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Roman Polanski questioned in Poland by prosecutors on US arrest warrant

Film director Roman Polanski has been questioned by Polish prosecutors on a US arrest warrant for sex offences, and then released.<p>The maker of Rosemary’s Baby and Chinatown has been sought by the American police since 1978 after he fled the US before he could be sentenced for having sex with a …

Shattered Glass: thorough investigation into one man’s journalistic fraud

<b>Shattered Glass (2003)</b> <b><br>Director: Billy Ray</b> <b><br>Entertainment grade: A</b> <b><br>History grade: A–</b><p>In 1998, Stephen Glass, a writer for the New Republic magazine in the United States, was found to have fabricated some of his stories.<p>People<p>The film is framed by starry-eyed young Steve Glass (Hayden Christensen, …

Israeli MP proposes banning Islamic prayer call

New legislation by coalition partner could silence the muezzin's call to prayer from mosques on the grounds of "noise pollution"<p>Israeli Right-wingers have revived highly contentious plans that could effectively silence the Muslim call to prayer, known as the adhan.<p>In a move that risks stoking …

The Most Powerful Militaries In The Middle East [RANKED]

Faced with this tense paradigm, every country in the region is building up its own military.<p>Indeed, four of the five fastest-growing defense markets in 2013 were in the Middle East, led by Oman — up 115% in a year — and Saudi Arabia — up 300% in a decade — according to IHS Jane's.<p>We have analyzed …

8 Legal Cases Every Photographer Should Know

Understanding your legal rights as a photographer can often be confusing and overwhelming. From copyright infringement to fair use to DMCA, there are …

Target Practice: What People Around The World Learn To Shoot At

Soldiers and civilians around the world practice use targets to practice their marksmanship. These pretend enemies might be simple cans, paper bull’s-eyes, or elaborately drawn caricatures of enemy combatants. In her latest book, <i>Targets</i>, acclaimed German photographer Herlinde Koelbl explores what …

What's wrong with Australian cinema?

You think it was your decision to hold off seeing a new Australian film at the cinema last night? Unseen forces may have made up your mind. Think about it this way: how many posters have you spotted around town for that latest homegrown sleeper hit? With film distributors and exhibitors …

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Bring These Sandwiches To Work, Save Tons Of Money

Packing a lunch is a lot harder than it sounds. First you have to remember to buy the groceries. Next, you have to carve out time in the mornings to make it happen. And then, you have to think of something to make that you'll actually want to eat come lunch time. It's a drag, we know. But it's one …

2014 Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards Winners

The winners of the 2014 Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards have been announced at the World Architecture Festival (WAF) in Singapore. Taking home the grand prize and the title of the Arcaid Images Architectural Photographer of Year 2014 (in association with Sto and supported by WAF) are …

10 Most Common Mistakes Made by New Photographers

Whenever I teach, I get a lot of requests to review images. Over time, I’ve started to notice that a majority of the mistakes I see come from the …

You Can Now Go To College For Free In Germany, No Matter Where You're From

Well, you might be thinking, isn't that just <i>wunderbar</i> for the damn Germans, with their excellent supermarket commercials and their spectacular beach nudity and their pragmatically dressed Chancellor. Now with their free college they're just showing off. Well, here's the kicker: Germany didn't just …

Setting Insect Data To Music Helps Scientists Find Patterns

The music let you notice the emergent pattern in cicada-singing right away.<p>Well, it certainly sounds nicer than real cicadas would otherwise. To help them analyze data they had recorded about when cicadas sing, a team of scientists set their data to music. The musical notes—which replace recordings …

5 Ways to Never Pay for Travel Again

<i>By: Jason Steele</i><p>Traveling for free doesn't have to involve couch surfing, dumpster diving, or stowing away in the wheel well of a 747. It doesn't even have to involve credit card fraud.<p>No, there's a kind of free travel where you enjoy business-class flights, luxury hotel suites, and champagne …

Personal Finance

The Problem With Wearable Technology, According To “Blade Runner” Designer Syd Mead

Mead chats with us about the Apple Watch, Glassholes, and Daft Punk copying one of his designs.<p>If anyone can call himself a “visual futurist” with a straight face, it’s Syd Mead, the legendary concept artist behind <i>Blade Runner</i>, <i>Tron</i>, and <i>Aliens</i>. I could think of no one better qualified to critique …

Here’s Your First Look at P.T. Anderson’s Insane Pynchon Adaptation, “Inherent Vice”

The most surprising thing about <i>New York Times’</i> recent profile of Paul Thomas Anderson, aside from the high sodium in the director’s salt-and-pepper beard, is the reference point he gives for his latest film.<p>Apparently, Anderson looked to the Zucker brothers’ landmark kitchen-sink comedy Airplane! …

Incomplete episodes from canceled 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' animation released online

<i>Star Wars</i> fans were none-too-pleased when animated cable TV show <i>The Clone Wars</i> was unceremoniously cancelled last year following Disney's purchase of LucasFilm. The show was in the middle of production on its sixth season when Disney pulled the plug, and fans were left with lots of open storylines. …

Stanley Kubrick’s “Lolita” – Poster Illustration by Bartosz Kosowski

Lolita – poster illustration by Bartosz Kosowski for Spoke Art’s Stanley Kubrick art show 2014 in San Francisco.<p>Bartosz Kosowski is a Lodz, Poland …

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Floating Stones

Project info<p>Some landscapes have good bones. On Nova Scotia's granite barrens the landscape is all bones.<p>In thickly-forested Nova Scotia the treeless granite barrens are a surprising sight, seeming to belong to another, more elemental time in Earth's history. Constant heavy winds, salt spray, and …

Nova Scotia

Odile leaves tourists stranded in Los Cabos, Mexico - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- The end of the Earth.<p>That's how an official Mexican tourism website describes Los Cabos.<p>For 27-year-old Kate Pope, the popular beach travel destination on the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula felt like just that after Hurricane Odile hit Sunday night.<p>"The hotel gates are …

A gross 'Tusk' from Kevin Smith

No matter how many horror movies you've seen, it's safe to say you've never seen one quite like the super-freaky "Tusk."<p>In the hands of iconoclastic writer-director<p>Kevin Smith, that's not necessarily a good thing.<p>Although the film may echo bits from such exponentially better shockers as "An …

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The Key To Creative Insight Can Be Simpler Than You Think

It’s called incubation in the research world, and it can work wonders.<p>Sometimes a creative breakthrough comes when we’re not doing anything creative at all. Maybe we’re taking a walk, or standing in the shower, or awakening from a nap. The mathematician Henri Poincaré may be king of what we …

The Mystery of the Tomb of Alexander the Great

The recent discovery of a unique burial monument in Amphipolis of Macedonia in Greece, has made everyone thinking that maybe this is the long lost tomb of Alexander the Great. The disclosure of the remains of the great conqueror and demigod to many, Alexander, is nothing less than a dream-discovery …

Mexico Celebrates Independence Day In Spectacular Fashion

<i>¡Viva Mexico! ¡Viva Mexico! ¡Viva Mexico!</i><p>Mexico celebrates it's independence day on Sept. 16, but the festivities begin the night before with the famous "Grito de Dolores."<p>El Grito -- meaning the cry in Spanish -- is a massive call and response that commemorates when Father Miguel Hidalgo cried out …

Congrats to @malizindie for being our first featured photographer in the @emirates #viewfromabovecontest. Here is her photo of The Palm Jumeirah island in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. http://instagram.com/p/s-hpnPoMfO/ For more information on the contest, visit nationalgeographic.com/viewfromabove.