U.S. House of Representatives derails Obamacare, lines form for new Apple iPhone, blue sheep art project in Germany and more in today’s daily brief.
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Local photographer capturing portraits of everyday Baltimore with aspirations of one day becoming a wire photojournalist: Meet Noah Scialom aka NoahCalm on Instagram.
Activists demonstrate during the second anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, Mount Sinabung spews rocks and red-hot ash, flooding in Colorado continues and more in today’s daily brief.
Did you catch NASA’s frog photobomb?
NASA released this photo Thursday that captured a frog flying through the air during the launch of the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft. It was taken by a still camera on a sound trigger, says NASA, who reported that “the condition of the frog, however, is uncertain.”
The craft, which took off from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, is currently on its way to orbit the moon where it will collect data about lunar conditions. Click for more on the mission.
Over a hundred surfers with traditional wooden boards turned out for the 11th annual World Belly Boarding Championships at Chapel Porth in Cornwall, England on Sept. 8. According to the WBBC, the event was first started in 2003 by Martyn Ward and Chris Ryan as a memorial contest to the late Arthur Traveller, a Londoner and Chapel Porth boarder. Organized by the National Trust, the championship celebrates the art of surf riding. | Photos by Matt Cardy of Getty Images.
With Washington state legalizing marijuana for recreational use, here’s an inside look at High Times U.S. Cannabis Cup Seattle, which was held on Sept. 7-8. The Cup featured seminars, musical performances as well as a marijuana growing competition that included categories like “Best Hybrid,” “Best U.S. Hash” and “Best Non-Edible Medically Infused Product.” Click for a list of winners.
Festival of the Winds in Sydney, a look at Miss World 2013, the Teej festival in Kathmandu and more in today’s daily brief.
World leaders meet in Russia for the G20 summit, motivational speaker Nick Vujicic was born without limbs and swims with sharks, a sunset over the US Open and more in today’s daily brief.
Sept. 3 Photo Brief: U.S. debates action in Syria, Rodman visits North Korea again, underwater with the fish
U.S. leaders debate action in Syria, Dennis Rodman makes a second visit to North Korea, underwater at Galapagos Marine Reserve and more in today’s daily brief.