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Mark Seliger's greatest portraits - in pictures

If you are a star, Mark Seliger will have photographed you – and that includes presidents. The photographer knew exactly how he wanted to capture Barack Obama when he took his portrait in 2011: "I had this idea of photographing him from the front and back. Obama's only concern was that the back …

The Best Traveler Photographs of 2013

National <i>Geographic Traveler’</i>s director of photography, <b>Dan Westergren</b>, has the distinct pleasure (and sometimes pain) of choosing which photographs run in the magazine.<p>The award-winning photographers assigned to our stories come back from the field with such a rich variety of images that it can be …

March 2013

TIME's Best Photojournalism of 2013

Jan. 21, 2013. U.S. President Barack Obama places his hand on two bibles as held by first lady Michelle Obama as his rec<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Brooks …

Amazing Facts To Blow Your Mind Pt. 3

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

Top 10 irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth - in pictures

The most irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth have been identified by an international team of scientists, based on the large numbers of threatened animals and birds they harbour. They range from a misty mountain refuge for nature in Colombia, to the rainforests of Madagascar, the elephant-rich …

Prskalo Waterfall, Serbia

TIME Picks the Top 10 Photos of 2013

John Tlumacki. Boston, Mass., USA. April 15, 2013. The first Boston Marathon bomb exploded about two hours and forty m<p>... VIEW MORE<p>John …

How to Break Through Your Creative Block: Strategies from 90 of Today’s Most Exciting Creators

What extraordinary energy we expend, as a culture and a civilization, on trying to understand where good ideas come from, how creativity works, its secrets, its origins, its mechanisms, and the five-step action plan for coaxing it into manifestation. And little compares to the anguish that comes …

My Must-Have iPad Apps, 2013 Edition – MacStories

<i>For the past three years, I’ve been running a series called “My Must-Have Mac Apps” that, once a year, would list the apps that I found indispensable on my Mac. This year, considering the changes that I went through from a workflow perspective, I thought it would be appropriate to start focusing on</i> …

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George R.R. Martin shows what happens when dragons go to war

While you're anxiously awaiting the sixth Westeros book from George R.R. Martin, there's something to tide you over. This week, Martin released a new …

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The mystery of the human intelligence explosion

Over the past 200,000 years since <i>Homo sapiens</i> evolved, something extraordinary happened. Somehow, we went from being clever monkeys with stone tools, …

DNA From Ancient Site in Spain Reshapes Human Family Tree

Six weeks ago I suggested that 2013 was already the breakthrough year for molecular anthropology, but 2013 is ending with yet another highlight. Yesterday, Nature published a stop-you-in-your tracks piece that scrambles the scientific picture of our ancient relatives. The world-leading Max Planck …

Why Economics, Not Military Might, Is the Future of Foreign Policy

From Kiev to Kabul, the promise of prosperity is winning hearts and minds.<p>In Kiev, hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians have taken to the streets to demand the government join the European Union, in the hopes it will spur economic growth. In Kabul, Afghan leaders overwhelmingly voted to have …