Melanie Moyer

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Cheney swings at Obama, Clinton

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is criticizing the “incompetence” in handling foreign affairs by President Barack Obama’s administration, including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.<p>Cheney said Thursday that the president’s handling of the situation in Syria damaged the country’s standing …

Jaw-Dropping Plant Sculptures from Mosaiculture International 2013

From June 22 to September 29, 2013, the Mosaïcultures Internationales Montréal 2013 – Land of Hope (MIM2013) will be on display at the Montreal …

With Fla. Verdict, Is Protective Clothing Still Required?

"I'm ashamed at how long it took me to realize why so many people in my family have been consumed with looking church-ready when they step out the door regardless of time or day."<p>That Facebook quote came from Phyllis Fletcher, an African-American colleague at KUOW in Seattle. And it reminded me of …

Snapchat Launches v5.0 With Revamped UI, Swipe Navigation, And In-App Profiles

Snapchat, the app that lets you send pics and videos that self-destruct, has just released a huge update to version 5.0 “Banquo” (I’ll get to that in a minute), which includes a dramatic revamp of the app’s UI.<p>The update also brings with it a few new features, like the ability to double-tap to …

Powerfully Captivating Surreal Oil Paintings by Joel Rea

In his extensive collection of surreal paintings, artist Joel Rea takes us on extreme adventures. His hyperrealistic landscapes and portraits feature everything from swirls of stormy winds and water to giant dogs chasing tiny people. Using brushes as thin as just a few hairs, the Australian artist …

Digital Art

Vibrant Emotionally Charged Paintings of Expressive Women

Polish artist Anna Bocek's figurative paintings feature vibrant and energetic portraits of women. The painter's subjects are filled with emotion, communicated through facial expressions, body postures, and Bocek's brilliant color palette. Each portrait features a rich array of color, both in the …

Tiny People’s Wonderful World of Food, The Book

Though many artists and photographers have tried to enter the world of miniature people, few have ever succeeded. Seattle-based photographer Christopher Boffoli seems to have found his way in, perhaps by offering them delicious peace offerings or food! For the past few years, the Boffoli has been …

Stop-Motion Humorously Shows Repetition of Everyday Life

There's a reason why this stop-motion, Goyte's Easy Way Out, created by Oh Yeah Wow, is starting to snatch up awards left and right. At the recently wrapped St. Kilda Film Festival, Australia's short films competition, Oh Yeah Wow nabbed Best Music Video, Best Music Video Animation and the People's …

Stop Motion

What If Companies Had Realistic Slogans?

BuzzFeed's copyranter, a former ad man himself, has compiled a list of hilariously honest slogans (extracted from a Reddit thread) and paired them with real company logos. Similar to Viktor Hertz's <i>Honest Logos</i>, these set of fake ads present what it would look like if companies had realistic slogans …

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Government collects millions of phone records daily

<b>(Shutterstock/ DeshaCAM)</b><p>A top secret NSA order requires telecomm giant Verizon to daily give over information on all calls in its system<p>Natasha Lennard<p>June 6, 2013 12:07am (UTC)<p>National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Thomas Drake once described the Obama administration's attitude on …

The Fascinating, Creative Young Protesters of Istanbul in Photos

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The young people protesting in Istanbul's Taksim square are getting creative as they demonstrate …