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As Philippines police await return to drugs war, more bodies on the streets | Reuters

MANILA (Reuters) - Jomar Palamar and his girlfriend Juday Escilona were killed in the early hours of Wednesday, cut down in a hail of bullets fired by unknown gunmen in a rundown backstreet of the Philippines capital Manila.<p>Funeral workers use a stretcher to carry the body of a suspected drug …

Lessons from Stephen King and “Valley of the Dolls”: Reading 100 years of bestsellers

<b>Stephen King (AP/Francois Mori)</b><p>What the most popular books of the past century taught one writer about America’s strange taste in fiction<p>Laura Miller<p>April 2, 2014 11:52pm (UTC)<p>When Matthew Kahn, a creative writing student at California State University at Northridge, learned from one of his …

Stick-On Circuit Could Put Your Phone On Your Finger For Pocket Change

Stand aside wristbands. The latest wave of stick-on circuits could make cheap, flexible electronics mainstream.<p>About a year ago, University of Illinois researcher John Rogers revealed a pretty amazing creation: a circuit that, rather than living on an inflexible board, could stick to and move with …

This composition is made up from 5000 pictures taken in a 48 hour period and looks amazing.

27 Jaw Dropping Works Of Street Art So Big They Will Never Fit In A Gallery

Sydney-based artist Fintan Magee is redefining street art.

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …

Cool waves: the best surfing photography – in pictures

Chris Power<p>First published on Tue 14 Jan 2014 12.00 EST

Incredible Panoramas Of The World's Most Beautiful Places

AirPano is made of eight team members, who have wide-ranging backgrounds (civil engineering and medical cybernetics, among others). The amateur photographers are currently traveling around the world, shooting major cities and other sites of interest.<p>The group mainly shoots from helicopters, using a …

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Ten Reasons Why the Bible is Literature

<b>By Emma England, University of Amsterdam</b><p>Eye rolls, sighs, outraged anger, and accusations of blasphemy are common reactions to the refrain “the Bible …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

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Seamus Heaney: The last word

By Denis Sampson<p><i>Noli timere</i>, Seamus Heaney texted to his wife in his last hours of life, ‘Have no fear’. It was his son who revealed this message …

The Book Thief Takes to the Big Screen: A Q&A with Markus Zusak

Markus Zusak's stunning young adult novel, <i>The Book Thief</i>, first landed on bookshelves in 2005, and before long it became a much-discussed - and much …

Autumn Sunrise in the Smokies

Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …

Journey into the Alaskan wild

Take a road trip through the US state that has long drawn those looking for riches, adventure and the purity of its mountainous landscape.<p>Half past eight on a cool, damp September morning, and the Black Bear Coffee House is already a-bustle, its mix of regulars and out-of-towners rubbing elbows at …

Yosemite Valley - Twilight Fog

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced