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Photography at Cambodian funerals helps mourners express grief

.A mourner uses his smartphone to capture an image of the flag-draped corpseImage: holly robertson/mashable For two weeks, crowds of mourners streamed into a Buddhist pagoda in Phnom Penh’s east, clutching lotus flowers and incense. They had come to pay their respects to Kem Ley, a popular Cambodian political analyst who was gunned down as he bought his morning coffee… Read more »

Stunning weather photography reveals Australia’s captivating beauty

Australia is tight.Image: helen day/bom A far cry from nude ladies or sweaty firemen, Australia’s national weathercasters have compiled a calendar we can get behind one overflowing with serious storm porn. The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has released a series of publicly-submitted, jaw-dropping images of weather patterns from across the vast island continent. They’ve taken the shots, along with photographer’s… Read more »