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You're certainly cut out for this job: Candid photographs of Barack Obama reveal the husband, father and statesman at work and play

You're certainly cut out for this job: Candid photographs of Barack Obama reveal…

Animal of the day – 3/30/2011 – The Barn Owl

ZME Science While the owl is commonly associated with wisdom, make no mistake - it’s a vicious predator of the night. It’s main weapon is its stealth, as it silently dashes through pitch black catching pray off-guard. This remarkable ability of...

He talked about Joanne a lot, about what she had done with her life, running the Westport Playhouse. He said to me, ‘Do you know what my definition of marriage is?’ I said no. He said, ‘Well, when we get in the elevator together, my wife checks my fly without looking.’ Sam Mendes remembers Paul Newman, 2008

Monaco's millionaire commuters lay plans to beat Treasury clampdown

Luxury yachts moored in the harbour in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Photograph: Graeme Robertson

Patrick Barkham on the dramatic decline of Britain's butterflies

Mathematician Katherine Johnson at Work

Mathematician Katherine Johnson at Work NASA research mathematician Katherine Johnson is photographed at her desk at Langley Research Center in 1966. Johnson made critical technical contributions during her career of 33 years which included calculating the trajectory of the 1961 flight of Alan Shepard. She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Nov. 24 2015. February 25 2016

Moonrise over the Badlands - Franz Josef Kovacs - Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2008 : Wildscapes - Runner-up

Best Photo Outtakes of the Year

We may only see snowflakes dancing in the air for the next few months but we can still enjoy these long-exposure photos of Golden fireflies taken from 2008-2011 in Japan