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Crikey Blogs | FOOD & TRAVEL|

Photo gallery: bunggul dancing at Barunga

The annual Barunga Festival features the bunggul, where traditional Aboriginal dancers show their skills. Bob Gosford was there, capturing the moment.

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Crikey Blogs | FOOD & TRAVEL|

Photo gallery: the beauty of Figbirds in a fig tree

Sometimes birds are hard to find. Sometimes not. Bob Gosford takes two steps from his bed and finds an ornithorium of wonder and beauty.

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Crikey Blogs | FOOD & TRAVEL|

Scones, Sassafras and (almost) spring in the Dandenong gardens

Driving through the cool air of Sassafras, W H Chong explored the beautiful Dandenong gardens, and stopped for tea and scones.

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LIFE | FILM & TV|

Rare photographs of Batman, old school style

Batman wasn’t always a dark and foreboding character. Long before The Dark Knight Rises there was Adam West and the popular 60s TV show. LIFE has published a collection of rare photographs from the set.

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Buzz Feed | LINKS|

40 of history’s most powerful photographs

Warning: the 40 photographs presented on this BuzzFeed page — beautiful, sad and moving — are so vivid and evocative they may cause you to tear up.

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Crikey Blogs | ART & DESIGN|

Les petites maisons de la rue Crémieux

In the short street of Rue Cremieux in Paris, blocked off from traffic, 33 houses and a hotel reside. Bob Gosford photographs the street’s colourful array of edifices.

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Daily Mail | LINKS|

Vale Donna Summer, the Queen of Disco

Legendary Hot Stuff singer Donna Summer has died, age 63, leaving behind a colourful legacy of fashion, songs and tunes.

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Crikey Blogs | FOOD & TRAVEL|

Tripping the (Warlock Ponds) light fantastic

With a blood orange moon lingering in the sky above Warlock Ponds in Mataranka, NT, Bob Gosford captured glorious reflections of colour and light on road trains rolling up to Darwin.

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Crikey Blogs | FOOD & TRAVEL|

Where beautiful contradictions abound: Kakadu National Park in the wet

Last weekend during what locals call a “dry wet” Bob Gosford visited Kakadu National Park and the Ranger uranium mine. It was a stunning sight: the ugly glory of the Ranger mine contrasted with the beauty of the landscape surrounding it.

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Telegraph (UK) | FOOD & TRAVEL|

Mid-air animalia

The Telegraph photographer Paul Goldstein has a penchant for capturing images of animals in mid-air — including Polar bear cubs, a dolphin leaping in Sri Lanka and a South Shetlands penguin.

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NY Times Business | LINKS|

The primaries in pictures

Mitt Romney grasping a confused looking baby. Rick Perry cradling a tommy gun. A giant toy elephant and Newt Gingrich. This — and more — is the 2012 Republican primaries in pictures.

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National Post | EUROPE|

Athens in flames

Protests in Greece turned shockingly violent over the weekend as crowds gathered to riot over austerity measures. Photographer Scott Maniquet captured some powerful images.

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Crikey Blogs | FOOD & TRAVEL|

The blue marble that is planet earth

Out in space there are no borders, and no signs or sounds of human conflicts, or the clash of ideas. There is just the blue marble that is planet earth, writes Ben Sandilands.

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Time | ART & DESIGN|

Never-before-seen photos from the night MLK died

LIFE photographer Henry Groskinsky was in Alabama on April 4, 1968 when Martin Luther King Jr was shot dead. He rushed to the crime scene and took these incredible photos of grieving civil rights leaders.

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Foreign Policy | FOOD & TRAVEL|

Wander China’s technicolour frozen wonderland

It may be cold living in Harbin, China, one of the world’s most northern metropolitan areas. But the benefit is the annual ice festival, where 2000 giant ice sculptures and buildings full of lights fill the city.

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Boing Boing | FOOD & TRAVEL|

Global No Pants Subway Ride Day

What’s that? You didn’t participate in Global No Pants Subway Ride Day? Lucky for you, the internet was invented. Check Boing Boing for a collection of leggy photographs.

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Daily Mail | ASIA-PACIFIC|

The Crying Game — North Korean style

They wept and wept and wept: those who attended Kim Jong-il’s funeral were careful not to be out-wailed by their companions. Daily Mail has compiled striking photographs from the tightly stage managed event and the disparate reactions from across the border.

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New York Times | LINKS|

Faces of post-war Iraq

Citizens of Iraq have had good reason to flee their homes in recent years, but many chose to stay and build their lives there despite war and decaying infrastructure. Andrea Bruce offers a beautiful gallery of Iraqi pride.

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Crikey Blogs | FOOD & TRAVEL|

The stars, baby, the stars…

Bob Gosford went camping at the Gippsland lakes and pointed his camera towards the sky. This is what he saw…

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LIFE | LINKS|

Life magazine’s worst ever covers

The cover of a magazine is the single biggest determiner for sales. But what happens when editors use a terrible cover? Life magazine admits its 20 most confusing ones.

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Crikey Blogs | FOOD & TRAVEL|

First look at Bill Murray as Franklin D. Roosevelt

Bill Murray will ditch his lackadaisical comedic schtick to play the 32nd President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, in a new film to be released next year, reports Luke Buckmaster.

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Crikey Blogs | FOOD & TRAVEL|

When in Rome…admire the Romans

It’s hard to dispute that a noticeably high percentage of Romans carry off that hard to pin down quality we call Style, says W H Chong, soaking up the sights of Europe.

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Farrago | FEDERAL|

Key moments in Oz political history, as told by Lego

Relive the disappearance of Harold Holt and Gough Whitlam’s dismissal and speech on the steps of Parliament House in this glorious photo galley of Lego recreations by Liz Chomiak.

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LIFE | FOOD & TRAVEL|

The beautiful blues

If your favourite colour is blue — or if you’re just after some lovely things to look at — Life’s photo gallery of beautiful blue things will tickle your retinas and sweeten your eyeballs.

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Daily Mail | LINKS|

Debauchery rises as freeloaders flock to Wall Street

Not all “protesters” occupying Wall Street are there for political purposes: freeloaders, homeless people and randoms from all over have flocked in their masses, bringing debauchery with them.

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