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North Korea Crisis: Russia's Putin Warns of 'Global Catastrophe'

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Tuesday that ramping up the "military hysteria" around North Korea's escalating nuclear and missile tests could lead to a "global catastrophe."<p>He also questioned the effectiveness of tightening sanctions, as the U.S. has suggested, saying that they …

2017 September 3 - A Waterspout in Florida

<b>A Waterspout in Florida</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Joey Mole<p><b>Explanation:</b> What's happening over the water? Pictured here is one of the better images yet …

How to Take Travel Photos You'll Be Proud to Show Off Back Home

You’ve spent days flying, driving, ferrying, boarding trains, or maybe even a combination of all of these modes of transportation to reach your …

Photographer Turns Sick and Disabled Kids into Justice League Superheroes

Photographer Josh Rossi spent $1,500 last year turning his 3-year-old daughter into Wonder Woman, and the photo series went viral. This year, he did …

That Is One Fancy Zelda-Themed Switch

The people over at MakoMod have put together a Switch that looks like it came straight out of <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i>. It’s pretty …

Breath of the Wild

Urban jungles: NatGeo's cities travel photographer of the year – in pictures

From stunning skylines to architectural marvels, here are some of the entries for the magazine’s 2017 competition

Sentimentalist - Photographs and text by Matthew Dols | LensCulture

The society we live in focuses on superficial beauty, and as a photographer I am a participant in this as much as anyone else. But I wanted to make photographs that transcend the societal focus on physical beauty and engage with the nature of who a person is at their essence. What they represent …

Controversial 'lost' Leonardo DiCaprio film Don's Plum removed from web

Improvised 90s drama disappears after brief online debut following complaint from DiCaprio and co-star Tobey Maguire<p>Don’s Plum, the low-budget 90s indie drama starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire that appeared online last month, has disappeared once more into the Hollywood ether after its …

Leonardo Dicaprio

Photographer Snaps Once-in-a-Lifetime Picture of Plane Mid-Flight

German photographer Birk Mobius couldn’t have known back in 2014, as he pointed his camera around the small aerodrome he was visiting, that he was …

Proton pump inhibitors associated with risk of chronic kidney disease

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which are commonly used drugs to reduce acid in the stomach, appear to be associated with an increased risk of chronic …

This Photo Was Shot Over the Course of 26 Hours at an African Watering Hole

This amazing composite picture by photographer Stephen Wilkes shows the different animals that visited a watering hole in the Serengeti over the …

Photography

Tour the remote island where the most secret scene in 'Star Wars' was filmed

<b>Warning: There are spoilers ahead for "Star Wars: the Force Awakens."</b><p>The final scenes of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" take viewers to a distant, remote planet. Similarly, the real-life stage for Luke Skywalker's hideway is a remote island located off the coast of Ireland called Skellig …

Aerial photographs of winter snow in Lithuania - Telegraph

Christmas books 2015: the best for the armchair traveller

<b>A Traveller’s Year: 365 Days of Travel Writing in Diaries, Journals and Letters</b><br>Compiled by Travis Elborough and Nick Rennison (Frances Lincoln, £25)<p>Here’s a departure: a travel anthology organised not by region, mode of transport or manner of writing but by the date when the entry was written. That …

Books

Destinations that are so magical, they hardly seem real

These seven dreamy destinations make you feel like you’ve stepped straight into a magical fairy tale world.<p>Where to go to escape the stresses of life, the bustle of the workweek and the noise of traffic? To find out, we turned to question-and-answer site Quora, where users have been sharing their …

European Travel

Facebook Here, Google Now

/* */<p>Google doesn’t know who your friends are, who you chat with, or what news you care about.<p>Just like how Facebook doesn’t know what’s in your email, what directions you map, what you web search for, or what’s going on in your Android phone. That’s why the two have huge but very different …

Social Media

Kangaroo is an amazing $99 Windows 10 portable PC

InFocus today debuted the Kangaroo, a $99 Windows 10 portable PC that “goes anywhere and works with any screen.” The term “mobile desktop” may seem like an oxymoron, but that really is the best description: Picture your typical desktop PC tower shrunk down to the size of a phablet sans screen; just …

Photographer Honors War Veterans with Calendar-Style Photoshoot

War takes its toll and countless soldiers come out of its ravages with wounds to show for it. But the true warrior wears his scars proudly, showing …

Intricately Folded Pages Transform Hardcover Books into Standing Sculptures

Japanese artist Yuto Yamaguchi transforms hardcover books into sculptures by simply folding their pages. Without using scissors, he crafts the bold designs by intricately creasing each page so that together, they appear as one cohesive form. Yamaguchi's excellent craftsmanship produces smooth …

Was Sardinia home to the mythical civilisation of Atlantis?

A comet plunging into the sea could have triggered a tidal wave that devastated bronze age settlements on the island, say scientists<p>Homer talks of Poseidon lashing out, Plato refers to a massive marine disaster. What happened on Sardinia in the second millennium BC? What dramatic event swept away …

Archaeology

5 Surefire Steps To A Killer Six-Pack!

Don't be fooled by TV infomercials or gimmicky "beach-body abs" plans: You can't just hammer your midsection with a few crunches every day and expect …

Search for Nefertiti's burial site given green light

<b>(CNN) —</b> A British archaeologist has been given the go-ahead by Egyptian authorities to search Tutankhamun's tomb for the final resting place of Nefertiti.<p>Nicholas Reeves, along with Mamdouh Eldamaty, the country's Minister of Antiquities, and a group of experts will enter the boy king's burial …

These Portraits Were Created by Combining Photos of Celebrities

Pedro Berg Johnsen of Norway has an unusual hobby: in his spare time, he combines portraits of celebrities to create real-looking photos of people …

How Can One Increase Their Testosterone Levels?

Q<p>Low libido, depression and decrease in muscle size and strength are just a few of the symptoms of low testosterone. As bodybuilders, testosterone is …

Wellness

Lollapalooza 2015 Day 3

Rocky Fire Burns in California: Pictures