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Lower Antelope Canyon: Skylight

Prskalo Waterfall, Serbia

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

Painting

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

Sochi 2014: 10 high contrast shots at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

The Winter Olympics are immensely colourful, but sometimes you don’t need much colour to make a beautiful picture. Here are 10 examples of images which excel on account of the simple contrast between light and dark

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

What You Need to Know About the Next Defense Budget

March 4 is the date to watch for Wash­ing­ton’s de­fense wonks.<p>That’s when the Pentagon plans to re­lease its budget re­quest for next year. And when …

Military

Mega-brothels: Has Germany become 'bordello of Europe'?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1054000/1054458_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524669810_b343f810cf136ac73d0f80b1df6c5d56<p><b>A group of men in red and white robes stroll through the reception area. Women in high heels sit at the bar in a haze of cigarette smoke, chatting to</b> …

Bavarian pretzel given EU protected origin status

EU recognises 'short, crisp crack and soft, fluffy texture' as it gives baked dough the same recognition as champagne<p>The Bavarian pretzel has joined champagne, Parma ham and Cornish pasties on the EU's protected origins list, which means only pretzels produced in the southern German state can be …

Writer proves that Discovery aired fake image of Megalodon shark

English author and <i>Guardian</i> columnist George Monbiot has accused Discovery Channel of faking a photograph of a long-extinct shark for a dramatized documentary called <i>Megalodon: The Monster Shark Lives</i>. After noticing that the sepia-toned "photograph" of a shark above bore all the signs of a hoax, …