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The 2021 Audubon Photography Awards: Winners and Honorable Mentions

Photography, at its best, can heighten our awareness, allowing us to see the world more clearly. The same could be said about birding. And when we combine the two, magical things happen.

Focusing our attention on the winged wonders that share our planet can reveal everything from the finest details to the largest patterns of life, as shown by many of the 8,770 images and 261 videos entered in this year’s contest. From the admissions focused on native flora for our Plants for Birds category to the more artistic compositions for the Fisher Prize, our judges were once again amazed

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2021 Tour de France TV, live stream schedule

Every stage of the 108th Tour de France airs live on NBC Sports and Peacock.

All NBC and NBCSN coverage also streams on NBCSports.com/live and the NBC Sports app.

Tadej Pogacar defends his surprise title from September, when he became the first Slovenian to win cycling’s most prestigious stage race.

Pogacar, then 21, was the second-youngest winner in race history, after Henri Cornet in 1904. (Cornet won after the first four finishers were disqualified for unspecified cheating. The 19-year-old Frenchman rode 21 miles with a flat tire during the last stage after spectators reportedly threw nails on the road.)

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Photographers to Follow on Instagram: June 25, 2021

Every day, the PetaPixel Instagram account is sharing excellent photography from our readers and those who inspire us. Here’s a look at some of our recent favorite posts and the photographers behind the lens.

Our @PetaPixel Instagram page has been posting all the great work that finds its way in front of our eyes. Want to see your photos shared on our account? First, you’ll want to follow us. Then use the #petapixel hashtag in your posts to join our Instagram community of photographers. These steps let us easily find what to share.

Below, we recognize a selection of talented

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Ed Sheeran opens up about embracing fatherhood

Ed Sheeran spoke about how despite the challenges that come with fatherhood, it is all worth it
Ed Sheeran spoke about how despite the challenges that come with fatherhood, it is all worth it

British singer Ed Sheeran is giving his candid thoughts on embracing fatherhood since he and wife Cherry Seaborn welcomed their daughter Lyra.

During a chat on SiriusXM, the Shape of You singer spoke about how despite the challenges that come with fatherhood, it is all worth it.

“It is the best thing that’s ever happened to me. I think there’s so many different sides and shapes to it,” shared Sheeran.

“There’s difficult days, there’s amazing, easy days. It’s just a rollercoaster of

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KU will host photography workshop in Hays

KU News Service

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design will host a free, one-day photography workshop for high school students at the Hays Arts Center on July 10.  

Students will spend the day developing camera skills and learning about the art, science and history of photography. Led by Mike Sinclair, professional photographer and the KU photography program’s professor of practice, and assisted by KU photography students, the workshop will give participants the opportunity to see how creative interests, personal experiences and technical know-how can combine to communicate ideas in new ways.

The free event will

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Iowa man arrested after firearms found in Chicago hotel room overlooking July 4 festivities

Keegan Casteel, 32, is charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.

An Iowa man has been arrested after a rifle and ammunition were found near a window inside his hotel room in downtown Chicago on the Fourth of July, officials said.

A member of the cleaning staff at the W Hotel alerted authorities about firearms he found “in a very suspicious position inside one of the rooms” on Sunday, Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown said Tuesday.

The rifle and handgun, along

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AMC Entertainment Is Playing a Movie That Won’t End Well

I’m sure many investors in AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) have stopped reading this article just based on the headline. And others are ready to tell me I don’t get it. So let me be clear. When it comes to AMC stock, I understand your point. I just disagree with it.

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In 2021, AMC stock is at its record high. More specifically, investors are paying twice as much per share as the previous all-time high set for AMC stock in 2016. This is in the face of earnings that were dipping before the

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A Small Brazilian Photo Club That Reached for the Skyline

Europe was exhausted after World War II, and Brazil was ready to pick up the slack. Dozens of artists had left Europe fleeing fascism, and Brazil’s government was ready to support ambitious cultural undertakings, reflected in museums devoted to modern art and the inauguration of the São Paulo Biennial in 1951. This enthusiasm for modern art and new technological forms like photography can be felt even in amateur clubs like Foto-Cine Clube Bandeirante (FCCB), founded in 1939 in São Paulo. A trailblazer in the avant-garde art scene but little known outside the country, the group takes center stage in the

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What’s happening at ‘Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide’ after shut down

Bobby Moynihan and Ron Funches are set to host

Bobby Moynihan and Ron Funches are set to host Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide. (Photo: Instagram)

Two weeks after NBC’s new series Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide shut down production because of a diarrhea outbreak on its California set, TV audiences are no closer to seeing it.

The Wrap reports that the network and Universal Television have not yet figured out how to make the new show, hosted by comedians Bobby Moynihan and Ron Funches, work without its final episodes, including the finale, in which someone will win a cash prize for their deft navigation of waterpark challenges. 

And the pressure

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Journalist tells viewers on live TV that he hasn’t been paid

Kalimina Kabinda interrupted his news broadcast on Zambia’s KBN TV on June 19 to say, “away from the news, ladies and gentlemen, we are human beings. We have to get paid.”

“Unfortunately, on KBN we haven’t been paid,” he said, adding that his colleagues were also due payment: “Everyone else haven’t been paid, including myself. We have to get paid.”

Kabinda posted a clip of the broadcast on Facebook, writing in the caption: “Yes I did that on live TV, just because most journalists are scared to speak out doesn’t mean journalists shouldn’t speak out.”
In a statement on
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