Liz Lynch

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Vatican proposes 'stunning' shift on gays, lesbians

<b>ROME (CNN) –</b> Using strikingly open language, a new Vatican report says the church should welcome and appreciate gays, and offers a solution for divorced and remarried Catholics who want to receive Communion.<p>At a press conference on Monday to present the report, Cardinal Louis Antonio Tagle of the …

Light Painting Brushes Aims to Equip Lightpainters with a Standard Set of Tools

Photographer Jason D. Page has been capturing light painting photography for years, and over the past 3 years he has also been working on a new …

Alaska gay couples apply for marriage licenses

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Gay couples began applying for marriage licenses in Anchorage on Monday, 15 years after Alaska helped touch off a national …

The inventor of Kevlar has died at 90

Stephanie L. Kwolek, the DuPont chemist primarily credited with the invention of Kevlar, died today at the age of 90. Nearly fifty years ago, in 1965, she created a cloudy liquid polymer solution that seemed to be a disappointment at first. When spun into a fiber, however, the resulting material …

Wife of Jeremy Meeks, 'handsome mug shot' subject, is 'furious' at Internet attention, report says

The wife of the felon behind the "handsome" mug shot that's gone viral is "furious" after thousands of Internet admirers have swooned over his chiseled looks and blue eyes, according to a published report.<p>Jeremy Weeks, 30, was arrested Wednesday on five weapons charges and one gang charge, the …

Openly gay governor candidate leads pride parade

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Democratic candidate who reluctantly made public his homosexuality last year found himself serving as the grand marshal of …

Rick Santorum Weighs In On Pennsylvania Legalizing Marriage Equality

WASHINGTON -- Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.), an outspoken opponent of same-sex marriage, has been largely silent on the legalization last month of marriage equality in his state, after U.S. District Court Judge John E. Jones III struck down the state's ban. The situation was slightly awkward …

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MIT Project Mimics Iconic Portrait Photogs, Takes Your Selfies to the Next Level

Are you not impressed with your average Instagram selfie? Is the lighting too bland and out of place for your liking? If so, a team made up of a …

Solar Impulse 2: Plane makes inaugural flight

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1081000/1081204_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524634885_7706dd0fc2cceaf767f898e5e93bf2db<p><b>A solar-powered plane that will be taken on a round-the-world journey in 2015 has made its inaugural flight.</b><p>The Solar Impulse 2 vehicle …

Instagram Develops Into Career Path For Photographers

Hear the term Instagramer, and you probably envision teenagers taking endless selfies or diners obsessively snapping pics of their meals. You’re less likely to think of someone like Chris Ozer (@chrisozer), an up-and-coming commercial photographer whose clients include Nike, Johnnie Walker and …

Republicans Who Could Broaden the Brand Are Getting Nowhere With Their Own Party

OS­SIPEE, N.H. — Mak­ing his pitch to the act­iv­ists gathered here for a meet­ing of the Car­roll County Re­pub­lic­an Com­mit­tee, Dan In­nis …

Benghazi and the Bombshell

Logan protested these reports as sexist. But she was also open-eyed about the uses of sex in her profession梚t was a tactic, and not to use it would …

Federal judge says he will order Ohio to recognise same-sex marriages

A federal judge said Friday he intends to strike down Ohio's voter-approved ban on gay marriage, meaning the state must recognize marriages of gay couples who legally wed elsewhere.<p>Judge Timothy Black made the statement Friday following final arguments in a lawsuit that challenged the …

Google is Capturing Underwater Street View Photos Around Sydney

Google has already taken its Street View photography to the Great Barrier Reef, but it’s not finished with Australia’s frequently stunning underwater geography just yet.<p>Today, it announced plans to capture the sub-aquatic landscape close to Sydney, stretching along the city’s iconic coastline …

Incredible Up-Close Textured Details of Frozen Flowers

Photographer Mo Devlin takes an interesting approach to flower photography by first freezing his buds in order to produce these stunning, abstract compositions. Using a macro lens, Devlin captures intriguing light, texture, and unexpected details within the dramatic colors and shapes set in ice.<p>The …

Nikon Partners with BlackRapid on Fancy New ‘Quick-Draw’ Shoulder Straps

Quietly announced alongside the Nikon D4s is a new pair of accessories from Nikon. Partnering with BlackRapid’s Ron Henry, Nikon has created a series …

PJL: February 2014 (Part 1)

<b>Features and Essays</b><p>Marcus Bleasdale: Bangui’s Inferno (Foreign Policy) Revenge and bloodletting in the Central African Republic<p>Jerome Delay: Central …

The Making Of The Making It Up Beauty Series

It's no secret that we creatives are often introverted, or simply don't know the first thing about self-promotion. Thus there are thousands and …

Photos Reflecting the Most Ridiculous Laws in the U.S.

Photographer Olivia Locher, mocks some of the most ridiculous laws still in place in the United States with her new photo series, I Fought The Law. …

Sony Unveils A6000 Interchangeable Lens Camera with "World's Fastest Autofocus" | Rangefinder

Sony has just introduced the new A6000, a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, which the company claims has "the world's fastest AF performance." …

Magazine Enforces Strict No-Retouching Policy

While Photoshop was meant to replicate the darkroom for digital photography, it certainly has spawned an excess of manipulated of images for the …

500px Announces New Licensing Service, Gives Photogs 30% Cut

If you’re an avid 500px user, then you’ll be happy to know that the company has created a licensing service. It’s called 500px Prime. In the blog …

Best photography product of 2013: Sony Alpha A7

Traditional digital camera makers have not had the best of years in 2013. Hurt by falling sales, high operating costs, and the rise of smartphone …

The newsonomics of David Pogue and the Pujols Effect

Is the economic power of star journalists growing or shrinking? Depends on the news organization.<p>Divorces can be such fun, especially media divorces.<p>This week, David Pogue and The New York Times split after 13 years. Last month, The Wall Street Journal couldn’t renew their vows with Walt Mossberg …

Progressivism’s great failure: The rise and fall of the Working Families Party

Despite noble aims, WFP has never coalesced as legitimate advocate for the interests of the labor movement (UPDATE)<p>“Vote Row E. Vote Working Families Party.”<p>That’s the mantra New York City’s progressives have long chanted on their way to the polls. It’s an ingenious solution for the conflicted …