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  1. Aghdam Events 'Eyewitness' Azerbaijani Photographer Confuses Evidence ...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    AGHDAM EVENTS 'EYEWITNESS' AZERBAIJANI PHOTOGRAPHER CONFUSES EVIDENCE AND CAN'T SHOW ANY PHOTO OF 'ATROCITIES' 13:19 05/03/2015 >> SOCIETY On the 23rd anniversary of the events in Aghdam, site turned to the memories and 'evidence' of the "National Geographic" photographer of Azerbaijani origin - Reza Deghati who is notorious for a series of contradicting statements made regarding the above-mentioned events. The site states that the photograph demonstrates bias claiming that in January 1990 he arrived in Baku where 'Armenians were killing Azerbaijanis.'


  2. Fossil jaw pushes human origins back 400,000 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    This is a close up view of the mandible just steps from where it was sighted by Chalachew Seyoum, ASU graduate student, who is from Ethiopia. Researchers from the US, UK, and Africa have discovered a new lower jawbone in Ethiopia that pushes back the arrival of the genus Homo on that continent by nearly one-half million years, all but confirming that East Africa was the birthplace of our evolutionary lineage.


  3. Losing yourself in wild AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    Johannesburg - The elephant is so close we can feel the breeze from his flapping ears. He's in musth, his legs wet with a pungent combination of urine and semen leaking from his penile sheath.


  4. Farewell to the fleshRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    Pestilence, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse from the Book of Revelation, presents a chilling spectre on the streets of Port of Spain in Peter Minshall's 1980 band Danse Macabre. PHOTO:a SDALTONa SNARINE a That was the theme of the day when the Romans were introduced to the debauchery of Bacchanalia a few millennia before Christ himself was ushered in with pride, pomp and His own cultish circumstance.


  5. Watch These Kids Find A Way To Ease World Hunger In Under 2 MinutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Switched

    In a social experiment by advocacy group Action Against Hunger , 20 children paired off in groups were told to wait near plates with serving covers over them. A woman told the children she'd be gone for five minutes in order to fetch a tardy photographer.


  6. Rider VOs Creative Ad Design, Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voices

    Rider has been a story teller since he was a little kid, always being the first to raise his hand to read aloud from a book. Today his story telling skills are being called upon by networks such as National Geographic, History, Animal Planet, Great American Country, DIY, MAV TV, the Outdoor Channel and HGTV.


  7. Did Dog-Human Alliance Drive Out the Neanderthals?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | National Geographic

    This reconstruction of a Neanderthal woman, made for a National Geographic article, shows the heavy brow ridge and receding jaw of our heavyset cousins. In popular culture, they're often portrayed like members of a heavy-metal band: fur clad, shaggy haired, ape-like.


  8. Pictures: 8 Amazing Animals at Risk From Wildlife CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | National Geographic

    Illegal wildlife trafficking is a multibillion-dollar-a-year business with ties to organized crime and terrorism . In an effort to combat this threat to wildlife, the United Nations General Assembly declared March 3 World Wildlife Day .


  9. Young Kalamazoo filmmaker's work chosen for National Geographic competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 |

    Kalamazoo filmmaker Jake Lamons likes to shoot films of his friends enjoying the outdoors. Now, one of those videos has been selected for a National Geographic competition that could send him to Africa for three months.


  10. In Cameroon, Elephant Poachers Die, TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Big News

    The bloody toll in elephant poaching continues to climb in Cameroon, where security forces reportedly killed a handful of Sudanese rebels suspected of slaughtering the animals for their valuable ivory tusks. FILE - In a U.S. crackdown,confiscated ivory was stacked for crushing in 2013 at a National Wildlife Property Repository in Commerce City, Colorado.


  11. Sunday Essays: Fireflies and natureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Sun-Star

    Have you ever wondered why there are very few fireflies that decorate the metros? Have you noticed that fireflies frequent the provinces, rural areas, or places that has no or minimal touch from modernization? Do you know why? Do you know the implications if there were more fireflies around? Fireflies, contrary to their name, are not flies. They came from the family of beetles.


  12. Danakil Ethiopia: Scorched earthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 |

    A sickle-shaped machete is draped across his waist, a Kalashnikov slung over his back and his teeth are filed to points. The man standing in front of me is from the Afar, a tribe known for their ferocity, a tribe that has historically castrated upon capture, a tribe given to ancient enmities.


  13. China suspends ivory carving imports, but some blame domestic trade for poachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Age

    A import ban on African ivory products has been imposed in China before a visit by Prince William, who campaigns to save elephants. A Chinese man looks at an ivory Buddha carving at a shop in Beijing in 2013.


  14. Man has spent 42 years as park winter keeperRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Post Register

    His nearest neighbors - 16 miles to the south at Yellowstone Lake - are National Park Service rangers and the only other winter keeper in the park keeping an eye on the facilities at Lake Village. Originally, he was hired only to remove snow from roofs, but more duties came when he was named maintenance manager 30 years ago, such as summer project planning, preparing for contractors and hiring employees, Fuller said.


  15. Fox Networks Group Appoints Joe Marchese President, Advanced Advertising ProductsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 |

    FOX Networks Group , 21st Century Fox's industry-leading portfolio of global broadcast and pay television channels, today appointed Joe Marchese to the new role of President, Advanced Advertising Products. Mr. Marchese, who served as the CEO of true[X] until the Company's recent acquisition by 21st Century Fox, will lead FNG's operations in non-linear advertising products and services.


  16. Nat Geo Wild & the African Wildlife Foundation Announce Wild to Inspire FinalistsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 |

    Nat Geo WILD, in partnership with the Sun Valley Film Festival and the African Wildlife Foundation , announced today the four finalists of the second annual WILD TO INSPIRE filmmaking competition. The finalists will all travel to the Sun Valley Film Festival for a special screening of their short films on Thursday, March 5, and the winner will be announced at the festival's Awards Bash on Saturday, March 7. The winning filmmaker will travel to AFRICA to document wildlife for NAT GEO WILD viewers.


  17. How to travel the world for less than A 12k! Backpacker reveals...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Daily Mail

    Travelling the world in search of the perfect meal: Adventurous bloggers EAT their way from Brussels to Hong Kong No, it's not a mirage! The amazing oasis town that flourishes in the middle of the driest place on Earth Four cabin crew 'suspended after walking off plane which was about to leave New York because they thought snow was so heavy it was unsafe to fly' Paraglide to your room, snorkel with sharks in a restaurant fish tank and get 'kidnapped' in Fiji: The world's most bizarre hotel experiences revealed Iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel to turn top floors into luxury apartments... but residents will need 'more than money' to secure a property Homeward bound on the world's longest rail route: Train finally arrives in China after four-month, 16,000-mile journey to Spain and back From Fred Astaire dancing on the roof to the guest who arrived with a pet leopard: Fascinating peek inside the ... (more)


  18. Arts Scene: Joffrey Ballet, the Bard and how to connect with anyone, anywhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Anchorage Symphony Orchestra will host members of the Joffrey Ballet company in a program that includes Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake," Stravinsky's "Firebird" and Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet." It's symphonic music meant to be danced to and dancing as it's meant to be accompanied -- by live music.


  19. Stone Tools Suggest Modern Humans Lingered in ArabiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Archaeology

    A study of stone tools from Arabia, northeastern Africa, and the Middle East by Jeffrey Rose of the Ronin Institute, and Anthony Marks of Southern Methodist University, begins with the evolution of stone tools from the Nile Valley some 150,000 to 130,000 years ago, when hunter-gatherers chipped away the edges of a stone core in a systematic way to produce the single, triangular point characteristic of Nubian tools. It had been thought that the modern human makers of these tools moved rapidly to the Levant, where they invented the points, blades, and scrapers known as Emiran tools, first discovered in a cave near the Sea of Galilee in 1951.


  20. Namibia: Hunter-Gatherer Expedition Launched with the San BushmenRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 |

    London, United Kingdom, February 25, 2015 -- -- A hunter-gatherer expedition with Namibia's San Bushmen has been unveiled by Secret Compass, whose first intrepid team will enter the Kalahari this September. "Minimalist and immersive in style, our team will learn how to use traditional San knives and axes, before testing their new bush craft skills on an extended foraging expedition in the remote Kalahari desert," said Tom Bodkin of Secret Compass.