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The popular photography event is putting out a final call for entries for this year’s competition
The Anthropocene is the buzzword of the epoch – literally. Proposed by geologists in the 1980s, it’s the idea that human activity has influenced the Earth to such extent as to cause a new geological era
I once bumped into Joe Cornish high up on the North York Moors. My trusty old Olympus was slung over a shoulder as I gingerly shook his hand and asked why his poster-sized prints were often sharper and more precise…
The contents can’t compete with the title for headline-grabbing boldness
The highest wind speed ever recorded in the British Isles is 285km per hour, clocked at Saxa Vord, on the Shetlands, by a piece of kit that was blown clean off the weather station’s roof moments later
There are many reasons why one might envy early travellers and Nick Fielding reveals a substantial one in his account of the travels through Kazakhstan of Thomas Atkinson and his wife Lucy – it cost nothing
Alastair Humphreys’ previous book, Microadventures, was a way to help people realise their ambitions to squeeze more adventure into their lives. His follow-up is an exercise in finding out exactly how large those ambitions can grow
If you create a business you want it to expand, preferably forever and a day. This may seem like the most obvious of goals but Douglas Rushkoff regards the underlying logic as ‘quite arbitrary’

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