Toddlers don’t need a lot of reason to get scared. But in these cases, they are literally afraid of their own shadow! And what’s worse, they just can’t seem to outrun this nefarious black figure.
Europe’s biggest failure vis-à-vis Turkey is another example of its unwillingness to face unwelcome truths: that whenever Islamists go into politics, they never turn out to be moderates.
EU leaders are now, belatedly, coming to realize that Erdogan is not their friend.
The Austrian Body Paint Festival! (Adult)
Every year, at the height of summer, a small, peaceful little Austrian town becomes a celebration of art, color and design. Hundreds of artists from around the world gather at the small town for one goal only – body paint.
The festival has been going on for 15 years now, and has grown from a small, anonymous gathering to the biggest even in body paint. Each year sees artists pouring in from 40 different countries, as well as tens of thousands of tourists, eager to be their canvas.
According to Iran’s penal code, a father is exempt from severe criminal prosecution for killing his child; a woman “will be sentenced to be hanged.”
The article was illustrated using the misleading photograph below (which appeared at the top of the report’s original version and was moved further down about 12 hours after its initial publication, only to be removed completely in an even later version of the report) which reasonable readers would interpret as intending to inform them of some sort of clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinians.
The photograph’s equally misleading caption…
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By now one would think that the world would have realized that the traditional method of forcing negotiations between the Palestinian Authority and Israel were a dead-end making peace unattainable and another route would have been sought. Despite all the claims and blaming of Israel for the failure of these efforts, the truth indicates that it is largely due to Palestinian intransigence and refusals to compromise on even a single item that has doomed all previous efforts. The old tried and failed method of applying pressure on Israel to make ever more grand compromises and concessions only to have the Palestinians to wave all offers aside and claim that there are just a few more concessions they require from Israel before they can make peace will have the same result as have all past attempts of this method. The Palestinians rarely itemize and list their additional demands and they change…
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Earth From Sky
The project of Yann Arthus-Bertrand “Earth seen from heaven” experienced a huge public success. This method revealed till then unknown wonderful colors and symmetry. The scenes captured by the cameras are amazing. “The Earth seen from the sky” is, currently, one of the best selling books of photographs in the world with over of 3 million copies printed in 24 countries.