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Whimsical City Silhouettes by Jasper James

<i>0</i><p>This is one of the most beautiful sunrise photos you'll ever see! Self-taught photographer Yu Yamauchi stayed in solitude near the top of majestic …

Photography

Long Exposure Neon Waterfalls | Colossal

<p>Like a freak midnight rainbow, this ongoing series of lit waterfalls titled Neon Luminance is part of a collaboration between Sean Lenz and …

‘Exploded Flowers’ series from Fong Qi Wei 

The Best 3D Printed Jewelry

We’ve all seen 3D printing take the design world by storm in recent years and in the case of jewelry design, it’s most definitely been a game …

Rocketing Into the Grand Canyon's Great Unknown

IF YOU EVER take a guided river trip through the Grand Canyon, your guides are likely to tell you the story of Kenton Grua, Rudi Petschek, and Steve “Wren” Reynolds. These men are legends in the tight-knit fraternity of canyon boatmen, largely because of an adventure they embarked on in late June …

She & Him "I Could've Been Your Girl"

How a Single Android Phone Can Hack an Entire Plane

If airlines were already keen to keep your phone switched off, things could soon get even more militant. According to a talk by Hugo Teso at the Hack …

Louis C.K.: I’m an Accidental White Person

Where does Louis C.K.’s off-kilter comic vision come from? Turns out the answer may be “Mexico.” C.K. was born in Washington, D.C., but moved to his …

Empty Beaches and Remote Islands: Cruising the Northern Islands of Fiji - Wild Junket

14<p>[box]<i>Bula from Fiji! We’re here in Fiji, just back on the mainland, after a week of sailing with Captain Cook Cruises around Fiji’s Northern</i> …

Will North Korea Claim Victory And Stand Down?

As the world waits for what's expected to be another ballistic missile test by North Korea sometime in the next few days, NPR's Frank Langfitt reports there's reason to think that tensions on the Korean Peninsula might soon ease.<p>On <i>Morning Edition</i>, Frank passed along analysis from Daniel Pinkston, …

Cubs prospect Jorge Soler charges dugout with a bat

Minor leaguer Jorge Soler, one of the Chicago Cubs' top prospects, was ejected after he charged the opposing teams' dugout with a bat.<p>Soler, a Cuban outfielder who signed a nine-year, $30 million contract with the Cubs last June, currently plays for the Daytona Cubs in Class-A. He got into a …

BioWare seeking Mass Effect 3 multiplayer feedback

BioWare has launched a new Mass Effect 3 survey asking the community to weigh in on the game's multiplayer component. The survey gauges feedback regarding layout, difficulty, and overall atmosphere for nineteen Firebase maps.<p>The survey is open for one week.<p>Mass Effect 3 was the first entry in …

Mass Effect

Commuter Uses Newspaper Photobombs to Liven Up a Boring Ride to Work

<i>The New York Daily News</i> reports that an anonymous commuter has decided to improve his boring ride to work everyday in a very unique way: newspaper …

SUPERDEAL -> GF5 with X lens for $339! with normal 14-42mm lens for $229!

The new GF6 is here but long live the GF5! Why? Damn, you can right now buy the GF5 with the PZ X pancake zoom for $339 at KenmoreCamera (Click …

Canon Introduces a Virtual DSLR Website to Help Beginners Learn the Basics

If you’re just starting out in photography, there are a lot of resources out there to help you understand the basics before you just jump in. And …

North Korea: US and Seoul brace for missile test

The US and South Korean combined forces command in the South has stepped up surveillance of the North and added intelligence staff as the region …

Syria air strikes 'target civilians' - Human Rights Watch

<b>The Syrian Air Force is carrying out both deliberate air strikes against civilians and indiscriminate attacks, a leading rights group has warned.</b><p>Human Rights Watch says it visited 52 sites in north-western Syria, documenting 59 such unlawful attacks.<p>It points out that both types of attacks - …

Middle East

Mexico hails drop in drug killings but day brings more of the same

At least 14 people have died in a series of clashes between gunmen and federal police in Mexico, just as the government announced a 14% drop in …

A Less Intrusive Government Could Still Maintain a Safety Net

The right would benefit from drawing a sharper distinction between fights over how to make markets freer on one hand and how to protect the losers on the other.<p>Reuters<p>Put another way, it is irrational for Republicans to be ambivalent about the difference between Denmark and France. But neither the …

Georgia hostage standoff ends with gunman shot dead and firefighters unhurt

Police have shot dead a gunman who held four firefighters hostage for hours in a suburban home in Atlanta, Georgia. The hostages only sustained …

Countries with the most people yearning to breathe free

Roughly 138 million people worldwide, or about 2 percent of the world’s adult population, want to immigrate to the U.S. In China, as many as 19 million adults would like to move to the land of opportunity -- the largest number of any country. Based on data provided by Gallup, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed …

Japan carmakers recall 3 million vehicles over airbag fault

More than 3 million cars made by Japanese companies Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda are being recalled, including more than 150,000 in the UK, over a …

Greek unemployment hits a fresh record

Greece's unemployment rate scaled a new record in January as the country's downturn entered a sixth year, with young people among the worst hit, data has revealed.<p>Against a backdrop of tough austerity measures imposed under its international bailout, Greece's jobless rate has almost tripled since …