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Waterloo and the End of Napoleonic War

Two hundred years ago, a bloody battle in Belgium—50,000 casualties in one day—put an end to the Napoleonic era even as it perpetuated the idea of …

World's First Plantable Coffee Cup Biodegrades Into Seedlings After Use

Given America's caffeine addiction, it's no surprise that to-go coffee cups contribute significant amounts of waste to landfills. One California-based company has a solution to cut back on coffee-related trash: cups that can be planted. Seeds embedded in fibers that make up the cup's walls will …

35 places to swim in the world's clearest water

33 places to swim in the world’s clearest water<p>HERE ARE 35 places around the world to strap on your GoPro, do some underwater exploring, and come …

The Photoshop Playbook: 50 Short Video Tutorials on Fundamental Skills in Photoshop

Back in 2013, Adobe began posting a series of short video tutorials on YouTube called the “Photoshop Playbook.” The series has since grown to contain …

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Activestills around Israel and Palestine

Project info<p>We believe that art should be available to the wider public and not experienced only by specific segments of society. We wish to expose as many people to our images and the topics that we believe to be of public interest. That is why we started using street exhibitions as an ongoing …

Rockies college grad got Best Job in the World

Graduating from an internationally focused program at a British Columbia community college helped Greg Snell land a good job – in fact, The Best Job in the World.<p>Mr. Snell, who completed the Adventure Tourism Business Operations program at College of the Rockies in 2009, was awarded the official …

More 'Harry Potter' Films On The Way From Warner Bros.

Today’s shareholders meeting brought a slew of major announcements from Warner Bros.’ Chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara, including the big news about a slate of DC Comics superhero films that includes a two-part <i>Justice League</i> film production and several solo movies for characters such as Wonder …

Islamic State Member Warns of NYC Attack In Exclusive Interview - The Canadian Jihadist | VICE News

Foreign fighters from all over the world have left their home countries to join the ranks of the Islamic State, and the militant group's lightning advance across Iraq and Syria this summer has helped to boost recruitment. VICE founder Shane Smith spoke with a man thought to be 21-year-old …

How I Photograph the Milky Way in the Light-Polluted Skies of Singapore

When it comes to photographing the elusive Milky Way in one of the most light-polluted major cities like Singapore, timing is critical. Most of the …

Sunrise In The Office

A Look At The Incredible Work Of Slain AP Photographer Anja Niedringhaus

Associated Press photographer and Pulitzer Prize-winner Anja Niedringhaus was killed while covering the upcoming presidential election in Afghanistan on Friday.<p>Niedringhaus caught some of the most stunning moments in history -- from 9/11 and the Iraq War to women's rights in Afghanistan and Olympic …

Fighter Pilot Takes Truly Epic Selfie While Firing an Air-to-Air Missile in Training

We’re fully aware that the term ‘epic’ is overused to the point where it means almost nothing. But in this case, we can’t help ourselves… because if …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

Luge Olympian Matt Mortensen Takes GoPro On His Run And It's Awesome (VIDEO)

Matt Mortensen represents the United States of Men's Doubles luge, and he has shown us what it's like to be him on the track.<p>In a video he uploaded personally onto YouTube, the olympic athlete brought along a GoPro camera for one of his rides in Sochi.<p>During the run, you can get a good idea of how …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Jon Burgerman: Head Shots

With lambent wit, awareness and a desire to question the materials that cross our collective path on a daily basis, one of CH's favorite artists, Jon Burgerman, has debuted a new photo series on his website, titled Head Shots. In a way, it's a continuation of his previous Korean Subway project; …

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …

Canada's Palestinian Statehood Stance Cost Tories Votes, Disclosed Letters Suggest

OTTAWA - The Harper government was flooded with angry letters from Canadians after it opposed the Palestinian bid for statehood at the United …

Obama says marijuana not more dangerous than alcohol

U.S. President Barack Obama said he doesn't think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, "in terms of its impact on the individual consumer."<p>"As …

Former head of pro-Palestinian student group accused of hate speech over violent martyrdom posts on Facebook http://natpo.st/1akfkxT

Unprecedented Photographs of Real Life in North Korea

North Korea is a nation of which little is known or understood in the rest of the world. Their government’s notorious mistrust of outsiders keeps the …

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