Go further west: Exploring West Iceland and the Westfjords

If some parts of Iceland feel overcrowded with tourists, the western regions of the country offer off-the-beaten-track adventures. DW's Elizabeth …


HIV positive man describes the stigma he faces on dating apps

<b>‘I’m often asked on dating apps if I’m clean. I reply “yes I shower daily”’.</b><p>Chris O’Hanlon can talk about his HIV status with good humour now – …

Prince Harry

[Ticker] Poland halts logging after EU court order

Interview<p>Greek opposition leader promises end to 'surreal' era<p>Today, 11:12<p>Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in an interview that he will replace austerity by …

European News

28 Perfect 1st Anniversary Gift Ideas for Him, Her, and Them

We rounded up the best 1st anniversary gift ideas for him, her, and them, from paper to clocks and everything in between.


Forced Perspective Photography: How it Works

Have you ever seen a picture of the sun or moon balanced between a person’s thumb and forefinger? How about a tourist’s snapshot of the Leaning Tower …


Whoa: MSNBC Liberal Goes Off on Both Clintons

On MSNBC's <i>Morning Joe</i>, liberal co-host Mika Brzezinski had an interesting reaction to a correspondent's report regarding the ongoing war of words …

Conservative View

The unconventional analogies of ‘Your Hands Are Feet’

Last week, we held the first Engadget Experience in LA, where Your Hands Are Feet was one of five immersive art projects to debut. The virtual reality experience drops you into a surreal world, full of experiential metaphors. Experiences like, for instance, what it's like to shave a giant's hairy …

Virtual Reality

Sofia Carson Adds Disney Magic to the Holidays and Shares Her Highlights From 2017

Who better to unveil the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store's holiday window display than <b>Sofia Carson</b>?<p>In honor of <i>Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs</i>' 80th …

Walt Disney Company

Teen with prosthetic leg defies odds on football field

If you watch the freshman football team from Wadsworth High School, you'll see speed, contact and energy.<p>You may also notice number 16, freshman Zach …

Supernatural thriller Somebody's Darling coming to VOD in December

UFOClub Creative has announced that director Sharad Patel’s festival favourite supernatural thriller <b>Somebody’s Darling</b> is coming to VOD this …


Volunteers who rallied in the wake of Harvey are my Texans of the Year

Driving from Dallas to Houston in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, I was struck by how polite the other drivers were. Interstate 45 was largely …


Patchwerk by David Tallerman

Fleeing the city of New York on the TransContinental atmospheric transport vehicle, Dran Florrian is traveling with Palimpsest-the ultimate proof of …


The Burning Hell: Revival Beach (Album Review)

<b>The Burning Hell – Revival Beach</b><p><b>B B * Island – 29 September 2017</b><p>On <b>Revival Beach</b> every song is essentially a build-up to the final event, where the …

Music (UK)

Rohingya crisis: Nothing prepared me for Bangladesh's refugee camps

Eight-year-old May has a necklace with several keys around her neck. We ask her what they are for.<p>Her eyes cloud over: "It is the keys to our house …


Runaways Creator Brian K Vaughan Loves the TV Adaptation

The premiere of <i>Runaways</i> is mere days away, so now is probably a good time for fans to hear that the series’ co-creator, Brian K. Vaughan, is a huge …


Plowing Ashes with James Doerfling

The recently charred forests of Cache Creek, BC, provided a surreal setting for a little project with James Doerfling. Our focus was to capture both …


[Interview] Greek opposition leader promises end to 'surreal' era

Mitsotakis, the 49-year old leader of the centre-right New Democracy party, is leading opinion polls in Greece and is favourite to become the next …


Surreal photos go inside abandoned malls in suburban Chicago, across the U.S.

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A Welcome into Winter Mountaineering on Japan's Mt. Aka-dake

Growing up in Hong Kong in 30 degree Celcius heat and 100% humidity, there was never much need for me to learn any winter mountaineering skills.


What It's Like to Pay for Sex for the First Time

It was the summer before the election. As I watched Trump speak at the Republican convention while eating pepperoni pizza on my couch, I realized that at some point over the past few months, the world had stopped making any kind of sense to me. I felt weary, confused. I hadn’t had sex in a year but …


Brutally killed by Charles Manson’s followers, Sharon Tate became the face of victims’ rights

Sharon Tate begged for more time. The 26-year-old was due to give birth to a son in two weeks and pleaded, “Please don’t kill me. I just want to have my baby.” One of Charles Manson’s followers then stabbed the actress 16 times, and with a towel dipped in her blood, wrote “PIG” on her front …


Cricket: England's fragile top order must cope without Stokes

LONDON (Reuters) - England approach the first Ashes test in the surreal position of having a settled top order that has nevertheless been written off as "a complete shambles" and which few predict will withstand Australia's pace battery.<p>The batting remains England's chief area of concern, heavily …

Ben Stokes

'An absolute shambles': readers on the Irish border and Brexit

We asked citizens in the Irish republic and Northern Ireland how they felt the issue of a border can be rectified in Brexit talks<p>Ireland has said it will block progress of Brexit negotiations in December, unless the UK give a formal written guarantee there will be no hard border with Northern …


Why the relationship between Pakistan and America is so confusing

Ultimately, recent events don’t change the tense state of Pakistan-America relations.<p>If there is one song that best describes this relationship, it’s</i> …


Heartbroken Dale Earnhardt Jr. fans say goodbye at bittersweet final race

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Kaci Monyhan stopped professing her loyalty to Dale Earnhardt Jr. to lift her glasses and wipe the tears out of her eyes so they didn’t fall on the JR Nation Appreci88ion t-shirt she bought Friday – the one with his face and his final paint scheme printed on it.<p>The Dunedin, …


Self-Portraits By Sofia Masini

From the painterly self-portraits of the past to iPhone selfies of the future — humans seem ever intrigued by representations of themselves. Through …


Former employees reveal what it's like to work at Disney parks over the holidays

• <b>INSIDER interviewed two former Disney World employees about their experiences during one of the most crowded times to visit: the December holidays.</b>• <b><br>Christmas week is especially crowded, but New Year's Eve is the most hectic — the parks usually hit capacity early on.</b>• <b><br>Disney employees get extra guest</b> …

Walt Disney Company

The New ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Trailer Will Give You Chills

Last week, Disney debuted a new teaser trailer and poster for <i>A Wrinkle in Time,</i> the upcoming movie based on Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved classic. Both were out of this world, but the teaser was just to whet our appetite for the full trailer, which dropped during the 2017 American Music Awards and is …

Ava DuVernay

The Day Harold Washington Died

Luis Gutiérrez<p>26th Ward alderman<p>He was human, like all of us. He had every frailty that every human being and politician has. But hell if I remember …

Democratic Party


One of the few members of the Manson Family to testify against him recalls her time in the cult.

Charles Manson