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Photographer Outs Herself as Mystery Donor of $5.5M to Female Artists

4 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

In 1996, a mysterious program called Anonymous Was a Woman began giving $25,000 with no questions asked to 10 underrecognized female artists over the age of 40. Now, 22 years and $5.5 million later, the anonymous benefactor behind the program has finally stepped forward: she's 77-year-old photographer Susan Unterberg .
The photographer revealed her identity to the New York Times saying that “it's a great time for women to speak up. I feel I can be a better advocate having my own voice.”
SusanUnterberg has anonymously paid out a total of $5.5 million over the last 22 years to support...
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10 Shortlisted Photos of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018

10 Shortlisted Photos of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018

4 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

The prestigious Astronomy Photographer of the Year photo contest put on by Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the shortlisted photos for the 2018 competition. It's a set of space and astronomy photos that will dazzle your eyes.
4,200 photos were entered in this year's contest from amateur and professional photographers from 91 countries around the world. Here's a selection of the finalists:
The International Space Station between two massive sunspots during its solar transit. Dani Caxete/National Maritime Museum
The Milky Way over a thunderstorm in Florida. Tianyuan Xiao/National...
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