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What ISIS Really Wants - Atlantic http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2015/02/what-isis-really-wants/384980/

What ISIS Really Wants

ISIS--The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.

1907-1915: Russia Before the Revolution, in Color -  Mashable

1907-1915: Russia Before the Revolution, in Color

<> 1911 A merchant at the Samarkand market displays silk, cotton and wool fabrics as well as a few traditional carpets. A framed page of the Koran hangs at the top of the stall. Image: Prokudin-Gorskii / Library of Congress

Series III Land Rover gets adventurous with Petrolicious - Autoblog

This story comes in partnership with Belstaff as we hit the dunes in a Land Rover Series III. As a car photographer who shoots for many of the big auction ho.

Photos that give voice to the animal kingdom - Frans Lanting - TED

TED: Frans Lanting: Photos that give voice to the animal kingdom - Frans Lanting

Photos that give voice to the animal kingdom - Frans Lanting - TED

TED: Frans Lanting: Photos that give voice to the animal kingdom - Frans Lanting

15 Incredible Photographs of the Volcano in Iceland - Guide To Iceland

15 Incredible Photographs of the Holuhraun Volcano in Iceland

Iceland based photographer Iurie Belegurschi has just done something amazing. Right now, there is an eruption in progress at the Bararbunga volcano in the Holuhraun lava field in Iceland.

iPhone 6 Plus Camera Review: Iceland - Austin Mann

iPhone Camera: this video convinced me that the camera is far superior than the iPhone

Chai - the drink India can't live without - BBC

The chai wallahs of India

Ganesh, a chai wallah at the railway station in Patna in Bihar state, India.

The Terrible Beauty of Glaciers Melting and Oceans Rising | Science | Smithsonian

The Terrible Beauty of Glaciers Melting and Oceans Rising

APRIL A Watershed Moment By Daniel Beltrá. Water in Iceland's Ölfusá River flows around sandbars toward the Atlantic Ocean. The Ölfusá is Iceland's largest river, and its watershed drains square miles (or one-seventh of Iceland).

Portraits of Traditional Mongolian Nomads by Brian Hodges - Feature Shoot  Driven by what he describes as his “insatiable curiosity,” Santa Barbara-based photographer Brian Hodges is continuously reaching towards terra incognita, always in search of forming connections with unexplored landscapes and peoples.

Mongolian Nomads - Santa Barbara-based photographer Brian Hodges captured these spectacular photos depicting the life of traditional Mongolian nomads.

Observing rituals of faith - Big Picture   Across the Middle East and the world this week, preparations have been made for major holidays of different faiths. As Hajj culminates, the Muslim holiday...

Observing rituals of faith

Ultra-Orthodox Jews of the Hassidic sect Vizhnitz reflect on a car window as they gather on a hill overlooking the Mediterranean sea as they participate in a Tashlich ceremony in Herzeliya, Israel, Oct.