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When Nature And Geometry Collide, These Photos Get Surreal

David Copithorne takes photos of classic subjects, mountains, beaches, street scenes, and then edits them to add floating geometric shapes which reflect the images around them, or twisting them into fractals-like forms. He uses Photoshop CS6 to create his work, and says he came upon his techniques …

Photography

Lamps go out all over Germany in backlash against anti-immigrant protests

Cologne cathedral, Berlin's Brandenburg Gate and bridges across the river Rhine plunged into darkness in backlash against anti-immigrant protests<p>The lights went out all over Germany on Monday night as famous landmarks were plunged in darkness <b>as part of a growing backlash against anti-immigrant</b> …

Meet the Women Who Guard China’s Millionaires

Valued as secret weapons, female bodyguards are regarded as innocuous protectors who can disguise themselves as assistants or dance partners.<p><i>Watch our documentary about China's female bodyguards here.</i><p>Wearing a form-fitting black leather jacket with studded shoulders, leather pants, and …

Martial Arts

Putin critic Alexei Navalny defies house arrest and cuts off monitoring tag

Navalny received suspended sentence on 30 December for embezzling money but was not released from house arrest<p>Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said on Monday he would no longer comply with the terms of his house arrest and had cut off his monitoring tag.<p>Navalny, who led mass protests against Vladimir …

Russia

United Airlines Apologizes To 'Humiliated' Special Needs Mom

When New Jersey mom of four Elit Kirschenbaum boarded a December 30 flight home after her family vacation in the Dominican Republic, she seated her youngest daughter Ivy on her lap as usual, she told ABC News.<p>What followed was an ordeal with a flight attendant that Kirschenbaum says left her family …

Flying

Israeli military divided over Gaza war probes

JERUSALEM (AP) — A fierce debate is raging within Israel's military over the extent to which soldiers should be held legally accountable for their actions during last year's Gaza war, with commanders increasingly at odds with military lawyers.<p>The dispute has set off a firestorm in Israel, where …

Israel

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

8 Things Your Pet Says About Your Personality

1) Researchers have established some general conclusions about pets and their owners personalities:<p><b>Fish owners are happiest.</b>• <b><br>Dog owners are the most</b> …

Pets

AirAsia Flight 8501 Was 'Probably Horizontal' When It Crashed: Expert

PARIS — Doomed AirAsia Flight 8501 was likely horizontal when it crashed into the sea and its impact was probably “not very violent,” an expert told NBC News.<p>The size of debris and the state of the victims recovered suggests the jet may have glided into the water, according to Jean-Paul Troadec, …

Airplanes

You could be prosecuted over your broadband, thanks to GCHQ

Ofcom proposes that people with "power line" networking equipment could face prosecution if it interferes with radio signals<p>Thousands of homeowners could face prosecution if their broadband persistently interferes with radio signals, under Ofcom proposals published after lobbying by intelligence …

New science helps a paralyzed man move his legs for the first time in years

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every morning for 2½ years, Calven Goza tried to move his legs, hoping against hope and medical science that this time, this day, would be different.<p>It never was.<p>An accident with a drunken driver left Goza paralyzed below the chest. No amount of wishful thinking could help him move his legs …

Urinary Incontinence

Woman brings boyfriend to justice after remembering attack with hypnosis

Zoe Dronfield only remembers brutal attack by Jason Smith in Coventry, West Midlands, after she was hypnotised into reliving traumatic ordeal<p>A mother-of-two left with memory loss after her boyfriend launched an eight-hour attack on her has managed to bring him to justice - after she was hypnotised …