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Dennis Hopper's revealing 1960s photographs – in pictures

Before Easy Rider brought him stardom, Dennis Hopper spent much of the 1960s on the LA art scene obsessively photographing its leading figures and documenting the counterculture of the time. Following the discovery after his death of boxes of prints the actor made for a 1970 show, a new exhibition …

This couple were really happy with how the photo shoot for their wedding was going…until this helicopter camera crashed straight into the groom’s face. http://bit.ly/19v4iDw

Dick Van Dyke cheats death again after escaping sports car fire

Three years after he was rescued by porpoises who noticed he had dozed off aboard his surfboard, legendary US comic Dick Van Dyke has had another lucky escape. The veteran entertainer was yesterday pulled from his sports car by a passer-by after it caught fire on a Californian freeway.<p>Van Dyke's …

Man who had sex with goat banned from every farm in the country

A man who admitted having sex with a goat has been banned from every farm in the country.<p>Robert Newman has also been told he must stay indoors after …

Elmore Leonard Dies

Few American writers have had as much impact on Hollywood and the wider world as Elmore Leonard, famed for his no-nonsense prose and genuinely …

Tony Adams: I would 100 per cent like to succeed Arsene Wenger as Arsenal boss

Former Arsenal captain Tony Adams believes Arsene Wenger’s departure from the club won’t be too far away – and has thrown his hat into the ring to be …

The Olde Bell, Hurley, restaurant review

Everything about The Olde Bell place looks fabulous, so why doesn't it get a ringing endorsement?<p><b>The Olde Bell</b> High Street, Hurley, Berkshire SL6 5LX <b><br>Contact:</b> 01628 825881 www.theoldebell.co.uk <b><br>Price:</b> Three courses: <b>£29.50</b><p>It's very difficult to dislike a restaurant that looks like The Olde Bell, …

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Craft Services Gives Us A Look At The Sandwiches Behind 'Breaking Bad'

Conventional Wisdom: 37th Vent Haven Ventriloquist Convention

Photographer Arthur Drooker has already taken us on eccentric adventures within the World Taxidermy & Fish Carving Championships and the annual assembling of the Association of Lincoln Presenters. Drooker's been swinging by a hand-picked selection of the convention industry's oddest, while …

The ChargeCard

Few tech products are actually as portable as they claim to be. A hardware design team from San Francisco is out to make things right with tools designed for the "modern nomad." By reducing a USB cable down to its core elements, the team created the ChargeCard. It's a thin smartphone cable—perfect …

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Abandoned houses in rural Iceland - The Fox Is Black

Started in 2011, <i>Abandoned Houses in Rural Iceland</i> is an ongoing project by R3 Radgjöf, Gláma-Kím architects and Stapi, which documents the discarded …

17 Haunting Dioramas Of A Post-Apocalyptic World

New York artist Lori Nix creates detailed dioramas that examine the crumbling world humanity will one day leave behind it.<p>The mind has a difficult time wrapping itself around the notion that one day humankind will be extinct. Armageddon itself is easy to imagine, whether by nuclear fire, worldwide …

The AMB House by Jacobsen Arquitetura

Beautiful Architecture – The AMB House.<p>The AMB House was designed by Jacobsen Arquitetura. The residence is situated at the coastline of São Paulo, …

Illegal and Underrated: The Sidewalks of the Gallery District

Most of the New York art galleries close in August as collectors and directors trade in pristine white walls for clear blue skies. I took the …

Mesmerizing Long Exposures of Seattle’s Giant Ferris Wheel

If you catch it on just the right night, you might just be able to shoot Seattle's giant Ferris wheel like this! Located on Pier 57 in Seattle, Washington, the 175 feet high Ferris wheel is one of the biggest in the United States. The slow moving ride, called the Seattle Great Wheel, opened as …

Benedict Cumberbatch's Words of Photographic Wisdom

From the set of the BBC’s Sherlock, international star Benedict Cumberbatch flashed a message to the paparazzi that was captured by Cardiff-based …

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Photos of the Variety of Characters You’re Likely to Run Into at McDonald’s

Photographer Nolan Conway‘s project <i>Happy Meals</i> is all about finding unique people in one of the world’s most commonplace locations on earth: …