Monthly Archive: November, 2013

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013 Part 2

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the… Continue reading

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013 Part 1

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and… Continue reading

President Obama & Secretary of State Kerry deliver in Geneva…

Pres Obama with John Kerry, Susan Rice and Phil Gordon in the Oval Office today before SOS Kerry departs for Geneva November 22, 2103 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Geneva,… Continue reading

Meet the Marines’ New Pirate-Hunting Team

Armed pirates have run rampant off Africa’s west coast for years, overtaking Somali pirates as the biggest maritime marauders in the world. But they may have a new outfit to reckon with: The… Continue reading

How A Washington Post reporter tracked down a $7 flea-market Renoir painting

A painting bought at a flea market in the US for $7, turned out to be a rare artwork by French Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, valued at up to $100,000. The rare painting was bought by a woman… Continue reading