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CharmingStunning Storm Photos

A dazzling capture of a strong microburst or downdraft, coupled with an approaching wall of dust in north of Casa Grande in August 2012. (Photo by Mike Olbinski/Barcroft Media)

A dazzling capture of a strong microburst or downdraft, coupled with an approaching wall of dust in north of Casa Grande in August 2012. (Photo by Mike Olbinski/Barcroft Media)

24 Apr 2014 10:25:00, post received 0 comments

FactRussia's Youngest Cadets

A student from the General Yermolov Cadet School takes part in weapons training during a two-day field exercise near the village of Sengileyevskoye, just outside the south Russian city of Stavropol April 13, 2014. (Photo by Eduard Korniyenko/Reuters)

A student from the General Yermolov Cadet School takes part in weapons training during a two-day field exercise near the village of Sengileyevskoye, just outside the south Russian city of Stavropol April 13, 2014. The General Yermolov Cadet School in the southern Russian city of Stavropol is a state-run institution that teaches military and patriotic classes in addition to a normal syllabus. (Photo by Eduard Korniyenko/Reuters)

24 Apr 2014 09:08:00, post received 0 comments

FactAnti-police Protests Break Out in Rio Slum Near Main Tourist Zone

Brazilian Police Special Force members detain a man during a violent protest in a favela near Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on April 22, 2014. Violent protests broke out in Rio's landmark beachfront district, Copacabana, following the death of a resident last weekend during clashes with the Army in a nearby favela. (Photo by Christophe Simon/AFP Photo)

Brazilian Police Special Force members detain a man during a violent protest in a favela near Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on April 22, 2014. Violent protests broke out in Rio's landmark beachfront district, Copacabana, following the death of a resident last weekend during clashes with the Army in a nearby favela. (Photo by Christophe Simon/AFP Photo)

24 Apr 2014 09:03:00, post received 0 comments

FactIndonesia's Medical Mannequin Industry

A craftsman works on making human anatomy mannequins on April 23, 2014 in Depok, West Java, Indonesia. The mannequins are made from fiberglass and will be used in schools, hospitals and laboratories. (Photo by Nurcholis Anhari Lubis/Getty Images)

A craftsman works on making human anatomy mannequins on April 23, 2014 in Depok, West Java, Indonesia. The mannequins are made from fiberglass and will be used in schools, hospitals and laboratories. (Photo by Nurcholis Anhari Lubis/Getty Images)

24 Apr 2014 08:54:00, post received 0 comments

EducativeWhat the World Eats By Peter Menzel And Faith D'Aluisio Part 1

What the World Eats By Peter Menzel And Faith D'Aluisio Part 1

A stunning photographic collection featuring portraits of people from 30 countries and the food they eat in one day. In this fascinating study of people and their diets, 80 profiles are organized by the total number of calories each person puts away in a day. Featuring a Japanese sumo wrestler, a Massai herdswoman, world-renowned Spanish chef Ferran Adria, an American competitive eater, and more, these compulsively readable personal stories also include demographic particulars, including age, activity level, height, and weight. Essays from Harvard primatologist Richard Wrangham, journalist Michael Pollan, and others discuss the implications of our modern diets for our health and for the planet. This compelling blend of photography and investigative reportage expands our understanding of the complex relationships among individuals, culture, and food.

23 Apr 2014 14:34:00, post received 0 comments

WowPop Pop Bang By Thomas Brown & Anna Burns

Pop Pop Bang By Thomas Brown & Anna Burns

A collaboration between creative director Anna Burns and the photographer Thomas Brown. Through the use of various mediums the pair have curated an exhibition that explores the masculine world of B-Movies and juxtaposed it with the traditional British landscape. Using the themes of said movies – girls, guns and explosives – and twisting it against a very British backdrop these two challenge not only the premise of each subject but also the use of their chosen medias. The duo created a wall of umbrellas displaying elements of the classic B-Movie and located them within three landscapes – one being the forest, then London’s docklands and finally the grounds of Suffolk Manor house.

23 Apr 2014 12:13:00, post received 0 comments

FactAP Photographer Gerald Herbert

A worker grooms away tracks after an alligator crossed through a sand trap on the 14th hole during the first round of the PGA Tour Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Thursday, April 25, 2013. (Photo by Gerald Herbert/AP Photo)

Gerald Herbert is a staff photographer for the AP based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Before that he was a staff photographer for the Washington Times, the New York Daily News and a freelancer for the AP in New Orleans, Boston and New York. Photo: A worker grooms away tracks after an alligator crossed through a sand trap on the 14th hole during the first round of the PGA Tour Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Thursday, April 25, 2013. (Photo by Gerald Herbert/AP Photo)

23 Apr 2014 10:41:00, post received 0 comments

TouchingSimply Some Vintage Photos

A full size working replica of the pink limousine used by Parker to chauffeur Lady Penelope in Gerry Anderson's television series “Thunderbirds”, unveiled at Woburn Abbey. United Kingdom, 27th May 1968. (Photo by Jim Gray/Keystone/Getty Images)

A full size working replica of the pink limousine used by Parker to chauffeur Lady Penelope in Gerry Anderson's television series “Thunderbirds”, unveiled at Woburn Abbey. United Kingdom, 27th May 1968. (Photo by Jim Gray/Keystone/Getty Images)

23 Apr 2014 09:51:00, post received 0 comments