Playful Street Art
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Playful Street Art

French street artist OakOak produces creative works of art that use the characteristics of a location such as a light post, road sign and even a crack in the wall as inspiration but also as key elements in the work.
 
Neon Photography
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Neon Photography

Models decorated with glow-in-the-dark paint manage to stand out in a new series of pictures shot in the dark.
 
Eighteen hauntingly beautiful pictures of abandoned buildings
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Eighteen hauntingly beautiful pictures of abandoned buildings

For the past two years urban explorer Matt Emmett, 42, from Reading, has scoured the UK and Europe to capture the eerie beauty of abandoned buildings:
 
Stunning Infrared Photos from the Arctic
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Stunning Infrared Photos from the Arctic

Infrared photographs have been around forever but it wasn't until Richard Mosse worked with it that it really caught people's eye. It also intrigued New York based photographer Daniel Zvereff.
 
'Last of the Moken Sea Nomads' – A culture fallen victim to overfishing in Thailand
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'Last of the Moken Sea Nomads' – A culture fallen victim to overfishing in Thailand

For centuries, the Moken sea nomads have traveled the islands between Thailand and Myanmar fishing and foraging for food on the sea floor. Throughout the Mergui Archipelago, Moken migrate in flotillas of Kabangs (traditional boat of the Moken people), stopping at different islands and beaches.
 
Defaced posters of Quebec election campaign
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Defaced posters of Quebec election campaign

Quebec's Trash Ta Pancarte movement doesn’t seem to mind that vandalism is a punishable offence.
 
Stunning close-ups of bug faces
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Stunning close-ups of bug faces

Have you ever had the urge to see eye to eye with a bee? Face off against a wasp? Get up close with these headhots of bees and other insects by U.S. Geological Survey's Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab.
 
The Cold War
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The Cold War

The Cold War was not all about bluster and one-upmanship. Compromise, trade-offs, skillful, patient diplomacy were a big part of US policy then.
 
NASA's 'Cosmos' Images
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NASA's 'Cosmos' Images

Nasa has released a set of stunning images in time with the launch of Neil DeGrasse Tyson's new series 'Cosmos'. The remake of the science series, originally presented by Carl Sagan, has received glowing reviews after it's debut earlier this week.
 
Creepy and amazing: World's oldest masks
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Creepy and amazing: World's oldest masks

Billed as "the oldest masks in the world," a creepy collection of 9,000-year-old stone faces is now display in Israel.
 
Australia from above
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Australia from above

Get a whole new perspective on the Land Down Under, from high up in the air.
 
London's skyline: How towering skyscrapers have transformed the city
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London's skyline: How towering skyscrapers have transformed the city

There was once a time London's skyline was almost flat - except for a few church steeples. But the capital's landscape has dramatically changed in just a few decades thanks to the construction of skyscrapers.
 
Amazing aerials of San Francisco's Bay Area salt ponds
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Amazing aerials of San Francisco's Bay Area salt ponds

These spectacular landscapes may look like something from another planet - but they are in fact colorful salt ponds which stretch for miles.
 
Taronga Zoo Welcomes Baby Tree Kangaroo
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Taronga Zoo Welcomes Baby Tree Kangaroo

Taronga Zoo is celebrating the successful birth of its first Goodfellows Tree Kangaroo joey in more than 20 years.
 
Lathmar Holi
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Lathmar Holi

Holi, also known as the Festival of Colours, heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India. The festival begins on March 17th this year, but Lathmar Holi celebrations have begun a week prior in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
 
Building collapse in New York City
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Building collapse in New York City

A building collapsed in Upper Manhattan on Wednesday, killing at least one person and injuring more than a dozen, setting off a search for anyone trapped in the debris, officials said.
 
Team rescues trapped Vancouver Island sea lion
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Team rescues trapped Vancouver Island sea lion

A team in Vancouver launched a two-day operation to attempt a series of rescues of sea lions caught in marine debris near Fanny Bay on Vancouver Island this week.
 
Hippo saves gnu from crocodile
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Hippo saves gnu from crocodile

This is the amazing moment a heroic hippo saved a gnu from certain death. After being bitten by a crocodile, the large antelope is seen being dragged slowly under the water.
 
Pope Francis' first year as pontiff
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Pope Francis' first year as pontiff

Thursday marks the first anniversary of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio's election as Pope Francis. Here's a look back at how he spent his year in office.
 
Japan Tsunami: Before and After
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Japan Tsunami: Before and After

Combination photos show the devastation of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan, and how the country has recovered since the events that transpired three years ago. In these photographs, we see how the country has rebuilt after one, two, and three years.
 
The Faces of Crimea
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The Faces of Crimea

As the standoff between the Russian military and Ukrainian forces continues in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, world leaders are pushing for a diplomatic solution to the escalating situation. Crimean citizens will vote in a referendum on 16 March on whether to become part of the Russian federation.
 
Lady Arm Wrestlers
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Lady Arm Wrestlers

The Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers raises money for the Sideshow Theatre Company and for charity.
 
Cold weather freezes Niagara Falls again
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Cold weather freezes Niagara Falls again

Remember when Niagara Falls froze to a halt back in January? Frigid temperatures on March 3 once again caused the Falls to freeze, albeit just partially this time -- plus the night's colourful lights created a particularly surreal effect.
 
Ice Sailing on the Hudson River
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Ice Sailing on the Hudson River

Ice sailors on the upper Hudson river are enjoying one of the best and longest seasons of sailing in recent memory as arctic temperatures for much of the winter in the Northeast United States have built deep ice packs allowing sailors to launch their heavy antique wooden boats.
 
NASA shoots a rocket into the Northern Lights
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NASA shoots a rocket into the Northern Lights

The NASA-funded Ground-to-Rocket Electron-Electrodynamics Correlative Experiment, or GREECE, wants to understand aurora.