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from the Guardian

In pictures: Atlas of Rare Birds by Dominic Couzens

White-rumped vultures were once a familiar sight in the cities of southern Asia, with a population numbering millions, but its numbers plummeted fast in the 1990s. It was discovered that an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat injured cattle was to blame. When the cattle died, the vultures would ingest the drug and suffer a slow, painful death


May 1990 Model alliance: Christy Turlington in a black sleeveless body, leather to waist and cotton jersey bottom; Linda Ecangelista wears a black cotton scoop necked short sleeved body; both with monogrammed belts; all by Christian Dior. White towel, at John Lewis. All make up by RoC. Fashion editor: Sarajane Hoare. Hair: Sam McKnight at Daniel Galvin. Make up: Mary Greenwell. Photography: Patrick Demarchelier


Ozark Log Cabin Block size - 9.5" unfinished , 9.0" finished PS Click on the picture for a close-up view of the block and the color ...

from Topshop

MOTO Embroidered Mom Shorts

Take the denim short up a notch with this whimsy embroidered style. Cut in a signature high-waist with multiple pockets and a raw cut-off hem with splits at the side seam. We love the super-cute floral embroidery details. #Topshop

from The Huffington Post

20 Endangered Species That May Surprise You

Glaucous Macaw, country of origin: Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay. Now extinct due to habitat destruction

from Scholastic Teachers

Election 2012: May the Best Character Win! Part 2

The White House, USA. Visit Pennsylvania Avenue for a gleaming close-up of American presidency.