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Sport picture of the day: gymnastics in space

First published on Tue 1 Oct 2013 06.42 EDT

Aaron Hernandez: Inside Dark, Tragic Life of Former Patriots Star

<i>This story, "The Gangster in the Huddle" originally appeared in September 12, 2013 issue of Rolling Stone.</i><p>The first text pinged him around nine that …

Coastal dwellers may want to move to higher ground after watching this new footage of the Japanese tsunami

In March 2011, I sat on the edge of my chair, paralysed by the footage pouring into the media of the destruction caused by the Tohoku earthquake and …

Nanotech roundup: a cheap oil guzzler, vitamin lasers, and quantum algae

Suck it up<p>Aerogel is a remarkable material. Made entirely from carbon, it is the lightest material on Earth, weighing a seventh as much as air. In addition, it can absorb 900 times its own weight in oil. Highly porous, ultralight solids such as this have many possible applications beyond mopping up …

This Awe-Inspiring Time-Lapse Captures the Power of the 2013 Colorado Wildfires

In June and July of this year, record temperatures and dry conditions in Colorado led to massive wildfires that destroyed hundreds of structures and …

Amazing Road Trips

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Letting Go in India

India isn’t for everyone. Control freaks and those lacking a sense of humor may want to sit this country out.<p>In order to have a good go of it, you need to embrace the madness as soon as you arrive. If you can find a way to laugh at every frustration, annoyance, and stomach churn you will soon …

Cruise Lines Start Self-Reporting Report Crime Allegations, Amidst Skepticism

For the first time, the three largest U.S.-based cruise lines on Thursday began posting on their websites more comprehensive data about allegations …

Tim Tebow discusses Hernandez

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots third-string quarterback Tim Tebow, who played at the University of Florida with Aaron Hernandez, said …

SpaceX shows off new nav gear with latest Grasshopper rocket launch-and-landing (video)

We've been watching as the SpaceX Grasshopper's leap has grown higher and higher with each successive launch (and landing!), and the rocket's flights never fail to impress. The reusable spacecraft's latest test is no exception: this time, the 'hopper sailed past its previous 840 feet record, …

2013 MLB All-Star Roster: Biggest Snubs and Surprises

The roster announcement for the Major League Baseball All-Star Game serves two purposes. It gives us our first chance to look at what we can expect in the Midsummer Classic—and it leaves plenty of room for debate and uproar.<p>No All-Star roster is going to be perfect for everyone, because we all have …

Exploding The Mystery Of Blue Fireworks

Audie Cornish speaks with John Conkling, technical director of the American Pyrotechnics Association, about why it's so difficult to achieve the color blue in fireworks.<p>Transcript<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:<p>If you're watching fireworks tonight, here's how you can tell you're looking at a top-shelf display …

20 Inspiring Photography Quotes

• You don’t take a photograph, you make it. – Ansel Adams<br>• If I saw something in my viewfinder that looked familiar to me, I would do something to shake …

A Guide to Photographing the Light of Sunrises and Sunsets

One of our authors, Christopher O’Donnell, has just released another photography eBook entitled <i>The Golden Hours: A Guide to Photographing the Light</i> …

Things To Do

Looking for something good to eat this weekend? You've got options.<p>Free and cheap fun this weekend.<p>The best live music to check out in Tampa Bay this …

Disintegrating – OEFNER

<b>Title:</b> Disintegrating <b><br>Year:</b> 2012 - <b><br>Medium:</b> Photography <b><br>Material:</b> Inkjet Print behind Plexiglass <b><br>Dimensions:</b> 230 x 115 cm, 120 x 60 cm<p>“Disintegrating“ is …

How to Photograph Fireworks

Do you want to know how to photograph fireworks? With New Year’s Eve just days away I thought I’d refresh this article in which I give 10 Fireworks …

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10 Photography Assignments to Stimulate Your Creativity

This article provides you with 10 photography self-assignments that you can use to get your own creative juices flowing. They’re designed to help you …

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