We just watched President Obama snack on a half-eaten salmon with Bear Grylls

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 11 September 2015

While the U.S. President was visiting Alaska last week to highlight the impact of climate change, he set aside a bit of time to spend with the one and only Bear Grylls. You know, the guy who drank his own pee and drank the liquid out of camel dung (I saw that episode last night – nightmarish!).

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The Prez is Not Impressed Tumblr

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Cool Websites on Monday 10 December 2012

There, there, we all know that the US president threw on his most unimpressed scowl for a photo with Gymnast McKayla Maroney at the White House. US gymnast McKayla Maroney, as we we all know, flashed her now signature Not Impressed look for taking a silver at the 2012 London Olympics, which quickly went viral afterwards. So this Tumblr collection of Obama popping up everywhere with his unimpressed look — like Brad Pitt’s Chanel ad — was inevitable.

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Grayson Castro’s zombies

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Art on Monday 19 July 2010

Texas-based artist Grayson Castro has creates distinctive, boundary pushing zombie paintings. Although his usual bloodied somnambulist friends remain the star subjects on the canvas, I’m intrigued by Castro’s latest series, which takes a predominately political turn.

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Obama Chia Pet

Melissa Banigan Reader Find

By Melissa Banigan in New Products on Wednesday 2 December 2009

For the first time since he took office, President Obama’s approval rating is sitting below fifty percent. It’s sure to decline further now that he’s committed more troops to leave for Afghanistan. So what better time, folks, for a novelty gift commemorating the forty-fourth President? This holiday season, give the gift that keeps on giving: […]

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Behind Castro’s Carribean Curtain, La Habana, Cuba

Katrina Whitehead Reader Find

By Katrina Whitehead in Cool Travel on Friday 6 February 2009

There’s no place in the world like Cuba’s colourful and crumbling capital. Riddled with contradictions, it’s a foodie’s worst nightmare and a photographer’s paradise. People really do dance in the streets, drive 1950s Chevvies, and smoke big, fat cigars. However, it’s all set to change. In December last year, while Cuba celebrated the fiftieth anniversary […]

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