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Hot Blob #2 Takes Aim at Sea Ice — Abnormally Warm Waters Invading the Arctic Through Bering and Chukchi

A lot of attention has been paid to a ‘Blob’ of unusual warmth at the ocean surface in the Northeastern Pacific. And for good reason, for that Blob …

Global Warming

The myth of religious violence

The popular belief that religion is the cause of the world’s bloodiest conflicts is central to our modern conviction that faith and politics should never mix. But the messy history of their separation suggests it was never so simple<p>As we watch the fighters of the Islamic State (Isis) rampaging …

Film In Iran

Film In Iran. 598 likes. FII provides all the necessary production services for local and international film makers to film in and or develop …

Photos Show Harrowing Moments as South Korean Ferry Sank

JINDO, South Korea — Photos posted by a student as a ferry sank off the coast of South Korea show the harrowing scene of passengers trapped, many without life jackets, as the vessel went down.<p>“The ship is sinking,” the unidentified student wrote with the pictures posted to a South Korean social …

Iranian mother who spared her son's killer: 'Vengeance has left my heart'

The idea she might pardon her son's killer first came to Samereh Alinejad in a dream. It was a message she didn't want to hear.<p>Abdollah Hosseinzadeh was stabbed and killed in a street brawl in the autumn of 2007 when he was only 18. He had known his killer, Balal. The two, barely out of their teens …

Photo Essay: Awakening Yangon, by Minzayar

Awakening Yangon – The Transition Of A City Formerly Under Military Regime ( 2012 – 2014 )<p>This series of pictures portray the daily life of people …

Pope Francis kisses feet of women and Muslim man in Maundy Thursday rite

Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of 12 disabled people – several of them women and one a Muslim man – as he brought his inclusive touch to a Maundy Thursday rite restricted to men under previous pontiffs.<p>At the Don Gnocchi centre in Rome, the Argentinian kept to his ground-breaking choices …

Kilauea's Volatile Beauty Captured At Night (PHOTOS)

Each of the Hawaiian islands are or once were active volcanoes, springing forth from a hotspot in the middle of the Pacific Plate. Kilauea, one of five active volcanoes in Hawaii, has erupted continuously, more or less, since it formed some 300,000 to 600,000 years ago. It might be the world’s most …

Happy 125 Eiffel Tower: TIME's Tribute to the Grande Dame of Paris

The view from the apartment of Muriel Schneider in Paris's 7th arrondissement. March 20, 2014<br>Lauren Fleishman for TIME<p>1 of 25<p>It’s hard to imagine …

Feathers fly in Norwegian wild bird reality-TV show

They have already given us a slow train to Bergen, a six-day ferry cruise on the fjords and an eight-and-a-half hour knitting epic.<p>Now the channel behind Norway's marathon "Slow TV" broadcasts – billed as an antidote to the frantic data overload of the internet and twitter – has excelled itself …

47 Stunning Photographs Of People From Around The World

Proof that beauty comes in all colors.<p><i>CORRECTION: The last photo has been replaced with a person whose natural skin tone wasn't altered. h/t Dominie Dirtch for pointing this out. (3/16/14)</i><p>Special thanks to all the photographers for allowing me to showcase their beautiful work.

35 Colorful Collection of Holi Photos

The Festival of colors, joy of humanity spread across in flying colors all around. The very objective of celebrating Holi-the festival of colors is …

India

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A young woman, held after she was wounded during clashes between riot police and protestors after the funeral of Berkin Elvan, a 15-year-old boy who …

The Atlantic Photo

Can You Save The Planet?

No matter whether you still sit down and watch the evening news, or you catch the latest on your mobile, the daily headlines can be really depressing. Freak storms and strange weather patterns, epidemics causing misery, another species added to the endangered list... it can all seem so overwhelming.<p>…

New Year fireworks from around the world - video

The world celebrates with spectacular firework displays lighting up the sky across the globe. Watch celebrations from Sydney's Harbour Bridge and the London Eye, Dubai's world record 500,000 firework extravaganza and the celebrations in Time Square, New York, where revellers embraces to the tune of …

The Atlantic Photo

Almost Too Horrible to Contemplate: Global Warming Could Destroy the Lives of 750 Million People in the Short Future

Three quarters of a billion people is a lot of people.<p>And that's how many people, within the next 22 years, will almost certainly run low on water – …

Alarming IPCC Prognosis: 9°F Warming For U.S., Faster Sea Rise, More Extreme Weather, Permafrost Collapse

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) now says we are as certain that humans are dramatically changing the planet’s climate as we …

2020 Is Key Number in New Climate Report Highlighting Need for Greater Carbon Cuts

What's the single most important number in the new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change? 2020.<p>Carbon pollution is heating up the planet, raising sea levels, melting sea ice and glaciers at an increasing pace, acidifying the oceans and increasing many regions' danger from heat …

Africa Geographic

Story Of Small Businessman Struggling Under Obama Administration Draws To Close

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Runoff from deadly floods threatens towns in eastern Colorado

Sunny skies greeted rescue crews Tuesday working to contain the secondary effects of last week's biblical flooding in Colorado, which has killed at least six people so far.<p>Authorities were focusing their efforts on the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, where prairie towns were being evacuated as …

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor. Europe is also home to some of the most unusual villages …

The latest 'Gravity' trailer is as beautiful as it is terrifying

Our anticipation for Alfonso Cuaron's <i>Gravity</i> has been slowly building for months now. The film's received praise at recent festival screenings, and director James Cameron recently called it the best space film ever made. This latest clip emphasizes the isolating silence of space, before plunging …