Posts Tagged ‘photo’

A dreadful three days of ongoing coverage, and a photo that will stay in my memory

As soon as the renewed Israeli attacks started on the Gaza Strip on November 12, Mohammed Zaanoun, an award-winning photographer and member of the photo collective Activestills, rushed outside with his camera and once again documented the horrendous consequences on Israeli attacks; running between the locations of the bombings, the hospitals, and the funerals. According […]

Photo Essay: Life in Gaza comes to a standstill

Editor’s Note: Despite a reported truce agreement between Islamic Jihad and Israel, Palestinians in Gaza are still afraid go out the streets and return to normal life. Mohammad Asad sends us scenes from Gaza today. This street is usually crowded at twelve o’clock noon but today is empty. (Photo: Mohammed Asad) An empty coffee shop […]

Asteroid due to speed past Earth today will come almost as close as the moon (PHOTO)

Asteroid 2019 UM12, measuring up to 69 meters (230ft) in diameter and traveling at speeds of over 30,700 mph, will come closest to us at 17:41 UTC on November 7. Only discovered by NASA on October 24, the space rock has never passed through this neck of the cosmic woods before and likely won’t ever […]

China releases new photo of mystery ‘Moon glass’ and it’s… something (PHOTOS)

To the untrained eye, it appears like just another photo of dirt, but with each new image, the potential for correctly identifying where the substance came from, and what it really is, grows. China’s lunar rover Yutu-2 touched down on the dark side of the moon on January 2. Months later, it stumbled upon the […]

Ready to Pay $30,000 for Sharing a Photo Online? The House of Representatives Thinks You Are.

By Ernesto Falcon Tomorrow the House of Representatives has scheduled to vote on what appears to be an unconstitutional copyright bill that carries with it life altering penalties. The bill would slap $30,000 fines on Internet users who share a copyrighted work they don’t own online. Take Action — Now is the time to tell […]

Cosmic hide and seek: Can you find the huge black hole lurking in this Hubble photo?

Black holes are incredibly dense with extreme gravity which sucks in matter at high speed, creating a bright disk of superheated gas and particles around it. Their behavior also distorts their surroundings and magnetic fields, propelling some material away and back out into space, creating dramatic columns of light. So, follow the bright trail back […]

Trump-Taliban Talks Like Those with North Korea – A Photo Op on the Deck of the Titanic

The Afghanistan government has been miffed and apprehensive for some time that the Trump administration has been talking to the Taliban in Qatar without any representation from Kabul. Government officials were therefore happy about Trump’s abrupt cancellation of what he depicted as a summit with the Taliban at Camp David (to which Afghanistan president Ashraf […]

25% of police photo-lineups lead to false identification of suspects – report

Almost one in four police photo-lineups of suspects leads to false identification of suspects, and that is the lead cause of wrongful convictions in Israel, according to a report by a committee formed last year by the Justice Ministry to tackle the issue. The so-called public committee for the prevention of false convictions was established […]

Epstein’s Child Sex Slave Denies Claims Photo with Prince Andrew Was Faked

Jeffrey Epstein’s child sex slave has denied a claim by associates of Prince Andrew that the infamous photo of them together was faked. Attorneys representing Virginia Roberts Giuffre rejected the “troubling assertion” that the photo of her when she was a teen hanging out with Prince Andrew was somehow faked. Lawyers representing Giuffre have also […]

Burning Man festival site can be seen from space (PHOTO)

The massive tent city in the Black Rock Desert in northwestern Nevada showed up in satellite images as it was being set up last week, before tens of thousands of attendees arrived for Sunday’s opening of the event. Burning Man is known for its art installations, music, costumes and performances.  The images were shared by […]

Hiding in Egypt? Internet goes bananas over PHOTO of ‘Steve Jobs’ alive and well

Theories that Jobs –who died of pancreatic cancer eight years ago– is alive and well have been fueled by photographic ‘evidence’ that spread across social media during the weekend. The photo in question, reportedly taken in Egypt, shows a man who looks strikingly similar to the late tech guru. At first glance, there’s an undeniable […]

Macron posts Amazon fire photo that’s not from this year, gets torched by Brazil’s Bolsonaro

An image shared by the French president’s Twitter account purports to show the wildfires currently incinerating vast swaths of the Amazon rainforest, dubbed by many as the’ lungs of the Earth’. Macron called on the G7 leaders to prioritize the Amazon fires at this weekend’s summit.  However, as it turns out, the image Macron shared […]

Hubble captures hypnotizing PHOTO of distant planetary nebula

A rare sight to capture on film, this particular object, named NGC 2022, likely won’t last long (cosmically speaking) as the ageing star at its center appears to have already expelled a huge amount of its material, forming the two shells visible in the image. Found in the constellation of Orion (the Hunter) 8,213 light-years […]

Cops on Horseback Lead Handcuffed Man by Rope in Viral Photo

Emma Fiala, The Mind Unleashed Waking Times Two Galveston, Texas mounted patrol officers were caught on cameraleading a handcuffed black man by a rope tied to his hands. The photo spurred outrage across social media and the Galveston Police Department has been forced to respond—and apologize. This is just sickening and uncalled for. This young black […]

Racism to the Maximum: Outrage in US after Photo Showing Police Leading Black Man by a Rope Goes Viral

By Staff, Agencies Outrage erupted across the United States after a photo of two white police officers mounted on horseback walking a handcuffed black man by a rope – recalling the long history of violence, slavery and racism against African Americans during the era of segregation – went viral. Vernon Hale, the police chief of […]

The Guardian apologizes for saying Sputnik posted ‘fake’ Notre Dame PHOTO vilifying Muslims

“In an episode of Fake or for real? published on 19 April, we suggested that a photo that went viral during the Notre Dame fire had been doctored,” the Guardian wrote in an Instagram story Monday. Instagram stories only have a shelf-life of 24 hours, but thankfully screenshots of the story exist. “We have been […]

Starry Night 2.0: ISS astronaut Koch shares stunning tribute to Van Gogh (PHOTO)

“City lights, stars, lightning storms, even satellite flares – A composite of individual photos stacked on top of each other to show all the amazing things we see at night out our window,” Koch wrote in the accompanying caption to the photo which she dubbed, “Starry Night 2.0” in homage to Dutch post-impressionist painter Vincent […]

Photo essay: The most beautiful places in Gaza

Not what I was expecting to see at all – love the pictures, the market, the beach, the children, parents and families – so beautiful. I am continually in awe of the strength and resiliance of the Palestinian people. They are the true light unto the nations. Source Article from https://mondoweiss.net/2019/07/photo-beautiful-places/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=photo-beautiful-places Related Posts 2,000 atoms […]

Blain: "The Group Photo For The G20 Looks Line A Line Up For A Tarantino Film"

Blain’s Morning Porridge, submitted by Bill Blain Sometimes you just have to laugh.. The news a planeload of Brazilian sherpas heading to the Osaka G20 meeting was carrying industrial quantities of cocaine says everything. That’ll spoil the Saturday night party.. Or how about hints EC President Jean-Claude Junker will stay on the Brussels Throne to […]

TV Star Doctors Photo To Blame Trump For ‘Torture’ That Happened Under Obama

Actress Nancy Lee Grahn doctored a photo she posted on Twitter to blame Trump for something that actually occurred during the Obama administration. Grahn, best known for her roles on “Santa Barbara” and “General Hospital,” tweeted photos of children wrapped in aluminum emergency blankets and huddled together in an immigration detention center, claiming that their […]

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