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Photograph: Spencer Tunick<p>Desert Spirits, 2013 c-print mounted between plexi h: 48 x w: 60 in / h: 121.92 x w: 152.4 cm Photograph: Spencer …

Baby Photographer Anne Geddes Shares About Her Life and Work

When it comes to baby photography, there’s one name that sticks out above all of the rest: Anne Geddes. An Australian native currently living and …

9 Amazing Body Painting Photographs by Trina Merry

Trina Merry is a bodypainting artist based in San Francisco. There’s a good chance you’ve seen her work before, as a number of her projects have …

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

Broken Mirror/Evening Sky: Unique Sunset Photos Shot Through Shattered Mirrors

Sunsets are beautiful. They’ve inspired songs and paintings, they’ve been the backdrops to weddings and celebrations, and overall they’re natures way …

National Geographic Traveler photo contest 2014 - in pictures

The 2014 National Geographic Traveler photo contest has opened, inviting photographers from around the world to submit their shots. Here are some of the first entries

14 legendary natural wonders of South America

Tucked in a corner at the borders of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, the 275 falls of Iguazu dwarf Niagara and have to be one of the most amazing …

DIY Voluntourism: A Manifesto

More than a hundred years ago, when Hiram Bingham brought the Inca site of Machu Picchu to public attention, he and other explorers of his time traded on travel as a vehicle for high adventure.<p>Motivations have shifted in the modern era, with many of today’s travelers driven by a deep desire to …

World Booze Guide: The Best Things to Drink in 43 Countries

Credit: Minerva Gallery<p>In an effort to provide you with a comfortable booze option no matter where you are, we put together a list of the best things to drink in 43 countries all over the world. Depending on how the citizens of the country drink it, we chose either a particular type of booze or a …

19 Signs You Have An Incurable Case Of Wanderlust

There is no heart as restless as the traveler's. Curious explorers live in perpetual pursuit of the next adventure, whether it's merely skipping to the next town over in search of a new place to eat or traversing the globe to climb mountains that they've only seen in magazines.<p>Equipped with …

Which Place Is More Sexist: The Middle East Or Latin America?

A semi-naked woman in a sequined Carnival costume. A veiled woman with only her eyes showing in a <i>niqab</i>. Two stereotypes of two vastly different regions — Latin America and the Middle East.<p>On the surface, these two images couldn't be more diametrically opposed. What could the two have in common, …

6 Powerful Communication Tips From Some of the World’s Best Interviewers

Everyone knows that particular feeling of dread that accompanies a lull in conversation at a party, networking event or even a job interview.<p>You’ve …

Public Speaking

Five family-friendly destinations you may not have considered

Everyone knows travel changes once kids come into the picture. Suddenly you have to plan around naps, easily accessible rescue centers for soiled-underpants and whining backseat drivers. What they don’t tell you is how much fun it can be, and that it doesn’t have to be limited to timeshares on …

9 Essential Questions About Ukraine, Answered

Ukraine is quickly becoming the center of a geopolitical crisis that could be the biggest Europe has seen in the 21st century. But chances are, if …

Death toll climbs as protests still rage in Venezuela

At least 31 people have died in Venezuela and 461 have been injured in violent clashes between opposition demonstrators and government forces that began last month, an official said Thursday.<p>Another 1,854 people have been detained during the unrest, according to Interior Minister Miguel Rodriguez …

Associated Press News

Venezuelan soldiers storm protester base

Venezuelan soldiers have stormed a protest site in the capital Caracas to evict demonstrators who had turned it into a stronghold against the rule of President Nicolas Maduro.<p>Soldiers from the National Guard fired tear gas and water cannon on Sunday at hundreds of demonstrators at a square in Plaza …

On the sticky ethics of voluntourism

THE DEBATE ABOUT THE APPROPRIATENESS of voluntourism — how best to do it, where to do it, or whether it’s ethical to attempt at all — has been a very …

Venezuela Threatens Global Airlines About Service Reductions

President Nicolas Maduro on Friday warned airlines not to limit flights in and out of Venezuela, a day after reports a Colombian airline was reducing …

Why you should never date a girl who travels

SHE’S THE ONE WITH the messy unkempt hair colored by the sun. Her skin is now far from fair like it once was. Not even sun-kissed. It’s burnt with …

UN Sets Guidelines for How Developing Countries Should Teach Puberty

Many girls—especially those in low-income countries—start their periods without a clue as to what’s happening to them.<p>American parents barely …

Syria anniversary in pictures: Aleppo's descent into anarchy and rubble - Telegraph

Middle East

SYRIAN CIVIL WAR: 3 Years, 146,000 Dead, And No End In Sight

On March 15, 2011, just weeks after popular uprisings toppled dictators in Tunisia and Egypt, protests erupted in Syria's southern city of Daraa after teenagers were arrested over anti-regime graffiti.<p>"The people want the fall of the regime," the youths wrote on walls, echoing similar sentiments …

17 of the best Airbnbs in Berlin [pics]

THE AWESOME AND REVOLUTIONARY WEBSITE Airbnb allows pretty much anyone with a web connection to rent out their home to visiting tourists, and it …

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

Travel Photography

14 Female Photographers You Should Know Now

Professional photography has been historically dominated by men, and in certain areas, we still see low representation of women (e.g. the number of …

Beyond Cartier-Bresson: A History of a Master's Early Work

Rowers in the Ivory Coast, 1931<br>Henri Cartier-Bresson— Magnum<p>1 of 9<p>The primary (but hardly the sole) merit of this extraordinary Cartier-Bresson …