A Summer Activity time Can't Touch By William Holt Part 1

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 1140, Fact
    A Summer Activity time Can't Touch By William Holt Part 1



    With temperatures soaring and summer well underway, countless Americans will be spending their Independence Day weekend at the beach. Here we revisit some classic images from the turn-of-the-century to the 1930's of vacations by the sea, from Coney Island to Santa Monica....

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    Surviving The Northeast Heatwave Part 1

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    Author: alice from 14 November, views 1621, Fact
    Surviving The Northeast Heatwave Part 1



    The northeastern United States sweltered this week in a scorching summer heat wave, complete with stagnant, sticky air and no winds for relief, forecasters said. Even in a summer already filled with stretches of very hot weather, this week will be stubbornly brutal, with no relief in sight until the weekend brings thunderstorms to the region, they said. "Plain and simple, this week may feel the worst of any week for this summer in the Northeast," said Accuweather.com meteorologist Alex Sosnowski. (Reuters)...

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    Camp You Are You

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 1430, Fact
    Camp You Are You



    "Camp You Are You (whose name has been changed to protect the privacy of the participants) offers a temporary safe haven where gender-variant boys can freely express their interpretations of femininity alongside their parents and siblings. These images represent the spirit of the children as they shine in an atmoshpere of support. Here they can be true to their inner nature without feeling the need to look over their shoulders." Lindsay Morris...

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    Lighting Artist Bruce Munro Announces His New Installation

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    Author: jone from 14 November, views 582, Fact
    Lighting Artist Bruce Munro Announces His New Installation



    A rider demonstrates Lighting artist Bruce Munro latest installation [Star-Turn] at a one-night event in front of the Holburne Museum on December 21, 2011 in Bath, England. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)...

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    London Protests Russia's 2014 Sochi Olympic Games

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 1386, Fact
    London Protests Russia's 2014 Sochi Olympic Games



    Activists stage a theatrical play where gays are prevented by others wearing masks depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin, during a protest against Russia's new law on gays, in central London, Saturday, August 10, 2013. Hundreds of protesters, called for the Winter 2014 Olympic Games to be taken away from Sochi, Russia, because of a new Russian law that bans [propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations] and imposes fines on those holding gay pride rallies. (Photo by Lefteris Pitarakis/AP Photo)...

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    Annual Bee Beard Competition in Canada

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 1661, Fact
    Annual Bee Beard Competition in Canada



    Marenda Schipper and Patrick Boelsterli show of their bee beards at an annual competition at Clovermead Adventure Farm, Saturday August 10, 2013 in Aylmer, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Dave Chidley/AP Photo/The Canadian Press)...

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    Perseid Meteor Shower Thrills Stargazers Around the World

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 917, Fact
    Perseid Meteor Shower Thrills Stargazers Around the World



    A general view of Stonehenge during the annual Perseid meteor shower in the night sky in Salisbury Plain, southern England August 13, 2013. The Perseid meteor shower is sparked every August when the Earth passes through a stream of space debris left by comet Swift-Tuttle. Picture taken using a long exposure. (Photo by Kieran Doherty/Reuters)...

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    Palestinians Enjoy the Mediterranean Sea

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 1972, Fact
    Palestinians Enjoy the Mediterranean Sea



    Palestinians and Israelis enjoy the Mediterranean sea during the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, August 8, 2013. The three-day Eid al-Fitr holiday marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. One of the most important holidays in the Muslim world, Eid al-Fitr, is marked with prayers, family reunions and other festivities. (Photo by Oded Balilty/AP Photo)...

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    Beagle Hounds Du Pont Estate. February 1940

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 1095, Fact
    Beagle Hounds Du Pont Estate. February 1940



    Beagle Hounds, Du Pont Estate. February 1940...

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    1 600 Panda Sculptures Highlight World Wilflife Fund 50th Anniversary

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    Author: peter from 14 November, views 854, Fact
    1 600 Panda Sculptures Highlight World Wilflife Fund 50th Anniversary



    A woman poses as she has her picture taken amid 1600 panda bear sculptures in Berlin August 5, 2013. Marking the 50th anniversary of its existence, on Monday the German branch of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) environmental conservation organisation placed 1600 panda bear sculptures on front of Berlin's main train station to draw attention to the plight of the endangered species that serves as the NGO's mascot. There are currently 1600 panda bears alive in the wild, the organisation said in a press release. (Photo by Thomas Peter/Reuters)...

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