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Evacuations continue in Afghanistan – in pictures

Following the Taliban’s military takeover of the country, westerners continue to leave. Afghans hoping to escape Taliban rule have gathered in Kabul, with many making desperate attempts to flee. There was chaos at the airport, where troops used guns and helicopters to clear the runways, and several people died in frantic last-minute attempts to escape by clinging to departing planesAfghanistan – follow live updatesBiden stands ‘squarely behind’ decision to withdraw Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, World news, Afghanistan, Taliban, South and Central Asia, Art and design, Kabul


The fall of Afghanistan – in pictures

From across the country, Afghans hoping to escape Taliban rule have gathered in Kabul, with many making desperate attempts to flee. Chaos unfolded at the airport, where troops used guns and helicopters to clear the runways, and several people died in frantic last-minute attempts to escape by clinging to departing planesAfghanistan – follow live updatesBiden stands ‘squarely behind’ decision to withdraw Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, World news, Afghanistan, Taliban, South and Central Asia, Art and design, Kabul


At sunrise.

Please use the comments section to introduce whatever topics you like. I'm still moderating all the comments, so you have to wait for me to put your comment through. To pass moderation, be interesting — be worth reading. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Plants, Sunrise, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse


Gloriously faded and sometimes overgrown old Tokyo shopfronts

On my Instagram account, the majority of photos are of faded and dilapidated old shopfronts — images that are taken on my phone and shot exclusively in square format. Part of the reason for this is that creatively, a different aspect ratio forces me to adopt a slightly different approach, plus on a purely practical level, the wider lens on the phone means I can still get shots when the situation requires something other than my favoured 35mm. When space allows, however, many buildings work bette...
Tags: Travel, Photography, Instagram, Tokyo, Leica


Attorney for Trevor Bauer’s accuser says alcoholism made her vulnerable to sexual assaults

A 27-year-old San Diego woman seeking a five-year restraining order against Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer wiped away tears as she testified Monday morning about her lengthy history of alcohol abuse, which her attorney said made her vulnerable to the violent sexual assaults allegedly inflicted by the baseball star during a pair of 2021 encounters at his Pasadena home. During a hearing at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles to determine whether a temporary restraining order against ...
Tags: News, Instagram, Sexual Assault, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Courts, Mlb, Ohio, Pasadena, Los Angeles Dodgers, O J Simpson, Bauer, Dodgers


15 Attributes of Positively Energizing Leaders

WHEN YOU HEAR the term positive leadership, it is easy to get cynical and think it is all happy-talk and disconnected from reality. But it isn’t. In fact, it is about those attributes that energize us and help us to deal with reality in a productive way. In Positively Energizing Leadership, Professor of Management and Organizations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, Kim Cameron, says it is about “how to capitalize on an inherent tendency in all living systems to orien...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Cameron, University of Kansas, Ross School of Business, Positive Leadership, University of Michigan Kim Cameron, Cary Nieuwhof


Where to Instagram in Vegas

Between the Bellagio fountains , the replica Eiffel Tower, and the faux Venice canals, Las Vegas is an Instagrammer’s paradise — not to mention the iconic “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign and the Elvises on every corner happy to snap a selfie with you for a few bucks. There are so many other wonderfully weird spots that might as well have been designed just for social media. If you’re at the top of your ‘gram game, get deep into the city that locals know and love to see and snap: the lesser-known s...
Tags: Travel, Lyft, Hollywood, London, Instagram, Oscar, Eiffel Tower, Las Vegas, Venice, Elvis, Sin City, Vegas, Las Vegas Boulevard, All, Bellagio, Cadillac


Episode #109: (MINI) Ways To Increase Curb Appeal

In this mini episode, we’re chatting about ways to increase curb appeal. If you are looking to list your home or simply want to spruce up a bit, this episode is for you! You can stream the episode here on the blog or on  iTunes ,  Spotify ,  Google Play ,  TuneIn ,  Pocket Casts , and  Stitcher . You can find the podcast posts archive here . Thank you to Allform for sponsoring this week’s mini episode! Right now, ABM listeners can take 20% off their order by visiting allform.com/abeautifulme...
Tags: Podcast, Instagram, Home Decor, Etsy, Nashville, Zillow, Home Decor 101, Elsie, Lance, Keely, Allform, Elsie Elsie, Etsy Thanks, Thomas Kincaid


We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #550

Reddit launches TikTok-style video feed for iOSReddit is the latest platform to embrace short-form video content, launching a video feed for the iOS app. A new video button appears next to the search bar, and pulls content from subreddits. Just like the TikTok experience, the Reddit version works as a scrollable vertical list of videos, with interaction options like upvoting and downvoting available. When the feature will be available to Android users is not yet clear, but the addition of video ...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Privacy, Safety, Youtube, Social Media, Seo, Reddit, Mashup, Platform Updates, Monday Mashup, Monday Mashup 550, Teen Safety


Shifting Gears

    I thought this vacation going to see Yann's family I would create a travel log of our road trip, add photos, tips, and places to see... addresses. I thought of the delightful fodder for my blog. I was looking forward to adding my photos -thoughts at the end of each day that would highlight the happy side.    Though the reality is this year has been heavy emotionally, and this vacation as lovely as it is finds me wanting space to let go and just be. I need a rest, I need time for my emotions ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Instagram, Marty, Yann, French la Vie


Visual Marketing: How to Sell Easy Through Perfect Photography?

Finding new and unique ways to reach modern consumers is something most business owners are passionate about. While there are several ways to attract attention from potential customers, few are as effective as visual marketing. A recent study found that over 70% of businesses report using visual marketing in their existing advertising campaigns. Before you start investing in visual marketing campaigns, you need to figure out how to approach the process of creating pictures for your target dem...
Tags: Instagram, Advertising, Don, Instagram Frequent Instagram


Sea slug smuggling and a bat mural: Monday’s best photos

The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, UK News, World news


Geri Horner shares stunning bikini photos as she marks special anniversary

Geri Horner took to Instagram on Monday to mark a personal anniversary. The former Spice...
Tags: Instagram, Geri Horner


Strictly's Giovanni Pernice and Maura Higgins share glimpse inside romantic getaway

Since going Instagram official, Maura Higgins and Giovanni Pernice have been offering fans...
Tags: Instagram, Giovanni Pernice, Maura Higgins


The last nomad hippies – a photo essay

The hippy movement may have been in decline since its 1960s heyday, but there are still Europeans who choose an alternative lifestyle. During the pandemic, when many people are considering whether there might be a different way to live rather than returning to old ways, journalist Roberto Palomo journeys through Portugal with some of those who are living outside established societyThe pandemic disrupted so many people’s plans, including mine. As a freelance reporter, my scheduled trip through So...
Tags: Europe, Photography, Life and style, Portugal, South America, Badajoz, Roberto Palomo, south west of Spain


‘We always see sex from the man’s view’: Cammie Toloui, the peep show performer who peeped back

Turning her camera on her customers, the sex worker and photojournalist exposed the male gaze to itself – and opened up a world of shame and desire“As a rebellious preteen, I sat down and made a list of my life goals,” writes Cammie Toloui in her photobook 5 Dollars for 3 Minutes. “It was pretty simple: 1. Sex. 2. Drugs. 3. Rock’n’roll.”Born in the San Francisco Bay Area in the Summer of Love, Toloui was in the right place to hit these targets, and by 1990 was a member of a feminist punk band, ...
Tags: Art, Books, Photography, Women, San Francisco, Culture, Art and design, Men, Pornography, San Francisco Bay Area, State University, Art and design books, Cammie Toloui, Toloui, Yeastie Girlz, Lusty Lady


Roger Federer faces another knee surgery, potentially ending the 2021 tennis season

20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer faces yet another knee surgery and revealed that he will be on crutches and will miss the competition “for many months.” The 40-year old Swiss tennis star, speaking on a video posted via his official Instagram account, said that the doctors have informed him the surgery is needed in order to feel better and potentially prolong his professional tennis career. “I just wanted to give you a bit of an update what’s been going on since Wimbledon. As you can i...
Tags: Instagram, Sport, Roger Federer, ATP, Tennis News


CNN Underscored exclusive: Bring a bidet into your bathroom with 15% off at Tushy

Whether a past trip to Europe first piqued your interest in forsaking TP or you're simply feeling a little bidet-curious, it's time to take the plunge. Tushy, the Instagram-famous bidet company that makes easy-to-install toilet attachments, is offering up a discount for our Days of Deals event.
Tags: Europe, Instagram, Cnn



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