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New York Times’ Snow Fall may not be the future of journalism. But it’s for sure the future of storytelling .

snow fall new york times storytellingEver since the New York Times launched its interactive web project, Snow Fall (a 5 part story of skiers and snowboarders trapped by an avalanche in Washington State’s Cascade mountain range), hypotheses of its effects on journalism and publishing have been ping-ponging between online news outlets. The debates over whether or not Snow Fall’s storytelling model (that recently hit 3.5 million page views) is the future of journalism, in fact deliver something more: lessons in content integration and the opportunity for brand-publisher collaboration.

If you haven’t read the feature yet, do. It’s something like magic — a visceral adventure story about a deadly avalanche that feels more like an interactive documentary that happens to have paragraphs than a newspaper story that happens to have interactives. Particularly ingenious is a section where a map traces doomed skiers’ paths down the mountain face as you scroll down the corresponding paragraphs. Further along, an animated video follows the contours of the avalanche sweeping down the same glade, with a clicking sound whose frequency indicates the changing speed of the barreling snow pack. Not just clever. Utterly ingenious.

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3 ursi polari care mananca inghetata de vanilie intr-o furtuna de zapada.

Exista oameni care vad povesti peste tot, pana si in cele mai mici detalii, situatii sau fraze. Oameni cu ochi delicios de mari. Oamenii aia misto, care te fac sa te indragostesti in cel mai dement si irational fel de ochii lor. Oamenii aia care ar putea scoate o poveste pana si dintr-o piatra. Oamenii aia care vad monstruos de mult, de fascinant. Oamenii aia carora, daca le-ai pune in fatza o fotografie complet alba, ti-ar spune: “Uhh, ce tare, ai fotografiat niste ursi polari mancand inghetata de vanilie intr-o furtuna de zapada”. Chiar asa. Cine-a spus ca nu poti vedea povesti peste tot? Candva Eugen Istodor imi spunea intr-un foarte sincer interviu (click aici pt. a citi) ca jumatate din chestiile de pe YouTube sint povesti. “Scurte, scurte, impleticite, surprinzand esentialul”, zice el. Fara sa vreau, azi am gasit in marea de bitzi cinci dintre ele. Pe care vi le dau voua, impliniti-le voi, vorba cuiva. Pe care mi le dau mie, cu dorinta de-a nu ajunge niciodata sa spun – atunci cand cineva imi va pune o fotografie blank in fatza si ma va intreba ce vad in ea – ca vad mai putin decat 3 ursi polari care mananca inghetata de vanilie intr-o furtuna de zapada. In speranta ca n-o sa ajung niciodata sa vad niciodata ceea ce vad restul: o fotografie blank. In momentul in care o sa ajung sa vad doar blank si nimic mai mult probabil se va intampla ceea ce anticipeaza Chuck Palahniuk. In momentul ala campionatul de fotbal se va fi terminat.

Asadar: cateva povestioare impleticite de care m-am impiedicat prin comentariile youtube:

Artist/Song: Air – All I need

Artist/Song: Chad Kroeger feat Santana – Why don’t you and I

Artist/Song: Leonard Cohen – In my secret life

Artist/Song: Joshua Kadison – Jessie

Artist/Song: Real McCoy – Another Night

Artist/Song: Adam Lambert – Whataya want from me?


Toate spun povesti diferite. Dar, intr-un fel halucinant de random, ele sint – de fapt – parti ale aceleiasi povesti. Sau poate doar franturi ale unei povesti care unora le e randomly familiara.

P.S.: Din lista asta lipseste o singura poveste. Pe undeva exista si o povestioara de-a mea. E prinsa in singurul meu comentariu de pe youtube. Sper sa il regasesc intr-o zi. Sau sa fie gasit. :)

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8 free media resources you may have missed:

Editors’ Weblog: www.editorsweblog.org

Online Journalism Review: www.ojr.org

(The good old) Poynter: www.poynter.org

Yahoo Media Directory: http://dir.yahoo.com/news_and_media/journalism/

Google Media Directory: http://www.google.com/Top/News/Media/Journalism/Resources/

European Journalism Centre: www.ejc.net

Youtube Reporters’ Center: www.youtube.com/reporterscenter

Innovations In Newspapers: www.innovationsinnewspapers.com

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2010 in photos.

As the year 2010 approaches its last few days, it’s time to look back on the previous 12 months. In the first third of 2010, Millions of gallons of oil spewed into the Gulf of Mexico, several massive earthquakes wreaked havoc worldwide, Vancouver hosted a successful Winter Olympics, and so much more. Each photo tells its own tale, weaving together into the larger story of 2010. This is a multi-entry story, 120 photographs over three days.
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A bird is mired in oil on the beach at East Grand Terre Island along the Louisiana coast on Thursday, June 3, 2010. Crude oil flowed from a hole in the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico for three months after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and sank on April 20th, 2010. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
 

In this aerial photo taken in the Gulf of Mexico more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana’s tip, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig is seen burning Wednesday, April 21, 2010. Eleven men working on the platform were killed, and 17 others injured. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) #

 

The growing oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico is captured in this image from NASA’s (MODIS) instrument aboard the Terra satellite. This natural-color image acquired April 29, 2010 shows a twisting patch of oil nearly 125 km (78 mi) wide. Approximately 4 million barrels (170 million gallons) were released overall. (NASA Earth Observatory/Jesse Allen/University of Wisconsin SSEC) #

 

Crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill washes ashore in Orange Beach, Alabama, Saturday, June 12, 2010. (AP Photo/Dave Martin) #

 

An Afghan man walks on the street as the sun sets over Delaram district in Nimroz province, southern Afghanistan on January 20, 2010. (REUTERS/Marko Djurica) #

 

Fireworks explode beside the London Eye and The Houses of Parliament on the River Thames during New Year celebrations in London January 1, 2010. (REUTERS/Toby Melville) #

 

A layer of fog floats into Victoria harbor in Hong Kong late on March 15, 2010. (RICHARD A. BROOKS/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

A day after a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti, killing thousands, a young woman climbs over shopping carts and the rubble of a collapsed store on January 13, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (THONY BELIZAIRE/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

An injured person is seen in the street after an earthquake hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010. (AP Photo/Jorge Cruz) #

 

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A man steps carefully through lifeless bodies piled outside the morgue in Port-au-Prince on January 14, 2010, following a devastating earthquake that rocked Haiti on January 12. Haiti’s government has placed the final death toll at over 230,000. (JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

A young Haitian man cries out in pain as his mother comforts him while being treated for a trauma wound on his arm at the Center Hospitalier de la Renaissance January 20, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Patients are being treated on the grounds of the hospital by Cuban and German doctors due to fears of the building’s structural integrity. (Win McNamee/Getty Images) #

 

In the outskirts of Port Au Prince, bodies, apparently of the victims of the earthquake, are dumped in piles just off the roadside. Photo taken January 15, 2010. (Boston Globe/Bill Greene) #

 

Residents of Cite Soleil, a shantytown try desperately to enter the police station where an aid distribution point has been set up in Port-au-Prince on January 26, 2010. Quake-hit Haiti will need at least a decade of painstaking reconstruction, aid chiefs and donor nations warned, as homeless, scarred survivors struggled to rebuild their lives. (THONY BELIZAIRE/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

A man touches his newborn baby, born three days earlier, at the Israeli hospital in Port-au-Prince January 20, 2010. (REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins) #

 

Torchbearer Alexander Miller carries the flame followed by 28 horse riders in Sioux Valley Dakota, Manitoba on January 9th, 2010. (© VANOC/COVAN, Luca Bertacchi with IMF) #

 

A snowboarder flies through the Olympic rings at the start of the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, February 12, 2010. (REUTERS/David Gray) #

 

Megan Sweeney of The United States descends the track during the Luge Women’s Singles on day 5 of the 2010 Winter Olympics at Whistler Sliding Centre on February 16, 2010 in Whistler, Canada. (Shaun Botterill/Getty Images) #

 

Russia’s Nikita Kriukov and Alexander Panzhinskiy (right) stretch to cross the finish line first in the men’s individual sprint classic cross-country final at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics on February 17, 2010. Kriukov won the gold medal ahead of compatriot Panzhinskiy who took silver and Norway’s Petter Northug who took bronze. (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (CANADA) #

 

Canadian forward Sidney Crosby (left) and teammate Scott Niedermayer celebrate as their team wins gold against the USA in the Men’s Gold Medal Hockey match at the Canada Hockey Place during the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada on February 28, 2010. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

Revellers of Mocidade Alegre samba school pose at the Sambadrome as the parade past in Sao Paulo, Brazil early on February 14, 2010. (MAURICIO LIMA/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

The Aurora Australis, air glow, and cloud-obscured city lights – blurred by the relative motion of the ISS during the long-exposure photograph. Two Russian spacecraft, docked to the ISS, are seen in the foreground of this April 4th, 2010 image. (NASA/JSC) #

 

Mourners arrive to light candles under a giant cross at Pilsudski Square in Warsaw, Poland, in memory of late Polish President Lech Kaczynski on April 11, 2010. Kaczynski, his wife Maria and leading members of the Polish military and government were killed when the presidential plane they were traveling in crashed while attempting to land at Smolensk, Russia on April 10th. The delegation was on its way to attend memorial services for the thousands of Polish military officers murdered by the Soviets during World War II at Katyn. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images) #

 

A five-week-old Chinchilla rabbit nibbles grass at a rabbit farm in Moosburg north of Munich March 22, 2010. The rabbits at the farm are bred to compete in rabbit shows. (REUTERS/Michaela Rehle) #

 

Kyrgyz riot policemen try to protect themselves during clashes with opposition supporters demonstrating against the government in Bishkek on April 7, 2010. Opposition followers killed Kyrgyzstan’s interior minister, took the deputy prime minister hostage and captured state television in a deadly revolt on April 7 against President Kurmanbek Bakiyev. A source in the office of Interior Minister Moldomus Kongantiyev revealed that he had been killed in riots in the northwest hub of Talas where the first protests had erupted. (VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

The collapsed Borde Rio apartment building is seen in Concepcion, Chile, Thursday, March 4, 2010. On February 27th, a devastating magnitude 8.8 earthquake struck Chile, one of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded. (AP Photo/ Natacha Pisarenko) #

 

A man holds up a Chilean flag in a flooded area after an earthquake in Pelluhue, some 322 kms, about 200 miles, southwest of Santiago, Chile on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010. (AP Photo/Roberto Candia) #

 

Spain’s Gerard Farres Guell kicks up sand with his Aprilia during the 4th stage of the Dakar 2010 between Fiambala, Argentina, and Copiapo, Chile on January 5, 2010. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

A penitent from “La Sed” brotherhood, walks to the church to take part in a procession in Seville, Southern Spain, Wednesday, March 31, 2010. Hundreds of processions take place throughout Spain during the Easter Holy Week. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti) #

 

U.S. Marines from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, protect an Afghan man and his child after Taliban fighters opened fire in the town of Marjah, in Nad Ali district, Helmand province, February 13, 2010. (REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic) #

 

U.S. Marine Sgt. Shane Hanley, a squad leader from Easy Company, 2-2 Marines, receives treatment by U.S. Army flight medic Sgt. Michael G. Patangan (left) while airborne in an army Task Force Pegasus medevac helicopter, shortly after Hanley was wounded, in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan on February 9th, 2010. Sgt. Hanley, of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, who agreed to have photos of himself published, sustained shrapnel injuries to the left side of his body, face and eye when an improvised explosive device detonated below him while he was on a foot patrol. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) #

 

Treasury Secertary Timothy Geithner (left) and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke pose for photos during the unveiling of the new $100 note at the Treasury Department April 21, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) #

 

After a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck Yushu, Qinghai, China on April 14, 2010, killing over 2,500 residents, praying Tibetan monks are seen through flames, distorted by the heat shimmer above the mass cremation of victims of the earthquake on April 17, 2010. (AP Photo) #

 

An undercover Israeli police officer holds a weapon as another detains a Palestinian suspected of throwing stones during clashes in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi al-Joz March 16, 2010. Palestinians had mounted violent protests in a “day of rage” in Jerusalem. (REUTERS/Baz Ratner) #

 

In this Feb. 16, 2010 photo, the work “Ants”, by Colombia’s artist Rafael Gomez Barros, covers the National Congress’ facade in Bogota, Colombia. According to the artist the ants symbolize the people displaced by the continuing armed conflict in Colombia. . (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara) #

 

The Guizer Jarl or Chief of the Jarl viking squad stands before the burning viking longship during Up Helly Aa in Lerwick, Scotland on January 26, 2010. (CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

A Sudanese woman with ethnic Nuer tribal scarification stands outside her grass hut in the town of Malakal in Upper Nile state, April 10, 2010. The Nuer receive facial markings during initiation into adulthood. (REUTERS/Finbarr O’Reilly) #

 

27-year-old Hugo Antonio Luna lies dead in the middle of the road with 18 gunshots in the northern border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, May 5, 2010. In Mexico’s continuing drug-related violence, over 9,600 people were killed in the year 2010 alone. (AP Photo/Javier Manzano) #

 

A balloon flies during the International Hot Air Balloon Week in Chateau-d’Oex January 23, 2010. Over 80 balloons from 15 countries participated in the ballooning event in the Swiss mountain resort. (REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud) #

 

Magma churns and gushes in the lava lake of Mount Nyiragongo, one of Africa’s most active volcanoes, in Goma, Congo on March 31, 2010. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) #

 

A mature bald eagle calls out to its mate Monday, April 12, 2010, near the the confluence of the Tanana and Chena Rivers outside of Fairbanks, Alaska. (AP Photo/The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, John Wagner) #

 

Lightning streaks across the sky as lava flows from an Icelandic volcano in Eyjafjallajokul April 17, 2010. The volcano spewed ash into the air for weeks, wreaking havoc on flights across Europe. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)
 

Lighthouse Christian School teacher Heather Harrell reacts after finding her grandmother’s Bible in her classroom that was destroyed by the flood in Antioch, Tennessee on Monday, May 3, 2010. (AP Photo/The Tennessean, Shelley Mays) #

 

BP CEO Tony Hayward prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Oversight and Investigations subcommittee hearing on the role of BP in the Deepwater Horizon Explosion and oil spill on June 17, 2010. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) #

 

Prior to the 2010 World Cup, a fan waves a South African flag during a parade for Bafana Bafana, the South African national soccer team on June 9th, 2010 in Sandton, South Africa. (Clive Mason/Getty Images) #

 

Landon Donovan of the United States (front left) celebrates after scoring a goal with fellow team members Clint Dempsey (back left) and Edson Buddle, during the World Cup group C soccer match between the United States and Algeria at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, June 23, 2010. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) #

 

Two year-old octopus Paul, the so-called “octopus oracle” predicts Spain’s 2010 soccer World Cup final victory over The Netherlands by opening and choosing a mussel from a glass box decorated with the Spanish national flag instead of a glass box with the Dutch flag, at the Sea Life Aquarium in the German city of Oberhausen on July 9, 2010. Paul became a media star after correctly picking all six German World Cup results including their first-round defeat against Serbia and their semi-final defeat against Spain. (REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay) #

 

South African Lucas Mahuca, 3, kicks a ball as he plays soccer in a field next to his house in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg, South Africa. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti) #

 

An airplane passes in front of a rainbow above the Mediterranean sea in Nice, southeastern France on Aug. 5, 2010. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau) #

 

A man takes a picture inside the British pavilion, a structure bristling with long acrylic rods with seeds embedded inside, at the World Expo 2010 site in Shanghai, China on April 14, 2010. (PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

German police officers lift a woman from the crowd of revelers outside a tunnel at the Love Parade “The art of Love” in the western German city of Duisburg July 24, 2010. A stampede killed at least 19 people after mass panic broke out in a tunnel at the techno music festival in Germany on Saturday. (REUTERS/Daniel Naupold) #

 

A Pygmy Marmoset (Callithrix pygmaea) among of the hairs of a keeper at a primate rescue and rehabilitation center near Santiago, Chile on August 3, 2010. The Pygmy Marmoset, known as the world’s smallest monkeys and under danger of extinction, was confiscated after being found inside the clothes of a Peruvian citizen during a highway police check at the northern city of Antofagasta. (REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado) #

 

A statue and a torn Thai national flag remain in front of Bangkok’s Central World shopping mall, which was gutted by fire after army soldiers advanced towards an encampment of thousands of “Red Shirt” protesters who had been occupying parts of Bangkok on May 19, 2010. (REUTERS/Adrees Latif) #

 

On February 13, 2010 NASA’s Cassini spacecraft approached close to Saturn’s moon Mimas, approximately 70,000 km away, and created this image of the icy satellite. Saturn’s limb and upper atmosphere are visible in the background. (NASA/JPL/SSI) #

 

Two-year-old Dhoal, a child suffering from severe malnutrition, is swarmed with flies as he cries on a bed at a local hospital in the southeast Sudanese town of Akobo on April 10, 2010. The population in Akobo and the surrounding counties in the Jonglei state in southern Sudan are suffering from the effects of a devastating drought and tribal conflict. Aid officials have called Akobo the “hungriest place on earth,” after a survey showed that 46 percent of children under five are malnourished. (ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

A farmer works in a field southwest of WaKeeney, Kansas with ominous clouds looming overhead on Sunday, June 20, 2010. Severe weather battered parts of northwest Kansas with heavy rain, wind, hail and isolated tornadoes. (AP Photo/The Hays Daily News, Steven Hausler) #

 

Pilot Capt. Brian Bews parachutes to safety just as his CF-18 fighter jet plummets to the ground during a practice flight at the Lethbridge County Airport for the weekend airshow in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada on July 23, 2010. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Lethbridge Herald, Ian Martens) #

 

After months of heavy rainfall caused some of the worst floods Europe has seen in decades, farmers help a horse to jump into an amphibious vehicle in flooded Juliszew village in central Poland at Wisla river on May 24, 2010. (JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

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Sokreun Mean, 36, a badly scarred victim of an acid attack, poses at the Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity (CASC) facility on August 1st, 2010 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She was attacked outside her home with a large quantity of acid causing blindness and severe disfiguration to her face. She has been operated on over 20 times. Sokreun was divorced, but the estranged wife of her husband became jealous and attacked her. She is one of 270 patients receiving treatment by the Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity (CASC), an organization dedicated to the welfare of acid survivors in Cambodia, since 2006. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images) #

 

A violent anti-G20 protester, using Black Bloc tactics, throws a chair through the window of a Tim Horton’s while demonstrators smashed their way through downtown streets June 26, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. (Simon Hayter/Getty Images) #

 

In seawater covered by a thick layer of spilled oil, two Chinese firefighters, Zheng Zhanhong (center) and Han Xiaoxiong (top right) attempt to rescue their fellow firefighter Zhang Liang (only his hand visible) from drowning beneath the oil slick during clean-up operations at the port of Dalian, China on July 20, 2010. Zhang Liang was unable to resurface, and drowned. (REUTERS/Jiang He/Greenpeace) #

 

The pack of riders including HTC Columbia’s team rider Mark Cavendish (3rd from right) crash during their sprint next to the finish line in the fourth stage of the Tour de Suisse from Schwarzenburg to Wettingen June 15, 2010. (REUTERS/Christian Hartmann) #

 

A boy dances in the rain during a heavy tropical shower in a street of Havana, Cuba on July 19, 2010. (REUTERS/Desmond Boylan) #

 

As central Russia suffered through its hottest summer since record-keeping began 130 years ago, hundreds of wildfires swept the countryside, causing billions in damage. Russians here try to stop a fire from spreading near the village Golovanovo, Ryazan region, on August 5, 2010. (NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

Starting in July and lasting for months, some of the worst flooding in Pakistan’s history took place – at one point nearly one fifth of the country was underwater. Here, Pakistani flood victim Mohammed Nawaz hangs onto a moving raft as he is rescued by the Pakistan Navy August 10, 2010 in Sukkur, Pakistan. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images) #

 

Pakistani villagers raise hands to get food dropped from an army helicopter at a flood-hit area of Kot Addu, in central Pakistan on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Khalid Tanveer) #

 

A soldier evacuating residents carries a flood victim to a helicopter in Sanawa, Pakistan’s on August 5, 2010. (REUTERS/Stringer) #

 

Smoke comes from the car of Toro Rosso’s Spanish driver Jaime Alguersuari at the Hungaroring circuit on August 01, 2010 in Budapest, after the start of the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix. (ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

An Afghan detainee sits in the entrance to a bunker while under guard by US Marines from India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines, inside their base in Marjah, Helmand province, on April 7, 2010. A single Afghan man was arrested by US Marines near the site where a roadside bomb blew up early in the morning, with a false Pakistan passport, two different Afghan identification cards, some wires wrapped on a few batteries, an old rifle and pamphlets of Taliban activities in Marjah. (MAURICIO LIMA/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

Phillip Serwinowski (center), father of Lance Cpl. Timothy G. Serwinowski, rests his head on the forehead of Marine Lance Cpl. Nathan McCormack of Garden City, Michigan as he presents the flag to the family outside Amigone Funeral Home on Sheridan Dr. in Tonawanda, New York on Saturday, June 26, 2010. Serwinkowski’s mother Sally Urban reaches out a supportive arm to the visiting marine who served in the same platoon as her son and escorted the body home after his death. Serwinowski was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and was killed on June 21, 2010 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Robert Kirkham) #

 

U.S. Army Sgt. Jonathan Duralde (right) and Sgt. Luis Gamarra of Bravo Troop 1-71 CAV react and hold hands as they fight pain from injuries they suffered from an IED blast as they are transported aboard a MEDEVAC helicopter from Charlie Co. Sixth Battalion, 101st Airborne Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Shadow June 25, 2010 near Kandahar, Afghanistan. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) #

 

The first of the 140,000 music fans due at this year’s Glastonbury Festival enjoy the sunset at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 23, 2010 in Glastonbury, England as the festival celebrated its 40th anniversary. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images) #

 

A visitor stands on the artwork “Floor” created by South Korean artist Do Ho-suh at the Hong Kong International Art Fair on May 28, 2010. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) #

 

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Spanish matador Julio Aparicio is gored by a bull, its horn piercing his throat, during a bullfight at the San Isidro Feria in the Las Ventas bullring in Madrid on May 21, 2010. Aparicio underwent surgery and is out of critical danger. (AP Photo/Domingo Botan) #

 

An Afghan boy prepares to bowl a ball while playing cricket inside the ruins of a compound, which used to be home to a timber manufacturing factory in the late 80’s, on the western outskirts of Kabul on May 14, 2010. (MAURICIO LIMA/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

A tremendous sinkhole caused by the heavy rains of Tropical Storm Agatha in Guatemala City was estimated to be 30 meters wide and over 60 meters deep. As the sinkhole formed, it swallowed a clothing factory about three miles from the site of a similar sinkhole three years earlier. The clothing factory had closed only an hour before it plunged into the Earth. (REUTERS/Casa Presidencial) #

 

A rioter uses a door as a shield as he is fired on by a metro police officer during a protest at the Phomolong informal settlement, outside Pretoria, South Africa on March 23, 2010. South African police fired buckshot on Tuesday to disperse township rioters who threw stones and looted shops to protest over poor housing and lack of rail services. (Reuters/Stringer) #

 

Smoke and flames rise seconds after a cargo plane crashed at the entrance to Denali National Park, in central Alaska, seen from nearby Mt. Healey on Sunday Aug. 1, 2010. The two people on the plane were killed in the crash. (AP Photo/William Rice/Fairbanks Daily News Miner) #

 

A woman kisses the shrouded body of her four-year-old niece, Zainab, who was killed in a Baghdad bombing, as the family prepares for her burial in the Shi’ite city of Najaf, 160 km (100 mi) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, June 21, 2010. The child was killed along with her entire family – mother, father, and sister – on Sunday, when suicide bombers attacked a a crowded Baghdad commercial district. (AP Photo/Alaa al-Marjani) #

 

In this Feb. 13, 2010 file photo, Ion Banner loses control on a giant wave during the first heat of the Mavericks surfing contest in Half Moon Bay, California. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) #

 

A child poses for her mother in front of the China Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo site April 25, 2010. (REUTERS/Aly Song) #

 

Julian Assange, founder and public face of WikiLeaks, which has made public thousands of classified U.S. diplomatic cables and files on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, holds a news conference at the Geneva Press Club in Geneva, Switzerland on November 4th, 2010. (REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud)
 

A dancer performs during the Opening Ceremony for the 16th Asian Games on November 12, 2010. (Jamie McDonald/Getty Images) #

 

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera shows a message reading “We are fine in the refuge, the 33 of us”, from the miners trapped in the San Esteban gold and copper mine on August 22, 2010. The miners were alive and contact was established with them 17 days after a structural collapse trapped them below ground. (HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

A frame grab shows some of the 33 miners trapped underground in a copper and gold mine at Copiapo, Chile on September 1, 2010, as rescue operations were underway. (REUTERS/Chilean Government) #

 

Chilean miner Osman Araya (right) is welcomed by his wife Angelica as he comes out of the Fenix rescue capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Araya was the sixth from the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. (HUGO INFANTE/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

Poland’s Anna Werblinska jumps to serve against Russia during their second round match of the FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Championship in Tokyo November 7, 2010. (REUTERS/Toru Hanai) #

 

A Hungarian soldier wearing chemical protection gear walks through a street flooded by toxic sludge in the town of Devecser, Hungary on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010. Approximately 1 million cubic meters of liquid waste spilled from a nearby alumina plant after a dam burst. Ten residents lost their lives in the caustic flood, the managing director of the operating company was later arrested and charged with criminal negligence. (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky) #

 

Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (center) is greeted by supporters at her National League for Democracy’s party headquarters in Yangon November 15, 2010. Two days earlier, on November 13th, she was released after serving seven years under house arrest. (REUTERS/Stringer) #

 

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Injured Pakistani blast victims and dead bodies at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Quetta, Pakistan on September 3, 2010. At least 22 people were killed in the attack targeting a Shiite Muslim rally in the southwest Pakistan city of Quetta, police said. (BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

A dragonfish with teeth on both jaws and tongue is pictured in this image provided by the Census for Marine Life. even has teeth on its tongue. Though terrifying in appearance, the fish are only about the size of a banana. (AP Photo/Dr. Julian Finn, Museum Victoria, Census for Marine Life) #

 

A woman with cholera symptoms waits for treatment at a public hospital in Limbe village near Cap Haitian, Haiti on Monday Nov. 22, 2010. Thousands of people have been hospitalized for cholera across Haiti with symptoms including serious diarrhea, vomiting and fever and at least 1,100 people have died. (AP photo/Emilio Morenatti) #

 

Riot police take cover as fireworks are let off by protesters in Terzigno, italy on October 23, 2010. Demonstrators were protesting against the opening of a new rubbish dump on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius. (ROBERTO SALOMONE/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

Palestinian Umm Eyad, 45, pours olives from a bucket she picked before sorting out the leaves, during the harvest on the outskirts of the West Bank city of Ramallah on Sept. 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen) #

 

An Italian soldier of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) stands guard as an Afghan boy aims a toy pistol inside Herat’s prison, in western Afghanistan on September 14, 2010. (REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi) #

 

A miner stands in front of the drill machine “Sissi” after it broke through the rock at the final section Faido-Sedrun, at the construction site of the NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland on October 15, 2010. With a length of 57 km (35 miles) crossing the Alps, the world’s longest train tunnel should become operational at the end of 2017. (REUTERS/Christian Hartmann) #

 

WBC boxing champion Vitali Klitschko (right) of Ukraine lands a punch on Shannon Briggs of the U.S. during their WBC Heavyweight Championship boxing bout in Hamburg October 16, 2010. Klitschko won the fight by points after twelve rounds. (REUTERS/Christian Charisius) #

 

Friends, colleagues and family members embrace while mourning the death of Luis Carlos Santiago during his funeral in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico on September 18, 2010. Santiago, a 21-year-old news photographer working with Juarez-based newspaper El Diario, was killed after an attack by gunmen. (REUTERS/Alejandro Bringas) #

 

B.J. Parker of Lake Forrest, California, recites the National Anthem during the “Restoring Honor” event on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 2010 in Washington, D.C. Conservative broadcaster Glenn Beck hosted the event, which drew people from around the country and filled the National Mall between the Lincoln Memorial and the World War II Memorial. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) #

 

Malaysian diver Ooi Tze Liang, right, is silhouetted against the sky while a man walks by during a warm up round at the men’s 10m platform diving event at the Youth Olympic Games on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010 in Singapore. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E) #

 

An Israeli motorist runs down a masked Palestinian youth who was standing among a group of youngsters throwing stones at Israeli cars on October 8, 2010 in the mostly Arab east Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan. (ILIA YEFIMOVICH/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

A North Korean man (right) on a bus waves his hand as a South Korean man weeps after a luncheon meeting during inter-Korean temporary family reunions at Mount Kumgang resort October 31, 2010. Four hundred and thirty-six South Koreans were visiting North Korea to meet their 97 North Korean relatives, whom they have been separated from since the 1950-53 war, for three days. (REUTERS/Kim Ho-Young) #

 

NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity looks back at its tracks in the Martian soil on Sol 2321. Originally planned to operate for 90 days, after landing on Mars in January of 2004, Opportunity continues to function well over 2,500 days later, and has now driven more than 26 km (16 mi) across the planet’s surface, sending back data and images nearly every day. (NASA/JPL) #

 

Residents leave a danger zone as Indonesia’s Merapi volcano releases ash clouds above Balerante village, Klaten on November 1, 2010. A series of eruptions and pyroclastic flows wreaked havoc on surrounding villages and farms, killing over 140 people. (ADEK BERRY/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

A US army soldier with the 101st Airborne Division Alpha Battery 1-320th fires an AT-4 as Combat Outpost Nolen on the outskirts of the village of Jellawar in the Arghandab Valley came under Taliban attack on September 11, 2010. (PATRICK BAZ/AFP/Getty Images) #

 

A crowd of Cambodians are pushed onto a bridge during a stampede on the last day of celebrations of a water festival in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Monday, Nov. 22, 2010. Thousands of people celebrating a water festival on a small island in a Cambodian river stampeded, killing nearly 350 people. Hundreds more were hurt as the crowd panicked and pushed over a bridge to the mainland. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith) #

 

The daughters of Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi pose with an image of their mother while standing outside their residence in Sheikhupura located in Pakistan’s Punjab Province November 13, 2010. Asia Bibi, 45, a Christian mother of four, was sentenced to death for blasphemy, the first such conviction of a woman, Pakistan’s Dawn newspaper reported. Standing from left to right is Esha, 12, Sidra, 18 and Eshum, 10. (REUTERS/Adrees Latif) #

 

San Francisco Giants’ Pat Burrell (left to right) Brian Wilson, Aubrey Huff and Buster Posey celebrate after defeating the Texas Rangers to win Game 5 of the Major League Baseball championship and to clinch the World Series in Arlington, Texas on November 1, 2010. (REUTERS/Brian Snyder) #

 

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner greets sympathizers while accompanying the hearse of her husband, former President Nestor Kirchner, from the Casa Rosada Presidential Palace to the local airport for a flight to their home province of Santa Cruz, in Buenos Aires October 29, 2010. Nestor Kirchner had died suddenly of heart failure on October 27th, 2010. (REUTERS/Martin Acosta) #

 

South Korean Marine Corps’ amphibious vehicles and the Navy’s Landing Platform Helicopter (LPH) ship “Dokdo” (background) take part in a mock landing operation in the sea off Incheon, west of Seoul, September 15, 2010. The operation marked the 60th anniversary of the U.S.-led United Nations troops’ Incheon Landing Operations during the 1950-1953 Korean War. (REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak) #

 

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and his son, heir apparent Kim Jong Un attend the massive military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) #

 

Police officers in riot wear contain student protesters on Westminster Bridge during a large protest over a proposal that would triple tuition fees on December 9, 2010 in London, England. The proposal was later passed. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images) #

 

An athlete runs in the Men’s Marathon at Vijay Chowk during day eleven of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 14, 2010 in Delhi, India. (Mark Dadswell/Getty Images) #

 

A gold miner smiles as he climbs down into a mine shaft in Manica Province, near the Zimbabwe border, September 18, 2010. Hundreds of miners work in individual claims rented from local landowners. (REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic) #

 

A US Army soldier from Scout Platoon 502 Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division searches an associate of a suspected Taliban IED placer, seen in a wheelbarrow, who was killed in a coalition missile strike in Zhari district, Kandahar province on Oct. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd) #

 

A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) worker rubs her hands across a female traveler’s chest during a pat-down search at Denver International Airport in Denver, Colorado on November 23, 2010. This year, the TSA began implementing wider use of full-body scanners and “enhanced” pat-down procedures at airport security installations across the United States. (REUTERS/Rick Wilking) #

 

A boy with his face decorated with thanaka paste waits outside a local school for children of migrant workers from Myanmar, near Mae Sot in northwest Thailand October 15, 2010. Myanmar’s long standing political crisis has forced millions of people across the border for a better and safer life. Some 140,000 refugees live in official camps along the Myanmar-Thailand border, according to the U.N. refugee agency. (REUTERS/Damir Sagolj) #

 

A policeman walks past a wall with a painting of the Brazilian flag marked with bullet holes during an operation against drug traffickers at the Complexo do Alemão slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) #

 

Raj Kaliya Dhanuk lies still on a bed with weights on her eye after receiving local anesthesia at Hetauda community eye hospital in Hetauda, about 40 kilometers (18 miles) south of Katmandu, Nepal on Feb.13, 2010. Dhanuk and more than 500 others, most of whom have never seen a doctor before, traveled for days by bicycle, motorbike, bus and even on their relatives’ backs to reach Dr. Sanduk Ruit’s mobile eye camp. Once condemned by the international medical community as unthinkable and reckless, this mass surgery “in the bush” started spreading from Nepal to poor countries worldwide nearly two decades ago.(AP Photo/ Gemunu Amarasinghe) #

 

Jill Warren, stepmother of Army Staff Sgt. Kyle Warren, holds a shirt he left in his room in Long Beach, California on August 3rd, 2010. The 28-year-old was patrolling an area of Tsagay, Afghanistan on July 29, 2010 when his military vehicle hit an explosive device. He died in the blast. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) #

 

High school students shout during a demonstration against retirement reforms in Paris, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Francois Mori) #

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