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Your pictures: Lines

Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, we asked for your pictures on the theme "Lines".

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Pictures of the Week 12.8.16

Winter Sports

Earliest known Nikon camera fetches over $400,000 in Austrian auction

A Nikon 1 camera sold at auction in Austria this month has become the most expensive Nikon ever, achieving a sale price of €384,000 (approx $406,000) …

Faux Van Gogh and Pinot Grigio: The Rise of Paint-and-Sip Studios

On a Wednesday night in mid-November, I arrived at Painting Lounge with a bottle of wine in my left hand, bracing myself for the worst.<p>The studio is …

Sailing Test Event in Rio: Pictures

Palio of Siena Bareback Horse Race

Porcupine

GAWATT Emotions Cup

Under the art direction of Stepan Azaryan, the Backbone Studio created the Gawatt Emotions Cup : cups with little characters whose moods can change …

The Masked Avengers

How Anonymous incited online vigilantism from Tunisia to Ferguson.<p>In the mid-nineteen-seventies, when Christopher Doyon was a child in rural Maine, he spent hours chatting with strangers on CB radio. His handle was Big Red, for his hair. Transmitters lined the walls of his bedroom, and he persuaded …

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Social media presence makes retailers appear less trustworthy

Consumers are less likely to trust retailers with a social media presence, according to new research from YouGov<p>Consumers do not trust retailers with a social media presence, with other half of those surveyed by YouGov claiming presence on a social networking site makes them trust the retailer less.<p>…

Artist : Jennifer Cronin © Posted by Humam

The Case for Free Admission

Construction of the National Cathedral began in 1907. It took eighty-three years to complete the national home of the Episcopal Church, which looks down on the rest of Washington, D.C., from a saintly perch on Mount St. Alban. President Theodore Roosevelt spoke when its cornerstone was laid, and …

Wall Street power player: We’re incentivized to cheat

Jim Chanos, an early detector of Enron’s fraudulent practices, explains our dysfunctional banking system<p>Lynn Stuart Parramore<p>April 3, 2013 9:22pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Hustlers. Cheaters. Crooks. American business has always had them, and sometimes they’ve been punished. …

The “Master” Letters of Margaret Fuller and Emily Dickinson

Twenty years ago, excerpts from Susan Sontag’s only play, “Alice in Bed,” appeared in <i>The New Yorker</i> with a brief introduction by the author. The play is a conversation among six female protagonists, three of them nineteenth-century women of letters, the scions of New England Puritan culture: Alice …

Video: The Oral Arguments in the DOMA Case

The Supreme Court released audio of the oral arguments on the Defense of Marriage Act, which we’ve combined with the work of courtroom artists. Watch and listen to excerpts of some of the day’s most dramatic exchanges. And look back at the sights and sounds of the other same-sex-marriage case: the …

Quick Look: Versastand Folding Desk Stand for iPad

As often mentioned here, I’m a big fan of iPad stands. iPad stands that are versatile – even more so. The <b>Versastand Folding Desking Stand for iPad</b> (which will be referred to as just Versastand for the rest of this review) is touted as being amongst the most versatile you can find. Heck it’s even …

3D graffiti artist Manuel Di Rita aka Peeta