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EDM: NYC’s Electric Zoo Festival Cut Short by Bad Weather

time.com — "We apologize to fans, but your safety is our main concern," say organizers New York City's Electric Zoo Festival was shut down midway Aug. 31, with organizers citing treacherous weather conditions as the cause for cancellation.
Sep 01, 2014

Last year it was bad drugs. This year its bad weather. Will Electric Zoo goers just realize its bad music? time.com/3242626/electr…

Sep 01, 2014

RT @TIME: NYC’s Electric Zoo Festival shut down due to bad weather ti.me/1pzcRbx Photo: Daniel Zuchnik—Getty Images pic.twitter.com/jRhyarAaJc

Sep 01, 2014

Bad weather shuts down New York City's Electric Zoo Festival ti.me/1pi5krr via @TIMECulture

Are Amateur Photographers Scapegoats for an Industry in Crisis?

lightbox.time.com — There's a widespread belief within the community of professional photographers that amateurs, armed with cheap camera phones and DSLRs and supported by new media organizations and social sharing communities, have become full-fledged economic rivals.

The 22 Most Surprising Photos of the Month

time.com — From dogs suckling tiger cubs to earthquake skaters, each photograph will surprise you as TIME shares the most outrageous images from August 2014

Ukraine: U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Chair Says Kiev Needs Arms

time.com — "We have to give the Ukrainians the fighting chance to defend themselves" says Sen. Robert Menendez The Senate's top foreign policy official was unequivocal on Sunday: Ukraine needs weapons from the West to defend itself against Russian aggression.
Sep 01, 2014

U.S. Senate foreign relations chair: 'Let's arm Ukraine' ti.me/1lDLtbp via @TIMEWorld

The Best of Photojournalism

lightbox.time.com — PHOTOJOURNALISMLINKS Featured and Essays Peter Muller: Birthplace of an Outbreak (Washington Post) A portrait of Sierra Leone in the wake of the Ebola virus | More of Muller's Ebola work Daniel Berehulak: Quarantine Creates a New Reality (New York Times) As Ebola grips Liberia's capital, a quarantine sows social chaos

Jiff the Pomeranian Is Worlds Fastest Dog on Two Paws

Inside the Beslan School Siege 10 Years On

lightbox.time.com — They were dressed in their best, little girls in spotless white ruffled pinafores and boys in freshly pressed dress shirts buttoned to the collar. It was September 1, 2004, the start of school, a cause for celebration throughout Russia. When the first shots were fired, 11-year-old Zarina Albegava mistook them for fireworks.
Aug 31, 2014

RT @TIME: PHOTOS: Inside the Beslan school siege, 10 years on ti.me/1lrUnIL Photo: Diana Markosian pic.twitter.com/cEF5pHf9pf

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Pakistani Protestors Clash with Police Demanding Sharif’s Ouster

time.com — There is an old joke about Islamabad, the sleepy and verdant capital of Pakistan: It is half the size of a Arlington National cemetery, it goes, but twice as dead. On Saturday night, however, the quiet streets near the government buildings in Islamabad were transformed into what many observers compared to a warzone, as anti-government protestors clashed for hours with the police amid clouds of tear gas.
Aug 31, 2014

RT @dhume: .@OmarWaraich: "Neither Khan nor Qadri seem prepared to compromise on anything short of their exacting demands." time.com/3239041/pakist…

Aug 31, 2014

.@OmarWaraich: "Neither Khan nor Qadri seem prepared to compromise on anything short of their exacting demands." time.com/3239041/pakist…

Aug 31, 2014

Pakistan Protestors Clash with Police as Calls for Sharif's Ouster Grow ti.me/1B7LyHJ via @TIMEWorld

Iraqi Forces Break ISIS Siege of Amerli After U.S. Air Campaign

time.com — U.S. and allied aircraft staged humanitarian drops and targeted air strikes on Sunni militant groups The Iraqi military announced Sunday it had broken a siege of the town of Amerli by forces of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, hours after the United States launched an air campaign to assist Iraqi civilians there.
Aug 31, 2014

Iraqi forces broke an ISIS siege hours after US airdrops were launched. Perhaps there was a strategy, after all. ti.me/1nLKdhI

Hindenburg: Last Known Flight Crew Survivor Werner Franz Dies at 92

time.com — Werner Franz jumped out of the flaming airship as it crashed to the ground A German man thought to be the last surviving flight crew member of the Hindenburg airship that crashed 77 years ago has died at the age of 92. Werner Franz suffered a heart attack on Aug.
Sep 01, 2014

RT @TIME: Last known survivor of Hindenburg flight crew dies at 92 ti.me/1lDB53t Photo: AP pic.twitter.com/RpAIMNXfSX

Bikini Coffee-Shop Owner Hit With Prostitution Charges

time.com — Baristas at "Java Juggs" were allegedly serving up more than just cappuccinos For the past few years, some coffee shops in Washington state have been taking the idea of customer service a little too far.
Aug 31, 2014

RT @TIME: Baristas at the Seattle-area coffee shop "Java Juggs" allegedly served up sex acts as well as hot drinks ti.me/1qSc6pj

Aug 31, 2014

@tarnpriester just sayin' “@TIME: Baristas at the Seattle-area coffee shop "Java Juggs" allegedly served up sex acts ti.me/1qSc6pj

Aug 31, 2014

@TIME: Baristas at the Seattle-area coffee shop "Java Juggs" allegedly served up sex acts as well as hot drinks ti.me/1qSc6pj

Iraqi Forces Liberate Amerli from ISIS Siege

time.com — Residents of Amerli refuse to join the stream of Iraqi refugees fleeing the north of the country, after Iraqi forces, Shiite militia and Kurdish peshmerga break siege by Sunni militants Iraqi forces and Shiite militiamen entering the formerly beleaguered town of Amerli were greeted with joy and relief by its mostly Shiite Turkmen residents Sunday, after breaking an 80-day siege by Sunni militants with the help of U.S.
Sep 01, 2014

Residents of #Amerli refusing to leave homes despite months besieged by #ISIS militants #Iraq ti.me/1wZQ8cy my piece @TIMEWorld

Downton Abbey Season 5 First Trailer Now Online

time.com — Downton Abbey Season 5The fifth season airs in the U.S. in 2015 after premiering across the pond in September Downton Abbey is getting extra political this year: the fifth season of the hit period drama takes place in 1924, the year of Britain's first Labour party government and, consequently, a year of dramatic social change at the Crawley estate.
Aug 31, 2014

RT @TIME: Here's the first trailer for the upcoming season of Downton Abbey ti.me/1lqRwQf

Coolest Cooler is Most Successful Kickstarter Ever

time.com — Now that's what we call an ice bucket challenge Experts say wearable technology is the next big thing, but now the people have spoken. And the people don't want smartwatches - they want a cooler that will make margaritas and charge their phones while blasting the latest Pitbull song.

China Rules Out Open Elections in Hong Kong; ‘Occupy’ Protests Likely

time.com — Demonstrators are set to paralyse Hong Kong's financial district after Beijing refused to allow unfettered nominations for the territory's top job On democracy, there will be no compromise. That's the message Beijing sent the city of Hong Kong on Sunday.
Sep 01, 2014

RT @TIME: China rules out open election in Hong Kong, setting stage for ‘Occupy’ protest ti.me/1qScRP0

Sep 01, 2014

Striking @LamYikFei picture of HK protests leading our site right now. Full story: ti.me/1nMvWBd (Credit: Lam Yik Fei—Getty Images)

Aug 31, 2014

RT @TIME: China rules out open election in Hong Kong, setting stage for ‘Occupy’ protest ti.me/1qScRP0 by @emilyrauhala

Aug 31, 2014

RT @TIME: China rules out open election in Hong Kong, setting stage for ‘Occupy’ protest ti.me/1qScRP0

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