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I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

Aaron Swartz documentary clip reveals his thoughts on the 'spying program' & the NSA (video)

One year after the death of Aaron Swartz, a group of Internet activists joined up to protest against what they call “mass suspicionless surveillance.”<p>The effort, dubbed “the day we fight back,” sets out a number of ways for the general public to participate. Technology activist Cory Doctorow, who …

Understanding the Future of Work: 8 Traits of Collaborative Leadership [Infographic]

<b>“Collaboration isn’t about giving up your individuality. Quite the opposite: it’s about realizing your potential. It’s about bringing your many gifts</b> …


Eskil禅 riding a bike backwards at 80 km/h (top speed) Trollstigen

Beautiful iPad Portrait of Morgan Freeman – But Not ‘That One’

If you’ve got an internet connection and you’ve spent more than 2 minutes on the web over the last week you’ve probably seen the portrait of Morgan Freeman painted on an iPad. The one that’s been dubbed ‘the world’s most realistic finger painting’.<p>It was done by the wonderful Kyle Lambert, whose …

Wounded US soldier learns to walk again - in pictures

On 12 June 2012, Sgt Matt Krumwiede was on patrol in Afghanistan when he stepped on an IED. It tore away both his legs, damaged his left arm, and ripped open his abdominal cavity. The 22-year-old has since undergone about 40 operations and is learning to walk with prosthetic legs. He is keen to …

The Napkin Project: creativity, craft and dementia – in pictures

People from all over the country have been inspired to decorate napkins as part of a Bristol-based craft project to inspire those living with dementia.<p>The Napkin Project began when artist Deirdre Nelson was working with staff and residents at a dementia care home. She noticed how important fabric …

Invisible women: can you spot the mothers in these photographs?

With exposure times of half a minute, Victorian mothers wanting a portrait of their children had to disguise themselves as chairs, couches and curtains to hold them still. The results, captured in Linda Fregni Nagler's book The Hidden Mother, are both touching and unsettling<p>Creepy vintage Halloween …

How photographs told the story of the Vietnam War

Historians argue over exactly when the Vietnam War started - but in the United States, events to mark some of the conflict's 50th anniversaries have begun.<p>In a new 50th anniversary book - Vietnam, The Real War - the US news agency Associated Press has chosen some of its most powerful images, taken …

Vietnam War

Picture of the day

This extraordinary picture caught our eye on Twitter today showing a seal swimming down the A149 in Norfolk by @BirdingNorfolk

Artist Uses a Rake to Create Amazingly Large Sand Paintings

Artist Andres Amador takes unconventional art to a whole other level with his incredible sand paintings. Using the beach as his enormous canvas and rakes as his brushes, Amador creates massive, eye-catching murals featuring geometric and floral patterns. The sand artist uses his whole body to …


James R Eads


U.S. Army Soldiers near Frankfurt, Germany 1945

U.S. Army Soldiers near Frankfurt, Germany 1945<br>(colorized)<br>

Granite Vietnam War Memorial by William Yager. Highland Park, Rochester, NY

Granite Vietnam War Memorial by William Yager. Highland Park, Rochester, NY 1994<p>



Thousands of German prisoners of war march along the central reservation of an autobahn as Allied vehicles drive past heading towards the front. In the final months of the war mass surrenders of German soldiers were an almost daily occurrence and stories of Allied squads of less than a dozen men capturing hundreds of German soldiers were not uncommon. Giesen, Germany. April 1945.

In 'Fire And Forget,' Vets Turned Writers Tell Their War Stories

This Veterans Day, considers these lines from the preface to <i>Fire And Forget,</i> a collection of short stories by veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan:<p>On the one hand, we want to remind you ... of what happened ... and insist you recollect those men and women who fought, bled, and died in …

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

(by Dan Ballard)

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …

Joshua Tree's Hypnotically Reflective Desert Shack

<i>Lucid Stead</i> is an architectural installation by artist Phillip K. Smith III that takes an existing structure in the deserts of Joshua Tree, California and revitalizes it with mirrors, LED lights, and custom built technology to accentuate the beauty of the bare landscape. Aptly referred to as an …

Joshua Tree

TIME Picks the Top 10 Photos of 2013

John Tlumacki. Boston, Mass., USA. April 15, 2013. The first Boston Marathon bomb exploded about two hours and forty m<p>... VIEW MORE<p>John …

Photographer Captures the Vast Beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge

Photographer Ali Ertrk has been capturing the striking beauty of a variety of landmarks since 2006. Based in San Francisco, the talented artist has specifically focused much of his attention on the Golden Gate Bridge, the massive, bright red suspension bridge in California that spans almost two …

San Francisco

Tupac Shakur on Life and Death

Rare Weather Phenomenon Fills Grand Canyon with Fog

What an awe-inspiring sight! A few days ago, on Friday, November 29, The Grand Canyon was taken over by a rare weather phenomenon that filled the entire canyon with a thick layer of fog. The occurrence, called a temperature inversion, caused everyone, including rangers, to flock to the rim to take …

National Parks

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Edgar Mueller [Project] Waterfall

Project series: 3D Pavement Art<p>River Street Moose Jaw - Canada<br>July, 2007<p>The first of Edgar Müller's series of the large-sized street paintings was …

Moose Jaw

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The attitude of equanimity can be expressed when we appreciate all of our experiences, good and bad. Even our problems and negative experiences can be seen as stepping-stones for positive change. We don't feel the need to avoid unpleasant experiences or chase after pleasant ones because both provide the same opportunity. They can lead us to the same positive place. -Tools for Peace, SB&T Workbook Donate and share the Compassion-in-Action Chain Reaction:

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