Beauty In Tragedy: Photos of The California Wildfires

A malfunctioning sign in Santa Rosa spells out an eerie message one day after the Tubbs Fire devastated the Wine Country. photo: Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group

You can’t get away from the photographs of the wildfires that have been decimating areas of Northern California. They’re everywhere; images of burning hills, billowing smoke, destroyed homes, frightened animals and exhausted firefighters. Although they are non-discriminatingly narrating California’s most tragic natural disaster to date, there’s a certain beauty to be found within them. Read more

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Facts and Help For NorCal Fire Evacuees : What To Do, Where To Stay

As of this midday today, the death toll from the tragic Northern California Fires has reached 15 and will only climb. The destruction to businesses, homes, barns, animals, numerous vineyards and wineries are immeasurable. The videos posted by residents as they fled are incredulous and the photographs of the aftermath will bring tears to anyone’s eyes. Where will they stay? what will they do with their animals? They can’t drink the water, they have no beds, clothes, cell service. Here are some resources that can help. Please share. Read more

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Three Guys Figure Out Our Internal Biological Clocks & Win Nobel Prize

It’s been announced that the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology (or Medicine) was awarded to three guys whose discoveries explain something long suspected. That we humans adapt our inner clock (the one that regulates sleep, hormones, body temp, metabolism and behavior) so that it’s in synch with the revolutions of the planet. Read more

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Everything You Need To Know About The New Apple iPhone X

Apple today announced iPhone X, the future of the smartphone, in a gorgeous all-glass design with a beautiful 5.8-inch Super Retina display, A11 Bionic chip, wireless charging and an improved rear camera with dual optical image stabilization. iPhone X delivers an innovative and secure new way for customers to unlock, authenticate and pay using Face ID, enabled by the new TrueDepth camera. Read more

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Remembering Diana Through 40 Formal Portraits 20 Years Later

It’s surprisingly hard to write this post even though it’s been 20 years since the passing of the woman I first knew as Lady Di, then as The Princess of Wales and now and forevermore as The People’s Princess. I still well up with tears when looking at photos of the late Princess. But here, on the the 20 anniversary of her tragic passing, are several formal portraits of her taken by some of the world’s most renowned photographers including Terence Donovan, David Bailey, Mario Testino and Patrick Demarchelier. Read more

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Mike Mitchell’s Anti-Trump Symbol Goes Viral

The Anti-Trump symbol by Austin-based artist Mike Mitchell that takes the number 45 (Donald Trump is the United States’ 45th President) and renders it as a distorted Swastika behind the international “No” symbol, has become a rallying cry for protesters everywhere. Read more

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Solar Eclipse Postage Stamps Change With The Touch Of Your Finger!

The new “Total Eclipse of the Sun” U.S. postage stamps designed by Antonio Alcalá, and using real photos from a former Astrophysicist, are the very first to use Thermochromic ink, which reacts to the heat of your touch. Placing your finger over the black disc on the stamp causes the ink to change from black to clear to reveal an underlying image of the moon. Read more

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