Marissa Geyer

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Russian anti-gay gang violence seen for the first time on camera

Shocking footage of the violent groups that target gay men and lesbian women in Russia will reveal the dangerous levels of homophobia in the country in the runup to the Sochi Winter Olympics this week.<p>A Channel 4 documentary, <i>Hunted</i>, to be broadcast in the Dispatches strand on Wednesday at 10pm, …

Afghan presidential candidate's aides killed

Gunmen have killed two aides of an Afghan presidential candidate, hours before the official election campaign was due to start.<p>The attack on Saturday targeted staff working for Abdullah Abdullah.<p>Abdul Rauf Ahmadi, a police spokesman in Herat, said: "Two people, Ahmad Hamdard and Shujahideen were …

Indonesian volcano eruption claims lives after villagers allowed to return

The death toll from an Indonesian volcano that has been rumbling for months rose to 16 on Sunday after rescuers found another charred corpse and a critically injured college student died in a hospital, officials said.<p>Mount Sinabung erupted again Saturday just a day after authorities allowed …

8 Celebrities Who Went Through a Seriously Awkward Phase

Joe Manganiello had an awkward phase. We have the photo proof.<p>Many “flawless” celebrities soldiered through an adolescence marked by lanky frames, …

Middle School

What Is Love (cover)

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Barack Obama Is the First Yuppie President

There’s no mystery about him anymore: he is just like the rest of rich, middle-aged guys.<p>“Nearly 4 years after Barack Obama was elected to the most …

Leonardo DiCaprio Weighs in on The Wolf of Wall Street Morality Debate

In theaters less than a week, <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i>can already claim a handful of things: a respectable $34 million domestic gross. The most brilliant comedic performance of Leonardo DiCaprio’s career. And the successful launch of a hot-topic debate about whether Martin Scorsese’s latest criminal …

Champagne: Everything You Need to Know, from Labels to Sabers

From understanding labels to sabering the bottle, here's everything you need to know about Champagne, the king of sparkling wine<p>It's that season again—at last! The time of popping corks, bubbles in your nose, and celebratory toasts to, well, whatever we happen to feel like at the moment. For the …

Portraits Made Electric by Luminescent Neon Paint

Flecks of vivid neon paint glow brilliantly off faces and shoulders in this series of portraits by Portuguese photographer Hid Saib. At times, the glowing paint seems like the scattered embers of a fire or an explosive shower of sparks racing across the cheeks of the model. In other instances, the …

Photography

Best portraits of 2013 – in pictures

Photography,Malala Yousafzai,Roberto Mancini,Nigel Farage,Rafe Spall,Chloe Smith,Nigel Kennedy,Zawe Ashton,Haim,Iain Banks,Alistair Darling,Ruth Wilson,Robbie Rogers,Chris Froome,Keir Starmer,Laura Mvula<p>From artists to activists and politicians to personalities, a selection of the best portraits …

Watch Guy Fieri Eat in Slow Motion to 'Killing Me Softly'

Here's a great video featuring human dynamite stick <b>Guy Fieri</b> eating in slow motion, all set to a soulful soundtrack of "<b>Killing Me Softly with His Song</b>." Featuring footage from Fieri's Food Network show <i>Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives</i>, the video captures the wonder that is taking a trip to Flavortown. …

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Poll: Clinton, Christie in a draw

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are in a virtual tie in a hypothetical 2016 presidential matchup, but Clinton holds a strong lead against eight other potential GOP contenders, according to a poll released Thursday.<p>The CNN/ORC International poll has …

Beyonce retains top spot on U.S. Billboard album chart

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Beyonce held onto the top spot on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart for the second consecutive week as her new self-titled album sold 374,000 copies in the lead-up to Christmas, according to figures released Thursday from Nielsen SoundScan.<p>Singer Beyonce attends HBO's New …

Believe It Or Not, Chloe x Halle’s First Song Was 'Terrible'

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10,000 Chopsticks Form Huge Mythological Dragon

This giant dragon sculpture is an innovative creation made completely out of 10,000 chopsticks. Simply called <i>Chopsticks Dragon</i>, the piece was developed to promote the opening of Aziatage Caf, located in Yekaterinburg, Russia, which opened its doors in the spring of 2012 on the Day of the Dragon. In …

Street Art

Spectacular Motorized Flipbooks of Hand-Drawn Birds

Brooklyn-based artist Juan Fontanive creates spectacular motorized flip-books. He manually illustrates and paints each “frame” of his sculptural animations on paper and proceeds to install them in his kinetic boxes that sequentially flip through to simulate motion, just like a film projector except …

Art

John McCain: rejection of Syria strikes by Congress would be 'catastrophic'

John McCain, a leading hawk on the issue of American military intervention in Syria, has warned Congress that a "no-vote" next week against President Obama's plans for airstrikes would have "catastrophic" consequences that would weaken the US for years to come.<p>McCain delivered his comments at the …

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

Photography