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9 mistakes made by pros that you should avoid

Mistakes are a natural part of every life. Their presence transcends things like experience, talent and high skill levels. To put it differently, …

12 Shoes for 12 Lovers by Sebastian Errazuriz: Part 1

Artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz has never been one to be afraid of pushing the boundaries and his latest project entitled 12 Shoes for 12 …

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The Life and Times of an Aging Superhero Captured in Oil Paintings by Andreas Englund | Colossal

<p>In his ongoing series of photorealistic oil paintings called the <i>Aging Superhero</i>, Swedish artist Andreas Englund takes us into the candidly humorous …

More And More Egyptian Women Are Casting Aside Their Veils

Amid revolution and upheaval, women are staking their claim to the right to choose.<p>CAIRO — For most of her life, Jehad Meshref covered her long black hair with a veil.<p>Now, disappointed by a failed revolution, she has cast it off, tired, she says, of fulfilling other people's ideas of what a "good …

Oldest Fossil of Mating Insects Found; Sex Positions Haven’t Changed

Wildlife<p>A holotype male, on the right, and allotype female, on the left.<br>Photograph by Li S, Shih C, Wang C, Pang H, Ren D<p><b>You could call it everlasting love: Scientists have discovered the oldest fossil of mating insects, which lived during the Jurassic period.</b><p>A pair of unlucky froghoppers were …

Tiny People in a World of Big Food

“Marrying inspired photographs of real food and tiny people with equally inspired captions, photographer Christopher Boffoli creates a smart, funny, …

How to teach … photography

Students of all ages are fascinated by taking photos – and, now photography has gone digital, it is easy and cheap to get your students snapping. The Guardian Teacher Network has resources to help schools harness the potential of photography and use it as a really powerful cross-curricular …

Waiting for the payout, 1972 - a picture from the past

First published on Tue 5 Nov 2013 08.45 EST

Raymond Loewy designs

First published on Tue 5 Nov 2013 09.34 EST

Billionaires Buy Into Ocean Conservation

The superrich have long been known — accurately or not — for their competitiveness.<p>Take Ernesto Bertarelli and Larry Ellison. The Swiss biotech billionaire and the American software billionaire — both sailors — fought bitterly in court over the America’s Cup yacht race. But luckily, some of the …

Chuck Schumer Gets Ahead of the Hillary Clinton Endorsement Rush

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Hillary Clinton's non-existent 2016 campaign for President got a huge boost of support Saturday …

The Electric Power Industry Is Preparing For Grid Collapse On November 13

The electric power grid is the glass jaw of American industry. It is essential for almost everything. If an adversary lands a knockout blow, it could …

White House Considered Keeping Bin Laden Raid Secret, Says Former Official

The chopper that crashed in Pakistan and the coming dawn changed the calculus for the White House, former top national security spokesperson Tommy Vietor tells BuzzFeed Brews.<p>WASHINGTON — Perhaps the most famous accomplishment of President Obama's time in office was almost kept secret.<p>Speaking at a …

LAX suspect's family 'shocked and numbed' by shooting

The family of the accused gunman in last week's Los Angeles airport rampage broke their silence Monday to express sympathy for the victims and pledge love and support for the suspect.<p>In a written statement read by their attorney outside the police station in their New Jersey town, the family of …

Veins: black-and-white studies of seediness and intimacy – in pictures

First published on Mon 4 Nov 2013 12.16 EST

Street Life in London in 1877 - in pictures

A rare book which was one of the first examples of social documentary photography has been put up for auction. Street Life in London, written by Adolphe Smith with photography by the Scottish photographer John Thomson, was published in 1877. The aim of the book was stated as being 'to bring before …