Every Year Japanese Art Students Get Together and Make Giant Animals Out of Straw

Since 2008, students from the Musashino Art University in Tokyo have travelled to Niigata City, Japan to create huge sculptures made from straw (featured...

Homeless, assaulted, broke: drivers left behind as Uber promises change at the top

Uber has vowed a shakeup of its scandal-prone executive culture. But its drivers, often left destitute by car rentals and low pay, who are...

Project Polunin: backstage at the blazing dancer’s new show in pictures

Photographer Sarah Lee was granted unique access to the preparations for Sergei Polunins new triple bill, an ambitious collaboration with Ilan Eshkeri and David...

In China’s far west the ‘perfect police state’ is emerging

During a trip through Chinas violence-plagued Xinjiang, the Guardian witnesses a dramatic security surge as Communist party fights to pacify regionIt was Friday, the...

‘Neighbours to newcomers’ portraits from Tamworth

Stories and photographs of families who have found peace and pride after resettling in Tamworth, New South Wales, a regional centre that has been...

Celeste Barber: ‘I get miffed with fashionistas thinking they are better than others’

The comedian and social media star on overnight Insta-fame, the weird world of fashion and embracing her comedy skillsCeleste Barber has a drinking game...

How a Republican baseball practice in Virginia became ‘a killing field’

In a rampage lasting 10 awful minutes, a gunman targeted Republican politicians as they held an early-morning practice in a picturesque parkAmerica has been...

Why neither North Korea nor the United States want all-out war

(CNN)It's been a tense six months on the Korean Peninsula and many North Korea watchers believe the situation is dangerous."If this goes to...

Alien intelligence: the extraordinary minds of octopuses and other cephalopods

After a startling encounter with a cuttlefish, Australian philosopher Peter Godfrey-Smith set out to explore the mysterious lives of cephalopods. He was left asking:...

15 Standouts from the 2017 Nat Geo Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

Contest entry period ends November 17th, 2017 National Geographic invites photographers from around the world to enter the 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year...

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15 Standouts from the 2017 Nat Geo Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

Contest entry period ends November 17th, 2017 National Geographic invites photographers from around the world to enter the 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year...

This Stop Motion Short Made with Pumpkins is Amazing

Sean Ohlenkamp and Rob Popkin created this incredible Halloween-themed stop motion animation using dozens and dozes of pumpkins. With music by Grayson Matthews,...

15 Ghoulish Twists On Classic Foods That’ll Liven Up Your Halloween Party

If you're a parent (or not), chances are you have at least a few Halloween celebrations...