Good, Bad, and Ugly

Shell Games…

June 29, 2011

Special Report: A little house of secrets on the Great Plains SHELL GAMES: A Reuters Investigation

By Kelly Carr and Brian Grow

CHEYENNE/ATLANTA (Reuters) – The secretive business havens of Cyprus and the Cayman Islands face a potent rival: Cheyenne, Wyoming.

…poignant to say the least…

February 23, 2010

CANADA/

I live in Windsor, Ontario. In a Windsor Star edition from the week of Feb. 14th a picture from a Reuters photographer named Mike Cassese was carried.

Piquant image…

December 1, 2009

Please pass on my congratulations to your photographer who took the picture of a ballerina smoking in a cafe in Zagreb, Croatia. As a former dancer, and life-ling smoker, i found it a very piquant image, beautifully shot with just the right amount of absurdity — and of course i emailed it to all my dancer friends!

Gaza zebra story…

October 12, 2009

Donkeys get dye-job, take on zebra role

GAZA (Reuters) – Two white donkeys dyed with black stripes delighted Palestinian kids at a small Gaza zoo on Thursday who had never seen a zebra in the flesh.

Poignant photo

January 27, 2009

As a regular newspaper reader I have viewed thousands of photos, digital records of the world’s curiosities, joyful moments, trials and tragedies. Most leave no lasting impression.

How did he shoot that?

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Alain Bernard of France is seen from underwater as he enters the water to set a new world record of 47.60 seconds during the 100m freestyle in the men’s semi-finals at the European Swimming Championships in Eindhoven March 21, 2008.  REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay