Zack Seckler’s best photograph: wild Iceland from the air

The pilot flew me around the volcanic coast in his tiny homemade plane with the door open and me hanging out taking pictures I shot this off the southern coast of Iceland, from a ultra-light aircraft, in the days before drones were ubiquitous. I love the stark nature of the Icelandic landscape and its contrasts. Deltas form from glacial meltwater running down towards the shoreline, picking up silt and different materials along the way to create these ribbon patterns. Theres all sorts of wildlife too birds, beautiful wild horses, seals. So a few years ago after a lot of research, cross-referencing Google Earth with books and photography by others, I took a red eye from New York to Reykjavik. It …

Why Jeffrey Epstein Got Away With Sexually Abusing Girls For So Long

Why can men like more than a decade ago.  On Thursday, federal judge Richard Berman is expected to rule on whether or not Epstein can stay out on bail while he dozens of girls in New York and Florida during the early 2000s. valued at don’t have to be a millionaire or a celebrity to get away with abusing girls. Or assaulting and raping women, for that matter. Anyone can do it. When you’re not famous, it’s even less likely anyone will care.  In a country ruled almost exclusively by men, there’s power simply in being male. The Atlantic rape kits sitting untested in warehouses. We’ve all watched as it’s taken many, many women or girls to simply make the …

What Would Happen To You If You DID Break Into Area 51?

The internet has been set alight with chatter of a viral Facebook event that jokingly invites people to raid Area 51. The US Air Force has already warned would-be alien hunters about approaching Area 51, reportedly saying: “We would discourage anyone from trying to come into the area where we train American armed forces.”  However, if those muted words don’t satisfy your curiosity, you’re perhaps left wondering: What would actually happen if you attempted to approach Area 51? A few people have tried to find out over the past decades – occasionally with fatal results.  US law forbids trespassing on military bases. According to Section 1382 of Title 18, the law prohibits any person from entering any military installation for any purpose …

DNA shows remains found at Virginia trash incinerator are those of missing toddler

Police say remains found July 3 were those of missing two-year-old Noah Tomlin. His mother Julia Tomlin, 34, was arrested Friday and charged with child neglect four days after she reported him missing.  (Hampton Police Department) “The Hampton Police Division will continue to collaborate with the Hampton Commonwealth Attorney’s Office to ensure this case transitions to the prosecution phase successfully,” he said. Cops said Tomlin told them that the last time she saw Noah was when she put him to bed on June 24 at 1 a.m. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Tomlin was jailed for five months in 2010 after pleading guilty to charges accusing her of severely burning her baby daughter on a hot kitchen stove.

20 Of The Most Iconic Photographs And The Cameras That Captured Them

One of the most iconic photos in history is, without a doubt, The Burning Monk. We’ve all seen this photo in school books, on the news, and in most-famous photo lists. The monk’s name was Thích Quảng Đức. He self-immolated in Saigon on June 11, 1963, to protest the South Vietnamese government’s persecution of Buddhists. The person who captured this selfless sacrifice for the greater good was photographer, Malcolm Browne. He passed away in 2012 but his legacy lives on. “I was thinking only about the fact it was a self-illuminated subject that required an exposure of about, oh say, f10 or whatever it was, I don’t really remember. I was using a cheap Japanese camera by the name of …

Ex-New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke at age 32

This 2012 file photo shows Mitch Petrus of the New York Giants NFL football team. Officials say Petrus, a former Arkansas offensive lineman who later won a Super Bowl with the New York Giants, has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke.  (AP) BAKER MAYFIELD TRASHES NEW YORK GIANTS FANS IN DEFENSE OF ODELL BECKHAM JR Petrus was a University of Arkansas walk-on who played alongside Razorback greats Darren McFadden and Felix Jones and later earned all-Southeastern Conference honors. He was drafted by the Giants in the fifth round in 2010 and had a three-year NFL career, winning a Super Bowl with New York in his second season and playing briefly for the New England Patriots and Tennessee Titans the …

Sir Paul McCartney to write a ‘wonderful’ musical

Lee Hall, who wrote Billy Elliot and the recent Elton John biopic Rocketman, is penning the script and collaborating with Sir Paul on the lyrics. “It’s A Wonderful Life is my favourite film,” said the Tony Award-winner. “It has absolutely everything – comedy, pathos and a rare humanity which has touched generation after generation. “To give it a life on the stage is an immense privilege in itself, but to do with Paul McCartney is off the scale. “Paul’s wit, emotional honesty and melodic brilliance brings a whole new depth and breadth to the classic tale. I feel as if an angel must be looking after me.” Follow us on Facebook, on Twitter @BBCNewsEnts, or on Instagram at bbcnewsents. If …

Fox News Contributor Tyrus Sent Lewd Texts To Colleague: Pull Your Boobs Out

The messages, which have not previously been reported, include texts in which Tyrus said to McHenry: “Just pull your boobs out now why don’t you. Just grin and bare it” and “keep being negative and I’ll send you another dick pic.” The Daily Beast reported that Tyrus was pulled off the show he co-hosted with McHenry, after McHenry complained to the network about him. that McHenry’s complaint included a claim of sexual harassment against Tyrus. Between November 2018 and January 2019, Tyrus sent texts like this one to McHenry: “I love the fact your always working if we ever had sex I feel like after an orgazzum you say speaking of feeling good did see the story on the puppy …

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change

Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habits I was born and raised beside a roaring fire, says Yasna Seguel proudly, as wet snowflakes tap against the kitchen window behind her and orange flames warm an outstretched palm. A tobacco-yellow stain soaks into the table cloth as she sets her mate gourd down to select a fresh log for the fire. Every evening through the bitterly cold winter months of June and July, the southern city of Coyhaique, the most populous in the region of Aysn in Chilean Patagonia, is smothered by a thick, fragrant blanket of damp wood smoke that …

This 78-Year-Old Grandmas Confession To Her Driver Went Viral On Twitter And Got Over 106,000 Likes

Twitter user @Cimónalisa 7.15 shared a now-viral thread about one such experience with one of her customers and the internet’s heart melted. She picked up an old woman who asked her what seemed like an odd question at first: had she ever been with a woman? but as they talked further the conversation turned into an experience that would change this passenger’s life. Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: BoyDyke Conscious_Filth abs_special ferreone JeauxAlejandro MsRita73 “The higher rates of aging and health disparities among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults is a major concern for public health,” according to author Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen, professor at the University of Washington’s School of Social Work. “The health disparities reflect the historical and …

What Is Airplane Turbulence, And Can It Cause A Plane To Crash?

Turbulence – the stomach-churning, panic-sparking, coffee-spiller of the skies – what exactly are you? And how scared of you should I be?  Even for seasoned jet-setters who are comfortable sitting in a cramped aluminum tube flying through the sky at 10,000 meters (33,000 feet) next to a screaming child, turbulence can be an unnerving experience. As you might have seen in the news this week, there was an especially terrifying story of around 37 people being injured due to extreme turbulence on an Air Canada flight from Vancouver to Sydney. However, these occurrences are rare and nothing to lose sleep over.  In simplest terms, turbulence in an aircraft is like hitting a pothole in your car. Instead of a crumbling tarmac, the plane is coming into contact …

Children ‘are getting sunburnt in school’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘Always wear sun cream and protect your eyes’ There are calls for a country-wide policy on sun-safety in schools after claims children are getting sunburnt. There is no blanket guidance to keep children protected and councils in Wales say it is up to individual schools. Unions advise teachers not to apply sun cream to children, and some schools do not allow pupils to bring their own in because of allergy concerns. But parents said one application of sun cream before school is not enough. The charity Tenovus Cancer Care says one blistering sun burn as a child can double the risk of skin cancer in later life, and called for the Welsh …

Angry Hotel Owners Response Refusing Influencer Free Accommodation Goes Viral

Social media ‘influencers’ have become a huge industry, as more and more people spend their time on the likes of Instagram, YouTube and Facebook rather than ‘traditional’ media like newspapers and TV. Vlogger Elle Darby and Paul Stenson, owner of The The White Moose Café in Dublin, might be the beginning of a backlash against entitled influencers and their habit of asking for freebies in exchange for ‘exposure.’ YouTuber Elle Darby sent this email to The Charleville Lodge Hotel, requesting free accommodation Image credits: WhiteMooseCafe Mr. Stenson’s sharp rebuke garnered a huge reaction online, with many people supporting his stance against an industry that we haven’t quite come to grips with yet. Many people see influencers as talentless freeloaders shamelessly hawking products with …