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Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey). Blue icebergs washed back onto the black sand beaches just outside #Jökulsárlón, a glacial river lagoon in South Eastern #Iceland.

The Photographer's Guide to Self-Promotion

Have you ever been told by your parents “Don’t talk about yourself too much; people won’t like you!” or “Don’t show off!”? Talking too much about …

Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity and jailed for life

Khieu Samphan, 83, and Nuon Chea, 88, are last members of former Cambodian regime deemed fit to face trial<p>A UN-backed war crimes tribunal has found the Khmer Rouge’s Brother No 2 Nuon Chea and former head of state Khieu Samphan guilty of crimes against humanity and sentenced the two elderly men to …

Kim Jong Un Amused by Lubricant at North Korea Factory

Kim Jong Un appeared quite amused as he watched freshly produced lubricant ooze out of tubes at a factory in North Korea. The factory worker beside him did not seem equally entertained. The North Korean leader visited the Chonji Lubricant Factory in images released by the country’s Korean Central …

North Korea

Spoilt for choice: Vietnam's best beaches

Vietnam might have been late to Southeast Asia’s beach party, but it was well worth the wait. The country boasts more than 3400km of coastline, with infinite stretches of powdery sand, coves, lagoons, impossible boulder formations and tropical islands ringed with yet more beaches. We can help you …

The SciFri Book Club Introduces "Dune"

The Next Tuna You Eat Could Have A Mackerel Momma

A marine scientist plans to use mackerel as surrogate parents for Pacific bluefin tuna<p>If you're not worried about a future without toro sushi or rare tuna steaks, you probably should be. Five of the eight species of this tasty marine predator are endangered, according to the International Union for …

Fish

The 20 photographs of the week

The aftermath of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the conflict in Gaza and Israel, the Commonwealth Games and a flying carpet – the best photography in news, culture, nature and sport from around the world this week

These Beautiful, High-Contrast, Black & White Street Photos are a Testament to Great Composition

Oftentimes it’s the simplest elements that make or break a photograph, setting it apart from the rest for either better or worse. Today, we have for …

How an Old School Photographer is Kicking Your Butt on Instagram

Social media is supposed to be the realm of the young, and in this realm, Instagram reigns as visual king. It’s easy to imagine skinny jean-wearing …

Future PLC

Richard Huntingford<p>Chairman<p>James Hanbury<p>Deputy Chairman<p>Zillah Byng-Thorne<p>Chief Executive Officer<p>Penny Ladkin-Brand<p>Chief Financial Officer<p>Hugo …

17 Simple Tips To Help You Better Control And Master Natural Light

Most of us love natural light and feel comfortable shooting with it – but how well do you <i>really</i> know how to utilize it effectively and to control it …

7 Techniques for Turning Ordinary Subjects into Interesting Photos

There are times when it seems like the objects around you will not allow you to capture an interesting photo. In these situations, there are some …

HIV infection rate in the US falls by a third in a decade

<b>The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States has fallen by a third over the past decade, researchers say.</b><p>After examining cases from all 50 states, the study found that the diagnosis rate fell to 16.1 per 100,000 people in 2011 from 24.1 in 2002.<p>Experts celebrated the findings as a …

The Best Map of Mars Yet

A new infrared map of Mars, created by the US Geological Survey and Arizona State University, reveals the red planet like never before.<p>Mars is not …

Sending Robots To Print Infrastructure On Mars, So It’s Ready When We Get There

A two-year NASA grant is funding the creation of robots that will build landing pads, hangars, and roads in space before humans get there.<p>Where we’re going, we’ll need roads. But before long-term settlers arrive on Mars or the moon, one engineer is working under a NASA grant to make sure that the …

Space Exploration

Inside The Pixar Braintrust

In this exclusive excerpt from Creativity, Inc., Ed Catmull unveils one of his key management tools–the Pixar Braintrust, which has helped the animation powerhouse score 14 box office hits in a row.<p>A hallmark of a healthy creative culture is that its people feel free to share ideas, opinions, and …

North Korea preparing to prosecute 2 American tourists

North Korea says it plans to prosecute two American tourists that it detained earlier this year, accusing them of "perpetrating hostile acts."<p>The North Korean government had previously said it was holding the two U.S. citizens, Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller, but hadn't said what it planned to do …

Clone wars: city replicas around the world – in pictures

Tokyo's got a Statue of Liberty, Nashville has a Parthenon and China has an entire version of Manhattan. Join us for a surreal trip around the world of urban knockoffs

Cynical? Why It Might Be Bad For Your Brain

Brain health and cynicism may be linked, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland found an association between cynical distrust -- which researchers described in the study as “the belief that others are mainly motivated by selfish concerns” -- and an increased …

The Happiness Advice I'd Give To My Younger Self

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Nepal Everest Day anniversary overshadowed by recent avalanche disaster

Nepal has been celebrating the 61st anniversary of the first conquest of Everest, using the occasion to remember 16 guides killed in an avalanche last month.<p>New Zealander Sir Edmund Hillary and his Sherpa guide, Tenzing Norgay, became the first climbers to scale the world’s highest mountain on May …

Vom Mönch zum Millionär zum Lehrer | newslichter - Gute Nachrichten online

Foto: Wikipedia Geshe Michael Roach<p>Als der junge Princeton Absolvent Michael Roach nach dem Tod seiner Eltern und dem Selbstmord seines Bruders eines …

The Pharmacy of the Third World - Photographs and text by Enrico Fabian | LensCulture

India is known as “The Pharmacy of the Third World” because it is one of the biggest producers of generic drugs worldwide. Although many of these pills are destined for overseas locations, widespread production means there is a vast variety of high-quality, affordable medications that are made …

Generic Drugs

Sebastião Salgado : The Power and Privilege of Photography

Sebastião Salgado talks ‘Genesis’ at the National Museum of Singapore on 18th May 2014. Photograph © Invisible Photographer Asia (IPA)<p>As part of the …

'Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul reportedly committed suicide

The death of Malik Bendjelloul, the Oscar-winning Swedish director of the music documentary<p>"Searching for Sugar Man,"was a suicide, his brother has said.<p>Johar Bendjelloul told the Swedish newspaper<p>Aftonbladetthat his brother took his own life at age 36 after a struggle with depression.<p>"I can …

Sundance

Armed to the milk teeth: America's gun-toting kids

Available in bright blues and hot pinks, rifles for kids sell in their thousands in America. They look like toys – but they’re lethal. An-Sofie Kesteleyn travelled to photograph this juvenile army<p>In May last year, a two-year-old girl was shot dead by her five-year-old brother with a small rifle …