Breaking Barriers: 10 Of The Greatest Female Athletes

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Researching champions of women’s athletics on the internet is an exercise in patience. Scores of women will be touted as the “sexiest”, “hottest” or the “most popular” athletes, but when it comes to records of pure, physical accomplishments, such names prove rather difficult to find.

Despite what a quick Googling might lead you to believe, female athletes continue to break barriers in many sports, and it’s possible that mixed leagues are in our immediate future. Such an event is not entirely unforeseeable: throughout history many women have excelled in numerous sports, even exceeding the accomplishments of their male counterparts. We look back at some of the finest.

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Why Do People Love Times Square?

It’s noisy, constantly congested and draped in generic advertisements that simultaneously make you hate consumer culture and feel inadequate. Why is Times Square such a ‘must-see’? These filmmakers try to figure it…

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7 Signature Shots Of Famous Directors

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Source: Policy Mic

Auteur theory makes the contentious case that a film’s creative vision and complexity can be credited to the director. Since such a theory implies that actors and other crew members working on the film are of little consequence, the theory remains hotly debated and criticized. However, as these seven signature directorial shots suggest, the argument does have its merits.

Christopher Nolan: The barrel roll.

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50 Incredible Examples Of Macro Photography In Action

Much ado is made about portraiture of the world’s most glamorous, but some of the best photography out there captures the lives of those whose existence we can barely perceive. Macro photography captures ordinary objects—often insects and plants—with extraordinary detail. The resulting photographs reveal aspects that aren’t obvious upon first glance, transforming something as simple as a drop of water into a colorful kaleidoscope of color and depth.

Macro photography can convert benign insects into big-eyed monsters, or highlight the true beauty of some natural elements (such as snowflakes) in great detail. Here are some of the world’s most incredible macro photography images:

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Snowflake in Detail

Source: Bored Panda

Spider Macro Photography

Source: pictureline

Platinum Macro Photography

Platinum by R. Tanaka. Source: Demilked

Coral Macro Photography

Coral. Source: Felix Salazar

Sea Urchin in Detail

Sea urchin. Source: Norway Street

Coral Up Close Photos

Coral. Source: Felix Salazar

Salt and Pepper Under Microscope

Salt and pepper. Source: Wikimedia

Incredible Lizard Eye

Source: CC Cam

Bubbles Macro Photography

Source: Batailley

Cactus Spikes Macro Photography

Cactus spikes. Source: Neely Wang Photography

Marijuana Macro Photography

Marijuana. Source: Flickr

Dragonfly in Detail

Source: Spotimg

Soap and Water Incredible Up Close

Soap and water. Source: rebloggy

Beautiful Physalis Fruits

Physalis fruits. Source: HQ Wallpapers

Dew on Spiderweb

Dew on a spiderweb. Source: Miks Media

Ice Macro Photography

Ice sheet by Brian Valentine. Source: Telegraph

Colorful Insects on Branch

Source: webneel

Cherry Leaf Macro Photography

Cherry leaf. Source: Photograph: to draw in light

Bismuth Up Close

Bismuth, an element. Source: demilked

Rusty Chain Up Close

Rusty chain. Source: Justin's Blog

Butterfly Egg Magnified

Butterfly egg on a Passiflora plant. Source: Fun is for Assholes

Colorful Macro Photography

Source: deviantART

Pine Needles Up Close

Source: Wikimedia

Ladybug Macro Photography

Source: Walls Evolve

Snowflake Macro Photography

Snowflake by Alexey Kljatov. Source: Bored Panda

Tropical Flowers Up Close

Source: Macro Nature

Winter Screw Up Close

Source: Gizmodo

Leaf Photography Shihya Kowatari

Source: Photoity

Fire Macro Photography

Source: All Photoz

Flying Dragonfly

Source: Wall Finest

Dandelion Spores

Source: deviantART

Peacock Feather Macro Photography

Peacock feather. Source: Darryl Smith

Insects Up Close

Source: crafthubs

The Electronic Afterlife

We are part of a world that lives for The Next Big Thing. So what happens when our Next Big Things get a bit old, dirty or broken? We throw them out, or recycle them, for others to deal with. In this video, filmmaker Alex Gorosh follows his electronic junk and sees the real costs of sating our desires.

Learn more about the people who handle our e-waste here.

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