in high shimmer, embellished looks that are more standout than blend-in. To wit: Diane Kruger's eye-catching starlit skirt and …

Fashion Weeks' Finest Fêtes: Fall 2014

After the designers have taken their bow, that's when the real Fashion Week fun begins—the parties. Despite subzero temperatures in New York, the fashion set didn't let that stop them from celebrating their favorite designers, like Prabal Gurung, Public School, and Diane von Furstenberg, who …

13 Pieces of Early ’90s Style That Are, Like, Way Existential

Oh, the early ’90s. Angst and ying-yangs somehow went hand in hand, along with a pair of Doc Martens, a flannel tied at the waist and an apathetic attitude. It’s not breaking news that this grungy decade is back, but we’re digging the modern black and white take on some of our favorite ’90s styles. …

Street Style: Paris Fashion Week Fall 2014

Fashion month ends with a bang with the kind of major fashion that can only come from Paris. Diego Zuko snaps the style off the catwalk.<p>Fashion month ended with a bang with the kind of major fashion that can only come from Paris. Diego Zuko snapped the style off the catwalk.

Sony Promises Improved Image Quality for A7 and A7r with March Firmware Update

Early adopters of the Sony A7 and A7r full-frame mirrorless cameras will be happy to know that Sony has a big firmware update coming their way that …

Camera Drone Captures Gorgeous Video of a Dolphin Stampede and Whales Migrating

We started off the day with some good news for drone photographers (and Amazon), and so we thought we’d send you off into the weekend with some …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Hyper Dimensional Photographs in the Streets of So Paulo

Imagine walking down a busy, metropolitan street and suddenly looking up to see a huge, hyper dimensional photograph of a person staring down at you. Street artist Raquel Brust has been introducing this kind of experience in So Paulo, Brazil since 2008 with <i>Projeto Giganto</i>, which she describes as “a …

Black & White Photography

50 Stunning Reflection Photography examples and Tips for beginners

Reflection Photography: Scenaries are the first things that come to your mind when you think of reflection. Nature is probably one of the best …

Nature

The 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

The Story Behind That Picture - How to Win Photo Competitions

<b>As a photo competition judge I occasionally get asked, "What do you look for?” In this article I will give you an idea.</b><p>I have always avoided putting …

The Syrian refugee children of Zaatari camp – in pictures

This week, it will be three years since civil war broke out in Syria. To mark the event, Save the Children commissioned Giles Duley to photograph those Syrian children living in Zaatari (a refugee camp located in the north of Jordan) many of whom were born since the conflict started. Duley lost …

This Is Why It Feels Like Apple Stopped Innovating Three Years Ago

He'd say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article ranking animals by the efficiency of their movements.<p>At the top of the list, there were cheetahs and hawks. Way down at the bottom, there were humans — relatively slow on their two legs.<p>But then Jobs …

Facebook to Resurrect F8 Developer Conference for First Time in 3 Years

Facebook is bringing back F8, the company's major developer conference, for the first time in almost three years.<p>Parse CEO Ilya Sukhar, who also …

Julian Assange tells SXSW audience: ‘NSA has grown to be a rogue agency’

The Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on Saturday told an audience in Texas that people power is the key to rolling back the power of the National Security Agency and other surveillance agencies.<p>“We have to do something about it. All of us have to do something about it,” he said, in an interview at …