American Photographer Penn Captured More Than Just Fashion

VOA Julie Taboh Irving Penn was one of the most prominent and influential fashion and celebrity photographers of the 20th century. His images of glamorous models posing in the latest designs graced the covers and pages of the most popular fashion
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Facebook Has Acquired Messenger Service WhatsApp

Facebook has acquired the mobile messenger service WhatsApp for $19 billion. The company will pay $4 billion in cash and the remaining $12 billion in Facebook shares. It calls for an additional $3 billion in restricted stock units to be granted to WhatsApp founders and employees that (more...)

NOAA Uses Earth’s Colors for Forecasting

The oceans’ deep blue dominates most Earth images taken from space. But NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have a new video that makes Earth’s green the starring attraction. The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) is the latest generation (more...)

Pennsylvania: Child Protection Bill Heads to Full House

On the heels of the recommendations of the Task Force on Child Protection, the House Judiciary Committee today unanimously approved legislation authored by Rep. Marcy Toepel (R-Montgomery) to enhance the criminal sentence for the offense of child pornography. “A big part of protecting children and families (more...)

Treasures of the Alfred Stieglitz Center In Philadelphia

Honickman and Berman Galleries December 22, 2012–April 7, 2013 This exhibition presents a survey of photographs from the permanent collection and includes an important group of works by Dorothy Norman and her mentor Alfred Stieglitz, one of the greatest figures in twentieth-century American (more...)

Is TSA Sexually Harassing Women In The Airport?

“TSA has a policy of randomly selecting people for extra screening, but some of travelers believe there is nothing random about the way they were picked", CBS News said. “You don’t want to feel like you’re exposing your whole body,” said one woman. “I guess I was always under the (more...)


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