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April 21,2017 07:00
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Sony World Photography Awards 2017

Belgian photographer Frederik Buyckx has been named the Sony World Photography Awards’ 2017 Photographer of the Year for his series of snow covered landscapes.
April 20,2017 19:40
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These Rare Color Photos From the Second World War Are Incredible

A new book published by the Imperial War Museum features a rare collection of color photos from World War II, some of which haven’t been seen in over 70 years. From P-51D Mustangs and Flying Fortresses through to anti-aircraft spotters and flame hurling tanks, these images cast the war in a vibrant new light.
April 14,2017 22:40
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Can podcasting save the world?

As writers resort to attention-getting headlines to maintain readership it's clear that the educated, mobile, and bored reader is now turning into a listener...
April 12,2017 17:40
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World's best marathons: Honorable mention of notable 26.2-mile races

China is experiencing a boom in racing competitions in spite of serious pollution that often hovers above levels where doctors discourage running—or even going outside. Running has become increasingly popular in China in recent years, thanks to a rising middle class who aspire to a healthier lifestyle, just like their western counterparts. The Chinese Athletic Association registere...
April 10,2017 21:20
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13-Year-Old Prodigy Wins Pinball World Championships

This past weekend, the Professional & Amateur Pinball Association (or PAPA) hosted the world championships of pinball, bringing flipperheads together under one roof to compete on classic machines for the top score and prize. It was a fantastic display of pinball wizardry, marred only by an incomprehensible production set-up.
April 09,2017 05:40
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8 Key Questions For Trump And The World After The Syria Strike

Donald Trump has said the US was "representing the world" when it conducted air strikes on a Syrian military base. The President took to Twitter to say: "Congratulations to our great military men and women for representing the United States, and the world, so well in the Syria attack."
April 09,2017 02:20
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Donald Trump's libertarian supporters across the world desert him over Syria air strikes

Donald Trump's cruise missile strike against a Syrian air base has prompted criticism from a series of his high-profile libertarian supporters at home and abroad. International figures including far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen and long-term Trump ally Nigel Farage broke ranks to condemn an attack Ms Le Pen called "horrible". The attack also estrange...