River Edwards

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Chairman Mao impersonator: Chinese woman's double life – in pictures

Chen Yan is a female impersonator of China's late Chairman Mao. At 5' 1" (1.55m) tall, the 51-year-old housewife has to wear special shoes to increase her height to 5' 11" to match the late communist leader. Chen was discovered by a beautician while impersonating Mao on a local TV show and is …

JFK, the world's first selfie and Bill Gates – the week in art

Exhibition of the week<p><b>Bloomberg New Contemporaries</b><br>Art right now, selected from more than 1,500 submissions by recent graduates of British art colleges. As good a way as any to see which way the wind blows. Participants include Lana Locke, Kate Hawkins, Ophelia Finke, Patrick Cole, Laura O'Neill and …

Interns: all work, no pay

Too many young people are still doing real jobs for no money, as unpaid interns. But not for much longer. Around the world, young workers expected to toil for months at a time for little or no pay are battling to be rewarded fairly.<p>For those of us who have been campaigning on this issue for years, …

Miranda Kerr Feels the Internet’s Wrath for Posting Photoshopped Pic to Instagram

Victoria’s Secret model, mother, and wife to Hollywood star Orlando Bloom (for now… I’m still hopeful) Miranda Kerr landed in some seriously hot …

Top 10 reasons to visit Zambia

This large, landlocked country in southern Africa has natural attractions that rival any continental competitor. The sheer size and remoteness of Zambia’s vast network of national parks mean no safari jeep traffic jams, very personal service and an opportunity to meet massive mammals eye-to-eye. …

National Parks

Born free...again: the revival of Kenya's Meru National Park

Elsa was not your normal ‘pet’. Yes, she was soft and furry and could be affectionate, but at the end of the day...Elsa was a lion.<p>Meru National Park, which sits on the slopes of Mount Kenya, would have been a popular safari destination even without Elsa and her human ‘friends’, George and Joy …

Photo Analysis Accuses Some Photogs of Faking Cute Animal Photos in Cruel Ways

Photographs like the one above by photographer Shikhei Goh go viral on a fairly regular basis. If the stories are to be believed, given enough …

Jellyfish in the North Atlantic - in pictures

Spectacular images of jellyfish captured by marine biologists and photographers Matt Doggett and Richard Shucksmith in the seas off the Orkney Islands

Unlikely: The Impossible and Improbable Objects of Giuseppe Colarusso | Colossal

<p>In this ongoing series titled Unlikely, artist and photographer Giuseppe Colarusso imagines bizarre and humorous objects, each of which is either …